National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum

35+ Meeting Tuesday, Jan 31, 2018 @ 8:00pm, 1 hour & 11 minutes

17 (35+) Teams represented @ Meeting

Waivers: All Waivers for underage players need to be OK’d by 35+ Managers. Waivered Players are then put on “Waivered Player list” on website www.southjersey MSBL.com. Manager need to submit: Player name, Team & DOB.

Stats need to be online and completed by July 15. If stats are not on website by July 15 your team risks not being qualified for Playoffs.

All-Star game will be scheduled @ Frawley Field.

-        35 American & 35 Continental will play on a Saturday

-        35 National & 45 Division will play on another Saturday. This was not mentioned at meeting. Call Lou or Neil if you have issues with 45/35 all Star game.

New Rule for 2018. (Communicated @ General Meeting) Player needs to bat or play in field for at least 6 regular season games. DL is terminated. If player participates only in field only Manager needs to have opposing manager write player’s field participation in his book.

New Rule for 2018. (communicated @ General Meeting) In the event of regional inclement weather. All Games will be postponed. Email will be sent to all Managers & Pop–up menu on website will be used. If Manager’s wishing to play they need to call Umpire Coordinator and opposing manager to coordinate game.

New for 2018. NO-CHARGE-..Managers of the SJMSBL are welcome to post an advertisement onto your website www.SouthJerseyMSBL.com . Send JPEG photo/image to eecnph@comcast.net

New for 2018: By unanimous decision @ General Meeting Manager’s elected to use 1010 Wilson Baseballs. 

 

35+ Waivered Players (Ok’d @ Divisional Meeting)

1.     Richard A. Stronski Jr. DOB: 5/24/84  Harpers Assault

2.     Ryan Slaney                                             Harpers Assault

3.     Jason Fox, DOB: 1/13/84  SJ Nats

4.     Francis Fortino: DOB: 10/31/84 Mt Laurel Mayhem

5.     Kevin Peak, 34 years old, Riverton Rangers

6.     Ramone Benitez, 33 years old, Bensalem Yankees

 

35+ Managers decided

-NOT to play Mother’s day (May 13)

-To play both Sundays around July 4th (Wednesday)

- All Managers in 35+ are open to cross divisional play or only playing teams in their division.

Open Sunday Dates

April 8, 15, 22, 29

May 6, 20  (off May 13 Mother’s Day & Memorial Day weekend May 27. Teams are encouraged to make up rain outs these Sundays, If practical)

June 3, 10, 17, 24

July 1, 8, 15, 22 29

August 5, 12, 19, 26

3 Divisions = 3 Champions will receive a $500 Credit. DIVISIONS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE

-        Need at least 6 Teams to create a Division

American

We need one team to have 8 Teams

National

6 Teams

Continental 

We need one team to make 8 Teams

 

 

AMERICAN Regular Season & Playoffs Schedule

American Division           

 

-        American Division: Regular season- 15 Games in 15 weeks. Regular season ends July 29. Regular season games cannot be played after July 29. American Managers elected to scrap MVP & Cy Young.

 

American Playoffs Contingency’s

1.     6 Team Division

-        Top 4 teams make playoffs: (Semi) 1 vs. 4   &    2 vs. 3 begins Sunday August 5 (one Nine inning Game). Aug. 5 game played at lower seed.  Sunday August 12 1st game (9) innings, if necessary game #2 is (7) innings. Potential DH played @ Stronger seed field.

Game #1    Seed #1 & #2 Home team @ #3/ #4 winner Field

Game #2    Seed #3 &  #4 Home team @ #1 / #2 winner Field

Game #3    Seed #1 & #2 Home team @ #1 & #2 Field

Playoff Rainout field Contingency’s

1.     Field as noted above. If above is not playable

2.     Game played @ opposing field. If opposing field is unplayable

3.     League Directors can schedule any field available

Please Note: in an effort to finish playoffs before Labor Day, League officials have the right to change Playoffs from 3 game series to one game Wild Card.

 

Championships

·        Umpires are paid by SJMSBL

·        Winner of Championship receives $500 Credit towards 2018 Spring/Summer Season

-        Sunday, Aug. 19 ONE (9) Inning Game

Winner of Semi Begins best of 3 Series Vs. Winner of Semi

Weaker seed hosts game and is Visiting Team

-        Sunday, Aug. 26, (Game 2 of Series)  1st Game (9) Innings. If Necessary, Game #3 (7) Innings, played immediately after game #2

Stronger seed Hosts game and is Visiting team 1st Game & Home team 2nd game

Managers understand, in the spirit of ending playoffs before Labor Day the SJMSBL can change the Playoff Structure to Play a Double Header Sunday #1 Vs. Sunday #2

Playoff Rainout field Contingency’s

1.Field as noted above. If above is not playable

2. Game played @ opposing field. If opposing field is unplayable

3. League Directors can schedule any field available

 

Change will be made in the event of “Acts of God” (rain, weather, etc.)

 

 

8 Team Division Contingency

6 Teams make Playoffs.

WILDCARD SATURDAY

-        Saturday, Aug. 4       Seed # 3 Vs. Seed # 6  – Winner plays Sunday, Aug. 6 Vs. #2 Seed @ Seed #3/6 Winner. HOME TEAM: Seed #2

-        Saturday, Aug. 4       Seed # 4 Vs. Seed # 5  – Winner plays Sunday, Aug. 6 Vs. #1 Seed @ Seed #4/5 Winner. HOME TEAM: Seed #1

Please Note: If Bensalem Yankees play Saturday, Aug 4 Game needs to be played in Afternoon.

Playoff Rainout field Contingency’s

1.      Field as noted above. If above is not playable

2.      Game played @ opposing field. If opposing field is unplayable

3.      League Directors can schedule any field available

BEST OF 3 SUNDAY- SEMI-FINALS

-        Sunday, Aug. 5,  (9) Inning Game. Winner of Wild Card Game Hosts game & is visiting team, Sunday August 5. #1 seed plays winner of (4Vs5). #2 seed plays winner of (3Vs6)

-        Sunday, Aug. 12  (Game 2 of Series) 1st Game (9) Innings Wild Card winner HOME TEAM.  #1 & #2 Seed Hosts game(s). If Necessary, Game #3 (7) Innings, played immediately after game #2 . Game #3    #1 & #2 seed is Home team

Please Note: in an effort to finish playoffs before Labor Day, League officials have the right to change Playoffs from 3 game series to one game Wild Card.

 

Championships

·        Umpires are paid by SJMSBL

·        Winner of Championship receives $500 Credit towards 2018 Spring/Summer Season

-        Sunday, Aug. 19 ONE (9) Inning Game

Winner of Semi Begins best of 3 Series Vs. Winner of Semi

Weaker seed hosts game and is Visiting Team

-        Sunday, Aug. 26, (Game 2 of Series)  1st Game (9) Innings. If Necessary, Game #3 (7) Innings, played immediately after game #2

Stronger seed Hosts game and is Visiting team 1st Game & Home team 2nd game

Managers understand, in the spirit of ending playoffs before Labor Day the SJMSBL can change the Playoff Structure to Play a Double Header Sunday #1 Vs. Sunday #2 (as stated above)

Change will be made in the event of “Acts of God” (rain, weather, etc.)

Playoff Rainout field Contingency’s

1.      Field as noted above. If above is not playable

2.      Game played @ opposing field. If opposing field is unplayable

3.      League Directors can schedule any field available

 

National Regular Season & Playoffs Schedule

 

National Regular Season & Playoffs Schedule

-        National Division: Regular season- 17 Games in 15 weeks. 2 DH’s. The regular season ends July 29. Regular season games cannot be played after July 29. National  Managers elected to scrap MVP & Cy Young

-        National Playoffs Contingency’s

2.     6 Team Division

-        Top 4 teams make playoffs: (Semi) 1 vs. 4   &    2 vs. 3 begins Sunday August 5 (one Nine inning Game). Aug. 5 game played at weaker seed.  Sunday August 12 1st game (9) innings, if necessary game #2 is (7) innings. Potential DH played @ Stronger seed field.

Game #1    Seed #1 & #2 Home team @ #3/4 Field

Game #2    Seed #3 &  #4 Home team @ #1 & #2 Field

Game #3    Seed #1 & #2 Home team @ #1 & #2 Field

Playoff Rainout field Contingency’s

4.     Field as noted above. If above is not playable

5.     Game played @ opposing field. If opposing field is unplayable

6.     League Directors can schedule any field available

Please Note: in an effort to finish playoffs before Labor Day, League officials have the right to change Playoffs from 3 game series to one game Wild Card.

Championships

·        Umpires are paid by SJMSBL

·        Winner of Championship receives $500 Credit towards 2018 Spring/Summer Season

-        Sunday, Aug. 19 ONE (9) Inning Game

Winner of Semi Begins best of 3 Series Vs. Winner of Semi

Weaker seed hosts game and is Visiting Team

-        Sunday, Aug. 26, (Game 2 of Series)  1st Game (9) Innings. If Necessary, Game #3 (7) Innings, played immediately after game #2

Stronger seed Hosts game and is Visiting team 1st Game & Home team 2nd game

Managers understand, in the spirit of ending playoffs before Labor Day the SJMSBL can change the Playoff Structure to Play a Double Header Sunday #1 Vs. Sunday #2

Playoff Rainout field Contingency’s

1. Field as noted above. If above is not playable

2. Game played @ opposing field. If opposing field is unplayable

3. League Directors can schedule any field available

 

Change will be made in the event of “Acts of God” (rain, weather, etc.)

 

 

8 Team Division Contingency

6 Teams make Playoffs.

WILDCARD SATURDAY

-        Saturday, Aug. 4       Seed # 3 Vs. Seed # 6  – Winner plays Sunday, Aug. 6 Vs. #2 Seed @ Seed #3/6 Winner. HOME TEAM: Seed #2

-        Saturday, Aug. 4       Seed # 4 Vs. Seed # 5  – Winner plays Sunday, Aug. 6 Vs. #1 Seed @ Seed #4/5 Winner. HOME TEAM: Seed #1

Playoff Rainout field Contingency’s

4.     Field as noted above. If above is not playable

5.     Game played @ opposing field. If opposing field is unplayable

6.     League Directors can schedule any field available

BEST OF 3 SUNDAY- SEMI-FINALS

-        Sunday, Aug. 5,  (9) Inning Game. Winner of Wild Card Game Hosts game & is visiting team, Sunday August 5. #1 seed plays winner of (4Vs5). #2 seed plays winner of (3Vs6)

-        Sunday, Aug. 12  (Game 2 of Series) 1st Game (9) Innings Wild Card winner HOME TEAM.  #1 & #2 Seed Hosts game(s). If Necessary, Game #3 (7) Innings, played immediately after game #2 . Game #3    #1 & #2 seed is Home team

Please Note: in an effort to finish playoffs before Labor Day, League officials have the right to change Playoffs from 3 game series to one game Wild Card.

Championships

·        Umpires are paid by SJMSBL

·        Winner of Championship receives $500 Credit towards 2018 Spring/Summer Season

-        Sunday, Aug. 19 ONE (9) Inning Game

Winner of Semi Begins best of 3 Series Vs. Winner of Semi

Weaker seed hosts game and is Visiting Team

-        Sunday, Aug. 26, (Game 2 of Series)  1st Game (9) Innings. If Necessary, Game #3 (7) Innings, played immediately after game #2

Stronger seed Hosts game and is Visiting team 1st Game & Home team 2nd game

Managers understand, in the spirit of ending playoffs before Labor Day the SJMSBL can change the Playoff Structure to Play a Double Header Sunday #1 Vs. Sunday #2 (as stated above)

Change will be made in the event of “Acts of God” (rain, weather, etc.)

Playoff Rainout field Contingency’s

1.     Field as noted above. If above is not playable

2.     Game played @ opposing field. If opposing field is unplayable

3.     League Directors can schedule any field available

 

Continental Regular Season & Playoffs Schedule

Continental   Teams Subject to change

 

-        Continental  Division: Regular season- 16 Games in 15 weeks. 1 DHs. Regular season ends July 29. Regular season games cannot be played after July 29. Continental  Managers elected to do MVP & Cy Young

-        Continental Playoffs Contingency’s

3.     6 Team Division

-        Top 4 teams make playoffs: (Semi) 1 vs. 4   &    2 vs. 3  begins Sunday August 5 (one Nine inning Game). Aug. 5 game played at lower seed.  Sunday August 12 1st game (9) innings, if necessary game #2 is (7) innings. Potential DH played @ better seed field.

Game #1    Seed #1 & #2 Home team @ #3 & #4 Field

Game #2    Seed #3 &  #4 Home team @ #1 & #2 Field

Game #3    Seed #1 & #2 Home team @ #1 & #2 Field

Playoff Rainout field Contingency’s

7.     Field as noted above. If above is not playable

8.     Game played @ opposing field. If opposing field is unplayable

9.     League Directors can schedule any field available

Please Note: in an effort to finish playoffs before Labor Day, League officials have the right to change Playoffs from 3 game series to one game Wild Card.

 

Championships

·        Umpires are paid by SJMSBL

·        Winner of Championship receives $500 Credit towards 2018 Spring/Summer Season

-        Sunday, Aug. 19 ONE (9) Inning Game

Winner of Semi Begins best of 3 Series Vs. Winner of Semi

Weaker seed hosts game and is Visiting Team

-        Sunday, Aug. 26, (Game 2 of Series)  1st Game (9) Innings. If Necessary, Game #3 (7) Innings, played immediately after game #2

Stronger seed Hosts game and is Visiting team 1st Game & Home team 2nd game

Managers understand, in the spirit of ending playoffs before Labor Day the SJMSBL can change the Playoff Structure to Play a Double Header Sunday #1 Vs. Sunday #2

Playoff Rainout field Contingency’s

1.Field as noted above. If above is not playable

2. Game played @ opposing field. If opposing field is unplayable

3. League Directors can schedule any field available

 

Change will be made in the event of “Acts of God” (rain, weather, etc.)

 

 

8 Team Division Contingency

6 Teams make Playoffs.

WILDCARD SATURDAY

-        Saturday, Aug. 4       Seed # 3 Vs. Seed # 6  – Winner plays Sunday, Aug. 6 Vs. #2 Seed @ Seed #3/6 Winner. HOME TEAM: Seed #2

-        Saturday, Aug. 4       Seed # 4 Vs. Seed # 5  – Winner plays Sunday, Aug. 6 Vs. #1 Seed @ Seed #4/5 Winner. HOME TEAM: Seed #1

Please Note: If Bensalem Yankees play Saturday, Aug 4 Game needs to be played in Afternoon.

Playoff Rainout field Contingency’s

1.      Field as noted above. If above is not playable

2.      Game played @ opposing field. If opposing field is unplayable

3.      League Directors can schedule any field available

BEST OF 3 SUNDAY- SEMI-FINALS

-        Sunday, Aug. 5,  (9) Inning Game. Winner of Wild Card Game Hosts game & is visiting team, Sunday August 5. #1 seed plays winner of (4Vs5). #2 seed plays winner of (3Vs6)

-        Sunday, Aug. 12  (Game 2 of Series) 1st Game (9) Innings Wild Card winner HOME TEAM.  #1 & #2 Seed Hosts game(s). If Necessary, Game #3 (7) Innings, played immediately after game #2 . Game #3    #1 & #2 seed is Home team

Please Note: in an effort to finish playoffs before Labor Day, League officials have the right to change Playoffs from 3 game series to one game Wild Card.

Championships

·        Umpires are paid by SJMSBL

·        Winner of Championship receives $500 Credit towards 2018 Spring/Summer Season

-        Sunday, Aug. 19 ONE (9) Inning Game

Winner of Semi Begins best of 3 Series Vs. Winner of Semi

Weaker seed hosts game and is Visiting Team

-        Sunday, Aug. 26, (Game 2 of Series)  1st Game (9) Innings. If Necessary, Game #3 (7) Innings, played immediately after game #2

Stronger seed Hosts game and is Visiting team 1st Game & Home team 2nd game

Managers understand, in the spirit of ending playoffs before Labor Day the SJMSBL can change the Playoff Structure to Play a Double Header Sunday #1 Vs. Sunday #2 (as stated above)

Change will be made in the event of “Acts of God” (rain, weather, etc.)

Playoff Rainout field Contingency’s

1.      Field as noted above. If above is not playable

2.      Game played @ opposing field. If opposing field is unplayable

3.      League Directors can schedule any field available

4.      National  Regular Season & Playoffs Schedule

 

2 MVP & 2 Cy YOUNG Nominations from each Team will be DUE July 1

* Nomination Ballot will be emailed to Managers June 15, 2018. Ballot will also be available @ "Handouts" on www.SouthJerseyMSBL.com

* Nominations will be published on Front page of www.SouthJerseyMSBL.com July 5, 2018

* Managers will than vote on Nominations. Final vote is DUE July 18, 2018

MVP & CY Young winners will appear on Front page of Website July 21, 2018


35+ League Standings

Shall be determined by A POINT SYSTEM

-        3 points for a Win

-        2 points for a Tie

-        1 point for a loss

-        0 Points for a loss by forfeit (Standings will show a team losing by forfeit getting 1 point. This is incorrect and will be properly calculated at the end of season)

-        0 Points for a game not played

 

Please keep in mind…. The spirit of the SJMSBL is to play Baseball. If a Team ”jobs Standings”  and does not play scheduled game because

“Played game” would have no bearing in standings; Team Jobbing the League has the possibility of receiving severe Penalties. Please make every effort to play all of your scheduled games.

Tie Breaker

When two teams are tied

1.       Head to Head record

2.       Fewest Runs allowed in all games

3.       Most Runs Scored in all games

 

When three or more teams are tied

 

1.      Fewest Runs allowed in all games

2.      Most Runs Scored in all games

 

Forfeit scoring

·       9 inning game = 9-0

 

·         inning Game = 7-0

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discussed @ Meeting

Fee Schedule

2 UMPIRES @ EACH GAME

EACH TEAM PAYS FOR ONE UMPIRE

Cost per umpire per (9) inning Game @ $80

Cost per umpire per (7) inning Game @ $70

 

1.Cancelling with less than one hour until game time- $45 per umpire (If umpires did not leave for game yet, no fee will be charged)

2. Umpires arrive at field and no game due to weather: $45 per umpire

3. Game 1 of DH Starts, no game two due to weather: No fee charged

 

4. Game 1 of DH starts, no game two due to team decision: $45 per umpire for second game

 

John Gallante

Director and Assignor 

Tri-State Elite Umpire Association 

 

E-mail is preferred unless it is a notification on the day of the game. 

E-mail: JohnGallante@hotmail.com

 

 

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