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OnBaseMachine
03-18-2010, 12:26 AM
Johnny Bench will be the grand marshal of the Opening Day Parade, and will catch the ceremonial first pitch from ... George Grande. Here's the article from Mark Sheldon:


GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- Arguably the greatest catcher of all-time will be the grand marshal during one of Cincinnati's greatest traditions -- the 91st Findlay Market Opening Day Parade.

The Reds revealed their plans for Opening Day on Wednesday, and announced that not only would Hall of Famer Johnny Bench be leading the parade, he will also serve as honorary captain and catch the ceremonial first pitch.


for the complete article:
http://cincinnati.reds.mlb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20100317&content_id=8819454&vkey=news_cin&fext=.jsp&c_id=cin