989 Sports™ Predicts World Series Winner

PRNewswire
Oct 20, 2000

989 Sports' Major League Baseball Playstation® Videogame - MLB™ 2001 -

             Predicts Yankees Will Win the 2000 World Series

  WHAT:
  The sports junkies at 989 Sports' recently simulated the 2000 World Series
  using MLB™ 2001, the hottest major league baseball videogame for the
  PlayStation® game console, to predict the outcome of the 2000 World
  Series.
  (Photo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000121/SONYPLAY )

  HOW:
  MLB 2001, widely considered to be the most realistic baseball videogame on
  the market, features strategic and creative input from such baseball icons
  as longtime Major League manager Davey Johnson as well as Padres hitting
  legend Tony Gwynn and feared reliever Trevor Hoffman.  In addition to
  input from Major League Baseball pros, MLB 2001 includes players that are
  rated and designed to play to their actual ability, making 989 Sports'
  predictions uncannily accurate.

  World Series Prediction Results

  NEW YORK YANKEES vs. NEW YORK METS (Final:  YANKEES win series, 4-2)
   Game 1:  Yankees 10-5
   Game 2:  Yankees 6-4
   Game 3:  Mets 7-5
   Game 4:  Mets 5-3
   Game 5:  Yankees 3-0
   Game 6:  Yankees 8-3

  989 Sports' Picks Satellite Transmission/Coordinate Information:

  Friday, October 20, 2000:  14:30-14:45 ET (11:30-11:45 PT)
                              Telstar 6 C/12 (6.2/6.8)
                             17:30-17:45 ET (14:30-14:45 PT)
                              Telstar  6 C/12 (6.2/6.8)

  Saturday, October 21, 2000:  15:00-15:15 ET (12:00-12:15 PT)
                                Telstar 6 C/12 (6.2/6.8)
                               17:00-17:15 ET (14:00-14:15 PT)
                                 Telstar 6 C/12 (6.2/6.8)
NewsCom: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000121/SONYPLAY

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SOURCE: Sony Computer Entertainment America

Contact: Jamie Tica of 989 Sports/Sony Computer Entertainment America,
858-824-5854, or cell, 858-336-5399; or Chris Overholser of Fleishman-Hillard,
213-489-8239, or cell, 858-213-2659

Website: http://www.playstation.com/


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