GOLDEN GROVE CENTRAL DISTRICTS BASEBALL CLUB e-NEWS
24 MARCH 2022
Our Club wishes to thank all our following sponsors for their support this season…
Please patronize our sponsors if you have a need for their services. Their patronage is greatly appreciated. See our website for more information
This weekend will be big at Illyarrie Reserve, our Home ground. Two Grand Finals – Friday and Sunday!
Friday will see a Grand Final between our WL2 team v Goodwood from 5:45pm.
Sunday will see a Grand Final between Danun’s LL2 team v Goodwood from 10:30am.
Saturday, our Div 2 team will play their Preliminary Final at Henley and Grange from 12Noon.
Be sure to come along to cheer on the Home teams. The bar and canteen will be open!
ARMCHAIR UMPIRE – YOU MAKE THE CALL
Situation: The batter squares around to bunt.
He gets the bat on the ball, but his left foot is positioned in the middle of the plate when he contacts the ball.
The ball rolls foul.
Is the batter out?
BASEBALL SA’s MVP/CAPPS MEDAL PRESENTATION- TICKET DEADLINE TONIGHT – 24/3/22.
On Wednesday, 30 March 2022, Baseball SA’s Best & Fairest from all senior and women’s divisions of baseball will be presented at the Adelaide Oval including numerous other prestigious awards.
The prestigious Capps’s Award (MVP) will be presented to the Div 1 State League and Women’s Div 1 League player on the night.
Also, Volunteer of the year, Team of the Year, and Life membership.
Capps Medal presentation tickets are being made available at a cost of $35 for club members wishing to attend.
If you wish to attend, please transfer funds before 12 MIDNIGHT – TODAY- 24/3/22 and advise (PM) Sharee.
Please transfer funds to our bank account with “Capps – Surname” and let <www.facebook.com/groups/1523263037904411/user/1187206529/?__cft__%5b0%5d=AZX-D6H_tjWkxil3dFdNDZazOzCoEhp5wZXtj-dNKLxDp41I5wAxHKXF-7G7toHFVf-X3BL0DpmY_0HUmmGLlyfU7rBSo4M1-Yh9qtihJXdWZIycCNEPAOiiZRy8…> Sharee Forrester know once you have done so, and who is attending.
GGCD Bank account details:
Bank – BankSA
BSB – 105-001
Account Number – 145033640
Account Name – GGCD Baseball Club Inc
With all electronic transfers please indicate the reason for payment using the ‘Reference Box’.
**Please note that Adelaide Oval requires proof of double vaccination for all event guests upon entry, the venue introduced this policy in November 2021**
BASEBALL SA’s BEST AND FAIREST – TOP FIVE for Div 2-8 and Women’s League
Congratulations to the following GGCD players:
DIV 3 – Alex Earle
DIV 4 – Brandon Diplock & Steve Whitehead
DIV 6 – Shane George
DIV 7 – Sean Davies
WL/2 – Katie Carpenter
WL/3 – Maddy Portlock
Winners to be announced at the CAPPS Medal awards night, Wednesday, 30 March.
PLEASE VOTE: GGCD ‘CLUB PERSONNEL’ AWARDS 2021-2022
Each season, the Club awards three of its members/players an award for their outstanding Club contributions.
All members are eligible to nominate their choice for the following awards.
The award winners will be presented at our Senior Presentation Dinner.
CLUB PERSON OF THE YEAR –
The purpose of this award is to recognise an outstanding club member/s who has gone above and beyond the normal call of duty,
has shown dedication, commitment and made a significant contribution to the Club during the 2021-2022 season.
CLUB PLAYER OF THE YEAR-
A player that has added great value to their team and the club, by consistently producing a high standard of batting and fielding across the season.
The Player of the Year demonstrates an excellent attitude at training and games, shows great sportsmanship, never gives up and is always striving to do their best.
The Player of the Year is encouraging of their teammates and peers and always represents themselves, the team, and the club in a positive manner.
DEDICATED JUNIOR –
Must be under 16 years of age. A player that has consistently worked hard / applied themselves to their team and individual training sessions and as a result has achieved considerable kudos.
The individual is willing to learn, has listened to coach’s feedback and worked hard to improve their game and skills.
They have made an impact in their team with their skills, but also demonstrated excellent sportsmanship and good conduct towards opposition, teammates, coaching staff and umpires.
‘GGCD JR BASEBALL ACADEMY’
Don’t forget to sign up for our six-week Academy program held on Friday evenings from 17 June through 22 July 2022 at
Mega Courts in Windsor Gardens.
It is open to all Junior Divisions: U11s, U13s, U14s, U15s and U17s.
The sessions will be split into two groups – U11 & U13s and U14s to U17s.
Times for the 90-minute sessions are:
5:30pm to 7pm (U11s & U13s) and
7pm to 8:30pm (U14s to U17s)
The fee for our six-week program is $60.
Don’t miss out on this great program.
To register, please transfer your funds to our bank account (see below) and send
an email to our Finance Director, Sharee Forrester at <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org> email@example.com to confirm.
Bank Bank SA BSB 105-001 Account No 145033640 Account Name GGCD Baseball Club Inc With all electronic transfers please indicate the reason for payment using the ‘Reference Box’… Thank you
DATES TO REMEMBER:
SENIOR PRESETATION DINNER – 1 APRIL 2022
MODBURY PLAZA HOTEL from 6:30pm
DEADLINE: cob SUNDAY, 27 MARCH – MAKE YOUR PAYMENT SOON to ensure your attendance.
Tickets are to be paid online using the link below – NOT TO OUR BANK ACCOUNT.
No other method can be used. No cash on the night either, so be sure to pay now to ensure your attendance.
JUNIOR PRESENTATIONS – 2 APRIL 2022
RIDGEHAVEN’S WATERWORLD from 6:30pm-8:30pm
Free admission – all families are welcome
SDWBC – WINTER BASEBALL –
SEASON OPENER – 7 MAY 2022
See their Facebook page for more info: ‘Surrey Downs Winer Baseball Club’
ARMCHAIR UMPIRE RULING -DID YOU MAKE THE RIGHT CALL?
Yes. The batter is out for having his foot on the ground entirely out of the bater’s box when he contacts the ball.
Fair or foul does not matter.
TIP FOR THE WEEK – BE KIND TO YOUR COACH 😊
Have a good week.
GGCD e-News Editor