Tad Gold drafted by the Baltimore Orioles

Tad Gold drafted by the Baltimore Orioles

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Tad Gold on the bases for Endicott College. — Courtesy of Rob Palardy, Endicott College

Tad Gold, a 2010 MVRHS graduate, was drafted Saturday by the Baltimore Orioles in the 35th round of the Major League Baseball Draft, confirmed Sharks GM Gerry Murphy.

Vineyarder Tad Gold, readied for a pitch against Nashua during Sharks playoff run in the summer of 2013.
Vineyarder Tad Gold, readied for a pitch against Nashua during Sharks playoff run in the summer of 2013.

Saturday night, Mr. Gold was honored by the Martha’s Vineyard Sharks, prior to the start of their scheduled game with the Brockton Rocks. He was celebrated for starting for the Sharks for three years,  where he played outfield. He was also a Sharks All-Star. As a recently graduated college senior, Mr. Gold is ineligible to play this season for the Sharks.

Last month, Mr. Gold was named the Division III college player of the year. He played for Endicott College in Beverly.