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Danville Braves, Rookie-Advanced Affiliate of the Atlanta Braves
American Legion Post 325 Field at Dan Daniel Memorial Park, 302 River Park Dr., Danville, VA 24540
Mailing Address: Danville Braves, P.O. Box 378, Danville, VA 24543
Phone: 434.797.3792 | General Email: danvillebraves@braves.com | Website: www.dbraves.com
Social Media: Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat (@DanvilleBraves) and Facebook (DanvilleBravesOfficial)

 

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David Cross Vice President, General Manager david.cross@braves.com

David Cross From: Newport News, Va.

Newport News, VA native David Cross will begin his 19th season (2018) as General Manager of the Danville Braves and his 20th in professional baseball. Prior to getting into baseball, Cross worked in the financial services industry. He began his career in baseball in the ticket department of the Richmond Braves (1998) and spent the 1999 season as the Group Sales Manager with the Winston-Salem Warthogs of the Carolina League. In May of 2000, Cross was named the GM of the Danville Braves and has been helping to improve professional baseball in the Danville area since. During his tenure in Danville, he has been named Appalachian League Executive of the Year twice (2003, 2008) and won the Promotional Award of Excellence twice (2004, 2006). Most recently, Cross led the D-Braves to 2017 Appalachian League Organization of the Year honors. In September 2017, Cross was promoted to Vice President, General Manager, Danville Braves.

 

Favorite Athlete: Bo Jackson
Favorite MLB Player: Jimmy Foxx
Favorite Movie: The Rocky Horror Picture Show
Favorite Food: General Tso's Chicken
Best Part About Being a Danville Brave: The leftover popcorn after games

 


Brandon Bennett Assistant General Manager brandon.bennett@braves.com

Brandon Bennett From: Jacksonville, NC
Alma Mater: University of North Carolina

Brandon Bennett began his second tour of duty with the Danville Braves in 2016, having worked as the Sales & Operations Manager from 2010-2013. The 2010 UNC Chapel Hill grad is ecstatic to be back working for the Braves

 

Favorite Athlete: Tyler Hansborough
Favorite MLB Player: Chipper Jones
Favorite Movie: The Patriot
Favorite Food: Anything free
Best Part About Being a Danville Brave: The great people I work with.

 



Stephen Brunson Sales and Marketing Manager, Media Contact stephen.brunson@braves.com

Stephen Brunson From: Wichita, KS.

Brunson begins his first year on the full-time staff after spending the 2018 season with the D-Braves as the Media Relations trainee position. Brunson is a 2018 graduate of Kansas State University, where he studied Public Relations. While at K-State, Brunson worked for K-State Athletics in the communications department, assisting with gathering statistics for all sports teams. Brunson also spent three years as a resident assistant with the K-State Housing and Dining department. Brunson is commonly referred to as "Jimmy" while at Legion Field.

 

Favorite Athlete: Andrew Wiggins
Favorite MLB Player: Salvador Perez
Favorite Movie: Nacho Libre
Favorite Food: Cookout PB Banana Shakes
Best Part About Being a Danville Brave: Being told I'm "not in Kansas anymore"