MLB All-Star Week Airs Live and Nationwide on XM Radio
fans across the country can hear comprehensive coverage of Major League
Baseball’s 2007 All- Star Week on XM Satellite Radio from July 7 to July 10.
carry the 78th All-Star Game live from
San Francisco on July 10. The Home Run Derby
will air July 9, and the XM All-Star Futures Game, featuring the brightest of
baseball’s rising stars, will air July 8. Play-by-play coverage of the event
can be heard nationwide on XM channel 176.
24-hour baseball talk radio channel MLB Home Plate (XM channel 175) will be
live from the DHL All-Star FanFest for four days starting July 7. FanFest is
the largest baseball event in the world, featuring more than forty
baseball-themed attractions at the Moscone Center West. MLB Home Plate will
have a broadcast center at FanFest to deliver the latest news, live interviews
and call-in shows. The broadcast center will also have XM listening stations
and an XM store.
cover All-Star Week from every possible angle: on the field, in the stands –
even on the water. During the Home Run Derby, MLB Home Plate host Holden
Kushner will broadcast from a kayak floating in McCovey Cove outside
Park, keeping a watchful eye on
baseballs raining down from the stadium.
to the live broadcasts during All-Star Week, XM will tape an episode of the
show “Baseball Confidential” with Hall of Fame inductee Tony Gwynn in
front of an audience at the CHW Stage at FanFest on July 10.
Espanol (XM channel 174) will carry Spanish play-by-play of the All-Star Game,
and the call-in show “Solamente Pelota” will be live from
wall-to-wall coverage of All-Star Week on XM is not limited to the baseball channels.
XM’s alternative rock channel Ethel, country hits channel Highway 16, and
children’s channel XM KiDS will also broadcast from the XM booth at FanFest.
All-Star Game has grown from one night of baseball into this huge celebration
of the sport, and XM brings it to people all across the country,” said
Chuck Dickemann, the senior director of MLB programming on XM. “If you
can’t be in
for All-Star Week, we’ve got you covered. You can hear the game, you can hear
what’s happening at FanFest, you can listen to interviews with players and
legends. The Mid-Summer Classic is one of our biggest broadcasts of the