James L. Walker Award – Hall of Champions

Past winners of the “Rocky” are:

2017 winner, Hudson Stone, 57 points (.500/B.A.B.E.S. points and % record!)


runner-up, Bruce Ruzinksy, 56 points (.491/2d highest point total in B.A.B.E.S. history)


2016 winner, Jack Rose, 44 points (.358)


runners-up, Rob Carington, Walter Stone (41 points)

2015 winner, Caleb Young, 28 points (.246)


runners-up, Patrick DeSpain, Ray Milluer, 22 points (.193)

2014 winner, Pat “Grammy” Stone, 53 points (.465)(3rd highest percentage in B.A.B.E.S. history)

Pat with Rocky


runner-up, J. W. Galloway, 42 points

2013 winner, Jeff Hamilton, 43 points (.377); 


runner-up, Matt Bardwell, 39 points

2012 winner, Steve Jacobs, 45 points (.395)*;


runner-up, Marc White, 30 points

2011 winner Leo Gonzalez , 31 points (.287);

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runner-up, Marc Whyte, 20 points.

2010 winner Tom Marchiando, 28 points (.266);

runner-up, Tony Liccione, 27 points.

2009 winner Tony Liccione, 49 points (.454 – 4th highest percentage in B.A.B.E.S history);

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runner-up, Marc Whyte, 48 points (.444) (third highest percentage in B.A.B.E.S. history)

2008 winner Scott Rose, 15 points (.139 – way below the Mendoza Line, but still champion!);


runner-up, Steve Jacobs, 9 points.

The “Rocky” is named for James L. “Rocky” Walker, one of the B.A.B.E.S. founders and a life-long baseball fan.  Rocky died on March 18, 2012, after a five-year battle with cancer.  Please read more about him here:  http://babesbaseball.com/2012/03/20/remembering-rocky/.

* perfect score increased from 108 to 114 in 2012 with the addition of the second wild card teams.

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