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ESPN2 TO EXPAND MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL COVERAGE
Published December 7, 1994
In '95, ESPN2 will televise the Baseball Across America Tour, a series of 20 games from all levels of the minors. The series will be featured primarily on Thursday evenings. The telecasts "will center around the special elements of minor league baseball -- its fascinating ballparks, current and rising stars and unique fan promotions." Mike Moore, President of NABPL, which announced the deal jointly with ESPN2 at the minor league winter meetings in Dallas: "Our fans have long enjoyed the entertainment derived from a night at the ballpark. The 'Baseball Across America Tour' will bring this entertainment to millions more" (ESPN2).