A New Strat Baseball Champion is Crowned

A New Strat Baseball Champion is Crowned

            Wayne Cannon of Oklahoma City won the STAR Tournaments’ World Championship in Las Vegas, making him the 18th different winner in the 21 years that a champion has been crowned at the end of a national tournament tour.


            Cannon earned the top prize after compiling a record of 33-14 over three days in competition with 66 other Strat-O-Matic baseball players.


            In winning his first world title, Cannon used ace pitcher Johann Santana and a lineup featuring Todd Helton, Eric Chavez, Luis Castillo, Brady Clark and Mark Kotsay.


            Cannon swept runner-up Ed Daley of Las Vegas in four games.

Order of Finish


Wayne Cannon


Ed Daley


Ben Swoboda


Jim Jasper


Tom Anderson


Bryan Lewis

7th (tie)

Steve Davidson

7th (tie)

Wes Smith

9th (tie)

Mike Cohen

9th (tie)

Vince Velten

11th (tie)

Mark Van Klaveren

11th (tie)

Ritchie Wain



            For more detailed information on the world championships and the forthcoming 2006 season, go to www.startournaments.com


            The 25-city, 40-tournament new season begins April 4-5 with a pair of tourneys in Los Angeles and Newark, Delaware.