Recently, a member of Televersemedia noticed Nick Benas and Jared Verrillo on the cover of a magazine and were intrigued by the organization they created named Big League Wiffle Ball. They were even more intrigued by their scheduled attempt to create a Guinness World Record of the largest wiffle ball tournament ever assembled.
Televersemedia will be taping a pilot for a reality show on the opening day of the Big League Wiffle Ball season which also happens to be their Guinness World Record attempt. May 2 and 3 will find wifflers raiding Hamden, Connecticut for their slot in history as well as a run at the prize money.
Southern Connecticut State University and Eli Whitney Technical High School will find the finest wiffle ball players in the country on their fields, swatting homeruns and battling for domination of the strike zone.
Benas, co-creator of Big League Wiffle Ball, says of the idea: “It's something I've had in mind for awhile. It's a great way to start off the season, a great way to get your friends together, and a great way to test your skills on the field. We've got some of the best wiffle ball players in the country coming out. The cameras will be rolling, so players need to bring their A game.”
Then he grins and says: “Just because there will be cameras doesn't mean there's instant replay. Same rules. Same game. Same quality that Big League Wiffle Ball provides.”
The registration deadline is April 27. Interesting wifflers can sign up by hitting the website: www.bigleaguewiffleball.com.