FEBRUARY 3, 2014 (9:00 PM)
Follow MASA on LinkedIn
You can now follow MASA from its LinkedIn company page. Members will receive the latest announcements and/or organizational updates posted in real-time.
To follow MASA:
1. Click the filter icon to the left of the Search box at the top of any LinkedIn page
and select Companies from the dropdown.
2. Type Mid Atlantic Scouts Association (full name) in the Search field.
3. Click the Follow button to the right of the company name in the search results list.
FEBRUARY 3, 2014 (11:30 AM)
Murray Cook Elected to Canadian Hall of Fame
Murray Cook has been elected to the Canadian Hall of Fame. He will be inducted on June 21. Murray was instrumental in building the Montreal Expos into a contender while serving as GM from 1984-1987. He currently scouts for the Detroit Tigers. Murray was inducted into the MASA Hall of Fame in 1999
JANUARY 21, 2014 (7:00 AM)
Elmer Gray Honored
Elmer Gray, a member of the MASA Hall of Fame, received the Legends in Scouting award at the Professional Baseball Scouts Foundation banquet held on January 18 in Los Angeles.
Elmer scouted for 62 years prior to his retirement after the 2012 season. He worked for the St Louis Browns, Baltimore Orioles, Cincinnati Reds, and Pittsburgh Pirates where he served as scouting director. Ken Griffey Sr is among the many players Elmer signed. Congratulations to a first class gentleman!
DECEMBER 15, 2013 (3:00 AM)
The Mid Atlantic Scouts Association is saddened at the passing of Matt Wondolowski, former scout with New York Mets and Pittsburgh Pirates.
Matt was a member of the Mid Atlantic Scouts Association for several years. The association extends its deepest sympathies to Matt's family and friends
DECEMBER 6, 2013 (8:00 PM)
Southern Maryland Showcase Set
The annual Southern Maryland Baseball showcase will be held on January 12, 19, and 26. Isaiah Pasteur will be one of the players participating in the showcase. Scouts wishing to meet with any player should contact Jerry Wargo (301-704-2341) to make arrangements. Further details including time and location may be found at www.somdbaseball.com.
NOVEMBER 11, 2013 (8:00 AM)
MASA Banquet a Big Success
The Mid Atlantic Scouts Association held its 23rd annual Hall of Fame banquet Saturday, November 9 at Ripken Stadium. One of the biggest crowds in recent years attended.
John Hagemann (Phillies), Jeff Taylor (Reds), and Dave Littlefield (Cubs) were inducted into the group's Hall of Fame. Their names will be added to the plaque at Camden Yards which lists the names of all 114 members of the MASA Hall of Fame.
Brad Fidler (MLBSB) picked up the scout of the year award while Alex Smith (Mariners) accepted the crosschecker of the year honors. Wayne Britton (Orioles) received the career recognition award. Fred Albert (Pirates) was honored as part time scout of the year. Orioles GM Dan Duquette was on hand and received the executive of the year award.
Keith Law from ESPN and Baseball Tonight, was the guest speaker and gave a talk which the crowd enjoyed very much. Fred Manfra, one of the radio voices of the Orioles, did his usual superb job as master of ceremonies.