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Robert Castellini is an American businessman from Cincinnati, Ohio. Since 2006, he has been Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Cincinnati
Cincinnati
Reds, leading a group that purchased a majority share of the Major League Baseball
Major League Baseball
(MLB) franchise from previous CEO Carl Lindner, Jr. Castellini is the chairman of Castellini Co., a fruit and vegetable wholesaler.[1]

Contents

1 Background 2 Ownership of the Reds 3 References 4 External links

Background[edit] Castellini earned a degree in economics from Georgetown University
Georgetown University
in 1963. He went on to earn his MBA from Wharton School
Wharton School
in 1967. After graduating from Wharton, Castellini became executive vice-president at the Castellini Group of Companies, and then in 1970 became president of the company until 1992. He had been a part of the St. Louis Cardinals' ownership group and had previously invested in the Baltimore Orioles.[1] In January 2006, Castellini was the head of a group who purchased the Cincinnati
Cincinnati
Reds baseball team. Castellini has been involved in baseball for over 30 years and once had a minor ownership stake in the Reds until it was sold in 1984. In 1989 he became a partner in the Texas Rangers and in 1993, the Baltimore Orioles. Castellini describes himself as a lifelong fan of the Cincinnati
Cincinnati
Reds. Ownership of the Reds[edit] After the 2005 season, the Reds had endured five consecutive losing seasons, the team's longest such streak in 50 years, under the ownership of Carl Lindner. Castellini led a group that purchased the Reds from Lindner for $270 million, and in January 2006, Castellini was named the CEO of the franchise. One of Castellini's first moves as CEO was replacing General Manager Dan O'Brien with Wayne Krivsky in February 2006. The Reds were more competitive in 2006, finishing in 3rd place in the National League
National League
(NL) Central division at 80-82. In the winter of 2006, Castellini introduced new uniforms for the Reds. Under Castellini's ownership in 2010, the Cincinnati
Cincinnati
Reds won their first National League Central division championship since the 1995 season. References[edit]

^ a b Peale, Cliff (2005-11-02). "Lindner to sell control of Reds to local businessmen". Cincinnati
Cincinnati
Enquirer. 

External links[edit]

Group buys Reds majority Official Google+ Profile

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Cincinnati
Cincinnati
Reds

Formerly the Cincinnati
Cincinnati
Red Stockings and the Cincinnati
Cincinnati
Redlegs Based in Cincinnati, Ohio

Franchise

History Seasons Records No-hitters Awards Players Managers Owners and executives Opening Day starting pitchers Hall of Fame Logos and uniforms First-round draft picks

Ballparks

Bank Street Grounds League Park League Park II Palace of the Fans Crosley Field Riverfront Stadium Great American Ball Park

Spring training Majestic Park Riverside Park Tinker Field Sixto Escobar Stadium Plant Field Al Lopez Field Plant City Stadium Ed Smith Stadium Goodyear Ballpark

Culture

Cincinnati
Cincinnati
Red Stockings Rosie Reds Mr. Red The Big Red Machine The Nasty Boys Dowd Report

Lore

1999 NL Wild Card tie-breaker game 2013 NL Wild Card Game Tom Browning's perfect game

Rivalries

Cleveland Indians

Key personnel

Owner: Robert Castellini President of Baseball Operations: Walt Jocketty General Manager: Dick Williams Manager: Bryan Price

World Series Championships (5)

1919 1940 1975 1976 1990

National League
National League
pennants (9)

1919 1939 1940 1961 1970 1972 1975 1976 1990

AA pennants (1)

1882

Division titles (10)

National League
National League
Central 1995 2010 2012 National League
National League
West 1970 1972 1973 1975 1976 1979 1990

Minor league affiliates

Louisville Bats
Louisville Bats
(AAA) Pensacola Blue Wahoos
Pensacola Blue Wahoos
(AA) Daytona Tortugas
Daytona Tortugas
(A Adv.) Dayton Dragons
Dayton Dragons
(A) Billings Mustangs
Billings Mustangs
(Rookie Adv.) Greeneville Reds
Greeneville Reds
(Rookie Adv.) AZL Reds (Rookie) DSL Reds (Rookie) DSL Rojos (Rookie)

Media

Broadcasters Radio: WLW Reds Radio Network TV: Fox Sports Ohio

Seasons (137)

1880s

1880 · 1881 · 1882 1883 1884 1885 1886 1887 1888 1889

1890s

1890 1891 1892 1893 1894 1895 1896 1897 1898 1899

1900s

1900 1901 1902 1903 1904 1905 1906 1907 1908 1909

1910s

1910 1911 1912 1913 1914 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919

1920s

1920 1921 1922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927 1928 1929

1930s

1930 1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939

1940s

1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949

1950s

1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959

1960s

1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969

1970s

1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979

1980s

1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989

1990s

1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999

2000s

2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009

2010s

2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018

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Principal owners of the Cincinnati
Cincinnati
Reds franchise

Justus Thorner Aaron S. Stern George Herancourt John Hauck Aaron Stern Al Johnson John T. Brush Garry Herrmann C. J. McDiarmid Sidney Weil Powel Crosley Jr. Bill DeWitt Francis L. Dale Louis Nippert William & James Williams Marge Schott Carl Lindner Jr. Bob Castellini

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Major League Baseball
Major League Baseball
owners by team

American League

East

Peter Angelos (Baltimore Orioles) John W. Henry
John W. Henry
(Boston Red Sox) Hal Steinbrenner
Hal Steinbrenner
(New York Yankees) Stuart Sternberg (Tampa Bay Rays) Rogers Communications
Rogers Communications
(Toronto Blue Jays)

Central

Jerry Reinsdorf (Chicago White Sox) Larry Dolan (Cleveland Indians) Christopher Ilitch (Detroit Tigers) David Glass (Kansas City Royals) Jim Pohlad (Minnesota Twins)

West

Jim Crane (Houston Astros) Arte Moreno
Arte Moreno
(Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim) John J. Fisher (Oakland Athletics) John W. Stanton (Seattle Mariners) Ray Davis and Bob R. Simpson (Texas Rangers)

National League

East

Liberty Media
Liberty Media
(Atlanta Braves) Bruce Sherman (Miami Marlins) Fred Wilpon (New York Mets) John S. Middleton (Philadelphia Phillies) Ted Lerner (Washington Nationals)

Central

Thomas S. Ricketts
Thomas S. Ricketts
(Chicago Cubs) Bob Castellini ( Cincinnati
Cincinnati
Reds) Mark Attanasio
Mark Attanasio
(Milwaukee Brewers) Robert Nutting (Pittsburgh Pirates) William DeWitt, Jr.
William DeWitt, Jr.
(St. Louis Cardinals)

West

Ken Kendrick
Ken Kendrick
(Arizona Diamondbacks) Monfort brothers (Colorado Rockies) Guggenheim Baseball Management (Los Angeles Dodgers) Ron Fowler
Ron Fowler
(San Diego Padres) Larry Baer (San Francisco Giants)

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Current Major League Baseball
Major League Baseball
presidents

American League

East

Vacant (Baltimore Orioles) Dave Dombrowski
Dave Dombrowski
(Boston Red Sox) Randy Levine (New York Yankees) Brian Auld (Tampa Bay Rays) Mark Shapiro (Toronto Blue Jays)

Central

Jerry Reinsdorf (Chicago White Sox) Chris Antonetti (Cleveland Indians) Vacant (Detroit Tigers) Dan Glass (Kansas City Royals) Dave St. Peter (Minnesota Twins)

West

Reid Ryan
Reid Ryan
(Houston Astros) John Carpino (Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim) Dave Kaval (Oakland Athletics) Kevin Mather (Seattle Mariners) Jon Daniels (Texas Rangers)

National League

East

John Hart (Atlanta Braves) Derek Jeter
Derek Jeter
(Miami Marlins) Saul Katz (New York Mets) Andy MacPhail
Andy MacPhail
(Philadelphia Phillies) Mike Rizzo (Washington Nationals)

Central

Theo Epstein
Theo Epstein
(Chicago Cubs) Robert Castellini ( Cincinnati
Cincinnati
Reds) Mark Attanasio
Mark Attanasio
(Milwaukee Brewers) Frank Coonelly
Frank Coonelly
(Pittsburgh Pirates) Bill DeWitt
Bill DeWitt
III (St. Louis Cardinals)

West

Derrick Hall
Derrick Hall
(Arizona Diamondbacks) Vacant (Colorado Rockies) Stan Kasten
Stan Kasten
(Los Angeles Dodgers) Vacant (San Diego Padres) Larry Baer (San Franc

.