TweetSophomore James Mulry, Northeastern left handed pitcher, struck out both Dustin Pedroia and David Ortiz during the annual Spring Training game on Thursday, February 27, 2014 in Ft. Myers against the Red Sox. In 3 innings, Mulry allowed 3 hits and 1 earned run while walking 2, along with his 2 strikeouts. The Red Sox […]
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TweetNeither Bo Jackson, Deion Sanders, nor any of the other 65 professional athletes who played Major League Baseball or in the National Football League ever achieved such a feat. But Jimmy Mello of the Boston Park League did. This winter, Jim Mello, 56, became the first player in history to hit a home run out […]
TweetIn May of 1973, the Dick Conley Club of West Roxbury and the Supreme Saints faced off in the Boston Park League opener. But this was no opener to take sitting down. On this particular Monday night at Roslindale’s Fallon Field, the Park League introduced the designated hitter to sandlot baseball. Dick Paster didn’t get […]
TweetBoston Park League legend, John Tedeman, passed away on February 6, 2014 in his home surrounded by his loving family. The Class of 2004 Hall of Famer was 69 years old. A memorial service will be held on Friday, March 14th, 2014 at the Granite Links Golf Club at Quarry Hills, 100 Quarry Hills Dr., […]
TweetFive Mansfield baseball players who started together in Little League who are now either in college or recent graduates are still playing ball together in the Boston Park League, the country’s oldest amateur baseball league. Robert and Chris “C.J.” Johnson, Michael Perillo, Dan Gad, and Ben Blaisdell are all members of the of the TJO Sports […]
TweetJ.P. Songin is a perennial all-star in the Boston Park League. He also has a love-hate relationship with baseball. “I love the game, especially hitting,’’ said the 36-year-old Norwood resident, a player-manager for the Palmer Club, “and I hate to strike out.’’ That motivation, according to league records kept since the 2007 season, has indeed brought […]
TweetMedford’s Harvey Soolman couldn’t make the Northeastern varsity baseball team, but he quickly found a home in the Park League. Somewhere under the crumbling cement bleachers at Kelly Field in Hyde Park, Harvey -Soolman works his way through a sea of equipment and benches in the dark, finds a fuse box on the wall, and […]
TweetKevin McGlinchy made his Major League debut at age 21, in April 1999, with the Atlanta Braves. That October, he was on the mound at Yankee Stadium, pitching in the World Series. But his last big league appearance came when he was just 23. Still, he has no regrets. “Nah, I wouldn’t change anything,” said […]
TweetIt’s a sultry summer night, and the collision of wooden bats and hurtling baseballs echoes around the cozy grass amphitheater of Fallon Field in Roslindale. “Nice throw, Danny!’’ barks Franz Strassmann, the coach of Grossman Marketing, which is battling to wrap up a playoff berth. Scattered applause ripples from the metal bleachers behind home plate […]
TweetBoston Padres manager Ed Neal cannot remember how Foxborough’s Mike Ross ended up with his team nearly 10 years ago. But after all this time, he is happy Ross stuck around. Ross was among the Padres’ leading hitters as he helped the team earn its first Boston Park League championship last month. The outfielder hit […]
- 7th Annual Eastern Massachusetts Amateur Baseball ClassicJuly 10, 2018 - 5:19 pm
TweetThe 7th Annual Eastern Massachusetts Amateur Baseball Classic was played Saturday, July 14th at Monan Park at UMass Boston. This event featured All Star teams from each of the 4 amateur baseball leagues in the Boston area: Boston Park League, Cranberry League, Intercity League, Yawkey League.
- Blast From the Past – Remembering Tom Bilodeau Jr.November 5, 2017 - 5:49 am
TweetTom Bilodeau Jr. passed away in October of 2017. Tommy had joined the Boston Park League Hall of Fame in 1988.