"We're so happy for Doug," said Michael Stover, head of MTS Management Group. "Doug is a patriot, who loves his country and the armed forces, so this is a very special honor for him. Being that the game is the night before Independence Day makes it all the more special."
Doug Briney is a resident of Anchorage, Alaska, where he lives with his wife and children. He is a pastor at the Cowboy Church of Anchorage, as well as being the owner of the Cowboy Coffee Shack, a popular local coffee kiosk. Doug is a 2012 ICMA award nominee and a 2013 Southern Star Indie Artist of the Year nominee. His single, "More Than Just a Farm" has received international airplay, while topping several indie charts. For more information on Doug Briney, visit DougBriney.com.
The Anchorage Bucs Baseball Club is a college summer baseball team in Anchorage, Alaska. The team has been a member of the Alaska Baseball League since 1981. They were originally formed in 1980 as an Anchorage Adult League team. Former players who advanced to the majors include Keith Foulke, Geoff Jenkins, Wally Joyner, Jeff Kent and numerous others. They were known as the Cook Inlet Bucs until 1984.