Robert Nutting

Robert Nutting

For the Maine politician, please see Robert Nutting (politician).
Robert Nutting
Born March 29, 1962 (1962-03-29) (age 52)
Wheeling, West Virginia, U.S.
Nationality American
Occupation Entrepreneur
Known for Owner of Pittsburgh Pirates Major League Baseball franchise and Seven Springs Mountain Resort

Robert Nutting (born March 29, 1962 in Wheeling, West Virginia) is a businessman and sports team owner. He is currently Chairman of the Board and principal owner of the Pittsburgh Pirates, a Major League Baseball team. His other business activities include serving as CEO of Ogden Newspapers Inc. and owner of Seven Springs Mountain Resort.


  • Sports ownership 1
  • Ogden Newspapers, Inc. 2
  • Seven Springs Mountain Resort 3
  • Other activities 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

Sports ownership

Nutting became the sixth principal owner in Pirates history on January 12, 2007. He has served as Chairman of the Board and represented his family’s interest in the club since 2003.

Nutting led the construction of the Pirates training academy in the Dominican Republic. He also led the efforts to rebuild Pirate City, the Pirates' Spring Training complex in Bradenton, Florida, including a new dormitory, clubhouse, staff offices and fifth field. In order to take further advantage of this new facility, Nutting led the purchase of a Florida State League franchise, the Bradenton Marauders. The addition of the Pirates new Single-A affiliate further enhances the development of Pirates minor league players, but also allows injured Major League players to begin their return in Bradenton by taking advantage of the rehabilitation staff, facilities and assignments with the Marauders. Nutting’s family roots in the greater Pittsburgh region date back as long as the Pirates 125-year history. As Chairman of the Club’s newly formed official philanthropic arm, Pirates Charities, Nutting is attempting to make a positive impact in the community. In 2010, the Pirates and Pirates Charities supported more than 2,000 community organizations in their missions to help those in need throughout the Pittsburgh region.

Ogden Newspapers, Inc.

Robert Nutting serves as the President and CEO of Ogden Newspapers, Inc. headquartered in Wheeling, WV. Ogden Newspapers which started as a family company, publishes 40 daily newspapers, multiple weekly newspapers and magazines as well as many phone directories. The company has newspapers and other media forms in 12 states.

Seven Springs Mountain Resort

Mr. Nutting is currently the Chairman of Seven Springs Mountain Resort, which is a four-season resort located 60 miles East of Pittsburgh.

Other activities


Preceded by
Kevin McClatchy
Owner of the Pittsburgh Pirates
Succeeded by

External links

  • Pittsburgh Pirates Official Website