The greatest array of young New England baseball talent ever collected for a single contest will take the field tonight at Braves Field at 8:45 p. m. under the banners of the New England All-Stars. The youths were recruited from all the New England states, less Connecticut, in a month’s search by Braves scouts, Jeff Jones and Harold Goodnough. Read more
Billy Benson of Linehan Club Will Manage Team — Four Hurlers Chosen for Night Game. Read more
Art Carmen, who had sparked a triple play as center fielder for the Glynn Club on Tuesday, last night ascended the mound at American Legion Park and hurled his club to a 2-0 shutout over the Quality Bakers in a Boston Park League featured contest. Read more
Staging the second triple play in Park League history, the Glynn Club upset the Roslindale Royals at Eutis Park, last night, 3-2, yanking them into the win column in the final frame. Read more
Byron (“Ty”) La Forest, who learned his baseball at Waltham High School and in the Boston Park League, is coming home. He’s slated to be the Red Sox new third-baseman–as soon as Ben Steiner, who was the Sox second-sacker for most of the season, gets to Louisville. Read more
11 Who Joined Marines Together Are Given a Farewell Party.
Sandlot baseball in Dorchester will not be the same next Summer, for the Codman Hill team has been broken up by the simultaneous enlistment of 11 of its members in the Marines to fight the Japanese. They held a final reunion last night at the Old Harbor House. Read more
Although election time is far distant, there will be a heated political battle staged this afternoon at Fenway Park. It won’t be in the form of an oratorical set-to. Rather, it will be a diamond engagement between the state and city officials and those present will see Gov. Saltonstall pitching for the Staters and Mayor Tobin hurling for the City Hall Bombers.
These opposing aces had the Leverett Connector and Tobin Bridge named after them. Read more
Boston Park Department Conducts Leagues for Players Who Range in Age From 12 to 50 Each Year–They Play Under Major Circuit Regulations–Midgets Receive Sound Advice From Former Stars and Ace Umpires–“Old Timers” Go From Twilight Contests Into Softball.
When the sandlot season opened at Gibson Field, Dorchester, there was a band concert and a parade to the flagpole for the pennant raising. Boston is more formal about its sandlot baseball than any other city in the country, and well it may be. Read more
Two upsets were recorded in the opening round playoffs last night in the Boston Park League when upwards of 30,000 fans jammed, four municipal ball parks to witness initial bids for the 1940 twi pennant. For perspective, the Boston Red Sox drew 29,209 that same night.
Walter Mortimer pitched superbly for St. Catherine, allowing but four Navy Yard A.A. hits while striking out five sailors. Read more
St. Alphonsus Scores 10-0 Win Over Crosbys.
Nearly 40,000 twi baseball fans flocked to municipal ball parks last night for the opening round of five games in the 1940 Boston Park League pennant drives. One of the largest crowds recorded in twi baseball, 12,000 persons watched Johnny Wedemeyer on the Dick Casey Club. Read more
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- Packy Naughton to Debut in the ShowAugust 4, 2021 - 8:07 am
From TJO Sports in the Boston Park League to the Anaheim Angels in the MLB, Packy Naughton is ready to make his major league debut in 2021. Packy first pitched for TJO Sports in 2015, getting into 1 game and allowing just 1 hit in 3 innings with 7 Ks. From there, his college and […]
- Josh Báez of the Boston Blue Jays is Top MLB ProspectJuly 2, 2021 - 12:38 pm
It doesn’t take long to identify Josh Báez on a baseball field or to figure out why he’s the most highly regarded high school prospect out of Massachusetts in decades. There just aren’t a lot of players who, at 18, stand 6 feet 3 inches and 220 pounds, and do the things he does on […]