Monthly Archives: December 2008

Baseball TV network eyes home-run debut (Reuters via Yahoo!Xtra News)

CHICAGO (Reuters) – The economy may be throwing a curveball at U.S. advertisers, but Major League Baseball is betting its new cable television channel will score big with viewers after an expected record-breaking debut Thursday.

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Charter Adds Major League Baseball Network (Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance)

ST. LOUIS—-Charter Communications, Inc. announced today the addition of the Major League Baseball Network to the digital portion of its Expanded Basic line-up, when MLB Network officially launches on January 1, 2009.

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Major League Baseball – San Francisco Giants Sign Pitcher Randy … – Associated Content

CBC.ca Major League Baseball – San Francisco Giants Sign Pitcher Randy …Associated Content, CO – Dec 28, 2008To date in his Major League Baseball career, "The Big Unit" has amassed 4789 strikeouts, and a 295-160 record with a 3.26 ERA. Johnson took

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Baseball’s New Television Network Avoids NFL’s Cable Fumbles (Bloomberg)

Dec. 31 (Bloomberg) — Major League Baseball’s television network goes on the air tomorrow in more homes than its National Football League counterpart reached in five years.

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J.T. LaFountain’s baseball dream takes a different path (The Observer-Dispatch)

J.T. LaFountain’s major league dreams didn’t quite come true. After three seasons in the New York Yankees’ farm system and a series of injuries, his professional baseball career ended last spring. Baseball, though, remains very much a part of his

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Baseball TV network eyes home-run debut (Reuters via Yahoo!Xtra News)

CHICAGO (Reuters) – The economy may be throwing a curveball at U.S. advertisers, but Major League Baseball is betting its new cable television channel will score big with viewers after an expected record-breaking debut Thursday.

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Baseball league player registration to be held (Florham Park Eagle)

FLORHAM PARK – The Florham Park Baseball Club will hold registration for the 2009 season from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 10; from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 13, and from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan.

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MLB Network Adds Burns’ ‘Baseball’ to Lineup (TVWeek)

MLB Network will air the Ken Burns documentary series “Baseball” as part of its programming launch when the channel goes live Jan. 1. The Major League Baseball-themed channel will air a new episode, or inning, every week starting Tues., Jan.

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Charter Adds Major League Baseball Network (Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance)

ST. LOUIS—-Charter Communications, Inc. announced today the addition of the Major League Baseball Network to the digital portion of its Expanded Basic line-up, when MLB Network officially launches on January 1, 2009.

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24/7 baseball channel limited to digital customers (The Record)

Cablevision subscribers will be able to watch the new MLB Network — the 24/7 channel devoted to Major League Baseball — when it goes on the air on Jan. 1, but only if they have digital hook-ups.

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