INTERCITY LEAGUE NEWS & NOTES

ICL Hall of Famer Arthur Hartung Passes at 85

Intercity League Hall of Famer and well known hitting instructor Arthur Hartung passed away at the age of 85 on Wednesday morning surrounded by his family. Arthur was inducted into the ICL Hall of Fame in 2011. Services for Arthur are as follows. His full obituary appears at the end of this post. Visiting hours […]

2018 Intercity League Awards Announced

The Intercity League has announced their award winners for the 2018 season. Here are your winners: Eddie Larson Most Valuable Player Award- Bobby Losanno, Wakefield Merchants Outstanding Hitter- Bobby Losanno, Wakefield Merchants Outstanding Pitcher- Matt Horan, Watertown Reds Batting Champion- Bobby Losanno, Wakefield Merchants Rookie of the Year- Jake Miller, Watertown Reds Rookie Pitcher of […]

Longtime ICL Follower Bertha Brickley Passes Away at 89

Bertha V. (Saari) Brickley passed away surrounded by her family at her home in Melrose on September 3, 2018. She was 89 years of age. Bertha was the beloved wife of the late John E.”Buddy” Brickley. Loving mother of John S. Brickley of Haverhill, George M. Brickley & his wife Cindy of Melrose, Matthew D. Brickley & his wife Allyson of Sandy, UT, Andrew T. Brickley & his wife […]

Lexington wins 2018 Championship with 8-0 win over Watertown

Melrose – Lexington put together its best offensive outing of the playoffs to sweep the Watertown Reds and win the 2018 Intercity League Championship. The title is the fourth straight for the Blue Sox, 10th in the past 12 years and 14th overall. This is the second time the Sox beat Watertown in the finals, […]

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Lexington wins 2018 Championship

Melrose – The Lexington Blue Sox won their fourth consecutive, 10th in the last 12 years, and 14th overall Intercity League Championship with an 8-0 win over Watertown Sunday night at Morelli Field. Lexington broke the game open in the second inning scoring five runs on six hits. Ross Curley singled to drive in Richie […]

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 […]