News

  • September 15th, 2013

    Sad News - Steve Williams' father

    Our condolences go to Steve Williams and his family as his father Peter Williams passed away on Friday, September 13. Peter was a former president of the South Shore Umpires Association as well as long baseball assigner for SSUA.  The wake will be on Tuesday at Alfred Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton from 4-8 pm. The funeral will… Read More

  • August 23rd, 2013

    Bob Panza to be inducted into Cranberry Baseball League Hall of Fame

    Congratulations to Bob Panza as he was selected into the Cranberry League Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame induction ceremony will be on Friday, November 15.  The dinner will be held at the Shaw's Center in Brockton, next to Marciano Stadium.  Tickets are $50 and will go on sale September 15th.  www.cranberryleague.com Read More

  • August 11th, 2013

    Sad News - Jim Logan's father

    Our condolences go to Jim Logan and his family as his father Johnny Logan passed away on Friday, August 9. Former Milwaukee Braves great Johnny Logan dies at 86 Read More

  • August 11th, 2013

    Congratulations to Pat Burns - Cape Cod League Umpire of the Year

    Pat Burns named Curly Clement Top Umpire By: John Garner Jr. Pat Burns / photo by Ron Schloerb / Cape Cod Times 08/09/2013 3:54 PM - After working as an official for more than 35 years, Patrick "Sparky" Burns has been named the 2013 Curly Clement Award winner as top umpire in the Cape Cod Baseball League. This summer, he… Read More

  • July 26th, 2013

    Sad News - Jim McNally

    In Memoriam -- Great Friend - Brother Umpire Jim McNally, CBUANE member passed away on Thursday, July 25. Calling hours will be on Wednesday 4-8 pm. Service on Thursday morning at 10 am Nickerson-Bourne Funeral Home 154 Route 6A Sandwich, MA 02563 MAP Man dies after fall from roof in Sandwich By JASON COOK jcook@capecodonline.com July 25, 2013 11:04 PM… Read More

  • June 26th, 2013

    CBUANE bag found at Lelacheur Park (Lowell) - Movie extras

    A black bag was found at  Lelacheur Park (Lowell).  Contact UMass-Lowell police at 978-934-4800. Boston Casting is seeking baseball UMPIRES to work as extras in an upcoming movie for Warner Bros.  We are looking for REAL UMPIRES who can provide their own uniforms and equipment.  This shoot will be SUNDAY, June 30th, on the South Shore.  Movie shoots can 12… Read More

  • June 26th, 2013

    JDF Golf Tournament - Sunday August 18

    The JDF Golf Event will be held on Sunday, August 18 at Squirrel Run in Plymouth, MA.  There will be a shot gun start at 1pm, followed by a cook-out (hamburgers and hot dogs).  The cost of the event is $75 which includes golf, a car and the meal following. Mike Griffin will run a raffle which will be held… Read More

  • May 21st, 2013

    Danny Collins selected for D-I College World Series

    Congratulations to Danny Collins on his selection to umpire in the 2013 NCAA D-I Baseball College World Series. Read More

  • May 21st, 2013

    Congratulations to our members selected for D-I Regionals and Al Libardoni for D-III World Series

    Congratulations to Danny Collins, Tim Carey and Frank Neves on their selection to umpire a D-I Regional in 2013. Congratulations to Al Libardoni who worked the New York D-III regional and went on to Appleton for the D-III World Series. Read More

  • May 15th, 2013

    Congratulations to our members working D-III and D-II Regional

    Congratulations to the following members that were selected to umpire the D-III Regional being held at Harwich, May 15-19.  Mark Ottavianelli, Vin Zibelli, Rick Force, Steve Sanderson, Mike Noeth, Dan Salce, and Jeff Merzel. Congratulations to Rick Cacciatore for being selected to work the D-II Regional being held at Southern New Hampshire.  Rick will also return to the D-II World… Read More


The Joe Driscoll Foundation has been established in memory of longtime CBUA Member & Past President and 3-time College World Series Umpire Joe Driscoll.

In 2007,  Joe died of a massive heart attack as he was preparing to leave for his game at Tufts University.

Joe was truly a legend in college baseball umpiring. His generosity and willingness to give back to the game he loved guided us to establish The Joe Driscoll Foundation in his memory.

Each year, the Joe Driscoll Foundation awards $2000 scholarships to students who are related to a member of our association.

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