New League Sponsor

The Yawkey League is pleased to announce that the City of Boston Credit Union has agreed to be a league sponsor for the 2018 season. The City of Boston Credit Union has also agreed to sponsor the McKay Club for the 2018 season.

City of Boston Credit Union

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Player Profiles For July 1

As we enter July, here are the latest players to be spotlighted. Justin Johnson of the McKay Club and Trevor Derochea of the Al Thomas A’s.

To read more on both Justin and Trever follow this link

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YBL In the News

Dave McKay was recently interviewed by the Revere Journal where he spoke to strength of the YBL and the parody of its teams:

While there are few outliers, McKay said the league’s parity has been good. “Any team can beat any (other) team on a given night,” he said.

An assembly of collegiate players, former high school stars, post-collegiate players and local amateurs, McKay said the Yawkey League stands as one of the top amateur leagues in Eastern Massachusetts. The Yawkey League All Stars were the winners of last season’s Eastern Massachusetts Amateur Baseball Classic.

“Our talent is on par or better than many of the other leagues in the area,” he said.

For the full article follow this link:
http://www.reverejournal.com/2018/06/28/sports-06-27-2018/

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A 50 Year Baseball Journey

The 2018 season marks YBL President Dave McKay’s 50th year of involvement with amateur baseball. Dave’s journey began with the Mill Stream Baseball League in Dorchester and continues today with the Yawkey Baseball League.

Read more about Dave’s 50 year journey in his own words.
My 50 Years In Baseball

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Two YBL Alumni Drafted by Seattle Mariners

This years 2018 MLB draft saw two former YBL players get drafted as both Charlie McConnell and Noah Zavolas were both selected by Seattle Mariners.

cm_head_shotCharlie McConnell was drafted in the 12th round out of Northeastern. The 6’2″ OF from Reading, MA played the 2015 season for the Somerville Alibrandis.

 

nz_head_shotNoah Zavolas from Harvard was also selected by Seattle in the 18th round. Zavolas a 6’1″ pitcher from Acton, MA played parts of the 2016 and 2017 seasons for the Charlewtown Townies.

Congrats and best of luck both Charlie and Noah.

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Stu’s Player Profiles for June 5

The latest installment of Stu’s Players of the Week highlight Devin Santilli of the Charlestown Townies and Spencer Anderson of the Brighton Braves.

To read more on both Devin and Spencer follow this link

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