Originally posted on Fox Sports Ohio  |  Last updated 6/18/13
FOXSports Ohio and the Cincinnati Reds are producing a special game telecast dedicatedto the Reds Community Fund on Thursday, June 20th when theReds play the Pittsburgh Pirates. An addition to FOX Sports Ohios original145-game schedule, this game will air with limited commercial breaks. Firstpitch is at 12:30pm preceded by Reds Live Pre-game Show at 12 Noon. Afull replay of the game will also air that evening at 7:00pm.Since its inception in 2001, the Reds Community Fund has usedbaseball as a vehicle to reach out to kids. As one of the nonprofit arms ofbaseball's first professional team, the Community Fund strives to createprogramming that connects at-risk children with baseball, while creating fundraisingprograms that connect baseball with the community.Duringthe natural between innings breaks, FOX Sports Ohio and the Cincinnati Redswill feature many of the wonderful programs the Reds Community Fund supports,including the Urban Youth Academy, the P&GReds Community Makeover, FieldRenovation, the Reds Rookie Success Leagues, Boys and Girls RBI (RevivingBaseball in Inner-Cities), Reds Authentics, the Ultimate Autograph Experience,the Marty Brennaman Golf Classic, Safeco Insurance Reds Baseball Camps, andFamily Catch. Also during the broadcast, fans will have the opportunity tosupport the Reds Community Fund by making a donation at reds.comcommunity or by calling (513) 765-7300.TheReds Community Fund is a program dedicated toimproving the lives of local children by celebrating the traditions of theCincinnati Reds and the game of baseball, said FOX Sports Ohio SeniorVice President and General Manager, Francois McGillicuddy. We are proud of ourassociation with the Cincinnati Reds and our ability to present this game withlimited commercial breaks in order to highlight the work of this outstandingprogram.The game is being called by George Grande, withanalysis from Chris Welsh. Jim Day and Jeff Piecoro will report throughout thetelecast and Reds Live pre- and postgame shows.
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