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Real name:
frank armijo

Location:
duncanville, TX

Division:
Men's 70

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June 2, 2013
armiho211
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: pics from reno

Double 10- hope you and terry p. dodged this latest storm again.....
this must be getting old by now.

take care my amigo.
June 1, 2013
armiho211
Topic: Bats
Discussion: 2 piece Ultra broke after 6 games..... extremely disappointed

this is not right. call miken, tell them your situation, maybe you can get an RMA and return it to be checked out.

you got nothing to lose at this point !
May 31, 2013
armiho211
Topic: Bats
Discussion: BLACK MIKEN ULTRA 2 PROBLEMS FIXED ?

MIKEN had a batch(s) of the regular ULTRA 2'S a few months ago that " had no pop " at all. as far as you know has this particular problem been corrected ?

i bought one that was a dud, sent it to miken and got it back as being okay. i finally got rid of it.
i switch to a reebok melee balanced and this one is getting hotter and hotter as time goes by, BUT as far as i am concerned , it does not compare to a regular ultra 2 .

so , is the miken ultra 2 back to normal as far as manufacturing ? no more batch problems ??
May 27, 2013
armiho211
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: CELEBRATING MEMORIAL DAY

have a great time today today in celebrating this special day. time to watch parades, bbq at the park and back yards gather with friends and family.
BUT take a few moments to honor the men and women who died in war to preserve our freedom to be able to
do and enjoy our liberties.

we attend a memorial day service every year at the local park where the names of the fallen are read to honor their service and final sacrifice to keep this country free.

the shame is that the attendence is getting smaller every year, very few kids are in attendance, and most of the adults are older people.

have a great day !
May 26, 2013
armiho211
Topic: Rules of the game
Discussion: Catcher's verbal interference

Double 10 : yep ! understand that terry p. suffered limited damage to his home during this last tornado . maybe it's time to consider moving, if there is such a place one might consider moving to that might be safe from nature's fury.
May 24, 2013
armiho211
Topic: Rules of the game
Discussion: Catcher's verbal interference

at our age, a lot us are easily distracted , BUT it should not be a problem. the batter is supposed to be focusing on the pitch, and a catcher making noise is not a big deal. if the catcher is screaming, that could be a diff story, the ump should get it stopped. my .03 c .
May 20, 2013
armiho211
Topic: Bats
Discussion: Solar Bat Warmes

cold balls and warm bats, not sure of the outcome. hope the bat survives. use an ASA bat for batting practice in the mornings until the day warms up. good luck.


May 20, 2013
armiho211
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: TORNADO ALLEY

special prayers to all people that live in the TORNADO ALLEY of texas, okla ,kansas,etc.
there are quite a few senior softball players that live in okla city area, IE: LARRY LOPEZ, TERRY PERRYMAN, BILL HESTOR AND OTHERS.

hope all you guys and families made it thru without any damage to your properties or injuries......



April 15, 2013
armiho211
Topic: Teams looking for players
Discussion: New to area

len56- call john header the league director, he can provide info on the league and which team would best fill your needs. john's cell # 817-401-1914.

as far as the address, do a yahoo or google search for : MIKE LEWIS PARK ,GRAND PRAIRIE,TX.
GOOD LUCK !
April 10, 2013
armiho211
Topic: Associations
Discussion: IT IS A GOOD DAY

us navy- destroyer sailor,(volunteered) 1960-1964 . operated off the taiwan straits off the chinese coast. made it also to hong kong, subic bay, japan, south korea, formosa,and some other choice vacations spots, all free of charge of course.
after our tour was over in that area we were returning to long beach,ca. when we were diverted to the suez canal to proceed to cuba where the confrontation with russia was heating up. a few days later we were diverted back to long beach, apparently, NIKITA KRUSCHEV blinked and pulled the missiles from cuba.

to this day , not too many people realize how close we came to world war 3. if you were too young and did not realize what transpired in the cuban missile crises. then you need to see a movie named " THE MISSILES OF OCTOBER" with william devane as president john f kennedy. kinda long , but it will keep you glued, there was so much behind the scenes actions that occurred with spies, ambassadors into trying to stop the actual confrontation. this movie is not fictional, pretty close to actuallity.
Feb. 2, 2013
armiho211
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: DFW / GRAND PRAIRIE,TX AREA MONDAY NITE LEAGUE STARTS MARCH 11th OR 18th

bump !
Jan. 29, 2013
armiho211
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: DFW / GRAND PRAIRIE,TX AREA MONDAY NITE LEAGUE STARTS MARCH 11th OR 18th

senior softball league play will start either march 11th or 18th. play monday evenings 6:30, 7:30,8:30 pm. always looking for new players or teams that might want to join us.
we currently have 3 strong teams that play each other during the season,age group is 50 to 60 plus, mostly tournament players. in addition there are 6 teams that are older 60 to 75 that are not as strong as the younger group. 2-3 teams in the older group play tournament ball. some teams do have some rec. players
that dont play tournament ball.
if interested, get ahold of the league director, JOHN HEADER, CELL # 817-401-1914 , email: headejc@sbcglobal.net he can fill you in on any questions you might have.
Jan. 24, 2013
armiho211
Topic: Bats
Discussion: Who is best to buy a new Meele from ?

Michaelh386- email me at flarmijo@sbcglobal.net i have a lead for you, any size balanced ( red/grey) or end-load ( yellow/gray). i will pass on info via email to you. you decide.
Jan. 23, 2013
armiho211
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: loosing toenails

had the same problem a couple of times, i decided to trim my toenails before tournaments and it stopped my problem. guess the running caused my toenails to be jammed into the front of the shoes. try that next time, or try a small piece of foam jammed into the front of the shoes to cushion the jamming. good luck, my .02c.
Dec. 24, 2012
armiho211
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Merry Christmas to All of Senior Softball .

MERRY XMAS AND HAPPY NEW YEAR to all softball brothers and their families . looking forward to another year of playing with and against great competition. take good care and will see some of you on the fields next year ! frank armijo
Dec. 7, 2012
armiho211
Topic: Bats
Discussion: Miken SPU2P Ultra II USA 2012

the one i had was a dud, out of the wrapper, i couldnt get it to hit over 100 ft during the first 50 hits. i got rid of it. even the newer black ultra 2 appear to be the same, duds. maybe it was a bad batch, i gave up on mikens, if i buy another, i will buy an older model and use for tournaments only. the quality is just not there anymore, strictly my opinion. my .02c
Nov. 28, 2012
armiho211
Topic: Bats
Discussion: yellow combat

very simple, dont like the price, dont buy it. if you really want the bat, try to work out a deal with the man. if he really needs the money, he may drop the price. my .02 c .
Sept. 18, 2012
armiho211
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Ratings

SSUSA- in 2011, the wilcatters 70's played in the phoenix championships in october 2011 as a MAJOR TEAM. we went 6-1 , 5 of the wins were by 1 to 3 runs . we were bumped up to MAJOR PLUS immediately. we went to the LAS VEGAS WINTER NATLS the following month ( nov ) as a MAJOR PLUS TEAM. we were the only MAJOR PLUS team there. there were 5 MAJOR teams and we had to give 5 runs to the major teams. i think we won one game. SSUSA- IF YOUR EXPLANATION TO #19 ABOVE IS CORRECT, THEN WHAT HAPPENED IN OUR CASE???? not that it makes any differenece at this point, just needed to see your response to our situation ??
Sept. 3, 2012
armiho211
Topic: Bats
Discussion: Miken is NOT taking care of the problem Ultra IIs

taits: in my case, no email was recd, the " dud " bat just showed up via ups. i am beginning to wonder that maybe at almost 71 yrs old, i may be the dud ! but, no more mikens for me. i got a new combat ambush, and also an almost new yellow mike macenko senior gear , that i may start using.
Aug. 29, 2012
armiho211
Topic: Bats
Discussion: Miken is NOT taking care of the problem Ultra IIs

TO MIKEN : i recd my " dud " bat today : thank you for checking the bat, which you deemed to be perfectly fine. i am pleased to informed you that effective today I WILL NEVER BUY ANOTHER MIKEN BAT OF ANY KIND FROM YOU OR ANY MIKEN DEALER. i understand that word of mouth DOES WORK, and will inform other senior players in my league of my dud bat problem and your response. i will continue to use it as a batting practice bat only and see if it ever heats up. i have ordered a COMBAT AMBUSH and will make it my primery bat. ps: i am glad that some of the other players were taken care of.
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