Blankmeyer to be Honored with Jack Kaiser Coaching Excellence Award

Jack Kaiser and Ed Blankmeyer
Nov. 1, 2017

**An earlier version of this story listed the day of the event as Nov. 30. It has since been changed to Nov. 29 due to an issue with the caterer**

On Nov. 29, longtime Red Storm Baseball Head Coach Ed Blankmeyer will be honored by The Greater New York Sandlot Athletic Alliance with the inaugural Jack Kaiser Coaching Excellence Award, honoring his achievement, dedication and professionalism in service to amateur baseball at four-year colleges in the New York Metropolitan Area.

Named after legendary St. John's baseball coach and athletic director emeritus Jack Kaiser, the award will also be presented to Iona's Pat Carey.

Blankmeyer, who is set to be inducted into the American Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame this January, will receive his honor at the 13th Annual Raymond F. Church Service to Youth Baseball Awards Dinner on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at Russo's on the Bay in Howard Beach.

Tickets to the dinner are 90 dollars each and can be purchased by reaching out to Thomas Sylvester at 347-463-3602 or via email at

For more information on the dinner or the organization, please visit the Greater New York Sandlot Athletic Alliance's webpage at




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