FOX Sports South to commemorate Hank Aaron Week with exclusive coverage, interviews during Aug. 2–4 Braves telecasts
ATLANTA — FOX Sports South and FOX Sports GO will commemorate Hank Aaron Week, including comprehensive coverage of Mr. Aaron and the week’s festivities within Braves LIVE pregame shows, during this weekend’s Cincinnati Reds vs Atlanta Braves series. Coverage will begin on Friday, August 2, at 6:30 p.m. ET and local channel listings can be found here. Real-time content will also be available throughout the weekend on Twitter @FOXSportsBraves.
Hank Aaron Week honors and celebrates Mr. Aaron through service, education, and philanthropic programs, with the centerpiece being the inaugural Hank Aaron Invitational Showcase Game on Saturday, August 3, at SunTrust Park. The game will feature the top 44 players from the Hank Aaron Invitational at the Jackie Robinson Training Complex in Vero Beach, FL, who will also participate in cultural activities throughout Atlanta during the week.
In addition to coverage of the week’s festivities, FOX Sports South analyst Brian Jordan will conduct a two-part interview with Mr. Aaron to discuss his legacy on and off the field, including his commitment to promote amateur baseball, slated to air during Braves LIVE pregame shows on Saturday, August 3, and Sunday, August 4.
Hank Aaron Week Highlights
Reds vs Braves Series: Braves LIVE on FOX Sports South
Friday, August 2 – 6:30 p.m. ET
• Introduction to Hank Aaron Week
• Cultural activities with Hank Aaron Invitational players, including The King Center, home of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and Ebenezer Baptist Church
• Historical conversation at Paschal’s restaurant with Mr. Aaron, Ambassador Andrew Young and players
Saturday, August 3 – 6:30 p.m. ET
• Hank Aaron interview from Brian Jordan (part I)
• Tribute to Hank Aaron’s 715th home run
• Coverage from the inaugural Hank Aaron Invitational Showcase Game at SunTrust Park
Sunday, August 4 – 12:30 p.m. ET
• Hank Aaron interview from Brian Jordan (part II)
• Recap of Hank Aaron Week
Atlanta Braves on FOX Sports South and FOX Sports Southeast
The FOX Sports regional networks serving the Southeast – FOX Sports South and FOX Sports Southeast – are exclusive regional broadcasters of the Atlanta Braves, slated to televise 152 games during the 2019 MLB regular season to 9 million households across Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. A complete schedule of regular season games on the networks can be found here.
FOX Sports GO
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