2021 Season

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2021 Bull League season

April to September 2021

Number of games 162

Number of teams 16
Draft
Top draft pick Josh Moore

Selected by Seattle Salts
Regular season
Season MVP LL: John Rambo (CHI)
[[|ML]]: Payton Bint (WAS)

Season SKA LL: Knuckles Malone (TOR)
[[|ML]]: Chris Zerkle (CGY)
League postseason
LL Champions Chicago Pit Bulls
Runner-up Minneapolis Ravens

ML Champions Calgary Inferno
Runner-up Nevada Speeders
Bull Cup Champions
Champions Chicago Pit Bulls (3rd)
Bull Cup MVP John Rambo (CHI)
Seasons
← 2020

2022 →


The 2021 Bull League season began on April 1, 2021. It is the 30th season in which the teams contested for the Bull Cup at the conclusion of the season, since 1991.

An All-Star Game was played on July 13, 2021, at GTAGunSafety.com Stadium, home of the Lake League's Toronto Nomads.

The Bull League will adopt OOTP20 as the game simulation platform for the 2021 season

Schedule

The 2021 season will be the third season played with a Championship Season schedule length of 162 games, and began on April 5, and is scheduled to end on October 3. This schedule will include each team playing within its division 84 times (28 games against each division opponent), 66 times against opposing division teams, and 12 interleague games.

The first year player draft was held on June 8. The all-star game was held on July 13.

The trade deadline was extended to August 7 for this season.

The postseason will begin on October 5.

The season is expected to run from November 2019 to March 2020 in real-life

Major events

Hall of Fame inductions

Three players were inducted into the Bull League Hall of Fame on Jan. 14, 2021.

  1. . Dave Norman (Calgary Inferno)
  2. . Arturo Davila (Minneapolis Ravens)
  3. . Prennick Argon (St. Petersburg Admirals)

Contraction

At the conclusion of the 2020 season the league contracted by 4 teams. A contraction draft was held, and the divisions reorganized so that each one was balanced with four teams.

Anniversaries and special events

Throughout the season, various events and anniversaries will be recognized.

Team Occasion
Bull League 30th Anniversary of the first Bull Cup Championship Series and first Bull League All-Star Game
Chicago Pit Bulls 2020 Bull Cup Championship banner and ring ceremony (Opening Day)
Minneapolis Ravens 25th Anniversary of 1996 Bull Cup championship
Nevada Speeders 20th Anniversary of first and only Bull Cup championship (2001)
Ohio Oxen 5th Anniversary of 2016 Bull Cup championship

Award winners

Players of the Month

Award Month Lake League Metropolitan League
Player Team Player Team
Batter of the Month April John Rambo Chicago Pit Bulls Julio Rangel St. Petersburg Admirals
May John Rambo Chicago Pit Bulls Jorge Garzes Seattle Salts
June Justin Kelly Chicago Pit Bulls Payton Bint Washington Freedom
July John Rambo Chicago Pit Bulls Brian Bonner St. Petersburg Admirals
August John Rambo Chicago Pit Bulls Jorge Garzes Seattle Salts
September Bill Mahoney Minneapolis Ravens Chitoji Yamada Nevada Speeders
Pitcher of the Month April Brandon Flood Montreal Metros Jose Soto St. Petersburg Admirals
May Lenny Brisco Boston Brawlers Raul Acevedo Calgary Inferno
June Marshall Bennett Chicago Pit Bulls Al Mota Nevada Speeders
July Matthew Box Montreal Metros Chris Zerkle Calgary Inferno
August Steve Rollins New York Dragons Andy Boyles Washington Freedom
September Knuckles Malone Toronto Nomads Chris Zerkle Calgary Inferno
Rookie of the Month April Nick Yagaslov Toronto Nomads Fernando Mendolla Calgary Inferno
May Nick Yagaslov Toronto Nomads Fernando Mendolla Calgary Inferno
June Ray James Boston Brawlers Georges Henri Nevada Speeders
July Makanaakua Mano Chicago Pit Bulls Fernando Mendolla Calgary Inferno
August Lorenzo Gutierrez Minneapolis Ravens Mannus van Hulzen Arizona Cowboys
September Makanaakua Mano Chicago Pit Bulls Fernando Mendolla Calgary Inferno

References