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Honours and Timeline

South West Baseball League Champions

2012 - Plymouth Mariners

2012 - Plymouth Mariners

2013 - Plymouth Mariners

2013 - Plymouth Mariners

2014 - Plymouth Mariners

2014 - Plymouth Mariners

2015 - Taunton Muskets

2015 - Taunton Muskets

2016 - Taunton Muskets

2016 - Taunton Muskets

2017 - Bristol Badgers

2017 - Bristol Badgers

2018 - Exeter Spitfires

2018 - Exeter Spitfires

2012

South West Baseball League inaugural season

Number of teams: 3

Bristol Bats, Plymouth Mariners, Torbay Barons

Champions:  Plymouth Mariners

2013

Exeter Spitfires enter the SWBL

Number of teams: 4

Bristol Bats, Exeter Spitfires, Plymouth Mariners, Torbay Barons

Champions: Plymouth Mariners

2014

Bristol Badgers (who join from the BBF) and Taunton Muskets enter the SWBL

Number of teams: 6

Bristol Badgers, Bristol Bats, Exeter Spitfires, Plymouth Mariners, Taunton Muskets, Torbay Barons

Champions:  Plymouth Mariners

2015

Taunton Musketoons enter the SWBL.  Torbay Barons fold

Number of teams: 6

Bristol Badgers, Bristol Bats, Exeter Spitfires, Plymouth Mariners, Taunton Musketoons, Taunton Muskets

Champions:  Taunton Muskets

2016

Newton Brewers enter the SWBL.  The League is split into 2 divisions based on previous finishing positions.  Divisions named 1 and 2

Number of teams: 7

Division 1:  Bristol Badgers, Bristol Bats, Plymouth Mariners, Taunton Muskets

Division 2:  Exeter Spitfires, Newton Brewers, Taunton Musketoons

Division 1 Winners:  Taunton Muskets   Division 2 Winners:  Exeter Spitfires

Champions:  Taunton Muskets

2017

St. Austell Claycutters enter the SWBL.  The Taunton Musketoons are renamed the Taunton Musketeers.  The League is now split into 2 geographical divisions which are named North and South.  The first SWBL Championship game is played

Number of teams: 8

North Division:  Bristol Badgers, Bristol Bats, Taunton Musketeers, Taunton Muskets

South Division:  Exeter Spitfires, Newton Brewers, Plymouth Mariners, St. Austell Claycutters

North Division Winners:  Bristol Badgers    South Division Winners:  Exeter Spitfires

Championship Game:  Bristol Badgers 9  Exeter Spitfires 3

Champions: Bristol Badgers

2018

The Weston Jets enter the SWBL.  The Bristol Badgers return to the BBF.  The Taunton Musketeers fold

Number of teams: 7

North Division:  Bristol Bats, Taunton Muskets, Weston Jets

South Division:  Exeter Spitfires, Newton Brewers, Plymouth Mariners, St. Austell Claycutters

North Division Winners:  Taunton Muskets   South Division Winners:  Exeter Spitfires

Championship Game:  Exeter Spitfires 16  Taunton Muskets 6

Champions: Exeter Spitfires

2019

Cardiff Merlins, Yeovil Whirlwinds and Bristol Buccaneers all enter the SWBL.  The St. Austell Claycutters are renamed the Cornish Claycutters.  The League is now split into 3 geographical divisions for the start of the season which are named North, Central and South.  From the geographical standings, teams will then be divided into Double A and Single A and compete for two Championships

Number of teams: 10

North Division:  Bristol Bats, Bristol Buccaneers, Cardiff Merlins, Weston Jets

Central Division:  Exeter Spitfires, Taunton Muskets, Yeovil Whirlwinds

South Division:  Cornish Claycutters, Newton Brewers, Plymouth Mariners

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