631.753.6725 info@msblnational.com Search MSBL/MABL

Find a League In Your Area

Enter Your Zip Code
or
Choose Your State  

2017 70+ Central

Ohio Classics 20, San Antonio Texans 9

 

 

‘Midgley Spends Night in Hospital, Returns for MVP Honor’

By Mary Kusmirek and Mike Tango, special to MSBL

October 20, 2017, Riverview Park, Mesa, AZ- (Photos by Jan DiLoreto and Mary Kusmirek) The Classics of Ohio executed an amazing opening move in their match with the Texans of San Antonio by bunting and crushing line drives to bring across 17 runs in the first three innings in the 70-over Central division championship game. The undefeated Texans were coming off a 22-21 ten inning, five hour plus affair in the semi finals and showed the strain from the start. The Classics had a much easier go with the Aussie Aces of Australia, winning 8 to 2.

Doug Price of the Ohio Classics posted his second victory of the tournament, shutting down Texan hitters for several innings before San Antonio plated their next four runs in the fifth inning. 

George Hughes, manager and second baseman for the Classics, played well getting onbase four times and making plays in the field while recording several assists and putouts. In a post-game interview, George noted the Classics have now won their third MSBL championship.

Hughes heralded Fred Rolston for his three victories and his strong hitting throughout the series. Fred planted a double into the left field corner driving in two Classics runners in the final game.

Tommy Midgley was named MVP of the series by his teammates. Tommy came off the field in the playoff game on Thursday against the Aces, suffering from a heat stroke. After a night in hospital, Tommy was raring to go to be with his team. Tommy returned to cheer at the game and accept his MVP award.



Bookmark and Share

Comments on "2017 70+ Central"
No comments to display
Comment on "2017 70+ Central"
Name:
Email Address:
Solve This Problem: = What's This?
Comments:
More World Series Stories
2017 45+ Central
11/28/2017
2017 60+ Central
11/27/2017
2017 45+ American
11/27/2017
2017 65+ Mountain
11/27/2017
2017 55+ National
11/27/2017
2017 45+ Cactus
11/22/2017
2017 45+ Cactus Consolation
11/22/2017
2017 65+ Cactus
11/22/2017
2017 60+ Mountain
11/21/2017
2017 Father/Son Central
11/21/2017
2017 Father/Son Zona
11/21/2017
2017 Father/Son Cactus
11/20/2017
2017 50+ National
11/20/2017
2017 50+ Central
11/20/2017
2017 70+ National
11/17/2017
2017 35+ Mountain/Central
11/17/2017
2017 50+ Cactus
11/17/2017
2017 70+ Central
11/16/2017
2017 55+ Cactus
11/16/2017
2017 25+ National
11/16/2017
Home About MSBL/MABL Tournaments Store
Hardball Archives Membership Benefits Desert Classic FAQ
Features Stories National Rules Fall Classic Hall of Fame
League News President's Section Holiday Classic MSBL
League Champions League Promo Shop Vegas Kickoff Fall Classic


Vegas Open Lifetime Achievement Mens Senior Baseball League
One Huntington Quadrangle
Suite 3N07
Melville, NY 11747
P: 631.753.6725
F: 631.753.4031
info@msblnational.com
© Men's Senior Baseball League 2012


World Series


Man of the Year
 
 
 
 
powered by Essent® • SiteBuilder Pro