October 23, 2019
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Martinsville, VA – The city of Martinsville and Martinsville Baseball & Sports have reached a management agreement for the Martinsville Mustangs during the 2020 Coastal Plain League season.
Martinsville Baseball & Sports is headed by High Point Thomasville and Wilson Tobs President Greg Suire. A 20-year management veteran of the Coastal Plain League, Suire has also overseen the Wilson Tobs for the last nine seasons.
"Our organization is very excited to become a part of the Martinsville community," Suire said. "We currently have two vibrant franchises in extremely passionate baseball communities and I look forward to experiencing this same energy in Martinsville-Henry County."
Entering their 16th season of CPL membership, the Mustangs have become an integral entertainment and recreational component of southwest Virginia.
"Our organizations have always been centered around the growth of baseball in our respective communities and the expansion of fan entertainment and recreational opportunities," Suire said. "From day one, there will be a renewed focus on the Mustangs emerging as a leader in quality of life, baseball growth and economic development."
"Bridge building and team development have always been a core component of our leadership mission," Suire added. "So as we launch this movement, I hope all of Martinsville and Henry County join the Mustangs' quest to energize southwest Virginia at Hooker Field."
For more information, please visit MartinsvilleMustangs.com.
About the Mustangs:
The Mustangs are celebrating 16 seasons of Coastal Plain League baseball at historic Hooker Field in 2020. For news and ticket information visit www.martinsvillemustangs.com or call 276-403-5250. The team can also be reached by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow the Mustangs on on Facebook and Instagram @MartinsvilleMustangs and on Twitter @MVilleMustangs.
About the CPL:
The Coastal Plain League is the nation's premier summer collegiate baseball league. Heading into its 24th season in 2020, the CPL features 15 franchises playing in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. To date, the CPL has had over 1,600 alumni drafted and 131 alums – including 2017 ALCS MVP, 2017 World Series champion, 2011 AL MVP and Cy Young award winner Justin Verlander, as well as 2017 NLCS MVP Chris Taylor – make their Major League debut. For more information on the Coastal Plain League, please visit the league website at www.coastalplain.com, and be sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat @CPLBaseball.