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Real name:
Bruce Fairchild

Location:
Marietta, GA

Division:
Men's 60

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, March 22, 2016
BruceinGa
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: POWER HITTERS

Any comment on this Bogie?
I beg to differ X. A friend of mine, 69 years old, (never reached the fence in his life) attended Softball Magazine's Senior Camp in December. Through tweaking his swing he now has hit added about 40 feet to his distance with a few hrs.
I wouldn't expect someone to leave the camp and start hitting it further. It still takes hours of bp practicing the changes.
, March 21, 2016
BruceinGa
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Who is going to Mobile, Al

Brett, our 50 major team will be there. I'll sign your roster.
, March 21, 2016
BruceinGa
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: POWER HITTERS

My suggestion to the guy without power is to attend one of the softball camps offered or look at some videos on Youtube.com. Bogie has a great series there as does Bob Woldike (sp?). There are very capable instructors at the camps, Bogie, Davey Reed, Steve Imlay and others. I probably shouldn't have listed names because some will feel slighted by my omission of theirs.
, March 21, 2016
BruceinGa
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: POWER HITTERS

It probably isn't the same technique. It could be when contact is made, ie one striking the ball before the wrists snat, the other at the moment just after the wrists snap.
It could be the differences on the bat, different weights, endloads, different manufacturers etc.
If I had to guess without seeing the two, it probably is technique/mechanics.
, March 21, 2016
BruceinGa
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: A New message board to try (Got permission to post this)

You're welcome brother.
, March 21, 2016
BruceinGa
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: A New message board to try (Got permission to post this)

It sounds as if you are cutting
"http://oldguyssoftball.freeforums.net/" and then entering it in the search to the right of USA in the SSUSA logo.
Cut the url ( http://oldguyssoftball.freeforums.net/), highlight the current url in the address at the top of the page and do a "control v". This should put
"http://oldguyssoftball.freeforums.net/" in your address at the top of the page. Hit return and you should be there.
, March 20, 2016
BruceinGa
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: A New message board to try (Got permission to post this)

You must have made an error in your cut and paste. Try again.
, March 14, 2016
BruceinGa
Topic: Rules of the game
Discussion: Open inning ruling

Hitemdeep, you can vote with your wallet. Refuse to play in his tournaments unless changes are made. As long as you play why should he change?
, March 14, 2016
BruceinGa
Topic: Rules of the game
Discussion: face masks

Very well put Bob!
, March 13, 2016
BruceinGa
Topic: Rules of the game
Discussion: face masks

I'm sorry sparky, I thought you knew the name of the team. Superior
, March 13, 2016
BruceinGa
Topic: Rules of the game
Discussion: face masks

Thanks Ray Ray. I'll define super major ball for those of you that don't know. It's a major plus team that can hit hrs but they know their odds are better hitting singles. Then, after the outfield moves in they burn the outfielders or hit it out.
Ray Ray's team probably has won more national championships that any other team. Maybe Ray Ray will clear that up.
Also, a large majority on the team are in the sshof.
Did I say Clattah is also on this team?!
, March 10, 2016
BruceinGa
Topic: Bats
Discussion: New Adidas MeLee 2

Durability issues have been posted on the Ambush. I, for one, commented on it. I will repeat it, I only got 100 swings on mine, never able to swing it in a game.
I wouldn't expect Alan to post about the Ambush's lack of durability. I would be disappointed if posted that the bat was durable.
, March 8, 2016
BruceinGa
Topic: Rules of the game
Discussion: face masks

I don't pitch much in tournaments but when I do I don't mind wearing a mask.
I even wear catcher's shin guards at first base. I've been hit twice in the shin and tell myself that I won't happen again. I just laugh off the remarks about me catching or pitching.
, March 8, 2016
BruceinGa
Topic: Players looking to join a team
Discussion: Looking for a 50 team

I hope you find a team Tiny!
, March 6, 2016
BruceinGa
Topic: Rules of the game
Discussion: The new sun rule 6.16

I agree with titanhd and NYGNYY, the tournament staff and director needs to be proactive here, not scheduling on fields where the sun blinds pitchers. No rule is needed.
I will give props to ISSA, RB or Greg, for not scheduling on the a field in Manassas where the sun was in the pitchers' eyes (or was it the batters?).
, Feb. 18, 2016
BruceinGa
Topic: Rules of the game
Discussion: ASA Playing Rules for Seniors

You may want to look at the ASA rulebook.
, Feb. 18, 2016
BruceinGa
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Softball Quotes

He couldn't catch a cold!
, Feb. 17, 2016
BruceinGa
Topic: Rules of the game
Discussion: Intentional walk rule

I've lead our league in walks for many seasons. It was never a big deal with me, just looked at it as another run for our team.
, Feb. 16, 2016
BruceinGa
Topic: Rules of the game
Discussion: Intentional walk rule

Wow, the umpire needs to take control of the game! If he doesn't, then the league director should.
, Feb. 16, 2016
BruceinGa
Topic: Rules of the game
Discussion: Intentional walk rule

I am curious, why do you ask this? Have you witnessed this in local or tournament play?
With all the new rules to speed up play (flip flop, starting with 1-1 count, hr limit, hit 'n sit, etc) what would be the reasoning to prolong the game?
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