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Posted: October 20, 2017

Flashback: ‘And the 1990 World Championship belongs to the Cincinnati Reds!’

CINCINNATI - OCTOBER 1990:  Cincinnati Reds pennants are shown during the 1990 World Series against the Oakland Athletics at Riverfront Stadium in October 1990 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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CINCINNATI - OCTOBER 1990: Cincinnati Reds pennants are shown during the 1990 World Series against the Oakland Athletics at Riverfront Stadium in October 1990 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

By Marcus Hartman

Is today a good day to remember the last time the Cincinnati Reds won the World Series

Of course it is! 

Admittedly, that is true of any day, but it’s even more appropriate on this day because it is the 27th anniversary of the Game 4 victory over the Oakland A’s that clinched the club’s fifth championship. 

Here’s Marty Brennaman’s radio call of Todd Benzinger securing the final out. 

Spoiler: It’s as classic as it gets. 

Anybody got a Nasty Boys shirt that still fits? (Asking for a friend...) 

If you liked that, be sure to check out this compilation of highlights


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