WE now give you two articles, each by a Shuffler identified by Earl: The first is by a truly humble shuffler, Mr. Glen Peltier, a humble shuffler who just happens to have earned the Green Jacket which is awarded to players who achieve the 1,000 point plateau.
Our next guest speaker is Kenny Offenther; a great shuffler; a true gentleman, and an excellent researcher. Earl said this about Ken: KEN OFFENTHER FSA HOF BY EARL 2014
Earl Speaking: Ken Offenther was my partner for the 2nd Tournament held in St Pete, and Ken worked his fanny off and dragged me to a 3rd place finish in Consolation.
Ken Offenther said this about Earl when presenting him with the MVP (Most Valuable Person) Award: “EARL BALL IS A 1 OF A KIND PERSON AS WELL AS GREAT PLAYER.OFTEN MISUNDERSTOOD FOR HIS, SHALL WE SAY OUTSPOKENNESS ON THE COURTS- OR IN OTHER WORDS HIS MOUTH IS IN CONSTANT USE —THAT DOES NOT TAKE AWAY AN IOTA FROM HIS STUPENDOUS ACHEIVEMNTS IN OUR SPORT.HE HAS USED THE SAME DRIVE THAT MADE HIM A TOP EXEC W GM AT A YOUNG AGE TO REACH OR ABOUT TO REACH IMPOSSIBLE GOALS IN SHUFFLEBOARD.THE AMOUNT OF TOURNAMENTS WON VS THE NEXT BIGGEST WINNER IS A DRAMATIC DIFFERENCE.WHEN HE LEAVES SHUFFLEBOARD [WE HOPE NEVER] HE VERY WELL MAY HAVE EVERY MAJOR RECORD IN HIS HANDS.I AM PROUD TO HAVE BEEN AN EARLY PARTNER OF HIS AND MORE IMPORTANTLY HE IS A GOOD FRIEND .AFTER ALL I SELECTED EARL BALL MY PRESENTER WHEN INDUCTED INTO THE FLORIDA H.O F.BESIDES ALL THIS HE HAS A CLASSY AND BEAUTIFUL WIFE!!I LOOK FORWARD TO BEING W HIM AS HIS 1000TH POINT CELEBRATION THIS FALL. Kenny Offenther.
Posted by Stan 2017 08 19 (I have so many replies BUT I will get them all posted, I assure you. )