• 3rd Annual Boston Urban Baseball Classic Powered by Franklin Sports
    August 17, 2017
    NewBlog
    (For photo album please visit: http://bit.ly/2wjOc3h.) A dozen teams, 30 games played at four different...
  • Batter Up: Juma Crawford, executive director, Lewis Family Foundation
    April 26, 2017
    Q&A
    Juma Crawford was named executive director of The Lewis Family Foundation in 2013. Established...
  • Batter Up: Jeff Paquette, BASE chief operating officer
    March 16, 2017
    Q&A
    Jeff Paquette has joined the BASE staff as chief operating officer. In 2016, Jeff...
  • Batter Up: John Cook, BASE board chair
    February 22, 2017
    Q&A
    John Cook has assumed the role of board chairman at the BASE. Cook is...
  • BASE BALL III -- Filled with Believers
    November 23, 2016
    NewBlog
    BASE Ball III On November 18 at Roxbury’s Reggie Lewis Center, more than 500 supporters,...
  • Batter Up: Shawn Dove, CEO, Campaign for Black Male Achievement
    November 14, 2016
    Q&A
    Batter Up: Shawn Dove, CEO, Campaign for Black Male Achievement Founded in 2008, the Campaign...
  • Batter Up: Micho F. Spring, chair, Weber Shandwick Global Corporate Practice and New England region
    November 7, 2016
    Q&A
    Batter Up: Micho F. Spring, chair, Weber Shandwick Global Corporate Practice and New England...
  • Batter Up: Mike Gambino, Boston College head baseball coach
    September 27, 2016
    Q&A
    Batter Up: Mike Gambino, Boston College head baseball coach Mike Gambino is entering his seventh...
  • Batter Up: Darla Pires DeGrace, Co-Chair, Women’s Leadership Council
    September 24, 2016
    Q&A
    Batter Up: Darla Pires DeGrace, Co-Chair, Women’s Leadership Council Raised by a single mother in...
  • Batter up: Todd Prince, coach, Jackie Robinson West
    August 16, 2016
    Q&A
    (Coach Bill, Coach Antwan, and Coach Todd Prince) Todd Prince is a Chicago-area real estate...
  • 2016 Alumni Game
    August 15, 2016
    NewBlog
    On Aug. 12, three dozen current and former Astros met at Boston English HS...
  • 2nd Annual Boston Urban Baseball Classic Powered by Franklin
    August 15, 2016
    NewBlog
    The BASE’s second annual Boston Urban Baseball Classic, held August 3-7, brought together eleven...
  • 2016 TCS United States Baseball Championships
    July 27, 2016
    NewBlog
    BASE Astros Take 3rd Place in 2016 Triple Crown Sports 18U U.S. Baseball Championships The...
  • Hits for The BASE with Governor Baker
    June 30, 2016
    NewBlog
    Monday evening at Fenway Park, nearly 60 business leaders; including Tom Kershaw, Todd Cozzens, ...
  • Franklin Sports Press Conference
    June 11, 2016
    NewBlog
    Stoughton, MA. (June 8) – Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker paid a visit to Franklin...
  • Batter Up: Justine Siegal, founder, Baseball for All
    June 7, 2016
    Q&A
    In launching the country’s first urban girls’ baseball program, The BASE has drawn inspiration...
  • 2016 College & Career Night
    May 31, 2016
    NewBlog
    On May 18, The BASE celebrated its third annual College and Career Night by...
  • Batter Up: Ashley Leonardo, BASE Class of 2016
    May 29, 2016
    Q&A
    Batter Up: Ashley Leonardo, BASE Class of 2016 Dorchester resident Ashley Leonardo graduates this June...
  • Batter Up - Ben Bowden, Astros alum
    April 13, 2016
    Q&A
    Ben Bowden - Boston Astros Alum Major-league baseball teams are already looking ahead to the...
  • Prominent Women Leaders Celebrate The BASE Launch of Girls Baseball Program!
    April 1, 2016
    NewBlog
      On March 30, nearly 150 women leaders gathered at The Boston Foundation headquarters for...
  • Arizona & Cuba
    March 22, 2016
    NewBlog
    The BASE “Success Lives Here” March has already been an exciting month at the BASE...
  • Baseball College Showcase
    February 22, 2016
    NewBlog
      On Sunday, nearly 70 BASE ballplayers gathered at Roxbury’s Melnea Cass Recreation Complex to...
  • Visit to the Boston Globe
    February 20, 2016
    NewBlog
      A group from the BASE visited the Boston Globe on February 17 for a...
  • Q&A with President, Robert Lewis, Jr.
    February 1, 2016
    Q&A
    Joe Kahn's  Conversation with Robert Lewis Jr. Two years after its launch, how would you...
  • U. Dream College Fair
    January 21, 2016
    NewBlog
      The third annual U. Dream College Fair took place January 16 at Roxbury’s Melnea Cass...
  • Batter Up - Calvin Graves, BASE Astros coach, program graduate
    January 20, 2016
    Q&A
    "You remember when you played tag and reached first base and couldn’t be tagged...
  • Batter Up - Alex Richardson: U.DREAM Inspired Alex
    December 29, 2015
    Q&A
    Alex Richardson ’15 was a standout athlete (football, baseball, track) and solid student at...
  • 2015 Championship Jacket Ceremony
    December 21, 2015
    NewBlog
    On December 19 at Roxbury’s Melnea A. Cass Recreation Center, members of the 18u...
  • Batter Up - Lindsa McIntyre, principal, Jeremiah E. Burke High School
    December 3, 2015
    Q&A
    Central to The BASE’s mission is partnering with many of the Boston public schools...
  • BASE Ball II
    November 23, 2015
    NewBlog
      “This is my team. And this is how we roll.” So said a beaming Pedro...
  • Batter Up - Francesco Cesareo, Ph.D., president of Assumption College
    November 5, 2015
    Q&A
    Francesco Cesareo Since 2007, author and historian Francesco Cesareo has served as the 16th president...
  • Batter Up - Cruz "Pancho" Santana
    October 25, 2015
    Q&A
    Cruz “Pancho” Santana, BASE Astros ballplayer, college student Pancho, 21, enrolled at New England College...
  • Batter Up - Maybelle Blair & Shirley Burkovich
    October 17, 2015
    Q&A
    As trailblazers and ambassadors for their sport, Maybelle Blair and Shirley Burkovich loom large...
  • Batter Up - Board Member, Cheryl Kiser
    October 6, 2015
    Q&A
    At bat: Cheryl Kiser, member, BASE board of directors Cheryl Kiser is executive director of The Lewis Institute...
  • First Inaugural Urban Baseball Classic in Boston! 
    September 10, 2015
    NewBlog
    Boston’s first Urban Baseball Classic wrapped up August 23 with a college showcase and ballgame...
  • 2015 TCS U.S. Baseball Champions
    September 9, 2015
    NewBlog
    Day 1 Making the trip to Virginia were BASE players Alex Richardson, Dariel Diaz, David...
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