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NWLA Regional Preview

posted Jun 7, 2015, 5:04 AM by Washburn Wiffle
The WWL Warriors are headed to St. Louis, MO for the NWLA Regional Tournament.  The team consists of some new faces, that will be playing teams from Washington D.C., Georgia, Wisconsin, and St. Louis.  Here is a look at this year's squad from New York.

Regis Pollard (Manager) - Founder of the Washburn Wiffleball League, Pollard is one of the league's top players.  He has been named league MVP four times, and earned NWLA Player of the Year honors in 2014.

Tommy Taylor - Currently in his first season playing for the Oatka Quackers.  Taylor has appeared in less than ten WWL games, although has managed to strike out a number of individuals in that short amount of time.

Steve Gaffney - Has played all five season in the WWL. Gaffney is a two-time Silver Slugger winner in the WWL, and also has earned NWLA 1st Team Hitter in 2013 and NWLA East Fielder of the Year in 2014.

Jordan Shelton - Has starred for the Oatka Quackers for five seasons.  Shelton is one of the top hitters in the WWL, being in the top 3 in HR's and RBI's in league history.  He also was ranked #49 on the NWLA's list of Greatest Hitters in History.

Cody Hammond - Currently plays for the Washburn Workhorses in the WWL. Hammond is a two-time World Series champion in the league, and was named a 1st Team Fielder by the NWLA in 2014.

Eli Beard - Is in his fourth season with the Washburn Workhorses, being named a WWL All-star the past two seasons.  Beard has traveled with the Warriors for the past two seasons.