Page 1

Season Program 2017

$1.00


BP supports

hundreds of community programs throughout Alaska

BP Volunteers Habitat for Humanity Anchorage

Developing Alaska’s natural resources and its communities for more than 40 years. Learn more at bp.com/Alaska

2 Anchorage Bucs 2017


2017 SCHEDULE JUNE 2017 SUN MON TUE WED THURS FRI SAT 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

PO Box 240061 • Anchorage, AK 99524-0061 Office: 907.561.2827 • Fax: 907.561.2920 E-Mail: gm@anchoragebucs.com

CHINOOKS

@PILOTS

CHINOOKS

7PM 7PM 7PM

11 12 13 14 15 16 17

STAFF

PILOTS/ @PILOTS DH

General Manager........................ Shawn Maltby Baseball Operations.................. Gary Lichtenstein Trainer............................................... Lynn Young

CHINOOKS

@PILOTS

OILERS

OILERS DH

MINERS

2PM 7PM 7PM 7PM 6PM 6PM

18 19 20 21 22 23 24

2017 EVENTS & PROMOTIONS June 5.................. Opening Day/Mike’s Hard Lemonade Night – Chinooks at 7pm June 11................ South of the Border Night – Pilots (DH) at 2pm Hispanic music, food and dance during and between games.

American Legion CHINOOKS MINERS DH All-Stars 7PM 7PM 7PM 7PM 7PM 5PM @CHINOOKS @PILOTS

MINERS

25 26 27 28 29 30 @MINERS @CHINOOKS

June 16................ Military Appreciation Day – Oilers (DH) at 6pm

PILOTS

CHINOOKS

MINERS

7PM 7PM 7PM 7PM 7PM

Enjoy the 9th Army Military band special concert at 5:30pm. All Military ID card holders – active duty, reserve, retired – and their families are free!

June 17................ Little League/Kids Night – Miners at 6pm

JULY 2016 2017

Kids wear your jersey and get in free! Two kids bicycles will be given away.

SUN MON TUE WED THURS FRI SAT

June 23................ KMVN Movin’ Night – Chinooks at 7pm June 24................ First Responders Night – Miners (DH) at 5pm

....... ................................All First Responders admitted free. The Bucs will be giving away 2 round trip Alaska Rail Road tickets to Seward.

June 28................ Solidarity/BP Family Night – Pilots at 7pm

2 3 4 5 6 7 8

................................The Bucs will be giving away 2 Round trip Alaska Railroad tickets to Denali Park ................................during this game.

June 30................ KZND The End Night – Miners at 7pm ................................Pure rock night. July 1.................... Alaska Brewing Night – Pilots (DH) at 5pm

Cold Alaskan Brewing products are featured at the Bucs Beer Garden.

.....

Following the games, stay for the fireworks! Sponsored by BP Alaska.

July 10................. Pepsi Night – Oilers at 7pm

Pepsi samples will be given away.

MINERS

PILOTS/ @PILOTS DH

OILERS

@CHINOOKS @CHINOOKS

2PM 7PM 7PM 7PM 7PM

9

10 11 12 13 14 15 OILERS

@CHINOOKS

OILERS

@ MINERS DH

CHINOOKS PILOTS

Help the Bucs support the 61st Anniversary of your local United Way. Two round . trip Alaska Railroad tickets to Seward will be given away.

July 15................. Insurance Brokers of AK Night/Scout Showcase – Miners at 7pm July 17.............Blind Beep Baseball– Seattle Sluggers at 7pm*

MINERS

Scout Showcase

Showcase

7PM 7PM 7PM 5PM 4PM/7PM 7PM

16 17 18 19 20 21 22 ABL Home Run Derby

SEATTLE 1PM SLUGGERS

@OILERS

@OILERS

@OILERS

@OILERS DH

All-Star Game

July 12................. Kendall Toyota Night – Oilers at 7pm July 14................. United Way Night/Scout Showcase – Chinooks 4pm/Pilots 7pm

PILOTS DH 5PM

.................

July 4.................... Independence Day Celebration – Pilots/@Pilots (Split DH) at 7pm*

1

@ PILOTS Mayors Cup Game 1

4PM 7PM 7PM 7PM 7PM 5PM 7PM

23

PILOTS

24 25 26 27 28 29 @MINERS

@PILOTS

MC Game 2

MC Game 3

@MINERS

2PM 7PM 6PM 6PM

30

31

CHINOOKS @CHINOOKS 2PM 6PM

The Bucs will be wearing blindfolds for this event.

July 23.............Alaska Club Day – Pilots at 2pm Alaska Club Members admitted free!

July 30................. Fan Appreciation Day – Chinooks at 2pm

Bucs baseball for a buck! Two round trip Alaska Railroad tickets to Denali will be . given away. What a deal!

August 2-5......... ABL Top of the World Series – Teams, times & fields TBA *Season Tickets not honored for July 4th Independence Day DH and Fireworks, and July 17th Blind Beep Baseball event.

AUGUST 2017 SUN MON TUE WED THURS FRI

1 2 3 4 5

SAT

ABL PLAYOFFS ABL PLAYOFFS Top of the World Top of the World Series Game 1 Series Game 2

TBA TBA TBA TBA HOME

AWAY

All Bucs Games Broadcast Locally on KOAN 95.1 FM 1080 AM and streamed over the internet at: anchoragebucs.com

“Hello again, everybody. It’s a bee-yooo-tiful day for baseball.” – Harry Caray

Anchorage Bucs 2017 3


4 Anchorage Bucs 2017


Anchorage Bucs 2017 5


ARCHITECTURAL SUPPLY CO. “THE COMMERCIAL DOOR PEOPLE” Steel Doors & Frames Architectural Wood Doors & Frames Custom Steel Doors & Window Frames

CONTRACT HARDWARE Hinges - Locks - Closers - Exit Devices - Weatherstrip ACCESS & ROOF PANELS - BATHROOM PARTITIONS COMMERCIAL BATHROOM ACCESSORIES Phone: (907) 561-1919 - Fax (907) 562-5540 - Email: archi@alaska.com 3699 Springer St - Anchorage, AK 99503

Official Appliance Supplier of the Bucs! Tim Franklin Appliance Sales 4412 Lois Drive Anchorage, AK 99517 email: tfranklin@sbsalaska.com Direct Line:

(907) 743-6724 Toll Free:

(800) 478-2540

Kodiak Little League 6 Anchorage Bucs 2017

Fax: (907) 561-3125 Cell: (907) 529-0470


Imagine This in a Bottle

Brewed and Bottled in Juneau, Alaska alaskanbeer.com

Anchorage Bucs 2017 7


When an injury puts you out, we’re here for you.

Official Trainer of the

Lynne Young, M.Ed., ATC Certified Athletic Trainer

For muscle, bone and joint injuries, avoid the expense, waiting and parking at hospitals. OPA’s orthopedic specialists are on hand to treat sports, work and other injuries — without an appointment or referral.

OPA’s Injury Walk-in Clinic 7 Days A Week: Monday - Friday 12 - 8p Saturday & Sunday 12 - 6p 3801 Lake Otis Parkway, Suite 300

OPAnchorage.com

NOT A CERTIFIED EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICE AS DESCRIBED IN ALASKA STATUTE 18.08.082.084,200.

8 Anchorage Bucs 2017


The Anchorage Bucs thank ACS for their support and their generosity Passenger • Cargo • Crew • Minibus • Cab Chassis

BOLD. INNOVATIVE. UNPRECEDENTED.

Start with the Sprinter. Then go anywhere. ANCHORAGE

FAIRBANKS

1301 E. 64th Avenue

2143 Van Horn Road

907-563-3238

907-451-0033

PROUDLY SUPPORTING

THE ANCHORAGE BUCS

SANDWICHES PREPARED IN FRONT OF YOU ALL SNACK-RELATED TRADEMARKS ARE OWNED BY FRITO-LAY NORTH AMERICA, INC. SUBWAY® IS A REGISTERED TRADEMARK OF SUBWAY IP INC. ©2016 SUBWAY IP INC.

Anchorage Bucs 2017 9


10 Anchorage Bucs 2017


ALASKA’S LEADING RV REPAIR CENTER

ALASKA PERFORMANCE

RV & MARINE PARTS AND ACCESSORIES

INC.

Now a Factory Outlet for Bigfoot RV Cannon & Scotty Marine Downrigger Repair

Anchorage, Alaska

907-522-8965

w w w . a l a s k a p e r f o r m a n c e r v. c o m Anchorage Bucs 2017 11


OFFICIAL STATION OF THE ANCHORAGE BUCS Listen Live at KOAN 95.1 FM 1080 AM or www.anchoragebucs.com

brunch > lunch > dinner > full bar > espresso 11124 old seward hwy. 770.9200 www.southak.com

Voted best breakfast since 2003 > lunch > espresso 1034 w. 4th ave. 272.2489 www.snowcitycafe.com

Lunch > dinner > weeekend brunch > full bar 1049 w. northern lights blvd. 770.7623

www.spenardroadhouse.com

12 Anchorage Bucs 2017


The Anchorage Chapter of ASEA/AFSCME Local 52 is proud to support the Anchorage Bucs.

ASEA/AFSCME Local 52 - 2601 Denali Street, Anchorage, AK 99503 www:afscmelocal52.org * www.anchorage52.net www.alaskanational.com

COMMITMENT TO PROTECTION AND SERVICE

First choice in coverage; only choice for service. 7001 Jewel Lake Road Anchorage

Anchorage, AK 99502 tel (907) 248-2642 Boise

San Francisco

Seattle

Anchorage Bucs 2017 13


Join the Bucs on these special game-days...

Celebrating baseball’s future generations Little Leaguers wear your jersey and get & t h into the game for free! PLUS, join the ig N e k u Anchorage Bucs players on the field for ar ag e P L e the National Anthem. e h Littl Day at t Kids Saturday, June 17, 2017 • 6PM

MAT-SU MINERS at ANCHORAGE BUCS

WIN A FREE BIKE!!* 2 children’s bicycles will be given away at this event! Be there for your chance to win!

**Must be present to win. Kids aged 13 and under are eligible.

Kids Day sponsored by:

L & M MOTORS 14 Anchorage Bucs 2017


Anchorage Bucs 2017 15


16 Anchorage Bucs 2017


Annual

Independence Day Fireworks Extravaganza! Celebration Begins

Tuesday, July 4th at Mulcahy Stadium the Anchorage Bucs & the Glacier Pilots in a Double Header General Admission tickets are available at the gate for $8. For reserved box seat ticket sales, please contact the Bucs office at 561-2827. Gates Open at 5:30pm. Baseball Game Starts at 7pm. Sponsored by

Fireworks will begin at the conclusion of the double header approximately at midnight! Season Tickets not honored for July 4th Independence Day DH and Fireworks

Anchorage Bucs 2017 17


2017 BUCS IN THE PROS NAME

POS

TEAM

YEARS W/BUCS

LEA

AFFILIATE

MAJORS BERGMAN, CHRISTIAN................P....................SEATTLE MARINERS ...........................................06-09.................... AL CASTRO, JASON..........................C....................MINNESOTA TWINS.............................................2006..................... AL DAVIS, IKE...................................INF.................LOS ANGELES DODGERS.......................................2006..................... AL GOLDSCHMIDT, PAUL..................INF.................ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS...................................2008..................... NL GOSEWISCH, TUFFY....................C....................SEATTLE MARINERS.............................................2004..................... NL GIMENEZ, CHRIS.........................C....................MINNESOTA TWINS.............................................2002..................... AL LEE, C.C......................................P....................COLORADO ROCKIES............................................2007..................... AL ROSS, TYSON..............................P....................LOS ANGELES DODGERS.......................................2006..................... NL SCHAFER, LOGAN........................OF..................BALTIMORE ORIOLES...........................................2007..................... NL SHIPLEY, BRADEN.......................P....................ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS...................................2011-12................ NL SUZUKI, KURT.............................C....................ATLANTA BRAVES................................................2003..................... AL WEAVER, JERED..........................P....................SAN DIEGO PADRES.............................................2002..................... AL

BUCS RETIRED FROM MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL Mike Aldrete (‘86), Don August (‘82,’83), Brant Brown (‘91), Heath Bell (’98), David Bush (‘99), Mike Campbell (‘84), Scott Chiamparino (‘86), Brian Dallimore (‘93), Keith Foulke (‘93), Jeff Francis (’01), Geoff Geary (’97), Ed Giavanola, (‘89), Matt Ginter (‘97), Jerry Goff (‘84), Greg Gohr (‘89), Ryan Hancock (‘92), Jed Hansen (‘92, ‘93), Chuck Jackson (‘83), Geoff Jenkins (‘93), Bobby Jones (‘90), Kevin Jordan (‘87), Wally Joyner (‘82), Jeff Kent (‘87), Brooks Kieschnick (‘91, 92), Mike Lansing (‘88), Tim Layana (‘85), Kevin Maas (‘86), Mike MacFarlane (‘83), Mike Magnante (‘87), Casey Mcgehee (‘16), Damon Minor (‘94,’95), Brad Moore (‘85), Willie Morales (‘92), Calvin Murray (‘90,’91), Garrett Olson, (‘04), Chad Orvella (‘01), Al Osuna, (‘86), Red Patterson (’08), Bryan Petersen, (‘06), Adam Platt (‘86), Kevin Polcovich, (‘91) Tim Pugh (‘87), Erasmo Ramirez (‘96), Mark Redman (‘94), Matt Ruebel (‘90), Chris Russ (‘97), Kirk Saarloss (‘98), Darryl Scott, (‘84), Anthony Telford (‘86, ‘87), Tom Urbani (‘89), Kevin Wickander (‘85), C.J. Wilson (‘16).

For more information on our players please visit our website: www.anchoragebucs.com

Proud Sponsor of Bucs Baseball 18 Anchorage Bucs 2017


2017 SCOUTS SHOWCASE HOSTED BY ANCHORAGE BUCS

HOSTED BY ANCHORAGE BUCS

FRIDAY JULY 14

SATURDAY JULY 15

1 PM

Oilers vs Miners

4 PM

Chinooks vs Bucs

7 PM

Pilots vs Bucs

1 PM

Chinooks vs Pilots

4 PM

Oilers vs Pilots

7 PM

Miners vs Bucs

SUNDAY JULY 16

1 PM

ABL Home Run Derby

4 PM

ABL All-Star Game SPECIAL TICKET PACKAGE FOR THE ALL-STAR GAME AND HOME RUN DERBY. AVAILABLE FOR $10 AT THE BUCS SOUVENIR STAND!

“Baseball is like a poker game, nobody wants to quit when he’s losing: nobody wants you to quit when you’re ahead.” – Jackie Robinson

726 E 15th Ave • Anchorage, Alaska (907) 279-1466 • www.rayvilletntsports.com

Sporting Goods, Screen Printing Embroidery and Trophies Anchorage Bucs 2017 19


Dennis Mattingly / Anchorage Bucs Skill focused baseball camp Open to Boys & Girls Ages 6 to 13

$50

for all 5 days Get Bucs T-Shirt & Young Bucs Season Pass

You don’t have to be in Little League to participate... our camps are open to everyone!

Monday, June 12th to Friday, June 16th 9:30am-12:00pm @ Mulcahy Stadium

You must, however, be 6 years old by June 1, 2017.

Choose to attend any (or all) of the camp days available! $40 per child if two children are in the same family.

June 17th

Little League Day

Wear your jersey & get into the game for FREE!

This summer we’ve scheduled 5 baseball camps for you to enhance your baseball skills. With the assisstance of some of America’s best college players and coaches in baseball, you’ll learn how to improve your hitting, pitching, catching, and fielding abilities. You’ll also get some helpful hints on sportsmanlike conduct. Registration forms available at anchoragebucs.com 20 Anchorage Bucs 2017


Monday June 12- Friday June 16, 9:30 am – 12:00 pm Clinic cost: $50.00 per participant; $40.00 for each additional family member. If you are hosting a Buc for the summer, your clinic fee is free. Participants (Circle one) 1 2 3 other _____ Participant Names: 1.__________________________________________ age____ 2.__________________________________________ age____ 3.__________________________________________ age____ 4.__________________________________________ age____ 5.__________________________________________ age____ Address:___________________________________________ Phone Number:______________________________________ Parent or Guardian:___________________________________ Work Number and Cell:________________________________ Work: _________________ Cell:________________________ Shirt Size: (will be best matched) Youth: S M L XL Adult: S M L XL Accident Insurance Information All participants must have their own medical accident insurance for injury or sickness while attending clinics. Waiver I hereby waive and release Anchorage Bucs Baseball, Inc. from any injury or illness incurred during these clinic sessions. I also hereby give permission for emergency medical treatment to the participant if necessary. Authorized Signature:_________________________________ Ways to register 1. Mail to: 435 W. 10th Ave, Suite B, Anchorage, AK 99501 2. Bring this form with you to the field the day of the camp 3. Register online at www.anchoragebucs.com

Anchorage Bucs 2017 21


Moose Lodge #1534 (907) 563-3297 4211 Arctic Boulevard Anchorage, AK 99503 The Bicycle Shop offers the best and largest selection of bikes in the state. Stop by any of our locations and let our knowledgeable staff help you find the bike of your dreams. 1035 W. Northern Lights Blvd. Anchorage, Alaska 99503 (907) 272-5219

~ SINCE 1964 ~ 22 Anchorage Bucs 2017

1801 W. Dimond Blvd. Anchorage, Alaska 99507 (907) 222-9953


MEET THE LEAGUE

ALASKA BASEBALL LEAGUE 2017 SEASON LEAGUE MAILING ADDRESS..................435 W. 10th Avenue, Suite B, Anchorage, AK 99501 907-561-2827 LEAGUE ADMINISTRATION: President Marketing/Umpire Payroll........Shawn Maltby – Bucs 1st VP Secretary...........................................Mike Hinshaw – Pilots 2nd VP Umpires & Scheduling....................TBA – Oilers 3rd VP Bylaws................................................Chris Beck – Chinooks 4th VP Rules & Bylaws.................................Pete Christopher – Miners

MAT-SU MINERS

ANCHORAGE BUCS

ANCHORAGE GLACIER PILOTS

PENINSULA OILERS

GM: Pete Christopher PO Box 2690 Palmer, Alaska 99645-2690 Home: (907) 746-4914 / Office (907) 745-6401 Fax: (907) 746-5068 E-Mail: gmminers@matsuminers.org Web: www.matsuminers.org HC: Ben Taylor, Chandler-Gilbert CC, AZ Field: Hermon Brothers Field Grass, No Lights

GM: Mike Hinshaw 435 W. 10th Ave, Suite A Anchorage, Alaska 99501 Office: (907) 274-3627 Fax: (907) 274-3628 E-Mail: gpilots@alaska.net Web: www.glacierpilots.com HC: Kevin Smallcomb Field: Mulcahy Field - Turf Infield, Grass Outfield, Lights

GM: Shawn Maltby Baseball Operations: Gary Lichtenstein PO Box 240061 Anchorage, Alaska 99524-0061 Office: (907) 561-2827 Fax: (907) 561-2920 E-Mail:0 gm@anchoragebucs.com Web: www.anchoragebucs.com HC: Ken Hokuf Field: Mulcahy Field - Turf Infield, Grass Outfield, Lights

GM: Mike Baxter 601 S. Main St. Kenai, Alaska 99611 Office: (907) 283-7133 Fax: (907) 283-3390 E-Mail: gm@oilersbaseball.com Web: www.oilersbaseball.com HC: Brian Daly, Southeastern Illinois College Field: Coral Seymour Memorial Park Grass, No Lights

CHUGIAK-EAGLE RIVER CHINOOKS GM: Chris Beck 651 Taylor Drive Xenia, Ohio 45385 Office: (937) 352-1237 Fax: (937) 352-1245 E-Mail: Chris.beck@athletesinaction.org Web: www.aiabaseball.org HC: Jon Groth, Tyler CC, TX Field: Lee Jordan Field - Turf Infield, Grass, No Lights

LEAGUE FACTS: Founded in 1974, 5 teams, 44 league games and approx. 5 non-league games. Season begins play June 4th, 2017 and ends August 3rd, 2017. NBC member, wood/wood composite bats, Diamond baseball. ROSTER LIMIT: 26 plus exemption for Alaska residents. PLAYER ELIGIBILITY RULE: Open Except for drafted college seniors. PLAYER FORMAT: Regular Season League Champion qualifies for National Baseball Congress World Series if desires. A Round Robin end of season playoff will occur followed by the Alaska Baseball League Championship.

Anchorage Bucs 2017 23


CLUB PARIS 417 W. 5TH AVE.

CELEBRATING 60 YEARS OF EXCELLENCE

RESERVATIONS RECOMMENDED

907-277-6332 LUNCH MONDAY - SATURDAY 11:30am - 2:30pm DINNER SERVED NIGHTLY AT 5:00pm - 10:00pm WWW.CLUBPARISRESTAURANT.COM ANCHORAGE, ALASKA

24 Anchorage Bucs 2017


MEET THE COACHES 2017 ANCHORAGE BUCS

KEN HOKUF HEAD COACH Ken and wife Brandy have two sons, Jackson (20), and Logan (13) who both play baseball. Cal State Fullerton graduate with a B.S. in Kinesiology (2005). Physical Education Teaching Credential (2006). Adapted Physical Education Specialist Credential (2008). Edison High School (class of 1986), Golden West Jr. College (1986-88) drafted in the 14th round, Cal State Fullerton (1989), Chapman College (1990), free-agent with the A’s (1990-93), rookie ball in Scottsdale, AZ, two years in high A Modesto, and Independent ball with Sanoma County Crushers (1995). Head JV coach (1999) and varsity pitching coach (2000-04) for Kennedy High School in La Palma, CA. Orange Lutheran High School (with coach Grahovac) 2005-07. Katella High School varsity outfield coach (2014). Individual baseball lessons (2003-present). Alaska Baseball League Champion, Fairbanks Goldpanners (2014), Alaska Baseball League Champion, Anchorage Bucs (2015).

GRANT PALMER ASSISTANT COACH El Camino College: 1st Season as Assistant Coach. Won the South Coast Conference. Currently playing in the California Community College State Finals in Fresno. Anchorage Bucs: Played 2 Summers with the Bucs. 2014 and 2015. Won the 2015 Alaska Baseball League Championship. UC Irvine: 2013-2016. 11th all time in games played. All Tournament selection for the 2014 Corvallis Regional. Team went on to play in the 2014 College World Series. El Segundo High School: El Segundo High School 2011 Athlete of the Year. Lettered in Baseball (4 years) and Football (3 years). Baseball: 3x All Area and All League. All CIF Football: 2x All League. All Area and All CIF.

ERIC HUTTING ASSISTANT COACH Eric Hutting is entering his first year as an assistant coach for the Cypress College baseball team. Hutting was an All-South Coast League baseball player (2012) and a four-year varsity letter winner (2009-2012) at Tesoro High School. He chose to play college baseball at Long Beach State. At Long Beach State, Hutting was a four year starting catcher and was a member of two NCAA regional teams (2014 and 2016). Hutting graduated with a B.A. in Communication Studies at Long Beach State. He is currently enrolled at Azusa Pacific University seeking a Master’s degree in Physical Education.

“Trying to sneak a fastball past Hank Aaron is like trying to sneak the sunrise past a rooster.” – Joe Adcock

Anchorage Bucs 2017 25


MEET THE TEAM

2017 ANCHORAGE BUCS ROSTER NUMBER

LAST

FIRST

POSITION

B/T

HEIGHT WEIGHT SCHOOL

YEAR HOMETOWN

PITCHERS 15.............Boyer..................Logan.............RHP................R/R.......... 6-3........... 220...........San Diego State....................................FR.......Chandler, AZ 32.............Carpenter............Micah.............RHP................R/R.......... 5-11......... 185...........Georgia Tech.........................................SO.......Jefferson, GA 17.............Darling...............Connor...........RHP................R/R.......... 6-5........... 215...........University of Tennessee........................FR.......Suwanee, GA 23.............Garcia.................Alex ...............RHP................R/R.......... 6-3........... 215...........UCSB....................................................JR........Whittier, CA 20.............Kaneen...............Seth...............LHP................L/L.......... 5-7........... 150...........Cal Baptist............................................SO.......Corona, CA 26.............Kneussle.............Andrew..........RHP................R/R.......... 6-2........... 210...........Canisius College...................................SO.......Plattsburgh, NY 35.............Koloski................Tommy...........RHP................R/R.......... 6-5........... 205...........South Mountain CC..............................FR.......Anchorage, AK 4...............Legumina...........Casey.............RHP................R/R.......... 6-2........... 185...........Gonzaga University..............................FR.......Chandler, AZ 5...............Morton...............Jared..............RHP................R/R.......... 5-10......... 190...........UC Riverside.........................................JR........La Mesa, CA 24.............Mulvaney............Justin.............RHP................R/R.......... 6-0........... 205...........Northern Colorado...............................JR........Arvada, CO 22.............Sawyer...............AJ...................RHP................R/R.......... 6-2........... 220...........UC Riverside.........................................JR........San Diego, CA 19.............Ueckert...............Cayne.............RHP................R/R.......... 6-3........... 195...........Panola JC..............................................SO.......Jasper, TX 18.............Winborne...........Robert ...........RHP................R/R.......... 6-2........... 185...........Georgia Tech.........................................SO.......Atlanta, GA

CATCHERS 10.............Derkay................Pete ..............C.....................S/R.......... 5-11......... 220...........University Of Tennessee.......................FR.......Acworth, GA 7...............Fazzini................Julito .............C.....................R/R.......... 5-10......... 190...........Mt. Hood Community College..............FR.......Anchorage, AK 16.............Fishback.............Mason ...........C.....................R/R.......... 6-1........... 190...........New Mexico State University................JR........Rancho Cucamonga, CA

INFIELDERS 36.............Floyd...................William .........SS...................R/R.......... 6-3........... 190...........American River College........................ FR.......Palmer,AK 27.............Fuchs..................Michael .........3B..................R/R.......... 6-0........... 180...........Vanguard University............................. JR.......Irvine,CA 14.............Schubert.............Gunnar ..........SS...................R/R.......... 5-11......... 205...........Gonzaga University.............................. JR.......Auburn,WA 3...............Sporrer...............Cody...............2B/SS.............R/R.......... 6-1........... 190...........UC Riverside......................................... JR.......Fullerton,CA 33.............Vieth...................Jake ...............1B..................L/L.......... 5-11......... 225...........Gonzaga University.............................. JR.......Tacoma,WA

OUTFIELDERS 28.............Gobbell...............Cal .................OF..................R/R.......... 6-0........... 190...........University of Tennessee........................ FR.......Savannah,TN 13.............Kleszcz................Cole................OF..................R/R.......... 6-1........... 190...........College of the Canyons......................... FR.......Valencia,CA 21.............LaFleur...............Zach ..............OF..................R/R.......... 5-8........... 185...........Louisiana Lafayette University............. JR.......Lafayette,LA 29.............Lott.....................Todd ..............OF/1B.............R/R.......... 6-4........... 235...........Louisiana Lafayette University............. FR.......Jacksonville,FL 25.............Silver..................Landon ..........OF..................R/R.......... 6-2........... 195...........UCSB.................................................... FR.......Huntington Beach,CA 9...............VanDeBrake........Jace ...............OF..................L/R.......... 6-2........... 190...........Gonzaga University.............................. JR.......Yakima,WA 34.............Williams.............Ryan..............OF..................R/R.......... 6-2........... 190...........Cal Baptist University........................... JR.......Redlands,CA

OTHER 11.............Colacchio............Domenic........UTY................R/R.......... 5-11......... 200...........Long Beach State University................. SO......Aliso Viejo, CA 12.............Homza................Jonny ............UTY................R/R.......... 6-1........... 185...........South Anchorage High School.............. SR.......Anchorage, AK 30.............Kley....................Matt ..............UTY................R/R.......... 6-3........... 215...........Wenatchee Valley College.................... FR.......Anchorage, AK

COACHES ................Hokuf..................Ken................Head Coach....................................................California State University...............................Fullerton, CA ................Palmer................Grant.............Assistant Coach..............................................UC Irvine.........................................................El Segundo, CA ................Hutting...............Eric.................Assistant Coach..............................................Long Beach State............................................Cypress, CA

“I don’t want to play golf. When I hit a ball, I want someone else to go chase it.” – Rogers Hornsby

26 Anchorage Bucs 2017


MEET THE PLAYERS 2017 ANCHORAGE BUCS

LOGAN BOYER San Diego State l Pitcher Hometown: Chandler, AZ Height: 6’ 3” l Weight: 220 Bats: Right l Throws: Right

MICAH CARPENTER Georgia Tech l Pitcher Hometown: Jefferson, GA Height: 5’ 11” l Weight: 185 Bats: Right l Throws: Right

DOMENIC COLACCHIO Long Beach State University l Utility Hometown: Aliso Viejo, CA Height: 5’ 11” l Weight: 200 Bats: Right l Throws: Right

CONNOR DARLING University of Tennessee l Pitcher Hometown: Suwanee, GA Height: 6’ 5” l Weight: 215 Bats: Right l Throws: Right

PETE DERKAY University of Tennessee l Catcher Hometown: Acworth, GA Height: 5’ 11” l Weight: 220 Bats: Switch l Throws: Right

JULITO FAZZINI Mt. Hood Community College l Catcher Hometown: Anchorage, AK Height: 5’ 10” l Weight: 190 Bats: Left l Throws: Right

“All ballplayers should quit when it starts to feel as if all the baselines run uphill.” – Babe Ruth

Anchorage Bucs 2017 27


MEET THE PLAYERS 2017 ANCHORAGE BUCS

MASON FISHBACK New Mexico State University l Catcher Hometown: Rancho Cucamonga, CA Height: 6’ 1” l Weight: 190 Bats: Right l Throws: Right

WILLIAM FLOYD American River College l Shortstop Hometown: Palmer, AK Height: 6’ 3” l Weight: 190 Bats: Right l Throws: Right

MICHAEL FUCHS Vanguard University l Third Base Hometown: Irvine, CA Height: 6’ 0” l Weight: 180 Bats: Right l Throws: Right

ALEX GARCIA UCSB l Pitcher Hometown: Whittier, CA Height: 6’ 3” l Weight: 215 Bats: Right l Throws: Right

CAL GOBBELL University of Tennessee l Outfielder Hometown: Savannah, TN Height: 6’ 0” l Weight: 190 Bats: Right l Throws: Right

JONNY HOMZA South Anchorage High School l Utility Hometown: Anchorage, AK Height: 6’ 1” l Weight: 185 Bats: Right l Throws: Right

“Looking at the ball going over the fence isn’t going to help.” – Hank Aaron

28 Anchorage Bucs 2017


MEET THE PLAYERS 2017 ANCHORAGE BUCS

SETH KANEEN Cal Baptist l Pitcher Hometown: Corona, CA Height: 5’ 7” l Weight: 150 Bats: Left l Throws: Left

COLE KLESZCZ College of Canyons l Outfielder Hometown: Valencia, CA Height: 6’ 1” l Weight: 190 Bats: Right l Throws: Right

MATT KLEY Wenatchee Valley College l Utility Hometown: Anchorage, AK Height: 6’ 3” l Weight: 215 Bats: Right l Throws: Right

ANDREW KNEUSSLE Canisius College l Pitcher Hometown: Plattsburgh, NY Height: 6’ 2” l Weight: 210 Bats: Right l Throws: Right

TOMMY KOLOSKI South Mountain CC l Pitcher Hometown: Anchorage, AK Height: 6’ 5” l Weight: 205 Bats: Right l Throws: Right

ZACH LAFLEUR Louisiana Lafayette University l Outfielder Hometown: Tucson, AZ Height: 5’ 8” l Weight: 185 Bats: Right l Throws: Right

“Trying to sneak a fastball past Hank Aaron is like trying to sneak the sunrise past a rooster.” – Joe Adcock

Anchorage Bucs 2017 29


MEET THE PLAYERS 2017 ANCHORAGE BUCS

CASEY LEGUMINA Gonzaga University l Pitcher Hometown: Chandler, AZ Height: 6’ 2” l Weight: 185 Bats: Right l Throws: Right

TODD LOTT Louisiana Lafayette University l Outfielder/First Base Hometown: Jacksonville, FL Height: 6’ 4” l Weight: 235 Bats: Right l Throws: Right

JARED MORTON UC Riverside l Pitcher Hometown: La Mesa, CA Height: 5’ 10” l Weight: 190 Bats: Right l Throws: Right

JUSTIN MULVANEY Northern Colorado l Pitcher Hometown: Arvada,CO Height: 6’ 0” l Weight: 205 Bats: Right l Throws: Right

AJ SAWYER UC Riverside l Pitcher Hometown: San Diego, CA Height: 6’ 2” l Weight: 220 Bats: Right l Throws: Right

GUNNAR SCHUBERT Gonzaga University l Shortstop Hometown: Auburn, WA Height: 5’ 11” l Weight: 205 Bats: Right l Throws: Right

“Baseball is the only thing beside the paper clip that hasn’t changed.” – Bill Veeck

30 Anchorage Bucs 2017


MEET THE PLAYERS 2017 ANCHORAGE BUCS

LANDON SILVER

CODY SPORRER

UCSB l Outfielder Hometown: Huntington Beach, CA Height: 6’ 2” l Weight: 195 Bats: Right l Throws: Right

UC Riverside l Second Base/Shortstop Hometown: Fullerton, CA Height: 6’ 1” l Weight: 190 Bats: Right l Throws: Right

CAYNE UECKERT

JACE VANDEBRAKE

Panola JC l Pitcher Hometown: Jasper, TX Height: 6’ 3” l Weight: 195 Bats: Right l Throws: Right

Gonzaga University l Outfielder Hometown: Yakima, WA Height: 6’ 2” l Weight: 190 Bats: Left l Throws: Right

JAKE VIETH

RYAN WILLIAMS

Gonzaga University l First Base Hometown: Tacoma, WA Height: 5’ 11” l Weight: 225 Bats: Left l Throws: Left

Cal Baptist University l Outfielder Hometown: Redlands, CA Height: 6’ 2” l Weight: 190 Bats: Right l Throws: Right

ROBERT WINBORNE Georgia Tech l Pitcher Hometown: Atlanta, GA Height: 6’ 2” l Weight: 185 Bats: Right l Throws: Right

“The two most important things in life are good friends and a strong bullpen.” – Bob Lemon

Anchorage Bucs 2017 31


ANNUAL MILITARY

ANNUAL MILITARY ANNUAL MILITARY APPRECIATION DAY APPRECIATION DAY APPRECIATION DAY

AN APM ANNUAL Double Header vs Anchorage Bucs Double Header Anchorage Bucsvs oks ks s Double Header vsChinooks Anchorage Bucs Anchorage Glacier Pilots APPRECIAT Host Chugiak Anchorage Glacier Host Chugiak Chinooks Saturday, June 13th at 5pmPilots

s t o il s o ts ts m m

Anchorage Glacier Pilots Anchorage Bucs Host Chugiak Chinooks 9th Army Band Concert begins at 1:30pm Mulcahy Stadium Saturday, June 13th at 5pm Saturday, June 19th Mulcahy Stadium the Kenai Saturday, June at 5pmOilers Saturday, JuneHost 19th 13th 9thBand ArmyConcert Band Concert begins at 1:30pm Stadium 9th ArmyMulcahy begins at 1:30pm Mulcahy Stadium

Saturday, June 19th 0pm 1:30pm 30pm m

D An HA

Games* mes* *

All Military, retired or active and their families admitted free with Military ID to this event and all Anchorage Bucs Home Games* Event Will Feature

ation on This Special Baseball r ugler ler

Mulcahy Stadium • Military Working Dog Demonstration Mulcahy Stadium • “Fallen Warrior” Ceremony w/Bugler

S Sa All Military, retired active and their families free with Military ID toand thisall event and all Anchorage Home Games* 9th All Military, retired or active andortheir families admitted freeadmitted with Military ID to this event Anchorage Bucs HomeBucs Games* All Military, retired or active and th M This Special Baseball Event Will Feature Mu This Event Will Feature Th Come earlySpecial to the BallparkBaseball and enjoy a Military Concert, Ceremonies and a Highly Competitive Baseball Game.

m

• • • •

JBER Joint Color Guard Rolling Thunder Veterans Motorcycle Group First Pitches By Elite Service Members Alaskan Veterans Honored

in a double-header Friday June 16th • The Alaska Military Academy • 9th Army Band Concert @ 1:30 pm

9th Army Band Concert begins at 5.30pm at Mulcahy Stadium

*This Military free admission policy is not applicable to the July 4th Fireworks event. • JBER Joint Color Guard • Military Working Dog Demonstration• JBER Joint Color Guard JBER Joint Color Guard • Military Working Dog Demonstration All Military, retired or active and their families admitted free with Mili • Rolling Veterans Thunder Veterans Motorcycle “Fallen Warrior” Ceremony w/Bugler Rolling Thunder Motorcycle Group Group• “Fallen• Warrior” Ceremony w/Bugler •This Rolling Thunder Veteran Special Baseball Ev View our schedule and more info at our Home Plate: •retired First By Elite Service Members • TheIDMilitary Alaska Military Academy First Pitches ByPitches Service Members TheMilitary Alaska Academy • First Pitches By Elite Ser Military, orElite active and their families admitted free•with to this event and all Anchorage Bucs Home Games* • JBER Joint Color Guard Alaskan•Veterans Honored Honored • 9th Army Band Concert @ 1:30 pm Alaskan Veterans • 9th Army Band Concert @ 1:30 pm • Alaskan Veterans Hono • Rolling Thunder Veterans Motorcycle Group This Special Baseball Event Will Feature • First Pitches By Elite Service Members Come early toCome the Ballpark andBallpark enjoy a and Military Ceremonies and a Highly Baseball Game. Come early to the Ballpark early to the enjoyConcert, a Military Concert, Ceremonies andCompetitive a Highly Competitive Baseball Game. • JBER Joint Color Guard • Alaskan Veterans Honored • “Fallen Warrior” Ceremony w/Bugler *This Military free admission policy is not applicable to the July 4th Fireworks event. • Alaskan Veterans Honored *This Military

• • • All •

www.anchoragebucs.com

*This Military free admission policy is not applicable to the July 4th Fireworks event.

• Alaska Vets Motorcycle Club • Military Working • First Pitches By Elite Service Members Dog Demonstration

• The Alaska Military Academy Come early to the Ballpark and enjoy a Military Concert, Cer • 9th Army Band Concert @ 5:30 pm

View our schedule and more atinfo our at Home Plate: Plate: View our schedule andinfo more our Home

www.anchoragebucs.com www.anchoragebucs.com

Come early to the Ballpark and enjoy a Military Concert, Ceremonies and a Highly Competitive Baseball Game. *This Military free admission policy is not applicable to the July 4th Fireworks event.

View our sc

*This Military free admission policy is not appl

www www.anchorag

View our schedule and more i

SPEC330458

View our schedule and more info at our Home Plate:

www.anchoragebucs.com

We provide many services to keep your office or home beautiful inside and out! For information on any of the following services, please contact our office: • Plant design and maintenance in the home or office • Interior holiday decorations and exterior lighting • Landscaping, flowers, and grounds work for commercial sites

804 E. 15th Avenue • (907)-276-7836 greenconnection.net 32 Anchorage Bucs 2017


2017 4Runner

2017 Tundra

Quality

2017 Tacoma

Durability Reliability

All of the above... and much more!

Old Seward Hwy at 70th 855-606-0624

kendalltoyotaofanchorage.com

Anchorage Bucs 2017 33


ALASKA TOWING & WRECKING

PROUD SUPPORTER OF THE ANCHORAGE BUCS We have been Towing Alaskans since 1955. We are licensed and Insured to meet all your towing needs. CALL US 24/7

907-272-2438 • www.alaskatowingandwrecking.com

34 Anchorage Bucs 2017


Anchorage Bucs History 1980: Anchorage Adult League organized. The Cook Inlet Bucs were formed as a non profit baseball club. Bucs, coached by our General Manager Dennis Mattingly, play first game in Fairbanks against the Goldpanners. Bucs finish 7-19. Bucs are still not officially part of Alaska Baseball League, and play ABL teams in exhibition only. 1981: Bucs form a non-profit organization with an active Board of Directors. Bucs officially join the Alaska League. Fairbanks Goldpanners and North Pole Nicks are other members. Despite finishing 19-25 Bucs defeat defending N.B.C. champion Fairbanks four out of five games. 1982: Brigham Young sophomore Wally Joyner joins 1982 Bucs. In first competition against cross-town rival the Anchorage Glacier Pilots, Bucs play one of the most memorable Mulcahy Stadium games in 1980s. Chapman’s , Don August’s no hitter, shutout and victory are spoiled in ninth inning by Mark McGwire’s solo home run, handing Bucs a 1-0 loss. Outfielder Kerry Burns from the University of Arizona sets league record with four Home Runs in one game. Radio coverage begins and the World Famous Chicken is in the yard for his then yearly visit. 1983: Winning record of 32-21 under new manager Jerry McClain from Santa Clara. A winning record earned the Bucs a place in the NBC tournament in Wichita, KS. It was at this tournament that the Bucs set a National Baseball Congress record. The Bucs lost on a bases-loaded walk in the 19th inning and holds the record for the longest game played in NBC history. 1984: Name is officially changed from Cook Inlet Bucs to Anchorage Bucs. Bucs win 24 and lose 18. 1985: Bucs stumble to a record of a 12-39. Seven former Bucs sign professional contracts. 1986: Alaska League expands to eight teams, and in first game against Hawaii Island Movers, Jeff Bloom of Tufts Univ. pitches first no-hitter in Bucs history. 1987: Bucs are 27-21. Nine ex-Bucs are drafted to pro ranks. Infielder, Jeff Kent from Cal Berkley is a star to be. Todd Mayo of Cal-Berkely sets single season stolen base record with 52. Bucs finish second with a 27-18 overall. Bucs feature seven .300-plus hitters in lineup. 1988: Bucs sit out season to regroup financially. Bucs Booster Club is formed. Fourteen former Bucs are taken in the major league draft. 1989: Winning 13 of last 14 and five of six in Hawaii, Bucs capture their first Alaska League pennant. Pitcher Doug Tegtmeier of Nebraska posts a 10-0 record. Catcher Troy Buckley of Santa Clara sets team record 75 RBIs. 1990: Bucs celebrate 10 years by winning Alaska League crown. Bucs win Hawaii International crown. Outfielder Calvin Murray of Texas selected summer player of the year by Baseball America. Bobby Jones of Fresno State sets single-game strikeout record with 17 in loss to Hawaii at Mulcahy Stadium. 1991: Bucs win last 16 games of season to claim third straight Alaska League flag. Calvin Murray rejoins club and establishes Bucs records in stolen base percentage at .853, runs batted in (84), and runs scored (131). Nolan Ryan’s son, Reid Ryan of the University of Texas pitches for Bucs. Kodiak, Alaska’s home grown Pat Floyd leads the Bucs in hitting with a .366 average and nicknamed “Mr. Clutch” hitting .538 with runners in scoring position. Bucs continue their winning ways by winning the Hawaii International Invitational Tournament. University of Texas Brooks Kieschnick breaks club home run record with 16 and earns Alaska Player of the year and Baseball America’s summer Player of the Year. Bucs are chosen to play Team USA Baseball in special non-league series. Team USA takes two out of three to win series.

Anchorage Bucs 2017 35


Anchorage Bucs History 1992: Bucs place record five players on Baseball America’s All-American squad. A 44-13 record leads to continued # 1 status in the Alaska League. Kieschnick goes 6-0 with 1.26 ERA. Kieschnick wins American Baseball Coaches Association’s Dick Howser Award, and is selected as NCAA player of the year. Texas teammate Braxton Hickman bats .410 with a record 29-game hit streak to earn Alaska player of the Year. Bucs sweep exhibition series with the Moscow Red Devils,the perennial champions of Russia, winning six straight Russian League championships from 1990-1995. 1993: Coach Ed Cheff guides team to fifth consecutive Alaska League Championship and second in his two years. Bucs win Bucs Invitational and the Hawaii International Championship. Bucs win 5th straight Alaska League title. Southern Cal’s Geoff Jenkins hits .421 (2nd all-time high) He leads club with 10 HRs, 67 RBIs, a 19-game hitting streak, 146 total bases , 19 doubles with a record .723 slugging percentage on his way to become third Buc in four years to win Baseball America Summer Player of the Year Honors. Galveston Colorado’s Keith Foulke was the ace of the Bucs pitching staff. Keith finished with a 4-0 record and a sparkling 1.98 ERA. Opposing batters hit only .179 against Keith. 1994: Bucs lose Alaska League title to Fairbanks Goldpanners. Southpaw Mark Redman from the Univ. of Oklahoma pitches 2nd no-hitter in Bucs history. Stanford’s 1st baseman Dusty Allen returns for his third season and leads club with 37 RBIs. Bucs are once again chosen to play Team USA on their return from Japan in non-league series. Team USA with ex-Buc Geoff Jenkins take two out of three to win series. The Anchorage Bucs host the Japan Aichi All-Stars in Bucs Invitational series. 1995: A 23-26 record leads to 2nd place in the Alaska League. TCU pitcher Flint Wallace throws the 3rd no-hitter in Bucs history, and the first against an in-state rival. Bucs continue to serve as international “baseball ambassadors” by hosting the Korean National Team in Invitational Tournament. 1996: Mark O’Brien who began as a fiery former Bucs second baseman takes over the coaching duties of the Bucs and gains first winning season since 1993, while recapturing the Alaska League title. O’Brien who helped the Bucs win Alaska League pennants in 1990, 1991 and 1992 skippered the ‘96 Anchorage Bucs to a 33-21 record and their sixth Alaska League flag. Bucs finish second in Hawaii International Tournament. Bucs provide Alaska Player of the Year, in infielder Andrew Beinbrink. Beinbrink bats .359 with 10 homers and 55 RBI’s combining for a .646 slugging percentage, all team highs. 1997: Season marks the end of Mark O’Brien era with the Bucs. He leaves after his second year as coach and his fifth with the Bucs organization (three at second base). He guides the ‘97 Bucs to an overall 33-18 record to finish in third place in the Alaska League. The Bucs steal 166 bases, setting an Alaska League record. Texas Christian’s Royce Huffman leads club in hitting with .435 average. Southern Cal’s Brad Ticehurst claims home run title with 15. Pitcher Shawn Thompson of TCU goes 6-0, while Wesley Freeman of Oral Roberts goes a 6-2. Season is highlighted by a game with the Colorado Silver Bullets, the only current women’s professional baseball team in America. The Silver Bullets, managed by Phil Niekro, drew a record Mulcahy crowd of 6,525 fans. They saw the Bucs defeat Bullets 7 - 0. Bucs take the championship of their own Wood Bat Invitational, which featured the return appearance of the “Famous Chicken”. The Anchorage Bucs thank the Fairbanks Goldpanners, Mat Su Miners , Bay Area Stars and the San Francisco Seals for their participation in this very successful inaugural Wood Bat Invitational. 1998: The ABL and ABC merge under one Alaska Baseball League. Baum (composite wood) bats are initiated league wide. Under the first year tutelage of Head Coach Mike Oakland, the Bucs shared the ABL Championship with the Kenai Peninsula Oilers, won the Mayor’s Cup for the first time in six years with a sweep of city rival Anchorage Glacier Pilots, captured the second annual Wood Bat Invitational Championship for second time in a row and tied for 11th in the National Baseball Congress World Series in Wichita Kansas. The Bucs finished with a 26-15 record and hit 280 as a team. Arizona state stand out utility player Andrew Beeinbrink leads Bucs in batting with a .351 average and 2nd on the club with 25 RBI’s, seven behind Stanfords catcher Damien Alvarado. Cal-State Fullerton’s George Carralejo shined on the mound going 5-2 with a 2.40 E.R.A. Vincent Boyanich, pitcher from Santa Clara had a perfect 4-0 season. The Bucs are the first ABL team to broadcast every game live over the internet via RealAudio on our web site. The Bucs hatch their new mascot, a lovable parrot that has the name of Beekmin. 1999: The Bucs produce an excellent season under Head Coach Mike Oakland, of Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, grabbing 2nd place in the ABL and placing four players on the All-ABL Team. All ABL Team designation went to Bryan Anderson of Southwest Texas State at shortstop, Elliot Wheeler of Santa Clara as outfielder, Kurt Koshelnik as utility and Jeff Bruksch of USC as pitcher. The Bucs led the

36 Anchorage Bucs 2017


Anchorage Bucs History league in stolen bases with 105 with Bobby Womack of San Diego State leading the league with 18 steals. The Bucs won the Wood Bat Invitational for the third year in a row. Invitational awards went to the Bucs’ Bryan Anderson for most outstanding shortstop, Most Valuable Player to Chris Russ of Texas A&M, and most outstanding pitcher awarded to the Bucs’ Russ Morgan of Purdue. The Bucs competed in postseason play in the 65th Annual National Baseball Congress World Series in Wichita, Kansas. Seeded 4th out of 32 teams going in, the Bucs took 4th place. All American Honors went to the Bucs’ Designated Hitter, Nick Day and catcher, Damien Alvarado of Stanford. The Bucs were named best defensive team with a staggering .985 fielding percentage and were named best dressed team at the NBC World Series. 1999 is also remembered for the completion and occupation of the newly constructed Bucs’ clubhouse and locker room down the third base line. 2000: The Bucs get off to a slow start and wind up the season with a 22-23 overall record, taking 5th place in the ABL and placing outfielder Nick Blankenship of Santa Rosa Jr. College on the 2000 All-Alaska Team. The Bucs picked up their play during the end of the season and took back the 11th annual Mayor’s Cup from the Anchorage Pilots. The Bucs continued their hot finish by winning their fourth straight Wood Bat Invitational and sixth title in nine years. This 2000 Wood Bat Invitational suffered much rain delays and eventually was shortened. Invitational awards went to the Bucs’ RHP Chris Bradshaw of Texas Christian Univ, third baseman Andy Topham of Stanford Univ. and center fielder Jay Garthwaite of the Univ. of Washington. The Bucs also welcomed Anchorage’s own Borealis Microbrewery, as the Bucs’ official beer served on draft at the ballpark. 2001: The Bucs played under the coaching of Coach Jim Yanko who was a former Glacier Pilot player. With one of the most formidable pitching staffs in Bucs history, they wind up third in the ABL with a 20 and 15 record. Their overall record was an impressive 31 and 19. Many team records were set. A club record 12 shutouts was posted by the Bucs. Bucs pitching staff record an incredible 33 consecutive shutout innings. Jeff Francis leads the staff with a club record ERA of 1.29 and a 7 and 1 record. Al Barbieri returns after 16 years. Barbieri became the oldest player at 42 to get a hit in the ABL. The Bucs win their 2nd consecutive Anchorage Mayor’s Cup and are Co-Champions of the Gillette Wood Bat Invitational. Their 7th title in 9 years. Update: 2001 Bucs pitcher and ABL Player of the year Jeff Frances was a first round selection of the Colorado Rockies. The highest Canadian collegiate drafted ever. 2002: The Bucs played under returning Coach Jim Yanko. Once again despite one of the better pitching staffs in Bucs history, they wind up third in the ABL with a 20 and 15 record. The Bucs overall record was 25 and 24. The Bucs place four players on the All-Alaska Team: Pitcher, Jered Weaver (Long Beach State) - Catcher, Sean Flynn (Texas Pan Am) - Outfielder, Terry Trofholz (TCU), and Utility star Joe Diefenderfer (Santa Clara Univ.). Pitcher Jered Weaver (older brother Jeff currently pitches for the Yankees), throws a no-hitter with 12 strikeouts in a seven inning Wood Bat Tournament game in front of many major league scouts and his dad. Weaver lead the staff with a club record ERA of 1.25 and a 5 and 1 record. Jered Weaver was selected to the 2002 Gillette Wood Bat All-Tournament Team as most outstanding pitcher. Shortstop Jerin Harper (Spokane Falls), and outfielder Marc Zamojc (Univ. of B.C.) also were selected to the All-Tournament Team. The Bucs give up the coveted Anchorage Mayor’s Cup to the Pilots and do not retain the Gillette Wood Bat Championship. 2003: The Bucs season was marred by many early and season ending injuries. The team ended the regular season in last place with a 12 and 22 league record and a 17 and 25 overall record. The Bucs regained the 14th annual Anchorage Mayor’s Cup. The team placed last in the Gillette Wood Bat Invitational. The Bucs place utility player Joe Jacobitz from the University of San Francisco and Georgia Tech’s right handed pitcher Andrew Kown on the All-ABL Squad. A memorable event was that of a single-engine Cessna 207 Skywagon with four people aboard crash-landing just outside the left field fence of Mulcahy Stadium. The pilot and three passengers aboard the plane, were treated at the scene and taken to hospitals. The wreck happened at 8:13 p.m. during the third inning of the game between the Anchorage Bucs and the Fairbanks Goldpanners. As the plane flew over the baseball field, the crowd noticed the plane and started yelling at players on the field to get out of the way. The Bucs’ outfielders scattered. A fitting metaphor for our 2003 season. 2004: Under a new coaching staff which consisted of Head Coach Matt Priess from the University of California, Berkeley, assistant coaches Jason Kelly of Cuesta University and Keith Vorhoff of Northeast Texas CC, the Bucs finished the ABL season in 2nd place with a league record of 21 and 14, and an overall record of 32 and 15. After winning eight of their last nine games, the Bucs awaited the last day of league play to determine the 1st and 2nd place ABL standings. The Bucs then won and retained the 15th annual Anchorage Mayor’s Cup. The Bucs have won four of the last five Cups. The Bucs place third baseman Issac Omura (.350, 19 extra base hits, slug- ging pct. .513, 28 RBIs) from the University of Hawaii, outfielder Brandon Roberts (.363, 31 runs) of Cal Poly, outfielder Travis Becktel (.315, 32 RBIs) of San Jose State and pitcher Garrett Olson (unanimous selection, 7-0, 0.88 ERA) of Cal Poly on the 2004 All-Alaska Baseball Team. Honorable mention went to Bucs closer Jon Wilson who went 4-1 with nine saves and a 1.04 ERA, struck out 26 and walked a mere 3 in 26 innings. Honorable mention also was given to outfielder Truan Mehl of the Univ. of Maryland who hit 293, stole 12 bases and “covered the earth” in center field. Because of their 2nd place ABL finish, the

Anchorage Bucs 2017 37


Anchorage Bucs History Bucs competed in post-season play in the 70th Annual National Baseball Congress World Series in Wichita, Kansas. The Bucs took 7th place out of 46 teams competing, going 6 and 2 in the tournament. NBC’s Most Outstanding pitcher and All - American Honors went to Bucs’ starter Garrett Olson who pitched two games and did not allow an earned run. Olson wound up including his performance at Witchita with a mind staggering ERA of .68. He won every start he made in both the ABL and the NBC Tournament going a perfect 8 - 0. Truan Mehl led the club at the NBC with five extra base hits, a home run, four doubles and scored 6 runs. Brandon Roberts led the NBC with nine stolen bases. The Bucs led the NBC Tournament with 21 stolen bases. Championship. 2004 also found former Buc pitcher Jeff Francis named Baseball America’s Minor League Player of the Year and brought up to the majors with the Colorado Rockies. Buc pitcher Bryan Johnson signed with the Atlanta Braves organization during the 2004 Bucs season. 2005: The Bucs finished the ABL season in a disappointing 4th place with a league record of 14 and 20, and an overall record of 20 and 23. The Bucs retained the 16th annual Mayor’s Cup, having won Five out of the last Six Cups. The 2005 Bucs extended their recruiting areas to Taiwan, placing two Taiwan players on the Team. Both Taiwan players, Pitcher Tseng Sung-Wei and Shortstop Wang Shen-Wei went on to represent Taiwan in the 2006 World Baseball Classic. Former Buc Jeff Francis and current Colorado Rockies Pitcher represented Canada in the 2006 World Baseball Classic. The Bucs place Designated Hitter/ Infielder Jerin Harper (.317 Pct., .482 Slugging Pct., 52 Hits, 4 Home Runs, 28 RBI’s, 26 Runs Scored) from Pacific University and Pitcher Sung-Wei Tseng (1.95 ERA) from Taiwan College on the 2005 AllAlaska Baseball Team. Outfielder, Chris Raber from Coastal Carolina led the Bucs with 22 Steals, and an awesome Stolen Base Pct. of .957. Eighteen former Bucs are taken in the 2005 MLB Draft, with three in the first round. Pitchers, Jered Weaver by Anaheim, Wade Townsend by Tampa Bay and Garret Olson by Baltimore, (in 2009 he was traded to the Seattle Mariners. 2006: The Bucs looked back to their past and hire Mike Garcia who returns as Head Coach of the Team. Garcia had guided the Bucs to three straight ABL titles from 1989 thru ‘91. Also acquired is Pitching Coach Randy Kramer. Kramer pitched four seasons in the Majors with Pittsburgh and Seattle from 1988-1992. Under their guidance, the Bucs finish second in the ABL with a league record of 20-14 and an overall record of 26-19-1. The ABL Title came down to the last game with the Kenai Oilers. The Bucs lose 1-0, giving the title to the Kenai Oilers. The Bucs place five players on the 2006 All-ABL Team: Outfielder and ABL Player of the Year, University of CaliforniaIrvine’s Bryan Peterson (leads league with: .368 Batting Average, 4 Triples and 24 RBI’s), Arkansas-Little Rock’s Third baseman Robert Taylor (who leads league in Doubles with 13 and leads the Bucs with 3 Home Runs and 21 Runs Scored), Southern Illinois Outfielder Kevin Koski (.329 Batting Average, leads league with 34 Runs Scored and 56 Hits, provides Bucs with 24 Base on Balls and 27 Stolen Bases, with 15 RBI’s), Utility Player Jason Castro from Stanford and University of Hawaii Relief Pitcher Darrell Fisherbaugh. Eight former Bucs are taken in the 2006 MLB Draft. Former ‘02 Buc now Angels rookie pitcher Jered Weaver goes 7-0. Weaver is first Rookie since Valenzuela in 1981 to win first seven starts. 2007: The Bucs end up in 5th place with a league record of 13 and 22 and an overall record of 21 and 24. The Bucs place two players on the 2007 All-ABL Team: Sacramento State’s Infielder, Gabe Jacobo (leads league with 38 RBI’s, tied for second in ABL with 5 home runs, 4th on Bucs with a .442 Slugging Percentage, 4th on Bucs with 23 Runs Scored, 4th on Bucs with 44 Hits, ). University of San Francisco’s Outfielder, Kyle Morgan (3rd in the League in Batting with a .354 average, 2nd in ABL in doubles with 11, 5th in Triples with 3). Honorable mention was given to Angelo States First Baseman Clay Calfee (3rd in League in Hits with 54, 1st in League in doubles with 16, 2nd in League in RBI’s with 31). The Bucs post-season included an invitation to the WASABI (Western Association Semi-Pro Amateur Baseball Invitational) in San-Luis Obispo, California. The Bucs won this inaugural Invitational and claimed the Championship. 2008: The Bucs finish in 4th place with a league record of 15 and 20 and an overall record of 21-24. The Bucs place four players on the 2008 All-ABL First Team. Gonzaga second baseman Evan Wells batting .317, leads the Bucs in on base percentage with .516, 43 walks, 20 stolen bases, and runs scored with 33. UC Riverside pitcher Paul Bargas with a 2.40 ERA and 31 strike outs. UC Irvine pitcher Christian Bergman boasting 1.34 ERA and 2nd in the League in strike outs with 34. Designated hitter Paul Goldschmidt from Texas State with a .330 average leading the Bucs with 3 home runs, 28 RBI’s, 60 hits, 92 total bases, 20 doubles and a slugging percentage of .505. Bucs place 3 spots on the 2008 All-ABL 2nd Team, First Baseman and Silver Slugger Paul Goldschmidt and Player of the Year Christian Bergman. In the 2008 MLB draft, a record 21 former or current Bucs are drafted into the majors. Drew Gagnier of the University of Oregon and local pitcher Chad Nading of UNLV combine to throw the sixth no-hitter in the Bucs 28 year history. Former 2007 Buc and 2008 CWS Champs Fresno State sophomore third baseman Tommy Mendonca won the 2008 College World Series most outstanding player award. Former 93’ Buc and Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Geoff Jenkins wins 2008 World Series ring then retires. Future MLB Hall of Famer 87’ Buc Jeff Kent after playing much of his career with the SF Giants retires from the LA Dodgers. Unfortunately, 2008 saw vandals destroy the Bucs’ bus. The engine and batteries were set ablaze, windows shattered and all headlights and signal lights were punched out. No arrest was ever made.

38 Anchorage Bucs 2017


Anchorage Bucs History 2009: The Bucs finish in a strong 2nd place with a league record of 28 and 17, and an overall record of 31-17 under 1st year Head Coach Thom Dreier. The Bucs place four players on the 2009 All-ABL Team. Texas State third baseman Jason Martinson batting .293, leads the Bucs in hits with 49, runs scored with 35, and 13 stolen bases, 2nd in total bases at 73. Arizona State catcher Austin Barnes leads Bucs in doubles at 11, 2nd in home runs with 4, leading the Bucs with 15 extra-base hits. NC State outfielder Brian Bello leads Bucs in home runs with 6 (2nd in league), total bases at 74, 2nd in runs scored with 33, 2nd in hits at 47, 2nd in stolen bases with 12, tied for RBI’s at 26. Relief Pitcher from Georgia Tech, Kevin Jacob is named Top Pro Prospect with a phenomenal season. In 24 appearances, “the Bringer of Death” as he was known in the dugout, had an incredible .34 ERA with 12 saves, striking out 29 while giving up only 4 walks. On July 21 against AIA Fire, the Bucs complete fist triple play in their history, Arizona State Pitcher Jake Borup, to Pepperdine SS Vincej, to UC Riverside first baseman Brian McConkey! 2010: On Tuesday, April 15th, Bucs General Manager, Dennis Mattingly and Anchorage police find a dead man frozen in the snow in the Bucs dugout. This event foretold the beginning of a bleak season for the Bucs. Bucs initiate newly installed Field Turf infield and foul areas at Mulcahy Stadium. The Bucs finish in 4th place with a league record of 17-27, and an overall record of 22-33-1, under 1st year Head Coach T.J. Bruce. The Bucs place two players on the 2010 All-ABL Team. Nebraska starting pitcher Casey Hauptman, leading the Bucs with 50 innings pitched, a startling 23-3 strikes to base on balls ratio, and possessing a 2.16 ERA. Winthrop relief pitcher Justin Hopper, ends season with a 1.0 ERA in 14 appearances and leads the Bucs in saves with 4. Wake Forest starting pitcher Zach White earns spot on All-ABL 2nd Team with a 2.53 ERA, tops the Bucs in innings pitched with 53.1. Southern Illinois Outfielder Chris Serritella leads Bucs with a .386 slugging percentage, 53 hits, and 71 total bases. Pepperdine infielder, Zach Vincej fronts Bucs in runs scored with 24, 25 doubles, and 15 stolen bases. 2011: The Bucs finish in 4th place with a league record of 16-20, and an overall record of 22-32, under 1st year Head Tony Cappuccilli out of Irvine Valley. The Bucs place seven players on the 2012 All-Star Team. San Jose State Infielder Jake Valdez who led the Bucs in runs scored (25), hits (44), on base percentage (.430), rbi’s (27), walks (43) and stolen bases (18). Hofstra Infielder Logan Davis. Dallas Baptist Boomer Collins who led Bucs in home runs (3) and total Bases (55), 1st in league in triples (3), 3rd in league in stolen bases (10). Pitchers: Georgia Tech’s Conner Kendrick who led the Bucs in wins (4) and ERA (1.16). Texas State Hunter Lemke who led the Bucs in saves (2) and opposing batting average of (.153). Pepperdine Brian Mcilhenny and Texas State Kyle Finnegan. The Bucs top hitter was Matthew Harjung of Missouri Baptist with a batting average of (.327). Seven former Bucs were taken in the 2011 MLB Draft. 2012: The Bucs enter the dawn of a new era with Shawn Maltby as our new General Manager, the second General Manager in Bucs History. The Bucs finish in 2nd place with a league record of 21-19, and an overall record of 25-22, under 2nd year Head Coach Tony Cappuccilli from Irvine Valley. The Bucs set a new ABL Home Run record of a staggering 56 with Cal Baptist Univ. Outfielder Zach Esquerra leading the club with (8). The Bucs place eight players on the 2012 1st and 2nd ABL All-Star Team. Univ. of LouisianaLafayette Utility Player Chase Compton selected as Player of the Year and Silver Slugger. Chase leads the Bucs in Batting avg. (.390), Slugging pct. (.649), On base pct. (.464), Runs scored (36), Hits (60), Doubles (11), Total bases (100), tied Runs batted in (28), triples (4). Univ. of California-San Diego Outfielder Danny Susdorf led Bucs in stolen bases (20), Texas State Pitcher Scott Grist led Bucs in ERA (.183), and tied in wins (4), Univ. of Nevada Pitcher Braden Shipley, selected as Top Prospect leads Bucs in saves (7), and Games finished (15), St. Mary’s Univ. Outfielder Brenden Kalfus led Bucs in total plate appearances (187), Michigan State Pitcher Mike Theodore led Bucs in Innings pitched (48), Univ. of Louisiana-Lafayette Third Baseman Ryan Leonards and UC Riverside Pitcher Ben Doucette. Franklin Pierce Univ. Infielder Zach Mathieu wins ABL Home Run Derby. Bucs tie for Coaching Staff of the Year. Five former Bucs were taken in the 2012 MLB Draft. 2013: The Bucs finish in 2nd place with a league record 0f 20-15 and an overall record of 29-17, under 3rd year Head Tony Cappuccilli of UNLV. The Bucs have 9 players selected for 1st and 2nd All-ABL designation. Including Louisiana Lafayette catcher Michael Strentz who leads Bucs with a .415 Batting Average and 4 HR, St. Marys University infielder Collin Fergurson who leads Bucs with 21 Hits and 19 Runs Scored, Louisiana Lafayette infielder Ryan Leonards leading Bucs with 20 RBIs, Cal Baptist University outfielder Andrew Crowley who leads Bucs with 35 Hits, Gonzaga University pitcher Andrew Sopko, St. Marys University Outfielder/Pitcher Anthony Gonsolin, Texas State Pitcher Trevor Renfro, Cal Baptist Pitcher David Herd and Fresno States Garrett. Mundell who is named ABL Pitcher of the Year with a lead leading 0.63 ERA, Six Former Bucs are selected in the 2013 MLB Draft, including 2011, 2012 Buc, Nevada Reno Pitcher Braden Shipley in Round 1, by the Arizona Diamondbacks. Bucs win the Mayor’s Cup. Brennan Henry stymied the Glacier Pilots’ batters earning a complete-game shutout in game one of the Cup. Starter Garrett Mundell struck out six and allowed only two hits over eight innings, while Anthony Gonsolin closed in out to win the Cup. The Bucs are awarded an Anchorage Press “Pick” in the Best Local Sports Teams Category. 2008 Former Buc, D-Backs Paul Goldscmidt has break out year achieving the 2013 NL Hank Aaron Award, NL Home Run co-Leader, NL RBI Leader, Gold Glove Award and the Silver Slugger Award.

Anchorage Bucs 2017 39


Anchorage Bucs History 2014: The Alaska Baseball League creates two divisions (American & National) ending the season with a three game “Top of the World Series”. The Bucs finish in 2nd place within the American division with a league record of 18-14 and an overall record of 26-18, under four year Head Tony Cappuccilli of UNLV. The Bucs have 5 players selected for All-ABL designation. Utah Valley University first baseman Mark Kruger leads Bucs with a 5 HRs and 31 RBIs. Bryant University pitcher Trevor Lacosse possesses a 1.81 ERA and ties University of Tennessee and Buc pitcher Bret Marks for ABL lead in SO (49). Cal Baptist outfielder, returning Buc Andy Crowley leads Bucs with 48 Hits, 27 Runs Scored, 345 BA, 16 Doubles, 3 Triples, and is awarded the 2015 ABL All-Star Game MVP producing a Grand Slam, 5 RBIs, 2 Runs scored and a stolen Base. Ten Bucs are chosen for the Alaska Baseball League All-Star Team. Fourteen Former Bucs are selected in the 2014 Major League Baseball Draft. The Bucs sweep the Pilots in the 2014 Mayor’s Cup series and thereby maintain possession of the Cup. An impressive four former Anchorage Bucs were selected to the 2014 Major League Baseball AllStar Team: Marlins, Casey McGehee (2002 Buc), Nationals, Kurt Suzuki (2003 Buc), Padres, Tyson Ross (2006 Buc) and Diamond Backs, Paul Goldschmidt (2008 Buc). The Bucs announce the hiring of Concordia University coach Mike Grahovac as their head coach for the summer of 2015. 2015: The Bucs take the Alaska Baseball League Championship and win their 8th ABL title. The Bucs win the best-of-three “Top of the World Series “ beating the Mat-Su Miners 2-0 in a masterful performance by pitcher Jim Voyles (Florida State) taking the third game of the championship series. The Bucs finish with a league record of 23-16 and an overall record of 27-21-1 under Coach Mike Grahovic from Concordia University. Bucs compile 14 shutout wins. Alex Garcia (Cal-State-Santa Barbara) throws a no-hitter vs. Pilots, the 6th in Bucs history (5th complete shut out since Jered Weaver in 2002). Aaron Soto (Univ. of Tennessee) leads ABL with 6 wins. Stephen Trosclair (Louisiana Lafayette) leads ABL with 160 AB, 47 Hits, 25 RBI’s. Bucs have 2 players selected as an All-ABL designation. Stephen Trosclair ( 2nd base, Silver Slugger) and Jim Voyles from Florida State (Relief Pitcher). Leaders for the Bucs include: Gonzaga’s Taylor Jones with a .333 batting average. Dylan Butler from Louisiana Lafayette with 2 Home Runs. Cal Baptist’s Jeremy McDonald serving up 34 Strike Outs. Jim Voyles with a 0.63 ERA in 43 innings pitched. Fifteen Bucs are chosen for the Alaska Baseball League All-Star Team. Fourteen former Bucs were selected in the 2015 Major League Baseball Draft. 2008 Bucs, Diamondbacks Paul Goldschmidt wins 2nd Silver Slugger and Gold Glove award. He converted the most double plays and had the highest defensive WAR among qualified first basemen in the NL. 2016: The Alaska Baseball League went from 6 teams to 5 after the Fairbanks Goldpanners dropped out to play an independent circuit. Anthony Hutting returned to Anchorage, this time as the head coach of the Bucs. He was accompanied by 2nd year pitching coach Ken Hokuf and ABL newcomer, assistant coach Matt Orloff. The Bucs finished 4th with a league record of 20-24 and an overall record of 22-26. The Bucs were led offensively by Steven Sensley from Louisiana Lafayette, who hit .305, led the league with 6 HR and was 2nd with 27 RBIs. Sensley was named to the all-ABL first team as an outfielder, as well as the silver slugger and player of the year. San Diego State shortstop Alan Trejo won ABL gold glove award, and University of Northern Colorado sophomore Justin Mulvaney is named best starting pitcher. Closer Wyatt Mills and second year Buc infielder McCarthy Tatum were named to the ABL second team. There were 11 Bucs named to the 2016 ABL All-Star team. Two of this year’s Bucs were selected in the 2016 MLB draft, both were pitchers from Gonzaga. Wyatt Mills was taken in the 17th round by the Tampa Bay Rays, and Hunter Wells was taken by the Miami Marlins in the 23rd round. Wells left the team early after signing with Miami. In addition to Wells and Mills, 9 former Bucs from the past 2 years were taken in the 2016 MLB draft. The Bucs held our first blind baseball challenge, in association with the Anchorage Lions Club. The Bucs hosted the Seattle Sluggers of the National Beep Baseball Association. There was a great turnout for the game, in which all players were blindfolded for a unique version of baseball for those who are visually impaired. The Bucs defeated the Sluggers. Steven Sensley

40 Anchorage Bucs 2017


Qdoba proudly supports the Anchorage Bucs!! Abbott 1900 E. 85th Court Anchorage, AK 99507

Benson 702 E. Benson Boulevard Anchorage, AK 99503

Tikahtnu 1102 North Muldoon Road Suite A-4 Anchorage, AK 99504

Wasilla 1515 E. Parks Highway Anchorage, AK 99504

Anchorage Bucs 2017 41


42 Anchorage Bucs 2017


Anchorage Bucs 2017 43


Fan Appreciation Night July 30, 2017 @ 2pm

Chugiak Chinooks @ Anchorage Bucs See the Bucs for a Buck! Other Fan Prizes!

Two round trip Alaska Railroad tickets to Denali Park will be given away!* *Must be present to win. Anchorage Bucs reserve the right to substitute prize package based on availability.

44 Anchorage Bucs 2017


JERRY’S

AUTO SERVICE

40 Years of Alaskan Experience

Denali Drilling, Inc. • Mineral Exploration • Large Diameter Auger Drilling • Water Wells • Driven Steel Piping • Horizontal Borings • Geotechnical Drilling • Cathodic Protection Systems

5:00 am to 6:00 pm Monday – Friday

• Monitoring and De-watering Wells • Environmental Drilling

344-2735 7327 Spruce Street Anchorage, AK 99507

8240 Petersburg Street Anchorage, AK 99503 Contact Hal Ingalls or Ron Pichler PLAYER

9

Smith, J.

First fill out the lineup with the players’ names, uniform numbers, 29 and positions. Next sit back and watch the ball game. Look at the partial scorecard below. By reading the position numbers, you’ll see that center fielder, 2nd baseman, catcher, and right fielder are the players who batted in this inning. This scorecard, like others, provides a diamond to represent the playing field.

POS 17

A baseball game is scored by using a special “shorthand”, a combination of letters, numbers, and hand-drawn lines.

#

SB

Scoring A Ball Game

1B Single 2B Double 3B Triple BB Base on Balls (walk) BK Balk CS Caught Stealing DP Double Play E Error F Fly Out FC Fielder’s Choice FF Foul Fly Out FO Fly Out G Ground Out GIDP G in Double Play HBP Hit By Pitch HR Home Run I Interference IW Intentional Walk K Strike Out Kc Called Strike Out Ks Swing Strike Out L Line Out PB Passed Ball SB Stolen Base SF Sac Fly SH Sac Bunt TP Triple Play U Unassisted Putout WP Wild Pitch

907.562.2312

Lawson, A.

K 1 33

17

Henry, D.

33

Jones, T.

Smith singles through the middle infield. A line is drawn from home through the infield to show the path of the ball. Another line is drawn from home to first. Lines are used to show the runner’s progress around the base path. A “1B” is written along the first base line to show that Smith hit a single. Lawson strikes out. “K” is used to show the strikeout and the out number is written in the corner and circled. Henry is up next. During his time at bat, Smith steals 2nd. A line in Smith’s score box is drawn from 1st to 2nd. “SB17” is written to show that he stole 2nd while Henry was at bat.

BB

2 DP

3

6-4-3

The Alaska Baseball League has partnered with Pointstreak Sports Technologies, to provide Real-Time ABL Stats and “Game Live” play-byplay over a 3-D graphical image for all ABL Games. Use your mobile device to scan QR code for instant access. POWERED BY

Henry draws a walk. Jones is up next and hits into a double play. Henry is forced out at second, Jones at first. As each player moves around the base path, use lines, player numbers, and abbreviations to show how he made it to each base. When the player finally arrives homes, shade in the diamond. It will make it easier to spot the runs.

Anchorage Bucs 2017 45


2017 Home Team Scorecard # Player

POS 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th

Errors

LOB

Hits

Runs

We’re your one-stop shop for all your Designing, Printing and Advertising needs!

Call us at

907.272.2213 or toll free 1.888.746.7452

3110 Spenard Rd., Anchorage, AK 99503

46 Anchorage Bucs 2017

www.anchorageprinting.com • www.greatlander.com


2017 Visiting Team Scorecard # Player

POS 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th

Errors

LOB

Hits

Runs

1B Single 2B Double 3B Triple BB Base on Balls (walk) BK Balk CS Caught Stealing DP Double Play E Error F Fly Out FC Fielder’s Choice

FF Foul Fly Out FO Fly Out G Ground Out GIDP G in Double Play HBP Hit By Pitch HR Home Run I Interference IW Intentional Walk K Strike Out Kc Called Strike Out

Ks L PB SB SF SH TP U WP

Swing Strike Out Line Out Passed Ball Stolen Base Sac Fly Sac Bunt Triple Play Unassisted Putout Wild Pitch

8 7

9 6 5

4 1

3

2

Anchorage Bucs 2017 47


Village Inn proudly supports the Anchorage Bucs!! Dimond 720 W. Dimond Blvd. Anchorage, AK 99515

42712 AKS BUC prog ad.pdf

1

Northern Lights 1130 E. Northern Lights Blvd. Anchorage, AK 99508

4/27/12

Spenard 4403 Spenard Rd. Anchorage, AK 99517

11:45 AM

Gourmet Sausages with Reindeer Meat and Wild Alaskan Smoked Salmon • All Alaskan Gift Packs • USA Shipping Available • Custom Game and Fish

C

M

Y

CM

Processing

MY

CY

CMY

K

Serving Alaska for almost 50 years!

2914 Arctic Blvd. 562-3636 www.alaskasausage.com • email: aks@ak.net

48 Anchorage Bucs 2017


Time for a

CHANGEUP Make new family memories on the train.

KIDS RIDE FREE ON SELECT ROUTES: Anchorage to Talkeetna • Portage to Spencer Glacier • Portage to Grandview • Hurricane Turn Train

Call 265.2494 or visit AlaskaRailroad.com/Specials

Anchorage Bucs 2017 49


ALASKA’S PREMIER MOBILE SPRAY TANNING www.boldsunlesstans.com ALICIA MALTBY Alicia@boldbodybronzing.com (907) 252-8111

50 Anchorage Bucs 2017


SOLIDARITY NIGHT & BP FAMILY NIGHT WEDNESDAY, JUNE 28, 2017 @ 7:00 PM

AFGE 1101 AFGE 183 AFGE NAT’L REP AC/AFT 2404 LABORERS 341 ALASKA STATE AFL-CIO ASEA 52 LETTER CARRIERS POSTAL WORKERS CENTRAL LABOR COUNCIL FISHERMEN FIRE FIGHTERS APEA ASBESTOS WORKERS 97 BOILER MAKERS BRICK LAYERS CARPENTERS CEMENT MASONS 867 H.E.R.E. 878 IATSE 918 IBEW IRON WORKERS DISTRICT COUNCIL

ANCHORAGE BUCS

NECA/IBEW MACHINISTS 1690 MACHINISTS 1735 MACHINISTS 601 NEW NURSES OPERATING ENGINEERS PAINTERS PILEDRIVERS PLUMBERS PUBLIC EMPLOYEES 71 ROOFERS SHEETMETAL WORKERS 23 SPRINKLERS/FITTERS 669 TEAMSTERS 959 TOTEM UFCW UTU BUILDING TRADES PASS PRINTERS JERMAIN, DUNNAGAN, & OWENS HOST

GLACIER PILOTS Anchorage Bucs 2017 51


In Memoriam

Head Umpire for the Alaska Baseball League, Timothy Darnell Davis, of Independence, Kansas passed away on May 21, 2017. He was an exceptional man and umpire. Tim, we will miss you greatly. You are now in Baseball Heaven.

52 Anchorage Bucs 2017


Anchorage Bucs 2017 53


! s n a F s c u Attention B S Y A W A E V I G Y L I A D chance to

kets for a ic t r u o y e s a h Purc cates from: ifi t r e C t if G r so win Gift Card

NE O B H S I W LUCKY PUB S ’ Y E L N I MCG IS CLUB PAR N N VILL AGE I ARBY’S HUMPY’S PEPSI SUBWAY ’S PHY R U M A P A P QDOBA VRON E H C S S E PR DENALI EXH/MOOSE’S TOOTH T BEAR TOO MILY RESTAURANT KAY’S FA PERY SALMON THE SLIP ROADHOUSE SPENARD OP PIZZA FL ATT ED AT THE S A H C R U P E B ETS CAN GIVEAWAY TICK ON THE THIRD BASE SIDE PIRATES DEN 54 Anchorage Bucs 2017


Local Presence, Now with National Reach!

• 30 years based in Alaska with offices in Anchorage and Fairbanks • Full service independent commercial insurance agency • Comprehensive surety bonding • Innovative employee benefits consulting • Now an Acrisure Agency Partner with over 100 locations nationwide

907.365.5100

IBA-AD-052017.indd 1

insurancebrokersak.com

Anchorage Bucs 5/9/17 20173:22 PM 55


WELCOME TO

THE ALASKA CLUB EVERYTHING YOU NEED

FOR EVERY

PART OF

YOU.

ANCHORAGE 375-0452

South • East • West Club for Women • The Summit Downtown • Eagle River Studio at The Alaska Club

MAT-SU

631-0843

Wasilla • Palmer

FAIRBANKS 328-1063 South • West

JUNEAU

500-7091

Valley • Downtown

THEALASKACLUB.COM

56 Anchorage Bucs 2017


Anchorage Bucs 2017 57


$3.50 MOVIES – 3D $5.00 RESERVED SEATING AVAILABLE 2K DIGITAL THEATRE SYSTEM WITH 3D SCREEN ALL-AGES SEATING HAND TOSSED STONE BAKED PIZZA, BURRITOS, TACOS & NACHOS BROKEN TOOTH BREWING DRAFT ALES AND SODAS

276-4200

1230 W 27th AVE • BEARTOOTHTHEATRE.NET

The IT Department

Where Technology Works

243-8001 www.theITDepartmentAK.com

Proud sponsor of the Anchorage Bucs • Official Host – www.AnchorageBucs.com

Flexible Technology Solutions for your Small Business Needs

simplifying IT 58 Anchorage Bucs 2017

• • • • • • •

Systems Design and Administrations Helpdesk Support Scheduled, Proactive Maintenance Data Protections & Recovery 24-hour Monitoring Microsoft Certified Technicians iPhone and Computer Repair


TAKE A SEAT AT MULCAHY Welcome to historic Mulcahy Stadium, home of the Anchorage Bucs. Mulcahy stadium is named after Alaska Railroad conductor Bill Mulcahy. He was active in Little League and the Alaska Baseball League. The Bucs hope you enjoy your season. ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE & FOOD CONSUMPTION The Municipality of Anchorage prohibits alcoholic beverages beyond the stadium walls. You are not permitted to bring alcoholic beverages, glass bottles or food into the Stadium. DO NOT TAKE ALCOHOL OUTSIDE THE STADIUM!

ANIMALS Service dogs are the only animals allowed inside the Mulcahy Stadium with the exception of authorized permission from the Bucs Management.

AUTOGRAPHS Players and coaches will be available to sign autographs after the games behind the Bucs Clubhouse.

CAMERA & VIDEO EQUIPMENT Cameras and video equipment are allowed in the ballpark but flash photography is prohibited during the games.

CONCESSION STAND The concession stand offers the best baseball food in the league. Fans can enjoy the best hotdogs and hamburgers in the North. Ice cold fountain sodas, ice cream, candy, nachos, hot chocolate and coffee are just a few of the taste-tempting items the concession offers.

HANDICAP ACCESS Wheelchair accessible seating is available in the grandstand area, behind home plate.

GATES Gates are open one hour before the scheduled game time.

LOST & FOUND Lost & Found items can be turned into the Anchorage Bucs Souvenir Stand, located to the left of the entrance gates, behind the third base box seats. The Bucs are not responsible for items left after the final game of the season.

LOST PARENTS & FOUND CHILDREN Lost parents or children should go to the Anchorage Bucs Souvenir Stand, located to the left of the entrance gates, behind the third base box seats. We will assist in locating the individual.

RESTROOMS Restroom facilities are located adjacent to the Anchorage Bucs Clubhouse and behind the concession stand.

SMOKING Mulcahy Stadium is a non-smoking facility within the seating areas, food and drink service areas, and entrances.

DISCLAIMER For your safety the Bucs would like to remind you that balls, bats and even players, may leave the field during the course of the game. The Anchorage Bucs and the Municipality are not liable for any damaged or injury caused to you or your vehicle by these potential hazards.

Anchorage Bucs 2017 59


Be A Part Of The Bucs Family The Anchorage Bucs are looking for new house parents for the 2018 season! See a side of summer baseball you’ve never seen before!

Please call Tiffany at 440-0000 if you are interested in this unique opportunity.

Benefits:

• VIP Season tickets for the Season • Tickets are good for all ABL games (some exclusions apply)

• Grocery stipend provided • Invitation to special meet and greet with the players • Players serve as role models for your children • Possible tax deductions. (contact your tax consultant for info)

You must provide: Bed for player Food for the summer (a gift card will be provided). 60 Anchorage Bucs 2017


Be A Part Of The Bucs Family

. . . n u F e Join th ! m a e T e Join th It takes a Volunteer Team ALL YEAR LONG to build a great Anchorage Bucs Team each season! 2017 BOARD OF DIRECTORS

BOOSTER CLUB OFFICERS

President........................ Anna Bell Stevens 1st VP............................. Glen Bailey 2nd VP........................... Ray Reynolds Secretary........................ Kim Marchant Treasurer........................ Tim Maudsley Member at Large........... Marcus King Member at Large........... Adam Dufour

President....................... Tiffany Dufour 1st VP............................ Rodney Crews 2nd VP........................... Vera Crews Secretary....................... Debbie Maudsley

BOARD MEMBERS Marty Pigg

Steven Packel

Call the Anchorage Bucs Office at 907-561-2827 to find out more about the Anchorage Bucs Board of Director and Anchorage Bucs Booster Club Opportunities! Anchorage Bucs 2017 61


62 Anchorage Bucs 2017


Anchorage Bucs 2017 63


2017 ANCHORAGE BUCS

64 Anchorage Bucs 2017

2017 ANCHORAGE BUCS

2017 ANCHORAGE BUCS

2017 anchorage bucs program  

2017 Anchorage Bucs Baseball Club Program Book

Advertisement