1995 NECBL season

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1995 NECBL season
Regular season
Duration June 3 – July 30
Playoffs
Start date August 1
Semifinal 1 Waterbury over Eastern
Semifinal 2 Central Mass over Danbury
NECBL Championship Series
Site Doyle Field, Municipal Stadium
Champions Central Mass
1994  NECBL seasons  1996

The 1995 NECBL season was the second season of the New England Collegiate Baseball League. The league added two new franchises, the Central Mass Collegians of Leominster, Massachusetts, the league's first team outside the state of Connecticut, and the Danbury Westerners of Danbury, Connecticut. The league's Fairfield, Connecticut franchise, the Fairfield Stallions, ceased to exist after one season in the league.

In the semifinal playoff rounds, Waterbury defeated Eastern 2-0 and Central Mass defeated Danbury 2-0. In the best-of-three championship series, Central Mass defeated Waterbury 2-0 to capture the league title.[1]

Regular season standings[edit]

Team Wins Losses Ties Win Pct. GB
Central Mass Collegians 25 14 1 .641 0
Waterbury Barons 23 16 1 .590 2
Eastern Tides 19 21 0 .475 6.5
Danbury Westerners 18 22 0 .450 7.5
Bristol Nighthawks 18 22 0 .450 7.5
Middletown Giants 16 24 0 .400 9.5

League Awards[edit]

Award Player NECBL team Collegiate team
Most Valuable Player Ryan Jette Central Mass UMass Amherst
Batting Champion Ryan Jette Central Mass UMass Amherst
Outstanding Pro Prospect Kyle Kennison Central Mass University of Southern Maine
Outstanding Pitcher Jeff Taglienti Central Mass Tufts
Rolaid Relief Pitcher Kyle Kennison Central Mass University of Southern Maine
10th Player Award Jeff Uccello Bristol UConn
Defensive Player of the Year Matt Zawalich Waterbury UConn

External links[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.necbl.com/pdf/1995.pdf NECBL Archive URL accessed on November 25, 2008
  • Eric Pastore of www.digitalballparks.com has stated that according to the Minutes of the April 2, 1998 NECBL meeting... it states that the Central Massachusetts Collegians will be officially moving from Worcester to Leominster for the 1998 season. http://www.Digitalballparks.com believes that the 1995 playoff games were played at Tivnan Field @ Lake Park and not Doyle Field in Leominster.