Dragons on TV Sunday on Dayton's CW
DAYTON, OHIO—The Dayton Dragons game on Sunday, May 21 will be televised live from Day Air Ballpark in the heart of the Water Street District on Dayton’s CW. The broadcast will start at 1:00 p.m. as the Dragons battle the Fort Wayne TinCaps, the High-A affiliates of the San Diego
DAYTON, OHIO—The Dayton Dragons game on Sunday, May 21 will be televised live from Day Air Ballpark in the heart of the Water Street District on Dayton’s CW. The broadcast will start at 1:00 p.m. as the Dragons battle the Fort Wayne TinCaps, the High-A affiliates of the San Diego Padres.
Sunday’s broadcast part of a 25-game Dragons television package in 2023. All Dragons television broadcasts are presented by AES Ohio. The TV Spotlight presenting sponsor is Enterprise Roofing.
Dayton’s CW reaches approximately 500,000 households and over 1.2 million potential viewers in a 10-county area. All games will be broadcast live and in high definition on the following outlets:
- Over the air Channel 26.1
- Spectrum Channels 13 and 1013
- Direct TV and DISH Network Channel 26.
All game broadcasts include the performance of the national anthem by local singers, groups, and musicians. The choir from Ankeney Middle School Choir will perform on Sunday.
Dragons Director of Broadcasting Tom Nichols will handle the play-by-play. WDTN Sports Director Jack Pohl will serve as color commentator.
Tom Nichols returns for his 16th year with the Dragons and 36th year in Minor League Baseball. He will serve as the play-by-play announcer on all 25 television broadcasts. He has broadcast over 4,000 minor league games since beginning his career in 1988 and has worked at every level of Minor League Baseball. He is a Ball State University graduate and a native of Muncie, Indiana, where he was inducted into the Delaware County Athletics Hall-of-Fame in 2009.
Jack Pohl has served as WDTN-TV Sports Director and Anchor since 2002 and has been with WDTN-TV since August 1995. Jack is a Dayton native who attended Wright State University. He began his broadcasting career at Centerville High School station WCWT. He later moved on to work at various Dayton area radio stations but is best known for his time as the Z-93 morning show personality with Kim Faris. Jack is proud to have learned the TV business from WDTN’s legendary Omar Williams. Jack was honored with the Ohio High School Athletic Association’s Sportsmanship and Ethics Integrity Media service award.
Dragons 2023 Television Broadcast Schedule (remaining games)
Sunday, May 21, 1:00 p.m. vs. Fort Wayne
Friday, June 2, 7:00 p.m. vs. West Michigan
Saturday, June 3, 7:00 p.m. vs. West Michigan
Sunday, June 4, 1:00 p.m. vs. West Michigan
Saturday, June 10, 7:00 p.m. vs. Cedar Rapids
Sunday, June 11, 1:00 p.m. vs. Cedar Rapids
Friday, June 23, 7:00 p.m. vs. Lake County
Saturday, June 24, 7:00 p.m. vs. Lake County
Sunday, June 25, 1:00 p.m. vs. Lake County
Friday, July 7, 7:00 p.m. vs. Great Lakes
Saturday, July 8, 7:00 p.m. vs. Great Lakes
Friday, July 21, 7:00 p.m. vs. Wisconsin
Saturday, July 22, 7:00 p.m. vs. Wisconsin
Sunday, July 23, 1:00 p.m. vs. Wisconsin
Friday, August 4, 7:00 p.m. vs. Beloit
Saturday, August 5, 7:00 p.m. vs. Beloit
Friday, August 25, 7:00 p.m. vs. Lansing
Saturday, August 26, 7:00 p.m. vs. Lansing
Sunday, August 27, 1:00 p.m. vs. Lansing
Saturday, Sept. 9, 7:00 p.m. vs. Fort Wayne
Sunday, Sept. 10, 1:00 p.m. vs. Fort Wayne