LOU PINIELLA WILL SERVE AS FINDLAY MARKET PARADE GRAND MARSHAL
CINCINNATI (Feb. 16, 2016) — The Cincinnati Reds and Findlay Market announce that former Reds manager Lou Piniella will be the Grand Marshal of the 97th Findlay Market Opening Day Parade, which kicks off at Noon on Monday, April 4.
Piniella managed the Reds from 1990-1992 and lead the club wire-to-wire to win the 1990 World Series championship.
Piniella currently serves in a consulting capacity for the Reds as a Senior Advisor to Baseball Operations.
Parade Route Update
• The Findlay Market and the City of Cincinnati also announce today that the 2016 Opening Day Parade will be returning to the long-established parade route and eliminates a detour used in recent years due to construction.
• The Parade route for 2016 begins on Race Street at Findlay Market and will proceed south on Race Street then east onto Fifth Street.
• The Parade continues along Fifth Street past Fountain Square and concludes at Fifth and Sycamore just past the Taft Theater.
The first pitch for the Reds vs. Philadelphia Phillies Opening Day game is 4:10 p.m.