Kernels alumni history – October 4, 1952 – Allie Reynolds
On October 4, 1952, Allie Reynolds (Cedar Rapids Raiders -1941) pitched a complete game shutout in game 4 of the 1952 World Series to lead the New York Yankees to a 2-0 win over the Brooklyn Dodgers. Reynolds struck out ten batters while walking three and allowing four hits in the victory. Reynolds started game 1 and followed by starting game 4 of the series on two days rest as the series did not have travel days due to the teams close proximity. He then earned a save in game 6 and earned the win in game 7 working out of the bullpen.
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.