Mission:

The Mid Atlantic Scouts Association (MASA) is a professional baseball group comprised of former and current Major League Baseball scouts and front office personnel.  The founding scouts defined this association's mission statement as "promoting the game of baseball and developing fellowship among scouts."

Historical Beginning:

Mid Atlantic Scouts Association's first meeting was held on February 22, 1970 at Frank Sansosti's home in Baltimore, Marlyland.  Listed below are the charter members who attended this first historical meeting.  Our professional baseball association is currently comprised of approximately more than 162 active members throughout the United States and Canada who have scouted in the mid atlantic.

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Frank Sansoti's home in Baltimore, Maryland
(February 22, 1970)

Bill "Judy" Johnson (Phillies), Rob Riley (Phillies), Joe Kozik (Phillies), Leroy Hill (Phillies), Sheriff Fowble (Mets), Whitey Stevens (Mets), Dick Bowie (Orioles), Walter Youse (Oriole), Joe Consoli (Pirate), Joe Caputo (Reds), Rady Gumpert (Yankees), Randy Waddill (Braves), Herb Newberry (White Sox), Bob Knoerlein (Expos), Ralph Dilullo (Cubs), Ed Dunn (Twins), and Frank Sansosti (Indians).


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Posted: Thursday, September 8, 2016

Buck, Rierson Elected to Hall of Fame

Long time scouts Bill Buck and Clair Rierson have been elected to the Mid Atlantic Scouts Hall of Fame. The new Hall of Famers will be inducted at the MASA banquet to be held on Saturday, November 12, at Ripken Stadium in Aberdeen, Maryland.  

Dan Radcliff (Pirates) has been voted scout of the year by the membership. Eric Valent (Phillies) has been chosen crosschecker of the year. Both scouts will be honored at the banquet as well.

Other honorees at the event will include Bob Jursch (Orioles) as part time scout of the year, Paul Kostacopoulos (Navy) as coach of the year, and Alex Kiriloff (Plum HS/Minnesota Twins) as amateur player of the year.


Posted: Monday, September 5, 2016

MASA Hall of Famers Paul Snyder (second from left) and Tom Burns (center) join fellow members of the Professional Baseball Scouts Hall of Fame on August 31st in Charleston, South Carolina.