Bananaland: Savannah Bananas get original series on ESPN+

An absolute circus: Baseball team is changing the game

Bananaland: Savannah Bananas gets Original series on ESPN+

SAVANNAH, Ga. – The Savannah Bananas are one of the biggest attractions in all of baseball — utilizing the powers of social media and an anything-goes, risk-taking process to bring an experience to the masses like never before.

Now, the Bananas are being highlighted by ESPN+ during an original all-new series that takes fans behind the scenes and inside the banana-crazed game.

Related: ‘Nothing’s too crazy’: Bananas baseball franchise’s anything-goes mentality appeals to massive following of fans

The series, which followed the Bananas on a seven-city world tour, premieres Friday, Aug. 19 exclusively on ESPN+ and on ESPN2 at 9 p.m.

The Bananas cram every bit of theater they can into a night of baseball, so much that they’ve become a must-see experience across the country — provided fans can get a ticket which, isn’t easy these days. The Bananas have sold out every home game since the 2017 season and currently have a waiting list of nearly 70,000 for tickets.

Click here to read more about the Bananas, including interviews, history, fandom and more.


About the Authors:

Carianne Luter is a social media producer for News4Jax and has worked at Channel 4 since December 2015. She graduated from the University of North Florida with a degree in communications.

Justin Barney joined News4Jax in February 2019, but he’s been covering sports on the First Coast for more than 20 years.