|June 26, 2012 |
AWBL, a subsidiary of Godfather Media, Inc., announces 5th agreement for Territory - (MobiWire)
MISSION VIEJO, Calif., June 26, 2012 -- Godfather Media, Inc. (OTC: GFMD) is pleased to announce the signing of an agreement between its subsidiary American West Baseball League (AWBL) and Albie Lopez, former MLB player and Eddie Marin, a local businessman and sports agent for the Mesa, Arizona Territory.
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Albert Anthony "Albie" Lopez is a former Major League Baseball pitcher. Albie was drafted by the Cleveland Indians in the 20th round of the 1991 Major League Baseball Draft. Then was selected by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays in the second round (48th pick overall) of the expansion draft in 1997 then traded Lopez to the Arizona Diamondbacks in 2001, where he was part of the World Series winning team. Lopez was also with the Atlanta Braves, Kansas City Royals, Pittsburgh Pirates and the Seattle Mariners organizations.
Eddie Marin, who is a partner with Mr. Lopez, is a local businessman in Mesa Arizona. He also, is a local sports agent, and has been working for 2 years to bring professional minor league baseball to the valley of the sun.
Mr. Marin commented “I am very excited to have this opportunity to bring a baseball franchise to Mesa, Arizona. The American West Baseball League is sure to provide a great opportunity for myself as well as other businessmen looking to own and operate a professional baseball team.”
Sean Smock, Commissioner of the American West Baseball League commented on the addition of a team in the valley of the sun, stating, "I am very excited about our partnership to bring professional minor league baseball to a market with great fans and a history of producing great baseball players." Smock stated further, "To partner with a local group from Mesa, Arizona with great ties to the community and the game of baseball will make the experience amazing for fans and business partners of their local team."
The American West Baseball League Founding Members are:
Fullerton, Yuma Arizona, Long Beach, San Diego, and Mesa, Arizona
About Godfather Media, Inc.
Godfather Media, Inc is an American holding company headquartered in Mission Viejo, California, United States, that will take ownership with minor or 100% interest in a number of subsidiary companies. Godfather Media's ("GFMD") portfolio will be comprised primarily of long-term investments in small to medium market companies using cash, preferred/common stock and other equity interests. Our targeted investment will typically range between $500 thousand and $5 million, although this investment size may vary proportionately as the size of our capital base changes.
The Company's principal focus is to invest in growth opportunities in sports, entertainment, and mobile and social media industries. Godfather Media generally seeks to target companies that generate free cash flow, have experienced management teams and possess strong competitive positions within their respective industries.
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