Music • August 29, 2012
“Land Of Hope & Dreams” featured in video for 2012 MLB Postseason
First Fenway and Wrigley, now the postseason! Turner Sports announced today that Bruce and the E Street Band will star alongside some of Major League Baseball’s greatest players in video clips highlighting TBS’ 2012 MLB Postseason coverage. The videos, which feature Wrecking Ball‘s “Land of Hope and Dreams” as the musical backdrop, will also air on MLB Network, FOX and MLB.com leading up to and during this year’s Postseason.
The videos feature concert footage of Springsteen and the E Street Band performing the song, along with highlights from this year’s MLB season, including two of the year’s perfect games thrown by Matt Cain of the San Francisco Giants and Phil Humber of the Chicago White Sox. Other players featured include the Yankees’ Derek Jeter and Mark Teixeira, Detroit’s Justin Verlander, Texas’ Josh Hamilton, Washington’s Bryce Harper, the Angels’ Albert Pujols and Mike Trout and more. There will be multiple versions of the spot, which was created by Turner Sports, that will air throughout the next six weeks leading up to the Postseason. Additionally, it will be featured on in-park video boards in MLB ballparks around the League.