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The Banners

The first banner was dedicated in 2001 to Brendan Grant, a Belmont native and baseball player at American International College who was just 19 when he suffered fatal injuries when he collided with his center fielder during a game. Though Brendan never played in the Oldtime Baseball Game, he was [...]

March 9th, 2013|

Oldtime Game Alum Matt Paré Nominated

Matt Paré, 2010 From BCEagles.com: Baseball senior Matt Paré was one of 30 baseball student-athlete to be named candidates for the 2013 Senior CLASS Award®. To be eligible for the award, a student-athlete must be classified as an NCAA Division I senior and have notable achievements in four [...]

February 17th, 2013|

Skip Flanagan: “The Best Day Of His Life”

by Kyle Lawless On May 8, 1994, Susan and Sean Flanagan’s lives changed forever. It was on that day, seventeen months after the birth of their son Sean, they realized their child was deaf. One day later, the Flanagans purchased their first book on American Sign Language. Their infant son’s [...]

September 9th, 2012|

A Very Special Night at St. Peter’s Field

by Matt Tracy The 19th annual Oldtime Baseball Game reminded me of the film "Field of Dreams" – so much so that I kept waiting for a voice encouraging me to “go the distance.” As for the film’s signature line – “If you build it, he will come” – that [...]

August 29th, 2012|

Third annual Greg Montalbano Award

During pregame ceremonies, the third annual Greg Montalbano Award was presented to former Framingham State College star Orazio Azzarello. The award is named in memory of Greg Montalbano, a former Red Sox minor-league pitcher who was only 31 when he died of cancer in 2009. A native of [...]

August 26th, 2012|

Oldtime Baseball Cards in The Boston Globe

Photo by Dina Rudick - The Boston Globe It’s time, once again, for the annual Oldtime Baseball Game, a charity contest held at St. Peter’s Field in Cambridge in which players wear uniforms from dozens of teams plucked from baseball history. Now in its 19th year, the Oldtime [...]

August 9th, 2012|

Second annual Greg Montalbano Award

During pregame ceremonies of the 2011 Oldtime Baseball Game, the second annual Greg Montalbano Award was presented to former Boston College pitcher Steve Langone, who is now advance scouting coordinator for the Boston Red Sox. The award is named in memory of Greg Montalbano, a former Red Sox [...]

August 24th, 2011|