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  • December 7th, 2011

    CBUA-NE rules meeting - February 4, 2012

    CBUA-NE rules meeting Location: Smithfield High School, 90 Pleasant View Avenue Smithfield, RI 02917 Date and Time: February 4th, 2012 - 10:00am-1:00pm The CBUA-NE annual clinic will be held on Saturday, February 4, 2012 at Smithfield High School, 10am-1pm. Doors open for registration at 9:15. Read More

  • November 30th, 2011

    Sad News - Rick Emerson's mother

    Our condolences go to Rick Emerson and his family as his mother passed away last week. ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are invited to attend a memorial service on Saturday, December 3, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at the First Church of Christ in Bradford. Calling hours will precede the service from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Dole, Childs & Shaw Funeral… Read More

  • August 22nd, 2011

    Jim McCulloch inducted to the Cranberry League Hall of Fame

      Jim McCulloch will be inducted to the Cranberry League Hall of Fame. The Cranberry Baseball League will hold its Hall of Fame Banquet at the Weymouth Elks on Friday, September 16. Please take the opportunity to salute Jim for his distinguished career as an umpire and his dedication to the game of baseball and to the Cranberry League. Tickets are… Read More

  • August 20th, 2011

    John Leeds: NECBL Umpire of the year

    John Leeds has been selected as the NECBL Umpire of the year! Read More

  • August 13th, 2011

    Mark Ottavianelli: 2011 CURLY CLEMENT AWARD Winner

    Mark Ottavianelli: 2011 CURLY CLEMENT AWARD Congratulations to Mark Ottavianelli (New Bedford, MA) for being presented the 2011 CURLY CLEMENT AWARD as Umpire of the Year in the Cape Cod Baseball League. Read More

  • August 13th, 2011

    Ed Smallcomb - Boston Park League Umpire of the Year

    Contratulation to CBUANE member Ed Smallcomb - Boston Park League Umpire of the Year! Read More

  • August 12th, 2011

    Koneski named Top New England Prospect

    Koneski named Top New England Prospect Nate Koneski (Holy Cross), son of CBUANE umpire Steve "KO" Koneski, a resident of North Dighton, was honored this week with the John Claffey New England Top Prospect Award. Koneski is the first Commodore to win the award, named for the long-time Wareham official.  Known by his teammates as "Nasty" Nate, the 6-0 left-hander… Read More

  • April 27th, 2011

    Former baseball umpire wins settlement for faulty hip replacement

    Former baseball umpire wins settlement for faulty hip replacementBRIDGEPORT-- Former Major League Baseball umpire Mark Hirschbeck, whose career ended when his artificial hip shattered, agreed Monday to settle a multi-million dollar lawsuit against the maker of the hip replacement. The settlement, with Wright Medical Technology of Arlington, Tenn., was reached before Superior Court Judge Barbara Bellis as the case was about to go to trial.… Read More

  • April 11th, 2011

    Congratulations to Rick Cacciatore and Steve Drescher

    D-II Northeast Regional Assignements Released Congratulations to Rick Cacciatore for being selected to the 2011 D-II National Championship! Congratulations to Steve Drescher for his D-II Regional assignment! The D-II Northeast Regional crew is: Rick Cacciatore; Crew Chief, Rich Maggio, Jeff Burt, Steve Drescher, Carlos Deno Jr, and Carlos Guzman Read More

  • February 12th, 2011

    JDF Golf Outing Annouced!

    JDF Golf Outing Announced! August 21 at the Squirrel Run Golf Course in Plymouth, MA Please check back for more information as we finalize the details! Singles, foursomes, volunteers, hole sponsors and raffle donations sought! 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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