Category Archives: Personnel & Operations

Stompers Pitcher, Catcher Make History as First All-Female Battery

Sonoma StompersAnna Kimbrell and Kelsie Whitmore of the Sonoma Stompers (Independent Professional, Pacific Association) made history Friday night as the first-ever all-female battery in the history of men’s professional baseball.  Read more here.

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All About the Skeeters’ Foodservice Operators

Sugar Land Skeeters PrimaryGreg Hernandez, general manager of hospitality services, and Tait Guthrie, executive chef, manage the food service for the Sugar Land Skeeters at Constellation Field, home of the Sugar Land Skeeters (Independent Professional, Atlantic League).  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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Flolid Returns as Beloit’s GM

Beloit Snappers LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Beloit Snappers are pleased to announce the return of Seth Flolid as General Manager, effective immediately. Continue reading

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Reflecting On 19 Years of Weber Family Ownership of Spinners

Lowell Spinners LogoHaving sold a clothing business in Manhattan that had been in the Weber family for three generations, Drew and Joann were ready to do something crazy and fun. So they bought a short-season Class A minor-league baseball team.  Summers in Lowell (MA) were about to get crazy and fun, with laughter and tossed T-shirts filling the warm night air.  Read more here.

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Miners Broadcaster No Quitter, Beats Odds

Sussex County MinersVernon (NJ) resident Bret Leuthner can be called many things.  He is a husband to wife Adina, a father to twins, a cancer fighter and the new voice of the Sussex County Miners (Independent Professional, Can-Am League).  One thing Leuthner is not is a quitter.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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It’s Official: Heller New Owner of Spinners

Lowell Spinners LogoWith a letter of “non-disapproval” from Major League Baseball in hand, Dave Heller officially became the new owner of the Lowell Spinners (Single-A, New York-Penn League) on Tuesday.  Read more here.

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Mustangs Announce New Radio Voice

Billings Mustangs LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Billings Mustangs announced today the hiring of Dustin Daniel as their new Director of Broadcasting and Media Relations. Daniel will serve as the play-by-play announcer for all 76 Mustangs games as well as the media liaison for the team. Continue reading

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