PIERRE, S.D. – The Pierre entry into the new Expedition League next season has a general manager. Pierre native Jackson Bruce was named the General Manager of the Collegiate Wood Bat franchise and his official first day on the job scheduled for Monday. Bruce is excited to start the job.
He has experience at the minor league level of independent ball and he says he will use that with the Expedition League.
Being a General Manager will bring extra duties for Bruce and he expects to have his hands in a little bit of everything involved with the team.
He has been busy already even though he doesn’t officially start his job until Monday. Fans are also being asked to vote on a name for the Pierre team. Fans can go to surveymonkey.com/r/9R5FGX6 and vote on the team name for the Pierre squad. The three names that fans can choose are “The Trappers”, “Priarie Dogs” and “Ranchers”. Those three were chose from a list of 6 original names.