Since 2001, the Gameops.com Best of Awards have been awarded for excellence in sports team game operations and entertainment. The St. Paul Saints (Independent Professional, American Association) scored big by winning the “Best Entertainment Group” with their Ushertainers. Read more here. Other categories include Game Night Promotion, Contest/Promotion, Mascot, Act, Introductions, and Team Operations.
Category Archives: Personnel & Operations
PRESS RELEASE – For a second consecutive year, the South Atlantic League presented its Female Executive of the Year Award to a member of the Lexington Legends’ front office team. Anne Mapson, special projects manager, won the award for the 2016 season. Shannon Kidd, director of stadium operations and human resources manager, was the winner in 2015. Continue reading
Lew Wolff has sold his 10% stake in the Oakland Athletics to the Fisher family, which previously had owned about 80% of the Major League Baseball team. Although the John Fisher has controlled the majority of the team, Wolff ran it as the managing partner. Read more here. Read about Wolff stepping aside here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Reading Fightin Phils proudly announce the promotion of Anthony Pignetti to Chief Director of Business Development. The title of Chief Director expands a leadership role for Pignetti. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Biloxi Shuckers, Double-A affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers, are pleased to announce new additions to the organization’s full-time front office staff. Continue reading
After a two-year stint with the Sussex County Miners (Independent Professional, Can-Am League), general manager Dave Chase has moved on. Read more here. Thanks to John Cerone for the link.