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With this Web Page 'Flintoff & Dunn' aim to honour the Championship teams and Award winning players through the years, while at the same time producing another tribute to the history of Australian Major League Baseball.
As we have often stated, 'Flintoff & Dunn' have chosen the terminology Australian Major League Baseball as a universal term for Australia's 'major league' (whatever that may be) since the start of Australian national or professional league baseball with the formation of the Australian Baseball League in 1989/90.

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ABL 2015    

2015


 ABL Champions: PERTH HEAT
The Perth Heat claimed a fourth ABL Championship from five season of the modern ABL era by beating a crestfallen Adelaide Bite team that had dominated the regular season. Perth finished the season strong with their potent blend of home-grown stars and elite import talent before rolling through the post season. They had to overcome a 0-1 Grand Final deficit to beat the Bite in 3 games.
Sydney ran into Perth's stumbling block with a 0-2 Preliminary Final exitm that has become an annoying habit for them.
Canberra narowly missed the playoffs on "head to head" difference with the Blue Sox and the improved Brisbane Bandits were just one game further back.
Under new American manager Tommy Thompson, the undermanned Melbourne Aces barely fired a shot to languish six games adrift in last place - it was embarrassing for them.
  Pitching Stars: (W-L, ERA)
 Mike McClendon (PH):  5-1, 1.66 ERA
 Sam Gibbons (MA):  2-1, 1.69 ERA
 Morgan Coombs (AB):  7-1, 1.95 ERA
 Offensive Stars: (Avg/HR/RBI)
 Aaron Miller (AB):  .389/33/12
 Christian Lopes (CC): .371/24/6
 Jack Murphy (CC):  .353/37/6

  
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Grand Final Series @ Baseball Park - Norwood Oval, Adelaide
G1: Adelaide 3 d Perth 2
G2: Perth 5 d Adelaide 3 (10 Innings)
G3: Perth 12 d Adelaide 5
Preliminary-Final Series
G1: Perth 5 d Sydney 4 @ Blacktown, Sydney
G2: Perth 9 d Sydney 2 @ Thornlie, Perth
 Award Winners:
 
MVP: TBA
 Ch-MVP: Allan de San Miguel (PH)
 G.Glove: TBA
 Batting: TBA
 Pitching: TBA
 Rookie: TBA

ABL 2014    

2014


 ABL Champions: PERTH HEAT
The Perth Heat put the icing on another dominant season by taking their third ABL Championship from the first four years of the re-born national competition. With their golden crop of home grown stars clearly the best in the land and some terrific help from high quality imports, no team could seriously challenge the Heat through the 2014 season. Having said that, the travelling Canberra Cavalry made them fight down to the wire in the Grand Final with two narrow one-run defeats as they strived valiantly to defend their 2013 title. Sydney Blue Sox were again disappointed to see their season fall just short when Canberra topped them 2-1 in the Preliminary Final series.
Melbourne bounced back well from a miserable 2013 season to just miss the post season on head-to-head results, while the Adelaide Bite and Brisbane Bandits were in the hunt until near the end of a very competitive season.
  Pitching Stars: (W-L, ERA)
 Mike Ekstrom (PH):  5-1. 0.72 ERA  50.1IP
 Jack Frawley (PH):  7-2, 2.07 ERA  74.0IP
 Luke Wilkins (SB):  3-0, 0.28 ERA 1SV
 Offensive Stars: (Avg/HR/RBI)
 Ryan Casteel (MA):  .343/36/11
 Brandon Tripp (PH):  .333/41/10
 Jeremy Barnes (CC):  .326/33/1

  
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Ryan Casteel (MA)
Jared Schlehuber (MA)
Jon Berti (CC)
Jeremy Barnes (CC)
Joey Wong (PH)
Brandon Tripp (PH)
George Barber (PH)
Corey Adamson (PH)
Casey Frawley (CC)
Mike Ekstrom (PH)
Dae-Sung Koo (SB)
Steve Fish (PH)
Grand Final Series @ Baseball Park - Thornlie, Perth
G1: Perth 4 d Canberra 3 (14 innings)
G2: Perth 2 d Canberra 1
Preliminary-Final Series
G1: Sydney 18 d Canberra 11 @ Narrabundah, ACT
G2: Canberra 4 d Sydney 3 @ Blacktown, Sydney
G3: Canberra 9 d Sydney 1 @ Blacktown, Sydney
 Award Winners:
 
MVP: Ryan Casteel (MA)
 Ch-MVP: Joey Wong (PH)
 G.Glove: Joey Wong (PH)
 Batting: Ryan Casteel (MA)
 Pitching: Mike Ekstrom (PH)
 Rookie: Lewis Thorpe (MA)

ABL 2013    

2013


 ABL Champions: CANBERRA CAVALRY
With surely the strongest contingent of import players in ABL history the Canberra Cavalry brought the first ever national baseball Championship to Australia's capital city. Perth up-ended the Sydney Blue Sox in the semi-final as the three team finals series format dictated that both series were best-of-three contests. The finalists were still not settled until the last weeks of a very competitive season.
Only the undermanned Melbourne Aces were out of contention early in the 2013 Australian Baseball League.
  Pitching Stars: (W-L, ERA)
 Criag Anderson (SB): 8-2, 2.10ERA  81.1IP
 Jack Frawley (PH):  5-1, 1.21 ERA
 Justin Erasmus (BB):  2-3. 0.42 ERA, 3SV
 Offensive Stars: (Avg/HR/RBI)
 Adam Buschini (CC):  .363/50/15
 Mitch Dening (SB):  .347/32/5
 Jeremy Barnes (CC):  .343/32/7

  
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Jack Murphy (CC)
Ji-Man Choi (AB)
Adam Buschini (CC)
Jeremy Barnes (CC)
Kody Hightower (CC)
Mitch Dening (SB)
Corey Adamson (PH)
Ryan Stovall (PH)
Michael Ohlman (PH)
Craig Anderson (SB)
Matt Williams (SB)
Michael Collins (CC)
Grand Final Series @ Narrabundah, Canberra
G1: Canberra 6 d Perth 4
G2: Canberra 7 d Perth 6
Semi-Final Series @ Blacktown, Sydney
G1: Perth 4 d Sydney 1
G2: Perth 8 d Sydney 6
 Award Winners:
 
MVP: Adam Buschini (CC)
 Ch-MVP: Aaron Sloan (CC)
 G.Glove: A. de SAN MIGUEL (PH)
 Batting: Adam Buschini (CC)
 Pitching: Craig Anderson (SB)
 Rookie: Ben Lodge (AB)

ABL 2012    

2012


 ABL Champions: PERTH HEAT
Perth Heat claimed back-to-back ABL Championships from the first two seasons of the new league. Although they dominated the regular season by a huge margin they were made to battle hard to overcome a feisty Melbourne Aces in the semi-final and again in the Championship series that featured two 13 inning epics.
On top of extremely strong local talent the Heat were stacked with superior imports, including recent major league pitcher Virgil Vasquez who arrived just in time to take the Championship Series MVP award. Sydney were gallant losers of the Preliminary Final series in Melbourne after they had eliminated Adelaide in a semi-final at Norwood Oval.
  Pitching Stars: (W-L, ERA)
 Benn GRICE:  3-1, 0.95ERA  7 Saves
 Warwick SAUPOLD: 5-3, 1.41ERA
 Cameron LAMB:  5-1, 1.57ERA  1 Save
 Offensive Stars: (Avg/HR/RBI)
 Brian BURGAMY: .409/12/34
 Tim KENNELLY:  .361/6/25
 Kody HIGHTOWER:  .340/11/30

  
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A. de San Miguel (PH)
Brian Burgamy (CC)
Brad Harman (MA)
Tim Kennelly (PH)
Kody Hightower (CC)
Elliot Biddle (MA)
James Jones (AB)
Paul Weichard (MA)
Justin Huber (MA)
Warwick Saupold (PH)
Benn Grice (PH)
Phil Dale (MA)
Grand Final Series @ Baseball Park, Perth
G1: Perth 4 d Melbourne 1; G2: Melbourne 3 d Perth 2 (13 innings)
G3: Perth 7 d Melbourne 6 (13 innings)
Preliminary-Final Series @ Melbourne Showgrounds
G1: Sydney 7 d Melbourne 5; G2: Melbourne 7 d Sydney 2
G3: Sydney 6 d Melbourne 2; G4: Melbourne 14 d Sydney 4
G5: Melbourne 15 d Sydney 3
Major Semi-Final Series 1 @ Baseball Park, Perth
G1: Melbourne 8 d Perth 7 (10 innings); G2: Perth 9 d Melbourne 5
G3: Perth 9 d Melbourne 4; G4: Perth 3 d Melbourne 1
Semi-Final Series 2 @ Norwood Oval, Adelaide
G1: Sydney 5 d Adelaide 3; G2: Adelaide 8 d Sydney 3
G3: Sydney 10 d Adelaide 4; G4: Sydney 1 d Adelaide 0
 Award Winners:
 
MVP: Tim KENNELLY (PH)
 Ch-MVP: Virgil VASQUEZ (PH)
 G.Glove: A. de SAN MIGUEL (PH)
 Batting: Brian BURGAMY (CC)
 Pitching: Warwick SAUPOLD (PH)
 Rookie: Aidan FRANCIS (SB)

ABL 2011    

2011


 ABL Champions: PERTH HEAT
Perth Heat were crowned the inaugural Champions of the new 2011 Australian Baseball League after some very hard fought playoff series. In the end the teams with the superior import players squared off with Perth just getting the better of Adelaide in a best-of-three on their home soil.

Sydney were again gallant Preliminary Final losers with just the one import after being edged by Adelaide in a 15 inning deciding game. Melbourne were the other playoff contenders, but they were severely depleted when their Tokyo Giants imports went home at Christmas. In an overall context Australian baseball fans were just happy to see our national league re-established.
  Pitching Stars: (W-L, ERA)
 David WELCH:  5-0, 1.44ERA
 Chris OXSPRING:  4-2, 2.23ERA
 Craig ANDERSON:  3-2, 2.23ERA
 Dae-Sung KOO:  2-0, 1.00ERA, 12SV
 Chris MOWDAY:  5-3, 2.74ERA, 1SV
 Offensive Stars: (Avg/HR/RBI)
 Michael COLLINS: .360/3/17
 Andrew RUSSELL:  .357/7/27
 James McOWEN:  .340/11/30
 Yoshiyuki KAMEI:  .438/7/25
 Tom BRICE:  .314/7/26 

  
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Grant Karlsen (MA)
Robbie Widlansky (PH)
Luke Hughes (PH)
Yoshiyuki Kamei (MA)
James Beresford (MA)
Quincy Latimore (AB)
James McOwen (AB)
Andrew Russell (MA)
Michael Collins (CC)
David Welch (AB)
Dae-Sung Koo (SB)
Brooke Knight (PH)
Grand Final Series @ Baseball Park, Perth
G1: Adelaide 4 d Perth 3 ; G2: Perth 9 d Adelaide 2;
G3: Perth 7 d Adelaide 1
Preliminary-Final Series @ Blacktown, Sydney
G1: Sydney 8 d Adelaide 0 ; G2: Adelaide 13 d Sydney 4
G3: Adelaide 7 d Sydney 4 (15 Innings)
Semi-Final Series 1 @ Blacktown, Sydney
G1: Perth 4 d Sydney 2 ; G2: Perth 6 d Sydney 0
Semi-Final Series 2 @ Norwood Oval, Adelaide
G1: Adelaide 14 d Melbourne 2; G2: Adelaide 4 d Melb. 3 (11 Inn)
 Award Winners:
 
MVP: James McOWEN (AB)
 Ch-MVP: No Award
 G.Glove: Didi GREGORIUS (CC)
 Batting: Michael COLLINS (CC)
 Pitching: David WELCH (SB)
 Rookie: Trent SCHMUTTER (SB)

CLAXTON SHIELD 2010    

2010

 Claxton Shield Champions: VICTORIAN ACES
Victoria wins its 22nd National Championship (including ABL titles) and it may be the last of the Claxton Shield type with the new National League promised to begin late in 2010.
The Aces prevailed through the adversity of unavailable starting pitchers without calling upon import players. Solid and experienced players built a team chemistry that underpinned their success.

SA rose from the cellar to reach the Grand Final series with the aid of some valuable imports, while NSW were narrow semi-final losers.
 
  Pitching Stars: (W-L, ERA)
 Matt BLACKMORE:  7-1, 1.71ERA
 Casey JONES:  3-0, 1.75ERA
 Timothy COX:  4-1, 1.99ERA
 Adam BLACKLEY:  2-0, 2.60ERA
 Wayne LUNDGREN:  3-2, 2.70ERA, 1SV
 Offensive Stars: (Avg/HR/RBI)
 Matt LAWMAN: .416/1/13
 Michael COLLINS:  .368/7/22
 Mitch DENING:  .392/2/10
 Patrick MAAT:  .368/2/19
 Tim KENNELLY:  .354/4/23 

  
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Andrew Graham (NS)
Michael Collins (SA)
Scott Wearne (VA)
Josh Davies (VA)
Matt Lawman (VA)
Tim Kennelly (WA)
Mitch Dening (NS)
Andrew Russell (VA)
Patrick Maat (NS)
Matt Blackmore (VA)
Lee Ingram (NS)
Phil Dale (VA)
Grand Final Series @ LaTrobe University, Melbourne
G1: VIC 5 d SA 3 
G2: VIC 7 d SA 4
Semi-Final Series @ Norwood Oval, Adelaide
G1: NSW 1 d SA 0 ; G2: SA 3 d NSW 2 ; G3: SA 1 d NSW 0
 Award Winners:
 
MVP: Wayne LUNDGREN (NSW)
 Ch-MVP: Matt BLACKMORE (VIC)
 G.Glove: Andrew GRAHAM (NSW)
 Batting: Michael COLLINS (SA)
 Pitching: Matt BLACKMORE (VIC)
 Rookie: Mathew SMITH (SA)

CLAXTON SHIELD 2009    

2009

 Claxton Shield Champions: WESTERN AUSTRALIA
The 2009 DIAMOND ANNIVERSARY Claxton Shield was a slightly revamped version of the 2008 competition. This time the Australian Provincial team concept was abandoned in favour of each State playing "Home & Away" series against each other, this following a Showcase round-robin played entirely at Blacktown.

Western Australia emerged to top the table after the preliminary rounds and they earned a home Grand Final. Third placed New South Wales upset Victoria 2-1 in their Melbourne semi-final. WA then secured back-to-back national titles with a 2-1 win over the Patriots in the Championship series after losing the opening game. 
  Pitching Stars: (W-L, ERA)
 Timothy COX:  4-0, 1.06ERA
 Travis BLACKLEY:  1-1, 1.02ERA
 Craig ANDERSON:  2-0, 1.17ERA
 Brendan WISE:  1-0, 2.31ERA, 4SV
 Wayne LUNDGREN:  3-2, 2.95ERA, 1SV
 Offensive Stars: (Avg/HR/RBI)
 Nick KIMPTON: .474/6/24
 Luke HUGHES:  .436/5/12
 Wade DUTTON:  .425/0/5
 Brad DUTTON:  .393/0/8
 Paul WEICHARD:  .370/2/11 

  
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Grant Karlsen (VA)
Lachlan Dale (WA)
Shannon Pender (NS)
Luke Hughes (WA)
James Beresford (SS)
Nick Kimpton (WA)
Paul Weichard (VA)
Wade Dutton (QR)
Patrick Maat (NS)
Timothy Cox (NS)
Brendan Wise (WA)
Don Kyle (WA)
Grand Final Series @ Baseball Park, Thornlie, Perth
G1: NSW 5 d WA 3;   G2: WA 5 d NSW 4;   G2: WA 3 d NSW 2
Semi-Final Series - In Melbourne
G1: VIC 7 d NSW 1 (at Melbourne Ballpark)
G2: NSW 9 d VIC 0 (at Napier Park, Waverley)
G3: NSW 5 d VIC 0 (at Melbourne Ballpark)
 Award Winners:
 
MVP: Nick KIMPTON (WA)
 Ch-MVP: Luke HUGHES (WA)
 G.Glove: Grant KARLSEN (VA)
 Batting: Nick KIMPTON (WA)
 Pitching: Timothy COX (NSW)
 Rookie: Chris HOUSE (WA)

CLAXTON SHIELD 2008    

2008

 Claxton Shield Champions: WESTERN AUSTRALIA
The 2008 Claxton Shield reverted to the 2000 style extended schedule with an Eastern and Southern Division playing home and away series.

Western Australia completed a remarkable "worst to first" turnaround by defeating NSW 2-0 in the Best-of-3 Grand Final Series. The West were steered to victory by their brilliant starting pitchers Liam Hendriks and Mark Kelly in the two Championship games. Both teams had to battle through tough divisional match-ups but WA saw the fruit of their superior preparation pay off. 
  Pitching Stars: (W-L, ERA)
 Timothy COX:  3-1, 1.13ERA
 Mark KELLY:  4-0, 2.18ERA
 Liam HENDRIKS:  4-0, 2.20ERA
 Chris MOWDAY:  2-0, 1.17ERA
 Tristan CRAWFORD:  2-1, 1.96ERA
 Offensive Stars: (Avg/HR/RBI)
 David SUTHERLAND:  .442/1/12
 Brad HARMAN:  .440/2/7
 Brett RONEBERG:  .406/2/9
 Daniel BERG:  .400/3/7
 Clint BALGERA:  .383/1/12 

  
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Patrick Maat (NS)
David Sutherland (QR)
Mitch Graham (WA)
Stefan Welch (SA)
Brad Harman (VA)
Clinton Balgera (WA)
Daniel Berg (VA)
Brett Roneberg (QR)
Peter Stokes (VA)
Mark Kelly (WA)
Timothy Cox (WA)
Gordon Gerlach (WA)
 Grand Final Series:
All games played at Blacktown Olympic Park, Sydney, NSW:
Game 1: WA 5 d NSW 3
Game 2: WA 1 d NSW 0
WA won the Best-of-3 Grand Final 2-0
 Award Winners:
 
MVP: Clinton BALGERA (WA)
 Ch-MVP: Mark KELLY (WA)
 G.Glove: TBA
 Batting: Clinton BALGERA (WA)
 Pitching: Timothy COX (NSW)
 Rookie: Liam HENDRIKS (WA)

CLAXTON SHIELD 2007    

2007

 Claxton Shield Champions: VICTORIA
After finishing second at three of the past four Claxton Shield tournaments, the Victorian Aces came with a hard-edged and experienced team that ultimately took home their record extending 17th Claxton Shield. 
The Aces rode on the back of Championship MVP pitcher Greg Wiltshire who won two important games, including the Grand Final. He had some great bullpen support from Blackley, Hogan, Hendricks, Spear, Moylan and Blackmore in particular.
Helms Award winning catcher Mathew Kent was also a dominant player for the Aces with the Batting Champions award also in his trophy cabinet. 
  Pitching Stars: (W-L, ERA)
 Dushan RUZIC:  2-0, 0.00ERA
 Greg WILTSHIRE:  1-0, 1.84ERA
 David ROSSER:  0-0, 1.29ERA
 Taj MERRILL:  0-0, 3.46ERA
 John VEITCH:  1-1, 2.19ERA
 Offensive Stars: (Avg/HR/RBI)
 Marc TAINTY:  .417/0/2
 Mathew KENT:  .379/1/6
 Glenn WILLIAMS:  .379/0/4
 Gavin FINGLESON:  .370/1/6
 Ben UTTING:  .364/1/6 

  
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Mathew Kent (VA)
Andrew Utting (QR)
Gavin Fingleson (NS)
Glenn Williams (NS)
Brad Harman (VA)
Paul Weichard (VA)
Marc Tainty (SA)
Paul Rutgers (VA)
Ben Wigmore (SA)
Dushan Ruzic (SA)
Peter Moylan (VA)
David White (VA)
 Grand Final Series:
All games played at Baseball Park, THORNLIE, Perth:
Final: VIC Aces d. NSW Patriots  4-3
Preliminary Final: NSW Patriots d. South Australia  3-2
Major Semi-Final 1st v 2nd: VIC Aces d. NSW Patriots  6-3
Minor Semi-Final 3rd v 4th: South Australia d. QLD Rams  5-0
 Award Winners:
 
MVP: Mathew KENT (VIC)
 Ch-MVP: Greg WILTSHIRE (VIC)
 G.Glove: Paul RUTGERS (VIC)
 Batting: Mathew KENT (VIC)
 Pitching: Dushan RUZIC (SA)
 Rookie: David ROSSER (NSW)

CLAXTON SHIELD 2006    

2006

 Claxton Shield Champions: QUEENSLAND
The Queensland Rams completed a fairytale "worst to first" performance at Claxton Shield 2006, rising from the bottom of the table in 2005 to win their 5th National Championship.
The undefeated Rams were much improved from their 2005 squad and the injection of several experienced and quality players cartainly made a big difference to them.

Batting Champion and Helms Award winner Brad Dutton led a potent batting lineup, while Golden Arm starter Matt Gahan and closer Phil Stockman were outstanding on the mound.

  Pitching Stars: (W-L, ERA)
 Matt GAHAN:  3-0, 0.60ERA
 Wayne LUNDGREN:  0-0, 1.04ERA
 Scott MITCHINSON:  1-1, 1.12ERA
 Cameron HARDY:  1-0, 2.25ERA
 John CHALLINOR:  1-0, 2.25ERA
 Offensive Stars: (Avg/HR/RBI)
 Brad DUTTON:  .536/1/9
 Tom VINCENT:  .455/0/2
 Daniel BERG:  .444/0/3
 Ben FOSTER:  .444/0/9
 Mathew KENT:  .419/2/9

  
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Mathew Kent (VA)
Andrew Graham (NS)
Cameron Clarke (VA)
Trent Durrington (QR)
Brad Dutton (QR)
Daniel Berg (VA)
Ben Foster (QR)
Tom Vincent (AP)
Ben Wigmore (SA)
Matt Gahan (QR)
Phil Stockman (QR)
Peter Dutton (QR)
 Grand Final Series:
All games played at Blacktown Olympic Park, Sydney:
Final: QLD Rams d. VIC Aces 8-7
Semi-Finals: 
Playoff 1st v 4th: QLD Rams d WA Heelers 2-0; 
Playoff 2nd v 3rd: VIC Aces d NSW Patriots 3-2
 Award Winners:
 
MVP: Brad DUTTON (QLD)
 Ch-MVP: Josh ROBERTS (QLD)
 G.Glove: Rod VAN BUIZEN (NSW)
 Batting: Brad DUTTON (QLD)
 Pitching: Matt GAHAN (QLD)
 Rookie: Jay NILSSON (QLD)

  

CLAXTON SHIELD 2005    

2005

 Claxton Shield Champions: NEW SOUTH WALES
The NSW Patriots overcame a sluggish start to the 2005 Claxton Shield to win through and secure its 13th National Championship. Once again they boasted by far the most highly credentialed and experienced team, assisted by the fact that they hosted the event at Blacktown for the third successive year. 

Unfortunately for them, the achievements of the NSW team during this period in Australian baseball history will always be clouded by the fact that the event is anchored in their home town.  
  Pitching Stars: (W-L, ERA)
 Simon BERESFORD:  2-0, 0.56ERA
 Craig ANDERSON:  2-0, 0.00ERA
 Brendon THOMAS:  1-0, 0.00ERA
 Chris OXSPRING:  1-0, 0.00ERA  3Sv
 Adam BONADDIO: 1-0, 0.90ERA
 Offensive Stars: (Avg/HR/RBI)
 David SUTHERLAND:  .474/0/1
 Mark SAUNDERSON:  .471/1/4
 Michael COLLINS:  .444/0/1
 Paul RUTGERS:  .393/0/2
 Daniel WILSON:  .381/0/3

  
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Michael Collins (AP)
David Sutherland (QR)
Paul Rutgers (VA)
Glenn Williams (NS)
Brad Harman (VA)
Daniel Wilson (SA)
Tom Vincent (AP)
Tim Auty (NS)
Mark Saunderson (AP)
Simon Beresford (VA)
Chris Oxspring (NS)
David White (VA)
 Grand Final Series:
All games played at Blacktown Olympic Park, Sydney:
Final: NSW Patriots d. VIC Aces 8-4
Semi-Finals: 
Playoff 1st v 4th: VIC ACES d WA Heelers 1-0; 
Playoff 2nd v 3rd: NSW Patriots d. SA 2-0
 Award Winners:
 
MVP: Brad HARMAN (VIC)
 Ch-MVP: Anthony KRAJANCIC (NSW)
 G.Glove: Brad HARMAN (VIC)
 Batting: Paul RUTGERS (VIC)
 Pitching: Simon BERESFORD (VIC)
 Rookie: Not Awarded

  

CLAXTON SHIELD 2004    

2004

 Claxton Shield Champions: NEW SOUTH WALES
With the tremendous depth of seasoned and professional stars enabled by hosting the series for the second successive year, NSW were the dominant team in the 2004 tournament and clearly deserving of their first Championship since 1988.

The NSW Patriots boasted pitching stocks perhaps never matched in the history of the Claxton Shield, but they still had to battle a power-laden Queensland offence in a hard-fought Grand Final.
  Pitching Stars: (W-L, ERA)
 Chris OXSPRING 1-0, 4.50 ERA
 John VEITCH: 1-0, 2.08 ERA
 Darren FIDGE: 1-0, 1.29 ERA
 Ryan ROW-SMITH: 1-0, 0.00 ERA
 Max BRENDON: 1-0, 1.50 ERA
 Richard THOMPSON: 1-0, 1.50 ERA
 Offensive Stars: (Avg/HR/RBI)
 
Ben WIGMORE: .500/0/7
 Brett RONEBERG: .474/0/7
 Sam TIBBITS: .444/1/11
 Gavin FINGLESON: .414/0/7
 Nick KIMPTON: .400/0/4
 David NILSSON: .455/4/12 (11AB) 

  
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Ben Wigmore (SA)
Glynn Kimberley (VA)
Gavin Fingleson (NS)
Paul Gonzalez (QR)
Glenn Williams (NS)
Brett Roneberg (QR)
Jarrod Hodges (VA)
Nick Kimpton (AP)
David Nilsson (QR)
John Veitch (QR)
Tom Becker (SA)
Shane Barclay (NS)
 Grand Final Series:
All games played at Blacktown Olympic Park, Sydney:
Final: NSW Patriots d. QLD Rams 7-4
Semi-Finals: 
Playoff 1st v 4th: NSW Patriots d SA 8-5; 
Playoff 2nd v 3rd: QLD Rams d. WA Heelers 13-5
 Award Winners:
 
MVP: Brett RONEBERG (QLD)
 Ch-MVP: Trent OELTJEN (NSW)
 G.Glove: Luke HUGHES (WA)
 Batting: Ben WIGMORE (SA)
 Pitching: Chris OXSPRING (NSW)
 Rookie: Not Awarded

  

CLAXTON SHIELD 2003    

2003

 Claxton Shield Champions: QUEENSLAND RAMS
In a battle of the "upset finalists" the Queensland Rams emerged to win the Claxton Shield after a classic final against Victoria. Both teams had struggled early in the tournament but finished strong with their team depth to the fore. With both teams short on rested arms for the final it was the magnificent relief effort of the Rams' Grand Final MVP P.J Bevis that separated the two teams.

Host state NSW were devastated to miss the final after dominating early games.
  Pitching Stars: (W-L, ERA)
 John VEITCH: 1-0, 3.12 ERA
 Rikki JOHNSTONE: 1-0, 2.84 ERA
 Shane TONKIN: 1-1, 2.16 ERA 1 Sv
 Daniel REDDEN: 1-0, 1.00 ERA 1 Sv
 Matt WILKINSON: 1-0, 1.35 ERA
 Travis BLACKLEY: 1-1, 1.42 ERA
 Offensive Stars: (Avg/HR/RBI)
 
Craig LEWIS: .565/3/8
 Tom BRICE: .500/0/0
 Trent OELTJEN: .476/1/5
 Ben WIGMORE: .435/1/6
 Luke HUGHES: .429/0/5
 Rodney NAN BUIZEN: .407/0/4 

  
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Ben Wigmore (SA)
Craig Lewis (NS)
Rod Van Buizen (NS)
Brendan Kingman (NS)
Adam Blight (AP)
John Edwards (VA)
Trent Oeltjen (NS)
David Sutherland (QR)
Tom Brice (SA)
Shane Tonkin (WA)
P.J Bevis (QR)
David Nilsson (QR)
 Grand Final Series:
All Games at Blacktown Olympic Park, NSW
Championship Game: Queensland Rams 5 d Victoria Aces 4
Semi-Finals:
Playoff 1st v 4th: Victoria Aces 7 d WA Heelers 1
Playoff 2nd v 3rd: Queensland Rams 2 d NSW Patriots 0
 Award Winners:
 
MVP: Craig LEWIS (NSW)
 Ch-MVP: P.J BEVIS (QLD)
 G.Glove: Craig LEWIS (NSW)
 Batting: Craig LEWIS (NSW)
 Pitching: John VEITCH (QLD)
 Rookie: Not Awarded

  

IBLA SEASON 2001/2002    

2002

 Claxton Shield Champions: VICTORIA ACES
With great pitching depth, solid team batting and superior defence, the hosting Victoria Aces swept undefeated to their record 16th Claxton Shield.
Starting pitchers Matt Wilkinson and David McWatters were ably supported by relievers Greg Wiltshire and Andrew Dewar, while legend David White was the Aces' closer. Edwards, Dawes, Burton and Barnden headlined the offence.
Championship MVP Brett Tamburrino not only produced the big game winning hit but he also provided superb defence and solid hitting throughout the carnival.
  Pitching Stars: (W-L, ERA)
 David McWATTERS: 2-0, 2.77 ERA
 Greg WILTSHIRE: 1-0, 2.89 ERA
 David WHITE: 1-0, 5.14 ERA 3 Sv
 Matthew WILKINSON: 1-0, 4.15 ERA
 Rikki JOHNSTON: 0-0, 0.00 ERA
 Andrew DEWAR: 0-0, 3.00 ERA
 Offensive Stars: (Avg/HR/RBI)
 
John EDWARDS: .429/1/5
 Scott DAWES: .412/0/2
 Adam BURTON: .385/1/6
 Myles BARNDEN: .375/1/6
 Jarrod HODGES: .353/0/1
 Brett TAMBURRINO: .333/0/4 

  
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Scott Dawes (VA)
Paul Gonzalez (QR)
Luke Hughes (WA)
Mark Dries (AP)
Rod Van Buizen (NS)
Scott Peace (AP)
John Edwards (VA)
Adam Burton (VA)
Ben Wigmore (SA)
Shane Tonkin (WA)
David White (VA)
Phil Allen (VA)
 Grand Final Series:
 All Games at Melbourne Ballpark
 Championship Game: Victoria Aces 6 d WA Heelers 5
 Semi-Finals:
 Playoff 1st v 4th: Victoria Aces 5 d South Australia 2
 Playoff 2nd v 3rd: WA Heelers 8 d Queensland Rams 1
 Award Winners:
 
MVP: Rod VAN BUIZEN (NSW)
 Ch-MVP: Brett TAMBURRINO (VA)
 G.Glove: Mark DRIES (AP)
 Batting: Paul GONZALEZ (QR)
 Pitching: Shane TONKIN (WA)
 Rookie: Not Awarded

  

IBLA SEASON 2000/2001    

2001

 IBLA Champions: IBLA INTERNATIONALS
The experienced IBLA Internationals, aided by some Australian players, edged out the Australian team in the 9th innings of the Championship game after a quite even and competitive season.

 

  Pitching Stars: (W-L, ERA)
 Mark DEWEY: 3-1, 0.63 ERA
 P.J BEVIS: 3-1, 1.54 ERA 1 Sv
 Kazuhiro TAKEOKA: 4-0, 1.71 ERA 2 Sv
 Brad GUY: 2-4, 2.48 ERA
 Kwang-Soo KIM: 3-3, 2.54 ERA
 Phil STOCKMAN: 1-1, 5.29 ERA
 Offensive Stars: (Avg/HR/RBI)
 Andrew ZAPP: .373/4/32
 Travis WILSON: .352/7/38
 Ryan LANGERHANS: .312/5/25
 Ji-Hwan SOHN: .285/1/5
 Scott GOODMAN: .271/3/24
 Nicholas GREEN: .265/5/18 

  
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Justin HUBER (IA)
Andrew ZAPP (II)
Chung-Yi HUANG (IT)
Travis WILSON (II)
Glenn WILLIAMS (IA)
Troy SHADAR (II)
Jarrod HODGES (IA)
Chris SNELLING (IA)
Gavin FINGLESON (II)
Chao-Hao TSENG (IT)
Luke PROKOPEC (IA)
Chris BANDO (II)
 Grand Final Series:
 All Games at Palm Meadows - GOLD COAST
 Championship Game: Internationals 2 d IBLA Australia 1
 3rd Position Playoff: MLB All-Stars 6 d Taiwan 0
 Playoff 1st v 4th: Internationals 4 d MLB All-Stars 2
 Playoff 2nd v 3rd: Australia 3 d Taiwan 1
 Award Winners:
 
MVP: Andrew ZAPP (II)
 Ch-MVP: Not Awarded
 G.Glove: Chi-Sheng LIN (IT)
 Batting: Andrew ZAPP (II)
 Pitching: Chao-Hao TSENG (IT)
 Rookie: Not Awarded

  

IBLA SEASON 1999/2000    

2000

 Claxton Shield (IBLA) Champions: WA HEELERS
Western Australia's Heelers carried to victory in the playoffs largely by the home run power of star Clayton Byrne.
First they edged out the table topping Victorian ACES in a semi-final, then sneaked past the strong finishing Queensland Rams in the Grand Final series, both 2-1 on away soil.
  Pitching Stars: (W-L, ERA)
 Brendon THOMAS: 2-1, 1.26 ERA
 Mark COOK: 2-1, 1.52 ERA
 Brett WALTERS: 2-1, 2.70  ERA
 Simon EISSENS: 1-0, 2.16 ERA
 Shane TONKIN: 0-1, 0.87 ERA 4 Sv
 Duane ROCHFORD: 1-2, 3.90 ERA
 Offensive Stars: (Avg/HR/RBI)
 Michael MOYLE: .308/3/12
 Clinton BALGERA: .289/0/7
 Daniel FLOYD: .283/1/4
 John MOORE: .268/0/8
 Greg JELKS: .206/2/10
 

  
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Scott DAWES (VA)
Scott TUNKIN (NS)
Adam BURTON (VA)
Paul GONZALEZ (QR)
Ben UTTING (VA)
Grant McDONALD (QR)
Clayton BYRNE (WA)
Chris SNELLING (NC)
Gavin FINGLESON (NC)
Brett BAKER (QR)
Shane TONKIN (WA)
Shane BARCLAY (NC)
 Grand Final Series:
 G1: WA Heelers 6 d QLD Rams 2 (Gold Coast)
 G2: QLD Rams 9 d WA Heelers 8 (Gold Coast)
 G3: WA Heelers 3 d QLD Rams 2 (Gold Coast)
 Semi-Final 1 v 4 Playoff: WA Heelers d Victoria ACES 2-1
 Semi-Final 2 v 3 Playoff: QLD Rams d NSW Country 2-0
 Award Winners:
 
MVP: Chris SNELLING (NSWC)
 Ch-MVP: Clayton BYRNE (WA)
 G.Glove: Rodney VAN BUIZEN (NS)
 Batting: Gavin FINGLESON (NSWC)
 Pitching: Brett BAKER (QR)
 Rookie: Daniel FLOYD (WA)
  

ABL SEASON 1998/99    

1999

 ABL Champions: GOLD COAST COUGARS
Strong finishing Gold Coast Cougars win the last ABL Championship after a high-scoring
2-0 sweep Sydney Storm, playing at its home venue.
After a remarkably even season, the Cougars emerged with a very strong all-round lineup headlined by vast experience. The demise of the Brisbane team for 1998/99 certainly helped bolster the roster of the Gold Coast Cougars.
Some sympathy for the table topping Adelaide Giants who saw their hopes of a first title evaporate in Sydney.
  Pitching Stars: (W-L, ERA)
 Adrian MEAGHER: 6-1, 2.97 ERA 3 Sv
 Brett CEDERBLAD: 4-1, 2.34 ERA
 Phil BRASSINGTON: 5-3, 3.68  ERA
 Paul WOLLIN: 1-2, 3.41 ERA 1 Sv
 Jason DAVIS: 2-3, 3.60 ERA 1 Sv
 Aaron REED: 2-2, 3.89 ERA 2 Sv
 Offensive Stars: (Avg/HR/RBI)
 Brandon POLLARD: .317/12/33
 Ron JOHNSON: .307/5/19
 Steve HINTON: .303/1/8
 Grant McDONALD: .269/5/29
 Paul GORMAN: .263/7/22
 Jose MACIAS: .267/1/18

  
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Gary WHITE (SB)
Andrew SCOTT (AG)
Adam BURTON (MR)
Paul GONZALEZ (MM)
Matt BUCKLEY (SS)
Brandon POLLARD (GC)
Matt QUATRARO (MR)
Chip SELL (AG)
Craig WATTS (AG)
Pat AHEARNE (PH)
John CHALLINOR (AG)
Tony HARRIS (AG)
 Grand Final Series:
 G1: Gold Coast Cougars 8 d Sydney Storm 7 (Homebush Stadium)
 G2: Gold Coast Cougars 14 d Sydney Storm 8 (Homebush Stadium)

 Semi-Final 1 v 4 Playoff: Sydney Storm d Adelaide Giants 2-0
 Semi-Final 2 v 3 Playoff: Gold Coast Cougars d Melb Monarchs 2-0
 Award Winners:
 
MVP: Adam BURTON (MR)
 Ch-MVP: Paul GORMAN (GC)
 G.Glove: Gary WHITE (SS)
 Batting: Adam BURTON (MR)
 Pitching: Pat AHEARNE (PH)
 Rookie: Clinton BALGERA (PH)
  

ABL SEASON 1997/98    

1998

 ABL Champions: MELBOURNE REDS
Melbourne Reds becoming the ABL's first (and only) triple Champions after completing an amazing "last to first" Cinderella Championship. 
Perhaps most significantly, the Reds welcomed the return of offensive star Adam Burton who again provided his own special brand of mayhem both with the bat and on the base paths. The Reds refused to let their lineup falter despite losing three of their original NY Yankee imports during the season, bringing in stars Pat Ahearne, Raul Rodarte and David White who were all key contributors. 
The 2-0 Grand Final sweep of the Gold Coast Cougars was a classic final with two "pitching duels" separated mainly by go-ahead solo home runs in each game from Reds youngster Shane Hogan.
  Pitching Stars: (W-L, ERA)
 Mark RESPONDEK: 4-0, 2.57 ERA
 Warren MAY: 6-1, 4.96 ERA 1 Sv
 Robert HOGAN: 5-2, 5.97  ERA
 Pat AHEARNE: 3-4, 3.46 ERA
 David WHITE: 2-4, 7.79 ERA 2 Sv
 Jason BEVERLIN: 2-4, 6.22 ERA
 Offensive Stars: (Avg/HR/RBI)
 Adam BURTON: .388/21/55
 Ben UTTING: .346/7/34
 Myles BARNDEN: .343/6/28
 Chris ASHBY: .314/6/18
 Jeff SPENCER: .306/7/41
 Shane HOGAN: .298/18/49

  
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Gary WHITE (SB)
Ron JOHNSON (GC)
Adam BURTON (MR)
Paul GORMAN (GC)
Ben UTTING (MR)
Glen BARKER (BB)
Trent DURRINGTON (GC)
Grant McDONALD (BB)
Brendan KINGMAN (SS)
Erick NELSON (MM)
Gabe MOLINA (PH)
Tom NIETO (MR)
 Grand Final Series:
 G1: Melbourne Reds 4 d Gold Coast Cougars 3 (Melbourne Ballpark)
 G2: Melbourne Reds 4 d Gold Coast Cougars 0 (Melbourne Ballpark)
 ROUND-ROBIN DAY1: (1st v 4th) & (2nd v 3rd)
 Melb Monarchs lost to G.Coast Cougars 7-5 ; Sydney Storm lost to Melb Reds 18-5
 ROUND-ROBIN DAY 2: (3rd v 4th) & (1st v 2nd)
 Melb Reds beat G.Coast Cougars 2-1 ; Melb Monarchs lost to Sydney Storm 5-1
 ROUND-ROBIN DAY 3: (2nd v 4th) & (1st v 3rd)
 Sydney Storm lost to G.Coast Cougars 8-6 ; Melb Monarchs beat Melb Reds 12-5
 Award Winners:
 
MVP: Brendan KINGMAN (SS)
 Ch-MVP: Shane HOGAN (MR)
 G.Glove: Glenn WILLIAMS (SS)
 Batting: Brendan KINGMAN (SS)
 Pitching: Erick NELSON (MM)
 Rookie: Rodney VAN BUIZEN (SS)
  

ABL SEASON 1996/97    

1997

 ABL Champions: PERTH HEAT
Perth Heat becoming the second multiple ABL Champions in deserving fashion having secured top position after the regular season. 
Deprived of their right for a home-field final due to Sheffield Shield cricket at the WACA ground, the Heat proved beyond doubt that they were worthy winners by defeating the talented Brisbane in their own ballpark.
Already boasting a powerful and experienced lineup, the Heat can also thank their affiliate for sending another set of top imports.
  Pitching Stars: (W-L, ERA)
 Robbie WELLS: 6-1, 2.36 ERA 1 Sv
 Alvie SHEPHARD: 5-0, 3.90 ERA
 David WHITE: 7-2, 5.47  ERA
 Mark ETTLES: 3-3, 3.45 ERA 6 Sv
 Peter MOYLAN: 5-2, 6.43 ERA
 Shane TONKIN: 3-3, 4.25 ERA 2 Sv
 Offensive Stars: (Avg/HR/RBI)
 Greg JELKS: .375/11/38
 Jason HEWITT: .350/3/13
 Sean JONES: .329/12/44
 Clayton BYRNE: .316/15/48
 Ben NEEDLE: .313/4/22
 John MOORE: .301/7/3
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ALL STAR TEAM
Gary WHITE (SB)
Ron JOHNSON (GC)
Andrew SCOTT (AG)
Paul GONZALEZ (BB)
Matt BUCKLEY (GC)
Clayton BYRNE (PH)
Brendan KINGMAN (SB)
Grant McDONALD (BB)
Greg JELKS (PH)
Kevin MILLWOOD (MM)
Chuck BEALE (GC)
Tony HARRIS (AG)
 Grand Final Series:
 G1: Perth Heat 9 d Brisbane Bandits 1 (ANZ Stadium, Brisbane)
 G2: Brisbane Bandits 6 d Perth Heat 4 (ANZ Stadium, Brisbane)
 G3: Perth Heat 9 d Brisbane Bandits 5 (ANZ Stadium, Brisbane)
 SEMI-FINAL 1st v 4th - Perth Heat d Sydney Blues 2-0
 SEMI-FINAL 2nd v 3rd - Brisbane Bandits d Adelaide Giants 2-0
 Award Winners:
 
MVP: Andrew SCOTT (AG)
 Ch-MVP: Clayton BYRNE (PH)
 G.Glove: Mark SHIPLEY (SB)
 Batting: Andrew SCOTT (AG)
 Pitching: Kevin MILLWOOD (MM)
 Rookie: Robbie WELLS (PH)
  

ABL SEASON 1995/96    

1996

 ABL Champions: SYDNEY BLUES
Sydney Blues clinch their first ABL Championship, largely on the back of 1996 "Superman" and MVP Gary White who again delivered the decisive home runs in the Championship series to secure the 2-0 sweep.
The defending Champion Melbourne Reds overcome a disruptive off-season and a modest start to reach the Championship series once again, but there they met a "team of destiny" the Sydney Blues. 
The Reds survived one of the all-time great playoff series with two extra-innings epic wins against season dominating Brisbane, but couldn't find enough offence to topple the Blues who were hungry for their first ever ABL title.
The Blues boasted a strong all-round combination with experienced hitting, great pitching depth and quality imports.
  Pitching Stars: (W-L, ERA)
 Mark MARINO: 5-1, 3.40 ERA 2 Sv
 Doug MEINERS: 7-2, 4.10 ERA
 Brad THOMAS: 2-0, 2.45  ERA
 Scott MITCHELL: 2-0, 3.06ERA  1 Sv
 Brent IDDON: 2-2, 3.61 ERA
 Grahame CASSEL: 2-2, 5.12 ERA 7 Sv
 Offensive Stars: (Avg/HR/RBI)
 Gary WHITE: .357/17/49
 Matt EVERINGHAM: .344/4/18
 Sharnol ADRIANA: .341/5/17
 Scott TUNKIN: .328/11/30
 Brendan KINGMAN: .292/9/40
 Brian MURPHY: .289/7/37

  
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Gary WHITE (SB)
Craig WATTS (AG)
Adam BURTON (BB)
Jason HEWITT (PH)
Steve HINTON (BB)
Michael DUNN (AG)
David HYNES (BB)
Grant McDONALD (BB)
Scott METCALF (PH)
Frankie RODRIGUEZ (BB)
Shayne BENNETT (GC)
Darren BALSLEY (SB)
 Grand Final Series:
 G1: Sydney Blues d. Melbourne Reds 8-4 (Sydney Showgrounds)
 G2: Sydney Blues d. Melbourne Reds 5-2 (Sydney Showgrounds)

 SEMI-FINAL 1st v 4th - Melbourne Reds d. Brisbane Bandits 2-0
 SEMI-FINAL 2nd v 3rd - Sydney Blues d. Perth Heat 2-1
 Award Winners:
 
MVP: Gary WHITE (SB)
 Ch-MVP: Gary WHITE (SB)
 G.Glove: Steve HINTON (BB)
 Batting: Adam BURTON (BB)
 Pitching: Frankie RODRIGUEZ (BB)
 Rookie: Tom BECKER (AG)
  

ABL SEASON 1994/95    

1995





 ABL Champions: WAVERLEY REDS
The arrivals of Australia's major league superstar David Nilsson and outstanding US manager Paul Runge are listed as the key factors behind the Waverley Reds becoming the first team to win a 2nd ABL Championship. 
The Reds finished the season with a stunning 17 game unbeaten streak and a staggering 15 from 16 wins on the road to unseat Perth from 1st place, then they marched to the ABL Championship. 
They were superbly served by starting pitchers Phil Dale and US import Dirk Blair who both finished with 14 wins and were responsible for all four playoff wins.
Lead-off hitter Adam Burton also emerged as the "spark plug" for the Reds with his dynamic hitting and base running.
  Pitching Stars: (W-L, ERA)
 Phil DALE: 12-2, 2.76 ERA 2 Sv
 Dirk BLAIR: 12-3, 3.93 ERA
 Simon SH-COLLINS: 6-1, 4.90 ERA
 Brendan RATCLIFFE: 3-2, 2.56ERA 2Sv
 Warren MAY: 4-3, 3.21 ERA
 Aaron TURNIER: 6-3, 4.24 ERA
 Offensive Stars: (Avg/HR/RBI)
 David NILSSON: .388/16/56
 Matthew SH-COLLINS: .319/4/27
 Aaron HARVEY: .314/0/4
 David CLARKSON: .302/10/45
 Brendan EDWARDS: .293/0/4
 Adam BURTON: .272/12/37

  
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David NILSSON (MR)
Ron JOHNSON (EC)
Scott TUNKIN (SB)
Scott METCALF (PH)
Steve HINTON (BB)
Kimera BARTEE (PH)
Lonell ROBERTS (SB)
Ron CAROTHERS (MM)
Stuart THOMPSON (EC)
Phil DALE (W)
Bob NILSSON (EC)
Paul RUNGE (W)
 Grand Final Series:
 G1: Waverley Reds d. Perth Heat 5-1 (Moorabbin Reserve)
 G2: Waverley Reds d. Perth Heat 4-2 (Moorabbin Reserve)

 SEMI-FINAL 1st v 4th - Waverley Reds d. Sydney Blues 2-0
 SEMI-FINAL 2nd v 3rd - Perth Heat d. East Coast Cougars 2-1
 Award Winners:
 
MVP: Scott METCALF (PH)
 Ch-MVP: Phil DALE (W)
 G.Glove: Geoff BLUM (HE)
 Batting: David NILSSON (W)
 Pitching: Phil DALE (W)
 Rookie: Todd LE GRAND (HE)
  

ABL SEASON 1993/94    

1994

 ABL Champions: BRISBANE BANDITS
Led by Australia's emerging US major league star David Nilsson, the Brisbane Bandits complete an amazing playoff run by winning two playoff series on away soil to wrap up a surprise Championship from 3rd place; 2-0 over the disappointed Sydney Blues.
The Bandits imports were also keys to their success with Homer Bush taking the Season MVP and Leon Glenn emerging to grab the Championship MVP.
The '94 Brisbane Bandits were a very solid all-round team, and they performed best at the business end of the season to win the most "even" championship battle to date.
  Pitching Stars: (W-L, ERA)
 Andy PAUL: 8-4, 2.81 ERA 1 Sv
 Kim JESSOP: 5-4, 2.79 ERA
 David GOODA: 3-1, 3.04 ERA
 Brian HANCOCK: 7-5, 4.40 ERA
 Gary NILSSON: 2-2, 2.42 ERA
 Offensive Stars: (Avg/HR/RBI)
 Homer BUSH: .374/1/16
 David NILSSON: .362/12/47
 Leon GLENN: .333/10/36
 Steve HINTON: .303/7/33
 Ron JOHNSON: .294/14/41

  
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David NILSSON (BB)
Jay KIRKPATRICK (AG)
Homer BUSH (BB)
Brendan KINGMAN (SB)
Greg JELKS (PH)
Curtis GOODWIN (PH)
Leon GLENN (BB)
Barrie BAHNERT (AG)
Tony ADAMSON (PH)
Brad CORNETT (SB)
Ross JONES (MM)
Tony HARRIS (AG)
 Grand Final Series:
 G1: Brisbane Bandits d. Sydney Blues 5-1 (Parramatta Stadium)
 G2: Brisbane Bandits d. Sydney Blues 10-9 (Parramatta Stadium)

 SEMI-FINAL 1st v 4th - Sydney Blues d. Adelaide Giants 2-0
 SEMI-FINAL 2nd v 3rd - Brisbane Bandits d. Perth Heat 2-1
 Award Winners:
 
MVP: Homer BUSH (BB)
 Ch-MVP: Leon GLENN (BB)
 G.Glove: Andrew SCOTT (AG)
 Batting: Homer BUSH (BB)
 Pitching: Brad CORNETT (SB)
 Rookie: Kristian FELEDYK (SB)
  

ABL SEASON 1992/93    

1993



 ABL Champions: MELBOURNE MONARCHS
The "scrappy" and determined Melbourne Monarchs celebrate their return to ABL action after a two year absence with a surprising but meritorious Championship triumph on foreign soil against warm favourites Perth.
The Jon Deeble inspired Monarchs thrived on a reputation as "underdog achievers" but of course this only served to disguise a talented lineup.
Star imports Barry Parisotto and Don Lemon were as tough as anyone on the mound and Lemon really came to play during the playoffs, while Ross Jones was almost "automatic" coming in from the bullpen.
Offensively, the Monarchs were vastly experienced and had plenty of ways to "manufacture runs" when they were needed most.
  Pitching Stars: (W-L, ERA)
 Ross JONES: 1-1, 1.11 ERA 13 Sv
 Barry PARRISOTO: 8-4, 2.04 ERA
 Don LEMON: 6-4, 2.26 ERA
 Mark RESPONDEK: 5-2, 2.39 ERA
 Offensive Stars: (Avg/HR/RBI)
 Keith GOGOS: .426/2/13
 Ron CAROTHERS: .315/3/27
 Jon DEEBLE: .300/0/11
 Richard VAGG: .280/1/19

  
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Kevin Scott (MB)
Tony ADAMSON (PH)
Kevin JORDAN (BB)
Tim HOLLAND (PH)
Greg JELKS (PH)
Mike HARRIS (GC)
Ron CAROTHERS (MM)
Duane SINGLETON (GC)
John MOORE (PH)
Carlos REYES (W)
Ross JONES (MM)
Doug AULT (SB)
 Grand Final Series:
 G1: Melbourne Monarchs d. Perth Heat 14-2 (Parry Field)
 G2: Melbourne Monarchs d. Perth Heat 1-0 (Parry Field)

 SEMI-FINAL 1st v 4th - Perth Heat d. Waverley Reds 2-0
 SEMI-FINAL 2nd v 3rd - Melbourne Monarchs d. Sydney Blues 2-1
 Award Winners:
 
MVP: Kevin JORDAN (BB)
 Ch-MVP: Don LEMON (MM)
 G.Glove: Mark SHIPLEY (SW)
 Batting: Kevin JORDAN (BB)
 Pitching: Carlos REYES (W)
 Rookie: Andrew SPENCER (W)
  

ABL SEASON 1991/92    

1992



 ABL Champions: DAIKYO DOLPHINS
Daikyo Dolphins reverse their position from last season by defeating the league leading Perth Heat in a mild 3-1 Championship series upset. 
Most damage done was by superstar US import John Jaha who launched 4 monster home-runs during the Championship series.
Jaha may have stolen the show in the playoffs, but he was just one of many major league "names" that Daikyo boasted during the 1991-92 era.
Offensively, it would be hard to argue that these Dolphin teams were not the best (or most explosive) in the history of the league.
  Pitching Stars: (W-L, ERA)
 Adrian MEAGHER: 13-2, 1.93 ERA
 Bob NILSSON:  2-3, 2.68 ERA 10 Sv
 Gary NILSSON: 5-4, 4.62 ERA
 Brett CEDERBLAD: 6-4, 4.64 ERA 1 Sv
 Scott ROBINSON: 2-0, 5.34 ERA
 Offensive Stars: (Avg/HR/RBI)
 David NILSSON: .403/2/13
 Paul GORMAN: .369/7/29
 Peter HARTAS: .352/0/18
 Bill CUTSHALL: .324/6/24
 John JAHA: .304/7/35
 Ron JOHNSON: .293/8/34

  
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ALL STAR TEAM
Michael MOYLE (PH)
Brian MURPHY (SW)
Peter HARTAS (DD)
Shaun HRABAR (PH)
Richard VAGG (MB)
Damon BUFORD (PH)
Brian KOWITZ (W)
Barrie BAHNERT (AG)
Melvin WEARING (PH)
Adrian MEAGHER (DD)
Mark ETTLES (PH)
Steve GILMOUR (BB)
 Grand Final Series:
 G1: Daikyo Dolphins d. Perth Heat 8-1 (Parry Field)
 G2: Daikyo Dolphins d. Perth Heat 17-10 (Parry Field)
 G3: Perth Heat d. Daikyo Dolphins 7-5 (Palm Meadows)
 G4: Daikyo Dolphins d. Perth Heat 4-3 (Palm Meadows)
 Award Winners:
 
MVP: Adrian MEAGHER (DD)
 Ch-MVP: John JAHA (DD)
 G.Glove: Mark SHIPLEY (SW)
 Batting: Paul GORMAN (DD)
 Pitching: Adrian MEAGHER (DD)
 Rookie: Scott METCALF (PH)
  

ABL SEASON 1990/91    

1991



 ABL Champions: PERTH HEAT
Perth Heat used their offensive power and versatile pitching to upset the favoured Daikyo Dolphins in the deciding game at their own Palm Meadows venue; taking the Championship with a 3-2 series win. 
The Mike Young inspired Heat finding their best form at just the right time to topple the talent laden Dolphins in the playoffs.
Of course, Perth were not without great talent of their own with Graeme Lloyd and Pat Leinen to anchor their pitching, great all-round depth and a few of the best imports to grace the ABL.
 Pitching Stars: (W-L, ERA)
 Dave RUSIN: 3-1, 1.80 ERA
 Graeme LLOYD:  9-4, 2.62 ERA
 Simon EISSENS: 4-1, 2.81 ERA
 Pat LEINEN: 11-3, 2.86 ERA
 Parris MITCHELL: 5-2, 3.76, 1 Sv
 Todd STEPHAN: 8-3, 5.34 ERA, 2 Sv
 Offensive Stars: (Avg/HR/RBI)
 T.R. LEWIS: .394/5/32
 Tony ADAMSON: .379/17/54
 Tim HOLLAND: .370/7/39
 James WADDELL: .329/1/14
 Shaun HRABAR: .303/0/7
 Michael MOYLE: .295/5/25

  
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David NILSSON (DD)
John JAHA (DD)
Andrew SCOTT (AG)
T.R. LEWIS (PH)
Billy WHITE (SW)
Ron CAROTHERS (W)
Tim HOLLAND (PH)
Wayne HARVEY (PP)
Ron JOHNSON (DD)
Pat LEINEN (PH)
Bob NILSSON (DD)
Phil ALEXANDER (AG)
 Grand Final Series:
 
G1: Perth Heat d. Daikyo Dolphins 6-4 (Parry Field)
 G2: Perth Heat d. Daikyo Dolphins 7-3 (Parry Field)
 G3: Daikyo Dolphins d. Perth Heat 4-3 (Palm Meadows)
 G4: Daikyo Dolphins d. Perth Heat 6-2 (Palm Meadows)
 G5: Perth Heat d. Daikyo Dolphins 11-1 (Palm Meadows)
 Award Winners:
 
MVP: David NILSSON (DD)
 Ch-MVP: Graeme LLOYD (PH)
 G.Glove: Billy WHITE (SW)
 Batting: John JAHA (DD)
 Pitching: Pat LEINEN (PH)
 Rookie: Myles BARNDEN (W)
  

ABL SEASON 1989/90    

1990



 Inaugural ABL Champions: WAVERLEY REDS
With an awesome, all-conquering 34-6 season behind them the Waverley Reds would set a very high standard for the future of Australian Major League Baseball as the first "flagship" of the competition.
The team batted .323 (2nd highest ever) and boasted a team ERA of 2.72 (3rd lowest ever). Along with their win/loss record, this is undisputable evidence that the 1989/90 Waverley Reds are the finest AMLB team in history to date.
 Pitching Stars: (W-L, ERA)
 Phil DALE: 9-2, 1.44 ERA
 Carl GROVOM:  7-0, 2.73 ERA
 David SIMPSON: 5-0, 2.78 ERA
 Simon SH-COLLINS: 5-2, 3.17 ERA
 Mark RESPONDEK: 2-0, 2.27, 4 Sv
 Joey VIERA: 3-1, 0.00 ERA, 1 Sv
 Offensive Stars: (Avg/HR/RBI)
 David CLARKSON: .444/3/31
 Pete BEELER: .373/3/26
 Ron CAROTHERS: .329/6/41
 Richard SISSON: .328/1/15
 Craig KERNICK: .318/1/20
 Matthew SH-COLLINS: .317/4/29
 David BUCKTHORPE: .299/5/30

  
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David CLARKSON (W)
Pete BEELER (W)
David BUCKTHORPE (W)
Jeff KAPILA (PP)
Matthew SH-COLLINS (W)
Ron CAROTHERS (W)
Paul COOGAN (BB)
Jason MARKS (PP)
Tony ADAMSON (PH)
Phil DALE (W)
Bob NILSSON (GC)
Phil DALE (W)
 Grand Final Series:
 G1: Waverley Reds d Melbourne Monarchs 3-1 (VFL Park)
 G2: Melbourne Monarchs d Waverley Reds 4-3 (VFL Park)
 G3: Waverley Reds d Melbourne Monarchs 9-3 (Altona)
 G4: Waverley Reds d Melbourne Monarchs 3-2 (Altona)
 Award Winners:
 
MVP: Phil DALE (W)
 Ch-MVP: M. SH-COLLINS (W)
 Batting: David CLARKSON (W)
 Pitching: Phil DALE (W)
 Rookie: Jason MARKS (PP)