Liberty to televise new baseball league

August 1995
Broadcasting & Cable;8/21/95, Vol. 125 Issue 34, p12
Reports that Liberty Sports has signed an agreement to televise the first season of the United Baseball League, a professional baseball league which is scheduled to begin in spring 1996. Terms of agreement; UBL's eight teams.


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