DC Grays say “thank you” to 2019 host families

WASHINGTON, DC – – Host families are the unsung heroes of any summer college baseball program.  As players come to the national capital area from all over the country to play for the DC Grays in the Cal Ripken League, it is a comfort and a blessing to have generous and dedicated host families willing […]

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Wofford players thrive with Grays

August 1, 2019 | by: Cheyenne Brown; @cheytv_ WASHINGTON, DC – – The DC Grays have been fortunate to have developed great relationships with several top-notch college baseball programs.  Brigham Young University, Eastern Kentucky University, Lafayette College, Old Dominion University and the University of Richmond are some of the programs that have sent excellent ballplayers […]

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Grays support black colleges and inner-city baseball

July 31, 2019 | by: Cheyenne Brown; @cheytv_ WASHINGTON, DC – – The story of the decline of black ballplayers in Major League Baseball has been oft-told.  In, 1981, 18.7 percent of all major league ballplayers were African Americans. Over the last 30 years, those numbers have drastically declined.  Today, less than eight percent of […]

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Grays’ season ends with 10-9 home loss

July 27, 2019 | by: DCGrays.com Press A furious late rally wasn’t enough to save the day for the DC Grays.  The visiting Silver Spring Takoma Thunderbolts built a 10-4 lead after six innings, then withstood a five run eighth inning by the home team and held off the Grays for a 10-9 win. The […]

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Late error costs Grays in series opener

July 26, 2019 | by: DCGrays.com Press SILVER SPRING, MD – – The DC Grays entered uncharted territory when they traveled to Silver Spring on Friday to begin the semifinal round of the Ripken League playoffs against the T-Bolts.  DC had never made it this far in the Ripken League playoffs, and the two teams […]

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Grays’ community efforts saluted in Congressional Record

July 17, 2019 | by: DCGrays.com Press WASHINGTON, DC – – The DC Grays held their annual day on Capitol Hill, with a tour of the Capitol arranged by the Office of Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA), followed by a reception at the General Dynamics townhouse on Capitol Hill.  The Grays were honored to be joined […]

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BYU and the DC Grays make a great partnership

July 16, 2019 | by: Cheyenne Brown; @cheytv_ WASHINGTON, DC – – A nucleus is defined in the dictionary as “the central part or the core of parts that that been grouped or gathered.” To DC Grays’ head coach Reggie Terry, his players from BYU form the nucleus of his squads every summer.  The Grays […]

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Another Poor Start Dooms Grays

July 13, 2019 | by: DCGrays.com Press BETHESDA, MD – – All of a sudden, the DC Grays are on a losing streak.  A 9-6 loos Grays to the first place Bethesda Big Train at Shirley Povich Field, tan the team’s skid to three games.  The Grays are now 16-17 on the season, where they […]

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Grays Early Struggles Prove Fatal

July 12, 2019 | by: DCGrays.com Press WASHINGTON, DC – – The DC Grays returned from the brief Ripken League All-Star break to face the FCA Braves at the Nationals Youth Academy on Friday and gave one of their most desultory performances of the summer.  Poor starting pitching and lack of timely hitting spelled a […]

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Team Maryland Victorious in Ripken All-Star Game

July 10, 2019 | by: DCGrays.com Press BETHESDA, MD – – The 2019 Cal Ripken League All-Star Game saw the three Maryland teams (Big Train, Giants, and T-Bolts) face off against the Grays and the two Virginia teams (Braves and Aces).  Team Maryland dominated the contest, defeating team DC/VA  12-3, while never trailing in the […]

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