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From the Commissioner's Box

2 June, 2009



People,

We’re in the final stages now. As June begins, we here at World Headquarters are working 16 hour days in preparation for what promises to be the biggest event in our history....The 25th Anniversary of the Stoopball League of America’s World Championships!!!!! This is when we get down to the detail work, folks. It’s a matter of going over all the lists and making final preparations. We are deciding which projects will get finished, and which will have to wait… Continue

Added by Stoopball League of America on June 4, 2009 at 9:38am — No Comments

Whoa Whoa Whoa, Who messed up

so here is theaccurate information regarding the PRO_SHOP merchandise. So, there is a need to pre order. however, the jacket is NOT fleece but a lightweight, wind proof, rain repellant zippered jacket. with the newly reconstructed Anniversary Logo embroidered on the left chest. Personalized on the right chest if you would like for no additional fee. The Shirt on the other hand is AWESOME. LONG SLEEVE ,YES. BLACK OR WHITE, YES. 25TH LOGO, YES. CHAMPIONSHIP TEAMS LISTED ON THE BACK FOR ALL TO… Continue

Added by janice 'from the kitchen' armour on May 27, 2009 at 6:20pm — No Comments

Dear Commissioner, Is the amount of pay that you are requesting union scale and have you paid any dues in the past three years. This is a celebration of SLA, not Year of the Scab. Shop Steward

Dear Commissioner,

Is the amount of pay that you are requesting union scale and have you paid any dues in the past three years. This is a celebration of SLA, not Year of the Scab.

Shop Steward Continue

Added by Bill Perkins on May 27, 2009 at 10:12am — No Comments

From the Commissioner's Box

21 May, 2009

Well.....the paint on the house is damn near dry, still a little tacky on the porch, but with today's warm breezes we'll be fine! The new signs are up on all the fields, and looking good. (I think we now have more old signs on the back fence than current field signs, but the kids will have more things to paint!!!!) Plus all 3 scoreboards have been replaced and upgraded with a special coating for 'dry erase' markers!!(Make sure you get the dry erase from the new Kitchen Nazi,… Continue

Added by tom katroscik on May 21, 2009 at 12:05pm — 6 Comments

from the commissioner's box

30 April, 2009



Spring has finally arrived !!!! Here at World Headquarters, we know it is official when the Tamarack Pines burst forth with the most beautiful green needles. Perhaps it is because they are the only pine tree that loses their needles each year, but I'm telling ya......you wake up after a spring rain one day, and these 130 year old trees are magnificent. Resurrection, rebirth, starting over.......it's all here, and it's all good!



We have begun to take things… Continue

Added by tom katroscik on April 30, 2009 at 6:06pm — 1 Comment

from the commissioner's box

26 April, 2009



Folks,



I hope all is well wih you. We are very happy with your response to the web site.........if I do in fact live another year or two, Kelly, says he will teach me to actually use it properly. For instance right now I'm just trying to send out this little note and see if I can get it right.......(shut up Tocco).



We're also hoping to have another section (tab...?) for teams to start posting their rosters and maybe getting a little 'spring stove'… Continue

Added by tom katroscik on April 26, 2009 at 1:32pm — 2 Comments

Proud death

Hi all,

I believe the "Death be not proud" came from John Donne, but he was probably quoting St. Paul.

Added by Mary Baumann on April 20, 2009 at 8:56am — No Comments

8 April, 2009

"Death be not proud, even you shall die."

St. Paul



People,

By jingo netlees, where to begin? I was given permission to skip the winter meetings letter! I was busy!!! Carol had wanted to try her hand at lifesaving and CPR, and she needed a volunteer. I suggested one of those lifelike ‘dummies’, but she really wanted to make it more real, so I said, ‘sure I’ll play the dead guy’. And I did! Yeah we all know how great she was, and is, BUT...... let us not forget.... I did play… Continue

Added by Stoopball League of America on April 8, 2009 at 9:00pm — 1 Comment

22 February, 2008

Folks,



Over the past few days, I have been in touch with the producer of the Motion Picture about Stoopball and other street game(I could say movie, but why not class it up a bit, eh?), any way...we are negotiating a settlement of their outstanding balance due. The Film (pronounced fillum) is in post production and should actually be done in the next few months. No bull shit!!!!!!!!! Plus 'their people' and 'our people' are in 'meetings' regarding a possible World Premier at the 2008… Continue

Added by Stoopball League of America on February 22, 2008 at 3:00pm — No Comments

15 January, 2008

People:



Every year, on the first Friday after Thanksgiving, the Stoopball League of America convenes to discuss and debate issues of great importance that come before it. One of the most important issues that are discussed is the picking of the Championship dates for the following year. We came together again this past November and picked a date for 2008. ( But that wasn’t good enough for some of you!) Well, after much weeping and gnashing of teeth, it has been decided that the… Continue

Added by Stoopball League of America on January 15, 2008 at 3:00pm — No Comments

10 May, 2007

People,



The season is on!!!! We are working like dogs here at world headquarters to present the best ever SLA Championships! With just nine weeks till 'GO TIME', the George and Zeta Memorial Complex is coming along slowly, but.....surely.



I hear that the Detroit Risers have picked up the option on Joe Crill, and with Megan due back this year....they will be formidable. (Antony? You in?) Is this the year Boston puts it all together? Perhaps, Twister Sister will finally play… Continue

Added by Stoopball League of America on January 10, 2007 at 3:00pm — 2 Comments

19 October 2005

People,



We finally got a little rain the other day. It was the first precipitation we‚ve had since you folks left. Dry! Dry! Dry! The work here continues. I finally got all the signs down and although everything is not really put away, it is out of view. Last on the list is the tiki area lights. (I‚m trying to talk myself into leaving them up year round.)



Life here at world headquarters goes on. Construction is underway on the new improvements that were approved by the… Continue

Added by Stoopball League of America on October 19, 2005 at 1:30pm — No Comments

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