2022 45+ National

Miami Yankees 12, Detroit Orioles 2 Submitted by George Kenhan The Miami Yankees reached a milestone by winning the MSBL Holiday Classic 2022 45+ National division championship played at the USSSA Space Coast Complex in Viera, Florida.  The Miami Yankees team was created in 2021 and was formerly known as the Miami Marlins.  I stepped…

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2022 30+ National

Delray Nationals 4, Suela South Dade 0 ‘Mijares K’s 18, Shuts Out Suela in Final’ Submitted by Ryan Snyder, National’s manager The Delray Nationals shut out Suela South Dade 4-0 in the championship game of the 2022 Holiday Classic 30+ National Division. The Nationals came out of pool play a #1 seed with a team…

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2022 30+ American

Boston Cardinals 6, New York Blazers 3 Submitted by Rich Slamin, Cardinal’s manager The Boston Cardinals defeated the NY Blazers by a score of 6-3 in the championship game of the 2022 American Division 30+ MSBL Holiday Classic in Viera Fl. The Cards posted a 1-1-1 record through the round-robin portion of the tourney facing…

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2022 18+ National

East Coast Cardinals 11, Beantown Boars 2 Submitted by Ralph Proulx The East Coast Cardinals 18+ team went to the Holiday Classic with thoughts of overcoming two previous semi-final losses in the MSBL Fall Classic and the past Holiday Classic. Pitching and defense are the team’s trademarks and this tournament was no exception.  The Cardinals…

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2022 54+ National

Boston Wolfpack 11, Mustang Baseball Club 3 By Sterling Endicott The Boston Wolfpack captured the 2022 MSBL Holiday Classic championship for the 54+ National Division at the beautiful USSSA Space Coast Complex in Viera, Florida.  Barry Foster earned the win in the finals giving up just three unearned runs as Boston defeated the Mustangs Baseball…

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2022 45+ American

Charleston Curve 7, Lehigh Vail Rail Riders 5 Submitted by Jason Hiller, Curve manager The Charleston Curve defeated the Lehigh Valley Rail Riders 7-5 to capture the 45+ American Championship at the 2022 MSBL Holiday Classic. Jarrett Basden pitched three shutout innings in relief to get the win and finished the tournament with two wins…

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2021 54+ American

Jacksonville Hops 6, Diamond Dream Mustangs 4 Submitted by Lou Hancock, Hops manager The Jacksonville Hops, previously the Jacksonville Vikings, have played in every Holiday Classic and have never missed one. We’ve followed this event from Disney’s Wide World of Sports to Kissimmee and in the last two years to Viera, therefore becoming a tradition for our…

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2021 30+ American

New England Havoc 8, Safe Financial 5 Submitted by Omar Ortiz, Havoc Player/Coach We started practicing in November three times a week. We even practiced and scrimmaged here in Boston (we play in the Boston MSBL) outside in 30-degree weather just to prepare for this tourney.  This group is special! We love the game! We…

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2021 54+ National

Boston Wolfpack 8, All-Star Baseball Academy 7 By Sterling Endicott The Boston Wolfpack took two out of three in the finals to win the 2021 MSBL Holiday Classic in Vierna, Florida.  Playing in their 21st Holiday Classic, the Pack went 3-0 in the round robin at the beautiful USSSA Space Coast Complex.  All-Star Baseball Academy…

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2020 30+ American

Orlando Lugnuts 7, Coral Gables Athletics 3 ‘Ninth Inning Outburst Seals the Deal’ Submitted by Chris Fisher, Lugnuts manager We were down 3-0 going into the top of the ninth and our offense had only scattered four hits through the first eight innings after averaging a little over 10 runs per game up until this point.  We…

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