Skip to main content
  • Adelaide Bite
  • Brisbane Bandits
  • Canberra Cavalry
  • Melbourne Aces
  • Perth Heat
  • Sydney Blue Sox
Below is an advertisement.
Thrilling climax garners worldwide attention
Reaction from all corners as Perth repeat as champs
02/13/2012 10:52 AM ET
Perth players celebrate their second straight league title Sunday.
Perth players celebrate their second straight league title Sunday. (SMP Images / Theron Kirkman)
SYDNEY, 13 February - Capping off an outstanding second season of baseball in Australia, the Melbourne Aces and Perth Heat went to the brink and then some in the decisive Game 3 of the ABLCS. Take a look at baseball's reaction around the globe.

The West Australian: Perth retain national baseball title

The West Australian: Heat trump Aces for another title

The Age: Game 1 - Vasquez pitches Perth to within sight of crown

Perth Now: Heat's McOwen featured in Chris Robinson's 'Starting Five'

Adelaide Now: Baseball league hits a home run

Sydney Morning Herald: Aces to use ABL pain next season

The Roar: Australian baseball finally out of the woods

ABC News: Heat snatches victory from Aces

ABC News: Heat retain ABL title

ABC News: Aces star joins Giants

Channel 7: Santo, Sam and Ed's Sports Fever looks at ABLCS

9 Wide World of Sports: Perth manager weighs up ABL future

Fox Sports: Monday Sports Fix

Fox Sports: Perth Heat claim Australian Baseball League crown with marathon 13th-inning win over Melbourne Aces

Fox Sports: Heat claim title (video)

Fox Sports: Game 2 - Aces beat Heat (video)

Fox Sports: Game 1 - Vasquez puts heat one up (video)

MLB.com: Perth rallies, tops Melbourne in extras for title

MLB.com: Game 3 - McOwen races home on wild pitch to capture ABL crown (video)

MLB.com: Game 3 - McOwen's game-tying sac fly (video)

MLB.com: Game 3 - Harman's two-run single (video)

MLB.com: Game 3 - Graham's RBI single (video)

MLB.com: Game 2 - Aussie Series headed to decisive Game 3

MLB.com: Game 1 - Australian baseball championship series under way

Baseball Nation: More televised winter baseball, please

Detroit Free Press: Tigers add Perth's Saupold

Joliet Slammers: Joliet adds some more championship experience, signing Perth's Brown

Keep checking TheABL.com.au for more worldwide reports and reaction to the 2012 Australian Baseball League season.

This story was not subject to the approval of the Australian Baseball League or its clubs.