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Tom Verducci
March 15, 1999
With the trade for Greg Vaughn (right), Reds general manager Jim Bowden may have found what Cincinnati has lacked throughout the '90s: a consistent home run threat in the middle of the lineup. As the chart below shows, over the past seven years a different player has led the Reds in homers each season, the longest such active streak in the majors, Last year Vaughn hit 29.9% of San Diego's 167 dingers; Bret Boone led the Reds with 24, only 17.4% of the team's total.—David Sabino
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March 15, 1999

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With the trade for Greg Vaughn (right), Reds general manager Jim Bowden may have found what Cincinnati has lacked throughout the '90s: a consistent home run threat in the middle of the lineup. As the chart below shows, over the past seven years a different player has led the Reds in homers each season, the longest such active streak in the majors, Last year Vaughn hit 29.9% of San Diego's 167 dingers; Bret Boone led the Reds with 24, only 17.4% of the team's total.
—David Sabino

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