Lubin Named Rawlings “Finest in the Field”


Grafton, WI – Chinooks outfielder, Drake Lubin (Eastern Michigan) has been named one of Rawling’s Finest in the Field. The annual award is handed out to a Northwoods League player at each position and is based on their overall fielding percentage. To qualify for the award, a player needs to appear in at least two-thirds of the scheduled games at a specific position. All award winners receive a Rawlings engraved trophy.

Lubin ended the season with a perfect 1.000 fielding percentage. He appeared in 54 games in the outfield, the most by any Chinooks outfielder in 2017. He ended his season with 102 Put Outs and 3 Assist.

The Lakeshore Chinooks are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. The 23-year-old summer collegiate league is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 20 teams, drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind. A valuable training ground for coaches, umpires and front office staff, more than 180 former Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including two-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champion Ben Zobrist (CHC) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (BOS), Jordan Zimmermann (DET), Curtis Granderson (NYM) and Lucas Duda (NYM).  All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League portal. For more information, visit or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play and set the Chinooks as your favorite team.