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Dave Concepción named Grand Marshal for 2014 Opening Day Parade

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -

Dave Concepción has been named the 2014 Findlay Market Opening Day Parade Grand Marshal.

Venezuelan-born, Concepción is considered one of the greatest shortstops in history.

Concepción was an integral part of the "Great Eight" starting lineup of the Big Red Machine, helping the Reds win two World Series titles in 1975 and 1976.

He is a nine-time All Star and winner of five Gold Glove Awards.

The Cincinnati Reds have retired Concepción's number, 13, in his honor.

The parade is set to begin at noon on March 31. The Reds will take on the Cardinals at 4:10 p.m.

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