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MLB Press Release: Giants Fans Can Celebrate the Team's Second World Series in Three Years with Two Remarkable Programs on Blu-ray

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#1 of 1 ONLINE   Ronald Epstein

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Posted November 19 2012 - 08:50 AM


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“I think when you look at this club, the terms 'teamwork,' 'team play,' 'play as a team' -- that's used loosely,

but these guys truly did. They set aside their own agenda and asked what's best for the club.”

-- Manager Bruce Bochy, After Game 4 of the 2012 World Series






In Stores November 20






8-Disc Set in Stores December 4


Both Singular Sets from Major League Baseball Productions and A+E Networks Home Entertainment,

Available in DVD and Blu-ray Formats, Are Loaded with Extras, Including Victory Celebrations, Parade Highlights, Additional Clinching Games from the NLDS, NLCS, the Giants Historic First Perfect Game and More!



San Francisco Native Benjamin Bratt (“Law & Order”) Narrates The Official World Series Film


NEW YORK, NY (November 19, 2012) -- It was a season finale like no other … the unrelenting San Francisco Giants clinched their 8th NL West Division title, clawed back from the brink of elimination six times in a thrilling Postseason run, then emerged victorious in a definitive four-game sweep of the Detroit Tigers for their second World Series championship in three years.  And now, Giants fans can bring home the entire 2012 Fall Classic with two spectacular DVD/Blu-ray collectibles commemorating the team’s unforgettable 2012 Postseason: the OFFICIAL 2012 WORLD SERIES FILM and the SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS 2012 WORLD SERIES COLLECTOR’S EDITION.


Part of a tradition that dates back to 1943 when the U.S. State Department commissioned Major League Baseball to create a highlight reel of the World Series for troops overseas, the “Official World Series Film” is the crowning achievement each year from Major League Baseball Productions.  With numerous camera crews capturing every thrilling pitch, every historic home run and mesmerizing moment from every Postseason game, the OFFICIAL 2012 WORLD SERIES FILM delivers the Giants’ thrilling series run in its entirety -- from first pitch to last -- in a documentary that is expertly edited and crafted from hundreds of hours of film in a scant matter of weeks.  Featuring comprehensive highlights, exclusive access and interviews, and breathtaking, hi-def footage that delivers home audiences directly to the ballparks, this extraordinary memento, narrated by Bay Area native and longtime Giants fan Benjamin Bratt, captures the team’s four-game sweep in epic fashion.  An exclusive bonus disc contains the complete Pennant-clinching NLCS Game 7 vs. the St. Louis Cardinals, plus a stadium’s worth of additional bonus programming, including exclusive celebratory footage and much more! 


BONUS FEATURES: Complete NLCS Game 7 n Caught Looking segments: Hunter Pence/Brandon Belt, Buster Posey, Matt Cain n Giants Clinch NL West n Postseason Highlights nPablo Sandoval 3 Home Run Highlights  n World Series Last Out and Celebration n World Series Parade


Following, on December 4, Giants fans everywhere can relive the team’s white-knuckle Postseason run and four-game sweep of  the Detroit Tigers with the SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS 2012 WORLD SERIES COLLECTOR’S EDITION, an 8-disc set that preserves every crafted pitch, historic home run and glorious moment of the series, from Pablo Sandoval's historic three home runs to open the World Series to Sergio Romo's three strikeouts to close it, plus the heroics of Buster Posey, Marco Scutaro, Tim Lincecum, Jeremy Affeldt, and Brandon Crawford.  Featuring all four games of the World Series, plus the complete NLDS Game 5 (clinching their

3-game comeback against the Cincinnati Reds), NLCS Game 5 (Barry Zito's shutout performance that kept the Giants alive against the St. Louis Cardinals and set the series in motion) and the historic first Giants perfect game courtesy of Matt Cain.  The SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS 2012 WORLD SERIES COLLECTOR’S EDITION presents each game, complete and uncut, wrapped with sleeve stats, offering player facts, historic notes and quotes, and includes numerous features to enhance the viewing experience, including a special audio feature that allows fans to watch the World Series television broadcast and listen to Giants Radio Network announcers.


BONUS MATERIAL: Complete Matt Cain Perfect Game n Walk-Off Winners nPitching Highlights Twenty-Game Hit Streaks n Giants Clinch NL West n NLDS Highlights n NLCS Highlights, Last Out, and Celebration


A+E Networks Home Entertainment, part of the Consumer Products Division of A+E Networks, is a video distributor of non-theatrical programming, featuring collectible DVD and Blu-ray editions of the high quality programming from A&E Network, HISTORY, and Lifetime, as well as acquired classic programming and sports. A+E Networks Home Entertainment brings the best of critically acclaimed entertainment presented in award-winning packaging to the special interest category.


Major League Baseball Productions is the television and video production division of Major League Baseball and the official video archivists of the game.  Since 1943, MLB Productions has documented baseball’s history and has amassed 93 Emmy nominations and 26 Emmy Awards.  With more than 100,000 hours of baseball content, Major League Baseball Productions’ footage spans more than 100 years and includes the all-time greats from Ty Cobb, Honus Wagner and Babe Ruth to the stars of today. With unparalleled access to Major League Baseball Clubs and their players, Major League Baseball Productions creates original programming for growing audiences worldwide through its network specials, exclusive home videos, commercials and other specialty programming. For more information on Major League Baseball Productions, head to facebook.com/mlbprod and follow on Twitter at @MLBProductions.


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Street date:               November 20, 2012                                Genre:                     Sports

Running Time:        83 minutes                                               Catalog #:                (DVD)AAAE271300/(BD) AAAE271310

Format:                    DVD+ Blu-ray/2 Discs                           Screeners:                Avail. upon request

Sug. Retail Price:     (DVD) $29.95srp/(Blu-ray) $34.95srp  Color Art:                Avail. upon request



Street date:               December 4, 2010                                   Genre:                     Sports

Running Time:                                                                        Catalog #:                (DVD)AAAE271290/(BD) AAAE271300

Format:                    DVD+ Blu-ray/8 Discs                           Screeners:                Avail. upon request

Sug. Retail Price:     (DVD) $79.95srp/(Blu-ray) $99.95srp  Color Art:                Avail. upon request




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