About the hack day
Baseball Hack Day is an annual on-site, in-person hacking event (also known as hackathon, hack fest, code fest, or code party) where area baseball fans come together and create baseball-related projects to compete in a fun, friendly, one-day competition. Come with your laptop computer and your ideas or open mind!
Born in Boston spring of 2012, Baseball Hack Day is a grass-roots, open-sourced movement, held at the same day at different locations all around the world. The goal of the day is to bring creative tech minds into one room, and see what they can produce within a limited time. The project could be (but is not limited to) a tool, simple web app, mobile app, web site, or data visualization.
This event is based on the principal of the original the Hack Day Manifesto and will always be free to attend, thanks to our generous sponsors. We are run by volunteers, pro bono, labor for love, and we are not-for-profit. We follow Hack Code of Conduct.
- 2023 winners: MLB Time Tracker by Justin Nowell, BatterUp by Remy Hunter, Parmita Gurung, and Benjamin Tan, and Who's on First? by Sajeev Balakrishnan, Oswaldo Ustariz, and Arash Dehghan
See all submissions from 2023 Baseball Hack Day
- 2019 winner: crack-AR-jack: an augmented reality app by Ed Arenberg
See all submissions from 2019 Baseball Hack Day
- 2018 winner: Crowdtron: Turns the crowd into a colorful jumbotron by Laney Zamore, Tim Ryan, Jeff Morrison, and Sam Voigt
See all submissions from 2018 Baseball Hack Day
- 2017 winner: Turn Two: Augmented reality baseball fan experience by James Blackwell, Roman Jaquez, and Bilal Bashir
MLB: The future of baseball technology was on display at the sixth annual Baseball Hack Day
See all submissions from 2017 Baseball Hack Day
- 2016 winners: playerplaces by Matthew R., Rob Powell, Ted Lawless, Kathryn Schrumpf; MLB Rivals by Chul Ahn; Game Recommendation by Alex Marcotte; WatchCuts by Ellen Shapiro, Dustin Fox, Thomas Martin; and Third Base Coach by Kevin Leung, Eli Smukler, James Loewen
See all submissions from 2016 Baseball Hack Day
- 2015 winner: PITCHe/x - 3D mini-game where you face off against MLB pitchers by Daniel Shin and Thomas Park
See all submissions from 2015 Baseball Hack Day
- 2014 winners: MLB Gameday Mosiac by Brendan Donahue, Bill Wilder, Maura Wiler, Brendon Donahue, and Joan Wortman. And Need My Baseball Fix by David Lee.
See all submissions from Baseball Hack Day 2014
- 2013 winners: How did we get here? by Simon Mahler and Ian Malott, and Where should i have been born to play MLB by James Hrisho
See submissions and recap from 2013 Baseball Hack Day
- 2012 winner: Rally Cry by John Hamilton, Kenji Ross, Mike Paulo, Doug Pfeffer
See recap of inagural Baseball Hack Day in 2012
Baseball Hack Day Logo Assets
Feel free to download and use for promotions of your local event. Thanks to Kyle Fiedler for designing us the logo.