2021 Pedro Martinez Pitcher of the Year - Ryan Obin
Ryan Obin wins the 2021 Pedro Martinez Pitcher of the Year. He posted a 0.55 ERA, had a record of 5-0, 52 SO, 11 BB in 38 innings pitched in the regular season. He's looking to repeat in the upcoming 2022 season.
2021 Steve George Executive of the Year
Long time player, now coach, Joe O'Hara wins the Steve George Executive of the year award in 2021. Joe rebuilt this current team from scratch in summer of 2018 and for 3 seasons in a row, Al Thomas failed to finish above .500 on the year. In 2021, Al Thomas finished 21-7 and won the YBL finals 4-0 over the Brighton Black Sox.
2021 YBL Presidents Award
The Al Thomas Funeral Home, founded by Alfred D. Thomas who is unfortunately not with us today has been presented with the 2021 Presidents Award. The award was accepted by Alex Thomas Jr. and wife Marcia. In the past, Al did so much for the Al Thomas club, that there should be an entire page dedicated to him. To say he is proud of this team is an understatement. Thank you for everything you did Al, we will continue to honor your name on our jerseys for many years to come.
2021 David Ortiz Postseason MVP
Ryan Obin wins the 2021 David Ortiz Postseason MVP award. After an outstanding 2021 regular season, (and some controversy to whether or not he should qualify for playoffs due to 2 games not being played due to no umpires and opposing team forfeit) Obin carried his momentum into the playoffs posting 5 games started with 4 wins, 0 losses, 21 IP, 18 SO and a 2.67 ERA.
2021 Dick Radatz Fireman of the Year
The 2021 Dick Radatz Fireman of the year belongs to the undertaker, Ben Johnson. After taking many years off, Ben Johnson came out from the start throwing gas. Ben made 13 appearances with 20.1 IP, 33 SO, 6 saves, 4 hits against, and 3 ER.
2021 Franchise of the Year
The Al Thomas Baseball Club wins the 2021 Franchise of the year. After 3 seasons finishing below .500 in the regular season, ATBC went 21-7 and went on to win the YBL finals 4 games to 0 over the Brighton Black Sox.
2021 Silver Sluggers
The Al Thomas Club had 3 silver slugger winners. Bill Donahue 1B posted a .421 regular season avg and a lead league 7 HBP. Jacob Perez 3B posted a .375 regular season average with 21 hits and 16 runs scored. Zach Hatfield finished the regular season with a .412 avg with 28 hits and 25 SB.
2021 Gold Glovers
The Al Thomas Club had 3 gold glove winners as well. Brett Julian at SS, 24 games played, 23 PO's, 44 assists and 4 errors. Zach Hatfield in the OF, his speed is unmatched in the whole league and he ran down every ball in the gap. Ryan Obin at pitcher, best fielding pitcher in the league by far, always knows what to do with the ball.
2021 All Rookie Team
Zach Hatfield was voted to the All-Rookie team for the 2021 season. He also won a silver slugger award and is looking to steal over 50 bases in the 2022 season.