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December Meeting Of Members

The Yawkey League held its end of the year meeting on Tuesday December 10 at Heritage Hall in Milton. A healthy discussion of topics was had to wrap up the 2019 season and to begin planning for 2020. The league continues to be strong and continue to grow its service to the amateur baseball community. After the meeting the membership enjoyed fellowship with some food and beverages.

Congratulations to the 2020 Board of Directors who were re-elected for the 2020 season.

Dave McKay – President
Joe O’Hara – Vice President / Treasurer
Dave Treska – Secretary
John Griffith – Member At Large
Angelo Colucci – Member At Large

This veteran leadership group looks forward to working with the league membership towards ensuring a very successful 2020 season.

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End of Year League Meeting

The YBL will hold its end of season league meeting on Tuesday December 3 at the Milton American Legion Hall at Heritage Hall (map)

The board of directors will meet at 6:30 PM. The general membership will meet at 7:30 PM. Send any agenda items to President Dave McKay (bostonbaseballhead @

Deposits for the 2020 season are due at this meeting.
Food and beverages will be provided by league, please invite all players and coaches.

Please bring an unwrapped $15 toy donate to be donated to Operation Homefront.

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2019 League Awards Announced

The 2019 YBL League Awards and Awards cookout have been announced.

Kenny Polanco of the Revere Rockies wins the MVP award. Jon Shepard of the Revere Rockies wins Pitcher of the Year. Jake Byrne of the Revere Rockies wins the Rookie of the Year Awards.

The awards will be presented at a cookout scheduled for Saturday September 21 from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm. The cookout will take place at the Heritage Hall in Milton (map).

League Awards

Most Valuable Player – Kenny Polanco, Revere Rockies

Pitcher of the Year – Jon Shepard, Revere Rockies

Rookie of the Year – Jake Byrne, Revere Rockies

Postseason Most Valuable Player – Alex Wong, Revere Rockies

Fireman of the Year – Christopher Monroe, Stoneham Sabers

Comeback Player of the Year – Kent Graham, South Boston Saints

Manager of the Year – Nate Laliberte, Revere Rockies

Franchise of the Year – Revere Rockies

Presidents Award – Robert Marra

Umpire of the Year – Jared Doucette, Massachusetts Baseball Umpires Association

Rookie, Gold Glove and Silver Slugger Awards

All Rookie Team
Gold Glove Awards
Silver Slugger Awards

Voting Results

League Award Results
Gold Glove Award Results
Silver Slugger Award Results

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Revere Walks Off With 2019 Championship

With a 2 run homer in the bottom of the seventh by Alex Wong, Revere would take game six 5-4 to clinch the championship series 4-2.

Having trailed in the series 2-0 and 3-1, Charlestown looked poised to force game seven as they led by a score of 4-2 going into the bottom of the seventh. To that point Charlestown starter Billy Sullivan had only yielded two unearned runs to Revere.

Mike Lembo lead off the seventh with an infield single to the hole between third and short. A pinch runner would score on a double to left center by
Argeny Villa. Zach Aresty then moved Villa to third with a sac bunt, setting the stage for Alex Wong. Wong delivered with a home run to right center.

Congrats to Nate Laliberte and all of the Revere Rockies.

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Playoff Photos

Game photos from the 2019 playoffs have been posted.

In addition to photos from the semifinal match Charlestown and East Boston, photos are also available from Games 1 and 2 of the finals between Charlestown and Revere.

To view the photos click on the following link
2019 Playoff Photos

Game photos are provided courtesy of Bob Marra (roma33 @

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Yawkey League Playoffs : Championship Series

The matchup for the 2019 YBL Finals is now set as the #3 Charlestown Townies face the #1 Revere Rockies. The best of seven championship series is set to begin with a double header starting at 1pm on Sunday August 25 at Revere High School.

The Rockies earned their trip to the finals by defeating the #4 Stoneham Sabers 3-1 in the best of five semifinal series. For Revere this is their second straight trip to the finals.

The Townies advanced to the finals by defeating the #2 East Boston Knights 3-1. This is the first trip to the finals for Charlestown.

The schedule for the championship series is as follows

Game 1 – Sunday, August 25 at Revere HS, 1:00 PM
Game 2 – Sunday, August 25 at Revere HS, 4:00 PM
Game 3 – Monday, August 26 at English HS, 8:00 PM
Game 4 – Tuesday, August 27 at English HS, 8:00 PM
Game 5 – Wednesday, August 28 at Maplewood, 8:00 PM (if nec.)
Game 6 – Thursday, August 29 at English HS, 8:00 PM (if nec.)
Game 7 – Friday, August 30 at Maplewood, 8:00 PM (if nec.)

Check the schedule page for update times and field locations for both series.
2019 YBL Playoff Schedule

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