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Benchwarmer Baseball has over 60 leagues. This page will feature some of the highlights...and lowlights...of action around the BWB universe this season.

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Best Records

RankLeagueTeamOwnerWLPct.
1Big Red Machine LeagueAtlanta RedbirdsRicardo Alexander7929.732
1Firemen LeagueLefty FlamethrowersJason Kiernan7929.732
3Silver Screen LeagueCourt JestersJason Kiernan7830.722
4Big Red Machine LeagueDave Concepcion DaveplugsJason Kiernan7731.713
4Chevy Chase LeagueLampoon's Play BaseballJason Kiernan7731.713
6American AssociationCleveland SpidersMichael Rudolph7632.704
6Grunge LeagueSun + Ocean BlueSherman Wan7632.704
6Hall of Fame LeagueOzzie Smith's Defensive WizardsJason Kiernan7632.704
6North Siders LeagueWrigleyville Bryzzo SouvenirsJason Kiernan7632.704
6Original Six LeagueSuper Mario All Stars!!! Now with Sid the Kid!!!Jason Kiernan7632.704
6The Kings of QueensAstoria Argyle SoxSherman Wan7632.704

Worst Records

RankLeagueTeamOwnerWLPct.
1Firemen LeagueRed's 4 Alarm ChiliAlonda Clifton2979.269
1Reality BitesFrostbite Falls Moose & SquirrelAndy Marquis2979.269
3Commissioners LeagueDharma InitiativeAndy Marquis3078.278
3Grunge LeagueTennessee RockersKen DeGroot3078.278
3Motor City LeagueMaking CadillacsBenchwarmer Baseball League Office and Keith Rudy 3078.278
3Silver Screen LeagueVegas Big LosersTom McGraw3078.278
7American AssociationFillmore WestMichael Lehman3375.306
8Commissioners LeagueCleveland SteamersTom McGraw3474.315
8Original Six LeagueCalifornia Kicked Ur A$$Craig Burke3474.315
8Royal Flush LeagueCalifornia Kicked UR A$$Craig Burke3474.315
8Wes Anderson LeagueToo Much Monkey BusinessJamie Reese3474.315
8Whiff LeagueGlobal Stars on 45David Henning3474.315

Best Owner Combined Records for Multiple Teams

RankOwner# of LeaguesWLPct.
1Jason Kiernan6846342710.631
2Jay Snyder10663417.614
3Ricardo Alexander2919091223.610
4Greg Flees3195129.602
5Christian Ingram3189135.583
5Derrick Silensky212690.583
7Sherman Wan3723161680.580
8Jerry King181118826.575
9Micah Bustard212492.574
10Ken Stevenson5309231.572

Worst Owner Combined Records for Multiple Teams

RankOwner# of LeaguesWLPct.
1Brad Lewallen274142.343
2Andy Marquis5186354.344
3Craig Burke229111465.383
4Ken DeGroot9383589.394
5Dan Levy294122.435
6Tom McGraw6229193777.436
7Andrew Lehman5425883244.444
8Don Kruse15721899.445
9Mike Scott12578718.446
10Willis Lee6290358.448

Best Team Power Index (Week 18)

RankLeagueTeamOwnerPower Index
1Batman LeagueBiff, Bam, KKrunkJason Kiernan84.0172
2They Might Be GiantsHerrickville HaberdashersJay Snyder83.059
3Five Boroughs LeagueManhattan MagillasDave Matter82.4425
4Chevy Chase LeagueLampoon's Play BaseballJason Kiernan81.939
5Big Red Machine LeagueAtlanta RedbirdsRicardo Alexander81.1598
6Bronx Bombers LeagueMaris & MantleJason Kiernan80.4068
7Game Night LeagueAtlanta Robot BaseballRicardo Alexander80.3475
8BeatleballVolkswagon HipstersJason Kiernan79.8092
9The Kings of QueensAstoria Argyle SoxSherman Wan79.4267
10Scooby Doo LeagueWhere Are You?Jason Kiernan79.3065

Worst Team Power Index (Week 18)

RankLeagueTeamOwnerPower Index
1Original Six LeagueCalifornia Kicked Ur A$$Craig Burke12.9344
2Reality BitesFrostbite Falls Moose & SquirrelAndy Marquis16.7536
3Royal Flush LeagueCalifornia Kicked UR A$$Craig Burke16.76
4Minnie & Paul LeagueTonga Tarantula HawksJohn Hula17.4814
5Firemen LeagueRed's 4 Alarm ChiliAlonda Clifton18.6059
6British Invasion LeagueYork MintsTom Kohl18.6069
7K Street LeagueItalian StationsTom McGraw18.9531
8Big Red Machine LeagueCalifornia Kicked Ur A$$Craig Burke19.0406
9B Movie Actor LeagueCalifornia Kicked UR A$$Craig Burke19.2236
10Blue and Gray LeagueAtlantis Mighty MythtakesDavid Henning19.3405

Most Improved Teams

RankLeagueTeamOwnerThis YearLast YearDifference
1White Elephant LeagueSouthaven ClippersBill Munger54-54 (.500)38-112 (.253).247
2Broadway LeagueBroadway Bayou BoysJohn Stroba69-39 (.639)59-91 (.393).246
3British Invasion LeagueSticky FingersJ.C. Freeman65-43 (.602)54-96 (.360).242
4Triple Crown LeagueHobart HurricanesMichael Rudolph63-45 (.583)52-98 (.347).237
5Grand Slam LeagueMcPherson's Ridge CavalryRobert Elias74-34 (.685)68-82 (.453).232
6Experts LeagueFantasy CouchBenchwarmer Baseball League Office and Ken Stevenson55-53 (.509)42-108 (.280).229
7Motor City LeagueWalking Dead HeadsJamie Reese56-52 (.519)45-105 (.300).219
8Batman LeagueNew York KingsSkip Hohensee61-47 (.565)53-97 (.353).212
9Blue and Gray LeagueBangalore BashersMichael Gaston62-46 (.574)55-95 (.367).207
10Winners Circle LeagueSpringBuc BucsGreg Flees59-49 (.546)51-99 (.340).206
10Pacific Northwest LeagueX FilesAndrew Lehman59-49 (.546)51-99 (.340).206

Teams with Greatest Declines

RankLeagueTeamOwnerThis YearLast YearDifference
1Chevy Chase LeagueQuahog Drunken ClamsDon Kruse36-72 (.333)91-59 (.607)-.273
2British Invasion LeagueYork MintsTom Kohl35-73 (.324)89-61 (.593)-.269
3Blame Canada LeagueThe Real Canadian BaconAndrew Lehman35-73 (.324)88-62 (.587)-.263
4Home of the BraveSanta Clarita Lost BoysAndrew Lehman44-64 (.407)100-50 (.667)-.259
5Phightin' Phils LeagueChip Kelly HeroesTom McGraw35-73 (.324)84-66 (.560)-.236
6Born to Run LeagueNebraska GrasshoppersRick Furtak42-66 (.389)92-58 (.613)-.224
7Perfect World LeagueLarge Lenny's PerfectosDave Matter41-67 (.380)89-61 (.593)-.214
8Fenway FenaticsWerewolves Of BostonJamie Reese40-68 (.370)87-63 (.580)-.210
9Tobacco Road LeagueSmoke RingsRoland Dupont42-66 (.389)89-61 (.593)-.204
10B Movie Actor LeagueCalifornia Kicked UR A$$Craig Burke40-68 (.370)86-64 (.573)-.203

Franchises with no Division Titles Currently in First Place

LeagueTeamOwnerRecord
A League About NothingWayne KnightsMark Currie63-45 (.583)
Anchorman LeagueGrand Rapids Founders' FarseersJohn Hula56-52 (.519)
B Movie Actor LeagueCreature FeaturesMichael Lehman55-53 (.509)
B Movie Actor LeagueDie Hard Final ChapterTom McGraw51-57 (.472)
B Movie Actor LeagueLord Boulder's Dixie CupsJohn Stroba67-41 (.620)
Big Red Machine LeagueRed MooseRoland Dupont61-47 (.565)
BirdlandJ-town RoadrunnersKeith Rudy 65-43 (.602)
Blame Canada LeagueColorado CowsSheldon Price50-58 (.463)
Born to Run LeagueQuick FeetRoland Dupont60-48 (.556)
British Invasion LeagueBand of Brothers & Their Royal Albert OasisJohn Hula53-55 (.491)
British Invasion LeagueSticky FingersJ.C. Freeman65-43 (.602)
Cleveland RocksAtlanta United BCBenchwarmer Baseball League Office and Ricardo Alexander64-44 (.593)
Firemen LeagueToonville ToonsMichael Gaston61-47 (.565)
Five Boroughs LeagueLong Island Lumber CompanyMichael Rudolph54-54 (.500)
Geek Pride LeagueAlpha Beta Cum LaudeMichael Lehman62-46 (.574)
Gone But Not Forgotten LeagueBisbee MinersMichael Rudolph62-46 (.574)
Grand Slam LeagueFritz's German SausageAlonda Clifton58-50 (.537)
Home of the BraveMiddle School JocksJamie Reese67-41 (.620)
K Street LeagueThe Big Unit Throwing Gas!!!Jason Kiernan73-35 (.676)
Motor City LeagueClassic CarsRoland Dupont60-48 (.556)
Murderers' RowSan Francisco Misty MeanersMichael Lehman54-54 (.500)
North Siders LeagueIndy RacersTom McGraw64-44 (.593)
Original Six LeagueLondon SpidersDave Matter59-49 (.546)
Phightin' Phils LeagueJohn Denny's Grand Slam BreakfastMichael Gaston57-51 (.528)
Royal Flush LeagueCincinnati StockingsDon Kruse53-55 (.491)
Royal Flush LeagueKentucky 5 of a KindTom McGraw71-37 (.657)
Scooby Doo LeagueBermuda TrianglesJon Swanson71-37 (.657)
ThirtyThirtysomething LeagueThe Usual Suspects IITom McGraw59-49 (.546)
Three of a Kind LeaguePyeongchang, South Korea 2018 Winter OlympiansLeif Jonson63-45 (.583)
Wes Anderson LeagueGeorgia SpecialKsJanice Adams54-54 (.500)
Wes Anderson LeagueLittlestown ThunderboltsJon Swanson68-40 (.630)
Whiff LeagueSpaceman SpiffJohn Hula69-39 (.639)
Will Ferrell LeagueCorona Virus 20Tom McGraw61-47 (.565)
Will Ferrell LeagueDaytona Shake 'n BakeJerry Stevens60-48 (.556)
Winners Circle LeagueNortheast Ohio BombersMichael Rudolph56-52 (.519)

Division Winners Last Season Currently under .500

LeagueTeamOwnerRecord
American AssociationGentleman JackRoland Dupont45-63 (.417)
Anchorman LeagueCold PizzaRoland Dupont52-56 (.482)
Anchorman LeagueCooperstown WannabesDavid Henning49-59 (.454)
B Movie Actor LeagueCalifornia Kicked UR A$$Craig Burke40-68 (.370)
B Movie Actor LeagueFantasy IslandRoland Dupont53-55 (.491)
Batman LeagueWinged VengeanceJohn Hula46-62 (.426)
BeatleballBig Mack AttackTom McGraw40-68 (.370)
Beer LeagueRogue Dead Guy RedsJohn Hula49-59 (.454)
Big Red Machine LeagueBottom of the BarrelAndrew Lehman38-70 (.352)
BirdlandAnnapolis CrabbersDave Matter46-62 (.426)
BirdlandBluth Frozen BananasBenchwarmer Baseball League Office51-57 (.472)
Blame Canada LeagueMogadishu PiratesJ.C. Freeman48-60 (.444)
Bleed Dodger BlueAksarben KrusadersDon Kruse45-63 (.417)
Blue and Gray LeagueLincoln LogsAndrew Lehman47-61 (.435)
Born to Run LeagueNebraska GrasshoppersRick Furtak42-66 (.389)
Born to Run LeagueSonoma RedsKen DeGroot49-59 (.454)
British Invasion LeagueYork MintsTom Kohl35-73 (.324)
Bronx Bombers LeagueHarlem HillbilliesRoland Dupont43-65 (.398)
Chevy Chase LeagueCool DudesRoland Dupont42-66 (.389)
Chevy Chase LeagueQuahog Drunken ClamsDon Kruse36-72 (.333)
Cleveland RocksBuckeyeland BlastersDave Matter40-68 (.370)
Cleveland RocksLake Erie StormDavid Henning53-55 (.491)
Cleveland RocksWonton SoupRoland Dupont47-61 (.435)
Deuces Wild LeagueLexington LosersTom McGraw47-61 (.435)
Experts LeagueIrish AlcohooligansJerry King and Benchwarmer Baseball League Office50-58 (.463)
Experts LeagueMare Serenitatis Water BearsSherman Wan47-61 (.435)
Experts LeagueSt. Louis PrefectosSheldon Price50-58 (.463)
Federal LeagueClockwork AngelsA Citarella52-56 (.482)
Federal LeagueSheshequin ShenanigansDave Matter52-56 (.482)
Fenway FenaticsWerewolves Of BostonJamie Reese40-68 (.370)
Firemen LeagueHouse of LearyRobert Hamilton52-56 (.482)
Firemen LeagueSmoke on the WaterSherman Wan51-57 (.472)
Five Boroughs LeagueTotal ChaosRoland Dupont52-56 (.482)
Geek Pride LeaguePythagorean TheoremsMichael Rudolph51-57 (.472)
Golden Throat LeagueGiants BaseballAlonda Clifton49-59 (.454)
Gone But Not Forgotten LeagueCenter City FlashbacksDavid Henning46-62 (.426)
Hall of Fame LeagueNordeast Original SinnersAndrew Lehman52-56 (.482)
Hall of Fame LeagueSan Diego SurfridersJohn Hula52-56 (.482)
Home of the BraveSanta Clarita Lost BoysAndrew Lehman44-64 (.407)
K Street LeagueWayne Mad GeneralsRobert Elias52-56 (.482)
Longball LeagueRisky BusinessRoland Dupont50-58 (.463)
MarxballFreedonia Freedom FightersJohn Hula53-55 (.491)
Minnie & Paul LeagueGrosse Pointe Trailer TrashAndrew Lehman43-65 (.398)
Minnie & Paul LeagueHappy CampersAlonda Clifton51-57 (.472)
Motor City LeagueTrumbull RumblersJohn Hula48-60 (.444)
Murderers' RowGuttenberg GandolfinisJohn Hula and Benchwarmer Baseball League Office40-68 (.370)
North Siders LeagueThe Blues Brothers Rhythm and Blues RevueJohn Hula53-55 (.491)
Original Six LeagueDestiny's GuardiansDavid Henning50-58 (.463)
Pacific Northwest LeagueHooterville Flying PigsAlonda Clifton52-56 (.482)
Reality BitesInterlaken Cheese TransportSherman Wan53-55 (.491)
Royal Flush LeagueWest Bottoms Hungry HeifersDave Matter46-62 (.426)
Shadowball LeagueTombstone Gun FightersRobert Elias51-57 (.472)
South Siders LeagueGeorgia PecansWillis Lee49-59 (.454)
Steel City LeagueHershey Special O.P.S.David Henning44-64 (.407)
Steel City LeagueRoberto's BoysJohn Hula50-58 (.463)
Superman LeagueHeavenly HashRoland Dupont51-57 (.472)
That's the Fact Jack LeagueProton GunslingersDavid Henning53-55 (.491)
The Kings of QueensCincinnati Redlegs 2Andrew Lehman and Benchwarmer Baseball League Office48-60 (.444)
ThirtyThirtysomething LeagueDes Moines CorncobsTom Kohl47-61 (.435)
ThirtyThirtysomething LeagueDuluth SuperiorsJerry Stevens50-58 (.463)
Three of a Kind LeagueDamien Boys of SummerMichael Quinn53-55 (.491)
Tobacco Road LeagueKentucky Farm BoysJamie Reese48-60 (.444)
Tobacco Road LeagueSmoke RingsRoland Dupont42-66 (.389)
Tobacco Road LeagueSouthern CardinalsMichael Quinn52-56 (.482)
Triple Crown LeagueToronto, Ontario, Canada 2015 Pan AmericansLeif Jonson53-55 (.491)
Wes Anderson LeagueAll Day SuckersRoland Dupont41-67 (.380)
White Elephant LeagueDoctor Who are YouMichael Lehman53-55 (.491)
White Elephant LeagueRising StarsRoland Dupont52-56 (.482)
Will Ferrell LeagueWhistling DixieRoland Dupont53-55 (.491)
Winners Circle LeagueOyedeng Rocinante Tenye Wa Chesh GutSherman Wan52-56 (.482)

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