Walt Mortimer - Boston Park League - 2018 President's Award

The President’s Award – Walt Mortimer

Tonight, we will honor Walt Mortimer, who is retiring after 65 years of service to the Boston Park League with both the Red Johnson Alumni Award and the President’s Award. The key word in the 1st award is ‘Alumni’, and no one has done more for the Boston Park League than Walt Mortimer since he hung up his spikes 50 years ago. Read more

Harvey Soolman, Towne Club

A Long Ride: The Harvey Soolman Story

It was a long ride, and in some ways a very unexpected ride.

“Way back when,” Harvey Soolman laughed, “[Park League Hall of Famer] Avi Nelson and I used to discuss how we hoped we could still be playing baseball when we hit forty. Well, we made it to forty and then some. We certainly got our money’s worth.” Read more

Dana Dresser, Harvey Soolman and Erik Mayberg at the BoSox Luncheon honoring the Boston Park League

Park League Honored at 2016 BoSox Luncheon

The 2016 BoSox Club Man of the Year Award was presented to pitcher Rick Porcello. At the time of the luncheon, he held a record of 20-3, the first 20-game winner in the major leagues this year, and the first one on the Red Sox since Josh Beckett in 2007. Honored at the 2016 luncheon was BPL’s Towne Club. See photo of Dana Dresser, Harvey Soolman, & Erik Mayberg with their trophy.

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