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St. Louis Cardinals invest in esports

The St. Louis Cardinals are betting on the growth of competitive video-gaming known as esports.

The baseball team is joining a roster of investors in Vision Esports LP that includes the Disney family’s private investment arm and the New York Yankees.

Vision Esports announced the Cardinals were one of the participants in a $38 million round raised by Evolution Media, an investment firm backed by Creative Artists Agency and private equity fund TPG Growth, and sports figures such as New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. and Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant.

Read more: St. Louis Post-Dispatch

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