Preserving the Rich History of Baseball in the Bahamas
here is nothing much this baseball player did not do in the game of baseball in the Bahamas, winning the batting crown three time, he was one of most feared hitters in Bahamian baseball history, he was also a product of Windsor Park, he help all the teams he was apart of be teams to beat to make it to the championships. from St Bernards to Kentucky Colonel, Del Jane, Holsten Knights
St Pauli Girl Barons and finally Bahamian Kitchen Chefs. he played with during his baseball career which included two years in the minor leagues of baseball in the Astro’s farm system at one point in the season leading the Florida State League in hitting. he also represented the Bahamas at many baseball tournaments mostly the N.B.C Tournaments in Wichita, Ks.
Randy RolleFrom the tiny fishing village of Porgy Bay on the island of Bimini in the Bahamas, Bimini which is located about sixty miles east of the coast of Florida produced some of the best baseball players in the Bahamas from the 50s all the way up to this present day. one such was Randy Rolle the speedy lighting quick center fielder signed as free agents in 1967 with the Braves Farm System, he played two years with the West Palm Beach Braves
Randy and his brother Glenn Rolle was apart of those fears Bimini Marlins baseball teams that always seems to be battling for the Bahamas Commonwealth Championships Crowns, and when Bimini came to town the fans followed it seems that they brought the whole island to the championship and when you had to go and play randy in Bimini the whole island was there tourist and all.
Ed Amrbrister.One of only six known Bahamian to play in the Major Leagues of Baseball and the only Bahamian to play a World Series of Major League Baseball with the Cincinnati Reds 1975 World Series Champions, Ed also was involve in the controversial bunt in game three of that world series. Ed played five season in Major League Baseball debut on August 31st 1973 and his last was on
after Ed returned home he play a few more years locally in the BBA, and he Manage in the Nassau Baseball League with TCBY Waffle Cones & Silver Sun Sharks. Ed is currently running a youth baseball league called the Ed Armbrister Baseball League they are under the Community Baseball League, Ed continue to teach the game of baseball to the youths of the Bahamas and anyone else who wants to learn the game of baseball.