NXBL NEWS TIMELINE:
NEWS CONTINUED FROM MAIN PAGE:10/09/2010
A modern day baseball record was set resulting in the most runs taken away from a team. Mike Collins of the Tampa Bay Blacksox had a two out hit with runners on 2nd & 3rd on the wide side and 3rd on the flip side. All three base runners crossed the plate however Collins ran the wrong way and was thrown out at flip 1st for the 3rd out resulting in the 3 runs not counting.
The NXBL 2010 Season Championship will be held at the Historic Jackie Robinson Stadium Daytona Beach on Nov 20th at 7PM
10/02/09 The Daytona Stingrays clinch there championship game birth
The Daytona Stingrays have scored over 100 runs in there first 12 games of the season in which they have out scored their opponents 105-20 during this time.
NXBL implements Xtreme DH Rule in which a batter can be used at any time in the lineup each inning. The Xtreme DH is however limited to six plate appearances per game.
NXBL Delays Start of NE Division for a date TBA.
5/20/2010 Tampa Bay BlackSox make Al Lang Stadium, St Pete, FL there Official Home Field.
2/10/2010 The NXBL received the utility patent for Xtreme Baseball / Double Diamond Baseball and was officially published by the USPTO on Feb 9th, 2010
11/21 NXBL Awards players for the 2009
9/21 Miami Python playerAlberto
Burgos signs with the new Winter Baseball League. Also Pythons Manuel Noriega gets a
scholarship with ERAU
The NXBL releases Orlando Dragon coaches and team captain over improper usage of the Orlando Dragon name.
8/29 Miami Pythons score four runs in the last inning in a 7-6 come back from behind win over the Orlando Dragons.
8/23 The Orlando Dragons have out scored there opponents 35-7 over the last two games to move a 1/2 game back behind the Tampa Bay Black Sox 8/3/09 Daytona Stingrays Pitcher Cory Staford agrees to a 9k college scholarship with Temple University. 7/26/09 The Tampa Bay Black Sox and Daytona Stingrays move into a three way tie for 1st place with the Miami Pythons who are all now (3-2). The Orlando Dragons Drop to 1-4
6/14 NXBL switches batting/pitching rotation to a full at bat between diamonds in replace of a pitch by ptch rotation.
6/13/09 Miami Pythons (2-0) win their home opener @ Cocoa Expo 18-12 over the Tampa Bay Black Sox (1-2)5/30/09 NXBL will change its current one pitch interval between diamonds to a three pitch interval. The change will take effect on 6//5/09 5/16 Tampa Bay BlackSox record there 1st victory in their leagues franchises history 11-9 over the Orlando Dragons.
5/14/09 NXBL receives confirmation from the USPTO for the Utility Patent for Xtreme Baseball. Patent Publishing date TBA. INFO
5/9 Daytona Stingrays win their home opener 14-6 over the Tampa Bay BlackSox
4/26 Orlando Dragons lose Home opener to Miami Pythons 9-7
in 10 Innings.
3/02/09 The Miami Pythons home games will be held at
the Cocoa Expo Stadium for the 09 Season. Opening Day is scheduled for Saturday June 13th.
!2/28/08 Orlando Dragons Home Opener is scheduled for 4/25/09 at Sanford Memorial Stadium.
pitches game concept to MLB/Minor League teams at Winter Meetings in Las Vegas.
5/30 NXBL will change its current one pitch interval between diamonds to a three pitch interval. The change will take effect on 6//5/09
5/16 Tampa Bay BlackSox record there 1st victory in their leagues franchises history 11-9 over the Orlando Dragons.
5/14 NXBL receives confirmation from the USPTO for the Utility Patent for Xtreme Baseball. Patent Publishing date TBA.
5/9 Daytona Stingrays win their home opener 14-6 over the Tampa Bay BlackSox
4/26 Orlando Dragons lose Home opener to Miami Pythons 9-7 in 10 Innings.
4/23 NXBL/Orlando Dragons holds Press Conference to formerly announce the 2009 Season Kickoff
3/23/09 (updated) The NXBL South Division 2009 Season will consist of 18-20 games per team including 9-10 home games and 9-10 away games.
3/02/09 The Miami Pythons home games will be held at the Cocoa Expo Stadium for the 09 Season. Opening Day is scheduled for Saturday June 13th.
1/28/09 The Daytona Stingrays home opener is slated for Saturday May 9th @ Big Tree Park, South Daytona, FL
1/02/09 NXBL will launch
an Xtreme Baseball board game
for its 2009-2010 season. The game will be mostly based on rolling dice to determine the outcome. The games will be available to purchase online and at NXBL games.
!2/28/08 Orlando Dragons Home Opener is scheduled for 4/25/09 at Sanford memorial Stadium.
12/09/08 NXBL pitches game concept to MLB/Minor League teams at Winter Meetings in Las Vegas.
11/20/08 NXBL Inc. begins campaign to license Xtreme Baseball games throughout the United States, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Japan and China as well as other regions.
11/15/08 NXBL announces 2008 Award winners for League MVP (Dannier Reyes, Orl) Batting Title (David "Kaz" Kaczmarczyk
, Day Bch) Rookie of the Year (Ronald Bradley,Orl) Pitcher of the Year (Blake Herter, Orl) and Manager of the Year (Charlie Cruz, Miami)
11/15/08 Orlando Dragons win the NXBL Inaugural Season Championship 10-6 over the Miami Pythons. game summary
11/06/08 The NXBL 2008 Championship Game on Nov 15th will be FREE to the public.
10/22/08 The 2008 Season Championship will be held Saturday Nov 15th @ Holly Land Park in Holly Hill FL between the 1st Place Orlando Dragons and 2nd Place Miami Pythons
10/05/08 Due to funding problems the NXBL will most likely be shortening its remaining 2008 season by discontinuing any remaining regular season games. The seasons final championship tournament is tentatively scheduled for 11/14 & 11/15th. The championship tournament would consist of games between the 1st and 4th place team and the 2nd and 3rd place team. The winners of these two games would then play for the season championship.
9/19/08 NXBL cancels games at Fort Lauderdale Stadium due to financial strains mainly caused from the trickle down effect of the national economic crisis. The league plans to close out the season using more affordable "friendly" city recreation facilities.
9/05/08 NXBL moves back Miami game opener from 9/14 to 9/21 due to threatening CAT 4 Hurricane Ike.
9/03/08 NXBL Cancels 9/06 Game in Daytona due to field damage caused by Tropical Storm Hanna.
8/21/08 NXBL agrees to terms to contract games at the Baltimore Orioles spring training stadium at Ft Lauderdale FL to host Miami Pythons home games. Opening game is scheduled for Sept 14th.
Henry Diaz (2-0) goes 10 complete innings to earn his 2nd win of the season as the Dragons (6-1) continue their 1st place surge.
8/9/08 The Orlando Dragons played their home opener on August 9th at Sanford Memorial Stadium beating the Tampa Bay Black Sox 14-4
7/30/08 The Miami Pythons
seek 2008 home games to be held at Ft Lauderdale Stadium. Games could begin as early as August 24th.
7/26/08 The Orlando Dragons (4-1) claim first place
by beating the Daytona Stingrays (3-2) 11-10 at Hollyland Park.
7/21/08 The NXBL move forward with plans to add a North East division to its 2009 season. The 2009 season is projected to consist of two US divisions which will include a SE and a NE division consisting of 4-5 teams per division.
7/12/08 The Daytona Stingrays move into a tie for 1st place with a 11-7 win over the Orlando Dragons.
6/13/08 Dragons batter Dannier Reyes made modern day baseball history by hitting the 1st 6 run homerun in a Double Duel (one run short of a Double Duel Grandslam) as the Dragons defeated the BlackSox 21-1.
5/31/08 Orlando Dragons upset the Stingrays in there season debut 17-11. The Double Duel was called by both teams for the e 1st time in NXBL season. Dragon's Mike Lizardi hit 2 homeruns. His 2nd homerun was the 1st one hit in a Double Duel making NXBL history.
The Daytona Stingrays beat the Miami Pythons 12-4 at the South Divisions Inaugural Season Home opener at Hollyland Park, Holly Hill, FL .
4/20/08 NXBL reaches agreement with www.DSPN.com to broadcast games live on the internet during its 2008 Inaugural Season.
4/10/08 The NXBL reached an agreement with the City of Holly Hill, FL to have the Daytona Stingrays 2008 Home games held at Hollyland Park.
11/17/07 NXBL has exhibition season finale with Daytona Stingrays vs Miami Pythons at Sanford Memorial Stadium.
11/10/07 NXBL conducts 1st Double Duel 3 inning demsontration at Sanford Memorial Stadium
11/01/07 NXBL applies for a non provisional utility patent of the game after its one year provisional patent application was met.
8/25/07 NXBL creates double duel version using a variation of the original concept which implements two offensive batters against one defensive team utilizing two pitchers.
8/01/07 NXBL forms 4th team to the league the Daytona Stingrays.
6/01/07 NXBL forms 3rd team to the league the Tampa Bay Black Sox's.
5/30/07 NXBL conducts Orlando debut at Tinker Field in downtown Orlando.
5/05/07 NXBL has world debut game at Sanford Memorial Stadium. Jeff Bose of the Miami Pythons hits first NXBL homerun which was none the less a grandslam!
4/28/07 NXBL conducts first official scrimmage game at Sanford memorial Stadium
3/25/07 NXBL forms 1st two teams (Orlando Dragons and Miami Pythons) to compete in the inaugural 2007 exhibition season
3/17/07 NXBL agrees to terms to conduct the NXBL World Debut game at Sanford Memorial Stadium in Sanford FL
3/10/07 NXBL agrees to terms to conduct exhibition games at Tinker Filed in downtown Orlando
2/23/07 NXBL conducts 1st game proto type (Softball Method) with family friends and potential players at a private farm in Deleon Springs FL
2/18/07 NXBL conducts first try out for players in South Daytona Big Tree Park
2/10/07 NXBL conduct 1st players meeting at the Bank on Main St, Daytona beach, FL
12//19/06 NXBL Inc. incorporates in the state of Nevada
11/06 Game Inventor Phil Weidner applies for provisional utility patent of the game
The Xtreme Baseball Concept was born. The double diamond came to life. First concept was to use simultaneous pitching. After considering the danger factor a more conservative alternating pitching method would be used. Simultaneous pitching gets placed on the back burner for possible use latter in the games development.