Tag Archives: Cincinnati (OH)

Slomovitz Names New Executive Chef at GABP

The Cincinnati Reds and Delaware North Sportservice have named Manny Slomovitz as the new executive chef for Great American Ball Park.  Read more here.

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Reds Introduce ‘Bandwagon Cam’

Taking a shot at the hordes of Chicago Cubs fans in their ballpark, the Cincinnati Reds introduced the “Bandwagon Cam.”  Read more here.

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Crosley Field Historic Site Opens

Cincinnati Reds LogoThe Crosley Field Historic Site opened Wednesday on a property where the Cincinnati Reds played for decades, with a colorful mural and replicas meant to jog memories and imaginations.  Read more here.  View news report and photos here.

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‘Fioptics District’ a Hit

Cincinnati Reds LogoNo matter how the Cincinnati Reds do this season on the field, the team’s owners hit a home run on Opening Day when they introduced fans to the new Fioptics District at Great American Ball Park.  Read more here.  View photo gallery here.

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Smokestack Catches Fire at Great American Ball Park

Cincinnati Reds LogoFans were evacuated from two sections at Great American Ball Park Friday night after the right smokestack of the PNC Power Stacks caught fire just before 9 p.m.  A propane valve apparently malfunctioned.  Read more and watch news report here.

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County Saves Money By Making Own Stadium Seats

Cincinnati Reds LogoFaced with costs as high as $5 million, desperate county officials ended up turning the job of replacing 39,000 seats at Great American Ball Park into a massive do-it-yourself project.  They hired a local firm to design new molds for the seats, found a plastics company to make the seat backs and bottoms, and are paying former jail inmates and others about $10 an hour to install them.  Read more here.

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Impressive Cincinnati High School to Open Impressive Ballpark

Elder High School Panthers LogoCincinnati’s Elder High School will be hosting the grand opening of the new Jack Adam Baseball Stadium Saturday, April 19.  The ceremony is scheduled to begin at 10:45 AM.  Read more and view photos here.  Elder is an all-male, college-preparatory high school within the Archdiocese of Cincinnati.  The Panthers have won 12 state baseball titles.

Elder High School Ballpark Rendering

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