Thanks to Vic who umpired todays game. Vic umped for the SSIL a couple
of years ago, thanks again Vic.
Congratulations to Phil Biedronski and Tommy Giles, see "Travel Teams"
The Board has suspended Bill Bourguignon for the next playable game.
Hector Ortiz, Bill's manager requested the meeting to explain that Bill
left without saying anything to anyone, he was in the original lineup.
The suspension of one game was requested by Mrg. Ortiz.
Good news: back to 9:30 AM due to Florida weather that we're here for
I placed fellow player Al Johnson's business card to the right under
February birthday's are posted, if I missed someone let me know.
A chance to visit a sponsor. The Elks Lodge has all you can eat Spagetti
night the first Saturday of the month. This month it will be on February
6th at 5:00 PM. The dinner consists of spagetti, 1 meatball, 1 sausage and salad
for $6.00. Speaking as a frequent visitor to the all you can eat night,
the sauce is made from scratch on the premise, other SSIL members have
ate there and enjoyed it. We have a chance the next couple of months to
show our appreciation by having a large showing. Membership is not
A player change was made with approval of all concerned. Cesar Mendez
went to Dr Higgins/Dr Chaney and JR Lambert went to Pizza Villa. Change
is effective immediately.
Welcome to the SSIL JR Labert who made his debut with Dr Higgins/Dr
Chaney. Highlite of the day, if not the year was a running catch by Mike
Labriola. He ran from left field into left center field and made the
catch behind the left center fielder.
See "SSIL Community News Items" below, it's about another golf outing.
It's habit forming! another message, this time from Bobby Bair, "come on
Karma I leave and you fall apart, no all kidding aside, miss the
softball and a great bunch of guys, maybe some of you can come up to
Pittsburg and help shovel snow:) Sal keep up the good work with the
League. Condolences to Mike and Cindy on their loss and any others. Stay
healhy, keep playing ball. Might see you all again to play......see you
later! Bob Chico Bair". Nice to hear from Bob!
Another concerned player using the website's advantages. Jerry Matthews
sent the following message using the comments section in "League Info"
page. Jerry's message: The vast majority of players favor the ball we
are using this year, it makes for a level playing field for such a wide
spread in the ages of players. Any ball change should be put to a vote".
Thanks Jerry and I hope it encourages others to use the site for
Things are getting tight standings wise. Dr. Higgins/Dr. Chaney are
missing 4 very good players who are hurt or out of town.
I just added Dennis Harmon's business to the right under "League
Leaders", incase you need his phone number for plumbing issues.
Mark Victor lost his bat, it is a Miken ultra2 with a red stripe around
the handle that has his initials "MV". Anyone sho might have picked it
up by mistake please see Mark at the field.