OC Sox 9, Boston Wolfpack 5 ‘Veteran Darensbourg Cops MVP on Mound and at the Plate’ With only a month and a half to go before the start of the 2020 MSBL National World Series, the OC Sox weren’t even sure if they’d be able to field a team.  Based in southern California, they had…

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Peoria Pirates 7, Vegas Knights 2 Submitted by Mike Kraft, Pirates manager The Pirates from Peoria, Illinois were matched up against the Knights of Las Vegas, Nevada in a championship game on a beautiful October Friday afternoon in Mesa.  As a bonus, each team was treated to watching a well-played 70+ playoff game before the…

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Colorado Cardinals 9, Kansas City A’s 1 ‘Cardinals Dominate Division Through Pool Play and Playoffs’ Submitted by John Damsma Participating in their second MSBL World Series, the Colorado Cardinals 70s team ran through and rolled over the other teams in their division.  Solid pitching and defense were keys to the Cardinals’ success and a .485…

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Sacramento Seals 11, Houston Old Stars 2 Submitted by Scott Brown The Sacramento Seals participated in the 55 Cactus division this year and as always had a great time, on and off the field.  Although based out of Sacramento we had players from southern California, DC, Oregon, Indiana, Arizona, New Mexico and Iowa.  The Seals…

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Raleigh Braves 11, Sacramento Bombers 8 ‘Eighth Inning Explosion Seals the Deal’ Submitted by David Haley, Braves manager October 25, 2020, Tempe Diablo Stadium, AZ–It is never too late to make a run at a World Series Championship as both the Raleigh Braves and Sacramento Bombers proved in the 50+ Central Division playoffs.  The Sacramento…

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Kansas City A’s 17, TABU 11 Submitted by Jim Velaer, A’s manager Although the 2020 MSBL World Series being a trying time is a huge understatement, our players would commit and de-commit several times during the pandemic so I really did not know of final roster until early October.  Also, the loss of assistant coach…

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DFW Phillies 12, Chicago MAXX Cubs 10 ‘Collie Comes Through with Huge RBI Double in Eighth’ Submitted by Robert Fredette The DFW Phillies knew going in that every game would be a dog fight. Every team was dangerous, and every team had players who were game-changers.  National division teams were waiting to feast on Central…

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Maine Diamond Dogs 12, So Cal Quakes 3 ‘Maine Makes in Three Rings in Three Years’ Submitted by Clair Crandall, Diamond Dogs manager The Maine Diamond Dogs scored three in the top of the first against the Southern California Quakes and never trailed winning 12-3 in the MSBL Father-Son Federal championship. The Quakes scored in…

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California Reds 9, Tucson Longhorns 8 “We Started from the Bottom, Now We Are Here” – Cesar Paez, Red’s manager The California Reds were led by first year Manager/Pitcher Cesar Paez and Coach/OF Joe Moose. The California Reds entered their first tournament with players primarily from Southern California to go along with local players from…

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San Diego 73 Mudcats 17, San Antonio Broncos 10 Submitted by Jim Teeter, Mudcats manager In a classic battle the first time these teams met earlier in the week, San Antonio emerged victorious 11-7. The Mudcats would not lose again. The championship game started precisely the same as the pool game. No scoring in the…

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