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INFOGRAPHICS
Feats in finals
Most titles by player
Map of champions
Champions' latitudes
Most titles by team
Most finals by team
Successful defences

Content © 2008–2014

National champions of British baseball

Collated by Josh Chetwynd, Mark George, Joe Gray,
Harvey Sahker, Matt Smith, Mark Tobin, and William Morgan


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YEAR CHAMPIONS TEAM PHOTO HOW THEY WON TITLE NOTES FROM TITLE DECIDER
2013 Harlow Nationals
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Roster

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TDC Photography

Beat Southampton
Mustangs 12–7
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Season details
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Championship programme
Played on 15 September, this was the first
national final at Farnham Park;
Petter Nordwall was plate umpire
——
Matt Gilbert walked two, struck out four, and
gave up 6 runs over 7.0 innings for the win;
Jarrod Pretorius (3-for-5 with a double),
Mary Cullen (3-for-4), and Dan Parker
(2-for-6 with a double and a triple)
paced the Harlow offence
——
Oscar Sierra went 3-for-5
with a double for Southampton
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Box score
2012 Harlow Nationals
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Roster

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TDC Photography

Beat Herts
Falcons 6–3
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Season details
——
Championship programme
Harlow's Jarrod Pretorius went 2-for-3 (1xHR);
Roberto Almanzar came back from a 103-pitch
outing on the Saturday for a complete-game win
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Box score
2011 Southern Nationals
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Roster

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Beat Lakenheath Diamondbacks 13–3
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Season details
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Championship programme
Winning pitcher Jamie Ratcliff gave up 2 runs
over 6.0 innings, while team-mate Maikel Azcuy
paced the offence, going 3-for-4 (1x2B) with five
of the Nationals' eight runs batted in
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Box score
2010 Richmond Flames
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Roster

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Beat Bracknell Blazers 10–1
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Season details
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Championship programme
Cody Cain gave up 1 run over 7.0 innings,
striking out 12 in a complete-game win
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Box score

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2009 Bracknell Blazers
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Roster

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Beat Richmond Flames 16–4
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Season details
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Championship programme
Henry Collins gave up 4 runs over 9.0 innings,
striking out 8 in a complete-game win
——
Bracknell's offence was powered by 15 hits,
14 of them by four players: Josh Chetwynd,
5-for-5 (1x2B, 4xRBI); Michael Stewart, 4-for-5
(3xRBI); Adam Roberts, 3-for-6 (1x2B, 3xRBI);
and Phil Matthews, 2-for-6 (1x2B, 1xHR, 6xRBI)
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Box score
2008 London Mets
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Roster

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Beat Richmond Flames 11–4
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Season details
London's pitchers registered 13 strike-outs: nine
by Brian Essery in 7.0 innings; and four by
Troy Kantor in 2.0 innings of scoreless relief
——
London's 16 hits included a 4-for-5 showing
by Troy Kantor (1x2B) and a 3-for-6
performance from Simon Pole (1x2B, 3xRBI)
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Box score
2007 London Mets
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Roster

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Beat Croydon Pirates 7–2 and 11–1 in best-of-three series
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Season details
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Championship programme
In Game 1, Simon Pole gave up 2 runs over
7.0 innings (5xH, 1xHBP) for win, while Byron
Cotter
struck out 10 over 7.0 innings in loss
——
In Game 2, Kyle Gardner allowed six
baserunners over 5.0 innings for win
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Game 1 box score
Game 2 line score
[Missing Game 2 box score]
2006 Richmond Flames
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Roster

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Beat Croydon Pirates 8–5 and 9–0 after 11–7 loss in Game 1 in best-of-three series
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Season details
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Championship programme
In Game 1, Croydon hit five home runs: two by
Jeff Antonik (in first two national final at-bats),
two by Rhys Dixon, and one by Maikel Azcuy
——
In Game 3, Alex Keprta pitched a three-hit
shut-out over 7.0 innings (1xBB, 9xK)
——
Game 1 box score
Game 2 box score
Game 3 box score
2005 Croydon Pirates
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Roster

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Beat Brighton Buccaneers 11–4
and 10–9 in best-of-three series
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Season details
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Championship programme
In Game 2, all of Brighton's 9 runs came in the
6th inning, and Jeff McDonald hit a walk-off
home run in the 8th inning (the first extra frame)
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Game 1 line score
Game 2 line score
[Missing box scores]
2004 Croydon Pirates
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Roster

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Beat Windsor
Bears 12–10
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Season details
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Championship programme
Windsor's Roddi Liebenberg hit a grand slam,
a solo home run, and a single from five at-bats;
three other home runs made the team total five
——
For Croydon Ian Bates was 4-for-5 with
a home run, while Brett Willemburg and
Rhys Dixon both had two singles and a double
——
Box score
2003 Windsor Bears
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Roster

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Beat Brighton Buccaneers 9–4
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Season details
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Championship programme
Chris Lange and Michael Stewart
both went 2-for-3 with a triple for Windsor
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Box score
2002 Brighton Buccaneers
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Roster

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Beat Windsor
Bears 5–1
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Season details
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Championship
programme

and poster
Winning pitcher Gavin Marshall gave up 1 run
(unearned) and struck out 13 in 9.0 innings
——
Losing pitcher Rhian Truscott gave up 5 runs
(all unearned) and struck out 10 in 9.0 innings
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Box score
2001 Brighton Buccaneers
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Roster

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Beat Windsor
Bears 8–5
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Season details
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Championship programme
Alex Malihoudis knocked in the game-winning
run with a double in the top of the seventh
——
Nick Carter earned the win, going 6.0 innings
(allowing 5 runs) and Clayton Fredericks got the
save throwing a scoreless final 3.0 innings
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Line score
[Missing box score]
2000 London Warriors
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Roster

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Beat Brighton Buccaneers 11–7
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Season details
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Championship programme
Winning pitcher Simon Pole gave up
12 hits but walked none in 9.0 innings
——
Stand-out Warriors' batters Kevin Coldiron and
Craig Perry each went 2-for-4 with a home run,
while Kevin August went 3-for-5 for Brighton
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Box score

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1999 Brighton Buccaneers
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Roster

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Beat Windsor
Bears 16–4
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Season details
Winning pitcher Nick Carter gave up 4 runs on
eight hits and two walks in 7.0 innings (6xK)
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Line score
——
[Missing box score]
1998 Menwith Hill Patriots
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Roster
[Missing photo] Beat London Warriors 13–5 and 17–15 in best-of-three series
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Season details
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Championship programme
In Game 1, winning pitcher Bob Benitez threw
a five-hitter over 9.0 innings and the Patriots'
Russell Schneiter went 5-for-5 (2x2B, 1xHR)
——
In Game 2, two Menwith Hill batters went 4-for-6,
Paul LaPointe (2xHR) and John Creasy (1xHR)
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Game 1 line score
Game 2 line score
[Missing box scores]
1997 London Warriors
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Roster

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Beat Kingston Cobras 11–5 and 31–12 in best-of-three series
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Season details
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Championship programme
In Game 1, pitcher Maurizio Mosca secured the
win for the Warriors in a sloppy game that saw
the Cobras make 10 errors; Andy Wiltshire took
the loss; Neil Read hit a home run for Kingston
——
In Game 2, Chris Ackley hit a 2-run homer and drove in 2 runs on a single as part of a 9-run
third inning; Warriors’ starter Alan Smith
pitched 5.0 innings for the win
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Game 1 line score
Game 2 line score
[Missing box scores]
1996 Menwith Hill Pirates
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Roster

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(Circa 1996)
Beat London Warriors 14–9 and 18–12 on either side of a 23–11 loss in best-of-three series
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Season details
In Game 2, Chris Ackley hit
a grand slam for the Warriors
——
In Game 3, Jerry Foreman hit
two home runs for the Pirates
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Game 1 line score
Game 2 line score
Game 3 line score
[Missing box scores]
1995 Menwith Hill Pirates
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Roster
[Missing photo] Beat London Warriors 3–2 and 7–6 in best-of-three series
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Season details
In Game 1, Cody Cain struck out 13 batters
in a 9.0-inning losing effort (2xR, 7xH, 2xBB)
——
In Game 2, Cody Cain went
4-for-4 (1x2B) for the Warriors
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Game 1 line score
Game 2 line score
[Missing box scores]
1994 OFFICIAL COMPETITION

Humberside Mets
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Roster

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Beat Essex Arrows 10–0 and 8–0 after 3–2 loss in Game 1 in best-of-three series
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Season details
In Game 1, Essex shortstop
Luchterhand went 3-for-4 (1x2B)
——
In Game 2, winning pitcher Brian Thurston
struck out five and walked none on four
hits over 7.0 scoreless innings
——
[Missing box scores]
1994 INDEPENDENT COMPETITION

Enfield Spartans
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Roster
[Missing photo] Beat Waltham Forest Angels 8–5
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Season details
Rob Nelson contributed 6.0 innings
of scoreless relief for the victory
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Line score
[Missing box score]
1993 OFFICIAL COMPETITION

No winner
[No winner] The Humberside Mets and Chicksand Indians were tied at one game each in a best-of-three series, but rain prevented the decider from being played
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Season details
[Missing box scores]
1993 INDEPENDENT COMPETITION

London Warriors
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Roster
[Missing photo] Beat Enfield
Spartans 2–1
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Season details
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Championship programme
Cody Cain contributed 6.0 scoreless innings
as starter and drove in both London's runs
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Line score
[Missing box score]
——
Details in "Post-WW2 classic finals" article
1992 OFFICIAL COMPETITION

Leeds Royals
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Roster
[Missing photo] The Leeds Royals were awarded the title because the Humberside Mets declined to play a championship decider after compiling the better win–loss record between the teams during the regular season
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Season details
[No contests]
1992 INDEPENDENT COMPETITION

London Warriors
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Roster
[Missing photo] Beat Enfield Spartans 23–0 and 5–4
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Season details
In Game 2, winning pitcher Vicente Martinez
stranded the tying run at third in the ninth
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Game 1 line score
Game 2 line score
[Missing box scores]
1991 Enfield Spartans
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Roster

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Beat London Athletics 9–7 and 4–1 on either side of a 4–2 loss in best-of-three series
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Season details
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Play-offs programme
In Game 2, London's Ashley Young struck out
eight batters in a 9-inning complete game
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Game 2 line score
Game 3 line score
[Missing box scores]
1990 Enfield Spartans
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Roster

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Beat Hull Mets 22–3
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Season details
Enfield's Oscar Marcelino and Rob Lanario
both hit two home runs, with Marcelino
tacking on two other hits in the game
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Line score
[Missing box score]

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1989 MAIN COMPETITION

Enfield Spartans
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Roster
[Missing photo] Beat Sutton
Braves 15–9
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Season details
Iain Lanario gave up 5 earned runs in a 9-inning
complete-game victory while team-mate
Ed Duff went 3-for-5; for the losing team,
Hugh Neffendorf hit two homers and
Alan Smith went 3-for-5 (1x2B)
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Box score
1989 SCOTTISH AMICABLE

Southern Tigers

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Beat Humberside County Bears 8–7
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Season details
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Championship programme insert
Winning pitcher Keith Wilesmith struck out nine
in a 9-inning complete game (4xER, 5xH, 9xBB)
and went 2-for-4 at bat (1x2B); losing pitcher
Brian Thurston struck out 13 over 8.1 innings
——
Box score
——
Details in "Post-WW2 classic finals" article
1988 MAIN COMPETITION

Cobham Yankees
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Roster
[Missing photo] Beat Burtonwood Braves 16–1
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Season details
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Championship programme
Paul Gonzalez pitched 5 innings of
1-run ball for the win while Tony Kuramitsu
struck out seven in a 4-inning, no-run save;
losing pitcher Rob Alger struck out
eight in a complete-game effort
——
Larry Rosenblatt led the Cobham offence,
going 4-for-7 with a triple
——
Box score
Line score
1988 SCOTTISH AMICABLE

London Warriors

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Won the league with a 9–1 record
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Season details
[No contests]
1987 MAIN COMPETITION

Cobham Yankees
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Roster

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Beat Southglade Hornets 6–0
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Season details
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Championship programme
The final was interrupted for around 20 minutes
by smoke blowing across from a burning pub
——
Tony Kuramitsu, the winning pitcher, was
reported as being 14 or 15 years old
(depending on the source)
——
Kuramitsu threw a two-hit 9-inning shut-out
and was the only player on either team with a
multi-hit game, going 3-for-3 (1x3B)
——
Box score
1987 SCOTTISH AMICABLE

Lancashire
Red Sox
[Missing photo] Won the league with a 7–3 record
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Season details
[No contests]
1986 Cobham Yankees
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Roster

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Beat Hull Mets 13–5
(officially recorded
as 12–0 on a retrospectively applied mercy rule)
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Season details
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Championship programme
Cobham's Mike Saur hit a grand slam, and Mike
Hammer
, the team's winning pitcher, struck
out 16 in a 9.0-inning complete-game effort
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Line score
[Missing box score]
1985 Hull Mets
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Roster
[Missing photo] Beat London
Warriors 10–8
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Season details
[Missing box score]
1984 Croydon Blue Jays
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Roster

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Beat Hull Mets 10–9
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Season details
[Missing box score]
——
Details in "Post-WW2 classic finals" article
1983 Cobham Yankees
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Roster

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(From 1982)
Beat Hull Mets 10–3
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Season details
——
Championship programme
Winning pitcher, Mike Hammer, struck out
nine over 7.0 innings (3xR, 4xH, 2xBB)
——
According to Baseball Mercury (issue 34),
the temperature was "near to freezing"
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Line score
[Missing box score]
1982 London Warriors
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Roster

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Beat Liverpool Trojans 16–7
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Season details
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Championship poster
Among 23 hits for the Warriors, Lee Pierce
blasted three home runs in going 3-for-5;
Rick Christensen went 5-for-6 (2x2B); and
Ed Wiley had six total bases (1xHR, 1x2B)
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Box score
1981 London Warriors
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Roster

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Beat Hull Aces 23–3
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Season details
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Championship programme
London's starter Mike Ocon struck out nine in
6.0 scoreless innings, and the team's 27 hits
included the following: a cycle for Lee Pierce
(5-for-6, 1xHR, 2x3B, 1x2B); three home runs and
a single from six at-bats for Ocon; five stolen
bases and four singles from six at-bats for
Pete Binns; and a single, a double, and a
home run from four at-bats for Maurice Phillips
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Box score
1980 Liverpool Trojans
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Roster

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Beat Hull Aces 12–1
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Season details
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Championship
programme

and poster
Brian Bretherton gave up 1 run in
a 7.0-inning complete-game win
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[Missing box score]

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1979
Golders
Green Sox

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Roster

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Beat Hull Aces 9–7
(in 11 innings)
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Season details
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Championship programme
Lee Pierce went 3-for-6 for the Green Sox with a
triple and a walk-off homer, and team-mate
Brad Thompson also went 3-for-6 with a home
run; Tim Claffey also had three hits for the
Green Sox, from five at-bats; Green Sox starter
Jim Minkkenen was relieved in the top of the
10th frame, but was brought back in with 1 run
plated and the bases loaded after just one out,
and he closed the game for the win, finishing
with 13 strike-outs and only 1 earned run to his
name; losing pitcher Peter Darnell pitched into
the 11th inning and finished with 10 strike-outs
——
Box score
——
Details in "Post-WW2 classic finals" article
1978
Liverpool Trojans
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[Missing roster]

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Beat Crawley Giants 14–12
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Season details
Winning pitcher Art Bolton
threw a complete game
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Line score
[Missing box score]
1977
Golders
Green Sox

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Roster

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Beat Hull Aces 9–5
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Season details
The Green Sox jumped out to 5–0 and 9–1 leads
behind the pitching of Harua Oda; while Hull
out-hit their opponents, double-plays
turned in each of the last two innings by
Golders Green sealed the victory
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[Missing box score]
1976
Liverpool Trojans
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Roster

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Beat Kensington
Spirit of '76 5–4
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Season details
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Championship programme
Norman Wells, Jr, the Trojans's clean-up hitter,
went 2-for-3 with a home run; Spirit of '76 reliever
Dave Draper struck out eight Liverpool hitters
and walked none in 5.0 innings
——
Box score
——
Details in "Post-WW2 classic finals" article
1975
Liverpool
NALGO Tigers

——
[Missing roster]
[Missing photo] Beat Nottingham Lions 5–3
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Season details
[Missing box score]
1974
Nottingham Lions
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Roster

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(From 1976, but
almost the same
squad and in same
uniform design)
Beat Hull Royals 5–3
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Season details

Winning pitcher Mike Harrold turned in a
complete-game performance; Keith Marshall
registered 12 strike-outs in taking the loss
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[Missing box score]
1973
Burtonwood Yanks
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[Missing roster]
[Missing photo] Beat Hull Aces 23–2
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Season details
[Missing box score]
1972
Hull Aces
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[Missing roster]

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(From 1974)
Beat Hull Royals 6–4
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[Missing
season details
]
[Missing box score]
1971
Liverpool
NALGO Tigers

——
[Missing roster]
[Missing photo] Beat Hull Aces 8–3
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[Missing
season details
]
[Missing box score]
1970
Hull Royals
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[Missing roster]

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(From 1972, but
a similar squad
and in same
uniforms)
Beat Hull Aces 3–1
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[Missing
season details
]
[Missing box score]

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1969 Watford Sun-Rockets
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[Missing roster]
[Missing photo] Beat Liverpool Trojans 8–7 (in 11 innings)
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[Missing
season details
]
Don Brock scored Watford's run in the top of the
10th and then drove in the winning run in the 11th ——
[Missing box score]
——
Details in "Post-WW2 classic finals" article
1968 Hull Aces
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Roster

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(Circa 1969)
Beat Hull Royals 4–1
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[Missing
season details
]
A genuine pitchers' duel saw complete games
from Alan Asquith (1xER, 3xH, 3xBB, 7xK) and
T Sewell (1xER, 4xH, 1xBB, 7xK), the winning
and losing pitcher, respectively; none of the
seven hits were for extra bases
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Box score
1967 Liverpool Mormon Yankees
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[Missing roster]
[Missing photo] Beat Beckenham Bluejays 4–2
——
[Missing
season details
]
The Bluejays got the tying run aboard in the ninth
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Line score
[Missing box score]
1966 Stretford Saints (Manchester)
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[Missing roster]

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(Circa 1967)
Beat Liverpool
Aces 3–1
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[Missing
season details
]
[Missing box score]
1965 Kingston
Aces (Hull)

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Roster

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(Circa 1965)
Beat Stretford Saints (Manchester) 4–2
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[Missing
season details
]
Winning pitcher Gus Seddon struck out eight and
walked one, while losing pitcher Wally O'Neil
struck out 12 and walked none; Don Smallwood
was reported in Baseball Courier to have made
five running catches for the Aces in left-field,
"one of them with a hint of greatness about it"
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Line score
[Missing box score]
1964 It is thought that there was no competition yielding a national champion
1963 East Hull Aces
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Roster

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Beat Garringtons (Bromsgrove) 8–6
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Season details
[Missing box score]
1962 Liverpool Tigers
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Roster
[Missing photo] Beat East Hull
Aces 8–3
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Season details
Norman Edgar and Ken Dulson went
2-for-3 in the Tigers' winning effort, helping
complete-game winner Alan Williams (1xER);
losing pitcher Frank Parker struck out 10
and walked four in 8.0 innings
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Box score
1961 It is thought that there was no competition yielding a national champion

Season details for 1961 are available here
1960 Thames Board Mills (Purfleet)
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Roster

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Beat Liverpool
Tigers 6–1
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Season details
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Championship programme
Line score
[Missing box score]

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1959 Thames Board Mills (Purfleet)
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Roster

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Beat East Hull
Aces 12–4
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Season details
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Championship programme
Line score
[Missing box score]
1952 to 1958 It is thought that there were no competitions yielding a national champion

Season details are available here for the following years: 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1957, and 1958
1951 Burtonwood
USAF Bees

——
[Missing roster]
[Missing photo] Beat Ruislip USAF
Rockets 9–2
——
[Missing
season details
]
[Missing box score]
1950 Burtonwood
USAF Bees

——
[Missing roster]
[Missing photo] Beat Hornsey
Red Sox 23–2
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Season details
The Bees' Wolowicz hit the
only homer of the game
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Line score
[Missing box score]

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1949 Hornsey Red Sox
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Roster
[Missing photo] Beat Liverpool
Cubs 10–5
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Season details
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Championship programme
Line score
[Missing box score]
1948 Liverpool Robins
——
[Missing roster]
[Missing photo] Beat Thames Board
Mills (Purfleet) 13–0
——
Season details
The Robins did most of their damage in the
fourth inning, plating 8 runs in that frame;
Bill Dawber held them to 3 runs thereafter
——
[Missing box score]
1940 to 1947 It is thought that there were no competitions yielding a national champion

Season details for 1947 are available here

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1939 Halifax
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Roster

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Beat Rochdale
Greys 9–5
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Championship
programme cover
Jack Stoker struck out 14 in gaining the victory;
L Frodsham hit three singles in the losing effort
——
Line score
[Missing box score]
1938 Rochdale Greys
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Roster

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(Circa 1939)
Beat Oldham
Greyhounds 1–0
(in 15 innings)
In this ultimate pitchers' duel, both starters
threw 15-frame complete games, Bruce Hanks
(3xH, 16xK, 1xBB) getting the win and Ross
Kendrick
(7xH, 20xK, 0xBB) the loss; Edmund
Evans
scored the only run and had three hits
——
Line score
[Missing box score]
——
Details in "Pre-WW2 classic finals" article
1937 Hull
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Roster

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Beat Romford
Wasps 5–1
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Championship
programme cover
Max "Lefty" Wilson struck out
14 Romford batters
——
Line score
[Missing box score]
——
Article on route to championship
1936 White City (London)
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Roster
[Missing photo] Beat Catford
Saints 9–5
Bozo Fisk pitched a complete-game
victory and drove in the go-ahead
run with a double
——
Line score
[Missing box score]
1935 New London
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[Missing roster]

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Beat Rochdale
Greys 7–1
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Season details
Blaine Bybee pitched a complete-game
win in which the shut-out bid
survived into the ninth
——
Line score
[Missing box score]
1934 Hatfield (Liverpool)
——
[Missing roster]
[Missing photo] Beat Albion
(Liverpool) 13–12
This National Baseball Association cup final
was contested between two second-tier teams
——
J Barker, "with his great coolness and pitching
skill, was a big factor" in the victory, according to
the Liverpool Echo. Albion trailed by 1 run in the
bottom of the last frame but could not score
——
[Missing box score]
——
Details in "Pre-WW2 classic finals" article
1930 to 1933 It is thought that there were no competitions yielding a national champion

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1920 to 1929 It is thought that there were no competitions yielding a national champion

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1912 to 1919 It is thought that there were no competitions yielding a national champion
1911 Leyton
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Roster
[Missing photo] Beat Crystal
Palace 6–5
Line score
[Missing box score]
——
Details in "Pre-WW2 classic finals" article
1910 Brentford
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[Missing roster]
[Missing photo] Beat West Ham 20–5
[Missing box score]

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1909 Clapton Orient
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[Missing roster]
[Missing photo] Beat Leyton 6–4
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1908 Tottenham Hotspur
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Beat Leyton 6–5
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1907 Clapton Orient
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Beat Fulham 8–7
Flint scored 3 runs for Fulham in the
losing effort; the winning run was plated with
two outs in the bottom of the ninth
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1906 Tottenham Hotspur
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[Missing photo] Beat Nondescripts 16–5
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1901 to 1905 It is thought that there were no competitions yielding a national champion
1900 Nottingham Forest
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Beat Derby 17–16
Nottingham scored 3 runs in the first and third
frames, but Derby tied the game in the bottom of
the third; Nottingham scored all their other 11
runs in a single inning later in the game; Derby
trailed 17–6 with three outs remaining and
valliantly rallied for 10 runs, but this was one
too few to restore parity for a second time
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YEAR CHAMPIONS TEAM PHOTO HOW THEY WON TITLE NOTES FROM TITLE DECIDER
1899 Derby
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(Circa 1898)
Beat Nottingham
Forest 14–3
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1898 It is thought that there was no competition yielding a national champion
1897 Derby
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Beat Middlesbrough 30–7
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1896 Wallsend-on-Tyne
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[Missing photo] Beat Remingtons
(London) 16–10
Remingtons were billed as strong favourites in
the press, but they played the final straight after
their semi-final (a contest lasting nearly 4 hours);
Wallsend, in contrast, had gained a walk-over
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1895 Derby
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[Missing photo] Beat Fullers
(London) 20–16
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1894 Thespians (London)
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Beat Stockton-
on-Tees 38–14
John La Martine went 7-for-7 for the Thespians
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1893 Thespians (London)
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Beat Darlington St
Augustine's 33–6
J Pratt hit a homer, which was one of nine
extra-base hits registered by the Thespians;
he also struck out 11 batters in getting the win
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1892 Middlesbrough
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Beat St Thomas's
(Derby) 25–16
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1891 It is thought that there was no competition yielding a national champion
1890 PROFESSIONAL COMPETITION

Aston Villa
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Won the league with
a 17–8 record
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1890 AMATEUR COMPETITION

Preston Amateurs
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[Missing photo] Beat Birmingham
Amateurs 43–15
and 42–7 in best-
of-three final
Game 1 box score
Game 2 box score

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