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ESPN Steps To Plate With New 'Baseball Tonight' Studio

ESPN has completed a new studio entirely devoted to baseball coverage that will go live with the broadcast of Baseball Tonight show at 10 p.m. (ET) on Aug.15.

The 5,000-square-foot state-of-the-art facility is ESPN's largest studio dedicated to just one sport.

"The new set is cutting edge, functional and a unique blend of contemporary and traditional design, much like the game," said Jed Drake, senior vice president and executive producer, in a statement. "We're excited by the opportunities it offers to enhance the viewer experience."

Highlights of the new studio include seven 70-inch LCD monitors and 19, 40-inch LCD monitors.

The anchor desk will contain three seamless monitors, which can include graphics, headshots and logos.

In addition, the large studio features an enhanced demo field that contains a mock baseball diamond and a pitcher's mound.

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