BALTIMORE BELTWAY SENIOR SLOW PITCH SOFTBALL LEAGUE

 

 

"Seniors don't quit playing softball because they get old;

they get old because they quit playing."


 

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NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

Howard E. Upperco (Old Liners) - Obiturary


Howard Earl Upperco, age 88, of Columbia, died Saturday, March 29, 2014, at the Howard County General Hospital, Columbia. Born April 19, 1925, in Carroll County, MD he was the son of the late Leon and Treva Leister Upperco. He was the husband of the late Betty Josephine Holbrook Upperco who died in 2012.

Howard had been an electrician for many years. He had served in the United States Navy as a medic during World War II. He was a member of Boumi Temple and had been active in the campers club. He was an avid home team sports fan, enjoying both the Baltimore Orioles and Baltimore Ravens. He enjoyed sports. He had learned to ski at the age of 60 and played softball in the Maryland Old Liners team for over 25 years. He especially enjoyed spending time with his family and family trips to the beach.

He is survived by daughter and sons-in-law, Connie and Tom Brown of Dayton and Herbert Goodrich of Hampstead; sister, Marie Douglas of Westminster; grandchildren and spouses, Jeffrey and Jenny Brown, Adrienne and Jason Delozier and Jason Brown and great-grandchildren, Lindsey and Austin Brown and Kelsi Delozier.
He was predeceased by daughter, the late Susan Carol Upperco Goodrich who died in 2001; and brothers, Albert, John and Sterling Upperco.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 pm on Wednesday at the Haight Funeral Home & Chapel, 6416 Sykesville Road, Sykesville.
A funeral service will be held on Thursday at 10am at the funeral home. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Shriners Hospitals for Children 2900 Rocky Point Dr.Tampa, FL 33607.

To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Mr. Howard E. Upperco please visit our Sympathy Store.

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New BBSSL treasurer takes over

As of today, Larry Gellar has assumed the duties of Treasurer, BBSSL. After 8 years in this position, I will now serve as his backup.

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Minutes of the 2014 Pre-season BBSSL Meeting

To view these minutes, please click here.

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2014 Official Schedule

In an email dated February 21, 2014 Commissioner Jim Ganz attached the final BBSSL 2014 Schedule (Revised 2/20/14). To view it please click here.

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League Alignment Update

Based on last year's Post Season Meeting and on our recent online meeting echaired by Commissioner Jim Ganz via emails, the following changes will take place for the 2014 season:

Dundalk and Greenbelt will move from the "C" to the "B" Division.
Bel Air will move from the
"B" to the "C" Division.
The Old Liners will move from the "A" to the "B"Division.
Bowie Silver and Catonsville will move
from the "B" to the "A"Division.
The new Howard Shockers team will be placed in the "B" Division.
The new Glen Elg team will will be placed in he "C" Division.
The Howard Hawks team has been disbanded.

As a result, here's how the divisions will look:

 
DIVISION "A" TEAMS
BOWIE SILVER
CARROLL BLUE
CARROLL GREY
CATONSVILLE
HARFORD COUNTY
HOWARD COUNTY
DIVISION "B" TEAMS
DUNDALK
GLEN BURNIE
GREENBELT
OLD LINERS
PARKVILLE
HOWARD SHOCKERS
DIVISION "C" TEAMS
BEL AIR
BOWIE BRONZE
BOWIE GOLD
GLEN ELG
HOWARD HITTERS
REISTERSTOWN
SHOREMEN

 

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2013 FINAL STANDINGS

 
DIVISION "A"
 
TEAMS
W
L
Pct
GB
Games Played
HOW'D***
33
1
0.971
0
34
GRAY
27
9
0.750
7.0
36
HARF'D###
18
16
0.529
15.0
34
BLUE
20
18
0.526
15.0
38
GN'ELG^^^
4
8
0.333
18.0
12
O'LINERS
8
28
0.222
26.0
36
Subtotal
110
80
 
190
^^^ Withdrew from the league
DIVISION "B"
CATON*** 33 11 0.750 0 44
SILVER### 32 12 0.727 1 44
BURNIE 30 16 0.652 4 46
HAWKS 18 26 0.409 10 44
PKVILLE 17 27 0.386 10 44
BEL AIR 11 29 0.275 20 40
Subtotal 141 121   262
DIVISION "C"
DUND'K***###
36
12
0.739
0
48
GBLT
35
13
0.729
1
48
HITTERS
30
18
0.625
6
48
BRONZE
23
25
0.479
13
48
GOLD
9
39
0.188
26
48
REISTER
5
43
0.104
30
48
SHORE
5
43
0.104
30
48
Subtotal
143
193
 
 
336
Totals
394
394
788
 
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DIVISION CHAMPS
###Tournament Champs
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