Cincinnati Reds

Hamilton County Commission
2:09 pm
Mon December 15, 2014

New seats at GABP should be ready for All Star Game

Images from a slide show presentation show damage to the seats at Great American Ball Park.
Credit Provided / Hamilton County Commission

Great American Ball Park is getting some new seats in time for the 2015 All Star Game.

About five years after the stadium was built, the Reds noticed some of the seats were breaking. The company that made them fixed some. A competing vender quoted $5 million to fix everything.

Instead, Hamilton County Stadium Director Joe Feldkamp says he's found two local companies that will do the job for less, and support another county initiative in the process.

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12:45 pm
Thu September 4, 2014

Reds phasing in metal detectors

The metal detectors are at the main gate. By next season all gates will have them.
Ann Thompson WVXU

Beginning Friday, people entering Reds games through the main ballpark gates will have to go through metal detectors.  Next season the detectors will be at all Great American Ball Park gates.

The team says this is part of Major League Baseball's initiative to standardize security procedures at all 30 Major League parks. MLB is working with the Department of Homeland Security.

The metal detectors are in addition to the standard bag checks.

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Reds Hall Of Fame
4:00 am
Fri August 8, 2014

Reds Hall of Fame inducting four former players this weekend

The Reds Hall of Fame heads into a busy weekend celebrating its 2014 class.  Ken Griffey Junior, Dave Parker, Ron Oester and the late John Beckley will be inducted into the hall Saturday evening during on-field ceremonies before the Reds play the Marlins.

Reds Hall of Fame  Executive Director Rick Walls compares the annual induction celebration to the Super Bowl or the World Series for the museum:

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Cincinnati Edition - 513-419-7100
2:30 am
Thu August 7, 2014

Local boys who achieved their dream to play for the Cincinnati Reds highlighted in new book


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Cincinnati Edition - 513-419-7100
2:30 am
Thu August 7, 2014

Hear how preparations for the 2015 MLB All Star game in Cincinnati are coming along


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