SB Nation Launches Baseball Nation, Authoritative Coverage of Baseball, Led by Veteran Rob Neyer

WASHINGTON--()--Coinciding with the first pitch of the 2011 Major League Baseball season, today SB Nation launches Baseball Nation (MLB.SBNation.com) a fan-focused power hitting platform that brings together the best of SB Nation’s team-centric coverage, in-house baseball expert commentary and fresh content driven by fans’ interests.

“Spring Training is over and it's time to play ball. We are excited to provide baseball fans with a platform that nobody else is even considering. Baseball Nation will give fans of every team one location for breaking news, analysis and answers to burning questions,” said Rob Neyer, SB Nation’s National Baseball Editor. “Every day our team will track the news of the moment, reporting and pulling in content from across SB Nation and elsewhere while responding to fans' questions, interests and comments. Frankly, we're going to be doing things nobody else on the Web is doing."

“SB Nation has always been about enabling creative talent and fan communities to show their passion, be part of the conversation and drive the coverage,” said Kevin Lockland, SB Nation’s VP of Editorial Operations. “We have always been the leader in coverage for every team in MLB, now with Rob Neyer and Baseball Nation we will lead the national baseball conversation.”

Baseball Nation will feature:

  • Hot Corner - the latest news and featured posts from SB Nation’s top writers and special guest contributors.
  • Daily features - Prospect of the Day, Question of the Day, Stat of the Day.
  • Fan contributions – direct input from the fan community, crowd sourcing for coverage direction.
  • SB Nation original coverage on the news of the day.
  • The best content from across the SB Nation network of team blogs and SBNation.com quick takes.

The Baseball Nation team will include:

About SB Nation

Pro quality. Fan perspective.

SB Nation is the country’s fastest growing and one of the largest online sports media company. Based in Washington DC, SB Nation owns and operates over 300 team-centric and sport-specific websites, creating the nation’s preeminent network of online sports communities. Working with only the most respected writers, editors and bloggers, SB Nation empowers passionate fans to engage in high quality sports conversation. Each SB Nation site boasts its own name, URL, branding, guidelines and staff, and collectively the network produces more than 40,000 monthly pieces of unique sports content per day, more than any other media outlet. The company’s national flagship site SBNation.com and its 21 regional sites complement its team communities by covering sports news in real time with original content and the best sports news from across the web. For a full directory of SB Nation team and community sites log on to www.sbnation.com/blogs.

Contacts

SB Nation
Noah Black, 202-295-8797
noah.black@harbourgrp.com

Contacts

SB Nation
Noah Black, 202-295-8797
noah.black@harbourgrp.com