A Tailgate Party Overture of Sacramento's Sports History
Marshall Garvey, a professional writer, researcher and editor, is the author of the self-published 2019 book The Hidden History of Sacramento Baseball. He is currently working on Interstate ’85 about the 1985 World Series. Marshall graduated from UC Davis with a BA in History and since 2014 has been a member of the Sacramento Historical Society where he is currently on the Board of Directors.
Gregg Lukenbill, a native of Sacramento, received his BA & MBA from CSUS and is the owner of Lukenbill Consulting Business Services. He has developed and constructed commercial, industrial, retail and residential projects throughout the Sacramento Valley. In 1985 Gregg was instrumental in moving the NBA Kansas City Kings to Sacramento and into one of his construction projects, the ARCO Arena which was the original home of the Sacramento Kings. Over the years Gregg has received numerous community service awards for his contribution to, and support of, regional causes.
Chip Maxson is currently the President/COO of Sacramento River Cats, the Triple-A Affiliate of the San Francisco Giants. Joining the River Cats Executive Management Staff in 2012, Chip was highly involved in the affiliation switch to the Giants. Chip serves on the boards of various organizations and was named one of Sacramento Magazine’s 100 Notable Business Leaders in 2021.
Marcos Bretón, a California newspaperman for more than 30 years, oversees The Sacramento Bee’s Editorial Board. He is a graduate of San Jose State University, a voter for the Baseball Hall of Fame and the proud son of Mexican immigrants.