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JAMES BROWN, CBS SPORTS CORRESPONDENT, TO CO-HOST THE LEARNING CHANNEL'S 'SO YOU WANT TO BE IN BASEBALL?'

 JAMES BROWN, CBS SPORTS CORRESPONDENT, TO CO-HOST THE LEARNING
 CHANNEL'S 'SO YOU WANT TO BE IN BASEBALL?' Creative New Program Inspires Young Adults to Realize Their Dreams
 James Brown, renowned CBS Sports host and reporter, will join Jim Palmer as co-host of the new special "So You Want To Be In Baseball?" premiering on The Learning Channel Wednesday, May 20, from 7-8 p.m. (EDT). Brown will be replacing John Saunders of ESPN, originally slated as the co-host for the special.
 The one-hour world premiere special familiarizes junior high and high school students with the numerous career options available within the world of baseball. "So You Want To Be In Baseball?" first in a series of "So You Want To Be In ...?" specials on The Learning Channel, demonstrates how youngsters can -- with some drive and determination -- turn their dreams of an exciting career into reality.
 Brown has been with CBS Sports since 1984, when he joined the network as a college basketball analyst. He has since worked on a variety of premier sports events for CBS and has been the play-by- play announcer for numerous NFL, NBA and NCAA games.
 "So You Want To Be In Baseball?" will repeat Saturday, May 23, at 10 a.m. (EDT), Sunday, May 24, at 4 p.m. (EDT), Wednesday, June 3, at 10 a.m. (EDT), and Monday, June 15, at 10 p.m. (EDT). Executive producer for the special is Mary Ellen Iwata; story producer is Steve Hoggard; writer is Mike Gesker.
 CONTACT: Liz Amann of Devillier Communications, 202-833-8121; or Susan Burleigh, 301-986-1999, ext. 5432, both for The Learning Channel.
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