Boys of Summer Baseball Club is an Eastside select baseball program for players age 13-18. The ultimate goal of the organization is to provide players with the very best baseball experience possible on and off the field. The BOS organization is committed to player development, and strives to equip each player with the necessary tools to reach their goals and be prepared for success in their high school baseball careers and potentially propel them on to success at the collegiate level. Our teams draw players from across the greater Puget Sound region.
Since our inception in 1999, Coach Mike McCain and the Boys of Summer staff have coached over 100 players who have gone on to play baseball at the collegiate level and 22 players who have been selected in the MLB Draft or signed as free agents. See our alumni page for more details.
BOS Alumni currently playing in Major League Baseball include Orioles ace Jason Hammel, former Cy Young Award winner Tim Lincecum, and Indians utility man Brent Lillibridge.
Mike McCain co-founded the Boys of Summer. He has been with the club since its inaugural season in 1999. Mike directs all of the team training, serves as hitting instructor for the entire organization, and works closely with the coaching staff for all Boys of Summer teams.
Mike was drafted in the 26th round of the 1977 MLB draft by the NY Mets out of Edmonds High school. Instead of signing, he opted for a scholarship to attend Arizona State University. In 1981, he was part of the Sun Devils National Championship team. Following his career at ASU, Mike was drafted in the 16th round by the Minnesota Twins (1981 draft). He played professionally for 5 seasons, reaching the AAA level with the Twins organization playing for the Toledo Mud Hens.
All team practices and individual lessons are held at the BOS indoor facility known as the Old Ballyard. The Old Ballyard is an all turf Baseball/Softball Training Facility located in Bellevue, WA. The facility features 6 batting cages and two 70 foot bullpen cages. All of the cages are retractable allowing teams to customize the facility to also serve defensive purposes.