We are a baseball team belonging to the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League, based in Galion, Ohio.
The Graders would like to thank everyone who has taken time out of their days these last few weeks to #VoteGrader. We ultimately fell to Muskegon, finishing 3rd overall!
We appreciate all of you and hope you all have a great weekend!
[08/01/20] Fans we need YOUR help. Things are really close here on Facebook in our battle with the Clippers. You and your friends can vote on thr Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League Facebook story. Just tap on their profile picture. You can also vote on Instagram (GLSCLBaseball) and on Twitter (GLSCL). Each vote on every platform counts and you can vote on all three!
Grader Nation, we need your help to win this is. Get all your friends to vote so we have a chance to battle the Locos next week. #VoteGrader
The play-in game poll is posted! Go vote for either the Muskegon Clippers or Galion Graders Baseball on our Facebook and Instagram stories and our Twitter page! Voting on the Facebook story can be done by clicking the blue circle around our logo at the top left corner of this post. The polls will close in 24 hours!
Tomorrow is the biggest hurdle yet! We need you and your friends to vote here on the League Facebook story as well as on their Instagram story (GLSCLBaseball) and twitter poll (@GLSCL) so we can upset the Clippers and move on to the Championship! #VoteGrader
Tomorrow morning, the fan poll playoff will continue with our play-in game - Galion Graders Baseball vs. Muskegon Clippers. You will have 24 hours to vote on the league Instagram and Facebook stories and the league Twitter page. The winner will face Lima Locos Baseball on Monday in the championship!
That was a close one! Thanks for helping get this far. We face the Clippers next, and we need all the help we can get!
Congratulations to our second round winners:
Galion Graders Baseball - 114-110
Lima Locos Baseball - 169-86
Muskegon Clippers - 174-102
Total votes in the first two rounds:
Graders - 215
Locos - 328
Clippers - 325
The Locos narrowly beat the Clippers for most votes in the first two rounds, so they will get the automatic berth to the championship game! The Graders and the Clippers will face each other in the play-in game. Congrats to all and best of luck!
[07/25/20] Good morning everyone! There’s still some time to vote for us in the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate Baseball League virtual tournament! Vote here on the League’s Facebook story, as well as their Twitter (@GLSCL) and Instagram story (GLSCLBaseball)!
[07/24/20] If you haven’t voted for the Graders yet, make sure you go to the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate Baseball League Facebook story and vote for us! And make sure you vote on their Instagram story (GLSCLBaseball) and their twitter poll (@GLSCL) and help us beat the Copperheads.
Help us win some bragging rights today! We need all of your help to beat the Southern Ohio Copperheads! Vote here on Facebook on the leagues Story as well as their Instagram story (GLSCLBaseball) and on their Twitter page (GLSCL). #BeGrader
The second round fan poll playoff matchups are posted! Vote on our Facebook story, Instagram story, and Twitter page for the teams that you want to see advance to the next round! Remember, the winning team that has the most combined votes from the first two rounds get an automatic bid to the championship game!
Friday morning we go to the second round! Make sure to vote on The League’s Facebook and Instagram stories as well as the poll on their Twitter page!
Our second round of fan poll playoff match-ups will start Friday morning! Remember - the team that has the most combined votes from the first two rounds gets an automatic spot in the championship. So be sure to vote on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram!
Remaining teams: Southern Ohio Copperheads, Galion Graders Baseball, Lima Locos Baseball, Hamilton Joes Baseball, Muskegon Clippers, Ohio Bison GLSCL
The Galion Graders want to say a special thank you to Phoenix Bats for creating and donating individual bats for each player as well as the MVP to serve as a memento for the game!
Future Grader Cameron Smith Reads “Mighty Mighty Construction Site” as a part of our Grader Gang summer reading program. Thanks to the Bucyrus Library for allowing us to film on location.
[07/17/20] Graders Fans, make sure you go the the GLSCL Facebook story, Instagram story, and Twitter page and vote for the Graders in the virtual tournament! First round has us up against the Cincinnati Steam and we need all the help we can get!
bucyrustelegraphforum.com In the final game of their high school careers, Shelby's aces put on a pitching clinic. But most importantly, seniors got closure on their careers.
Some more sights from last nights Farewell Game/Senior Showcase! It was great seeing all of you out at the park and cheering these young men on.
Have a great rest of your weekend and Be Grader!
Huge thank you to all of our sponsors, coaches, parents, friends, Graders Fans, our PA Announcer Scott Hamilton, our radio guy Jacob Sidle, intern Sydney Hunt and most of all the players that turned out for tonight’s Farewell Game! Without any of you this wouldn’t have been possible!
Also a big shoutout to GM Mike O’Leary for piecing things together over the last few weeks and being behind the plate all day!
Happy Fourth all and good night! Stay safe!
Sights from tonight’s Grader Senior Showcase. We are top 6 with the Guest East team up 3-2
Thank you to Main Street Team Shop for making and donating the jerseys for tonight’s game! Good luck to all of the players
We’d like to thank Iron Vault Distillery, LLC for donating hand sanitizer to us for the game tonight. We can’t wait to see you guys! Don’t forget to sanitize & practice social distancing!
Thank you to everyone for reaching out! We have found our anthem singer for tonight!
Happy Fourth of July and we hope to see you at the park tonight to support the boys!
Game starts at 7 with some pre game items starting around 6:45!
Hey Graders fans! We lost our National Anthem singer for tomorrow’s Senior Game due to a sickness and are in need of one ASAP. Would need you at Heise field by roughly 6:30pm tomorrow night. If interested, please sent us a private message! Thanks and sorry for the late notice!
Happy Independence Day weekend!
We’d like to thank Garv's Sealcoating, LLC for donating to tomorrow’s “Farewell Game” and helping make this event possible!
We’d like to thank Experience Galion for their donation and making our “Farewell Game” tomorrow night, possible!
Thank you to Ohio Specialty Services Motor for their generous donation for the upcoming game tomorrow night! We appreciate your generous donation, and thank you for making this game possible!
Thank you to My Floors by Prints & Paints for their VERY generous donation to our “Farewell Game” tomorrow night!! This game would not be possible without them!
Galion Graders Hunter-15U Baseball
Here’s the schedule for this weekends 14U Freedom Frenzy. And of course, the area seniors farewell game will follow the Graders 14u game on Saturday!
It’s Freedom Frenzy week!!!! Come out and support the 14u Graders, grab some yummy food, watch the Senior farewell game, and enjoy fireworks!!!!
Freedom frenzy courtesy of Merrill Lynch Sjostedt Rice Group of Mansfield and The Local at 97
Galion Graders Hunter-15U Baseball
Getting Peco Park ready for the 2020 Freedom Frenzy!!
Galion Graders Hunter-15U Baseball
Peco is ready for ball!
Heisi Park pics later tonight!
[07/02/20] Tune in to our second Grader Gang summer reading program video, TOMORROW at 10 AM!!
richlandsource.com A group of area high school baseball players, members of the Class of 2020 who lost their senior seasons due to COVID-19, will play a Farewell Game on Saturday in Galion.
We’d like to thank League Of Riders Motorcycle Club Ohio for their generous donation to help make our “Farewell Game” possible!
We’d like to thank United Bank for donating water to the players, and also sponsoring the upcoming senior baseball game!
We’d like to thank Ed's BarberShop for being the official baseball sponsor for the upcoming senior baseball game!
We’d like to thank H.R. Wolf Hardware for donating the paint used to line the field for the upcoming game!
We’d like to thank East of Chicago Pizza Galion for their donation of pizzas to the Galion Baseball Parents club for the concession stand this weekend!