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William L. Gladstone

William L. Gladstone


Gladstone has been a team owner in the New York-Penn League since 1992 when he purchased the Pittsfield Mets.

In 2002, he moved the team to Troy, N.Y. where it became highly successful both on and off the field winning league championships in 2010 and 2013.

He served 12 years on the Minor League Baseball Board of Trustees as the representative of the New York-Penn League and during that time helped guide the growth of Minor League Baseball. In 1991, Gladstone became a member of the Board of Directors of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, N.Y.

He was crowned The King of Baseball at the 2015 Baseball Winter Meetings.