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Baseball Ireland | Irish Baseball League | A-League 2008

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Final League Table

PWLFFGBPts
*Dublin Spartans14122050
*Dublin City Hurricanes141050245
*Dublin Black Sox151050245
*Greystones Mariners15780536
Dublin City Indios143110923
Belfast NorthStars1519512.58

[2][Adjusted]

Playoff Results

DateHome TeamAway Team
Playoffs 1st RoundCorkagh Park
13.09.08Dublin Spartans1Dublin City Hurricanes2
13.09.08Dublin Black Sox3Greystones Mariners6
Playoffs 2nd RoundCorkagh Park
21.09.08Dublin Spartans5Greystones Mariners0
Championship SeriesCorkagh Park
27.09.08Dublin City Hurricanes2Dublin Spartans7
27.09.08Dublin City Hurricanes1Dublin Spartans5
(Spartans won series 2-0)

[2]

Regular Season Results

DateHome TeamAway Team
Week 1
05.04.08Dublin Spartans3Dublin Black Sox0
05.04.08Greystones Mariners9Belfast North Stars6
Week 2
12.04.08Greystones Mariners5Dublin Black Sox10
12.04.08Dublin City Hurricanes8Dublin City Indios3
12.04.08Belfast North Stars0Dublin Spartans0
Week 3
19.04.08Dublin City Indios11Belfast North Stars13
19.04.08Dublin City Indios9Belfast North Stars6
19.04.08Greystones Mariners8Dublin City Hurricanes9
20.04.08Dublin Spartans4Dublin Black Sox0
Week 4
26.04.08Dublin City Indios3Dublin Black Sox4
Week 5
03.05.08Dublin Spartans5Dublin City Indios1
04.05.08Dublin City Hurricanes5Dublin Black Sox4
Week 6
10.05.08Dublin City Indios6Greystones Mariners15
10.05.08Belfast North Stars1Dublin Spartans16
Week 7
17.05.08Dublin Black Sox5Greystones Mariners3
18.05.08Dublin Spartans5Dublin City Indios1
Week 8
24.05.08Dublin City Hurricanes9Greystones Mariners6
Week 9
31.05.08Dublin City Hurricanes3Dublin Spartans13
31.05.08Belfast North Stars2Dublin Black Sox7
31.05.08Dublin Black Sox5Belfast North Stars3
Week 10
07.06.08Dublin Spartans4Greystones Mariners1
07.06.08Belfast North Stars1Dublin City Hurricanes22
07.06.08Dublin Black Sox6Dublin City Indios0
Week 11
14.06.08Dublin City Indios10Dublin City Hurricanes5
14.06.08Dublin Black Sox12Dublin Spartans6
Week 12
28.06.08Greystones Mariners11Belfast North Stars8
28.06.08Greystones Mariners13Belfast North Stars4
Week 14
19.07.08Greystones Mariners2Dublin Spartans6
19.07.08Dublin City Indios4Dublin Black Sox5
Week 15
26.07.08Greystones Mariners7Dublin Black Sox8
26.07.08Dublin Spartans9Dublin City Hurricanes8
Week 16
02.08.08Dublin City Indios0Dublin City Hurricanes16
Week 17
09.08.08Dublin Black Sox5Dublin City Hurricanes7
10.08.08Belfast North Stars4Dublin City Indios6
Week 18
16.08.08Dublin City Hurricanes7Belfast North Stars0 #
16.08.08Dublin City Hurricanes7Belfast North Stars0 #
Week 19
23.08.08Dublin Spartans7Dublin City Hurricanes3
23.08.08Dublin Black Sox7Belfast North Stars0 #
24.08.08Greystones Mariners4Dublin City Indios2
24.08.08Greystones Mariners13Dublin City Indios1
Week 20
30.08.08Dublin City Hurricanes20Dublin Black Sox10
30.08.08Greystones Mariners7Dublin Spartans1
Week 21
06.09.08Dublin City HurricanescGreystones Marinersc
07.09.08Dublin City IndioscDublin Spartansc

[3]

Home Venues

TeamHome Field
Belfast North StarsBelfast
Dublin Black SoxShanganagh Park, Shankill, Co. Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown
Dublin City HurricanesO’Malley Fields, Corkagh Park, Clondalkin, D22, Co. South Dublin
Dublin City IndiosO’Malley Fields, Corkagh Park, Clondalkin, D22, Co. South Dublin
Dublin SpartansO’Malley Fields, Corkagh Park, Clondalkin, D22, Co. South Dublin
Greystones MarinersGreystones, Co. Wicklow

[3]

Player Awards

AwardPlayer
Andy Leonard MVP AwardCristi
Tommy Bond Best Pitcher AwardNiall Rowen

Reference: [6]

Report

The Dublin Spartans repeated as A League Champions, defeating the Dublin City Hurricanes by two games to nil after also winning the League Pennant with a 12-2 Win-Loss Record. Hurricanes (10-5), Dublin Black Sox (10-5) and Greystones Mariners (7-8) were the other qualifiers for the Playoffs. Dublin City Indios (3-11) and Belfast North Stars (1-14 including 5 forfeits) were the other teams in the League.

Dublin Spartans – Baseball Ireland A League 2008 Champions [4]

About

The 2008 Baseball Ireland A League was the 12th season of the Irish Baseball League and the 3rd of the A League after the League was split into two levels in 2006. Teams played each other three times for a balanced 15-game schedule with the top four qualifying for the playoffs. There were six teams in the A League as in 2007, with the Dublin City Indios replacing the Twins.

Websites

[2] Wayback Machine Web Archive – Baseball Ireland (2008) 2008 Adult Irish Baseball League [Internet] Available from: http://web.archive.org/web/20081017051201/http://www.baseballireland.com:80/adult_league.htm [Accessed 24 March 2017]

[3] Wayback Machine Web Archive – Baseball Ireland (2008) 2008 Adult Irish Baseball League – Results to Date [Internet] Available from: http://web.archive.org/web/20081006223339/http://baseballireland.com/adult_league_past.htm [Accessed 24 March 2017]

[6] Baseball Ireland (2019) Baseball Ireland – Award Winners [Internet] Available from: http://www.baseballireland.com/news.php?search_id=6 [Accessed 2 December 2019]

Images

[4] Baseball Ireland (2019) Dublin Spartans National Champions 2008 [Internet] Available from: http://www.baseballireland.com/images/Spartans_2008.jpg [Accessed 2 December 2019]

[5] Baseball Ireland (2017) Baseball Ireland Logo Car Sticker [Internet] http://www.baseballireland.com/images/carsticker.jpg [Accessed 1 May 2017]

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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