2016 Reds HOF Induction Weekend, June 24–26
CINCINNATI (Jan. 19, 2016) — Cincinnati Reds legend Pete Rose will be inducted into the Reds Hall of Fame during 2016 Reds Hall of Fame Induction Weekend, June 24-26, 2016.
A press conference is scheduled for 11:00 a.m. today in the FOX Sports Ohio Champions Club at Great American Ball Park. Additional information will be announced at that time (Media should enter at the Dock #3 security gate).
Available to the media at the press conference will be:
• Bob Castellini, Reds President and CEO
• Pete Rose
• Rick Walls, Executive Director of the Reds Hall of Fame & Museum
“Inducting Pete into the Reds Hall of Fame will be a defining moment in the 147-year history of this storied franchise,” said Bob Castellini. “He is one of the greatest players to ever wear a Reds uniform and it will be an unforgettable experience watching him being honored as such.”
Rose was selected as the sole inductee for the class of 2016 by the Reds Hall of Fame Board of Directors.
“Pete Rose’s on-field achievements and impact on the Reds and its fan base are unquestionable and worthy of induction into the Reds Hall of Fame,” said Rick Walls. “We look forward to this summer where, in front of his fans and with his teammates, ‘Charlie Hustle’ will be recognized for his contributions to the rich and distinguished history of the Reds.”