CINCINNATI (March 9, 2018) — The Cincinnati Reds and Findlay Market have announced that former Reds pitchers Danny Graves and Sam LeCure will be the Grand Marshals of the 99th Findlay Market Parade, which kicks off at Noon on Monday, April 2, 2018.
Graves pitched for the Reds for nine seasons from 1997-2005 and is the Reds’ all-time saves leader.
LeCure was a fourth-round draft pick of the Reds in 2005 and pitched for the Reds for six seasons from 2010-2015.
Both Graves and LeCure will be joining the Reds on Radio broadcast team as color commentators for the 2018 season.
The announcement was made earlier today at the Findlay Market Parade press conference. In attendance was Cincinnati Vice Mayor Christopher Smitherman, Reds President & COO Phil Castellini, Parade Chairman Neil Luken and representatives from the Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky Toyota Dealers.
On display at the press conference was the 2018 Toyota Tundra Double Cab 4×4 truck that will be given away for the second annual Toyota Tundra Sweepstakes.
Eight lucky fans will win a pair of tickets to the Reds Opening Day game. The eight will be welcomed onto the field at Great American Ball Park with one of them winning the Tundra after a spin of the prize wheel.
Fans can register for the sweepstakes at any of the six Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky Toyota dealers until March 19, 2018. One last chance to register will be at the Toyota booth at the Reds Community Fund Opening Day Charity Block Party.
This is the 11th year in which the Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky Toyota Dealers have given away a Toyota Tundra to lucky fans and local charities.
The sponsoring dealers are Kings Toyota, Joseph Toyota, Performance Toyota, Beechmont Toyota, Kerry Toyota and Dry Ridge Toyota.