Hat tip to Tony Ferrante of The Confluence of the Three Rivers and The Steel Tradition on this one.
As Dejan Kovacevic just published in the Post-Gazette, "Kevin McClatchy will step down as the Pirates' chief executive officer at the end of this season, the team will announce later today."
Kevin McClatchy was the leader and plurality investor in a group that paid $95 million for the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1996. McClatchy immediately assumed the posts of chief executive officer and managing general partner, which are the offices traditionally staffed directly by owners in Major League Baseball.
McClatchy is a member of Major League Baseball's executive council and the labor and international committees. At some point, which is not entirely known because the Pirates are a private corporation, G. Ogden Nutting and his family became the plurality and then majority owners in the franchise. Bob Nutting, Ogden's son, is now chairman of the board. The Nuttings, however, have con...