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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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A Suite for Newborns at Great American Ball Park

Cincinnati Reds LogoCincinnati Reds fans with newborns will have a convenient place to watch live games, thanks to a new nursing suite at Great American Ball Park.  Read more here.

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Self-Serve Beer for Reds Fans

Cincinnati Reds LogoDelaware North, the concessionaire for the Cincinnati Reds, has installed 20 self-serve beer kiosks at Great American Ball Park for the 2015 season.

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Great American Ball Park Sponsor Pays for Installation of Better Signage

Cincinnati Reds LogoGreat American Insurance Group’s name will be prominently featured on new signs being installed at Great American Ball Park, the home of the Cincinnati Reds.  Read more and view renderings here.  It’s about time.  We have to wonder how many folks outside of the Cincinnati metro area actually knew the ballpark had a sponsor?

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Stadium-Wide WiFi Coming to Great American Ball Park

Cincinnati Reds LogoThe Cincinnati Reds are working with their information technology people to set up WiFi throughout Great American Ball Park.  It will likely be operating sometime between Opening Day on April 6 and the July 14 All-Star Game.  Read more here.

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‘The Bootlegger’ Coming to Great American Ball Park

Cincinnati Reds LogoThe Cincinnati Reds are revamping another part of Great American Ball Park by adding a giant bar called The Bootlegger just in time to host the Major League Baseball All-Star Game.  Read more here.  View renderings gallery here.

Inside The Bootlegger bar, Cincinnati Reds

Inside The Bootlegger bar, Cincinnati Reds

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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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