INTERCITY LEAGUE NEWS & NOTES

ICL PLAYOFF SCOREBOARD, Wakefield & Alibrandis Take Series Openers

PLAY-IN GAME Andre Chiefs 12, Melrose Americans 3 FIRST ROUND (Best of Three) #6 ANDRE CHIEFS VS. #3 WATERTOWN REDS G1-Watertown Reds 6, Andre Chiefs 3 G2-Watertown Reds 10, Andre Chiefs 4 (Watertown Reds Win Series  2-0) #5 READING BULLDOGS VS. #4 ALIBRANDIS G1-Reading Bulldogs 6, Alibrandis 0 G2-Alibrandis 5, Reading Bulldogs 2 G3-Alibrandis 7, […]

Barry’s 6th Inning Double Lifts Merchants to 7-5 Win in Game One

Joe Barry’s bases clearing double in the bottom of the sixth inning propelled the Wakefield Merchants to a come from behind 7-5 win over the Watertown Reds in game one of their semi-final series at Morelli Field. Joseph Maguire went the first 6.1 innings for the Merchants to get the win before Evan Chrispitopolus came on […]

Alibrandis win game one, 5-2

Lexington – The Alibrandis Baseball Club won game one of its semifinal series against Lexington 5-2 to take a 1-0 series lead. Teddy Dziuba drove in three runs, two with a double in the three-run fifth, and the final run on a fielder’s choice in the seventh.  His double in the fifth gave the Alibrandis […]

Both Semi-Final Series Expected to Begin on Wednesday

Both of the ICL’s best of five semi-final series will now begin on Wednesday night. The #1 Blue Sox will host #4 Alibrandis in Lexington at 8:00 PM and the #2 Wakefield Merchants and #3 Watertown Reds will play at Morelli Field in Melrose at 7:30 PM. Both of Tuesday’s semifinal games were  postponed due […]

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ICL Legend Les DeMarco Passes Away

ICL President Emeritus and longtime Wakefield Merchants owner & manager Les DeMarco passed away on Friday, February 2, 2018. He would have turned 89 on Monday. Les holds the distinction of being the first person elected to the charter class of Intercity League’s Hall of Fame in 2010. A great man who will be missed. […]

Lexington wins in walk-off for 2017 Title

Melrose – Dorian Rojas singled to left to drive in Jeff Vigurs with the championship-winning run in the bottom of the tenth giving Lexington its third consecutive title and 13th overall. Vigurs lead off the tenth with a bunt single against J. P. Songin, who had taken the hill for Reading to start the inning. […]

Dave Ahern, #41, has made it home

  IN MEMORY OF DAVE AHERN November 2, 1987-September 4, 2016 

Intercity League champion Lexington Blue Sox pray for stricken teammate

The following story appeared in the Boston Globe on August 28. By Marvin Pave GLOBE CORRESPONDENT  AUGUST 28, 2016 The Lexington Blue Sox captured their second straight Intercity League baseball title on Tuesday night with a 5-4 victory over Andre Chiefs at Morelli Field in Melrose. But their celebration was subdued, their thoughts quickly turning to […]

This one’s for Dave

Lexington wins 12th ICL Championship By Bruce Hack Lexington Blue Sox Media Relations Director   Melrose – Determined to win for their stricken Blue Sox brother and teammate, Dave Ahern, Lexington held on for a hard-fought 5-4 win and a sweep of the Andre Chiefs for its 12th Intercity League Championship in 22 seasons. For […]