World Series Baseball 2K3

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World Series Baseball 2K3
System(s): PlayStation 2, Xbox
Publisher: Sega
Licensor: ESPN, Major League Baseball Properties, Major League Baseball Players Association
Genre: Sports

Number of players: 1-2
Release Date RRP Code
Sony PlayStation 2
$49.9549.95[1] SLUS-20611
ESRB: Everyone
$49.9549.95[1][2] 64029
ESRB: Everyone

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World Series Baseball 2K3 is a baseball game which is part of the World Series Baseball series. It was released for the PlayStation 2 and Xbox in 2003 exclusively in North America. Plans were put in place for a Nintendo GameCube version, but this version of the game was cancelled.[3]



  • 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
  • AL AL
  • NL NL
  • Legends

Production credits

  • Producer: Jason Armenise
  • Technical Director: John Brooks
  • Art Director: Dana Christianson
  • Program Manager: Son Ton
  • Assistant Producers: Neil Sorens, Tony Taylor
  • Senior Gameplay Programmer: Doug Snyder
  • Gameplay Programmers: Donald Lawton, Eric Liao, Tim Winnegar
  • Senior Shell Programmer: John Salwitz
  • Shell Programmers: Raymi Dyskant, Tom Thompson
  • Animation Programmer: Peter Yamamoto
  • Audio Programmer: John Novak
  • Senior 3D Graphics Programmer: Richard Geldreich
  • Technologists: Matthew Rice, Matthew Gilbert, David Goodenough, Aaron Kennington, Kyle Chuang
  • Lead Artist: Sean O'Hara
  • Artists: Louise Bell, James Lingo, Ed Pearson
  • Graphic Designer: Brian DeVerter
  • Operations Manager: Becky Liu
  • Information Technology: Michal Simek
  • Human Resources: Melissa Kamita
  • Special Thanks: Troy Skinner, Dennis Miller
  • President: Dan Judge
  • Head of Operations: Jason Lawler
  • Associate Producer: Ryan Peterson
  • Art Director: Frank Belina
  • Head of Technology: Alex Pepper
  • Technical Art Lead: Glen Schulz
  • Visual Art Lead: Art Chalmers-We
  • Senior Artist: Tivadar Czondi
  • Artists: Rodney Lum, Kevin MacAdam, Vilmen Mendoza, Yvi Mendoza
  • Junior Artists: Kevin Gregorash, Bruce Morrison, Thoung (Toon) Tinh, Andrew Wood
  • Programmers: Emmanuel Borsboom, Cody Jones, Mike Krazanowski, David Richard
  • Additional Art: Dimensions Edge Studios Inc.
  • Characterstreet Animation Inc.: Craig Foster
  • Special thanks go to all the wives, girlfriends and families for their patience and understanding.
  • Executive Producers: Greg Thomas, Scott Patterson
  • Project Manager: David Perkinson
  • Assistant Project Manager: Ed Brady
  • Dialog Recording, Editing and Mastering: J. Mateo Baker
  • Audio Director: Brian Luzietti
  • Sound Designer: Larry Peacock
  • Media Relations Specialist: Anthony Chau
  • Motion Capture: Rich Nelson, Gavin McCall, Anton Dawson
  • Player Rating and Stat Database: Matt Underwood
  • QA Manager: Chien Yu
  • QA Lead: Ben Bishop
  • QA Assistant Lead: Kurt Maffei
  • Mastenng and Release Specialist: Erik Andreassen
  • Quality Assurance: Matthew Alien, John Baker, David Bass, Jason Battle, Aaron Baxter, Brian Beavers, Chris Charles, Joseph Chasan, Tim Collins, John Crysdale, Stephen Drennan, Marion Dreo, Bryan Green, Chrislopher Gross, Justin Halpin, Jeremy Huddleston, Craig Kilcoyne, Brian Krawchuk, Erik Lampi, Ben LaneJason Lauborough, Robert Leach, Kai Ma, Chris Marquez, Wilson Meng, Robert Nelson, Damon Perdue, Michael Regan, Eli Robles, Haven Rocha, Nick Sanford, Jerson Sapida, Junior Sison, Randy Sison, Terry Tharp, Zach Timmerman, Alan Trammel, Tor Unsworth, Dustin Wright, Doneil Williams, Casey Yost
  • SpeclalThanks: Eric Apel, Jenn Baker, Matt Crysdale, Randy Hauser, Wayne Herman, Angela Hunter, Rob Jones, Chris Larson, Abe Navarro, Shawn Lee, Lowell Taub, Jeff Thomas, Raman Watson, Joel Wolfe, Richard Yee
  • Motion Capture Talent: Kevin Hodges, Cody McKay, Ryan Miller, Russ Ortiz, Chris Petersen, Bo Porter
  • Voice Over:
    • Ted Robinson, play-by-play
    • Rex Hudler, color commentary
    • Bob Williams, public address announcer
    • Peter Barto, umpire
  • Product Manager: Sam Hopkins
  • Sports Marketing Specialist: Dan Gallardo
  • Senior Product Manager: Stacey Kerr
  • Public Relations: Marc Franklin
  • Licensing Brad Schlachter: Shinobu Toyoda
  • Channel Marketing: Scott Lambrecht
  • Creative Services Project Manager: Matt Shell
  • Documentation Design: Miles Steuding
  • Director, Creative Services: Bob Schonfisch
  • Special Thanks: Richard White - MLBPA, John Olshan - MLBPA, Eric Rivera - MLBPA, Howard Smith - MLB Properties, Carolann Dunn - MLB Properties, Stanley Tarr MLB Properties, Michael Napolitano - MLB Properties, Greg Cesa - MLB Properties, Aimee Sorrin - MLB Properties, Rich Pilling - MLB Photos, Paul Cunningham - MLB Photos, Peter Moore, Chris Gilbert, Diana Zoller, Cindy Jenney, Maya Hermanson
  • Producer: Keith Hargrove
  • Assistant Producer: Eric Sorenson
  • Marketing Director: Bob Picunko
  • Marketing Manager: Stephanie Yoshimoto
  • Coordinating Producer, MLB: Tim Scanian
  • Producer, Sunday Night Baseball: Phil Orlins
  • Graphics Artist: Scott Lodge
  • Associate Producer, Sunday Night Baseball: Chris Alexopouios
  • Associate Producer, Remote Graphics: Eric Mosley
  • Director, ESPN Enterprises Consumer & Media Products: Mary B. Moore
  • Special Thanks: Graham Hopper, George Bodenheimer, Dan Winters, Sanjeev Lamba, Todd Steckbeck, Steve Gilbert, Pam Weisberg, Tori Stevens
US manual
WorldSeriesBaseball2K3 PS2 US Manual.pdf

Magazine articles

Main article: World Series Baseball 2K3/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

Print advert in Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #165: "April 2003" (2003-0x-xx)

Physical scans

PlayStation 2 version

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World Series Baseball 2K3

PlayStation 2, US
WorldSeriesBaseball2K3 PS2 US Box.jpg
WorldSeriesBaseball2K3 PS2 US Manual.pdf

Xbox version

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Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) NTSC-U
Play (US) NTSC-U
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2 reviews

World Series Baseball 2K3

Xbox, US
WorldSeriesBaseball2K3 Xbox US Box.jpg
WorldSeriesBaseball2K3 Xbox US Disc.jpg

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sony PlayStation 2
CRC32 b16a499d
MD5 6c75f18a45a3be82afb77e42a45e62de
SHA-1 a309b22dddaa82bda7154e13c614758c1491f2f2
1,603,928,064 DVD-ROM (US) SLUS-20611 (V1.01)

External links

  • World Series Baseball 2K3 on US
  • Nintendo catalogue pages: US (archive)
  • World Series Baseball 2K3 on US (archive)


World Series Baseball 2K3

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