Admission to the Reds Hall of Fame & Museum will be 1/2 price on Presidents' Day, Monday, February 16. The HOF is open from 10 am to 5 pm. The reduced admission prices on President's Day will be $5 for adults, $4 for students and seniors (60 and older) and $3 for active military and veterans with valid military ID.
On Saturday, Feb. 28 and Sunday, March 1, the Reds Hall of Fame & Museum will offer free admission for the first 500 fans each day thanks to the Moerlein Lager House. Fans should pick up their free ticket vouchers at the Reds Hall of Fame & Museum each day beginning at 10 a.m.
Additionally, the Moerlein Lager House is giving away a free commemorative pint glass, while supplies last. The pint glass features the Moerlein Lager House and Reds Hall of Fame logo. Fans must present their HOF admission voucher to receive the free pint glass.
Special programming, activities and raffles at the Reds Hall of Fame & Museum are planned for each day and include:
Meet and receive an autograph from former Reds outfielder Tracy Jones on Saturday, April 11 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Reds Hall of Fame & Museum. Free with Museum admission.
Former Reds beat writer for the Dayton Daily News Hal McCoy will discuss and sign copies of his new book The Real McCoy: My Half-Century with the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday, April 12 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The signing is free with Museum admission and copies of the book are for sale in the Museum gift shop.
Celebrate the 25th anniversary of the dominant 1990 Cincinnati Reds with an EXCLUSIVE evening at the brand new Handlebar at the Riverfront Club presented by Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati on Friday, April 24. Nearly 30 players and coaches from this very special team are expected to be in attendance. Enjoy an exclusive evening at Great American Ball Park while watching the Cincinnati Reds battle the Chicago Cubs. Amenities include an all-inclusive upscale buffet and full open bar, and attendees will receive a commemorative hat, lanyard and 1990 World Series replica ring. Photos are welcome, but no autographs are permitted.
As part of the 25-year reunion of the 1990 World Champion Reds, fans can meet select members of the wire-to-wire champs at the Reds Hall of Fame and Museum on Friday, April 24. Meet and greet is free with regular museum admission. Photographs are welcome but no autographs please.
*Players and schedule subject to change.
Former Reds outfielder Eddie Milner will sign autographs at the Reds Hall of Fame on Saturday, May 16, from 5:30PM - 7:00PM in the Hall of Fame's Great Teams Gallery. One of the game's top defensive outfielders, Eddie Milner was the Reds' Opening Day centerfielder in 1983 and 1984 and appeared in 703 games for the club from 1980 - 1986 including 23 games when he returned to the Reds in 1988 after spending the 1987 season with the Giants. Over the course of his Reds career, Milner stole 135 bases, leading the team in steals with 18 in 1982 and 41 in 1983. He finished in the top ten in the National League in steals twice during his Reds career. Limit one autograph per visitor. Autographs are free with museum admission.
Author Michelle Houts will discuss and sign copies of her book, Kammie on First: Baseball's Dottie Kamenshek, on Sunday, May 17 from 11:00 - 12:30 in the Reds Hall of Fame Theater. Joining Michelle will be All-American Girls Professional Baseball League veteran Katie Horstman who will talk about her experiences playing in the league that inspired the film A League of Their Own. The event is free with museum admission. Copies of the book will be available for sale in the Hall of Fame Gift Shop.
About the Author:
Award-winning author Michelle Houts lives on a family farm in Ohio. As a young girl, she remembers listening to Cincinnati Reds games on radio with her father. After three successful middle-grade fiction novels, Houts wrote her first biography for young readers, Kammie on First: Baseball's Dottie Kamenshek.
About the Book:
The book tells the story of Dorothy Kamenshek, a Cincinnati native, who in 1943 joined the Rockford Peaches and became one of the best players in All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. Dottie's leadership and career contributed to the creation of Geena Davis's character, Dottie Hinson, in the hit film A League of Their Own.
About Katie Horstman:
Minster, OH native Katie Horstman played in All-American Girls Professional Baseball League from 1951 through the league's last season of operation in 1954. She spent most of her career with the Fort Wayne Daisies. Overall, she ranks 6th in league history in career batting average and 11th in home runs. An All-Star in 1953, Horstman was one of the league's most versatile players, excelling at multiple positions as well as on the mound where she compiled a lifetime record of 29-11 with a 2.50 ERA. In what proved to be the AAGPBL's last season in 1954, Horstman helped lead the Daisies to the league's regular season championship and participated in the league's last game, an 8-5 victory by Kalamazoo over Fort Wayne in the decisive fifth game of the AAGPBL Series.
1988 All-Star and member of the 1990 World Series Champion Reds Danny Jackson will appear at the Reds Hall of Fame and Museum on Saturday, June 6 from 1:30-3 p.m., and on Sunday, June 7 from 10-11 a.m. Autographs are free for Hall of Fame members, $5 for non-members.
Award winning columnist, journalist, editor and sportswriter, Denny Dressman, will give a presentation and sign copies of his latest book HEARD but not SEEN on Saturday June 13th from 1 - 2:30 pm in the Palace of the Fans Theater. Recounting the 1970 All-Star Game, Dressman gives a behind-the-scenes look at the Pete Rose-Ray Fosse home plate collision. Copies of the book will be sold for $16 at the Hall of Fame; autographs are no cost.
Through the Hall of Fame's partnership with Moerlein Lager House, admission to the Hall of Fame will be free to the first 200 fans each day on Monday, June 15th and Tuesday June 16th. Fans can pick up their free ticket vouchers at the Reds Hall of Fame and Museum box office beginning at 10 a.m. both days. Additionally, Moerlein Lager House is giving away a commemorative pint glass to those purchasing a beverage who show their free admission voucher from the Reds Hall of Fame.
Special programming, activities and raffles are planned for both days, including autograph signings with Jim O'Toole from 2 - 3 pm on Monday at the Reds Hall of Fame and Ron Oester from 5 -6 pm on Tuesday at Moerlein Lager House.
Member of the 1990 World Series Champion Reds, Herm Winningham, will appear at the Reds Hall of Fame and Museum on Saturday, June 20th from 2:30 - 4 pm, and on Sunday, June 21st from 10:30 - 11:30 am, the Reds Hall of Fame batting cages presented by Beacon Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m, weather permitting. Autographs are free for Hall of Fame members, $5 for non-members
Artists Chris Felix, Don Pollard, and Scott Hannig will join bestselling baseball author Mike Shannon in the Palace of the Fans Theater at the Reds Hall of Fame and Museum to discuss Cincinnati Reds Legends. Shannon's expertise is accompanied by original artwork that showcases the forty Reds he defines as "legends."
The Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame and Museum is proud to present a special exhibit featuring original art form the recently published book, Cincinnati Reds Legends. The book is a celebration of the very best players in Reds history as told through the writing of Mike Shannon and through the artistic lenses of Chris Felix, Scott Hannig and Donnie Pollard. The exhibit features over thirty original examples of the artwork featured in the book as well as oversized reproductions and a collection of some of the materials artist Chris Felix uses when creating his distinctive works. The Cincinnati Reds Legends Art Exhibit will be on display from June 16 - July 22 and is free with admission to the Reds Hall of Fame.
Again for the 2015 season, senior citizens ages 60 and over will be admitted free of charge to the Reds Hall of Fame & Museum on the following Mondays, courtesy of Life Enriching Communities.
Life Enriching Communities Senior Days at the Reds Hall of Fame & Museum: