NEWS - Tuesday, December 18, 2001
Triple Play 2002Triple Play 2002 is EAs next baseball game that will release in Spring next year for the Xbox and PS2 to coincide with opening day of the 2002 Major League Baseball season. Itll feature commentary by NBCs Bob Costas and ESPNs Harold Reynolds. Electronic Arts has announced today that it has signed Arizona Diamondbacks left fielder Luis Gonzalez as the cover athlete for Triple Play 2002. Gonzalez will appear on all the packaging and merchandising for Triple Play 2002. As part of the deal, Electronic Arts will donate to Gonzalezs Kids Going Gonzo for School program.
"Im very excited to be involved with EA Sports and Triple Play 2002," said Gonzalez. "Its two dream come trues in one year for me because every kids dream is to be in game seven of the World Series and get the game-winning hit, and now Im on the cover of Triple Play 2002. Its exciting and I know all my teammates and video game players all over are going to see me on the cover, so its definitely a thrill."