(the face of premium cable’s 90 minutes of medium-brow analysis, moments before being mistaken for Greg Kinear).

Fang’s Bites links to a press release that should have most baseball Town Hall viewers…wishing they lived in a city, instead.

HBO Sports™ COSTAS NOW presents another live edition, devoted exclusively to the state of baseball, when it returns WEDNESDAY, JULY 16 (9:00-10:30 p.m. live ET/tape-delayed PT), exclusively on HBO. Ross Greenburg and Rick Bernstein serve as executive producers of the show, which draws on the talents of HBO Sports™ Peabody- and Emmy-winning production department. “On July 16, we will explore the state of major league baseball from a host of angles, says Greenburg, who is HBO Sports president. œBob Costas is the ideal host for what promises to be an engaging and interesting evening.”

Segment One: The Hall of Fame: What Gets You In? Live panel: Hall-of-Fame pitcher and broadcaster Jim Palmer, Hall-of-Fame second baseman and broadcaster Joe Morgan and former major league star Pete Rose, who is on baseball™s permanent ineligible list.

Presumably, HBO On Demand customers can watch a bonus debate between Tom Sizemore’s Beatle wig and Bob Feller.