HOF Announcement to be Televised Live 1/9

The results of the 2013 National Baseball Hall of Fame ballot will be announced live on MLB Network and simulcast on MLB.com on Wednesday, January 9 at 2:00 p.m. ET

The three-hour announcement show will begin at 12:00 p.m. and feature National Baseball Hall of Fame President Jeff Idelson.

Coverage will include interviews with electees and be anchored by Greg AmsingerBrian Kenny and Heidi Watney (making her MLB Network debut) with MLB Network’s Bob CostasAl LeiterKevin MillarHarold Reynolds, Hall of Fame award-winning baseball writer Peter Gammons, and Hall of Fame voters Jon HeymanKen Rosenthal and Tom Verducci (and wisely excluding Mitch Williams).

MLB Network will air a special Hall of Fame Roundtable show on Tuesday, January 8 at 9:00 p.m. ET, featuring Costas, Leiter, Reynolds, Verducci, Sports on Earth senior columnist Joe Posnanski and SiriusXM sports radio host Chris “Mad Dog” Russo discussing the highly-debated 2013 ballot.