The 2012 Reds Caravan, presented by Cincinnati USA Regional Tourism Network, kicks off Thursday, January 26 and consists of three separate tours making a total of 15 fan stops in four states covering more than 2,700 miles over four days. The Southern Tour will travel over 1,000 miles in Ohio, West Virginia and Kentucky. The Southern Tour will be at the Shops at Lexington Center on Sunday from 10:30 A.M. to 1:30 P.M.
Southern Tour participants:
Marty Brennaman - Hall of Fame broadcaster
Brandon Phillips - All-Star second baseman
Bob Miller - Assistant General Manager
Chris Welsh - broadcaster and former pitcher
Lee May - Reds Hall of Famer
Tucker Barnhart - minor league catcher
Gapper - mascot
Mr. Red - mascot (Huntington and Charleston stops)
All Caravan fan stops open to the public are free, and at each fan stop listed below the Reds will raffle off two tickets to the 2012 Opening Day game against the Miami Marlins on Thursday, April 5. The group will field questions from fans and sign autographs while time allows.
New for 2012: Tickets to the Opening Night game on Saturday, April 7 vs. Miami Marlins (7:10pm) will be for sale at the fan stops and memberships to the 2012 Reds Heads Kids Club will be available for $25.