Baseball, Irish Baseball League

Irish Baseball & Softball Federation | Irish Baseball League 2003

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Final League Table

 PWLFFGBPts
*Hurricanes14113047
*Spartans14113047
Panthers14950241
Black Sox14860338
Greystones Mariners14770435
Belfast NorthStars144100726
Blue Devils144917.524
Tigers142120920
4 Pts Win / 1 Pt Loss / -1 Pt Forfeit

Playoff Results

DateHome Team Away Team 
 Championship Game  (Corkagh Park, Clondalkin) 
31.08.03Spartans5Hurricanes8

Regular Season Results

DateHome Team Away Team 
 Week 1   
12.04.03Hurricanes10Spartans3
12.04.03Panthers6Blue Devils10
 Week 2   
26.04.03Panthers10Greystones Mariners8
26.04.03Tigers13Belfast NorthStars11
27.04.03Hurricanes8Black Sox3
 Week 3   
03.05.03Black Sox0Spartans11
03.05.03Blue Devils7Hurricanes11
04.05.03Greystones Mariners9Panthers13
 Week 4   
10.05.03Greystones Mariners2Black Sox20
10.05.03^Black Sox7Greystones Mariners11
10.05.03Spartans21Tigers5
10.05.03Hurricanes6Belfast NorthStars3
 Week 5   
17.05.03@Belfast NorthStars9Greystones Mariners15
 Week 6   
24.05.03Greystones Mariners24Belfast NorthStars5
24.05.03Spartans9Panthers4
24.05.03Tigers1Hurricanes17
 Week 7   
31.05.03Spartans9Panthers4
31.05.03Hurricanes7Panthers6
01.06.03Blue Devils15Tigers4
 Week 8   
07.06.03Belfast NorthStars11Blue Devils14
07.06.03~Blue Devils7Belfast NorthStars17
07.06.03Greystones Mariners7Hurricanes8
07.06.03^Hurricanes11Greystones Mariners7
07.06.03Panthers22Tigers10
07.06.03Tigers16Panthers21
 Week 9   
14.06.03Blue Devils14Black Sox19
14.06.03Black Sox17Tigers2
14.06.03Tigers1Blue Devils13
14.06.03Belfast NorthStars4Spartans0
 Week 10   
21.06.03Greystones Mariners17Tigers3
21.06.03^Tigers5Greystones Mariners8
 Week 11   
28.06.03Black Sox9Blue Devils8
28.06.03Panthers15Hurricanes8
29.06.03Spartans13Belfast NorthStars3
 Week 12   
19.07.03Panthers10Spartans9
19.07.03Hurricanes15Blue Devils0
 Week 13   
26.07.03Blue Devils3Spartans25
26.07.03Black Sox8Hurricanes5
26.07.03Belfast NorthStars9Panthers7
26.07.03~Panthers7Belfast NorthStars11
 Week 14   
02.08.03Tigers0Spartans13
02.08.03Blue Devils3Greystones Mariners6
02.08.03Belfast NorthStars4Black Sox5
02.08.03~Black Sox13Belfast NorthStars5
 Week 15   
09.08.03Panthers21Black Sox8
09.08.03Belfast NorthStars5Hurricanes6
 Week 16   
16.08.03Blue Devils4Panthers16
16.08.03Hurricanes16Tigers3
16.08.03Greystones Mariners4Spartans6
16.08.03^Spartans10Greystones Mariners2
 Week 17   
23.08.03Tigers2Black Sox16
23.08.03Spartans7Blue Devils0
23.08.03@Belfast NorthStars17Tigers23
 Week 18   
30.08.03@Greystones Mariners10Blue Devils9
30.08.03Black Sox6Panthers10
31.08.03Spartans5Hurricanes1

Reference: [2]

Home Venues

TeamHome Field
Belfast NorthStarsBelfast
Black SoxCorkagh Park, Clondalkin, D22, Co. South Dublin
Blue DevilsCorkagh Park, Clondalkin, D22, Co. South Dublin
HurricanesCorkagh Park, Clondalkin, D22, Co. South Dublin
PanthersCorkagh Park, Clondalkin, D22, Co. South Dublin
SpartansCorkagh Park, Clondalkin, D22, Co. South Dublin
TigersCorkagh Park, Clondalkin, D22, Co. South Dublin
Greystones MarinersGreystones, Co. Wicklow
Games marked with @Played at Corkagh Park, Clondalkin, D22, Co. South Dublin
Games marked with ^Played at Greystones
Games marked with ~Played at Belfast

Reference: [2]

Report

Hurricanes won the 2003 Irish Baseball League, beating Spartans 8-5 in a Playoff, after they both finished the season with identical 11-3 Win-Loss Records. Panthers (9-5), Black Sox (8-6) and Greystones Mariners (7-7) finished mid-table. Belfast North Stars (4-10), Blue Devils (4-9 & one forfeit) and newcomers Tigers (2-12) finished at the foot of the table.

Hurricanes – Irish Baseball League Champions 2003 [4]

About

The 2003 Season was the 7th year of the Adult Irish Baseball League. There was an increase of one team on the previous season as the Tigers, a team based in the Cuban Community in Ireland [5] entered the League making 8 teams in Total, an All-Time Record High.

References

Websites

[1] Wayback Machine Web Archive (2017) Irish Baseball – Adult League [Internet] Available from: https://web.archive.org/web/20031001124151/http://www.baseballireland.com/adult_league [Accessed 24 March 2017]

[2] Wayback Machine Web Archive (2017) 2003 Irish Baseball League Results to Date [Internet] Available from: http://web.archive.org/web/20031116104746/http://www.baseballireland.com:80/adult_league_past.htm [Accessed 24 March 2017]

Media

[5] The Emerald Diamond Feature Film.

Images

[3] Irish Baseball and Softball Federation (1999) IBSF Logo [Internet] Available from: http://www.geocities.ws/dbpackers/images/ibsf_logo_99.jpg [Accessed 11 May 2017]

[4] Baseball Ireland (2019) Hurricanes 2003 Irish League Champions [Internet] Available from: http://www.baseballireland.com/images/Hurricanes_2003.jpg [Accessed 2 December 2019]

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Brian Connolly (Panthers) & Peter Mullen (Black Sox)

About this document

Researched, compiled and written by Enda Mulcahy for the

Eirball | Irish North American and World Sports Archive

Last Updated: 2 December 2019

(c) Copyright Enda Mulcahy and Eirball 2019

You may quote this document in part provided that proper acknowledgement is given to the authors. All Rights Resereved.

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