4. All-time best Reds starting lineup: Frank Robinson, RF
Whoa, baby! How about this for a cleanup hitter, huh? Hall of Famer Frank Robinson, who ranks fifth in team history with 63.8 bWAR, will be stepping into the No. 4 spot in the Reds all-time best starting lineup.
Of all the players that you'll find in this all-time lineup, Robinson leads the way with a career-bWAR of 107.3. While Robinson won an MVP and Rookie of the Year while a member of the Cincinnati Reds, his best year was following one of the worst trades in Major League Baseball history.
Robinson was dealt to the Baltimore Orioles following the 1965 season. In 1966, Robinson led the O's to a World Series Championship and won the Triple Crown by leading the American League in batting average (.316), home runs (49), and RBIs (122).
Robinson was with the Reds from 1956-1965 and went to six All-Star Games during that span and took home a Gold Glove in 1958. Not only would you be hard-pressed to find a better right fielder in Reds history than Frank Robinson, but it's difficult to name any players in the history of Major League Baseball who'd surpass the Hall of Famer.
For his career, Robinson slugged 586 home runs, 1,812 RBIs, and posted a career-OPS+ of 154. Of his 586 homers, 324 came as a member of the Cincinnati Reds.