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Discussion: Old South Result

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July 11, 2011
Garocket
Men's 55
160 posts
Old South Result
Did not get to make it this weekend, had a little trip planned
Was wondering who won and how was the tournament?
July 11, 2011
bulldawglost
Men's 60
27 posts
Ga/Al Masters won the 60/65. Huffman Electric 65 finished second.
July 11, 2011
oneofeleven18
Men's 50
57 posts
Older facility but fields were in decent condition. No water in dugouts, finally put one cooler per field at the scorer's platform. One ump even in championship game but from what I saw , most were pretty good. Hopefully more teams next year.
July 11, 2011
BruceinGa
Men's 60
2734 posts
I was told that in the 50 division DT Express placed 1st followed by Sidelines Grille
July 11, 2011
Tater50
Men's 60
336 posts
50 Div: Columbus 55's were 3rd & Dixie 4th.

One Major problem was the oval type cage. At first I loved it; seems the concept is to keep the balls from projecting into the crowds.

One foul ball was chipped up into the air adjacent to the vertical fence that attaches to the oval fence; I run over to catch it looking up for the ball & barely missed (by millimeters) catching the oval bar with my head. I would have needed a CR at my next at bat..........OH, I ALWAYS NEED A CR!!!!!

Cage was a little crowded with ump, catcher & batter; needed about 4 more feet.

I agree that the one ump did a good job considering they had to keep score, keep up with CRs & etc.

Tater50

BTW: DT put on a show; I complimented them about our thrashing..........every guy hit hard & was consistent.
July 11, 2011
hombre
Men's 60
220 posts
The no water in the dugout issue is one that the TD might want to change if they plan on growing this tournament. When our coach asked is there was going to be any water in the dugout, he was told that they sold water and Gatorade at the concession stand. In this heat, the players need to keep hydrated. It's a safety issue. It's not practical for the players to run to the centrally located water cooler by the concession stand while they are playing.

Other than the lack of water issue, it was a fun and competitive tournament.
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