A Look Back At Jim Seaman’s huge win over Green Bay All-Car in the 1996 ISC World Tournament

Written by Bob on November 14th, 2013

96.ISC.Seaman.Jim.1web Jim Seaman hurled one of the biggest wins in the 1996 ISC World Tournament by defeating the Green Bay All-Car Roadrunners. Photo By BOB OTTO

KIMBERLY, WISC. – In the 1996 ISC World Tournament, Jim Seaman hurled the Broken Bow, Neb. Qualigraphs to a huge upset victory over the Green Bay All-Car Roadrunners in the second game of the World Tournament.

Seaman allowed just four hits and one earned run in picking up the 5-2 victory, and outdueled Green Bay’s Michael White, who gave up nine hits.

mike.white Michael White (seen her in a Decatur Pride uniform) lost the matchup with Seaman, but went on to hurl All-Car to runner-up in the 1996 ISC World Tournament. He was selected a First-Team All-World pitcher for his 5-2 record in 40 innings, allowing 21 hits, six earned runs, seven walks with 68 strikeouts, and one of the tournaments top ERA’s at 1.47. Photo By BOB OTTO

Managed by ISC Hall of Fame manager, Ron “Doc” Simmons, Broken Bow went on to finish 10th (2-2) in the 48-team double elimination tournament, while Green Bay battled back, winning nine consecutive games to finish runner-up to the Tampa Bay Smokers.

Seaman finished 2-1 and in 25 innings allowed 22 hits, nine earned runs, five walks, struck out 22, and had a 2.25 ERA.

The big right-hander with an explosive rise ball, went on to record 23 wins in World Tournament play between 1987 to 1996, tying him with native New Zealanders, Chris Nicholas (1981-1990) and Brent Stevenson (1980-1987) for 29th on the Most Wins list in World Tournament play.

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