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Jan. 24, 2018
Chief144
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: 70AAA Team Needs Outfielder for the TOC!!

If you want a want to play in the TOC this year, NOW'S YOUR CHANCE!!!

Game On 70's AAA team needs an outfielder for this years TOC next month! We're a CA team playing in the AAA division. We have lost a couple of our outfielders to recent injuries. We have 13 players but NEED an outfielder to supplement our team.

If you are interested, a 70AAA player & can make the TOC, we start play on Feb 9th, please send me your info so I can get the ok from Sacramento office. Email below.

MUST HAVE PLAYED 70AAA IN 2017!

Thanks,

Win Downing, Mgr
chief144@comcast.net
Jan. 22, 2018
Chief144
Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: Winter Classic in Bullhead

70 MAJ:
1. Son's of Pitches (doubled dipped Sidewinders)
2. Sidewinders
3. Game On
4. Top Gun Pats

We, Game On, thought the fields were great, umpires were better than in many tournaments, bottled water in dugouts was great!

Wish I could say something good about the TD, but it was Mike! LOL Good job, Buddy!

Chief
Jan. 5, 2018
Chief144
Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: Winter Nat'l

TOC 2018 teams listed by age group on the TOC tournament page, Click on the "TOC" link above!
Jan. 5, 2018
Chief144
Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: TOC

Team list by age division now on TOC page.

Good luck & see you there!!

Game On 70's
Jan. 5, 2018
Chief144
Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: softball

Teams now posted on Tournament page!

Good Luck!
Jan. 4, 2018
Chief144
Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: softball

Game On will be there!! B great to see you guys!
Jan. 4, 2018
Chief144
Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: softball

I was wondering about the 70's also? Be great to know!
Dec. 11, 2017
Chief144
Topic: Rules of the game
Discussion: morning sunrise

There was a SSUSA rule allowing this to happen in 2016. The rule was repealed after the 2016 season & not allowed in 2017 or after. The game "may" be delayed if the sun is in the pitchers eyes at the discretion of the TD.
Nov. 22, 2017
Chief144
Topic: Players looking to join a team
Discussion: Bullhead City

Rick,

Please contact me: chief144@comcast.net with your info.

We are a 70 M team from CA.

Need to know what state u r from.

Thanks,

Win
Oct. 9, 2017
Chief144
Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: 40s Results

Bubble - read above "Final Results #1 - 4 in each division" will be posted.

Don't think u r missing anything!
Oct. 4, 2017
Chief144
Topic: Women's softball
Discussion: DAVE & BENJI4 READ WHAT OTHER WOMEN TEAMS THINK ABOUT THIS PARK.

Ms Dee,

You were moved to those fields to "avoid" the late night games you complained about. Sorry but TENTATIVE" MEANS JUST THAT - CAN/MAY BE CHANGED!
I book rooms for my team & take my chances. Sometimes we have had to travel from Boulder Station to Desert Breeze which is by far the longest drive. You adjust so that you are there before your scheduled game time! And guess what, you still get to play!!! And by the way there are places eat/get stuff close to those fields. Yes nearer to Shadow than Hollywood, but not far.
Hope you can put this behind you & enjoy being able to play softball. I know at 70+, I do!!
My truck was gone through while at BLD last week, I might have left it open, but someone was going through looking for things!

GOOD LUCK!
Sept. 18, 2017
Chief144
Topic: Bats
Discussion: Carrying bat

While playing in St George a couple of years ago one of our players was called out for carrying the bat to 1st base! I tried to find out why/rule etc, but to no avail! But he wasn't thrown out or banned from playing in St George!
By the way, the umpire was one of SSUSA's umpires!!
Oh well! LOL!!
July 2, 2017
Chief144
Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: T O C 2018

Feb 9 - 11, 2018
April 12, 2017
Chief144
Topic: Product review
Discussion: Pitchers Chest Protection

I just finished my league game wearing the chest protector. It didn't bother me at all, pitching or fielding. As for batting I was 3/4 & hit the ball hard. Didn't notice the vest at all even while running the bases. Oh, we won 21-10.
Did not get hit by any balls, which is ok by me!! I'm sure that test will come someday.

More to follow next week in Vegas, but for now it's everything DOWNS said it was!

Thanks,

Chief
April 12, 2017
Chief144
Topic: Product review
Discussion: Pitchers Chest Protection

DOWNS & JETHRO...Received it today & have tried it on & have been swinging a bat. I am going to wear it tonight in my local league game & see how it goes. As I said above, I found it on Amazon, ordered it on Apr 10 & received it today.

Jim, thanks for your input & Ed says hi & thanks for the + comments.. We play against each other tonight!!

More to follow,

Chief, Win, Ret AF
April 12, 2017
Chief144
Topic: Product review
Discussion: Pitchers Chest Protection

Jethro, I'll let you know after Vegas next week.

Chief
April 10, 2017
Chief144
Topic: Product review
Discussion: Pitchers Chest Protection

Jim, I found the same protector on Amazon for the same price. It will be delivered on Wed. Ed Daniels is my driving/room mate most of the time. ISt Geo last year. R u going to Vegas next week? I'll be sure to say hi for you.

I spend a lot of time in the SeaTac area, Burien, as my wife is from Tacoma.

Thanks for the info & I'll let you know how it goes.

Take care,

Chief
April 10, 2017
Chief144
Topic: Product review
Discussion: Pitchers Chest Protection

Jim, are you the Jim Downs from Fresno? If you are I play with several players who used to play fast pitch with you. Never played fast pitch but umpired many games at Holmes & Romain. I manage/play the Game On 70M team. Chief

April 10, 2017
Chief144
Topic: Product review
Discussion: Pitchers Chest Protection

Thanks for all of the info! I will look at a couple of different options. Don't think I will have anything by Vegas, but hope so,
Downs: your info was great,very informative!
Thanks again,

Chief
April 8, 2017
Chief144
Topic: Product review
Discussion: Pitchers Chest Protection

I have seen many pitchers using a form of chest protection. Any thoughts on which may be the best. I am a fairly large "target", 6'2, 215 & am thinking about getting some sort of protection. I also TD at times & might need it sometime! LOL
I would like to hear from others who use chest protection, what you think & where to get something.
Thanks
Chief
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