S: Bozeman Spikes 2012
BC: Created by: Alicia Willard 2012 | Flairin' this out!
FC: 2012 | spikes | Bozeman
1: Stephan Shepherd (asst. coach) | Nelson Brown 13 Brady Coffman 5 Alex Franklin 15 Jack Hape 19 Matt Holloran 21 Bennett Hostetler 2 | Morgan Hostetler 6 Jenner Kearns 7 DJ Perdaems 14 Joel Thayer 20 Jacob Willard 22 | Baseball was made for kids, and grown-ups only screw it up. - Bob Lemon | Matt Wild (head coach)
2: All coaching is, is taking a player where he cannot take himself - Bill McCartney | Coach Matt Wild
3: No outs! | Mixed Signals! | Oh, crap! | Let's go! | "Wow! I've got a fly in my sunglasses. That doesn't happen every day!"
4: Coach Stephan Shepherd | Coach Shepherd a.k.a. "Coach Shep" a.k.a"Dewdrop"... (the name on his bike, which he rode all over town)
5: Coach Shepherd brought a lot of humor and fun to the dugout... though he often threatened to make us run. | "Why you walkin'?"
6: Bennett | Morgan | Nelson | Jake | Brady | "Check out my knuckle ball."
7: "Act as if you throw a 200 mile an hour fast ball and they're not gonna even SNIFF it." - Brian Wilson | With a team our size, well, everyone is a pitcher these days (even Brady!) | DJ | Alex | Matt | Jenner
8: DJ | Alex | DJ | Jake
9: No baseball pitcher would be worth a darn without a catcher who could handle the hot fastball. - Casey Stengel | Jake
10: "If my uniform doesn't get dirty, I haven't done anything in the baseball game." Ricky Henderson
11: I don't care how you spray it... | ...it'll never be white again.
12: A baseball game is simply a nervous breakdown divided into nine innings. ~Earl Wilson
13: Spikes(11) v. Missoula Mavericks (3) Coach Wild encouraging the team to calm down, throw strikes and "back him up" | HRT under the lights
14: Baseball is an island of activity amidst a sea of statistics. ~Author Unknown | "Just wanted to send out a thank you to all the Spikes parents for all your hard work and support this weekend. All the coaches enjoyed their time here and look forward to next year. Coach Shepherd and I are very appreciative of everything." - Coach Wild | Logan Johnson, 14 singing the National Anthem | Caryl Perdaems
15: Howard Rein | Game 1 - 6/28: Bozeman Spikes 5 Rapid City Bullets 13 | Game 2: - 6/29 Bozeman Spikes 11 Lethbridge Miners 3 | Game 3 - 6/29: Bozeman Spikes 12 Missoula Mavericks 4 | Game 4 - 6/30: Bozeman Spikes 0 Billings Blue Jays 6 | Game 5 - 7/1: Bozeman Spikes 9 Gillette Roughriders 15 | Michelle Hostetler | Earl Franklin | Tournament | Ben Willard
16: A dog at the | game | is | better than | roastbeef | at the | Ritz. | - Humphrey Bogart
17: "We've got hot dogs, brats, burgers... and sports physicals." | Ben | Laura | Andy | Allison | Kayleigh | "Whoops... dropped a pickle in your apple pie ala mode. Silly fingers!" | "Yes, I sell peanuts. But don't pay peanuts or you'll get monkeys, and there's a whole lot of them around this ballpark!"
18: Matt "McTardy" Holloran | DJ "Don Jermain" Perdaems | Jacob "Willie" Willard | Jack "Simple Jack" Hape | Jenner "J-Baby" Kearns | Nelson "Nellie" Brown
19: Dugout Nicknames | Bennett "Benny" Hostetler | Brady "B-Rad Is-Rad" Coffman | Alex "Cali-swag 1-5" Franklin | Morgan "Dork" Hostetler | Joel "Get out ball" Thayer
20: BLOOPERS funny shots | B | and | Jeter! | This is what happens when you feed them after midnight! | Unless the ball is falling up, this looks like a miss.
21: Hey bro, wanna go play fungolf? | Batboy Yaden Miller | Yo Bennie, do you flair this? | First swing of the day! | How's the DEUCE?
22: "Does taping your wrist really help?" "Nah, it just looks sick." | "Rookies got bucket!" | "Come on, Blue!" | "Got Heeeem!" | "Hey, you go two in the pink on this?" | "Coach is looking!!" | "That's bush league!" | "I'm goin' yard!"
24: Brady | Joel | Brady | Jenner | Nelson | Morgan | DJ | Matt | Bennett Brady Alex
25: Jenner | Jake | Joel Bennett | Matt | Alex | DJ | Bennett | Nelson | Jack
26: Shannon | For several years, Shannon has volunteered his time with the Bozeman Baseball program... armed with tickets for the 50/50, and a quick wit and smile. | Shannon and the Boys | Faithful
27: Berno "Inferno" | Since 1987, Berno has faithfully been part of the Bozeman Baseball program... with Diet Pepsi in one hand and a bucket of bubble gum in the other! | Volunteers
28: Players -n- Parents | "DJ" John & Caryl Perdaems | "Alex" Earl & Valerie Franklin | Paid actor | Paid actor | #15 | #14 | B | Alex pitched a shutout game against Dillon, John went MIA during family pix, (so we hired a few actors to fill in), and DJ figured out how to use "kumquat", "juicy" and "amorous" while announcing games on-air.
29: "Brady" Steve & Allison Coffman | "Jack" Scott & Donna Hape | #5 | #19 | #21 | "Matt" Andy & Laura Holloran | Steve & Allison hosted a BBQ for the team and their families, Jack sat out several games due to injury, and Matt left the season early for a family get-away.
30: "What the...? Who invited THAT kid??" | "Jake" Ben & Alicia Willard | Players-n-Parents | "Nelson" Pat & Linda Brown | #13 | #2 | #22 | B | Pat, not surprisingly, was the mastermind behind those silly words DJ announced on-air, and Alicia ran around like a crazy woman snapping pictures, which is why you have this saWEET 100 hr (+/-) keepsake.
31: "Jenner" Jay & Piney Kearns | Part 11 | "Bennett" & "Morgan" Troy & Michelle Hostetler | "Joel" Ted & Dalyce Thayer | #20 | #7 | #6 | M | Michelle acted as parent liaison, Ted headed up field maintenance (and blew a gasket), and Jay stood as the Howard Rein Tournament DIrector.
32: We are family... | ... and baseball is our game!