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The St. Petersburg Half Century Softball Club is a modified (no wind-mill) fast pitch softball club comprised of players ages 49 to 74. The club plays at Northshore Field, located just north of the Vinoy Hotel in Downtown, St. Petersburg, Florida. Our summerball season is now underway with batting practice and p ickup games at 9:30am. We are always looking for new Full or Part-time players to join our Club.

The Half Century Softball Club has been in existence since 1933 when a group of men met in a corner of the old ballpark where Al Lang Field at Progress Energy Park is now located. Contributing 10 or 15 cents with which they bought balls and bats, those men started what is now a nationally known organization. The Club is now 87 years old and still going strong!

An eight member Board is elected annually. The Board organizes and administrates the softball operation under the auspices of a Constitution, By-Laws and a set of Rules and Responsibilities. Single wall bats and ASA rules are utilized. Dues are assessed to cover the cost of umpires, field maintenance, equipment and uniforms.

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2020-21 SEASON CHAMPS

THE PELS
Back Row: Fred Kopatich, Roy Luksch, Jeff Walther, Steve Bernstein (C), Paul Buhrow and Mark Perkins. Front Row: Paul Doherty, Skip Yost, Anthony Deluca, Todd Bibza and Gar McCray

CLUB MILESTONES

LARRY MCCURDY
3000 Hits
3/5/14

 

MIKE HINES
1000 Hits
1/14/13

 

BILL HUGUET
1500 Hits
11/13/13

DARWIN SHIFLETT
2500 Hits
12/9/13
2000 Runs
3/13/15

MIKE ROBERTSON
2500 Hits
2/7/14

 

JIM CROOK
1000 Hits
10/12/14

 

SKIP YOST
2500 Hits
11/22/19
2000  Runs
10/19/20

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GARY SIRMONS
100 Home Runs
2/10/15

 

JOE HANNAH
1500 Hits
3/9/15

 

KEN GOURLEY
100 Home Runs
3/18/15
1500 Hits
1/13/20

 

THOM POWERS
2000 Hits
12/7/16

 

JOHN YOUNG
1700 Hits
12/9/20

 

ED RUDD
1000 Hits
1/18/17

 

PETE GOLENBOCK
2000 Hits
11/4/19

 

RAY COX
1000 Hits
11/28/18

 

NORM PERRY
60 HR - All-Time Season Record 3-5-18
181 Hits 
All-Time Season Record 3-26-18
400 HR - All-Time Club Record 1-15-21
1000 Hits
1/13/21

TOM GLENN
2000 Hits
2/22/19

 

ALEX MILLMAN
200 Home Runs
3/24/21

 

DAN DERUSSY
1000 Hits
3/4/19

 

SCOTT STEIN
1000 Hits
3/13/20

 

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