Tigers-A's Game Presented with Limited Commercials; Telecast Sprinkled with Fan, Player Vignettes
and July 4 Baseball Stories Narrated by Ernie Harwell
On Tuesday, July 4, the Detroit Tigers visit the Oakland Athletics in a game televised by FSN Detroit. The Independence Day telecast is billed as the FSN / Tigers Fourth of July Celebration, filled with many special features and presented with limited commercial interruptions. Live coverage begins at 4:30 PM with Tigers Pregame, followed by the Tigers- A's game at 5:00 PM.
During select between-inning breaks, FSN is providing a series of minute-long vignettes featuring players and fans talking about what Independence Day means to them. Also to be included in the telecast are mini-documentaries about the Fourth of July in baseball history, narrated by Hall of Fame broadcaster Ernie Harwell.
“Baseball and the Fourth of July are emblematic of summertime in our country,” said Greg Hammaren, Vice President/General Manager, FSN Detroit. “We are proud to partner with the Tigers to provide fans this celebration of our national pastime.”