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1490 WBAE -AM “The Bay” Sea Dogs new flagship radio station

January 7, 2005 - Eastern League (EL) - Portland Sea Dogs News Release

Portland, Maine- The Portland Sea Dogs have selected 1490 WBAE -AM “The Bay” to serve as the new flagship station for the US Cellular Sea Dogs Radio Network for the 2005 season. All 142 regular season Portland Sea Dogs games will be broadcast on WBAE along with the 2005 Hannaford Eastern League All-Star Game and all Sea Dogs post-season action, if applicable.

1490 “The Bay” will serve as the flagship station for the US Cellular Sea Dogs Radio Network which currently consists of seven stations creating one of the larger radio networks in the league. In addition to WBAE 1490-AM (Portland) Sea Dogs broadcasts can be heard on WKTQ 1450-AM (South Paris/Norway), WOXO 92.7-FM (Norway), WTBM 100.7-FM (Mexico), WTME 780-AM (Rumford), WPHX 1220-AM (Sanford) and WMEX 106.5 (Rochester, NH). All games can also be heard worldwide via the internet on either or Additional radio stations are expected to join the US Cellular Sea Dogs Radio Network prior to Opening Day.

WBAE featuring the Music of Your Life from the 40’s, 50’s and 60’s is owned and operated by the Portland Radio Group, which also includes WGAN, WPOR, WMGX, WYNZ, WZAN and WVAE

Sea Dogs President and General Manager Charlie Eshbach said, “The Portland Radio Group has an excellent reputation for providing a quality product and outstanding customer service. We are thrilled to be working with a professional group who shares our passion of the game in cross promoting the Portland Radio Group and the Portland Sea Dogs to the State of Maine and the fans of Red Sox Nation.”

1490 “The Bay”/Portland Radio Group President and General Manager Cary Pahigian commented, “The Portland Sea Dogs are a first class organization and one of the most admired minor league franchises in the country. We are excited and honored to have 1490 “The Bay” serve as the flagship station for Sea Dogs baseball.”

Todd Jamison returns for his fourth season as the Voice of the Portland Sea Dogs calling all the action on the US Cellular Sea Dogs Radio Network.

The Sea Dogs open the 2005 season at home on Thursday, April 7th at 6:00 PM against the Norwich Navigators (Giants). Tickets for Opening Day, the 2005 Hannaford Eastern League All-Star Game (July 13), and all regular season home games are currently on sale. Tickets can be purchased over the phone at 207-879-9500 or on-line at

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