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Player: Carpino, John

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Position: Team President

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John Carpino is an American baseball executive. He is president of the Los Angeles Angels of Major League Baseball. He was named the eighth President in Angels history on Nov. 14, 2009 following six seasons as the Club's Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. In addition to his role with the Team, Carpino oversees AM830 Radio; the home of Angels Baseball, Anaheim Ducks Hockey, and Notre Dame Football in Southern California.

John's professional career began in 1982 in the billboard industry, including stints in Tucson, AZ; Chicago, IL; Phoenix, AZ and Los Angeles, CA. In 1985, he joined current Angels owner Arte Moreno at Outdoor Systems, a billboard company, which would later become Viacom Outdoor in 2000 and CBS Outdoor in 2005 and spent 18 years in the Phoenix and Los Angeles markets.

As team President, he has helped lead the Angels to unprecedented financial growth in the sponsorship and ticketing divisions. Since his arrival, the Angels have had 7 post season appearances and rank 5th in attendance with over 44 million Fans. In 2009, ESPN Magazine Rated the Angels #1 Team in all major sports and they have finished as the #1 MLB Franchise in 9 of Carpino’s first 11 years. In 2014, the Orange County Register published a front page headline, “The Angels are the Best Run Franchise in MLB”.

Carpino currently serves on the Children's Hospital of Orange County (CHOC) Children's Foundation Board of Directors and served for three years on the Executive Board for the Orange County United Way. Additionally, he was inducted into the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame in 2017.

Carpino was born in Chicago, Illinois, and attended the University of Arizona.

(excerpted from Italian American Sports Hall of Fame, Baseball Almanac, BR Bullpen & Wikipedia)

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Gordon Beckham & President John Carpino of the LA Angels celebrate after clinching the AL West on September 17, 2014 (Photo by Jordan Murph/Angels Baseball LP/Getty Images)

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John is part of the Born in Chicago Tour – Next Stop


Carpino is also part of the Italian American Sports Hall of Fame Tour – Go to the Next Stop


John has NO baseball cards at TCDB


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