Cincinnati Reds Caravan to visit Dayton, Hamilton in January

Contributed Photo by E.L. Hubbard Baseball Hall of Fame announcer Marty Brennaman signs a bat as the Reds Caravan made a stop at Miami University Hamilton campus Staurday, Jan. 28, 2017. Also signing autographs, left to right, Dmitri Young, Brennaman, Scott Schebler, and Blake Trahan.

Credit: EL Hubbard

Credit: EL Hubbard

The Cincinnati Reds Caravan will make two stops in the area on Jan. 18, visiting the Air Force Museum and Parrish Auditorium in Hamilton.

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Times were not announced, but the Reds released a full schedule for the annual caravan Wednesday. There will be four different tours visiting five states in three days.

According to a Reds press release, the Caravan “provides fans of all ages with the opportunity to interact with current and former players, top minor leaguers, broadcasters, members of the Reds front office staff, and mascots. At each of the stops, the groups will field questions and sign autographs while time allows. Among the participants expected for the 2020 Caravan are Aristides Aquino, Tucker Barnhart, Luis Castillo, Amir Garrett, Lucas Sims and Josh VanMeter plus manager David Bell and 2020 Reds Hall of Fame inductee Marty Brennaman.”

The Reds will announce who will appear at each stop in January.

North Tour

Thursday, Jan. 16: Columbus, Ohio (Polaris Fashion Place).

Friday, Jan. 17: Lima, Ohio (Apollo Career Center).

Saturday, Jan. 18: Dayton, Ohio (National Museum of the U.S. Air Force) & Hamilton, Ohio (Parrish Auditorium).

South Tour

Thursday, Jan. 16: Louisville, Ky. (Louisville Slugger Field).

Friday, Jan. 17: Bowling Green, Ky. (Greenwood Mall) & Nashville, Tenn. (CoolSprings Galleria).

Saturday, Jan. 18: Lexington, Ky. (The Red Mile).

East Tour

Thursday, Jan. 16: Athens, Ohio (Athens Community Center).

Friday, Jan. 17: Charleston, W.Va. (Charleston Town Center).

Saturday, Jan. 18: Parkersburg/Vienna, W.Va. (Grand Central Mall) & Huntington, W. Va. (Huntington Mall).

West Tour

Thursday, Jan. 16: Muncie, Ind. (Stoops Automotive).

Friday, Jan. 17: Evansville, Ind. (Eastland Mall).

Saturday, Jan. 18: Indianapolis, Ind. (Castleton Square Mall) & Batesville, Ind. (Southeastern Indiana YMCA).

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