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54 Years


By Fred Wallace


Hi, this is Fred Wallace with " Off the Wire ".

It's a busy week in front of us from a fastball standpoint.

Last night we had the Owen Sound Men's Fastball League double-doubleheader at Duncan McLellan Park. There's 2 more league games Wednesday night.

The Grey Bruce Ladies Fastball League will run their usual cycle of games tonight at Desboro, tomorrow night at both Tara & Port Elgin. plus Thursday night in Allenford.

The Ladies Playoff Tournament begins in 7 days.

In the Bluewater Fastball League, there are 6 games this week including Tara at the Selects tonight at Duncan McLellan Park.

Of note, Duncan McLellan Park will be the site for the Ontario Amateur Softball Association Midget Championship Tournament commencing Saturday morning at 9 am and running through the Championship Game on Sunday.

Also ahead this week, the 54th annual Tom Simms Memorial Fastball Tournament will be conducted at Croft Athletic Field in Meaford.

54 years......

There will be 8 teams this year, split into 2 four team divisions. 

The Jets, Howell's Fish, Port Elgin Blue Devils and the Saugeen Thunderbirds are in Division " A ".

Division " B " features the Wiarton Nationals, Allenford Astros, Rockwood Rush & Dundalk Smoke

Divisional play starts Friday night at 7:15 pm and weaves it's way through to Sunday afternoon for the Consolation and Championship matches.


I'm Fred Wallace

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