The Hall of Fame induction ceremony that will see Barry Larkin honored is this weekend and it’s televised. From an MLB Network press release:
Secaucus, N.J., July 18, 2012 – Twelve-time Cincinnati Reds All-Star Barry Larkin and the late former Chicago Cubs and Chicago White Sox third baseman Ron Santo will be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York this Sunday, July 22 in a ceremony telecast exclusively on MLB Network. A special Hall of Fame edition of MLB Tonight will air at 12:30 p.m. ET on Sunday with MLB Network’s Peter Gammons, winner of the 2004 J.G. Taylor Spink Award for baseball writing, Brian Kenny, Harold Reynolds and Tom Verducci providing live coverage from Cooperstown, including interviews with Larkin, Hall of Famers in attendance and special features on this year’s inductees.
MLB Network’s exclusive live telecast of the Induction Ceremony will begin at 1:30 p.m. ET, including the acceptance speeches by Larkin and Santo’s widow Vicki Santo, an appearance by Baseball Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig, and introductions of an expected 43 returning Hall of Famers, including Larkin’s fellow former Cincinnati Reds Johnny Bench, Joe Morgan, Tony Perez and Frank Robinson, and Santo’s fellow former Chicago Cubs Ernie Banks, Ferguson Jenkins, Ryne Sandberg, Bruce Sutter and Billy Williams. MLB Network’s live coverage of the Induction Ceremony will be simulcast online on MLB.com and BaseballHall.org. MLB Network will make footage of the ceremony available live via satellite on July 22. Additional details on the satellite feed will be sent to media from MLB Network.
In more mundane televised baseball news, there is a conflict over the time slot on FS Ohio during the Reds game tomorrow. From FS Ohio:
This Saturday, July 21st, the Cincinnati Reds play at 7pm and the Columbus Crew play at 7:30pm. Both games are being made available to air on FOX Sports Ohio.
City Reds v. Brewers at 7:00pm Crew v. United at 7:30pm
- Bowling Green, KY
- Evansville, IN
- Terre Haute
- Fort Wayne
The game will be on the main FSOhio cable channels and on FSCincinnati on satellite. In Toledo and Fort Wayne, the game is being made available to providers to carry on alternate FSOhio channels. Alternate channel information can be found here:
Columbus & Lima areas The game is being made available to providers to carry on alternate FSOhio channels. Alternate channel information can be found here: Cnalle Finder The game will be on the main FSOhio cable channels and on FSOhio on satellite in the Columbus, Lima, Cleveland & Youngstown areas
The Reds game will replay on FOX Sports Ohio in all Reds viewing areas late Saturday night at approximately 12:30am, or directly following the Crew replay.
The Crew game will replay on FOX Sports Ohio in all Crew viewing areas Saturday night at the conclusion of Reds Live postgame show, approximately 10:30pm.