Pranktown Busriders vs Washington Presidents

Busriders Win Series, 4 games to 3 games

Composite Series Statistics


The Cosmic Universal Series is played between the best of the Overleague and the best of the Underleague. This best-of-seven games series has been played since 1982. In the premier series the Paradise Pisces beat the Delta Dragons. For information about each season's Series you can look at the Cosmic Team Records By Season plate which details each season's final standings and the teams that competed in the Series.

The 1996 Series matched a veteran cosmic team, the Washington Presidents, who had never been to a Series, against a rookie team, the Pranktown Busriders. Here's a Cosmic Baseball Trivia question: What was the last rookie cosmic baseball team to appear in the Cosmic Universal Series*?

So sit back, and enjoy the games.

*Answer: 1990 Tropicland Hurricanes. (They lost to the Alphatown Ionians)




Game 1 Busriders-4 at Presidents-0 Busriders lead series 1-0

Jane Burton, also known as "Generally Famished" throws a five-hit shutout as Busriders take series lead.



Game 2 Busriders-1 at Presidents-7 Series Tied at 1-1

President Taft hits 2 homeruns, including a first inning grand slam. President Clinton pitches a 3-hit complete game as the Presidents tie the Series.



Game 3 Presidents-6 at Busriders-2 Presidents Lead Series, 2-1

President Ford goes 3-for-4. President Kennedy pitches a complete game. The Presidents take the Series lead.



Game 4 Presidents-2 at Busriders-3 Series Tied, 2-2

Wavy Gravy prevails over President Ronald Reagan. Foster goes 4-for-5. Busrider tie up the Series.



Game 5 Presidents-2 at Busriders-1 Presidents lead Series, 3-2

Presidents Nixon & Polk stop the Busriders. The Presidents take the Series lead and head home.



Game 6 Busriders-6 at Presidents-3 Series All Tied at Three Games Apiece

Foster Hits Another Homerun. Burton's Series ERA is 0.00. The Busriders Win, Tie Up Series. Final Game Seven is Next.



Game 7 Busriders-9 at Presidents-5

Busriders WIN Series!



Composite Statistics (7 Games)

Composite Series Pitching



BUSRIDERS
Pitcher          IP     H    BB     K     W   L   ERA
Burton         15.3     9     4     7     2   0   0.00
Casano         11.3    18     4     5     1   1   8.74
KeseyC            9     8     3     4     0   1   6.00
LhmnHaupt         9     6     2     4     0   1   2.00
Romney            9     8     1     7     1   0   2.00
Henkels         5.7     4     1     4     0   0   1.59
Tombarelli      2.7     5     1     1     0   0  10.13

TOTALS           62    58    16    32     4   3   3.63



PRESIDENTS
Pitcher          IP     H    BB     K     W   L    ERA
Carter            5     7     2     4     0   1   7.20
Clinton          15    12     4    11     1   0   3.00
Kennedy           9     5     4     5     1   0   2.00
Lincoln           9    10     3    11     0   1   3.00
Nixon             6     5     2     6     1   0   1.50
Polk             10     9     3     6     0   1   4.50
Reagan          8.3     9     5     9     0   1   2.16

TOTALS         62.3    57    23    52     3   4   3.18



Composite Series Batting

PRESIDENTS
Batter          AB       H      HR     RBI      BA
AdamsJ          17       3       0       1    .176
AdamsJQ         29       7       0       4    .241
Coolidge        30       7       0       1    .233
Ford            22       7       1       4    .318
Harding         19       3       0       0    .158
Monroe          28       8       3       4    .286
RooseveltF      25       5       0       0    .200
RooseveltT      11       3       0       0    .273
Taft            22       4       3       8    .182
Wilson          24       7       1       3    .292
Van Buren       12       4       0       0    .333

TOTALS         239      58       8      25    .243

BUSRIDERS
Batter          AB       H      HR     RBI      BA
AdamsC          28       4       0       5    .143
Bevirt          28       6       0       2    .214
Browning         5       0       0       0    .000
Foster          28      13       4      11    .464
Hartweg         24       4       0       0    .167
Hodgeman         4       1       0       0    .250
KeseyD          26       6       0       0    .231
KeseyF          26       6       0       0    .231
Lambreacht      26       6       0       3    .231
Quarnstorm      22       6       0       1    .273
Sundsten        29       5       1       3    .172

TOTALS         246      57       5      25    .232



Series Most Cosmic Player: Paul Foster





Season 1996 Plate


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CBA 1996 Cosmic Universal Series
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Published: November 28, 1996
Updated: December 5, 1996
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