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West Metro Atlanta MSBL, 45+
West Metro Mets 11, Navy Braves 10
‘First Year Mets Stun Repeat
Contributed by Tom Weckerle
The underdog first year Mets of the West Metro Atlanta Men's Baseball League were proud and humbled to be crowned
League Champions. A personality driven collection of characters forming a
cohesive unit of baseball comradery is what we were about. Our steadfast lefty, Dan Pellitier pitched a complete game for the victory.
It is worth mentioning
that we took a four run lead into the bottom of the ninth inning and hung on
for dear life against a Two-Time Champion Navy Braves team. The victory was nailed
down with a ball hit to third baseman Larry Johnson who held said ball for what
seemed like an eternity before completing the final out. This game was an all-around
Lastly, none of the before
mentioned would have been possible without Joe DiClemente (Manager 715 Braves).
Joe's tireless recruiting and his efforts on and off the field had so many
players coming out that we branched off and formed the Mets. Joe deserves much
credit for our Championship and is an inspiration to so many that play in this
league. Thank You, Joe!