The Dayton Dragons minor league baseball team, the Single-A affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds, has been sold to three investors, who have backgrounds in banking and pro sports. The sale of the team came at a pricetag of nearly $40 million.
Palisades Arcadia Baseball, owned by three Harvard Graduates - Michael Savit, Nick Sakellariadis and Greg Rosenbaum - bought the team from Mandalay Baseball Properties. Dragons Executive Vice-President Eric Deutsch confirmed the deal.
The Dayton Dragons held a Meet the Players event on Wednesday. The Dragons will open their season today and look to continue their record for selling out home games this year.
The Dragons are the Class A minor league team affiliated with the Cincinnati Reds. Last year, the team broke the record for consecutive sellouts at home games which had stood at 814. Dayton is now over the 900 consecutive game sellout mark.
Tom Nichols of the Dayton Dragons says the team won several awards last year and the Dragons will continue to build on that success this season.
Two Headed Theatre is doing a benefit for Artemis of Dayton with a staged reading of The Vagina Monologues. This is tonight and Saturday, 8pm at The Yellow Cab Building in Downtown Dayton. This show will be here in Yellow Springs on Sunday at 7pm at The John Bryan Center.
The "PeaceWalker," Jesse-Blue Forrest will speak about Gandhi's Salt March and the Military Draft. This will be on Sunday at 3:00pm at the Dayton International Peace Museum.
The Dayton Dragons have partnered with the Dayton Development Coalition, to honor all service men and women associated with Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and the Springfield Air National Guard Base.
The Dragons are set to host the final “Hometown Heroes Celebration Night” of the season at Fifth Third Field on Saturday, when they open up a four-game series against the West Michigan Whitecaps. The game starts at 7 p.m., but the activities start on the plaza at 6 p.m.