Charlotte Stone Crabs General Manger, Joe Hart has been named the Florida State League Executive of the year. Hart will be recognized on December 5 at the Awards Luncheon at the Minor League Baseball Winter Meetings, held in Dallas, Texas this year.
Hart has worked in baseball for over 15 years. Hart started his career as an intern with the Buffalo Bisons in the Community Development department. Since then Hart has also worked for the Nashville Sounds as a Group Sales Representative, Director of Sales and Assistant G.M. of Operations as well as working for the Fresno Grizzlies as the Director of Food and Beverage and General Manager. Hart has been with the Stone Crabs since the inaugural season in 2009.
“It is an honor to be recognized as the Florida State League Executive of the Year, this league has a lot of history and tradition and I am very grateful to be a member. There are tremendous Executives in the Florida State League so to be selected by my peers for this award is greatly appreciated,” says Hart. “This is an award that I will certainly share with my staff and the fans of Charlotte County because without either one of them this would not have been possible. I am blessed to have a tremendous staff and a community that is so supportive of the Stone Crabs.”
Harts fourth season with the Stone Crabs will begin on April 5, 2012 against the Ft. Myers Miracle. Season Seat packages for the 2012 season are currently on sale and start at just $72 for a 10-Game Mini Plan, $185 for a Half-Season Plan and $320 for a Full Season Seat package. All season ticket packages include a ticket to the 2012 FSL All-Star Game. For more information, please call 941-206-HITS or visit stonecrabsbaseball.com.