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