"SportsCenter" to Provide Day-long Baseball Hall of Fame Class of 2014 Announcement Coverage on January 8
SportsCenter will provide comprehensive, day-long coverage of the Baseball Hall of Fame Class of 2014 announcement on Wednesday, January 8. Pre-announcement coverage will begin on ESPN during the 9 a.m. ET hour with updates and segments continuing throughout the day. In the 2 p.m. hour, Baseball Tonight's Karl Ravech will host coverage of the announcement with 2012 Hall of Fame inductee (the most recent Hall of Famer) and Baseball Tonight analyst Barry Larkin and ESPN MLB Insider and Hall of Fame voter Tim Kurkjian. Class of 2014 reaction and analysis will continue through the 6 p.m. SportsCenter.
In addition, ESPN.com will provide extensive Hall of Fame coverage, including:
· ESPN's 2014 Hall of Fame Ballot - the Class of 2014 according to 17 ESPN MLB Insider voters;
· Live coverage with ESPN MLB commentators from 1:30-3 p.m.;
· Live video chat with ESPN MLB Insider Jayson Stark from 2:15-2:30 p.m. Stark will follow with a column on the Class of 2014 voting results;
· Sweet Spot blogger and ESPN MLB Insider David Schoenfield will provide a quick-reaction blog to the announcement;
· Baseball Tonight analyst Doug Glanville column on hitting against Greg Maddux during his career;
· On Thursday, January 9, Kurkjian will post a piece looking ahead to the Class of 2015;
· On Friday, January 10, ESPN.com will update its Hall of 100 section.