American Affiliation of Skilled Baseball


Gary, IN –The Gary SouthShore RailCats have been bought by Patrick & Lindy Salvi and bought by expertise govt Joseph Eng. 


The Salvi’s acquired the Gary SouthShore RailCats in 2008 and have owned/operated the staff for the final 14 seasons. Throughout that span, the RailCats made 6 playoff appearances, received the 2013 American Affiliation League Championship, whereas welcoming greater than 2 million followers to the Metal Yard!  Now of their 22nd season, RailCats video games are a staple of summertime enjoyable in Northwest Indiana.


“It was a tough choice full of blended feelings to promote the RailCats,” mentioned Patrick A. Salvi. “It has been an incredible honor to be an anchor of downtown Gary and Northwest Indiana during the last 15 years because the proprietor of the RailCats! I’m very grateful for the assist and relationships that I’ve constructed with our nice followers, companions, and gamers, which I’ll cherish without end. However now’s the correct time for me and my household, for brand spanking new possession and power to guide the RailCats, and I’m excited watch Joe implement his imaginative and prescient to boost the RailCats model and neighborhood influence within the years to come back.”   


Joseph Eng is an skilled expertise govt and at present a member of the chief staff at Billtrust, the place he’s chargeable for product and expertise for the enterprise. He has held related roles at TravelClick, a journey hospitality knowledge and software program supplier, JetBlue Airways, and SWIFT, the worldwide messaging community for the monetary business. 


Joe has a ardour for sports activities and baseball that goes again to childhood. And his experiences with creating nice, distinctive, and long-lasting buyer experiences just like the award-winning JFK terminal 5 and with main and progressive resort manufacturers will contribute to persevering with an ideal fan and neighborhood expertise with the RailCats.


“The RailCats are a fixture in downtown Gary, and a big a part of Northwest Indiana’s summer time leisure, and I couldn’t be extra excited,” mentioned RailCats Proprietor Joe Eng. “I’m very appreciative of the stewardship of Pat & Lindy Salvi throughout their 15 years of possession, and I sit up for constructing upon their legacy and persevering with to develop the influence of RailCats baseball all through Northwest Indiana. I’m excited to work with our stellar companions, followers, and gamers all through the 2023 season and past!”


The RailCats entrance workplace, with over 70 years of mixed minor league baseball expertise will proceed to guide the RailCats ahead beneath Common Supervisor, Anthony Giammanco’s, management and on the path of latest RailCats proprietor, Joe Eng. 


“As we speak marks an thrilling new chapter for town of Gary as we welcome the brand new possession of the RailCats,” mentioned Gary Mayor Jerome Prince. “We have now immense appreciation for Pat and Lindy Salvi as their management was instrumental in making a basis for a vibrant sports activities tradition in our downtown space. As the baton is handed to Mr. Joseph Eng, it’s my perception it will additional elevate the RailCats’ legacy and pave the best way for outstanding development and success.”


The RailCats 2023 season has began! The RailCats host the ultimate sport of the homestand towards the Milwaukee Milkmen, tonight with first pitch at 6:45pm, and return to Metal Yard from June 6-11. Season tickets packages and group outings for the 2023 season will be reserved by calling 219-882-2255 or emailing


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