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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 Alexander10335.746
2Blame Canada LeagueAurora BorealisSherman Wan10236.739
3White Elephant LeagueWho's on First? Abbott or CostelloJason Kiernan9939.717
4Geek Pride LeagueBoba Chette and the DarksabersSherman Wan9840.710
4Royal Flush LeagueSpeed Wins and Homers do too!!!Jason Kiernan9840.710
6American AssociationCleveland SpidersMichael Rudolph9741.703
7Home of the BraveSanta Clarita Lost BoysAndrew Lehman9642.696
7Shadowball LeagueLas Vegas BillionairesJim Sowerby9642.696
7Silver Screen LeagueCourt JestersJason Kiernan9642.696
10Pacific Northwest LeagueSnoqualmie OwlsSherman Wan9543.688
10That's the Fact Jack LeagueTy's TiesDave Matter9543.688

Worst Records

RankLeagueTeamOwnerWLPct.
1White Elephant LeagueSouthaven ClippersJake Roberts33105.239
2Fenway FenaticsReal Ballplayers Play TwoAlonda Clifton35103.254
3Blame Canada LeagueCalifornia Kicked UR A$$Craig Burke36102.261
4Beer LeagueCanadian Moosehead Michael Gaston37101.268
5Experts LeagueFantasy CouchAndrew Eggers3999.283
6Motor City LeagueWalking Dead HeadsAlonda Clifton4098.290
7Federal LeagueSend Trump PackingTom McGraw4296.304
7Longball LeagueTijuana TrojansDoug Schnack4296.304
7Shadowball LeagueInevitability EngineJohn Hula4296.304
10Wes Anderson LeagueHollywood LimelightsA Citarella4395.312

Best Owner Combined Records for Multiple Teams

RankOwner# of LeaguesWLPct.
1Jason Kiernan6756903556.615
2Greg Flees2167109.605
2Rick Furtak2167109.605
4Jay Snyder10834546.604
5Sherman Wan3730262080.593
6Ricardo Alexander2520171433.585
7Justin Juengel2161115.583
8Brian Haines4298254.540
9Dave Matter4835673057.539
10Rob Behymer2146130.529

Worst Owner Combined Records for Multiple Teams

RankOwner# of LeaguesWLPct.
1Jake Roberts6287541.347
2Aaron Tiracorda2106170.384
3Robert Hamilton2110166.399
4Dan Levy2111165.402
5Chris Bellina3170244.411
6Craig Burke2112031695.415
6Michael Gaston1810311453.415
8Matt Strawbridge6345483.417
9Andy Marquis5291399.422
10Alonda Clifton2615602028.435

Best Team Power Index (Week 23)

RankLeagueTeamOwnerPower Index
1Blame Canada LeagueAurora BorealisSherman Wan87.4942
2That's the Fact Jack LeagueTy's TiesDave Matter81.8078
3Geek Pride LeagueBoba Chette and the DarksabersSherman Wan81.1109
4Grunge LeagueSun + Ocean BlueSherman Wan80.7285
5British Invasion LeagueDave Clark Five Over and OverJason Kiernan80.2654
6Big Red Machine LeagueAtlanta RedbirdsRicardo Alexander80.2052
7Grand Slam LeagueMoons Over My HammySherman Wan79.9459
8MarxballKingston FCRicardo Alexander79.9263
9ThirtyThirtysomething LeagueGant's Galloping GhostsJason Kiernan79.8645
10Silver Screen LeagueCourt JestersJason Kiernan79.3214

Worst Team Power Index (Week 23)

RankLeagueTeamOwnerPower Index
1Beer LeagueCanadian Moosehead Michael Gaston8.22614
2Blame Canada LeagueCalifornia Kicked UR A$$Craig Burke13.5422
3Motor City LeagueWalking Dead HeadsAlonda Clifton13.879
4White Elephant LeagueSouthaven ClippersJake Roberts14.1521
5Wes Anderson LeagueHollywood LimelightsA Citarella14.7701
6Fenway FenaticsCalifornia Kicked UR A$$Craig Burke14.9176
7Longball LeagueTijuana TrojansDoug Schnack15.9233
8Fenway FenaticsReal Ballplayers Play TwoAlonda Clifton15.9237
9Federal LeagueSend Trump PackingTom McGraw17.1479
10Shadowball LeagueInevitability EngineJohn Hula17.494

Most Improved Teams

RankLeagueTeamOwnerThis YearLast YearDifference
1Geek Pride LeagueThree Dollar BillTom McGraw76-62 (.551)11-43 (.204).347
2Home of the BraveSanta Clarita Lost BoysAndrew Lehman96-42 (.696)21-33 (.389).307
3Batman LeagueWinged VengeanceJohn Hula81-57 (.587)16-38 (.296).291
4South Siders LeagueBathtub Silly SurfersJamison Reese80-58 (.580)16-38 (.296).283
5Home of the BraveCalifornia Kicked Your A$$Craig Burke67-71 (.486)11-43 (.204).282
6Five Boroughs LeagueShaolin Killa BeesJohn Hula86-52 (.623)19-35 (.352).271
7Longball LeagueLagrange SluggersTom McGraw84-54 (.609)19-35 (.352).257
8Original Six LeagueLady Luck ###Skip Hohensee76-62 (.551)16-38 (.296).254
9Superman LeagueHollywood SquaresMichael Lehman86-52 (.623)20-34 (.370).253
10Scooby Doo LeagueHarlem GhostbustersJohn Hula73-65 (.529)15-39 (.278).251

Teams with Greatest Declines

RankLeagueTeamOwnerThis YearLast YearDifference
1Grunge LeagueKentucky McGrawsTom McGraw44-94 (.319)36-18 (.667)-.348
2Minnie & Paul LeagueOld Hickory LongshotsKen DeGroot51-87 (.370)38-16 (.704)-.334
3Triple Crown LeagueKylertown Shoeless JoesAaron Tiracorda57-81 (.413)40-14 (.741)-.328
4Tobacco Road LeagueConcrete To LeatherJim Duzyk60-78 (.435)41-13 (.759)-.325
5Federal LeagueKansas City PackersMichael Quinn54-84 (.391)38-16 (.704)-.312
6Big Red Machine LeagueGolden GR8SDavid Henning60-78 (.435)40-14 (.741)-.306
7Grand Slam LeagueStillwater SluggersMichael Quinn58-80 (.420)39-15 (.722)-.302
8Original Six LeagueMassillon Batting Cage TigersMatt Strawbridge55-83 (.399)37-17 (.685)-.287
9Tobacco Road LeagueCalifornia Kicked Ur A$$Craig Burke45-93 (.326)33-21 (.611)-.285
10Blame Canada LeagueCalifornia Kicked UR A$$Craig Burke36-102 (.261)29-25 (.537)-.276

Franchises with no Division Titles Currently in First Place

LeagueTeamOwnerRecord
A League About NothingCincinnati Hapless WondersMichael Horvitz78-60 (.565)
A League About NothingOverdried ClothesJason Kiernan82-56 (.594)
Anchorman LeagueGrand Rapids Founders' FarseersJohn Hula69-69 (.500)
Batman LeagueWaterbury RiddlersMike Scott77-61 (.558)
Big Red Machine LeagueBottom of the BarrelAndrew Lehman73-65 (.529)
Big Red Machine LeagueLexington BlueJ.C. Freeman86-52 (.623)
BirdlandAnnapolis CrabbersDave Matter76-62 (.551)
BirdlandBird DroppingsRoland Dupont76-62 (.551)
Born to Run LeagueEscape from New Jersey In a Green Ford Taurus SHOJohn Hula77-61 (.558)
Born to Run LeagueSonoma RedsKen DeGroot86-52 (.623)
Bronx Bombers LeagueSt. Louis BraumeistersJustin Juengel85-53 (.616)
Cleveland RocksWonton SoupRoland Dupont85-53 (.616)
Deuces Wild LeagueLexington LosersTom McGraw68-70 (.493)
Five Boroughs LeagueBrooklyn GhostbustersJohn Stroba77-61 (.558)
Five Boroughs LeagueShaolin Killa BeesJohn Hula86-52 (.623)
Four Star LeagueCincinnati The dlMichael Horvitz77-61 (.558)
Four Star LeagueMt. Eaton HilltoppersDave Matter76-62 (.551)
Grunge LeagueKnee Deep In HooplaMichael Lehman77-61 (.558)
Home of the BravePhoenix LoveweaversJohn Stroba82-56 (.594)
K Street LeagueThe Big Unit Throwing Gas!!!Jason Kiernan80-58 (.580)
Minnie & Paul LeagueCincinnati Cardinals 1Michael Horvitz86-52 (.623)
Moneyball LeagueAlready DunnMike Scott77-61 (.558)
Murderers' RowWittenberg ThesesJon Swanson75-63 (.544)
Original Six LeagueLondon SpidersDave Matter76-62 (.551)
Original Six LeagueSalted NutsRoland Dupont78-60 (.565)
Pacific Northwest LeagueCincinnati Flying PigsMichael Horvitz76-62 (.551)
Perfect World LeagueGambler's LuckJason Kiernan79-59 (.573)
Royal Flush LeagueWest Bottoms Hungry HeifersDave Matter77-61 (.558)
Silver Screen LeagueChatsworth Tatum TotsDave Matter84-54 (.609)
South Siders LeagueGeorgia PecansWillis Lee77-61 (.558)
Steel City LeagueRoberto's BoysJohn Hula77-61 (.558)
That's the Fact Jack LeagueVenkman GhostsJ.C. Freeman76-62 (.551)
ThirtyThirtysomething LeagueDes Moines CorncobsTom Kohl73-65 (.529)
ThirtyThirtysomething LeagueDuluth SuperiorsJerry Stevens77-61 (.558)
Tobacco Road LeagueKentucky Farm BoysJamison Reese72-66 (.522)
Tobacco Road LeagueSmoke RingsRoland Dupont80-58 (.580)
Tobacco Road LeagueSouthern CardinalsMichael Quinn82-56 (.594)
Triple Crown LeagueToronto, Ontario, Canada 2015 Pan AmericansLeif Jonson71-67 (.515)
Wes Anderson LeagueRock SolidDanny Zaccaro82-56 (.594)
Whiff LeagueCyclonic SwingersDave Matter74-64 (.536)
Whiff LeagueThe Usual SuspectsMicah Bustard87-51 (.630)
White Elephant LeagueBungalo Bill's Elephant HuntersJamison Reese66-72 (.478)
Will Ferrell LeagueBuddy the Elf Plays Every PositionJason Kiernan79-59 (.573)

Division Winners Last Season Currently under .500

LeagueTeamOwnerRecord
A League About NothingMy Dinghy Is Bigger Than Your DinghyMichael Lehman51-87 (.370)
American AssociationPunxsutawney PhilistinesJohn Hula62-76 (.449)
Anchorman LeagueCooperstown WannabesDavid Henning68-70 (.493)
Anchorman LeaguePenny Arcade HustlersJamison Reese56-82 (.406)
B Movie Actor LeagueCyborg AvengersDavid Henning68-70 (.493)
Batman LeagueBrinkley CP BulldogsMichael Quinn63-75 (.457)
BeatleballBig Mack AttackTom McGraw66-72 (.478)
BeatleballPlastic Ono Memory ElephantsJohn Hula65-73 (.471)
BeatleballUnderground CardinalsMichael Quinn65-73 (.471)
Beer LeagueSierra Nevada Pale AleMichael Lehman67-71 (.486)
Big Red Machine LeagueGolden GR8SDavid Henning60-78 (.435)
BirdlandPhoenix Golden EaglesDavid Henning61-77 (.442)
Bleed Dodger BlueSouth Hills California EliteMichael Quinn65-73 (.471)
Blue and Gray LeagueVicksburg SiegeMichael Lehman63-75 (.457)
Born to Run LeagueGasoline RainbowJim Duzyk57-81 (.413)
Born to Run LeagueLou Brocks JocksAndrew Lehman57-81 (.413)
Born to Run LeagueRoundin' Third and Headin' for HomeMichael Rudolph67-71 (.486)
Bronx Bombers LeagueBronxboro BlockheadsJohn Hula59-79 (.428)
Chevy Chase LeagueCincinnati Homerun MichaelMichael Horvitz50-88 (.362)
Chevy Chase LeagueSt.Cloud IceJerry King63-75 (.457)
Commissioners LeagueHumpback CamelsRoland Dupont63-75 (.457)
Deuces Wild LeagueBel Aire PrincesAndrew Lehman59-79 (.428)
Experts LeagueAfrica GiraffesMichael Quinn60-78 (.435)
Federal LeagueKansas City PackersMichael Quinn54-84 (.391)
Federal LeagueWastin Away In MargaritavilleAlonda Clifton56-82 (.406)
Fenway FenaticsGeorgia Yellow JacketsWillis Lee65-73 (.471)
Firemen LeagueMiami Valley Mystic RevelationDavid Henning68-70 (.493)
Five Boroughs LeagueBelle Harbor CardsMichael Quinn68-70 (.493)
Five Boroughs LeagueBowery BoysJamison Reese64-74 (.464)
Five Boroughs LeagueConey Island BabiesMichael Lehman56-82 (.406)
Four Star LeagueGeorgetown Canal MulesYuri Belova53-85 (.384)
Four Star LeagueMiami County MercenariesDavid Henning59-79 (.428)
Four Star LeagueTennessee LongshotsKen DeGroot53-85 (.384)
Geek Pride LeagueCalifornia Kicked UR A$$Craig Burke54-84 (.391)
Golden Throat LeagueLincoln Salt DogsMike Cerny55-83 (.399)
Gone But Not Forgotten LeagueMaine Cabin MastersTom McGraw54-84 (.391)
Grand Slam LeagueDevil's Den SharpshootersMichael Lehman65-73 (.471)
Grand Slam LeagueStillwater SluggersMichael Quinn58-80 (.420)
Grand Slam LeagueWashington LobbyistsYuri Belova61-77 (.442)
Grunge LeagueKentucky McGrawsTom McGraw44-94 (.319)
Grunge LeagueSlap HappyRoland Dupont67-71 (.486)
Grunge LeagueTennessee RockersKen DeGroot52-86 (.377)
Hall of Fame LeagueAlcatraz CrabcakesMichael Burkert66-72 (.478)
Home of the BraveShawnee Fighting EaglesDavid Henning66-72 (.478)
K Street LeagueHawaii IslandersMark Currie59-79 (.428)
Longball LeagueTrinidad Island VikingsLeif Jonson59-79 (.428)
MarxballHonor HarmoniaJohn Stroba64-74 (.464)
Minnie & Paul LeagueKansas City MonarchsDon Kruse48-90 (.348)
Minnie & Paul LeagueRiverdale Robot RefugeesDavid Henning66-72 (.478)
Minnie & Paul LeagueTonga Tarantula HawksJohn Hula67-71 (.486)
Motor City LeagueAshland AxelrodsTom McGraw51-87 (.370)
Murderers' RowFrance UEFA EurosLeif Jonson64-74 (.464)
Murderers' RowWalking Dead Pull HittersAlonda Clifton60-78 (.435)
North Siders LeagueOmaha Golden SpikesDon Kruse57-81 (.413)
Original Six LeagueMassillon Batting Cage TigersMatt Strawbridge55-83 (.399)
Original Six LeagueYzermen Than Me Have Told Me What To DoJohn Hula61-77 (.442)
Pacific Northwest LeagueAxe MenTom McGraw67-71 (.486)
Pacific Northwest LeagueNorth By Northwest Crop DustersDanny Zaccaro68-70 (.493)
Perfect World LeagueRed RobinsJamison Reese54-84 (.391)
Perfect World LeagueUtopia UnicornsDavid Henning60-78 (.435)
Phightin' Phils LeaguePhillie Cream CheezersJamison Reese68-70 (.493)
Reality BitesMemphis BighittersMichael Quinn59-79 (.428)
Redbirds LeagueBuckner BashersTom McGraw66-72 (.478)
Redbirds LeagueCalifornia QuakesJohn Hula63-75 (.457)
Redbirds LeagueCape Horn PenguinsDoug Schnack66-72 (.478)
Royal Flush LeagueBedrock Sonic ClubsDavid Henning62-76 (.449)
Royal Flush LeagueBellevue VikingsTim Kruse57-81 (.413)
Scooby Doo LeagueCuban SluggersTom McGraw56-82 (.406)
Silver Screen LeagueJobu's Rum RunnersMichael Rudolph68-70 (.493)
South Siders LeagueMelton's MeltdownsMichael Rudolph63-75 (.457)
Steel City LeagueClean SweepRoland Dupont66-72 (.478)
Steel City LeagueThree Rivers PierogiesJon Swanson66-72 (.478)
Superman LeagueKrypton KrushersDavid Henning66-72 (.478)
That's the Fact Jack LeagueHappy HuntingRoland Dupont65-73 (.471)
The Kings of QueensJoker's Diamond DevilsDavid Henning53-85 (.384)
The Kings of QueensNevada MarshalsMark Currie65-73 (.471)
ThirtyThirtysomething LeagueFort Worth FoxesBrad Lewallen65-73 (.471)
Three of a Kind LeagueEquilateral TrianglesMichael Rudolph66-72 (.478)
Three of a Kind LeagueRoute 66 Road WarriorsJamison Reese66-72 (.478)
Tobacco Road LeagueConcrete To LeatherJim Duzyk60-78 (.435)
Tobacco Road LeagueLittle Old Ladies From PasadenaAlonda Clifton65-73 (.471)
Triple Crown LeagueKylertown Shoeless JoesAaron Tiracorda57-81 (.413)
Whiff LeagueBoomer SoonerPhillip Dang60-78 (.435)
Whiff LeagueBranyan's BombersMichael Rudolph68-70 (.493)
Whiff LeagueGlobal Stars on 45David Henning64-74 (.464)
White Elephant LeagueDark Side of the Moon Over Miami MarlinsAndrew Lehman59-79 (.428)
Winners Circle LeagueVandalay ArchitectsDon Kruse50-88 (.362)

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