For a lot of Americans it’s not officially spring until you can sit in a ballpark, watch your favorite team and enjoy a hot dog – and maybe even a chilly beverage of your choice.
Starting Sunday and this coming week, the nation’s ball parks will start filling with fans, players and, yes, those all-important hot dog vendors for another great season of baseball.
We thought we would mark the occasion by devoting this Sprint App of the Week theme to America's pastime.
There are many great apps that can help you use your mobile phone to follow your favorite teams and players, or even help keep track of your own stats or those of a youngster playing in a recreational baseball league.
Here are some that we have found. Try them out. Tell us about other baseball apps you have discovered.
So, get out your phone, get out to the Ball Park and “Play Ball!”
“Both Apps deliver LIVE MLB scores, Gameday pitch-by-pitch and game stats, standings, news, Gameday Audio, in-game video highlights, and Condensed Games for the 2010 season,” according to the MLB.com Mobile Blog.
The 1.0 releases of MLB.com At Bat 2010 for BlackBerry and Android are now live on App World and App Market respectively. It is not a free app, but costs $14.99 in Android Market.
According to AndroidZoom.com, “Top selling BaseBall Batting Statistics application now available on Android. Application allows you to track your BaseBall Batting data & statistics. It can store data for multiple games.”