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15th Annual Joe Santos Memorial Men’s Fastpitch Tournament In Pueblo

Friday, April 20th, 2018

By JERRY SANTOS
Co-Director, 2018 Joe Santos Memorial Tournament

PUEBLO, Colo. – “The 15th Anniversary Joe Santos Memorial Men’s Fastpitch Tournament is just five weeks away and the tournament response has been amazing!” said Jerry Santos of the Pueblo Bandits, who along with brother Chris Santos serve as tournament directors.

The tournament will be held Memorial Weekend May 25, 26 and 27 at Joe Santos Field and if necessary City Park Field.

Teams from Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and South Dakota will be competing for a berth to the 2018 ISC World Tournament in Kitchener, Ontario Canada.

Please confirm your teams entry by getting your entry fee into Chris or Jerry Santos. Deadline for entry fee is May 11th. We are looking forward to an exciting weekend of Men’s Fastball and Celebrating the Legacy of our Father Mr. Joe Santos….

***Contact Chris Santos – jcsantos25@msn.com, or Jerry Santos -jerrysantos66@hotmail.com or on Facebook***

Batista and Nanez lead Pueblo over Ostrander in opening day of ISC World Tournament

Saturday, August 13th, 2016

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MOLINE, IL – Melvin Batista fired a six-hitter and Isaac Nanez blasted a three-run home run to lead the Pueblo Bandits to a 3-2 victory over Ostrander (MN) Fastpitch in the opening game of the ISC World Tournament, Saturday, at Green Valley Sports Complex in Moline.

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23rd Annual Best of The West in Santa Barbara

Monday, March 9th, 2015

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – The 23rd Annual Best of The West men’s faspitch tournament will be held June 6-7 at Elings Park in Santa Barbara.

THE DETAILS

  • Entry fee: $400
  • Entry deadline: May 20
  • Format: Round robin into single elimination. Four game guarantee. Saturday has a 90-minute time limit. Sunday NO time limit.
  • Berths: One ISC World Tournament berth to the highest U.S. west finishing team. ASA berths to classes A-B-C.
  • CONTACTS
    Clyde Bennett – clydebennett50@gmail.com / 805-895-9007
    UIC – Clyde Bennett
    ISC rep – Chris Santos: jcsantos25@msn.com / 303-419-7332

    International Softball Congress 2014 Hall of Fame Class

    Thursday, July 24th, 2014

    rubleytrentfarm.1 Trent Rubley, who played for several of the world’s greatest teams, including the Tampa Bay Smokers and Farm Tavern of Madison, Wisc., will be inducted into the ISC Hall of Fame during ceremonies at the 2014 ISC World Tournament in Kitchener, Ontario, CA., Aug. 8-16. Photo By BOB OTTO

    By Robert Gray / ISC Hall of Fame Selection Committee

    The International Softball Congress (ISC) has chosen seven men for the ISC Hall of Fame who were great players, leaders, or contributors to the organization.

      The ISC Hall of Fame Class of 2014

    PLAYERS
    Denny Delorit
    Lou M. Ferrero
    Trent Rubley

    FIELD MANAGERS
    Steve Kooser
    Chris Santos

    BOB WELBY MEMORIAL “Recognition of Service Award”
    John Thompson
    Glenn Verge

    To read their biographies, please visit the ISC website: ISC Hall of Fame

    23rd Annual Best of the West men’s fastpitch tournament in beautiful Santa Barbara

    Saturday, February 22nd, 2014

    kammueller.kevin.246web Great pitchers such as Kevin Kammueller of the 2013 Cal-State Builders compete in the Best of The West tournament.

    SANTA BARBARA, CALIF. – The 2014 23rd Annual Best of the West Men’s Fastpitch Tournament will be held in Santa Barabara, June 7-8, at Elings Park.

    The tournament is directed by Clyde Bennett, who also serves as the UIC.

      THE DETAILS
  • Location: Elings Park ($5 parking fee)
  • Entry fee: $400 with May 20 entry deadline
  • Format: Round Robin into single elimination, four game guarantee
  • Berth: One ISC World Tournament berth to highest finishing USA West team; ASA berths also
  • Contact: Clyde Bennett, clydebennett50@gmail.com, 805-895-9007
  • ISC Representative and Regional Commissioner: Chris Santos (2014 ISC Hall of Fame inductee) 303-419-7332, jcsantos25@msn.com
  • Pueblo Bandits celebrate milestone in men’s fastpitch

    Thursday, May 3rd, 2012


    The Pueblo Bandits have had several top-10 finishes in the ISC World Tournament, including 10th place in 2009 at the Quad Cities of Moline and Rock Island, Illinois. Courtesy Photo / 2010 ISC World Championship Guide

    PUEBLO, CO – Some will claim men’s fastpitch softball is well past its prime. That it’s a sport wobbling and reeling on the ropes like an old, worn out boxer awaiting the knockout punch.

    If you’re preaching this kind of blasphemy, beware: Because if this nonsense talk reaches the Santos boys – brothers Chris, Mike and Jerry, and the youngster, Nick – it will certainly cause a collective and menacing growl. And probably a stern reprimand.

    The Santos, along with their late father Joe, have been playing this sport collectively for better than 150 years.

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