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Simi Valley, CA

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Oct. 16, 2014
Duke
Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: TOC

Funny guy Jerry! I know they just put that there within the last 1-3 days, as I have checked many times. Hopefully, at least 8 or more of the 18 teams will show up. See you there or at the Phoenix Worlds or maybe January in Menifee.

Andy Smith,
R & R Strokers,
60 Major
Oct. 16, 2014
Duke
Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: Phoenix Worlds

Let's try to have at least 8 teams. Spending all of that money to play a best 2 out of 3 is a waste of time and money. The tournament is only 28 days away.

Andy Smith,
R & R Strokers,
60 Major
Oct. 15, 2014
Duke
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Worlds in Vegas

Tournament was run extremely well, thanks!!

Andy Smith,
R & R Strokers,
60 Major
Oct. 15, 2014
Duke
Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: Phoenix Worlds

What 60 Major teams are attending this tournament next month?

Thanks,

Andy Smith,
R & R Strokers,
60 Major
Oct. 11, 2014
Duke
Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: TOC

When can we get a list of the teams and their divisions for the TOC?

Thanks,

Andy Smith,
R & R Strokers
Oct. 8, 2014
Duke
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: 2014 World Masters

neck10, I agree with you. We do need to make this tournament a 4 day event as in the past. Too many games to be played in the losers bracket, not to mention the winners bracket. Not much time to enjoy the city and get some rest. I would probably include the Reno tournament in this too. Other than that, this was an excellently run tournament, especially with this many teams.

Andy Smith,
R & R Strokers
Oct. 1, 2014
Duke
Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: Brackets for October 3, 4, and 5??

Hey Dave, still no brackets for the 55 AAA division. I know it is on the master grid, but that does not distiguish between the winner's and loser's bracket. At this point in time, I am not going to be able to get this. Would it be possible for someone to make about 10 copies for our team, when our manager picks up our information at the manager's meeting? All other brackets are posted. My team will be traling late tonight and early morning Thursday.

Thanks in advance!

Andy Smith,
R & R Strokers,
55 AAA
Sept. 27, 2014
Duke
Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: Brackets for October 3, 4, and 5??

Thanks Dave! I did not know about the rainouts! More time for gambling and watching some baseball games though. LOL!
Sept. 27, 2014
Duke
Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: Brackets for October 3, 4, and 5??

DoubleL10, Not a problem. Actually, the 55AAA and 55 Major have no brackets yet. In fact, I do not see any brackets for any of the 60 teams either. Now that this large tournament has begun, we might not get it until the manager's meeting. This would be the first time that this has happened. I know it is a lot of work. It is what it is.

Andy Smith,
R & R Strokers,
55 AAA

Sept. 27, 2014
Duke
Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: Brackets for October 3, 4, and 5??

DoubleL10, The bracket games are not posted. Only the seeding games are posted. If they are posted some where else, please let me know where, thanks. You are correct, we are playing at the BLD.

Andy Smith,
R & R Strokers,
55 AAA



Sept. 27, 2014
Duke
Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: Brackets for October 3, 4, and 5??

Are we going to get the brackets before the manager's meeting? I have to be able to plan my meals for the weekend. LOL!

Thank you,

Andy Smith,
R & R Strokers,
55 AAA


Sept. 18, 2014
Duke
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: team eligibility

After the Vegas Worlds, you can complete an application online from this web site, or call up to the SSUSA office and apply over the phone with a credit/debit card. You can also mail in that application. If you do nothing, SSUSA will automatically send you a renewal request for a 65 card. Sometimes it can be a slow process to receive your new card, but you can still play for a 65 team while it is in limbo. SSUSA knows you are current and your age, once a 65 team submits its roster. Therefore, it is not a problem. Again, wait till after the Vegas Worlds is completed. I am in the same situation as you this year.

Andy Smith,
R & R Strokers


Sept. 16, 2014
Duke
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Too hot in the Valley?...

I am going to Morro Bay this weekend. I cannot wait to get there for some cooler weather. It should be in the mid 70's to low 80's. There are many R & R teams. The one that I play with is going to the Vegas Worlds October 3-5. What team are you playing with this weekend, and I will try to stop by and say hi.

Andy Smith,
R & R Strokers
Sept. 16, 2014
Duke
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Too hot in the Valley?...

If you know in advance and book early, the motel 6 is $89 per night at the seior rate. You do not have to move your car the entire weekend. The sandy fields and holes in the outfield is accurate. You forgot to mention that the fog rolls in around 7:30PM.

Andy Smith,
R & R Strokers


Sept. 13, 2014
Duke
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: RENTAL CAR PRICES FOR WORLDS 9/28-10/2

Omar, it does not get much better than the price you received. Payless seems to be the cheapest at most locations lately.

Andy Smith,
R & R Strokers
Sept. 13, 2014
Duke
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: RENTAL CAR PRICES FOR WORLDS 9/28-10/2

I know that the topic was rental cars. In my July post, I estimated that there would be in the neighborhood around 500 teams, and I was correct. I also estimate that there will be around 550 next year. Great place to hold a tournament, and so many teams that you never get a chance to meet and play, and much larger divisions.

Andy Smith,
R & R Strokers
Sept. 10, 2014
Duke
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Too hot in the Valley?...

September 20-21!!
Sept. 4, 2014
Duke
Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: WMC schedules

Hi Dave! As long as someone broke the ice here. I have one question for you. When the first deadline is here, which is about a day away, will you be posting the tentative participating list of all the teams, regardless of the other deadlines?

Thanks Dave!

Andy
Aug. 25, 2014
Duke
Topic: Website comments
Discussion: Field assignments.

I have played at Shadow Rock 3 of the last 4 years. I do not recall playing at Hollywood. I have seen players twist their ankles, break their ankles, or jam their knees in the outfield at these fields because of the holes grass clumps. Therefore, please keep the grass fields groomed well. If the Parks will not keep it groomed, maybe buy a mower and pay someone to mow the grass. Since I have never played at Hollywood, I have heard that there is no shade? Non the less, I do not care that much where we play, as long as we get to play and have a great time.

JMHO,

Andy Smith,
R & R Strokers
Aug. 21, 2014
Duke
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: toughest position

Joncon, I think you hit it spot on. There are 2 issues in this topic, that are being expressed. Who plays the most dangerous position, and which position is most physically challenging. I would probably just add SS to your OF position.

I mostly pitch and play 1B in my old age. When I play 1B, I play even with the bag. After pitching, that is far back enough for me as I am stationary and not in my pitching motion. If I play any further back, the runner can get in the way and/or the ball takes too long to get there with extra bounces.

JMHO,

Andy Smith,
R & R Strokers
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