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July 17, 2010

Chris Sale, Tyler Flowers and Brent Morel put on their acting faces [UPDATE]

SPMag:

Next week the production of the MLB Network reality series The Club will take place at Knights Stadium.  Camera crews will be in town for the Charlotte Knights home stand as they follow the career of several Knights players including 2010 first round pick pitcher Chris Sale, catcher Tyler Flowers and infielder Brent Morel.  White Sox Assistant General Manager Rick Hahn is expected to be at Knights Stadium next week as well.

Award-winning actor, Chicago native and die-hard Chicago White Sox fan Michael Clarke Duncan will provide narration for The Clubhitting coach Greg Walker.

UPDATE: Here’s the latest trailer:

http://chicago.whitesox.mlb.com/video/play.jsp?content_id=9917167&topic_id=9991168&c_id=cws (2:06)

And two older trailers:

February 25, 2010

First episode of the Sox TV show to be on the Thome decision

Filed under: Chicago White Sox — The Wizard @ February 25, 2010 9:39 pm
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Levine:

The White Sox first reality show episode will feature an inside look at the team’s front office as they discussed the pros and cons of offering designed hitter Jim Thome a 2010 contract. Featured in the episode are general manager Kenny Williams, and assistant general manager Rick Hahn. …

The 2nd episode will be on Jerry Reinsdorf having lunch with Bud Selig.

February 19, 2010

Sox front office gets its own TV series

Filed under: Chicago White Sox — The Wizard @ February 19, 2010 2:39 pm
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Premiere is July 4, 7 pm:

MLB Network will be delving deeply into White Sox business during the 2010 season.

Per an announcement made Friday, White Sox chairman Jerry Reinsdorf, general manager Ken Williams and manager Ozzie Guillen will be featured in “The Club,” an original reality series produced for MLB Network by MLB Productions that will air this summer. This follow-up to “The Pen,” featuring the Phillies bullpen in 2009, will have unprecedented behind-the-scenes access to the White Sox front office.

Beginning during Spring Training in Arizona, each episode will focus on the challenges faced both on and off the field by this trio of White Sox leaders. That footage will carry through roster meetings, Opening Day, on the road for away games and up through the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline, along with presenting a look at the three men away from the ballpark. Assistant general manager Rick Hahn, pitching coach Don Cooper and hitting coach Greg Walker, personnel who work within the front office, also will be featured. …

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