Will Toffey to play for Y-D Red Sox after long travel for College World Series.
Yesterday at the Harwich Mariners vs YD Red Sox game I was up in the press box. A family came up and started taking pictures of a picture hanging on the wall. I thought this was strange but assumed they had some explanation for their actions. Turns out the man on the wall was the woman’s father and she […]
Stirrups were a common form of socks worn by baseball players up until the mid-1990s, when players started wearing their pants all the way down to cover their ankles. Stirrups were necessary when players wore knickerbockers or “knickers” as a part of their uniform to help hold up their pants. Now, they seem to add […]
By Ryan Fitzgerald Growing up on the Cape, in Brewster specifically, I had the opportunity to attend the Whitecaps youth baseball clinic. Each of the ten Cape Cod Baseball League teams host youth clinics for kids as young as 6 and as old as 13. Every summer I couldn’t wait to meet the new crop […]
Kayla Krasnoo When the college players commit to play in the Cape Cod Baseball League, they expect to be challenged on the field. The wooden bats will be a new experience, the pitching speed will be much faster and the overall pace of the game will take some getting used to. However, what the players don’t always […]
By Tori Cotnoir The dictionary definition of a bat boy (or girl) is “a boy or girl who is employed to look after and retrieve bats during a baseball game and as a general assistant at other times.” Whereas this definition may seem trivial, the bat boys and girls make their job anything but trivial. While […]
photo: Daniel Castano on the mound against the Harwich Mariners Megan O’Shea Every summer the Cape league brings in players from all over the country, many of whom have never stepped foot in Massachusetts, let alone Cape Cod. This can be a totally new and exciting experience for a player who has never seen the […]