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Bombers Add to Staff

New Year, New Faces in the Bombers Front Office

BATTLE CREEK, MI-With the start of the New Year, the Battle Creek Bombers are thrilled to announce three new additions to their front office. Kali Ackerman, Austin Babich, and Emily Rosencrants have all joined the Bombers staff for the 2014 season. Ackerman and Babich will share the title of Coordinator of Ticket Operations, while Rosencrants has been named the Bombers new Partnership Activation and Marketing Manager.

All three staffers will be brand new to the Bombers organization, yet each boast a variety of experiences within the sports industry. Babich and Rosecrants both majored in Sports Management at Central Michigan University. Rosencrants has previously completed an internship with the minor league baseball franchise Altoona Curve, while Babich has worked with a variety of different organized baseball programs in the past, including a promotional project with the Lansing Lugnuts. Ackerman has relocated from the Boston area, and is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst where she majored in Sports Management. Ackerman has previous experience with summer collegiate baseball, being a former employee of the North Shore Navigators while serving as the team’s Coordinator of Community Relations.

Ackerman and Babich will assist fans in obtaining season tickets, mini-plans, and single-game tickets. They’ll also be actively involved in recruiting new corporate and group outings to the stadium in 2014. Rosencrants will be in charge of all partnership activation strategies, while also overseeing the team’s marketing efforts.

General Manager Anthony Iovieno made the announcement today from the team’s front office adding, “Emily, Austin and Kali are all ideal matches for our front office. This gives us our largest full-time staff in years, which allows us to accomplish so much more and build towards the most exciting season of Bombers Baseball in recent memory. If you’re a fan of Bombers Baseball, this is great news for you.”

The Battle Creek Bombers are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Playing its 21st season of summer collegiate baseball, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 18 teams, drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind. A valuable training ground for coaches, umpires and front office staff, more than 115 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including MLB All-Stars Max Scherzer (DET), Chris Sale (CWS), Jordan Zimmermann (WAS), Curtis Granderson (NYY), Allen Craig (STL) and Ben Zobrist (TB). All league games are viewable live and free of charge via the Northwoods League YouTube channel. For more information, visit www.battlecreekbombers.com