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Real name:
Rob Poling

Location:
Keyport, NJ

Division:
Men's 50

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March 22, 2022
rmp0012002
Topic: Teams looking for players
Discussion: New Jersey 50s AAA Team looking for Players 2022

Name of team?
Jan. 13, 2022
rmp0012002
Topic: Players looking to join a team
Discussion: Looking for a NJ 50 tournament team for 2022.

Any NJ 50 tournament teams looking for players. 53 and prefer to play infield, solid hitter. Travel is not an issue.
Jan. 7, 2022
rmp0012002
Topic: Rules of the game
Discussion: WHY ARE THESE OFFENSES CALLED DIFFERENTLY

The way I see it is the B/R didnít finish his at-bat by touching first, just like any base runner missing a base. I would still have the run score and runners advance since there were no outs.
Dec. 11, 2021
rmp0012002
Topic: Rules of the game
Discussion: Coin flips

I think coin flips should only be used in the pool play games since thatís where youíre setting your seeds. In DE play the choice of home or away should go to the higher seed and in the championship game the winners bracket winner should get home team if they choose. I donít see any reason to give any benefit to the losers bracket winner at the expense of winners bracket champion. That makes no sense to me.
Dec. 7, 2021
rmp0012002
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Quality Softball Glove

Wilson Gloves weíre my go to gloves for years until I got a Nokona. This year I decided after 30 years of ball to get a custom one. All black, 14í with a mix of leathers and costs about a car payment but you wonít find a better glove.
Dec. 3, 2021
rmp0012002
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Pitchers mask

Smash It Sports has full pitching helmets (Viper) and more old school ones as does Amazon. Since a mask is needed these days I donít pitch. Any type of helmet/mask limits my vision and especially my peripheral vision. Itís enough where Iím not confident in my reaction time.
Nov. 15, 2021
rmp0012002
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Question about where player is rated...

I had never played senior ball until this year and without playing a game I was rated 50 Major since the team I joined for one tourney decided to play 50 Major. Iím not a 50 Major level player.
Oct. 29, 2021
rmp0012002
Topic: Players looking to join a team
Discussion: Looking for an over 50 team.

Iím looking for an over 50 team for 2022. Iím in NJ and played 50 Major and U-Trip E this year. Iím out of Eastern Central NJ and would like to find a team based out of NJ. I play IF and OF but prefer IF. Will try out.
Oct. 25, 2021
rmp0012002
Topic: Rules of the game
Discussion: Yet another you make the call

The opposing scorekeeper should have caught the extra batter. What happened the previous innings have no bearing but what happens to the extra batter? Is he just removed from the line-up going forward once found?
Sept. 22, 2021
rmp0012002
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Dave Dowell

Congrats!.
Aug. 30, 2021
rmp0012002
Topic: Rules of the game
Discussion: Can a player run for another one twice in one inning?

I believe you can CR for different players during a game, done that, but canít run for the same person so I would think it wouldnít be allowed.
Aug. 29, 2021
rmp0012002
Topic: Rules of the game
Discussion: Umpire Question

Just asking if the fielder put themselves in a bad position of going over the bag but it has nothing to do with the call. Collisions occasionally occur at first, spit happens, but this is not football where you can knock the ball loose from the player.
Aug. 28, 2021
rmp0012002
Topic: Rules of the game
Discussion: Umpire Question

Did the first baseman step across the bag? As soon as First touched the bag it should have been called an out. The runner and fielder colliding should have no bearing on whether the runner is out or safe.
Aug. 26, 2021
rmp0012002
Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: WAYNE GILMORE make-up tournament

It did poor that night before bracket play. That complex has really nice fields.
Aug. 26, 2021
rmp0012002
Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: major plus

Some teams were strong in 50 Major but moving to 50 Major + they werenít the big dogs anymore and werenít happy about that. I played on a 50 Major team and I have no issue playing the Plus teams, I would welcome it. The team I played with this year I think won one game in 4-5 SSUSA/ISSA tournaments and that was against Suncoast 50 in Richmond. Iíd have to think that was due to getting 5 runs.
I donít know what the solution is but some teams go to tournaments to have a good time and others go to win.
Aug. 20, 2021
rmp0012002
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Bumped up teams

I have no issue with bumping teams but it should be after the season. If a team is legit at the beginning of the season they shouldnít be punished for playing well. If they beat up on everyone in their legit age class then it is what it is.
Bill, did Freehold get bumped from Major 50 to Plus?
Aug. 17, 2021
rmp0012002
Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: major plus

In my short time in senior ball at 50 Major the Major Plus problems exist there also. Most tournaments Iíve seen there are only 2-3 Plus teams to play pool games with the 50 Major teams and then they play their own mini bracket. This past weekend in Richmond the games between the 50 Major and Major Plus teams were all pretty close.
Aug. 15, 2021
rmp0012002
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Batting Order Advice

First, are you playing for fun or playing to win? If itís just for fun how you set your lineup doesnít matter but if your playing to win I would mix up your hitters so your lineup is not top heavy. In senior ball the key is to score 5 every inning, the way your set up youíre going to have a run drop off for one or possibly two innings batting 14. Mix it up so you have decent bats all through your order.
Aug. 9, 2021
rmp0012002
Topic: Teams looking for players
Discussion: New Jersey 50s AAA Team looking for players for Tournaments.

In NJ and interested in finding a new team. Rated this year as 50 Major but the team I was on earlier this year left a bad taste in my mouth and Iíll likely look for a team next year.

Going to Richmond?
July 14, 2021
rmp0012002
Topic: Rules of the game
Discussion: How to call a tag play when view is obstructed

I think you make the call as you feel it happened. Donít waver from that and if youíre part of a two man crew and the defense challenges it then discuss it with the other ump.
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