Category: Baseball

FINKSTONBALL XXI – Ranking & Awards

Finkstonball XXI is over and what a year this was! Thank you all for comming to Athletics Ballpark and celebrating this sport we all love so much!

Final ranking


  1. Vienna M-Stars
  2. Team Awesome
  3. Austrian Future
  4. St. Pölten PeeWees
  5. Austrian Power
  6. Swiss U22 Softball National Team


  1. Austrian Baseball National Team
  2. ASAK Athletics
  3. X-Presidents
  4. Team Hungary
  5. The North Baseball
  6. Domincan All Stars
  7. BK Vindija Varazdin
  8. Sissach Frogs


The final stats for softball and baseball are available in our statistics section. 


Most Valuable Player: Carla Langthaler

Best Batter: Stephanie Rachbauer (Austrian Power, 8H; .800, 1 Triple, 5 RBI)

Best Pitcher: Conny Chwojka (Team Awesome, ERA 0,7; 10 IP, 16K)


Most Valuable Player: Richard Alzinger

Best Batter: Camden Lawhead (.600, SLG 1.200)

Best Pitcher: Graham Fisher (ERA 0.0, 6IP, 3H)

Winner Home Run Contest: Taylor Eichhorst (First Round: 6 home runs in 90 seconds; Final Round: 9 home runs in 150 seconds)

Congratulations to all teams and all players to their awards! 


In one of the most dramatic finals of Finkstonball history, the Austrian Baseball National Team could finally win it’s first Finkstonball Trophy, walking-off in extra-innings against the ASAK Athletics.

The teams were fighting for every out and the lead changed several times. In the 8th, Austria could score one run more than the A’s, winning 10:9.

Congratulation to Austria, the new Finkstonball! We also wish them all the best for their mission to win the Euro Playoff Series in Wiener Neustadt at the end of June, to get promoted to Europe’

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This was Finkstonball XXI Sunday

Sunday at Finkstonball XXI is over and we have some finalists set for tomorrows showdown of this year’s tournament. The Austrian Baseball National team fought their way into the final in dramatic fashion and beat the X-Presidents in Extras. The second finalist will be determined in the second semifinal tomorrow at 10:50. The Final of the baseball tournament will start on Monday at 13:30.

In the softball tournament, also the M-Stars put on a thrilling show against the Pee Wees, who came just short and had to let the Viennese girls move on to the Softball Final, starting tomorrow at 12:45.

Sunday Statistic Update:


A’s win group A, play semis tomorrow at 10:50

Your hometown boys, the ASAK Athletics Attnang-Puchheim, made it to the semifinals!

In the final game of group A the Dominican All Stars started off strong. It took the A’s some innings to start-off their powerhouse offense, but from the fourth inning on, they took over and played solid defense to finish the game with a 9:5 final score. With this, the Athleitcs qualify for tomorrows semifinal against Team Hungary. Gametime: Monday, 10:50 AM.

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The North earns first win, Team Awesome defeats M-Stars

Team Awesome started of big against the Team from Vienna, the M-Stars. Eight runs within the first inning looked like a cristal-clear thing, but the M-Stars kept fighting, but it took them until the third to come through. A strong team-connection, hard hits, let them shorten the deficit to only two runs and one inning later they even took the 8:10-lead. Team Awesome were shut out the following innings but when the last inning was called, the scored three runs to walk-off and walk away with the win: 12:11. With this, Team Awesome will also move on to the final, played tomorrow, Monday, at 12:45.

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Meanwhile, the North faced Varazdin, who were both looking for their first win of the tournament. With a strong performance offensivly and a solid pitching performance on the mound, the Canadians walked away with their first W, beating the Croatians 7:4.

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Austria outscores Sissach, Future beats Power

The Austrian National Team celebrated a slug-fest against Sissach this morning. Austria took the lead in the first and never looked back. While Alex Seidl threw a great game, Richard Alzinger lead the offense, going 3for3 with a home run and five RBIs. The final score after five was 15:0.

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On the softball field, the matchup between the youth program teams of the Austrian Baseball Federation took place. Austria Future had the better start and outdueled their colleagues from the first inning on. In the fourth they came up big and scored 10 runs to finalize the score to 15:4.

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Sunday morning wins for Team Hungary and Pee Wees

Sunday morning brought us two matchups with some great action on the field. On the baseball diamond, Vindija Varazdin tried to earn their first win of the tournament to keep the chance for the semis alive. Team Hungary was in a much better position, having their ticket to the semis in sight. It seemed like the Hungarians had a better night, starting to score from their first inning on. Meanwhile our guests from Croatian couldn’t find the rhythm, showing some miss-plays in the defense and allowing nine runs at the very start. From there on the game styed tight and Team Hungary earned win number two, to take the lead in group B. Final score: 13:1.

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Meanwhile on the softball field, the PeeWees faced the U22 National Team of Switzerland. The Swiss had won yesterday’s opening game in walkoff-fashion against their Austrian colleagues. Also against the experienced tam from St. Pölten they should a lot of courage and even though the girls were already trailing 8:2, they fought back to tie the game in the second. From there on, they couldn’t keep the pace and the PeeWees came up on to. In the end, the PeeWees walked away with a 15:8-win to move on in the tournament.

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