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Tony C

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Redwood City,

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Men's 60

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April 27, 2018
AJC
Topic: Rules of the game
Discussion: Runner's right to the base

Wayne, with all due respect, both of your rule interpretations in the above post are wrong.

You do not have to move while keeping contact with bag to allow a fielder catch a pop up. You can absolutely as you put it ' stand like a statue 'on the bag without having to try and get of the way. What you cannot do is move in any manner which would impede the fielder from making a play on the ball.

Your other statement is also false. A player who is standing on 3rd and is hit by a line drive is not out.


Feb. 27, 2018
AJC
Topic: Players looking to join a team
Discussion: Looking for 55 AAA or Major Tournament Team Nor Cal area

What the H__l, where are all these other guys coming from ?! We will throw in a breakfast burrito and a 6 pack to wash it down.
Feb. 27, 2018
AJC
Topic: Players looking to join a team
Discussion: Looking for 55 AAA or Major Tournament Team Nor Cal area

Donnie, we will play as a 50's team in NCSSA and a 55's in SSUSA ( 12 out of the 14 guys on our team are 55 or older ).
Feb. 24, 2018
AJC
Topic: Players looking to join a team
Discussion: Looking for 55 AAA or Major Tournament Team Nor Cal area

DonnieF, if you are still looking for a team call me or email me. We are in Nor Cal, we play 12 - 14 NCSSA tourneys a year and also Reno, Westerns and Vegas .

650 245 8747, email- bayareadentfree@gmail.com

Tony
Jan. 21, 2018
AJC
Topic: Bats
Discussion: New 2018 Melee Reloaded

I could be way over thinking this. Mck71 could very well be correct in terms of how and where each oz up of weight is added. I know for sure that for end loads the extra weight is added inside the end cap with expoxy and various types of weights. So for a 3/4 oz endload it would be safe to say its 3/4 total weight between the epoxy and weights. For each oz added, it probably is added to the handle only, the 1 oz heavier bat would still have 3/4 oz endload. We did not cut open any balanced bats that were cracked and no longer useful but i would guess that on balanced bats that the end cap did not have any epoxy or weights added to it.
Jan. 18, 2018
AJC
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Drum Roll thread closed ?

Dave or Staff........ im just curious as to why was the thread Oz had started closed. Granted it was getting a little long but it did seem to interest a lot of the members no matter which side of the fence you were on regarding the 1-1 count. All comments were respectful and i did not see anything posted that would be construed as derogatory towards anyone or sny organization.
Jan. 18, 2018
AJC
Topic: Bats
Discussion: New 2018 Melee Reloaded

Cyborg, there is weight added to the end caps. We have cut off the end of the bat approx an inch and a half from the end cap ( so as not to cut into the end cap ) on bats that were cracked just out of curiosity. We have found actual nuts, bb's and what looked like lead pcs glued in place with epoxy. Using this model bat as an example which has 3/4 oz end load that for every ounce added in weight, the extra weight would added to both the handle and the end cap. This would allow the bat to swing as a 3/4 oz end loaded bat.
Jan. 13, 2018
AJC
Topic: Bats
Discussion: New 2018 Melee Reloaded

The shell would have to be the same for all weights i would think. For each oz up in weight they would hsve to split the difference between the handle and the end cap to keep whatever end load for that bat model the same thru out that line of bats. This of course is only my guess.
Jan. 13, 2018
AJC
Topic: Bats
Discussion: New 2018 Melee Reloaded

I guess if you need a direct question answered about softball bats you need to ask Alan Tanner. He seems to give the most direct and precise answers to bat questions that are asked.


Jan. 13, 2018
AJC
Topic: Bats
Discussion: New 2018 Melee Reloaded

Id have to say Cyborgs question was answered by Trotter like a true Politician.
Jan. 4, 2018
AJC
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Speed up the game

ASA slowpitch does NOT allow stealing of 2nd or 3rd. In Modified fast pitch its allowed but not in slow pitch.

ASA also uses the 1-1 count which we have been used to until senior ball.
Dec. 16, 2017
AJC
Topic: Players looking to join a team
Discussion: 50+ tournament team

Holeshot, send me an email, we are looking for a player or 2.

Email is bayareadentfree@gmail.com.

Tony
Dec. 15, 2017
AJC
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: survey

Oz, the last thing i want is a watered down version of what we already have. Actually my thinking is a way to get more of what we already have. Just thinking of ways of scrubbing down time that is taking away from actually playing the game and getting in more innings and at bats for everyone. I do not want to speed the game up at all, just cut down on the standing around and wasting time.

My thoughts are we already get to use crazy bats and balls ( which is hard to believe that these are allowed at 50 and over ) and even with that it isnt good enough. That we have the advantage of knowing that if we dont get the pitch exactly where we would like it, we will just let it go and get to see another pitch. Again, this is of course is my personal opinion, but if the pitch is going to hit the mat we should be able to hit the ball amd put it in play. It has absolutely nothing to do with getting the game over sooner or rushing thru a tournament, its more of wanting to have less wasted time and being able to play 7 quality innings of softball instead of 5 or 6 innings like we have now.
Dec. 14, 2017
AJC
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: survey

Omar, there was a 2nd question only if you voted for the 1-1 count. It was with a foul to give or without one.

Id like to see the 1-1 count. We already get to use the hottest bats on the planet with balls to match. After playing for years with the 1-1 count and even our senior league which uses ASA rules which uses the 1-1 count, the full count does seem to slow the game down. Granted there are many ways to speed the game up somewhat as mentioned above but the at bats seem pretty obvious. Ive seen many guys step in the box with 1 hand up, mark off 3 steps from the plate then mound a neat line of dirt for there back foot then finally when ready sit and watch pitches go by until they have a strike. Some at bats seem to go on forever.

Im sure this will never be put into place but also agree this would help in getting all 7 innings almost every game played ( i think this would have the biggest impact on the average of innings played ). That would be to play 2 innings before switching sides. For instance if you score your limit of runs for the inning, the other base runners come in and you start your next inning. This saves so much time while saving your outfielders legs. We use this in our senior league without a complaint from anyone, in fact everyone enjoys it better.









Dec. 13, 2017
AJC
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: 1-1 count survey

Just got the email this morning for a survey regarding the 1-1 count. This looks like it could happen if there is enough support for it since they have tried it in the 40's division and it sounds like it was well received. The deadline for the survey is Dec 18th so be sure and check your email if this is something you would like implemented.
Dec. 7, 2017
AJC
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: 2018 Rosters

Hat Man, sounds like good times for sure.

We played a variation of that a few times with a keg at 2nd in Menlo Park in my early 20's. Our game was very informal tho as it was just a bunch of friends playing. It was more like 12 on 12 with the girl friends there, music and bbq after. Had to drink 6 oz while at 2nd. Never got hassled there, i dont think we could get away with that today.......good times.
Dec. 7, 2017
AJC
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: 2018 Rosters

Id prefer the keg placed at home instead of 2nd, id worry about half our guys turning triples into doubles.
Nov. 14, 2017
AJC
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: How to renew

I just renewed online. From your homepage after you log on, there is a renew online link. Click on that and your on your way.
Nov. 14, 2017
AJC
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: SSUSA thank you

Ty Staff. Forfeiting seeding games isnt something anyone on our team would ever want to do anyway. Even if it was allowed without dropping into the elimination bracket the travel and expense of going to the Worlds and potentially only playing 3 games really isnt an option. I just want to be informed of what the rule is so when next year rolls around and we do a headcount, it will help in making a decision on whether we will be able to attend or not.
Nov. 13, 2017
AJC
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: SSUSA thank you

Speaking for only myself of course, 4 days instead of 3 days for the tourney is not appealing at all. Being self employed another day from work will be very costly. Im not trying to be negative or bashing in anyway but only stating my personal view and the effect it will have. We discussed it this past weekend at our last tourney of fhe year. It will be an issue for a few others as well. Im all for the 1-1 count though, it would be nice to keep the game moving a little more and maybe get in a full 7 innings, which is rare.

Question, if seeding games are on Thursday now instead of Friday, could a team forfeit these games and take the bottom seed for the start of bracket play on Friday. Im not saying this would happen but only want to be informed if this question comes up and it is a problem having tje full squad there for all 4 days.
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