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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!!!



  

   2015 will be the 52nd. Season of "ASA"
   Slow Pitch Softball at Father Kelly Park
   Home of  the Jack Hackett Softball Field.

  WOW - How the Season have Flown Bye

 

       
         2015 TEAM SPONSORS- "A GREAT BIG THANK YOU"
          FROM THE SCSL OFFICERS & TEAM MANAGERS
                                            & PLAYERS
                                         *****************
         Bramwell Fitness  -  Scottie's Pub - Plumbing Supply
     Mitchell's Law Office - BEC Salon -  Dan Quintal's Real Estate
     Pleasant Vision Center - St. John's Club - Spectrum Lighting
       Straight Edge Barber Shop - Stack House Restaurant
   Remington Borden - Ellis Paints-Shorty's Pub-Whitney Academy
                                        Fall River Grill Inc.

                 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"
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                                                      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:
                        Bill Santos              wsantos@cox.net
                        Joe Carvalho           joeyc1015@yahoo.com               
       Hall of Fame Chairperson:
                        Bob Hackett
       Secretary:
                        Natalie Hackett
       Field Supervisor:
                         Tim Lima
                        


      
       THE MEN-IN-BLUE" ASA" UMPIRE'S ASSOCIATION
       ***************************************************************
            HOME BASE FALL RIVER,MA. & TIVERTON,R.I.
            **********************************************************
                                ORGANIZED IN 1974 (41 Yrs.)
                                 ***********************************
    Directors:Jack Hackett, Bill Santos, Joe Carvalho,
                                       Tim Lima
            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.
  Tournaments: Brandon Little Memorial - Phil Rocha Memorial- Attleboro Church League
                  SCSL One-Pitch - SCSL Co-ed-  SCSL Late Seasonal - SCSL Turkey Trot
              ASA SOFTBALL IS ALIVE AND DOING GREAT IN THE FALL RIVER AREA
                                                                 ***********
    
            

       
             SMILE - YES WE DID
             ***************************
             R.I. ASA UMPIRE/CHIEF
                SUSAN JOHNSON
                        &
  SCSL DIRECTOR   &
            MIB ASA UMPIRE/CHIEF
                            JACK HACKETT
 
          THE MIB ASA UMPIRES
           ASSOCIATION WAS
               ESTABLISHED
                     IN 1974
         HOME BASE TIVERTON,R.I.
                                &              
                 FALL RIVER,MA.

      THE MIB MEMBERS REGISTER
                   ASA WITH HER.
  SHE HAS BEEN VERY HELPFUL
         TO OUR ASSOCIATION.



SUSAN HAS 200 ASA UMPIRES OFFICIATING FOR HER
                                    IN R.I.
      ASA SOFTBALL IS STILL GOING STRONG
 

 

      

      
      
        MEN-IN-BLUE
           " ASA "
         UMPIRES
    ASSOCIATION
       MEMBERS










                       THE MEN-IN-BLUE "ASA" UMPIRES ASSOCIATION
                                WAS ORGANIZED IN 1974 ( 41 yrs.)
                         HOME BASE FALL RIVER,MA. & TIVERTON,R.I.
                  UMPIRE/CHIEF & TOURNAMENT ASSIGNER - JACK HACKETT

                                                    MEMBERS - 18
    BARRY PETRIN         FRAN DESMARAIS     BILL SANTOS              PAT AHAESY
    ART HENDERSON    ARMAND REBELLO   JUSTIN MEDEIROS      TIM LIMA
   MARK ENWRIGHT     STEVE WINARSKI      JIM ROBIDOUX              JAY PACHECO
   RICK RAMOS            SKIP TALLMAN            JOE CARVALHO            DAVE BOTELHO

                        JOE ARGO - Reserve - When Needed will help out - GREAT
                  
      NUMBER WISE A SMALL AMOUNT - BUT A STRONG UMPIRING CREW
                      A GREAT DEAL OF SLOW PITCH KNOWLEDGE


                     SCSL DIRECTOR
                                     &
                  MIB UMPIRE/CHIEF
                    JACK HACKETT

                       MEETING UP
                    JUNE 7th. 2015
                   WITH R.I. STATE 
             "ASA" UMPIRE/CHIEF

                  SUSAN JOHNSON

         JACK  is picking up the MIB "ASA"
       UMPIRE'S ASSOCIATION  ASA RULE
 BOOKS  AND ASA REGISTRATION CARDS

      SCSL IS THE ONLY "ASA" LEAGUE IN
THE SOUTHEASTERN PART OF THE STATE
      ORGANIZED "ASA" iN 1963 - 52 YEARS

             SUSAN - A Great Big "Thank You"
  for your help in registering the MIB Umpires

 
  
 HEY, NATALIE I WANT A PICTURE OF
               YOU WITH SUSAN

 NATALIE  CAN  CARRY ASA RULE BOOKS
 
  JACK IS A SLAVE DRIVER,HE HAS HER
 DOING A LOT OF SCSL SOFTBALL  WORK.
 
JACK IS VERY APPRECIATIVE OF ALL THE
HELP AND CO-OPERATION HE GETS FROM
                  SUSAN JOHNSON.
                           ALSO
        ESPECIALLY HIS WIFE NATALIE

 SHE IS ALWAYS WORKING AT THE FIELD,
 RAKING,PICKING LITTER,CLEANING BUTT
  BUCKETS,EMPTYING THE DUGOUT
 BARRELS, UPDATING THE LEAGUE
             STANDING BOARD.

 
                              THE  2015 SEASON---
                       (52nd. SEASON OF THE SCSL)
  
       
                    * SCSL "ASA" NIGHT LEAGUE
                             Be 16 TEAMS
                             **********************
                  * SCSL  SUNDAY MORNING LEAGUE
                                  Be 7 TEAMS
                                 *****************
                             * SCSL  CO-ED LEAGUE
                                  Be 6 TEAMS
                                 ****************
                      *FALL LEAGUE- Saturday-September 12th.
                       12 Teams (2 Divisions/6 teams/division)

  TOTAL: 41 TEAMS COMPETING
                                          ********             
  "  SOFTBALL PLAYED APRIL TO END OF NOVEMBER "

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


          SCSL OFFICERS  - DEDICATION - JOY - ENTHUSIASM - INSPIRING - 
                                                   HARD WORKERS
                                           VOLUNTEERING THEIR TIME
                        2015 SEASON - FIELD WORK IMPROVEMENT

           INFIELD CLAY
          25 More Yards
          Coming from
         Stoughton,Ma.

 WILL BE DELIVERED ON
   THURSDAY -APRIL 30th.
 Landscaper
         RYAN CARVALHO 
Will Spread and Level
         the  Infield
  on SATURDAY-MAY 2nd.

       

 

           IT HAS ARRIVED 25 YDS. OF CLAY
                   FROM STOUGHTON,MA.
           RYAN CARVALHO WILL SPREAD
             IN THE INFIELD AND LEVEL IT.

               

                SCSL DIRECTOR JACK HACKETT

             HYDRO-SEEDING THE OUTFIELD AREA

              LOOKING FOR NEW GRASS TO GROW

                    WATER IT EVERY DAY

     


    SCSL SECRETARY NATALIE HACKETT PAINTING THE NEW PINE
                  TAR BOARDS THAT WILL BE ERECTED ON
                              THE TELEPHONE POLES
                       NEAR THE ON - DECK - CIRCLES.



            JACK TAKING DOWN THE BROKEN USA FLAG HOLDER.
                       BILL SANTOS WILL PUT UP  A NEW ONE.
              THERE ARE PEOPLE WHO DESTROY PARK PROPERTY
        IT WOULD BE  NICE TO SOME DAY CATCH THEM IN THE ACT.

 

  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.

    

NATALIE HARD AT WORK - SPRAYING ROUNDUP (WEED KILLER)

              ON THE LEFT FIELD AND RIGHT FIELD FOUL LINE.
                    
                             SHE ALSO SPRAYED


THE WARNING TRACK BEFORE NEW STONEDUST IS LAID OUT.



    FALL RIVER PARK WORKERS DELIVERING TO
      THE SCSL SLOW PITCH LEAGUE BAGS OF
SPEED DRY(WATER ON FIELD) AND BAGS OF LIME
                   FOR THE PLAYING FIELD.
 
                        THANK YOU GUYS

 

  JACK PICKED UP A NEW HOME PLATE AND PITCHERS MOUND.
                                    AND 3 BASES CUPS.

              SCSL FIELD SUPERVISOR  TIM LIMA WILL INSTALL.

    GETTING THE FIELD IN TIP-TOP SHAPE FOR OPENING DAY
            MONDAY-MAY 11th. - 2 GAMES - 6:30p.m. & 7:30p.m.

        

        JACK RETyING THE YELLOW
                   FENCE GUARD
    RIGHTFIELD AND LEFTFIELD LINE.
        AND TRYING TO GET A SUN TAN.
    
          THEN JACK WAS A LITTLE
       CARELESS WITH THE SCISSORS

        SEE THE FOLLOWING PICTURE

    

 JACK SOMEHOW CUT THE
 TIP OF HIS FINGER OFF
WITH  THE SCISSORS .HE
 COULD NOT STOP IT FROM
              BLEEDING,
            SO OFF TO
 CHARLTON MEMORIAL
             HOSPITAL.

    HE MIGHT BE INJURED
   BUT HE WILL BE RIGHT
   BACK AT THE FIELD ON
           THURSDAY
       GETTING IT IN
     TIP TOP SHAPE
      FOR THE SEASON.

       


        STRAIGHTEN OUT THE
             STORAGE AREA
      HAVE A NEW SPRINKLER
    AND LINE CHALKER COMING
      FOR THE 2015 SEASON.

   

 
    
         DAVE CONLON REPAIRING DUGOUT
         BENCHES  FOR THE TEAM PLAYERS.
          HE DID A GREAT JOB IN REPAIRING
                 THE 2 DUGOUT BENCHES
                        LOOKS NICE

     

     NATALIE'S DAUGHTER CHRISTINE SALVO DOING
    HER ANNUAL JOB  PUTTING THE NEW 2015 SCSL
     WELCOME BANNER  ON THE SHED DOOR - 52ND.
  YEAR OF THE SCSL SLOW PITCH  SOFTBALL LEAGUE.
                         IT WAS ORGANIZED
      IN 1963 BY HALL OF FAMER FAST PITCH PITCHER
                               TED DARCY 
 IT WAS AT FIRST A LEAGUE FOR OLDER MEN TO PLAY

 
  SCSL OFFICERS TIM LIMA & BILL SANTOS
   REPAIRING THE LEFT FIELD FOUL LINES

  THESES TWO GUYS ARE  HARD WORKERS
  WHATEVER  FIELD JOB THEY HAVE TO DO
                         THEY DO IT
                                AND
          THEY DO AN OUTSTANDING JOB.

          SCSL IS LUCKY TO HAVE THEM

 

      JACK TELLING THE TWO FIELD WORKERS
MIKE SULLIVAN AND ALEX MEDEIROS THEY DID
A GREAT JOB  FILLING IN THE LEFT FIELD AND
  RIGHT FIELD FOUL LINE WITH STONE DUST,
THEY ALSO SPRAYED PAINTED THE LEFT FIELD
             AND RIGHT FIELD FENCE
THEY WILL BE BACK NEXT SATURDAY-MAY 9th.
   TO FINISH FILLING IN AND LEVELING THE
                    WARNING TRACK .    

   

                            TIM AND BILL REPAIRING
                        THE ELECTRIC SCOREBOARD.

                            INSERTED 130 NEW BULBS

             IT WILL BE MUCH BRIGHTER THIS SEASON.

          JACK HAS LOOKED AT A NEW SCOREBOARD
           PRICE IS $5,000 - THIS WILL HAVE TO BE PUT
                             THE SCSL BUCKET LIST.



                             FIELD WORKER CHRIS SALVO
                      WORKING ON THE WARNING TRACK

           SHOVELING  NEW STONE DUST  ON THE TRACK
                               AND THEN LEVELING IT OFF.

                 The New 4 Wheel Infield Line Chalker and the New Sprinkler System
             and the New Bases have  just arrived, be at the Playing Field Next Week

 

            NEW SPRINKLER SETUP

          USED FIRST TIME FOR THE
                  CO-ED LEAGUE
           ON SUNDAY-MAY 17th.

    WATERED THE INFIELD IN ABOUT
               10 MINUTES - GREAT

     LEAGUE RAFFLE $$$ IS USED TO
    BUY  FIELD EQUIPMENT LIKE THIS
   

   SCSL OFFICER & FIELD SUPERVISOR
                        TIM LIMA

  CHECKING OUT THE INFIELD TRACTOR
 WHEN HE HAS A CHANCE , HE DRAGS
 THE INFIELD AND THEN  HE WETS IT
  DOWN.

   TIM AND SCSL OFFICER BILL SANTOS
 WORK HARD  TO KEEP THE PLAYING
  FIELD IN TIP TOP SHAPE.THIS IS WHAT
 GETS THE TEAMS TO WANT TO STAY
   AND PLAY IN THE SCSL LEAGUES.        
                                                                         SAD NEWS, WE LOST TIM LIMA FOR THE
                                                                          REST OF THE SEASON, HE HAS A  NEW
                                                                  JOB IN FLORIDA. HE WILL GREATLY BE MISSED.