Feb. 12, 2013
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Inaugural Game Coverage on February 15 Includes Special Hour-Long Pregame Show Dedicated to Ron Fowler
San Diego - FOX Sports San Diego (FSSD) today announced plans to produce and televise both the Friday, February 15 and Saturday, February 16 University of San Diego baseball games against San Diego State University at USD's new Fowler Park and Cunningham Field.
Coverage of the Toreros inaugural game at Fowler Park and Cunningham Field on Friday, February 15 begins at 6 PM with a special hour-long pregame show hosted by Andy Masur. The show will feature an in-depth look at how the park was constructed as well as a tribute to Ron Fowler, the man after which the new park was named.
"I've had the sincere pleasure of getting to know Ron Fowler who has donated generously to both universities," said Henry Ford, Senior Vice President and General Manager, FOX Sports San Diego. "My staff and I are truly honored to tell his story and we look forward to televising two of our local teams compete in a new San Diego landmark."
The Aztecs return to Fowler Park and Cunningham Field on Saturday, February 16 to face the Toreros at 6:00 PM on FOX Sports San Diego. In the booth for both games will be FSSD's own Padres Live team, Mike Pomeranz calling play-by-play and analyst, Mark Sweeney, along with FOX Sports San Diego's Kelly Crull reporting from the sidelines.
2013 University of San Diego Baseball on FOX Sports San Diego:
USD vs. San Diego State, February 15, 6:00 PM PST
Includes special hour-long pregame show dedicated to Ron Fowler
USD vs. San Diego State, February 16, 6:00 PM PST
"We are excited to introduce Fowler Park and Cunningham Field to the San Diego community with our partner Fox Sports San Diego," said Ky Snyder, Executive Director of Athletics, University of San Diego. "With the dedication of Fowler Park on Friday night and unveiling of Cunningham Field on Saturday night, this will prove to be an exciting weekend for collegiate baseball in San Diego."
About FOX Sports San Diego
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