#REDS HOMESTAND HIGHLIGHTS

Homestand Highlights • May 21-27, 2012

Monday, May 21, 2012 – Cincinnati Reds vs. Atlanta Braves, 7:10 p.m.
• Cincinnati Library “Red Card” Ticket Discounts: All Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County library card holders can purchase half price tickets to watch the Reds take on the Braves Monday, May 21 to Thursday, May 24. Purchase discount tickets at reds.com/redcard or show your red library card at the GABP ticket windows. (Restrictions apply, offer subject to availability)
• Reds honor Chipper Jones: The Reds will honor retiring Atlanta Braves third baseman Chipper Jones during his last regular season games at GABP. Custom bases celebrating his career will be used each game and a pregame ceremony is scheduled for Thursday. Following the series finale one of the bases will be on display in the Reds HOF.

Tuesday, May 22, 2012 – Cincinnati Reds vs. Atlanta Braves, 7:10 p.m.
• Big Red Machine Exhibit: Check out the “The Big Red Machine” exhibit, presented by Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, at the Reds Hall of Fame & Museum. Featuring rare artifacts, compelling stories, striking visuals and much more, the exhibit is an unforgettable experience for fans of all ages. The exhibit will run throughout the baseball season and the museum is open until 8 p.m. on game nights.

Wednesday, May 23, 2012 – Cincinnati Reds vs. Atlanta Braves, 7:10 p.m.
• Enquirer first pitches: Political columnist Howard Wilkinson and photographer Michael Keating, both recently retired from the Cincinnati Enquirer, will throw out ceremonial first pitches. Michael was a staff photographer for 33 years and Howard covered local and state politics for 30 years.

Thursday, May 24, 2012 – Cincinnati Reds vs. Atlanta Braves, 7:10 p.m.
• Chipper Jones Ceremony: Retiring Braves 3B Chipper Jones will be honored during pregame ceremonies. Participating in the ceremony with Chipper will be Walt Jocketty and Scott Rolen.
• Reds Birthday Babies “First Game” Night: Hundreds of newborn babies will be at their first Reds game tonight for the Reds Birthday Babies game. A parade around the field with babies and their families takes place prior to the game. Activities and contests for families will be in the Fan Zone, presented by Pampers, Kroger and TriHealth.
• Blind Fan’s Ballpark Tour: Reggie Deal, a blind baseball fan on a quest to visit all 30 MLB ballparks in 30 days, will be at the game tonight. Article about Reggie on MLB.com: http://t.co/URPFCTXE (GABP will be his 26th ballpark)

Friday, May 25, 2012 – Cincinnati Reds vs. Colorado Rockies, 7:10 p.m.
• Fireworks Friday: Postgame fireworks featuring a “Reds, White and Blue” patriotic soundtrack, presented by Orville Redenbacher. (Fireworks begin 15 minutes after game ends)
• YMCA Guy: Don’t miss international performer “Christopher” providing entertainment between the end of the game and the fireworks. Making his MLB ballpark debut, Christopher’s unique brand of puppetry and dance includes his very popular “YMCA” performance where he appears as all five Village People at one time.
• Free Agent Friday: Join your fellow Reds fans and Cincinnati singles to kick off your weekend with Free Agent Fridays presented by the Banks Bar Association, including Holy Grail Tavern & Grille, Johnny Rocket’s, the Moerlein Lager House and Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grill! Head to the Fan Zone to enjoy singles mixers, drink specials, music from DJ Sab, appearances by the FOX Sports Ohio Girls and the Bud Girls and more with your fellow “free agents” and everyone else. Activities begin when gates open at 5:40 p.m.
• 4 for $48: Buy four View Level tickets to tonight’s Reds vs. Rockies game for just $48 and receive four free Reds caps featuring a stars & stripes-themed “C” in honor of Memorial Day weekend. Purchase tickets online at reds.com/4for48, by phone at 513-381-REDS and in person at GABP ticket windows, select Kroger stores with Ticketmaster retail outlets and Reds.com kiosks.
Saturday, May 26, 2012 – Cincinnati Reds vs. Colorado Rockies, 7:15 p.m.
• Rolen Gold Glove Trophy Giveaway: Mini-version of the Rawlings Gold Glove Award trophy honoring the 8-time winner is free to the first 20,000 fans, presented by Kahn’s.
• 4 for $48: Buy four View Level tickets to tonight’s Reds vs. Rockies game for just $48 and receive four free Reds caps featuring a stars & stripes-themed “C” in honor of Memorial Day weekend. Purchase tickets online at reds.com/4for48, by phone at 513-381-REDS and in person at GABP ticket windows, select Kroger stores with Ticketmaster retail outlets and Reds.com kiosks.
• Cincinnati Zoo Bald Eagle Flight: “Sam” the Bald Eagle from the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden will perform a flight from the roof of the Cincinnati Bell Technology Pavilion in center field to the pitcher’s mound during the singing of the National Anthem.
• Bruce’s Buddies: Thirty children and adults from the Special Olympics are attending today’s game compliments of Jay Bruce.

Sunday, May 27, 2012 – Cincinnati Reds vs. Colorado Rockies, 1:10 p.m.
• Kids Binoculars Giveaway: Free binoculars to the first 8,000 kids 14 and younger, presented by Tire Discounters.
• 4 for $48: Buy four View Level tickets to today’s Reds vs. Rockies game for just $48 and receive four free Reds caps featuring a stars & stripes-themed “C” in honor of Memorial Day weekend. Purchase tickets online at reds.com/4for48, by phone at 513-381-REDS and in person at GABP ticket windows, select Kroger stores with Ticketmaster retail outlets and Reds.com kiosks.
• Live Mascot Race: Reds mascots Mr. Redlegs, Rosie Red, Mr. Red and Gapper will participate in a live mascot race during the middle of the fifth inning.
• Run the Bases Days: Fans of all ages can line up after the game to run the bases. (Weather permitting)
• Meijer Family Days: Sundays are family days at the ballpark. One member of the family pays full price and may purchase up to three non-premium tickets at half-price in advance of game day only. Excludes Outer View Level and Kroger Bleachers.

Other Highlights:
• HOF Induction Weekend: Just one month from now is the 2012 Reds Hall of Fame Induction Weekend, June 22-24. Be a part of the festivities to celebrate Sean Casey, Dan Driessen and the late John Reilly. Meet and greets with the new inductees and returning Hall of Famers and alumni and a host of exciting and entertaining activities are scheduled for what is sure to be an unforgettable weekend. The culmination of the weekend will be the 2012 Reds Hall of Fame Induction Gala presented by Cincyfavorites.com, Sunday night, June 24 at the Duke Energy Convention Center featuring the entire 2012 Reds roster. More information and Gala tickets at redsmuseum.org.

• 2012 All-Star Game Ballot: Cast a vote now for your favorite Reds players for the 83rd All-Star Game on July 10 at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City. Fans can vote in the ballpark or at reds.com.

• Mr. Red’s Smokehouse: The featured menu items at Mr. Red’s Smokehouse this homestand is a Smoked Tomahawk Chop during the Braves series and Colorado Rocky Mountain Buffalo for the Rockies series.

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