Breaking News: Tapey Beercone Celebrates Its 10 Year Anniversary with New Beerpope and Season 5 Awards

BREAKING NEWS!!

Tapey Beercone Celebrated its 10 Year Anniversary this past weekend marking a decade since beer cans were first wrapped in duct tape to play a base and ball sport. And with the Anniversary came a monumentous occurrence, the Coronation of a New Beerpope:

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Season 5 Award Nomination: Gerry “The Stud”

Season 5Jim Siemens Award of ExcellenceNomination LetterGerry “The Stud”

To The Board of Regents and the Player’s Association at Large,

Allow this letter to serve as my formal nomination of Gerry “The Stud” for the Season 5 Jim Siemens Award of Excellence. In no uncertain terms, Gerry is the avatar of excellence. Since his astonishing debut in the waning days of Season 3, Gerry has consitently confounded expectation.
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Season 5 Award Nomination: “Artillery” Arthur

Season 5Jim Siemens Award of ExcellenceNomination Letter“Artillery” Arthur “10 Mile”

To The Board of Regents and the Player’s Association at Large,

Allow this letter to serve as my formal nomination of “Artillery” Arthur “10 mile” for the Season 5 Jim Siemens Award of Excellence. Arthur was the Season 4 Rookie of the Season, and continued his masterful play of our great game during Season 5. While he certainly lacks the compilation of play time during the season compared to other players, he offsets this with outstanding proficiency during the games in which he did participate.
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From the Annals: Musing on Award Recipients from the Early Seasons

Recently, the Commissioner’s Office of Tapey Beercone has Announced New Procedures for conferring Awards for the soon to be concluded Season 5. This continues a tradition begun in Season 3 to end the season by highlighting some of the Sport’s most outstanding players and performances. No such tradition existed prior to that point in the Sport’s history. In fact, the concept of seasons within the Sport of Tapey Beercone was not fully formulated until Season 3, leading Season 1 and 2 to be lumped together as the “Early Seasons” Still, this begs the question: Had awards been handed out in those earliest of seasons, who would they have been given to and why?
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Commissioner Memo: Memo Updating Awards Procedures for Season 5

To: Co- Commissioner Eric “The Hammer”
From: Co-Commissioner Kelly “The Coach”
CC: Field Marshall of the Buckos Expeditionary Forces Chris “The Dragon”
CC: Public Commissioner Memos Blug
Memo Updating Awards Procedures for Season 5
Re: Consolidation of Awards and New Nomination/Voting Procedure

As the current season draws to a close we again begin to contemplate our season ending traditions. One such tradition, held since Season 3, has seen the conferring of seasonal Awards. In past seasons a multitude of awards have been bestow, yet as we have heretofore reviewed our intent is to simplify and consolidate the awards for Season 5. Here is a summary of the awards we will confer, and the process by which the recipients will be determined, for Season 5:
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