Leroy Wiffle Association

Kermit's Hall of Fame Bracket Part 4

October 28, 2017

 

The final part of Round 1 is here!  Thanks to all the votes through the first 3 rounds, here are the results from the last round of voting we finally had our first upset.  

 

 

 

Now is your chance to vote for the final 8 players to make the top 32!  Click here to vote the password is "Leroy", please use full name.  Now take a look at the fourth article and podcast with Brett Detmar, Caleb Jonkman, and Tim Wiltjer.... it got rowdy.  Check it out below!

 

 

 

 

#1 (88.30) Caleb Jonkman vs. #64 (9.83) Griffin Smith

 

Caleb Jonkman

2016: #1 (63.49)

2015: #2 (57.19)

2014: #5 (47.53)

 

General Stats: 71 Games Played (51-19-1), 88.30 Ranking (1st), 112.14 Qualify (1st), 64.46 Salary (1st), 54.27 Batting (4th), 74.65 Pitcher (1st)

 

Batting Stats: 0.578 Average, 1.326 Slugging, 125 Homers, 239 RBI’s, 223 Runs, 94 k’s, 561 at bats.

Pitching Stats: 0.186 Average, 1.86 ERA, 129 IP, 27-3 Record, 19-20 Saves, 297 k’s, 472 at bats.

 

Awards and Notes: Champion – 1 (2015), Mr. Leroy – 1 (2017), MVP – 3 (2015-2017), Batting Champion – 4 (2014-2017), Pitching Champion – 2 (2015, 2017), Owner of Year – 1 (2017), Ironman Award – 1 (2017), All Leroy – 3 (2015-2017), All Salary – 4 (2014-2017), All Iron Team – 3 (2015-2017), All Batting – 4 (2014-2017), All Pitching – 3 (2015-2017), Experience – 4 (2014-2017), All Star – 4 (2014-2017).  THE GOAT.

 

Griffin Smith

2016: NA

2015: NA

2014: NA

 

General Stats: 2 Games Played (0-2), 9.83 Ranking (64th), 1.95 Qualify (66th), 17.70 Salary (61st), 16.60 Batting (60th), 18.80 Pitching (61st).

 

Awards and Notes: Griffin Smith played the last week of the regular season holding his own.

 

Batting Stats: 0.273 Average, 0.273 Slugging, 0 Homers, 1 RBI’s, 2 Runs, 4 k’s, 11 at bats.

Pitching Stats: 0.455 Average, 12.00 ERA, 2 IP, 0-0 Record, 0-0 Saves, 0 k’s, 11 at bats.

 

 

#32 (28.70) Austin Warner vs. #33 (28.60) Lucas Meidema

 

Austin Warner

2016: #41 (9.32)

2015: #36 (11.47)

2014: #32 (14.96)

 

General Stats: 26 Games Played (16-10), 28.70 Ranking (32nd), 31.80 Qualify (27th), 25.60 Salary (45th), 20.04 Batting (56th), 31.17 Pitching (28th).

 

Batting Stats: 0.280 Average, 0.463 Slugging, 8 Homers, 22 RBI’s, 30 Runs, 75 k’s, 175 at bats.

Pitching Stats: 0.361 Average, 5.22 ERA, 33 1/3 IP, 2-4 Record, 2-3 Saves, 32 k’s, 155 at bats.

 

Awards and Notes: Experience – 1 (2017).  Austin came back after a 2 Year Hiatus in 2017.  He was the reason the league got articles in both the NWI Times and Post Tribune.  He was the 3rd base coach for the Legends in Morenci, MI.  He looks to be an owner in 2018 leading the Flyin’ Hawaiians. 

 

Lucas Meidema

2016: NA

2015: NA

2014: NA

 

General Stats: 16 Games Played (8-8), 28.60 Ranking (33rd), 21.75 Qualify (31st), 35.46 Salary (21st), 35.68 Batting (24th), 35.23 Pitching (22nd).

 

Batting Stats: 0.426 Average, 0.828 Slugging, 15 Homers, 31 RBI’s, 35 Runs, 34 k’s, 122 at bats.

Pitching Stats: 0.362 Average, 5.10 ERA, 22 1/3, 1-1 Record, 3-3 Saves, 30 k’s, 105 at bats.

 

Awards and Notes: Experience – 1 (2017).  Lucas had a great rookie season just missing rookie of the year.  He was a member of the Leroy Legends in the National Tournament, having a great showing as well. 

 

 

#16 (49.33) Kevin Vroegh vs. #49 (16.36) Jon Newcomb

 

Kevin Vroegh

2016: #5 (50.26)

2015: #3 (54.76)

2014: #4 (50.58)

 

General Stats: 40 Games Played (27-11-2), 49.33 Ranking (16th), 58.34 Qualify (18th), 40.31 Salary (16th), 39.76 Batting (19th), 40.86 Pitching (15th).

 

Batting Stats: 0.449 Average, 0.925 Slugging, 41 Homers, 90 RBI’s, 95 Runs, 80 k’s, 294 at bats.

Slugging Stats: 0.334 Average, 5.49 ERA, 66 2/3, 8-5 Record, 7-9 Saves, 117 k’s, 299 at bats.

 

Awards and Notes:  Champion – 1 (2015), Owner of Year – 1 (2015), All Leroy – 2 (2014, 2015), All Salary – 1 (2014), All Iron – 2 (2014, 2015), All Batting – 1 (2014), All Pitching – 2 (2014, 2015), Experience – 2 (2014, 2015), All Star – 2 (2014, 2015).  Kevin was a huge part to the foundation and start-up of the league.  His recent retirement we hope is temporary depending on his future career.  He won the Championship in 2015, and made it to the Championship in 2014.  He was a part of the Leroy Legends in 2016 Regionals and Tournament, and was one of the best fielders at the tournament. 

 

Jon Newcomb

2016: NA

2015: NA

2014: NA

 

General Stats: 3 Games Played (2-1), 16.36 Ranking (49th), 2.98 Qualify (58th), 29.75 Salary (37th), 31.49 Batting (32nd), 28.00 Pitching (35th).

 

Batting Stats: 0.471 Average, 0.706 Slugging, 1 Homer, 5 RBI’s, 4 Runs, 6 k’s, 22 at bats.

Slugging Stats: 0.500 Average, 12.00 ERA, 3 IP, 0-0 Record, 0-0 Saves, 5 k’s, 18 at bats.

 

Awards and Notes:  Jon’s first homer was a walk off in the pitch dark that made him a big name in the league.  Unfortunately, night classes got in the way of him making a consistent return to the field in 2017.

 

 

#17 (46.30) Neil Krooswyk vs. #48 (17.02) John Hayes

 

Neil Krooswyk

2016: #17 (37.86)

2015: #21 (29.29)

2014: #24 (24.90)

 

General Stats: 47 Games Played (16-31), 46.30 Ranking (17th), 62.84 Qualify (15th), 29.77 Salary (36th), 37.62 Batting (21st), 21.93 Pitcher (54th).

 

Batting Stats: 0.362 Average, 0.947 Slugging, 60 Homers, 94 RBI’s, 82 Runs, 115 k’s, 337 at bats.

Pitching Stats: 0.510 Average, 12.77 ERA, 67 2/3 IP, 3-14 Record, 3-4 Saves, 61 k’s, 402 at bats.

 

Awards and Notes: Champion – 1, Experience – 1 (2016), All Star – 1 (2017).  Neil is one of the best hitters, and worst pitchers in the game.  He won his first Championship this year in a season where he gave up 8 solo home runs in one inning. 

 

John Hayes

2016: #33 (16.27)

2015: #30 (17.48)

2014: #27 (18.94)

 

General Stats: 2 Games Played (2-0), 17.02 Ranking (48th), 2.05 Qualify (62nd), 31.99 Salary (28th), 28.98 Batting (37th), 35.00 Pitching (23rd).

 

Batting Stats: 0.667 Average, 0.750 Slugging, 0 Homers, 0 RBI’s, 5 Runs, 4 k’s, 12 at bats.

Pitching Stats: 0.333 Average, 6.00 ERA, 2 IP, 0-0 Record, 0-0 Saves, 4 k’s, 9 at bats.

 

Awards and Notes: We haven’t seen John since 2014.

 

 

#8 (61.87) Matt Dykstra vs. #57 (14.29) James Haworth

 

Matt Dykstra

2016: #7 (46.45)

2015: #22 (29.16)

2014: #16 (32.42)

 

General Stats: 59 Games Played (40-19), 61.87 Ranking (8th), 78.65 Qualify (11th), 45.10 Salary (7th), 36.77 Batting (23rd), 53.44 Pitching (4th).

 

Batting Stats: 0.408 Average, 0.851 Slugging, 49 Homers, 123 RBI’s, 112 Runs, 95 k’s, 417 at bats.

Pitching Stats: 0.321 Average, 4.20 ERA, 85 2/3 IP, 14-5 Record, 11-11 Saves, 172 k’s, 374 at bats.

 

Awards and Notes: Rookie of Year – 2016, Most Improved – 2016, All Leroy – 1 (2016), All Salary – 1 (2016), All Iron – 1 (2016), All Batting – 1 (2016), All Pitching – 1 (2016), Experience – 2 (2016, 2017), All Star – 2 (2016, 2017).  Matt could have had more awards, but a late injury this year affected his pitching in the final weeks.  Matt ran the social media for the whole 2017 season, and looks to be the Media Director in 2018 as well as owning the expansion team, Leroy Clams.  Matt threw a shutout against BWACS in the 2017 NWLA Tournament of the Legends.

 

James Haworth

2016: NA

2015: NA

2014: NA

 

General Stats: 6 Games Played (1-5), 14.29 Ranking (57th), 7.26 Qualify (43rd), 21.32 Salary (57th), 11.91 Batting (67th), 30.72 Pitching (29th).

 

Batting Stats: 0.211 Average, 0.316 Slugging, 1 Homer, 2 RBI’s, 2 Runs, 19 k’s, 38 at bats.

Pitching Stats: 0.368 Average, 6.75 ERA, 8 IP, 0-1 Record, 1-1 Saves, 9 k’s, 38 at bats.

 

Awards and Notes: James hit the scene late in 2017 and looks to have a ton of promise moving forward from the mound.  He was thrown in some big games late in the year and stayed focused.

 

 

#25 (33.07) Alan Myszkowski vs. #40 (22.94) Zach Huisman

 

Alan Myszkowski

2016: #21 (32.91)

2015: #12 (38.00)

2014: #3 (49.96)

 

General Stats: 11 Games Played (8-3), 33.07 Ranking (25th), 13.11 Qualify (39th), 53.02 Salary (3rd), 56.17 Batting (3rd), 49.87 Pitching (6th).

 

Batting Stats: 0.485 Average, 1.394 Slugging, 19 Homers, 33 RBI’s, 24 Runs, 14 k’s, 66 at bats.

Pitching Stats: 0.154 Average, 0.40 ERA, 15 IP, 2-0 Record, 1-1 Saves, 39 k’s, 52 at bats.

 

Awards and Notes: Champion – 2014, MVP – 2014, Pitching Champion – 2014, All Leroy – 2014, All Salary – 2014, All Batting – 2014, All Pitching – 2014, Experience – 2014, All Star – 2014.  The Man, The Myth, The Legend.  Alan pulled a MJ sick game to win the Championship for the Chainsmokers in 2014.  He hurled later that night after the most historically performance we will ever see. 

 

Zach Huisman

2016: NA

2015: NA

2014: NA

 

General Stats: 10 Games Played (3-7), 22.94 Ranking (40th), 13.95 Qualify (38th), 31.93 Salary (30th), 28.37 Batting (39th), 35.48 Pitching (19th).

 

Batting Stats: 0.329 Average, 0.643 Slugging, 6 Homers, 12 RBI’s, 17 Runs, 21 k’s, 70 at bats.

Pitching Stats: 0.377 Average, 4.88 ERA, 16 IP, 1-1 Record, 2-2 Saves, 29 k’s, 77 at bats.

 

Awards and Notes: Zach had some nasty pitches when he was on, recording 6 k’s in 6 at bats in a game during the season. 

 

 

#9 (59.98) Sam Staal vs. #56 (14.62) Nick Jordan

 

Sam Staal

2016: #13 (40.83)

2015: #13 (35.89)

2014: #2 (52.86)

 

General Stats: 65 Games Played (31-32-2), 59.98 Ranking (9th), 87.04 Qualify (5th), 32.92 Salary (24th), 24.69 Batting (45th), 41.15 Pitching (14th).

 

Batting Stats: 0.339 Average, 0.612 Slugging, 34 Homers, 76 RBI’s, 88 Runs, 204 k’s, 454 at bats.

Pitching Stats: 0.347 Average, 4.48 ERA, 96 2/3 IP, 12-10 Record, 6-6 Saves, 141 k’s, 441 at bats.

 

Awards and Notes: All Leroy – 2014, All Salary – 2014, All Iron – 2 (2014, 2017), All Pitching – 2014, Experience – 3 (2014, 2016, 2017), All Star – 3 (2014, 2016, 2017).  Sam was the head of grounds committee and the go to guy for anything on game day in 2017, and looks to do the same in 2017 with some big upgrades coming in the offseason.  In the 3 years he has played, he has made the Championship twice, losing both times. 

 

Nick Jordan

2016: NA

2015: NA

2014: NA

 

General Stats: 1 Game Played (1-0), 14.62 Ranking (56th), 1.21 Qualify (72nd), 28.02 Salary (42nd), 40.93 Batting (17th), 15.11 Pitching (69th)

 

Batting Stats: 0.625 Average, 1.000 Slugging, 1 Homer, 2 RBI’s, 3 Runs, 3 k’s, 8 at bats.

Pitching Stats: 0.667 Average, 30.00 ERA, 1 IP, 0-0 Record, 0-0 Saves, 1 k, 9 at bats.

 

Awards and Notes:  He played one game this year before an injury to his shoulder kept him out for the rest of the year.

 

 

#24 (33.59) Greg Gierling vs. #41 (21.72) Luke Prince

 

Greg Gierling

2016: #30 (18.73)

2015: NA

2014: NA

 

General Stats: 40 Games Played (16-24), 33.59 Ranking (24th), 47.29 Qualify (19th), 19.89 Salary (60th), 18.60 Batting (58th), 21.18 Pitching (57th).

 

Batting Stats: 0.366 Average, 0.481 Slugging, 4 Homers, 18 RBI’s, 38 Runs, 97 k’s, 268 at bats.

Pitching Stats: 0.554 Average, 15.00 ERA, 48 IP, 3-9 Record, 1-1 Saves, 34 k’s, 323 at bats.

 

Awards and Notes: Experience – 2017.  Greg runs the Going Corn podcast for the LWA.  He helps with game day set up and will be the head of the events committee.  He looks to own the Noble Narwhals in 2018. 

 

Luke Prince

2016: NA
2015: NA

2014: NA

 

General Stats: 10 Games Played (5-5), 21.72 (41st), 11.64 Qualify (40th), 31.81 Salary (31st), 34.06 Batting (28th), 29.56 Pitching (33rd).

 

Batting Stats: 0.308 Average, 0.738 Slugging, 9 Homers, 18 RBI’s, 17 Runs, 21 k’s, 65 at bats.

Pitching Stats: 0.410 Average, 8.00 ERA, 12 IP, 0-0 Record, 0-0 Saves, 18 k’s, 61 at bats.

 

Awards and Notes:  Luke helped the Badgers make the Championship in his first season.

 

 

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