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March 2-4, 2019 and March 9-11, 2019

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Here are your 2018 Champions!

25+ Wood: Orange County Rays 13, San Jose Giants 1

35+ American: Las Vegas Warriors 15, Dallas Spirits 0

35+ National: Chicago Woodpeckers 19, Los Caballeros PR 6 

45+ American: Las Vegas Rattlers 6, The Bar 1

45+ National: Paramount Pirates 13, OC Dodgers 0

50+ American: Waikiki Beach Boys 15, Colorado Springs Thunder 6

50+ National: 3n2 Rangers 13, Central Coast Hogs 3

60+ Wood: Sacramento Tribe 25, San Antonio Lonestars 9

65+ Wood: San Diego Mudcats 10, Fresno Grizzlies 7

70+ Wood: Tri Valley Antiques 12, South Dakota Rushmores 7

 

Previous Kickoff Classic championship games are listed below:

2018 45+ American

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 21, 2018

Las Vegas Rattlers 6, The Bar 1 Submitted by Manny Ocampo, Rattlers manager After Dave Scanlan pitched a full nine innings to eliminate the Las Vegas Warriors (8-3) In the Semi Final game to go on to face The Bar in the Championship game, Dan Clemens took the ball for the Rattlers and pitched a […]

2018 55+

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 21, 2018

Boston Wolfpack 22, San Diego North 1 ‘Red Hot Delgado Earns MVP’ By Sterling Endicott, Boston Wolfpack The Boston Wolfpack captured the 2018 55+ MSBL Las Vegas Kickoff Classic going 3-0 in pool play then defeating the defending champion Chicago North Legends in the semifinal and San Diego North in the finals. With Las Vegas […]

2017 45+ American

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 21, 2018

theBar 10, Las Vegas Rattlers 1 ‘theBar Claims 45+ American Championship’ In their first appearance, theBAR won the MSBL Las Vegas Kickoff Classic 45+ American Division Championship with a 10-1 victory over the Las Vegas Rattlers.  theBAR struck first with a 2-RBI single from Mark Baker in the first inning, followed by RBI singles by […]

2017 60+

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 21, 2018

San Antonio Lonestars 8, Sacramento Tribe 7 Submitted by Bill Rector, Lonestars manager March 13, 2017, College of Southern Nevada Stadium – The San Antonio Lonestars locked horns with the perennially tough Sacramento Tribe tine the 60 plus Championship game.  The Lonestars were lead by their battery of Danny Pawelek and David Minchow.  The Lonestars  […]

2017 35+ National

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 21, 2018

Montebello Angels 8, Chicago Woodpeckers 3 Submitted by Robert Oskin, Angels manager ‘It’s a 4-peat for Montebello Angels’ It was exciting times for the Angels who were meeting the Woodpeckers in the Championship three out of the last four years at the MSBL Kickoff Classic in Vegas. This time they called upon ex-minor leaguer Andy […]

2017 25+

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 21, 2018

So Cal Titans 9, So Cal Royals 2 Submitted by Enrique Rodriguez With the help of Jeff, CEO of Mulligan’s Painters and Palestino, the So Cal Titans were able to make the last minute trip to join in the Las Vegas Kickoff Tournament. The So Cal Titans showed their strength and came out 7-0 and […]

2017 55+

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 21, 2018

Chicago North Legends 15, 3n2 Rangers 6 Submitted by Mike Criscione, Legends manager The 55+ Chicago North Legends went undefeated (4-0-1) in winning the 2017 MSBL Las Vegas Kickoff Classic – but it was by no means an easy go.  Three “come from behind” efforts were required.  We tied our eventual Finals opponent (the 3n2 Rangers) 8-8 […]

2016 35+ National

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 21, 2018

Montebello Angels 7, Chicago Woodpeckers 0 ‘Victory Caps Three-Peat for Angels’ Submitted by Robert Oskin, Angels manager I knew this wasn’t going to be an easy time for us.  We started off in the round robin playing the San Francisco Bulldogs, who were throwing ex-minor leaguer Andy Torres.  Our staff was equally awesome as Sergio […]

2016 65+

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 21, 2018

Tri-Valley Antiques 22, Philadelphia Phillies 6 ‘Tom Turner Voted MVP’ Submitted by Denny Brown, Antiques manager The Tri-Valley Antiques went 5-1 in the MSBL Las Vegas Kickoff Classic 65+ division to take home the trophy. We opened on Saturday with wins over the Ports (Santa Rosa) and the Phillies (Philly & Detroit). We lost on […]

2016 45+ American

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 21, 2018

Boston Wolfpack 10, Paramount Pirates 4 ‘Two Mike Smith Bombs Lead the Pack’ By Sterling Endicott, Boston Wolfpack The Boston Wolfpack won the 45+ American Las Vegas Kickoff Classic with a 10-4 victory over the Paramount Pirates.  The Pack went undefeated in pool round and secured the number one seed. Their win in Game three […]

2015 50+ National

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 21, 2018

“Bertrand’s Complete Game Seals the Deal” Team Victory 11, Boston Wolfpack 1 By Dave Brunette, Team Victory manager, and Steve LaMontia, MSBL Ali had his Frazier. Butch had Sundance. Team Victory has the Wolfpack. These two heavyweights know each other well and the respect runs deep both ways. Team Victory kept pounding and pounding on […]

2015 45+ National

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 21, 2018

“Darensbourg Calms the Waves” Las Vegas Senators 7, Downey Waves 0 By Rich Hernandez, Senator’s manager, and Steve LaMontia MSBL ‘Three’ is the new lucky number for the Las Vegas Senators. The Senators used the third inning to score six of their seven runs and pretty much slammed the door shut as they outlasted the […]

2015 50+ American

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 21, 2018

‘Veteran Pawelek Pitches and Hits to Title Victory’ Utah Pirates 18, DC Express 12 Contributed by Randy Miles, Utah Pirates manager In the semi-finals we beat the 3N2 Rangers 8-7 in a nail bitter. They had the tying and winning runs on second and third with one out in the top of the ninth when […]

2015 55+ Wood Bat

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 21, 2018

‘Four Run Sixth Propels Angels’ Inland Angels 7, Chicago North Legends 4 By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Las Vegas, Nevada, March 9, 2015-The Inland Angels entered the bottom of the sixth inning holding on to a precarious 3-2 advantage over the experienced Chicago North Legends in the finals of the 55 and over championship […]

2015 35+ National

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 21, 2018

‘Chavarin and Vega Combine for Victory’ Montebello Angels 2, San Fernando Valley Bulldogs 1 By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Daniel Arruda walked to start the bottom of the seventh inning and later came around to score the go ahead run to make it 2-0 in favor of the Montebello Angels, as they tried to […]

2014 25+ National

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 21, 2018

Monterey Seals claim title in first kickoff try 25 National: Monterey Seals 5, So Cal Snappers 3By Jeff McGaw, MSBLNational.com Las Vegas Nv., March 10, 2014 – Nate Sevier threw a five hitter and notched three hits and an RBI as the Monterey Seals defeated the So Cal Snappers 5-3 to claim the 25 National […]

2014 50+ Wood Bat

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 21, 2018

2014 50+ Wood Bat MSBL Kickoff Classic Champion Team Victory Team Victory 12, Boston Wolfpack 7 “Thigpen paces Team Victory” Contributed by Tom Taylor and Jeff McGaw Las Vegas, Nev. March 10, 2014 — For the third consecutive year the Boston Wolfpack and Team Victory faced off in the finals at the Kickoff Classic, and […]

2014 60+ Wood Bat

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 21, 2018

Fresno Grizzlies 7, San Antonio Broncos 2 ‘Baker, Griffin key Grizzlies win” By Tom Taylor, for MSBLNational.com Las Vegas, Nv., March 10, 2014 – It was all about redemption for Bob Schiotis and the Fresno Grizzlies. Last year the Grizzlies watched as the USA Patriots did a victory dance following their 10-3 championship game win […]

2014 45+ Wood Bat

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 21, 2018

‘Inaugural trip to Kickoff yields title’ Seattle Frickin A’s 13, Las Vegas Rattlers 12 (10 inn.) By Jeff McGaw, MSBLNational.com Las Vegas, Nev., March 10, 2014 – There’s a theory floating around the dugouts in Las Vegas about why the 2014 Kickoff Classic 45-and-over champions from Seattle call themselves “The Frickin A’s.” The theory is […]

2014 25+ American

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 21, 2018

‘Second title in three years’ 25 American: Big Foot Baseball 17, Chicago Seminoles 5 By Jeff McGaw, MSBLNational.com Las Vegas Nv., March 10, 2014 – Unlike the oft-reported, camera-shy, giant, hairy hominid that creeps virtually unseen through America’s forests, this Bigfoot was seen by everyone in Las Vegas, or at least everyone in the 25-and-over […]

2014 55+ Wood Bat

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 21, 2018

55+ MSBL Las Vegas Kickoff Classic Wood Bat Champion So Cal Fire ‘Martinez chucks and hits to lead the Fire’ So Cal Fire 17, Inland Empire 9 By Tom Taylor, for MSBLNational.com Las Vegas, Nevada, March 3, 2014 – The Inland Empire Angels and the So Cal Fire, two familiar, Southern California-based foes faced off […]

2014 65+ Wood Bat

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 21, 2018

  ‘Ludwig and Young lead the Ports’ Redwood Empire Ports 9, American Nat’l. Wildcats 3 By Jeff McGaw, MSBLNational.com Las Vegas, Nev., March 3, 2014 — A year ago the American National Wildcats finished 0-3 in the 65-and-over division, while the Redwood Empire Ports finished 0-3 in the 55-and-over division. This year was a different […]

2014 35+ Wood Bat

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 21, 2018

Montebello Angels 17, Chicago Woodpeckers 5By Jeff McGaw, MSBLNational.com Las Vegas, Nev., March 3, 2014 — Loosely translated from Spanish to English to baseball, the term caballos refers to a teammate who is particularly powerful or influential – a big horse, a stud, a brute, a beast. Members of the Montebello Angels reserved that term […]

2013 25 + American

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 21, 2018

By Jeff McGaw, MSBLNational.com Las Vegas, Nev. – It sounds funny to say it, but the Las Vegas Dirtbags cleaned the table at the 2013 MSBL Kickoff Classic. The Dirtbags, managed by Kris Barber, claimed the top prize in the 18-and-over adult baseball division on March 4 with a 16-4 takedown of the OC Sox. […]

2013 25+ National Wood Bat

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 21, 2018

Kneeling L-R: Brett Flick, Nick Nunez, Ben Bruff, Josh Stepner and Mike Lange.  Standing L-R: Jason Bendorf, Bill Berman, Britton Scheibe, Alex Renteria, Jerald Burnett, Jon Montgomery, Sean Moran and Ryan Martin Pitcher Ben Bruff’s complete game leads the waySan Diego Knights 4, So Cal Titanes 1 By MSBL Staff Peccole-Rainbow Family Park, Las Vegas […]

2013 50+ Wood Bat

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 21, 2018

Ward and Flutie poke it, Figueroa and Kearschner chuck it Boston Wolfpack 9, Team Victory 3 By Steve LaMontia, MSBL National The Boston Wolfpack won the 2013 Kickoff Classic 50+ Wood Bat Division with a solid 9-3 conquest of Team Victory.The Pack were Kickoff Classic runners-up in 2011 and 2012. Defense and pitching was the […]

2013 45+ Wood Bat

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 21, 2018

2013 45+ Wood Bat Kickoff Classic champion So Cal Matanzas Mercado and Verdecia pace Matanzas So Cal Matanzas 5, 3n2 Rangers 4 By Tom Taylor, for MSBLNational.com Arroyo Grande Complex, Henderson, Nev. — The 3n2 Rangers were looking to defend thetitle they won at the 2012 Kickoff Classic, and the So Cal Matanzas were looking […]

2013 65+ Wood Bat

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 21, 2018

Team USA Co-MVP’s #3 Gary Ewbank and #9 Gerry Noack Gary Noack throws complete game USA Patriots 10, Fresno Grizzlies 3 By Jeff McGaw, MSBL National Children’s Memorial Park Las Vegas Nv., March 11, 2013 — If you’re strong up the middle, good things can happen – and the USA Patriots were, if nothing else, […]

2013 55+ Wood Bat

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 21, 2018

2013 55+ Wood Bat Thatcher’s three hits and four runs pace Sacramento Sacramento Tribe 18, Las Vegas Mariners 11 By Steve LaMontia, Executive Regional Director The Sacramento Tribe flexed their Las Vegas championship muscle yet again to capture the 55+ Wood Bat title in the 2013 edition of the MSBL Kickoff Classic. The Tribe defeated […]

2013 35+ Wood Bat

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 21, 2018

2013 MSBL Kickoff Classic 35+ wood bat champion Team Las Vegas-Red Jeff Cochran pitches Team Las Vegas-Red to titleTeam Las Vegas-Red 16, Downey Waves (CA.) 4 By Steve LaMontia and Thomas Taylor, special to MSBL Team Las Vegas-Red brought the big bats to the 35+ wood bat title, rode Jeff Cochran’s arm into the finals, […]

2013 18+

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 20, 2018

Spurrier, Kirby named Co-MVP’s Dirtbags kickoff rust, claim top prize in Las Vegas By Jeff McGaw and Les Zoltowski Sometimes you win, sometimes you lose, and sometimes you’re standing there holding the championship trophy and you’re really note sure how or why. Las Vegas Dirtbags skipper Kris Barber fit snugly into the third category following […]

2012 45+

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 20, 2018

3n2 Rangers 10, Maine Indians 3 The 3n2 Rangers outdueled the Maine Indians for the MSBL’s 2012 Kickoff Classic 45 title By Andrew Anderson and Jeff McGaw Las Vegas — Arroyo Grande Field 9, March 12, 2012 – The 3n2 Rangers were sitting pretty with a 2-0-1 round robin record and, according to co-manager Laura […]

2012 50+

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 20, 2018

Team New Era 6, Boston Wolfpack 5 Ralph Proulx (kneeling second from right) and Team New Era claimed 50 Kickoff gold in Vegas By Leslie Zoltowski and Jeff McGaw Las Vegas, Moutain Ridge, March 12, 2012 – Marty Sturgeon threw a complete game and Mike Williams delivered a clutch, two-run single in the seventh to […]

2012 65+

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 20, 2018

DC National Spirit 6, Tri Valley Giants 65’s 4 The DC National Spirit hit the jackpot in Vegas with a 6-4 win in the championship game By Les Zoltowski and Jeff McGaw Las Vegas, Mountain Ridge, March 12, 2012 –Gary Sovey and Fred Krause were named tournament co-MVP’s as the DC National Spirit captured the […]

2012 25+ National

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 20, 2018

San Diego Knights 13, So Cal Buzz 2 The San Diego Knights won the 2012 Kickoff Classic 25 National Division in Las Vegas By Tom Taylor and Jeff McGaw, MSBL On-Line Las Vegas — Peccole Park, March 12, 2012 – Jason Bendorf allowed one earned run in five innings, and Dave Ebright threw three scoreless […]

2012 25+ Wood Bat American

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 20, 2018

Big Foot Baseball 3, Las Vegas Dirtbags 2 Big Foot Baseball, formed in 2008, claimed its first MSBL tournament win at the 2012 Kickoff By Tom Taylor and Jeff McGaw, MSBL On-Line Las Vegas — Peccole Park, March 12, 2012 – Co-MVP Jonny Arna stroked a walk-off RBI single in the bottom of the 10th […]

2012 55+

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 20, 2018

Sacramento Tribe 12, So Cal Fire 5 The Sacramento Tribe, managed by Ken Chavez, has won six of the last seven Kickoff Classics. By Alejandro Rodriguez   Las Vegas, Nev., March 5, 2012 – Carlos Bryson threw his second complete game of the tournament and got plenty of support from his offense as Ken Chavez’ […]

2012 35+

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 20, 2018

Phoenix Tube 8, Montebello Angels 1 The Phoenix Tube won the 35 Wood Bat title with an 8-1 win over the Montebello Angels By Alejandro Rodriguez LAS VEGAS – Kirk Jacobs had four hits and three RBI, and Freddy Flores pitched a complete game three hitter with eight strikeouts as the Phoenix Tube defeated the […]

2012 18+

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 20, 2018

Las Vegas Dirtbags 6, Nassau Pirates 3 The Las Vegas Dirtbags, managed by Kris Barber, earned the 2012 Kickoff title By Alejandro Rodriguez, MSBL On-Line   Las Vegas, Nev., March 5, 2012 — Justin Clift was 2-for-4 with three RBI, and Justin Spurrier threw a complete-game as Kris Barber’s Las Vegas Dirtbags beat the Nassau […]

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