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TWIB is a great recruiting show for young fans See more (2 total) »

Cast

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Derek Jeter ... Himself (2 episodes, 2000-2002)
Ken Griffey Jr. ... Himself (2 episodes, 2002-2005)
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Series Writing credits
Mark Durand (unknown episodes)
James Rogal (unknown episodes)
Jeff Scott (unknown episodes)

Series Produced by
Larry Parker .... executive producer (unknown episodes, 1977-1985)
Michael Kostel .... supervising producer (unknown episodes, 1985-1995)
Geoff Belinfante .... executive producer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Original Music by
Matthew Cang (unknown episodes)
 
Series Cinematography by
Savas Alatis (1 episode, 2000)

Richard Wilmot (unknown episodes)
 
Series Film Editing by
Tony Tocci (unknown episodes, 1977-1985)
Michael Kostel (unknown episodes, 1979-1984)
Marco Lagana (unknown episodes, 1989-1999)
 
Series Production Management
Andrea Brancazio .... production manager (unknown episodes, 2002-2005)
 
Series Sound Department
Mark DeSimone .... sound re-recording mixer (unknown episodes, 1989-1990)
Rob Whitehurst .... sound mixer (unknown episodes, 2000)
Jeremy Settles .... sound mixer (unknown episodes, 2004)
David Weinstock .... sound mixer (unknown episodes)
Roy B. Yokelson .... post-production sound mixer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Bob Scott .... camera operator (unknown episodes, 2003)
 
Series Editorial Department
Mike Trinker .... on-line editor (unknown episodes, 1991-1994)
 
Series Other crew
Jennifer Dee .... assistant to executive producer (unknown episodes)
 

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Trivia:
The show's opening theme, "Jet Set" (original version) was also used on the 1970s NBC game show JackpotSee more »
Quotes:
Mel Allen:[the weekly opening line] Hello everybody, this is Mel Allen.See more »
Soundtrack:
Gathering CrowdsSee more »

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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
TWIB is a great recruiting show for young fans, 3 February 2012
Author: Maniac-9 from St. Louis, MO

TWIB was one of those shows that I watched as a kid every Saturday afternoon and it helped me get to know the players beyond just their stats. You get way more of a behind the scenes look at the players and teams then you would on a sports highlight show.

It doesn't hurt that the first several years of the show it had the immortal voice of Mel Allen describing all the action which was a real treat. Ozzie Smith took over the job for a short time after Allen passed away.

The show was originally a syndicated show now it serves as a lead in to MLB on FOX games every week.

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