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
It is with regret to inform you of the passing of two Boston Park League friends: Bernie Curley, Hall of Fame 1986, and the Rev. Jim Keurulainen, father of Scott Keurulainen, 2013 Hall of Fame inductee. Read more
The BoSox Club honored the New England Amateur champions at their annual luncheon of champions, this year being the 24th of September at the Dedham Hilton Hotel. Infielder Matt Lipsett represented the 2014 Boston Park League champion Palmer Club.
Paul Carey, BPL Hall of Famer 1993 passed away on August 20, 2014. Paul had joined the Bryan Club in the Boston Park League while in college and beyond. His club made the playoffs each year, and Paul was a solid performer on a team that was loaded with future league Hall of Famers. Read more
At 51, Kevin MacIntyre of TJO Sports in hadn’t pitched for the Boston Park League in 26 years. On August 5, 2014, he won a complete game over Towne Club, 8-5. Read more
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.
Louie DiTullio, BPL Hall of Fame pitcher 1997 passed away on April 28, 2014 in Florida. Louie was an outstanding left handed pitcher for the Carlevale Braves and the Supreme Saints. He also played for the Easton Huskies of the Cranberry League and later became the League Commissioner.
A memorial service will be held for BPL Hall of Famer Louie DiTullio at St. Joseph’s Church, Holbrook, Tuesday, May 13th at 9am. Read more
Sophomore 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 beat Northeastern, 5-2.
James is on the TJO Sports roster, and the son of BPL Hall of Famer Jim Mulry (1998), who played shortstop for both Northeastern & Triple D’s. Read more
Neither 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 of Fenway Park and participate in a Super Bowl. (Until another historian proves otherwise!) Read more
In 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 to play the field this day. But his at bats were historic. Read more
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