The Plastic Pyros defeated Glory Days 11-9 but not after a controversial pitching change by Coach Dan Deeble that ultimately led to a three paragraph rule amendment.
The Lugnuts showed up with just 7 studs and bombed their way to glory over The Loyals, prompting a thorough league investigation regarding required # of players that ultimately lengthened our rulebook by two reams.
Team Jamaica (aka: The Ken Harvey Cut Offs) edged out Chicken ‘n’ Wiffle after a hard-fought grind on KC’s riverfront.
Ken Harvey Cut-Off and Mitch’s Team (yes, that was their name but now referred to as “The Wiffle Narcissists”) were co-champions due to tornadic winds and clouds like Armageddon that hit just before their championship game.
The Plastic Pyros handily defeated The Lugnuts in the championship, though many questioned both the Pyros cozy indoor field assignments throughout most of the wintry day and potential NCAA recruiting violations, prompting THE BOARD to create two leagues.
Morsemen of the Apocalypse – B Slugger Anthony Brown hit four home runs and led his team to an extra inning shocker! More than a few people did quietly question Anthony’s bat of choice, provoking the league’s FIRST (but not last) decree regarding barrel size and bat length.
The Plastic Pyros prevailed over Ken Harvey Cut-Off in order to maintain their league dominance and launch league-wide demands for mandatory drug testing.
Harvey Cut-Offs. To quote closer Bret Scwartz, “And If I remember correctly, it was not close.”
Recreation: EPIC took it to Warrior’s Ascent.
Advanced: The Pyros overcame a 0-2 deficit to defend their title over “Royalty & Old”. There’s no picture because, by this point, The Pyros have grown weary of winning photos.
Advanced: !PLASTICFANTASTIC! surprised everyone by rising from the lowest seed to run the table, defeating The Overland Park Rangers by a lot to a little.
Recreation: Morsemen of the Apocalypse B prevailed over Chicken ‘n’ Wiffle 3-1 in a hard-fought pitcher’s duel.
Home Run Derby Winner: Danny Boresow
After tying minor leaguer and Whitey Herzog’s grandson, John Urick with 16 home runs in 60 seconds, Danny took the Crown in a sudden death shootout.
(He was also the Home Run Derby Winner at the 2018 Crown Town Wiffle Tournament.)
The Collins’ Crushers pulled it out over EPIC. That’s about all we remember but we’re sure it was impressive.
The Ken Harvey Cut-Offs celebrated an extra inning walk-off home run derby finish, for a masterfully played 2-1 win over !PLASTICFANTASTIC!