The Santa Barbara Foresters won the 2018 National Baseball Congress World Series with a 6-5 victory over the NJCAA National Team. It was the final NBC World Series at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium in Wichita.
Leon native Howard Palmer went to 26 different schools growing up, enlisted in the Army, served for 26 years, then managed to lead the San Antonio Angels undefeated into the 2018 NBC World Series semifinals.
The Santa Barbara Foresters reached the 2018 NBC World Series championship game after a flurry of runs starting in the fifth inning. They beat the San Antonio Angels 11-2 at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium in Wichita.
Manager Rick Twyman makes sure players for his Wellington Heat are aware of the organization’s tradition of success at the NBC World Series. The Heat are the last Kansas team left in the 2018 field, and they play in Friday’s semifinals.
Kevin Jenks, National Baseball Congress general manager and World Series tournament director, was hospitalized Sunday night with cellulitis in his left elbow. Jenks said his staff has stepped up in his absence.
After going down by six runs, the San Diego Stars scored 14 runs in two innings to beat the Clarinda A’s 16-8 at the 2018 National Baseball Congress World Series at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium in Wichita, Kansas.
The National Baseball Congress is set to host its 84th annual World Series tournament, which might be the last year at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium in Wichita. The World Series will likely move to Eck Stadium.
The National Baseball Congress has reached an agreement with Wichita State to reserve Eck Stadium for the 2019 NBC World Series in case the City of Wichita does not make Lawrence-Dumont Stadium available.
Two rain delays stretched the afternoon game well into the evening. The Everett Merchants scored a run in the top of the ninth for a 10-9 win over the Hays Larks in the semifinals of the NBC World Series.