Reds to host Civil Rights Games in 2009, '10

Updated: September 18, 2008, 8:05 PM ET
Associated Press

CINCINNATI -- The Cincinnati Reds will host the majors' first two regular-season Civil Rights Games.

Major League Baseball made the announcement on Thursday at Great American Ball Park. The Reds' game against the Chicago White Sox on June 20 will serve as the first one to be held during the season, followed by another to be played in Cincinnati in 2010.

The first two Civil Rights Games, intended to raise awareness of the civil rights movement and baseball's part in it, were held before ...

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