Announcement Date: 27 November 2017
GCSS will be holding our second fall 2017 meeting as follows:
Announcement Date: 21 November 2017
GCSS Members and Supporters,
It is not too early to register for the 2018 GCSS season! The updated registration form for 2018 now appears under the Signups tab on the GCSS website for you to download and complete. We will also have forms available at the December meeting and we can send you forms upon request.
Feel free to provide league information and registration forms to senior players that you know who would be interested in joining our league.
I look forward to another great year of senior softball in 2018!
Announcement Date: 30 October 2017
GCSS Members and Supporters,
Two GCSS members were inducted into the Cleveland Slow Pitch Softball Wall of Fame this past weekend. Congratulations to inductees Jack Salmon and Chuck Barracato. Jack attended the induction banquet to receive his award. Chuck was out of town and unable to attend but he was there in spirit! Well done, gentlemen!
Your GCSS Officers
Announcement Date: 13 October 2017
GCSS members & supporters,
The Greater Cleveland Senior Softball League is pleased to announce that Tony Chihill is the 2017 recipient of the Jerry Kopacko Spirit Award. Congratulations Tony! He will receive his award at the next league meeting to be scheduled for later this fall.
The league also recognizes the other fifteen nominees for this prestigious award. It is an honor to be nominated for this award by our peers. You are all winners!
Finally, we offer a thank you to the league members who nominated their fellow players for this award and for casting their votes for nominees of their choice. Your commitment and involvement in league affairs is what makes the GCSS League the success that it is!
Announcement Date: 15 August 2017
Congratulations to Team #2 sponsored by the Post & Beam Bar and Grille and managed by Bob Zukerman for winning the GCSS Second Half Championship. Team Post & Beam will appear in the post-season playoffs against the First Half Champion Sports Focus team.
Announcement Date: 26 June 2017
Congratulations to Team #1 sponsored by Sports Focus and managed by Frank Bolek for winning the GCSS First Half Championship. Team Sports Focus will appear in the post-season playoffs.
Announcement Date: 11 June 2017
Temporary rule change information:
To all GCSS Members,
May 26, 2017
To: GCSS Managers and Board Members
As a result of confusion regarding foaters, as Commissioner I am exercising GCSS Rule 1G, which states: Additonal rules may be adopted by the Commissioner during the season as needed. This rule is to clarify where foaters can play and bat in the line-up and will take effect immediately for the remainder of the 2017 season. The membership will discuss and vote on this issue during the October membership meetng if required. Nothing in the GCSS Bylaws and Playing Rules for the 2017 Season addresses this situaton. Please see the rule additon below which will be referred to as “Rule TEMP 4K – Battng order and felding positons for foaters”.
RULE ADDITION FOR THE 2017 GREATER CLEVELAND SENIOR SOFTBALL LEAGUE
SUBJECT: Rule - TEMP 4K - BATTING ORDER AND FIELDING POSITIONS FOR FLOATERS
The scenarios below defne the battng order positon for foaters added to GCSS teams. A foater can play any felding positon during the game(s) for all of the scenarios below.
Scenario “A”: Floater added to a team at the start of the frst game of a double header.
- A foater that is added to a team at the start of the frst game of a double header can be inserted into the battng order at any positon. If the floater remains on the same team for the second game his battng order positon will not change.
Scenario “B”: Floater(s) moved to a different team for the second game of the double header or only plays in the second game.
- Floater(s) that are moved from “Team A” to “Team B” or only play in the second game will be inserted into the battng order immediately afer the original last batter in the line-up from the first game. This is true regardless of where the battng order starts for the second game (i.e. If the original last batter in the line-up is the leadoff hitter for the second game the next batter will be the foater(s) just added to the team).
Announcement Date: 17 April 2017
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