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2014 Award Winners!
- Monday, 06 October 2014 10:56
Co-Minor Player of the Year - Adam Estey
Adam was a member of the Fredericton Bantam AAA Royals, and played a major role in helping his team bring home Baseball NB Provincial Gold, and a Baseball Canada National 15U silver medal. During the National Tournament Adam played in 7 games with a .462 batting average, scored 7 runs, had 12 hits, 3 doubles, 2 home runs, with 10 RBI’s, 1 walk, and 2 stolen bases. Adam was also a member of the 15U Selects team for Baseball New Brunswick, and finished his regular season with the Bantam Royals with an average of .510 and 11 HR.
Co-Minor Player of the Year - Blake Flynn
Blake pitched 40 innings as a member of the Midget AAA Metro Mudcats this season, with 4 complete games and an ERA of 0.249. Blake was also a member of the Baseball New Brunswick 17U Selects team, while attending the Baseball Canada – Canada Cup, he pitched 6 innings with 1 win, an ERA of 0, allowed no walks and had 8 strike-outs. Blake was also a member of Team Atlantic at the Toronto Blue Jays Tournament 12 event.
Adult Player of the Year – Mike Washburn
Mike Washburn is the first player in the NB Senior League to win Back-to-Back Triple crowns. He finished the 2014 season with a .484 batting average, 46 hits, 9 HRs and 35 RBIs. Mike also assisted the Chatham Ironmen in their run during the Baseball Canada Senior Nationals with 2 Home Runs and 9 RBIs over the 4 day event. Washburn also assisted the Fredericton Royals to another Provincial championship with 13 RBIs, 5 Home Runs and a .500 batting average during the playoffs.
Volunteer of the Year - Garda Huber
Not only this year but every year since she joined the group at Moncton minor baseball Garda put in tireless hours from the beginning of the baseball season to the end. She makes sure she is set to roll out the online registration early in the New Year then into the in-person registration in early spring. While all this is going on she is also the vice president and acting secretary for Moncton minor baseball. So with those 2 titles she attends every meeting that is held within the organization. She also leads the charge in finding all the Moncton Minor coaches each and every year, and making sure all teams have all the proper equipment needed for the season.
Coach of the Year - Chris Vogels
Chris is passionate about the game of baseball and he brings that to the field each and every practice, game and tournament. Many of the wins are come from behind wins because he teaches his players to believe in themselves and believe the game isn’t over until the last inning is played. Over the 2014 season Chris Vogels lead the Sackville PeeWee AA Hurricanes to a first place finish at the inaugural Paul “tubby” Melanson tournament, a 2nd place finish at the Baseball NB Provincials and a 2nd place finish at the Baseball Atlantic Tournament.
2014 Hall of Fame Inductee:
Player: Jon Joseph Lindsay
Jon Joseph Lindsay was a catcher who stood 6’2” tall, had a rifle-arm and outstanding baseball tools. In 1988, Jon helped his teammates to his first National medal by assisting the Chatham Ironmen to a Silver Medal at the Baseball Canada Midget Championships. At the young age of 17, in 1989 Lindsay signed for 3 years with Texas Rangers, only the second native of St.Stephen to sign with a professional ball team. Jon played for the Gulf Coast Rangers for the 90 and 91 seasons before being released. Following his stint with the Rangers organization, Jon made a splash in the New Brunswick Junior and Senior league. Jon was a member of; 1992 Newcastle Cardinals Baseball Canada Junior Nationals Silver medal team; 1993 New Brunswick Canada Games team and the Newcastle Cardinals Junior Atlantic Championship team; 1998 (Fredericton Royals) and 1999 (Chatham Ironmen) Baseball Canada Senior Nationals bronze medal team; 2001 (Saint John Alpines) Baseball Canada Senior Nationals Championship team; and the 2002 (Saint John Alpines) Baseball Canada Senior Nationals silver medal team. From 1981 to 2002 Jon was also a member of 1 Mosquito, 1 High School, and 4 Senior New Brunswick Championship teams and named a New Brunswick Senior Baseball All star 5 times.
17U Selects Winter Roster!
- Tuesday, 30 September 2014 16:58
17U Last Chance
- Tuesday, 23 September 2014 17:16
Baseball NB 17U Selects 25 man "Last Chance" Identification Camp for the 2015 season. Players born in 98 or 99 wishing to take part in the Selects Program that were unable to attend the previous camps must attend the final camp on Sunday September 28th at 11:00am at Kiwanis park in Moncton, NB. Players will be evaluated on fielding, throwing, hitting, pitching, and running. Players should wear proper baseball equipment and uniform pants. The cost to register is $25(cash or cheque) and can be forwarded along with the attached registration form to the Baseball NB office located at 900 Hanwell Road Suite 13, Fredericton, NB E3B6A2 or submitted to the coaching staff at the beginning of the session.
- Wednesday, 17 September 2014 10:35
Tentative Schedule (Updated on September 25th)
2014 NB Championships
- Wednesday, 10 September 2014 15:36
Congratulations to all teams who competed in this year’s Baseball NB Provincials. Below is a list of this year’s Champions.
Also a big Congratulations to the Fredericton 15U AAA Royals for bringing home the Baseball Canada 15U National Silver medal and the Fredericton 13U AAA Royals for bringing home the Baseball Canada National Atlantic 13U Silver medal.
- Tuesday, 09 September 2014 14:49
Baseball New Brunswick will be presenting awards in the following categories; Minor Player of the Year, Adult Player of the Year, Coach of the Year and Volunteer of the Year. To nominate someone for any of the awards listed above, please fill out the attached nomination form.
All nominations must be sent by September 26, 2014 to:
900 Hanwell Road, Suite 13
Fredericton, NB E3B 6A2
Fax: (506) 451-1325