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Tyrus (The Georgia Peach) Cobb

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One of the greatest players that ever played baseball Tyrus Raymond (The Georgia Peach) Cobb was born in Royston, Georgia, December 18, 1886.  He had a brother, John Paul and a sister, Florence Leslie.  He was a highly complex and misunderstood man. He was also the greatest player of his time and one of the […]

Touring The Bases With…Durham Bulls GM Mike Birling

October 3, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Mike Birling is the General Manager for the Durham Bulls located in Durham, North Carolina, in the International League. They have been an Affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays since 1998. Their Stadium is Durham Bulls Athletic Park. (a) International League Champions 2002 – 2003 – 2009 Seamheads.Com: What was your first job working in […]

Touring The Bases With…Lexington Legends GM Andy Shea

September 9, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Andy Shea is the General Manager for the Lexington Legends located in Lexington, Kentucky. They are in the South Atlantic League and have been an Affiliate of the Houston Astros since 2001. Their stadium is Whitaker Bank Park. (a) www.lexingtonlegends.com Seamheads.Com: What was your first job working in baseball? How did you obtain that job? […]

Touring The Bases With…Fort Wayne TinCaps President and GM Mike Nutter

August 6, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Mike Nutter is the President and General Manager of the Fort Wayne TinCaps located in Fort Wayne, Indiana. They have been an Affiliate of the San Diego Padres since 1999 and are in the Midwest League. They play at Parkview Field. (a) www.tincaps.com. Seamheads.Com: What are your responsibilities for the TinCaps? Mike Nutter: Lots of […]

Touring The Bases With…Lehigh Valley IronPigs GM Kurt Landes

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Kurt Landes is the General Manager for the Lehigh Valley IronPigs located in Allentown, PA. They have been a AAA Affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies since 2008 and are in the International League. They play at Coca-Cola Park. (a) www.ironpigsbaseball.com Seamheads.Com: What was your first job in baseball? Kurt Landes: My first job in baseball […]

Touring The Bases With…Princeton Rays GM Jim Holland

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Jim Holland is the General Manager for the Princeton Rays located in Princeton, West Virginia. They have been an Affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays since 1997 and are in the Appalachian League.  They play at Hunnicutt Field.  (a)  www.princetonrays.net Seamheads.Com: What is your history with the Princeton Rays? Jim Holland: This will be my […]

Touring The Bases With…Norfolk Tides GM Dave Rosenfield

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Dave Rosenfield is the General Manager for the Norfolk Tides located in Norfolk, Virginia. They have been an Affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles since 2007 and are in the International League. They play at Harbor Park. (a) www.norfolktides.com Seamheads.com: This year marks your fifty-sixth consecutive year you have been associated with a professional club. Is […]

Touring The Bases With…Lansing Lugnuts GM Pat Day

June 13, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Pat Day is the General Manager for the Lansing Lugnuts located in Lansing, Michigan in the Midwest League. They have been an Affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays since 2005. They play in Jackson Field at Thomas M. Cooley Law School Stadium. (a) www.lansinglugnuts.com. Seamheads.com: Your team has an unusual name. How did the name […]

Touring The Bases With…Harrisburg GM Randy Whitaker

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Randy Whitaker is the General Manager for the Harrisburg Senators located in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania in the Eastern League. They have been an Affiliate of the Washington Nationals since 2005.  Their Stadium is Metro Bank Park. (1)  www.senatorsbaseball.com SEAMHEADS.COM: What was your first job working in baseball? How did you obtain that position? How did that […]

Touring The Bases With…Lindsey Knupp

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Lindsey Knupp is the Promotions and Entertainment Director for the Lehigh Valley IronPigs located in Allentown, PA. They have been an Affiliate of the 2009 National League Champions Philadelphia Phillies since 2008, the year they were World Champions! SEAMHEADS: What was your first job working in baseball? How did you obtain the position? How did […]

Touring The Bases With…Kelly Hallquest

April 15, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Kelly Hallquest is the Food and Beverage Director for the Eugene Emeralds located in Eugene, Oregon. They have been an Affiliate of the San Diego Padres since 2001 and are in the Northwest League. Check out Emeralds on Facebook. www.-ems.com Seamheads.Com: What are your responsibilities for the Emeralds? Kelly Hallquest: I am the Director of […]

Touring The Bases With…Julia Janssen

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Julia Janssen is the Director of Marketing for the Lansing Lugnuts located in Lansing, Michigan. They have been affiliated with the Toronto Blue Jays since 2005.  They are in the Midwest League.  Website: www.lansinglugnuts.com SEAMHEADS:  When did you discover your love for baseball? How did you wind up on your team? Julia Janssen: I’ve always […]

Touring The Bases With…Molly Radcliffe

February 21, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Molly Radcliffe works in Ticket Sales and Alumni Relations for the St. Louis Cardinals. SEAMHEADS: What was your first job working in baseball? How did you obtain the position? How did that first job help you get to where you are today? Molly Radcliffe: I started working in baseball in 2007 when I was hired […]

Touring The Bases With…Lisa Fegley

November 12, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

Lisa Fegley is Ticket Sales & Promotions Director for the Jupiter Hammerheads, an affiliate of the Florida Marlins.  She also works for the Palm Beach Cardinals – which is an affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals.  They play in Roger Dean Stadium, the only Stadium in the country with two minor league teams sharing a […]

Touring The Bases With…Jackie Kampf

October 8, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Jackie Kampf is the Marketing Assistant for the Montgomery Biscuits located in Montgomery, Alabama.  They have been an Affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays since 2004 and are in the Southern League. SEAMHEADS: What does your job consist of? What are your responsibilities? JACKIE KAMPF: My title is Marketing Assistant for the Montgomery Biscuits.  My […]

Touring The Bases With…Courtney White

September 19, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Courtney White is the Group Sales Account Executive for the Oklahoma City RedHawks located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.  They have been an affiliate of the Texas Rangers since 1983 and are in the Pacific Coast League. Their website is: www.oklahomaredhawks.com SEAMHEADS: What does your job consist of?  What are your responsibilities? COURTNEY WHITE: Currently, I […]

Touring The Bases With…Anna Petersen

August 16, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Anna Petersen is the Community Relations Coordinator for the West Michigan Whitecaps located in Comstock Park, Michigan. They have been a class”A” Affiliate of the Detroit Tigers since 1997. Seamheads:  Did you ever expect to have a career in baseball? Anna Petersen: In all honesty, I was probably the last person expected to have a […]

Touring The Bases With…Heather McKeating

June 30, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Heather McKeating is the Group Sales Director for the Norfolk Tides located in Norfolk, Virginia.  They are an Affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles. SEAMHEADS: When did you start working for the Norfolk Tides? HEATHER: I started working for the Tides when I was sixteen.  I went to my first baseball game, an afternoon game with […]

Touring The Bases With…Kristyne A. Haver

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Kristyne A. Haver CPA, is the Controller for the Reading Phillies located in Reading, Pennsylvania.  They have been an Affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies since 1967.  They are in the Eastern League. SEAMHEADS: What does your job consist of?  What are your responsibilities? KRISTYNE: My job title is Controller.  Mainly, I’m in charge of all […]

Touring the Bases With…Amanda Warner

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Amanda Warner is the Community Relations and Promotion Manager for the Clearwater Threshers, in Clearwater, Florida.  They are an Affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies. SEAMHEADS:  When did you get interested in baseball? AMANDA: My love and passion for baseball started at the ripe young age of eight.  I was one of those kids that hung […]

Touring the Bases With…Melanie Levy

May 31, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Melanie Levy is the Senior Group Events Executive for the Sacramento River Cats Baseball Club, Sacramento, California.  They are an Affiliate of the Oakland Athletics. SEAMHEADS: What does your job consist of? MELANIE:  I am a Senior Group Events Executive for the Sacramento River Cats. My job in particular involves working closely with schools K-12 […]

Touring the Bases With…Janell Bullock

May 20, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Janell Bullock is the Assistant General Manager of the Kinston Indians located in Kinston, North Carolina. They have been an Affiliate of the Cleveland Indians since 1987. SEAMHEADS: How did you get your start in baseball? JANELL:  I was in college and majoring in accounting and as I was going into my 3rd year, I thought […]

Touring the Bases With…Meghan Mahrholz

May 12, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Meghan Mahrholz is Stadium Operations Coordinator for  the Oakland Athletics in Oakland, California. SEAMHEADS: What does your job consist of? MEGHAN MAHRHOLZ: My job consists of many operational tasks. I am responsible for radios, stadium signage, gate setups, First Aid Nurses and offices. Staff and many other responsibilities that make it possible to run an […]

Touring the Bases With…Juliana Paoli

May 4, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Juliana Paoli is Chief Marketing Officer of the San Jose Giants located in San Jose, California.  They are an Affiliate of the San Francisco Giants. SEAMHEADS: You spoke at the Baseball Winter Meeting in Indianapolis last year and Las Vegas in 2008. You also said you were not comfortable as a public speaker.  Do you […]