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Real name:
James English

Location:
Wylie, TX

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Men's 70

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April 29, 2013
crusher
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: 70 FT BASES

I played 70' bases in Tulsa this weekend.

Did not notice any difference. A couple guys thaught they looked longer but not one person had an issue with it.

Guess there is a good reason for going to 70' ????

C
April 25, 2013
crusher
Topic: Bats
Discussion: Miken 2 pc End Load vs Reebok End Load

Wayne, I play for the Creakers.
Started in fall season last year. I will be the one with some other color than a green jesery.

C
April 25, 2013
crusher
Topic: Bats
Discussion: Miken 2 pc End Load vs Reebok End Load

Wayne, do not know.
It was the 7pm game on field 2 4/16/13.
The guy was 6' and 220 or so. Solid looking.

C
April 23, 2013
crusher
Topic: Bats
Discussion: Miken 2 pc End Load vs Reebok End Load

Az lz -- Our Senior league in Richardson Tx. Last Tuesday I saw a guy hit a low linedrive out of park with the new Miken 2 Piece. It was at least his 2nd over fence of the game as it was same as a walk. I looked at bat and it was new, he told me that was his 3rd swing.

The bat really appears to be lively.

Crusher
April 23, 2013
crusher
Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: Oil capital

shoeless -- are you talking about Oil City Classic in Tulsa?

Why keep olders off 3 ? Is it the extra 10 feet?

Shoe, what team and age group do you play for?

C
April 18, 2013
crusher
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: The Stutter Step

You use it if you are adjusting to a 3rd strike pitch...

Else, you are playing girls fast pitch softball.

Have a good year. Or just setup and look for your pitch and crush it.......

Crusher
March 21, 2013
crusher
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Tired of breaking bats

WOW, thousands of swings........... BS........

So you can hit 218 feet with a thousand swings. Big DEAL..

This piese os Sh*t could not come close to equaling my 30oz Centenarian balanced bat............

Go some where else and peddle your sh*t......

Respectable,,,,Crusher.
March 21, 2013
crusher
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Tired of breaking bats

Overall sounds like some people are saying a SUPER bat is coming out in two weeks you can hit as hard as you want.

Do not know about super bat, I use a Combat Centenarian 30 oz. Started last year and used in tournaments. Still going this year. Just played a tournament with 6 games some with temp below 60 degrees. Hit 3 out and several hit fense, longest was over 315'fense with about a 10' high fense and easily cleared.

I try to cut ball. Full on hits feel like bat is crushing in. When a cut hit is used it is almost like not hitting the ball, sorta weird.

I expect my Centenarian to last 3 or 4 years for $170.

It could be some may just need to change how they contact the ball to extend the life of their bats.

Lots of good bats, the only reason I went with the Centenarian was Mad Dog. I saw him at a tour this past weekend and thanked him.

Crusher
March 17, 2013
crusher
Topic: Teams looking for players
Discussion: New to area

Len56 - lots of teams in Irving area. Keep this active.
As this is a weekend some may be recovering from a tournament.

I played with some from Irving area this weekend in Georgetown.

Crusher
March 7, 2013
crusher
Topic: Bats
Discussion: Talk regarding illegal bats

SSUSA Staff -- I looked at rules online and failed to see how a player could protest a possible illegal bat and what the protestor would have to put up in cash to do the protest.

Can the other team protest every bat and all bats could possibly be removed from the game? Or, does the protestor have to put up monies that will not be returned. Or, could every bat be protested with the umpire making each decision about bat being illegal.

Thank goodiness I have seen any team try to get other team's bats pulled from game.

Thanks, James
March 4, 2013
crusher
Topic: Bats
Discussion: Monsta Athletics Senior Bats

taits, we see so much in hype, and Hey I love hype. I just do not love it when people wants $200 to love it. Time will tell.

Crusher
March 4, 2013
crusher
Topic: Bats
Discussion: Gripping the bat

Gary, Just to say, my way is you have 4 fingers and a thumb. I hold a bat with my middle 2 fingers. My index and pinke basically sticking out sorta in a relaxed way.
My thumbs do exort some pressure, what this gives is a massive amount of bat control and bat speed at impact.
You can take a sholder high outside pitch and drive it to right field over the right fielders head or out of the park.
And, it gives incredible power to left.

Do not know if you identify with this, if not, try it in batting practice...OH, I do drop my left pinky off bat as I am a righty.

Crusher
March 4, 2013
crusher
Topic: Bats
Discussion: Monsta Athletics Senior Bats

HJ, Agree, sounds like someone created a fake ID to push a product. Oh Well.... We see that a lot...

C
Feb. 21, 2013
crusher
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Bats

HJ in the short amount of time of bat/ball contact The Bat Flexes inward, this is when the energy is transfered from bat to ball, if you can not keep the bat speed high the bat will be robbed of its energy and the transfer will not occur in a high percentage. The bat must keep moving to transfer it's stored energy. A certain percent of energy is used in changing the direction the ball is traveling.

If you watch a bat in slow motion sometimes the bat actually stops moving foward when it strikes the ball. You can even see this with a golf club, especially an iron. Therefore it is important to maintain your swing speed thru the strike.

C
Feb. 21, 2013
crusher
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Bats

No End Load for me, they do not swing good for me.

I swing a 30oz balanced. Overall bat speed is good and good after striking the ball. I also have a 26 oz Demarini Classic Double Wall End Loaded, well, the 30oz Black Cent swings faster.


C
Feb. 20, 2013
crusher
Topic: Bats
Discussion: Ultra II bats...may they rest in piece

SENIOR BATS --- My observation is most senior bats lasts Most Senior Players several years. Playing league and tournaments I see 15 or so Ultra II and a smathering of other senior bats in the dugout. And, have only seen 1 bat actually break during a game.

This is watching AA and AAA. Now a MAJOR or + player with the big swing, I DO AGREE that may be a very different story.

All the guys with 3-5 years on their bat do not bother to post any complaints, probably because they do not have any complaints.

C
Feb. 11, 2013
crusher
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Fastest Home to Home Base running time

Hey, this is close to my heart,

I have always been classed as SLOW.

WELL, now I have been told I am fast,

What has happened is my age and speed have crossed on the graph. I have always ran at age 70 speed.
My age has finaly reached 70. SAD. Oh Well. Glad I can stil run.

Have a great 2013 year of SOFTBALL, enjoy....etc...

C
Feb. 2, 2013
crusher
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: "Swing Makeover Series" Episode #4 now available on youtube. Connecting the Hips to the Hands for max power and consistency

bogie, if you watch golf Phil Mickelson really cranks the snap when his hands reach bottom and just befor reaching bottom of swing.
The average golfer does not even understand club head acceleration.
The softball bat gains speed and power if executed correctly, and, it is not easy. Confidence and knowledge of a swing is required.

C
Feb. 2, 2013
crusher
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: NOV 23

So right DaveDowell, SWING For The Pottie should be banned from this site for bringing this stupid crap up.
The board has been free of crap until SFTP brought this subject up again. puke
Jan. 21, 2013
crusher
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: loosing toenails

Hey marklawr, wait until you get into your 70's Your feet will advance a couple more sizes by then. You need to keep your belly down though or it could be 3 sizes. Guess it is good my feet are now 11.5 instead of 9 as I can still see my toes.....

C
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