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Revised Agenda for Wednesday Night's Fall AGM

Posted by Gary Paukert at Sep 23, 2019 1:29PM PDT ( 0 Comments )

To All League Members and Affiliates:

Copied below is the revised agenda for this Wednesday night’s AGM. You can access the .pdf file of same here:

I encourage you all to attend in order to help make our league even better than it already is.

Gary Paukert
CSMSL Communications
Calgary Senior Men’s Slo-Pitch League 55+

September 25th, 2019 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Horton Road Legion – 9202 Horton Road SW, Calgary
AGENDA – revised

1. Call to Order and Opening Remarks – Ernie French
2. Approval of the Agenda
3. Approval of minutes from April 16, 2019 Spring AGM Minutes
4. Reports
a) Treasurer – Don Jorgensen
b) Alumni & Trophies – Norm Russell
c) Banquet – John Dempster
d) Casino – Ron Williams
e) Communications – Tom Guppy
f) Evaluations/Draft – Ed Thurmeier
g) Field Operations – Max Huntley
h) Grievance & Rules – Ron DiPasquale
i) Insurance; Uniforms & Equipment – Vacant
j) Registration – John Schmidt
k) Schedule & Umpires – Phil McDonald
l) Strategic Planning
m) Tournaments – Mike Smith

5. Old Business
6. New Business

a) Are we an ability based league or do we move to an age based league?
b) Tournaments—which should we hold – which should we change – where should we hold them? Reintroduce the average age tournament (Mike Church)?
c) Bat rules changing – all “thumb print” bats will be illegal and not allowed in 2021 Do we change with the times or do we still allow outdated bats in our league?

7. Questions/Comments from Members
8. Resolutions : Change to Bylaw 8(b) (iii)

Election of President
…Whereas the membership should have the right to vote in the president and not be appointed by the board members only, and
…Whereas by appointing the president to that position it becomes a volunteer position.
…Therefore be it Resolved that Bylaw 8(b) (iii) be amended by removing mention of the President, and Adding 8 (b) (iv) which would read:

The president of the league should be voted on by the membership not the Board members.

9. Election of New Directors – Ron Di Pasquale
10. Adjournment

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Players Needed for Indus

Posted by Calgary Senior Men's Softball 55+ at Sep 13, 2019 3:30PM PDT ( 0 Comments )

Strike Force 65+ needs a couple more players to play in Indus the weekend of Sept 21st-22nd.

Contact Larry Bisson at 403-850-1448 or

Gary Paukert
CSMSL Communications

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Huntsman Games (74+) Playing Opportunity

Posted by Gary Paukert at Sep 9, 2019 5:14PM PDT ( 0 Comments )

Hello again,

Here’s another playing opportunity for the Huntsman World Senior Games in St. George, Utah:

The Calgary Old Boys (74+) team has had two players drop out due to illnesses. If you would like to join the Old Boys in Utah, (October 7-11) please contact:

Nick Radmanovich

Gary Paukert
CSMSL Communications

Hello All,

Here are the results from last weekend’s annual Mike Church Prostate Cancer Charity Tournament, (September 7th & 8th, 2019):

  • We raised $3,600 towards prostate cancer
  • 130 players participated on 10 teams
  • The Man Van had 31 clients

On behalf of the League and the Tournament, I’d like to convey the following thank-yous :

• Phil McDonald (Rangers) for assisting in making up the teams
• Phil MacDonald (old Senator) for manning the tournament desk for two full days
• The players who drove in from Lacombe, Lethbridge and the Sundre Area

To following team managers :
• Glen Novak
• Howard Northcott
• Ken Vaillancourt
• Duane Johnston
• Murray Cummings
• Bruce Pennock
• Ed Wicks
• Stew Leslie
• Kelly Toombs

To those players to offered to umpire and sub on other teams
To JayCee Park for the conditions of the fields, the concessions and the use of the scoreboards
To the many fans who weathered sunburn on Saturday and frostbite on Sunday

I hope everyone enjoyed the tournament and look forward to seeing you all next year.

Mike Smith
CSMSL Director/Tournaments

Rangers Champs AA 2019

Posted by Gary Paukert at Sep 9, 2019 8:34AM PDT ( 0 Comments )

Here they are, gentlemen, your 2019 AA Champion Rangers team.

Link to full-sized photo:

Big congrats on the gold medal, guys.

Gary Paukert
CSMSL Communications