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Big Daddy Baseball League

www.bigdaddybaseball.com

O F F I C I A L   S I T E   O F   T H E   B I G   D A D D Y   B A S E B A L L   L E A G U E

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2007 Ozzie League Champions
1999, 2000, 2001, 2007 OL Wild Card Winners

 

OWNER
  Name: Mike Ries
Home Town: Massillon, Ohio
Age: 49
Birthday: April 21
Occupation: Distribution Director
Hobbies: Coaching travel baseball (25th year), fantasy football, drumming, trying to keep DJ honest at playing cards (will never happen)
Favorite team: Indians
Brush with fame: Played Pop-a-Shot with Larry Nance, Sr. as a kid. Also coached Brian Clark on his high school JV team at Stow Monroe Falls HS.
Fantasy baseball experience: Then, here, and here now!
BDBL member since: 5/21/18

 

HISTORY
Year Owner Team Name Record
1999 Phil Geisel Litchfield Lightning (OL) 94-66 (2nd)
2000 102-58 (2nd)
2001 96-64 (2nd)
2002 70-90 (2nd)
2003 69-91 (2nd)
2004 Phil Geisel / Tony Badger 61-99 (4th)
2005 Tony Badger New Hope Badgers 89-71 (2nd)
2006     79-81 (3rd)
2007     95-65 (2nd)
2008     73-87 (4th)
2009     62-98 (4th)
2010     54-106 (4th)
2011   Buckingham Badgers 56-104 (4th)
2012 Ryan Glander Granite State Lightning 40-120 (4th)
2013     91-69 (3rd)
2014     55-105 (4th)
2015     76-84 (3rd)
2016     68-92 (3rd)

 

COACHING STAFF
Pitching Coach: Len Barker
Hitting Coach: Mike Hargrove
First Base Coach: Sandy Alomar
Third Base Coach: Duane Kuiper
Bench Coach: Tito Francona
Fielding Coach: Omar Vizquel/Kenny Lofton
Bullpen Coach: Luis Tiant
Announcers: Tom Hamilton & Herb Score
Sideline reporter: Andre Knot

 

FARM SYSTEM
Year Rank #1 Pick #1 Prospect
1999   Lance Berkman  
2000 11 Jesus Colome Lance Berkman (11)
2001 17 Jody Gerut Kurt Ainsworth (40)
2002 14   Jerome Williams (28)
2003 6 Seung Song Jerome Williams (6)
2004 18   Grady Sizemore (14)
2005 20 Javy Herrera Brian Anderson (46)
2006 17 Kevin Slowey Brian Anderson (48)
2007 20 James Happ Kevin Slowey (64)
2008 21 Tyler Robertson Steven Pearce (67)
2009 16 Dellin Betances Brett Wallace (#29)
2010 13 Simon Castro Brett Wallace (20)
2011 15 Tyoshi Nishioka Brett Jackson (29)
2012 9 Jorge Soler Brett Jackson (37)
2013 15 Clint Frazier Kyle Zimmer (27)
2014 18 Kenta Maeda Eddie Butler (23)
2015 23 Yoan Moncada Alen Hanson (123)
2016 21 Jorge Ona Gary Sanchez (64)
2017 11 N/A Amed Rosario (4)