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About Baseball The Magazine

 

Baseball The Magazine www.baseballthemag.com is a niche publication that hit the racks in 2004 and is published quarterly and also is available through magazine racks and subscription mailing. Baseball The Magazine concentrates on youth baseball from t-ball and coach pitch through NCAA play and coverage includes NCAA Men's Tournament and College World Series play, youth baseball across the country, contributing editors working in the sport, industry interviews and gear information, team spotlights, player spotlights, college and human interest articles and much more.

 
Editorial Schedule
BBTM #1 2010 Newsstand February
Various human interest articles including team and player features, product information, contributing editors, seasonal travel ball tournament coverage, NCAA coverage, 2009 Fall play wrap up.

BBTM # 2 2010 Newsstand May
Various human interest articles including team and player features, product information, contributing editors, seasonal travel ball tournament coverage, NCAA coverage, Bat Wars Washington Nationals, Bat Wars at Big League Dreams, West Covina, California, Bat Wars Tournament coverage and Bat Wars Renaissance Park - Charlotte, North Carolina and Bat Wars Tournament,

BBTM #3 2010 Newsstand August
Various human interest articles including team and player features, product information, contributing editors, seasonal travel ball tournament coverage, NCAA DI Conference, NCAA Tournament and College World Series coverage, DII and DII coverage, Bat Wars Berliner Park - Columbus, Ohio and Bat Wars Tournament.

BBTM #4 Newsstand November
Various human interest articles including team and player features, product information, contributing editors, seasonal travel ball tournament coverage, NCAA coverage, Cooperstown Dreams Park thirteen weeks of baseball coverage, Bat Wars Cooperstown Dreams Park, world wrap ups.

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Baseball The Magazine Facts
First issue printed in Fall 2005
Frequency: 4 x per year 2010
Publisher: Gene Smith
Format: Perfect bound
Editorial: Youth grassroots baseball through NCAA Collegiate play
Page count: 80 page minimum
Circulation: Paid Subscription, Newsstand: Barnes & Nobles, Books-A-Million, Borders, Hastings, Specialty Racks/Kiosks
Readers: 89% Males; 11% Females
Median Household Income: $59,000
Median Age Youth: 14
Median Age Adult: 34
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Printing Specs, Softball Magazine and Baseball The Magazine

Standard Ad Size Requirements: W H
FULL PAGE (No Bleed) 7 1/2 10
FULL PAGE (Bleed) 9 11 1/2
1/2 PAGE 7 1/2 4 7/8
1/4 PAGE 3 5/8 4 7/8

Note: Full page ads that bleed require a minimum of a 1/4 bleed on the portions that bleed. Remember in full page bleed ads the live area of the ad does not change. The live area remains 7 1/2 wide by 10 tall with a final trim size of 8 3/8 ( 8.375) x 10 7/8 (10.875).Half and quarter page ads of standard layout sizes do not have a bleed option.

Specialty Ads:
Facing two page with bleed:
17.25" W 11.375" H
Trim Size:
16.75" W 10.875" H
Live Area:
15.75" W 9.875" H

1/3 Page Vertical ad specs:
Ad size: 2.75 W 10.875H
With bleed: 3.25 W 11.5H
Live area of ad: 2.25W 10.5H
Note: All ads should have a minimum of 1/4 bleed available. Center live area and final trim size so all sides have 1/4 bleed on all sides.

1/4 Page Vertical ad specs:
Ad size: 2.125W 10.875H
With bleed: 2.5W 11.5H
Live Area: 1.875W 10.5H
Note: All ads should have a minimum of 1/4 bleed available. *Center live area and final trim size so all sides have 1/4 bleed on all sides.

General Magazine Specifications:
Trim Size: 8 3/8 x 10 7/8 (8.375 x 10.875)
Binding: Perfect bound magazine
Four color process

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