Meet Reds’ Teddy Kremer At ESPN Segment Screening May 12
By Mike Perleberg
(Cleves, Oh.) – Tales of inspiration and the celebration of the stories of people with disabilities will be shared at an upcoming documentary screening.
The popular ESPN E:60 segment on Teddy Kremer will be shown Monday, May 12 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the performing arts center at Three Rivers Educational Campus, 56 Cooper Ave, in Cleves. The event organized by Living Arrangements for the Developmentally Disabled and Three Rivers Local Schools will be free and open to the public.
The screening is one of many planned in 2014 in anticipation of the first Cincinnati ReelAbilities Film Festival to take place in February and March 2015.
Kremer, an adult with Down Syndrome, is the honorary bat boy for the Cincinnati Reds. He was featured in the sports television network’s E:60 special segment titled “Teddy Ball Park.” The segment originally aired September 24, 2013.
According to the organizers of the event, Teddy Kremer inspired a team, a city and then a nation with his love of baseball and his ability to motivate elite athletes to perform at their best.
Kremer was recently named the Cincinnati Ambassador by the Cincinnati USA Chamber of Commerce.
Teddy and the producer of the ESPN special, Megan Anderson, and other special guests will appear at the screening. A question and answer session will be moderated by Jacob Counts, and U.S. paralympian in wheelchair basketball.
Because space is limited, advanced registration to attend the screening is requested at www.cincyra.org/teddy.