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Braves begin final homestand

...Felipe Alou First hit by a Braves batter: Rico Carty First Braves' stolen base: Hank Aaron First Braves' error: Denis Menke The worst times were laughably bad. There were ostrich races and tightrope walkers and "Wedlock and Headlock Night...
Reds beat Braves ending 4-game slide

...slump in the bottom of the inning with a single to center. It was the longest drought by a Reds position player since Denis Menke went 33 at-bats without a hit in 1973. Heavy rain resulted in the 1-hour, 54-minute delay in the top of the...
Jones' fielding praised

...grace and arm strength. "He's probably one of the best center fielders in the game today," said Reds bench coach Denis Menke, who played for the Braves from 1962-67. "He makes all the plays look easy. He reminds me of Devon White. He's...
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Clearing the bases with one swing

...homers, he had an RBI single, a bases-loaded fly to the fence and a chance at a third slam in the ninth inning. "Denis Menke swung at a 3-1 pitch with the bases loaded to make the last out," he said. "It would've been ball four. The...