Our look at the whos, whats, whens and wheres from Opening Day.
Last time Pittsburgh and Cincinnati met in a season opener: 1963
Fountain Square Rally notables: Sparky Anderson, Johnny Bench
84th annual Findlay Market Parade grand marshal: Former Reds pitcher Tom Browning
Guest singers: National Anthem - Daniel Rodriguez, a New York City police officer known as the "Singing Policeman." Rodriguez also sang "God Bless America" in the seventh inning.
"God Bless the USA" and "The Defenders" - country music artist Lee Greenwood
Air salute: Ohio Air National Guard's 179th Airlift Wing of Mansfield flew over the stadium; the 161st Fighter Wing of Terre Haute, Ind., was scheduled to fly over but was called to active duty several days ago.
Guest politicians in attendance: Former Hamilton County commissioners Guy Guckenberger, Tom Neyer Jr., Bob Bedinghaus.
Current Hamilton County commissioners John Dowlin and Todd Portune, and Hamilton County administrator David Krings.
Also in attendance: MLB commissioner Bud Selig; Bengals owner Mike Brown, Troy and Katie Blackburn, and head coach Marvin Lewis.
First pitch: 41st president George Herbert Walker Bush.
Game time: 4:11 p.m.
Game temperature: 53 degrees
Reds pitcher: Jimmy Haynes
Pittsburgh pitcher: Kris Benson
Umpires: Randy Marsh (home plate), Larry Vanover (first base), Greg Gibson (second base), Sam Holbrook (third base).
PA announcer: Joe Zerhusen
Reds radio broadcast team: Marty Brennaman and Joe Nuxhall began their 30th season broadcasting together.
TV broadcast team: George Grande, Chris Welsh
|Aaron Boone|| 2nd base|
|Ken Griffey Jr.|| Center field|
|Austin Kearns||Right field|
|Adam Dunn|| Left field|
|Sean Casey|| 1st base|
|Brandon Larson|| 3rd base|
|Kenny Lofton||Center field|
|Jason Kendall|| Catcher|
|Brian Giles|| Left field|
|Aramis Ramirez|| 3rd base|
|Randall Simon|| 1st base|
|Reggie Sanders||Right field|
|Pokey Reese|| 2nd base|
|Jack Wilson|| Shortstop|
|Kris Benson|| Pitcher|
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Attention to details smoothes operation
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Opening Day in review
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