MOBILE, Ala. (March 8, 2017) - The Mobile BayBears, the Double-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, are proud to welcome several new staff members to the front office at Hank Aaron Stadium.
Steve Goldberg, the new "Voice of the BayBears", will serve as the team's Broadcaster & Media Relations Coordinator. The 2015 University of Missouri graduate is entering his third year in affiliated baseball and first as a lead broadcaster. Prior to joining the BayBears, Goldberg held positions with the Frisco RoughRiders, Charleston RiverDogs, and Melbourne Aces (Australian Baseball League). Audio for all 140 BayBears games, beginning Thursday, April 6, will be streamed live through the free TuneIn Radio online broadcast feed.
Two Mobile natives, Chad Raybon (Account Executive) and Elizabeth Crenshaw (Promotions Assistant), also join the staff. Raybon is a recent graduate of the University of South Alabama with a degree in sport management. Crenshaw returns to the Port City after earning her sport management degree from the University of Southern Mississippi and interning with Wilmington Hammerheads FC.
BayBears employees Stephen Warren and Stephanie Chapman have been promoted to Stadium Operations Manager and Account Executive, respectively. Warren spent last year as the Stadium Operations Assistant, while Chapman was the Receptionist and Fan Services Representative.
Former game day staff members transitioning to the BayBears front office include Graham Lowing (Stadium Operations Assistant), Rebecca Walter (Receptionist) and Gary Johnson (Food & Beverage Assistant). Lowing was previously on the promotions crew, Walter was a suite attendant, and Johnson was the concession stand lead.
Tom Pritzl is settling into his role as Director of Food & Beverage, after starting with the BayBears in the fall. The Elkhart Lake, Wis., native was a concessions manager for the Great Falls Voyagers last season.
General Manager Chris Morgan enters his third full season in the position after being hired in August 2014. Ari Rosenbaum (Assistant General Manager), Kyne Sheehy (Director of Sales), JR Wittner (Account Executive/Ticket Operations), and Stuart Cawthon (Ticket Operations Assistant) also return to the BayBears front office in familiar roles.
The BayBears open their 2017 home schedule at Hank Aaron Stadium on Wednesday, April 12 and host 70 home dates through Labor Day, September 4. Season ticket packages and group and hospitality offerings for the BayBears 2017 season can be reserved by calling (251) 479-BEAR (2327).
About the Mobile BayBears
The Mobile BayBears are the Double-A affiliate of the Los Angeles of Anaheim and play their games at beautiful Hank Aaron Stadium in Mobile, Alabama. The BayBears were founded in 1997 and have won four Southern League titles in 1998, 2004, 2011, and 2012. Additionally, the 2011 championship squad was named Minor League Team of the Year by Baseball America. More than 150 former BayBears have reached the Major League level, including All-Stars Max Scherzer, Paul Goldschmidt, Jake Peavy, Carlos Gonzalez, and Justin Upton. For more information on the Mobile BayBears and Hank Aaron Stadium, please visit MobileBayBears.com, call (251) 479-BEAR (2327), or contact Steve Goldberg via email at Steve@MobileBayBears.com.