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Written by Maury Brown   
Wednesday, 22 October 2008 00:03

 At Bat

Do yourself a favor, iPhone owner. If you
don't already have "At Bat" spend $0.99
and feel the love during the World Series.

In a final blitz for the 2008 MLB season. MLB Advanced Media announced Tuesday that MLB.com will offer fans extensive multi-platform content as it chronicles the 104th World Series, featuring the National League Champion Philadelphia Phillies and the American League Champion Tampa Bay Rays.

MLB.com At Bat 2008 – Now Only $0.99

MLB.com’s iPhone application provides fans the opportunity to follow the 2008 World Series live pitch-by-pitch as well as watch video previews and game highlights. It is available during the

Fall Classic for a one-time fee of $0.99 from Apple’s App Store on iPhone and iPod touch or at www.itunes.com/appstore/ in the United States, Canada and 19 other countries including Australia, France and the United Kingdom.

If you haven’t seen the Apple ads on television for At Bat, we at The Biz of Baseball highly recommend the widget. Even if you don’t plan to renew after the World Series, at $0.99 it’s a great dea.

Pennant Traces

This running series of reflective content produced by MLB.com takes a closer look at the players, managers, coaches and executives who are helping to make the 2008 postseason memorable.

Gameday MLB.com Live World Series Programming (all times Eastern)

11:00 am: 2008 World Series Preview – Looking ahead to the Fall Classic with features, news, analysis and pre-game press conferences.

5:00 pm: 2008 World Series Live – Live batting practice look-ins, the latest news and exclusive reports from MLB.com’s New York studios and the ballpark.

8:00 pm: 2008 World Series In-Game – MLB.com will follow all of the action with breaking news and updates.

Post-Game: 2008 World Series Rewind – Recapping every game with post-game press conferences, recaps and exclusive reports from the ballpark.

Other World Series Content Highlights:

  • A daily compilation of print stories chronicling each club and the day’s events.
  • Blogs from Phillies outfielder Shane Victorino and Rays first baseman Carlos Pena.
  • Live updates from the Fall Classic on MLBlogs.com.
  • Connect with other fans during each Fall Classic game through MLB.com Live Chat.
  • Photo galleries featuring compelling moments of World Series present and past.

Source: MLB Advanced Media


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