Take a Swing Against Breast Cancer®: Home Run Derby in Review

Posted By on August 16th, 2012 at 8:59 am | 5 comments.

All across PA last month, batters swung for the fences with their friends and family cheering them on in the Take a Swing Against Breast Cancer® Home Run Derby. Now that the last bat has been swung, we can take a look back at the heavy hitters who made the 2012 derby a smashing success. Click here for a highlight video. Check out our top ten teams, our top three individuals, and some of the records that were broken this year!

Top 10 Teams

  1.  Furlong Boys Team 2—2,105 points (Reading winners!)
  2. Neuman’s Crew – 2,050 points (Washington Winners!)
  3. PeoplesBank Team 3—1,895 points (York Winners!)
  4. Cross’ Crusaders – 1,795 points
  5. TESCO Tools Team 2 — 1,760 points (Erie Winners!)
  6. Furlong Boys Team 1 – 1,745 points
  7. Community State Bank of Orbisonia – 1,580 points (Altoona Winners!)
  8. Icing on the Lake Team 2 — 1,575 points
  9. Guns of Roses Team 1 – 1,560 Points (Lancaster winners!)
  10. UTI Power-1,545 points

 

Top 3 Individual Batters

  1.  Bill Klenoshek – 675 points
  2. Blair Beer — 400 points
  3. Jeffrey Lengle – 375 points

Records Broken:

This year we had a record 40 home runs throughout the derby! 20 of those homers came from three heavy hitters – John Furlong from the Furlong Boys had a record 8 home runs in Reading, Joe Oliphant from Neuman’s Crew had 7 in Washington, and Kevin “Bubba” Becker from the Penn State Hershey Cancer Institute team had 5 in Reading! These batters each broke the 2011 record for most home runs by an individual.

Tags: ,

5 Responses

  1. I rarely comment, but after looking at through a few of the comments here %BLOG_TITLE%. I do have a couple of questions for you if it’s okay. Is it just me or do a few of these remarks appear like they are coming from brain dead individuals? :-P And, if you are writing on other online sites, I’d like to follow|keep up with} you. Would you list of the complete urls of all your shared sites like your Facebook page, twitter feed, or linkedin profile?

  2. I’m impressed, I have to admit. Rarely do I come across a blog that’s both equally educative and amusing, and let me tell you, you’ve hit the nail on the head. The issue is something which not enough men and women are speaking intelligently about. I am very happy that I found this in my hunt for something relating to this.

  3. If you wish for to take a great deal from this post then you have to apply these methods to your won webpage.

  4. Hi there would you mind sharing which blog platform you’re using? I’m going to start my own blog soon but I’m having a difficult time deciding between BlogEngine/Wordpress/B2evolution and Drupal. The reason I ask is because your design and style seems different then most blogs and I’m looking for something completely unique. P.S Apologies for being off-topic but I had to ask!

  5. Unquestionably believe that which you stated. Your favorite justification appeared to be on the internet the easiest thing to be aware of. I say to you, I definitely get annoyed while people consider worries that they plainly do not know about. You managed to hit the nail upon the top as well as defined out the whole thing without having side effect , people can take a signal. Will probably be back to get more. Thanks

Leave a Reply