On a recent Saturday afternoon, I was watching the Rays-Angels game on the television in my living room, when something struck me.
The game was going to be televised by ESPN.
It was a baseball-only game, with no television coverage.
Instead, ESPN would broadcast the entire event on its digital channel, with highlights from every at-bat and inning, including home runs.
It’s not unusual for sports to have only one TV channel, but this was different.
There was no cable or satellite package, no cable subscription, no Internet service.
In other words, ESPN was offering the fans something completely unprecedented: a truly global viewing experience.
The only way to experience it was to buy a ticket to the game.
But ESPN wasn’t just offering fans a new experience.
It wanted to share it with the world.
To share it in a way that they could’t even imagine.
As a kid, I never had a chance to watch sports on television.
I had to be at my computer at school, so that was what I did.
It took me a couple of years, but I finally found the opportunity to watch the Rays and the Angels play in the same stadium.
It all started with the same reason: I wanted to watch baseball.
As an adult, I watched it every day.
But what I didn’t understand was that watching a baseball match was a way to go out and meet other fans.
Watching baseball was the closest thing I could find to being in a sports community.
It made me feel part of the community, and it gave me a sense of belonging.
When I started attending baseball games, I didn