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Tim Turpin
812-430-2725
4609 Saybrook Drive
Evansville, Indiana
47711
 
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Marty Watson Evansville, IN Outlaws 2001 53 HR's 152 RBI's
Wednesday, September 2
2015 Hall of Fame Induction Dinner is only 40 days away. please see below for information

2015 National Semi-Pro Baseball Hall of Fame Induction Dinner Reservation Deadline has been extended to Sept. 15th.  This years extravaganza is only 70 days away. Please get your reservations in before Sept, 15th.  We are expecting a crowd of 500 plus that evening.

 

Click on the photo of Marty Watson to download your Reservation Form

 

 

In other HOF and Museum news we will be excavating the entrance and some of the parking lot along with preparing the Field of Honor area in August and September. We are slowly finishing our 501 (C) 3 Application so things are moving along.

 

ANY ?'s on HOF Dinner Call Tim Turpin 812-430-2725 

 

 

Hall of Fame apparel now available look for link toward bottom of home page

Hall of Fame Classes of 2015 & 2014  Located at the middle of home page 

 

 Hall of Fame has new home

 Details are being finalized The National Semi-Pro Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum will be built on 2910 Diego Drive on the Northeast Side of Evansville, IN right off I-69 and Morgan Ave (IN HWY 62 East) next to the Working Distributors (Budweiser) .  As the Capital Campaign is now in full swing we hope to have the Field Of Honor built in time for our 2nd Hall of Fame Induction Dinner in October.  More to come !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 

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 Class of 2015 Can be found at the middle of Home Page

Cooperstown MLB Hall of Famers Ty Cobb, Joe Dimaggio, Mickey Mantle, Ozzie Smith.Bob Feller, Harold "Pie" Traynor

along with Former President Dwight D. Eisenhower and

Current San Francisco Giants Pitcher Tim Lincecum (2 time Cy Young Winner) Seattle, WA Studs, Former Miami Dolphin and NFL Great Dan Marino (Pittsburgh, PA St. John's) as well as Current Ohio State University Coach Urban Meyer (Cincinatti, OH Cheviot)

Highlights are Class of 2015 so far.

Capital Campaign Announced details toward bottom of the Home Page

$2,000,000.00 is our goal to build our Shrine to Semi-Pro Baseball !

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Hall of Fame Induction Dinner

 Click Below on link to download HOF Dinner Reservation or HOF Brick Order Forms

www.eteamz.com/LAWSYTT

New Link at the bottom of the Home Page for Class of 2014

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Over 370 People attended the first annual National Semi-Pro Baseball Hall of Fame Induction Banquet on November 29th, 2014. That night 75 members of the National Semi-Pro Baseball Hall of Fame were officially Honored and Inducted.

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2015 HALL OF FAME INDUCTION BANQUET 

 Sunday October 11th, 2015 in Evansville, Indiana at the Holiday Inn Airport Hotel And Conference Center. Reservation Forms can be found by clicking on www.eteamz.com/LAWSYTT

   If you plan on attending please get your reservation forms in by August 1st and Hotel Reservations made at the Evansville Holiday  Inn Airport and Conference Center.  Any questions call Tim Turpin 812-430-2725 or email timturp15@aol.com

Hotel Info for 2015 National Semi-Pro Baseball Hall of Fame Dinner at the bottom of Home page.  Call the Clarion Inn in Evansville, IN

to reserve your rooms today 812-867 -7999

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New Semi-Pro Baseball Rankings website at bottom of home page.

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Bill "Pops" Rickenbach Mechanicsburg, PA Cardinals new All Time Wins leader with 2654 Wins !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Semi-Pro Hall of Fame welcomes 24 Inductees from the West Shore Twilight League in Central Pennsylvania led by former Major Leaguer Sid Bream who played in Carlisle, PA.

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 Pete Rose "THE HIT KING" Latest member of the Class of 2014

Pete Rose spent his last season of Amateur Baseball playing for the Lebanon, OH Frisch's Big Boy  in the Dayton AA League before being signed by the Cincinnati Reds. The National Semi-Pro Baseball Hall of Fame is proud to welcome Pete Rose to our Hall of Fame Class of 2014 

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 2nd Annual Hall of Fame Inductee Dinner October 11th, 2015 in Evansville, IN

Capital Campaign Announced

Memorbillia Needed

HALL OF FAME RINGS at Bottom of Home Page

CALL WALT AT 910-791-2558 Info and Pricing at the bottom of Home Page

 Details from the above can be found at the bottom of the home page,

HOF DINNER and FIELD OF HONOR BRICK and BLACK GRANITE ORDER FORMS

located by going to www.eteamz.com/LAWSYTT  

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2014 HALL OF FAME CLASS Filled with Celebrities and MLB Stars of the Past

Hank Aaron, Willie Mays, Pete Rose, Joe Girardi, Whitey Herzog, Curtis Granderson, Frank "Homerun" Baker, Connie Mack and Bill O'Reilly, George Thorogood, Bobby Thompson and "Shoeless" Joe Jackson, Ralph Wilson, Jim Thome and Torii Hunter are among our newest memebers

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 The Search Continues for Deserving Individuals

.  With over 2,000,000 people who have played and coached, sponsored and administrated Semi-Pro Baseball, there are many more to recognize. Looking for players and coaches from the following area's Atlanta, Alabama, Louisville, Buffalo, NY, Albany, NY NYC, Youngstown and Toledo and Canton Ohio, Dallas, Tx Oklahoma, Kansas and Missouri as well as Knoxville, Nashville, TN. and Central Florida as well as Texas and Arizona and California, All candidates can be emailed to timturp15@aol.com and will be added to  the list. Remember that we have an existing list of Semi-Pro Hall of Famers already on the menu bar under NASPBA Hall of Fame. All deserving nominees will be considered.

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   DIAMOND YARDS ENGRAVED BRICKS

TO SPONSOR HOF FIELD OF HONOR 

All Inductees to receive a (4 by 8) Brick Paver in the HOF Field of Honor

All Hall of Fame Inductees will be receiving  a (4 by 8) Engraved brick paver that will be placed in the Field of Honor at the entrance of the Hall of Fame and Museum. In order to fund the HOF and Museum well will be selling Team and League Black Marble Floor Tiles that will make up the Floor space inside the HOF and Museum.  There will also be (8 by 8) Red Bricks and 8 sizes of Black Granites that will go on the Outfield and Back Stop walls of the Field of Honor for teams and players to purchase.  Hall of Fame Inductees who would like to upgrade their (4 by 8) Brick will be given a $50 credit toward their purchase of a larger brick or granite piece. Those of you who have my face book can see examples of a lot of the options. Any ?'s call 812-430-2725 or email me timturp15@aol.com

* Team or Individual Photos can be engraved on Black Granites sizes (16 by 16) and up.

All Options can be found at the bottom of home page.

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The Semi-Pro Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum will be built in the Evansville, Indiana

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Looking for any memorabilia for the Hall of Fame and Museum all items can be shipped

to Tim Turpin

4609 Saybrook Drive

Evansville, IN 47711

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All Time National Wins Leaders

Manager----------------------Team------------------------# of Wins 

 #1 Bill Rickenbach / Mechanicsburg, PA Cardinals   /     2,674 *

#2 Howie Minas        / Midloathian, IL White Sox /       2,650 

#3 Vern Moehrs    / Waterloo, IL Millers / Buds    /      1,863 *

#4  Jim Corte        / Detroit, MI Jet Box              /      1,508 *

#5 Jess Bolen Sr. / Cape Girardeau, MO. Capahas /       1,482 *

* Still Active 

All Time Pitching Wins

#1  Carl Angelo / Battle Creek, MI Buds / Grand Rapids Sullivan's / 355

#2  Bill "Doc" Pollak / Livingston, NJ East Orange Soverels / 331

All Time Home Runs

#1 Jim Wahlig Waterloo, IL Buds 278

#2 Marty Watson Evansville, IN Outlaws 249 (53 in 2001)

#3 Keith Wentz  Mt. Wolf, PA , York Central League 225 

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2015 Hall of Fame Nominees Will be accepted after December 1st, 2014 

Email timturp15@aol.com all deserving nominees

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This is going to be our biggest class yet with the Semi-Pro Hall of Fame and Museum opening soon.

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2015 World Series Champions

Buffalo, NY Battestoni Dielsel Wins NABF Major Division Title 

in Battle Creek, MI. 

West Chase, TX Express captures 2015 AABC Stan Musial Crown 

Seattle, WA Studs win another NBC Crown

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Ways you can contribute to the National Semi-Pro Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum

12 by 12 Black Marble Floor Tiles cost $350

16 by 16 Black Marble Floor Tiles cost $550

 These are for teams and leagues and will cover the whole floor space of the HOF & Museum

The Field of Honor

Will be a baseball field with Outfield and Backstop Walls and a playing field made up of bricks and black granites

4 by 8 Brick Paver  cost $50  8 by 8 Brick Paver cost $100

Black Granites that will go on the OF or Back Stop Walls

36 by 24  cost $1,500  *

24 by 24 cost $1,000    *        

18 by 24  cost $  750    *

16 by 16 cost  $  550     *

12 by 12  cost $ 350

8 by 12   cost $ 250

8 by 8 cost    $ 150

4 by 8 cost    $125

Call for information order forms coming soon. 812-430-2725

*  1 Photo option available
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Semi-Pro Leagues in the USA

Chicago City League Est. 1887 - 1895

DELCO League (PA)  Est. 1906

City Baseball League Flint (MI) Est 1908

Cleveland Amateur Baseball Association Est. 1910 

Buffalo MUNY League Est. 1912

Perkiomen Valley Twilight League (PA) Est. 1915

Peoria Sunday Morning League (IL) Est. 1916

Boston Park League (MA)  Est. 1929

Pittsburgh Federation League (PA) Est. 1931

Albany Twilight League (NY) Est. 1933 

West Haven Twilight League (CT) Est. 1933

Delaware Semi-Pro League (DE) Est. 1936

Deer Trail League (IN) Est. 1949 - 1968

Coal Belt League (IL IN KY)

Cranberry Baseball League (MA)

Charles St. Mary's League (MD)

Black Hawk Valley Conference (IA / IL) Est. 1989

Eastern Shore Baseball League (MD)

Double I League (IN, IL KY)

Penn Mar-West Virginia League (PA, MD, WV)

Central Baseball League (PA)

Baltimore League (MD)

Susquehanna League (MD)

Susquehanna League (PA)

Pen Del League (PA, DE)

West Chester Adult Baseball League (PA)

Eastern Shore Baseball League (MD)

West Shore Twilight League (PA)

Southern Indiana Semi-Pro League (IN) Est. 1989 - 1996 

Cincinnati Recreation Commission 

Hockomock Amateur Baseball League (MA) 1996 -2010

Industrial League (MD) est 1901

Chesapeake Independent League (MD)

Continential League

Mid Atlantic Negro League

Chicago Suburban Baseball League 

Pine Belt League

Lincoln Land League (IN)

Arrowhead League (MN)

Cannon Valley League (MN)

Central Valley League (MN)

Classic Cannon Valley League (MN)

Corn Belt League (MN)

Country Side League (MN)

County Line League (MN)

Crow River Valley League (MN)

Dakota, Rice, Scott League DRS (MN)

Eastern Minny League (MN)

First Nite League (MN)

Gopher League (MN)

Land O'Ducks League (MN)

Metro Minny League (MN)

North Star League (MN)

River Valley League (MN)

Sauk Valley League (MN)

St. Paul League (MN) 

Twin Rivers League (MN)

IK League (IN, KY)

Bridgeport Senior City League (CT)

Greater Hartford Twilight League (CT) Est. 1929

Tri-State Baseball League (CT, NY) Est. 1934

North Shore Baseball League (MA, NH)

Central New England Baseball Association

Inter Town Twilight League (MA) Est. 1929

 



Wednesday, January 11
Plans in the works for National American Semi-Pro Hall of Fame

In the spring of 2013 the N.A.S.P.B.A. Hall of Fame will open in Evansville, IN stay tuned for more details



Wednesday, September 2
Class of 2015 Ty Cobb, Joe DiMaggio, Ozzie Smith, Mickey Mantle,Ernie Banks , Bob Feller, President Eisenhower, Tim Lincecum, Headlines Class of 2015




Friday, January 2
2nd Annual National Semi-Pro Hall of Fame Induction Dinner

On Sunday October 11th, 2015  All past and current 2015 Hall of Fame Inductees are invited to the Second annual National Semi-Pro Baseball Hall of Fame Inductee Dinner. The Banquet will be held at the Holiday Inn Airport Hotel and Conference Center in the Grand Ball Room in Evansville, Indiana. Cocktail hour will begin at 5:00pm with dinner served at 630pm and the Induction Ceremony will begin by 7:30pm.  Cost for the evenings dinner will be as follows All HOF Members & New Inductees will be $20,  guest of HOF members will be $40 and Kids 12 & Under $12 to help cover the expenses of the event.  There will be a cash bar available.  We will have an open microphone after all Hall of Famers have been acknowledged.  All reservations need to be in by September 15th, 2015.

Click on the Link to download Dinner Reservation Form

www.eteamz.com/LAWSYTT



Field of Honor
Future Semi-Pro Field of Honor
Monday, November 3
National Semi-Pro Hall of Fame and Museum Capital Campaign Announced

As we are finalizing plans for the National Semi-Pro Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum the need to start our "Capital Campaign" is a must.  as of now we are in negotiations to acquire land from the City of Evansville, IN and build the Hall of Fame and Museum from the ground up, Further details will be announced as we get closer.  Plans are for a 5,500 square foot building which will house a 3,000 square foot Hall of Fame & Museum, a 2,000 square foot Banquet / Meeting room, restrooms and Offices. Plans are to build the Hall of Fame and Museum in stages as money is raised.  The Semi-Pro Field of Honor will be constructed which each order of bricks and granites.  There will be weekly and monthly updates of construction phases. More details to come. Corporate Sponsorship and Field of Honor Brick and Granite Order Forms can be found by clicking on the link..  Any ?'s please call Tim Turpin at 812-430-2725  or email timturp15@aol.com



Monday, November 3
Hall of Fame & Museum Design

The Architect Firm of Jack Kinkel and Sons of Evansville, IN has been hired to design the National Semi-Pro Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum.  A rendering of the project will be forthcoming in the next few weeks.  Exhibits sizes will be in the area's of National (USBC, AABC, NABF, NBC, CABA) State, and Local Leagues Exhibits. Some Exhibits may be combined in a Regional Exhibit. We will be raising money coast to coast and border to border. Every State, City, County and Town will be asked to contribute to thier area's exhibit. Our Corporate Donors will be showcased at the Entrance of the HALL of Fame and Museum, in the Exhibits where they are head quartered and on the Field of Honor Backstop and Homerun Walls. Plans are to mix Corporate Sponsors with League and Team Black Marble Tiles in the Hall of Fame and Museum Exhibit Area's. For example a 10ft by 10ft Exhibit Space can hold 100 (12 by 12) Marble Tiles or a Combination of a few different sizes. More to come!

Friday, February 13
Banquet / Meeting Room to be named after James H. Hoffman

It has been decided that part of the 13,000 square foot National Semi-Pro Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum will be a 5,000 square foot Banquet / Meeting Room named in honor of long time Evansville, IN Outlaws Sponsor James H. Hoffman. Jim spent 8 years Sponsoring the Outlaws and the United States Baseball Congress Semi-Pro World Series. Along with his wife Sherry they traveled with the Outlaws watching their son Andy who is a member of the Class of 2012. Whatever needed to be done, Jim was always ready on game day ! Chasing down foul balls watching the gate occasionally doing some guest Public Address Announcing. Jim passed away from Colon Cancer at the age of 59. The Outlaws dedicated the 2002 season to Jim Winning the NABF Regional and finishing 3rd in the USBC World Series and ended the season as National Runner-Up at the NABF Major Division World Series in Louisville, KY. The Hoffman room will be available for the following. Team Dinners and Fundraisers, Wedding Receptions, Class Reunions, Business Meetings, Church Services, League Sign-Ups, and much more.

Tuesday, August 25
Class of 2014 National Semi-Pro Baseball Hall of Fame

2014 Hall of Fame Inductees  Click on the Link above to view all 2014 Inductees

Hank Aaron ...

Monday, November 3

$2 million dollars is the Goal !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

We have assembled packages that have 8 National Corporate Donor Levels and 9 State and League, Team Levels to raise our goal of $2 million dollars. By having our goal at $2 Million we can assure that the Hall of Fame and Museum has the Capital it needs to build a first class building inside and out as well as having operating capital to sustain itself during the first 10 years of operation.

National Corporate Donors              State and League /Team

Grand Slam   - $ 25,000          36 by 24 Granite (FOH) $1,500

Homerun       - $ 20,000          24 by 24 Granite (FOH)  $1,000

Triple           - $ 12,500           16 by 16 Granite  (FOH)  $ 550

Double         - $ 10,000             or Exhibit Floor Tile      $ 550

Single           - $  7,500           12 by 12 Granite (FOH)    $350

Run Scored  - $ 5,000                  or Exhibit Floor Tile   $350

Walkoff Hit - $ 2,500             8 by 12 Granite (FOH)     $250

Helping Hand -$ 1,000             8 by 8 Granite (FOH)      $150

                                                4 by 8  Granite(FOH)      $ 125

                                                8 by 8 Bricks (FOH)        $ 100

                                                4 by 8 Bricks (FOH)        $ 50



Friday, September 12
New Semi-Pro Rankings website

The National Semi-Pro Baseball Hall of Fame is please to announce our new affiliation with the American Semi-Pro Baseball Rankings Organization.  Click on the Link below to check out their final 2014 National Rankings

Wednesday, February 5
MTM RECOGNITION OFFICAL SEMI-PRO HALL OF FAME RING PROVIDER

Contact

Walt McDonald  910-791- 2558 or email swltd2@charter.net to order your official National Semi-Pro Baseball Hall of Fame Ring today

 10 K GOLD RING $1,050.00 plus tax and shipping

Sterling Silver Ring $225.00 plus tax and shipping

 Rings will take approximately 8 weeks for production 

This is something special that can be handed down from generation to generation !



HOF Ring
Rings will come in Silver and Gold
Thursday, January 30
Official Hall of Fame Rings

Soon you will be able to get your Official National Semi-Pro Baseball Hall of Fame Ring. More details coming soon !!!!!!!!!!!

Howie Minas
Wednesday, October 1
Great Lakes Area and Illinois Winningest Manager

Howie Minas amassed a lifetime record of 2,650 Wins against 503 losses. His Midlothian, IL White Sox took home the 1992 NBC World Series with a sounding 21 to 0 thrashing of the Jay Hawk League Champs that year. Howie also had 4 National Runner-up finishes in Wichita too. This is the 2nd most Wins on the All Time List.

Tuesday, January 14
Donations of items for the National Semi-Pro Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum

Please send all donations of Semi-Pro Baseball Memorbillia to:

Tim Turpin

4609 Saybrook Drive

Evansville, IN 47711



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Your HOF Bat will include Yours and Team Name and Induction Class Year
Thursday, February 19
Hall of Fame and Museum Apparel now available

Official Hall of Fame and Museum Gear found by clicking link

Golf Shirts w HOF and Museum Logo

T-Shirts w HOF and Museum Logo

Pull over Batting Practice Jackets w HOF and Museum Logo

Official HOF and Museum Bats w HOF Logo and your name engraved on it, Team you played for and HOF Induction Year. $75 includes shipping and handeling. 

Also Hall of Fame Bar Ware

Beer Mugs & 23 oz Glasses plus much more !

 



Wednesday, August 26
Former Semi-Pro National Champions

Click on Link to see Former AABC,NBC,NABF,NSPBA (Wood) ASPBA (Metal) & USBC
National Champions


   
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