Normal Business Hours:
Monday - Friday: 9am-5pm
Monday - Friday: 9am- 7th inning
Saturday: 10am - 7th inning
Sunday: 12pm - 7th inning
Phone Number: (828) 322-3000
Fax Number: (828) 322-6137
Physical & Mailing Address: 2500 Clement Blvd NW Hickory, NC 28601
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
For a quicker response, e-mail a specific staff member or call our front office
Mark Seaman- General Manager
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Years with the Crawdads: 11 seasons
Hometown: Richmond, VA
Brief Background: Graduated from University of Tennessee, worked 11 seasons for the Tennessee Smokies, worked 3 years for FrontRow Motorsports
Favorite Sports Team: Washington Redskins, Tennessee Volunteers, Texas Rangers, Detroit Tigers
Favorite Thing About Working In Baseball: The positive impact we have on people's lives
My Walk Up Song Would Be: Kashmir, Led Zepplin
Secret Talent: I have no talents
Nick Name: Never had one
Biggest Pet Peeve: Lack of common sense
On My Bucket List: Visit every Major & Minor League Baseball Stadium
Personal Motto: Details, details, details
If I was a color in a crayon box, I would be Midnight Blue
Douglas Locascio- Assistant General Manager
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Years with the Crawdads: This will be my 10th season with the Crawdads.
Hometown: Largo, Florida
Brief Background: I'm a native of Largo, FL and graduated from Campbell University in December 2009 with a degree in Sport Management and a minor in Business Administration. I was a four-year letter-winner on the Fighting Camels wresting team. Entering my tenth season with the Crawdads, I previously worked with the Wilmington Sharks (CPL) as well as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (NFL). I enjoy spending time with my wife Lydia, son Gracen and daughter Sophia.
Outside of work, I've been an active member of the community throughout my time living in Hickory. I am a member of the 2014 graduating class for Leadership Catawba, serve on the board of the Hickory Sports Commission, member of the Hickory Young Professionals, serve on the board of Catawba County Partnership for Children, received the award of Hickory Young Professionals Top 10 Under 40 in 2016, and am a member of the Catawba County Chamber of Commerce ambassador executive team.
Favorite Sports Team: Florida Gators, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Favorite Thing About Working In Baseball: Getting to be a part of the organization as a whole. Entertaining fans, being apart and building relationships in the community, and sharing my love and passion for sports.
My Walk Up Song Would Be: Eye of the Tiger - Survivor
Secret Talent: Can drive a stick-shift vehicle
Nick Name: Dougie-Fresh
Biggest Pet Peeve: Getting asked "What did you say" even when the person clearly heard the first time.
On My Bucket List: Backpack through Europe
Personal Motto: Goals not written down are just wishes
If I was a color in a crayon box, I would be Burnt Orange
Donna White- Business Manager
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Years with the Crawdads: 11 seasons
Brief Background: Worked for a family owned marine dealership for 21 years
Favorite Sports Team: Hickory Crawdads… is there any other?
Favorite Thing About Working In Baseball: All the people you come in contact with
My Walk Up Song Would Be: Money
Secret Talent: Singing
Nick Name: Donald
Biggest Pet Peeve: Incompetent people
On My Bucket List: Spend more time with my family
Personal Motto: To do the best job I'm capable of and have fun doing it
If I was a color in a crayon box, I would be Mauvelous
Daniel Barkley- Director of Group Sales
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Years with the Crawdads: This will be my fifth year. I spent my first three seasons as a general intern before becoming a Group Sales Assistant in 2018. The 2019 season is my first as a full-time staff member.
Chris Dillon- Director of Promotions and Community Relations
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Years with the Crawdads: 3rd Season with the Crawdads, second as Director of Promotions and Community Relations
Hometown: New Rochelle, NY
Brief Background: Before working for the Crawdads, I lived in Corpus Christi, Texas and worked for the Corpus Christi Hooks, the Double A affiliate of the Houston Astros.
Favorite Sports Team: New York Yankees
Favorite Thing About Working In Baseball: Fan Interaction, making people smile & laugh.
My Walk Up Song Would Be: Run this Town by Jay-Z
Secret Talent: Losing and misplacing things
Nick Name: Curveball
Biggest Pet Peeve: People chewing with their mouth open.
On My Bucket List: Visit Ireland with my grandma and brother, and also visit Egypt
Personal Motto: Family First
If I was a color in a crayon box, I would be Caribbean Green
Ashley Salinas- Director of Creative Services and Media Relations
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Years with the Crawdads: This will be my second season
Hometown: Marin County (the non-famous side of the Golden Gate Bridge)
Brief Background: I previously worked for the San Diego Padres as a 50/50 Raffle Sales Representative, before completing an internship with the Augusta GreenJackets as the Marketing, Community Relations, and Retail Management Intern.
Favorite Sports Team: San Francisco Giants, 49ers
Favorite Thing About Working In Baseball: Being able to work in the sport I grew up watching
My Walk Up Song Would Be: Somebody by the Chainsmokers
Secret Talent: I can name every player in the Baseball Hall of Fame
Nick Name: Flash
Biggest Pet Peeve: Slow walkers that take up the entire street
On My Bucket List: Visit every state (17 to go!)
Personal Motto: Live Mas - Taco Bell
If I was a color in a crayon box, I would be Pacific Blue
Skip Moser- Operations Manager
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Andrew Tallent- Head Groundskeeper
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Years with the Crawdads: 2010-2013 (4 years), 2018-
Hometown: Morganton, NC
Brief Background: I was previously the turf manager for the city of Morganton where I maintained 30 acres of sports fields. I am married to an amazing wife Heather and we have a beautiful 3 year son Oakley.
Favorite Sports Team: Atlanta Braves (NL) and Texas Rangers (AL)
Favorite Thing About Working in Baseball: Being able to build relationships with players and coaches "and of course the field"
My Walk Up Song Would Be: The Baseball Song - Corey Smith
Secret Talent: I can make pottery
Nick Name: Tallent
Biggest Pet Peeve: Laziness
On My Bucket List: To receive a championship/World Series ring
Personal Motto: Your talent is God's gift to you, what you do with it is your gift back to God
If I was a crayon color in a box, I would be Green
Shawn Sullivan- General Manager of Food and Beverage
Contact Shawn: LSsullivan@delawarenorth.com
Years with the Crawdads: Second Year
Hometown: Littlefield, TX
Brief Background: I started working with Delaware North Sportservice back in 2012 at Globe Life Park in Arlington, TX as the Assistant Concessions Manager and I worked there till 2017, then I moved to Charlotte to work at Bank of America Stadium home of the Carolina Panthers and I worked there all of last season, I was approached by my former GM in Texas about coming out to Hickory and being the General Manager of Delaware North at L.P Frans Stadium and I jumped at the chance, working at a football stadium was fun, but there is nothing like working at a baseball stadium.
Favorite Sports Team: Texas Rangers, Dallas Cowboys, Dallas Stars and Dallas Mavericks (I love them equally, I am a total homer)
Favorite Thing About Working In Baseball: What is not to like, I love the different smells you get around the ballpark, the fans are amazing and each game is never the same, you could come to the ballpark and see a slugfest one day and a no hitter the next, that is what makes this game amazing and I thank God daily that this sport was invented and that this is my career.
My Walk Up Song Would Be: New Noise by Refused
Secret Talent: I am amazing at hitting targets, like a coffee cup or an unsuspecting co-worker with a rubber band
About the 'Dads
MLB Affiliation: Texas Rangers (2009 - present)
League: South Atlantic League (1952, 1960, 1993 - present)
Ballpark: L.P. Frans Stadium
Team Photographer: Tracy Proffitt
Pocket Schedule Requests: Please mail a self-addressed stamped envelop to 2500 Clement Blvd NW Hickory, NC 28601