The new CBS fantasy game Baseball Boyfriend got quite a bit of attention online yesterday, and we posted about it here. I got an e-mail in my inbox this morning from the creators of Baseball Boyfriend, asking if I'd like an interview with them. Of course, I jumped all over this, and here's my brief interview with Frank and Missy, creators of Baseball Boyfriend.
Q: When initiating the Baseball Boyfriend concept, did you imagine getting all of the negative feedback you’re currently getting from both fantasy baseball players and female baseball fans?
A: The concept is actually old to us. My wife and her friends have been playing baseball boyfriend for about three years. It's more about getting together with your friends and watching a game than anything else. They all loved it, so we thought we would let others play as well.
Watching the twitter feeds, there seems to be the mis-conception that we were trying to dumb down fantasy baseball for girls. That's not the c...