ESPN Deportes Radio to Broadcast League Championship Series and World Series; Exclusive...

ESPN Deportes Radio to Broadcast League Championship Series and World Series; Exclusive Spanish-Language Coverage Begins Oct. 7


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NEW YORK–(HISPANIC PR WIRE – BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct. 2, 2003–Building on its
effort to serve the Hispanic sports fan, ESPN is again teaming up with ABC Radio
Networks to produce ESPN Deportes Radio, which will offer exclusive Spanish-language
broadcasts of Major League Baseball’s League Championship Series and World Series,
beginning October 7.

ESPN Deportes Radio will offer a unique broadcast for each game, with its own
on-site production team featuring Spanish-language play-by-play, analysis, interviews,
and commercials. Commentators for the World Series and National League Championship
Series will include Hall of Fame broadcaster and longtime radio voice of the
Dodgers’ Spanish-language broadcasts Jaime Jarrin, joined by Billy Berroa, radio
voice of the Mets’ Spanish-language broadcasts. Eduardo Ortega, radio voice
of the Padres’ Spanish-language broadcasts, will call the American League Championship

Major League Baseball on ESPN Deportes Radio began earlier this year with the
broadcast of the 74th All-Star Game. The League Championship Series and World
Series on ESPN Deportes Radio will be carried by affiliates in many of the top
Hispanic markets including Los Angeles, New York, Miami, Houston, Dallas, Phoenix,
and San Diego.

The ESPN Deportes initiative began in 2000 when ESPN and MLB offered Spanish-language
telecasts of a small number of Sunday NightBaseball games. The network was officially
launched on April 1, 2001 as a 52-week block of exclusive Spanish-language Sunday
night sports, featuring Sunday Night Baseball, Sunday Night NFL, and exclusive
boxing matches.

In January, ESPN is planning to launch ESPN Deportes as a 24-hour, 7 day-a-week
network offering a mix of live sports leagues and events, as well as a selection
of Spanish-language sports news and information shows, including a new version
of SportsCenter.

Affiliates Broadcasting ESPN Deportes Radio



Stations      Frequency
WAOS          1600 AM
WXEM          1460 AM
WLBA          1130 AM
WMGA          1230 AM
WORC          1310 AM
KESS          1270 AM
KGST          1600 AM
Greensville SC      WGVL         
1440 AM
Hartford            WRYM         
840 AM
KYST          920 AM
XHNOE         91.3 FM
Los Angeles         KWKW         
1330 AM
McAllen             KBOR         
1600 AM
WQBA          1140 AM
New Orleans         GLA          
1540 AM
New York            WADO         
1280 AM
WPRD          1440 AM
WOTS          1220 AM
1400 AM
Philadelphia        WEMG         
1310 AM
KPHX          1480 AM
Pomona, Ca.         KWKU         
1220 AM
Riverside/San Ber.  KDIF         
1440 AM
Ruppert, Idaho      KFTA         
970 AM
San Antonio         KCOR         
720 AM
San Diego           KURS         
1040 AM
WMGG          820 AM
W Palm Beach        WPSP         
1190 AM



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ESPN Deportes Radio to Broadcast League Championship Series and World Series; Exclusive Spanish-Language Coverage Begins Oct. 7