The Rhode Island Baseball Experience

Promoting Rhode Island Baseball Since 1972

I received a notification this week on Twitter via Coach Frank Holbrook of Rhode Island College about an upcoming event in August. Rhode Island College will host the 2021 Summer Prospect School on Monday August 16th. This prospect school will take place on the campus of Rhode Island College and will be coordinated by Coach …

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The Rhode Island Little League District All Star Tournaments have concluded and we now have a clear picture as to which teams will face off in the Rhode Island State Tournaments. For the past week or so players, coaches, fans, and family members have battled the raindrops and downpours, postponed games due to weather and …

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The 2021 New England Collegiate Baseball League (NECBL) All Star Game was played Sunday night at Rhode Island’s Cardines Field, home of the Newport Gulls. Representatives from all 14 NECBL teams made their way into Rhode Island, over bridges and through the gates of one of America’s most historic baseball fields to showcase their talents …

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When I go to a baseball game, whether it is a professional game or high school game or District All Star game, I like to get a gameday program (if one is available.) As a fan, I am a stat guy and want to learn as much as I can about the players on the …

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This past June, I attended a Rhode Island Interscholastic League Division 1 Playoff game featuring Coventry vs Central High School. As I was walking up to the field with Rachel, Coventry’s Jayden Voelker was warming up on the mound in the top of the 1st inning, ready to pitch for Coventry in this important game, …

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Sprague Park in Narragansett holds a special place in my baseball life. I played both JV and Varsity baseball games for North Kingstown High School versus Narragansett High School teams at Sprague Park for 4 years in the late 1980s. Then, played my summer baseball home games with American Legion Post 39 at Sprague Park. …

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This past February, I had the great fortune to sit down with a group of Rhode Island baseball players to discuss the state of baseball following the 2019-2020 cancelled Rhode Island High School baseball season. These student athletes all attended different high schools, were from different parts of Rhode Island, but all belonged to the …

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Pick just about any town, city, village, or baseball field in Rhode Island and drive about 30 minutes in any direction. What do you find? Another state!!! The Rhode Island Baseball Experience is possible for me (partly) because Rhode Island is a small state to travel top to bottom and side to side to watch …

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The 2021 Prospect Select Baseball (PS Baseball) Boston Open started tournament play this Thursday, July 8th in baseball parks all over Rhode Island and Massachusetts. Locally here in Rhode Island, 16U and 18U divisions headed to some of our area’s premier high school and college baseball fields. Just here in Rhode Island, there were games …

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The baseball fan experience is back at most ballparks nationwide due in part to CDC restrictions being lifted for outdoor events, like baseball games. Here in Rhode Island, I am especially thankful that the 2021 Cardines Field and Newport Summer baseball experience is back and in full swing. Newport Summer Baseball Fans, just a year …

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