Eric Chavez: MLB 2005 Cover Boy
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| By jesse on Friday, March 19, 2004 - 08:13 pm:|
Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. and 989 Sports announced today that they have signed Oakland A's third baseman, Eric Chavez, to grace the cover of MLB 2005. Chavez, a two-time Gold Glove and Silver Slugger award winner, joins 989 Sports following a season where he led all American League third basemen with 101 RBI's and tied for the league lead with 29 home runs. He is regarded as the top young third baseman in Major League Baseball.
"Eric Chavez has established himself as one of baseball's rising youngstars," said Ami Blaire, director, product marketing, Sony Computer Entertainment America. "Not only are we aligning ourselves with one of the best young power hitters in baseball, but we are working with four young, incredibly talented players in Chavez, Glaus, Green and Dunn who promise to put up outstanding numbers for many years to come. From marketing to product development, we are excited and honored to be working with some of the most dedicated and skilled players in baseball today."
MLB 2005 hits store shelves this month and make sure you check out or exclusive hands-on preview that was conducted last month.
-Keith Michaels [POSTED: 3/11/04]