Mookie Betts secretly delivered food to homeless after Game 2

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Mookie Betts went 3-for-4 with a double in Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday night. Then, after the game, he delivered food to the homeless outside the Boston Public Library.

As Rob Bradford’s story about it at WEEI reveals, he did it anonymously, with his cousin, wearing a hoodie, in part it seems, so he would not be recognized. A nearby person did recognize him, however, but when approached Betts just left. No photos, no comments. Just a good deed in the dark. All of this after playing in the biggest game of his life, and just hours before what an early morning flight to Los Angeles for Game 3.

Mookie Betts is almost certainly going to win the MVP Award when it’s announced next month. His value is quite obviously not limited to the baseball diamond.

MLB sells share of BAMTech to Walt Disney Co. for $900M

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NEW YORK – Major League Baseball has sold its remaining share of a streaming service technology company to the Walt Disney Co. for $900 million.

The sale was disclosed Tuesday in Walt Disney Co.’s annual filing report through the SEC. MLB received the $900 million in exchange for the 15% stake it still had in a company called BAMTech, which originally started as MLB Advanced Media in 2000.

The technology helped MLB become a leader in sports streaming in the 2000s.

Walt Disney Co. has been buying chunks of BAMTech for the past five years and now owns 100% of the company. The National Hockey League sold its 10% share of BAMTech to Walt Disney Co. for a reported $350 million in 2021.