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May 31, 2018
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nomar, Rained steady for about 5 hrs this evening, Friday, 80% pm thunderstorms, Saturday, 80% thunderstorms and Sunday 90% rain, that's the latest from weather.com
May 23, 2018
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Dave, that is because on the tourney page it says to send checks and entry directly to Don.
May 3, 2018
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Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Get rid of the 1-1 count

I pitch sometimes and bat leadoff, the 1 and 1 count is the best thing that's came along in awhile. Now we're playing 7 innings, not the usual 5 or 6. It is slowpitch, if it's a strike hit it, it's not batting practice, it's a game.
Dec. 30, 2017
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Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: T.O.C. Florida 2018

Any info on where everyone will be playing, what age groups at what fields?
Aug. 9, 2017
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Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: Eastern National Results

Agree, no reason to be this far behind
Oct. 16, 2016
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Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Speed up rules

I think 1 and 1 count all the way, you only see this count in senior ball. It speeds the game up alot more than one would think. From my understanding when it has gone to the managers for their opinions the older the teams the more they want 0-0 count, younger teams want 1-1.
Aug. 22, 2016
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Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: Mid Atlantic Last Chance

Doesn't seem to be any info anywhere about it.
June 27, 2016
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Topic: Rules of the game
Discussion: 1-1-----0-0 count

I think anything is better than 0-0. I would try that for sure.
April 14, 2016
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Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Others' Thoughts on the Importance or Merits of 3 Pool Games Prior to Brackets?

I think pool games are terrible, they make you take an additional day off of work, they add to the possibility of injury and they make Sundays more difficult after playing those additional games on Friday. I would prefer double elimination with a guarantee of 3 or even maybe 4 games. Much closer to what young men's ball does.

Nov. 27, 2015
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Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: SCREENS IN TOURNAMENTS

Not exactly sure how I feel about screens, I still play young man's ball and saw two pitchers get drilled this yr to the extent that they may never play again and have faced many doctors bills and alot of time off work. While i pitch and also understand it is part of the game, I also understand that we all need to go to work and play for the love of the game. I do think it really sucks that the guys that I know that hit middle only on purpose would never even think about pitching. They say I'm crazy for standing that close.
Aug. 26, 2015
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Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: Mid-Atlantic Last Chance

When will the brackets be posted for the mid-atlantic last chance for this weekend?
June 25, 2015
SS13
Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: Pool games....???

Valid points all, I think I would feel dif. if I was retired. But having to burn vacation days and spending the money for extra nights of hotels makes it rough just to play seeding games.
June 22, 2015
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Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: Pool games....???

Screamer, I agree with your opinion. Don't forget the cost of having to take off another day of work and another night of hotel rooms. Entry fees could be less with a double elimination guaranteed 3 games format.
June 11, 2015
SS13
Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: Crabtown

Thanks, results aren't always easy to come by for some reason.
June 8, 2015
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Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: Crabtown

Any Crabtown results yet?
Oct. 6, 2014
SS13
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: 1 and 1 pitch count

Just my opinion, but I see no reason what so ever for there to be a 0-0 count. Make it a 1-1 count with a foul and please speed up the games. We rarely ever play 7 innings. ALOT of money is paid for shortened games at every tournament.
Aug. 18, 2014
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Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: toughest position

I think pitchers. They are the closest and don't have the luxury to play further back. Seen more pitchers get hurt bad this yr, than in yrs past.
May 16, 2014
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Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: Atlantic Coast Championships

Any news on delays or start times due to weather?
May 12, 2014
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Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: pitchers mask

You know, umpires do have the authority to toss batters they they feel are going middle on purpose. Saw it this yr. in a usssa tourney. Same batter 2 times in a row hit the pitcher and got tossed.
April 22, 2014
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Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: Maryland Classic

No info on the Md Classic for this weekend? Teams? Game times? Brackets?
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