Several Oaks players attended the most recent GRIT event, a a new baseball development initiative created by MLB for female athletes.
LOCAL GIRLS REALIZE THEIR DREAMS ON THE BASEBALL DIAMOND FOR EAST BAY OAKS (CONCORD CLAYTON PIONEER) - SEPTEMBER 2019
The Pioneer profiles two veteran players, Christina Noonan and Katrina Calero.
YOUNG WOMEN OF 'BASEBALL FOR ALL' SEND MESSAGE OF EMPOWERMENT AND SUPPORT (NBC BAY AREA) - JULY 2019
A story on how Baseball’s For All’s message has taken hold in the Bay Area.
KEEPING GIRLS' BASEBALL IN THE SPOTLIGHT (KENSINGTON OUTLOOK) - DECEMBER 2018
Kensington resident Sabra Chee is determined to play baseball, no matter what. As her favorite sport grows, so does her commitment.
A TOURNAMENT OF THEIR OWN (ESPN) - OCTOBER 2018
When 300 girls came to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League the summer, an ESPN writer and photographer were there to watch the girls play and prove their favorite sport isn't just for boys.
What do the Oakland Athletics and the East Bay Oaks have in common? The Oaks are named in honor of that other team that's #rooted_in_oakland: the Pacific Coast League Oakland Oaks, which began playing in Oakland in 1905. The East Bay Oaks have been connecting with the MLB Oakland A's all summer: welcomed as the Nonprofit of the Night, participating in summer sandlot games with A's reps, and most recently being invited to Take the Field Day in September. Eight Oaks players ran out to their favorite positions at the Sept. 9 game at the Coliseum. And met some Big Heads on the way.
The East Bay Times covered news that the East Bay Oaks Girls Baseball Club "made a bit of history" when it hosted the Western Regional Tournament. Said one Oaks player: "I have always felt supported on the field from the players. I know I am lucky and that there are many girls that haven’t had the same support from their coaches.” Click headline for more.
OAKS HOST FIRST WESTERN REGIONAL 'BFA' TOURNAMENT IN JUNE 2018 - MAY 2018
The first Western Regional Championship tournament for Baseball For All organization will be held in the San Francisco Bay Area city of Albany in June 2018. The East Bay Oaks will play host to hundreds of attendees that are expected to attend from June 22-24.
In 2017 Major League Baseball USA Baseball launched a new baseball tournament for girls. This year, approximately 100 ballplayers came together to participate in the Trailblazer Series. Four girls from the East Bay Oaks traveled to Los Angeles to represent our team in this groundbreaking series.
Check out the Oaks in this nationally broadcast program about the 2017 Baseball for All Tournament in Rockford.
DEFIANT GIRLS WHO REFUSE TO PLAY SOFTBALL (WASHINGTON POST) - AUGUST 2017
A story on the 2017 tournament itself, and why these defiant girls — who refuse to play softball instead of baseball — rock.
The East Bay Oaks went on a four-game winning streak to get to the championship game, where they lost a tough game to the Boston Slammers.
Oaks player Sabra Chee on her successful effort to play baseball.
EMPOWERING GIRLS TO PLAY (ECYB LEAGUE NEWS) - FALL 2016
The East Bay Oaks come together for the first time for the 2016 Baseball for All Tournament in San Francisco.