Barry Larkin http://wvxu.org en Concepción and Larkin will throw simultaneous pitches on Opening Day http://wvxu.org/post/concepci-n-and-larkin-will-throw-simultaneous-pitches-opening-day <p>The Reds are calling on two former team captains to throw out the ceremonial first pitch on opening day. &nbsp;In a release, the team says David Concepción and Barry Larkin will throw out simultaneous first pitches before the Reds take on the Cardinals on March 31st&nbsp; at Great American Ball Park. &nbsp;</p><p>Concepción was named captain in 1983 and Larkin got the title before the 1997 season.</p><p>Concepción also will serve as the grand marshal of the 95th Findlay Market Opening Day Parade, which begins at noon before the 4:10 game.</p> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 20:48:43 +0000 Maryanne Zeleznik 24398 at http://wvxu.org Concepción and Larkin will throw simultaneous pitches on Opening Day The biggest Cincinnati Reds fan...in Barcelona http://wvxu.org/post/biggest-cincinnati-reds-fanin-barcelona <p>Maybe you consider yourself the greatest Cincinnati Reds fan in the world. Maybe you have a friend or family member so devoted to the Redlegs that you would hang that moniker on them.</p><p><br>Well, the world is a big place.</p><p><br>It’s a subjective title, but one name that has to be considered is that of Carlos Moreno Lopez, who lives about 4,400 miles away from Great American Ball Park in Barcelona, Spain.</p> Mon, 27 May 2013 04:00:00 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 12887 at http://wvxu.org The biggest Cincinnati Reds fan...in Barcelona Reds launch 11 Days of Larkin http://wvxu.org/post/reds-launch-11-days-larkin <p>The Reds are retiring Barry Larkin's uniform number a week from tomorrow and leading up to that they've launched a series of celebrations called the "11 Days of Larkin."<br><br>The National Hall of Famer's #11 will be retired August 25th. The events that day will feature a block party at The Banks starting at 1 p.m. and a post-game performance by Larkin's daughter Cymber, who's an international recording artist.<br> Fri, 17 Aug 2012 16:13:44 +0000 Mark Heyne 2671 at http://wvxu.org Reds launch 11 Days of Larkin