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18+ World SeriesOCT 17 - 21SCHEDULESCORESSTANDINGS
35+ World SeriesOCT 15 - 20SCHEDULESCORESSTANDINGS
50+ World SeriesOCT 14 - 19SCHEDULESCORESSTANDINGS
70+ World SeriesOCT 14 - 20SCHEDULESCORESSTANDINGS
55+ World SeriesOCT 20 - 25SCHEDULESCORESSTANDINGS
65+ World SeriesOCT 20 - 26SCHEDULESCORESSTANDINGS
40+ World SeriesOCT 22 - 27SCHEDULESCORESSTANDINGS
73+ World SeriesOCT 22 - 27SCHEDULESCORESSTANDINGS
Father/Son World SeriesOCT 25 - 28SCHEDULESCORESSTANDINGS
25+ World SeriesOCT 20 - 24SCHEDULESCORESSTANDINGS
45+ World SeriesOCT 29 - NOV 3SCHEDULESCORESSTANDINGS
60+ World SeriesOCT 29 - NOV 3SCHEDULESCORESSTANDINGS

2018 45+ Central

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 5, 2018

Tri-Valley Giants 7, Chicago N TSP Lookouts 2 ‘Naranjo Complete Game Tops Off Payback Title’  By Rodney Johnson, special to MSBL November 3, 2018, Diablo Stadium– Fernando Naranjo pitched a complete game to lead Tri-Valley past Chicago N TSP 7-2 in the 45 + Central Championship game at Tempe Diablo Stadium. Chicago took the early […]

2018 55+ Cactus Consolation

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 5, 2018

Connecticut Jor Els 10, Seattle Blues 6  ‘MVP ‘Big John’ Beady Leads the Charge’ By Matt Akins, special to MSBL October 25, 2018, Mesa, AZ…Scorekeepers were kept busy in this high scoring game between the Jor Els and the Blues as bats were blistering. Seattle started off hot, taking a 4-0 lead in the first […]

2018 35+ Cactus

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 5, 2018

Puget Sound Reds 19, Nor Cal Knights 5 ‘Offensive Explosion Overwhelms Knights’ By Rodney Johnson, special to MSBL October 20, 2018, Diablo Stadium, Tempe, AZ– From mid-October through March, the Puget Sound area receives about 75% of its’ famous average annual rainfall of about 40 inches. The most of the team is from the nearby […]

2018 50+ Cactus Consolation

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 5, 2018

Utah Braves 13, Austin Express 7 ‘Lefty Duo Brings Home the Ring’ By Russ Christ, special to MSBL October 19, 2018, Mesa, AZ…Southpaw pitchers Greg Bowman and Patrick Littlefield combined to scatter 12 hits as the Utah Braves beat the Austin Express 13-7 at Mesa’s Fitch Park in a 50 plus Cactus consolation game. Braves’ manager Randy Miles, hitting in the eighth spot, was 4-4 […]

2018 55+ National

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 5, 2018

San Antonio Bombers 4, TEAM Victory 3 ‘Smith Outduels Flint for Championship Victory’ By Russ Christ, special to MSBL October 25, 2018, Mesa, AZ…The San Antonio Bombers edged TEAM Victory 4-3, scoring an unearned run in the top of the ninth to win a memorable 55 plus National championship game at HoHoKam Park in Mesa in the 31st annual MSBL […]

2018 65+ Cactus

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 5, 2018

Chicago Grays 7, San Diego Aztecs 6 ‘Ociepka Takes Control on the Bump’ By Jake Rill, special to MSBL National October 26, 2018, Mesa, AZ…In a tough spot, Chicago Grays pitcher Paul Ociepka knew what he needed to do to secure a victory – and a championship – for his team. With Chicago leading by […]

2018 18+ National

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 5, 2018

Atlanta Red Barons 6, Orange County Rays 4   ‘From 1-4 Pool Play to Championship’ By Rodney Johnson, special to MSBL October 21, 2018, Tempe, AZ…After losing a four run lead in the seventh inning, the Red Barons rebounded to plate a pair in the eighth and hang on for a 6-4 win. The rally […]

2018 60+ American

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 5, 2018

RI Salty Dogs 8, California Tribe 6 ‘Figuerua Gets it Done on the Mound at at the Plate’ By Rodney Johnson, special to MSBL November 3, 2018, Diablo Stadium, Tempe, AZ- Rhode Island came from behind to score three times after there were two outs in the fifth inning. That was enough to lift them […]

2018 25+ Central

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 5, 2018

Twin City Cardinals 12, Denver Kokopelli’s 10   ‘MVP Casazza Praises Entire Team of MVP’s’ By Russ Christ, special to MSBL October 24, 2018, Mesa, AZ…MVP Dan Casazza was 3-4 with two triples and a double and scored four runs to lead the Twin City Cardinals over the Denver Kokopelli’s 12-10 in the 25 plus Central championship at Mesa’s HoHoKam Park. […]

2018 60+ Cactus

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 5, 2018

Colorado Stars 8, Chicago North Cubs 6 ‘Friskey Goes Distance to Secure Ring for Colorado’ By Tom Pomatto, special to MSBL November 3, 2018, Mesa, AZ…The Colorado Stars avenged their only defeat in MSBL 60 Cactus Division pool play by beating the undefeated Chicago North Cubs 8-6 in a thriller at Riverview Fields to capture […]

2018 Father/Son Federal

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 5, 2018

Team Mexico 7, KC Athletics 1 ‘Team Mexico Strikes Late and Often to Secure Championship’ By Rodney Johnson, special to MSBL October 28, 2018, Diablo Stadium, Tempe, AZ–Team Mexico came from behind to score seven runs in the final three innings and defeat Kansas City in the 2018 Father-Son Federal title game at Tempe Diablo […]

2018 55+ Cactus

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 5, 2018

Sacramento Blue Jays 16, South Bay Zephyrs 13 ‘Hits, Errors and 39 Runs Define Title’ By Rodney Johnson, special to MSBL October 25, 2018, Hohokam Stadium, Mesa, AZ– Like a low-budget horror movie, the 55 + Cactus Championship game wasn’t an artistic masterpiece, but it was full of thrills. The back-and-forth chiller finished with Sacramento […]

2018 25+ Cactus

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 5, 2018

Des Moines Bruins 10, San Jose Marlins 7 ‘Fred RBI’s Key Bruin Championship’ By Russ Christ, special to MSBL October 24, 2018, Mesa, AZ…MVP Jo Fred keyed a four-run eighth with a three-run double as the Des Moines Bruins rallied to beat the San Jose Marlins 10-7 at HoHoKam Park in Mesa in the 25 plus Cactus championship game. Fred, hitting […]

2018 60+ Central

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 5, 2018

DFW Phillies 11, Dragons 6 ‘Phillies Overcome 5-0 Hole to Rebound to Title’ By Jason Johnson, special to MSBL November 2, 2018, Hohokam Stadium, Mesa, AZ – As the Phillies walked out of the stadium the rookies were carrying the older guys’ bags but they were fine with that because it meant they had just […]

2018 25+ National

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 5, 2018

Kansas City Monarchs 10, So Cal Titans 9  ‘Team Chemistry Paves Way to the Ring’ By Rodney Johnson, special to MSBL October 24, 2018, Diablo Stadium, Tempe, AZ– There is no clock in baseball, you never run out of time. But in this seesaw battle, the So Cal Titans finally used up all of their […]

2018 45+ Cactus

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 5, 2018

D-Bat Angels 13, Arizona Marlins 10 ‘League Rivals Square Off for Tourney Bragging Rights’ By Jason Johnson, special to MSBL November 2, 2018, Hohokam Stadium, Mesa, AZ. – These two local teams knew that only one of them would walk into work on Monday morning with bragging rights over the other. Despite being very familiar […]

2018 25+ Mountain

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 5, 2018

Santa Clara Twins 15, Westside Bandits 1 ‘Mecott Leads the Drive to the Finish’ By Rodney Johnson, special to MSBL October 24, 2018, Tempe Diablo Stadium– Like a fast moving train on a downhill track, the Santa Clara Twins were impossible to stop. Just ask the Westside Bandits who got in their path. The Twins […]

2018 Father/Son Zona

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 5, 2018

Ranch Blue Dogs 10, Utah Utes 9   ‘Championship Dedicated to Scottie Lewis’ By Jason Skoda, special to MSBL October 28, 2018, Mesa, AZ…There was nowhere else the ball to be hit. It had to be to third base. Right into Dad’s waiting glove.  No one else was going to register the assist on the […]

2018 18+ Mountain

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 5, 2018

Santa Rosa Rose Buds 15, Nassau Pirates 7 ‘Rose Buds ‘Family’ Atmosphere Secures Title’ By Rodney Johnson, special to MSBL October 21, 2018, Diablo Stadium, Tempe, AZ– Like the big leagues’ 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates, the theme of the Santa Rosa Rose Buds may well be “We Are Family.” A group of 17 young ballplayers staying […]

2018 65+ National

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 5, 2018

LA Athletics 13, TSP Fire 2 ‘Danny ‘the Beast’ Pawelek Shows Off Hall of Fame Form’ By Russ Christ, special to MSBL national October 26, 2018, Mesa, AZ…Winning pitcher Danny Pawelek threw a complete-game, scattering eight hits, walking one and striking out three to lead the LA Athletics over Team Sport Pro (TSP) Fire 13-2 at Fitch Park in Mesa in the […]

2018 18+ Central

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 5, 2018

CenCal Nuts 4, Arizona Storm 1 ‘Burt Throws Complete Game Gem for Title’ By Jason Johnson, Special to MSBL October 21, 2018, Hohokam Stadium, Mesa, Ariz. – With the summer monsoon season winding down in Arizona the Storm was hoping for one more microburst at Hohokam Stadium when they faced off against the CenCal Nuts […]

2018 Father/Son American

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 5, 2018

San Jose Giants 4, Sonora 3 ’18 Game Winning Streak Leads to Third Consecutive Crown’ By Rodney Johnson, special to MSBL October 28, 2018, Diablo Stadium, Tempe, AZ– Don Chambers relay throw in the eighth inning nipped Francisco Fonseca at the plate to cut down the tying run as the Giants hung on to beat […]

2018 65+ Central

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 5, 2018

San Antonio Lonestars 5, Fresno Grizzlies 2 ‘Piacenti Leads the Charge to the Title’ By Jason P. Skoda, special to MSBL October 26, 2018, Mesa, AZ…The San Antonio Lonestars apparently hold grudges – and leads -when it comes to what happens on the diamond.  The Lonestars lost early in the week to the Fresno Grizzlies. […]

2018 70+ National

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 5, 2018

USA Volkers 8, San Diego Berry’s 7  ‘Blatt Walk-off Wins Championship in Extras’ By Jason Johnson, special to MSBL October 20, 2018, Riverview, Mesa, Ariz. – With the team’s heartbeat, Mark Adams, sitting in the stands due to a medical issue the USA Volkers were able scratch out a win in 13 innings against the […]

2018 73+ National

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 5, 2018

Sacramento Stars 6, SD Rushmores 4 ‘MVP Brown Picks up Win’ By Rick Arbogast, special to MSBL October 27, 2018, Tempe Diablo Field #1, Temp, AZ….The game started well for the South Dakota Rushmore’s as they pushed two runners across in the top of the first inning.  Mike Spratt and Paul Smith started things off […]

2018 50+ National

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 5, 2018

Boston Wolfpack 3, Tri Valley 0   ‘Smith Shuts Down Tri Valley for Shutout Victory’ By Rodney Johnson, special to MSBL October 19, 2018, Tempe Diablo Stadium– A pair of timely hits and two costly errors by Tri-Valley helped Boston break up a scoreless tie with three runs in the seventh inning and capture the […]

2018 40+ Mountain

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 5, 2018

Arizona Angels 11, Burlington Mudhens 9 ‘Acuna Puts Out Fire, Secures Championship’  By Rodney Johnson, special to MSBL October 27, 2018, Diablo Stadium, Tempe, AZ– Juan Acuna came on for Arizona to shut down a ninth inning rally by Burlington as the Angels hung on for an 11-9 win in the 40 + Mountain Championship […]

2018 55+ Central

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 5, 2018

St. Louis Gameface 5, 3n2 Rangers 4 ‘Aiello at the Plate, Ringling on the Bump Secure Ring’ By Randy Vernon, special to MSBL October 25, 2018, Mesa, AZ…The St. Louis Gameface outlasted the 3n2 Rangers in 11 innings, 5-4, winning the 55+ Central Division Championship. The Rangers tied the game at four runs apiece in […]

2018 50+ Central

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 5, 2018

Raleigh Braves 23, 3n2 Rangers 9   ‘Kopitzke Shines on the Bump; at the Plate’ By Rodney Johnson, Special to MSBL October 19, 2018, Tempe Diablo Stadium– A 23-run, 27-hit barrage capped the 2018 50 + Central title for the Raleigh Braves. But getting to he championship game was the toughest part of the tournament. […]

2018 45+ Cactus Consolation

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 5, 2018

Utah Red Sox 12, Las Vegas Stars 8 ‘Cancer Survivor Bills Unites Red Sox to Title’ By David J DiDomenico, special to MSBL November 3, 2018, Fitch Park, Mesa, AZ…Encouragement to his teammates and enjoying both camaraderie and the competition on a baseball diamond is something the doctors of Jared Bills never thought he would […]

2018 50+ Cactus

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 5, 2018

Hawaii Islanders 6, LS Warriors 2  ‘Viramontes Settles in on the Bump’ By Tom Pomatto, special to MSBL  October 19, 2018, Mesa, AZ…The Hawaii Islanders overcame a 2-1 deficit by scoring five runs in the seventh inning to defeat the Louisville Slugger Warriors 6-2 in the 50+ Cactus Championship game at HoHoKam Stadium.  LS Warriors […]

2018 Father/Son Cactus

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 5, 2018

Terre Haute Volkers 7, Des Moines Bruins 4 ‘Geltis and Pickering Family Bring Cop the Ring’ By Jason Johnson, special to MSBL October 28, 2018, Hohokam Stadium, Mesa, AZ– It took every ounce of talent from three generations of families but the Terre Haute Volkers were able to hold off the Des Moines Bruins 7-4 […]

2018 35+ Central

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 5, 2018

Tulsa Biscuits 10, Omaha Red Sox 3   ‘Jeff Holliday and Zach Humphrey Co-MVP’s’ By Rodney Johnson, Special to MSBL October 20, 2018, Tempe Diablo Stadium– Like a pack of rabbits on the loose, the Tulsa Biscuits stole 13 bases and hopped across the plate 10 times to run past the Omaha Red Sox 10-3 […]

2018 70+ Central

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 5, 2018

El Paso SunKings 23, Terre Haute Volkers 11  ‘Superman Zapata Cops MVP Honors’ By Russ Christ, special to MSBL October 20, 2018, Mesa, AZ…In a three-hour game that was never in question, an undefeated Indiana team took on a motivated Texas squad in the 31st annual MSBL World Series. Hector Zapata made sure he had an impact.  […]

2018 70+ American

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 5, 2018

Sacramento Solons 7, San Diego Mudcats 0 ‘Young Notches Complete Game Shutout Victory’ By Matt Akins, special to MSBL October 20, 2018, Mesa, AZ…The Mudcats of San Diego, led by manager Jerry Brown, advanced to face off against the Sacramento Solons in the 70+ American League Championship. According to Brown “good team defense” is what […]

2018 Father/Son Central

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 5, 2018

Maine Diamond Dogs 12, Minnesota Crosstown Traffic 3 ‘MVP Ryan DiMascio Homer Ignites Fireworks’  By Jake Rill, special to MSBL National October 28, 2018, Goodyear Ballpark, Goodyear, AZ – Ryan DiMascio said the Maine Diamond Dogs Father/Son team was filled with a large number of Red Sox fans this year. And mere hours before Boston […]

2018 40+ American

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 5, 2018

Montebello Angels 4, Long Island Panthers 3 ‘Yanez and Nava Combine for Title on the Bump’ By Rodney Johnson, special to MSBL October 29, 2018, Diablo Stadium, Tempe, AZ– One pitch. After battling for seven games throughout the week, it all boiled down to one pitch; and then it was over. Ed Nava of the […]

2017 25+ Cactus

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 6, 2018

Des Moines Bruins 11, Albuquerque Desert Trout 2 ‘Pennings Takes Control on the Bump’ By Jason Johnson, special to MSBL November 5, 2017, Hohokam Stadium, Mesa, Ariz. – Despite having three MSBL Hall of Famers the Des Moines Bruins were still searching for their first World Series title heading into the 25 Cactus championship game. […]

2017 55+ Central

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 6, 2018

St. Louis Gameface 12, Santa Ynez Sox 2 ‘Lacey and Siegel Combine for Championship Victory’ October 26, 2017, HoHoKam Stadium, Mesa, AZ – Starting pitcher Bernard Lacey went 7 1/3 innings and Dan Murray came in to close it out as the Gameface prevailed 12-2 over the Sox. The Gameface broke up a close game by […]

2017 45+ Central

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 6, 2018

Utah Rockies 9, California Hogs 6 ‘MVP Valdez Throws Complete Game Championship Victory’ By Rodney Johnson, special to MSBL November 4, 2017, Tempe Diablo Stadium, Tempe, AZ – The Utah Rockies came from behind to capture the 45+ Central title in the 30thAnnual MSBL World Series at Tempe Diablo Stadium. The California Hogs grabbed the […]

2017 60+ Central

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 6, 2018

Dragons 17, Chicago North TSP Fire 3 ‘Wilgus Perfect at the Plate, Arbogast Shines on the Bump’ By Jason Johnson, special to MSBL November 4, 2017, Hohokam Stadium, Mesa, Ariz. – The Dragons scored early and often to extinguish the Chicago Fire 17-3 in the 60 Central Division championship at Hohokam Stadium. Team MVP Mike […]

2017 45+ American

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 6, 2018

OC Sox 6 Team Victory 0 ‘Darensbourg Shutout Leads Sox to Title’ By Rodney Johnson, special to MSBL November 4, 2017, Tempe Diablo Stadium, Tempe, AZ-Vic Darensbourg spent eight years in the Major Leagues and never earned a World Series ring. Now through the magic of the MSBL, he has several. The lefty out of […]

2017 65+ Mountain

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 6, 2018

Chicago Fire 14, Tucson Toros 3 ‘Piraro Leads the Fire with Four Knocks’ By Chris Cadeau, special to MSBL October 27, 2017, Maryvale Complex, Phoenix, AZ – The Chicago Fire erupted for eight runs in the bottom of the seventh-inning and defeated the Tucson Toros by a score of 14-3 to capture the 65+ Mountain […]

2017 55+ National

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 6, 2018

San Antonio Bombers 13 Sacramento Royals 6 ‘MVP Smith Goes 3 for 4, Throws Complete Game’ By Rodney Johnson, special to MSBL October 26, 2017, Tempe Diablo Stadium, Tempe, AZ – If you arrived late to the 55+ National Division championship game, you might as well have stayed home. San Antonio had a 7-0 lead […]

2017 45+ Cactus

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 6, 2018

Spokane Yankees 16, Fresno HCB 8 ‘MVP Wolf Posts Three Knocks, Two RBI, Two Runs Scored’ By Randy Vernon, special to MSBL November 4, 2017, Maryvale Stadium, Phoenix, AZ – The 45+ championship game between the Spokane Yankees and Fresno HCB (“Hard Core Baseball”) was tied at six going into the 8th inning. But in […]

2017 45+ Cactus Consolation

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 6, 2018

Southern California Indians 7, Bay Area Giants 6 ‘Aguila Knocks in DeJesus with Winning Run’ By Randy Vernon, special to MSBL November 4, 2017, Maryvale Stadium, Phoenix, AZ – Southern California came out on top of a closely contested game to win the 45+ Cactus consolation game at Maryvale Stadium. The Bay Area Giants led […]

2017 65+ Cactus

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 6, 2018

Sacramento Senators 15, Chicago Grays 12 ‘MVP Banelos Posts Perfect 5 for 5 at the Plate’ By Randy Vernon, special to MSBL October 27, 2017, Maryvale Auxiliary Field #6, Phoenix, AZ – The Sacramento Senators started strong scoring six runs in the first inning and fought off several rallies by the Chicago Grays to claim […]

2017 60+ Mountain

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 6, 2018

California Tribe 9, San Antonio Lonestars 5 ‘Revenge Tour Settles Past Defeats for Tribe’ By Jason Johnson, special to MSBL November 4, 2017, Hohokam Stadium, Mesa, Ariz. – After losing in the 2016 World Series to the DFW Phillies and in theLas Vegas tournament to the San Antonio Lonestars, the California Tribe were determined to […]

2017 Father/Son Central

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 6, 2018

Minnesota Crosstown Traffic 16, Whittlesey Reds 15 ‘Unbelievable Heroics in Bottom of Ninth Steals Title’ By Rodney Johnson, special to MSBL October 29, 2017, Tempe Diablo Stadium, Tempe, AZ–The proverbial fat lady warmed up for nearly four hours for the finale of the Father Son Central tournament at Tempe Diablo Stadium. When she finally got […]

2017 Father/Son Zona

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 6, 2018

Las Vegas 8, Utah Utes 7 ‘Vukasin’s Third Hit is Walk-off Variety’ By Jason P. Skoda, special to MSBL October 29, 2017, Fitch Park, Mesa, AZ – Jake Vukasin had it easy on the stand-up double and triple. He coasted in without much drama. A little out of breath, maybe, but good to go. It […]

2017 Father/Son Cactus

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 6, 2018

Waikiki Beach Boys 29, Denver Grizzlies 14 ‘Beach Boys Ride Good Vibrations to Repeat Title’ By Jason Johnson, special to MSBL October 29, 2017, Hohokam Stadium, Mesa, Ariz. – Going into the championship game the Waikiki Beach Boys knew their pitching would be their biggest hurdle to repeating as champions in the Father/Son Cactus division […]

2017 50+ National

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 6, 2018

Boston Wolfpack 3, Team Victory 2 (12 Innings) ‘Wolfpack Outlasts Team Victory in Battle of Heavyweights’ By Rodney Johnson, special to MSBL October 20, 2017, Tempe Diablo Stadium, Tempe, AZ- Dave Benedict scored the go ahead run in the top of the 12th inning as the Boston Wolfpack outlasted Team Victory 3-2 to claim the […]

2017 50+ Central

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 6, 2018

Raleigh Braves 12, Waikiki Beach Boys 2 ‘Seven Runs in Seventh Inning Seals the Deal’ By Rodney Johnson, special to MSBL October 20, 2017, Tempe Diablo Stadium, Tempe, AZ- Seven is often considered a mystical, magical, lucky, number. Ancient Greeks thought the number to be extremely lucky. There are many references to the number in […]

2017 70+ National

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 6, 2018

Saint Paul 70s 9, Sacramento Solons 3 ‘Combo of Lane and Alt Shut Down the Solons’ By Randy Vernon, special to MSBL October 20, 2017, Riverview Complex, Mesa, AZ – The Saint Paul 70s started the game with a hot first two innings and their solid pitching and defense held the Sacramento Solons scoreless for […]

2017 35+ Mountain/Central

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 6, 2018

Phoenix Tube 13, Arizona Angels 1 ‘Shutterly Dominates in Lopsided Victory Over Angels’ By Russ Christ, special to MSBL October 21, 2017, Maryvale Stadium, Phoenix, AZ – The outcome of this October baseball championship was never in question. And it was a welcome relief for the Phoenix Tube, which finally got to celebrate. MVP Alex Shutterly […]

2017 50+ Cactus

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 6, 2018

Las Vegas Rattlers 7, Austin Amigos 6 ‘Clemens (Dan) Gets Huge Save for Championship Birthday Present’ By Russ Christ, special to MSBL October 20, 2017, HoHoKam Stadium, Mesa, AZ – With one out in the top of the ninth inning, two runners on base and his team leading 7-6, right-hander Dan Clemens entered the game […]

2017 70+ Central

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 6, 2018

Ohio Classics 20, San Antonio Texans 9   ‘Midgley Spends Night in Hospital, Returns for MVP Honor’ By Mary Kusmirek and Mike Tango, special to MSBL October 20, 2017, Riverview Park, Mesa, AZ- (Photos by Jan DiLoreto and Mary Kusmirek) The Classics of Ohio executed an amazing opening move in their match with the Texans […]

2017 55+ Cactus

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 6, 2018

South Bay Zephyrs 8, Quad City Blasters 4 ‘Iron Man Hunter Cops MVP Award’ By Rick Arbogast, special to MSBL October 26, 2017, HoHoKam Stadium, Mesa, AZ-The matchup between the South Bay Zephyrs and Quad City Blasters was between two undefeated teams in pool play. They both came into the game 8-0 with high hopes on […]

2017 25+ National

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 6, 2018

So Cal Reds 3, So Cal Snappers 0 ‘Russell Shuts Out Snappers, Holder Earns Save’ By Russ Christ, special to MSBL November 4, 2017, Sloan Park, Mesa AZ- Shut outs are rare in the Men’s Senior Baseball League World Series. But they are not unheard of, especially in the younger age groups where talented pitchers usually […]

2017 40+ Mountain

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 6, 2018

Utah Rockies 9, Long Island Panthers 5 ‘Wallin’s Four Knocks Pace the Rockies’ By Rodney Johnson, special to MSBL October 28, 2017,Tempe Diablo Stadium- The Utah Rockies broke up a close game with a five-run eighth inning and held on to beat the Long Island Panthers 9-5 in the Mountain 40+ Division Championship game at […]

2017 18+ National

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 6, 2018

BIIIP 12, Orange County Rays 5 ‘Fernandez and Moen Shut the Door on the Rays’ By Rodney Johnson, special to MSBL October 22, 2017, Tempe Diablo Stadium, Tempe, AZ– Sometimes the best decision a manger can make is the one he doesn’t make at all. In the second inning of the 18+ National Championship game […]

2017 25+ Mountain

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 6, 2018

San Diego Athletics 10, Westside Bandits 2 ‘Our Guys Came to Play This Entire Week!’ (Steven Woods, manager) By Patrick Lagreid, special to MSBL November 5, 2017, Maryvale Stadium, Phoenix, AZ-A quick and balanced offensive attack led the San Diego Athletics to a 10-2 victory over the Westside Bandits from Los Angeles on Sunday morning […]

2017 35+ Cactus

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 6, 2018

Omaha Red Sox 6, Puget Sound Reds 3 ‘Bilek Throws Two Complete Games in 24 Hours to Secure Title’ By Jason Johnson, special to MSBL October 21, 2017, Hohokam Stadium, Mesa, Ariz. – After pitching a complete game less than 24 hours before the championship, the Red Sox were hoping to get at least four […]

2017 70+ American

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 6, 2018

Red Deer Legends 8, San Diego Mudcats 6 ‘Iron Man Claudio Throws Complete Game, Goes 3 for 4’ By Jake Rill, special to MSBL National October 20, 2017, Riverview Park, Mesa, AZ-Angel Claudio was tired. And rightfully so. The Red Deer Legends pitcher threw nine innings on Wednesday, five innings on Thursday and was in […]

2017 50+ Cactus Consolation

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 6, 2018

Red Deer Legends 9, Houston Skeeters 1 ‘Laughlin Goes the Distance on the Bump’ By Jake Rill, special to MSBL National October 20, 2017, Riverview Park, Mesa, Ariz. — Red Deer Legends pitcher Brian Laughlin said his team’s offense struggled early this week in the 50+ Cactus Division of the MSBL World Series.  That certainly […]

2017 65+ Central

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 6, 2018

Red Deer Legends 6, Fresno Grizzlies 3 ‘These Guys Never Quit!’ (Legends manager Blair Hanna) By Jake Rill, Special to MSBL October 27, 2017, Maryvale Baseball Park, Phoenix — Alex Courtorielle and his Red Deer Legends teammates worked out of several tough jams on Friday morning. However, they saved their best escape act for the […]

2017 40+ American

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 6, 2018

Montebello Angels 4, San Antonio Titans 0 ‘MVP Vega Battles Back Spasms, Goes the Distance’ By Rodney Johnson, special to MSBL October 28, 2017, Tempe Diablo Stadium, Tempe, AZ– Pitching duels were commonplace when players from today’s MSBL 40 + American Division were growing up. There were duels between aces nearly every series. Times have […]

2017 55+ Cactus Consolation

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 6, 2018

Tri Valley SJ Giants 20, Houston Skeeters 5 ‘Giants Bat Everyone, Come Up Winners’ By Russ Christ, special to MSBL October 26, 2017, Fitch Park, Mesa, AZ-The Tri Valley SJ Giants, managed by Sacramento, Calif., resident and catcher Rob Segura, beat the Houston Skeeters 20-5 to claim third place in the 55 Plus Cactus Division […]

2017 65+ American

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 7, 2018

LA Athletics 10, St. Paul Saints 4 ‘World Series Workhorse Pawelek Twirls Complete Game Victory’ By Russ Christ, special to MSBL October 27, 2017, Maryvale Stadium, Phoenix, AZ-Heavily favored, undefeated, and with its ace, Danny Pawelek, on the mound, there was little chance the LA Athletics would lose. And they didn’t. Pawelek threw a complete-game, seven […]

2017 60+ Cactus

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 7, 2018

Colorado Stars 5, Inland Angels 4 ‘New Stars Capture Elusive Title for Colorado’ By Russ Christ, special to MSBL November 4, 2017, Sloan Park, Mesa, AZ-Sometimes all it takes is a name change.  The Colorado Buffaloes, with players from Colorado Springs to Fort Collins to Cheyenne, switched their name to the Colorado Stars this year […]

2017 Father/Son Federal

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 7, 2018

SoCal Quakes 6, Team Mexico 5 ‘Annunziato Single in Eleventh Inning Seals ’Three-Peat” By Jason Johnson, special to MSBL October 29, 2017, Hohokam Stadium, Mesa, Ariz. – Playing in their seventh MSBL World Series in the Father/Son division, the experience never gets old for the family bonding time for the SoCal Quakes. It doesn’t hurt […]

2017 35+ Cactus Consolation

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 7, 2018

Portland Mets 12, Sacramento White Sox 0 ‘Lyman Throws Shutout, Shines All Week’ By Jason Johnson, special to MSBL October 21, 2017, Hohokam Stadium, Mesa, Az – Solid defense and a strong outing from starting pitcher Greg Lyman led the Portland Mets to a 12-0 victory over the Sacramento White Sox in the 35 Cactus […]

2017 73+ Division

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 7, 2018

South Dakota Rushmores 26, Ohio Classics 7 ‘Rushmores Make it Three in a Row’ By Rick Arbogast, special to MSBL October 27, 2017, Riverview Fields, Mesa, AZ- “For the Love of the Game” In talking to many of the players of the 73+ championship game this is the recurring theme. The passion for playing this great […]

2017 Father/Son American

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San Jose Giants 8, Capital City Cardinals 2 ‘MVP Chambers Tallies Three Knocks’ By Rodney Johnson, special to MSBL October 29, 2017, Tempe Diablo Stadium, Tempe, AZ-On the field, the San Jose Giants beat the Capital City Cardinals 8-2 to claim the Father/Son American Division title at Tempe Diablo Stadium. However numbers on the scoreboard […]

2017 18+ Mountain

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Las Huertas 9, Central California Nuts 1 ‘Rodarte Takes Control on the Mound’ By Rodney Johnson, special to MSBL Tempe Diablo Stadium, October 22, 2017– Las Huertas rode the complete game pitching of Mario Rodarte to a 9-1 win in the18+ Mountain Division Championship Game at Tempe Diablo Stadium. Las Huertas is a group from […]

2017 25+ Central

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Tucson Longhorns 8, Rhode Island Brewers 4   ‘MVP Flores Relieves in 7th, Secures Victory’ By Patrick Lagreid, Special to MSBL November 5, 2017, Maryvale Stadium, Phoenix, AZ-It would be a long day for the two teams that would meet in the final game of the 2017 MSBL World Series, as they each had to […]

2017 18+ Central

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Santa Rosa Rosebuds 5, MSL All Stars 3 ‘Rosebuds Win First Trophy for Wildfire Victims’ By Jason Johnson, special to MSBL October 22, 2017, Hohokam Stadium, Mesa, Ariz. – With wildfires threatening their neighborhoods and businesses back home the Santa Rosa Rosebuds made the trip to Arizona with more than baseball on their minds. Santa […]

2016 25+ Mountain

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Arizona Smoke 6, Westside Bandits 3 ‘Garcia Complete Game Completes Payback Victory’ By Patricia Garcia, special to MSBL National November 6, 2016, Maryvale Stadium (Phoenix, Ariz.) – “Revenge is so much sweeter,” said Andy Garza, manager of the Arizona Smoke. The Arizona Smoke redeemed themselves with a 6-3 victory over the Westside Bandits to claim […]

2016 65+ American

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USA Volkers 12, TSP Fire 0 ‘Allen Extinguishes Fire with Shutout on Bump’ By Wes Thomas, special to MSBL National October 28, 2016, Salt River Diamondbacks Complex – The USA Volkers entered the championship game against the TSP Fire boasting a 5 and 0 record in hopes of capping off their dominance with a World […]

2016 55+ Central

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3N2 Rangers 14, LA Athletics 1 ‘Ortiz Complete Game and 19 Total Hits Doom Athletics’ By Wes Thomas, special to MSBL National October 27, 2016, Maryvale Stadium, Phoenix, AZ – When two heavyweights go toe to toe in a boxing ring, the one left standing is usually the one that withstands the pounding , and […]

2016 60+ Central

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San Antonio Lonestars 8, Portland Volcanoes 3 ‘Lonestars ‘Hit Parade’ Too Much for Volcanoes’ By Jason Johnson, special to MSBL National November 5, 2016, Hohokam Stadium, Mesa, Ariz. – Ken Herman of the Portland Volcanoes and Wayne Hand of the San Antonio Lonestars may have been wearing different uniforms but they are fighting similar battles […]

2016 45+ Cactus ‘Ring’ Division

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Lehigh Valley Hurricanes 16, Ventura Dodgers 10 ‘MVP Dasco Shows the Way from Leadoff Spot’ By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications November 5, 2016, Maryvale Stadium, Phoenix, AZ – Things looked bleak for the Lehigh Valley Hurricanes through four innings. The team from Allentown, Pennsylvania and San Diego were down to the Ventura Dodgers 5-2.  Then […]

2016 25+ Central ‘Ring’ Division

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Colorado Rippers 9, MSL Chicago 1 ‘MacDonald Complete Game Nets First Title for Rippers’ By Patrick Lagreid, special to MSBL National November 6, 2016, Maryvale Baseball Complex, Phoenix, AZ– Midwest Suburban League (MSL) Chicago and the Colorado Rippers both came into Sunday’s 25 Wood Bat Central championship with 6-1 records and having played several long […]

2016 55+ Cactus ‘Wind Jackets’

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Dallas Rangers 10, Connecticut Joe Els 4 ‘Iron Man Sierra Cops MVP Honors on Bump’ By Cory Kamerschak, special to MSBL National October 27, 2016, Tempe Auxiliary Field #1 – The Dallas Rangers scored 10 runs on their way to a 10-4 victory over the Connecticut Joe Els for the Men’s 55+ Cactus ‘Wind Jacket’ […]

2016 35+ Central

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Salt Lake Lugnuts 10, So Cal Titans 2 ‘Clinton Complete Game Stifles Titans for Second Time’ By Patricia Garcia, special to MSBL National October 22, 2016, Maryvale Stadium (Phoenix, Ariz.)– Salt Lake Lugnuts’ starting pitcher Ray Clinton walked out to the mound nine times in the 10-2 victory over the So Cal Titans. While, it […]

2016 55+ Mountain

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Sacramento Royals 12, Buffalo Team New Era 1   ‘Tuman Complete Game Caps ‘Three-Peat’ By Patricia Garcia, special to MSBL National  October 27, 2016, 55+ Mountain Division, Tempe Diablo Stadium – The Sacramento Royals won the World Series Championship for the third year in a row with a 12-1 victory over the Buffalo Team New […]

2016 70+ American

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St. Paul Saints 9, San Antonio Broncos 3 ‘Alt Complete Game Closes Door on Broncos Title Hopes’ By Cory Kamerschak, special to MSBL National October 22, 2016, Tempe Auxiliary #1 – It was a championship match-up between the Broncos and the Saints, but probably not the one you might be thinking of. These Broncos aren’t […]

2016 45+ American

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OC Sox 8, Team New Era 2 ‘Darensbourg Continues Dominance for OC Sox’ By Rodney Johnson, special to MSBL National November 5, 2016, Tempe Diablo Stadium- Former big leaguer Vic Darensbourg limited Team New Era to two runs through eight innings to lead the OC Sox to the 45+ WB American championship at Tempe Diablo […]

2016 45+ Central

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Chicago North TSP Lookouts 12, Tri Valley Giants 11 (10 innings) ‘MVP Torresso Drives in Game Clincher’ By Rodney Johnson, special to MSBL National November 5, 2016, Tempe Diablo Stadium-It took nearly three and one-half hours and ten innings, but after 23 runs and 39 hits, we have a 45+ Central Division champion. The Chicago […]

2016 Father/Son Cactus

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Waikiki Beach Boys 19, Fog City 4 ‘Round, Round, Get Around, They Get Around!’ By Jason Johnson, special to MSBL National October 30, 2016, Sloan Park, Mesa, AZ – “We’ve got a bunch of rabbits out there,” exclaimed the enthusiastic Beach Boys manager Gary Firestone from the steps of the dugout. The Beach Boys had […]

2016 60+ Mountain

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DFW Phillies 7, Sacramento Tribe 6 ‘Williams and Olmo Share Co-MVP Honors in Rivalry’ By Jason Johnson, special to MSBL National November 5, 2016, Hohokam Stadium, Mesa, Ariz. – In a rubber match for the ages, two evenly matched teams went head-to-head after splitting their first two championship contests in previous years. The last time […]

2016 25+ Central ‘Wind Jackets’

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Tucson Tigers 18, Chicago Redhawks 7 ‘18 Runs on 16 Hits Too Much for Redhawks’ By Rick Arbogast, special to MSBL National November 6, 2016, Maryvale Complex, Phoenix, AZ – On a beautiful day for a ball game both teams, the Tucson Tigers and the Chicago Redhawks, came into the contest riding two-game winning streaks.  […]

2016 Father/Son Central

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Whittlesey Reds 9, Team Mexico 7 ‘Short Handed Doesn’t matter to Kraschnewski Family’ By Rodney Johnson, special to MSBL National October 30, 2016, Tempe Diablo Stadium- Injuries are part of the game and for a team already short of pitching, losing one hurler could have signaled the end. Before the game had even started, Reds […]

2016 25+ National

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SoCal Snappers 2, Lake Hefner Pelicans 0 ‘MVP Hartmann Shuts Out Pelicans’ By Jason Skoda, special to MSBL National November 6, 2016, HoHoKam Stadium, Mesa, AZ – The pitcher was in a zone and the defense made highlight plays nearly every inning as the SoCal Snappers knocked off the top-seeded Lake Hefner Pelicans 2-0 for […]

2016 60+ Cactus

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Inland Angels 7, Puget Sound 4 ‘McGauhey Tosses Complete Game Victory for Title’ By Stefan Modrich, special to MSBL November 5, 2016, Tempe #4 – Ted Poleto’s Inland Angels are no stranger to adversity. They’ve conquered it again and again.  Saturday was no different – as the Angels dug themselves out of an early 2-0 hole and […]

2016 45+ Cactus ‘Wind Jackets’

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Indy Giants 9, So Cal Indians 3 ‘Giants in control from start to finish, capture crown’ By Stefan Modrich, special to MSBLNational November 5, 2016, Tempe Diablo Stadium, Tempe, AZ– The Indy Giants haven’t had to worry about much with ace Jeff Johnson on the mound.  They proved that much and more in a 9-3 win […]

2016 73+ Division

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South Dakota Rushmores 20, San Diego Padres 3 ‘MVP Clements Hurls Complete Game for Title’ By Rick Arbogast, special to MSBL National It’s easy to see why the 73+ division South Dakota Rushmores went undefeated for the series.  In a five game stretch they outscored their opponents 106 to 24. Their closest game was a 9 […]

2016 Father/Son Federal

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So Cal Quakes 12, CA Capitals 8 ‘Salinas Just ‘Manny Being Manny’ for MVP Honors’ By Jason Johnson, special to MSBL National October 30, 2016, Sloan Park, Mesa, Ariz. – Barbecue, swimming and Madden video game tournaments all under one roof. What sounds like a fourth of July party is actually how the So Cal […]

2016 Father/Son American

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San Jose 11, Capitol City Cardinals 4 ‘Chambers, Yandle and Hibbard Stifle Capital City’ By Rodney Johnson, special to MSBL National October 30, 2016, Tempe Diablo Stadium- Northern California took the spotlight for the Father/Son American Division Championship at the MSBL World Series in Tempe, Arizona. San Jose hosted the Capitol City Cardinals (Sacramento) at […]

2016 40+ Mountain

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Arizona Angels 10, Sacramento Phillies 4 ‘MVP Reliever Bailian Shuts Door on Phillies’ By Jason Johnson, special to MSBL National October 29, 2016, Tempe Diablo Stadium, Tempe, Ariz – For Sacramento Phillies manager Phil Stokes, managing against the hard-hitting Arizona Angels took him back to his days at Bushrod Park in Oakland, Calif. when he […]

2016 65+ Central ‘Ring’ Division

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Salty Dragons 10, Tucson Toros 4 ‘Tremblay and Castillo Co-MVP’s’ By Russ Christ, Special to MSBL National October 28, 2016, Scottsdale, Ariz. – Diamondbacks Complex – The Dragons’ roster, a combination of players from Rhode Island and Northern California, made it look easy.  They were sparked all week by co-MVP’s Ruben Castillo and Bob Tremblay, […]

2016 65+ Central ‘Wind Jacket’ Division

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San Antonio Broncos 5, Red Sox 1 ‘Barnes Complete Game Seals Championship’ By Jason P. Skoda, special to MSBL National October 28, 2016, Scottsdale, Az – Diamondbacks Complex – At this point in life it is not easy to get in a groove for the players in the 65 Central ‘Wind Shirt’ division, but the […]

2016 35+ Cactus ‘Wind Shirt’ Division

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Minnesota Lumberjacks 11, Sacramento White Sox 6 ‘Wangler and MVP Schmidt Lead the Way’ By Jason Johnson, Special to MSBL National October 22, 2016, Hohokam Stadium, Mesa, Ariz. – Even though baseball doesn’t have a clock the Minnesota Lumberjacks were playing a game within the game trying to not only win their first World Series […]

2016 55+ Cactus ‘Ring’ Division

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Las Vegas 55’s 6, Team Albany 3 ‘Gutierrez Gamble Pays Off’ By Russ Christ, Special to MSBL National October 27, 2016, Mesa, Az. – The Las Vegas 55’s rallied for five runs in the top of the ninth to beat Team Albany 6-3 in the 55+ Cactus ‘Ring’ Division of the MSBL World Series championship […]

2016 35+ National

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AJW White Sox 7, Montebello Angels 5 ‘Russell and Evans Hold Down the Angels’ By Russ Christ, Special to MSBL October 22, 2016, Tempe Diablo Stadium – This might be Cleveland’s year.  Just ask Kevin Howard.  Howard, a hitting coach for the Cleveland Indians and a former journeyman minor league player from Thousand Oaks, Calif., […]

2016 18+ National

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 7, 2018

Paso Robles 5, Santa Clara Twins 3 ‘Draxton Complete Game Seals the Deal’ By Russ Christ, Special to MSBL October 23, 2016, Tempe Diablo Stadium – Reed Bright earned MVP honors, but pitching, as always, wins games. The beneficiary of a complete game from hard-throwing right-hander Erik Draxton, Paso Robles edged the Santa Clara Twins […]

2016 35+ Cactus ‘Ring’ Division

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Puget Sound Twins 14, Murietta Mutiny 3 ‘Lucky Twelve Pays Off for the Puget Sound Twins’ By Jason Johnson, special to MSBL October 22, 2016, Hohokam Stadium, Mesa, Ariz. – In their 12th year of MSBL World Series action, the Puget Sound Twins – formerly the Gators – captured their second national title by defeating […]

2016 50+ Cactus ‘Wind Shirt’ Division

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Long Island Panthers 9, Red Deer Legends 5 ‘Heinemann and Steifel Lead the Way on the Bump’ By Russ Christ, Special to MSBL October 21, 2016, Phoenix, Ariz. – What’s the adage?  Good things come to those who wait is an English phrase extolling the virtue of patience.  And because of it Greg Goodman is […]

2016 50+ Cactus ‘Ring’ Division

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Auburn Braves 17, Long Island Yankees 0 ‘Callahan Earns MVP Honors With Shutout’ By Jason Johnson, special to MSBL October 21, 2016, Tempe Diablo Stadium, Tempe, Ariz. – The circus wasn’t in town but a “bus full of clowns” – as the Auburn Braves affectionately refer to themselves as – pulled into Tempe Diablo Stadium […]

2016 50+ National

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 7, 2018

Team Victory 5, Boston Wolfpack 3 ‘Co-MVP Flynt Throws Complete Game for Crown’ By Jason P. Skoda, special to MSBL October 21, 2016, Tempe Diablo Stadium – Will Flynt of Team Victory stood in the center diamond knowing his left arm only had so many more pitches left in it. The results may say otherwise, […]

2016 70+ National

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 7, 2018

Sacramento Solons 8, Detroit 70’s 7 ‘Solons Battle Back for Walk-off Title’ By Jason P. Skoda, special to MSBL October 22, 2016, Tempe, AZ.– When the core of the team has been together for more than 20 years and they have at least that many MSBL World Series rings there is trust factor that allows […]

2016 50+ Central

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 Waikiki Beach Boys 13, Rochester Red Wings 8   MVP Flores Hits and Runs Beach Boys to the Title’ By Russ Christ, special to MSBL All good teams typically have a catalyst at the top of the order. Meet Jorge Flores. He’s 52. He’s a dispatcher for a transportation company. And he’s fast. Flores, the MVP, center […]

2015 45+ Cactus

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Inland Empire Angels 13, Utah Rockies 5 ‘Brito and Penticoff Lead the Charge’ By Steve LaMontia, MSBL Director of Communications Rich Brito’s complete game from the mound and Rob Penticoff’s 2 RBI triple pushed the Inland Empire Angels ahead in the first inning and they never looked back. Despite the Utah Rockies’ strong efforts in […]

2015 25+ Mountain

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Westside Bandits 4, Arizona Smoke 2 ‘Lugo and Treet Unbeatable Battery-Mates’ By Jason Johnson, special to MSBL November 8, 2015, Hohokam Stadium, Mesa, AZ – In a Wild West showdown between the Westside Bandits and Arizona Smoke the Bandits come out on top 4-2 to capture the 25 Mountain division championship to complete their journey […]

2015 60+ Central

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Chicago Fire TSP 8, Portland Volcanoes 3 ‘Heinzl and Karras Lead the Way’ By MSBL staff writers (photos by Mary Lu Roffe) November 7, 2015, Riverview Park, Mesa, AZ. – The Chicago Fire TSP was the top seed in the 60-over central division but were far from dominant.  Boasting a 5-1 round robin record, they […]

2015 65+ Central

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St. Paul Saints 21, Ports 5 ‘Sather Helps Power Saints to Championship’ By Wes Thomas, special to MSBL October 30, 2015, Tempe Diablo Stadium – The St. Paul Saints led off the bottom of the first inning with a base hit and never let up as they continued to have six multi hit innings and […]

2015 65+ American

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 7, 2018

San Diego Mudcats 10, Lehigh Valley Moondogs 6 ‘Boehm, Cripe and Encoe Lead the Mudcats at the Plate’ By Wes Thomas, special to MSBL October 30, 2015, Tempe Diablo Stadium – The San Diego Mudcats held off a stubborn Lehigh Valley Moondogs team and captured the 65+ American Championship contest at Tempe Diablo Stadium, 10 […]

2015 60+ Cactus

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Red Deer Legends 4, Mudville Nine 0 ‘Courtorielle and Springford Shut the Door’ By Jake Anderson, special to MSBL November 7, 2015, HoHoKam Stadium, Mesa, AZ – Alex Courtorielle and Doug Springford combined for a five hit, eight strikeout shutout in the championship game of the 2015 60+ Wood Bat Cactus Division MSBL World Series. Right fielder Don […]

2015 Father/Son American

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Paramount Pirates 7, LA Athletics 5 ‘First Inning Balk Rattles Athletics’ By Rodney Johnson, special to MSBL November 1, 2015, Tempe Diablo Stadium – Sometimes one play, one pitch or one call can change the entire tenor of a game. Never was that more in evidence than what happened in the first inning of the […]

2015 Father/Son Central

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So Cal Quakes 5, San Antonio Texans 2 ‘Quakes Topple First and Second Seeds in Playoffs to Advance’ By Rodney Johnson, special to MSBL November 1, 2015, Tempe Diablo Stadium – Father and son competitions are about much more than baseball. So Cal Quakes manager John Love explained; “I just love being with the boys. […]

2015 Father/Son Cactus

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Salt Lake City Dodgers 5, San Antonio Reds 3 ‘A Krueger Family Affair Downs the Reds’ By Russ Christ, special to MSBL November 1, 2015, Maryvale Stadium, Phoenix, AZ – Freddy Krueger is the main antagonist of the ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’ film series.  Appropriately, two other Kruegers, Mason, the son, and Mark, his […]

2015 Father/Son Federal

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Kansas City A’s 4, Maine Diamond Dogs 2 ‘Solid Play on the Mound and at the Plate Seal Deal’ By Wes Thomas, special to MSBL November 1, 2015, Maryvale (Phoenix) AZ – The Maine Diamond Dogs Max Peterson led the game drawing a walk off Kansas City A’s starting pitcher Mark Folk.  Later in the […]

2015 45+ Mountain

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 7, 2018

Tri-Valley Giants 2, Raleigh Braves 1 ‘Bull Dog’ Delzer Holds Down the Braves’ Editor’s note:  This story is a little different in how we will convey their game.  The Tri-Valley Giants started their week 0-3 and ran the table to the championship.  Giants manager Art Scears wrote a special tribute to the week and we […]

2015 60+ Mountain

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 7, 2018

Shurty’s Pub Moondogs 5, California Tribe 2 ‘Waelchli and Kinney Hold Down the Tribe’   By Patrick Lagreid, special to MSBL November 7, 2015 – Sloan Park, Mesa, AZ. – The Shurty’s Pub Moondogs were well aware of the challenge they faced this blustery Saturday morning; beyond dealing with the unseasonably cool temperatures and stiff […]

2015 25+ American

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So Cal Reds 8, Lake Hefler Pelicans 2 ‘Mark Leacox Named MVP’ By Patrick Lagreid, special to MSBL November 8, 2015, Maryvale Stadium (Phoenix) – The So. Cal. Reds brought familiarity to Sunday’s 25+ Wood Bat American division championship game against the Lake Hefler Pelicans in spades, as the collective of players from the Los […]

2015 25+ Central

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Albuquerque Cyclones 3, Tucson Longhorns 0 ‘Alvarez Notches Complete Game Shutout’ By Parrick Lagreid, special to MSBL November 8, 2015, Maryvale Stadium, Phoenix, AZ. – In a classic back-and-forth matchup featuring a pair of complete game pitching performances, great defense and some well-timed hits, the Albuquerque Cyclones edged out the Tucson Longhorns 3-0 at Maryvale […]

2015 45+ American

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 8, 2018

OC Sox 4, Steelhead Tavern 2 ‘Darensbourg Complete Game Victory Seals Title’ By Jason Johnson, special to MSBL November 7, 2015, Tempe Diablo Stadium – Déjà vu strikes all over again in Arizona as the OC Sox bested Steelhead Tavern in the 45 American Division Championship for the second straight year in the World Series. […]

2015 45+ Central

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 8, 2018

Brew City Rangers 15, Texas Redbirds 9 ‘Milwaukee’s Best Makes it to the Top’ By Jason Johnson, special to MSBL November 7, 2015, Tempe Diablo Stadium – Running the risk of becoming MSBL’s version of the Buffalo Bills the underdog Brew City Bat Rangers were able to get the monkey off their backs winning their […]

2015 55+ Cactus (lower)

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 8, 2018

Li La Vegas 13, North California Braves 9 ‘Farano Leads Way in Marathon Victory’ By Rick Arbogast, special to MSBL This championship game between Li-La Vegas and North California Braves in the Cactus lower division at Maryvale Stadium is a good example of two teams with character and perseverance.  They had identical records of one […]

2015 18+ National

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 8, 2018

Paso Robles Punishers 11, Atlanta Sidewinders 4 (12 innings) ‘Seven runs in the 12th Inning Put it Away’ By Rodney Johnson, special to MSBL October 25, 2015,Tempe Diablo Stadium- The 18+ WB National Championship game was a matchup of East vs. West. This year, the west came out on top. Juan Carlos Garcia’s three-run triple […]

2015 18+ Central

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 8, 2018

Los Angeles Caxcanes 10, Santa Rosa Rosebuds 6 ‘MVP Rocha Takes Charge’ By Rodney Johnson, special to MSBL October 25, 2015Tempe Diablo Stadium – The passing of the torch couldn’t have gone any smoother for the Los Angeles Caxcanes. Timoteo Chavez took over primary managing duties from his dad whom had led the team for […]

2015 70+ National

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 8, 2018

South Dakota Rushmores 9, Sacramento Solons 8 ‘Spratt Tosses Complete Game Victory for Title’ By Stefan Modrich, special to MSBL Tempe Diablo Stadium, Tempe, 10/24/15– Leadoff man Mike Spratt tossed a complete game for the South Dakota Rushmores, who withstood a late rally from the Sacramento Solons and clung to a 9-8 win to capture […]

2015 55+ Central

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 8, 2018

St. Louis Cardinals 8, Santa Ynez Sox 7 (11 innings) ‘Elmore Blast in 11th Inning Secures Crown.’ By Rick Arbogast, special to MSBL Maryvale Stadium, Phoenix, 10/29/2015–The St. Louis Cardinals proved the old saying, “failure before success” as they captured the 55-over Central World Series Championship this year after losing in the final game in 2014. […]

2015 65+ National

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 8, 2018

L.A. Athletics 10, USA Volkers 5 ‘Little, Clark and Arnold Seal the Deal’ By Jason Skoda, special to MSBL October 30, 2015, Maryvale Stadium, Phoenix, AZ – The ring still fits nicely, the champion’s hat has some meaning and the trophy still carries some weight.  The L.A. Athletics and USA Volkers just wish there was […]

2015 70+ American

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 8, 2018

Detroit Tigers 8, Washington Nationals 6 ‘Tigers Outlast Nationals in 70+ Slugfest’ By Jake Anderson, special to MSBL October 24, 2015, Tempe, AZ, Auxillary Field #1 – If you like offensive baseball, then field #1 of the Los Angeles Angels’ spring training facility was the place to be. The Washington Nationals faced the Detroit Tigers in […]

2015 55+ Mountain

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 8, 2018

Sacramento Royals, 3 San Antonio Bombers, 2 ‘Stonebrook and Barker Shut the Door on the Bombers’ By Russ Christ, special to MSBL October 29, 2015, Tempe, Arizona – It’s always advantageous to have a lefty in the bull pen, especially with the game on the line. In the 55+ Mountain Division MSBL World Series Championship […]

2015 55+ Cactus (upper)

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

Mid-South Warriors 10, Comtek Orioles 6 ‘Roberts Throw Complete Game Victory’ By Russ Christ, special to MSBL October 29, 2015, Tempe, Ariz. – Before the championship game against the Comtek Orioles in the 55+ Cactus Upper Division of the 28th MSBL World Series, players on Mid-South Warriors were somewhat pessimistic at Tempe Diablo Stadium. “It’s […]

2015 50+ Central

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

Utah Pirates 7, Agua Dulce Reds 3   ‘Veteran Pitcher Pawelek Leads the Way from the Bump’ By Russ Christ, special to MSBLOctober 23, 2015, Maryvale Stadium (Phoenix, AZ) – Danny Pawelek is a pitcher. That’s an understatement. He’s a 6-4, 225-pound magician on the mound. He changes speeds, works the corners, possesses pinpoint control and […]

2015 50+ Cactus

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

Auburn Braves 26, Long Island Yankees 3 ‘Braves Pile up 25 Hits to Cruise’ By Russ Christ, special to MSBL October 23, 2015, Maryvale Stadium (Phoenix, Ariz.) – The final score could have easily been a football game. But there were no field goals or touchdowns. Instead, the game, a baseball championship, occurred in the […]

2015 50+ American

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

Team Victory 4, Boston Wolfpack 2 ‘Bons Leads the Way at the Plate’ By Jason Skoda, special to MSBL October 23, 2015, Tempe Diablo Stadium – As ballplayers get older the swing may slow, but stays on the same plane usually. Even though a pitcher’s velocity certainly decreases over time the control and feel for […]

2015 35+ Cactus

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

Team Las Vegas 5, Murietta Mutiny 4 ‘Godman Does the Damage at the Plate’ By Jason Skoda, special to MSBL October 24, 2015, HoHoKam Stadium, Mesa, AZ – The celebration matched the effort as Team Vegas converged in the middle of the diamond after winning the 35 Cactus Division of the MSBL World Series championship. […]

2015 35+ Central

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

Salt Lake Lugnuts 8, Phoenix Tube 5 Salt Lake Wins One for ‘Maddog’ By Russ Christ, Special to MSBL October 24, 2015, Maryvale Stadium (Phoenix, Ariz.) – Inspired by the memory of Maddog, their former shortstop, the Salt Lake Lugnuts won an emotional MSBL World Series Championship in the 35+ Central Division at Maryvale Park […]

2014 60+ Central

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

Arkansas Diamonds 11, Portland Volcanoes 6 ‘Godfrey, Barnes and Washington Lead the Charge’ By Rodney Johnson, special to MSBL Cubs Park-Mesa, AZ, November 8, 2014- It was a case of not getting older, but getting better. After losing in all seven previous championship games in younger divisions, the Arkansas Diamonds won in their first 60+ […]

2014 45+ Cactus

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

Halo Baseball Club 17, Arizona/Utah Rockies 9 ‘MVP Ireland Leads the Halos’ By Jim Richards, special to MSBL Goodyear, Az., November 8, 2014–It isn’t often that you’ll hear a pitcher on a baseball team say that throwing softer gave him better success on the mound, but you get different twists in MSBL baseball. After allowing […]

2014 60+ Mountain

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

L.A. Athletics 20, Greenwood Ridge Dragons 5 ‘Athletics Dominance Too Much To Overcome’ By Lois Akahoshi and Tom Crompton, special to MSBL Tempe Diablo Stadium, November 8, 2014–The 60+ Wood Mountain championship game between the Greenwood Ridge Dragons and the L.A. Athletics had the makings of a high scoring affair. The two teams had rolled […]

2014 45+ American

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

OC Sox 13, Steelhead Tavern 4 ‘Darensbourg Tames the Tavern’ By Lois Akahoshi and Tom Crompton, special to MSBL Tempe Diablo Stadium, November 8, 2014–The storyline between the O C Sox and Steelhead Tavern was the classic underdog versus the unbeaten powerhouse. Tavern breezed to the championship game with a 6-0-1 record, outscoring their opponents […]

2014 35+ Aluminum Bat

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

Team Easton 7, Arizona Angels 3 ‘Vertes Throws and Hits Team Easton to Title” By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Maryvale Stadium, Phoenix, Saturday, November 8, 2014…Team Easton skipper Chris Cotone has been bringing this Los Angeles based powerhouse to the MSBL World Series for six years, hoping for the magic tonic to put them […]

2014 45+ Central

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

Raleigh Braves 5, Colorado Legends 1 ‘Kopitzke Throws Complete Game Victory’ By Steve LaMontia, Director of Communications Maryvale Stadium, Phoenix, Saturday, November 8, 2014…The Colorado Legends were holding a slim 1-0 lead over the Raleigh Braves in the 45-over wood bat central division as they headed into the bottom of the 7th. John Miley was […]

2014 60+ Cactus

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

Red Deer Legends 20, Tortuga Solons 2 ‘Pauley Leads the Legends with Four-Hitter’ By Jason Johnson, special to MSBL Cubs Park, November 8, 2014 – With snow in the forecast for Red Deer, Canada, the bats for the Legends heated up in Arizona resulting in a 26-hit assault en route to a 20-2 victory over […]

2014 Father/Son Cactus

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

Victory USA 14, Motor City Orioles 5 ‘Sturgeon Gets It Done On the Bump’ By Wes Thomas, MSBL National Maryvale Stadium, Phoenix, November 2, 2014–Victory USA,from California, entered the Father and Son Cactus Championship game wearing their “hitting shoes.” Victory USA pounded out 22 hits in their 14 to 5 win over Detroit’s Motor City […]

2014 Father/Son American

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

Athletics 12, Capital City Cardinals 2 ‘Olson and Gonzalez Lead the Way’ By Lois Akahoshi and Tom Crompton, special to MSBL Tempe Diablo Stadium, November 2, 2014–The American Division Father-Son 2014 World Series Championship game between the Capital City Cardinals and The Athletics had the look of an upset waiting to happen. Despite the gritty […]

2014 Father/Son Federal

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

Downey Waves 16, Sacramento Stars 4 ‘Rodriguez’ Five Hits Lead the Waves’ By Lois Akahoshi and Tom Crompton, special to MSBL Tempe Diablo Stadium, November 2, 2014–The 2014 Federal Father and Son Division championship game looked to be the perfect match-up: the Waves 3-1 pool play versus the Stars 3-0-1 pool play. Similar records, very […]

2014 65+ Mountain

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

San Antonio Broncos 14, Austin Express 5 ‘Sandate Pitches and Hayes Hits for First Time Title’ By Jim Richards, special for MSBL Tempe, Ariz., Angels #6, Friday, October 31, 2014–Richard Sandate probably had flashbacks of his time with the Toledo Mudhens in 1975 as he labored into the ninth inning of Friday’s 65 Wood Bat […]

2014 Father/Son Central

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

Kansas City Athletics 18, So Cal Quakes 13 ‘Athletics Overcome Eight Run Deficit to Claim Title’ By Patrick Lagreid, special to MSBL Sun. Nov. 2, 2014, Maryvale Stadium (Phoenix, Ariz.)–In a game that started as a slug fest, it ended up being a solid pitching performance and some small ball fundamentals that helped the Kansas […]

2014 65+ American

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

L.A. Athletics 10, USA Volkers 2 ‘Athletics Sweep Volkers for Title’ By Jason Skoda, special to MSBL Tempe Diablo Stadium, October 31, 2014–Rich Wheeler and Dave Howard were like-minded on Friday in the 65 Wood American MSBL World Series finale as the battery for the L.A. Athletics led their team to a title. But they […]

2014 55+ Central

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

North County Indians 6, St. Louis Cardinals 5 ‘Peyman and Pawelek Lead the Way’By Jason Skoda, special to MSBL Maryvale Stadium, Phoenix, 10/30/2014–The North County Indians, from the San Diego area, rode the bats of Dave Peyman and Jeff Dickert and played defense behind the complete game heroics of pitcher Danny Pawelek way to capturing […]

2014 55+ Cactus

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

South Bay Zephyrs 6, COMTEK Orioles 5 ‘Thrailkill Drives in Hall for Walk-off Win’ By Russ Christ, special to MSBL October 30, 2014, Maryvale Stadium, Phoenix, Arizona–Both teams wanted it, badly. Someone just needed to be the hero. That guy was Joe Thrailkill, a South Bay Zephyrs substitute. When Thrailkill singled to left field to […]

2014 65+ Central

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

Chicago Grays 13, San Antonio Red Sox 2 ‘Heinzl Throws and Karas Hits the Grays to Title’ By Russ Christ, special to MSBL Trick or Treat? Chicago Grays Pummel San Antonio Red Sox 13-2 in 65 Central Division MSBL World Series Championship Maryvale Stadium, Phoenix, October 31, 2014—On a sun-drenched Halloween morning in Arizona, Steve […]

2014 55+ Mountain

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

Sacramento Royals 12, Fort Worth Phillies 0 ‘Tuman Throws Shutout to Earn MVP Honors’ By Russ Christ, special to MSBL Mesa, Arizona, October 29, 2014–Good glove work and dominating pitching typically wins baseball games.That was the case at Cubs Park, the Spring Training home of the Chicago Cubs, on October 29 in the55 Wood Mountain […]

2014 18+ Central

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

Yard Dogs 3, Rosebuds 0   ‘Holguin Pitches Yard Dogs to the Ring’ Jason Johnson, special to MSBL Maryvale Baseball Park, October 26, 2014 – A pitcher’s duel heated up the Valley of the Sun when the Santa Rosa Rosebuds and San Gabriel Valley Yard Dogs clashed in the 18 Central Division Championship. Yard Dogs […]

2014 35+ Central

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

Arizona Angels 10, Phoenix Tube 3 ‘MVP Flores Pitches the Angels to the Title’ By Rodney Johnson, special to MSBL Tempe Diablo Stadium, October 25, 2014– Names can be deceiving. The matchup for the 35 Central title sounded like a contest between two local teams—Phoenix vs. Arizona. But only the Arizona Angels had any players […]

2014 18+ National

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

SoCal Snappers 8, Puget Sound Ravens 2 ‘Sing-Chow Leads the Way for the Snappers’ Jason Johnson, special to MSBL Maryvale Baseball Park, October 26, 2014 – Get ‘em on. Get ‘em over. Get ‘em in. That’s just what the SoCal Snappers did en route to an 8-2 victory over the Puget Sound Ravens in the […]

2014 35+ Cactus

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

Dallas Cardinals 6, Komox Canadians 4 ‘Gamez Drives in Winning Runs in the Eighth’ By Jim Richards, special to MSBL Maryvale Stadium, Phoenix, Saturday, October 25, 2014–A couple of teams that had never made it to the winner’s circle squared off in the title game of the 35 Wood Cactus division and put on a […]

2014 Chandler Bat 25+ American

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

AJW White Sox 9, Long Island Black Sox 1 ‘Gontmaher is Money at the Plate’ By: Patrick Lagreid, special to MSBL Tempe Diablo Stadium, Sunday, October 26, 2014–The AJW White Sox capped off a solid week in Phoenix with a decisive 9-1 victory over the Long Island Black Sox in the 25+ Chandler Bat American […]

2014 Chandler Bat 25+ Central

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

Rhode Island Brewers 10, Worldwide Dirtbags 9 ‘Bushnell and Silva Set the Pace’ By Patrick Lagreid, special to MSBL Tempe Diablo Stadium, Sunday, October 26, 2014–While the offense was on display early and often during Sunday’s 25+ Chandler Bat Central Division championship, it was a breathtaking diving catch that saved the game for the Rhode […]

2014 50+ Central

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

3N2 Rangers 9, Agua Dulce Reds 2 “Kevin King Leads the Way” By Jim Richards, special to MSBL TEMPE, Ariz.–In 1986 26-year old Kevin King produced career highs with 30 homers and 93 RBI for Class Double-A Midland of the California Angels farm system under coach Joe Maddon. But while teammates Dante Bichette, Doug Davis […]

2014 50+ American

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

Team Victory 12, Boston Wolfpack 5 “Bertrand and Murray Pitch and Hit to Lead Team Victory” By Jim Richards, special to MSBL TEMPE, Ariz.–Team Victory’s John Murray isn’t any different than all the other senior leaguers who travel to places like the Phoenix area to play baseball tournaments for the love of the game. But […]

2014 50+ Cactus

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

Diamond Dream Mustangs 8, Quad City Blasters 4 ’15 Hit Mustang Attack Tops the Blasters’ By: Patrick Lagreid, special to MSBL Maryvale Stadium, Phoenix–After a slow offensive start to this year’s tournament, there was some concern that the Diamond Dream Mustangs from the Washington, D.C. area might be lacking the offense to progress very far […]

2014 35+ Mountain

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

Tri-Valley Shockers 8, Montebello Angels 2 ‘Coulie Leads the Way on Both Sides of the Ball’ By Rodney Johnson, special to MSBL Tempe Diablo Stadium, October 25, 2014- It all somehow seemed to make sense for Jason Coulie. The Shockers 36 year-old outfielder was all about the Angels for seven of his eight years in […]

2014 70+ National

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

Canton Classics 9, Sacramento Solons 5 ‘Brenden and Weiss Lead the Way at the Plate’ By Jason P. Skoda, special to MSBL His hair may have been white and his 76-year-old body was lost in his baggy baseball uniform, but George Hughes’ eyes told a different story. As he recounted a triple play the Canton […]

2013 60 Cactus

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

‘Dave Welsh throws four-hit shutout to pace Dodgers’ Salt Lake/KC Dodgers 17, Sacramento Solons 0By Jeff McGaw, MSBLNational.com Tempe Diablo Complex Field 6 — Tournament MVP Dave Welsh threw a four-hitter while his battery mate Mark Adamsfell a double shy of hitting for the cycle as the Salt Lake City/Kansas City Dodgers smothered the Sacramento […]

2013 60 Central

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

‘TRIBE DODGES SO CAL COMEBACK, TRIPS DODGERS’ California Tribe 5, So Cal Dodgers 3 By Rick Sorci, special to MSBL National First time was the charm for the California Tribe, as it survived a strong comeback by the So Cal Dodgers to win the 60 Central championship in its first try at that level, 5-3. […]

2013 35 Central

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

Dodgers 19, Diablos 4 ‘Lopez on the mound and 21 hits lead the Dodgers’ Ventura Dodgers 19, Nor Cal Diablos 4 By Patrick Lagreid, special to MSBL National Maryvale Ballpark, November 2, 2013-Before the start of the 2013 MSBL/MABL 35+ Central Championship, Nor Cal Diablos manager Dale Moul said that he had eight pitchers ready […]

2013 45 Cactus

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

Downey Angel’s August Shuts Down St. Thomas in November Downey Angels 8, St. Thomas Hurricanes 3 By Russ Christ, special to MSBL National Tempe Diablo Stadium, Nov. 2, 2013 — It’s a universally recognized truth: Good pitching usually beats good hitting, especially when the 45-year-old pitcher is motivated. The old maxim was tested when the […]

2013 45 American

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

Mikkelson’s Arm Leads Steelhead Tavern to 11-2 Victory Steelhead Tavern 11, So Cal Matanzas 2 By Russ Christ, special to MSBL National Tempe Diablo Stadium, Nov. 2, 2013 – Michigan-based Steelhead Tavern rode a hot bat and a veteran arm to win its last six games in a row to claim the 2013 MSBL World […]

2013 45 Central

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

Long Island 4, Milwaukee 3 By Kerry Crowley, Special to MSBLNational.comAfter struggling at the plate all week, Terri Whitedesperately wanted a shot at redemption. With the game-winning run on second base in the bottom of the ninth inning, White finally got his chance. The eighth place hitter eagerly swung at the first pitch he saw […]

2013 35 American

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

“Skeens shakes off injury and saves day” San Antonio Titans 6, Scottsdale’s Finest 5 By Jeff McGaw, MSBL National Tempe Diablo Complex Field 5 – It was a Kirk Gibson moment if there ever was one. Kelly Skeens, the offensive hammer for the San Antonio Titans for as long as anyone can remember, the team’s […]

2013 Father-Son Central

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

Hops 14, Crosstown 6 ‘Michael Capps and Troy McNaughton deal the damage’ Hillsboro Hops 14, Crosstown Baseball Traffic Club 6 By Jason Johnson, Special to MSBLNational.com Maryvale Baseball Park, October 27, 2013 – The last time Michael Capps saw a championship game in the Father-Son Central Division – October 30, 2011 — he was wearing […]

2013 35 Cactus

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

‘Late inning comeback snatches crown from Senators’ Team Las Vegas 9, OC Senators 7 By Wes Thomas, Special to MSBLNational.com The OC Senators had a five run cushion and were just six outs away from getting sized for World Series rings. Now that MSBL World Series moment is at least a year away. That’s because […]

2013 60 National

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

Berry’s 11, Athletics 4 ‘Eichelberger throws and clouts Berry’s to title’ Berry’s Athletic Supply 11, L.A. Athletics 4 By Jason Johnson, Special to MSBL National Mesa Hohokam Stadium, November 2, 2013 – With heavy hearts the tragedy stricken L.A. Athletics battled the defending champion for the 60 National division championship but Berry’s Athletic Supplyproved to […]

2013 60 Mountain

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

TSP Windy City 11, Moondogs 5 ‘Piacenti and the ‘Spaceman’ lead the quest for the ring’TSP Windy City 11, Lehigh Valley Moondogs 5 By Jason Johnson, Special to MSBLNational.com Mesa Hohokam Stadium, November 2, 2013 – One year ago while Lehigh Valley was battling for an MSBL championship, family members were back home trying to […]

2013 35 Mountain

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

Shockers 8, Indians 0 ‘Local boy Spillman shuts down Indians’ Tri-Valley Shockers 8, Stanislaus Indians 0 By Patrick Lagreid, Special to MSBLNational.com Shockers’manager Dave Lewis said it was timely hitting that got his team to the championship, and it was timely hitting along with a solid performance from starting pitcher Jeromie Spillman that netted his […]

2013 Father-Son American

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

San Jose 11, Sacramento 1 Father Son magic in the air San Jose finishes strong, wins title Salt River Diamondbacks Field 4, Oct. 27, 2013 – It’s not how you start – it’s how you finish. Exhibit A in support of that theory is San Jose — the newly crowned, Father-Son American Division champions. Against […]

2013 Father-Son Federal

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

Downey 12, Milwaukee 5 Downey Waves 12, Milwaukee Orioles 5 Salt River Diamondbacks Field 3, Oct. 27, 2013 – Despite being penalized two runs late in the game for batting out of order, the Downey Waves had more than enough offense to get the job done as they defeated the Milwaukee Orioles 12-5 for the […]

2013 65 National

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

San Antonio Rangers 15, Sacramento Solons 2 Bradley throws and Levine hits as Rangers claim top prize By Steve LaMontia, Executive Regional Director HoHoKam Stadium, Mesa, AZ, October 27, 2013-Amidst some good old fashioned Texas weather in Mesa, Skip Bradley pitched the San Antonio Rangers to a resounding 15-2 victory over the over matched Sacramento […]

2013 18 Wood National

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

Aviators 5, Oysters 3 Aviators down Oysters, take home 18+ Gold By Rodney Johnson, MSBLNational.com Tempe Diablo Stadium, October 27, 2013- When you combine two local league champions, it makes sense that you can come up with a World Series winner. That’s what happed when a couple of Long Island teams joined forces to compete […]

2013 65 Central

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

Oaks 6, Classics 5 Oaks defense save day, preserves winBy Jason Johnson, MSBLNational.com Maryvale Baseball Park, October 20, 2013 – A ninth inning rally by the Ohio Classics was extinguished when the Sonoma Oaks threw out the tying run at the plate to end the game and give the Oaks the 65 Central Division championship. […]

2013 18 National Metal

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

Hot bats and Schwinn on the hill prove too much for Dodgers So Cal Reds 13, Montebello Dodgers 6 By Steve LaMontia, Executive Regional Director HoHoKam Stadium, Mesa, AZ, October 27, 2013-I knew this would be a day of fireworks when the public address announcer warned the sunning patrons in the stands in Mesa to […]

2013 65 American

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

“Guido and MVP Hock lead the Moondogs at the plate” Lehigh Valley Moondogs 9, Philadelphia Phillies 4 By Rodney Johnson, special to MSBL Tempe Diablo Stadium, October 27, 2013- Sometimes you go until you just can’t go anymore. Sometimes it brings you to your destination and sometimes you fall short. “We just ran out of […]

2013 55 Central

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

Chicago North 10, Arkansas 8 Billy Alvarez quiets Diamonds in relief, secures title By Steve LaMontia, MSBLNational.com Tempe Diablo Stadium, Oct. 24, 2013 — On a sunny day where the offenses seemed to be as hot as the Arizona sun, it was the pitching of Billy Alvarez that cooled things down and gave the Chicago […]

2013 55 Mountain

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

Ft. Worth 3, Sacramento 0 By Jeff McGaw, MSBLNational.com0 Scottsdale Stadium, Oct. 24, 2013 — It’s the little things, as they say. In the 55 Mountain Division finals the biggest little thing of the game was a ground ball should have become a third out in the sixth inning, but instead became the spark in […]

2013 25+ National

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

So Cal Buzz 3, L.I. Black Sox 0 Buzz hurler Gschwender throws six-hit shutout for the victory By Steve LaMontia, Executive Regional Director Battle of the coastlines ironically took place in the middle of the desert when the So Cal Buzz met the Long Island Black Sox at Maryvale Stadium for the 25 Wood Bat […]

2013 70+ Wood

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

Solons carve Rushmores 10-3 By Rodney Johnson, MSBLNational.com Tempe Diablo Stadium, October 20, 2013- Thinking of one’s golden years conjures up images of rocking chairs and afternoon naps. For the MSBL’s 70+ division it means something completely different. The Sacramento Solons and South Dakota Rushmores looked anything but ready for the old folks home when […]

2013 25+ Central

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

Tulsa Rangers 6, Bigfoot Baseball 3 Chicago, Tulsa provide one-two punch Collision of worlds results in trophy By Rodney Johnson, MSBLNational.com Tempe Diablo Stadium, October 20, 2013- One is country, the other rock ‘n roll. Put them together and you can call them champions. “It just goes to show that Yankees and Southerners can work […]

2013 25 American

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

St. Thomas 9, AJW White Sox 2 By Steve LaMontia, MSBLNational.com This day belonged to the young men from the Virgin Island with a little bit of the credit going to a guy from Michigan – Aaron Wick. The St. Thomas Waves defeated the California based AJW White Sox 9-2 in the championship game of […]

2013 47+Wood

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

Bombers 8, Wolfpack 2 Four run eighth seals the deal for the Bombers San Antonio claims second straight World Series title By Steve LaMontia, Executive Regional Director Phoenix Municipal Stadium, October 18, 2013- A day after throwing a complete-game in a 2-0 loss to the Tri Valley 40’s, Mike Smith tossed a complete-game six-hitter to […]

2013 50 Wood Bat American

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

New Era 13, Dallas Rangers 3 Thrower, Hoffman swing big bats for New Era Team New Era 50’s back on top By Steve LaMontia, Executive Regional Director Phoenix Municipal Stadium, October 18, 2013- Being “Buffaloed” just took on a whole new meaning. Buffalo-based Team New Era scored five times in the eighth inning on their […]

2013 50 Central

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

Utah Pirates 9, Long Island Yankees 6 Many Bucs get first World Series rings Pirates prevail in title game at Maryvale By Jason Skoda, MSBLNational.com Once they heard that the 50 Central Division finals would be held at the Spring Training home of the Milwaukee Brewers – the Maryvale Baseball Complex — Randy Miles’ Utah […]

2013 50+ Cactus

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

Zephyrs 8, Jor”Els 2 Win when it counts most Hagan Bake — Zephyrs cook up a title Jason Johnson, MSBLNational.com Tempe Diablo Stadium, October 18, 2013 – Second chances don’t always come, so when the South Bay Zephyrs got another crack at the East Haven Jor’els they made it count. In the 50 and over […]

2012 35 Central

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35 central division champion Arizona Angels Arizona Angels 5, Puget Sound Gators 1 By Gabe Chavez, MSBLNational.com Phoenix Municipal Stadium, Nov. 3, 2012– Most valuable player David Hostetter threw a complete game while adding two hits at the plate as the Arizona Angels defeated the Puget Sound Gators 5-1 at Phoenix Municipal Stadium. The win […]

2012 45 Wood Bat Cactus

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

45 Cactus wood bat champion Dallas Orioles Iron-man catcher Mike Briguglio leads Dallas to ring Dallas Orioles 9, Montebello Angels 3 By Jason Johnson, MSBLNational.com Mesa Hohokam Park, November 3, 2012– Three days before the championship game in the 45 Wood Bat Cactus division, a spider bite sent Montebello Angels’ pitcher Robert Oskin to the […]

2012 60 Wood Bat Mountain

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

60 Wood Bat Mountain champion LA Athletics Danny “The Beast’ Pawelek pitches LA to victory LA Athletics 4, Lehigh Valley Moondogs 2 By Jason Johnson, MSBLNational.comn Mesa Hohokam Park, November 3, 2012 – Superstorm Sandy left the Lehigh Valley Moondogs knowing they had adversity waiting for them when they returned home. But at least for […]

2012 45 Wood Bat American

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

45 Wood Bat American champion Team United Nasty Boys MVP pitcher Billy Tabb shuts down Houston Team United Nasty Boys 7, Houston Baseball Club 2 By Steve LaMontia, MSBLNational.com   Maryvale Baseball Park, November 3, 2012 — Mike Jensen’s RBI triple highlighted a three-run seventh inning as Team United Nasty Boys beat the Houston Baseball […]

2012 3n2 45 Wood Bat Central

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

Berkenpas coach Mitch Thornton and MVP hero John Haney Occasional hitter John Haney came through when it counted Berkenpas Const. 7, Milwaukee Rangers 6 (12 innings) By Steve LaMontia, MSBLNational.com John Haney is a pitcher who accumulated a grand total of two at-bats in 2012, but he’ll forever be remembered by his Berkenpas Construction teammates […]

2012 60 National

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

60 National champs Berry’s Athletic Supply Eichelberger spins complete game Berry’s Athletic Supply 7, Greenwood Ridge Dragons 2 By Jeff McGaw, MSBLNational.com Tempe Diablo Stadium, November 3, 2012-The Greenwood Ridge Dragons defeated Berry’s Athletic Supply three times in round robin play in the three-team, 60 National division, but the fourth meeting – the one that […]

2012 45 Wood Bat National

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

Darren Fleming’s So Cal Blue Jays won the 45 Wood Bat National title at the 2012 MSBL World Series. Blue Jays finish strong So Cal Blue Jays 6, Tri Valley 40’s 4 By Staff Reports, MSBLNational.com Tempe Diablo Stadium, Tempe AZ., Nov. 3, 2012 – They didn’t exactly come roaring out of the gate, but the […]

2012 60 Wood Bat Central

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

60 Wood Bat Central champion Tucson Cool Arrows Tucson Cool Arrows 6, Chicago Grays 3By Jeff McGaw and Vince Petri, MSBLNational.com Tempe Diablo Field 1, Nov. 3, 2012 — They had a shortstop with a cracked rib, a lineup with four studs missing, and a pitcher with a fractured ERA from a rough-up just a […]

2012 55 Wood Bat American

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

Sacramento Tribe shortstop Dave Dietrich turns two as Cal Blues player James Yamada slides in. The Tribe turned six double plays on the day. The Tribe defeated the Blues 7-1 at Phoenix Municipal Stadium. Sacramento Tribe 7, Cal Blues 1 By Jeff McGaw, MSBLNational.com Phoenix Municipal Stadium, Oct. 26, 2012— The bad news for the Sacramento […]

2012 65 Wood Bat National

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

Mudcat hitter Frank Milian takes a close pitch. The San Diego Mudcats beat the Chicago Skyliners 17-7 to win the 65 Wood Bat National crown Oct. 28 at Salt River Stadium. San Diego Mudcats 17, Chicago Skyliners 7 By Jason P. Skoda, MSBLNational.com Salt River Stadium, Oct. 28, 2012 – After winning the 65 American […]

2012 Father-Son American

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

The Athletics 8, LA Skunks 4 By Jason Johnson, MSBLNational.com Mesa Hohokam Park, October 28, 2012 – The MSBL’s version of Family Feud came to Hohokam Park in the form of the Father/Son American championship game – and when the dust settle The Athletics had beaten the LA Skunks 8-4 behind 15 hits and a […]

2012 65 Wood Bat American

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

The Sacramento Solons claimed 65 Wood Bat American gold Oct. 27 by beating the Austin, Tx.-based 65 Express Sacramento Solons 24, 65 Express 10 By Jeff McGaw, MSBLNational.com Goodyear Stadium, Oct. 27, 2012 – The Sacramento Solons have won rings before, and that never gets old players say, but the best part of waking up […]

2012 25 Wood Bat Central

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

Visitors feel right at home Twin City Cardinals 4, Arizona Angels 3 By Rodney Johnson, MSBLNational.com Maryvale Stadium, October 28, 2012- Home field advantage can mean everything sometimes, but in an ironic twist at Phoenix’s Maryvale Baseball Park, the local Arizona Angels found themselves in the visitors dugout against the Twin City Cardinals from Minnesota. […]

2012 Father Son Central

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

The So-Cal Quakes, 2012 Father-Son Central Champions SoCal Quakes 6, San Antonio Lonestars 3 By Jason Johnson, MSBLNational.com Mesa Hohokam Park, October 28, 2012 – Inspiration can come in a lot of forms in baseball from a remarkably athletic diving catch to something far more pedestrian – like a guy who scores on an ordinary […]

2012 25 Wood Bat American

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

The Scottsdale Scorpions issue high fives after their 5-1 title game win over the Westside  Bandits. Scottsdale Scorpions 5, Westside Bandits 1 By Rodney Johnson, MSBLNational.com Maryvale Stadium, October 28, 2012- The Scottsdale Scorpions journey through the 2012 MSBL World Series confirmed the axiom that there is strength in numbers. “There are both advantages and […]

2012 65 Wood Bat Central

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

65 wood bat central division champion Ohio Classics Dan Gates leads the Classics with a 5 for 5 day at the plateOhio Classics 14, San Diego Angels 3 By Gabe Chavez, MSBLNational.com Fitch Field #4, Oct. 28, 2012 – Newt Reash scattered four hits over seven innings, and Doran Ryan tossed two shutout innings of […]

2012 25 Aluminum Bat Central

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

The St. Thomas Waves are kings of the MSBL World 25+ Aluminum Bat Central division for 2012. St. Thomas Waves 16, St. Louis Spikes 5 By Steve LaMontia, MSBLNational.com Tempe Diablo Stadium, Oct. 27, 2012 — Sean Dodson was 4-for-5 and Brandon Thielk pitched a complete game victory as the St. Thomas Waves defeated the […]

2012 18 Wood Bat National

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

18 Wood Bat National champion SoCal Snappers SoCal Snappers 11, Dutch Tigers 0 By Jason P. Skoda, MSBLNational.com Tempe Diablo Stadium, Oct. 21, 2012- It should have been a nice little homecoming for Jesse Smith, the winning pitcher in the So Cal Snappers’ 11-0 championship game win over the Dutch Tigers. For five innings it […]

2012 35 Cactus

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

35 Cactus champion Team Las Vegas Team LasVegas 9, San Antonio Reds 7 By Jeff McGaw and Les Zoltowski, MSBLNational.com Goodyear Stadium, Oct. 20, 2012 – San Antonio Reds’ slugger Brent Murphy’s fourth inning grand slam home run was good, but not quite good enough as Team Las Vegas defeated the Reds 9-7 to capture […]

2012 50 Wood Bat National

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

San Antonio Bomber right-hander Mike Smith earned the complete game win San Antonio Bombers 4, San Jose 1 By Jason Skoda, MSBLNational.com Most managers heading to Arizona for the MSBL World Series hope they’ll have enough pitching depth to get through a rigorous, six-game schedule and playoffs, but few enjoy the wealth of arms that […]

2012 50 Wood Bat Central

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

Agua Dulce Reds 4, Chicago North Cubs 2 By Jason Skoda, MSBLNational.com The baseball Gods can have a wicked sense of humor.In one dugout was Lou Gordon, the manager of the Chicago North Cubs who had been to 21 World Series, played or managed in three championship games, and had no rings to show for […]

2012 18 Aluminum Bat Central

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

Jose Pena of the Arizona Angels drives one against the Nassau/MSL All-stars Arizona Angels 13, Nassau / MSL All-stars 8 By Jeff McGaw, MSBLNational.com Maryvale Baseball Park, Oc.t 21, 2012 — You can’t defend a walks, hit batters, and, guys like Jose Pena – and that pretty much meant that the Nassau / MSL All […]

2012 50 Wood Bat American

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

So Cal Sun Devils 11, Team New Era 6 By Jason Johnson, MSBLNational.com Mesa Hohokam Park, October 20, 2012–Augie Alonso ignited a decisive, seven-run, fifth-inning rally to help his Southern California Sun Devils to an 11-6 title game win over the defending champion Team New Era squad. Early on it looked like Team New Era […]

2012 18 Federal

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

Kansas City Rebels winning pitcher Jonathan Kryza Kansas City Rebels 5, Tri-Valley Shockers 4 By Rodney Johnson, MSBLNational.com Tempe Diablo 2, October 21, 2012- Size, as it turns out, really doesn’t matter. Tri-Valley bullied their way through pool play by scoring a division high 68 runs. Their roster featured no fewer than four players who […]

2012 3n2 Sports 35 Wood Central

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

Arizona East Valley Yankees 4, NorCal Diablos 3 By Doug Haller, MSBLNational.com When it was over, as the Arizona East Valley Yankees celebrated at Tempe Diablo Stadium, manager Jake Dorame had to fight back tears. “From the very beginning, we have an 18-man roster, and I told them,” he said. “One way or another, it […]

2012 35 Mountain

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

35 Mountain champion Montbello Angels Montbello Angels 10, Stanislaus Indians 6 By Jeff McGaw and Les Zoltowski, MSBLNational.com Goodyear Stadium, Oct. 20, 2012 – Cisco Vega had three hits and five RBI, and Manny Garcia added two hits and two RBI as the Montebello Angels successfully defended their 35 Mountain Division crown with a 10-6 […]

2012 70 + Wood Bat

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

2012 70 + Wood Bat Padre slugger Duf Sfreddo connects for a two-run single in the ninth inning against the Rushmores San Diego Padres 8, South Dakota Rushmores 3 By Jeff McGaw, MSBLNational.com San Diego Padre Manager Joe Maiden and South Dakota Rushmore skipper John Larson reminisced prior to the 70-and-over division championship game at […]

2012 35 Wood Bat American

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

Scottsdale, coached by Bob Parness, claimed the 35 American title Oct. 20 with a 9-7 win over Zinger DJaxx. Scottsdale’s Finest beats Zinger Djaxx 9-7 for title By Doug Haller, MSBLnational.com Minutes after the game, Rich Capparrelli had no idea. Pitch count? Capparrelli laughed. “One hundred and eighty maybe?” he said. This much is known: The […]

2011 35 Wood Bat Central

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

Las Vegas Bears 5, Colorado Bandits 2 The Las Vegas Bears claimed the 35 Wood Bat Central title at the 2011 MSBL World Series By Jason P. Skoda, MSBL On-Line Tempe Diablo Stadium, Oct. 22, 2011 – Sometimes in the world of adult hardball the player have to act like, well, adults. Honeymoons, newborns and other life […]

2011 25 Wood Bat Central

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

San Antonio Titans 3, Manhattan Beach Reds 0 The San Antonio Titans claimed the 25 Wood Bat Central title at the 2011 MSBL World Series By Jason P. Skoda, MSBL On-Line Maryvale Stadium, Oct. 23, 2011 – Mark Pircher is a modest Texan with a ho hum, laid-back attitude and the ability totally dominate on […]

2011 35 Wood Bat Mountain

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

Montebello Angels 5; Inland Empire Dawgs 1: By Rodney Johnson, MSBL On-Line Maryvale Stadium, October 22, 2011 Deciding to act your age can be a good thing. The Montebello Angels switched divisions and played in the 35s for the first time this year. After spending four years together in the 25 division, the Angels made […]

2012 55 Central co-champs declared

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

DC crowned, Chicago co-champs in 55 Central The DC Classics By MSBL On-line Months after the final out of the game, the DC Classics were crowned 55 Central champions, and the Chicago North Indians named co-champions, of the 55 Central Division,at the 2011 MSBL World Series. The Chicago North Indians won the final game, played Oct. […]

2011 60 Wood Bat National

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

Berry’s 5, L.A. Athletics 2 By Chris Errington Scottsdale, AZ.. Nov. 5, 2012 — While some of the names and faces change from year to year, watching Berrys Athletic Supply Baseball Club compete for a World Series championship nearly never does. And for good reason. Jimmy Allen pitched a five hitter and Berrys broke open […]

2011 65 American

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

San Diego Mudcats 7, Sacramento Solons 4 By Doug Haller SCOTTSDALE – Rob Walberg pitches like he’s been on the mound his whole life. Steady, in control. Nice command of two pitches. Always around the zone. “I started pitching when I was 49,” Walberg said. Well, in that case, call him a late bloomer. Walberg […]

2011 65 Wood Bat National

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

  By Gabe Chavez Salt River Fields Stadium, Oct. 30, 2011 – MVP Dan Korvas threw a complete game, six-hit shutout as his Chicago Skyliners beat the Detroit 65’s, 5-0. “Danny was a monster on the mound today,” said Skyliner manager Bart Zeller. Korvas was so effective that in the fourth inning, Detroit sent the […]

2011 Father and Son American

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

Maine Diamond Dogs 5, Athletics 2. By Rod Johnson Tempe Diablo Stadium, October 30, 2011- Matt Crandall’s three-run double in the third inning proved to be the game winner for the Diamond Dogs in the Father and Son American championship game. Matt got plenty of help from dear old dad in this one — Clair […]

2011 45+ Central

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

So Cal Sun Devils 13, Rochester 0 By Alejandro Rodriguez The SoCal Sun Devils, 45+ Central Division Champs Phoenix Municipal Stadium, Nov. 5, 2011 – Playing with heavy hearts upon hearing grim news about a teammate, the So Cal Sun Devils played inspired baseball and defeated the Rochester Red Wings 13-0 to win the MSBL […]

2011 45+ Wood Bat National

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

Team Victory 3, Tri-Valley 40s 2 By Gabe Chavez Team Victory, 45+ Wood Bat National Champs. Maryvale Stadium, Oct. 28, 2011 – It was nearly déjà vu all over again. Team Victory beat the Boston Wolfpack in the semifinals, then defeated the Tri-Valley 40’s 3-2 to claim 45 Wood National Gold. Last year Team Victory […]

2011 45+ Wood Bat Cactus

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

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 […]

2011 45+ Wood Bat Central

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

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 […]

2011 Father-Son Central

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

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 […]

2011 60 Wood Bat Mountain

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

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 […]

2011 50+ Wood Bat National

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

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 […]

2011 50 Wood Bat American

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

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 […]

2011 50 Wood Bat Central

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

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 […]

2011 55 Wood Bat American

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

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 […]

2011 35+ Wood Bat American

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

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 […]

2011 35+ Wood Bat Cactus

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

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 […]

2011 45+ Wood Bat American

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

Central Coast Tigers named 45 Wood Champs By Gabe Chavez Maryvale Stadium, Oct. 28, 2011 – The old Yogi-ism – it ain’t over ‘til it’s over – got a new twist in the 45 Wood Bat American division at the 2011 World Series. Now it’s “It ain’t over ‘til it’s over, and then when it’s […]

2011 60 Wood Bat Central

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

El Paso Tejanos 8, Tucson Golden Aces 6 By Jason Johnson Phoenix Municipal Stadium, November 5, 2011 – After 18 years the El Paso Tejanos finally got a World Series title – and the memory of eight fallen teammates helped them get that 60 Central crown. The Tejanos beat the Tucson Golden Aces 8-6 in […]

2011 35+ Central Division

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

LATE RALLY GIVES PIRATES CHAMPIONSHIP The Utah Pirates, 35+ Central Division Champs by Alejandro Rodriguez Utah Pirates 6, St. Louis Tigers 5 Tempe Diablo Stadium, Nov. 5, 2011 – Wes Kroon scored on Ray Clinton’s sacrifice fly in the bottom of the eighth inning, then turned a rally killing double play in the ninth as […]

2011 35+ Mountain Division

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

Chicago North Cubs 9, Tri-Valley White Sox 3 The Chicago North Cubs, 35+ Mountain Division Champs by Jason Johnson Salt River Fields, November 5, 2011 – Behind stellar, complete-game six-hitter by Jim Balian the Chicago North Cubs defeated the Tri-Valley White Sox 9-3 for the 35 Mountain Division crown. “Today we got out front early,” […]

2011 18+ Central Division

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

So Cal Scrappers 11; Long Island Cardinals 1 by Rod Johnson 2011 World Series Champs, 18+ Central Division: The SoCal Snappers Oct. 23, 2011, Tempe Diablo Stadium–The defending champion Long Island Cardinals were brimming with confidence entering the 18 Central Finals, while the 2010 runner up So Cal Scrappers were brimming with anticipation. On this […]

2011 18+ Federal Division

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

Orange County Wolves 12, SoCal Reds 4 by Jason Johnson The Orange County Wolves, 18+ Federal Division Champs Salt River Fields, October 23, 2011 – In the second inning the Orange County Wolves exploded for six runs and never looked back, defeating the SoCal Reds 12-4 in the 18+ MABL Federal Division Championship Game. Ryan […]

2011 18+ National Division

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

SoCal Snappers 5, Tacoma Tugs 1 By Jason Johnson The SoCal Snappers, 18+ Division Champions Salt River Fields, October 23, 2011 – Riding the arm of starting pitcher Jesse Smith, the SoCal Snappers shut down the Tacoma Tugs’ offense en route to a 5-1 victory in the 18+ MABL National World Series. Smith did not […]

2011 25+ Federal Division

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

San Jose Brew Crew 9, Long Island Mariners 8 By Jason P. Skoda The San Jose Brew Crew, 25+ Federal Champs Managers go to all sorts of lengths to motivate their players — Brian Feduk went 620 miles. Feduk underwent surgery to remove benign tumors prior to the World Series and most of the San […]

2011 25+ Wood Bat American Division

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

Westside Bandits 11, Las Vegas Dirtbags 6 By Doug Haller 25+ Wood Bat American Division Champs, the Westside Bandits Hohokam Stadium, Oct. 23, 2011–The Westside Bandits started running in the second inning – and they never stopped. The Bandits stole 10 bases in an 11-6 win over the Las Vegas Dirtbags, literally stealing the 25 […]

2011 25+ Wood Bat National Division

By Men's Senior Baseball League | April 9, 2018

SoCal Buzz 3, Dallas Modocs 1 By Doug Haller SoCal Buzz, 25+ Wood Bat National Division Champions Hohokam Stadium, October 23, 2011— Funny how recreational baseball works. Each player has a past, a quest for the dream, and that’s how they end up here, not quite ready to let go of a game they grew […]

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