Monday, April 12, 2010

New Episode of "Lineup" Tonight!

posted by Jon Williams
Last week, the panel declared Jackie Robinson as New York's All-Time Best Second Baseman. Tonight, Monday, April 12th starting at 10:30PM, the panel will discuss NY's All-Time Best Third Basemen. David Wright? Alex Rodriguez? or Billy Cox? See which other top third basemen are in the running for the lineup! Also, if you missed last night's episode, you can watch video highlights here: http://msg.com/lineup/

Stayed tuned to see if you won a signed baseball from a baseball legend! Each week you play the The Lineup fantasy baseball game is a chance to win more signed memorabilia!

“The Lineup: New York’s All-Time Best Baseball Players,” is a new original series and interactive fantasy game that will determine the best baseball players in the history of New York. Each 30-minute episode of “The Lineup” will present a number of nominees for consideration at each position, from the Yankees, Mets, New York Giants and Brooklyn Dodgers, with one episode dedicated to the best New York manager of all-time. MSG’s Fran Healy hosts a panel, consisting of Hall of Fame Mets catcher Gary Carter, former Yankee bullpen ace Sparky Lyle, New York Magazine contributing editor and baseball aficionado Will Leitch, and executive vice president of the Elias Sports Bureau Steve Hirdt. The panel will whittle down a larger list of players from each position and determine the top five from each spot on the diamond. By the end of each episode, they will crown the top player at each position and name him to the official “Lineup” card.

With an interactive fantasy game launched in conjunction with the on-air program and hosted on http://msg.com/lineup/, viewers can see how they stack up against The Lineup's experts. Fans will try to predict the five players who will be nominated each week and ultimately who will be selected as the starter in the final “Lineup.” Participants will receive points for each correct pick and will be eligible for weekly prizes such as signed memorabilia from baseball greats like Don Mattingly, Joe Torre, Reggie Jackson and Derek Jeter. At the end of the series, the participant with the most points will win a Grand Prize. The site will also feature chats for fans to interact and debate each position, quizzes about the nominated players, photo and video galleries, and player statistics for fans to comb through before making their picks.

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