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HAMMER OF THE GODS TOURNAMENT IN SUNNYVALE, CA 6/18/00


Brandon drinks
Brandon drinks from the cup.
Dennis drinks
Dennis drinks from the cup.
Laurence drinks
Laurence kisses the cup.
Hammer Cup
Hammer of the Gods Trophy




Official Press Release (in Adobe Acrobat format)

Semifinal Playoff Rounds in Sunnyvale 6/18/00

DK defeats AM 3-0
Dennis Kim defeats Amir Massih in a sweep in the semifinal round of the Quest for the Cup.

In a matchup that featured Minnesota and Boston, Dennis handily beat Amir with a combined score of 15-3

DK clobbered 6 home runs with Minnesota in Game 1.

LW defeats BW 3-2
Laurence Witschi defeats Brandon Wright in a close series in their semifinal best-of-five round for the Cup.

In Boston vs. New York matchup, Witschi pulled off a nail-biting 2-1 victory in Game 5.

Boston pulled off victories in the first 2 games of the series for both of the competitors. Brandon winning 4-3 in game one, and Laurence winning 2-1 in 11 innnngs in Game 2. But in a surprising turn of events, the New York team won the next three games.

  • Game 3 (4-0) LW
  • Game 4 (5-2) BW
  • Game 5 (2-1) LW

  • DK bitterly congratulates LW on his Hammer of the Gods victory.

    Finals in Sunnyvale 6/18/00


    Laurence Witschi defeats Dennis Kim in the final round of the Quest for the Cup series, 3 games to 1.

    The matchup was Minnesota vs California.

  • Game 1 MN vs CA (2-1) LW (in 11 innings)
  • Game 2 CA vs MN (3-0) LW (LW hurls a no-hitter!)
  • Game 3 CA vs MN (4-2) DK
  • Game 4 MN vs CA (3-2) LW

    In Game 2 Witschi throws the first no-hitter in a championship series during the Hammer of the Gods era.



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