Joe Tonelli (203-887-2256) is inviting umpires to work with “live” pitching this Friday 2/5 at 9pm and Saturday 2/6 at 8pm in MILFORD, CT. ALL CBUAO umpires are welcome to attend. PLEASE SPREAD THE WORD. Contact Coach Tonelli directly to confirm times and location.
Bob Dwyer (Franklin, MA) at the opening game of the 2016 college season. The historic contest was the earliest ever recorded in our 35 years of assigning college baseball. Worcester State defeated Fisher 8-4 at the New England Baseball Center in Northboro, MA on Tuesday, February 2nd.
Nick Zibelli addresses the over 200 umpires in Danbury, CT. this past Sunday. Many interpretations and rules were discussed. Also reminders on what was expected for the 2016 college baseball season. Baseball is right around the corner! Picture below, Nick goes over the finer points of home plate collisions.
A commemorative pin has been created to honor our fallen brother Bob Panza who passed away in July as a result of an accident while
officiating a high school basketball game. These commemorative pins may be worn on all uniforms during the 2016 baseball season. The cost of the pin is $5.00 and all proceeds will be donated to the Panza family. To obtain your pin, send a self addressed stamped envelope with a check or money order for $5.00 per pin to Dom DiMare 21 Solaris Road, Hyde Park, MA. 02136. Please order early as supplies are limited.
Congratulations goes out to Joe Peters for recently being voted into the Cranberry League Hall of Fame. Joe will be formally inducted on November 27th 2015 at the CBL Awards Banquet. Tickets Can be purchased by going to the cranberry baseball league website. http://cranberryleague.com