Jim Krumel: Watching baseball with grandpa


Kevin Huber, of Elida Road Tire Service, is a car guy.

When a customer walks through the door, he may remember their vehicle before he does their name.

“I will say to myself, ‘That guy owns a Dodge Charger,’ or ‘He’s a Ford F-150 man’ before I think of their name,” Huber said.

He is also a baseball guy.

Names are no trouble here when it comes to his favorite team, the Cincinnati Reds.

“I can rattle off the starting lineup of the Big Red Machine to this day,” something Huber immediately does before others in the room can even say Johnny Bench.

But even more so, Kevin Huber is a baseball guy on a mission: He wants to take all of his grandchildren to see their first Reds’ game.

“My oldest sister, Deb, took me to my first game when I was a little guy, and I went to games with my Dad up until his death. It’s special,” Huber said.

Two of his grandchildren have already spent the day at Great…



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