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Leroy Wiffle Association

Kermit's 2019 Player Rankings Part 2


Welcome to part 2 as we start diving into the players included in this year's Hall of Fame Bracket. We will go over seeds #49-64 in this article as we inch closer to the bracket to find out who will become this year's inductee.

Let's Begin!

#65 (20.72) Lucas Oletti

2017: NA 2016: NA

2015: NA

2014: NA

General Stats: 4 Games Played (4-0), 20.72 Ranking (65th), 4.54 Qualify (73rd), 36.90 Salary (29th), 55.46 Batting (5th), 18.33 Pitching (92nd)

Batting Stats: 0.586 Average, 1.345 Slugging, 6 Homers, 12 RBI’s, 14 Runs, 6 K’s, 29 At Bats.

Pitching Stats: 0.625 Average, 25.50 ERA, 4 IP, 1-0 Record, 0 Saves, 0 Blown Saves, 5 K’s, 32 At Bats

Awards: None

Notes: A stud batter, top 5 in the history of the league to be exact. It will be interesting to see if an owner risks a high draft pick on an inconsistent attendee.

Bracket Info: Lucas will be the #64 seed going into the bracket. This will be his first year in the bracket.

#64 (21.32) Bryan Vanderlee

2017: NA

2016: NA

2015: NA

2014: NA

General Stats: 2 Games Played (1-1), 21.32 Ranking (64th), 2.04 Qualify (89th), 40.61 Salary (21st), 37.76 Batting (30th), 43.45 Pitching (18th)

Batting Stats: 0.333 Average, 0.833 Slugging, 2 Homers, 5 RBI’s, 2 Runs, 4 K’s, 12 At Bats

Pitching Stats: 0.000 Average, 0.00 ERA, 2 IP, 0-0 Record, 0 Saves, 0 Blown Saves, 3 K’s, 6 At Bats.

Awards: None

Notes: Bryan played a couple games for the Badgers this past year. He also participated in the Indiana Wiffle Classic helping them win it all.

Bracket Info: Bryan will be the #63 seed in the bracket. This will be his first year in the bracket.

#63 (22.71) Zach Huisman

2017: #40 (22.94)

2016: NA

2015: NA

2014: NA

General Stats: 10 Games Played (3-7), 22.71 Ranking (63rd), 13.85 Qualify (56th), 31.57 Salary (43rd), 28.54 Batting (61st), 34.60 Pitching (26th).

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 Saves, 0 Blown Saves, 29 k’s, 77 at bats.

Awards: None

Notes: Zach first and last played in 2017. He plays baseball for Trinity Christian College currently.

Bracket Info: Zach will be the #62 seed in the bracket this year. He was the #40 seed last year losing to Alan Myszkowski in the first round.

#62 (22.84) Robert Warren

2017: #65 (8.97)

2016: NA

2015: NA

2014: NA

General Stats – 25 Games Played (9-16), 22.84 Ranking (62nd), 25.77 Qualify (46th), 19.92 Salary (91st), 18.73 Batting (92nd), 21.11 Pitching (84th)

Batting Stats – 0.306 Average, 0.395 Slugging, 4 Homers, 10 RBI’s, 27 Runs, 57 k’s, 147 at bats

Pitching Stats – 0.509 Average, 13.22 ERA, 26 1/3 IP, 1-3 Record, 0 Saves, 1 Blown Save, 32 k’s, 159 at bats.

Awards: Experience – 1 (2018)

Notes: Rob got a full season under his belt and made some big progress. He was scuffled around from team to team this past year including a stint with the 2nd place finishing Squint Sluggers. He helped out umping in the playoffs as well.

Hall of Fame Tournament History: Rob will be the #61 seed in this year’s bracket. Robert just missed the bracket last year as the first man out.

#61 (23.44) Andrew Felde

2017: NA

2016: NA

2015: NA

2014: NA

General Stats: 14 Games Played (6-8), 23.44 Ranking (61st), 15.80 Qualify (55th), 31.08 Salary (47th), 33.91 Batting (40th), 28.24 Pitching (54th)

Batting Stats – 0.407 Average, 0.779 Slugging, 10 Homers, 17 RBI’s, 25 Runs, 23 K’s, 86 At Bats.

Pitching Stats – 0.424 Average, 9.18 ERA, 17 IP, 3-2 Record, 1 Save, 0 Blown Saves, 25 K’s, 85 At Bats

Awards: Experience – 1 (2018)

Notes: Felde just qualified for a year of service in 2018 with 14 games played. He was a sub for many teams throughout the year showing success from both the plate and mound. A late first round, early second round pick in the making could be a big factor for a team in 2019 if an owner can get him to be dedicated.

Hall of Fame Tourney History: He will be the #60 seed in the bracket. This was Andrew’s first year in the league.

#60 (23.69) Chris Bartley

2017: NA

2016: NA

2015: NA

2014: NA

General Stats – 5 Games Played (3-2), 23.69 Ranking (60th), 6.28 Qualify (68th), 41.09 Salary (20th), 44.38 Batting (14th), 37.80 Pitching (24th)

Batting Stats – 0.364 Average, 1.061 Slugging, 7 Homers, 12 RBI’s, 12 Runs, 14 K’s, 33 At Bats.

Pitching Stats – 0.276 Average, 2.57 ERA, 7 IP, 2-0 Record, 1 Save, 0 Blown Saves, 12 K’s, 29 At Bats.

Awards: None

Notes: Chris played a few games this past year to get ready for Nationals. He was a great two way player we hope makes an effort to come more often in 2019.

Bracket Info: Chris will be a #59 seed in the bracket, this was his first year in the league.

#59 (23.87) Bo Hofstra

2017: #38 (24.08)

2016: #27 (22.97)

2015: #25 (23.71)

2014: NA

General Stats – 6 Games Played (4-2), 23.87 Ranking (59th), 8.14 Qualify (64th), 39.60 Salary (22nd), 52.11 Batting (7th), 27.10 Pitching (60th)

Batting Stats – 0.438 Average, 1.354 Slugging, 14 Homers, 19 RBI’s, 17 Runs, 16 k’s, 48 at bats.

Pitching Stats – 0.442 Average, 6.75 ERA, 8 IP, 0-0 Record, 0 Saves, 0 Blown Saves, 7 k’s, 43 at bats.

Awards: None

Notes: Bo played 2 games in 2015 and was a beast from the plate. He returned in 2018 for a couple games with the Badgers and got destroyed. He started his career for the Purdue Boilermakers this past off season and looks to make a name for himself going into year 2.

Bracket Info: Bo will be a #58 seed in the bracket. Last year he was a #38 seed losing in the first round to Nick Fiene.

#58 (24.50) Kyle Zuidema

2017: NA

2016: NA

2015: NA

2014: NA

General Stats – 24 Games Played (12-12), 24.50 Ranking (58th), 24.37 Qualify (50th), 24.62 Salary (78th), 29.07 Batting (60th), 20.17 Pitching (87th)

Batting Stats – 0.314 Average, 0.708 Slugging, 16 Homers, 28 RBI’s, 29 Runs, 55 K’s, 137 At Bats.

Pitching Stats – 0.525 Average, 13.50 ERA, 25 1/3 IP, 2-6 Record, 0 Saves, 1 Blown Save, 24 K’s, 160 At Bats.

Awards: Experience – 1 (2018)

Notes: Kyle Zuidema is the younger brother of the bat throwing Nathan who has been in and out of the league for years. Kyle showed a greater interest playing 24 games this year more than his brother has combined through 5 years. He struggled from the mound and plate at times, but improved greatly throughout the year.

Bracket Info: Kyle will be a #57 seed going into this year’s bracket, this is his first year in the league.

#57 (24.61) David Buczek

2017: NA

2016: NA

2015: NA

2014: NA

General Stats: 15 Games Played (5-10), 24.61 Ranking (57th), 16.08 Qualify (54th), 33.13 Salary (36th), 35.16 Batting (37th), 31.10 Pitching (44th).

Batting Stats – 0.404 Average, 0.865 Slugging, 12 Homers, 23 RBI’s, 20 Runs, 28 K’s, 89 At Bats

Pitching Stats – 0.351 Average, 4.24 ERA, 17 IP, 1-1 Record, 0 Saves, 0 Blown Saves, 23 K’s, 74 At Bats.

Awards: Experience – 1 (2018)

Notes: Dave seemed to make headlines all year. One of the most ruthless trash talkers in the game he goes all out each game. After an unfortunate outbreak mid-season he returned to the diamond with a new outlook.

Bracket Info: Dave will be a #56 seed in the bracket, it is his first year in league.

#56 (24.66) Kyle Gagliardi

2017: NA

2016: NA

2015: NA

2014: NA

General Stats: 15 Games Played (5-10), 24.66 Ranking (56th), 17.56 Qualify (53rd), 31.76 Salary (42nd), 36.12 Batting (35th), 27.39 Pitching (58th).

Batting Stats – 0.453 Average, 0.821 Slugging, 11 Homers, 26 RBI’s, 23 Runs, 20 K’s, 95 At Bats.

Pitching Stats – 0.418 Average, 7.89 ERA, 19 IP, 1-2 Record, 0 Saves, 1 Blown Save, 29 K’s, 98 At Bats.

Awards: Experience – 1 (2018)

Notes: One of the most passionate players it was great to see Kyle join the league. He looks to be a huge influence for not only our league but Indiana Wiffle in the future.

Bracket Info: Kyle will be the #55 seed in the bracket this year, its his first year in the league.

#55 (25.20) Luke Prince

2017: #40 (21.72)

2016: NA 2015: NA

2014: NA

General Stats: 19 Games Played (9-10), 25.20 Ranking (55th), 21.72 Qualify (52nd), 28.68 Salary (56th), 29.90 Batting (53rd), 27.45 Pitching (57th).

Batting Stats: 0.275 Average, 0.650 Slugging, 14 Homers, 28 RBI’s, 25 Runs, 38 k’s, 120 at bats.

Pitching Stats: 0.400 Average, 8.09 ERA, 23 IP, 1-3 Record, 1 Save, 0 Blown Saves, 27 k’s, 115 at bats.