Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Jeff Wilpon has only begun. Will fans go along?

  • Little Jeff Wilpon is on the MLB Channel's Board of Directors (neither Steinbrenner son is named):
(From Neil Best Watchdog, 4/23/08): "MLB last month hired executive search firm Spencer Stuart to find a CEO, who will report to the net's board, which consists of five owners, two MLB executives and two network partners:
  • Royals Owner David Glass,
  • White Sox Chair Jerry Reinsdorf,
  • Red Sox Chair Tom Werner,
  • ***Mets co-Owner Jeff Wilpon*** and
  • A's Owner Lewis Wolff,
  • MLB President Bob DuPuy and
  • Exec VP/Business Tim Brosnan, along with
  • DirecTV President Chase Carey and
  • Comcast COO Steve Burke.
The CEO is expected to collaborate on a day-to-day basis with Brosnan. MLB Senior VP/Broadcasting Chris Tully is expected to be tapped as COO, reporting to Petitti." Originally posted on this blog 4/23/08

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