2nd Annual Winterball Baseball Game
December 1, 2002
Temperature – 31°
MABL 6, MSBL 3
Fallon Field, Roslindale, MA
The game was a 7-inning baseball contest played Sunday, December 1st at 11:00 a.m. at Fallon Field in a 31 degree chill. Across the MABL and MSBL, 24 players showed up for the freeze-fest. Ump Jim DeGraaf called the balls and strikes.
The MABL jumped out to a quick 2-0 lead and never looked back after a leadoff single by Pedro Gil of the Red Sox and singles by Mike Lembo and Hugh Guilderson of the White Sox. Lembo, Joe Dunne of the Reds, Brett Rudy of the White Sox, Chris Allen of the Braves and Jason Hanson of the Dodgers each collected multiple hits on the day. On the mound, Chris Allen (3 IP, 6 K — including 4K in the first inning!) notched the win while Garret Fisher of the Dodgers (also 3 IP, 6K) and Jason Hanson (1 IP, 1K) kept the MABL in the game. The MABL won the game 6 to 3.