Youth Softball Champions: Yawkey Blue Jays (10-0-1)
The Yawkey Blue Jays led their division with 10 wins and 1 tie during the season to earn the title as regular season champions.
Freshman Softball Champions: Brighton Tigers (10-1-2)
The Brighton Tigers team only needed 2 games to defeat the Yawkey Blue Jays in the semi-finals and 2 more in the finals to defeat the Dorchester Red Sox and win the championship.
Senior Softball Champions: Dorchester Red Sox (13-0)
After an exciting 9-8 walk-off win in Game 1, the Dorchester Red Sox cruised to victory in Game 2 over their longtime neighborhood rivals, and defending champions, the Dorchester Rangers.
Junior Baseball Champions: South End Astros (15-2)
The Astros continued their reign as Junior Baseball champions with 2 big wins over the North End Dodgers in Games 1 & 2.
Senior Baseball Champions: North End Dodgers (14-1)
The Dodgers traded wins with the Roslindale Angels, defending champions in the Senior Baseball division, in the first 2 games but closed out an 8-2 victory in the final game.
Organized by the official charity of the Boston Red Sox, the Red Sox Foundation’s RBI program serves 700 inner-city boys and girls, aged 9-18, from Brighton, Dorchester, Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain, Mattapan, Mission Hill, the North and South Ends, Roslindale, Roxbury, South Boston, and West Roxbury. The goal of Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) is to increase participation in baseball and softball, encourage school attendance and achievement, develop self-esteem and life skills, instill values of teamwork, tolerance, and respect for others and teach safe and healthy choices to at-risk youth.
About the Red Sox
Foundation: The award-winning
official team charity of the Boston Red Sox, the Red Sox Foundation is
committed to using the power of Red Sox Nation to support programs serving at
risk children and wounded veterans. Our efforts are primarily focused our
cornerstone programs including the Red Sox Scholars, our RBI and Rookie League
inner city youth baseball and softball program, Dimock Center in Roxbury,
the Jimmy Fund and the Red Sox Foundation and MGH Home Base Program for
veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan with traumatic brain injury or
combat stress and their families. Founded and initially funded by Red Sox
Principal Owner John Henry, Chairman Tom Werner, President/CEO Larry Lucchino
and their partners, the Red Sox Foundation has won numerous awards for its
innovative programs and impact in the community including a national honor for
“Best Team Charity In Sports” through the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
and the more recently as the winner of MLB’s first-ever Commissioner’s Award
for Philanthropic Excellence. A 501(c)3 nonprofit, the Red Sox
Foundation raises most of its funds through special events and with the support
of team owners, Red Sox players and their wives, sponsors and fans. For
more information about the Red Sox Foundation, please visit www.redsoxfoundation.org.