Atlantic City Broadwalkers






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Location: Atlantic City, NJ (Northeast)

League: V.14 - East

Owner: metalbat13 send message
          [since January 18th 2016 | last seen October 19th 2017]

Manager: Danny Lewis

Ballpark: Atlantic City Center

Rank: #276 - Rating: 106.74

Fan Mood: 120.27

Prestige: 4

Color: Black Pinstripes

Team Notes:

• Mar 06 2034: Erwin Murray was claimed off of waivers.
• Jan 15 2034: Jan Kaczmarek was selected to the national team of Poland.
• Jan 15 2034: Prince Baker was released.
• Jan 15 2034: Arthur Goddard was selected to the national team of Great Britain.
• Jan 15 2034: Nathan Tillens was selected to the national team of Belgium.
• Jan 15 2034: Glenn Burkett was released.
• Jul 09 2033: Arthur Goddard was claimed off of waivers.
• Jun 20 2033: Álex Jimenez was claimed off of waivers.
• May 17 2033: Pete Wolfe was released.
• May 15 2033: Pete Wolfe was signed as a free agent.


League Record:

Wins: 0 Losses: 0 Pct: .000 Last10: 0-0 Streak: -

Ave: 0.0 - 0.0 RS: 0 RA: 0 DIFF: 0

Cup:

Group 7 [0 | Still Alive]

Press Releases:

Sep 30 2033: Pennant, No Protests for Broadwalkers - by metalbat13 on September 26th, 2017

After averaging 101.5 victories during the past four BB seasons without ever having won a League VI.28 Eastern Division pennant, Atlantic City finally broke the mold this year. Currently leading the second-place Lynn Wolves by 22 games with just 18 remaining, the Broadwalkers clinched the title this past weekend.

Owner Milo Metalbat attributed this year's success to "peace and harmony in the dugout," part of which was the direct result of a change in the club's pregame ceremonies.

Stated the semi-notorious AC adult entertainment and massage parlor magnate, "I wanted to eliminate all the recent controversy and on-field protests, particularly before NFL games, regarding the playing of our National Anthem. So I came up with an alternative that even Donald Trump would agree with. Hey, for those of us who are either tone-deaf or have voices like a cement mixer, the Star-Spangled Banner is extremely difficult to sing, anyway. So our organization simply replaced Francis Scott Key’s 200-year-old standard with two more appropriate tunes that summarize the REAL American Dream: 1) Barrett Strong’s original Motown recording of MONEY, THAT'S WHAT I WANT, and 2) I LUV DEM STRIPPERS by 2 Chainz, featuring Nicki Minaj."


Oct 24 2032: We're #2 -- AGAIN! - by metalbat13 on July 17th, 2017

Yes, despite averaging 101.5 wins for the past four seasons, the Atlantic City Broadwalkers have yet to win an Eastern Division title in League VI.28.

"We racked up 98 victories in 2029, 97 in 2030, 104 in 2031, and 107 this season!" roared controversial AC owner and GM, Milo Metalbat. "And our average run differential during this time period has been +304 runs, including +400 this year. Has Donald Trump put a hex on me for foreclosing on his New Jersey casinos? Or have the Russians hacked into Commissioner Steve's database? Or maybe my entire division is being manipulated by CIA and IRS emojis cleverly concealed in private server e-mails!"

A somewhat metaphoric and myopic Metalbat muttered that his goal for the 2033 season is "to win 120 games and still finish as the Eastern Division runner-up."

"Our team motto will continue to be WE'RE NUMBER TWO!" continued the AC massage parlor and adult entertainment mogul.

However, several on-line trolls, obviously queasy at the team's quadruple and querulous quotient of questionable quixotism, posted an image of a porta-potty with a sign reading, "We're TAKING a Number Two!"


Mar 29 2032: I Go, We Go, Hugo - by metalbat13 on May 23rd, 2017

Atlantic City owner Milo Metalbat recently gave 22-year old pitcher Hugo "Dipstick" Dupont his unconditional release.

Dupont, a somewhat narcissistic native of Strasbourg, France, accumulated a less-than-stellar 1.609 WHIP in three frustrating seasons of mound misery for two of the Broadwalkers' bottom-rung minor league affiliates, the Athol (Idaho) Afterburners and the Climax Springs (Missouri) Volcanoes. Opposing hitters have racked up a .300 lifetime batting average against him.

The rancid righthander is best remembered for his ESPN lowlight performance versus Dearborn Heights in a 2030 spring training contest. The horribly hammered hurler set an unofficial franchise record by surrendering 16 runs on 13 hits and 6 walks in less than three innings. During the 21-1 blowout, Hugo threw 106 pitches, only 54 of which were strikes.

Surprisingly, with less than eight hours remaining until Dupont clears waivers, nearly 60 broken-headed Broken Bat GMs have placed a claim on him.

"I don't understand it!" exclaimed Metalbat. "I have NEVER released a player that has attracted this much interest! Maybe these BB bozos believe that our French Fried Fireballer is the only living heir to DuPont Industries, which boasts a stock price of $77 per share and annual revenue of more than $25 billion. Either that, or they think that he has a twin sister that looks like Kate Upton!"


Jan 15 2032: No Su, Metalbat Blue - by metalbat13 on May 7th, 2017

Owner Milo Metalbat was widely criticized by fans, sportswriters, and even Commissioner Steve, for releasing 2B Zhihuan Su ("the best position player in BB Baseball,") with approximately 50 games remaining in the 2031 season.

"At the time, my Broadwalkers were ten games out of first place in Division VI.28," explained the AC overseer. "And the franchise was in the midst of losing almost 11 million bucks during the last 24 months. Heck, in addition to everything else, Su wanted to renegotiate his contract so that he'd get a 20% stake in my massive chain of massage parlors and adult entertainment centers!"

After letting the stud second sacker (current salary $9.2 Million) sign with the Pharr Falcons, Atlantic City made a late-season comeback, won 104 games, and actually went into the last day of the season tied with New York for the eastern division title. Unfortunately, the New Jersey based squad dropped the finale to the hated Yankees, 3-1, and placed second.

"Metalbat is an IDIOT!" tweeted fellow real estate magnate, reality TV star, and political potentate, Donald Trump. "In four seasons with the Broadwalkers, Su hit .321 in 566 games, smacked 106 taters, and compiled an OPS of .940. With those kind of offensive stats, he could take a Louisville Slugger and flatten the entire government of North Korea!"

Undeterred, Milo replied, "Yeah, but Zhihuan has a limp weenie for a throwing arm (rating of 5), and he plays with Dennis Rodman superhero dolls. He also voted for Hillary Clinton in the last election!"


Oct 27 2030: P as in Pond? - by metalbat13 on February 14th, 2017

Following a butt-ugly, season-ending four-game split with the York Frogs, Atlantic City owner and GM Milo Metalbat gave right-handed starting pitchers Dustin Stuart and Adrian Reynoso their unconditional releases late this afternoon.

"These two bozos accounted for almost $10.5 million in salary this year!" thundered the controversial massage parlor and adult entertainment magnate. "The choking and churlish chuckers were also directly responsible for both of our losses against the Yorkies. If they had instead won those two contests, we would have tied the green-headed hip-hopping amphibians for the Eastern Division title. Instead, this pair of putrid, punchless, puffball-throwing, pond-scum-sucking pitchers combined to surrender TEN earned runs in less than seven innings against the overgrown Tadpoles!"

Milo claimed that the ghost of Spuds MacKenzie, the phantom four-footed former Bud Light spokesdog, could easily perform better on the mound than Stuart and Reynoso.

"And Spuds doesn't even have any thumbs!" added the boss Broadwalker. "Plus, he always brings his own beer!"

A final incident leading to the termination of the two hurlers occurred when they were arrested by local authorities yesterday evening for allegedly urinating on a stuffed likeness of Kermit, the York mascot.

"A totally embarrassing display of public pollution without a Port-o-Let!" exclaimed Metalbat. "I told Dustin and Adrian to PITH the Frogs, but apparently they misheard my pronunciation of the last two consonants!"