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Final League Table

 

P W L FF RF RA GB Pts
*Dublin City Hurricanes 17 16 1 0 65
*Dublin Spartans 17 8 9 0 8 41
*Greystones Mariners 17 7 10 0 9 38
Dublin Black Sox 15 2 11 2 15 17

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Playoffs

 

Date Home Team Away Team
Semi-Final (Corkagh Park)
10.09.2016 Dublin Spartans 0 Greystones Mariners 1
10.09.2016 Greystones Mariners 13 Dublin Spartans 10
(Greystones Mariners won Best-of-3 Series 2-0)
A-League Final (Corkagh Park)
17.09.2016 Dublin City Hurricanes 15 Greystones Mariners 5
17.09.2016 Greystones Mariners 3 Dublin City Hurricanes 11
(Dublin City Hurricanes won Best-of-3 Series 2-0)

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Regular Season Results

 

Date Home Team Away Team
Week 1
19.03.2016 Dublin Black Sox 1 Greystones Mariners 6
20.03.2016 Dublin City Hurricanes 8 Dublin Spartans 2
Week 2
02.04.2016 Dublin Spartans 12 Greystones Mariners 5
Week 3
10.04.2016 Dublin City Hurricanes 17 Dublin Spartans 7
10.04.2016 Dublin City Hurricanes 3 Dublin Black Sox 2
Week 4
16.04.2016 Greystones Mariners 3 Dublin Spartans 13
17.04.2016 Dublin City Hurricanes 17 Dublin Black Sox 2
Week 5
24.04.2016 Dublin City Hurricanes 9 Dublin Spartans 4
24.04.2016 Greystones Mariners 12 Dublin Black Sox 10
Week 6
30.04.2016 Dublin Spartans 12 Dublin Black Sox 2
Week 7
07.05.2016 Greystones Mariners 3 Dublin City Hurricanes 10
08.05.2016 Dublin Spartans 8 Dublin Black Sox 5
Week 8
15.05.2016 Dublin City Hurricanes 8 Greystones Mariners 3
15.05.2016 Dublin City Hurricanes 13 Greystones Mariners 2
Week 9
21.05.2016 Greystones Mariners 2 Dublin Black Sox 14
Week 10
05.06.2016 Dublin Spartans Dublin Black Sox
Week 11
12.06.2016 Dublin Spartans 2 Greystones Mariners 1
12.06.2016 Dublin City Hurricanes 9 Dublin Black Sox 0 #
Week 12
19.06.2016 Greystones Mariners Dublin Black Sox
19.06.2016 Dublin City Hurricanes 16 Dublin Spartans 5
Week 14
02.07.2016 Dublin Black Sox 3 Dublin City Hurricanes 11
02.07.2016 Greystones Mariners 7 Dublin Spartans 1
Week 15
16.07.2016 Dublin Black Sox 0 Greystones Mariners 5
17.07.2016 Dublin Spartans 2 Dublin City Hurricanes 7
Week 18
07.08.2016 Dublin Black Sox 2 Dublin City Hurricanes 13
07.08.2016 Dublin Spartans 7 Greystones Mariners 9
Week 19
14.08.2016 Dublin Black Sox 3 Dublin Spartans 7
14.08.2016 Greystones Mariners 3 Dublin City Hurricanes 7
Week 20
21.08.2016 Dublin Black Sox 0 # Dublin Spartans 7
21.08.2016 Greystones Mariners 5 Dublin City Hurricanes 4
Week 21
28.08.2016 Dublin Black Sox 2 Dublin Spartans 14
28.08.2016 Dublin Black Sox 4 Greystones Mariners 2
Week 22
04.09.2016 Greystones Mariners 6 Dublin Spartans 3
04.09.2016 Dublin Spartans 0 Dublin City Hurricanes 11
Week 23
07.09.2016 Dublin City Hurricanes 4 Greystones Mariners 3
10.09.2016 Dublin Black Sox Dublin City Hurricanes

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Report

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Dublin City Hurricanes won their second Final in a row, defeating Greystones Mariners 15-5 & 11-3 to take the series 2-0. This was revenge for the Hurricanes who had lost their first regular season game in three years to the Mariners towads the end of the season.[6]

Final (Best-of-3):

Dublin City Hurricanes 15 Greystones Mariners 5

Greystones Mariners 3 Dublin City Hurricanes 11.

The combined pitching of Alejandro Guerrero (Game 1) & William Pena (Game 2) as well as the superb hitting from joint series MVP’s Kelvin Almanazar & Frank Prieto, who combined for 10 hits from 16 attempts and 12 runs batted-in, powered the Hurricanes to victory in the series. Their runs came early on and they were able to close out the games to win their second League & Playoff double in a row.[6]

 

Awards

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Award Winners
Final Series MVP Kelvin Almanazar (Dublin City Hurricanes) & Frank Prieto (Dublin City Hurricanes) – Joint MVP

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References

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Websites

 

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

[2] Baseball Ireland (2016) Schedule 2016 [Internet] Available from: http://www.baseballireland.com/schedule_new.php?search_year=2016&search_team= [Accessed 21 September 2016]

[3] Baseball Ireland (2017) Fixture & Results – League Tables [Internet] http://www.baseballireland.com/tables.php?search_year=2016 [Accessed 21 September 2016]

Dublin Spartans Facebook Page (2016) Post September 11 2016 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/dublinspartans/posts/1759331540982421 [Accessed 11 January 2017]

Dublin Spartans Facebook Page (2016) Post September 11 2016 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/dublinspartans/posts/1759225940992981 [Accessed 11 January 2017]

[4] Dublin Spartans Facebook Page (2016) Photo September 7 2016 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/dublinspartans/photos/a.1664991380416438.1073741828.1664980450417531/1757586144490294/?type=3 [Accessed 11 January 2017]

[5] Dublin Spartans Facebook Page (2016) Post September 10 2016 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/dublinspartans/posts/1758906561024919 [Accessed 11 January 2017]

[6] Tallaght Echo (2016) “Hurricanes Successfully Defend National Crown” [Internet] Available from: http://www.echo.ie/sport/article/hurricanes-successfully-defend-national-crown [Accessed 27 October 2016]

 

Acknowledgements

 

Thanks to Peter Kavanagh, Baseball Ireland & Peter Mullen, Dublin Black Sox.

 

About this document

 

Researched, compiled and written by Enda Mulcahy for the

Eirball | Irish North American and World Sports Archive

Last Updated: 7 March 2019

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