2019 73+ Wood Bat

Minneapolis Cambria 14, Sacramento Solons 13 ‘Krause Heroics Seals Walk-off Championship Victory’ By David J DiDomenico, special to MSBL October 27, 2019, Fitch Park, Mesa, AZ – An explosive offense led Cambria to the 73 Plus Championship Game. But that offense was shut down before rearing its head leading Minneapolis Cambria to a walk-off win over…

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2019 25+ Mountain

Nassau Pirates 3, Westside Bandits 2 ‘Downing Wins MVP on the Bump’ By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications October 20, 2019, HoHoKam Stadium, Mesa, AZ – Being a grizzled veteran of scorekeeping for all World Series divisions throughout the years, I am accustomed to fastening the seat belt and making sure the pencil is sharp…

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2019 70+ National

USA Volkers MBI 15, Sacramento Solons 1 By Jason Johnson, special to MSBL October 19, 2019, Fitch Park, Mesa, AZ – In the first inning of the 70 National Division Championship game Volkers came out and made a statement scoring six runs led by a two-run double by Gene Baratta. They left little doubt as…

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2019 65+ Cactus

Dodgertown West Dodgers 11, Puget Sound Mariners 8 By Russ Christ, Special to MSBL October 25, 2019, Phoenix, AZ – The Dodgertown West Dodgers (8-0) won its first championship since 2004 with an 11-8 victory over the Puget Sound Mariners (6-2) in the 65 plus Cactus Division at Maryvale Park in Phoenix. Lefty Tom Ebert, 76, earned the win. Ebert…

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2019 Father/Son Zona

Ranch Blue Dogs 7, Utah Utes 5 ‘Championship Dedicated to Scotty Lewis’ By Russ Christ, Special to MSBL October 26, 2019, Tempe, AZ – A Father/Son Zona championship game that looked like it might end without any drama instead got frenetic in the final frame. Trailing 7-5 in the top of the ninth, the Utah Utes loaded the…

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2019 65+ National

Minnesota Bandits 3, LA Athletics 1 ‘Fritz Dominance on the Bump Leads Bandits’ By Jake Rill, special to MSBL National October 25, 2019, Phoenix, AZ — Gary Fritz was in total control on the mound. And Minnesota Bandits manager Frank Hanford was never going to take him out of the game. He also never needed…

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2019 Father/Son Federal

Maine Diamond Dogs 5, Mexico 2 ‘Diamond Dogs Avenge Pool Play Losses’ By Jason Johnson, special to MSBL October 27, 2019, Hohokam Stadium, Mesa, Ariz. – The top half of the batting order for the Diamond Dogs provided all of the offense they needed to overcome a strong Mexico team in the Father/Son Federal Division…

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2019 60+ Cactus Consolation

DFW-Bluff City Orioles 18, Giltner 60’s 11 By Russ Christ, special to MSBL November 2, 2019, Mesa, AZ – In a game that featured eight doubles, five batters hit by pitches and five double plays, the DFW-Bluff City Orioles beat the Giltner 60’s 18-11. Played at Fitch Park in a 60 plus Cactus Division consolation contest, the slugfest was one…

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2019 Father/Son National

Mezcal 8, Capital City Cardinals 2 By Rodney Johnson, special to MSBL October 27, 2019, Tempe Diablo Stadium – When it comes to the MSBL Father/Son Division, winning isn’t the most important thing, but it sure beats losing. Just ask the Mezcal after beating the Capital City Cardinals in the championship game of the National…

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2019 50+ Cactus Consolation

Madison Angels 21, Tulsa Liners 2 By Tom Pomatto, special to MSBL The Madison Angels broke open a tight game by scoring 14 runs in the fifth and sixth innings to coast to a 21-2 victory and the 50 Cactus Consolation Championship over the Tulsa Liners at Salt River Fields.   Tulsa opened the scoring as Gary…

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