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Real name:
John

Location:
Xenia, OH

Division:
Men's 55

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Dec. 29, 2011
RedEye
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: News flash,NEW SENIOR LEAGUE to start

tg69...........you fogot...........THANKS,LAST WORD
Oct. 17, 2011
RedEye
Topic: Rules of the game
Discussion: courtesy runners

I saw Donny waddle down to first a few times in Dalton & believe it or not......He was not running.......Guess you would of had to been there to see first hand, few of that know him had a couple good laffs watching him.
Get healthy Donny for 2012.
Oct. 17, 2011
RedEye
Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: 50AAA Teams, how many tournaments a year are you playing??

50AAA from the Gem City went to SPA tourns in Dayton,Akron & Sylvania Ohio / Shelbyville, IN. / Dalton, Ga. and finished it off with Turkey Tournament in Dayton last Sunday.
First time team, most played Senior Leagues but not on same team. Planning on 9-10 in 2012
Sept. 27, 2011
RedEye
Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: Largely attended tourney's

ISF in Salem, VA had 62
ISSA in Manassas, VA had 81
May 25, 2011
RedEye
Topic: Bats
Discussion: Aluminum

Dayton has 8 teams (50-63) & 8 teams (63+).
1.20 bats. SW Ohio.

May 23, 2011
RedEye
Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: OHIO SSWC QUALIFIER

Steve, yes this is a nice little complex & sure it was nicely run, only problem with it there was another Senior Tournamet in Dayton less than 20 miles away with 20+ teams, could of been better if they weren't the same weekend.
Both were first time tournaments and first for the Dayton area in over 20+ years.
Dayton Legends Softball Club has 6 Senior teams in the 50/55/60/65/70 age brackets.
May 20, 2011
RedEye
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: High tourney entry fees and weak prizes...

dooker- WOWeeeee I graduated from Fairmont West in '69, my parents still live in same house by Town & Country.
I know both Mike & Gary & just saw them this week. Mike plays for the Dayton Legends 60 or 65 team, he will be playing in Dayton. Gary is a LD @ Delco Park.
Small world.
May 19, 2011
RedEye
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: High tourney entry fees and weak prizes...

SPA tourn is in Dayton @ Kettering Fields, NW of Kettering.
Local ASA Shorty Brewer & Lou D. are running it.

SSUSA is in Beavercreek @ Rotary Park, SE of Dayton.
Not sure who is running it.

dooker, are you from Kettering?
May 19, 2011
RedEye
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: High tourney entry fees and weak prizes...

Last word on the street was:
Dayton had 20+ & Beavercreek had 10+
Could of been a nice 30+ at either place.
Both 1st year tournaments.
March 19, 2011
RedEye
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: What About BAT BAGS?

Have had the same bag since 2003.
Ultimate is the bag.....
More room than ever before...Sometimes too many pockets to choose from...lol
Dec. 19, 2010
RedEye
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: How many guys have had the pleasure of playing with their son(s)?

I will add a little twist to this. My first softball game was with my Dad at the age of of 14 with his work team, I was his runner after he reached first base, because of his wooden leg, I cherished those games until I played with my son in a tourny with his Navy buddies, we came in 2nd back in 1995. Since then have played with him & against him in leagues & tournies & umped some of his games. Next up is grandaughter who is 15. Cant wait.
Jan. 15, 2010
RedEye
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: What are some of your favorite Famous quotes, lines or sayings?

You cant always get what you want,
But if you try sometimes Well you might find,
You get what you need
Dec. 23, 2009
RedEye
Topic: Players looking to join a team
Discussion: looking for major team in ohio

Contact info?
Oct. 15, 2009
RedEye
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Joe Merritt Update

Joe is back in indy. Should be getting ready for surgery about now. I will post something later today when we hear how it went.

Oct. 13, 2009
RedEye
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Ohio Senior Player Injured

FROM COLUMBUS, OHIO MESSAGE BOARD
(This was a NSA "D" World Tourney NOT a Senior event)

Well 1st off no dirt all turf infield...it took a very bad hop off turf came up & got him right in the eye he had sunglasses on and they went flying into pieces..it happened so quick..there was a full count on batter w/no free foul..we were playing a 5 man infield on dirt it would of been dbl play but it hit somehing in front of mound on turf and shoot right up..
Joe got out of surgery around 2 this morning, everything went well. Eye surgeon doesn't think he will regain his vision in that eye, he will have another surgery next friday. Its been a long night, thanks for the prayers and calls
Joe is on his way home. He seems to be in good spirits. 10-11-09
Oct. 12, 2009
RedEye
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Ohio Senior Player Injured

Just wanted to report to anyone on here who might know old man Joe Merritt from our team Geddis Roofing, Century 21, and also Schones Chiropractor was injured pitching today for us in Indy at Midwest on the astro turf field.

This happened around 4 this afternoon, Joe took a shot to his face and left eye. It is 11:15 now and they just took him to surgery for his eye, we are at St. Vincent hospital in Indy.

The doctors have told us that he is most likely going to lose his vision in his left eye, they also will have to repair bone structure around the socket. Joe is also my father-in-law so its real tough to see him go thru this, but for those of you who know Joe he is a tough s.o.b. He refused to have his UA shirt and our team jersey cut off so they had to force it over his head to get it off!! Also had to get his stomach pumped from all the blood he has swalloed.

Surgery will take a few hours and then a day or 2 here at the hospital before he can go back to Columbus.

If your the praying type Joe could use it along with his wife Pam. Joe works for the railroad and this injury will probably cause early retirement, its amazing how one ball up the middle can change so many things for a family that quick.

I for one would like to see a mask of some sort on all of you guys that pitch, its just not worth what the family is going thru tonight over softball.
July 24, 2009
RedEye
Topic: Teams looking for players
Discussion: Columbus Classic

Yes, Brickyard beat Dayton Classics.

April 22, 2009
RedEye
Topic: Product review
Discussion: Pitching Masks discussion

TYJA Sports has a new mask called the Shield, for $48

March 26, 2009
RedEye
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Hobbies

2awesom,
Can you tell me where I can get a #58
Trent Cole jersey? Thanks

RedEye
Nov. 18, 2008
RedEye
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Winter Natl's in Fl.

Don & Kittrell's Congrads on winning the 55 Major in Naples.
It was good to see you & Bruce again, sorry that Elmo wasn't there.
You & your team are all class acts & we had 2 very exciting games against you, thought we were going to pull out the last game with our last at bat in the 7th.
Good Luck & hope to see you next year.
#6 RedEye (John Mayes)
Steel Dawgs 55's
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