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Dec. 16, 2013
mad dog
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Need BP in Southern California 12/23-12/30

dwight is a great guy to hit with guys....get with him as he can also help you with your swing......
Dec. 16, 2013
mad dog
Topic: Bats
Discussion: Time to eliminate senior bats

hey guys..you do know that all senior bats have to pass the bpf 1.20/1.21 test....the other assoc's are lower,except now ASA is allowing bpf 1.20 b/c they use the 52-300 ball....in fact there are ASA bats not allowed to be used in USSSA now.......

want to keep using the senior bats and keep the pitchers/inf'ers safer,we then need to use the 52-300 ball...get rid of these babe ruth ego's and play some real ball......
Dec. 14, 2013
mad dog
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: players please respond to rule changes

sparky..great idea..but the hr whiners are gonna tell you again,that on pitches that hi, they again will have to go middle to hit it..it seems every time something is suggested to help control the superbat/ball problem the solution is to take it out on the pitcher...really guys..why........why don't we just get you tees so ya just tee it up to your liking.....
Dec. 14, 2013
mad dog
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: PRAYERS REQUESTED FOR MIKE MACENKO'S RECOVERY

get better big cat....hope to see ya soon......

Dec. 14, 2013
mad dog
Topic: Bats
Discussion: Time to eliminate senior bats

BO...i totally agree with you...these senior bat are addictions to the senior who n never hit them when younger,or even now when they play mens/coed leagues/tourney's where they aren't allowed....

hemi...you really think someone 5' 100 something would hit them out with ASA/USSSA bats..prolly not,but hey let them use super bats and they will...sound more like ego boosting to me instead of real play.....


i went from a 10% for hitting hrs with regular bats to close to 50%(or the chance to) with super bats..even now at 63 going on 64 i still can hit them with senior bats ....my regular bat % has gone down,but it should with my age going up..and guess what,i'm ok with that as that is the way it should be...
Dec. 11, 2013
mad dog
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Question for Mad Dog and others

i have used my sunglasses underneath the rip-it mask with no problem.....mine came with a visor that Velcro's to the top,i didn't care for that as i don't wear a hat when playing.......a few weeks back when we had a cold spell here i even used my stocking/beanie cap underneath it....to me the rip-it has the best vision among the masks...i have used the gameface and the combat faceoff,and both of those cut off some of your down vision at your feet,unless you make a real effort to look down...i also have the worth pitching helmet,which is nice and light but does have a vision prol down low(at your feet)if you happen to not look down completely.....

for me its a metal mask or nothing,as i don't trust the plastic ones......
Dec. 11, 2013
mad dog
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: HR rule - why????

mmm....do you seniors feel you are better than TEAM USA,resmondo,etc..as they play with hr limits....and guess what..they don't light up the pitcher....oh most of them do use a mask to play the pitcher spot.......
Dec. 9, 2013
mad dog
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: SSUSA AND SPA MEETINGS

ob..i like your idea with one exception....if the runner is not there and waiting,there can be no CR for that runner....he has to go all the way around.......make the CR the base coach and he'll be there instead of having to come out of the dugout......
Dec. 8, 2013
mad dog
Topic: Rules of the game
Discussion: Dead Ball Out

why should this put the pitchers in harms way anymore,then if there were hrs left...to me it sounds like your gonna go head hunting b/c your not allowed to show how big your bat is....that is really sad......



johnbob,great post......
Dec. 8, 2013
mad dog
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: ~~~TIMING~~~

well if ya have to think about this,your already sunk....ya should go up relishing the thought to be able win the game for your team
Dec. 8, 2013
mad dog
Topic: Rules of the game
Discussion: New rule

JB/larry..you have seen the one i wear(rip-it) right....it has great vision....if miss a ball its not b/c i couldn't see it b/c the mask block my view...also i haven't seen an increase of targeting by batters b/c i wear it....i think it is better to wear the mask then have some stupid screen in the middle of the field....

i also like the hr rules..if ya wanna hit them ..move up.....also your a cowardly POS if you have to hit middle b/c hrs are gone......
Dec. 8, 2013
mad dog
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: cold weather bats

PJ3P....really are you schilling for that ball.....actually that is all i hear when i recommend that ball...it is a great ball to use...heat or cold doesn't affect that ball..we use it all year long in our leagues..in our senior,mens open,coed leagues......still see all lot of balls being hit out....
Dec. 5, 2013
mad dog
Topic: Bats
Discussion: Had to happen

who put most of the swings on it JB......
Dec. 5, 2013
mad dog
Topic: Bats
Discussion: Reebok Barrage Legend is GREAT BAT

like that allan...have you patented this method yet.....LOL.....
i haven't been able to use mine yet for games except with a 52 ball (actually this is the only ball i have hit with it)and it does hit them real nice,just like my melle did.....at the moment tho i'm battling a back prol so haven't been able to really lean on it for power,but my easy line drive swing is really propelling the ball....
Dec. 5, 2013
mad dog
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: SSUSA AND SPA MEETINGS

why is it the batters always want it their way,but will cry and whine when the pitchers ask for something...get over it batters,the damn ball comes at you at 20 mph max,and you know exactly where the ball has to hit to be a strike..your not at the whim of an umpire calling strikes like in call strike...let the batters box be.......learn to stay in it.....
Dec. 3, 2013
mad dog
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Positioning of screen protecting pitcher

neck that is the reason for the 52 ball being used,it doesn't do the damage as the 44's do.....regardless where your hit.....also most times in bp,the pitcher/thrower is trying to get thru bp fast and not worrying about whether he needs to be practicing fielding....most teams/guys just want a pitch to hit,not a pitcher's pitch to swing at..in fact i hear batters whining even then about not getting cookies to hit.....try to make it pitching practice also, will cause a big uproar....i say if it is gonna be a strike in a game,swing at it and get over it........
Dec. 2, 2013
mad dog
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Positioning of screen protecting pitcher

texas....in reality all we need to do is go to safer equipment...aka the 52 ball..yes here it comes again.....as noted in the reebok vs legit bat thread the worth hot dot was being hit pretty good with the worth legit bat.....but hey you all would rather use a screen,make the pitcher wear a suit of amour,etc.....then swallow a little pride and use a safer ball.....as i have said before the hr hitters will still hit their hrs,as it should be anyways...there won't be any mishit hrs and such,just legit hrs.......
Dec. 2, 2013
mad dog
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Positioning of screen protecting pitcher

joel i understand that,as basically is the only time i have been drilled(many years back)as we don't think our own teammates will hit it back at us.......what bothers me,is that it makes me lazy for actual play on balls out to the side of me that i think i should be getting....bp is throw the ball go behind the screen to get another ball to throw,and not practicing backing up or setting up to field.. as most want the next pitch to be thrown(fielders)so the next guy can get up to hit.....
Dec. 2, 2013
mad dog
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Reebok Barrage vs Worth Legit

for you that don't know...that worth usssa hot dot is a 52-275 ball....mmmm guess the 52 does hit good....
Dec. 1, 2013
mad dog
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: pitchers shin guards

i use the evo shield's....they will take a direct hit from a screamer...the only thing they don't protect is the knee.....they are very light and fit under my socks......
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