Our photographer recently caught President Stephen Zerdelian studying the magic whiteboard full of his secret schedule math tables. Steve spends hundreds of hours each year designing the complicated Bay State game and field schedules. This year, over 1200 games will be played on 190 fields.
Neutral Site Weekends Rock
Reading 10 year old players Joseph Champa (L) and Darren Ryan work the scoreboard at Sudbury's Featherland Field during recent neutral-site C-division play. Reading had just lost a heart breaker game and the boys stayed to watch Stoneham play South End from the best seats in the stadium. And we still love the high socks.
2018 Bay State Baseball Scholarship Winner Hayden Scully
Hayden Scully, a 2018 graduate of Natick High School was the Bay State scholarship award winner. Hayden was a varsity captain his senior year, and excelled in academics in all four years in high school. He will be attending the University of Norte Dame in the fall. The check was delivered to him personally due to the rain by Bay State board member Matt Lodi who coached Hayden in his Bay State career.
South End Parent Cheerleaders
South End parents raise the cheering bar. At a game in Winchester, South End parents line the fences and encourage their players with pom poms, bells and chants.
Peter Morello Wins 2015 Distinguished Service Award
During the awards ceremony on Player Appreciation Day, Bay State President Stephen Zerdelian presents the 2015 Distinguished Service Award to Peter Morello, the architect of youth baseball in Bedford and long-time advocate for youth baseball in the region.
Bases loaded, two out, 3-2 count as Jake Bottari of Somerville D Division stays laser focused at the plate on opening day 2017.
Home Run Derby Fun
Home Run Derby Fun
Younger players in the D, C and B divisions participate in the Home Run Derby as outfield ball catchers, just like in the pros. The 2016 Home Run Derby is August 13 in Winchester.
Head Down and Drive the Ball
Thomas Rogers of Sudbury keeps his head down, rotates his hips and drives a fastball to left field in a recent Bay State A-60 game.
Big League Fun at the Park
Big League Fun
The Brookline D Division squad starts the 2017 season out strong with a huge road win! In four innings they powered home 19 runs whilst the pitching stymied the competition and forced a well earned mercy rule victory. #23 Felix Ham, #99 Coleman Mark
Safe at Third; Home Run next
Safe at Third
Natick's Mikey Guiney slides back to third base in A-60 action at Lynnfield under the lights. In his next at-bat, Guiney went yard to bring Natick back. Lynnfield prevailed 13-10 in an exciting game featuring many home runs.
Bay State Baseball Game of the Day
Game of the Day
Parents and Players, make sure you check out our Game of the Day photo albums. Click on the Game of the Day tab on the home page. Watch for Dominick the Photographer at your next game!!
Inspirational Win for Coach Nick
Reading Black C team celebrates TW1 gold trophies. The victory was dedicated to Coach Nick Diranian, who watched the streamed games from his hospital bed. Coach Nick re-joined his team for the final home game on August 1. Rest in Peace, Coach Nick.
National Anthem Pre-Game Lineup
Billerica Black and Sudbury Red line up during pre-game player announcement ceremonies and national anthem. Sudbury and Billerica gave fans a thrilling B-division championship game for 6 full innings that came down to the final pitch.
The Golden Bat Award
The Golden Bat is presented each year to the winner of the home run derby on Player Appreciation Day.
A New Tradition at Bay State
Wakefield B players ham it up for the camera in a non-traditional team photo after a late night game in Winchester, in what has become a new tradition for all teams selected for Game of the Day honors. Review all the crazy team photos in the the player Photo Galleries.
Stuck in a Pickle
Stuck in a Pickle
Stoneham's Ryan Minogue running back and forth from Second Base to Third as Woburn closes in on July 6th in the B Division at Weafer Park.
Home Runs in Big Numbers
The top 12 A-60 and A-70 power hitters put on a fantastic exhibition during the 2015 Home Run Derby. Damon Kruppa of Reading edged Lee Pacheco of Salem for HR Derby crown.
2014 Scholarship Award Winner
Each year on Player Appreciation Day, BSBTOC awards a $1000 scholarship to a high-school senior from our program. Shown are 2014 winner Noah Zavolas of Bedford, 2013 winner Conner Steines of Acton, President Stephen Zerdelian and Past President Don McGowan.
Tagged Out Attempting to Steal
Manuel Brienza of Lowell is tagged out attempting to steal in a B lights game at Newhall in Lynnfield. Lowell avenged an opening day loss with an 8-1 victory
Booming game-ending Home Run
South End players prepare to celebrate their semifinal victory after a booming game-ending home run off the bat of Orlando Santos. South End went on to win the A-60 championship.
Acton Boxboro C division coaches impart lessons and knowledge after a game, in what all players traditionally call "the time when we get to watch the other kids eat hot dogs."
Hardest Call of the Game
As Chris McDonald from Woburn closes in on Third, Dom Fanara from Stoneham, ball in glove, rushes to get an out. Weafer Park, July 6th in the B Division.
2018 Bay State Baseball SuperFAN Award Winner Connor Greene
Bay State Baseball SuperFAN award winner Connor Greene of Sudbury posing with his family in center field after throwing out the first pitch.