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Gary, IN –The Gary SouthShore RailCats have been offered by Patrick & Lindy Salvi and bought by expertise government Joseph Eng. 


The Salvi’s acquired the Gary SouthShore RailCats in 2008 and have owned/operated the crew for the final 14 seasons. Throughout that span, the RailCats made 6 playoff appearances, received the 2013 American Affiliation League Championship, whereas welcoming greater than 2 million followers to the Metal Yard!  Now of their 22nd season, RailCats video games are a staple of summertime enjoyable in Northwest Indiana.


“It was a tough choice full of blended feelings to promote the RailCats,” mentioned Patrick A. Salvi. “It has been an amazing honor to be an anchor of downtown Gary and Northwest Indiana over the past 15 years because the proprietor of the RailCats! I’m very grateful for the help and relationships that I’ve constructed with our nice followers, companions, and gamers, which I’ll cherish without end. However now’s the suitable time for me and my household, for brand spanking new possession and power to guide the RailCats, and I’m excited watch Joe implement his imaginative and prescient to boost the RailCats model and group impression within the years to come back.”   


Joseph Eng is an skilled expertise government and at the moment a member of the manager crew at Billtrust, the place he’s accountable for product and expertise for the enterprise. He has held comparable roles at TravelClick, a journey hospitality knowledge and software program supplier, JetBlue Airways, and SWIFT, the worldwide messaging community for the monetary business. 


Joe has a ardour for sports activities and baseball that goes again to childhood. And his experiences with creating nice, distinctive, and long-lasting buyer experiences just like the award-winning JFK terminal 5 and with main and progressive lodge manufacturers will contribute to persevering with an ideal fan and group expertise with the RailCats.


“The RailCats are a fixture in downtown Gary, and a big a part of Northwest Indiana’s summer season leisure, and I couldn’t be extra excited,” mentioned RailCats Proprietor Joe Eng. “I’m very appreciative of the stewardship of Pat & Lindy Salvi throughout their 15 years of possession, and I sit up for constructing upon their legacy and persevering with to develop the impression of RailCats baseball all through Northwest Indiana. I’m excited to work with our stellar companions, followers, and gamers all through the 2023 season and past!”


The RailCats entrance workplace, with over 70 years of mixed minor league baseball expertise will proceed to guide the RailCats ahead below Normal Supervisor, Anthony Giammanco’s, management and on the course of latest RailCats proprietor, Joe Eng. 


“In the present day marks an thrilling new chapter for the town of Gary as we welcome the brand new possession of the RailCats,” mentioned Gary Mayor Jerome Prince. “We’ve got immense appreciation for Pat and Lindy Salvi as their management was instrumental in making a basis for a vibrant sports activities tradition in our downtown space. As the baton is handed to Mr. Joseph Eng, it’s my perception this can additional elevate the RailCats’ legacy and pave the way in which for exceptional development and success.”


The RailCats 2023 season has began! The RailCats host the ultimate recreation of the homestand towards the Milwaukee Milkmen, tonight with first pitch at 6:45pm, and return to Metal Yard from June 6-11. Season tickets packages and group outings for the 2023 season will be reserved by calling 219-882-2255 or emailing data@railcatsbaseball.com.



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