The Home Run Derby fielders (foreground) and the fans (behind the fence) watch home run bomb hit by Damon Kruppa of Reading clear the 2-story snack bar in center field at Nutile Field in Winchester during 2015 Player Appreciation Day. The sign in center field says 215 feet. Kruppa edged Lee Pacheco in a fantastic fireworks display! The two combined for almost 25 home runs!
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.
Young Papi from Methuen
Ian Gallagher (#11) tosses his helmet Papi-style after his walk-off extra-innings two-out double to the right center field gap scored Jordon Ramos from second base in B-division action.
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.
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.
Framingham - Bay State Baseball D Division Champs
D Division Champs
Congratulations to Framingham! D Division champions for 2015.
Medford edges Lowell Shedd Park
Shedd Park's Anthony Howell makes contact but flies out to center in the 5th inning. Medford's pitcher Shane Taddia held on to win 6-5 as Shedd Park's last inning hitting heroics fell just a base short.
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.
Burlington Celebrates First D Championship
Burlington 9-year old players hoist the coveted Perpetual Cup after winning the inaugural D Division championship. Since 1985, each champion has their name engraved on the Cup and gets to keep it in their city call or sports facility for a year.
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.
Sudbury D Team takes Silver title
Sudbury team poses for photos with their trophies after edging Stoneham in the D Division Silver Tournament. Great sportsmanship starts at 9 years old with Bay State Baseball.
Natick Team Gets Ready For Game
Natick Gets Ready
Natick players and coaches, donned in their very popular camouflage uniforms, have a team meeting before a TOC semi-final game last year. Natick advanced to the finals in a thrilling victory.
Focused On the Long Ball
Long ball hitter
Lexington long ball hitter Lenny Losen remains focused on an incoming pitch in 2014 A-70 action. Losen advanced to Round 2 of the home run derby
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 2015 Home Run Derby is August 15 in Winchester.
Arlington C Team gets Fired Up
Arlington C team gets fired up for extra innings. Arlington went on to beat Dracut in a marathon game that lasted into the 9th inning. Arlington won on a suicide squeeze play to increase to tighten up the American Group in Round 2
Bicep Power Launches Homers in Big Numbers
The top 12 A-60 and A-70 power hittersput on a fantastic hitting exhibition during the 2014 Home Run Derby. Congrats to winner Ty Martin of Acton-Boxboro.