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."
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.
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).
Mid-Atlantic Scouts Association
"Promoting the game of baseball and developing fellowship among scouts."
Posted: Saturday, December 20, 2020
MASA Celebrates 50th Year
The Mid Atlantic scouts association celebrated its 50th anniversary with a luncheon on Thursday, November 19th. The event was held at the Mountain Branch Golf resort in Joppa, Maryland and in compliance with local COVID-19 protocols. MASA was founded in 1970 by the scouts of that era. Tom Burns, MASA president, paid tribute to some of the founding members by sharing some details of their careers in his opening remarks.
Six scouts were honored at the luncheon. Tim Conroy (Royals) and Chuck Ricci (Rays) were inducted into the MASA Hall of Fame. James Fisher (Brewers) picked up the scout of the year award. Arnold Brathwaite (Giants) was honored as crosschecker of the year. Bob Mayer (Indians) and Mike Toomey (Royals) were recognized for their career accomplishments.