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Jackie Robinson Pro Baseball Contracts To Be Sold At Live Auction By Goldin Auctions

The original Jackie Robinson professional baseball contracts while he played for the Brooklyn Dodgers and Montreal Royals, together valued at $36 million, are slated to be sold at a Live Auction on January 31 in New York City. The two items went on sale yesterday during Martin Luther King Jr. Day running until the 100th anniversary of the deceased baseball and civil rights legends birthday. The Sports Techie community blog is honored to share this opportunity with our readers and followers.  The two contracts are to be sold together with the opening bid expected to be $5 million.  The Jackie Robinson Foundation gets ten percent of the sale price.  Media can view the historic color-barrier-breaking contracts tomorrow, January 23, from 12:30-2:30 in New York City.

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A @MLB $582K @BGCA_Clubs, youth baseball programs @TMobile donation after 61 HRs by @Giancarlo818 on @espn. #HRDerby

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Strat-O-Matic Fantasy Baseball Daily Digital Player Cards

Strat-O-Matic Baseball Daily Takes Historic Game from Past to Present

Strat-O-Matic Baseball Daily Takes Historic Game from Past to Present

Strat-O-Matic Fantasy Baseball Daily Digital Player Cards

Strat-O-Matic Baseball Daily is the newest baseball fantasy baseball simulation game developed by Strat-O-Matic Media LLC. The Sports Techie community blog chatted with the creator of original fantasy sim game, Hal Richmond, Founder and CEO of Strat-O-Matic, about the launch of their newest Major League Baseball digital product and the than 50 year history of the pioneering company that dates back to 1962 beginning with the creation of their original board game and now because of technology, Baseball Daily. Richmond is 79-years old and was a hoot to interview because of his fountain of sports knowledge...

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Topps To Offer Tribute Sets For Legendary Card Designer Sy Berger

Topps To Offer Tribute Sets For Legendary Card Designer Sy Berger

Topps Releases Signature Baseball Card Set For Late Designer Sy Berger

Topps Company honored recently passed Sy Berger, visionary designer of the modern day baseball trading card with two special sets available before the start of Major League Baseball 2015 spring training. Berger is known as the father of the every evolving trading cards Industry. His over 5o year tenure at Topps is an enormous achievement but what you may not know is Berger and a co-designer changed the look and feel of baseball cards, most significantly by changing the size, then adding color, stats and even player signatures making him as instant Sports Techie community Hall of Fame member...

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MLB, MLS Trading Cards By Topps And Bloomberg Sports Feature Baseball, Soccer Analytics

Topps and Bloomberg Sports Create Partnership to Revolutionize Baseball Trading Card Statistics with Advanced Analytics

Topps and Bloomberg Sports Create Partnership to Revolutionize Baseball Trading Card Statistics with Advanced Analytics

MLB, MLS Trading Cards By Topps And Bloomberg Sports Feature Baseball, Soccer Analytics

Topps has once again pushed the development of trading cards to another technological level, this time partnered with Bloomberg Sports to showcase advanced analytics. Topps released statistical analytics on the backs of Major League Soccer cards earlier this season, and also launched trading cards with the NFL with a fantasy football emphasis last month. The Sports Techie community blog readers and followers can look forward to fresh statistical content, graphics and charts on the flip-side of the 2014 Bowman Chrome Baseball cards being released by the end of September.

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Best, Brightest And Worst Major League Baseball Executives Of All Time

Play Ball All-Time Best General Managers - Sports Management Degree Infographic

Play Ball All-Time Best General Managers – Sports Management Degree Infographic

The Evolution of the Major League Baseball General Manager has swung from former players to more education driven and sports tech advocating GMs. Sophia Barber from Sports-management-degrees.com shared the Infographic below with the Sports Techie community blog titled, “Play Ball! The Best, Brightest and Worst Baseball Executives of All Time.”

 “Play Ball! The Best, Brightest and Worst Baseball Executives of All Time”

Baseball GMs
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Infographic Analysis

I find it odd that only four GMs are in the MLB Hall of Fame since they impact the game in so many layers...

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MLB.com Launches MLBAM and Big League Analysis, Digital Academy, to Connect with Youth Baseball

MLB.com Launches MLBAM and Big League Analysis, Digital Academy, to Connect with Youth Baseball

MLB.com Launches MLBAM and Big League Analysis, Digital Academy, to Connect with Youth Baseball

The good people at Major League Baseball get sports technology and so does the founder and CEO of Big League Analysis, LLC, Tyson Hanish, who was gracious enough to speak to the Sports Techie blog about the debut of their tech platform and proprietary software tools, despite being a day away from being a Father for the second time. It turns out there is a brand new mindset at MLB.com that is focused on connecting youth baseball through the use of technology. To help the MLB sports tech cause, you will find an exclusive myHits coupon code for the Sports Techie community to use and share around the world later on in this blog below.

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MarinersVision the biggest of its kind in Major League Baseball

The MarinersVision HD screen made by Panasonic is big at 11,425 square feet, the biggest of its kind in Major League Baseball

The MarinersVision HD screen made by Panasonic is big at 11,425 square feet, the biggest of its kind in Major League Baseball

The Seattle Mariners shared Safeco Field’s new HD video screen with the media and will do the same on Monday, April 1st (No April Fools Joke) at 6 pm for the season opening game against the Oakland A’s. A Sports Technology innovation like this by Panasonic HD makes going to 81 home games during the 2103 season a real treat for all baseball fans inside the Safe. Mariners Vice President of Marketing Kevin Martinez said, “Fans will never watch Mariners baseball at Safeco Field the same way again.” It is the Sports Techie honor and privilege to blog about this epic and historical sports tech occurrence.

Kevin Martinez, the Mariners’ vice president of marketing, shows off the new MarinersVision scoreboard.

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Strike zone sports technology by @MLBNetwork at the 2013 @WBCBaseball. #Japan #Maeda #TeamPR #WBC

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Did this baseball hit by the Orioles touch a Yankee Stadium foul ball (HR) pole at all? #postseason

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