The 2008 Cal Ripken, Sr. League Championship Series

Cal Ripken Senior League

abari Graham (left, #30) put four hits on the board for the T-Bolts, but Mike Lang (right) provided the late heroics with a walk-off homer to open the 2008 LCS. Photo by Brenda Dunham.

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE

The 2008 Cal Ripken, Sr. League Championship Series got underway with a bang on Tuesday. Mike Lang’s (Rutgers) walk-off home run in the bottom of the ninth carried the #6 Silver Spring-Takoma Thunderbolts over the #7 Rockville Express, 9-8, and into the evening’s game against the #3 College Park Bombers (in progress). Meanwhile, the #8 Maryland Redbirds went into enemy territory and defeated the host #5 Alexandria Aces, 11-4. The Redbirds then capped off their day of upsets by knocking off the #4 Herndon Braves, 7-3.