Mainz Athletics

From BR Bullpen

  • Location: Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate
  • Nickname: Athletics
  • Conference: Bundesliga-1
  • Ballpark: Ballpark am Hartmühlenweg 2011-present ; Sandflora Ballpark 1988-2010
  • League Championships: 2007, 2016

The Mainz Athletics are a team in Bundesliga, based in Mainz. Formed in 1988, they won the Bundesliga title in 2007, earning them a trip to the 2008 European Cup. They won their second pennant in 2016. Stars on the 2007 team were Sascha Lutz, Manuel Möller and Mike Larson. In 2016, the top performers were Peter Johannessen, Max Boldt, Eric Massingham, Tim Stahlmann and Kevin Kotowski.

Mainz, in white, pitches to a Rouen 76 batter in 2008