Hong Kong Dragons
First game in franchise history.
1, 1998: After just one season, the Sydney
Taipans relocate to the Congo and are renamed the
1, 1999: Things don't work out in Kinshasa,
so the team moves south to Namibia and becomes the Windhoek
1, 2000: The team is on the move yet again.
They get out of Africa and move to the San Francisco
Bay Area. They set up shop on Alcatraz Island and rename
themselves the Alcatraz Assassins.
1, 2000: Keith Williams wins the Blizzard
League Rookie of the Year Award.
1, 2001: Playing on an island in the middle
of San Francisco Bay made it rather difficult to draw
fans, so the team moves again. They head to British
Columbia and become the Vancouver Vipers.
1, 2002: Never content to stay in a city
for more than one season, the team relocates for the
fifth straight season. They move to Illinois and become
the Chicago Whales.
1, 2005: The Whales manage to stay in Chicago
for three seasons, a record for the franchise, but the
team decides once again that it's time to pack up and
go. Hong Kong, which during the first season of the
league hosted a team, successfully lobbies for the team
to relocate and become the Hong Kong Dragons.
7, 2007: Chadwick Kingman is named the Blizzard
League Rookie of the Year.
5, 2008: Sandy Koufax throws a perfect game
against the Motown Miracles.
5, 2009: Sandy Koufax receives the Blizzard
League Cy Young Award.
6, 2009: A day after Sandy Koufax wins the
Cy Young Award, Honus Wagner is named the MVP in the
Playoffs: The Dragons
win their first Weaver Series! In their first
ever trip to the postseason they go all the way, defeating
the New York Nukes in five games.