PRESS RELEASE – The Pittsfield Suns and the Goldklang Group on Monday announced that Michael Lieberman has been named the team’s new general manager. A 25-year veteran of the sports industry, Lieberman has served as a general manager in summer collegiate baseball for 11 seasons. He has also held leadership positions in both affiliated and independent professional baseball.
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PRESS RELEASE – The Hudson Valley Renegades have introduced a new series of team logos, uniform designs and a custom type font which will all be implemented immediately as the Renegades prepare for the upcoming 2018 season. In addition, the Renegades have unveiled a 25th year logo which ties in the team’s past look with its new identity, including three different versions which honor the previous and present team colors. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Goldklang Group today announced that Michael D. Goldklang has agreed to join the Group as General Counsel and Senior Vice President. Based at the Group’s headquarters in New Jersey, Mr. Goldklang will oversee legal matters relating to its member clubs and will be involved in other aspects of the Group’s operations, including new business opportunities. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Scott Bush began his baseball career as an intern with the St. Paul Saints in 2004, holding several prominent roles within the organization that culminated with his most recent stint as Assistant General Manager. Continue reading
The Goldklang Group is planning a new 6,000-square foot, $3 million club level at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park, home of the Charleston RiverDogs (Single-A, South Atlantic League). They also plan to work with the city on construction of a boardwalk to completely circle the ballpark, including views from above the outfield fences. Read more here. For those who find it “interesting” that we ignore the RiverDogs, enjoy 40 stories here.
ESPN takes a look at Mike Veeck, part owner of five teams minor-league teams via the Goldklang Group, as the “funniest man in baseball.” Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – SJS Beacon, a privately held company, is pleased to announce its purchase of the Fort Myers Miracle from the Goldklang Group. The Fort Myers Miracle are the long time Advanced-A affiliate of the Minnesota Twins and a member of the Florida State League. The Miracle play their home games at Hammond Stadium, the Spring Training home of the Twins. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – On April 19, 2013, the Minnesota State University, Mankato Sport Management Program will be hosting the Cambria Dinner of Distinction. During this award ceremony, the Sport Management Program will be honoring various professionals within the sport industry, including the Sport Business Leader of the Year award. This annual event will be held on the campus of Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – After a successful first season at the helm, Jamie Keefe has decided to pursue other challenges in the sport. Keefe informed team officials late last week that he would be stepping away from the team at the end of the month. Keefe guided the Suns to a record of 27-25 in their inaugural season in Pittsfield. Keefe will continue his recent venture into the collegiate sports arena Continue reading
City and team officials agree the future looks bright for the summer collegiate Pittsfield Suns (Futures Collegiate Baseball League). The team exceeded expectations “across the board,” according to Jeff Goldklang, managing director of the Goldklang Group, which owns the team. Suns GM/coach Jamie Keefe, who also worked for the defunct indy pro Pittsfield Colonials (Can-Am League), says the ownership Continue reading
As the presidential election season heats up, team’s across the country are giving away candidate bobbleheads. The Goldklang Group has perfected the promotion with their exclusive Bobblection™ 2012, which the organization has made available to 10 teams, including five Goldklang clubs.
In sad news (although not unexpected based on our conversations with local officials over the past two years), Montana Tech has decided to tear down historic Alumni Coliseum in Butte (MT). Continue reading
Boston Globe correspondent Adam Sege takes a look at the history of Wahconah Park and the future of baseball in Pittsfield with the expansion summer collegiate Pittsfield Suns (Futures Collegiate Baseball League). According to Jeff Goldklang from the Goldklang Group, “Pittsfield is a phenomenal baseball market that has been underserved.” Read more here.
Can the Goldklang Group succeed at Wahconah Park in Pittsfield with the expansion summer collegiate Pittsfield Suns (Futures Collegiate Baseball League) where others have failed? Tony Dobrowolski from the Berkshire Eagle takes a look at the Suns’ ownership and the challenging task ahead of them. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – Historic Wahconah Park’s newest tenant will be named the Pittsfield Suns, as the Goldklang Group has added the collegiate baseball team to their roster of distinguished ball clubs. Located in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, the Suns will join the Futures League, a premiere collegiate league that provides student-athletes the opportunity to compete and play with elite players Continue reading
The Goldklang Group is ramping up its new team in Pittsfield (MA) from the second-year Futures Collegiate Baseball League. The group is seeking permission from the city to place a temporary trailer outside historic Wahconah Park to to have office space right on site. This is a good idea. The team’s new branding and general manager, rumored to be now-defunct Pittsfield Colonials (Can-Am Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Goldklang Group announced today that Steve Gliner will assume the role of President of the Fort Myers Miracle, with Andrew Seymour promoted to the position of Vice President/General Manager effective immediately. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Goldklang Group, a sports entertainment ownership and consulting firm, today announced that Tyler Tumminia has assumed the role of Senior Vice President. Formerly Vice President of Marketing and Operations, Tumminia’s new role will focus on strategic development of the brand with a more targeted external footprint. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Tyler Tumminia, Senior Vice President of the Goldklang Group will be honored at The New York Professional Baseball Hot Stove League’s 47th Annual award dinner on January 20, 2012. Tumminia will be accepting the Jim Quigley Memorial Award in recognition of her meritorious service to our national pastime. Continue reading
In a not-so-surpirsing move, the Pittsfield (MA) City Council has selected the seasoned Goldklang Group, representing the second-year Futures Collegiate Baseball League, over an inexperienced local group, representing the New England Collegiate Baseball League, to bring a new summer collegiate franchise to Wahconah Park. The Goldklang ownership will pay $13,500 annually, plus Continue reading
Two groups are vying to bring a summer collegiate franchise to Pittsfield (MA) and Wahconah Park. One group led by Pittsfield attorney Richard Johansen and businessman Tom Goggins are representing the New England Collegiate Basaball League. The other group led Continue reading
Tyler Tumminia, the daughter of a 30-year MLB scout, used her passion for the sport to propel her career as a VP of marketing and operations for the Goldklang Group. Read more here.
The Post and Courier’s Teresa Taylor interviewed and profiled John Schumacher, the regional food and beverage director for the Goldklang Group, which owns the Charleston RiverDogs, Hudson Valley Renegades, Fort Myers Miracle, and St. Paul Saints. Schumacher is the brainchild behind many wacky ballpark food items, including the new pickle dog and bacon-wrapped Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Four veteran baseball scouts have been named as the 2011 inductees to the Professional Baseball Scouts Hall of Fame (PBSHOF). This unique honor is given to those who exist at the very foundation of player development for the Major Leagues. The inductees will be commemorated with bronze plaques, designed by the acclaimed US Bronze, and placed on display at the four Continue reading
Following the annual Goldklang Group organizational meetings, hosted in Atlantic City, the Group announced their 2010 marketing campaign. The four teams; Charleston RiverDogs, Hudson Valley Renegades, St. Paul Saints, and Fort Myers Miracle will implement the “Be Your Own Fan” campaign effective immediately. View video here. A new web series will be aired bi-monthly taking on a roundtable format. The clubs’ General Managers are scheduled to appear on the inaugural episode. Continue reading