World Series Baseball (Xbox)

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World Series Baseball
System(s): Xbox
Publisher: Sega
Licensor: Major League Baseball Properties, Major League Baseball Players Association
Genre: Sports

Number of players: 1-2
Release Date RRP Code
$49.9549.95[1][2] 64016
ESRB: Everyone

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World Series Baseball for the Xbox is a baseball game released by Sega exclusively for the console in North America. It is different to the other World Series Baseballs for the Sega Mega Drive, Sega Saturn and Sega NAOMI arcade platform.



  • Anaheim Angels Anaheim Angels
  • Arizona Diamondbacks Arizona Diamondbacks
  • Atlanta Braves Atlanta Braves
  • Baltimore Orioles Baltimore Orioles
  • Boston Red Sox Boston Red Sox
  • Chicago Cubs Chicago Cubs
  • Chicago White Sox Chicago White Sox
  • Cincinnati Reds Cincinnati Reds
  • Cleveland Indians Cleveland Indians
  • Colorado Rockies Colorado Rockies
  • Detroit Tigers Detroit Tigers
  • Florida Marlins Florida Marlins
  • Houston Astros Houston Astros
  • Kansas City Royals Kansas City Royals
  • Los Angeles Dodgers Los Angeles Dodgers
  • Milwaukee Brewers Milwaukee Brewers
  • Minnesota Twins Minnesota Twins
  • Montreal Expos Montreal Expos
  • New York Mets New York Mets
  • New York Yankees New York Yankees
  • Oakland Athletics Oakland Athletics
  • Philadelphia Phillies Philadelphia Phillies
  • Pittsburgh Pirates Pittsburgh Pirates
  • San Diego Padres San Diego Padres
  • San Francisco Giants San Francisco Giants
  • Seattle Mariners Seattle Mariners
  • St. Louis Cardinals St. Louis Cardinals
  • Tampa Bay Devil Rays Tampa Bay Devil Rays
  • Texas Rangers Texas Rangers
  • Toronto Blue Jays Toronto Blue Jays
  • NL NL
  • AL AL
  • Legends

Production credits

  • Executive Producers: Greg Thomas, Scott Patterson
  • Project Manager: David Perkinson
  • Assistant Project Manager: Ed Brady, Lorne Asuncion
  • Audio Director: Brian Luzietti
  • Sound Designer: Larry Peacock
  • Dialogue Editor: J. Mateo Baker
  • Motion Capture: Supervisor, Matt Karnes
  • Motion Capture: Rich Nelson, Gavin McCall
  • Player Rating and Stat Database: Matt Underwood
  • Quality Assurance Manager: Chien Yu
  • Quality Assurance Lead: Ben Bishop
  • Quality Assurance: Erik Andreassen, Chris Baker, Brad Blakslee, Chris Charles, Tim Collins, John Crysdale, Andrew Davies, Ben Doan, Marion Dreo, Joey Edwards, Shane Fenton, Drew Gall, Kerry Glenn, Christopher Gross, Kevin Hicks, Albert Huie, Erik Lampi, Joel Lehmann, Kai Ma, Kurt Maffei , Buddy Moles, Robert Nelson, Damon Perdue, Haven Rocha, Junior Sison, Jess Sterzl, Tor Unsworth, Jason Vandiver, Mark Washington, Derek Williams, Donell Williams, David Winslow
  • Special Thanks: Chris Larson, Matt Hamre, Jeff Thomas, Shawn Lee, Eric Apel, Jenn Baker, Wayne Herman, Richard Yee, Abe Navarro, Mohammad Badi
  • Motion Capture Talent: Russ Ortiz, Bo Porter, Kevin Hodges, Ryan Miller, Ed Brady
  • Voice Over:
    • play-by-play: Ted Robinson
    • color commentary: Mike Krukow
    • public address, announcer: Bob Williams
    • umpire: Tony Patch
  • Opening Music Composition: Scorpio Sound, Gregory J. Hainer, Michael Reagan
  • Opening Cinematic: Craig Foster
  • SEGA OF AMERICA Senior Product Manager: Stacey Kerr
  • Associate Product Manager: Sam Hopkins
  • Public Relations: Marc Franklin, Shahed Ahmed
  • Licensing: Shinobu Toyoda, Robert Leffler
  • Manual: Keith Kolmos
  • Creative Director: Bob Schonfisch
  • Project Manager: Matthew Shell
  • Manual Design: Miles Steuding
  • Special Thanks: Richard White – , John Olshan – Major League Baseball Players Association, Eric Rivera – Major League Baseball Players Association, Howard Smith – Major League Baseball Properties, Carolann Dunn – Major League Baseball Properties, Stanley Tarr – Major League Baseball Properties, Michael Napolitano – Major League Baseball Properties, Greg Cesa – Major League Baseball Properties, Aimee Sorrin – Major League Baseball Properties, Dina Panto – Major League Baseball Properties, Joe Russo – Major League Baseball Properties, Rich Pilling – Major League Baseball Photos, Paul Cunningham – Major League Baseball Photos, Peter Moore, Chris Gilbert
Opening video footage courtesy of Major League Baseball Properties, Inc.
US manual

Magazine articles

Main article: World Series Baseball (Xbox)/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

Print advert in GamePro (US) #166: "July 2002" (2002-0x-xx)


Physical scans

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World Series Baseball (Xbox)

Xbox, US
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External links

  • World Series Baseball on US (archive)


World Series Baseball (Xbox)

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Games in the World Series Baseball Series
Sega Mega Drive
World Series Baseball (1994) | World Series Baseball '95 (1995) | World Series Baseball '96 (1996) | World Series Baseball 98 (1997)
Sega Game Gear
World Series Baseball (1993) | World Series Baseball '95 (1994) | Nomo's World Series Baseball (1995)
Sega 32X
World Series Baseball Starring Deion Sanders (1995)
Sega Saturn
World Series Baseball (1995) | World Series Baseball II (1996) | World Series Baseball 98 (1997)
Windows PC
World Series Baseball '96 (1996)
World Series 99 (1999) | World Series Baseball (2001)
Sega Dreamcast
World Series Baseball 2K1 (2000) | World Series Baseball 2K2 (2001)
World Series Baseball (2002) | World Series Baseball 2K3 (2003)
World Series Baseball related media
Prima's Official Strategy Guide: World Series Baseball 2K1 (2000)