Adam Keenan Sportsmanship Award
Adam Keenan Memorial Sportsmanship and Scholarship Award
Born April 29, 1991, in Lowell, he was educated in the Lowell Schools, attending the John J. Shaughnessy Grammar School, the James Sullivan Middle School, and graduated from Lowell High School, Class of 2009. He attended Franklin Pierce University as a freshman and was currently enrolled with the University of Massachusetts at Lowell, studying Criminal Justice.
Adam Keenan passed away suddenly on June 6th, 2011 and the Futures League has instituted an annual sportsmanship and scholarship in his honor. Adam was an exceptional individual that exemplified an unbridled enthusiasm and passion for baseball and his legacy will live on in the Sportsmanship and Scholarship Award. Adam had an undiagnosed rare heart condition called Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy (ARVC).
"This award is bestowed upon the player who exemplifies the outstanding attitude, character and sportsmanship that is synonymous with Adam Keenan’s legacy"
2011 - Tommy Chase, Seacoast (Notre Dame)
2012 - Andrew Harris, North Shore (Vanderbilt University)