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Real name:
Jeff Sheeran

Location:
Livonia, MI

Division:
Men's 50

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, May 1, 2013
jsheeran
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Sponsor looking to finance an "established" Men's club

Sparky.1 - I will email you today. Jeff Sheeran
, April 6, 2013
jsheeran
Topic: Players looking to join a team
Discussion: Looking to play in MI

GD: send me an email at jsheeran@haartz.com
, Feb. 12, 2013
jsheeran
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Here's my question on RATINGS

ChiPrimeMarty: I feel your pain and join the club.
, Jan. 7, 2013
jsheeran
Topic: Rules of the game
Discussion: Cure for AAA after 3rd HR!

Why should AAA teams who routinely hit more than 3 homers a game consider moving up and why should anyone be concerned with a AAA team routinely hitting more than 3 homers a game BECAUSE THEY ARE OUTS AFTER THE 3 HOMER LIMIT IS REACHED. THEY ARE OUTS. AAA teams only get 3 homers a game. Who cares how many they hit for outs after the limit is reached. THEY ARE OUTS!
, Jan. 5, 2013
jsheeran
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Out after 3 Home Runs

Really.........all you can think about is buzzing the tower if it's an out instead of a walk? Trying to jack homers or buzz the tower? Really? Is this all some on you can do?
, Dec. 15, 2012
jsheeran
Topic: Rules of the game
Discussion: AAA Home Run Outs

Maybe we just eliminate the human pitcher and use a pitching machine with a screen. Jeff you can feed the ball into the machine and then field your position left or right of the machine. But we might need an onsite welder and mechanic to fix the machine during games if it gets damaged by a wicked line drive. Maybe infielder robots too controlled by the human infielders from the dugout. Maybe we just play virtual senior softball online.
, Dec. 14, 2012
jsheeran
Topic: Rules of the game
Discussion: AAA Home Run Outs

Crump, don't give me any ideas.....lol.....
, Dec. 13, 2012
jsheeran
Topic: Rules of the game
Discussion: AAA Home Run Outs

For a small fee, Pricer and I will let you in on how to design a AAA team with 3 homerun limit and then outs.
, Dec. 5, 2012
jsheeran
Topic: Rules of the game
Discussion: Grading the Rule Changes

Our team does not have a team goal to "improve" to play at Major or Major+. We do not want to play at nor will we play at Major or Major+ level. Our goal is to keep our core guys together and play at the level we are best designed for and that is AAA. We play within the rules and do just fine....we win some and we lose some. Nothing wrong with that.
, Dec. 5, 2012
jsheeran
Topic: Rules of the game
Discussion: Grading the Rule Changes

Major and Major + are the "Homerun Derby" levels. If all your trying to do every atbat is jack a homerun then these are the levels for you and that is all fine and good. The AAA and AA levels are for players who really want to play softball the way it's meant to be played....without the homerun derby. You can design a team for any level of play, play within the rules and be very succussful. Take an assessment.....what level is your team really designed to play??
, Dec. 2, 2012
jsheeran
Topic: Rules of the game
Discussion: Grading the Rule Changes

AAA 3 homers and then an out is perfect. I give it an A+. Home run derby games should not be at the AAA level. Pitching, defense, and "HITTING".....I Love it. I'm not a fan of 70' bases.
, Nov. 22, 2012
jsheeran
Topic: Rules of the game
Discussion: Update from USSSA National Convention

Stick, thanks for the answers and feedback.

No mandatory pitching masks is good. If a pitching screen is mandatory this most likely would be an issue with our team playing.

Have a great day?
, Nov. 21, 2012
jsheeran
Topic: Rules of the game
Discussion: Update from USSSA National Convention

ju25 - yes agree to playing with non-altered USSSA bats.....I forgot about the jerk cheaters who disrespect the game. It's a shame we need to even bring up illegal shaved and rolled bats.
, Nov. 21, 2012
jsheeran
Topic: Rules of the game
Discussion: Update from USSSA National Convention

Stick and others, you might know the answers to or have an opinion on some of my questions / comments below regarding USSSA Senior play.

It's my understanding that USSSA has not allowed Senior bats due to insurance reasons, is this true?

And since USSSA did not allow Senior bats I assume this is why there is little if any interest from Senior teams to play in their 1 or 2 Senior tournaments per year? Is this true? Or is it just that their 1 or 2 tournemants just happen to fall on weekends that conflict with other more popular SSUSA, SPA or ISSA tournaments?

Our team would play in a USSSA Senior tournament with USSSA bats without the pitching screen and pitcher's mask / cage. Especially if it was in Michigan at a great complex like Liberty Park. (remember the post regarding the poor Potterville complex). The USSSA bats are pretty darn close performance wise to the Senior bats so this is not a factor to us. Do you agree?

How many Senior teams would play in a USSSA Senior tournament with only USSSA bats on a great complex? If not, why not? Is not being able to use a Senior bat the only reason?


, Nov. 14, 2012
jsheeran
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Why so few AA teams

Gary19: you said "and in all honesty to say you won in the lowest levels just really isn't saying very much" and then you said "was not putting down AA". It's a great accomplishment your daughter played D-3 but hopefully she hasn't overheard you speak so honestly about the lowest levels not being very much.
, Nov. 11, 2012
jsheeran
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Why so few AA teams

Winning at the AA level sure says as much. AA is not a freshman championship, it's a AA championship; won based on AA rules against other AA teams. Now if all 4 levels played in an open tournement with a multiple homer rule then yes maybe a AA level team would not find it worth it.
, Nov. 11, 2012
jsheeran
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Why so few AA teams

To say you won at any level really is saying very much.....congrats to all AA winners.
, Nov. 2, 2012
jsheeran
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Senior softball summit

Stick, I played the Florida TOC in February 2011. Living in Michigan as you know, my playing season ends by early October if I play in a fall league. Trying to get playing ready in the Michigan winter for a tournament in Florida in February to compete against teams from warm weahter states that play year round is something I will never, ever do again. Have a TOC in August or early September so teams from the Cold states will still be in prime playing season and then we shall see.
, Oct. 30, 2012
jsheeran
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Congratulations SF

Francona's out clause is if the President and GM get fired then he can get out of his contract early. Francona would have been nice in Detroit, but that damn Leyland keeps hanging on.
, Oct. 29, 2012
jsheeran
Topic: Rules of the game
Discussion: SSUSA ID CARD question

Hey Stick, must be nice to win all your tournaments and not need to worry about getting moved up.
Maybe Major ++ ? LOL
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