Reed caught for 17 seasons in the majors, breaking in with the Minnesota Twins in 1984 and finishing with the Chicago Cubs in the year 2000. In 1,234 major league games, Reed hit .250 with 61 home runs. In addition to the Twins and Cubs, he also played for the Montreal Expos, Cincinnati Reds, San Francisco Giants and Colorado Rockies. He had his best year at the plate while playing for Colorado in 1997. Reed hit .297 that season with 17 home runs, 47 RBIs and 43 runs scored, all of which were career highs.
Browning threw his perfect game on Sept. 16, 1988, at Riverfront Stadium against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Cincinnati won the game 1-0. Reed did not have a hit as Dodgers starter Tim Belcher limited the Reds to just three of them.
Pete Rose managed Reed and the Reds during their run to the 1990 World Series. Reed appeared in 72 games during the 1990 season and saw action in four games of the National League Championship Series against the Pittsburgh Pirates. However, he did not play in any of the World Series games, as the Reds swept the Oakland A’s in four.
Jeff Reed – career stats