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Aug. 13, 2014
db14
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: West Coast Aftershock -

i believe some are overlooking the second and arguably the more significant infraction here. The action of consciously putting softballs (new or not) which may have been who knows where and handled by how many into the drinking water of others now becomes a potential significant health issue. It is only speculation who drank from that cooler and if this was not just the one game of several that they pulled this.
Aug. 12, 2014
db14
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: West Coast Aftershock -

Hi Dave...just wanted to clarify what was previously posted. The offenders stored the balls (apparantly) in the same water cooler in the dugouts that we players use to obtain our drinking water from?
Feb. 9, 2014
db14
Topic: Bats
Discussion: What's the best bat for open tournaments?

Dave D. word it how you wish however once again the above post sounds like a blatent "offer to sell". Just like some of the others. Thought you made it quite clear.
Jan. 22, 2014
db14
Topic: Players looking to join a team
Discussion: Player looking for 70s team

Who have you played for and waft level. Add contact information thanks
Jan. 17, 2014
db14
Topic: Rules of the game
Discussion: Equalizer runs

Dave...
If a cheetah can run at 40mph and a ardvark only 10 mph how long will it take Johnny to get to the train station with 6 apples in his pocket?
Dec. 29, 2013
db14
Topic: Bats
Discussion: Time to eliminate senior bats

Hey Mark.... Pretty much what i was trying to state although via tongue in cheek (humor.. to those i may offended). Still many simply cannot play with the hand (and rules) they are dealt and just be happy to be able to get our old tired bodies on and off the fields and be absolutely grateful to do it again a few weeks later.
Dec. 28, 2013
db14
Topic: Bats
Discussion: Time to eliminate senior bats

Gee Whiz Guys......DBO, alumium bats, dumbed down balls, masks, screens, open middle, 400 ft hr's (ha)...blah blah blah..........WHY DON'T WE JUST ELIMATE SENIORS.........Problem solved (sorry)!
Nov. 21, 2013
db14
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Playing after knee replacement?

Webbie...hoping for a speedy recovery for you. ...Sure you'll be back at it in no time. DB 14 first base Timberworks
Oct. 1, 2013
db14
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Las Vegas Fields and Umpires

Sunset Park was not ready to host a tournament. Two porta pottys never cleaned once in 3 days (disgusting). Several of our wives came a long way to support our team and left after the first day or never came at all based on the facilities. Construction in progress also made it difficult on the fans. No double bag at first caused major controversy and problems (unacceptable). Umpires.....good calls and bad. Only suggestion is...make a call and stick with it. Enforce the correct game rules. Pros: ground crew tried to goom the infields between games and outfields were nice.
Sept. 10, 2013
db14
Topic: Product review
Discussion: Softball and hot weather!!

Steve...db again. My bad i got a bit wordy. Still suffering our loss to you at the Western Worlds. What i way trying to express was... It was not necessary that a ball go 400' but one that will remain hard and fair in 85 degree + temperature conditions.
Sept. 10, 2013
db14
Topic: Product review
Discussion: Softball and hot weather!!

Steve both observations listed above are equally correct. Simply put the Trump Stote above 85 degrees is garbage and has become widely known for this problem. The ROCK which is our primary BP ball several days a week agreeably shows occasional severe signs of knuckling.. however holds up very well in the heat. There is one ball (and I'm sure others) on the market that absolutely will hold up in temps 100 degrees and up. This is the FIRE ball made by Baden (not the Lexum). Unfortunately Baden is not a SSUSA sponsor which therein lies the question of cost and economics. Personally and i cannot speak for others it is not a ball that will go 400' as some believe or suggest but one that will remain hard and fair in 85 degree + temperature conditions.
Aug. 19, 2013
db14
Topic: Product review
Discussion: Performance Formula

Hey Dave have been trying to contact you with no response re: bats
July 24, 2013
db14
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Las Vegas 60 M+

Timberworks Construction 60 M+ is planning on being there.
Feb. 4, 2013
db14
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: 1-1 count no extra foul tourney

Millette... the issue has been voted on and a majority has spoken. Give it a rest, get over it and move on to something else!
Feb. 3, 2013
db14
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: NOV 23

and....you guys must have no pride..... using someone else's technology here to be able to do something you could not do in your 20's. I'm so upset that i'm taking my community college degree and my 46" chest and i'm out the door to my next rec. league game!
Jan. 16, 2013
db14
Topic: Players looking to join a team
Discussion: Tournment Pitcher from NY looking to join a team

Guys you fell for it.....you know who this guy really is....come on. It's the legend in his own mind returning to haunt us..................Gary 19
Dec. 26, 2012
db14
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: survey

1 and 1 count.....terrible idea !!!!! Too many other options (as discussed on the board) to save time and try first . What's the hurry!
Dec. 2, 2012
db14
Topic: Rules of the game
Discussion: Grading the Rule Changes

Webbie, personally i would not worry too much about what you read here on the board as you well know there are only a handful of those who post here vs. the huge numbers out there that make up the senior softball numbers. Trust me there are many behind the scenes who are quite vocal. The main culprit of the shortened games was the runs per inning. Regarding the 1 and 1 count a survey will be going out via SSUSA seeking input from those who receive it. Just a guess but i believe it will be voted down, however just my guess.
Dec. 1, 2012
db14
Topic: Rules of the game
Discussion: Grading the Rule Changes

Just for the record....NOT every league begins with a 1 and 1 count. A very competitive and extensivenly tournament player filled league in the greater Sacramento area tried the 1 and 1 for several years. It was determined that there was not any significant time savings, the players did not welcome the change and the league voted to return to the 0 and 0 count for 2013.
Nov. 30, 2012
db14
Topic: Bats
Discussion: bat

Anyone with an ounce of common sense can play this game all day long. TRY comparing apples with apples. Or at least justify your case.
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