Reds’ fans to revisit ‘The Rooftop’ with Browning at a reduced cost

Published 10:27 pm Thursday, July 5, 2018


This is the view at the 3643 North Sheffield Rooftop just across the street from Wrigley Field in Chicago. This is the view former Reds’ pitcher Tom Browning had when he left the game on July 7, 1993, and sat with the fans for one-half inning. The Reds Hall of Fame & Museum is planning a trip for fans with Browning on Saturday. Cost is $125 per person. Call (513) 765-7923 for details. (Courtesy of The CIncinnati Reds Hall of Fame & Museum)

Staff Report

CINCINNATI — Tom Browning has several baseball anniversaries in his career.
One of those anniversaries that may not be as important but is certainly memorable came 25 years ago this Saturday.
Browning’s famous “Rooftop Visit” came on July 7, 1993, when the Reds were playing the Cubs at Wrigley Field in Chicago when the lefthanded pitcher — in full uniform — went across the street during the game and sat on the rooftop of a building with Cubs’ fans for one-half inning.
The Reds’ Hall of Fame and Museum are offering fans a chance to revisit Browning’s iconic rooftop visit.
An event sponsored by Dinsmore will feature Browning himself hanging out on the rooftop. Fans can purchase tickets at a reduced cost of $125 and the price includes food, drinks and an autographed commemorative print as well as the opportunity to hang out with Browning.
Fans are responsible for hotel and transportation.
Interested persons should call the Hall of Fame box office at (513) 765-7923 to reserve their spot. Space is limited.

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