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Sirius XM Radio Takes You Out to the Ball Game During All-Star Week

Comprehensive Major League Baseball Coverage

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Chicago Union Giants in 1905

Chicago Union Giants in 1905

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Baseball fans have a box seat for this year's Major League Baseball All-Star Game if they have subscriptions to Sirius XM Satellite Radio. Subscribers can hear special broadcasts live from Kansas City including pre-game interviews, special programming, and both the 83rd All-Star Game and the Home Run Derby.

Coverage begins today and runs through Tuesday, July 10th on on XM channel 176. SiriusXM subscribers can also hear these events live through the SiriusXM Internet Radio App for smartphones, other mobile devices, and online at SiriusXM.com.

Programming today is on location from FanFest where Sirius XM sports personalities like Casey Stern, Jim Bowden, Mike Ferrin, Jim Duquette, Grant Paulsen, and Jeff Nelson are broadcasting their regular programs. FanFest has been called "the world's largest baseball theme park" and the convention-like event offers something for everyone. "Kids can enjoy attempting to steal a base, seeing how fast they can throw and participating in clinics with Royals legends. Adults can view exhibits from the Hall of Fame, shop for memorabilia or meet with baseball legends," writes mlb.com.

All-Star Futures Game

Beginning Sunday (7/8/12) Sirius XM will provide broadcasts of the Sirius XM All-Star Futures Game which highlights the talents of top minor league prospects from both the United States and abroad. This coverage begins 4:30 p.m. ET on XM channel 89, SiriusXM Internet Radio App, and SiriusXM.com. Former MLB General Manager, Jim Duquette will be the analysit while Grant Paulsen will do reports from the field and dugouts.

Salute to Negro Leagues

Sunday will also bring a special broadcast from the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City prior to the "They Were All Stars" reunion event. Cliff Floyd, Jim Bowden, and Casey Stern will anchor the broadcast live from the museum beginning at 10:00 a.m. ET. Scheduled are several interviews of former league stars.

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