Ballpark Broadcasting’s Jim Flanagan talks with USA Assistant Coach GREG HICKS, on Saturday morning, September 23, 2017, following the USA team’s big win over Canada in a first round playoff game at the 2017 Pan American Championship. The USA finished pool play with a 5-2 record, and with the win over Canada, is assured of a medal. The USA will take on Argentina Saturday afternoon, Sept 23, 2pm EDT scheduled start (likely 4pm with possible rain delay).
The crew from Ballpark Broadcasting will be doing play-by-play and color commentary for 13 selected games from the 2016 WBSC Junior Men’s World Championship in Midland Michigan, starting on Wednesday, July 27, 2016 with two broadcasts, at 6 PM Eastern time, with the USA taken on Australia, followed by a 8 PM Eastern time broadcast of the game between Canada and South Africa.
Wednesday night broadcasts will be the final two games of pool play for the tournament, with medal round play for the top eight teams starting on Thursday morning, July 28, 2016.
Ballpark Broadcasting will bring you the call of the game for all of the medal round games on the main diamond, including four broadcasts on Thursday, for more on Friday and three on the tournaments final day on Saturday, July 30, 2016. (See schedule of Ballpark Broadcasting gamses below)
The crew for Midland will include 4 of their 5 regulars, Lance Winn, Joe Todd, Blair Setford and Jim Flanagan. (Kyle Smith is away tending to his duties for the 2016 Canadian Jr. Men’s Championship)
(Remember that ALL of the tournament’s games are being live video streamed by SportZcast, who will partner with Ballpark Broadcasting for the 13 games with play-by-play from the booth.)
Game # Dia # Date Time Team VS Team
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
34 1 27-Jul 6:00pm UNITED STATES vs AUSTRALIA
36 1 27-Jul 8:00pm CANADA vs SOUTH AFRICA
Thursday, July 28, 2016
C1 1 28-Jul 12:00pm A3 vs B4
C2 1 28-Jul 2:30pm B3 vs A4
C3 1 28-Jul 5:00pm A1 vs B2
C4 1 28-Jul 7:30pm A2 vs B1
Friday, July 29, 2016
C5 1 29-Jul 12:00pm WINNER C1 vs. LOSER C3
C6 1 29-Jul 2:30pm WINNER C2 vs. LOSER C4
C7 1 29-Jul 5:00pm WINNER C3 vs. WINNER C4
C8 1 29-Jul 7:30pm WINNER C5 vs. WINNER C6
Saturday, July 30, 2016
C9 1 30-Jul 1:30pm WINNER C8 vs LOSER C7
BRONZE MEDAL GAME
P4 1 30-Jul 4:00pm WINNER P1 vs WINNER P2
GOLD MEDAL GAME
C10 1 30-Jul 7:00pm WINNER C9 vs WINNER C7
Ballpark Broadcasting has brought the call of the game to fastball fans worldwide since 20034, including more than 100 live broadcasts over the past two summers, from the 2014 ISF Jr. Men’s World Championship in Whitehorse Yukon Canada, and the 2015 WBSC Men’s World Championship in Saskatoon Sasketchewan, Canada.
2016 marks the third consecutive year that Ballpark Broadcasting has carried WBSC World Championships, and the fourth overall.
“For those times you can’t be at the Ballpark, we’ll bring the Ballpark to you.”