S.I. Atlantic League baseball team names longtime Islander its general manager

Nov 03, 2021 252

BY: Nick Regina

It’s a full circle “homecoming” of sorts. Gary Perone, who previously served as assistant general manager for the New York Mets’ Minor League affiliated Brooklyn Cyclones, was born in Brooklyn -- but the Tottenville resident has called Staten Island his home for a quarter-century, and now it’ll be his base of operations as well.

Staten Island’s Atlantic League baseball franchise is still awaiting its moniker, but the club named Perone its general manager this week. Team partners Eric Shuffler and John Catsimatidis formally announced the hiring on WABC Radio’s “Cats at Night” on Wednesday.

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SOURCE: https://www.silive.com/

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