Welcome back to Brian Gavagan who came ready to play, wearing his sweet new spikes that he brought back from America. He crushed 2 balls over the right field fence to win the best dressed homerun hitter award (you can see his 1st homerun shot in pic). Not to toot my own horn, but yes, I hit 2 dingers as well, the last one being a walk-off homer to end the 3rd and final game.
Brian hits his 1st homerun of the day off a pitch from Rick S. Dirk at 1st base and Rodney at 2nd look on in amazement.
It was a celebration of strong hitting and good fielding and everyone came home a winner. John Stockton’s team sponsored by “Sunrise Tacos” in Jomtiem won the first game comfortably by a score of 15-4. Dave’s team, sponsored by “The A Team Club” on Soi Excite beside the Bowling Green, came from behind in game 2, by scoring 4 runs in the last 2 innings to win 12-8. The scribe’s team that was sponsored by “The Golf Club” in LK Metro won the 3rd and final game of the day by a score of 12-11.
The softball gang assemble for their pre-match pic. Bottom from L to R: Diego, Rodney, Doug, Gil, Rick S., Shawn, Jamie, Mike, Vince (in his supermodel pose). Top from L to R: Rick Z, Dirk, Tyler, Andy, Dave, Bobby, John, Sam, Ben, Gep, Scotty, Brian and Greg.
Thanks also go out to the few newcomers to Pattaya Sports Club softball who put their athletic skills to the test. Sammy’s strong fielding and solid hitting was warmly welcomed. But it was Jamie’s sliding and sloshing about with his slippery shoes that made the game the most entertaining for our steadily increasing fanbase (I counted five, but math isn’t my forte).