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Gameday Stringer - Stockton Ports Baseball Club (Stockton · CA)

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Marketing: Game Operations/Presentation
Stats stringers are responsible for digitally scoring games from the MLB ballparks, which provides the data used in the live content applications on MiLB.com, including At-Bat, Gameday and MILB.TV, real-time highlights and text alerts, and by our business partners. This is a perfect part-time job for a responsible, computer-savvy person who happens to be a big baseball fan.
 
Responsibilities include:
  • Arrive at the ballpark no later than one hour prior to the scheduled start time;
  • Double-check and verify all pre-game information: rosters, umpires, weather conditions, etc.;
  • During the game, enter the results of every pitch and game event (plays, substitutions, etc.) using our proprietary software and coding language;
  • Work closely with our game-night support staff to ensure proper scoring of all game events and accuracy of data;
  • After the game, enter all post-game information: winning and losing pitcher, saves, holds, time and attendance
  • Validate all stats and data in our scoring software against the official box score provided by the Official Scorer.
 
Qualifications include:
  • Exceptional (and demonstrable) knowledge of baseball and how to score a baseball game;
  • Strong computer proficiency (Windows OS and Windows-based software) and the ability to quickly learn and operate new software;
  • Previous experience (including press box exposure) with a professional or college sports team, preferably baseball;
  • Regular availability to attend games in-person as required by the schedule: weekdays, nights and weekends;
  • A "team player" with a great attitude, including but not limited to a willingness to make and learn from mistakes and the ability to work closely and cooperatively (and take direction from) our game-night  staff;
  • Professionalism. It's a fun job and we pay people to watch baseball, but it's also an important job and we want people who will take the responsibility seriously.
 
 (New stringers must undergo pre-season training program.)