Steadman wins HR Derby

The 30th season of Maui Adult Baseball League action came to a close on Sunday as the Mauka team, comprised of All-Stars from the Upcountry Dirtbags, La Perouse Pirates, and Nahiku Gorillas, defeated the Makai team by a final of 9-5 at Eddie Tam Park in Makawao.

Following the All-Star Game, 10 of the league’s top power hitters battled in rainy conditions for the chance to hoist the MABL HR Derby Champion Belt. Eight different hitters went deep, with a total of 31 home runs hit throughout the Derby. In the final round, the Pirates’ Elias Steadman hit 4 longballs to edge out defending champion Callen Beeson.

In addition to the going home with the Champion Belt, Steadman will receive a custom wood bat for his performance! Full derby results are listed below.

Player Rd 1 Rd 2
Brian Christina 1
Evan Kusler 3 0
Ian Josh 2
Devin Cabos 0
Callen Beeson 6 2
Elias Steadman 3 4
Mike Abercrombie 4 1
Keoni Luft 3 0
Ryan Swindle 2
Roy Smith 0

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