By Dakota Antelman, Contributing Writer
Northborough – His lifelong love for sports still fresh, Northborough native Allen Carmody is preparing to spend his summer helping plan and run baseball games in one of the best-known collegiate baseball leagues in the country – The Cape Cod Baseball League.
A rising junior at Endicott College in Beverly where he studies sports management, Carmody secured an internship with the Falmouth Commodores of the Cape League late last year. Through the internship, he will plan and coordinate everything from pregame ceremonies to in-game events like raffles.
The former captain of the Algonquin Regional High School football team, Carmody said his career goals stem from his childhood love of sports.
“On any given day, anything can happen,” he said. “There’s really never a boring moment, so I figured that, if I worked in sports with that passion and excitement, I would be happy in the future after I find a job.”
With eight other interns, he will trail the Commodores as their players – student-athletes from across the country – face off against nine other Cape League clubs from across Cape Cod. The league itself has been a part of Cape Cod summers for decades and has drawn hundreds of future major league players to its rosters over the years.
It is well regarded among baseball fans and coaches alike, a fact that prompted Carmody to first apply for this internship.
Though he had heard about the Cape League before, Carmody learned more about it during an internship at the Hit Quarters sports…
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