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Reds Radio Network Affiliates Day 2013

Photos by Dan Ramey

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    Nearly 100 radio station make up the Reds on Radio Network. Wednesday January 23rd was the annual network gathering.
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    The day coincided with a special event, Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig would be making two announcements at Great American Ball Park on this day. One of which was a donation to Youth Baseball in the Cincinnati area... the other, the Reds would be hosting the 2015 MLB All Star Game.
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    Cincinnati's gateway to Kentucky.
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    The Cincinnati Bell Riverboat in straight away centerfield.
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    Real riverboats along the Ohio River.
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    Reds COO Phil Castellini addresses the radio audience.
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    In the Reds club house, you'll find plush seating in front of each player's locker.
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    Above each locker, the players' name plate. This one belongs to the "Cuban Missle".
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    Before you can win a World Series, you have to take the League title.
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    Then comes the big title.
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    The batting helmets outside the batting cage under Great American Ball Park. While there, Reds pitchers Logan Ondrusek and Sam LeCure made a visit while working out.
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    The view from the Reds Press Box.
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    Just some of the communities across Reds Country.
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    During lunch, Mr. Red, Mr. Redlegs and Rosie Red made a special appearance.
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    Rosie Red entertaining the audience.
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    Rosie Red, with her eye on the photographer.
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    Mr. Redlegs was particularly interested.
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    Joe Zerhusen (left) is the Reds Radio Network Coordinator and the Public Address voice you hear at GABP. Speaking with Hall of Fame broadcaster Marty Brennaman regarding the day's program.
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    Jim Kelch of the broadcast team during introductions.
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    Hall of Famer Joe Morgan acknowledges the crowd.
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    "The Cowboy" Jeff Brantley (who did not have a plate of ribs from Montgomery Inn sitting by... or a gallon of UDF Home Made Ice Cream.)
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    The legend, Marty Brennaman, still rockin' the shorter hair style from last summer's buzz cut bet "If this team wins 10 straight..." Yep, they shaved his head.
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    Owner Bob Castellini before addressing the audience.
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    The esteemed panel included Reds GM Walt Jockety.
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    Monitors overhead readying for the Commissioner's announcement.
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    Reds Media Relations Director Rob Butcher testing the mic for the TV Networks.
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    The Ol' Lefthander Joe Nuxhall with manager Sparky Anderson. Photos like these grace the meeting room area of GABP.
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    And one of your larger than life size pics of Reds Ace Johnny Cueto.
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    Along the walls of the press box, a display of ceremonial first pitch throwers, including OSU Football Coach Urban Meyer and his son and NASCAR Hall of Famer King Richard Petty.
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    The GABP Scoreboard from press box level.
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    The actual press box where reporters arrange their thoughts and accounts of Reds games.
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    One of the organs in the hallway of Press level.
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    Onto the lower levels of GABP.
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    Over the door way entering the Visitors' Clubhouse entrance.
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    The visitors clubhouse isn't as "plush" as the Reds' clubhouse, which is the standard across MLB parks.
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    Just another reminder before visitors leave their clubhouse area.