Seton Hill’s Pellis to play in PGCBL all-star game
Fresh off a strong junior season at Seton Hill, third baseman Tommy Pellis is honing his skills in the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League, touted as the premier summer league in New York.
A utility infielder for the Albany Dutchmen, Pellis was named a reserve for the PGCBL All-Star Game set for July 16 at Cantine Field in Saugerties, N.Y.
Congratulations to our six @PGCBLbaseball All-Stars!@roose0179 (@APUBaseball) – Starter@JBench_2 (@OleMissBSB) – Starter@blakebales44 (@UVABaseball)@NickGrabek (@Stags_Base)@mhenshaw4 (@StJohnsBaseball)@PellisTommy5 (@SHGriffBaseball)
— Albany Dutchmen (@DutchmenPGCBL) July 8, 2019
This is the second straight summer Pellis has been named an All-Star! Congratulations Tommy! 🌟 🌟 https://t.co/kTvh4okJVl
— Seton Hill Baseball (@SHGriffBaseball) July 8, 2019
Pellis played at Greensburg Central Catholic and started his college career at Penn before transferring closer to home.
In 22 games this summer, he is hitting .272, is tied for the team lead with three home runs, and has 11 RBIs and 23 runs scored.
Albany (16-10) is in third place in the PGCBL East Division, five games behind the Amsterdam Mohawks.
This past season at Seton Hill, Pellis was named to the American Baseball Coaches Association/Rawlings All-Region second team. He batted .348 and led the Griffins with 45 runs, 57 hits, 11 homers and 45 RBIs.
Bill Beckner Jr. is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Bill by email at [email protected] or via Twitter .