Great American Ball Park will offer Cincinnati Reds fans new views and places to buy brews this season. Read more here.
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Clydesdale Cart, Other New Features on Tap at GABP
Filed under Amenities & Features, Food & Beverage, Stadium Issues
Reds Unveil New Food Items
The Cincinnati Reds held a tasting Wednesday of the new food at Great American Ball Park’s Scouts Club. While ballpark staff always cooks up something new, this year’s offerings came with a heaping side of love for classic Queen City fare. Read more and see photos here.
Filed under Food & Beverage
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.
Filed under Food & Beverage, Personnel & Operations
‘Fioptics District’ a Hit
No 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.
Filed under Amenities & Features, Fun & Atmosphere, Stadium Issues
GABP Selfie-Video Dasher is Sentenced
An Indiana man who dashed across the outfield of Great American Ball Park in late July pleaded guilty Thursday to criminal trespass. Justin Buchanan, 19, was sentenced to 30 days in jail and one year probation. His jail term was suspended so long as he completes the terms of the probation. Read more here. Watch selfie video here.
Filed under Fun & Atmosphere, Legal
Mission Impossible? Run On Field. Take Selfie Video. Escape. Avoid Charges.
A 19-year-old man made a mad dash onto the field at Great American Ballpark on Wednesday during the Reds-Cubs game — taking a selfie video along the way and successfully escaping by jumping over the outfield fence and existing the ballpark. Watch selfie video here. Check out the news report below:
Filed under Human Interest
New Video Board for GABP in TIme for ASG
The Cincinnati Reds will add a second LED video board to Great American Ball Park in time for the All-Star Game. The new Daktronics LED screen will measure 90 feet by 30 feet. Read more here.
Filed under Amenities & Features, Media
Smokestack Catches Fire at Great American Ball Park
Fans 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.
Filed under Amenities & Features, Stadium Issues
A Suite for Newborns at Great American Ball Park
Cincinnati 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.
Filed under Amenities & Features
Self-Serve Beer for Reds Fans
Delaware North, the concessionaire for the Cincinnati Reds, has installed 20 self-serve beer kiosks at Great American Ball Park for the 2015 season.
Filed under Amenities & Features, Food & Beverage
Great American Ball Park Sponsor Pays for Installation of Better Signage
Great 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?
Stadium-Wide WiFi Coming to Great American Ball Park
The 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.
Filed under Amenities & Features, Media
‘The Bootlegger’ Coming to Great American Ball Park
The 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.
County Saves Money By Making Own Stadium Seats
Faced 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.
Filed under Design & Construction, Money & Financials, Stadium Issues
Ballpark Quirks: The Gap at Great American Ball Park
In a series called “Ballpark Quirks,” Sports Illustrated takes a look at the distinctive features and oddities that make up each of MLB’s 30 parks. Up now: The Gap at Great American Ball Park. Read more and view photos here.
Filed under Amenities & Features, Ballpark Visits
New at Great American Ball Park in 2014
The Cincinnati Reds have added a number of amenities and features to Great American Ball Park that will enhance the fan experience, including The Reds Brewery District, new concessions and food items, new technology, and new exhibits in the Reds Hall of Fame and Museum. Read press release here. View new food photo gallery here. Check out the Reds’ Star Wars mustache t-shirt here.
Filed under Amenities & Features, Food & Beverage, Fun & Atmosphere, Media
Reds Break Attendance Record at GABP
The Cincinnati Red set a new Great American Ball Park attendance record of 2,371,103 Wednesday night with three more home games to go. Read more here.
Filed under Rankings & Attendance
‘Major League Menace’ Tonight on Animal Planet
The national TV audience will see the Cincinnati Reds Opening Night ceremonial first pitch by Ernie “Turtleman” Brown on Sunday, July 14 at 9 p.m. (ET/PT) on Animal Planet’s Call of the Wildman show. The “Major League Menace” episode features the Turtleman trying to catch a critter denned up in the batting cages under Great American Ball Park. Read more here and here.
Filed under Fun & Atmosphere, Media
Stadium Upgrades Will Greet Reds Fans on Opening Day
The Cincinnati Reds are finishing up $2 million in upgrades to Great American Ball Park, including renovation of the Reds Team Shop outside the entrance and Machine Room restaurant in left field, and the addition of a Budweiser Bow Tie Bar above the visitors’ bullpen. Read more and view photo gallery here. Thanks to John Cerone for the link.
MLB All-Star Game Coming to Cincinnati
Great American Ball Park and the Cincinnati Reds will play host to Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game in 2015. This will be the fifth time the mid-summer classic has been played in Cincinnati, but it will be the first ever for Great American. Read more here and here.
Filed under Conference & Events
Sheriff’s Department Wins ‘Hit It Here’ Toyota Tundra
PRESS RELEASE – On Friday, Oct. 7 at 10 am, the bright red Toyota Tundra that has been prominently displayed at Great American Ball Park all season will be delivered to the Warren County Sheriff’s Department, compliments of the Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky Toyota Dealers. Continue reading
Filed under Community & Giving, Promotions & Entertainment