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Real name:
Brad Geil

Location:
Kitchener, ON,C

Division:
Men's 50

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May 13, 2015
B94
Topic: Product review
Discussion: Jackslapp?

Oh my...
May 12, 2015
B94
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Ranken "Tater" Johnson passed

Not sure how I missed the initial posting of this but let me say that I'm so sorry to hear of the passing of Tater, he will definetly be missed.

Bruce, similar to yourself I met Tater on the Mohr board what seems like so long ago. Back then we chatted a bunch about softball specific training exercises on the board and on the phone a few times. Though I never got the opportunity to meet him in person I fondly remember those chats and how I could hear the passion in his voice when we spoke about the game and his willingness to impart his knowledge to those who wanted to listen. Just those memories have brought a smile to my face today.

Thoughts and prayers to Kimberly and the family.
May 5, 2015
B94
Topic: Rules of the game
Discussion: Outfielder caught a flyball with a first baseman mitt?

To the best of my knowledge when a catch is made with an illegal glove the batter is not out and it is the offensive managers option to accept the result of the play involving the illegal glove or to have the batter return to the plate and resume with the count previous to the hit. The fielder in question must change the glove and a second offense is an ejection.
March 26, 2015
B94
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Second Home plate for National Tourneys

We had a guy step on and slip on the secondary home plate running in hard that got injured. From a defensive stand point I like the second plate however, from a safety aspect the line is a much better option...
March 26, 2015
B94
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Not HAPPY with Bats Unlimited!

It typically costs me $1.50 to add the signature option and it's the best insurance whether you're sending or receiving something. It's saved me grief on numerous occasions...
March 26, 2015
B94
Topic: Bats
Discussion: Original Miken UII

If it has the ASA stamps on it it's worth a premium price...

March 23, 2015
B94
Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: Spring Worlds

Can't say I'd ever describe playing at the Canyons complex as "being stuck in St. George" - one of the nicest facilities I've ever played in and I find the drive kind of relaxing with some spectacular scenery.
Feb. 24, 2015
B94
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Batting Tee Recommendations

Worth makes a slo-pitch tee that is nice and tall... For travel I use a Rawlings Quick Tee (Pro Version)
Feb. 23, 2015
B94
Topic: Bats
Discussion: most durable senior bat

If you like swinging an EL bat get yourself a Nightmare
Feb. 10, 2015
B94
Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: TOC follow up

This was our second year at the TOC and all I can say is Wow - it just keeps getting better. First on behalf of the Homer Lovers I'd like to say thank you to Terry, Fran, Dave, and all the SSUSA staff for putting on a fantastic event! The competition was stiff and though there were some blow outs when it came down to it there were a bunch of one run games in the bracket. What more can you ask for? (Other than maybe a two out of three split when there are only two teams in your division) We had great weather overall, got to see friends we hadn't seen in a year and had the opportunity to make new friendships with people that share our passion for this great game. What a fantastic group of people we got to meet from DLB, Team 1 Miken and the Mid Atlantic Elite 40 teams. Class acts all the way around! Now time to get to work to qualify for next year...

Thanks,
Brad Geil
Homer Lovers 40
Jan. 5, 2015
B94
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: The Life Cycle of a Senior Softball Player

Nice! Glad to know what I have to look forward too... LoL

Thanks for the share...
Dec. 19, 2014
B94
Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: 1 day Warmup for the TOC January 3 in Vero Beach

My BAD I was thinking Feb 3 not Jan 3rd... As my better half would say it seems my oldtimers is kicking in again... LoL
Dec. 19, 2014
B94
Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: 1 day Warmup for the TOC January 3 in Vero Beach

Wish we had known about this one earlier Alan - flights are booked already and we arrive around noon on the third... It would have been nice to get some games under our belt before the TOC
Dec. 3, 2014
B94
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Home plate Mat size change?

It would be nice to see the 24"x36" mat become the standard...
Dec. 1, 2014
B94
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Suggestions for 2015

I have to agree that going to the bigger mat 24"x36" helps the pitcher without seriously changing the game like an arc height change would do...
Sept. 30, 2014
B94
Topic: Bats
Discussion: New 52/275 balls

The USSSA Miken DC41 and the Worth Resmondo Legit bot hit the 52/275 ball extremely well...
Sept. 25, 2014
B94
Topic: Players looking to join a team
Discussion: God Sports 50 Major +

Pretty sure if the bases are loaded the only thing Jose would get is one RBI as I sent him to 1st base in that situation... LoL
Sept. 11, 2014
B94
Topic: Product review
Discussion: face masks

I wear the Worth Pitchers Mask and after a couple game to get used to it I would pitch without it anymore. It's comfortable, and I don't find it too bad for picking up the ball with the exception of the nasty one at the ankles...

Sept. 10, 2014
B94
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Nightmare bat approved

This is great news Kevin!
Sept. 9, 2014
B94
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: You Make The Call

Yes he is! Even on back to back intentional walks the runner must touch the bases in order.
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