Cape League Announces Kelly Rodman Memorial Partnership
06/22/2022 4:00 AM
Article By: CCBL Public Relations Office
Cape Cod, MA - June 20, 2022. The Cape Cod Baseball League and the Kelly Rodman Memorial Foundation are excited to announce a partnership beginning during the 2022 summer baseball season.
Included as a part of the partnership, will be the creation of the Kelly Rodman Memorial MLB Scout Liaison Stipend. The stipend will be given annually to the individual on each Cape Cod Baseball League team responsible for coordinating information with the Major League scouting community during the summer.
Kelly was a huge part of the New York Yankees scouting department, spending many days covering Cape Cod League Baseball, and her legacy in the Northeast lives on in all those who have a high level of passion for the game and want to pursue a career in baseball. The intention of this award is to be used to help cover the expenses associated with executing their job to the best of their ability and can be used for supplies, equipment, and gear in line with being a professional representative of their organization.
The talent off the field is just as remarkable as the talent on the field in the Cape Cod Baseball League. All ten teams have scout liason internship opportunities that have helped numerous people get their start in the scouting industry.
The roles for the MLB Scout Liaison's have continued to increase annually, giving them more valuable experience and connections in the baseball industry. The new initaive will aid these aspiring professionals take the next step in their careers. Their passion at the field on a daily basis will continue to examplify the motto Kelly instilled in so many, to "Be Great Today."
About the Kelly Rodman Baseball Foundation:
The purpose of this foundation is to honor the spirit, passion, and love that Kelly
Rodman had for the game of baseball and encourage those who share the same enthusiasm and
commitment and to support those in the pursuit of a career or education in baseball through
scholarship, or funding for equipment and grant money via youth programs. Learn more about the Kelly Rodman Foundation here.
About the Cape Cod Baseball League:
The Cape Cod Baseball League is the premiere amateur summer baseball league for college athletes. Players come from around the country to play for one of the ten teams on the Cape. The Cape Cod Baseball League began in 1885 and has helped thousands of players achieve their dreams of making it to the major leagues throughout the 137 years, including the top selection in each of the past four MLB Drafts. For more information, visit www.capecodbaseball.org.