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Real name:
Rob Robinson

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Las Vegas, NV

Division:
Men's 65

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, June 15, 2016
curveball
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: My son Tim

Alan and family, I was devastated to learn of Tim's passing and have no way of comprehending the magnitude of your family loss. But, please know that your grief is shared throughout our softball community. Prayers for healing.

Rob
, June 6, 2016
curveball
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Arrogance can hurt a pitcher

Bruce, IF there is going to be a screen, I agree with your placement. My gripe is IF the reason for a screen is the safety of the pitcher, how can you not require him to be behind the screen? Either use the screens as intended, protecting the pitcher, or get them off the field!
Associations hiding behind placing a screen on the field to dodge liability without mandatorily requiring use of the screen would be on the loosing end of any pitcher hit by batted ball injury.
, June 5, 2016
curveball
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Arrogance can hurt a pitcher

Hard to figure isn't Fred?
, June 5, 2016
curveball
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Arrogance can hurt a pitcher

Simple question then Omar, if you don't HAVE TO go behind the screen with each pitch, please explain the purpose for said screen!
, June 4, 2016
curveball
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Arrogance can hurt a pitcher

galasater, that's not true in the Las Vegas Senior League. Screen mandatory, but not mandatory to stand behind it! Screen must be slid to the glove side far enough to permit pitching around the screen while maintaining contact with the pitching box; no pitching around from glove side of screen. No pitching over the screen. Screen is kinda used more as another fielder.
"IF" a league uses a screen for safety, the pitcher should be required by rule to be behind the dang thing after releasing the ball. Otherwise, put the screens back in the utility sheds...
, May 28, 2016
curveball
Topic: Bats
Discussion: WHAT DO YOU THINK?

Don, I just got a new 25oz Melee 2 in trade. I hit it Friday at BP, nice bat. When it's got some swings on it, I'll bring it to Mondays BP and you can try it.
, May 26, 2016
curveball
Topic: Players looking to join a team
Discussion: Looking to play at Rock N Reno

Why does he have to be from Reno? Oregon is a border state...
, May 24, 2016
curveball
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Reno

Don't think there are any entered cy.
, May 20, 2016
curveball
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: What do you use to track league stats?

Bruce, check out Palm Springs CA site. You could contact them to find out which one they use. Played there for 10 years, GREAT stats....
http://www.ps-seniorsoftball.com/index.html



, May 2, 2016
curveball
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Shadow Rock Complex

Az Is, this was covered by DaveDowell 8 posts above......
, April 19, 2016
curveball
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Vegas 50's Fields

The last tournament we played in at BLD in Palm Springs (actually Cathedral City) didn't charge the players an entry fee, they were paid for by the tournament director. Spectators were charged $3 per day. That seemed fair.
, April 18, 2016
curveball
Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: why?

Oooops, typo! Gray, not Gary in 5.
, April 18, 2016
curveball
Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: why?

Ben, good try. Some other thoughts.
1. If schedule is posted earlier, teams with late games may choose to save $$$ by driving the 1st day of the tourney saving 1 motel night. In many locations this saves a bunch. Late starting team members may also get to work an extra day, saving precious vacation days. Also, I prefer to stay somewhat near the venue I play at, need some lead time to secure room. This is crucial in places like Phoenix where it seems like a 1/2 days drive in the horrendous traffic.
2. You are assuming we are at the tourney we are looking up results for!
Some of us watch competition nationally. Some up us track our friends and old teams after we age up. Other interest in teams we may be interested in playing for in the future.
3. No comment, don't understand photo posting........
4.Once again you assume we are attending. Need scores to monitor teams quality of play.
5. Gary asked simple question (legit question from a paying member in good standing), if others can post earlier, why can't SSUSA?
A tournament director has the same factors and the same work load in either Assoc. sanctioned tournament, but others seem to post much earlier. Why? In this age of electronics, no excuse for not posting results immediately after tournament completion. A photo of the bracket would work.
, April 14, 2016
curveball
Topic: Teams looking for players
Discussion: courtesy runners

Mad dog..............you ain't slow, you just run smartly!!!!

Lumberjack, great starting idea to the CR rule. I like it way better than the way it is.
, April 14, 2016
curveball
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Half Run Rule

Another twist to the Bullhead 1/2 run rule, if you are a higher ranked team, giving 5 runs, there is NO choice at coin flip, you are home!
, April 14, 2016
curveball
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Vegas 50's Fields

deep43, could you elaborate on why Doc Romeo is OK in comparison to Lorenzi. Thank you.
, April 13, 2016
curveball
Topic: Teams looking for players
Discussion: courtesy runners

My opinion won't be popular either. ASA had it best of all associations at one time. You can courtesy run once per game and only one CR per inning. So you have 7 different possible CR's to be used just once. Need to make wise managerial decisions.

It takes away from the game to have unlimited CR's. It's one of the 5 tools to play the dang game; if you don't have one of those tools, tough luck.


, March 11, 2016
curveball
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Great news

Great news Terry. All of us survivors are extremely happy with your outcome.

Rob
Tharaldson 70's
, March 9, 2016
curveball
Topic: Bats
Discussion: New Adidas MeLee 2

Ghost: Alan has been a square shooter in every respect. Done lots of testing for us that can't/won't buy all those different sticks and test on our own. Found him to be a quality guy.
As far as a bad post about the Ambush, every customer that has purchased that bat could have posted about it. The fact you haven't seen anything bad indicates to me it must be a pretty good stick.
, Feb. 26, 2016
curveball
Topic: Players looking to join a team
Discussion: 43 yr old looking for a team

Ask the guys at DeMuth during their league on Sat. and Sun. Most go to many tournaments and should be able to steer you in the correct direction.
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