1999 Award Winners

Regular Season Champs
 East - Chatham
West - Cotuit

 

1999 Orleans Cardinal, Lance Niekro, started at third base for the 1999 East Division All-Star squad. He also spent spent the better part of the season's second half chasing the triple crown title. Photo by Sean Walsh
 
Arnold Mycock
Championship Trophy
Cotuit Kettleers, Head Coach Mike Coutts
           
Award/Category Player Team Hometown School Stats
Pat Sorenti Award
MVP
Lance Niekro Orleans Lakeland, FL Florida Southern .360-13 (1st)-44 (1st)
Thurman Munson Award
Batting Champ
Jaime Bubela Wareham Houston, TX Baylor .370
BFC Whitehouse Award
Outstanding Pitcher*
Rik Currier Chatham Dana Point, CA USC 7-0, 1.34, 47 IP, 21 H, 27 BB, 44 SO
Co-Winners* Pat Pinkman Wareham Reston, VA Virginia Tech 7-2, 1.34, 74 IP, 60 H, 25 BB, 71 SO
Russ Ford Award
Relief Pitcher
Derrick DePriest Chatham Homestead, FL North Carolina LEAGUE RECORD 15 saves, 1-0, 0.00
Manny Robello Award
10th Player
James Ramshaw Cotuit Duffgy Canberra, ACT Lewis-Clark State 1-2, 2 SV, 1.22, 37 IP, 17 H, 19 BB, 41SO
Daniel J Silva Award
Sportsmanship
Curtis Sapp Hyannis Winston-Salem, NC No Carolina State .327 (4th)-3-27, CS 31/61 (1st), 5-hit game
Robert A McNeece Award
Pro Prospect
Mark Teixeira Orleans Severna Park, MD Georgia Tech .289-7 (T-4th)-26
Mike Curran Award
Manager
John Schiffner Chatham Danielson, CT Plainfield HS (CT) 30-14-0, 60 pts, East Division Champ
Howe Sportsdata
Playoff MVP
Garrett Atkins  Cotuit Irvine, CA  UCLA .391 (9 for 23), 2 HR, 8 RBI, 5 R
           
Final All-Star Team Player Team Hometown School Stats (*see above)
C Curtis Sapp Hyannis Winston-Salem, NC No Carolina State .327 (4th)-3-27, CS 31/61 (1st), 5-hit game
1B Garrett Atkins Cotuit Irvine, CA UCLA .312 (8th)-1-35 (2nd)
2B Dominic Rich Brewster Herndon, PA Auburn .348 (3rd)-2-28, 18 SB
3B Lance Niekro Orleans Lakeland, FL Florida Southern *.640 slug%, 62 H (1st), 110 TB (1st)
SS Tim Hummel Orleans Montgomery, NY Old Dominion .275-8 (T-2nd)-28, 37 BB (1st)
Middle IF Seth Davidson Chatham San Diego, CA USC .280-4-16, .987 field%, 227 TC (1st)
Corner IF Mark Teixeira Orleans Severna Park, MD Georgia Tech .289-7 (T-4th)-26
OF Jaime Bubela Wareham Houston, TX Baylor *2HR, 18 RBI, 23 SB (T-3rd), 6-hit game
OF Rich Thompson Cotuit Montrose, PA James Madison .318 (6th)-0-14, 36 SB (1st)
OF David DeJesus Chatham Manalapan, NJ Rutgers .292-2-16, 1.000 field% , 83 TC (1st)
OF Shawn Pearson Cotuit Guelph, ONT Old Dominion .299 (10th)-0-23, 23 SB (T-3rd)
DH John Ballon Bourne Saratoga, CA New Orleans .298-4-25, 13 2B
Starter Rik Currier Chatham Dana Point, CA USC 7-0, 1.34, 47 IP, 21 H, 27 BB, 44 SO
Starter Pat Pinkman Wareham Reston, VA Virginia Tech 7-2, 1.34, 74 IP, 60 H, 25 BB, 71 SO
Starter Greg Montalbano Orleans Westboro, MA Northeastern 5-1, 1.29, 56 IP, 26 H, 18 BB, 46 SO, 2-hitter
Starter Shawn Weaver Orleans Loganton, PA Old Dominion 5-2, 1.11, 65 IP, 35 H, 16 BB, 54 SO, 2-hitter
Reliever Derrick DePriest Chatham Homestead, FL North Carolina *47 relief pts, 22.2 IP, 9 H, 4 BB, 19 SO
Reliever Kevin Zaug Harwich Stormville, NY St Johnís 5-2, 6 SV, 1.09, 41.1 IP, 29 H, 13 BB, 40 SO