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Free premiere screening of Kansas baseball documentary

PBS Kansas announces its newest, local documentary Kansas Baseball: Swinging for the Fences, the first comprehensive look at the fascinating stories behind Kansas baseball and its historic and cultural significance to our communities.

The public (first 300) is invited to attend a free premiere on Wednesday, June 9 at 6:30 p.m. at The Fidelity Bank Bravely Onward Club.

The Club is located on the second level of the new Riverfront Stadium. Park and enter through the Maple St. Entrance and take the elevators up to the top level.

Aerial view of the new Riverfront Stadium in Wichita KS
Aerial photograph of the new Riverfront Stadium in Wichita, Kan. The new
PBS Kansas documentary, Kansas Baseball: Swinging for the Fences, will
premiere to the public in a free event at The Fidelity Bank Bravely Onward Club at the stadium. Photo: PBS Kansas

Admission to the documentary screening is free and snacks will be available for purchase.

You can watch the new baseball documentary from home Thursday, June 10 at 7 p.m. and Tuesday, June 15 at 7 p.m. on PBS Kansas – Channel 8.

The documentary is produced by PBS Kansas’ Chris Frank and Mike Oliver.

“PBS Kansas is proud to present another locally-produced documentary. Part of our mission is to educate our community, and this look back at baseball in Kansas does just that,” said Victor Hogstrom, President & CEO. “It brings awareness to the history of Kansas baseball and celebrates the impact of the game on Kansas culture. Kansas Baseball: Swinging for the Fences also highlights Kansas baseball ‘firsts’ and introduces the new professional team, the Wichita Wind Surge.”

How to Watch PBS Kansas

You can watch “Seriously Good TV” on four channels, 8.1, 8.2, 8.3 and 8.4 via antenna. You can stream our main channel (8.1) from our website – kpts.org. You can watch our main channel (8.1) and our kids’ channel (8.4) on YouTube TV. Watch the CREATE Channel (8.3) for the best travel and cooking shows, watch 8.2 EXPLORE (8.2) and for more great shows from PBS Kansas go to kpts.org.

PBS Kansas Public Television is our community-owned public media organization whose mission is to educate, engage, entertain and enrich Kansans. PBS Kansas Public Television’s goal is to be a primary influence for a thriving, engaged community. Learn more at kpts.org.

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