The Pulaski Mariners (Appalachian League affiliate of the Seattle Mariners) have announced the hiring of veteran husband-wife baseball management team John & Lois Dittrich to oversee team operations in Pulaski.
John Dittrich, a veteran of over 40 seasons in baseball management, will serve as General Manager while his wife, Lois, also a seasoned front office veteran will oversee the business and office management of the ballclub. Together, the tandem represents 80 years of professional baseball management experience.
“With the leadership John and Lois bring, there is no doubt the baseball experience for the coming season will be better than anything we have ever seen in Pulaski. These are dynamic people and they will produce a treat for our fans and for the baseball community. We are thrilled with the experience and vision they bring and we know they will be a tremendous asset to our organization.” said Wayne Carpenter one of the owners of the Pulaski Mariners.
John and Lois Dittrich have been married for 44 years and have worked as a husband-wife team at virtually every stop in their career. Lois has served as business/office/ticket manager at most every location. They have received numerous “Executive of the Year” and other awards and Lois was named South Atlantic League “Woman of the Year” in 1994. They have three grown children.