Fox Sports En Espanol Announces Exclusive Spanish-Language Programming for the 2009 World Series, with Pre- & Postgame Analysis by Chicago White Sox Manager Ozzie Guillen
NEW YORK, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ --
For the ninth consecutive year, Fox Sports en Espanol is offering live Spanish-language coverage of the MLB postseason. Tune-in to Fox Sports en Espanol for the 2009 World Series, where the defending World Champions Philadelphia Phillies, take on the American League champions, New York Yankees starting on Wednesday, October 28th at 7:30pm ET.
Chicago White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen joins Fox Sports en Espanol as a pregame and postgame analyst, providing exclusive Spanish language analysis and content, for the network's coverage of the 2009 Fall Classic.
Guillen's engaging personality, honesty and candor have made him a popular media figure both in Chicago and nationally. His previous MLB television experience was as an analyst for the Hispanic television broadcast of the 1992 MLB All-Star Game in San Diego.
A complete schedule of Fox Sports en Espanol's MLB telecasts is available at www.foxsportsla.com.
Following his 16-year playing career that stretched from 1985 through 2000, Guillen served as a coach for the Montreal Expos (2001-2002) and third-base coach for the Florida Marlins in 2003, where he won his first World Series ring. He was named the 37th manager in Chicago White Sox history on November 3, 2003; and in 2005, guided the team to their first American League Pennant since 1959, and their first World Series title in 88 years with a four-game sweep of the Houston Astros. He is the first Latin-born manager in the history of the game to have won a World Series. Guillen is also the only manager in White Sox history to guide the team to more than one division/league title and was named the 2005 American League Manager of the Year by the Baseball Writers Association of America. Guillen managed the 2006 AL All-Star team to a 3-2 victory and has an overall career managerial record of 512-461.
World Series Programming 10/28 Philadelphia Phillies @ New York Yankees Gm 1 7:30pm ET 10/29 Philadelphia Phillies @ New York Yankees Gm 2 7:30pm ET 10/31 New York Yankees @ Philadelphia Phillies Gm 3 7:30pm ET 11/1 New York Yankees @ Philadelphia Phillies Gm 4 8:00pm ET 11/2 New York Yankees @ Philadelphia Phillies Gm 5* 7:30pm ET 11/4 Philadelphia Phillies @ New York Yankees Gm 6* 7:30pm ET 11/5 Philadelphia Phillies @ New York Yankees Gm 7* 7:30pm ET
*Games 5-7 are only if necessary games.
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ABOUT FOX SPORTS EN ESPANOL
Reaching more than 14 million cable and satellite households in the country, of which over 5 million are U.S. Hispanic Households, Fox Sports en Espanol is the leader in Spanish-language sports media. We feature premier soccer programming with exclusive coverage of the top leagues and tournaments in Latin America and Europe; coverage of the Major League Baseball regular season, All-Star Game, American League Championship Series and World Series; championship boxing and UFC® and mixed-martial arts across four compelling media platforms. With more than 1,600 hours of live and exclusive programming, a robust web site brimming with streaming video and portable content from FSE Movil, we are and will continue to be the first name in the U.S. Hispanic sports space.
Fox Sports en Espanol is distributed by Fox Cable Networks Group and operated by Fox Pan American Sports LLC, an international sports programming and production entity jointly owned by HM Capital Partners, LLC and News Corporation's (Nasdaq: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV) Fox Sports International.
For more information, visit Fox Sports en Espanol online at foxsportsla.com.
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