Helmer and Wegman combine for 24 points
July 5, New York City - The Stadium Power Tour took center stage in New York City Thursday night. A big time slugfest before the Met’s game at Citi FIeld was the perfect pre-game show for big apple sports fans.
Team Easton continued their impressive run this season. Brett “The Hitman” Helmer and Brian Wegman combined for 24 points.
Wegman led off with 12 points, with several upper deck blasts in Citi Field.
Helmer ended the show with a dozen points also. Team Easton is off to early lead, but Helmer is quick to point out, it’s early and any one’s game on the always tough Stadium Power Tour. “There is no let down at Team Easton, any week, another team can step it up and tighten it up the race, so we need to stay focused, and we will.“
Dustin Roberts from hitting for Team Gordie had a solid day at the plate with 10 points. Dustin and teammate Neil Heglund continue to help “The Old Scout“ Gordie Heagle, with his medical costs. Look for an upcoming feature on Gordie on “Softball 360 “ TV.
Team Combat’s is still in striking distance, former stadium power tour champ Johnny McCraw along with “Iron“ Mike Dill, who pinch hit for an injured Brandon Perry, continue to stay in the hunt.
FInal Results From Citi Field:
Brett Helmer, Team Easton: 12 points
Brian Wegman, Team Easton: 12 points
Dustin Roberts, Team Gordie: 10 points
Neil Heglund, Team Gordie: 6 points
Johnny McCraw, Team Combat: 5 points
Mike Dill, Team Combat: 3 points
The Long Haul Bombers are a collection of the world’s greatest softball homer run hitters. They stage one of kind home run derbies at Major League ball parks across North America. Each Bomber gets 15 swings, each home run is worth one point, except the last pitch, known as the money which is worth 2 points and can be the tie-breaker.
Six Long Haul Bombers qualify for the finals of the Stadium Power Tour, scheduled for Sunday, September 16 at the new Miami Marlins Park. www.Miami.Marlins.mlb.com
The Stadium Power Tour features the top sporting brands in the world: Combat, DeMarini, Easton, Louisville Slugger TPS, Miken, BP Athletics, Evil Sports, Tanel 360 and Suncoast Reebok. Fans can follow the National TV show, “Softball 360″ the TV show is available on more than 93 house holds on TV stations and cable networks in North America.
“Team Gordie”, sponsored by Suncoast Reebok is helping Gordie Heagle with his medical costs. Gordie ran tournaments, created one of the first softball websites and has been a lifelong booster for softball. Gordie is mending after a year in the hospital. For details on how you can hit a “Grand Slam For Gordie“ CLICK HERE.
“Softball 360” also covers the grass roots of softball, including WSL tournaments across North America. www.worldsoftballeague.com
The finals of the WSL Worth North American Championships are scheduled for two big weekends: September 7 & 8 and September 14,15,16 at Frank Brown Park in Panama City Beach Florida. www.visitpanamacitybeach.com
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