Ralph Martignetti is Baseball Commissioner of the North End Athletic Association.
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Cardinals Wear NEAA Baseball Crown, Awards Presented

The regular season champs (9-2) became the playoff champs when the St. Agrippina Cardinals swept through the playoffs to pick up the trophy. The Cardinals, as the #1 seed drew the Indians in the first round. Although the Indians were game the Cardinals had too much firepower and swept them 2 games to 0. In the finals Read More…

Kids & Families Sports

Opening Day Saturday for North End Athletic Association

Boys and girls ages 4-21 have broken out the gloves, bats and cleats and begun practicing as they eagerly await the NEAA Baseball Opening Day of April 30th. This year the North End Program, run by Commissioner Ralph Martignetti and Sports Coordinator John Romano will have approximately 250 children as part of a baseball team. Read More…

Sports

NEAA Dodgers Season Cut Short in Semi-Finals Playoffs

Catch up on the NEAA (21 and under) Dodgers and their run in this year’s playoffs: NEAA 21U Dodgers Finish 14-4; 2nd Seed in the Playoffs The NEAA 21U Dodgers wrapped up their regular season with a 15-0 thrashing of Waltham and secured the 2nd seed for the upcoming playoffs. The Dodgers have been rock solid all Read More…

Community Photos & Videos Sports

Celebrating 25 Years of the LaFesta Baseball Exchange

For 25 years, Boston’s North End and sister city North Adams have held the annual LaFesta Baseball Exchange Tournament. The teams celebrated the anniversary on Saturday night at Puopolo Park as part of this year’s exchange. Boston Mayor Marty Walsh presented co-founder George Canales with a plaque dedicating “George Canales Way.” Co-founders Joe Sgarano and John Fiumara from Read More…

Sports

This Week in the North End Athletic Association Baseball

NEAA 21U Dodgers Open Season With a Victory The NEAA 21U Dodgers opened their Lou Tompkins All-Star Baseball season with a stirring 2-1 victory over the South End Astros. The Dodgers opened their season with ace Vincent Lopriore on the mound. He faced off against Astro ace Rivera. The two were dominant throughout the game. Read More…

Community Sports

Play Ball! NEAA Baseball Announces 2015 Schedule & Record Enrollment

The North End Athletic Association (NEAA) is happy to announce the release of their schedules for T-Ball (ages 4-5), Minors (ages 6-8), and Majors (ages 9-12) baseball. Registrations have been received at an all-time high as it appears everyone is done with this winter. Commissioner Ralph Martignetti stated, “I know there is still snow on the Read More…

Community Sports

NEAA Celebrates at Annual Baseball Awards Ceremony [Photo Gallery]

Friday January 23rd about 100 Major League players, ages 9-12, parents and coaches filled the conference room of the Nazarro for the 2014 baseball awards ceremony. The night featured trophies, medals, Regina pizza and wild applause as the players from the 2014 season took their bows. The night started with league coordinator John Romano welcoming Read More…