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Touching the Game: The Story of the CCBL

for immediate release: 14 June, 2004

Touching the Game: The Story of the Cape Cod Baseball League 
CCBL Documentary to Air on WB56 and WGN Superstation


CAPE COD, Mass. – 
The Cape League documentary, Touching the Game: The Story of the Cape Cod Baseball League will be broadcast on both WB56 in Boston and WGN Superstation in Chicago.

     WB56 will air the two-hour program into four 30 minute segments, which will air from 10:30-11pm, immediately following our 10pm newscast July 19-22.  WB56 will show the program in its entirety on Saturday, July 24th 8-10 p.m. and on Sunday, July 25th 3-5 p.m.  

     WGN Superstation in Chicago will air a two-hour broadcast from 4-6 p.m. central time July 25th. WGN reaches approximately 63 million households nationally. Produced by Fields of Vision, the documentary DVD will contain an extended version of the film and many extras pulled from over 70 hours of footage the crew shot last summer. The documentary also includes extensive interviews with league officials, players, managers, fans and over 60 current Major Leaguers who played on the Cape, mostly interviewed during spring training. The documentary is expected to premiere at Chatham Bars Inn in mid-July and also sold at Cape League parks later this summer.

John Garner, Jr.
CCBL Director of
Public Relations & Broadcasting
(508) 790-0394 johnwgarner@earthlink.net