Were you lucky enough to attend one of the MLB playoff games this month? Then you’ll want to check out TagOramic, a nifty feature on MLB.com that was built to celebrate the Fall Classic. Over the course of the playoffs, MLB has taken some absolutely massive panoramic photos of each stadium — and they’ve taken them at high enough resolution that you can zoom in and see each and every fan.
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Look, I’d be lying if I said I followed baseball this season. I’m a Mets guy, and you just know that, once April hits, you’re in for a reasonably OK season, but one that just looses steam as the months go by. So why bother? What I can say, though, is that, given all this evidence, it’s about time that baseball adopt the instant replay. Correct calls outweigh everything else. We have the… → Read More
Not even instant replay could help this team As if baseball isn’t slow enough already, it now looks like the MLB will allow the use of instant replay to help make on-the-field calls. Don’t tell the purists. The deal, which is all but done but not *quite* finished, is such that instant replay will start being used before the end of the month. Use of instant replay will be limited to… → Read More
Major League Baseball and StubHub are now holding hands, according to a Reuters report. StubHub will supply ticket reselling services to 30 MLB-run team websites, taking a chunk out of the $25 million online baseball ticket marketplace. Individual franchises that operate independently of MLB.com are free to use ticket resellers of their choosing, as are fans reselling tickets. All tickets resold… → Read More