1945 National Champions

Games Record Win% RF RA Diff
31  16 - 15 0.516 159 173 -14

Joined 1945
First Tournament 1952
Last Tournament 1952
Franchise Status Defunct
   
Seasons 8
Regionals 0
Tournaments 8
   
Best Finish 1st
Worst Finish 16th
Average Finish 9th
DNQs 0
   
Upper Bracket 0
Lower Bracket 0

 

1st 1 Finalist 1
2nd  
3rd 1 At or above
500
4
4th 1
5th  
6th 1
7th  
8th  
9th   Below
500
4
10th  
11th  
12th 1
13th 1
14th  
15th  
16th+ 2

About Amsterdam

The small town of Amsterdam, New York was the first to win the AAABA national championship. Alex Isabel's Rugmakers were led by the sensational pitching of Roger Bowman who struck-out 71 through 27-1/3 innings, including 24 in one game (twice!).

Amsterdam finished 3rd in the following year in Washington and had two more winning seasons in 1947 and 1949. However, the rising caliber of teams in the tournament proved to be too much for the small community, as Amsterdam finished winless and in last place during the final two seasons.


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