MATTHEW FABIAN NAMED IBL ROOKIE OF THE YEAR
The Intercounty Baseball League on Monday announced that Matthew Fabian of the Brantford Red Sox has been named IBL Rookie of the Year and the recipient of the Brian Kerr Memorial Trophy.
The award is presented annually to the player selected as the most proficient in his first year of competition in the IBL as determined in a vote of IBL directors. Brian Kerr was a former player with the Waterloo Tigers in the 1940's. In 1964 he managed the Kitchener Panthers.
Fabian recorded a .406 average with 7 doubles and 1 home run. Appearing in 32 games with the Red Sox, the Toronto, Ontario native also recorded 15 RBI and a .787 fielding percentage as a third baseman.