Big Apple Softball League: New York City's LGBTQ+ Softball League

2016 Spring Awards

Jay Brito Manager Award

kind, treated all his players like they were his children, like family. This award is a thank you from the manager to the players.

Dima Division

  • Arsenal, Antonio Guzman
  • Fusion, Henry Tieu
  • Hardware Hammers, Daryl Mannillo
  • Boxers Warriors, Scott Batten

Fitzpatrick Division

  • Cyclones, Christopher Siley
  • Mustangs, Ernest Watrous
  • Demons, Eddie Schatzle
  • Renegades, Scott Sullens
  • Rookies, Randy Price
  • Rookies, Michael Leslie
  • Rookies, Steven Herrick

Sachs Division

  • Grizzlies Sarah Arnold

Mousseau Division

  • Brewers Ann Marie Del Bello
  • Brewers Jess Rosin
  • Go! Girls Kristi Hinkelman
  • Bar 9 Liza Nunez

John Henry Rew Most Improved Player Award

when John Henry joined the league he knew nothing about how to play softball. Each season he got better until played in the top division.

Dima Division

  • Arsenal, Mirsad Cekovic
  • GYM Sports Bar, Charlie Bruno
  • Boxers Warriors, Brian Oper

Fitzpatrick Division

  • Cyclones Alex Raducz
  • Mustangs Derrick Flowers
  • Rookies Arnold Plotnick
  • Rookies Jasper Brown

Panarace Division

  • Ty’s Ballbreakers, John Lingenfelter
  • Sirens, Atul Batra
  • Village Apothecary Wahoos, Douglas Galan
  • gatorz, Bryan Callahan

Sachs Division

  • Grizzlies Ralph Greco
  • Comets Nick Herrera
  • Skyline Elite Bob Hinnen
  • Jesters Justin Birdsong
  • Outlaws Guarav Shrivastav

Mousseau Division

  • Chix-w- Stix Maya Shoham
  • Go! Girls Kacie Schlussel

Green-Batten Division

  • Hellcats, Maria Mendoza
  • Lady Heat, Jenny Ortega
  • Scissor Sisters, Sheila Acosta
  • Venom, Valerie Jara
  • Dive Bar, Kelechi Anyanwu

Stan Witt Pitching Award

he pitched in the BASL until he was 88! Stan still lives in the east village and refuses to take the elevator. He lives on the 9th floor.

Dima Division

  • Boxers Warriors, Michael Brouse

Fitzpatrick Division

  • Cyclones, Lawrence Gershberg

Panarace Division

  • Stonewall Swingers, Bart Rosenberg

Mousseau Division

  • Chix-w- Stix, Ginny Lentino

 


Most Valuable Player – MVP

Dima Division

  • Arsenal, Adam Eisenberg
  • Fusion, Adam Johnson
  • GYM Sports Bar, Ben Clark
  • Boxers Warriors, Alex Mendoza
  • Hardware Hammers, Michael Goldman

Fitzpatrick Division

  • Cyclones, Jason Eaton
  • Mustangs, Sean O’Callaghan
  • Demons, Christopher Cofone
  • Renegades, Maki Onodera
  • Rookies, Michael Thompson
  • Rookies, Mason Scherzer

Panarace Division

  • Ty’s Ballbreakers, Christopher Gorman
  • Sirens, Ed Chiha
  • Village Apothecary Wahoos, Harley Matthews
  • gatorz, Louis Sinatra
  • Stonewall Swingers, Dan Westervelt (Co-MVP)
  • Stonewall Swingers, Josh Stone (Co-MVP)

Sachs Division

  • Grizzlies, Scott McNabb
  • Comets, Adam Lazaro
  • Skyline Elite, Manny Maldonado
  • Jesters, Enrique Menendez
  • Outlaws, Cheryl Lynch

Mousseau Division

  • Chix-w- Stix, Tanya Barrios
  • Bar 9, Daisy Reyes
  • Bar 9, Katherine Christakos
  • B-Bombers, Mima Wellington

Green Batten Division

  • Hellcats, Katie Hummel
  • Lady Heat, Colleen Keifer
  • Lady Heat, Dawn Morris
  • Scissor Sisters, Cait Knoll
  • Venom, Nicole Chantharaj
  • Dive Bar, Casey Schumpert

Philip Ognibene Rookie Of The Year

Nicknamed “Roxy Eddie” he loved the night club Roxy and had a widows peak like Eddie Munster. He joined the league in 2001. Eddie would have been the Rookie of the Stonewall Division. 9-11 happened and Eddie was in the twin towers.

Dima Division

  • Arsenal, Robert Field

Fitzpatrick Division

  • Cyclones, Richard Melito

Panarace Division

  • Stonewall Swingers, William Furnaro

Mousseau Division

  • Go! Girls Erin Schaefer

Green-Batten Division

  • Dive Bar Casey Schumpert

Hall Fame Awards

 

Fitzpatrick Division

  • Rookies, Dave Lamont

RBI Awards

 

Dima Division

  • Boxers Warriors, Edgar Roman RBI – 33

Fitzpatrick Division

  • Cyclones, John McEniry RBI – 30

Panarace Division

  • Ty’s Ballbreakers, Christopher Gorman RBI – 38

Sachs Division

  • Grizzlies, Jonas Nolasco RBI – 32

Mousseau Division

  • Go! Girls, Jaime Burns RBI – 21

 


Homerun Awards

Dima Division

  • Boxers Warriors Ken Jarosz Homeruns – 6

Fitzpatrick Division

  • Cyclones, Justin Murty Homeruns – 6

Panarace Division

  • Ty’s Ballbreakers Christopher Gorman Homeruns – 9

Sachs Division

  • Comets. Angel Lazaro Homeruns – 5

Mousseau Division

  • B-Bombers, Becky Peters Homeruns – 2

Batting Average Awards

Dima Division

  • Fusion, Angelo Santos Batting Average – 0.634

Fitzpatrick Division

  • Demons Larry Slater Batting Average – 0.718

Panarace Division

  • gatorz Louis Sinatra Batting Average – 0.767

Sachs Division Comets

  • Adam Lazaro Batting Average – 0.889

Mousseau Division

  • Go! Girls, Jamie Burns – 0.745

Matt Dzobia Sachs Division Spirit Award

Matt passed away on March 1, 2014 of complications from acute myeloid leukemia. The Sachs Division teams can nominate a TEAM or players from opposing teams that demonstrate an example of excellent sportsmanship and the spirit of the division and BASL.

Awards to the Outlaws,  For displaying excellent sportsmanship in the spirit of the Sachs Division


John Panarace Commissioner Awards

“Real leaders are ordinary people with extraordinary determination”

Panarace Division

  • Stonewall Swingers, Bart Rosenberg

Sachs Division

  • Jesters, Sammye Coker