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Tom Verducci
March 31, 1997
Last season Cincinnati was the only major league team that did not lose a game when it had the lead entering the ninth inning, going 76-0 in that situation. (Overall, the teams taking a lead into the ninth had a winning percentage of .952.) The Reds, in fact, have won 80 consecutive games under those circumstances, dating back to September 1995. It is the longest such streak by Cincinnati since it won 104 in a row in 1923 and '24.
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March 31, 1997

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Last season Cincinnati was the only major league team that did not lose a game when it had the lead entering the ninth inning, going 76-0 in that situation. (Overall, the teams taking a lead into the ninth had a winning percentage of .952.) The Reds, in fact, have won 80 consecutive games under those circumstances, dating back to September 1995. It is the longest such streak by Cincinnati since it won 104 in a row in 1923 and '24.

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