Captains for 2019: Drew Burke '19, Shane Kim '19, and Bennett Smith '19
Groton’s baseball program strives to prepare players not only for success on the field, but also in the classroom and, more generally, in life. Recognizing the importance of a strong work ethic, collaboration with others, and attention to detail leads to wins on the diamond but also contributes to an outlook that players carry with them beyond the Circle. Punctuality and preparedness also are essential on the diamond and in life, as is—perhaps most importantly—understanding the wisdom of always putting the team above the individual.
Technical skills, of course, are part of the daily routine, and those include everything from throwing strikes, making plays, and bunting to good communication and extreme hustle.
Groton baseball stresses several core principles: