MetLife Inks Deal As WBC's Official Insurance Company
MetLife has signed a deal with the World Baseball Classic to be the tournament's official insurance company for the upcoming '13 event. MetLife will be the fourth global sponsor of the tournament, joining Brand USA, Delta Air Lines and Konami. In the deal, MetLife also will be the title sponsor of the All-World Baseball Classic Team. MetLife's blimp will provide aerial coverage of tournament games in Phoenix, Miami, Tokyo and the semifinals and final next month in S.F. for MLB Network, ESPN Deportes and a worldwide feed distributed to more than 200 other countries.