BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, Fanzcall Interactive Sports, creator of the Fanzcall baseball app, announced the signing of ten time MLB All Star, and Red Sox icon David Ortiz (“Big Papi”), as its newest team member and Ambassador.
Big Papi will be featured on advertisements and promotional materials for Fanzcall, and will engage fans both in person and through the Fanzcall app. He will also promote Fanzcall through his extensive social network.
According to Ortiz, “I’m excited that the Fanzcall app allows baseball fans to become a part of the game they love, it really increases their engagement and fun watching any MLB game. And I love this opportunity to work with Fanzcall to extend my own love of the game, even after I retire.”
Available for free in the App Store and Google Play, the Fanzcall app is being hailed as the solution to fan engagement for MLB. Fanzcall turns every at-bat into an opportunity for fans to feel like they’re in the batter’s box while watching live MLB games either at the stadium, at home, or anywhere games are broadcast.
Using Fanzcall, fans predict the outcome of each at-bat to win points and compete with their friends and other players everywhere. Downtime between at-bats is now virtually eliminated as Fanzcall users play in real time.
This partnership between one of MLB’s greatest ambassadors and this pioneering technology company, highlights Fanzcall and Big Papi’s passion for re-engaging today’s fans in America’s favorite past-time.
“There isn’t a person alive who embodies baseball’s tradition and love of the game better than Big Papi,” said Jon Hickey, Fanzcall’s Chief Marketing Officer. “We’re beyond thrilled to have him on the Fanzcall team.”
Fanzcall is a breakthrough app that turns watching a baseball game into an interactive experience. Created by an innovative technology start-up in Boston, the app allows users to predict the outcomes of at-bats of any MLB game in real time. For more information, visit Fanzcall.com.