Leksand Lumberjacks win Swedish Baseball Championship

Leksand Lumberjacks win Swedish Baseball Championship
02/09/2021
Leksand beat Rättvik, 4-2, in the final. Pitcher Per Sjörs earned MVP honours.

The Leksand Lumberjacks defeated the Rättvik Butchers, 4-2, in the final of the Swedish Elitseries, to win the top baseball league in the country. They succeed last year's champions the Sölvesborg Firehawks.

Starting pitcher Per Sjörs went the distance, earning the win and MVP honours.

BOXSCORE, PLAY BY PLAY

Leksand finished the regular season in first place and defeated Sundyberg in the semifinal, 5-2, thanks to a brilliant performance by pitcher Oscar Syrén.

Elitseries playoffs results

Semifinals

Sundyberg-Leksand 2-5
Sundsvall-Rättvik 4-7

Final

Leksand-Rättvik 4-2

Cover photo is by Swedish Baseball and Softball Federation's Lars Sundin.