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 Dan Deratany

 Website Editor

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Super Senior   

Softball  

 (58 and over Men's Softball League)

 Presented By:

 The Brevard Super Senior Softball  League, Inc.

       

 

MONDAY NIGHT LEAGUE

 

 

LIBERTY PARK Softball Fields

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 The Goals of the Brevard Super Senior Softball League are:

 

Provide a healthy sporting activity for senior men 55 and over - An opportunity to make new friends - Enjoy one evening a week in friendly competition - Encourage each other while promoting fair play and teamwork.

 

The Brevard Super Senior Softball League is governed by a Board of Directors with the following goals: (1) Establish as evenly balanced teams as possible for each 13 week season, to have competitive balance.  (2) Players joining after the league begins play will be placed on a waiting list and assigned to a team as the need arises, while maintaining the other goals. (3) Oversee the participants play and behavior, in order to address issues that arise that are not consistent with the leagues goals and published rules.

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Around the League News

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 REVISED MAKE-UP GAME SCHEDULE

Date Time Field # Home Away
    Field 1 ORIOLES TWINTWO
Aug 29 6:45 PM Field 3 ISLANDS FISH GRILL SENTINELS
    Field 4 REMAX ELITE GATORS
         
Sept 5      NO GAMES ON LABOR DAY  
         
    Field 1 ISLANDS FISH GRILL TWINTWO
Sept 12 6:45 PM Field 3 ORIOLES GATORS
    Field 4 REMAX ELITE SENTINELS

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 TOURNAMENT GAMES SCHEDULE

Six team Round Robin Tournament

Every team plays every other team once, the teams that finish, after the first five games, in first and second place shall play their sixth game for the Tournament Championship. The teams that finish third and fourth shall play their sixth game to determine third place, the teams that finish fifth and sixth shall play their sixth game for fifth place. The home team for each game shall be determined by a flip of the coin.

Monday

Team

Team

Field

Time

Sept 19 REMAX ELITE SENTINELS #1 6:45
" TWINTWO GATORS #2 6:45
"  ORIOLES ISLANDS FISH GRILL #4 6:45
"  ISLANDS FISH GRILL TWINTWO #1 8:00
"  SENTINELS  ORIOLES #2 8:00  
"  REMAX ELITE  YANKEES #4 8:00

Monday

Team

Team

Field

Time

Sept 26 GATORS ISLANDS FISH GRILL #1 6:45
" REMAX ELITE ORIOLES #2 6:45
"  SENTINELS TWINTWO #4 6:45
"  SENTINELS GATORS #1 8:00
"  ORIOLES  TWINTWO #2 8:00  
"  REMAX ELITE  ISLANDS FISH GRILL #4 8:00

Monday

Team

Team

Field

Time

Oct 3 GATORS ORIOLES #1 6:45
" ISLANDS FISH GRILL SENTINELS #2 6:45
"  TWINTWO REMAX ELITE #3 6:45
"  TBD TBD #1 8:00
"  TBD  TBD #2 8:00  
"  TBD  TBD #3 8:00

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Player Application Form

(Click above Application Form link to view, fill out, and print)

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                   Team Rosters                  Schedules

(Click on the Team Rosters and Master Schedule above to view)

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Sponsorship Form

(Click above Sponsorship Form link to view and print)

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BSSSL Rules and Regulations

(Click on BSSSL  Rules and Regulations above to access:)

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SSUSA-Rulebook-2015-Web.pdf

Click on link above to view

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Check out Lou Jiannine's New article on Hitting below:

Tips for Hitting from the Tee (New)

Click on link above to view

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Monday Night League

2016 SUMMER SEASON

REGULAR SEASON LEAGUE STANDINGS

Team

GP

W

L

Pct

GB

REMAX ELITE REALTY

 16

 10

6

.625

 -

ORIOLES

 16

 9 7 .563  1

GATORS

 16

 8

8

.500

 2

TWINTWO

 16

 7

9

.438

 3

ISLANDS FISH GRILL

 16

 7

9

.438

 3

SENTINELS

 16

 7

9

.438

 3

       

Team

Runs/For

Runs/Against

+-

GATORS

232

225

7

ISLANDS FISH GRILL 216 226 -10

ORIOLES

218

217

1

REMAX ELITE REALTY 237 211 26
SENTINELS

229

253

-24

TWINTWO 214 214 0

During the season, in case of a tie in the standings, the teams with the better Runs For & Against record, or Highest Percentage shall determine position in the standings. For Final League Standings, first, head to head competition shall determine position, if there is still a tie the better Runs For & Against record shall determine, if there is yet another tie a flip of the coin will determine Final League Standings.)

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 Monday League Game Results

August 22nd Game Results

Games

Teams

Score 
Game 1
ORIOLES
ISLANDS FISH GRILL
11
12
     
Game 2
ISLANDS FISH GRILL
ORIOLES
18
3
     
Game 1
SENTINELS
GATORS
5
20
     
Game 2
GATORS
SENTINELS
13
21
     
Game 1
 TWINTWO
 REMAX
7
13
     
Game 2
REMAX
TWINTWO
17
16
     

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Upcoming Games

Monday

Home

Away

Field

Time

August 29 ORIOLES TWINTWO #1 6:45
" ISLANDS FISH GRILL SENTINELS #2 6:45
"  REMAX ELITE GATORS #4 6:45
"  TWINTWO ORIOLES #1 8:00
"  SENTINELS ISLANDS FISH GRILL #2 8:00  
"  GATORS REMAX ELITE #4 8:00

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Super Senior Batting Statistics

(Updated Player Statistics as of the August 22nd Games)

Thank you Paul Mouritsen for doing a great job of logging the stats for our league,

 

GATORS

 

ORIOLES

 

REMAX ELITE

 

SENTINELS

 

ISLANDS FISH GRILL

 

 TWINTWO

 

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MONDAY NIGHT LEAGUE

HOMERUN UPDATE

Over-The-Fence Homerun Standings

(Team Managers please report all over the fence homeruns and they will be added to this list)

 

 Gerry Duguay ISLANDS FISH GRILL  9

 John Feronti ISLANDS FISH GRILL  6

Dale Blankenship TWINTWO  3

Fred Keeney TWINTWO  3

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WELCOME NEW TEAM SPONSORS

We want to welcome the two new team sponsors to our league, The Islands Fish Grill, and

REMAX Elite Realty, please checkout their websites, by clicking on their logos below.

 

321-956-0559

Islands Fish Grill is offering a 10% discount to all Players in our League,

to get the discount just mention that you are a player in our Senior League.

 
(321) 890-7853

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(Click on the Direct Sports logo above to access their website.)

 Miken Ultra II and DUDLEY Bat Sale

 You need to know that Direct Sports is offering our league players a great deal on Miken, Dudley, and Combat softball bats, the delivered price, including free shipping for any of the following bats is:

 

The Popular Miken Ultra II (Black) bat which is now only $155.00.

NEW 2016 Miken Two-piece ULTRA II Maxload bat, which is only $197.00;

NEW 2016 Miken Two-piece ULTRA II Balanced bat, which is only $197.00;

NEW 2016 Miken Two-piece ULTRA II Endload "Big Cat", which is only $197.00;

 DUDLEY LIGHTNING End-loaded 12" & 13" barrel models, which are only $169.99;
 DUDLEY LIGHTNING Balanced 13" barrel model, which is only $169.99;

2016 Combat Swing Kong Nifong Slowpitch Bat, which is only $149.99

 

All you need to do is call 1-800-456-0072, make sure you tell them you are a Brevard Super Senior
 Softball League
player and you want our website advertised Senior Softball bat discount.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Lou Jiannine is a student of the hitting art and he is writing a series of articles on bats and batting for our website. Lou says, "selecting and using the correct softball bat is essential for the hitter who seeks to maximize his effectiveness." Just click on the following articles to review:       

1. "Basic Bat Information"

2. "Selecting the Optimum Bat Weight"

3. "Balanced and End Loaded Bats"

4. "Miken Bats, Red or Black"

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 Have You Ever Wondered How Miken Bats Are Made

Click on the following link to see the process of how the Miken Carbon Fiber Bats are really

made, most of it is by hand, it's very interesting, check it out!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EAkeZQmTMRE&feature=youtube_gdata_player

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BSSSL HALL OF FAME PLAYERS

Frank Valenti, Bucky Miller, Pepper Hale, Lloyd Cheney

 

 

CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW TO VIEW THE VIDEO OF THE FIRST HALL OF FAME PLAYER.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n1OKfRk62aM&feature=em-upload_owner 

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Click on the FSSA link above, and the Feeding the Dream Fund link below

Feeding the Dream Fund Drive

The Florida Senior Sports Association (FSSA), GIVING FEELS AWESOME (GFA) charitable arm of the organization is focused on a fundamental principle: Those with much, helping those with little! The GFA is led by Director of Operations, Rafael Nunez, and is an operating 501c charitable organization.

 

Check out their video by clicking the link below

www.Vimeo.com/ondemand/extrainnings

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ACOUSTI 60's Tournament Team Article

 A REAL TEAM EFFORT AT IT'S FINEST, THAT WILL BE REMEMBERED FOREVER

(Click above to read article)

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BULLETIN BOARD ANNOUNCEMENTS

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SOFTBALL SHOES FOR SALE

 

Boombah, size 11 Black/Columbia color, used once paid, $70  would like to sell for $40

Contact Steve Colantonio at (321-427-5275)

 

NIKE, size 10.5, never used, traditional black and white, paid $50, asking $25

Contact Dan Deratany at (321-543-1885)

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 Nana's House

 Click on Nana's House above for Volunteering details

Where Neglected, Abused, Needy or Abandoned children

can come and experience God's love

 

VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED

 

http://nanaschildrenshome.com/

Click above to access their website

 

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The Ken Boyer Story

Hey Guys, just so you are aware, our Softball Brother Ken Boyer, from the Supreme Lending team, has gone through hell for the past year, battling cancer. The good news is, after beating it, he gained his strength back and became a force on our Monday night softball league, hitting two over the fence homeruns in his first two at bats for the season. We included him on our FHC Championship Tournament team Acousti, two weeks ago we won the Championship again in Tampa, with Ken in the lineup, but the problems for Ken continued. After our games were over on Saturday, in the parking lot, Ken was involved in an accident and is waiting on the surgeons to schedule his surgeries. Our prayers are with Ken for successful surgeries and a quick recovery, so he can once again join us for softball fun. Ken has asked if I could post his words below...God Bless You Ken!!!

 

Words of Appreciation from Ken Boyer

I would like to thank all the guys in our league, teammates and opponents alike for all the phone calls, well wishes, and prayers. You never know how much something like that means to you until you experience it first hand. I’ve played in leagues all over the country, but never have I played in one that all the guys as a whole were a Band of Brothers, or a fraternity if you like. I’ve never felt the closeness we share, nor have I ever felt the respect that has been shown to me, but more than anything, I’ve never felt the genuine concern over my well being as I have here. It is my plan to have my surgeries and come back and rejoin the league, hopefully bigger, stronger and faster and have an arm that allows me to throw the ball across the field in the air…LOL Really guys, I appreciate each and everyone of you and I wish you all health and happiness and continue the tradition that is Brevard Senior Softball.

 

Respectfully,

Ken Boyer

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 WANTED - USED Miken, Combat, or Reebok bats

There are several players in our league who are interested in purchasing used Miken, Combat, or Reebok bats. If you have a bat that you are not using any longer, or you want to trade up, please give me a call at 321-543-1885, let me know the weight of the bat and how much you want for it and I can probably find you a buyer...Dan Deratany

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  NOTICE:  NO SMOKING ALLOWED at LIBERTY PARK  

 Message from Troy Cox, Palm Bay Parks & Rec Dept

Attention all Palm Bay Regional Park users especially Church Softball, Senior Softball, Flag Football, Baseball, & Recreation Partners:

There is NO SMOKING permitted at Palm Bay Regional Park athletic fields & facilities.  Signs are posted everywhere especially at the Softball Complex. Previously, ash sand boxes were present to give people a place to put their smoking items out safely so they did not throw butts on the ground or in the trash containers causing a fire and a maintenance nightmare.  However, the message was not clear to people who insisted on smoking anyway and thus causing a health hazard for folks who do not smoke even after being told to put out their smoking item.  The Ash Sand Boxes are being removed immediately. There is no mix message here---------NO Smoking means No Smoking.  People who do not adhere to the rules & policies can be trespassed from the property. Please listen & adhere to the message. Our Playing Rules & Policies are CLEAR that Smoking is not permitted.  Our Staff will be monitoring more closely and will enforce the No Smoking Policy. Please pass the word that this a SMOKE FREE area.  We expect our Organizations to police themselves as well and keep this a healthy environment for ALL. Please post our message on your Organization’s website.  Thank you for your cooperation and assistance.

Troy Cox, CPRP

Recreation Coordinator-Athletics

Brevard County Parks & Recreation-South Area

1515 Sarno Road; Building A-1st Floor

Melbourne, FL 32935

Office: 321-255-4400; Cell: 321-302-1705

Email: troy.cox@brevardparks.com

Website:  www.brevardparks.com 

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Team Sponsors of our League

The following companies have graciously agreed to sponsor teams in our league, please consider giving them your support when in need of their types of services, those companies are:

 

Click on Sponsors Names Below to Link to their Websites

 

www.SentinelCare.org

321-725-6799

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321-956-0559

Islands Fish Grill is offering a 10% discount to all Players in our League,

to get the discount just mention that you are a player in our Senior League.

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 321-725-8200

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Penny Annie

 Subs & Pub

 2440 Minton Road, West Melbourne

321-727-1100

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(321) 890-7853
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 Please Support these Players in our League

The following is a list of players in our league and their specialties you might want to consider using when needing the type of services they offer. It's always nice dealing with friends you know and you can trust:

 

      Name                   Occupation               Phone number  

 Thomas M. Masone          Massage Therapy                772-664-8435 

 Mike Rios                     Realtor                          321-368-8771 

 Dan Deratany           General Contractor            321-777-7770 

 Marty Jacobson            Chiropractor              321-725-7003 

 Bill Kunzweiler      Estate & Personal Liquidation       321-537-2574 

 Braun Bransford        Tile Setter & Handyman        321-951-0524

  Ed Beigel                        Bat Sales                         772-559-4497

 

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Batter's Box

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We are fortunate to have in our league a couple of softball players that are excellent hitters and willing to share their expertise with anyone interested in learning how to improve their hitting skills. Check out the info below from both Lou Jiannine and Ed Rose and sharpen your skills:        

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Lou Jiannine is a student of the hitting art and he is writing a series of articles on bats and batting for our website. Lou says, "selecting and using the correct softball bat is essential for the hitter who seeks to maximize his effectiveness." Just click on the following articles to review:       

1. "Basic Bat Information"

2. "Selecting the Optimum Bat Weight"

3. "Balanced and End Loaded Bats"

4. "Miken Bats, Red or Black"

5. Tips for Hitting from the Tee (New)

 

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Ed Rose is a master in the art of hitting and a welcomed addition to our league for the past two years. For those of you who didn't know, in 1999 Ed Rose was inducted into the National Senior Softball Hall of Fame, he has over 20 world titles to his name as a player and manager. Ed has recently written a Hitting Instructional Paper to help you fine tune your hitting skills and he has graciously agreed to share it...To review it just click on "The Three T's of Hitting" below.

 The Art of Hitting a Slowpitch Softball Using

 The Three T's of Hitting

    Ted Williams and Ed Rose, back in the day...

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Miken (Black) Ultra 2 or (Red) Ultra 2 Maxload bat, which do you choose?

If you want to buy a new Miken bat and don't know whether to purchase a Black Ultra 2, or the Red Ultra 2 Maxload bat, check out the great articles written by Lou Jiannine on the subject, in the Batter's Box section above, and get filled in on the differences before you order.

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 Have You Ever Wondered How Miken Bats Are Made

Click on the following link to see the process of how the Miken Carbon Fiber Bats are really

made, most of it is by hand, it's very interesting, check it out!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EAkeZQmTMRE&feature=youtube_gdata_player

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Sports Injury Corner

Marty Jacobson, who is one of our League Directors, is also a Chiropractic Physician,

he has written a few great articles as it relates to Senior Softball Injuries,

Check them out by clicking on the following links, you'll be glad you did!

 

By Marty Jacobson

Article #1, Senior Softball Sports Injuries and Preventions

 Article #2, (Shoulder Injuries)

Article #3, (Achilles Tendinosis)

(Click on the above links to view articles)

 Stretching Exercises

Check out the “Stretching Exercises 1 & 2 below to help you prevent injury by using the proper stretching techniques.   It is very important, especially at our age, to show up at the field prior to the games and spend time jogging around the field at a slow pace, just to get warmed up prior to stretching out your leg muscles; this will help prevent leg injuries during the games.  Also, it is a great idea to purchase a pair of “compression shorts” to wear under your softball shorts or pants; they really do make a difference.  

 

                Stretching Exercises 1                         Stretching Exercises 2            

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Understanding How Teams are Drafted in our League

By Paul Mouritsen

Many of the players have asked how the Board organizes the teams consistent with the goal of providing evenly balanced teams.  The procedures the Board has followed for the past several seasons have resulted in more than one team coming to the last night of the season with a chance to win the championship.  

 

At the end of each season the managers rate their players from 1 to 6.  The ratings encompass hitting, throwing, fielding, running and general softball knowledge.  The Board uses these rating to organize the teams for the next season.  We begin by rating the players by position.  The top 24 rated outfielders are placed on the board.  The top rated player goes to team 1, the next rated goes to team 2 all the way through 24.  The six managers look at these ratings and agree that they are as even as possible.  The four outfielders ratings are then averaged.  The lowest rated team then gets the highest rated shortstop.  After the shortstops are assigned in order, the teams are averaged again.  The same procedure continues through pitcher, 1B, 2B, 3B and middle fielder.  All players not yet assigned are then assigned in descending order by rating.  Some of these players are catchers, some are fill in outfielders, others are fill in infielders.  Accommodations are generally made for players who request to play with another player and, for some who request not to play with another player.  Everyone who has registered and paid by the date the teams are organized are assigned to a team.  

 

After this procedure is finished, the six managers make any minor changes they can agree on to ensure the teams are as even as possible.  Up to this point the managers do not know which team they are going to get.  Thus it behooves them to agree that the teams as as evenly balanced as possible.  After they agree, the six managers then draw lots to determine the order in which they pick their team.  The manager who draws number 1 picks first, through number 6.  

 

After the managers have picked, a few changes are made to accommodate the rating of the manager and the position he plays.  For example, a manager who is a top rated outfielder may displace one of the outfielders assigned to his team.  That outfielder may become the fifth outfielder for that team or may get traded to another team to keep the competitive balance.  

 

Once the managers are assigned and all agree that it is balanced as possible, the teams are set, the players are notified and the games begin.

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(Click on the Direct Sports logo above to access their catalog.)

 

Direct Sports, (800) 456-0072 is also offering a 10% discount on most items in their catalog, just notify them that you are with the Brevard Senior Softball Association, to get the discount. Click on their name above to access their website and check out their catalog.

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Click on their name above to access their website and check out their catalog.

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 A Tale of History and a Hero

By David "Bucky" Miller

 

Carl Miller

(Please click on Carl's photo above to read his heroic story)

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CHECKOUT THESE FOLLOWING VIDEOS

The Greatest Play In Baseball History

(Click above to see the Greatest Play in Baseball History Video)

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John Fogerty Singing "Centerfield" and

Abbott and Costello's "Who's On First"

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x219sr_john-fogerty-centerfield_music

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sShMA85pv8M&feature=related

Click on above links to watch the videos and listen to the song

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The Greatest Catch In Baseball

(Click above to see the Greatest Catch in Baseball Video)

 

I want this girl on my team!!!  

(As it turns out, this video was staged by an advertising company, for a Gatorade commercial. The Ball Girl is actually a stuntwoman and was rigged with cables. See full story at: http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,371143,00.html

I still want her on my team!

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Unbelievable Must See Story

"My Dad used to tell the story of the man who complained because he had no shoes, until he saw a man who had no feet". Next time you feel like complaining think about the following story!

http://www.heraldleaderphoto.com:80/2008/05/31/adam-bender/

(Click above to see an amazing Baseball Video)

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Video Dedicated to Umpires, Check it out!

The International Senior Softball Association (ISSA) made public a video dedicated to the outstanding ASA Umpires who have worked over 5000 slow-pitch games since 1995 at ISSA and ISF Senior Tournaments and whose support and commitment to the senior division has made these events special for the senior players. Thanks to Charles Moss, Umpire-In-Chief for his untiring efforts over the years that made each tournament a rewarding experience for all the participants. The video titled Play Hard at the ISSA is posted on You Tube at:

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j_XW8gpHhRs
(Click above to check out Umpire Video, it's cool, check it out!)

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THE HUMOR CORNER

 

 For a Little More Humor Click on the Jokes Below:

 

Comic Strip Joke

Sent in by Dick Chamberlain

 

Softball Joke 

Sent in by Johnny Leader

 

The Cat in the Hat on Aging

Sent in by Dan Deratany

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Dugout Protocol For Using Another's Bat

By Bill Kunzweiler

One of the decisions players must make when joining a softball league pertains to equipment choices. So often they hastily go out and buy a new bat or glove without the benefit of others experience; and often they are unhappy with the performance of their acquisition, especially in the area of bat choice. Those “Old-Timers”, who play a lot generally know what works the best and where to get it! As most know, online internet purchases from sites like “Direct Sports”, if you mention FHS (Florida Half Century) softball, there is a significant discount. That’s where most get their Miken Ultra II’s, which brings up another subject and that is “dugout protocol”. It’s always appropriate to ask someone if you want to use their bat; never just grab someone’s bat without their permission. Especially since good composite bats cost a lot and wear out after so many swings. Generally they start at $185.00 on sale and go up from there. So as a matter of team protocol and respect, always get permission to use another’s equipment!

Please checkout the three articles in the Batter's Box, that Lou Jiannine has written for our league, he has provided us with some very valuable bat information.

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Code of Ethics

Article 1:  Abide by the “Official Senior Softball Guide and Playing Rules” to the best of my ability.

Article 2:   Accept the decision of the umpires and my team manager in good sportsmanship.

Article 3:    Neither taunt nor degrade my opponent.

Article 4:   Avoid bodily contact that may cause injury to others or myself.

Article 5:   Never direct abusive or profane language at officials or opponents.

Article 6:    Exercise control over family members and friends to the extent of Articles 3 and 5.

Article 7:    Not commit any act that could be considered unsportsmanlike conduct.

 

 

Are you having problems viewing some of the links on this website?

If you can’t open some of the links on this website you may need to download and install a free copy of Adobe Acrobat to enable you to view the PDF files, such as Stretching Exercises, Team Rosters, Master Schedule, etc. Just click on the link to Adobe Reader below to access it.

                                                                                                                                                                                            

    

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 A LITTLE SOFTBALL TEAM HISTORY

 Dodgers Shirts Given to Undefeated Team Players

On Monday night retired team shirts were distributed to the Dodgers players of the only team in BSSA league history to record an undefeated season at 24-0. The Summer 2009 season league championship team, the McMaster Construction Dodgers (pictured below), set a few league records that season; in addition to being undefeated, they were only the second team to ever score 20+ victories in a season, they also scored a record 182 runs more than their opponents, and they were the stingiest team in the league to score against. What a Defense!!! The Dodgers dedicated the last four games of the season to teammate Paul Osiecki, who had died during the season, he was the catcher and backup pitcher for the Dodgers.

Team manager, Dan Deratany attributed their success to their excellent defensive efforts, in addition to being a group of great guys who had terrific chemistry together, not a lot of super stars, but a lot of great enthusiastic team players. “Every player on that team encouraged and cheered each other on, when you have that combination, along with a very vocally supportive fan base in the stands weekly, it makes you play better and you just can’t be anything other than a winning team, it’s all about team effort and team spirit.”

 

  Undefeated McMaster Construction Dodgers players:

From left- Ray Mazara, Dave Cosumano, Chester Johnson, Joe Schier, Freddy Mazara, Bill Peters, Mike Rios, Toby Flanary, Rob Scarfone, Steve Colantonio, Team Manager-Dan Deratany, and, kneeling Jim Hardin. (Missing from the photo, Paul Osiecki) Great job this season Guys, what a team!!!

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Your Feedback is Requested

 

We would appreciate any feedback players might have regarding improvements we can make as far as running our league.  We do have some concerns in regard to decreased attendance by players for games during this past season and we want to consider ways that we can improve on this. Also, if you have any suggestions regarding rules you would like to see changed or added please take this opportunity to let us know.  Lastly, we would like to hear how would you rate your overall experience this past season.  Remember, our league is very unique.  Not only are we a "seniors only" league, we are a self governed league.  That means we all have a say in how things are run, so take this opportunity to let us know how you feel, by emailing us at alpine@cfl.rr.com.