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Old 01-27-2014, 06:57 PM
DVsoxfan DVsoxfan is offline
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Default A Call to the White Sox Army

Hello everyone.

I recently submitted an application to be a Cave Dweller in the MLB Fan Cave for the 2014 season. For those of you who don't know too much about the Fan Cave, it's basically a media series put out by MLB, through social media and whatnot. The "Cave Dwellers" spend the season in New York City, at the MLB Fan Cave, and participate in making web series, meeting MLB players who visit the cave etc. There are also celebrity appearances and a concert series. Also, the cave dwellers watch every game of the MLB season. Here are a couple of links about the Fan Cave

Link #1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PwhhlTleVYU

Link #2 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dTxQOv78_w8

Last week, I had a phone interview with MTV (who are helping MLB with the selection process) about my application, and they asked me to submit a video that they can use to potentially pitch me to MLB as a potential finalist. I am not sure when the finalists will be announced, and I have no idea if I will be a finalist, but I am excited just to have received a phone interview and to be asked to submit new material outside of my application material.

My application video has received support on Twitter from Courtney Hawkins, Chris Beck, Hector Santiago, and even Bill Veeck. Eventually, when finalists are selected, one of the biggest criteria they've looked at in the past is how popular each applicants video has been on YouTube and social media. So right now I am trying to get as many views, likes, comments etc. to my video as possible.

If you're interested in taking a look at the video, here it is:

If you take a look at it and enjoy it, please share it with as many people as you can on Twitter, Facebook, Email, or whatever means possible!

I will be sure to keep WSI informed as the process goes on and I hear where I stand

Thank you!

Follow me on Twitter @DaVroomer

PS: I wasn't sure which forum this should go in, so mods feel free to move if needed.
Pat Arnold: Ya know...I don't think we're talkin' about a repeat, a 3-peat, or even a 4-peat.
Carl Walarski: That's right...we're talkin' a minimum 8-PEAT.

Last edited by DVsoxfan; 01-27-2014 at 09:07 PM. Reason: Screwed up the links - I can't type complete sentences
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Old 01-28-2014, 03:00 AM
Scots-Sox Scots-Sox is offline
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Watched and liked. Good luck Dan.
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Old 01-28-2014, 08:21 AM
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Good luck. I'm still trying to figure out how Bill Veeck is on the Twitter.
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Old 01-28-2014, 08:53 AM
DVsoxfan DVsoxfan is offline
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Twitter from beyond the grave ;). It's a parody account - subtle attempt at humor by me
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Old 02-06-2014, 09:31 AM
DVsoxfan DVsoxfan is offline
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Thanks for all the views everyone. The video is almost to 300 views and appears on the 1st page of search results on YouTube if you search "MLB Fan Cave 2014". The deadline for applications is Friday the 14th of Feb, so they will be announcing the semi-finalists at some point shortly after that!
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Old 02-11-2014, 10:50 AM
DVsoxfan DVsoxfan is offline
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Another intermediate update:

There is a group who put out a documentary webseries called "Tailgate32" (http://tailgate32.com/) in which they visited all 32 NFL stadiums for tailgating in one season in 2012. They have also been involved with other sports related webseries and won awards for various things.

Anyway, today they have released a video that is a pitch for them to make supplemental MLB Fan Cave footage, and to pitch their favorite applicants that they found on YouTube. My video was one of their favorites, so it is featured in their video. Check it out!

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Old 02-13-2014, 05:56 PM
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Originally Posted by DVsoxfan View Post
My application video has received support on Twitter from... even Bill Veeck.
"Too bad I'm not on my fantasy team." Mark Buehrle
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