, February 18, 2000

Sportschannel Florida To Kickoff The 2000 Tampa Bay Devil Rays Baseball Season This Weekend At The Devil Rays Fanfest

Fans can meet the Devil Rays broadcast team and catch a FanFest Special Sunday Morning at 9 AM

SUNRISE, FL – February 18, 2000
SportsChannel Florida will kickoff its coverage of the 2000 Tampa Bay Devil Rays baseball season this weekend at the Devil Rays FanFest from Tropicana Field. Fans will have a chance to meet the SportsChannel Florida broadcast team of Dewayne Staats and Joe Magrane and to pick up this year’s poster featuring Jose Canseco, Dewayne Staats, Joe Magrane and Todd Kalas.

Posters and autograph signings will be located at the SportsChannel Florida event booth. SportsChannel will also bring viewers a Tampa Bay Devil Rays FanFest Special on Sunday morning at 9am. The one-hour special will highlight the weekend’s activities at FanFest and provide fans with a season preview.

This weekend’s SportsChannel Florida coverage of Fan Fest includes:

Autograph signings located at SportsChannel’s booth:

Saturday 3:00 – 3:30pm Fans can meet Joe Magrane during an autograph signing
Sunday 2:00 – 2:30pm Fans can meet Dewayne Staats during an autograph signing

SportsChannel’s one-hour special on the Devil Rays FanFest and Season Preview:

Sunday 9:00 am Devil Rays fans can join Dewayne Staats, Joe Magrane
and Todd Kalas for a behind-the-scenes look at FanFest and a season preview. Viewers will go one-on-one with newcomers Greg Vaughn, Vinny Castilla, Gerald Williams, Steve Trachsel, Chad Ogea, and Juan Guzman along with returning Rays Jose Canseco, Fred McGriff, Ryan Rupe and more.

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