An Autumn Baseball League Double Feature On The Last Weekend of Summer, 2021

Advertisements This past weekend marked the final official weekend of Summer for 2021. I know, I know. Labor Day is the “unofficial” end of the Summer for most. However, my calendar says that September 22nd is the First Day of Autumn, so there!!! So, I decided to check out a few Autumn Baseball League games …

Meet Alfred Travieso, Your Friendly Neighborhood Rhode Island Baseball Umpire

Advertisements In addition to attending games, tournaments, and baseball events throughout Rhode Island, I love hearing from the Rhode Island Baseball Community. I receive emails about upcoming charity tournaments or rivalry games. I get messages on social media with video highlights from a recent game or a photo gallery of a player’s first base hit. …

Ocean State Bandits Baseball Prepare For Baseball And Life After High School

Advertisements The Ocean State Bandits Baseball Organization is taking their student athletes and baseball talents on the road this fall. The Bandits sent me a detailed email with photos as well as their fall itinerary of New England colleges and universities they will be touring this fall. This quote says it all “they learn about …

Autumn Baseball League Saturday Night Opener Featuring Vogie vs RI Devils

Advertisements The 2021 Autumn Baseball League kicked off its opening weekend of games yesterday throughout Rhode Island and Massachusetts. I got an opportunity to speak with ABL Founder Herman Bomback on the phone yesterday morning to learn more about the game schedules and the league’s history. Herman has set up a website of the various …

Army vs Navy Baseball Game At Cardines Field Scheduled for Friday September 17

Advertisements I just received a press release from Newport Gulls Director of Operations Michael Falcone. In the release, it broadcasts that the 4th Annual Cardines Classic Baseball Game will take place Friday September 17th at Cardines Field, Newport. Falcone goes on to write “The (Newport) Gulls have assisted the military in planning the event and …

10 Questions About Playing Baseball On Artificial Surfaces

Advertisements Happy Tuesday and Happy Back To School Day for many of our student athletes here in Rhode Island. Speaking of schools in Rhode Island, Beck Field, on the campus of the University of Rhode Island, was one of the host fields for this past weekend’s Firecracker Baseball Labor Day Classic Tournament. I got out …

Saturday Morning Baseball In September Featuring Outlaws vs PSL

Advertisements Andrew Tucker Field in Cumberland is just one of the baseball fields being utilized this weekend for the Firecracker Baseball Labor Day Classic. Tucker Field is located off Mendon Road, just about a mile from the 295 exit off ramp. It is the home field for Cumberland High School and also houses other recreational …

Pawtucket Slaterettes To Compete in Maria Pepe Baseball Tournament

Advertisements Good luck to the 10U Pawtucket Slaterettes Girls Baseball team as they head to Hoboken, NJ for the Maria Pepe Baseball Tournament. Coach Dave Bouvier sent me a link and message last night about this exciting opportunity for the Slaterettes Baseball team. According to the official tournament website’s history page, “In September, 2018 the …

Riverside Little League’s Dinner and Music On The Diamond Set for September 25

Advertisements Kristopher Hallene is a great baseball resource for me when it comes to Riverside Little League, ATC Baseball, and updates at Ron Silva Field. He messages me when there is a tryout or if Riverside has an important game at home/away, and more recently events and fundraisers to help support Riverside Little League. Ron …

Baseball Re-Invented: Changing The Ground Rule Double to A Triple

Advertisements For me, Baseball Reference is one of the top baseball resources I use for stats, rule verification, historical facts, and everything else in between the foul lines of a baseball field. I was thinking about all the “amazing” changes that professional baseball is working on to “improve” the game and one rule came to …

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