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2012 18+ Aluminum Bat Division

Yarddogs 5, Scrappers 1 Monterey MABL Yard Dogs — champions of the 18 Aluminum division at the 2012 Desert Classic By David Krival, MSBL On-Line January 14-16, 2012, Palm Springs, CA- Jesse Sweet pitched a complete game and stroked two solid singles and a double to lead the Monterey MABL Yarddogs over the previously unbeaten…

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2012 55+ Division

Pawelek no-hits Dodgertown LA Athletics 5, Dodgertown West 0 The LA Athletics, managed by Bob Sherwin, won the 55+ division at the 2012 Desert Classic By Alejandro Rodriguez, MSBL On-Line PALM SPRINGS – Fifty-nine year old Danny Pawelek spun a no-hitter and was a walk and an error from perfection as the L.A. Athletics defeated…

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2012 45+ Division

Team Victory 9, Dodgertown West 2 By David Krival, MSBL On-Line January 14-16, 2012, Palm Springs, CA – Team Victory’s tournament co-MVP Greg Bertrand followed his scoreless effort in the semifinal with a solid performance in his team’s 9-2 championship game win over Dodgertown West. Bertrand, who was the winning pitcher for both games, worked…

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2012 35+ Wood Bat American

OC Sox 5, Las Vegas Bears 4 The OC Sox claimed 35 American Gold at the 2012 Desert Classic By Britten Gerrard Palm Desert, Calif. – The OC Sox squad sure was happy pitcher Eric Orue decided to fly across the country on Martin Luther King weekend to compete in the Desert Classic. Orue came…

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2012 35+ Wood Bat National

Stanislaus Indians 10, Montebello Angels 2 The Stanislaus Indians — champions of the 2012 Desert Classic By Alejandro Rodriguez, MSBL On-Line PALM SPRINGS STADIUM, Jan. 16, 2012 – Kevin Brown threw a complete-game and Steve Fisher had four hits and three RBI as the Stanislaus Indians defeated the Montebello Angels 10-2 for the Desert Classic…

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2012 18+ Wood Bat

So-Cal Buzz 7, East Bay Lumberjacks 4 So Cal Buzz — champions of the 2012 Desert Classic 18 Wood Bat Division By Britten Gerrard La Quinta, Calif. – For manager Anthony Bautista and the rest of the SoCal Buzz squad, playing baseball is an enjoyable outlet designed to get away from the everyday grind of…

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2012 35+ American Division

Darensbourg wears out Sox, Warriors win title   By Duke Cullinan, for What’s the recipe for a championship in the Desert Classic Tournament? Get a few Big Boppers on your team and slug out five or six 14-9 wins? Anthony Rodriguez, manager for the Las Vegas Warriors, who just won the 35+ American Division…

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2013 18+ Division

  Lumberjacks deny Brew Crew at Desert Classic By Britten Gerrard, The East Bay Lumberjacks were able to get some revenge against their friends in the Desert Classic in Palm Springs, California on Martin Luther King Day. After falling 15-2 to the San Jose Brew Crew earlier in round robin play, the Lumberjacks responded…

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2013 50+ Division

  Inland Angels 11, Santa Ynez Sox 8 By Alejandro Rodriguez, for INDIO – The Inland Angel scored three runs in the top of the 10th inning, and then held on to defeat the Santa Ynez Sox 11-8 to claim the 50-and-over division crown at the MSBL Desert Classic held in Palm Springs, California.…

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2013 35+ National Division

  Oskin, Angels grab second title in three yearsBy Alejandro Rodriguez, LA QUINTA – Despite losing their starting pitcher after one inning, the Montebello Angels pulled out an 8-5 win over the Desert Pirates to claim the 35 National Division crown at the MSBL’s 2013 Desert Classic in Palm Springs. The win avenged a…

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