OASA masters update

May 11, 2015

Hamilton, ON


 One of the greatest pitchers in Ontario fastball history will be honored, by the naming of the Most Valuable Pitcher Award in the OASA Legends 50plus division with the naming of the  Pete Landers Award. OASA President stated at a recent meeting, it is time we recognize some of the tremendous players who have performed so well in the province.


 This is an exciting new division for the OASA and five teams have entered in the inaugral event. Participating teams wil be the host Waterloo Legends, Waterdown Hammer, Durham Bulls, Toronto Gators, and Ingersl Crush.
  Masters Fastball is enjoying tremendous growth. The 40 plus division is looking extremely positive. The following teams have indicated verbal committements to participate. Defending Canadian Champion Missauga, defending OASA champion Waterdown hammer, Niagara Falls, St. Thomas, Niagara Falls,Kitchener Outlaws,Arthur Merchants, Waterloo Classics,Oshwegen Braves,Grimsby Diamond Kingsand a new entry Fenlon Falls.
 If we have five teams in the Legends Division and 10 teams in the 40+Division, it will be certainly show healthy growth, and in years to come , it will just improve" The future looks very rosy " stated Tournament Director  Mike Goodridge. The real winner here is the OASA Schlorship Program Fund as all proceeds from the tournament is directed to this worthy cause.
 The tournament is being held in St. Clements July 17-19. Admission is free and all spectators from the North American hotbed of fastball are encouraged to come out and watch these great athletes.Dennis Dosman and his crew of first rate scorekeepers and announcers will be along with UIC Treor Topping and an excellent Blue Crew.
 To add to the event on Saurday afternoon, Ontario Masters Fastball will have their Hall of Fame Ring Ceremony. Mike O"Hearn, Silvia Ryan, Dana Seiling, Jimm Timm and Rod Favreau will be honoured.Longtime Waterdown Hammer coach Pete Chambers will receive the Gil Read Coaching Award as the 2014 OASA Coach of the year.
 Teams are reminded that regristration must be in the hands of OASA registrar Mary Myers by June 10th along with the $375.00 entry fee.
 See you at the park.
Mike Goodridge
(289) 389-9158D