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

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MLBAM Partners With Google For VR Video Series On Rising Stars

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 27 / 17

MLBAM has again partnered with Google to create a new virtual reality video series for the Daydream platform entitled, "On The Verge." The new series is comprised of behind-the-scenes profiles of emerging stars in the game, with the initial episodes featuring Red Sox RF Mookie Betts , Twins P Jose...

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