September 20th, 2022 – 2:35 PM
Rome Braves –
The Rome Braves and Diamond Baseball Holdings announced Tuesday that David Lane will be the new General Manager of the Rome Braves, a High-A affiliate of the 2021 World Champion Atlanta Braves.
Lane becomes just the fourth General Manager of the Rome club since its inception in 2003, following Mike Dunn, Jim Bishop, and David Cross.
Lane brings over twenty years of experience to the Braves front office, including stops with minor league organizations such as the Charleston RiverDogs, Greenville Drive, Greeneville Astros, and Fayetteville Woodpeckers. Lane was crowned Appalachian League Executive of the year in both 2009 and 2010. Lane is also a three-time recipient of the Appalachian League’s Promotional Award of Excellence, receiving the award in 2007, 2008, and 2009.
“Rome is a fantastic community with a tremendous history of support for Braves baseball,” says Lane. “I am excited to become engrained in such a great community and look forward to transitioning my family to Rome.”
Lane is a native of Spartanburg, SC, and a graduate of Clemson University. While at Clemson, he earned a degree in Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management.
Lane joins the Rome Braves just in time for their twentieth anniversary season.