The Belmont Hill baseball program has long been established as a perennial power in the ISL, capturing 15 league titles--the most of any ISL school. The team recently won three consecutive titles in 2012, 2013, and 2014, the first time that feat been accomplished in the ISL since 1980, and has finished first or second in the league for the past nine seasons. The team has amassed a 100-21 league record and 130-35 overall record in Coach Grant's tenure as head coach. In Coach Grant's eight years at the helm, 33 players have gone on to compete at the college level. In the spring of 2013, the baseball field was rededicated as Gallagher Field in honor of long-time coach Edward Gallagher. Gallagher Field is widely regarded as one of the finest high school fields in New England.
Belmont Hill Players at Collegiate Level
Belmont Hill graduates compete at the highest levels of collegiate and professional baseball, playing in the Seattle Mariners and Boston Red Sox minor league systems, and at competitive collegiate programs. In Coach Grant's eight seasons former players have gone on to play at the following Division 1 and Division 3 schools: Division 1: Brown, Bucknell, Columbia, Dartmouth, Holy Cross, Northeastern, Princeton, Wake Forest, and Yale. Division 3: Amherst, Babson, Bates, Bowdoin, Claremont-McKenna, Colby, Middlebury, Trinity, Tufts, and Williams.
The program is led by Michael Grant, who also serves as the School's Dean of Faculty. Coach Grant began his coaching career at his alma mater, Amherst College, before moving on to become the infield coach and recruiting coordinator at Northeastern University, and helped coach the Huskies to an America East title and an appearance in Southeast Regional of the College World Series. He also served as infield and third base coach of the Falmouth Commodores in the prestigious Cape Cod baseball league for two seasons, and as head assistant at Babson College for two seasons.