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This is where we'll announce the most recent additions to our web site. If you've visited us before and want to know what's changed, take a look here first.

bullet7/16/2017  PDF files are now available at a buy 2, get 1 free discount!
bullet7/16/2017  The 1982 season of 4th Street Baseball is now shipping!
bullet7/6/2017  The 2016 edition of 4th Street Football is now shipping for both board and computer games!
bullet2/13/2017  All 4th Street Baseball and 4th Street Hockey seasons are now available for download as PDF files!
bullet1/26/2016  The 2016 4th Street Baseball season is now shipping!
bullet11/7/2016  The 1976 4th Street Football season is now shipping for both board and computer games!
bullet10/15/2016  The 2015-16 4th Street Hockey season is ready for both board and computer games!
bullet7/19/2016  The 1950-51, 1956-57 and 1970-71 4th Street Hockey computer seasons have now been released!  Please update your program to 1.16.1.2 (or later) before using.
bullet7/4/2016  The 2015 4th Street Football season is now shipping for both board and computer games!
bullet2/20/16  The online score sheet maker for the 2015 4th Street Baseball season is now up and running!
bullet2/14/16  The 2015 season for 4th Street Baseball is now shipping!
bullet1/6/16  The 2008-09 season for 4th Street Computer Hockey is now available for download!
bullet1/2/16  The 2010-11 and 2011-12 seasons for 4th Street Computer Hockey are now available for download!
bullet12/31/15  The 1997-98 season for 4th Street Computer Hockey is now available for download!
bullet12/21/15  The 4th Street Computer Hockey Game is now available for download, along with a few selected seasons!  More seasons will be released in the coming weeks.
bullet12/5/15  The 4th Street Hockey Computer Game is now available for pre-order!  We anticipate sending out CD-ROMs beginning 12/12/2015.
bullet11/15/15  4th Street Hockey board game seasons are now available as PDF downloads in both regular and large formats!
bullet11/13/15  An update to the Version 3 4th Street Hockey rules has been posted (there were some mistakes made in the shot process regarding colors on goalie cards on pages 23, 26, and 56.)
bullet10/20/15  The 2014-15 Version 3 4th Street Hockey Season is now available!
bullet6/22/15  The 2014 4th Street Football season is now available! (board, computer)
bullet6/22/15  The 4th Street Hockey 2014-15 season will be available later on this summer, along with version 1 of the 4th Street Hockey Computer Game!
bullet6/11/15  4th Street Football board game seasons are now avaialble as PDF downloads!
bullet3/10/15  The 2014 4th Street Baseball season is now available!
bullet1/18/15  Pete is at it again!  Visit his helper page for the 1963 editon of the Helper.
bullet1/2/15  Pete and Ralph have released computer and board game versions of the 1963 football season!
bullet10/17/14  Version 3 goalies are now shipping with all 2013-14 4th Street Hockey orders!
bullet8/4/14  The computer and board game versions of the 2013 season of 4th Street Football are now shipping!
bullet8/4/14  The football online score sheet maker has been updated with the 1975, 2012, and 2013 seasons!
bullet2/22/14  The 2013 season is now available for pre-order for 4th Street Baseball!
bullet1/25/14  The 1975 season is now available for the 4th Street Football game!
bullet6/24/13  Volume pricing is now available for most items!
bullet6/24/13  Pistol offensive formation cards are now available for the 4th Street Football board game!
bullet6/14/13  The 2012 version of 4th Street Football can now be pre-ordered!
bullet6/10/13  The 2012-13 version of 4th Street Hockey is now shipping!
bullet5/28/13  The 2012-13 version of 4th Street Hockey can now be pre-ordered!
bullet3/23/13  The 2012 version of 4th Street Baseball is now shipping!
bullet1/22/13  The link for Pete's college site has been updated!
bullet12/20/12  The 1950-51 Original-6 season for hockey has now been released!
bullet7/10/12  A new online score sheet generator is now available for the football game!
bullet6/10/12  Orders are now being taken for the 2011 football season.
bullet5/4/12    Orders are now being taken for the 2011-12 hockey season.  We anticipate shipping by 5/11/12.
bullet2/12/12  Pre-orders are being taken for the 2011 baseball season
bullet10/9/11   Pete has made a couple of PDF files to help out with punt and kickoff returns.
bullet8/2/11    The Wildcat Formation play cards are now available for the 4th Street Football game!
bullet6/29/11    The 2010 4th Street Football season is now shipping!
bullet5/2/11    Pre-order the 2010-11 4th Street Hockey season!
bullet1/1/11    The Advanced Play Cards previously offered for the Football Board Game will now replaced with an updated version (standardized with the computer game) and sold on a per-formation basis.
bullet8/3/10    A preference was added to the computer football game, allowing a player to choose to call only offense, only defense, or call both for either or both teams during human vs. human  game play
bullet8/3/10    A glitch was repaired which prevented play between human and computer coach teams in the computer football game
bullet8/2/10    Hockey cards are now available in perforated (2.5" x 3.5") or cut-line (3.5" x 4.25") cards.  The cut-line cards have larger print, and are shipped on non-perforated card stock.
bullet7/25/10    Version 6 of 4th Street Computer Football is now shipping!
bullet5/13/10    The 2009-10 hockey season is now shipping!
bullet4/26/10    The 2009-10 hockey season is now available for pre-order!
bullet3/10/10    A random number generator has been created for 4th Street Hockey!  Click the "Hockey" link on the page, and a one-period sheet of random dice rolls will be created automatically!
bullet2/24/10    A new play editor will be included in the next version release of 4th Street Football.  Because of some new changes, the football board game will begin shipping with the Pro Set, Ace, 2-TE, and Shotgun formations.  The Spread (Run & Shoot) and I-Formation cards will be sold as "add-ons", with new and exotic pro AND college formations to follow (the Wildcat, Veer, etc.).  This transition will be made beginning March 15, 2010.
bullet2/1/10    The 2009 baseball season is now shipping!
bullet1/21/10    The 1970-71 hockey season is now shipping!
bullet1/09/10    The 1970-71 hockey season and 2009 baseball season are now available for pre-order!
bullet12/19/09    A sample football board game is now available for download
bullet12/13/09    The 1997-98 hockey season has now been released!
bullet11/13/09    The 1973 football season has now been released for computer and board game!
bullet9/20/09    We're currently working on the 1973 football season
bullet8/27/09    The 1962 baseball season has now been released!
bullet8/27/09    The online score sheet maker for 4th Street Baseball has been fitted with a calendar.  Select a date, pick a game, choose your lineups and print a score sheet!
bullet8/27/09    New sets of 2005 and 2006 Xtra Players for baseball were uploaded today, as the previous postings were incorrect.
bullet8/3/09    The hosting service that we have worked with over the past 10 years is retiring, so we will be transferring our web site to a new host over the next few days.  Please be patient, as there may be some intermittent problems with the site.
bullet7/26/09    The 2005 and 2006 seasons are being re-engineered to fit the current version for 4th Street Baseball and will be available soon!  Some changes will also be made to the 2007 and 2008 Xtra players, and new files will be posted online upon completion.
bullet7/21/09    The 2008-09 version of 4th Street Hockey is now shipping!
bullet7/11/09    The Version 2 rules of 4th Street Hockey are now available.
bullet6/15/09  The 2008 version of 4th Street Football is now shipping!
bullet3/4/09    The 2008 version of 4th Street Baseball is now shipping!
bullet1/26/09    Xtra Player cards are now available as a free download for 4th Street Hockey!  These are players who did not meet the minimum appearance criteria with the regular issue.
bullet1/22/09   The 2007-08 hockey season is now shipping!
bullet1/22/09    Kirk's done it again!  The "Pfan Files" are several new neat add-ons for the hockey game, including a log-style score sheet, an advanced line-tracking system, and a few other goodies.
bullet1/18/09    Contributor Kirk Pfan has created a new line and fatigue system.  Check out the instructions.
bullet1/16/09    The 2007-08 Hockey Game is nearly ready!
bullet1/16/09    Tom has updated the Hockey Game Clock program.
bullet12/30/08  Contributor Tom Milne has created "Hockey Game Clock", an easy-to-use PC utility to keep track of game time, penalty time, score, and even throw dice!
bullet12/20/08   The 4th Street Hockey Online Score Sheet Generator is now available!  Pick your season (from those currently available), pick your teams.  The site will automatically generate a score sheet for you, complete with names listed in alphabetical order!  After generation, choose Print Preview from the File menu, and change the page orientation to Landscape.  You can also choose to turn off the headers and footers and/or change the page margins (.3 inches on all sides works best) to meet your needs.  You can also copy the sheet (just choose Select All from the Edit menu in Internet Explorer) and paste into your favorite word processing program.  That way, you can change the font size, style, etc. 
bullet12/13/08    4th Street Hockey is now available!  We are releasing the 2006-07 season, first.  It has been constructed using mostly statistical computation and a minimum of scouting.  The 2007-08 season will be released in January, if all goes as planned, and will be constructed using both statistical computation and scouting.  It is currently available for pre-order.
bullet12/1/08  We're working hard to get 4th Street Hockey available before Christmas!!!
bullet12/1/08    Updated and repaired Offensive Play Calling sheets were posted for the 1969, 1995, 1996, 2006, and 2007 seasons.
bullet8/5/08    Update 5.4.0.1 was posted.
bullet7/7/08    The 1961 baseball season is now shipping!
bullet6/26/08    New Version 2 Platoons Sheets are now available for the football board game!
bullet6/24/08    FlashTM help is now available for some specific topics for the computer football game!
bullet6/24/08    The 1969 football season is now available for download!
bullet6/12/08    The 2007 football season is now shipping!
bullet6/4/08    Pre-orders are now being taken for the 2007 football season!
bullet3/9/08    The 2007 baseball season is now shipping!
bullet1/26/08    Work is underway with Kirk Pfan on 4th Street Hockey!  More details to follow.
bullet1/10/08    We are now taking survey information for football player grades for 2007.  We need some opinions on subjective items such as blocking ability, man coverage, etc.  Visit http://www.4ss.biz/football/surveys/2007/survey2007.htm to visit our survey site!  A team survey takes only a few minutes.
bullet12/31/07    We are now taking survey information for baseball player grades.  Although we have a ton of data, we still need some opinions on subjective items such as fielder range, fastball/breaking ball effectiveness, etc.  Visit http://www.4ss.biz/baseball/surveys/2007/survey2007.htm to visit our survey site!  A team survey takes only a few minutes.
bullet12/16/07    The 1969 football season is now available for both board game and computer game purchase
bullet12/8/07    New shipping calculations for board game products have been employed.  Products are now shipped via their weight, with all full games weighing in at 6 pounds, and all season only products being weighed in at 3 pounds.  A shipment of up to 7 pounds is now possible, via US Priority Mail, for just $8.95.  Because of this new policy, pairs of season sheet sets will be shipped in a single box, rather than individual boxes, unless shipping is paid for each individual item.
bullet10/13/07    Update 5.3 is now available for the computer football game.
bullet9/2/07    The 1960 Baseball season is now available!  This is the first of our "retro" baseball games to be released, and also includes some new upgrades to the baseball board game, including batter count effects (batters now have 20% of the counts, simulating the effects of a hitter "running up the count"), a new optional pitcher fatigue system which uses pitch counts, and righty-lefty matchup columns for pitchers (previously, there was only one matchup column on a pitcher)
bullet9/2/07    Full-color ballpark charts are now available for the 1960 baseball season, both in 8.5" x 11" and 11" x 17" sizes!
bullet7/4/07    The 2006 football computer game products are now being shipped.
bullet6/30/07    The 2006 football board game products are now being shipped!  The 2006 computer game release has been delayed.  Check back for more news later.
bullet6/12/07    You may now pre-order the 2006 version of the football game (both board and computer versions)!
bullet6/12/07    The football board game player ratings will now be offered in perforated format!  The team format and cut-line formats will also be available, at least for the time-being.
bullet6/12/07    The football board game player ratings will be re-formatted to be easier to read and more attractive this season!  All previous seasons will be re-released in this format as well.
bullet6/1/07    The 2006 football season is scheduled to be released sometime this month.  It will be a little later this year because of some changes to the database file structure.
bullet4/5/07    The 2006 baseball season is now available!
bullet3/20/07    A correction was made to the charging an infielder rules
bullet3/19/07    Pre-orders for the 2006 baseball sheets are now being taken!
bullet3/19/07    Some corrections have been made in the 4th Street Baseball instruction manual, most notably a change in the infield in rules.
bullet3/19/07    A 4th Street Baseball sample board game is now online and available for download!
bullet2/20/07    Pre-orders for the NEW 4th Street Baseball game are now being accepted for the 2005 season!
bullet11/9/06    The gray-scale cards which are shipped standard with the football board game are now available for individual purchase
bullet11/9/06    Our e-mail address is changing to 4ss@4ss.biz
bullet10/13/06    We're moving!  Our web address will still be the same, but our new mailing address is: 
1003 Pinehurst Lane,  Jordan,  MN  55352
bullet9/16/06    Abc Baseball will be discontinued beginning November 1st and will eventually be replaced by 4th Street Baseball!  Details to follow...
bullet8/17/06    A new football game update (version 5.1.0.3) has been posted.
bullet8/16/06    Jumbo Game Boards are now available!  These are two, 11" x 17", full-color sheets printed on thick card stock, giving more room to place your players and easier to read!  Order today!
bullet8/16/06    The color-coded play cards which currently come with the game will soon be replaced with more attractive, easier-to-read gray-scale cards, similar to the "front" sides of the advanced play cards.  We anticipate making this change in early October.  While the matchup distributions will remain the same, many cards have been re-organized so that finding a matchup is easier.
bullet8/08/06    Contributor Pete Emrich has created an Excel utility to help board game play a little easier!  Click here to download the newest version!
bullet7/24/06    The offensive play calling sheets for the 2005 season are now ready
bullet7/4/06    A new version 5 update is available for the 1999 season...there were some problems with some of Buffalo's platoons, which would cause replays to crash.
bullet6/19/06    The 2005 season materials have been shipped!
bullet5/16/06    Combo offers are now available for the 2005 board game and computer game.  Save from $10-$15 off the price the two would have separately, plus save on shipping!
bullet4/5/06    We are now taking pre-orders for the 2005 season!
bullet4/5/06    We are announcing some price changes effective immediately.  The changes are as below.  All other games and game materials remain at the same price.
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Item Was Now
Standard Computer Game $29.95 $34.95
Computer Game Upgrade $24.95 $29.95
Past Season Disks $19.95 $14.95
bullet4/5/06    Computer game version 5.1.0.1 is now posted online.
bullet2/29/06    Internet Play is now available!  Version 5.1.0.0 has been posted, which includes an integrated internet play option!  This is the beta version of that portion of the program.
bullet12/15/05    Posted an update, version 5.0.2.11
bullet11/21/05    Posted an update, version 5.0.2.9
bullet10/9/05    Another master play-by-play file is now online, which now includes out-of-bounds information.  You should only use this with the newest edition of the game (currently 5.0.2.7), which is now available for download.
bullet10/1/05    A new master play-by-play file is now online, fixing several mistakes made in the older file.  Download it now and unzip to your C:\4thStFB (default) game folder.
bullet9/21/05    A demo has now been posted for the computer football game!
bullet7/21/05    Verion 5 upgrades have been posted for the remainder of all seasons released by 4SS!
bullet7/20/05    The 2004 Offensive Play Calling Sheets are now available!
bullet7/20/05    Pete Emrich's latest college teams are now posted with 8 in all!
bullet7/20/05    A new update, 5.0.1.4, has been posted.  Visit the support page to download!
bullet7/20/05    Version 5 upgrades have been posted for 1970, 1971 and 1972!
bullet7/18/05    A new update, 5.0.1.3, has been posted with several additions and improvements!  Visit the support page to download!
bullet6/29/05    The first set of version 5 past-season upgrades have been posted!  This set includes new files, including version 5 coaching files, for 1994 and 1995.  More to follow!
bullet6/24/05    All orders for computer game and board game products have been shipped!  Most board game orders were shipped via UPS.  Most computer products by USPS.
bullet6/7/05  Pre-orders are now being accepted for the 2004 football products!
bullet5/14/05  We will again be selling Abc Baseball!
bullet3/28/05  Version 5 will be ready later on this spring!  The 2004 season should be ready in mid-June!
bullet1/16/05  Pete Emrich's latest college team, the 1966 Purdue Boilermakers, is no online!
bullet1/07/05  Rights to the Abc Baseball game have been purchased by another entity.  More details and ordering information will be provided as they become available.
bullet12/28/04  The 1994 Offensive Play Calling sheets are ready and available for download.
bullet11/05/04  Pete Emrich's latest college teams, the 1966 UCLA Bruins and the 1965 MSU Spartans, are now available for computer and board game play!
bullet10/02/04  New board game cards, recently available as "Additional Play Cards", along with several fixed plays and fake kicks, is now available.  These cards have cut lines for quick separation.  Download now and print on card stock to use!!!
bullet9/26/04  The version 2 game board materials are now ready!  These include an updated game manual, new Weird Play chart (now includes special teams plays!), and a new and improved set of game boards.  Customers who have purchased the board game may request the new materials for $1 (postage and handling charges apply).
bullet9/26/04  A new edition of the PLAYFILE is now available.  This file contains about 20 updated plays...none are new, simply updated and upgraded.  Download the file, and then unzip it in to your C:\4thStFB folder.
bullet8/19/04  New downloads are available for the FB5 and Org32 programs.  Improvements include Matchup information posted in the Log stats screens (both), storage of recently used files for easier opening (FB5), and a link for version 4.6 of the game (FB5).
bullet8/19/04  Pete Emrich has contributed files for the 1966 Notre Dame Fighting Irish!  Visit our College Page to read more and download his file set.
bullet7/27/04  Pete Emrich has contributed computer and board game files for the 1966 University of Alabama and 1967 USC Trojans!  Check out our new college page to read more and download the files!
bullet6/12/04  The 2003 football season is NOW SHIPPING!
bullet6/5/04  We now have a message board on Delphi Forums!  The address is http://forums.delphiforums.com/fourthst
bullet3/20/04  Improved Kicker Cards are now available for the 1970-71 and 1994-2002 seasons!  Download them today!
bullet3/12/04  The 1972 Offensive Play Calling sheets are now available.
bullet3/12/04  The 1972 season (both computer and board game) is now ready! 
bullet2/20/04  The organization portion of the new football computer program is now available for owners of the 2002 season!  Download the update today!
bullet1/31/03  The 2000 Offensive Play Calling sheets are now available.
bullet1/30/03  The 1999 Offensive Play Calling sheets are now available.
bullet1/25/03  The 1997 Offensive Play Calling sheets are now available.
bullet1/18/03  The 1971 football season is now available for computer and board game purchase.
bullet1/18/03  The 1971 Offensive Play Calling sheets are now available.
bullet12/28/02  Offensive play calling sheets now available for 1970 and 2001 seasons.
bullet12/13/02  In order to continue offering the Championship Edition of the game, which contains the four conference championship teams from the previous season, these teams will now be printed in black and white rather than in color.
bullet12/13/02  Postage rates will change from a straight percentage to a per-item basis.
bullet2001 Football Computer and Board Game supplies are ready to ship.
bullet8/5/02...Product support pages have been added for the computer football and football board game pages.

 

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