Bandits:

2553

Opponents:

527

    EST. 1989: #El Paso STRONG – Strength in Faith and Strength of Character . . . We are now in our 31st Year and have over 1.114 Million Views to our Bandit Web Site . . . Bandit Baseball Mission Statement: Growing Great Men, One Little Boy at a Time . . . Bandit Core Values: My Faith, My Family, My Team, My Self . . . Bandit Core Priorities: Academics, Attitude, Ability, Strength in Faith and Strength of Character . . . IN MEMORIAM “Happy Birthday” to Catalina “Grandma Bandit” Hernandez Who Would Have Celebrated Her 92nd Birthday on Saturday October 19, 2019: “The Little Things Done Well become the Big Things” . . . Our Home Page Picture is of a group of our 2006 Bandits including R J Franco With the Heavenly Smiley Emoji on His Cap Who Has Joined Our Lord’s Heavenly Kingdom and Would Have Celebrated His 25th Birthday on October 15 . . . In 1992, Coach Mike coined the phrase “It’s a Great Day to be a Bandit” and it remains True Today: “Happy Birthday” IN MEMORIAM To Bandit R J Franco Who Would Have Turned 25 on Tuesday October 15 . . . “Happy Birthday” to Bandit Marc Vargas Who Turned 28 on Thursday October 10 . . . “Happy Birthday” to High School All City and 4X High School All District Player, College Scholarship Player and Bandit 2002 National Finalist Julio Velez Who Turned 29 on Tuesday October 8 . . . “Happy Birthday” to Bandit Coach Charlie Bombach Who Turned 48 on Monday October 7 . . . “Happy Birthday” to Bandit Chris Rubio Who Turned 28 on Monday October 7 . . . “Happy Birthday” to Bandit Brian Hebblethwaite Who Turned 28 on Friday October 4 . . . “Happy Birthday” to Bandit C J Avalos Who Turned 28 on Thursday October 3 . . . Thank You our Bandit Web Site Hits 1.114 Million Views with 3,647 Hits to our Web Site for the Week Ending Sunday October 13, 2019 . . . Hit “Inside the Diamond” for stories on our Bandits and our Bandit Families . . .
  • "We Pray that our Roots help you find your Wings - - that God will Fill your Heart with Dreams and that Faith will give you the Courage to Dare to do Great Things" . . . Thank you we had 3,647 hits to our website this past week ending Sunday October 13, 2019 . . .  Check out "Inside the Diamond" for updates on our Bandits including our newest team, Pro Bandits, College Bandits, High School Bandits and our Bandit Family
  • “Thank You” our Bandit web site records hit # 1.114 Million
  • Our Web Site recorded hit # 1,o00,000 on Sunday April 9, 2019 . . . 3,647 hits for the week ending Sunday October 13, 2019
  • “BanditBall” 2018: Another season, another Championship
  • "BanditBall 2018: "Lil" Bandits go 21-2 and capture Sportspark Regular Season and Post Season Tournament Championships "BanditBall" 2017: "Lil" Bandits go 16-2 and capture Sportspark Regular Season Championship "BanditBall" 2016: "Lil" Bandits win the last 3 in a row including the "if" game 14-6 to capture the USSSA Silver Division Tournament Championship "BanditBall" 2014: Bandits went undefeated in capturing the Southwest Baseball League Championship . . .
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  • Thanks to all our Bandit players, coaches, family members and supporters for helping to make this happen. We were different because you made a difference. We are what you allowed us to become, El Paso's best youth baseball organization!
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  • to all our Bandit Parents, Family Members, Players and Coaches - - We were different because you made a difference
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  • that our Roots help you find your Wings - - "that God will Fill your Heart with Dreams and that Faith gives you the Courage to Dare to do Great Things"
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1998, 2000 & 2002 Bandit Champions

Our Bandit 1998 and 2000 National Finalists, Bandit 3X National Regional Champions, Bandit 4X Texas State Champions, a Team which Won 471 Games while losing only 62 from 1997 to 2000 in Spring and Fall Ball Play including winning 104 Games while losing 13 in Spring 2000, winning 94 and losing only 8 Games in Spring 1999; went 16-0 in capturing the 14 and Under Sportspark League as 13 Year Olds in 2000, they played in every Tournament Championship they entered from 1997 to 2000 except for 1 time in Steamboat Springs Colorado in 1999, 10 Players Pitched, 5 Players Rotated as Catchers, All 12 were “I Bit the Dirt” Infielders and 7 were “Sky Kings” in the Outfield, 5 Earned High School National Honor Society Membership, All 12 Earned High School All District Honors, 5 Were All City Selections, 2 Were All District MVP’s, 1 Was an All City MVP, 8 Players Went On to Play College Baseball, 1 Was Drafted to Play Pro Baseball, 1 Was a 3X Big 12 All Conference Player, 1 Coached at the University of Oklahoma, 1 is a State Trooper, 1 is a Police Officer, 4 are High School Coaches and All are Tremendous Young Men Who as a Neighborhood Team from Primarily the Hanks/Montwood Area Captured National Honors repeatedly against State Wide Select Teams from throughout the United States, No One Outworked Them, No One Broke Their Spirit and No One Has Matched What this Group of Neighborhood Kids committed to Become – – Not only the Best in El Paso or Texas But Consistently the Best in the USA

The 2002 team finished with the most wins in one year, 95-19 and in 2nd place in the nation by finishing in 2nd place at the Super Series Baseball of America 11 and Under World Series in Arkansas. We went undefeated in pool play at the World Series and our only two losses were by one run to the team that won the championship from Chez Sydney, Louisiana. The Championship game went 11 innings and lasted 4 hours. The year began with a tournament championship in San Antonio, Texas, in which the Bandits defeated 3 state ranked teams. During the year we defeated the Texas State Champions, the Louisiana State Champions and the 2001 National Champions.

Season Highlights: Won the USSSA Texas State Championship; won the Super Series Regional Championship in San Antonio, Texas; won the USSSA Regional Championship in Hobbs, New Mexico & in Midland, Texas; won local tournaments and the Sportspark championship.