The “Rejects” is a softball team of New Orleans SAE Alumni Association members who have participated in the annual SAE World Series every year since 1986. Rumor is that the original Rejects members were “rejected” from other teams in the SAE World Series and came together to form a team.
The Rejects take special pride in their SAE World Series history. In most years, the Rejects do not pose a serious threat to advance in the tournament. The high point in Rejects history came in the 1992 SAE World Series when the “Cinderella story” Rejects upset many teams and advanced to the championship game against the Southern Mississippi Alums. The Southern Miss Alums held a 1-0 lead after the first inning when the game was cancelled due to lightening. The Rejects insisted that the Southern Miss team take the 1st place trophy after the game was cancelled but the game was never officially played beyond the first inning.
All scores of the Rejects 1992 and all other year’s games can be found on the “history” tab of this website. In the late 1990s, the Rejects team played in an open softball league at New Orleans City Park and won the league championship numerous times and always had winning seasons.