The Buckos celebrated Beerpope Day Weekend at The Ranch, with an historic three game series. Sun Wet New Gordon Field played host to a three game set for the first time and the weekend saw not one, but two Beerpope coronated in another historic first.
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During a rare three game Tapey Beercone series held at The Ranch to commemorate Beerpope Day, history was made made when not one, but two Beerpopes where coronated during the weekend!
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At a New Year’s Eve bash at Lotus Park, Jim “The Colonel” was coronated Beerpope Colonel I. Jim drank heavily all game and entered the sixth and last inning within striking distance of the all time record for beers consumed in a game. Yet even in this state of extreme inebriation, Jim made a miraculous fielding play in the top of the last inning to keep the game within reach. Continue reading “BREAKING NEWS!! – New Beerpope Coronated – Pope Colonel I”
Continuing a tradition from last season’s Winter Classic, Chris “The Rooster”/”The Dragon” hosted an exciting Tapey Beercone event in Merced, CA now known as “Chris-Mass”. The game represented the mid point of Season 6. The Annals have now been updated to include this game including updates to the game box scores, statistics, and atlas.
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Among the collection of team sports, one unique characteristic all base and ball varieties share is the lack of a clock. Instead of a timed game ending when the clock reaches zero, in base and ball sports a game runs for a defined series of contests, innings, and only when the last out is recorded in the last of these innings is the game over. At least this is the case most of the time, yet there is another way for a game to end. During the last inning, if the team last up to bat can come from behind, or break a tie, to take the lead, the game immediately ends. In baseball this is called a walk-off, exemplified by the walk-off home run where a batter scores the winning run on a home run, trots around the bases, and walks off the field victorious. The feat is rare in baseball, rarer still in Tapey Beercone, yet one player stands above the rest by accomplishing it twice.
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This season,for a change of pace, the Oregon Tapey Beercone Invitational was moved up to Labor Day Weekend and taken on the road. Instead of being played local venue in the Willamette Valley, the game was held in extreme southern Oregon at Pastoral Nest. But these changes didn’t hinder the competition, as the usual combination of exciting play, plentiful drinking, and off-field hilarity were all readily on display.
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Two weekends ago a very successful and exciting series of games were played over Beerpope Day Weekend at Anarchy Canyon. The weekend marked the 10th Anniversary of the creation of the Games of Kings, and the games marked the first games of Season 6. The Annals have now been updated to include content from both games of the series.
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Last month saw the third running of the Tapey Beercone Winter Classic, this year in Merced, California at the newly created field Creekview Court. The game was an exciting match pitting teams of three regents each, with each team assisted by one additional player. In the end it was Team Reverend Coach Master feat. “The Student” who emerged victorious.
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Recently, the Commissioner’s Office of Tapey Beercone has Announced New Procedures for conferring Awards for the soon to be concluded Season 5. This continues a tradition begun in Season 3 to end the season by highlighting some of the Sport’s most outstanding players and performances. No such tradition existed prior to that point in the Sport’s history. In fact, the concept of seasons within the Sport of Tapey Beercone was not fully formulated until Season 3, leading Season 1 and 2 to be lumped together as the “Early Seasons” Still, this begs the question: Had awards been handed out in those earliest of seasons, who would they have been given to and why?
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Rocket Surgery, How a Veteran Completely Rebuilt His Game.
Every rocket launch begins with a moment of tension. Having counted down the seconds until launch the rocket motors are ignited creating a flurry of flame, steam, and percussive sound. Then the moment of liftoff, when the thrust of the rocket motors are just enough to overcome the oppressive force of gravity, allowing the rocket to seemingly hover as it slowly builds momentum taking it up and away from the launch pad. This is a precarious moment. One that often ends in a triumphant column of spaceward bound rocket exhaust, but at times ends tragically in an explosive ball of flames with a spacecraft that fails to clear the launch tower. The same principles apply in Tapey Beercone with Boyd “The Rocket”, and when Season 3 began he failed to launch.
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