Billerica Manager Rich Glennon congratulates Kyler MacDonald, who pitched 6 full innings in the 2015 B Division Championship game, holding a very potent Sudbury offense to 3 runs. MacDonald escaped a bases-loaded 1st inning, settled down and spun a gem. Billerica won a thriller 6-3.
Stoneham B team greets Danny Storella after a 3-run home run. After falling behind by 8 runs to a strong Woburn team, Stoneham put up two strong innings and eventually won in extra innings 21-17.
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.
A Beautiful Mind
A Beautiful Mind
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.
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.
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.
Bob Nutile Wins 2014 Distinguished Service Award
Bay State Baseball President Stephen Zerdelian and Past President Don McGowan share a laugh with long-time board member and accomplished proponent of youth baseball in Eastern Mass Bob Nutile and his wife Susan during the award ceremony on Player Appreciation Day.
Field of Dreams
Natick B Division team pose in cornfield near the diamond at Ripley Field in Concord. Natick beat Concord 14-8.
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
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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