GARY, IN. – The Gary SouthShore RailCats announced the return of Aaron Pineda, who previously worked for the club from 2003-2008, to the front office where he will serve as the club’s Group Sales Manager.
A veteran of seven seasons in minor league baseball including six with the RailCats, Pineda reunites with the organization where he held a number of different positions during his previous stint. Pineda joined Northwest Indiana’s premier professional sports franchise during its inaugural season at U. S. Steel Yard as an usher in 2003-04 before becoming the RailCats Clubhouse Manager in 2005. Pineda went on to be named the RailCats Media Relations Assistant in 2006, a position he held until adding Ticket Sales Executive to his title in 2007 and being named Director of Media Relations and Ticket Sales Executive in 2008.
Pineda went on to work for the late local boxing promoter Octavius James and One in a Million Boxing, Inc. in 2009 before returning to the world of minor league baseball in 2010 as a Group Sales Executive for former Northern League rival, The Joliet JackHammers. Pineda is a Calumet High School (Gary, Ind.) graduate and earned an English Degree from Purdue University North Central (Westville, Ind.).
The schedule for the RailCats Tenth Anniversary Season has been released and season tickets and flex packs are on sale now by calling the RailCats at 219.882.2255. For more information on the schedule or tickets, visit www.railcatsbaseball.com.