FREE ADMISSION FOR VETERANS AT REDS HOF

Free admission for veterans at Reds HOF & Museum, Nov. 8-12

CINCINNATI (November 7, 2011) — In honor of Veterans Day, the Reds Hall of Fame & Museum is pleased to offer all veterans and active military members (with valid I.D.) complimentary general admission from Tuesday, Nov. 8 though Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011. 

During this offer, the Reds Hall of Fame & Museum will be open Tuesday-Saturday, 10 am-5 pm.

Many Reds HOFer’s served in the armed forces and were veterans, including:
– Johnny Bench
– Ewell Blackwell
– Smoky Burgess
– Harry Craft
– Lonny Frey
– Warren Giles
– Tommy Helms
– Bob Howsam
– Fred Hutchinson
– Brooks Lawrence
– Mike McCormick
– Eppa Rixey
– Johnny Temple
– Johnny Vander Meer

The plaques of Reds Hall of Famers who have served their country will be marked throughout the museum during this time.

For more information, please call (513) 765-7923 or visit redsmuseum.org.

About the Reds Hall of Fame:
Driven by a mission to celebrate greatness, preserve history and provide inspiration, the Reds Hall of Fame & Museum is the place where the story of Reds baseball comes alive each day. Established in 1958, the Reds Hall of Fame is the oldest continually operating team Hall of Fame in all of baseball. Since its inception, 78 players, managers and executives have been honored with induction. The museum features 15,000 square feet of historical, interactive and educational exhibits, highlighting the rich and storied tradition of the Cincinnati Reds.

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5 Comments

For those of us Vets not in the military anymore, can we bring our DD214s?

Don’t forget honorary HOFer, Pete Rose! :)

There is no record of Johnny Bench ever having served in the military. He was drafted into pro ball at 18 (1965).

Howard, Johnny was in the Army Reserves.

I was just curious. There is no mention of it in any of his Bios’. No disrespect intended, Johnny. And thank you for the info, Jamie.

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