Monthly Archives: December 2012

Best wishes from Germany, The Schwartens

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And the MVP Award goes to Web Smith!!

WEBSTER SMITH WAS THE MOST SUCCESSFUL MENS PLAYER IN THE 1950S AND 60S AND ENDED HIS CAREER AS THE #1 PLAYER OF ALL TIME. HE KEPT THAT RECORD FOR OVER 40 YEARS UNTILL GLEN PELTIER SURPASSED HIM. IN 1964 HE … Continue reading

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And the MVP Award goes to Mary Scalise!

IN THE 1950S AND 60S ONLY MAE HALL SUCCESS ECLIPSED THAT OF MARY SCALISE. ALTHOUGH BOTH WERE FROM THE MIRROR LAKE CLUB IN ST PETE THEY RARELY PLAYED TOGETHER.  IN 1961 MARY HAD THE EDGE AND WON THE STATE MASTERS; SHE … Continue reading

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Christmas; Some Live It Year Round!!

I thought I would tell you a story that few of you would be aware of.   By Earl Ball. Bob Harrington, one of the shuffleboard players from the Zephyrhills Shuffleboard Club has related a couple of events to me over … Continue reading

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And the MVPerson Award Goes to Jim Allen.

Jim Allen is the 3rd member of the Allen Family to lead the Allen R. Shuffleboard Company. It was a smooth and natural progression for Jim.  He began helping Sam at the age of 12 and when the change in … Continue reading

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And The MVPerson Award Goes to Beth Allen

Beth Allen married Jim in April of 1998.  She immediately took on a promotional role with Allen R. Shuffleboard, Inc. Inaugurals, an organized trip by active shufflers to a nation outside of America, seemed to come in a flurry beginning … Continue reading

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And the MVP Goes to Ellen Davis

This player never complains about her partners OR her opponents! This player never complains about the courts OR the discs! This player has competed in 12 Masters, winning 3! This player, in one Masters at Clearwater, had an 18 & … Continue reading

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And The MVP goes to Mr. Shuffle, Mr. Sam Allen

The Most Valuable Person Pin presentation to Sam Allen at Clearwater on Monday, December 17, 2012 was an emotional hurdle for Presenter Glen Peltier.  Even though Sam was unable to attend, one could easily discern that Glen’s remarks brought back … Continue reading

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Needed Details Re the 3rd Canadian Inter Provincial

I have just received from Gary Pipher, the Official Notice for Team Applications, for the 3rd Inter Provincial Tournament.   The Notice has complete details with regard to this event taking place in Dieppe, New Brunswick Canada from July 22nd to … Continue reading

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And the Award Goes To Phil Rebholz

HE WAS A VERY SUCCESSFUL FARMER WHO WAS ALSO A PILOT WITH HIS OWN AIRPLANE. ONE DAY IN THE EARLY 1990s WHILE FISHING IN FLORIDA HE SAW SHUFFLEBOARD BEING PLAYED – AND THAT MOMENT CHANGED HIS LIFE. BY NATURE, HUMBLE AND … Continue reading

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