• Ceremonial First Pitch: Jeffrey J. Mims, Jr. (Mayor of Dayton).
• Honorary Captain: Shelley Dickstein (Dayton City Manager).
• Game Ball Delivery: Dr. Elizabeth Lolli (Dayton Public School Superintendent).
• National Anthem: Emmanuel Christian Academy.
• Honor Guard: Dayton Fire Department.
• Kroger First Responder: Kamran Afzal (Dayton Police Chief).
• altafiber Hometown Hero: Dr. Cassie Barlow (President of the Southwestern Ohio Council for Higher Education).
“We are proud to be partnered with the Reds as their Single-A affiliate for over 20 years,” said Robert Murphy, Dayton Dragons President & General Manager, in a press release. “We are excited for the opportunity to put the spotlight on our Dayton community and share it with the Cincinnati community for ‘Dayton Day at the Reds’ and to show off our great city.”