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

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Meet the Board – Joe Hosking

 Q&A With BASL  Secretary, Joe Hosking Joe plays on the Rookies, one of the oldest (if not THE oldest) running teams in the league. This Spring they’re going to be celebrating their 22nd year in the Big Apple Softball League! What do you do for the BASL? I am the secretary. I jumped in when…

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Meet the Board – Dan Westervelt

 Q&A With BASL Panarace Division Representative, Dan Westervelt Fun fact, one of our managers (we won’t name who) found Dan by posting about the league of Reddit. What do you do for the BASL? As the Panarace divsion rep, I make sure the managers and players are in the loop with league business. I plan our…

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Meet the Board – Emily Levin

 Q&A With BASL Mousseau Division Representative, Emily Levin This is Emily’s very first season as a BASL Division Representative for the Women’s Mousseau Division and we’re all really excited to have her on board (thanks Tarah!). What do you do for the BASL? I’m the Rep for the Women’s Mousseau Division, my job is to…

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Meet the Board – Melo Vasquez

 Q&A With BASL Dima Division Representative, Carmelo Vasquez Big Apple Softball League LGBTQ+ league that welcomes people of all walks of life. Melo is an example of that. Melo joined BASL over a decade ago just looking for somewhere to play ball but he’s now found a community. What do you do for the BASL?…

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Meet the Board – Randy Price

 Q&A With BASL Treasurer, Randy Price Hall of Famer Randy Price was inducted in the very first BASL Hall of Fame class, along with the likes of Chuck Dima (aka The Godfather of Gay Softball), Burt Sachs (The namesake of the Open Sachs division) and John Panarace (the namesake of the Open Panarace divsion). So…

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Meet the Board – Claire Allen

 Q&A With BASL Asst. Commissioner (Women’s Division) Claire Allen This is Claire’s first season as Assistant Commissioner for the Women’s Division and she’s already been making a huge impact. For all of those that played and enjoyed the restructured 2017 Fall Season. Claire had a HUGE hand in championing and making that change to our…

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Meet the Board – Mike Cohen

 Q&A With BASL Asst. Commissioner Mike Cohen Mike Cohen is a somewhat fresh face to the Big Apple Softball League Executive Committee, having just joined as Assistant Commissioner last year but he’s been involved in the league long before that.  Any BASL member or NAGAAA league player will recognize this face anywhere!  If there’s a…

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Meet The Board – Jeff James

Q&A With BASL Commissioner Jeff James BASL members new and old will recognize this familiar face. Jeff’s dedication to the Big Apple Softball League doesn’t go unnoticed and we’re all so thankful to have him run this awesome organization. In September, Jeff was recognized by the North American Gay Amateur Athletic Alliance (NAGAAA) for his dedication…

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Meet The Board Series

We are excited to announce the launch of our Meet the Board Series. Each month we’re going to highlight some of the tireless volunteers that dedicate hours of their time to make the Big Apple Softball League run, your Executive Board Members! To start off we’ll be highlighting your League Commissioner, Jeff James. Don’t forget to…

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