MLB veteran signs agreement with Godfather Media subsidiary ERA
MISSION VIEJO, Calif., May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Godfather Media, Inc. (OTC: GFMD) Elite Representation Associates (ERA), a Godfather Media subsidiary, has signed former MLB veteran Orlando Merced to a representation agreement for his coaching career. Merced is currently the manager for the Veracruz Red Eagles in the Mexican League (a MLB affiliated AAA level league). Merced made his MLB debut with the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1990, seeing action in 25 games. The following season, he finished 2nd in the National League Rookie of the Year voting to the Houston Astros' Jeff Bagwell. During his career, he played for the Pittsburgh Pirates, Toronto Blue Jays, Minnesota Twins, Boston Red Sox, Chicago Cubs, Montreal Expos, and Houston Astros.
ERA President Bryan Swalley stated "I am very pleased with the opportunity to add a coach of Orlando Merced's caliber to our growing coach division. Merced has been able to parlay the success he had in his career as a player into his coaching career."
About Elite Representation Associates (ERA)
Elite Representation Associates is an athlete/coach management and marketing agency committed to the professional and personal development of its clients. ERA is the means professional athletes and coaches use to address their business transactions off the playing field. Professional athletes and coaches have many off the field responsibilities that interfere in their careers, including: travel schedules, being away from home for extended periods, workouts and meetings. ERA's goal is to handle these issues and give its clients the ability to focus only on their on-field performance.
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Godfather Media, Inc is an American holding company headquartered in Mission Viejo, California, United States, that will take ownership with minor or 100% interest in a number of subsidiary companies. Godfather Media's ("GFMD") portfolio will be comprised primarily of long-term investments in small to medium market companies using cash, preferred/common stock and other equity interests. Our targeted investment will typically range between $500 thousand and $5 million, although this investment size may vary proportionately as the size of our capital base changes.
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