Meet the Peanuts
The long-awaited documentary series “Playing for Peanuts” debuts this weekend on SNY. Tune in on Sunday evening, May 11th, at 6pm, to see the first episode, “Meet the Peanuts”.
In case you hadn’t read any of the hype yet, this series is an inside look on a minor league baseball team, which happened to be managed by former Met fan favorite Wally Backman. By the end of the summer, I guarantee you will have a completely different image of Backman, and wonder why the heck he doesn’t have an MLB managing job.
However, it’s not just about Backman, but also gets a true inside perspective of what it’s like to be a struggling minor leaguer — on and off the field. I was lucky enough to preview the first episode and will tell you that this it’s worth watching, and something to program on your DVR.
CSN Chicago (DISH: 429, DIRECT: 640)- May 11 @ 7pm.
SportsNet NY (SNY) (DISH: 438, DIRECT: 625)- May 11 @ 6pm.
Sportsnet Philadelphia – May 11 @ 7pm.
Sportsnet New England (DISH:435, DIRECT: 620) – May 11 @ 7pm
Sportsnet Bay Area (DISH: 419, DIRECT: 654)- May 11 @ 8pm