Metro Credit Union to Sponsor 2023 NECBL All-Star Game at Fraser Field

06/06/2023 6:30 AM

Chelsea, MA — June 6, 2023 — Metro Credit Union, the largest state-chartered credit union in Massachusetts, today announced its summer partnership with the North Shore Navigators (“Navs”), the Lynn-based premier summer collegiate baseball team. Metro is the exclusive sponsor of the 2023 New England Collegiate Baseball League (NECBL) All-Star Game and will be in attendance at the July 23 game, which will be hosted at the historic Fraser Field in Lynn.

The All-Star Game, which will feature top collegiate talent from around the country representing all 13 NECBL teams, offers an exciting opportunity for fans from the North Shore and beyond to support their local team and enjoy an evening of top-level baseball. This year marks the first time the All-Star Game has been held at Fraser Field since 2011. 

“We are committed to creating partnerships with organizations in our community and are honored to serve as the presenting sponsor for the All-Star Game,” said Metro CEO Robert Cashman. “The Navs are a beloved team in Lynn and the greater North Shore community and we’re happy to join Navs Nation and be part of their 2023 season and the All-Star Game.”

Derek January, Navs President, added, “The Navs are excited to partner with Metro. We value partnering with organizations committed to giving back to our community – the All-Star Game is the highlight of this season, and we’re looking forward to working together this summer.”

Opening Day at Fraser Field is Friday, June 9. Make sure to follow Metro and the Navs on social media for updates throughout the 2023 season.

About Metro Credit Union

Metro Credit Union is the largest state-chartered credit union in Massachusetts, with $3 billion in assets. Metro provides a full range of financial products to close to 200,000 members in Barnstable, Bristol, Essex, Franklin, Hampden, Hampshire, Middlesex, Norfolk, Plymouth, Suffolk, and Worcester counties in Massachusetts, and Cheshire, Hillsborough, and Rockingham counties in New Hampshire. Metro is the credit union of choice for employees at over 1,200 companies through its Metro@work program.

Founded in 1926, Metro currently operates 18 branch offices in Boston, Burlington, Chelsea, Dorchester, Framingham, Lawrence, Lynn, Melrose, Newton, Peabody, Reading, Salem, Tewksbury, West Roxbury, and coming soon to Medford. Metro is also a Juntos Avanzamos (“Together We Advance”) designated credit union, an honor given to financial institutions for their commitment to serving and empowering Hispanic and immigrant consumers. Metro was recently named among the most charitable companies in Massachusetts by the Boston Business Journal. Learn more at MetroCU.org.

About North Shore Navigators

The North Shore Navigators (“Navs”) have played at Lynn’s historic Fraser Field since 2008 and are one of 13 current members of the New England Collegiate Baseball League (NECBL), which is one of the top leagues of its kind in the country. More than 20,000 fans have visited Fraser every summer of the team’s existence, making the Navs a staple family-friendly attraction for the City of Lynn, the greater North Shore and surrounding communities. 

The Navs’ roster is made up of college student-athletes from all over the country. Many players each summer are local to the North Shore, Massachusetts and New England in general, but the team and NECBL consistently welcome players from virtually every major conference. Nearly 50 players have been drafted or signed by professional teams during or after their time with the Navs, and four have advanced their careers all the way to Major League Baseball. Learn more at NSNavs.com.