- Anheuser-Busch is the first Fortune 500 company to purchase a Major League Pickleball team.
- The beer brand joins owners including LeBron James and Tom Brady in getting in on the popularity of the paddle sport.
- Google searches for “pickleball” have shot up 219% in the U.S over the last five years, according to paddle maker Selkirk.
Anheuser-Busch said it will be involved in all aspects of the team, including choosing players in drafts and deciding on sponsors. Davis said he hopes to put a general manager and other team members in place in the days ahead.
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