Articles by tag: baseball

Prop Room

In this episode of the Fans First series, Jesse Cole, the mastermind behind the Savannah Bananas, shares with us that in the vibrant world of marketing, creativity knows no bounds—a philosophy embodied by a prop room and studio teeming with eclectic costumes and outlandish ideas. This creative hub, seemingly disconnected from conventional themes like bananas,…

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The Office as a Stage

In this episode of the Fans First series, Jesse Cole, the mastermind behind the Savannah Bananas, shares with us that in the heart of a once-abandoned storage building, a remarkable transformation unfolded, birthing what is now a vibrant office space brimming with life and creativity. The journey began in 2015 when a small, determined team—including…

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Perfect Fan Experience

In this episode of the Fans First series, Jesse Cole, the mastermind behind the Savannah Bananas, shares with us that in the competitive world of sports entertainment, delivering an exceptional customer experience is crucial, even more so when faced with uncontrollable challenges like inclement weather. The Savannah ballpark’s approach to customer service exemplifies how businesses can…

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What is the Craziest Thing Your Business Has Ever Done?

In this captivating episode of the Fans First series, Jesse Cole, the mastermind behind the Savannah Bananas, shares with us that in the competitive world of marketing, standing out often means taking bold, unconventional steps. A prime example is a company that captured the essence of St. Patrick’s Day in Savannah by doing something unprecedented:…

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Listen Carefully, Respond Creatively

In this captivating episode of the Fans First series, Jesse Cole, the mastermind behind the Savannah Bananas, delves into the transformative business philosophy of “listen carefully, respond creatively.” This approach has not only skyrocketed the Savannah Bananas to fame but also serves as a universal blueprint for revolutionizing customer service and engagement across all sectors….

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Bruce Bolt Batting Gloves: How a Teenaged Entrepreneur Created a Gold Glove Standard in Baseball Through Quality and Community

Baseball is experiencing a revolution in the form of a new player in the market, Bruce Bolt, batting gloves. These gloves, created by a young entrepreneur, have taken the baseball world by storm, with top players in Major League Baseball sporting them on the field. Making waves in the baseball batting glove market is…

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The Business Case for a Dodgers-Padres Series in South Korea is Strong. Here’s Why.

In a potential boost for international baseball, the Los Angeles Dodgers and the San Diego Padres, renowned for their rivalry, are expected to inaugurate the 2024 regular season in South Korea, marking a first for Major League Baseball playing any of its games in the country. Though nothing is confirmed just yet, the Dodgers-Padres…

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Blink Charging Showcases Innovative EV Charging Solutions at NAFA 2024
June 13, 2024

The Blink team joined thousands of professionals from across North America to explore the newest advancements in EVs and showcase their EV charging solutions at the North American Fleet Association’s (NAFA) 2024 conference, held from April 22-24 in San Antonio, Texas. The event was a hub of activity for fleet professionals across various sectors….

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Global Blink Team Takes #BlinkPledge to Reduce Environmental Impact
June 13, 2024

In honor of Earth Day, members of the Blink team worldwide have taken the #BlinkPledge, committing to habits and efforts that contribute to a better, more sustainable world. In this video,  Blink team members from Colombia, the US, India, and Belgium, share their personal pledges to reduce environmental impact. These commitments include using reusable…

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Blink and Clean Miami Beach Team Up for Earth Day Environment Cleanup
June 13, 2024

In celebration of Earth Day, Blink partnered with the non-profit organization Clean Miami Beach to make a tangible impact on their local environment. The video showcases the collaborative effort, with the Blink team working alongside Clean Beach Miami volunteers to clean up Albert Pallot Park in Miami, Florida. Together, they successfully removed 179 pounds of…

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High-Impact Gear Delivery by Rentex for DC Convention
June 13, 2024

Rentex is preparing for a significant event at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC. Two tractor trailers loaded with top-of-the-line gear are set to be delivered for a morning setup. This logistical effort ensures that all necessary equipment arrives on time for a seamless event execution. Rentex’s commitment to reliability and efficiency…

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Highway to Health: Developing Lifelong Athletes via Athletic Training
April 26, 2023

Sports are an important element of growing up for many children all across the world. For some kids, sports are more than a hobby, which can mean taking it very seriously and training very hard. And sometimes parents and others worry their children are working a bit too hard or are going about their training…

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Are the Oakland A’s Making a Move to Las Vegas?
April 24, 2023

Although Major League Baseball’s Athletics have been on the move before, since 1968, Oakland, California, was the home turf of the A’s. If the rumors are true, and this story seems to be getting more factual by the moment, the A’s could soon be playing baseball in the desert after team president Dave Kaval…

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Being Fans First Created a Team Bigger Than Baseball
January 17, 2023

The classic line from Field of Dreams is, if you build it, they will come. In Savannah, Georgia, a more appropriate baseball saying might be, if you make it fun, they will come. Jesse Cole, Owner of the Savannah Bananas, is truly in a league of his own. Cole is a trailblazer and an…

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Dallas Radio Legend Mike Rhyner on the Future of Major League Baseball
March 14, 2022

The arrival of spring means different things to different people. For some, it means emerging from a blanket of snow and ice. For others, it means spring break and vacations to exciting destinations. But for many, spring’s return means baseball.  However, the yearly excitement felt by the masses who eagerly await the return of America’s…

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Ohtani’s Baseball Skills Help His Sponsors Outperform the Market
July 4, 2021

(Bloomberg) — Shohei Ohtani is a baseball phenomenon. Before his move to the Major Leagues, the Los Angeles Angels star was known as the “dual wielder” in his native Japan for his rare ability to hit home runs about as well as he pitches. Now, as the U.S. takes note of his prodigious ability, some…

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What Can the Major Broadcasters Learn from eSports?
July 20, 2020

Sports in America are finally resuming and Major League Baseball hopes to hit a grand slam with its return this week. But the games will have a different feeling than normal. But is this secretly a positive? It has long been said that the greatest innovation happens during moments of crisis, so will sports be…

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Reinventing the Experience of Baseball: Salary Capped
June 29, 2020

Welcome to Salary Capped, presented by MarketScale, where we explore the intersection of business and sports. Each week, Tyler Kern will chat with the leaders, marketers and inventors that are powering sports into the future. For many families, the summer, and especially Independence Day weekend means, loading up the family in the minivan and heading to the ballpark to…

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Learn from Experiences in Other Industries
June 11, 2020

Cole and the Bananas’ team are constantly looking elsewhere. If you ask Cole who the organization’s competitors are, he won’t tell you the rest of the teams in the Coastal Plain League. He’ll rattle off the likes of Google, Amazon and Starbucks, because he’s not putting on a baseball game – he’s putting on an…

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Retail From Out of Left Field: Retail Legends
March 24, 2020

Designed for retail leaders and retail lovers alike, the RETAIL Legends podcast is designed to provoke thoughts, challenge ideas, encourage growth and, most importantly, offer leadership and insight to help retailers be both prepared and proactive to retail’s always evolving and constantly demanding needs. For a good chunk of Americans, the slow trudge out…

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