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Jordan Kobritz, Sport Management Department, has been elected to the Florida State League Hall of Fame. He will be inducted along with the rest of the 2017 class during the Florida State League’s annual Hall of Fame Dinner and Banquet on Wednesday, Nov. 15 in Clearwater, Fla. Kobritz is the director of the Stone Crabs, Advanced ‘A’ Affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays, and serves as the liaison with the Florida State League (FSL), the Tampa Bay Rays and Charlotte County, owner of the Charlotte Sports Park, the Stone Crabs’ home field. He began his journey in the FSL in 1993 when he became the owner of the Daytona Cubs, which he owned through 2000. During his two ownership stints in the FSL, he has served the league in a number of capacities, including his current role as a member of the League Executive Committee. Also, he was a member of the Executive Committee when he owned the Daytona Cubs. Along with former FSL president and Hall of Fame member Chuck Murphy, Kobritz developed the league-wide scholarship program which is in its 19th consecutive year of existence. Kobritz has served on a variety of League committees and represented the League in negotiations with the Rays when they came into existence in 1998. Also, he has been a presenter at the annual baseball winter meetings.