This date in Kernels alumni history – August 2, 1946
On August 2, 1946, Allie Reynolds (Cedar Rapids Raiders -1941) pitched a complete game shutout to lead the Cleveland Indians to a 3-0 win over the New York Yankees at Cleveland Stadium. Reynolds struck out 5 while walking 4 and allowing 2 hits in the victory.
Allie Reynolds finished his 13 year career playing for the Indians and the Yankees with a 182-107 mark and tallied 49 saves and posting a 3.30 ERA.
Reynolds was part of the 1940 and 1941 Cedar Rapids Raiders teams. The 1940 Raiders squad finished 74-51. Cedar Rapids defeated Springfield (3-0) in the opening round and the topped Decatur (3-1) to win the Three-I League championship. Allie Reynolds posted a 12-7 record and a 3.59 ERA in 1940.
The 1941 Raiders finished 72-49 under manager Ollie Marquardt. Cedar Rapids defeated Springfield (3-1) in the opening round of the playoffs and then topped Decater (3-2) in a five game series for the Three-I League Championship. Allie Reynolds went 10-10 with a 4.63 ERA in 1941.