The Pirates are officially on a roll. With 3 wins in a row (vs Raiders, Hampstead Heat and Voodicks) the Pirates are edging closer to promotion, especially after our friends the Base Invaders beat the Cubs. With 3 games left to play the Base Invaders are almost guaranteed promotion unless they happen to lose all their … Continue reading Pirates heading toward promotion!
Whilst the Parrots couldn’t have asked for a better start to their season (home runs to for all the guys and a mercy ruling in the 5th innings) the Pirates suffered an unexpected defeat from the newly promoted Base Invaders. It could have been far worse for the Pirates as after the first 4 innings … Continue reading Game 1: Parrots flourish, Pirates flounder.
It's hard to believe that it's been almost 6 months since we last played outdoor, unless of course you're Captain Keano aka Chris and you play every weekend, come rain or shine. For the rest of us mere mortals the time has come to dust off our gloves, find your shin pads on and start warming up … Continue reading 2014 Fixtures- the countdown begins!
As you all know Neil has been keen on the idea of setting up a second team for next season which would be more of a recreational/social team. In keeping with the Pirates theme and our Pimlico heritage the most obvious name for the team is the Pimlico Parrots!! Quite how a 'squawk' at the … Continue reading Introducing the Pimlico Parrots
With the last tournament played over the weekend the season has once again gone by in the blink of an eye. For the second year running the Pirates have secured third place again although with losses to teams such as the Heat (double loss), Raiders and especially the Voodoos we could possibly have finished in … Continue reading End of season review
First it was on. Then it was off. Then it was back on again. Then it was a forfeit. Then it was back on again. Such is the trauma of playing Hampstead Heat on the least accessible pitch in the league. Finally we got to play our away game against Hampstead Heat and it couldn't … Continue reading Heat too hot for Pirates in Hampstead
It seems only yesterday that people were commented how time how flown and the softball season was about to start of with the Firstball tournament. Four months and 13 league games later the season has almost come to an end with only one league game left to play, Lastball and of course the big one- … Continue reading Pirates runner up at Lastball.
So the Grudge match of the season is over with the Voodoos drifting towards relegation. One can only hope that Tigers and the Kamis can pull off a win to send them back to Minors 3 but it's all going to come down to the last game of the season. Meanwhile the Pirates are almost guaranteed … Continue reading Pirates undo the Voodoos at Wandsworth Common
It was a good night for the Pirates last night. Not only did the Pirates win their third game in a row with a 17-11 victory against the Kamikazes but we were joined by two fans- Donna (and bump) and Alice's beau- Rob, who were able to cheer us on from the sidelines as well … Continue reading Pirates flush Kamis down the Khazi.
It was always going to be a tough game against the league leaders but we gave it our best shot and went down fighting to the last batter. With big hitting from both teams and catches galore it came down to just two innings that separated the teams. With Bola showing great composure to score … Continue reading No roast Duck for the Pirates