ADVISORY, June 3, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Major League Baseball greats and executives Joe Torre, Gaylord Perry, Trevor Hoffman, Maury Wills, Harold Reynolds, Al Leiter and Tony Siegle will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square to celebrate the MLB 2011 draft. The MLB First-Year Player Draft will air Monday, June 6th on MLB Network and MLB.com starting at 6 p.m. ET live from Secaucus, NJ.
Joe Torre – Executive Vice President, Baseball Operations, Major League Baseball
Gaylord Perry– Hall of Fame Pitcher
Trevor Hoffman – MLB All-Time Saves Leader
Maury Wills – Seven-Time All-Star and Three-Time World Series Champion
Harold Reynolds – MLB Network Analyst, two-time MLB All-Star
Al Leiter – MLB Network Analyst, two-time World Series Champion
Tony Siegle – Special Advisor, Baseball Operations, San Francisco Giants
NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Monday, June 6th, 2011 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET
The Opening Bell is available from 9:20 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. on AMC3 / C20, downlink frequency 4100 vertical. The feed can also be found on Ascent fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Jen Knapp at (212) 401-8916.
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About NASDAQ OMX:
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