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West Clare Dolphins Baseball Ireland Team 2010-2016

West Clare Dolphins Logo 2012
West Clare Dolphins Logo 2010
West Clare Dolphins Logo 2010 [References: 1]

Factfile

Home Field: Kilrush Community Centre, Kilrush, Co. Clare

Colours:

Honours: None

All-Time Record: (W-L-Forfeit) All-Games ( 11-73-6) Regular Season (11-73-6)Playoffs (0-0-0)

Season by Season Record

YearLeaguePWLFFPtsPosPWPLChpIWILIC
2010B10280165
2011B151140186
2012B151122146
2013B181152187
2014B164102268
2015DNC
2016B South162140224
[References: 2-11]

Home Venue

History

The West Clare Dolphins played their first season in Baseball Ireland’s B League in 2010 winning two of their 10 games and narrowly missing out on the Playoffs to Cavan Comets. Despite the increase in games played to 15 in 2011 and then 18 in 2013 they could only win one game each year. In 2014 they had arguably their best ever season, winning 4 of their 16 games although only on paper because the victories were forfeit wins against Dublin Tigers B (twice) and Dublin Spartans B (twice). The won on the field at Cavan Comets 24-4 on the last day of the season in 2011, and again in 2012 (By a score of 12-11) defeated Greystones Mariners B 10-9 in 2013. Both victories in their last season in 2016 were also forfeit victories versus Dublin Black Sox B. They were based in the scenic resort town of Kilrush, Co. Clare.

Evolution of the West Clare Dolphins Logo

2010 Season

West Clare Dolphins Logo 2010
West Clare Dolphins Logo 2010 [References: 1]

2011 Season

West Clare Dolphins Logo 2011
West Clare Dolphins Logo 2011 [References: 12]

2012 Season

West Clare Dolphins Logo 2012
West Clare Dolphins Logo 2012 [References: 13]

2013 to 2014 Seasons

West Clare Dolphins Logo 2013
West Clare Dolphins Logo 2013 [References: 14]

2016 Season

West Clare Dolphins Logo 2016 [References: 15]

Legend / Key

KeyExplanation
DivDivision
IBLIrish Baseball League
ChampChampionship (2nd Half Top Group)
TrophyTrophy (2nd Half Bottom Group)
AIrish Baseball League A-League
PPlayed
WWon
LLost
FFForfeit
PtsPoints
PosFinal League/Division Position
ChpFinal Playoff Position
WWinners
FFinalists
SFSemi-Finalists
POKnocked Out in Playoff Round
PWPlayoff Matches Won
PLPlayoff Matches Lost
IWInternational Matches Won
ILInternational Matches Lost
ICInternational Championships Won
APA League Pennant
BPB League Pennant
ACA League Championship
BCB League Championship
N/ANot Applicable

References

Images

[1] West Clare Dolphins Facebook Page (2010) Profile Picture. December 8, 2010 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/westclare.dolphins/photos/a.1681003095467074/1681003168800400 [Accessed 10 June 2021]

Internet Archive

[2] Baseball Ireland | Wayback Machine (2008) 2010 Irish Baseball League | B-League | Standings | Results [Choose from Menu] [Internet] Available from: http://web.archive.org/web/20110716140650/http://www.baseballireland.com/spulse.html [Accessed 13 September 2019]

Websites

[2] Baseball Ireland (2016) Schedule 2011 [Internet] Available from: http://www.baseballireland.com/schedule_new.php?league=A&search_year=2011 %5BAccessed 21 September 2016]

[3] Baseball Ireland (2016) Tables 2011 [Internet] Available from: http://www.baseballireland.com/tables.php?search_year=2011 %5BAccessed 21 September 2016]

[4] Baseball Ireland (2012) League Schedule 2012 [Internet] Available from: http://www.baseballireland.com/schedule_new.php?search_year=2012&search_team= [Accessed 21 September 2016]

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

[6] Baseball Ireland (2013) Schedule [Internet] Available from: http://www.baseballireland.com/schedule_new.php?search_year=2013&search_team= [Accessed 21 September 2016]

Internet Archive

[7] Baseball Ireland – Wayback Machine Internet Archive (2013) 2013 League Tables [Internet] Available from: http://web.archive.org/web/20131015095707/http://www.baseballireland.com/tables.php?search_year=2013 [Accessed 19 June 2018]

Websites

Websites

[8] Baseball Ireland (2014) Schedule [Internet] Available from: http://www.baseballireland.com/schedule_new.php?search_year=2014&search_team= [Accessed 21 September 2016]

Internet Archive

[9] Baseball Ireland – Wayback Machine Internet Archive (2014) 2014 League Tables [Internet] Available from: http://web.archive.org/web/20141219024651/http://www.baseballireland.com/tables.php?search_year=2014 [Accessed 19 June 2018]

Websites

[10] Baseball Ireland (2016) Schedule 2016 [Internet] Available from: http://www.baseballireland.com/schedule_new.php?league=A&search_year=2016 [Accessed 23 March 2017]

[11] Baseball Ireland (2016) Tables 2016 [Internet] Available from: http://www.baseballireland.com/tables.php?search_year=2016 [Accessed 23 March 2017]

Featured Logos

[12] West Clare Dolphins Facebook Page (2011) Profile Picture. February 4 2011 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/westclare.dolphins/photos/a.1681003118800405/1681003212133729 [Accessed 10 June 2021]

[13] West Clare Dolphins Facebook Page (2011) Profile Picture. April 20, 2012 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/westclare.dolphins/photos/a.1681003095467074/1681003158800401 [Accessed 10 June 2021]

[14] West Clare Dolphins Facebook Page (2011) Profile Picture. March 20, 2013 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/westclare.dolphins/photos/a.1681003095467074/1681003172133733 [Accessed 10 June 2021]

[15] West Clare Dolphins Facebook Page (2011) Profile Picture. August 6, 2015 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/westclare.dolphins/photos/a.1681003095467074/1683967731837277 [Accessed 10 June 2021]

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: 10 June 2021

(c) Copyright Enda Mulcahy and Eirball 2021

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