Lions to host Reds Showcase game

New Richmond High School has been selected to host one of the Cincinnati Reds' Future High School Showcase games.

The varsity home baseball contest on Friday, April 12th vs. Goshen is part of the 2013 Reds Futures High School Showcase, which features 32 games involving the top high school baseball programs in the Greater Cincinnati area.

Todd Benzinger, a member of the 1990 World Series Champion Reds, will throw out the ceremonial first pitch at New Richmond. Benzinger is a 1981 graduate of New Richmond High School and played for the Reds from 1989 to 1991. Benzinger's brother Brian is the varsity baseball coach at New Richmond.

For a $5.00 admission charge, you will receive all the following:

1) A ticket to the Lions vs. Goshen game
2) A voucher for a free Reds ticket for a future game (specific dates on the ticket)
3) A buy one/get on free Coney Island pass for one day this summer ($23.95 value)
4) A coupon for a free cheese coney from Skyline (with the purchase of any menu item...dine-in only)

The culminating event of the Showcase will be Sunday, April 21 with the players and coaches from the 64 high schools participating in a "March at the Majors" pregame parade at the Reds vs. Miami Marlins game. An MVP from each of the 32 games will be recognized on field during pregame ceremonies.

The tickets for the April 12th Reds Future game vs. Goshen will be on sale at the field during the varsity home games and in the main office in the High School.

Please contact Brian Benzinger at [email protected] with questons or for more information.

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