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Real name:
bob tavenner

Location:
wilmington, NC

Division:
Men's 70

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Aug. 9, 2022
rtaven
Topic: Rules of the game
Discussion: Legal pitch

So anything below 90 degrees should be considered legal?
Aug. 5, 2022
rtaven
Topic: Rules of the game
Discussion: Legal pitch

Thank's, I actually had found the rule book pitch underhand.Webster's underhand "below shoulder" trying to clarify that hand and ball can be about 2' from hip. Thank's
Aug. 5, 2022
rtaven
Topic: Rules of the game
Discussion: Legal pitch

Is there any pitch other than 90 degree or straight up and down legal, such as about 18 inches off hip? Could I have searched for this answer on this site and how? Thanks
Aug. 4, 2022
rtaven
Topic: Rules of the game
Discussion: Legal glove

Thank's
Aug. 4, 2022
rtaven
Topic: Rules of the game
Discussion: Legal glove

I thought I read that you can use a first baseman's glove at any position? I do not have a rule book, thank,s.
Oct. 4, 2018
rtaven
Topic: Bats
Discussion: miken dc 41 asa

Any opinions on best year for this bat? Thanks
Sept. 8, 2018
rtaven
Topic: Website comments
Discussion: Burlington nc tournament this weekend

Thanks for the help. I had some friends who said they were playing there and I could find no information. I did finally find the one you displayed and after much searching actually found a web site. showed no future tournaments and I can see why. Thanks again. Bob T
Sept. 3, 2018
rtaven
Topic: Website comments
Discussion: Burlington nc tournament this weekend

Thanks, I found that but where do you go to see what tournaments they are having?
Everything I see says asa and usa senior ball is the same.
Sept. 3, 2018
rtaven
Topic: Website comments
Discussion: Burlington nc tournament this weekend

I see no mention of this tournament on this web site is this not a usa asa senior tournament?
June 29, 2018
rtaven
Topic: Rules of the game
Discussion: Terminology

Only the top 10% of umpires understand what 6' is. I personally can not throw a pitch under 6' from 6' behind rubber without fast pitch motion. I have tried and thought was under 6' but after reviewing film realized it was over 6'. Set camera half way between pitcher and home at side angle and put something 6' high such as a camera tripod or use fence rail a lot of rails are at 6'on other side. you will be surprised at how hard it is to throw under 6".

June 29, 2018
rtaven
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Tournament Prizes

My understanding is the town where tournaments are held pay a substantial amount to ssusa is this not true?
March 30, 2018
rtaven
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: runner scoring

If a play at first was eventually made before batter runner is in dugout or batter runner reaches first would this rule still stand?
Jan. 24, 2018
rtaven
Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: 1 and 1 with courtesy foul new rule for younger guys

This will lead to much higher scoring games for several reasons. If you can make a higher scoring game shorter, then they know something I don't. This has really slanted the advantage to the hitter.The 1 and 1 no courtesy helps the average and below average hitters tremendously but most hitters don't realize it. I hope it works. The only thing I know that will shorten the game is less runs per inning, 2 outs per inning or additional fielders.
Dec. 18, 2017
rtaven
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: survey

As a pitcher I feel the biggest delay of games are errors. ha ha. I feel I have advantage in full count games over any other for various reasons which I will not disclose.
Nov. 11, 2015
rtaven
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: knee replacement

Mr. Manassas I saw you running in Ft Myer last week and was suprised at how well you ran after watching you try to run after knee replacement for years.
What changed? need advise as I'm struggling in rehab for several years now. I will be going back to see my surgeon this month and need game plan.
Aug. 20, 2015
rtaven
Topic: Bats
Discussion: miken black senior bat- balanced vs endload alan -mike or other

Alan, you say the handle and knob are diifferent,how so? I looked at one on line and close up and could see no real difference.
I use a overlap grip with a knob cuff, will this effect how it feels to a ultra 2 or others for that matter? thanks Bob
Aug. 20, 2015
rtaven
Topic: Bats
Discussion: miken black senior bat- balanced vs endload alan -mike or other

Has anyone hit the balanced? How does the balanced compare to endload?
Does this bat really out perform the origanal ultra 2 not considering endurance?
Jan. 18, 2015
rtaven
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Plantar Fasciitis

Benji4
Did it feel like a bad stone bruise on your heel?

Dec. 21, 2014
rtaven
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: worlds masters vegas 2014

Larry, Thanks its been a few years. hope all is well with you.
Dec. 21, 2014
rtaven
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: worlds masters vegas 2014

the only reason i asked was the tournament was in oct.2014 and there rating was dec 5 2014 after toc and looks like they were rerated to major and not major+.the toc's are over for 2014 so i still must be missing something. i read all the posts.will there rating be changed again after end of year or will they remain major? thanks
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