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: Monday, November 25, 2019
Banquet Big Success
The Mid Atlantic Scouts Association 29th annual banquet was held on Saturday, November 16 at Camden Yards in Baltimore, Maryland. The event was thoroughly enjoyed by all who attended. Phil Wood, longtime media personality, served as master of ceremonies. Dave Johnson, former Orioles pitcher, was the guest speaker. Paul Faulk and Shawn Pender (Reds) were inducted into the MASA Hall of Fame. Paul Murphy (Dodgers) received the scout of the year award. Stewart Smothers was honored as crosschecker of the year for his work with the Phillies. Don Fontana (Brewers) was presented with the part time scout of the year award. Dick Bosman, former MLB pitcher, received the career recognition award. Randy Mazey (West Virginia U) was honored as coach of the year. Lou Trivino, Oakland A's reliever, was recognized for reaching the major leagues after playing amateur ball in the mid atlantic. Jack Kochanowicz of the Los Angeles Angels was presented the Nick Adenhart amateur player of the year award for his performance at Harriton High School in 2019.
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.