Match.com Hits a Home Run with Exclusive MLB.com Partnership for Fans
DALLAS, March 20, 2014
DALLAS, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --With Opening Day just around the
corner, Match.com, the world's largest dating website, and MLB.com are teaming
up to give singles another reason to cheer this baseball season. This
partnership will be the first time baseball fans can connect online with other
singles through 29 different fan pages for the duration of the 2014 MLB
season, powered by Match. Also, by adding their favorite MLB team logo to
their Match profile, members can now search directly for other singles that
have the same affinity for a team.
"Partnering with Match.com provides a fun new way for fans to show their
favorite team allegiances within their personal Match profiles and connect
with likeminded fans," said Noah Garden, EVP, Revenue, MLB.com.
"There is no better way to bring singles from around the country together than
through America's favorite pastime," said Amarnath Thombre, President of
Match.com. "With a quarter of our members self-identifying as baseball fans,
this new partnership will continue to increase opportunities for singles to
make a connection with other members."
Beginning today, single baseball fans can visit match.com/mlb to connect with
each other and MLB.com will promote these co-branded pages, powered by Match.
For more information, visit http://blog.match.com/mlb.
Founded in 1995, Match.com was the original dating website and pioneer of the
online dating industry. Today, 18 years later, Match.com operates leading
subscription-based online dating sites in 25 countries, 8 languages and across
five continents and is responsible for more dates, relationships and marriages
than any other website. Match.com is an operating business of IAC (Nasdaq:
IACI) and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas. For more information,
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Contact: Match.com: Amy Canaday; Amy.Canaday@match.com; 214-576-9416 or
MLB.com: Matthew Gould; firstname.lastname@example.org; 212-485-8959
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