Lawrence Rec Men's Slow Pitch Softball: Welcome

2016 Bombers
2016 Men's Softball Champs - The Bombers (4 years in a row)
Champions

 Congratulations to your 2016 four time Champions - The Bombers. 

 

HOME TEAM (SECOND GAME) MUST TURN ON LIGHTS (O'NEILL).


HOME TEAM (LAST GAME) MUST SHUT OFF THE LIGHTS.

 

   Please make sure your players are eligible for playoffs.Same color jerseys with different numbers must be worn (not everybody with same # by June 2nd). All players must have a jersey. If a team isn’t in uniform, then it will be a Forfeit for non-compliance to rule; the game doesn’t have to be played but the umpire must be paid a full fee.

 

 

 

     Note: All teams should pick up their water bottles and litter and dispose of them in the trash barrels (you bring it in, you take it out). We have other leagues coming in after us.

COACHES - Please text me your scores at 978 382-1985, or e-mail me at nortiz@cityoflawrence.com. This way we can keep the site updated.

Reminder:
HOME TEAM (EVERY GAME) MUST SUPPLY THE SAFETY BASE. 
HOME TEAM (SECOND GAME) MUST TURN ON LIGHTS (O'NEILL).
HOME TEAM (LAST GAME) MUST SHUT OFF THE LIGHTS.
EVERYBODY (ALL TEAMS) MUST PICK UP TRASH AFTER THE GAMES.

HOME TEAM IS FIRST ON THE SCHEDULE.

 Umpire Evaluation Form on leftyref.com please use this form to provide feedback to head umpire Bob O'Real about officials who have worked your game.This feedback can be of a positive or negative nature, but must be honest. You do NOT have to know the umpire's name to complete the form.

Rosters are also due on June 2nd Coaches - have extra shirts available for players that forget theirs.

HOME TEAM IS FIRST ON THE SCHEDULE. Reminder: HOME TEAM MUST SUPPLY THE SAFETY BASE. HOME TEAM (SECOND GAME) MUST turn on lights(O'NEILL). HOME TEAM (LAST GAME) MUST SHUT OFF THE LIGHTS. EVERYBODY (ALL TEAMS) MUST PICK UP TRASH AFTER THEIR GAME PLEASE

No alcohol will be allowed at any field or parking lot. Any team that is caught drinking alcohol will forfeit their next 2 games for the first offense. On the 2nd offense, that team will be thrown out of the league.

COACHES - PLEASE TEXT ME YOUR SCORES AT 978 382-1985, OR E-MAIL ME

AT nortiz@cityoflawrence.com WHICH GOES TO MY PHONE. THIS WAY WE CAN KEEP THE SITE UPDATED. 

 PLEASE MAKE SURE THAT YOU ARE USING THE HOT DOT 44 CORE BALL.

Sliding rule: A runner must always attempt to avoid contact by sliding if there is a play on the runner. If the runner can avoid contact without sliding, that is acceptable.   If there is a play in which it appears that it is the intention of the runner to injure another player, the umpire has the authority to eject the runner and rule an out on that play. This will apply to second and third base, and home plate.

Home run rule: Batter/runner must touch first base. Everyone else may walk off. HR hitter should retrieve the ball if possible. 

READ: League play begins on Tuesday May 1st.  To read schedule click on Schedules on the menu to the left. To view only your team's schedule, click on Teams, then Schedules, or click on your team's name at the bottom of the League Schedule. The entire schedule is also posted in the Calendar.



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2015 Men's Softball Champs - The Bombers

Wednesday, April 18
Help!

As most of you know, the Lawrence DPW staff has been cut back recently, meaning less services at our parks. We are urgently looking for league members to help out in keeping the fields in playable condition and to keep the bench areas clean. If you have a rake, keep it handy and get together with other players to rake out the baselines and batter's box area before the games, or whenever it is needed. Encourage your teammates with trucks to keep some equipment in their vehicles as well. The job-box should have some equipment in there for your use too. EVERYONE must get used to throwing their trash in the barrels or taking it home with them after every game. Bring a trash bag if you can. Please don't expect the teams at the last game of the night to pick up everyone's trash. Nobody wants to play their games and see trash on the field or on the benches, so please take the extra steps to keep the fields clean. We are in difficult times here in Lawrence, and we need your help. Thank you.

If you own a rider lawn mower, or are in the landscaping business, we may need your help this year as well if the current DPW situation continues. Please contact Nelson Ortiz to discuss the possibility of donating some time and service to the league in this matter. Thanks again. 

 Good luck this season!