Welcome from Big Train Founder Bruce Adams
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Big Train under new stewardship
We are pleased to announce that on June 1, 2020 stewardship of the Bethesda Big Train will transition from BCC Baseball back to the Bethesda Community Base Ball Club organization under the leadership of Big Train Founder Bruce Adams. Click here to read the full statement.
Welcome to the second issue of the Big Train Beacon.
Top Ten Thursdays is a weekly bigtrain.tv show that highlights the top 10 games in Bethesda Big Train history, as voted on by team historian Bill Hickman, manager Sal Colangelo and founder Bruce Adams. As each game is unveiled, we will bring you a written flashback here in on bigtrain.org. Today, we look at Game #8, from July 10, 2009 against Youse's Maryland Orioles.
Top Ten Thursdays is a weekly bigtrain.tv show that highlights the top 10 games in Bethesda Big Train history, as voted on by team historian Bill Hickman, manager Sal Colangelo and founder Bruce Adams. As each game is unveiled, we will bring you a written flashback here in on bigtrain.org. Today, we look at Game #9, from July 30, 2004 against the Herndon Braves.
Meet the Board: Bill Hickman
Welcome to the inaugural edition of the Big Train Beacon.
#10 July 31, 2005 Big Train 7, Rockville Express 4
As part of bigtrain.tv's Top Ten Thursdays, let's recap the #10 game in Big Train history: the July 31, 2005 extra-inning win over the Rockville Express.
Burleson, Taylor taken in 2020 MLB Draft
Big Train alumni Alec Burleson (Big Train 2018) and Carson Taylor (Big Train 2018) were selected on Day Two of the 2020 Major League Baseball Draft.
The Greatest Games in Big Train History: 25-11
Each week on bigtrain.tv, we'll be counting down the top ten greatest games in Big Train history, starting with #10 this Thursday, June 11. Before we begin the Top Ten countdown, we wanted to unveil the top 11-25 greatest games in team history, as voted by founder Bruce Adams, manager Sal Colangelo and historian Bill Hickman.
NOpening Night on bigtrain.tv
Don't go out to Povich Field. Stay safe at home and join us Friday, June 5 at 7 p.m. for the premiere of bigtrain.tv!
The Cal Ripken League has made the decision to cancel our 2020 season.
Carson Taylor (Virginia Tech; BT 2018) is among the Big Train alumni who shined in the abbreviated 2020 college season.
The final game of the 2020 college baseball campaign came a lot sooner than predicted, finishing off the seasons (and possibly careers) for many Big Train alumni who were off to hot starts. Let’s take a look back and highlight all of their impressive seasons that were cut too short.
March 3 College Roundup
College baseball season is three weeks old now, and many familiar faces from Bethesda wasted no time kicking it into gear for the 2020 campaign.
Burleson, Allen highlight NCAA preseason honorees
The 2020 college baseball season begins on Friday, February 14. Several Big Train alumni received preseason accolades. Here's the full rundown:
Dozier, Nationals claim first World Series title
Brian Dozier (Big Train 2006) and the Washington Nationals won the 2019 World Series Wednesday night, defeating the Houston Astros 6-2 in a winner-take-all Game 7. Dozier is the first Big Train alum to win a World Series title.
Chase Lee and Kobe Kato were named Cal Ripken League Pitcher and Offensive Player of the Year, respectively, and 11 other Big Train players also earned postseason honors.
Kato among Big Train record-setters
With the 2019 Big Train regular season now concluded and the season's stats officially entering the books, take a look to see which Big Train players will go down in history at Shirley Povich Field.
The Bethesda Big Train have done it again! In a nail-biting game against the Silver Spring-Takoma Thunderbolts Wednesday, the Big Train pulled out in the bottom of the eighth to bring home the league crown for the fourth straight year.