2011-2012 Australian Baseball League

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The 2011-2012 Australian Baseball League was the second season since the rebirth of the Australian Baseball League.

The Perth Heat repeated as titlists and took home most of the awards, including MVP Tim Kennelly, finals MVP Virgil Vasquez, Pitcher of the Year Warwick Saupold and Gold Glove winner Allan de San Miguel. Perth's Saupold (1.41) led the league in ERA, Mychal Givens led in steals (15) and Daniel Schmidt led in wins (6).

Other league leaders included Canberra's Brian Burgamy (.409 AVG, 41 R, 67 H, .510 OBP, 34 BB), Travis Scott (16 2B) and Mike McGuire (63 K), Sydney's Dae-sung Koo (8 Sv) and Melbourne's Brad Harman (15 HR, .709 SLG) and Elliot Biddle (42 RBI). The Rookie of the Year was Sydney hurler Aidan Francis.

Regular Season Standings[edit]

  1. Perth Heat, 34-11 Manager: Brooke Knight
  2. Melbourne Aces, 21-24 Manager: Phil Dale
  3. Adelaide Bite, 20-25 Manager: Tony Harris
  4. Sydney Blue Sox, 20-25 Manager: Kevin Boles
  5. Brisbane Bandits, 20-25 Manager: Kevin Jordan
  6. Canberra Cavalry, 20-25 Manager: Steve Schrenk