The night looks to promote ESPN's rich history as the "worldwide leader in sports" and their support of baseball. The event will feature between-innings games and skits themed around popular ESPN shows and personalities. Throughout the game fans can enjoy memorable sports highlights and participate in ESPN trivia to win merchandise and prizes.
The commemorative night also falls on the Ports' Fan Appreciation Night which will feature a fan choice Ports Player Jersey T-Shirt giveaway.
"We are excited to celebrate television's greatest channel," said Ports President Pat Filippone. "We are anxious to translate our thousands of hours of watching ESPN into ideas and promotions to entertain our fans."
"I look forward to seeing this night in action," said Ports Director of Marketing Justin Gray. "We have a very creative entertainment team and I can't wait for what is sure to be a memorable evening."
ESPN is an American cable television network dedicated to producing and broadcasting sports-related programs 24 hours a day. Founded by Scott and Bill Rasmussen, ESPN began with the debut of SportsCenter hosted by Lee Leonard and George Grande on Sept. 7, 1979. Aside from broadcasting sports-related news and events, ESPN also airs such popular sports-related shows as Baseball Tonight, Sunday Night Baseball and PTI.