- Location: Princeton, WV
- League: Appalachian League 1991-1996
- Affiliation: Cincinnati Reds 1991-1996
In 1991, the Princeton Patriots of the Appalachian League became affiliated with the Cincinnati Reds and became known as the Princeton Reds. The team went 24-40 for skipper Sam Mejias in their inaugural season and featured future big leaguers Pokey Reese and Kevin Jarvis. Mejias returned the following year, the club improved to 34-31. Third baseman Dan Frye led the league in homers, RBIs, runs, and hits en route to being named the circuit's MVP. In 1993, Tommy Dunbar replaced Mejias, and the club's record dropped below .500 again.
John Stearns took over as Princeton's manager in 1994, and the Reds won their first and only pennant. Brad Kelley became the team's new skipper in 1995, and Darron Ingram won the league home run crown, but the team finished just under .500 for the season. Mark Wagner took the helm of the club the next year, but the Reds dropped to 28-40. After the 1996 season, the team became a Tampa Bay Devil Rays affiliate known as the Princeton Devil Rays.
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