The SweatSox Power Index (SPI)

Since the inaugural SweatSox season in 1981, hundreds, if not thousands of individuals have suited up in the red, black, and white (or the red and black, or the white and black, or that one weird year we all wore yellow and purple). But who amongst this crazy group of characters best represents what it means…

The 2018 SweatSox: Origin Story

Hi. My name is Shaun Keay, I’m a 20-year SweatSox vet, I drive a black truck, I’m more likely than not some kind of engineer, but most importantly I’m the webmaster for this, the award winning SweatSite.  It’s been a while since we last talked, and you’re probably looking for a reason that explains my…

R.I.P. Jean Lazure

It is with a heavy heart that I, Shaun Keay, violate the terms of the NCBL Social Media Committee’s imposed 1-year suspension of the SweatSox SweatSite.  Earlier today, a confirmed report hit the newswire of the passing of NCBL Head Umpire Jean Lazure….’s tenure as NCBL Head Umpire. Jean is stepping down after 5 years…

“The Salad Bowl” – 2016 NCBL Banquet Recap

This is it!!  Welcome to Day 14 of the SweatSox 14 Days of SweatMas SweatSite Extravaganza.  What better way to close out SweatMas then by recapping the 2016 NCBL Awards Banquet, hosted for the very first time by Pineview Golf Course. I hope everyone is as excited as Bill Beelen for tonight's @ncbl Banquet! pic.twitter.com/BIvWKSGeyE…

“The Banana” – The SweatTrip2016 Recap

Welcome to Day 13 of the SweatSox 14 Days of SweatMas SweatSite Extravaganza.  Just like the new Star Wars movie, this post was written out of sequence; it actually takes place a long time ago in several cities far far away. On April 6th of 2016, the SweatSox embarked on the first of a series of yearly trips…

“#SweatWedding2016” – A Bus Cop Wedding Recap

Welcome to Day 11 of the SweatSox 14 Days of SweatMas SweatSite Extravaganza. If you thought talking about my last name was a mail-in, wait until I paste a bunch of pictures and call that a post!!! The SweatSox always have high hopes for offseason group activities. We constantly talk about SweatSox Go Karting, SweatSox…

“Schauwn Key” – A Shaun Keay Pronunciation Guide

Welcome to Day 9 of the SweatSox 14 Days of SweatMas SweatSite Extravaganza.  Today, we’re closing the books on one of the biggest unsolved mystery in the NCBL: How you’re supposed to pronounce my last name. If given the choice, I’d rather people spell my full name incorrectly but say it properly.  Nobody has ever…

“The Sweaty’s” – The 2016 SweatSox Awards

Welcome to Day 8 of the SweatSox 14 Days of SweatMas SweatSite Extravaganza.  I can’t believe we’ve gone 8 straights days of posts without truly mailing one of these in yet.  We’re way overdue, stay tuned… While the annual NCBL Banquet might be the climax of the baseball award season, the foreplay happens a month…