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Nickel City Benchmark

Welcome to the Nickel City Benchmark's Homepage. The Benchmark is a new team competing in the GABL [Great American Baseball League] and a new entrant in the Dawgsoldier family of teams. Watch this page for updates all season!


Team roster - 2000 FONT>

  c Jeff Reed                          sp Randy Johnson
  c Damian Miller                      sp Chris Holt
 1b Greg Colbrunn                      sp Pat Hentgen
 3b Chipper Jones                      sp Hedeki Irabu
 ci Kevin Jordan                       rp Armando Benitez
 2b Craig Biggio                       rp Jose Silva
 ss Jose Hernandez                     rp Turk Wendell
 mi Brett Boone                        rp Felix Rodriguez
 ut B.L. Hunter                        rp Greg Swindell
 of Dante Bichette
 of Steve Finley
 of Preston Wilson
 of Bruce Aven
 of Trenidad Hubbard
  c Scott Servais [DL]

Team Notes

Welcome to the official Homepage of The Nickel City Benchmark of the Great American Baseball League [GABL]. The team derives it's name from it's hometown of Buffalo , New York , USA. The nickel city is a municiple moniker derived from the old buffalo head nickels. The team nickname , Benchmark , is in tribute to Johnny Bench. Johnny was a hall of fame bound catcher for the Cincinnatti Reds in the days of the Big Red Machine , but before that he was a Buffalo Bison in his minor league days. Bench is the only member of Baseball's All-Century team to have played in Buffalo , although he is not the only Hall of Famer to thrill Buffalo sports fans. Throughout the nickel city's 120+ years of baseball , including being an original National League city ,scores of future Hall members played here. The team colors are Red , again in honor of Bench , and Blue with white trim.

ANNOUNCEMENT : The Nickel City Benchmark are proud to announce the opening of DS Baseball Webstore. DS Baseball Webstore is an affiliated page of our sister team The Dawgsoldiers. With over 3,000 items , competitive pricing and top-notch order fullfillment , the baseball [or softball] player and fan in you will never need another source for great baseball products. Just use the link below.


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