989 Sports™ Predicts World Series Winner

Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. - 07/18/2000

        989 Sports' Major League Baseball PlayStation® Videogame     - MLB™ 2002 - Predicts Yankees Will Win the 2001 World Series  WHAT:

989 Sports™ simulated the 2001 World Series using MLB™ 2002, the most authentic videogame available for the PlayStation® game console, to predict the New York Yankees will win the 2001 World Series, their fourth consecutive World Series title.

  (Photo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000121/SONYPLAY )  HOW:

MLB 2002, the most realistic Major League Baseball videogame available for the PlayStation game console, features more than 300 Major League motion-captured animations with 250 personalized moves ranging from Randy Johnson's nasty 3/4 delivery to El Duke's unmistakable leg kick. With Artificial Intelligence (AI) consultation by professional players and the most updated rosters and stadiums, 989 Sports' MLB 2002 provides an unparalleled authentic Major League Baseball experience.

                     World Series Prediction Results  NEW YORK YANKEES vs. ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS  (Final:  NEW YORK YANKEES win series, 4 games - 2 games)    Game 1:  Arizona 7-4    Game 2:  New York 7-2    Game 3:  New York 6-4    Game 4:  Arizona 8-6    Game 5:  New York 6-5    Game 6:  New York 4-2   989 Sports' Picks Satellite Transmission/Coordinate Information:   October 25, 2001:   C band Telstar 5 Transponder 5 Downlink Frequency                       Vertical 3800                       1:00 P.S.T. - 1:30 P.S.T.   October 26, 2001:   C band Telstar 5 Transponder 5 Downlink Frequency                       Vertical 3800                       10:30 a.m. P.S.T. - 11:00 a.m. P.S.T.   Contact:    Jamie Tica -- 858-824-5854               989 Sports/Sony Computer Entertainment America               Rick Heineman -- 310-274-7800               Bragman Nyman Cafarelli
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