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21+ SOUTH Bill Curzie Division Information
BILL CURZIE pictured above

He wears No. 6 in honor of his favorite player — Stan Musial.

His team, naturally, is the Cardinals.

Bill Curzie has a passion for baseball. He grew up playing on the streets of Riverside as a young kid, riding his bike to the Riverside AA field in the mid-1940s on warm summer days to play the game he loved.

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21 Divisional Meeting D: 2020 21 Divisional Meeting

Number of Teams Represented: 25

Date of meeting: 2/3/2020

Duration of Meeting: 1.5.hrs.

1. Universal Rule: The regular season will NOT be extended
2. The Rules will NOT be changed. If you have a rule change… Save it for the Divisional Meetings.
3. The Playoffs will be completed before Labor Day

Rules:
Universal Rule of the SJMSBL For all Divisions: Last day to add a player to your Roster is 6 Sundays before your season ends. Maximum number of players on a roster is 20. Over 20 players on a roster cost is $100.00 per player.

Universal Rule of the SJMSBL For all Divisions: Player needs to play and or bat in at least 6 regular season games. If a player only plays in the field as a defensive player or runner, it is the managers duty to have opposing manager write that players participation in the scorebook for that said game.
Universal Rule of the SJMSBL For all Divisions: Managers voted unanimously that all teams need to have their Stats (particularly) game played - uploaded before there next game. If a team does not have stats updated by the next game, the offending team will get a forfeit for the game stats not uploaded. Also, for the 2020 Spring Season- If a team Forfeits 3 games team is not eligible for playoffs

Universal Rule of the SJMSBL For all Divisions: 1.A. If an umpire feels threatened by a player or fan, or there is a situation with a player the manager is obligated to diffuse the threatening situation. If manager does not diffuse threatening situation. The manager as a result of his actions will be looked at and determined if he risks being suspended from upcoming games.

Additional Rules:

1. Teams in all 21 divisions voted on allowing 2 pitchers and 1 catcher from the ages of 18-20 to be able to play these positions. These designated players need to be communicated to opposing Manager before game
2. Teams in all 3 divisions voted on batting a minimum of 10 players
3. The following teams have requested 10am starts at their home fields unless otherwise notified.

1. East Coast Black Sox
2. Camden Punishers
3. Oaklyn A’s
4. Philadelphia Yankees

4)Mercy rule in wild card round and semi-final round of playoffs,

no mercy rule in the championship finals

Waivers:

No waivers for any player request by any team in all 3 divisions of the 21’s


Divisions:
Season Schedule:

Regular Season Opens: North Division: 3/29/2020 16 games two DH’s
West Division: 4/5/2020 18 games 4 DH’s
East Division: 3/29/2020 16 games 2 DH’s
South Division: 3/29/2020 16 games 2 DH’s

Regular Season Ends: all 4 divisions on 7/26/2020
If possible, Divisions will NOT Cross-Over

All 4 divisions voted not to play on Mother’s Day, Memorial Day weekend and 4th of July weekend
Available Dates
March- 29

April- 5,19,26

May- 3,10 ( Mother’s day ), 17, 24 ( Memorial Day ), 31

June- 7, 14, 21, 28

July- 5 ( 4th of July weekend ), 12,19,26/

August- 2,9,16,23,30

All 21 Playoffs:
Playoff Contingencies: In the event of weather situation, the league reserves the right to limit the semi-final rounds to a single game so that the 2020 regular season is ended by Sunday 8/30 as agreed upon
General: Top 6 teams make playoffs
Number 1 and 2 seeds get a bye- Saturday 8/1
6 vs. 3, 5 vs. 4 Saturday 8/1 one game play in round
Sunday 8/2 semifinal round starts: Best of 3
Sunday 8/16: Championship round: Best of 3
Specific Details Below

Quarter Finals
- Mercy rule in wild card round and semi-final round of playoffs
Saturday, August 1
Seed #4 Vs. Seed #5
#4 Seed is hosting Game
#4 Seed is Home Team
9 Inning Game

Seed #6 Vs. Seed #3
#3 Seed is hosting Game
#3 Seed is Home Team
9 Inning Game

Semi-Finals Best of 3
- Mercy rule in wild card round and semi-final round of playoffs
Sunday, August 2
Game 1. Seed #1 Vs Weakest Seed winner in Quarter
Weak Seed is hosting team
#1 Seed is Home Team
9 Inning Game

Game 1. Seed #2 Vs. Stronger Seed winner in Quarter
Stronger Seed is hosting team
#1 Seed is Home Team
9 Inning Game

Sunday, August 9
Game 2. Seed #1 Vs Weakest Seed winner in Quarter
#1 Seed is hosting team
Weaker Seed is Home Team
7 Inning Game

Game 3. Seed #1 Vs. Weakest Seed winner in Quarter (if necessary)
Stronger Seed is hosting team
#1 Seed is Home Team
7 Inning Game

Game 2. Seed #2 Vs. Stronger Seed winner in Quarter
#2 Seed is hosting team
Weaker Seed is Home Team
7 Inning Game

Game 3. Seed #2 Vs. Stronger Seed winner in Quarter (if necessary)
#2 Seed is hosting team
#2 Seed is Home Team
7 Inning Game

Championship Best of 3 Umpires are paid by the SJMSBL
- no mercy rule in the championship finals
Sunday, August 16
Game 1: High Seed Semi Winner Vs. Low Seed Semi Winner
Low Seed Host game
High Seed is Home Team
9 Inning Game

Sunday, August 23
Game 2: High Seed Semi Winner Vs. Low Seed Semi Winner
High Seed Host game
Low Seed is Home Team
7 Inning Game

Game 3: High Seed Semi Winner Vs. Low Seed Semi Winner (if necessary)
High Seed Host game
High Seed is Home Team
7 Inning Game

Winner of National Championships get a $500 Credit
- Credit is not a check
- Credit is good for 2020 Fall Season or 2021 Spring Season
- Credit expires April 1st 2021
- Credit cannot be transferred to another team



All Star game:

All Star game will be played at Frawley Stadium on a Saturday (date and time to be determined)

7 inning game

Teams will be chosen by managers picking 2-3 players from their teams and emailing them to All Star managers

If game is rained out it will not be made up

Announcer will need a line-up before the game to announce the game

Managers interested in managing All Star teams:

Jeff Pilling, Bill Mason, Orlando Munoz, JT DeLuca, John Wilson

Fee Schedule:

2 umpires at each game

9 inning game $85.00 per umpire

7 inning game $75.00 per umpire

If Only One Umpire Shows- See Cost below

Cost per umpire per (9) inning Game @ $110

Cost per umpire per (7) inning Game @ $95

1. Cancelling with less than one hour until game time- $50 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: $50 per umpire

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

4. Originally scheduled DH turns into one-single 9 inning game: Standard fee for 9 innings + $50 per umpire for second game

All Changes need in schedule need to be sent to LMarshall@unfi.com by Thursday. If umpires are not notified before the day of game then #4 Rule goes into effect (. Originally scheduled DH turns into one-single 9 inning game: Standard fee for 9 innings + $50 per umpire for second game)

John Gallante

Umpiring Director + Assignor

Tri-State Elite Umpires Association

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

E-mail: JohnGallante@hotmail.com

cell : (856) 994-4400

April 2016....John Gallante is the President and Assignor of the Tri-State Elite Umpires Association.If you think umpire assigning and training is an old man's business, think again. John is only 25 years old, making him the youngest umpire assignor in New Jersey. Under John's watch, the TSEUA has grown from 15 members and 500 games to over 200 umpires and over 18,000 games, making the TSEUA the largest umpires association.in the state of New Jersey. The association has acquired baseball ranging from little-leaguers to semi professionals after striking a deal with South Jersey Men's Senior Baseball League in 2014. John also runs the cadet and advanced training program for the TSEUA, which is widely regarded as one of the best umpire training programs in the region. In addition to his duties with the TSEUA, John is also a state certified high school umpire for the Tri-County Umpires Association and serves as the Chairman of their mechanics training committee. John has taken the Tri-State area by storm and has become the "go to guy" for umpires in the area for all levels.

Rainouts/Cancellations:
In the event of a rainout or cancellation it is the responsibility of the home field manager to notify John Gallante 856-994-4400 johngallante@hotmail.com and also let Lou know as well 856-266-7916 lmarshall@unfi.com all cancellations need at least 1 hour notice. If a cancellation is made any time after that the fee schedule will apply of $50.00 per umpire if the umpires are there or on their way.

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 IMPORTANT (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

· 7 inning Game = 7-0



Please do not include Lou or Neil on any group text or emails with your team and other teams. Make the determinations then let us know of any decisions
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