The Cincinnati Enquirer
Monday, Sept. 6, 1999 -- Volume 4, No. 250
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HOMER BARRAGE A RECORD
The Reds set a major-league record with 14 home runs in two consecutive games, surpassing the 13 hit by the 1939 Yankees and the 1961 San Francisco Giants.
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Sports Headlines for  Monday, Sept. 6, 1999

P A U L   D A U G H E R T Y   C O L U M N
Homer burst shows Reds still alive
        So that's what happens when you call a players-only meeting.

R E D S   B A S E B A L L
REDS 9, PHILLIES 7
        PHILADELPHIA — Lou Gehrig and Joe DiMaggio helped the New York Yankees set the standard. Then came the likes of Willie Mays, Willie McCovey and Orlando Cepeda. All Hall of Famers, all names that give true fans goosebumps.

REDS NOTEBOOK
        PHILADELPHIA — In case you didn't notice, Denny Neagle pitched a heck of a game Sunday.

Scouting report: Reds at Cubs

Sammy taking, hitting knocks
        CHICAGO — You still have the chase, but you don't have the race. Sammy Sosa and Mark McGwire are chasing the home run record again, but the Chicago Cubs aren't in any kind of playoff race.

Astros 6, Expos 2
        MONTREAL — The Houston Astros are getting serious about laying claim to a third straight division title.

B E N G A L S
Francis gets message: Too old
        James Francis left a decade with the Bengals Sunday, a victim of the annual youth movement he feels has hurt the team.

Bengals young, inexperienced
        The Bengals may have had a winless exhibition season, but at least they're young and rich.

BENGALS NOTEBOOK
        The Bengals knew they were going to miss safety Tremain Mack for the first four games because of a violation of the NFL's alcohol abuse policy.

S P O R T S   S P E C I A L S
HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PREVIEW
        Get schedules and rosters on 98 Greater Cincinnati and N.Ky. teams, go up-close with Michael Munoz and other top players, and check out our All-Century team.

PETE'S PAIN: LIFE IN EXILE
        The Hit King, banned from baseball 10 years ago, still longs to return.

Flying Pig Marathon
       Kenyans dominate marathon running, so it figured that a Kenyan would win Cincinnati's first Flying Pig Marathon. But it was a hometown runner who brought home the bacon in the women's division. Check out our special coverage, including complete results and a photo gallery.

First bid to lure Olympics one year away
        The people hoping to bring the 2012 Summer Olympics to Cincinnati have a year to submit their first bid. The Enquirer looks at early plans for staging the Olympics here and some of the problems that must be overcome in the next year.

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