Tampa Bay’s 10 Leading Men 2010: Matt Silverman

November 12, 2013 | South Tampa Magazine | Categories: 10 Leading Men, Editorial, People | Tags: Matt Silverman, Rays, tampa bay rays

Matt Silverman

President, Tampa Bay Rays


What he’s wearing: Pinstripe suit with 100% tropical wool by Canali; dress shirt by Armani; tie, Saks Fifth Avenue Men’s Collection; shoes by Gucci


Benevolent Projects: Starting Right, Now; Rays Baseball Foundation

My hero: My grandfather

Bay area’s best-kept secret: Lee Roy Selmon’s nachos

My specialty: Scrabble

Most ridiculous fashion purchase: Fendi Sunglasses

I can’t get enough of: That’s an easy one—baseball

When I’m king I’ll: Outlaw monarchies

I’d travel 5,000 miles to see: My family

Favorite nightspot: Tropicana Field

Top 3 songs on my ipod: It’s a good bet one of them is a song by the Beatles or Van Morrison.

What inspires me: Integrity and dedication

Most unusual item in my house: A set of Indonesian puppets

Guilty pleasure: French fries

Can’t live without: Running

Dream celebrity date: Natalie Portman