Brescia won the final of the Italian Baseball For Blind League, deafening Bologna 13-5.

Leonessa Brescia won against the Fortitudo Bologna White Sox in the final played at Leoni stadium in Bologna to claim the 2020 Italian Baseball for the Blind Championship.

Both teams had slugging starts. Brescia scored five runs in the top of the second and Bologna came back with four in the bottom half of the frame.

Brescia, led by league phenom Sarwar Ghulam, who hit a record five home runs (6-for-7 with 8 RBIs overall), broke the score open in the top of the third with four more runs.

Filippo Agretti, a member of the Fortitudo Bologna roster that won their third consecutive Italian Baseball League (IBL) championship, threw out the ceremonial first pitch to kick off the final.

Playball for the Italian Baseball for Blind League

WBSC press release
Photos courtesy of Lauro Bassani/AIBxC