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: Friday, October 18, 2019
Dave Johnson, MASN baseball analyst and former MLB pitcher, will be the guest speaker at the scouts banquet on November 16 at Camden Yards. Dave pitched for the Pirates, Orioles, and Tigers in his career. Lou Trivino, Oakland A’s reliever, will receive the “Outstanding Achievement In Pro Baseball “award. Dick Bosman, former MLB pitcher, will be present to accept the Career Recognition Award. Randy Mazey, West Virginia U, will be honored as coach of the year. MASA is pleased to honor these deserving baseball men in addition to the honorees announced earlier. Phil Wood, longtime baseball commentator, will serve as master of ceremonies.
Tickets are $75 and may be purchased by contacting Tom Burns (717-805-2802) prior to November 1. The banquet begins with social hour at 6pm.
Posted: Saturday, September 21, 2019
The Mid Atlantic Scouts Association have elected Paul Faulk and Shawn Pender to their Hall of Fame. The scouts have also selected Paul Murphy (Dodgers) as scout of the year and Stewart Smothers (Phillies) as crosschecker of the year. Don Fontana (Brewers) was voted part time scout of the year. Jack Kochanowicz (Harriton HS/LA Angels) was the scout's pick as winner of the Nick Adenhart amateur player of the year. All honorees will be honored at the annual MASA banquet to be held on Saturday, November 16, at Camden Yards. Additional honorees will be announced in the coming weeks.
Posted: Monday, March 4, 2019
Safe travels to all amateur scouts as a new college season begins. Many MASA members are traveling south this weekend for the first NCAA D1 games. Pro scouts will be hitting the road in the next two weeks as the Grapefruit and Cactus leagues begin play. Best wishes to all members for a successful 2019.
Posted: Tuesday, November 20, 2018
MASA congratulates member Mike Elias on his appointment as GM/Executive VP of the Baltimore Orioles. Mike joined MASA when he started his career as an area scout in the mid atlantic. He continued his membership in the association when he joined the Houston Astros. The Mid Atlantic Scouts Association wishes Mike every success with the Orioles.