It's that time of year, Reds Country. The 2024 Reds Caravan will be heading your way soon, and the list of players, coaches, mascots, and broadcasters who'll be part of this year's festivities has been released.
Every year, several members of the Cincinnati Reds organization, past and present, load up in buses and depart from the Queen City in search of some of the most passionate fans throughout the team's fanbase. Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, and West Virginia are all included along the way.
The 2024 Reds Caravan will make stops at Reds on Radio affiliates and schools, and provides fans with the chance to receive autographs, take pictures, and ask questions of your favorite Reds players and personalities.
Reds News: 2024 Reds Caravan schedule released
Among those players participating in the 2024 Reds Caravan are newly-acquired pitcher Frankie Montas, right-handed relievers Ian Gibaut and Buck Farmer, as well as last year's rookie left-hander Andrew Abbott.
The broadcast team from both the television and radio booths will be on hand, as Jim Day, Tommy Thrall, "The Cowboy" Jeff Brantley, John Sadak, and Sam LeCure join the tour throughout Reds Country. Hall of Fame broadcaster Marty Brennaman will also be along for the ride.
And we can't forget the young prospects. Players like Blake Dunn, Edwin Arroyo, Chase Petty, Jay Allen II, and Jacob Hurtibise will all be part of the Reds Caravan this year. So will last year's draft picks Rhett Lowder and Sammy Stafura.
Retired Reds greats like Corky Miller, Ron Robinson, and the man who made the final out of the 1990 World Series, Todd Benzinger, are participating this year as well. Of course, Mr. Redlegs, Rosie Red, Gapper, and Mr. Red will be part of the festivities too.
The 2024 Reds Caravan will make stops in Louisville, Kentucky, Indianapolis, Indiana, and Columbus, Ohio among other destinations, as well as several other smaller venues along the way. This year's Reds Caravan begins on January 22nd and runs through January 27th. Don't miss it!