Can the prospect of success for the Vancouver Canadians in season 2008 get any stronger than it is right now?
A true Canadian joining the C’s after a three-team minor league stint in the states. Welcome home, Mr Seymour.
January 16th, 2008
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CANADIANS BRING ON HOME GROWN TALENT TO FILL GENERAL MANAGER?S ROLE
CANADIANS ADD CANADIAN ANDREW SEYMOUR TO FRONT OFFICE STAFF VANCOUVER
(Nat Bailey Stadium -
) ? The Vancouver Canadians are proud to announce that Andrew Seymour has been named the 10th General Manager in club history Wednesday. Vancouver, BC Seymourcomes home to after more than a decade working with the Fort Myers Miracle (FloridaState League), Tyler WildCatters (Texas-Louisiana Ind. League) and theThunder Bay WhiskeyJacks (Northern Ind. League). Canada Seymouris a native of and has been a part of the highly successful Goldklang Group whichincludes mentor Mike Veeck who instilled his ?Fun Is Good? mentalityinto the C?s newest General Manager. Toronto, Ontario
Canadians President Andy Dunn looks forward to
?sarrival later this month, ?Having known Andrew for the past ten years,I am very proud to have him join our staff in the General Manager?sposition. Andrew will bring a ton of experience to our staff and astrong promotional background that will be enjoyed by Canadians fansfor years to come?. Seymour
Nominated for an Elaine McLaughlin award (Community Service Excellence),
has been a part of numerous Minor League Baseball awards including the?Larry MacPhail?, ?John Johnson? awards and the brains behind some ofbaseball?s greatest minor league promotions. From Bobble-Butt &Bobble?ection to Mike Tyson Night where fans got a plastic ear with apiece missing, Seymour wacky and eccentric ways should make him an instant hit out at Nat Bailey Stadium. Seymours
has it all ? great people, stunning beauty and culture and tremendous opportunity with a really strong owners in Vancouver Jake Kerrand Jeff Mooney. I can?t wait to get started with President Andy Dunnand the Canadians crew and continue living out my dreams inprofessional baseball,? said Seymour who arrives in Vancouverin the coming days from his home in . Florida
Ticketsfor the 2008 Vancouver Canadians Baseball season are now on sale bycalling the C?s Front Office at 604-872-5232 or visiting http://www.canadiansbaseball.com. The Canadians open up the 2008 NWL season on Tuesday, June 17th vs. the Tri City Dust Devils at Nat Bailey Stadium.
So we have the major league experience of Andy Dunn as President, and now the minor league experience and promotional showmanship of Andrew Seymour as General Manager. How much longer until Mike Veeck jumps aboard to sell pretzels?
My first promotional proposal to Seymour is the following: An Anthony Recker Bobble-Butt.
Oh come on, you know you want it.Fun is good C’s fans, fun is good.