2011 35+ Wood Bat Cactus

Dodgers 12, Mutiny 0 The Ventura Dodgers, 35+ Wood Bat Cactus Division Champs By Jason P. Skoda Tempe Diablo Stadium, Oct. 22, 2011 — If Brad Milner learned anything in his 15 years of coming to Arizona for the MSBL World Series, it is that every half inning counts. The Ventura Dodgers showed that type…

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2011 35+ Wood Bat American

L.A. Reds 6; Scottsdale Finest 4 The L.A. Reds, 2011 MSBL World Series Champions in the 35+ Wood Bat American Division By Rodney Johnson Mesa Hohokam Stadium, October 22, 2011— In a mutually agreed-upon eight inning game that almost wasn’t played at all, the L.A. Reds claimed a 6-4 win over Scottsdale’s Finest and a…

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2011 55 Wood Bat American

Sacramento Giants 16, San Diego Stars 8 By Rick Sorci Goodyear Arizona, Oct. 22, 2011 – They did it for Dennis. On September 21 the Sacramento Giants lost a teammate and inspirational leader in Dennis Viegas. He died during a game in Auburn, California, near Sacramento. One month and one day later the heavy-hearted Giants…

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2011 50 Wood Bat Central

Fort Worth Phillies 9, Houston Baseball Club 8 By Alejandro Rodriguez Tempe Diablo Stadium, Nov. 5, 2011 — Frank Phillips’ infield single in the bottom of the 13th inning scored Dan Sosa and gave the Fort Worth Phillies a 9-8 win over the Houston Baseball Club in the MSBL 50 & over Wood Bat Central…

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2011 50 Wood Bat American

Team New Era 5, Dallas Rangers 1 By Jason P. Skoda Tempe AZ., Nov. 5, 2011 — Was Team New Era going to be the early 1990 version of the Buffalo Bills – a great team that couldn’t finish? Or were they going to be more like the 2011 St. Louis Cardinals – a surprise…

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2011 50+ Wood Bat National

Sacramento Giants 6, San Jose 2 By Jeff McGaw Hohokam Stadium, Nov. 5, 2011 –Just prior to the 50 National Championship game, in a small ceremony designed not to alarm the grounds crew, Dennis Viegas was laid to rest at second base in Hohokam Park – the spring training home of the Chicago Cubs. “We…

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2011 60 Wood Bat Mountain

Greenwood Ridge Dragons 14, Sacramento Solons 5 By Jeff McGaw Hohokam Stadium, Nov. 5, 2011 — The Greenwood Ridge Dragons scored seven runs in the third inning to turn a 4-1 deficit into an 8-4 lead and then piled on six more runs to claim a 14-5 win over the Sacramento Solons in the 60…

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2011 Father-Son Central

Texas Blue Jays 4, Washington Nationals 3 By Jason Johnson Tempe Diablo Stadium, October 30, 2011 – Despite getting only three hits, and not even having a base runner in seven of nine innings, the Texas Blue Jays defeated the Washington Nationals 4-3 to claim the Father-Son Central crown at the MSBL World Series at…

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2011 45+ Wood Bat Central

San Antonio Reds 2, Tri Valley Cardinals 1 The San Antonio Reds, 45+ Wood Bat Central Champs By Rodney Johnson Tempe Diablo Stadium, October 28, 2011- You’ve probably heard of Murderers Row, the Gas House Gang and the Whiz Kids. How about the Bonzi Bombers? A 2-1 victory over the Tri Valley Cardinals in the…

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2011 45+ Wood Bat Cactus

Halo Baseball Club 5, Seattle Blues 4 By Rodney Johnson Halo Baseball Club, 45+ Wood Bat Cactus Division Champs Scottsdale Stadium, October 28, 2011— Special–Saturday night special; midnight special; special edition; blue plate special. Sometimes it seems that this overused word has lost its impact. But the gleam in Gaston Escudero’s eyes and the sincerity…

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