Grand Slam (Saturn)

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Grand Slam
System(s): Sega Saturn
Publisher: Virgin Interactive Entertainment
Supporting companies:
Licensor: Major League Baseball Players Association
Peripherals supported: Saturn Backup Memory
Genre: Sports (baseball)

Number of players: 1-2
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Saturn
ESRB: Kids to Adults
Non-Sega versions

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Grand Slam is a baseball game for the Sega Saturn. It was only released in North America.

During development it was known as Grand Slam '96.

Production credits

Production Team Programming Staff
  • Menu system; Pitching system: Lennard Feddersen
  • SmoothCam system; Batting system: Chris MacDonald
  • Ball Physics; 3D surface collision; commentary system: Steve Martin
  • Fielder, Base runner Al; Player database; Immediate cam system; data pipeline: Joe Sandmeyer
Design Staff
  • Lead Designer; DAN man; data jockey; Trade engine: Chris Rausch
  • Rosters; Player database; Play by Play scripting: Tom Shoenhair
  • Play mechanics; Manual; Rules of Baseball: Mike McCaa
  • Design Assistants: Aaron Blean, Todd Livdahl, Scott McClellan, John Lee, Victor Rodriguez
Art Staff
  • Art Director; Movies; Pretty screens; Animation: Joel Shively
  • Lead Artist; Textures; Sprite production; Art pipeline: Charlie Bloomer
  • Artists: Susan Haight, Millie Reith, Betsey Grey
  • Player Sprite clean-up: Chris Rausch
  • Artist: Erik Drageset
  • 3D stadiums: Jay Holland, Khanh Nguyen, Pyros Pictures
  • Associate Producer: Mike McCaa
  • Executive Producer: Jesse Taylor
Support Team
  • Vice President - Product Development: Neil Young
  • Vice President - Technology: Christopher Yates
  • Tools and technology: Malcolm Johnson, Ron Fortier, Scott Guest, Trien Ngo, Anthony Ignacio, Steve Zhou, Mike Williams, Rich Rempel, Tommy Rolfs, Byon Garrabrant, Mike Michaels, Cyndi Monter
  • Video department: Robb Hart, Jeff Gordon, Lou Chagaris
  • Audio department: Keith Arem, David Fries, Mical Pedriana, Joey Kuras
  • Baseball Video Shot: Flying Rhino Productions, John Delaplaine
  • Baseball Talent: Danny Lewis, David Cornell, Jeff Pick, David Matthiesen, Dirk Thompson, Todd Gonzales, Mike Schwartzer, Alton Ching
  • Statistics Data: STATS,Inc
  • Legal Services: Felicia Cohen, Scott Maples, Chris Drews, Todd Piccus, Carolyn Whene
  • Marketing: Simon Jeffery, Jeanine Mouchawar, Justine Rosenheck, Amy Bartlett
  • Publicity: Kris Kraves, Michelle Nino, Kathleen Peters
  • Creative Services: Lisa Marcinko, Lori Ellison, Shawn Markert
  • Special Thanks: MARK KELLY!!, Mike Witt, Juan Sanchez, Chris Drews, Bruce Dennehy, Brenda Camargo, Gavin McCullen, Judy Leon, Mike Winfield, Jerry Bennett, Stuart Gregg, Heidi Webster, Chris Burtis, Mike Davis, Joey Sanchez, Jeff Wagoner, Dan Moses, Tim Mead, G. Charles Wright, Khanh Nguyen
  • Thanks to our hard working QA and play testing staff:
  • Director of QA: David Maxey
  • QA Planning Analyst: Chris McFarland
  • QA Technical Analyst: Paul Moore
  • QA Technical Support/Media Replication: Mick Love
  • Media Replication: Jon Gross
  • QA Supervisors: Mitch Feldman, Scott McClellan, Stuart Roch
  • Lead Product Analysts: John Lee, Aaron Lenz, Tim Ramage
  • Product Analysts: Aaron Blean, Paul Ahn, Scott Ciufo, Tim Hall, Anthony Perea, Gail Salamanca, Todd Livdahl, David Hunt, Victor Rodriguez, Nate Biccum, Pete Cesario, Chris Nelsen, Tuan Bui, Matt Orlich, Tim Tran, Nick Camerota, Rob Smith, Greg Corzine
US manual
Grandslam sat us manual.pdf

Magazine articles

Main article: Grand Slam (Saturn)/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

Print advert in (US) #91: "February 1997" (199x-xx-xx)
Print advert in (US) #95: "June 1997" (1997-0x-xx)

Physical scans

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Grandslam sat us manual.pdf

Technical information

Main article: Grand Slam (Saturn)/Technical information.

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Saturn
162,610,224 1997-06-04 CD-ROM (US) T-7004H V1.001


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