The Tigers dominated the Houston MSBL 55+ division with a perfect 10-0 record and roared through the playoffs to claim the fall championship title. Tiger’s ace pitchers: Joe Ainsworth, Al Wall and Lonnie Guest carried the load as the Tigers hitters ran the table with ease by outscoring their opponents 126-47 for the season. Al Wall went 4-4 in the championship game and pitched 3 strong innings in relief as the Tigers defeated the Stars 14-4. Team MVP; Joe Ainsworth threw 6 innings and K’d - 10 batters in the semifinal game to pick up a 12-4 win against the Hombres. Tiger All-Star’s: Joe Milcoun, Les Guest, Geoff Giacco and Neil Miles combined to ensure the team’s dominance throughout. It was a total team effort by all our players to go undefeated and play at such a high level consistently, everyone contributed with teamwork, on and off the field. Give credit to Houston Hardball League and head coach James Janczak of Katy Morton Ranch HS for the opportunity to play competitively on a quality field every Sunday. It’s a fraternity of baseball brothers and we look forward to playing each and every game.
It was the Tiger’s 3rd championship and the 1st undefeated season by any team in the Houston area.
~ Neil Miles