Esplanade’s esteemed accountant, Harvey Soolman, was recently recognized by the Boston Park League and Yawkey Baseball League and inducted into the Hall of Fame. Harvey has been involved in local sports for almost 40 years and has written the rules of baseball among other books.
After a decades-long baseball career, from which he has just retired, as well as playing and managing in highly competitive amateur leagues in Boston, Harvey has recently been inducted into the Hall of Fame of both the Boston Park League and the Yawkey Baseball League. He is only the 12th person to be inducted into both. In addition, he previously coached high school baseball where his players included future Major League Baseball executives Sam Kennedy, President of the Boston Red Sox, and Theo Epstein, President of Baseball Operations for the Chicago Cubs.