Stumpy And A New Season (And New Hopes)

Stumpy’s team, The Texans, a group of 70+ men, opened their season last Saturday in Corpus Christi, Texas, taking part in a 65+ tournament. Our record was 1 win and 2 losses, all close games, but it’s hard to beat the “young guys”. Last year, in the 3 national tournaments we participated in, The Texans finished 2nd in one, 4th in another and dead last in the final tournament.

Stumpy is off and running, but to no avail. The catch was made against the right field fence, warning track power, you know! However, Stumpy was 5 for 8, with one sac fly, that happened to be the winning run in The Texans’ only victory!

Hopes are high for us this year with the addition of many new, talented players. That’s the good thing about this time of the year. Each spring, we look forward to the 8 month season, the thrills, the excitement, the injuries and not happily, the frustrations. But, and a big BUT, none of us would miss it for a moment!

Our next tournament will begin tomorrow, March 13 and conclude on the 14th and will be against 70+ teams this time.

More to follow as the season progresses!