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August 27, 2010 13:14 ET

kgb 542542 Text Answer Service and Answer America's Baseball Questions

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - August 27, 2010) -  As Major League Baseball begins to gear up for the postseason, kgb 542542 text answer service and its new web site, kgb Answers,, are fielding questions from fans across the country about America's National Pastime.

kgb's 542542 text answer service is powered by thousands of Special Agents who provide quick, accurate answers to any question at a cost of 99 cents per question.

In addition to texting kgb for all baseball-related questions, fans can also visit kgbAnswers at and check out the service's most-asked baseball queries for free on the site's baseball category page Site visitors can search kgb's vast database of millions of questions and answers at no charge. kgb is featuring baseball content to showcase the extensive variety of questions users ask the service -- and the top-quality answers that kgb Agents research in response.

Among the most popular baseball-related questions hurled at kgb to date are (answers provided through the links below):

Did Bryce Harper sign with the Nationals?

Where will Derrek Lee fit in with the Braves?

What's Ted Lilly's record since joining the Dodgers?

Did Roger Clemens use steroids?

Where is Alex Rodriguez on the all-time HR list?

Is Jose Canseco really living in a garage?

Did the Oakland Athletics ballboy ask out a fan?

Who was the first player to pitch a perfect game in a World Series?

About kgb
kgb is a privately held, New York-based company and the world's largest independent provider of directory assistance and enhanced information services. During its nineteen year history, kgb has built some of the most successful brands in the telecommunications, customer care and enhanced information services sectors. kgb's European brands include The Number 118 118 in the United Kingdom and Le Numero 118 218 in France, both of which are leading players in their respective markets.

kgb has pioneered the provision of a broad range of wholesale and retail information services beyond traditional directory assistance services, including call completion, movie listings, train schedules, price comparisons and "Ask Us Anything" service across multiple platforms, including mobile and landline phones, SMS and the Internet. In 2009, kgb launched its text answer service, 542542 (kgbkgb) following the success of kgb's similar "Ask Us Anything" premium text answer service in the United Kingdom. Early in 2010, kgb extended the brand to the Web with the launch of, a site where users can search the vast kgb database of questions and answers, or ask their own question directly to a kgb Special Agent. kgb's customer care business operates in the U.S. and Europe and has over ten years of experience in providing call center support for many leading customer service and sales-oriented organizations across a variety of industry groups, including telecommunications, cable, utilities, government, and health care.

In 2010, kgb harnessed its database of hyper-local directory assistance information to launch, a coupon deal site that brings its members a daily discount on popular products and services. Also in 2010 in the U.S. and Europe, kgb launched, a people search engine that enables consumers to monitor their profile on the Web, set alerts, and manage their reputation online. Last year kgb served more than a hundred million consumers globally and answered hundreds of millions of questions.

Major League Baseball, MLB, and the names and nicknames designating the MLB clubs and entities are all registered trademarks or service marks of Major League Baseball Properties, Inc. or one of its related entities and their use in this press release, in addition, to the use of the names of various MLB players, does not imply endorsement of kgb or of the service described in this press release.

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