Buster Posey joins the San Francisco Giants property group

Buster Busy He was always responsible when he wore San Francisco Giants The uniform whether it is in the club, behind the board, or sneaking in the batter box.

In retirement, the former catcher takes on another form of leadership: as an owner.

Posey, 35, joined the Giants property group, is one of 31 partners with stakes in the team, and the first player in franchise history to be the main owner. He also joined the six-person board of directors.

“I’m excited to offer my insight,” Posey said Wednesday. “Being a Giants player, I understand that there are expectations, which is great. I think we welcome those expectations, but the goal within any organization is to put your foot in the door in October and have a chance to win the world championship, and that will remain the same going forward.”

As a member of the board, Posey will be “sitting at all the meetings. Whether it’s about the budget or the salaries of the players or the players we’re studying, he’ll be part of that discussion,” according to board chairman Greg Johnson.