McGeary, who posted spectacular numbers at Division II Colorado Mesa University, used a big showing in the Appalachian League this summer as a springboard to professional baseball, getting drafted by the Cubs in the 15th round of the MLB Draft.More
Bruce Chen takes a tour through Bluefield, W.V., to see how baseball has impacted the classic Appalachian League town.
The Appalachian League announced the league’s charitable outreach totaled more than $2.5 million of gift in kind and monetary donations this year. The league and its teams continued to be actively engaged in safely helping and assisting their local communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Ridge Runners served 180 meals at the WV Manor, an elderly and financially restricted facility. They also fed on duty officers and fire in Bluefield, W.V., and Bluefield, Va., for a total of 203 meals with deserts.