Cincinnati Reds’ Homestand Highlights

Published 11:27 pm Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Cincinnati Reds vs. Detroit Tigers, 12:35 p.m. (Business Day Special; Senior Citizen Special)
• Ceremonial Pitch: David Ginsburg, the longtime president and CEO of Downtown Cincinnati Inc., will be recognized and throw out a ceremonial pitch. Mr. Ginsburg is retiring July 1 and has been the top executive of the nonprofit organization since 2002.
• Hall of Fame Vintage Game: See baseball the way it was played in 1869 at the annual Vintage Game from 11:25 to 11:55 a.m. featuring the Reds Hall of Fame 1869 Red Stockings vs. the Moscow (OH) Monarchs.
Thursday, June 21 – Reds vs. Chicago Cubs, 7:10 p.m. (Thirsty Thursday)
• Cincinnati Enquirer: The Cincinnati Enquirer staff will be recognized during pregame ceremonies for winning a 2018 Pulitzer Prize in the local reporting category for the story “Seven Days of Heroin.”
• Reds Country Athletic Achievement Awards: Representatives from St. Xavier High School will be presented with Reds Country Athletic Achievement Awards in recognition of their swim team winning the Division I Ohio High School Athletic Association state title in February and the lacrosse team winning the Division I state championship in June.
Friday, June 22 – Reds vs. Chicago Cubs, 7:10 p.m. (Fireworks Friday; Food Drive)
• Fireworks Friday: Rozzi’s Famous Fireworks show with a soundtrack provided by DJ etrayn will begin approximately 10 minutes after the game ends, presented by Cola-Cola.
• St. Vincent de Paul Canned Food Drive: The Reds and St. Vincent De Paul are partnering to Strike Out Hunger. Donate a minimum of three non-perishable food items at today’s game and receive a free ticket to an upcoming Reds game, limit one ticket per person. Donation barrels will be located outside the main gates on Crosley Terrace from 5 to 7:30 p.m.
• Ceremonial Pitch: Cincinnati Bengals first round-pick Billy Price will throw out a ceremonial pitch. The former Ohio State Buckeyes center was the 21st overall selection in the 2018 NFL Draft.
• Bald Eagle Flight: “Sam” the Bald Eagle from the Cincinnati Zoo will perform a flight from the CBTS Riverboat Deck in center field to the pitcher’s mound during the singing of the National Anthem. This is the third of five scheduled flights for Sam during the 2018 season. Sam began making these flights in 2004.
Saturday, June 23 – Reds vs. Chicago Cubs, 4:10 p.m. (Super Saturday; Food Drive)
• Reds Tote Bag Giveaway: As part of Super Saturdays, free Reds tote bag to the first 20,000 fans, presented by MLB Network.
• Strike Out Hunger Food Drive: The St. Vincent De Paul Food Drive continues at today’s game with donation barrels located outside the main gates on Crosley Terrace from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Donate a minimum of three non-perishable food items at today’s game and receive a free ticket to an upcoming Reds game, limit one ticket per person.
• Children’s Hospital & ACE Hardware Bike Helmet Safety: Cincinnati Children’s Comprehensive Injury Center team members will provide helmet safety education for children in the Kroger Fan Zone from 4:10 to 6:10 p.m. Staff will be on hand to measure head sizes and distribute vouchers allowing children to receive a free helmet at one of five participating ACE Hardware stores in the Greater Cincinnati area.
Sunday, June 24 – Reds vs. Chicago Cubs, 1:10 p.m. (Family Sunday)
• Billy Hamilton Fathead Wall Decal: As part of family day at the ballpark, free Billy Hamilton Fathead® Wall Decal to kids 14 and younger, presented by First Student.
• Family Sunday Activities: As part of Family Sundays presented by Klosterman Bakery, kids can enjoy circus performers and a face painter, a live mascot race, a “Third and Learn” program in the Kroger Fan Zone during the third inning and more.
• God Bless America: Lauren Cantin of Montecito, CA will sing “God Bless America” during the seventh inning stretch. Ms. Cantin recently appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show.
Ticket Offers For This Homestand
• Fiona Ticket Package, June 19: Fans can purchase a special ticket package that includes an exclusive Fiona bobblehead, presented by Skyline Chili. Must purchase your game ticket through this offer to receive the bobblehead, while supplies last. Each ticket includes a coupon for a free Cheese Coney at Skyline with beverage purchase. $2 from each ticket package sold will be donated to the Cincinnati Zoo.
• Senior Citizen Specials, June 20: For select games this season, fans 50 and older may purchase select non-premium tickets at half-price in advance of game day only, presented by St. Elizabeth Healthcare Orthopaedics. Each ticket includes free same-day admission to the Reds Hall of Fame & Museum. Some restrictions apply. Available only at
• Business Day Special, June 20: For $20, fans can purchase a View Level ticket and receive $10 in concession credits, presented by the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber. Drop your business card in the container at a Fan Accommodation Station to be eligible to win tickets to the next Business Day game. Available at
• Thirsty Thursday, June 21: For all Thursday home games, fans can purchase a $30 package that includes a Field Box ticket and a $10 concession credit valid for food and beverages. Available only at
• Family Sunday, June 24: For every Sunday home game, families can get up to three half-price tickets with the purchase of a full- price ticket, presented by Klosterman Bakery: (Some restrictions apply)
Reds Hall of Fame & Museum presented by Dinsmore
• Collectible Bobblehead for June – Johnny Vander Meer: The 2018 Reds Hall of Fame Collectible Bobblehead Series continues in June with pitcher Johnny Vander Meer, Hall of Fame class of 1958. The bobbleheads are free with regular-price admission to the Reds Hall of Fame (or Great American Ball Park tour) on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays throughout the month of June, while supplies last.
• Kids Free Day, June 23: Cincinnati Children’s Hospital presents Kids Free Days at the Reds Hall of Fame & Museum for children under the age of 13. Kids Free Days give the opportunity for kids to visit the museum free of charge while also learning about the difference between Urgent Care and the Emergency room. Additional Kids Free Days presented by Cincinnati Children’s Hospital include July 3 and July 28. Plan your visit at
Reds Authentics
• Scooter Gennett Autograph Signing, June 23: Reds second baseman Scooter Gennett will be signing autographs at the Reds Authentics Shop inside Great American Ball Park from 10 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 23. Spots are limited and proceeds benefit the Reds Community Fund. Tickets and details available at

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