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Redsfest By The Numbers

70 Reds & 16,000 Fans Attended

Attendance at FOX Sports Ohio Redsfest presented by PNC Bank totaled 16,025 fans on November 30 and December 1 at the Duke Energy Convention Center.

2018 Redsfest by the numbers:
• 42,000: Approximate number of autographs signed by over 70 current and former players, coaches, minor leaguers and broadcasters
• 16,025: Total two-day attendance of 2018 Redsfest 
• $11,000: First place prize won by James Thoroughman of Maysville, Ky by outlasting over 600 participants in the 13th annual Prestige Audio Visual & Creative Services Rick Steiner Celebrity Texas Hold'em Poker Tournament presented by Ashlee Fence
• 400: Volunteers each day at Redsfest  
• 275: Participants in the third annual Redsfest Bingo Tournament 
• 257: Total home runs hit in the Redsfest PLAYBALL Wiffleball Home Run Derby. Reds prospect Taylor Trammell teamed up with Reds RBI 13U player Luke Hubbard to win the Friday evening event 
• 50: Families from the Joe Nuxhall Miracle League and Great Miami Valley YMCA participating in the Baseball Fantasy Camp for Kids on the two Redsfest wiffleball fields 
• 16: Minor league players attending community outreach events at the Freestore Foodbank, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and the Academy of Multilingual Immersion Studies
• 10: Local high school baseball teams announced to play games at Great American Ball Park in April during the annual "Big League Weekend" that is part of the 2019 Skyline Chili Reds Futures High School Showcase:
   - Friday, April 26: McNicholas vs. Newport Central Catholic and Beechwood vs. Highlands 
   - Saturday, April 27: Centerville vs. Milford, Edgewood vs. Harrison and Loveland vs. St. Xavier

Attendance at FOX Sports Ohio Redsfest presented by PNC Bank totaled 16,025 fans on November 30 and December 1 at the Duke Energy Convention Center.

2018 Redsfest by the numbers:
• 42,000: Approximate number of autographs signed by over 70 current and former players, coaches, minor leaguers and broadcasters
• 16,025: Total two-day attendance of 2018 Redsfest 
• $11,000: First place prize won by James Thoroughman of Maysville, Ky by outlasting over 600 participants in the 13th annual Prestige Audio Visual & Creative Services Rick Steiner Celebrity Texas Hold'em Poker Tournament presented by Ashlee Fence
• 400: Volunteers each day at Redsfest  
• 275: Participants in the third annual Redsfest Bingo Tournament 
• 257: Total home runs hit in the Redsfest PLAYBALL Wiffleball Home Run Derby. Reds prospect Taylor Trammell teamed up with Reds RBI 13U player Luke Hubbard to win the Friday evening event 
• 50: Families from the Joe Nuxhall Miracle League and Great Miami Valley YMCA participating in the Baseball Fantasy Camp for Kids on the two Redsfest wiffleball fields 
• 16: Minor league players attending community outreach events at the Freestore Foodbank, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and the Academy of Multilingual Immersion Studies
• 10: Local high school baseball teams announced to play games at Great American Ball Park in April during the annual "Big League Weekend" that is part of the 2019 Skyline Chili Reds Futures High School Showcase:
   - Friday, April 26: McNicholas vs. Newport Central Catholic and Beechwood vs. Highlands 
   - Saturday, April 27: Centerville vs. Milford, Edgewood vs. Harrison and Loveland vs. St. Xavier

2018 Team Awards presented by the Reds and the local chapter of the Baseball Writers' Association of America: 
• Eugenio Suárez: Ernie Lombardi Award for Most Valuable Player presented by TriHealth
• Jared Hughes: Johnny Vander Meer Award for Most Outstanding Player
• Jared Hughes: Joe Nuxhall Good Guy Award presented by Dunkin' 
• Ibandel Isabel: Sheldon "Chief" Bender Award for Minor League Player of the Year
• TJ Friedl: Minor League Hitter of the Year
• Tony Santillan: Minor League Pitcher of the Year
• Leandro Santana: Minor League Community Service Award

Video highlights from Redsfest can be found at reds.com/Redsfest.

All proceeds from Redsfest benefit the youth baseball and softball outreach programs of the Reds Community Fund, which impacts more than 45,000 kids and coaches each year.

Redsfest 2019 is scheduled for Dec. 6 & 7 at the Duke Energy Convention Center.

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