01/17/2024 9:36 AM
Article By: CCBL Public Relations Office
Long-time Monomoy and Harwich coach Steve Wilson will be inducted into the Massachusetts Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame, Jan. 27 in Wakefield, Mass.
Wilson served as varsity baseball coach at Harwich/Monomoy replacing legendary Fred Thacher in 1993 and from 2008-18, compiling a 138-114 record, He was junior varsity coach from 1978-2007 (except 1993), recording a 287-188 mark.
He coached the Sharks to a MIAA South Sectional title in 2012, to the South Sectional semifinals in 2013 and 2015 and eight MIAA Tournament berths.
For over three decades, Wilson was a Cape Cod Ball League volunteer, working tirelessly to improve the league while demonstrating fiscal responsibility. He managed CCBL finances for 30 years as the league’s treasurer. Steve’s development of the league’s 5-year budget plan proved to be one of his most significant accomplishments guiding the CCBL toward financial stability.
“Steven is an incredibly talented coach and human being,” said former CCBL President Judy Walden Scarafile. “His humility, integrity and loyalty are three characteristics that define him: Family first, but then baseball a close second.
“Being recognized by the MBCA is a fitting honor for a coach who’s done so much for baseball, be it Harwich, Monomoy or the Cape League.”
As first webmaster, Wilson managed content and technical support for the league’s highly popular website. He advocated for constant upgrades to the franchises’ broadcasting capabilities as a means of promoting the league nationwide. A thoughtful and quiet presence since 1986, he helped guide the league through unparalleled growth and success.
In 2008, Wilson was recognized as the league’s Richard (Dick) Sullivan Executive of the Year. Steve had a distinguished career as school Psychologist for Harwich Public Schools and served as assistant and head coach of Harwich and then head coach of Monomoy Regional High School.