Happy Reds birthday, Tommy Helms!


May 5, 1941

1966 Rookie of the Year. Two-time All-Star. Two-time Gold Glove. 1979 Reds Hall of Famer. Receiver of a vote for the Hall of Fame in 1983. Interim manager during Pete Rose suspensions in 1988 and 1989. Tommy Helms remains a popular figure in Cincinnati, years after his career came to a close.


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