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July 31, 2014 edition
The next issue of Let’s Play Softball/Let’s Play Baseball comes out in May 2015.

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Feature stories

Below is a sampling of stories from the July 31, 2014, edition of Let’s Play Softball/Let’s Play Baseball.


Fireman’s, Frolics make summer sizzle

By Don Bowman


USSSA Update - July 31, 2014

By Troy Mickelson


NSF-MSF Softball Report - June 19, 2014

By Perry Coonce & Steve Ketter


Gopher State Baseball League 2014 wrap-up


Once an All-Star, always an All-Star

By Gordy Jones



2014 Let’s Play Softball Tournament Calendar




Linked are the 2014 adult and youth baseball rankings in each division from the July 31, 2014, edition of Let’s Play Softball/Let’s Play Baseball.


Rankers needed at all levels for this season’s adult softball, youth baseball and town ball rankings. Want to continue the tradition by e-mailing your top 20 for each edition? Send a note with your name, team and level to


Past feature stories/columns


Don Bowman

The Dudley is back in town … bombs away!

The baseball/softball season is finally here!

ASA Super Championships head to Twin Cities

The Dudley

Gophers heading to NCAA Regional!

Fireman’s /Frolics: Softball fireworks at its best

Fireman’s Tournament blasts off in Bloomington

It’s rock ‘em, sock ‘em time at the Dudley!

Saints turn 20

Gopher baseball challenging for Big Ten title

Golden Gophers off to good start!

2011 Let’s Play Softball Bat Reviews/Contest

Summer tournament schedule heating up

Dudley field to showcase the best the U.S. has to offer

Viessman Trucking captures 6’s Wild Classic

Corky’s Earlybird will draw 125 teams!

Long winter is over … let’s play ball!

USA splits at Softball World Championship events

MN Vets College Showcase displays area talent

Dudley Classic set to rock ‘em

Fastpitch powerhouses showcase talent in North St. Paul

Gopher softball hits rock bottom after sweep

Great spring weather = Let’s play ball!

Firemen’s, Frolics put on impressive shows

Hauling away a Dudley title

The Dudley Classic is truly a softball spectacular

Resmondo/Worth turns it up a notch

Hastings, Cretin-Derham Hall win fastpitch titles

Minnesota softball is No. 1 in the nation

Resmondo wins Last Chance/teams off to Nationals

Long Haul wins Fireman’s/Resmondo takes Smokies

50th annual Fireman’s Classic set for July 18-20

Dan Smith rocks Dudley Classic field

This Dudley’s for you

Elite/Grayhounds & MN Prize win in Rochester

Resmondo makes it two championships in a row

Hoffman’s and Redwood win first World berths

Long Haul Trucking back in the majors



USSSA Update - Welcome to the 2014 Dudley

USSSA Update - May 22, 2014

USSSA Update - August 1, 2013

USSSA Fastpitch Summer wrap-up

USSSA Update - Welcome to the 2013 Dudley

USSSA Update - May 16, 2013

USSSA Update - August 2, 2012

USSSA Update - June 28, 2012

Welcome to the 2012 Dudley

USSSA Update - May 17, 2012

USSSA Update - May 3, 2012

USSSA Update - April 5, 2012

USSSA Update

USSSA Update

Welcome to the 2011 Dudley

USSSA Update

USSSA Update

USSSA Update

USSSA Update

Welcome to the 2010 Dudley

The USSSA’s men (and woman) in red at the 2009 Dudley

The USSSA’s men (and woman) in red at the 2008 Dudley


Gordy Jones

Smile makers!

The closer leads off!

The gentlemen from Minnesota!

An organization filled with winners

Forever Trevor

Batboy rap

The greatest gifts of all

Diamond in the rough season

Playing with the players

Enthusiasm is a gift!


Hammer can pound the ball

Twins Reflections

Now speaking: Dave Winfield

Justin’s Casino Night should be a full house!

Hey Twins fans! Come on down!

Hmm … could be fun

Touch ‘em all, John Gordon

Batter up, kids

The clubhouse attendants do it all!

The Minnesota Red Wings?

One man’s ceiling is another man’s floor

Trading places

Safe at home: Tim Tschida

Joe Nathan is on the air

Hudson talks the talk, walks the walk

Magic with the Mauers

A walk in the park

A hometown hero stays at home

Sweet home Chicago and Minnesota

Giving more than RBI’s

The Last Piranha

Minnesotans making the calls



NSF-MSF Softball Report - June 19, 2014

Gopher State Baseball League opens 2014 season

NSF-MSF Softball Report - May 22, 2014

Gopher State Baseball League wraps up 2013 season

Minnesota teams fare well at SSUSA Midwest Championship

NSF-MSF Softball Report - August 1, 2013

Minnesota’s best players invited to High School Baseball All-Star Series

NSF-MSF Softball Report - May 16, 2013

Senior teams embark on regional, national tournament season

NSF-MSF Softball Report - June 28, 2012

Minnesota SSUSA Qualifier enjoys record turnout

NSF-MSF Softball Report - May 3, 2012

Coming to the plate

Team USA blasts Canada in Border Cup title game

Battle of the Bats

Gopher Ball

The playing time debate

Buttermakers Baseball: Best buy in sports

Leslie has a ball throwing St. Thomas into World Series

A luxury problem: Twins’ four-man outfield

The Baseball Guy’s Twins news and notes

Easton/Hooters/Rockets wins in Owatonna and Bloomington

Minnesota SSWC qualifier battles weather in Walker

Combat’s Scott Brown with Mike Macenko

Combat’s Brown and McGraw on injury and recovery

Combat’s Scott Brown on the Dudley

Softball Kingdom brings live TV to the Dudley

Minneapolis 12AAA Millers prepare for Cooperstown

Combat’s Scott Brown with Bryson Baker

In-season training with Combat’s Scott Brown

Zubaz on the comeback trail

It’s Corky’s time

Coming to the plate for our 22nd season

SSWC Northern Championship set for May 16-18



2007 Let’s Play Baseball/Softball Expo

Check out highlights from the inaugural Expo, the first of its kind if Minnesota. The two-day consumer trade show at Canterbury Park in Shakopee attracted about 3,000 visitors.