Apple has actually worked with Jay Sartori, the current assistant general manager of the Toronto Blue Jays, to manage the sports and entertainment section of the App Shop, reports SportsNet (via MG Siegler).
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Sartori is taking over as the tech titan’s manager of the App Store’s sports and home entertainment classification, a departure from the arbitration, contract and collective bargaining agreement interpretation work he managed for heaven Jays.
He’s been in the position because September, 2010, when he was tempted over from the Washington Nationals after a period as director of baseball operations there. Before that he worked for Big league Baseball’s labor division, helping work out the 2006 CBA.
While it’s unclear exactly what task tasks Sartori’ll be expected to take on, Apple has actually constantly preferred for its App Shop and iTunes Store selections to have a human touch, recommending that part of his function will possibly involve overseeing and enhancing the content choices included in the Sports area of the App Shop.
Apple’s App Shop personnel are accountable for hand choosing apps that are showcased in a wide variety of App Store categories, including Staff Favorites and Editor’s Option. Presently, the Sports section of the App Shop showcases ‘Basics’ and ‘Fantasy Football Application’, also highlighting a variety of specific apps such as Yahoo! Sports, ESPN College Football, and MLB.com At Bat.
Sartori is anticipated to leave his current position with the Toronto Blue Jays in October.