2007 CBL Championship

This page is dedicated to the 2007 Continental Baseball League championship series.  It took place in Texas City, Texas in August 2007.  It featured three teams (Bay Area Toros, Tarrant County Blue Thunder, and the Texas Heat).  It featured a tournament-style of championship with the Tarrant County Blue Thunder getting a “bye” due to leading the 2007 CBL regular season in win percentage.

The Blue Thunder won the championship series.


Here is a set of random photos from the awards and different games of the 2007 CBL championship:


Here is a recap and box score from the final game of the 2007 CBL championship series in Texas City.  The Tarrant County Blue Thunder defeated the Bay Area Toros by a final score of 6-3.  The link you will click is an archive.org (Wayback Machine) snapshot from the original TarrantProBall.com website:  click here

Article about the first day of the CBL playoffs with a short recap featuring the Bay Area Toros defeating the Texas Heat, but the Toros then losing in the second game to the Tarrant County Blue Thunder.  It then mentions the next afternoon’s schedule of the Heat and Toros to play in an elimination game with the winner then facing the Blue Thunder for the championship game that night:  https://www.chron.com/sports/article/AROUND-SPORTS-Toros-top-Heat-in-CBL-postseason-1837740.php

Baseball-reference.com page about the Blue Thunder, mentioning the 2007 championship:  https://www.baseball-reference.com/bullpen/Tarrant_County_Blue_Thunder

Here is a forum link mentioning the Blue Thunder winning the championship:  http://www.mwcboard.com/index.php?/topic/9424-they-win-the-cbl-championship/

Link about the 2007 playoffs/championship series and quotes from Jim Bolt about the Toros and the field at Robinson Stadium in Texas City:  http://www.chron.com/neighborhood/article/CBL-championships-It-s-a-new-ballgame-for-Toros-9585933.php


Here is a video taken after the game with Curtis Wilkerson, Eddie Aguilar, Alan Burt and championship series MVP Joe Pagan:

Here is a short video clip taken right before the National Anthem during the playoffs when the Texas Heat faced the Bay Area Toros: