Shaun McNamara '06 Inks Deal With North Shore Spirit of Independent Baseball League

Shaun McNamara '06 Inks Deal With North Shore Spirit of Independent Baseball League

July 11, 2006

Lynn, MA - Brown senior pitcher Shaun McNamara signed a contract with the North Shore Spirit of the CANAM Independent Baseball League on Tuesday. McNamara, a native of Worcester, MA, is slated to earn his first start tomorrow night against Sussex. North Shore took over first place in the league with a 903 win over Sussex on Monday night. The team is currently 23-19 on the season.

McNamara appeared in 43 games, starting 27 of them throughout his four-year career at Brown. He closed out his career ranked seventh all-time at Brown with 167 career strikeouts. He emerged as a conference starter in just his sophomore year in 2004, posting a team-high five wins that season. He also led the team in strikeouts and was second in innings pitched. As a junior in 2005, he finished second among Brown's starting pitchers with a 4.96 ERA and had the second best record on the the team, going 3-1. He allowed just one earned run in seven complete innings in a 5-2 win against Yale. As a senior, McNamara made nine starts on the mound, pitching a team-high 56.1 innings. He led the team with 45 strikeouts.