October 27, 2010
Dominican Baseball Legend to Broadcast World Series on ESPN Deportes Radio
ESPN Deportes commentator and former Major League Baseball Player Juan Marichal, the first Dominican to be inducted into the Hall of Fame, will throw out the first pitch at the World Series opener between the San Francisco Giants and the Texas Rangers at AT&T Park.
Marichal will be joined at the mound prior to the start of Game 1 by four other San Francisco Giants Hall of Famers including Orlando Cepeda, Willie Mays, Willie McCovey, and Gaylord Perry. Today, Marichal is a baseball commentator and will be taking part in ESPN Deportes exclusive Spanish-language radio coverage of the 2010 World Series.
Marichal, nicknamed “The Dominican Dandy,” covers Major League Baseball and the Winter Baseball for ESPN Deportes. He pitched for the San Francisco Giants for more than a decade and became hugely popular for his signature wind-up. His uniform No. 27 has been retired by the club. This is the Giants return to the World Championship after an eight-year absence. The last time the franchise won it all was in 1954. The Rangers have never won a World Series.
WORLD SERIES COVERAGE ON ESPN DEPORTES RADIO
Game 1: Wednesday, Oct. 27 at 7 p.m. EST
Game 2: Thursday, Oct. 28 at 7 p.m. EST
Game 3: Saturday, Oct. 30 at 6 p.m. EST
Game 4: Sunday, Oct. 31 at 7:30 p.m. EST
Game 5: Monday, Nov. 1 at 7 p.m. EST
*Game 6: Wednesday, Nov. 3 at 7 p.m. EST
*Game 7: Thursday, Nov. 4 at 7 p.m. EST
About ESPN Deportes Radio
ESPN Deportes Radio is the only 24-hour Spanish-language sports radio network that serves Hispanic sports fans in the United States. Since its launch, the radio network has grown to include 47 affiliates throughout the country reaching nearly 60 percent of the Hispanic population in the U.S. The station is also available via SIRIUS/XM Satellite Radio. For more information please visit: www.espndeportesradio.com