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FRICKER'S IN SYLVANIA
(6 Teams)
Shawn McGill , Manager
STATE FARM INSURANCE
Joel Hansen
BARROW'S JEWELERS
Gabe Barrow
ST. CLARE COMMONS
Shawn T. Litten; MBA, CNHA
HARVARD BARBER SHOP
Gary L. Meyer
STATE FARM INSURANCE
Jeff Traudt
WHEELOCK PHARMACY- "Home Healthcare"
Steve Weiner
SCHNEIDER SONS' CORP
Jim Schneider
ANDY & BARNEY'S SPORTS BAR / JO-JO's PIZZERIA
Abe Mahmoud
FM - FREEDOM MACHINERY Co
Gari Ruth
SHAWN'S IRISH TAVERN
Jeff Lark, Sylvania, OH
ROOSTERS Men's Grooming Center
Gregg Ballmer
ALLSHRED SERVICES
Willie Geiser
GLASS CITY INVESTIGATIONS
Christopher Gill & Jay Schramm
THE RETIREMENT GUYS
Mark Clair & Nolan Baker

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS:
Greg Loeb-Bottomline Ink; SSSL Logo designed by Francis Graphics, Inc.; Mary Ann Radscheid, Dan Rodger's Sporting Goods, Sylvania Parks and Recreation, Graphic Artist: Dianna Keefe

CHIEF PHOTOGRAPHER: JOEL HANSEN
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CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHER: JIM SCHNEIDER
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STATISTICIAN: NEAL KLOPPING
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WEB DIRECTOR: JERRY KEEFE
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Fricker's/SSS finish
2nd in "Heart of Ohio"

70's team

COLUMBUS, OHIO - The Fricker's/SSS '70's traveling team finished second in the "Heart of Ohio" tournament, June 25-June 27. Jerry Keefe, left, .667 BA, Jim Nickelsen, MVP, defensive player, coach Bruce Anderson, with plaque, Jim Burnor, Jim VanBrandt and Gerry Haniak, not pictured, made the All-Tournament team. The Sylvania squad battled back in the losers bracket to play the Dayton Legends in the finals, losing 11-10.

Sylvania Senior Softball

George Martinez

HARVARD'S George Martinez takes a healthy cut, in the Tuesday night, Masters League action at Pacesetter.

Jim Dandar Swinging

SHAWN'S JIm Dandar is picture perfect, driving the ball to left, in Tuesday night Masters League play at Pacesetter. Jim is the manager for the Shawn's Irish Tavern team.

Dave Ashman

HARVARD'S Dave Ashman carries a big stick, that demands respect when he steps to the plate. Dave plays outfield for the Barbershop team that plays on Tuesday nights in the Masters League.

Bill Gerber at bat

BARROW'S JEWELERS Bill Garber takes a healthy cut, driving a shot to left in Thursday play at Pacesetter. Bill also plays for Andy & Barney's Sports Bar on Tuesday nights in the Masters League.

Mark Clair

FRICKER'S Mark Clair comes up throwing in Thursday night play at Pacesetter Park. Mark's company, The Retirement Guys competes in the Tuesday Masters League.


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2014 SSS League Standings

MASTERS LEAGUE
2014 Sylvania Senior Softball 58+ Standings & Results

THE MASTERS 07/15/2014
MASTERS LEAGUE
Won
Lost
Pct.
GB
Avg
Scored
Avg
Allowed
Avg
Margin
DIVISION EAST
SHAWN'S IRISH TAVERN
11
2
0.846
0.0
14.4
11.5
2.8
WHEELOCK PHARMACY
6
8
0.429
5.5
14.9
15.6
-0.7
Joel Hansen STATE FARM
5
8
0.385
6.0
14.6
14.7
-0.1
THE RETIREMENT GUYS
5
9
0.357
6.5
14.4
15.9
-1.4
DIVISION WEST
ANDY & BARNEY'S SPORTS BAR
10
3
0.769
0.0
15.2
9.9
5.3
HARVARD BARBER SHOP
9
5
0.643
1.5
15.5
12.2
3.3
GLASS CITY INVESTIGATIONS
6
8
0.429
4.5
13.9
18.5
-4.6
FREEDOM MACHINERY F&M
3
10
0.231
7.0
11.9
16.2
-4.3

July 15 Scores
HARVARD BARBER SHOP (26) - GLASS CITY Investigations (16)
WHEELOCK PHARMACY (27) - Freedom Machinery F&M (15)
SHAWN'S IRISH TAVERN (25) - THE RETIREMENT GUYS (24)
Joel Hansen STATE FARM (21) - ANDY & BARNEY'S (12)
ANDY & BARNEY'S (19) - HARVARD BARBER SHOP (2)
WHEELOCK PHARMACY (16) - Joel Hansen STATE FARM (15)

 

HARVARD BARBER SHOP (26) - GLASS CITY Investigations (16): Harvard - Another good offensive showing for the Barbers beating a shorthanded Glass City 26-16. We were led in hitting by Ashman 3/4, 1 double an ITP HR and 7 RBI's, Meyer 2/2, 1 double and an ITP HR and 4 RBI's, Wisenewski 3/4 with 4 RBI's. Another good game guys.
Glass City Investigations - Although short on the number of players, the team continued to play hard against a very powerful hitting Harvard. Doug Quint made a remarkable catch in the outfield but the highlight of the game was displayed by Jay (Hot Bat) Schramm who went 5/5, (2S, double, 2-triples). In the last 3 games Jay has gone 16/16! Other key hitters were Neal Klopping (5/6, 2-2B), Fred Leonard 4/5, Bill Bray, Jim Burnor, Jim Langenderfer and Darrell Smock each had 3 hits, Doug Quint 2-2B, Roger Kinnersley and Tim Porter got hits also. When one of our players became injured and not able to play, we were down to 9. Our team would like to extent our appeciation to Gary Meyer and the Barbers for supplying a catcher so we could keep the game competitive. Thank you for your sportsmanship!

WHEELOCK PHARMACY (27) - Freedom Machinery F&M (15): Wheelock Pharmacy had a 11-2 lead going into the last half of the 5th inning, then F&M scored 9 runs to tie the game. Wheelock scored 5 in the 6th but F&M scored 4 runs to keep it close, but in the top of the 7th, Wheelock plated 11 runs while F&M failed to score in the bottom of the 7th leaving Wheelock with a 27-15 victory.
Freedom Machinery fell in defeat to Wheelock pharmacy last night by a score of 27 to 15. Freedom scored 15 runs in three innings but was bit by the error bug and resulted in our loss in the last inning. Our team was on a roll in the fifth inning or everybody had a hit. Roy Koschalk made a fantastic Willie Mays type grab in right field in the later parts of the game.

SHAWN'S IRISH TAVERN (25) - THE RETIREMENT GUYS (24): In a hitter's delight, Shawn's squeaked out a bottom of the 7th win over The Retirement Guys 25-24, avenging Shawn's last week's one run loss to them. Ret Guys did play short handed and just would not go away even when Shawn's was up by 10 runs after 6 innings. The top of the seventh was Shawn's defensive nightmare as the hits, along with a few errors, just kept on coming. Shawn's finally ended the inning on a bizarre double play. With runners on 1st and 3rd, one of the Ret Guys smashed a grounder to third that caromed off Rob Ravin's mitt, then grabbed by shortstop Jim Dandar, who had moved over to back up the play, who threw to second base manned by middle infielder Chuck Strzesynski, getting the runner. Chuck threw to first, but that runner was safe. However, 1st baseman Rick Schmidt saw the runner from third break home and threw to catcher Jim Walsh to get the final out by half a step. Score that 5-6-MI-3-2. With the game tied at 24 all, Jim Dunlavy hit a single followed by Larry Gagin's game winning gapper to right center scoring courtesy runner Jim Dandar from 1st. Shawn's hitters were led by Jim Dunlavy 5-5, Larry Gagin, 5-5 with a homer, and John Johnson 4-4 also with a homer and a walk. Rick Schmidt, Don Dheel, Rob Ravin, Chuck Strzesynski, and Mark Goodremont all went 3-4. Bill Baldwin, playing with a sore hand, went 2-4.
The Retirement Guys fell behind but came back to tie the game three times including a 10 runs top of the 7th. Shawn's won the game with a run in the bottom of the 7th. Hitting well for The Retirement guys were Gary Beale 5/5 with HR, Bill Wiseman 5/6, Greg Ballmer 4/6, Tony Rutkowski 4/6 and Jim Steffes 3/6 with 3-run HR. Great effort in the field with only 9 guys.

Joel Hansen STATE FARM (21) - ANDY & BARNEY'S (12): The Farmers had their hitting shoes on this beautiful Tuesday night at the ballpark pounding out 30 hits. Led by Al Seger, 6/6 two 2b, Bob Collins and John Brubaker each 5/6, Richard Block 4/6 and Dale Knepper, Bob Briggs and Roger Smith all contributing 3 hits each. Joel Hansen made the defensive gem of the game making a fine running catch in left center field. All things considered though the sportsmanship displayed by Jerry Keefe and his squad by furnishing us with a catcher and giving the Farmers a fair playing field was exemplary. We could all learn from this act of putting sportsmanship and sense of fairness above winning. A & B my hat’s off to you.
ANDY & BARNEY'S got off to a bad start, and it only got worse. Errors, miscues, mental mistakes, etc. - led to a 21-12 loss.

ANDY & BARNEY'S (19) - HARVARD BARBER SHOP (2): ANDY & BARNEY'S players regrouped and played flawless ball, combined with timely hitting to win 19-2 in five innings. Jerry Keefe pitched four scoreless inning, backed by stellar defense. Jon Labeau set the pace, going 3/4 with a HR and 5 RBI'S. Tim Kuszmaul was 4/4. Dan Schlenbaker 4/4, with two doubles. Charles Feltman and Tom Taylor each had three hits. Bill Cox legged-out a triple, going 3/3. Bill Garber had two key hits and a walk, as A&B combined for 27 hits and 19 runs.
Harvard - After winning 7 in a row, we were brought down to earth by A&B's 19-2 in a 5 inning game. Not too many highlights when you can muster only 2 runs on 6 hits. Bruce Anderson was our only bright spot going 2/2. We'll look to start another streak next week with another shot at A&B's.

WHEELOCK PHARMACY (16) - Joel Hansen STATE FARM (15): Wheelock Pharmacy held on for a 16-15 win over State Farm by shutting out State Farm in the bottom of the 7th inning. Wheelock had scored 2 runs in the top of the 7th for a 16-15 lead and then held on for the victory. Special recognition goes to Steve Weiner, who played shortstop in place of our regular SS, Ron Callison, who is on the DL. Steve is a first baseman, but stepped in and did an excellent job. Also, Rick Stager made an amazing catch in left center that might have been a game saver, and he also hit a home run. Also, our thanks to Guy Stager and Don Dheel, who filled in for two of Wheelock's wounded warriors and contributed to our successful effort.
The Farmers battled back in the nightcap only to fall just short of a game with against the Wheelock squad. The Farmers squad was led by Al “the Masher” Segur’s 3/4 with 2 OTF HR’s, Bob Collins 4/4 3b, Bob Briggs and Roger Smith 3 hits each and Richard Block, Joel Hansen and sub Bill Baldwin all contributing 2 hits each. Thanks to Bill Baldwin and Bill Bray for helping fill out our depleted squad as pool players.




 



LEGENDS LEAGUE
2014 Sylvania Senior Softball 50+ Standings & Results

THE LEGENDS 07/17/2014
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LEGENDS LEAGUE
Won
Lost
Pct.
GB
Avg
Scored
Avg
Allowed
Avg
Margin
DIVISION EAST
FRICKER'S #2
7
2
0.778
0.0
18.7
16.1
2.6
SCHNEIDER SONS' ELECTRIC
5
4
0.556
2.0
18.6
17.3
1.2
ST. CLARE COMMONS
6
5
0.545
2.0
15.2
11.6
3.5
ALLSHRED SERVICES
5
5
0.500
2.5
16.6
15.8
0.8
FRICKER'S #3
5
5
0.500
2.5
11.5
11.9
-0.4
FRICKER'S #1
4
7
0.364
4.0
13.6
18.4
-4.7
DIVISION WEST
ROOSTERS
8
2
0.800
0.0
14.8
11.3
3.5
FRICKER'S #11
7
3
0.700
1.0
16.0
12.9
3.1
FRICKER'S #12
6
4
0.600
2.0
13.6
12.9
0.7
FRICKER'S #10
6
4
0.600
2.0
15.0
15.1
-0.1
BARROWS JEWELERS
1
10
0.091
7.5
12.7
17.2
-4.5
Jeff Traudt STATE FARM
0
9
0.000
7.5
12.2
17.0
-4.8


ROOSTERS (12) - FRICKER'S 12 (7)
FRICKER'S 2 (18) - ST. CLARE COMMONS (17)
FRICKER'S 10 (15) - BARROW'S JEWELERS (13)
FRICKER'S 1 (21) - ALLSHRED SERVICES (20)
SCHNEIDER SONS' ELEC (15) - FRICKER'S 3 (14)
FRICKER'S 11 (21) - Jeff Traudt STATE FARM (14)
ALLSHRED SERVICES (20) - FRICKER'S 1 (11)
FRICKER'S 12 (9) - BARROW'S JEWELERS (8)


ROOSTERS (12) - FRICKER'S 12 (7): FRICKER'S 12 managed only 12 hits and lost 12-7 to Roosters, for the second time this season. Dave Obert had three hits and Dave Brownfield two.


FRICKER'S 2 (18) - ST. CLARE COMMONS (17): Frickers 2 put up 5 runs in three of the first four innings last night and held on to beat St Clare Commons 18-17. Mike Sanders went 3-3 and hit an OTF home run. John Brubaker had an OTF home run to lead of the second inning. Jeff Wagenhauser went 3-4. Bill Wiseman, Cary Weaver, Jeff Gorney, Jerry Edmundson, Ron Jones and Rick Doran each chipped in with two hits for Frickers who improved their record to 7-2 for the season.


FRICKER'S 10 (15) - BARROW'S JEWELERS (13): Frickers#10 - All of Frickers players had at least 1 hit. Rick Hendee had an OTFHR in the 5 run 5th inning. Rick Hendee and Buddy Blanke had 2 nice running catches to stop the Jewlers rallies.
Barrows played a tough hitting Frickers White last nite and came out on the short end by a score of 15 to 13. Pool player Patrick Henry helped out with some fine defense at shortstop and had OTFHR and ITPHR. In the sixth Tom Duhart and Jay Schramm went back to back with OTFHR's followed by the inside the park by Henry. Ed Blankenship had a OTFHR and a triple. Terry Finch and Dave Ashman added a couple hits. Great effort by all the players just came up a little short defensively.


FRICKER'S 1 (21) - ALLSHRED SERVICES (20): Frickers #1 - A game that saw the lead change several times, before being settled in the last inning. Allshred opened up a 10 - 2 lead, but then fell behind 12 - 10 after four innings. The game was tied after five innings, and the Shredders then opened up a five run lead going into the bottom of the seventh. Frickers #1 was not to be denied, and rattled off seven hits to score five runs to tie the game and scored the winner on a fielders choice. #1 was led by Randy Rydman who was 4 for 5, 3 RBI. Randy McGraw 4 for 5, 4 RBI, Dan Helvey 3 for 4, 3RBI and M. Czerniakowski 3 for 4.
AllShred Services - Frickers 1 came back with 6 runs in the bottom of the 7th inning to defeat Allshred 21-20. Allshred continued to hit the ball very well collecting 31 total hits. Bob Miller went 4 for 4 while Steve Higgins, Rob Boehme, Gary Walton, Daryl Rodney, Matt Edinger, and Don Dheel all went 3 for 4. Steve Higgins, Rob Boehme, and Bob Hoffman each hit an OTF home run.


SCHNEIDER SONS' ELEC (15) - FRICKER'S 3 (14): WOW! What a game. Schneider Sons' Electric took their 5 and shut down Fricker's 3 in the first inning. But Fricker's did not go away and even though they did not score a lot they kept Schneider's guys from scoring a lot as well. It finally went down to the last inning and up by 8 Schneider's pitcher, Jim Schneider, let Fricker's score 5 to get within 2. Relieve pitcher Jim Johnson came in to save the game by making the last batter ground out to the middle infielder. Final score 15 to 14 Schneider Sons' Electric. Over all a great fun game again with some fantastic top ten plays including Marty Harrison's over the shoulder catch in shallow left field and 3 over the fence home runs by Norm Cairl, Matt Geisel and Patrick Henry.
Fricker's 3 - Good defense and a 7 run 7th inning wasn't enough as Fricker's #3 fell to Schneider's 15 to 14. Grandville Smith looked like Lou Brock on the base paths with his inside the park HR in the bottom of the 7th to pull #3 with in a run of tying it up, then a drive by Roy Woodworth that looked like a extra base hit was run down by a smooth running Norm Cairl in RC field. Ron Fox along with another fine pitched game was (3-4 with 2-2b hits), Tim Kuszmaul (3-4) Fritz (3-3, sac). Two batters for #3 did apologize to Jim Schneider for the come backers between his legs, sorry Jim.


FRICKER'S 11 (21) - Jeff Traudt STATE FARM (14): Frickers#11 team played good team ball, hustled and came away with the win. Jase Sweede (2-2 2B 2R RBI), Joe Bondy (3-3 2B RBI), and Jeff Huskisson (2-3 2B 3B RBI) continued their impressive hitting display. Also contributing to the offense: Rich Brownfield (2-2 3RBI), Wade Timming (2-3 2R 2RBI), Perry Chillus (2-3 R RBI), Dan Bollinger (1-2 BB RBI), Dave Kunst (3 RBI), and Mark Gedert blasted 2 OTF HR's and added 5 RBI. Great job guys.
Jeff Traudt State Farm - The Farm Boys took another loss to stay winless at the hands of Gary Downey's Fricker's #11 as they were soundly out hit and out foxed. State Farm was able to reach a season high batting average for the game of .535 but also gave up to many free passes in the pitching match up. Three OTF-HR's were hit by Keith Dominiak 2-4-2R, Bryan Chalka 1-4-1R, and sub Rick Doran was perfect for the night going 4-4-4R. Helping out with the offense was Jon Lebeau 3-4-2R, Mark Grimes 3-4-3R, Jim Watters 3-4-1R, Mark Goodremont 2-3 and Jim Dunlavy 3-4-1R.


ALLSHRED SERVICES (20) - FRICKER'S 1 (11):
AllShred Services - In the second game, between these two teams Allshred banged out 26 hits and beat Frickers 1 by a score of 20-11. Allshred played excellent defense with the outfield making several fine catches. Darren Axel, Bob Miller, and Rob Boehme each went 4 for 4 while Woody Woodrow, and Guy Stager each collected 3 hits. This was a nice hit for Allshred after a very disappointing loss in the first game.
Fricker's #1 bats went to sleep for a few hitters, as Alshred scored in every inning to blow this game open. #1 could not mount one of their comebacks this time, as only seven of their batters got hits. #1 was led by J. Czerniakowski, 3 for 3, 2B, 2RBI, Randy Rydman 4 for 4, and Neal Klopping 3 for 4, 2B.


FRICKER'S 12 (9) - BARROW'S JEWELERS (8): FRICKER'S (12) hitting woes continued in the second game of a double-header, going into the bottom of the 7th, down by four. Rick Behan started the rally with a single. Dave Obert and Rick Obert singled, and with one out, Charlie Oberlin tripled, clearing the bases. Joe Behan doubled to score Oberlin. The score was tied at 8-8. Barrow's failed to score in the 8th. Terry Thomas was place on second to start the bottom of the 7th. He moved to third on Ron Upchurch's fly to r/c. Jerry Keefe flied to left, scoring Thomas with the winning run.
Barrows lost out to Frickers Black last nite in extra innings by a score of 9 to 8. Barrows ran out of gas after the first game and couldn't muster enough hits the second game. John Johnson had two dingers and Tom Duhart added one OTFHR but that was pretty much the offensive input.

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