A Sunday Island Rhode Trip To Watch Sag Harbor Whalers vs Shelter Island Bucks

The Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League is a summer college baseball organization featuring 7 baseball clubs located in the Hamptons region of Long Island, NY. The Hamptons, like Rhode Island in the summer, is a very busy stretch of tourist spots, … Continue reading A Sunday Island Rhode Trip To Watch Sag Harbor Whalers vs Shelter Island Bucks

Tuesday Rhode Trip To Muzzy Field For Bristol Blues vs Valley Blue Sox

by Nick Lemley Tuesday night, June 14th, I attended the New England Collegiate Baseball League (NECBL)’s Valley Blue Sox vs Bristol Blues game at historic Muzzy Field. Muzzy Field has been around since 1912 and has been the home of … Continue reading Tuesday Rhode Trip To Muzzy Field For Bristol Blues vs Valley Blue Sox

Tuesday Was Opening Day For My Internship And Rhode Island’s Ocean State Waves

by Nick Lemley Tuesday night was my first day as an intern for The Rhode Island Baseball Experience and what better way to start it than with the NECBL (New England Collegiate Baseball League), a prestigious summer collegiate wood bat … Continue reading Tuesday Was Opening Day For My Internship And Rhode Island’s Ocean State Waves

The Incredible Baseball Journey of Newport Fifth Ward Little League’s Bill Mathews

One of the most interesting baseball fields in Rhode Island sits in Newport. It may not be where you are thinking of right now but I’ll guide you to it. It’s just passed the eclectic row of restaurants and bars, … Continue reading The Incredible Baseball Journey of Newport Fifth Ward Little League’s Bill Mathews

RI Nationals Baseball Club Looking To Add Players to 2022 11U Spring Roster

I received an email yesterday from RI National’s Adam Cote regarding their 11U team’s upcoming 2022 Spring season. Adam and I have been in contact over the years regarding East Bay baseball teams and players and more recently the RI … Continue reading RI Nationals Baseball Club Looking To Add Players to 2022 11U Spring Roster

The RIBBE Takes A Road Trip To Cooperstown, NY – Part 6, The Plaque Room

On the first floor of the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY there is a large room with hundreds of plaques mounted to the walls. On each plaque is a singular, outstanding individual whose contribution to the game … Continue reading The RIBBE Takes A Road Trip To Cooperstown, NY – Part 6, The Plaque Room

The RIBBE Takes A Road Trip To Cooperstown, NY – Part 5, The Then And Now Of Baseball

As I was photographing and cataloguing Rhode Island references in the National Baseball Hall of Fame, I could not help but stop at just about every single exhibit to read up on the then and now of baseball. The Baseball … Continue reading The RIBBE Takes A Road Trip To Cooperstown, NY – Part 5, The Then And Now Of Baseball

The RIBBE Takes A Road Trip To Cooperstown, NY – Part 4, The Rhode Island Connection

Have you ever stood just outside the main gate of any park, restaurant, graduation ceremony and just knew in your heart that just on the other side of that gate, that door, that entryway – something incredible was about to … Continue reading The RIBBE Takes A Road Trip To Cooperstown, NY – Part 4, The Rhode Island Connection

The RIBBE Takes A Road Trip To Cooperstown, NY – Part 3, The Gate Was Open

After a great hotel breakfast (the hotel had an automatic pancake machine!) and a large cup of coffee, I took a one mile stroll down Route 28 to the outside of the Cooperstown Dreams Park to catch a morning view … Continue reading The RIBBE Takes A Road Trip To Cooperstown, NY – Part 3, The Gate Was Open

The RIBBE Takes A Road Trip To Cooperstown, NY – Part 2, The Night Life

We arrived at Doubleday Field, Cooperstown just after 5:00pm to find the gates locked. From the main gate next to the bleachers behind home plate, I could see parts of the field and listened as water flowed under the first … Continue reading The RIBBE Takes A Road Trip To Cooperstown, NY – Part 2, The Night Life