|Phil Jackson and John Bullock
started playing darts in the Minute Man Dart League from
its inception in 1974 and played continuously for 80
seasons of league darts. In addition to being
among the very best players of their generation, each
have made numerous contributions to the league
throughout their careers as ambassadors of the sport and
helped lay the foundation that made the MMDL the
world-renowned and respected organization that it is
today. We salute these legends of the game without whom
the league would never have been the same.
The Minute Man Dart League wants to extend our
thanks and gratitude to these outstanding
individuals for their loyalty, commitment and
service, and hereby dedicate the Spring 2015 season
and its championship playoffs in their honor.
About Phil Jackson
Phil was a founding member of the Ballantine Ale
League which became the Minute Man Dart League in 1974.
His career accomplishments include:
- Inducted in the
National Darts Hall of Fame - Class of 2015
(nominated by Chris Jensen)
- Inaugural league MVP
- Threw a perfect 301 in the first season of
- First ever champion of the league's singles
- One of a few players to play in a
trans-continental match against an England national
team facilitated via telephone.
- Multiple Super A Championships
- Multiple tournament titles from across the
- One of the greatest players to ever play in
John was a founding member of the Minute Man Dart
League and was part of the pioneering team that oversaw
MMDL's rise as the world's largest league during the
golden era of North American darts. His voice behind the
microphone was a staple on the local tournament scene
for many years.
- 1974- 1976- BBC (Bombay Bicycle Club) Holiday
- 1976-1978- Randolph Depot, Randolph, MA
- 1978-1980- Shannon Pub, Hanover,MA---South Shore
Area Champs --A Division
- 1980-1985- Joseph's Pub, Brockton,MA--four (4)
time MMDL A State Champs MMDL at one point 3 in a
- 1985-1986-Maple Lounge Brockton,MA
- 1986-2000- Matt's Villa
- 1993 MMDL Super A State Champs
- 2000- MMDL South Shore Area Singles Champ
- 2000-20014- Rockland Eagles
- 1982-2001--held the following MMDL positions on
the MMDL BOD--- A division Rep, South Shore Area
Director, MMDL VP, MMDL President, MMDL Executive
Director Director , MMDL Business Administrator,
- Co-Director of MMDL Tournaments--Firecracker
Open,Clipper City Open, Frosty Open, Witch City
Open, New England Darts Challenge.
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This new program is designed to recognize league members who are
positive role models in darts, have unrivaled passion for the sport and
want to help us promote darts among their fellow players and peers.
Ambassadors will get the
red carpet treatment and each receive a special RR Ambassador Jersey,
additional RR gear and maybe some surprises!
You don't have to be
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you just have to LOVE DARTS...
There are no strict
requirements but MMDL's RR Ambassadors embody the following
- Is an enthusiastic player whose love of the game is obvious
- Presents themselves as a positive representative of the sport
- Plays with great sportsmanship and respect for opponents and