Andy Parrino

Andy Parrino

Andy Parrino grew up in the Battery and attended the 15 week winter baseball academy and took lessons every year from little league to high school. He was a 5 year varsity starter at shortstop and batted over .500 his junior and senior seasons in which he was named to the All-State team. He captained his Brockport team to back to back sectional championships.

Andy also was a two time starting shortstop who led Western NY to back to back 1st place finishes at the Empire State Games. Andy was scouted by several MLB teams and colleges before accepting a baseball scholarship to Div. 1 Le Moyne College. Andy was a 3 year starter in the middle infield who led Le Moyne to mulitple NCAA appearances. As a junior Andy hit .402 and led the team in batting average, hits, and runs batted in. Andy was named MAAC player of the year and All-America by Lousville Slugger and College Baseball Newspaper.

Andy was drafted as a junior by the San Diego Padres and made the Midwest League All-star team in his 1st season in professional baseball.
Andy became a major league player on August 24, 2011, the first Battery-trained player to reach the big leagues. Andy was traded to the Oakland A's in 2012

He is an instructor at the Battery when he is in town.

Andy resides with his wife and three children  in the San Diego area.

Andy was inducted into the Frontier Field Walk of Fame in 2018.

Andy Parrino is a true Battery success story.

As a small family owned and run business, we are proud to contribute to make reality the dreams of thousands of young people.

We are proud of The Battery students who through the years have signed with Division 1 colleges and universities; proud of those who signed professional contracts , and proud to have  a Battery-trained student in the major leagues.

We are proud of the lives we have touched and the friends we have made.

In Memoriam

John Tillinghast - 'Coach T'
1942 - 2012

John Tillinghast

Coach T's strong and steady presence has always guided the Battery family and thousands of young people. We are sustained by the strength and peace of knowing he is now in God's loving hands. You are forever in our hearts and by our side.

Rest in peace Coach.


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