MLB Network will broadcast the
WBC rosters tonight,
Tonight sees two programming notes of interest on MLB Network
MLB Network will air the WORLD BASEBALL CLASSIC TONIGHT ROSTER SPECIAL at 6:00 p.m. ET, to announce the provisional rosters for the 2009 tournament. The one hour special will include live interviews with special guests featuring Team USA Manager Davey Johnson, as well as participating World Baseball Classic players Curtis Granderson of the Detroit Tigers and Carlos Delgado and David Wright of the New York Mets. The 2009 World Baseball Classic is the premier international baseball tournament, which will take place from March 5 to March 23, 2009.
The documentary Pride and Perseverance: The Story of the Negro Leagues, will be airing at 9:00 p.m. ET. This never-before aired one-hour special is narrated by Hall of Famer and Negro Leagues advocate Dave Winfield. Debuting on the eve of President-elect Barack Obama’s historic inauguration, the documentary will depict the history of African Americans in the Negro Leagues and Major League Baseball.
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