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Hallmark Channel to Tape Show at Hank Aaron Stadium

August 6, 2007 - Southern League (SL1) - Mobile BayBears News Release

MOBILE, AL - Hank Aaron Stadium will be the backdrop for the Hallmark Channel to film an episode of "The Bridge" on "Reality Show Night" on Tuesday, August 7th. The Hallmark Channel will sponsor the night and offer Two for One Tickets on "Two for Tuesday".

The Bridge is a reality show that attempts to demonstrate the similarities of people from vastly different cultures in an effort to foster a better understanding between countries and hopefully build The Bridge. The Bridge will air on the Hallmark Channel across America and nationally in Egypt.

The taping during Tuesday nights BayBears game will feature Mobile cowboy Mike Blasé. Mike last month, lived for a week in Egypt with an Egyptian cowboy and his family to experience their lives and customs. In the exchange Egyptian cowboy, Mahmoud, is coming to Alabama next week to see what life is like in America. One of the first tastes of America for Mahmoud will be Hank Aaron Stadium and BayBears Baseball.

"They BayBears have hosted the Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders, former Cowboy Assistant and current New Orleans Saints Coach Sean Payton and we are looking forward to hosting a real Egyptian Cowboy" says BayBears GM Travis Toth, "The BayBears are always looking to blaze new trails and want to thank the Hallmark Channel for showcasing Mobile and the BayBears to the World. We know Mike is a BayBears fan and we appreciate his support"

Mike Blasé and Mahmoud will throw out a Ceremonial First Pitch along with being the Grand Marshall of the Dreamland Parade in the middle of the 5th inning. Then Mike, his wife Hope, and their two young daughters Michaela and Bethany along with Mahmoud will enjoy the sights and sounds of Hank Aaron Stadium. High on Mahmoud's list of things to do is to try Baseball's time-honored "Hotdog and a Pepsi" during the BayBears game.

The BayBears would like to encourage our fans and all of Mobile to come to the Hank on Tuesday night to welcome Mahmoud and the Hallmark Channel and to be a part of a real "Reality Show Night". The BayBears, in partnership with the Hallmark Channel will celebrate "Two for Tuesday" with Two tickets for the price of One. This price is good for all available seats in Hank Aaron Stadium.

To order tickets to BayBears Baseball you can call 251.479.2327, or visit

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