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Local Youth Baseball Teams Vie For National Spotlight During ESPN’S Sports Center


KFC Salutes Most Enthusiastic Team with One-of-a-Kind On-Air Feature

LOUISVILLE, KY - KFC and ESPN have teamed up to search for America’s most enthusiastic youth baseball team. Sports fans nationwide are encouraged to nominate and vote for their most passionate hometown squad who exemplifies team spirit. The local team with the most votes will have one of their games recorded by ESPN and be the subject of an ESPN-produced feature in SportsCenter.

“KFC is proud to team with ESPN and SportsCenter to pay tribute to the youth baseball teams who are so enthusiastic about America’s pastime,” said James O’Reilly, chief marketing officer for KFC. “Team sports are more than just wins and losses so KFC wants to recognize the teams that exemplify the teamwork, passion and dedication present in youth baseball. For the second consecutive year we’re excited to step up to the plate to recognize America’s most enthusiastic team along with those competing in Williamsport, Pa.”

Fans can visit, search “KFC”, to obtain official rules, as well as nominate and vote for teams that exemplify enthusiasm. The winning team, as well as the 19 additional squads scoring the most online votes, will win ESPN gear and a party at KFC.


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