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Corporate Partnerships

Emeralds Debut: 2010

Past Teams: Lake Elsinore Storm

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

Education: University of California at Santa Cruz - BA

Special Skills: Espanol, Handling Luke Hardy

Three words that describe me: Ask Chris Bowers

Favorite Quote: "Being average means you are as close to the bottom as you are to the top" - John Wooden

Title of my autobiography would be: It's Been a Good Life

I'm Notorious for….my awful golf game, changing my food order last minute at a restaurant, misplacing my keys.

Emeralds Debut: 2010

Past Teams: Los Angeles Avengers, Lake Elsinore Storm, Perth Heat (Australian Baseball League)

Hometown: San Jose, CA

Education: UCLA - Business and Economics, University of Oregon - MBA

Special Skills: Can hit a 3-wood 240 off the deck, king of installing Crown Molding

Three words that describe me: Chris Mullin Doppelganger

Favorite Quote: "We're all here 'cause we're not all there"

Title of my autobiography would be: Swingers - A Life's Obsession with Baseball and Golf

I'm Notorious for….using words with multiple syllables.

Emeralds Debut: 2015

Past Teams: Several Hard Rock Bands

Hometown: Chicago, IL

Education: University of Oregon - Business Administration with concentration in Sports Business

Special Skills: Talking backwards, being excellent in your presence, doing a mean Monster Mash

Three words that describe me: Baseball, Beer and Barbecue

Favorite Quote: "My jacket says dry clean only…which means it's dirty" - Mitch Hedberg

Title of my autobiography would be: This One Time on Our Tour Bus…

I'm Notorious for.…being super awesome all the time.

Ticket Sales

Emeralds Debut: 2015

Past Teams: Montana State University Football

Hometown: Billings, MT

Education: Montana State University - B.S. Exercise Science, MSU-Billings - M.S. Sports Management

Special Skills: Cooking and critiquing pork, catching fly balls, arguing sports

Three words that describe me: Bobcats, Beer, Grilling

Favorite Quote: "Why would anyone ever do drugs when they could just mow a lawn?" -Hank Hill

Title of my autobiography would be: How to Mow a Lawn and Cook a Steak

I'm Notorious for….talking about Montana.

Emeralds Debut: 2015

Past Teams: University of South Alabama Jaguars and Kenosha Kingfish

Hometown: Elgin, IL

Education: University of South Alabama - Bachelor's Degree in Broadcast Journalism 

Special Skills: speaking loudly into small mics, turning the whole office against me, and being able to shorten my name from Cameron to Cam

Three words that describe me: Loud, Fun, and MORE LOUD

Favorite Quote: "Happiness isn't good enough for me! I demand euphoria!" - Calvin and Hobbes

Title of my autobiography would be: Try Not to Yell Into the Mic - The Story of Cam LaFerle

I'm Notorious for….making really dumb bets with Patrick.

Ems Debut: 2015

Past Teams: Emeralds are my only!

Hometown: Eugene, OR

Education: North Eugene High School and future graduate of the University of Oregon

Special Skills: Knowing useless facts, lifting heavy things for my co-workers and my ability to rap

Three words that describe me: Where's my Wallet

Favorite Quote: "The inner machinations of my mind are an enigma" -Patrick Star

Title of my autobiography: ...And I Just Got Pen On My Pants, Botches and Lessons Learned

I'm Notorious for....losing everything I'm mildly responsible for.

Corporate Events

Emeralds Debut: 2012

Past Teams: The Ems are my one and only

Hometown: Eugene, OR (Local Boy)

Education: Touchy subject - Sunset Elementary alumnus, Spencer Butte Middle School alumnus, South Eugene High School alumnus, University of Oregon

Special Skills: Pressure washing PK Park, getting fired every day, watching absurd amounts of sports in small periods of time

Three words that describe me: Blazers, Ducks, Emeralds

Quotes: "Some cause happiness wherever they go; others, whenever they go" - Oscar Wilde

Title of my autobiography would be: Minor League to the Core - The Story of Chris Bowers

I'm Notorious for….making fun of our lovely boss, Allan Benavides (Please see back to my special skills).

Emeralds Debut: 2014

Past teams: Los Angeles Brewers (California Collegiate League)

Hometown: Cypress, CA

Education: University of Oregon - Bachelor's Degree in Business Admin with concentration in Sports Business 

Special Skills: getting a sunburn, falling asleep very quickly, and giving Allan a hard time.

Three words that describe me: Genuine, Lighthearted, Solid.

Favorite Quote: "When you come to a fork in a road, take it" -Yogi Berra

Title of my autobiography would be: Stop Asking Me to Buy a Vowel

I'm Notorious for….having an opinion on any sports topic.

Emeralds Debut: 2016

Past Teams: Bakersfield Blaze, Helena Brewers

Hometown: Hinsdale, IL

Education: Indiana University

Special Skills: Art

Three words that describe me: Laidback, Patience, Persistent 

Favorite Quote: "Leaders become great, not because of their power but because of their ability to empower others" - John Maxwell

Title of my autobiography would be: What NOT To Do During College

I'm Notorious for….forgetting names.

Community and Media

Emeralds Debut: 2015

Past Teams: Cleveland Browns, AmeriCorps VISTA

Hometown: Cincinnati, OH

Education: Ohio University - Bachelor's Degree in Journalism and a Minor in Economics and Sports Management

Special Skills: Staying sane in an office full of guys, multi-tasking, turning on lights

Three words that describe me: Organized, Analytical, Ambitious

Favorite Quote: "People say I'm stubborn, but in reality I'm just determined" - Grandma Miklosh

Title of my autobiography would be: Living Life as a Black Sheep

I'm Notorious for….bringing people back to reality.

Emeralds Debut: 2017

Past Teams: As an athlete...tons.

Hometown: Fort Worth, TX

Education: B.A. Visual Communication Design, Sports Marketing

Special Skills: Fishing, Drawing, Country Line Dancing

Three words that describe me: Outgoing, Sassy, Silly

Favorite Quote: "If you ain't first, you're last." - Ricky Bobby

Title of my autobiography would be: One of the Bros

I'm Notorious for….getting a concussion during Ball Brawl.

Emeralds Debut: 2012

Past Teams: NA

Hometown: Roseburg, OR

Education: B.S. in Graphic Design, Art History

Special Skills: Drawing, painting and rooting on the Ducks!

Three words that describe me: Passionate, Loyal & Fun-Loving

Favorite Quote: "Are you really sure that a floor can't also be a ceiling?" - M.C. Escher

Title of my autobiography would be: Just Vectorize It! The life of a Minor League Graphic Designer

I'm Notorious for….playing the ballpark music "too loud".

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