Class of 2012
New Bedford High School, 1982 – Present
John was an outstanding New Bedford athlete who attended the University of Massachusetts. He captained the 1976 team and compiled a career batting average of .312, earning first team All-New England honors in his senior year.
Coach Seed’s career at New Bedford spans 29 years, 21 as head coach. His coaching record speaks for itself as his 295 wins, 10 Conference Championships, and 3 State Division I Championships would attest.
Opposing coaches could not only count on a competitive game but also face a team that respected the game, opponents, and officials. Coach Seed is considered a first-rate baseball coach and first-rate gentleman as well.