Jim Collyer with BPL President Walter Bentson, former Mayor Ray Flynn, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh and State Sen. Linda Dorcena Forry.

ADSL Field House named for longtime player, coach Jim Collyer

The All Dorchester Sports League (ADSL) dedicated a city-owned field house in Fields Corner to longtime coach and mentor Jim Collyer on Sat., Nov 9. Mayor Martin Walsh spoke at the event which was also attended by State Senators Linda Dorcena Forry and Sonia Chang Diaz as well as many of the city’s elected officials including city councillors Frank Baker and Ayanna Pressley. Former mayor of Boston Ray Flynn also attended the ceremony.  Read more

Red Sox U.S.-Japan Baseball Exchange

Red Sox U.S.-Japan Baseball Exchange Hosted by BPL

The annual Red Sox Foundation-run program brings young Bostonians to Japan or Japanese youths to Boston for a 10-day exchange of baseball and culture. The guests stay with local host families — an experience that literally transforms their view of the world and their place in it. The program features baseball clinics and scrimmages with local youth leagues along with visits to educational and cultural attractions. Harvey Soolman and the BPL hosted.

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