Cincinnati Reds Caravan East Tour here on Saturday

Published 1:43 am Thursday, January 22, 2015

The 2015 Cincinnati Reds Caravan kicks off Thursday from the Reds Hall of Fame & Museum with four tours traveling 3,300 miles over four days visiting five states before culminating Sunday, Jan. 25 at Great American Ball Park for the annual Select-A-Seat event. The Caravan is presented by the Cincinnati USA Regional Tourism Network.

The East Tour will travel over 900 miles in Ohio, West Virgina and Kentucky.

East Tour Fan Stops (free and open to the public, seating is limited)

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Thursday: Athens, Ohio (The Market on State), 6:30 to 9 p.m.

Friday: Charleston, W.Va. (Charleston Town Center) live on, 6:30 to 9 p.m.

Saturday: Parkersburg/Vienna, W.Va. (Grand Central Mall), 1 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Saturday: Ashland, Ky. (Fannin Motors) live on, 4 to 7 p.m.

Sunday: Cincinnati, Ohio (Select-A-Seat at Great American Ball Park), Noon to 2 p.m.

East Tour participants

Thom Brennaman, broadcaster

Walt Jocketty, President of Baseball Operations and General Manager

Tucker Barnhart, catcher

Sam LeCure, pitcher (Thurs.-Sat. only)

Eric Davis, Reds Hall of Famer and Special Assistant to the General Manager

Kyle Waldrop, minor league outfielder

Mr. Redlegs, mascot

Autographs will be done on a first-come, first-served basis while time allows. No posed photographs. There may be restrictions on items celebrities can sign.

At each fan stop (excluding Select-A-Seat) the Reds will raffle off two tickets to the 2015 Opening Day game on Monday, April 6 (4:10 pm) vs. the Pittsburgh Pirates and two tickets to T-Mobile ALL-STAR FANFEST® at Duke Energy Convention Center during 2015 MLB All-Star Week (July 10th – 14th).

Reds sales representatives will be at each stop to answer ticketing questions and discuss 2015 ticket plans, while the Reds Hall of Fame, the Reds Community Fund and the Cincinnati USA Regional Tourism Network will attend selected stops.

Memberships to the Reds Heads Kids Club, Reds Rookies Baby Club and Reds Hall of Fame & Museum will be for sale at selected stops.

East Tour will have several radio stops (media welcome, not open to the public) that includes WNXT-AM 1260 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., 602 Chillicothe Street, Portsmouth