Jim Holland, the Princeton Rays general manager was awarded the 2010 Appalachian League Promotional Award of Excellence. Jim received the award on Wednesday at the Appalachian League Fall Meeting. The annual award is given to the team executive who best promotes their team.
The 2010 season featured many great giveaways, including mini-bats, patriotic logo hats, Rays player figurines, 2008 Rays replica championship ring and many more items in addition to themed nights and free admission nights. In addition to creating a rewarding promotional schedule, Jim also handled public relations duties alongside his duties as general manager.
This was the third time he has won the award, having won the award in 2002 and 2005 also.