There are some who say that Opening Day should be a federal holiday, a special occasion that should allow everyone to take off work and appreciate.
In Cincinnati, it is just that – without the mandated pay from the boss.
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People in the Queen City struggle to find the last remaining tickets for sale on eBay, often paying up to $200 per seat. On the day of the game, you can find them packed inside any nearby bar like sardines — as early as 9 a.m.
They will then line the streets for the annual Opening Day parade, before making their way to Great American Ballpark (or back to the bar to watch the game).