1995–96 Australian Baseball League season

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The 1995-96 Australian Baseball League Championship was won by the Sydney Blues, who defeated the Melbourne Reds in 2 games (8-4 and 5-2) at the Sydney Showground.

Match results[edit]

Ladder[edit]

Team Played Wins Loss Win %
Sydney Blues
Melbourne Reds
Perth Heat
Brisbane Bandits
5th
6th
7th
8th

Championship series[edit]

Semi Final 1: Game 1: 1st Vs 4th at QE II Stadium[edit]

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 R H E
Melbourne Reds  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ? 10 ? ?
Brisbane Bandits  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ? 8 ? ?
WP: ? (1-0)   LP: ? (0-1)   Sv: ?
Home runs:
Reds: ?
Bandits: ?

Semi Final 1: Game 2: 1st Vs 4th at QE II Stadium[edit]

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 R H E
Melbourne Reds  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ? 15 ? ?
Brisbane Bandits  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ? 12 ? ?
WP: ? (1-0)   LP: ? (0-1)   Sv: ?
Home runs:
Reds: ?
Bandits: ?

Semi Final 2: Game 1: 2nd Vs 3rd at Sydney Showground[edit]

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Perth Heat  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ? 1 ? ?
Sydney Blues  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ? 2 ? ?
WP: ? (1-0)   LP: ? (0-1)   Sv: ?
Home runs:
Heat: ?
Blues: ?

Semi Final 2: Game 2: 2nd Vs 3rd at Sydney Showground[edit]

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Perth Heat  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ? ? ? ?
Sydney Blues  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ? ? ? ?
WP: ? (1-0)   LP: ? (0-1)   Sv: ?
Home runs:
Heat: ?
Blues: ?

Final Series: Game 1: Winner Semi Final 1 Vs Winner Semi Final 2 at Sydney Showground[edit]

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Melbourne Reds  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ? 4 ? ?
Sydney Blues  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ? 8 ? ?
WP: ? (1-0)   LP: ? (0-1)   Sv: ?
Home runs:
Reds: ?
Blues: ?

Final Series: Game 2: Winner Semi Final 1 Vs Winner Semi Final 2 at Sydney Showground[edit]

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Melbourne Reds  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ? 2 ? ?
Sydney Blues  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ? 5 ? ?
WP: ? (1-0)   LP: ? (0-1)   Sv: ?
Home runs:
Reds: ?
Blues: ?

Awards[edit]

Award Person Team
Most Valuable Player Gary WHITE Sydney Blues
Championship M.V.P. Gary WHITE Sydney Blues
Golden Glove Steve HINTON Brisbane Bandits
Batting Champion Adam BURTON Brisbane Bandits
Pitcher of the Year Frankie RODRIGUEZ Brisbane Bandits
Rookie of the Year Tom BECKER Adelaide Giants
Manager of the Year

Top Stats[edit]

Defensive Stats
Name Wins Losses Saves ERA
Mark MARINO 5 1 2 3.40
Doug MEINERS 7 2 0 4.10
Brad THOMAS 2 0 0 2.45
Scott MITCHELL 2 0 1 3.06
Brent IDDON 2 2 0 3.61
Grahame CASSEL 2 2 7 5.12
Offensive Stars
Name 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

All-Star Team[edit]

Position Name Team
Catcher Gary WHITE Sydney Blues
1st Base Craig WATTS Adelaide Giants
2nd Base Adam BURTON Brisbane Bandits
3rd Base Jason HEWITT Perth Heat
Short Stop Steve HINTON Brisbane Bandits
Out Field Michael DUNN Adelaide Giants
Out Field David HYNES Brisbane Bandits
Out Field Grant McDONALD Brisbane Bandits
Designated Hitter Scott METCALF Perth Heat
Starting Pitcher Frankie RODRIGUEZ Brisbane Bandits
Relief Pitcher Shayne BENNETT Gold Coast Cougars
Manager Darren BALSLEY Sydney Blues