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Tyler Horan Returns Home to Headline the Gatemen’s Celebration of the Cape League Centennial Season

On Friday, July 7th, at 6 PM the Wareham Gatemen will host the Brewster Whitecaps and celebrate the Cape Cod Baseball League Centennial season with Tyler Horan coming home to throw out the first pitch.
Tyler Horan is a native of Middleboro, Massachusetts who starred for the Gatemen in 2012 and was named the Cape League’s top New England prospect. He was inducted in the Cape Cod Baseball League Hall of Fame in 2020. In the 2012 CCBL playoffs, Horan batted .292 with two homers and seven RBI as Wareham defeated Y-D, two games to one in the championship series. The 6’2”, 230-pound Horan belted 16 homers, tying Dave Staton’s modern-day league wood bat record set in 1988, and totaled 52 hits and 40 RBI, and was named to the CCBL All-League Team. He finished runner-up to Brewster’s Aaron Judge in the 2012 College Baseball Home Run Derby and batted .341 with 11 homers and 50 RBI for Virginia Tech in 2013.  Tyler was drafted by San Francisco and played five years in the minor leagues, batting .260 with 55 homers and 191 RBI. His best season was 2014 when he hit .284 with 25 homers and 81 RBI combined for Class A San Jose and Augusta.