Cooper Electric – Doug Vitanza, John Jordan
A vote to change the current MCSSL board members was 3-yes 10-No.
Ed Mullen reviewed the league financials, insurance and field costs.
He has received full league fees of $1200 from 1 team. League fees were not discussed.
Lou Guzman addressed the previously submitted survey monkey questions submitted prior to this meeting. The results follow in items 7 through 15.
The use of 52/300 ball was approved.
ASA bat list will be used. Use of only aluminum bats was defeated by 4-Yes 9-No vote.
The elimination of the minimum 12 batters rule was defeated by a 4-Yes to 10-No vote.
The league schedule will begin on April 22nd. Initial rosters should be submitted to Bob Lorincz by April 1st and the final roster after 4 week of scheduled games or May 20th. After final 25 man roster submission, no replacements will be allowed.
A vote to keep current fielding at 11 was passed by 12-yes 2-No. Roster forms and league waivers can be found at http://njseniorsoftball.com/County/Middlesex/mcssb_sports.html
League Divisions will be determined at the next meeting.
A motion to enforce a mandatory pitching mask was defeated by a 5 yes to 9 no vote. However, the league strongly suggest that masks, shin and heart guards be used.
Use of a pitching screen was approved by all teams. Anthony Santorelli will research type and specs of this apparatus to determine costs. Hitting of the pitching screen with a batted ball is an automatic out and was passed with a 12-Yes to 2-No vote.
A vote for MCSSL to not be a member of the NJSSA was passed by a 11-Yes 3-No vote.