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Jim Jackson

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May 9, 2012
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Reno 60 & 65 teams

taits: Silver Sox 65AAA (So Cal) will be there.
Nov. 26, 2010
Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: Las Vegas

We did lose one of our fellow competitors during the tournament.
70 year old gentleman playing with
Triple Play at Desert Breeze on
Wednesday-was walking out to his position (2nd)-went down and it took
approx. 30 minutes to get medics to
the field and help for him. Don't know
if the defib was put to use. He died
three times on the way to the hospital
but they were able to bring him back each time. Passed away after 3+ hours
of surgery. Had previous heart problems and they couldn't stem the
internal bleeding.
To John Bass and fellow players with
Triple Play and to Bill's family-our
condolences and prayers go out to you.

Oct. 25, 2010
Topic: Rules of the game
Discussion: Batter interference ?

Mad Dog: I'm glad Marv brought this up because it needs further explaination. The player who went in to run (from the dugout) was not in the
game (but on the roster). He declared
that he was a substitute player entering the game for the runner at first (not a designated runner). The ump called him out and we protested. The ump then went to find the field director (no one came to the field) and
returned with the same call. Since
the runner from the dugout was not a
designated runner I felt he should have
been entitled to take the base. I agree with your call on Marv's situation stated above-your thoughts
(or others) on what really happpened.

Aug. 17, 2009
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Nice going, SSUSA Staff

Gentlemen: Have to give Dave all the
credit for the current updates. We
were at the park Friday night to watch
some of the "50" games and Dave was
there "pecking" at his laptop bringing
the brackets current for the day!!
Love the Dowells: Dave and "Money"
for the great job they did this last
weekend. Fields were fantastic (but
hot!), umpires were good and not so
good (as usual), schedules and timing
went well.

Aug. 10, 2009
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: well wishes

Andy: I may have spoken too soon.
He might play for the Lighthouse
team-70's. not sure which one now
that I have kick my brain in gear
this morning. See you Thurday.

Aug. 10, 2009
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: well wishes

Andy: Dave plays with the Silver

April 2, 2009
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: 55 Major

Kenny: you know Jano and I have to get in our digs when we can!! We are in the same position as you were last year
but we will continue to play and see how
we do. We were a good AA team but we didn't win any major championships (we did win a ring tournament-CA state championships) but I think we got moved up because we won by an average of +5 runs and we were able to score five runs an inning on a regular basis. So far in AAA we are 2-6 against AAA teams
and not having as much fun as we did last year. Be easy on ##7-he does have
the right to express his opinion-right or wrong!!

April 1, 2009
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: 55 Major

Jano: do I see Kenny sidestepping
your apparent reference to "isn't
a MAJOR team" last year? or just
doesn't want anyone to know that
they can "sandbag" with the best!!
Oct. 20, 2008
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Who were the winners

60AA: So Cal Crush went 7-0 and won the title.
Texas Lonestars took 2nd and Base Hawgs (CA)
were 3rd.
July 15, 2008
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: AA Home Run Power

Gentlemen: very confused on the discourse concerning
this tournament. 1st rule: AA team gets five runs from
an AAA team: one run in the second thru sixth innings.
If you don't play six innings-you don't get five runs.
2nd rule: when an AA team is playing an AAA team,
AA homerun rules to apply. I would blame most of
the problem on the tournament director who seemed
to run the tournament using his "own" rulebook.
If Sacramento doesn't move this team up to AAA
after hitting that many homeruns, then we need to
question the "sanity" in Northern California. AA teams
might hit one out a game-not 13! and the excuse with
the 275' fences doesn't hold water.
June 2, 2008
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: What to wear for shoes at Golden Eagle/Reno

Great place to play-wish all the fields we played on
were like this. Had guys sliding with no problems.
Did talk to some who said don't try it headfirst-you
stop on a dime!!

Played at San Rafael on Sat. and Sun.. makes you
appreciate the new fields even more!!! They should
have shut down this facility and kept the one off
Sparks at the 80!!!
Feb. 12, 2008
Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: Rock-n-Reno Change of Dates for 60s??

Gentlemen: I just printed out the detail sheet
for Reno and it shows the 60's on 5/27-5/29.
We had planned on going also but this could
put a damper on our participation as we have to
leave on Monday and come back Thursday.
We are going to Palm Springs for Spring Worlds
Mar. 13th thru 15th and we are playing Thurs.
thru Sat. which will only cost us two days of
May 24, 2006
Topic: Players looking to join a team
Discussion: relocating to So Cal

Send me your email address or phone number.
you can reach me at 818-970-7886 (JJ)
Oct. 15, 2004
Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: SSWC Worlds in Las Vegas:

A big thank you to the SSWC for
a great tournament. I think the
only problem we had was getting
to the manager's meeting the night before the tournament and finding out that the schedules had
been changed due to team reclassifications. This shouldn't
happen the day before we start.
Congradulations to Chicago in the 60AA--you played like a super
major team against us; but winning that game against the boys from New Mexico-the gods were with you!!!
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