Wednesday, June 20, 2007
Thursday, June 21
Pro baseball, Mississippi at West Tenn (7 p.m., Jackson, Tenn., 930 AM): The M-Braves wind down their series in lesser Jackson. If you have time, visit the Casey Jones Museum.
Friday, June 22
PSCL baseball, Madison vs. Louisiana and Pearl vs. Louisiana (5:30 and 8 p.m., Mississippi College, Clinton): The suburban nines will use wooden clubs as they battle invaders from the south.
Saturday, June 23
"An Evening With the Mannings" (7 p.m., Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson): Two of Ole Miss' greatest quarterbacks, Archie and Eli Manning, compete in a "Gridiron Chef" cookoff in this fund raiser for the Blair E. Batson Children's Hospital. For tickets, call 601-898-8313.
Sunday, June 24
Pro baseball, Montgomery at Jackson (5 p.m., Trustmark Park, Pearl, 930 AM): The M-Braves begin a homestand against the Biscuits on Law Enforcement Night.
Monday, June 25
Pro tennis, Wimbledon Championships (8 a.m., ESPN2): Tennis' most-storied tournament begins its fortnight run in the London suburbs. ... Movie, "Champion" (2:15 p.m., TCM): Kirk Douglas plays an unscrupulous boxer who claws his way to the top in this 1950 movie. Why can't we all just get along?
Tuesday, June 26
Pro baseball, Montgomery at Jackson (7 p.m., Trustmark Park, Pearl, 930 AM): The M-Braves play host to Biscuits on Two-For Tuesday. You can get all sorts of things, including tickets and concessions, for half price. Is this baseball's version of halftime?
Wednesday, June 27
Pro baseball, St. Louis at New York Mets (6 p.m., ESPN): The Cardinals, baseball's greatest team and the defending world champs, call on those lowlifes in Queens.
The Slate is compiled in thrill-a-minute fashion by Doctor S.