Sharks Eye Summer Baseball Season
Aaron Wilson
The New England Collegiate Baseball League is moving forward with preparations for opening day on June 3, which means the Shark Tank could once again play host to the popular summer baseball league.
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Calling Red Sox Fans: World Series Trophy Comes to the Island
Noah Asimow

On Wednesday, the silver Commissioner’s Trophy will come to the Vineyard for a public viewing from 2 to 5 p.m. at the high school cafeteria.

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Simon Family Aided Baseball Barrier Buster
Jason Gay
This is the unusual story of the unlikely relationship between the families of Vineyard photographer Peter Simon, his rock ’n’ roll star sister, Carly, and baseball pioneer Jackie Robinson.
 
The tale begins in 1955, when the fleet-footed Mr. Robinson — the first African-American Major League baseball player in history — was leading the Brooklyn Dodgers to their first World Series title. 
 
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Sharks Season Is One for the Record Books, On and Off the Field
Noah Asimow
They crushed pizzas just as often as they crushed baseballs. For the Martha’s Vineyard Sharks, this was a summer they won’t soon forget.
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Player and Coach Head to Baseball All Stars
Noah Asimow

Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School baseball standout Sam Bresnick was selected to the Massachusetts State All Star Game.

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When a Shark at Home Is a Good Thing
Noah Asimow

At 6 feet, 6 inches, and 230 pounds, Sharks pitcher and Oak Bluffs native James Sashin has quite an appetite. But parents Howie and Cheryll make sure that he never goes hungry.

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Everyone Wins at Sharks Opening Night Game
Noah Asimow
On a perfect evening, the Martha’s Vineyard Sharks opened up their season with an 8-1 victory over the North Shore Navigators.
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Playoff Season Approaches as Spring Sports Teams Hit Their Stride
Landry Harlan
As the season reaches the midway point, several teams are asserting their dominance while others are recouping from hard-fought losses.
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Baseball Myths to Small Town Heroes, Veteran Sportswriter Looks Back
Louisa Hufstader

Baseball inspires storytellers, as Jim Kaplan demonstrates in his engaging new book of essays Clearing the Bases: A Veteran Sportswriter on the National Pastime.

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Vineyard Teams Head to the Post Season
Chloe Reichel

As the regular season winds down for high school athletics, four teams will see post-season play.

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