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                                                       WELCOME TO THE
                       FALL RIVER SCHOLARSHIP SLOWPITCH SOFTBALL LEAGUES
                                                              WHERE
                                                    "SPORTSMENSHIP"
                                                    ************************
                                                              IS AN
                                                    "EXPECTATION"
                                                     *******************
                                            LET THE PLAYERS PLAY
                                         LET THE COACHES COACH
                                       LET THE UMPIRES OFFICIATE
                                   LET THE SPECTATORS BE POSITIVE
            VICTORY IS NOT FINAL,DEFEAT IS NOT FATAL-- ONLY A GAME- ENJOY!!!



  

   2016 will be the 53rd. Season of "ASA"
   Slow Pitch Softball at Father Kelly Park
   Home of  the Jack Hackett Softball Field.

  WOW - How the Season have Flown Bye.

 

       
         2016 TEAM SPONSORS- "A GREAT BIG THANK YOU"
          FROM THE SCSL OFFICERS & TEAM MANAGERS
                                            & PLAYERS
                                         *****************
   



                 Team Sponsors  Help Greatly in Teams being able to Participate in
                                  playing the Great Game of Slow Pitch Softball.

                WHEN POSSIBLE PLEASE PATRONIZE OUR SCSL TEAMS' SPONSORS
                                                          "THANK YOU"
                                                           ****************

                                                      KITTENBALL
                                                      ****************
                SOFTBALL WAS DEVELOPED AROUND  1895 BY  LEWIS  ROBER,
                A   MINNEAPOLIS FIREFIGHTER AND  WAS ORIGINALLY CALLED
                KITTENBALL .THE FIRST SOFTBALL LEAGUE WAS FORMED IN
                                              MINNEAPOLIS  IN  1900.


       Director:
                        Jack Hackett            riversedge9@comcast.net   Tel.# 508-801-6518
       Assistant-Directors:
                       Tim Lima                  tpllima88@yahoo.com           Tel.# 508-933-1901
                       Jeremy Ellis             jaehood508@yahoo.com      Tel.# 774-992-8969              
       Hall of Fame Chairperson:
                        Bob Hackett
       Secretary:
                        Natalie Hackett
       Field Supervisors:
                         Justin Mitchell        jroc508@yahoo.com           Tel.# 774-301-7289
                         Jamie Mitchell             
                        


      
       THE MEN-IN-BLUE" ASA" UMPIRE'S ASSOCIATION
       ***************************************************************
            HOME BASE FALL RIVER,MA. & TIVERTON,R.I.
            **********************************************************
                                ORGANIZED IN 1974 (42 Yrs.)
                                 ***********************************
    Director & Umpire/Chief:  Jack Hackett,

         OFFICERS;   Fran Desmarais,Tim Lima
                                                     Skip Tallman , Secretary Natalie Hackett

                                          Clinic (Rules & Field Mechanics )
                                                 Instructor Fran Desmarais
    
   The Associations Officiates all the SCSL Leagues(Night, Sunday Morning ,Co-ed, Fall)
              Tiverton Men's "ASA" Night League- NECA "ASA" Church League (Area & State)
  Tournaments: Brandon Little Memorial - Phil Rocha Memorial - Attleboro Church League
          State Church League - SCSL One-Pitch -  SCSL Memorial - SCSL Turkey Trot.

       ASA SOFTBALL IS ALIVE AND DOING GREAT IN THE FALL RIVER AREA
                                                                 ***********
    
            

         



          2016
  MEN-IN-BLUE "ASA"  UMPIRES'     ASSOCIATION
                                                                                                                    
       THE MEN - IN - BLUE 'ASA' UMPIRES' ASSOCIATION WAS
       ORGANIZED IN 1974(42 yrs.).HOME BASE IS FALL RIVER,
                               MA. AND TIVERTON,R.I.
 UMPIRE/CHIEF AND TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR JACK HACKETT

MEMBERSHIP; 17
********************** JOE ARGO   FRAN DESMARAIS  PAT AHAESY
                               TIM LIMA       JIM ROBIDOUX        DAVE BOTELHO
                              STEVE WINARSKI  DAVID LEPAGE ARMAND REBELLO
                              RICK RAMOS   MARK ENWRIGHT  JAY PACHECO
                             JOE CARVALHO  SKIP TALLMAN   ART HENDERSON
                                                     JOE AGUIAR
                                                            *****
                        *** BILL  SANTOS - ALWAYS WELCOMED BACK

            NUMBER WISE A SMALL GROUP, BUT A STRONG GROUP OF
            UMPIRES  WITH A GREAT DEAL OF SLOW PITCH EXPERIENCE
                                        AND KNOWLEDGE.





 SCSL SECRETARY
        NATALIE
      HACKETT

          &

      R.I. "ASA"
 UMPIRE/CHIEF
          RON
   GOODINSON
                         
                                                                                             









           JACK & RON
   DISCUSSING ASSIGNING
              UMPIRES




          JACK GETTING "ASA" RULE BOOKS  AND  "ASA" REGISTRATIOM CARD
                           FOR THE MIB "ASA" UMPIRE'S ASSOCIATION                                         
                                    FROM R.I. "ASA" UMPIRE/CHIEF
                                             RON GOODINSON.





                                                                                          

               2016
 MIB UMPIRING CREW
           **********
     SKIP TALLMAN

     RICK RAMOS

    JIM ROBIDOUX

    DAVE BOTELHO

   ARMAND REBELLO

    THEY HAVE A
          WEALTH
   OF SLOW PITCH
        SOFTBALL
        KNOWLEDGE.
INVOLVED WITH THE
          GAME FOR
      MANY,MANY
        SEASONS.




        TWO  VETERAN "ASA" UMPIRES
       MEMBERS OF THE MEN - IN -BLUE

      PAT AHAESY & FRAN DESMARAIS

      THE LONGEST SERVICING  MIB
              "ASA" OFFICIALS
        
       THE SCSL TEAMS  HAVE A REAL
  PLUS  WHEN THESE TWO OFFICIALS
   ARE  OFFICIATING THEIR GAMES,
     THEY HAVE BEEN AROUND FOR
                     DECADES.

THEY HAVE SEEN EVERYTHING THAT
      POSSIBLY COULD OCCUR IN A
      SLOW PITCH SOFTBALL GAME

      
         TWO OTHER  LONG TIME VETERAN
                     "ASA" MIB OFFICIAL

 ART HENDERSON & UMPIRE/CHIEF JACK HACKETT

            BOTH HAVE OVER 44 YEARS OF UMPIRING
                        SLOW PITCH SOFTBALL.

              THEY GREATLY ENJOY THE COMRADE
  THAT TAKES PLACE WITH THE OTHER OFFICIALS
                                           AND
                 THE TEAM MANAGERS AND PLAYERS.

 I HAVE TO MENTION--THE UMPIRES TWO FAVORITE
                                    WORDS
                                     ARE
                             STRIKE & OUT.

 
                  MIB "ASA" UMPIRES

                FRAN DESMARAIS
                             &
                 JAY PACHECO

          WELCOMING ABOARD
    
              NEW MIB OFFICIAL
                  DEAN LINSEY

   DEAN OFFICIATES HIGH SCHOOL
     GIRL'S FAST PITCH SOFTBALL.
  HE NOW WANTS TO GET INVOLVED
 OFFICIATING SLOW PITCH SOFTBALL
                       GAMES.
   WHAT BETTER UMPIRES TO HELP
     BREAK  HIM IN --- FRAN & JAY.



                              MIB "ASA"OFFICIALS
              JOE CARVALHO  AND RICK RAMOS

      RICK IS WELCOMING JOE BACK TO
 OFFICIATING SLOW PITCH SOFTBALL GAMES.

  JOE AND RICK ARE BOTH IN THE SCSL HALL OF
 FAME AS OUTSTANDING PLAYERS DURING THEIR
                     PLAYING DAYS.

  JOE ALSO OFFICIATES  HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL
 AND GIRL'S HIGH SCHOOL FASTPITCH SOFTBALL
 GAMES.  HE ALSO WORKS FOR ASSIGNER
    JOE ARGO OFFICIATING COLLEGE GIRL'S
                      FAST PITCH GAMES.

  MIB "ASA" ASSIGNER JACK HACKETT IS VERY
   HAPPY TO HAVE HIM BACK AT KELLY PARK.


TWO OF THE MIB"S TOP OFFICIALS
*******************************************

STEVE WINARSKI - Former BMC Durfee
**********************     High School
                                Girl's Softball Coach
                                 Won State Tourney.

 Former BMC Durfee Football Coach
Last Coach to have a Winning Season.

  2016 Head Football Coach at Diman
           Vocational High School.

                    MARK ENWRIGHT
                   ************************
HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL OFFICIAL

 FORMER HIGH SCHOOL GIRL'S
  FAST PITCH  SOFTBALL  OFFICIAL

                            


                                    TEAM FUN BUNCH WAS THE LEAGUE AND PLAYOFFS
                                CHAMPS IN THE TIVERTON MEN'S SLOW PITCH SOFTBALL
                                LEAGUE FOR MANY SEASONS. MARK WAS A VERY GOOD
                                                                           PLAYER.

                 HE NOWS DOES A GREAT JOB OFFICIATING SLOW PITCH SOFTBALL.

 
                              THE  2016 SEASON---
                       ( 53rd. SEASON OF THE SCSL )
  
       
                    * SCSL "ASA" NIGHT LEAGUE
                              16 TEAMS - GREAT
                             **********************
                  * SCSL  SUNDAY MORNING LEAGUE
                                  9 TEAMS- GREAT
                                 *****************
                             * SCSL  CO-ED LEAGUE
                                 5  TEAMS-GREAT
                                 ************************
                      *FALL LEAGUE- Saturday-September 10th.
                       14 Teams (2 Divisions/6 teams/division)

  TOTAL:  44  TEAMS COMPETING in 2016
                                       "GREAT"
                                          ********             
  "  SOFTBALL PLAYED APRIL TO END OF NOVEMBER "

  "ASA" SLOW-PITCH SOFTBALL IS ALIVE AND WELL
               AT THE JACK HACKETT FIELD.
               


          SCSL OFFICERS  - DEDICATION - JOY - ENTHUSIASM - INSPIRING - 
                                                   HARD WORKERS
                                           VOLUNTEERING THEIR TIME
                        2016 SEASON - FIELD WORK IMPROVEMENT





                                                                                                    Old Foul Lines Removed
                                                                                                       New Foul Lines-Safety

          
                     20 Yards of Clay
              From Stoughton, Ma.
                Delivered for the Infield.

                          LANDSCAPER
                       ********************
                        Ryan Carvalho
                   Spread and Leveled
        Spread Loam in 4 Outfield Bare Spots
            Spread StoneDust in Warning Track

     

    SCSL OFFICER NATALIE HACKETT USING ROUND UP (WEED KILLER)
        GETTING THE NEW FOUL LINES READY FOR THE 2016 SEASON.

 

  SCSL OFFICER TEAM LIMA PAINTED THE DUGOUT
    BENCHES AND  THE FAN BENCH WHERE SOME
                        OF THE FANS SIT
   
            TIM DID A LOT OF THE FIELD  WORK




 
                              2016 SEASON
  A NEW CORK BOARD ERECETED ON STORAGE
     AREA FENCE.IT IS USED TO POSTER SCSL
                       LEAGUE  NEWS.

 THE BLUE TARP IS USED TO COVER THE SCSL
      NOTICES DURING INCLEMENT WEATHER.

 

   
          SCSL HELPER DAVE CONLON  ERECTED
        AND EQUIPMENT HANGER IN THE FIELD'S
          STORAGE AREA.NOW MUCH NEATER
            AND HAVE MORE STORAGE ROOM.

                  DAVE DID A GREAT JOB,
         HE IS ALWAYS THERE TO HELP OUT,

      

 

       
          SCSL OFFICERS TIM LIMA ERECTING 4 NEW BUTT
                              BUCKETS AT THE FIELD
              LET'S KEEP THE PARK ARE FREE OF LITTER.

                        NO SMOKING IN THE DUGOUTS
                        STAY HEALTHY - QUIT SMOKING

 

   TWO NEW PINE TAR BOARDS ERECT ON THE 2 TELEPHONE
                       POLE CLOSE TO HOME PLATE AREA


    PLEASE USE FOR PINE TAR - DO NOT PUT ON DUGOUT FENCE
                         THANK YOU - LEAGUE OFFICERS
   

 

  JACK PICKED UP A NEW HOME PLATE AND PITCHERS MOUND.
    DONATED TO THE LEAGUE BY THE FALL RIVER PARK DEPT.
                                      THANK YOU
                                 
    SCSL FIELD WORKERS TIM LIMA -JUSTIN & JAIMIE MITCHELL
                     WILL INSTALL . ALSO THE 3 BASE CUPS.

   GETTING THE FIELD IN TIP-TOP SHAPE FOR OPENING DAY
            MONDAY-MAY 9th. - 2 GAMES - 6:30p.m. & 7:30p.m.

       


        STRAIGHTEN OUT THE
             STORAGE AREA.

                 JACK IS
      INVESTIGATING INTO A
     NEW  INFIELD SPRINKLER
                SYSTEM
      FOR THE 2016 SEASON.

   
            


                               TIM LIMA HIGH UP, PUTTING
                             UP  THE FOUL POLE FLAGS

             NOW THE UMPIRES HAVE NO EXCUSE IF IT IS
            A FAIR OR FOUL BALL ,GET THE CALL CORRECT

             The New  Bases have  just arrive be at the Playing Field May 9th.
THE ELECTRICIAN WAS AT THE FIELD - NEED 4 BULBS AND THE LIGHT REDIRECTED.
       THIS WILL BE DONE BY BRIAN BISHOP A FORMER SCSL HALL OF FAMER.

 

            NEW SPRINKLER SETUP

         
    WATERED THE INFIELD IN ABOUT
               10 MINUTES - GREAT

  DOES A GREAT JOB WATERING IT
                           DOWN

     LEAGUE RAFFLE $$$ WAS USED
                       TO BUY
      FIELD EQUIPMENT LIKE THIS.
   


           VOLUNTEER WORKERS CHRIS SALVO & LIONEL CALDER
                              PUTTING ON THE SHED DOOR
                           2016 -SCSL BANNER -WELCOME
                                          53rd. SEASON
                   OF ORGANIZED ASA SLOW PITCH SOFTBALL.

                      BEST SLOW PITCH PLAYED IN THE AREA.

                        LARGEST LEAGUE NUMBER WISE
                                44 TEAMS WILL  COMPETE
                            IN THE  VARIOUS LEAGUES
                AT THE JACK HACKETT SOFTBALL FIELD
                           IN 2016 SEASON OF SOFTBALL.

        
                                   AS THE BANNERS STATE
       THE SCSL 53RD. SEASON  OF "ASA" SLOW PITCH
     SOFTBALL AT THE JACK HACKETT SOFTBALL FIELD.

            SCSL LEAGUE WAS ORGANIZED IN 1963
                              BY TED DARCY.

             IT WAS TO BE A LEAGUE FOR THE OLD TIMERS.
              THAT SURE DID CHANGE OVER THE YEARS.

               AS THE BANNERS  DOES STATE ALL TEAMS
                      ARE WELCOME TO COMPETE.

         
        SCSL OFFICERS JACK HACKETT & TIM LIMA
                                          OBSERVING
                     DELIVERY OF LOAM & STONEDUST
                   GETTING THE FIELD IN TIP TOP SHAPE
                                   FOR OPENING DAY

            LOAM  FILLS  IN THE 4 BARE SPOTS
                             IN THE OUTFIELD

  STONEDUST USED TO REDUE THE WARNING TRACT
                   MGR.  MATT BRAGA  SPREAD IT



                       FINALLY PURCHASED A NEW LADDER

                       ALWAYS GREAT TO HAVE.HELPS WITH
             HANGING SCSL BANNERS AND FOUL POLE FLAGS
                          U.S.A FLAGS,DISTANT SIGNS, Etc.

               TIM GOT A GOOD PRICE FOR THIS LADDER.

                              IT WILL COME IN HANDY.

       
            SCSL OFFICERS AND FIELD SUPERVISORS
                        JUSTIN AND JAIMIE MITCHELL
     WORKED LONG HOURS ON SATURDAY APRIL 30th
      AND SATURDAY,MAY 7th. DOING THE NEW FOUL LINES
   AND THEN CHALKING AND WATERING THE LINES DOWN.


      IT WAS NO EASY TASK, BUT THEY WORKED HARD AT IT,
     WANTING TO GET THE PLAYING FIELD READY FOR THE
                                          SEASON.

               JUSTIN & JAIMIE --"A GREAT BIG THANK YOU"
                                                           DIRECTOR JACK HACKETT

        
   THE SCSL FIELD SUPERVISORS
       CLEARING OUT THE OLD
   FOUL LINES,PUTTING IN THE
            NEW FOUL LINES
GREAT JOB DONE ,
            IT WAS NO EASY TASK.

              SCSL OFFICER
                         &
     FIELD MANAGER  TIM LIMA
                   **********
   GETTING NEW FIELD MOWER,
         GASED UP AND OILED
           AND READY TO GO.

         JACK  PURCHASED
     AT HOME DEPOT( $1303)
     THIS IS WHAT THE  TEAM
           LEAGUE RAFFLE
    $$$ HELPS TO PURCHASE

   Park Dept. Worker
  cutting the Outfield
  Grass - Thank You.


 Pitchers Mound  &
 Home Plate & Lime  
Donated by Park Dept.                                                                                                                       
      Thank You

          2016 SCSL OFFICERS SAY "THANK YOU" TO BILL SANTOS
         FOR DOING UP THE TEAM NAME SIGNS FOR THE SCSL
         STANDING BOARD IN THE STORAGE AREA AT THE FIELD.

    BILL AN SCSL OFFICER AND MIB "ASA"OFFICIAL IS TAKING A
       LITTLE BREAK (JACK  HOPES)   FROM  THE SCSL LEAGUE
             AND THE   "ASA" MIB UMPIRE'S ASSOCIATION. ALL SCSL
            OFFICERS   AND  MIB UMPIRES HOPE TO SEE BILL BACK
                       ON THE PLAYING FIELD WHERE HE BELONGS.
                                     HE IS A BIG ASSET
                  TO THE GAME OF SLOWPITCH SOFTBALL

                        LOAM
   FOR 4 OUTFIELD BARE SPOTS
                   STONE DUST
         FOR WARNING TRACK
                          &
                  FOUL LINES
THANK YOU TO  MATT BRAGA FOR
   REDOING THE WARNING TRACK.

             SCSL OFFICERS &  FIELD WORKERS
                                     ON 4/30 & 5/7.
          
       Justin Mitchell-Chris Souza*Thank You)
      Jaimie Mitche - Tim Lima - Jack Hackett
                     Other Workers)Pictured
                Somewhere in Field Improvements
       Natalie Hackett - Bob Hackett - Chris Salvo
                         Matt Braga & Lionel 

      A "GREAT BIG "THANK YOU" FROM JACK

              
         

               SCSL OFFICERS
       JEREMY ELLIS & TIM LIMA
         TAKING THEIR LIFE IN
               THEIR HANDS
            GOING  HIGH UP
         ON THE BACKSTOP
               FIXING THE
      ELECTRIC SCOREBOARD
          FOR THE 2016 SEASON.

        GREAT JOB BY
         TIM & JEREMY
       SCOREBOARD
    NICE AND BRIGHT

 AFTER THEY CLIMBED
 DOWN, GUESS WHAT ??
   ONE BULB BLEW OUT
BUT IT WILL BE REPLACED





































DAVE CONLON - A GREAT HELP TO THE SCSL.
 He built the Storage Area  and repaired  the Roof..He built the Cabinet inside the Shed. He    constructed the Yellow Scoreboard in case the Electric Score Boards  are not operating.
 He built the New Equipment Hanger in the Storage Area, thus creating more Storage
 Area.  He repaired the Dugout Benches, look almost like new.
        He has also made a Bocci Standing Board. Dave will be the one building the
        Bocci Court as soon as Jack can Finance it.
                      DAVE "A GREAT BIG THANK YOU FOR ALL YOUR HELP"


                                       ALL THE 2016  FIELD IMPROVEMENTS
                                           THE FIELD IS IN TIP TOP SHAPE,
              LET'S ENJOY PLAYING  AT THE JACK HACKETT SOFTBALL FIELD
         THE EXCITING AND COMPETITIVE GAME OF "ASA" SLOW PITCH SOFTBALL