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Eric Fisher covers baseball and digital media for SportsBusiness Journal/Daily.

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Time Inc. Sports Group Brings On CBS Digital's Patty Hirsch To Fill DeLorenzo's Former Role

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 26 / 15

Hirsch will manage SI's ever-growing network of digital sites Time Inc. has named CBS Digital Media GM PATTY HIRSCH  VP & GM/Digital for its Sports Group, with oversight to include to SI.co...

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Tags: People and Pop Culture, Sports Illustrated

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