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 2015 SweatSox Practice Schedule

Yesterday afternoon, the 2015 NCBL Practice Schedule was released.  Each team was assigned two slots, which meant it was inevitable that teams would join forces and share practice times, and/or plan out exhibition games.  I’m hearing SweatSox management did both, doubling our preseason field time. Here’s the SweatSox Preseason Schedule: 1. Friday, May 1st –…

Source: The Heritage Classic Schedule

One of my sources inside the Mavericks organization sent me a copy of what appears to be the 2015 Heritage Classic schedule.  Here’s an exclusive look at the matchups: Pool A: SweatSox, Mavericks, Team Cuba Pool B: Expos, BlackSox, Braumeisters Location: ALL GAMES will be played at Heritage Note: I can’t believe they didn’t split…

ENGAGED: Ross & Bridget

On behalf of the SweatSox, I’d like to offer my most sincerest congratulations to Ross Hughes, who this past Wednesday finally asked his better half the big question we know he’s been waiting all winter to ask… Before we get to the punchline, let’s learn a bit more about “The Merchandise”.  We first met Ross back…

CUT: Eric White

With opening day just 2 months away, the SweatSox like many other teams, are starting to put the roster pieces together for the 2015 NCBL season.  These decisions that can either be extremely difficult, or incredibly easy.  Earlier this week, we made a very easy one, to CUT Eric White. In his 2 seasons with the…

RIP: Denver Hunt

It is with great sadness that I report on the morning of Saturday, February 21st, peacefully in his home, Denver Hunt announced he will be Relocating In Province, forcing him to miss the entire 2015 NCBL season.  The Shostappa will be taking a year long sabbatical in Kingston, where he’ll be recovering from a multitude…