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Main Street Baseball Hires First Chief Operating Officer

PRESS RELEASE – Main Street Baseball announced today the hiring of Jonathan Harris as its first Chief Operating Officer (COO). In that role, Mr. Harris will be responsible for overseeing the operations and management of each of MSB’s four minor league baseball teams, as well as working closely with the CEO, Dave Heller, to seek out, assess and evaluate future opportunities in professional sports. Continue reading

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Lawsuit Over Sale of B-Mets Allowed to Proceed, But Owners Can Look to Other Buyers

Binghampton Mets LogoFederal District Court Judge David Hurd issued a ruling Thursday, telling the owners of the Binghamton Mets (Double-A, Eastern League) that there is sufficient cause to allow Main Street Baseball, which claims it has a contract to purchase the club, to proceed with the breach of contract suit.  However, the judge rejected a request by Main Street to stop team owners from negotiating Continue reading

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Lawsuit Claims B-Mets Backed Out of Sale

Binghampton Mets LogoDespite repeated denials of plans to sell, the owners of the Binghamton Mets (Double-A, Eastern League) have been negotiating with multiple buyers over the past four years, based on the allegations contained in a lawsuit filed by Main Street Baseball claiming the ownership backed out of a sale.  Read more here.  Read statement by B-Mets President Mike Urda here.

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Main Street Baseball Officially Takes Reins of Billings Mustangs

Billings Mustangs LogoPRESS RELEASE – Main Street Baseball, LLC, has officially taken the reins of the Billings Mustangs, the rookie-level Pioneer League affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds, the team announced Tuesday. Major League Baseball has approved the team’s sale, formally bringing the Mustangs into the Main Street Baseball family, led by Dave Heller and Bob Herrfeldt. Continue reading


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Heller Buying Mustangs? Team Plans ‘Major Announcement’ Friday

Billings Mustangs LogoThe Rookie-level Billings Mustangs (Pioneer League) have called a press conference for 3 p.m. Friday to make what the Pioneer League franchise is calling “a major announcement” about the team’s future.  Attendees will include Mustangs President Woody Hahn, Main Street Baseball President Dave Heller and Main Street Baseball partner Bob Herrfeldt.  Read more here.

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Mavericks, Adelanto Team Up to Improve Playing Field

PRESS RELEASE – Main Street Baseball LLC, the new owners of the Mavericks, brought Steve Bush, of Bush Sports Turf in Milan, Illinois, to do a field survey and make recommendations on field improvements. Bush is an industry leader in sports turf installation and maintenance, and its long list of clients include the Los Angeles Dodgers, Chicago Cubs and the University of Iowa. Bush Sports Continue reading

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