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Friday, August 3, 2012

Mishawaka Senior League Softball

Bob Matuszak, a player on the Irene's Cafe team, waits on the bench for his turn to bat during a Mishawaka senior softball league game on Tuesday, July 31, 2012, at Normain Park in Mishawaka. The league is for players 62 and older. It features a wide first base, and two home plates to help the older players avoid collisions. (James Brosher/South Bend Tribune)

Bob Matuszak, a player on the Irene’s Cafe team, waits on the bench for his turn to bat during a Mishawaka senior softball league game on Tuesday, July 31, 2012, at Normain Park in Mishawaka. The league is for players 62 and older. It features a wide first base, and two home plates to help the older players avoid collisions. (James Brosher/South Bend Tribune)

Rich Helfman, right, shares a laugh with Irene's Cafe teammate Jeff Chamberlin as the two wait to bat during a Mishawaka senior softball league game on Tuesday, July 31, 2012, at Normain Park in Mishawaka. (James Brosher/South Bend Tribune)

Rich Helfman, right, shares a laugh with Irene’s Cafe teammate Jeff Chamberlin as the two wait to bat during a Mishawaka senior softball league game on Tuesday, July 31, 2012, at Normain Park in Mishawaka. (James Brosher/South Bend Tribune)

Carl Montgomery, catcher for the Irene's Cafe team, waits at home plate for a batter during a Mishawaka senior softball league game on Tuesday, July 31, 2012, at Normain Park in Mishawaka. At 77 Montgomery is one of the oldest members of the team, all of whom must be 62 or older to participate in the league. (James Brosher/South Bend Tribune)

Carl Montgomery, catcher for the Irene’s Cafe team, waits at home plate for a batter during a Mishawaka senior softball league game on Tuesday, July 31, 2012, at Normain Park in Mishawaka. At 77 Montgomery is one of the oldest members of the team, all of whom must be 62 or older to participate in the league. (James Brosher/South Bend Tribune)

Jeff Chamberlin, a player on the Irene's Cafe team, pitches during a Mishawaka senior softball league game on Tuesday, July 31, 2012, at Normain Park in Mishawaka. The league is for players 62 and older. It features a wide first base, and two home plates to help the older players avoid collisions. (James Brosher/South Bend Tribune)

Jeff Chamberlin, a player on the Irene’s Cafe team, pitches during a Mishawaka senior softball league game on Tuesday, July 31, 2012, at Normain Park in Mishawaka. The league is for players 62 and older. It features a wide first base, and two home plates to help the older players avoid collisions. (James Brosher/South Bend Tribune)

An Irene's Cafe player takes a few warm up cuts with the bat as he waits for an at-bat during a Mishawaka senior softball league game on Tuesday, July 31, 2012, at Normain Park in Mishawaka. (James Brosher/South Bend Tribune)

An Irene’s Cafe player takes a few warm up cuts with the bat as he waits for an at-bat during a Mishawaka senior softball league game on Tuesday, July 31, 2012, at Normain Park in Mishawaka. (James Brosher/South Bend Tribune)

Bob Matuszak, a player on the Irene's Cafe team, waits in the on-deck circle for his turn to bat during a Mishawaka senior softball league game on Tuesday, July 31, 2012, at Normain Park in Mishawaka. (James Brosher/South Bend Tribune)

Bob Matuszak, a player on the Irene’s Cafe team, waits in the on-deck circle for his turn to bat during a Mishawaka senior softball league game on Tuesday, July 31, 2012, at Normain Park in Mishawaka. (James Brosher/South Bend Tribune)

Carl Montgomery, right, and Mike Smith, both players on the Irene's Cafe team, watch the action from the bench during a Mishawaka senior softball league game on Tuesday, July 31, 2012, at Normain Park in Mishawaka. (James Brosher/South Bend Tribune)

Carl Montgomery, right, and Mike Smith, both players on the Irene’s Cafe team, watch the action from the bench during a Mishawaka senior softball league game on Tuesday, July 31, 2012, at Normain Park in Mishawaka. (James Brosher/South Bend Tribune)

After a victory, the Irene's Cafe team high fives the opposing team after a Mishawaka senior softball league game on Tuesday, July 31, 2012, at Normain Park in Mishawaka. (James Brosher/South Bend Tribune)

After a victory, the Irene’s Cafe team high fives the opposing team after a Mishawaka senior softball league game on Tuesday, July 31, 2012, at Normain Park in Mishawaka. (James Brosher/South Bend Tribune)

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One comment on “Mishawaka Senior League Softball”

  1. I run this division now and have added 2 teams since I took over. I’m interested to know if you can help grow our league further by doing a piece on us again. I have created a league website you can look at.

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