The Middleton of Phils, Shermof Royals join executive board of MLB | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) – Philadelphia Phillies managing partner John Middleton and Kansas City Royals president John Sherman have joined the eight-man executive board of Major League Baseball.

Their terms on the board began in January, when the terms of Houston Astros president Jim Crane and Ron Fowler of the San Diego Padres expired. Fowler stepped down as Padres executive chairman in November and was replaced as controlling owner in November by Peter Seidler, who became chairman.

The board also includes Milwaukee Brewers president Mark Attanasio and Chicago White Sox president Jerry Reinsdorf (terms expire in 2022); John Henry, principal owner of the Boston Red Sox and Colorado president Dick Monfort (2023); and Los Angeles Dodgers president Mark Walter and Detroit Tigers president Christopher Ilitch (2024).

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