ESPN Baseball Tonight

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ESPN Baseball Tonight
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Super NES box art
Basic Information
Type(s)
Video Game
Sony Imagesoft, Stormfront Studios
Sony Imagesoft
Commercial
Sports, Baseball
CD
16-megabit cartridge
Video game controller(s)
MS-DOS, SNES, Mega Drive, Genesis and Sega Mega-CD
Retail Features
Gameplay-Single-player.pngGameplay-Multi-player.png
Technical Information
Proprietary
Awards | Changelog | Cheats | Codes | Codex
Compatibility | Covers | Credits | DLC | Help
Localization | Manifest | Modding | Patches
Ratings | Reviews | Screenshots | Soundtrack
Videos | Walkthrough

ESPN Baseball Tonight is a baseball game for the PC, Super NES, Sega Mega Drive/Genesis, and Sega [Mega-]CD. The game was licensed by MLB, but not by the Players Association, so while actual team names and logos are used, no player names are in the game.

The lead programmers for the project were Alexander Ehrath and Russel Shanks. The game's simulation engine was written from scratch by the two lead programmers. The game featured video clips of Chris Berman.

The PC version was one of the early games to be made available solely on CD-ROM. In addition to the single game, season and playoff modes, there is also a Home Run Derby mode that evaluates the player's final score from ballerina (0) to hall of famer depending on the number of home runs successfully completed.

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