Originally posted on Midwest Sports Fans  |  Last updated 8/28/12
Great American Ballpark was constructed in the early 2000s to replace Cinergy Field. It was first used during the 2003 Major League Baseball season as the new home of the Cincinnati Reds. The new park has yet to host an All Star game in its ten seasons of existence, and the city has not held the Mid-Summer Classic since 1988 at Riverfront Stadium. So the park and the city are long overdue. It’s time to bring the All Star Game to the Cincinnati. Great American Ballpark in Cincinnati has yet to host the All Star Game. That should come to an end in 2015. (Image via: Wikipedia) With the stadium along the Ohio River, there would be a lot of excitement around players hitting bombs into the water. The river would surely be packed bumper-to-bumper with boats trying to catch a Major League souvenir. The wall down the left field and right field lines is 328 feet and 325 feet, respectively, which is why Great American Ballpark is such a great hitter’s venue. The more home runs hit means the...
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