Normally, Thursdays belong to the ladies and “Scandal,” but this week sports fans took over. Between Thursday Night Football and post-season baseball, it’s all about the games. Especially the MLB, which has always painted “Postseason” on the sidelines, but now acts as an easily recognizable hashtag.
The MLB is all over social media, whether it’s to goad fans or share the day’s long schedule. And then there’s @MoundballMLB, an official MLB account dedicated to the sideline betting game usually reserved for grandpas and very old-school baseball fans. Yet, 9,000 followers are ready to waste the day:
— Moundball MLB (@MoundballMLB) October 3, 2014
If you play along during the live game, the MLB is giving away MLB shop gift certificates, free trials to MLB TV, hoodies, and if the “umpire lands the ball perfectly on the pitcher’s plat during any World Series game, someone will win $1,000.”