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Harry Westwood Jr

Location:
woodbridge, VA

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Men's 60

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Feb. 11, 2013
birdie
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Who is the team to beat this year?

I will put my money on Turn 2 or I think they will be called Superior softball this year in the 60 major +. East coast bias. Thanks Harry
Feb. 11, 2013
birdie
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: rotator cuff rehab

Dave, How did it go at the TOC. Great weather. Hope all went well and you got to play. Thanks Harry
Feb. 1, 2013
birdie
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Johnny Sepich

Dale,It is a small world. Ronnie can still hit em deep. He has hit a few against us over past few years. He is a great guy off the field as well.I hit a line drive off of Beavers foot that bounced over the foul fence a few years back. It looked terrible and their coach told him that is why you catch. It was pretty funny at the time.I do not think Beaver thought that it was funny .Thanks Harry
Feb. 1, 2013
birdie
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: rotator cuff rehab

OZZIE#8, I do the rehab at home in between the sessions and I am looking forward to rehabbing after therapy is over. Especial the after part. It is amazing how many people that have gone through this talk about extra rehab. I will be one of those offering the same advice when it is all said and done. Thanks Harry

Jan. 31, 2013
birdie
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Reclassifying Teams

tg69, That is hard to believe that the team comes in second gets moved to Major+ and the first place teams gets re-rated to major. Or they just stay at Major in this case.I think that HSB started the year as a Major+ team and then got re-rated to Major and won the Nov. tourney. It looks like they were re-rated Major in Oct 2012 and won the Nov tourney. I could be wrong on this.Maybe just an error. Thanks Harry
Jan. 31, 2013
birdie
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: rotator cuff rehab

Dave, Good news. try not to swing and miss to many. You may have to lay off the high hard one at the TOC. I asked the therapist about a faster rehab and she said everybody has their own approach. My Dr. is cautious and takes things slow. I wish you good fortune at the TOC. Thanks Harry
Jan. 30, 2013
birdie
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Johnny Sepich

DaleP17, The Wissinger brothers are still playing for 60 and 65 team called Hawks Nest. Thanks Harry
Jan. 28, 2013
birdie
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: rotator cuff rehab

Dave, Good news. I hope all goes well indoors for you and you get to swing at the TOC. Thanks Harry
Jan. 27, 2013
birdie
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Rehab after biceps, shoulder and rotator cuff surgery

Bogie, Sounds painful to me. I am glad that you are able to still play with the injury. I needed to get the shoulder done not just for the physical reason but mentally I needed to get back to being a position player and you have to throw to do that. Thanks Harry
Jan. 23, 2013
birdie
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: TOC 55 division

My feelings on the TOC is that this tourney is the only one in senior softball that you need to qualify for by winning a tourney. I am not sure about the ISSA in Tampa this weekend but I do not think that it is the same.I will agree that the date of this tourney should be look at.We are not going because of a huge roster turn over. Our top 6 or 7 hitters have depart for better things. I wish them luck in their knew endeavor. Well maybe, I really hope they crash and burn.We would have been able to play if this was held in Nov of 2012.The bottom line is you have to win something to play in the TOC and that to me is very very important. Thanks Harry #20 NVFORCE
Jan. 23, 2013
birdie
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Rehab after biceps, shoulder and rotator cuff surgery

I asked my therapist today if the bicep tendon repair had any effect on the rehab of the rotator cuff. She said that the rehab was practically the same whether bicep tendon surgery was added or not. It just takes time to rehab the rotator cuff.I looked at my protocol and on the 27th week I can begin a throwing program that is almost 7 months after the surgery. I did have bicep tendon repair also. Thanks Harry
Jan. 18, 2013
birdie
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: rotator cuff rehab

missouridave, I had my surgery done on 11/28. We are at the same stage. I was also planning on trying to hit at the TOC but we are not going.I keep wondering if I would have been able to.According to my Protocol gently swinging a golf club is not until week 14-19 or day 91-132.The TOC is 3 weeks from today which puts it at the start of the 11th week.I hope that you can DH that would be great. Please keep us informed on your progress. I can use you success to judge how I am doing. It still amazes me how excited I get over the little things in this rehab ordeal. Thanks Harry # 20 NV FORCE




Jan. 14, 2013
birdie
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: rotator cuff rehab

Rainmans, my first week in rehab and the instructor told me that my Dr. went real slow at this because of the re-injury possibility.I will take it slow.


Dave, I was hoping to be able to hit at the TOC but our team had some issues with guys joining another team ( 7 starters) so we are not going. I will just do what they tell be and hope to be able to throw by April or May. Golf and hit before then. Thanks Harry
Jan. 12, 2013
birdie
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: rotator cuff rehab

You can use him.He is a great player. wish that I could get him on my team. Thanks for the good wishes and the same to you and yours.

Thanks Andy I have seen both ends of the surgery some good some bad. I will do the best at the rehab and see where everything falls. Thanks Harry
Jan. 12, 2013
birdie
Topic: Teams looking for players
Discussion: Looking for major/major plus players

how far south are you guys. Thanks Harry
Jan. 12, 2013
birdie
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: LOSS OF ANOTHER GREAT PLAYER OF THE TURN TWO SOFTBALL TEAM

Sammy will be missed. He was a great guy as well as ball player. I have known him for about 15 years and never did I hear him speak badly about anybody.prayers for him and his family. Thanks Harry
Jan. 12, 2013
birdie
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: rotator cuff rehab

I got the sling off the arm on Tuesday and started my new rehab session on Friday. I had one or two new movements to do on Friday which went ok. I was told to do a old movement without using my left arm to help the right. My response was I got nothing. She said use the left arm as little as possible. I did but could not raise the right arm by itself. I needed help from the other arm. I was doing my second set a rehab exercises today and and on about the fifth try I raised and lowered the right arm by itself. I started giggling like a little kid that just got some candy. Strange what little things we find joy in. I just thought that I would share. I cannot wait to play second base again. Thanks Harry
Dec. 31, 2012
birdie
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Statins

I was on simvastatin 80mg for about 6 months and the Dr. took me off of it. I am on crestor now. The reason had to do with a health warning. anybody that was on it for a year or more was ago less than that had to find a new cholesterol drug. Never did ask why. Thanks Harry
Dec. 30, 2012
birdie
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Best leadoff hitter

Webbie, I agree with you on those two. I have not seen the others mentioned. I would like to add that I like Billy C much more when he hit lead off for the NVFORCE team, rather than Turn Two. Thanks Harry
Dec. 29, 2012
birdie
Topic: Players looking to join a team
Discussion: dannyr

Mike, Thanks for the kind words. I just talked to Danny and we hopefully will have him join us in 2013. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you and the family. Harry
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