While he won't guarantee a championship on the field this year, Reds owner, Bob Castellini, is promising that the newly revamped Great American Ballpark will be a "great" hit with Cincinnati fans.
"As part of our commitment to making Great American Ballpark the ultimate fan experience, we have invested in significant stadium upgrades for the upcoming 2008 season," said Castellini.
Among the notable improvements cited by Castellini are:
"Sledgehammer a Toyota Tundra" charity fundraiser in center fieldZone where fans can take a symbolic shot at America's trade deficit.
"Nasty Boys Memorabilia" on the Cincinnati Bell Riverboat Deck where female fans over 18 can get pre-soaked 18th anniversary 1990 World Series commemorative t-shirts.
"H.H. Gregg Highlight Zone" replaying epic tape-measure home runs of opposing teams at GABC.
"All You Can Eat" section where fans get unlimited hot dogs, peanuts, popcorn and Delta air sickness bags.
"All You Can Drink" section where fans get unlimited draft beer, VIP restroom privileges and phone calls to Barry's Bonds.
"GameDay Bass Pro Shop" along the left-field line offering a wide variety of fishing nets to catch foul balls.
"Watson's Patio Area" where fans under 12 can grill their own Kahns products on genuine Weber propane grills.
"Meijer Family Section" in the 'right' field box where no alcohol or same-sex partners will be allowed.
"It's all part of our fan-first philosophy," said Castellini. "And if this season plays out anything like the past few, we'll need all the help we can get."
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