GGL, Major League Baseball Advanced Media (MLBAM), Boras Marketing and New York Yankee star centerfielder Johnny Damon today announced the formation of the Professional Baseball Video Game League (PBGL), in which some of pro baseball's best players will battle online against each other and their fans. GGL, Boras Marketing and MLBAM have entered into a joint venture to unite the culture of video games with the national pastime.
Damon will serve as League Commissioner for the PBGL's inaugural season, which kicks off this week with the first competitions on the league's chosen game, Microsoft's Project Gotham Racing® 3 for Xbox 360.
The PBGL roster includes some of baseball's rising young stars, who were secured through GGL's exclusive relationship with Boras Marketing. Season one players include: Full List of players after the jump