Over 200 new pitching motions and stances of MLB™ pitchers and batters. Over 300 animations including homeplate collisions, barehanded pick ups, jump & twirl throws, over the fence and diving catches and more!
REVOLUTIONARY SPRING TRAINING MODE
Create and play players to see if you have what it takes to get the SHOW. Player's performance determines if you make the roster of your favorite team and stay for the whole year.
LEGENDARY VIN SCULLY PLAY BY PLAY
Major League Baseball Hall of Fame Broadcaster describes all of the action.
ADVANCED MLB™ GAMEPLAY
Total Control Fielding™ lets you select how you want to field and throw. Total Control Batting™ allows you to guess pitch type and location for unparalleled bat control. Clubhouse intelligence has players learning your tendencies. Mark McGwire hits tape measure home runs, Nomar Garciaparra makes diving backhand stabs, Raul Mondesi has a cannon for an arm, Derek Jeter makes twirl throws, Roger Clemens throws intimidating heat and Jim Edmonds makes over the fence catches.
All the Teams, Stadiums and MLBPA Players including the Arizona Diamondbacks and Tampa Bay Devil Rays. Stadium specific ambiances like the waterfalls in Kansas City and fireworks in Seattle. Participate in The Draft. Full team, player and league leader stat tracking. Real awards like the Cy Young, MVP and more!
Did you know that the developers left the MLB THEME as a WAVE file on the root directory of the CD? Try playing the sound file it on your PC.
MLB '99 Promotional Sweepstakes:
In 1998, Sony promoted the MLB '99 baseball game by inserting special PlayStation MLB '99 trading cards into Donruss Studio 98 8x10 Baseball card packages. There were a total of 20 available PlayStation MLB 99 cards. Each card had a real baseball player and on the back featured a MLB '99 Tip. There was also a sweepstakes contest where one grand prize winner would receive a PlayStation game console and one MLB '99 game and nine PlayStation games (approx. retail value of $600); One first prize winner would receive a PlayStation game console and one MLB '99 game (approx. retail value of $195); Ten Second Prize winners will each receive one MLB '99 game plus one box of Donruss Studio Baseball cards (approx. retail value of $90); Ten Third Prize winners will each receive one box of Donruss Baseball cards (approx. retail value of $45).