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Benchwarmer Baseball has over 60 leagues. This page will feature some of the highlights...and lowlights...of action around the BWB universe this season.

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Best Records

RankLeagueTeamOwnerWLPct.
1Big Red Machine LeagueAtlanta RedbirdsRicardo Alexander7626.745
2American AssociationCleveland SpidersMichael Rudolph7428.726
2Firemen LeagueLefty FlamethrowersJason Kiernan7428.726
2Grunge LeagueSun + Ocean BlueSherman Wan7428.726
5Big Red Machine LeagueDave Concepcion DaveplugsJason Kiernan7329.716
5Gone But Not Forgotten LeagueLarry, Pedro, Kenny Hill and the 1994 ExposJason Kiernan7329.716
7Chevy Chase LeagueLampoon's Play BaseballJason Kiernan7230.706
7Hall of Fame LeagueOzzie Smith's Defensive WizardsJason Kiernan7230.706
7North Siders LeagueWrigleyville Bryzzo SouvenirsJason Kiernan7230.706
7Original Six LeagueSuper Mario All Stars!!! Now with Sid the Kid!!!Jason Kiernan7230.706
7Silver Screen LeagueCourt JestersJason Kiernan7230.706

Worst Records

RankLeagueTeamOwnerWLPct.
1Motor City LeagueMaking CadillacsBenchwarmer Baseball League Office and Keith Rudy 2874.275
1Reality BitesFrostbite Falls Moose & SquirrelAndy Marquis2874.275
1Silver Screen LeagueVegas Big LosersTom McGraw2874.275
4Commissioners LeagueDharma InitiativeAndy Marquis2973.284
4Firemen LeagueRed's 4 Alarm ChiliAlonda Clifton2973.284
4Grunge LeagueTennessee RockersKen DeGroot2973.284
7Wes Anderson LeagueToo Much Monkey BusinessJamie Reese3072.294
8American AssociationFillmore WestMichael Lehman3171.304
8Cleveland RocksCalifornia Kicked Ur A$$Craig Burke3171.304
8Home of the BraveLocal HeroesRoland Dupont3171.304
8Royal Flush LeagueCalifornia Kicked UR A$$Craig Burke3171.304

Best Owner Combined Records for Multiple Teams

RankOwner# of LeaguesWLPct.
1Jason Kiernan6843732563.631
2Jay Snyder10624396.612
3Ricardo Alexander2918051153.610
4Greg Flees3182124.595
5Derrick Silensky212084.588
6Jerry King181063773.579
6Sherman Wan3721851589.579
8Christian Ingram3177129.578
9Micah Bustard211787.574
10Ken Stevenson5291219.571

Worst Owner Combined Records for Multiple Teams

RankOwner# of LeaguesWLPct.
1Brad Lewallen267137.328
2Andy Marquis5176334.345
3Craig Burke228491395.378
4Ken DeGroot9367551.400
5Tom McGraw6227313593.432
6Andrew Lehman5424303078.441
7Mike Scott12543681.444
8Dan Levy291113.446
9Don Kruse15688842.450
10Willis Lee6276336.451

Best Team Power Index (Week 17)

RankLeagueTeamOwnerPower Index
1Batman LeagueBiff, Bam, KKrunkJason Kiernan83.9031
2Big Red Machine LeagueAtlanta RedbirdsRicardo Alexander81.8929
3They Might Be GiantsHerrickville HaberdashersJay Snyder81.2549
4Chevy Chase LeagueLampoon's Play BaseballJason Kiernan80.7546
5Five Boroughs LeagueManhattan MagillasDave Matter80.4314
6That's the Fact Jack LeagueKingston Don DaddaRicardo Alexander80.286
7Game Night LeagueAtlanta Robot BaseballRicardo Alexander80.1264
8Scooby Doo LeagueWhere Are You?Jason Kiernan79.6013
9Golden Throat LeagueAtlanta GangstersRicardo Alexander79.3046
10White Elephant LeagueNYC2ATL White EaglesRicardo Alexander78.5477

Worst Team Power Index (Week 17)

RankLeagueTeamOwnerPower Index
1Original Six LeagueCalifornia Kicked Ur A$$Craig Burke14.9974
2Royal Flush LeagueCalifornia Kicked UR A$$Craig Burke16.2103
3Big Red Machine LeagueCalifornia Kicked Ur A$$Craig Burke16.5512
4K Street LeagueItalian StationsTom McGraw17.6374
5Firemen LeagueRed's 4 Alarm ChiliAlonda Clifton17.8795
6B Movie Actor LeagueCalifornia Kicked UR A$$Craig Burke18.0028
7British Invasion LeagueYork MintsTom Kohl18.0084
8Reality BitesFrostbite Falls Moose & SquirrelAndy Marquis18.0382
9Big Red Machine LeagueSixteen Mile Stand Big DoggiesMike Scott18.8118
10Silver Screen LeagueVegas Big LosersTom McGraw19.7171

Most Improved Teams

RankLeagueTeamOwnerThis YearLast YearDifference
1Experts LeagueFantasy CouchBenchwarmer Baseball League Office and Ken Stevenson54-48 (.529)42-108 (.280).249
2Broadway LeagueBroadway Bayou BoysJohn Stroba65-37 (.637)59-91 (.393).244
3Grand Slam LeagueMcPherson's Ridge CavalryRobert Elias71-31 (.696)68-82 (.453).243
4British Invasion LeagueSticky FingersJ.C. Freeman61-41 (.598)54-96 (.360).238
5Triple Crown LeagueHobart HurricanesMichael Rudolph59-43 (.578)52-98 (.347).232
6White Elephant LeagueSouthaven ClippersBill Munger49-53 (.480)38-112 (.253).227
7Motor City LeagueWalking Dead HeadsJamie Reese52-50 (.510)45-105 (.300).210
8Pacific Northwest LeagueX FilesAndrew Lehman56-46 (.549)51-99 (.340).209
9Batman LeagueNew York KingsSkip Hohensee57-45 (.559)53-97 (.353).206
9Bronx Bombers LeagueGo Richmond Spiders!John Stroba57-45 (.559)53-97 (.353).206

Teams with Greatest Declines

RankLeagueTeamOwnerThis YearLast YearDifference
1British Invasion LeagueYork MintsTom Kohl33-69 (.324)89-61 (.593)-.270
2Chevy Chase LeagueQuahog Drunken ClamsDon Kruse35-67 (.343)91-59 (.607)-.264
3Blame Canada LeagueThe Real Canadian BaconAndrew Lehman33-69 (.324)88-62 (.587)-.263
4Home of the BraveSanta Clarita Lost BoysAndrew Lehman43-59 (.422)100-50 (.667)-.245
5Phightin' Phils LeagueChip Kelly HeroesTom McGraw33-69 (.324)84-66 (.560)-.237
6Tobacco Road LeagueSmoke RingsRoland Dupont39-63 (.382)89-61 (.593)-.211
6Bronx Bombers LeagueHarlem HillbilliesRoland Dupont39-63 (.382)89-61 (.593)-.211
6Perfect World LeagueLarge Lenny's PerfectosDave Matter39-63 (.382)89-61 (.593)-.211
9B Movie Actor LeagueCalifornia Kicked UR A$$Craig Burke37-65 (.363)86-64 (.573)-.211
10Home of the BraveLocal HeroesRoland Dupont31-71 (.304)77-73 (.513)-.209

Franchises with no Division Titles Currently in First Place

LeagueTeamOwnerRecord
A League About NothingWayne KnightsMark Currie59-43 (.578)
Anchorman LeagueGrand Rapids Founders' FarseersJohn Hula53-49 (.520)
B Movie Actor LeagueCreature FeaturesMichael Lehman54-48 (.529)
B Movie Actor LeagueDie Hard Final ChapterTom McGraw49-53 (.480)
B Movie Actor LeagueLord Boulder's Dixie CupsJohn Stroba61-41 (.598)
Big Red Machine LeagueRed MooseRoland Dupont59-43 (.578)
BirdlandJ-town RoadrunnersKeith Rudy 61-41 (.598)
Blame Canada LeagueColorado CowsSheldon Price48-54 (.471)
Born to Run LeagueQuick FeetRoland Dupont57-45 (.559)
British Invasion LeagueBand of Brothers & Their Royal Albert OasisJohn Hula49-53 (.480)
British Invasion LeagueSticky FingersJ.C. Freeman61-41 (.598)
Broadway LeagueJoey Cora ClownsTom McGraw58-44 (.569)
Cleveland RocksCleveland Hot WaxxAlonda Clifton49-53 (.480)
Firemen LeagueToonville ToonsMichael Gaston58-44 (.569)
Five Boroughs LeagueLong Island Lumber CompanyMichael Rudolph51-51 (.500)
Geek Pride LeagueAlpha Beta Cum LaudeMichael Lehman58-44 (.569)
Grand Slam LeagueFritz's German SausageAlonda Clifton54-48 (.529)
Home of the BraveMiddle School JocksJamie Reese61-41 (.598)
Motor City LeagueClassic CarsRoland Dupont56-46 (.549)
Murderers' RowSan Francisco Misty MeanersMichael Lehman51-51 (.500)
North Siders LeagueIndy RacersTom McGraw63-39 (.618)
Original Six LeagueLondon SpidersDave Matter56-46 (.549)
Phightin' Phils LeagueJohn Denny's Grand Slam BreakfastMichael Gaston54-48 (.529)
Royal Flush LeagueCincinnati StockingsDon Kruse51-51 (.500)
Royal Flush LeagueKentucky 5 of a KindTom McGraw69-33 (.677)
Scooby Doo LeagueBermuda TrianglesJon Swanson66-36 (.647)
Steel City LeagueBradford Woods ScuttlebuttsMike Scott57-45 (.559)
ThirtyThirtysomething LeagueThe Usual Suspects IITom McGraw55-47 (.539)
Three of a Kind LeaguePyeongchang, South Korea 2018 Winter OlympiansLeif Jonson58-44 (.569)
Wes Anderson LeagueGeorgia SpecialKsJanice Adams50-52 (.490)
Whiff LeagueSpaceman SpiffJohn Hula69-33 (.677)
Will Ferrell LeagueCorona Virus 20Tom McGraw56-46 (.549)
Will Ferrell LeagueDaytona Shake 'n BakeJerry Stevens60-42 (.588)
Winners Circle LeagueNortheast Ohio BombersMichael Rudolph54-48 (.529)

Division Winners Last Season Currently under .500

LeagueTeamOwnerRecord
American AssociationGentleman JackRoland Dupont41-61 (.402)
Anchorman LeagueCold PizzaRoland Dupont47-55 (.461)
Anchorman LeagueCooperstown WannabesDavid Henning47-55 (.461)
B Movie Actor LeagueCalifornia Kicked UR A$$Craig Burke37-65 (.363)
B Movie Actor LeagueFantasy IslandRoland Dupont49-53 (.480)
Batman LeagueWinged VengeanceJohn Hula44-58 (.431)
BeatleballBig Mack AttackTom McGraw37-65 (.363)
Beer LeagueRogue Dead Guy RedsJohn Hula47-55 (.461)
Big Red Machine LeagueBottom of the BarrelAndrew Lehman37-65 (.363)
BirdlandAnnapolis CrabbersDave Matter45-57 (.441)
BirdlandBluth Frozen BananasBenchwarmer Baseball League Office48-54 (.471)
Blame Canada LeagueMogadishu PiratesJ.C. Freeman46-56 (.451)
Bleed Dodger BlueAksarben KrusadersDon Kruse41-61 (.402)
Blue and Gray LeagueLincoln LogsAndrew Lehman46-56 (.451)
Born to Run LeagueNebraska GrasshoppersRick Furtak42-60 (.412)
Born to Run LeagueSonoma RedsKen DeGroot45-57 (.441)
British Invasion LeagueYork MintsTom Kohl33-69 (.324)
Bronx Bombers LeagueHarlem HillbilliesRoland Dupont39-63 (.382)
Chevy Chase LeagueCool DudesRoland Dupont41-61 (.402)
Chevy Chase LeagueQuahog Drunken ClamsDon Kruse35-67 (.343)
Cleveland RocksBuckeyeland BlastersDave Matter37-65 (.363)
Cleveland RocksLake Erie StormDavid Henning49-53 (.480)
Cleveland RocksWonton SoupRoland Dupont44-58 (.431)
Deuces Wild LeagueLexington LosersTom McGraw44-58 (.431)
Experts LeagueIrish AlcohooligansBenchwarmer Baseball League Office and Jerry King46-56 (.451)
Experts LeagueMare Serenitatis Water BearsSherman Wan44-58 (.431)
Experts LeagueSt. Louis PrefectosSheldon Price47-55 (.461)
Federal LeagueClockwork AngelsA Citarella49-53 (.480)
Federal LeagueSheshequin ShenanigansDave Matter50-52 (.490)
Fenway FenaticsWerewolves Of BostonJamie Reese38-64 (.373)
Firemen LeagueHouse of LearyRobert Hamilton50-52 (.490)
Firemen LeagueSmoke on the WaterSherman Wan48-54 (.471)
Five Boroughs LeagueTotal ChaosRoland Dupont47-55 (.461)
Geek Pride LeaguePythagorean TheoremsMichael Rudolph48-54 (.471)
Golden Throat LeagueGiants BaseballAlonda Clifton44-58 (.431)
Gone But Not Forgotten LeagueCenter City FlashbacksDavid Henning43-59 (.422)
Grand Slam LeagueOklahoma SoonersPhillip Dang50-52 (.490)
Hall of Fame LeagueNordeast Original SinnersAndrew Lehman46-56 (.451)
Home of the BraveSanta Clarita Lost BoysAndrew Lehman43-59 (.422)
K Street LeagueWayne Mad GeneralsRobert Elias48-54 (.471)
Longball LeagueRisky BusinessRoland Dupont48-54 (.471)
MarxballFreedonia Freedom FightersJohn Hula49-53 (.480)
Minnie & Paul LeagueGrosse Pointe Trailer TrashAndrew Lehman39-63 (.382)
Minnie & Paul LeagueHappy CampersAlonda Clifton48-54 (.471)
Motor City LeagueTrumbull RumblersJohn Hula46-56 (.451)
Murderers' RowGuttenberg GandolfinisBenchwarmer Baseball League Office and John Hula37-65 (.363)
North Siders LeagueThe Blues Brothers Rhythm and Blues RevueJohn Hula50-52 (.490)
Original Six LeagueDestiny's GuardiansDavid Henning46-56 (.451)
Pacific Northwest LeagueHooterville Flying PigsAlonda Clifton50-52 (.490)
Reality BitesInterlaken Cheese TransportSherman Wan49-53 (.480)
Redbirds LeagueBrazil 2014 CanarinhoLeif Jonson50-52 (.490)
Royal Flush LeagueWest Bottoms Hungry HeifersDave Matter44-58 (.431)
Shadowball LeagueTombstone Gun FightersRobert Elias49-53 (.480)
South Siders LeagueGeorgia PecansWillis Lee47-55 (.461)
Steel City LeagueHershey Special O.P.S.David Henning44-58 (.431)
Steel City LeagueRoberto's BoysJohn Hula48-54 (.471)
Superman LeagueHeavenly HashRoland Dupont49-53 (.480)
That's the Fact Jack LeagueProton GunslingersDavid Henning49-53 (.480)
The Kings of QueensCincinnati Redlegs 2Benchwarmer Baseball League Office and Andrew Lehman45-57 (.441)
ThirtyThirtysomething LeagueDes Moines CorncobsTom Kohl46-56 (.451)
ThirtyThirtysomething LeagueDuluth SuperiorsJerry Stevens49-53 (.480)
Tobacco Road LeagueKentucky Farm BoysJamie Reese45-57 (.441)
Tobacco Road LeagueSmoke RingsRoland Dupont39-63 (.382)
Tobacco Road LeagueSouthern CardinalsMichael Quinn50-52 (.490)
Triple Crown LeagueToronto, Ontario, Canada 2015 Pan AmericansLeif Jonson49-53 (.480)
Wes Anderson LeagueAll Day SuckersRoland Dupont38-64 (.373)
Whiff LeagueNew DayRoland Dupont49-53 (.480)
White Elephant LeagueDoctor Who are YouMichael Lehman48-54 (.471)
White Elephant LeagueRising StarsRoland Dupont49-53 (.480)
Will Ferrell LeagueWhistling DixieRoland Dupont48-54 (.471)
Winners Circle LeagueOyedeng Rocinante Tenye Wa Chesh GutSherman Wan47-55 (.461)

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