President of Cleveland Indians grew up in Orange

A scoreboard displays the match up before Game 3 of the Major League Baseball World Series between the Chicago Cubs and the Cleveland Indians, Friday, Oct. 28, 2016, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
A scoreboard displays the match up before Game 3 of the Major League Baseball World Series between the Chicago Cubs and the Cleveland Indians, Friday, Oct. 28, 2016, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)


ORANGE, Conn. (WTNH) — The Cleveland Indians and the Chicago Cubs are now in Game 3 of the World Series. The president of the Indians is from Connecticut.

Chris Antonetti grew up in Orange and went to Amity High School. Antonetti studied sports management in college then started off with the Montreal Expos as an intern.

WTNH/Renee Chmiel
WTNH/Renee Chmiel

News 8 spoke with his younger brother, Michael who is watching Friday’s game at home. He watched the first two in the president’s box at Progressive Field with the rest of their family. He says his brother has been very relaxed through the World Series so far.

“Incredibly proud of him. Not even so much of his success as a professional, but just how good of a person he is, how humble he is through all of his success, it’s really impressive,” said Michael Antonetti.

Michael is superstitious. He’s worn the same shirt for all the postseason and World Series games.

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