August 2021 – Welcome!! We love that you’re a member of the Roy Hobbs Baseball Family!
Baseball is in our blood; and the infield dirt, the smell of the grass and the crack of the bat fuel us and drive us to consume more. More time on the field. More equipment. More news and stories. More – well, you get the idea. So, take a few minutes to discover all that’s new in YOUR family. And thanks for your time and patronage of Roy Hobbs
HIS BAT IS A BEAST!
Ron “The Grizz” Williamss shares his story about using a heavy bat to swing his way to success.
1. Roy Hobbs’ 2022 Sunshine Classic dates will be announced in the September Newsletter. Our dates have been reduced, so there will be changes coming. Invitations will be sent after Thanksgiving.
2. Roy Hobbs’ dates and plans for 2022 Spring Dinger are still being negotiated with the field owners in Asheville. We hope to be able to confirm and announce in December.
3. The deadline for payment of fees that include the $500 team discount has passed, and most everyone is in the fold. Several teams have dropped out, however, we expect between 290 and 300 teams for the 2021 RHWS
4. Practice Field, Free Agent and Locker Room registrations are open. You can find links to those registration forms on the landing page at royhobbs.com
RH HoF CLASS INCLUDES 9 HONOREES
The Roy Hobbs Hall of Fame is pleased to announce the Class of 2021, nine passionate amateur baseball folks who have made their mark on the field and off.
Elected by the Hall of Fame voters are:
Russ Bortell, Michigan
Tim Doboszenski, Minnesota
Gary Fischer, New Jersey
John Haraldson, Illinois
Dan MacDougall, Washington
Bob Misko, Florida
Bob Provost, Florida
Paul Westwood, Pennsylvania
Known as the “M&M Boys”, Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris of the New York Yankees captured the attention of a nation in 1961 as they combined to hit 115 home runs with Maris eclipsing Babe Ruth’s record of 60 home runs in a single season.
Real Time Pain Relief has developed a Fundraising Program that allows groups to team up with the Champ to raise money for their organization to defray costs of equipment, facilities and travel expenses.
Invitations for the 2021 RHWS will be sent in mid-August.
We know our RHUA Umps like to be in on the calls we’re making at our events. View our updated RHUA page and keep yourselves up-to-date on our rules, opportunities and more.
ARE YOU “TRUE BLUE”? Check out our updated interactive feature and test your rules knowledge. New scenarios in every newsletter
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