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Summer 2011 – Issue 6 2 – Schedule and Scores

3 - Wiffle Dat Azz & Take a Wiff of This Page 4 – Wiffler’s Mom & Loose Cannons Page 5 – Holey Balls in Your Mouth & Pilot Media Bombers Page 6 – Roscoe’s Chicken N’ Wiffles & Sloppy Seconds Page 7 – Diamonds in the Rough 8 – “The Dirt” 9 – Announcements 10 – Social Events Calendar 11 – Bar & Charities 12 – Rules 13 – DOs & DONTs 14 - Pictures

James Salgado & Charm Reyes


Week 5 Schedule, Thursday, August 11th 6:30 Games • Loose Cannons vs. Roscoe’s Chicken N’ Wiffles – Field 1 • Take a Wiff of This vs. Holey Balls in Your Mouth – Field 2 • Pilot Media Bombers vs. Sloppy Seconds – Field 3 7:30 Games • Wiffler’s Mom vs. Wiffle Dat Azz – Field 1 • Roscoe’s Chicken N’ Wiffles vs. Sloppy Seconds – Field 2 • Loose Cannons vs. Pilot Media Bombers – Field 3 8:30 Games • Take a Wiff of This vs. Holey Balls in Your Mouth – Field 1

Week 4Score Board Teams Pilot Media Bombers vs. Wiffler’s Mom Loose Cannons vs. Take a Wiff of This Sloppy Seconds vs. Chicken N’ Wiffles Pilot Media Bombers vs. Wiffle Dat Azz Loose Cannons vs. Holey Balls in Your Mouth Take a Wiff of This vs. Wiffler’s Mom Wiffler’s Mom vs. Pilot Media Bombers Holey Balls in Your Mouth vs. Take a Wiff of This

Score

Please check the website for scores & standings!

Standings Team Name

GP

W

L

T

Loose Cannons Take a Wiff of This Sloppy Seconds Roscoe’s Chicken N’ Wiffles Wiffle Dat Azz Holey Balls in Your Mouth Wiffler’s Mom Pilot Media Bombers

8 7 8 8 8 8 6 5

6 6 5 5 3 2 1 0

1 1 2 3 5 6 5 5

1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0

To submit a drink of the week, please email Name of drink, Ingredients, and Instructions on how to make it to backyardsportsclub@gmail.com

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Wiffle Dat Azz Wiffle Dat Azz vs. Pilot Media Bombers "You dropped the bomb on me....baby..." Congrats to Pilot Media Bombers on their first win of the season! They brought it out Gap Band style and dropped the bomb! Our three home runs of the night (2 by Erica and 1 by Reno) couldn't hold them back. We were leading 7-0 for more than half of the game when all of the sudden...Pilot Media came out swinging and showed us that practice makes perfect! Great game guys....and we love your suitcase boom box! Dang...I almost forgot....MVP goes to Rob Mendoza who just about flipped over the fence catching a ball one handed!

Take a Wiff of This Take a Wiff of This vs. Loose Cannons So Robbie just taught me the meaning of earned and unearned runs a couple weeks ago…he even tested me with different scenarios that can happen in games and had me say either unearned or earned. Well…our game against the Cannons was a prime example of unearned runs. For the non-baseball lovers out there, an unearned run is a run scored due to defensive errors. Our defense was WAY off this game…and not to mention the Loose Cannons were mashing the ball. Good game guys and hope to see ya’ll in the playoffs in a couple weeks!

Take a Wiff of This vs. Wiffler’s Mom Although I did feel a little defeated from our loss to Loose Cannons, Take a Wiff of This had to rally to play against Wiffler’s Mom. This was a close game. But we kept our heads up and our D finally decided to show up holding Wiffler’s Mom. Most, if not all of our runs came from homeruns. Way to go Take a Wiff of This! Swinging for the fences is what we do!

Charm Reyes

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Wiffler’s Mom No Write-Up was Submitted

ď Œ Loose Cannons Loose Cannons vs. Take a Wiff of This Well...it was a completely different game than last week. We played like we're supposed to and started swinging them bats!! I have a feeling we'll see "Take a Wiff of This" again, in the tourney. It seems like a good rivalry has been born. Good game guys! After the first game, the team was flying high and it was tough trying to get everyone re-focused for the second game against "Holey Balls". However, our bats stayed hot and we ended up taking care of business.

MVP for the day goes to Julie Snyder for making a great catch in the outfield and having several nice hits!! Good job Julie!! - Ryan Roebuck

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Holey Balls in Your Mouth Holey Balls in Your Mouth vs. Loose Cannons Holey Balls improved greatly against the Loose Cannons but it wasn't enough to win the game. If the first inning didn't count or if we had another inning, it would have been another story. Haha. The game MVP was Jessi "I don't do single hits"Gonzalez with her grand slam homerun. It was a great team effort. Great game by both teams.

Pilot Media Bombers Pilot Media Bombers vs. Wiffler’s Mom x2 Oh Wiffler’s Mom, how we love you! It’s hard to say anything negative about the two losses we had against them on Thursday. They has some big hitters and fast runners! We enjoyed ourselves with the music selections and had fun trying to keep up. Money was on the line for the second game so that was a hard hit to lose, but if we had to play a triple header with anyone we would have wanted it to be with Wiffler’s Mom.

Pilot Media Bombers vs. Wiffle Dat Azz We were slightly intimidated by them practicing next to us as we got stomped by Wiffler’s Mom. But we went into the game looking to have fun with our favorite pink team (sorry sloppy 2nds) and try to kick some azz. Kick some azz we did! I think the score ended up at 14-10! JF had a home run that also brought in two other runners. We had a lot of good hits and smart moves that allowed us to get our first W! - Ashleigh Tullar

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Roscoe’s Chicken N’ Wiffles No Write-Up was Submitted

 Sloppy Seconds Sloppy Seconds vs. Roscoe's Chicken n'Wiffle This game was hyped from the get go, both teams wanted this game really badly. The first inning was all about Defense in the first inning. After that Sloppy's Amoeba D was gone for the day. We were a little shorthanded in this game, but that wasn't an excuse we wanted to take. Roscoe was hitting the ball all over the place...nothing you can do when their sticks are on fire. It was a valiant effort on our end...maybe this week we will give you a run for your money. - Jon Reyes

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Diamonds in the Rough Jeff White

Jamie Hopkins

Q: What team do you play for? A: Take a Wiff of This (BEST TEAM EVER!!!)

Q: What team do you play for? A: Roscoe’s Chicken N’ Wiffles

Q: Do you have a nickname? A: SmoothOperator

Q: What is your favorite shot? A: Irish Car Bombs (of course)

Q: What is your most prized possession? A: My puppy, Zeus

Q: Boxers, briefs, or commando? A: Boxer briefs...The comfort of boxers but the security of briefs. Gotta protect my boys!!! (ewww!)

Q: Blonde or Brunettes? A: Brunettes Q: What is your favorite shot? A: Patron (My momma would love you!)

Q: Blonde or Brunette, Tall or short..preferences? A: Prefer taller women but as with the hair color, as long as they are good looking I don't really care.

Q: Do you play any other sports? A: Golf, kickball…to name a few

Q: In your opinion, what is your best physical feature? A: I know it's not a body feature but my sense of humor is second to none. (good answer, hahaha)

Q: Who is your celebrity crush? A: Mila Kunis

Q: What’s your favorite feature on a girl? A: Eyes

Q: In your opinion, what is your best physical feature? A: My massive biceps! (I like your massive calves!)

Q: Who’s your favorite college/professional football team? A: Pro: New York Giants; College: Miami Hurricanes

Q: What’s your favorite feature on a girl? A: a beautiful personality Q: What’s 1 thing you’re really good at? A: Making people laugh (very funny guy!) Q: Can you dance? A: Yep, I’ve been known to cut a rug. Q: Do you have a crush on anyone in the League? A: crush, no….crushes, yes

Q: What’s 1 thing you’re really good at? A: Making people laugh (in a very offensive way) Q: What’s the first thing you notice about a girl? A: Whether or not she is physically attractive Q: Who is your celebrity crush? A: Meagan Goode and Emmanuelle Chriqu Q: Do you have a crush on anyone in the league? A: Yes (I hate your face, Jamie!)

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What the Crap?

The Dirt

Will Somerindyke from Take a Wiff of This claims this HUGE bulge on his hands are just muscle…but seriously?!?!? I have never seen anything like this. I said it’s a tumor…you need to go get it checked out….he says “it’s not a tumor” What do ya’ll think? When you have a chance go up to him and ask him to see it, so you can see for yourselves. He’s the huge guy on my team…can’t miss him!

You’re from Chesapeake MY ASS!

So, the first time I ever talked to Roman Goldshteyn, I noticed a very sexy accent on him! So of course, I ask where he’s from…Chesapeake he says. “ok where are your parents from? Again, he says Chesapeake! GRRRR! But the well traveled Will Somerindyke figured it out…he’s from Ukraine! Girls., with his accent and his awesome sense of humor…this one is a catch!

It’s a TUMOR!

Happy Birthday Robbie Wright! Just wanted to wish the best boyfriend in the world a HAPPY BIRTHDAY! I know you hate being center of attention, but now is my time to post emabarrasing pictures of you! BUT….I know how proud you are of your bruise and how you try to show everyone every chance you get…so I’ll show the whole wiffle ball community! Love you bebay!

Favorite Asset of the Week This girl’s got thighs for days! One of the first things the guys on my team noticed when they saw Nadia Kraft were her thighs. I had a couple guys (not going to mention any names) ask to meet her thighs! What’s her secret, you ask….biking! I think that’s why I’m searching beach cruisers everyday on craigslist!

My FIRST bruise! Best Thighs in Hampton Roads! He’s going to get so mad I put this up!

Aren’t we just the cutest couple!

Great calves too!!!

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Announcements

Wiffle Ball FALL Registration

Registration for the fall season is NOW OPEN for Hampton and Norfolk Leagues. Get your teams together and get ready for a new season. If you know anyone interested tell them to come out for some fun and to see what Wiffle ball is all about! Make sure you register today to guarantee a spot in the league for our upcoming season!!! The last Day to register for both of these leagues will be September 7th for Sandlot League and September 8th for Pennant and Blue Diamond Leagues. We hope to see all of you back out on the fields in the Fall!

Norfolk

Norfolk

*League: Norfolk Sandlot *Where: Azalea Little League Park *Season Starts: September 7th *Days Games are Played: Wednesdays] *Cost: $55.00

Hampton

*League: Blue Diamond *Where: Azalea Little League Park *Season Starts: September 8th *Days Games are Played: Thursdays *Cost: $55.00

*League: Hampton Pennant *Where: Virginia Baseball Academy *Season Starts: September 8th *Days Games are Played: Thursdays *Cost: $55.00

***FREE REGISTRATION FOR ALL TEAM CAPTAINS*** REFERRAL PROGRAM FOR FALL SEASON If you refer a NEW person to Backyard Sports Club, you will receive a pitcher with our Logo on it. The person who refers the MOST new people will win a $100 bar tab at our sponsor bar, Uno Chicago Grill! So if you refer someone new, make sure you email the name of the person (we will confirm with said person, if need be) to backyardsportsclub@gmail.com. At the end of registration we will tally up the number of referrals to see who the winner of the $100 bar tab is.

Summer End of Season Tournament • WHEN: Saturday, August • TIME: 10 am – 3 pm • WHERE: Azalea Little League Complex This event will be catered with food free of charge. All people will responsible for any “adult” beverages. Trophies will be given out to the first place team. Tournament bracket will be posted Friday, August 19th. All teams MUST be at the fields by 9:30 am to register. 20th

Summer End of Season Party at UNO • WHEN: Saturday, August 20th • TIME: 3:30 pm – there’s no way to tell • WHERE: Uno Chicago Grill This will be the last social event for Backyard Sports Club Summer 2011 Wiffle Ball League. There will be a flip cup tournament. Bracket will be the same as the wiffle ball bracket. Champion will get a championship belt. We will also be having a raffle for prizes. All money goes to our Charities! Uno Chicago Grill will also be providing us with MORE food, and we can continue to get our drank on! Nothing says fun like day time drinking!!!!

Journey Pre-game at Ruby Tuesday

Shoe Drive for TAC Fundraiser

• WHEN: Friday, August • TIME: 4pm-6:30pm • WHERE: Ruby Tuesday (Princess Anne & S. Independence) If you’re planning on going to the Journey concert this Friday..or if you’re just looking for something to do, go to Ruby Tuesday off of Princess Anne for Happy Hour. It’s HALF OFF Apps, $1 Tacos, discounted drinks, and MORE! Our very own Rene Vargas from Roscoe’s Chickin N’ Wiffles, will be there bartending!

Tidewater Athletic Club Fundraisers for this year is a Shoe Drive. The league will be collecting new or slightly worn shoes. the more shoes we collect the more money we can earn. Every pair of shoes we collect the League earns $2. We are accepting children, men, and women shoes. Please look in your closet and tell your family and friends to do the same. Please bring the shoes to the fields, there will be a container for collecting the shoes. The only shoes they are not accepting are women boots and flip flops. Any question, please contact Marcella Harding 672-8673.

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REMINDER: There is NO smoking at the fields! And please be discreet if you are drinking alcoholic beverages. Coolers and Solo cups are your friends!!! We do not want to lose these fields, so PLEASE respect the rules! Thanks  Please send any requests for “Announcements” to backyardsportsclub@gmail.com

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August Calendar of Events Sunday

Monday

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April Clark’s Birthday

14 •

Liz Pearson’s Birthday

21

Tuesday

2

8

Mayhem Fest • @ VB Amphitheatre

9 •

Janet Jackson @ NTelos

Wednesday

3

Thursday

4 Maroon 5 & Train @ VB Amphitheatre

Rob Baham’s Birthday

Jessica Glaubke’s Birthday

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11

Eddie Mac’s Birthday • Goo Goo Dolls @ NTelos

16

17

18

22

23

24

25

Robbie Wright’s Birthday

Saturday

5

6

12

13

19

20

Journey @ VB Amphitheatre

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END OF SEASON TOURNAMENT & LUAU

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Matisyahu @ NorVa

Sept 1 •

4 •

5 FLOATOPIA

6

7

Joseph Sorensen’s Birthday

2

3

9

10

Trace Adkins @ NTelos BYSC Meetn-Greet & Scrimmage Games

8 •

CaribFest @ Town Point Park

Dan Herbert’s Birthday

15 •

Friday

Mike Mars’ Birthday

Kearsten Lewis’ Birthday

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Charities & Sponsor Bar

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Food Specials

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The Dos and DONTs •

DO NOT bring alcoholic beverages to the field….or at least be discreet about it!

DO clean up after yourselves! Unfortunately, maid service was cut out of Backyard Sports Club’s budget due to the economy.

DO be friendly to the Refs: Please do not yell at them…just remember, you’re the one that will look like a jerk if you yell at them.

DO NOT be “that guy.” We do not own Uno Chicago Grill or the premises around it; so when you do something stupid, you’re not excluded from any laws just because you are wearing a Backyard Sports Club t-shirt.

DO NOT leave a fellow wiffleballer behind; we take care of our own. Don’t let your teammate drink like a champ and drive home. Find the closest decent looking guy/gal, introduce them, and have them go home together.

DO NOT be bitter. It’s super important that if you end up having a “sleep over” with a fellow wiffleballer, be cool with them for weeks to follow. We’re a small community, you’re gonna end up seeing them all season! When they drop you off at your car, hug it out, smile…and say “hi” the following week.

DO NOT try to guess that persons name!

DO go to our sponsor Bar, Uno Chicago Grill. It’s what the cool kids are doing.

DO NOT fight! This is a fun league, HAVE FUN! If you fight, fun’s over for you, you’ll be kicked out.

DO always wear your Backyard Sports Club shirt. I know laundry once a week may be too much, so it’s cool if you go a couple weeks without washing….unless you’ve got bad B.O. like Robbie Wright!

DO NOT smoke at the fields!

**DISCLAIMER** Nothing in the Backyard Sports Club Newsletter is to be taken seriously, except for the schedules and scores! Please send scores, recaps, pictures, questions, funny quotes, and/or any information that you would like to be added into the week’s newsletter to backyardsportsclub@gmail.com 13


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