Burnham Field

A Treasury of Haiku

The Low Press, being the best wiffle electronic publication in the world, extends its readership to the farthest regions. Below is an excerpt from the premier Chinese wiffle poet, Akinori Wiffamura.

Get your cleats bats balls
Fresh cut grass signs of season
Time now for LowballRead more

Lagers win epic Wifftober IV cliffhanger

Balanced team effort leads Lagers over a thirsty Loggers team
Game Date: 
October 30, 2010
Field: 
Epicocity of Game: 
Epic
Lagers: 
25
Loggers: 
23

The year may go down in history as the Lost Season of LowBall, but the conclusion was an unforgettable, jawdropping masterpiece. For those that had written the league off as dead, it was a loud and clear message that the heart of LowBall beats strongly and defiantly. Despite a chopped down 9 inning set and the noticeable absence of J-Mac and El Guapo, LowBall fans were treated to pure wiffle bliss.Read more

BREAKING: Bristol Tribune Columnist Sparks Controversary over the "Beerman" call

Early this morning the rumblings started. The first photos from actual play were emerging in virtual print as I, celebrated wiffle columnist Hugh Wifflerton, started to dig into the most controversial play of the weekend's season finale. I had smelled something rank about it early on and it was not just the stench coming from a bunch of hung-over wifflers filled up with chili.Read more

Wifftober III - Loggers' Dreams Chopped Down

Lagers defeat Loggers in a 17-7 show of Wiffsmanship
Game Date: 
October 17, 2009
Field: 
Epicocity of Game: 
Rousing
Lagers: 
17
Loggers: 
7

The First Six:

It was 20 degrees at seven AM when the Lowbus made its first stop in Lincoln at Casa de Guapo.  By game time it had warmed to a balmy 28 degrees down in Waltham.  The grounds crew had mowed the frost off the field and was stretching the yellow power cords across the infield to mark the play boundaries.  The air was thick with the giddy feeling of getting away with something.  We had somehow convinced our wives and loved ones that a ten hour wiffle ball game was really the best use of our time.  The teams were pumped and the banter in the Oxley clubhouse was frivolous as West Coast mixed up a top-notch batch of Bloody Marys for the game.  Read more

Get Ready to Wiffle....

Details of Wifftober Championship Released

Sunday Bloody Wiffle

Can the tradition survive without key players?  Post your availability as well as what supplies you are willing to bring.  Sunday July 19th 9AM.  If another time works for you...post it.

 

Cheers,

 

Chris

An Early Morn Wiffle MultiMedia Recap

The Lagers played shorthanded for much of the game but still pulled out a dominating victory. Player of the Game Ox showcased a new pitching style and was backed by a field of Golden Palmers.
Game Date: 
July 11, 2009
Field: 
Epicocity of Game: 
Stock

Lagers dribble past Loggers 6-5 in Wiffdependence Classic

Game Date: 
July 5, 2009
Field: 
Epicocity of Game: 
Classic
Lagers: 
6
Loggers: 
5

 

Pitching on only a few hours rest over the last week and disoriented after the team bus left for Waltham with out him, Hot Rod Beck gave up the game winning dribble in the bottom of the 9th to allow the Lagers (4-2) to break a tie with Loggers (2-4) and win 6-5 in an epic LowBall game, as the teams clebrated Wiffdependence Day 2009.

Loggers Nor Acts of God can stop Lagers

Lagers Take Over First Place. Lonichiro attempts to scab for striking Ground Crew.
Game Date: 
June 26, 2009
Field: 
Epicocity of Game: 
Classic
Lagers: 
22
Loggers: 
13

In an evening take feature many LowBall records, including, the hardest rain fall during game, the shortest pitch, the closest lighting strike, and most blood loss during a game due to insects, the Lagers beat the Loggers 22-13 to take first place in the Eastern League standings.

The Grounds Crew Union elected to strike this week after cutting off talks with the Commissioner of Lowball. Lonchiro stepped up and prepped the field, caused an unspecified amount of damage to the fence at Burnam Field when the DR field cutter he was using lost control, twice, damaging the mower in the second incident.Read more