The 2015 Cincinnati Reds Caravan kicks off Thursday, Jan. 22 from the Reds Hall of Fame & Museum with four tours traveling 3,300 miles over four days visiting five states before culminating Sunday, Jan. 25 at Great American Ball Park for the annual Select-A-Seat event.
The Caravan is presented by the Cincinnati USA Regional Tourism Network.
The South Tour will travel almost 900 miles in Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee.
The stops for the south tour are the following:
- Thursday – Louisville Slugger Field in Louisville from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
- Friday – RiverGate Mall in Nashville, Tennessee, from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (5-7:30 p.m. CST)
- Saturday – Greenwood Mall in Bowling Green, Kentucky, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. (10 a.m. – 1 p.m. CST)
- Saturday – Fayette Mall in Lexington, Kentucky, from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
- Sunday – Select-A-Seat event at GABP in Cincinnati from noon to 2 p.m.
The south tour participants will be the following:
Marty Brennaman – Broadcaster
Brayan Peña – Catcher
J. J. Hoover – Pitcher
Scott Williamson -1999 NL All-Star & Rookie of the Year
Phillip Ervin – Minor League outfielder
Sam Grossman – Senior director of Baseball Analytics
Bob Castellini – Reds president & CEO (Louisville stop only)
Joe Morgan – Hall of Famer & senior advisor to the president and CEO (Louisville stop only)
Gapper – Mascot
Autographs will be done on a first-come, first-served basis while time allows. No posed photographs. There may be restrictions on items celebrities can sign.
At each fan stop (excluding Select-A-Seat) the Reds will raffle off two tickets to the 2015 Opening Day game on Monday, April 6 (4:10 pm) vs. the Pittsburgh Pirates and two tickets to T-Mobile ALL-STAR FANFEST® at Duke Energy Convention Center during 2015 MLB All-Star Week (July 10th – 14th).
Reds sales representatives will be at each stop to answer ticketing questions and discuss 2015 ticket plans, while the Reds Hall of Fame, the Reds Community Fund and the Cincinnati USA Regional Tourism Network will attend selected stops.
Memberships to the Reds Heads Kids Club, Reds Rookies Baby Club and Reds Hall of Fame & Museum will be for sale at selected stops.