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Oct. 24, 2013
ALLPRO
Topic: Players looking to join a team
Discussion: 70 eligible

Can't play for your team, I live in Vegas but thanks for asking. Looking to hook up with any 70 AAA/Major/Major Plus team going to Bullhead City and or Phoenix from Southern Cal., Nevada or Arizona.
Oct. 21, 2013
ALLPRO
Topic: Players looking to join a team
Discussion: 70 eligible

Just saw your other post. Sorry, I can't play any of those positions, only Catch or AH, but I can hit!!

Thanks for considering me.
Oct. 21, 2013
ALLPRO
Topic: Players looking to join a team
Discussion: 70 eligible

I'm looking to play with a 70's team and would love to go to Phoenix!
Oct. 18, 2013
ALLPRO
Topic: Players looking to join a team
Discussion: 70 eligible

Mr. Gaynor of Last Call or someone from the 70 team, please give me a contact number. Thanks.
Sept. 13, 2013
ALLPRO
Topic: Product review
Discussion: Softball and hot weather!!

We use the very same Trump Rock MCT ball in our Tuesday/Thursday "scrimmages" that LVSSA used in their World tournament for years and that SSUSA/LVSSA used last year and will be using again this year in their LV World Tournament.

As I tried to illustrate in my previous post I do not believe this ball is any more "dangerous" than any other ball and believe no ball better performs consistently "in the heat" (we reached 118 degrees this summer and had a stretch of over a week of 110 degrees each day).

Relax and enjoy everyone, it's gonna be another GREAT tournament full of outstanding teams and competition!
Sept. 11, 2013
ALLPRO
Topic: Product review
Discussion: Softball and hot weather!!

We have used the ROCK for many years twice a week 52 weeks a year in our Senior "scrimmages" in Las Vegas. We have a mixture of all age groups and all levels from AA to Major Plus. Normally we have 30+ players on 2 separate diamonds participating. On an average of 4 at bats per player each Tuesday and Thursday that we play, that would translate into 480 at bats each week and 24,960 per year!

We have had maybe a half dozen minor injures caused by a "batted" ball using the ROCK in all the years we have been using it! I'm sure that ANY ball would have caused just as many or few (depending on whether your an optimist or a pessimist).

Once again (like the bats) lots of opinions and speculation, but no facts, documentation or studies to substantiate them!
June 11, 2013
ALLPRO
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Famous Sports Bat Bag

Thanks for your efforts. I e-mailed 68Levi, hopefully it will result in a positive response. I find that a bag that can stand on it's own is very convenient and now I'm spoiled. Worth makes one but it does not perform as advertised and has no fence hooks! The only other one that I know of that stands on it's own is the DeMarini "Black Ops." bag but it is "cost" prohibitive ($200).
May 24, 2013
ALLPRO
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Famous Sports Bat Bag

Anyone know where I can get a Famous Sports roller bat bag? I believe they went out of business. I've tried every Softball site I know of and can't find one like it anywhere. Thanks.
Jan. 24, 2013
ALLPRO
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Best Pitcher

Best Pitcher I ever faced and had the pleasure of playing on the same team with was Sammy Sapienza (sp)of the New York Statesman, bar none. Fierce competitor with a "Herky, Jerky motion that drove hitters nuts!
Oct. 7, 2012
ALLPRO
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Steve Imlay's Father Passing

Michelle and I offer our condolences and you and your family will be in our prayers.
Aug. 24, 2012
ALLPRO
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: VEGAS WORLDS 2012

Damn Ron you are getting "grumpy" in your old age! The team I'm on will also be playing at the Cheyenne complex and you will find it much improved since the last time you were there. Maybe I'll get lucky and be able to see you hit a "tater" or two. Take Care and say hi to that lovely wife of yours.
Aug. 9, 2012
ALLPRO
Topic: Players looking to join a team
Discussion: Vegas Sept 28-30 Tournament

Can't go wrong with this guy! He is as fast as anyone in this age group and very solid on both defense and offense!
May 14, 2012
ALLPRO
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Ridge Hooks

Just one hip replacement!? Piece of cake! I'll be praying for ya, big guy. Just two pieces of advice - get out of the hospital ASAP and do the rehab!!!!
March 26, 2012
ALLPRO
Topic: Bats
Discussion: New Combat Centenarian 10" barrel

Can't find anything on this bat. Where did you get it?
March 19, 2012
ALLPRO
Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: Giving 5 runs to "inferior" teams

SSHOF Inductee 2002, now I'm a half tool player just returning to action this year with 2 hip replacements, 10 years older and 50 more pounds! I'm worth a drop down in level all by myself!
March 19, 2012
ALLPRO
Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: Giving 5 runs to "inferior" teams

Tried to stay out of this, "but I just keep getting pulled back in"! Went to Bullhead City two weekends ago with a 65 team - Same S--t, had to give 5 runs to all other teams in our bracket, lost all 5 games, one by 10 run rule after 5 innings (using the 5 runs we had to give them). In another game we came back in the bottom of the seventh scoring 10 runs to tie the game and lost because they were the visiting team and so in addition to the 5 runs they were given an additional 1/2 run to prevent ties!!!!!!!!!

Sorry, Woody and anyone else who thinks giving up the runs should be a motivator - the rule as is, just plain SUCKS!!!
March 1, 2012
ALLPRO
Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: Giving 5 runs to "inferior" teams

MOAN ABOUT IT!? Woody, I admire your "pragmatic" view of this subject, but with all due respect you may have an opinion on this issue but you can't possibly relate to the situation we faced. You have had the fortune of either playing or managing Major Plus/ Major teams for at least the last decade surrounded by some of the best senior players in the Western region. I wouldn't take the 5 runs if I were you either. As for getting 5 runs, I doubt that happened enough times to even mention it.

I'm talking about a first year team that was a 60 AA team last year that lost half it's players to 65. They kept 7 of those AA players and tried to get a few AAA players and 2 that were "on a "Major roster" last year and step up to AAA. At this point in the season we had a less than a .500 season going (which is now closer to .400). Did you notice we had O home runs? The players we added obviously did not add power last weekend, so where was our "competitive" advantage?!

I'm not "moaning", we just wanted to play "even up" based on the overall make up of our team, which was "at best" AAA, unlike the Major Plus Major teams you have "always" been a part of.
Feb. 27, 2012
ALLPRO
Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: Giving 5 runs to "inferior" teams

Just returned from a AZ tournament that we entered as a 60 AAA TEAM. We were in a bracket with 4 other 60 AAA teams and one 60 AA team. Before we arrived we were told we would be giving up 5 runs to the AA team. When we arrived we were told that since we added 3 players that were considered major/major plus we had to give up 5 runs to all teams (including the host team). The players we added were a 69 year pitcher, a 68 year 1st baseman and a 67 year old short stop. We also had a 67 year old DH, a 65 year old 3rd baseman, and 2 65 year old outfielders. We lost 4 games, 2 straight up (including getting run ruled with the 5 extra runs by the host team) The only game we won was against the AA team by one run in the bottom of the seventh. We hit 0 home runs in the 5 games!

It was ridiculous to penalize us on the addition of 3 players without considering the team as a whole. The rule needs to be applied considering all the facts, especially the age of the players, the age of the bracket and the level being played. It is very difficult to over come a 5 run deficit, especially when only 5 runs are being allowed each inning.

Overall the giving of 5 runs is a "flawed" rule for several reasons: 1)giving up the 5 runs and having to be the home team is not an advantage, 2)if the team getting the extra runs scores 5 runs in the inning they should not receive an additional run, 3) no team should get an extra run in the "open" inning,4)the extra runs should not factor into getting "run ruled".

This rule needs to be changed and be applied "judiciously not "arbitrarily!
Nov. 23, 2011
ALLPRO
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: With Sadness Softball Has Lost AC Linde

Very Sad News! What a competitor! HOF member 2002. I'm sure a great many of us have memories of our battles against him and the Old A's in their heyday. Condolences to his family and friends!
Nov. 16, 2011
ALLPRO
Topic: Players looking to join a team
Discussion: Las Vegas Winters This WEEKEND

Very fast! Left handed hitter with a high OBA and great outfielder - if you have a need for a player, you couldn't do better!
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