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2021 USSSA 22nd Annual Cincinnati Major tournament preview!

 

 

22nd Annual 

 

Cincinnati Major

 

Nationwide Conference USSSA!

 

July 16-18

 

Tournament Preview

Preview presented by 

 

2021 Cincinnati bracket and team list link

 

 

The Cincinnati Major is this Friday through Sunday at the Mid America Ballyard and River City West parks in Cincinnati, Ohio located on the Miami river.  The games start on Friday at 4:00 PM eastern time with 44 teams total from 15 different states, and 25 of the teams are part of the Nationwide Conference USSSA league.  20 of the teams are classed 'A' and above.  There is also a 20 team Women's Major going on at both parks as well starting Friday night.  That tournament includes all 6 Women's Major teams and 8 'A' teams.  Both tournaments are among the strongest field of teams that we will see this year!  On the men's side the winner will get 150 + (25 x 4) = 250 Conference Points!

The weather looks to be in the 80's and there is rain in the forecast so expect long games and long days and we will crown a well deserved champion!  There are lots of story lines.  The top 3 Major teams are close in points and fighting for the Conference championship.  Xtreme and Precision need good weekends to help them get to the Major World Series.  And what 'A' team will have a break through weekend and put themselves in position for the major?

USSSALive.com Livestream Link

Link to Chat Room

 

Team Breakdown:
44 Teams Overall
25 Nationwide Conference USSSA Teams
4 Major Teams
5  'AA' Teams
11 'A' Teams
9 'B' Teams
15 'C' Teams

 


 

Shea Nations Cincy picks!

This weekend at the Cincinnati Major in Cincinnati, OH will have 4 major teams and 5 AA teams, 11 A, 9 B and 15 C teams.  The tournament will begin on Friday evening at 4 pm with the play-in and first round games and then the second round will start at 6:40 pm on Friday night.  SmashItSports/Newbreed/TDB/RF/BD/T3 is the #1 overall seed based on Conference points and the favorite after their Smoky Tournament Championship.  The other teams looking to upset the #1 seed are: Resmondo/Smash It/Menosse/Thunder; MPT Rentals/Juno Athletics and Dan Smith/Proton.

The Cincinnati Major Predictions:  The "Elite 8" starts at 12:30 pm on Saturday.  The winners advance to the "Final Four" which should be Dan Smith versus Resmondo and SNI versus Smash It Sports.  Immediately following the "Final Four" is the undefeated game and should get a rematch of the Smoky Championship game between Resmondo and Smash It Sports.  In the loser's bracket, can Chick-fil-A / BAF Sports continue the hot streak?  Watch for Silverbacks/Revolution Ath/Koval to upset some conference teams like they did in Chicago.

Shea's Final Picks for the Cincinnati Major:
1. SmashItSports/Newbreed/TDB/RF/BD/T3
2. Resmondo/Smash It/Menosse/Thunder
3. Dan Smith/Proton
4. SNI/Thunder/Chosen/DeMarini
5. MPT Rentals/Juno Athletics
    Sports Reach/Worth/CT/Grizzy

 

 

Oldscout pollsters went with Resmondo…

 


 

Fields

 

Mid America Ballyard

All 4 fields now are around 300 feet. 

It is 422 feet to the top of the hill on the main field out behind the homerun fence just for reference.

6960 Blue Rock Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45247

 

River City West

River City West Sports Complex
10400 State Route 128
Harrison, Ohio 45030

 


 

Weekend Weather

 

 


 

Past Winners

2020 Winner – Dan Smith/Menosse/Steven Smith/FAI

2020 Cincinnati tournament report link

2020 Results
1st – CA-M  Dan Smith/Menosse/Steven Smith/FAI
2nd – NJ-AA  Anarchy/MPT Rentals

3rd – NY-M  Smash It/Thunder/Backman/Albicocco
4th – FL-M  Resmondo/Smash It/Sonny's/JJ's/RDD

 


 

2019 Winner – TDB/Racks/Athlon

2019 Cincinnati tournament report link

2019 Results
1st NC-M TDB/Racks/Athlon
2nd CA-AA Bay Area/Rapid Fire/Bad Draw/Easton

3rd FL-M Resmondo/SIS/Thunder/RDD/H.Auto
4th CA-M Xtreme/Miken/ASP/Athlon

 


 

 

 

2018 Winner – Tie between Dan Smith, Smash It Sports, Racks/Astros, and Pure Sports due to rain

2018 Cincinnati tournament report link

2018 Results
Tie for 1st between Dan Smith, Smash It Sports, Racks/Astros, and Pure Sports

 


 

2017 Winner – Smash It Sports/Scene/TDB/Miken/Worth

2017 Cincinnati tournament report link

2017 Results
1 NY-M Smash It Sports/Scene/TDB/Miken/Worth
2 IL-AA Precision/3rd Street/GBrand/Easton

3 FL-M Resmondo/O.A. Apparel/H.Auto/SpTank/Easton
4 CA-M Dan Smith/Menosse

 


 

2016 Winner – Backman Louisville Slugger

2016 Cincinnati tournament report link

2016 Results
1 IN-M Backman Louisville Slugger
2 NY-M The Scene/Albicocco/Worth/Miken/Monsta

3 FL-M Resmondo Specialty Tank Worth
4 NY-M Smash It Sports/ASP/HAuto/MrWiggles/Easton

 


 

 

2015 Winner – Backman/Shoppe/Louisville Slugger

2015 Cincinnati tournament report link

2015 Results
1 IN-M Backman/Shoppe/Louisville Slugger
2 NY-M
Resmondo-Specialty Tank Worth
3 IL-A Precision/Easton/DO
4 NY-M Smash It Sports/Compound Athletics/H Auto/Easton

 


 

2014 Winner – Resmondo

2014 Cincinnati tournament report link

2014 Results
1 FL-M Resmondo-Specialty Tank Worth
2 NY-M Laservision/H.Auto/JJ's/Easton
3 NY-A Team Albicocco/Scene/Easton/Elite
4 AL-A Baugh Doerflinger Nat-Pawn/Easton

 


 

2013 Winner – Resmondo

2013 Cincinnati tournament report link

2013 Results
1 FL-M Resmondo-Specialty Tank Worth
2 NY-M Laservision/DesertFalls/Boombah/Easton
3 NY-A Albicocco/The Scene/Easton
4 FL-A Demarini/Dirty/XtremeAthletics

 


 

2012 Winner – Resmondo

2012 Cincinnati tournament report link

2011 Cincinnati tournament report link

2010 Cincinnati tournament report link

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Random video clips from the 2012 Cincinnati Major

2012 Results
1 FL-M Resmondo-specialty tank worth
2 NY-M Laservision/anni/supr/d2/easton
3 NY-A TYJA – Suncoast Reebok
4 VA-A Team 454/Emerald/Worth 

 


 

2006 to 2011 Results

2011 Results
1 FL-M Resmondo-specialty tank / worth
2 WA-M GTL Cartel/DeMarini
3 WA-M Team combat/laservision/d2e/supreme
4 TN-A Shoppe / team tps / d2e / elite 

2010 Results
1 WA-A GTL CARTEL/WORTH
2 NY-A albicocco's/the scene/worth
3 MI-A Sinister/line drive/sss/worth/mojo
4 IA-B Pipac/TCP/Easton

2009 Results
1 TN-A Jeanshoppe/chaneys/easton/sports55
2 MI-A Bud light/tps/linedrive/sports55
3 OH-B PRI/MFAB/Insanity
4 OH-B EAP/Easton

2008 Results
1 FL-M Resmondo/specialty tank/worth
2 TN-A Jean Shoppe/Easton
3 OH-B Blitz/watanabe/bull/minges drywall
4 WA-A GTL/Creative Stucco/Worth

2007 Results
1 FL-M Resmondo Softball
2 FL-M Bellcorp/belcher/tai/backman
3 NY-A The Scene
4 WA-M Team combat/benfield/dalsanders

2006 Results
1 VA-M Benfield/reece/shade/am las vegas
2 FL-M Bell corp/taylor/belcher/easton
3 OH-A Watanabe/katt/ttp/b&a/sup/tps
4 MI-A Northwest pipe/bud light/3n2/easton

 

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