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Opening Night

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Wednesday, April 8, 7:10 PM ET

Pirates  vs.  Reds

Be at Great American Ball Park for Opening Night and see the Reds players walk the Reds Carpet in the Kroger Fan Zone before the first night game of the season. It's a special celebration that includes LIVE music from The Rusty Griswolds and a post-game fireworks show. Plus the first 20,000 fans receive a Team Calendar, thanks to Kroger.

NOTE: $1 from every regular adult ticket will benefit the Urban and Shelley Meyer Fund for Cancer Research, a general cancer research support fund dedicated to advancing cancer research for all cancers.

SPECIAL GUESTS: The Ohio State University Head Coach Urban Meyer and the 2014 National Champion Buckeyes!

  • The team will accept the first-ever "Reds Country Athletic Achievement Award" during pregame ceremonies.
  • Members of the 2014 Championship Team, Coaches & Administrators will hold the giant American flag during the singing of our national anthem.
  • Head Coach Urban Meyer and players will offer up simultaneous ceremonial first pitches.
  • Players and coaches will walk the "Reds Carpet" in the Kroger Fan Zone during the 1st inning of the game.*
  • The 2014 National Championship trophy will be on display in the Kroger Fan Zone throughout the game & Brutus the Buckeye will appear at the ballpark throughout the evening.

* PLEASE NOTE: Absolutely no autographs are permitted during the Reds Carpet walk by Ohio State players or coaches. Appearance is subject to change and may not last the entire inning

Want to have a VIP experience on Opening Night, including a meet & greet with Coach Urban Meyer? Bid now on this one-of-a-kind auction!

Meet your favorite Reds players
Reds Red Carpet
Live music from the Rusty Griswolds
The Rusty Griswolds
The Rusty Griswolds
The Rusty Griswolds
Opening Night Fireworks
Opening Night Fireworks
Opening Night Fireworks