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Two More Awards Announced

The YBL is proud to announce the winners of the President’s Award as well as the Tom and Jean Yawkey Appreciation Award. The awards are being presented to two organizations that have shown great support for the Yawkey League over the years.

President’s Award
Al Thomas Funeral Home

The support shown for the YBL by the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home dates back to the early 1980s. That support has continued to this day and includes the awarding of the Alfred D Thomas Baseball Scholarship.
In addition to its continued sponsorship of the baseball franchise, the Al Thomas Funeral Home provided additional funds to help the league secure permits during the 2021 finals.
For their continued support of the league, the YBL is proud to name the Al Thomas Funeral Home this year’s recipient of the President’s Award.

Tom and Jean Yawkey Appreciation Award
City of Boston Credit Union

The City of Boston Credit Union has been continued financial supporter of not only the McKay Club Beacons, but the league as well. For their continued contributes to the league, the YBL is proud to award the Tom and Jean Yawkey Appreciation Award to the City of Boston Credit Union.

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Three More League Awards Announced

The Yawkey League is proud to announce the winners of the following two awards.

Tony Conigliaro Comeback Player Of The Year

Kenny Luongo of the Stoneham Sabers
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Dan Tarpey Gentleman Of The Year

Stephen Robb of the Brighton Braves
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Peter Williams Umpire Of The Year

Dave Fogg
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2021 Fireman of the Year and Postseason MVP

The Yawkey League is proud to announce the winners of three more league awards.

Dick Radatz Fireman Of The Year

Ben Johnson of the Al Thomas Athletics
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David Ortiz Postseason MVP

Ryan Obin of the Al Thomas Athletics
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2021 Silver Slugger Awards

Matt Consigli of Stoneham Sabers
The Yawkey League is proud to announce the winners of its 2021 Silver Slugger Awards.

Every award winner this year is a first time winner. Of the winners six are first year players. In addition to winning a Silver Slugger this season, Cole Whitehouse, Ted Schoenfeld and Zach Hatfield were also awarded Gold Gloves.

Congratulations to all the winners.

2021 Silver Slugger Award Winners

Position Player Team
C Cole Whitehouse Brighton Black Sox
1B Bill Donahue Al Thomas Athletics
2B Joe Colucci Brighton Black Sox
3B Jacob Perez Al Thomas Athletics
SS Matt Consigli Stoneham Sabers
OF Ethan Gofstein East Boston Expos
OF Ted Schoenfeld McKay Club Beacons
OF Zach Hatfield Al Thomas Athletics
DH Alex Klapes Brighton Braves

Each franchise nominates players from their own team. Each franchise then votes for one player at each position, expect outfield. Each team casts votes for three outfielders. The results of the voting can be found here.
Silver Slugger Award Results

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2021 Gold Glove Awards

Jake Hatch of then Brighton Black Sox
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The Yawkey League is proud to announce the winners of its 2021 Gold Glove Awards.

The winners include seven first time winners four of which are rookies. For Brett Julian this is his second consecutive Gold Glove for Shortstop. Cole Whitehouse previously won the Gold Glove for Catcher in the 2019.

Congratulations to all the winners.

2021 Gold Glove Award Winners

Position Player Team
C Cole Whitehouse Brighton Black Sox
1B Giovanni Torres Brighton Black Sox
2B David Appelbaum Stoneham Sabers
3B Jake Hatch Brighton Black Sox
SS Brett Julian Al Thomas Athletics
OF Zach Hatfield Al Thomas Athletics
OF Ted Schoenfeld McKay Club Beacons
OF Izzy Tatis East Boston Expos
P Ryan Obin Al Thomas Athletics

Each franchise nominates players from their own team. Each franchise then votes for one player at each position, expect outfield. Each team casts votes for three outfielders. The results of the voting can be found here.

Gold Glove Award Results

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2021 All Rookie Team

With the 2021 season successfully behind us, it is now time to reflect back on the accomplishments of the season. The Yawkey League will be making a series of announcements in the upcoming week to announce the winners of its yearly awards. The awards will be presented at an upcoming ceremony. The details of which will be announced soon.

The first awards announcement is the 2021 All-Rookie Team. The All-Rookie Team consists of one rookie from each team. The players on the All-Rookie Team represent each team’s nominee for Rookie of the Year. The Rookie of the Year winner will be announced later in the week.

Every season introduces a new group of players to the league. These rookies come to the league with various levels of playing experience. While some players come to league straight from high school, most are current or former college players.

Players on the 2021 All-Rookie Team are current or former players from Assumption, MIT, Emerson, Quinnipiac and Wentworth.

2021 All-Rookie Team

Player Team
Zach Hatfield Al Thomas A’s
Joe Colucci Brighton Black Sox
Ryan Donahue Brighton Braves
Connor Malloy Dorchester Black Barons
Ethan Gofstein East Boston Expos
Ted Schoenfeld McKay Club Beacons
Matt Consigli Stoneham Sabers

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