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    Allen's duties - what is the non-baseball side?

    So, Allen is out of the baseball loop.

    He's still responsible for ...... ?

    Marketing
    P.R. (Does Rob Butcher report to Allen?)
    Concessions
    Media

    Will Redsfest come back now?

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    Re: Allen's duties - what is the non-baseball side?

    Redsfest is coming back.

    Allen reports directly to Castellini

    I have no clue (and neither does Allen) what he does.
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    Re: Allen's duties - what is the non-baseball side?

    Valet Parking.
    Get your nunchucks and the keys to your dad's car. I know where we can get a gun

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    Re: Allen's duties - what is the non-baseball side?

    Mostly budgeting, finance, stuff like that. Allen is still the COO, which means all non-baseball departments would report to him.
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    Re: Allen's duties - what is the non-baseball side?

    Quote Originally Posted by pedro
    Valet Parking.
    Diamond Seats Men's Restroom attendant is too much responsiblity for him?

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    Re: Allen's duties - what is the non-baseball side?

    Contracts, leases, finance, financials, reporting to the owners, budgets that control all operations including the baseball side, tax considerations, governmental filings etc.

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    Re: Allen's duties - what is the non-baseball side?

    Quote Originally Posted by Heath
    I have no clue (and neither does Allen) what he does.
    I'm sure Bobby-C will find SOMETHING for him to do...

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    Re: Allen's duties - what is the non-baseball side?

    Urinal cake tabulation

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    Bean counting.
    Burn down the disco. Hang the blessed DJ. Because the music that he constantly plays, it says nothing to me about my life.

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    Re: Allen's duties - what is the non-baseball side?

    Quote Originally Posted by Yachtzee
    Bean counting.
    Hope so, in a "just tell us where the budget's at John" kind of way, like Marge used to do I suppose.

    I certainly hope he has no hand in marketing or going after television contracts etc..., and can't imagine Castellini trusting him with any of that after the last 10 years.

    Hate to say it, know some disagree, but I think Allen is one of the, if not the, worst things to ever happen to the Reds org.

    When you think of creative, intelligent, visionary businessmen - John Allen is the last person that should come to mind. I pretty much hated everything he did - even though DanO was Lindner's favorite monkey supposably.

    One thing about the DanO hiring was that - certainly DanO was one of Allen's candidates after bringing him to the table with Lindner in the 1st place, and probably had him in his top 3. Allen had a lot to do with that as well - his hand was in everything.

    He should really be let go altogether and the people he hired - he'll have no problem finding work along with DanO and friends. He's been here a long time. Clean sweep please.

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    Re: Allen's duties - what is the non-baseball side?

    TC, if you go to the Reds FO roster, you'll see a list of departments under "Business Operations" and "Ballpark Operations," as well as the Reds Community Fund and the Reds HOF and Museum. Those must be Allen's new domain... and it's really quite a list.
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    Re: Allen's duties - what is the non-baseball side?

    Quote Originally Posted by pedro
    Valet Parking.
    Not my car.
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    Re: Allen's duties - what is the non-baseball side?

    Everything that John Allen should never have been a part of in the first place. That's the non-baseball side.
    It's absolutely pathetic that people can't have an opinion from actually watching games and supplementing that with stats. If you voice an opinion that doesn't fit into a black/white box you will get completely misrepresented and basically called a tobacco chewing traditionalist...
    Cedric 3/24/08

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    Re: Allen's duties - what is the non-baseball side?

    Quote Originally Posted by TeamCasey
    So, Allen is out of the baseball loop.

    He's still responsible for ...... ?

    Marketing
    P.R. (Does Rob Butcher report to Allen?)
    Concessions
    Media

    Will Redsfest come back now?
    Marketing = Yes
    P.R. = YES (but don't tell Butch. He's ruler of his own kingdom)
    Concessions = Yes but not completely as they are outsourced.
    Media = Directly no as the "Media" is under P.R.
    It's absolutely pathetic that people can't have an opinion from actually watching games and supplementing that with stats. If you voice an opinion that doesn't fit into a black/white box you will get completely misrepresented and basically called a tobacco chewing traditionalist...
    Cedric 3/24/08

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    Re: Allen's duties - what is the non-baseball side?

    Quote Originally Posted by zombie-a-go-go
    Not my car.
    Yup, he'll be going through the car seat searching for nickels and dimes that got lost in the cushions.


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