#REDS LINEUP: GAME 162
From my pal @Bongreatness...
Fans in attendance at today’s game will receive a 2016 Reds Team Photo, courtesy of Delta Air Lines. Today is also Fan Appreciation Day – and thousands of prizes will be awarded to fans at the ballpark over the course of today’s game. Starting at the top of the 1st inning through the end of the game staff will be at the Fan Appreciation redemption tables located in the Kroger Fan Zone at the Main Stage. Winning ticket locations will be displayed on the GABP videoboards throughout the game. Gates to the ballpark are scheduled to open at 1:10PM for Season Ticket Members and 1:40PM for all remaining fans.
During pregame ceremonies today the Rosie Reds will make their annual scholarship presentations to local student athletes. Scholarships will be awarded to student athletes from nine local universities & colleges.
Also during pregame ceremonies the Reds & Club Red will recognize a group of Mason High School students who stepped up to encourage a message of hope & encouragement in their school following the passing of a classmate. The five students will become members of Club Red, the official Reds teen club, for embodying the kind of courage and leadership that Club Red represents.
One final pregame ceremony today will salute 4 members of the Cincinnati Reds front office & gameday staff who are retiring after the 2016 season. The ceremony will include Harry Frisby (Public Safety & Security Officer), Gary Kirk (Maintenance Worker), Bill Vornhagen (Usher – 46 years) & Bob Keller (Usher – 50 years).
Actor Adam Hill, who is currently performing with the first national tour of The Sound of Music at the Aronoff Center, will join us during the middle of the 7th inning break today to lead us in the singing of God Bless America.
Following the conclusion of today’s game it is the 3rd Run the Bases of Great American Ball Park, presented by Entenmann’s Little Bites. Today’s run the bases promotion is open to all fans in attendance.