Category Archives: Personnel & Operations

Gameops.com Announces ‘Best of Awards’

Gameops.com GSince 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/PromotionMascot, Act, Introductions, and Team Operations.

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Women in Key Roles for Legends

Lexington Legends New LogoPRESS 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

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Wolff Steps Aside, Sells Stake in A’s

Oakland A's LogoLew 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.

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Pignetti Promoted to Chief Director of Business Development

Reading Fightin Phills LogoPRESS 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

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Shuckers Announce Additions to Front Office Staff

Biloxi Shuckers Primary LogoPRESS 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

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Front Office Changes in Store for Miners

Sussex County MinersAfter 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.

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Leger Joins Zephyrs Ownership Group

New Orleans Zephyrs LogoPRESS RELEASE – The New Orleans Zephyrs are pleased to announce the addition of local ownership as Walter Leger, Jr. has again obtained a stake in the group that owns the team, pending final approval from Major League and Minor League Baseball. Continue reading

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