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Real name:
Gary Ingle

Location:
Mesa, AZ

Division:
Men's 60

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Dec. 24, 2012
GI
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Best leadoff hitter

With some time for time to think and dream with school out for 2 weeks I was thinking as a pitcher who was the best leadoff I ever faced. Kenny V. of AZ ROUGE and second would be Cisco who now plays 60's. I count it a major chore to get Kenny out once a game much less ever more. Cisco's bouncing around and being a great hitter makes himma close second place. I guess if I could put a complete player together it would be leadoff Kenny with Mike Manna's speed 55 CJS Express, (fastest guy I have ever saw run) and Steve Imlays power and positive attitude. What a player that would be. Talk later wife is calling. GI
Dec. 23, 2012
GI
Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: Copperstate Classic in Tucson

CJS Express hopes to play 55 AAA in Tucson but that may depend on how Coach Barry is doing with his recovery. If we do not play several of us who are turning 60 soon might be looking to play that weekend in another division.
Dec. 23, 2012
GI
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: CJS coach Barry Z.

Candy Barry's wife reports that surgery on heart valve on Fri could not be done successfully and they are trying a soft tissue valve. Thanks for your notes on my e-mail and kind thoughts. We wish him a positive recovery. Will keep updated as I hear. He is at Banner Thunderbird hospital.
Dec. 20, 2012
GI
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: CJS coach Barry Z.

Barry will have open Heart surgery Fri afternoon. I wish him well.
Dec. 17, 2012
GI
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: CJS coach Barry Z.

Barry has been in hospital for last 5 days again and it looks like that are working on the infection that has attacked his back and heart. I understand he may have surgery on heart valves sometime in next week.Thanks to so many for calls of concern and prayers for Barry. Bless all of you and i look forward to hearing positive words on his return.
Dec. 11, 2012
GI
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: CJS coach Barry Z.

Just got E-mail and Barry is out of hospital after 10 days in. He will go back next week for valve surgery which hopefully will correct the damage. He said he hopes to be in Tucson end of Jan. for 1st tournament to coach. Plan to see you soon Barry , Hugs GI
Dec. 10, 2012
GI
Topic: Rules of the game
Discussion: Grading the Rule Changes

Mark (Webbie) I could not agree with you more than your statement about 3 homeruns being enough. I am still having work on my neck (looking at fence) from the worlds in vegas when the team that won AAA 55 out of Texas hit 3 homeruns in 1st inning with batters 1-2-and 4 Imust have walked 3rd batter. To make it worse they hit many more singles over the fence in their at bats and also several off fence. Maybe we could have given them a better game without all those extra singles. They matched your Major plus team with power and I am sure they will do well in Major or Major plus next year. To be honest I do not see how playing down can be much fun for any team that wants to compete. I enjoy playing tough teams but really do not enjoy facing a team that even on our best day we cannot beat.This rule will help- I played ball with kids at USSSA level and they had a tougher rule. Hit a homerun and inning was over. We (kids) hit one with no outs and bases loaded. Tough rule but sure kept teams from playing down. Also one time was automatic out rest of game every time that hitter came up. Something to think about after 3 homeruns. Just be glad I guess we can still be on field in any way. I will be 60 in March and we never know when this could be our last season so have fun guys. GI
Dec. 10, 2012
GI
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: CJS coach Barry Z.

I agree with you Mario 100 percent. God is in control. It is wonderful that so many have said wonderful things re Barry and senior softball. Bless you for your kindness and consideration. GI
Dec. 9, 2012
GI
Topic: Rules of the game
Discussion: AAA Home Run Outs

I will have to check with coach on this one but I do not remember a tournament played this year where our team CJS express in 55 AAA hit over 3 homeruns in a game. Most of the time we might get one home run. Maybe that is why we did not win a Senior softball event this pastyear. I agree big time 3 homeruns than all after that should be an out. Cut down on home runs and maybe figure out 1-1 count will speed up games and than maybe we can all enjoy the game at this ripe old age. Kind of like wood bats with decent balls and bats would be alot cheaper. A guy can dream right? HA. Bless all of you for your thoughts. To be honest I just enjoy still being able to play and see you guys on the field. Merry Christmas and God bless senior softball.
Dec. 8, 2012
GI
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Realtor Needed Mesa Arizona

Welcome to your coach for moving to Mesa. I have lived in Mesa since 1977 and always looking for someone to get together to hit this side of town. GI
Dec. 8, 2012
GI
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: CJS coach Barry Z.

I heard today that Barry has left the hospital and will be on some medication to try and help him with this condition. If this works no surgery will be needed. Thanks to you that have wrote or called. Bless you Kenny for your kind call the other night. This is another reason that senior softball is special. Beyound the field it is wonderful that we can share our life and concerns. Bless you all during the holidays andsee you in 2013. GI
Dec. 5, 2012
GI
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: CJS coach Barry Z.

Please keep Barry our coach of CJS Express AZ. in your prayers. I talked with him today and he is in hospital with a bachteria infection that may affect two of his heart valves. he has been having alot of pain in back since worlds.Doctors are looking at medication to fight infection but if this does not help surgery will be considered. he is in Banner hospital in PHX area. Thanks for your thoughts and prayers.
Dec. 5, 2012
GI
Topic: Rules of the game
Discussion: Grading the Rule Changes

dMON I agree with you about the 1-1 pitch. As a pitcher I know that most times a batter will not swing on a 1st pitch. So the way I figure it that is 6 batters per inning looking at least at 6 extra pitches. 7 innings add up to 42 extra pitches being thrown at least often without a swing. If you figure around 3o seconds per pitch with stepping in and out and other distractions that adds up to 21 minutes.(Could be shorter but at least 10 minutes) several innings. No wonder we stuggle to get in 6-7 innings a game. I hate the rule as a batter and a pitcher. I guess I should be glad to know at least I will not get drilled on the first pitch most times. As for the 3 home run rule for AAA- I also love it . In Vegas worlds we played Texas team that won 55AAA division and 3 of first 4 hitters in first inning hit a home run. They must have hit at least 6-7 more for singles and many off the wall. Would have loved having those extra outs. That kind of power is not AAA level. Sounds more like my buddy Webbie's power. The rest is up to powers that be I just enjoy playing ball against you guys. I am hopeful that the coaches if given a survey will push for 1-1 count if not please stop crying about not getting in 7 innings. Bless all duringg this Christmas holiday, Please keep coach of CJS Barry in your prayers as he is in hospital with some possible injury to two heart valves due to infection. I talked to him today and wish him the best. GI
Nov. 26, 2012
GI
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Maybe try this before adding a pitcher screen????

I would love to see 1-1 count - so tired of watching good hitters look at first strike than complain that we cannot get 7 innings in.If each batter looks at 1st pitch that is a min. of 42 extra pitches if only 3 bat per inning, That adds alot of time to game. I also would enjoy the 3-15 foot arch so we could have more options about flat or higher pitches. I used to play unlimiteds in Indiana in 70's -- tougher game. Throwing my 16-17 foot pitch against Webbie never seemed to hurt him much. HA Last one I pitched him was in sun and he still hit it opposite field for a Home run at Papago.GI
Nov. 20, 2012
GI
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: PHX 55 AAA

Thanks Boston- They are a great bunch of guys who I believe will be competive in Major this year.
Nov. 19, 2012
GI
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: PHX 55 AAA

Anyone here who won 55AAA division?. I know New Mexico team beat CJS express to get to finals with Just FOR FUN. Both those teams sure have alot of talent to match a good bunch guys who know how to play the game. I thought 55AAA had a very competive amount of teams.
Nov. 19, 2012
GI
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Winter World Charity Golf tournament-Mesa

Thank You Brock and others who have shown interest in helping with the Sunshine Acres Program. This home depends on donations and does not ever turn any child away for lack of funds. They will be building a new home soon for 10 more girls and this will make it possible for 80 children to live at program. Aunt Vera (As we called her) who died 5 years ago as the founder always talked about one day having 100 children here. With God's direction I believe it will happen. I talked to terry and Dave Sunday and they are looking for more ways to help next year. Maybe if we let you guys know sooner you could plan on playing fri. Who knows maybe one day we will have Thursday set up just for senior softball golfers. Senior Softball has really come on board to show a desire to help our children and I am thankful as you say that we are thinking ahead instead of waiting till adults to get involved.I will make sure you all are aware next year by the summer months about the tournament and Dave was very open to working the schedules so I could play in morning and still get for 2nd tee time supper and auction events. Bless all of you and I hope that in future if you get the chance please take time to take a tour of home in Mesa. It is called Miricle in the Desert for a reason . See you in 2013. GI
Nov. 16, 2012
GI
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Winter World Charity Golf tournament-Mesa

Just a quick report to all that talked about the Golf event. The team that Terry and Senior softball covered the entree fee for today $600.00 was over all 1st place and donated the 1st place award $500.00 back to Sunshine Acres Children's Home. Cannot get better than that. Had around 200 golfers today and first time we ever filled our Morning round . Auction and supper by Carrabba's with Channel 12 MC- Went well and I feel very blessed for the help of so many to help the 70 children at the home. You guys made me proud today- See you on the field tomorrow. GI
Nov. 16, 2012
GI
Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: Winter Worlds-Phoenix

Dave terry and gang, no wonder you guys are busy today Thanks for efforts. GI
Nov. 10, 2012
GI
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Winter World Charity Golf tournament-Mesa

hey dave you may not hear this much but greatschedule for 55AAA. This works wonderful for me and makes it possible to finish my 2nd game by 10:30 and drive to golf course less than hour away for 2nd tee time starting at 12:30. If anyone else is looking for a fun afternoon for a good cause to help needy kids please feel free to come out. Supper will start around 5:30 with silent and live auction going on at same time. Again I feel very thankful and blessed for the attention Senior Softball and you guys having given to Sunshine Acres. Ask for gary Ingle if you attend so I can meet you. Long Bow golf course- 202 east to Higley turn south past Acres Home turn left on LongBow street to clubhouse on right hand side - half mile down.
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