Cardinals Achieve Success in Prestigious Summer Baseball Leagues

Lauren RubensteinAugust 11, 20142min
Gavin Pittore ’16, left, and Nick Cooney ’15, right, have played in the prestigious Cape Cod league this summer.

On the heels of a record-setting season for Wesleyan Baseball, which included a second-ever excursion to the NCAA tournament, 2014 has also been a banner year for Wesleyan Baseball in NCAA-sanctioned summer leagues. Seven Cardinals spent time in these prestigious leagues, including four in the Cape Cod League.

Gavin Pittore ’16 and Nick Cooney ’15 have led the way with standout summers in the Cape Cod league. The league features the best college baseball players in the nation; 256 current Major League players played in the Cape. Overall, there are 1,065 all-time major leaguers who spent their summers there.

Other members of Wesleyan Baseball who are playing in NCAA-sanctioned leagues this summer are:

Donnie Cimino ’15–Chatham Anglers (Cape Cod League) and Nashua Silver Knights (Futures League)

Guy Davidson ’16–Harwich Mariners (Cape Cod League) and Nashua Silver Knights (Futures League)

Sam Elias ’15–Valley Blue Sox (NECBL)

Nick Miceli ’17–Vermont Mountaineers (NECBL)

Sam Goodwin-Boyd ’15–Wachusett Dirt Dogs (Futures League)

Find a complete list of Wesleyan Baseball players in summer leagues here.

Read about Gavin Pittore’s experience in the Cape Cod league in this Cape Cod Times story.