11Runs Releases the First Short Term Fantasy Baseball App for Android

Jun 15, 2011

NEW YORK, June 15, 2011 – 11Runs, the popular fantasy baseball game, announces today the release of the first ever short term fantasy baseball Android app, allowing its thousands of users to play fantasy baseball on their Android phones everywhere they go. The Android app comes in response to the demand of 11Runs users and is the latest move for 11Runs into to the mobile space following the release of its popular iPhone app.


Who’s on First?
As the first short term fantasy baseball game to release an Android app, 11Runs is targeting the growing segment of fantasy baseball players who want to enjoy the game on the go. 11Runs is particularly well suited to the mobile space with its fast-paced, flexible games that users can enjoy twice per week, concentrating on the baseball midweek and weekend series. The new app allows users to enjoy every step of the game from creating a team, joining a competition, and watching fantasy scores and live results on their mobile devices.


“Mobile is an ever increasing market for fantasy baseball users and 11Runs sees Android as the logical next step for its mobile development,” said Mani Honigstein, CEO of Footbo, the company behind 11Runs. “Responding to the demands of our users we are working to bring our fantasy games to more platforms with additional features, providing a complete fantasy experience on their mobile device.”

Advanced Social Features:
11Runs has built tight social integration and mobile features into its fantasy baseball platform from day one. Users can choose their Facebook, Twitter, or Yahoo profiles to login to the site. Additionally, users can post updates about their winnings directly to their Facebook profile and show off their victories to all their friends. Users can also see a live Twitter stream of 11Runs updates right on the site and stay up-to-date with all the latest news about players and teams.

About 11Runs:
11Runs is the latest fantasy sports site from Footbo Ltd, a global leader and provider of interactive sports sites andapplications. Footbo is an innovative leader in every corner of the fantasy sports market as 11Runs joins the 11Kicks (Soccer) and 11Rush (Football) sites. The company originally started Footbo.com as an online social community for soccer lovers all over the world. 11Runs has partnered with the Seattle Times to bring a custom fantasy game to their readers.


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