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, May 7, 2013
big cat7
Hey alan, what do you think about weightlifting during the season? would you still lift heavy or cut back to lighter weights?I went very heavy in the off season and so far this season now im having trouble getting loose and getting arm extended.
, May 7, 2013
big cat7
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: weightlifting

I know most of us workout during the winter months but i would like to know if most guys continue lifting heavy during the season or go to lighter weights more reps.I have tried to stay at my winter pace but seem to be getting to bulky and stiff. i dont feel loose swinging or like im getting arms extended at all.what are some of the workouts that other seniors try during the season?
, March 13, 2013
big cat7
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: weightlifting

I talked to alan today from Team 1 sports and he was very helpful in answering some questions i had about this bat.And the man definately knows what hes talking about as far as hitting and bats go.I plan on doing business with him from now on. Thanks alan
, March 11, 2013
big cat7
Topic: Bats
Discussion: senior bats

Has anyone heard anything about the new maxload ultra2?Im buying a new bat but wanted to wait and see what people thought of this one before buying.Also heard the TPS was coming out with a senior bat, has anyone seen it or heard about it?
, March 10, 2013
big cat7
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Bat/ball combos of yesteryear

I agree i think the cu31 was before the 405, i had a worth cu31 end load it was black and gold it was an awesome bat and then went to the green ritches bat that was also a great bat.I remember back in the late seventies or maybe early eighties Jay smith had played in the pro leagues and he got ahold of a few brand new steele bats they were silver with brown at the top. that was the first real hot bat i had ever used for back in those days.The worth blue dot was a great utrip ball and the dudley thunder a great asa ball
, March 7, 2013
big cat7
Topic: Bats
Discussion: miken

Has anyone hit the new white 2014 ultra maxload?If so what is your opinion of it?
, March 7, 2013
big cat7
Topic: Bats
Discussion: Reebok

Im looking to buy a reebok senior end load 28oz bat.Where is a good place or dealer to get one.Also does anyone know the price and ship[ping cost?
, Jan. 5, 2013
big cat7
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Out after 3 Home Runs

i would say just hit it where its pitched but where ever you go GO Hard
, Jan. 5, 2013
big cat7
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Out after 3 Home Runs

17 black you are right.and i was asked to play with a 55 major team out of kansas lefty, but im not sure that i can travel that far three times a month to play even though i would like to be able to. Oh and lefty just so you know the only out i made the entire tourney was my very last atbat and i hit a homer for an out
, Jan. 5, 2013
big cat7
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Out after 3 Home Runs

no boston i got the nick name because a coupke of years ago i was coming off knee surgery an could only pitch play first or catch.anyways i was catching one night and had been taking a ribbing from guys on the team because i had hit a couple of line shots to the fence and only got a single on them so we were on the field and on an overthrow from out outfield to the infield the ball got by our pitcher i ran down the third baseline to get the ball and as i did i yelled at our shortstop see how i got that im as quick as a cat and he yelled back yes a real big cat and so the name stuck
, Jan. 5, 2013
big cat7
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Out after 3 Home Runs

i agree boston and youre right does it really matter? the older guys are going to want rules and limits and younger guys probably will want something different.and i also want to know what makes a sandbagger?ill use myself as an example im 6ft2 260 punds i work out five days a week and hit three times a week.i dont get to play in alot of tournaments because of my work but i do play in five or six a summer.i played on a 50 major team even though im 56 until they broke up and then i played with a 55 aaa team made up of just league players.the last tournament i played in was in springfield , the route 66 tourney anyways my team came in 2nd to a 55 major team and we actually beat one 55 major team on saturday it was 3 homers and a single and sunday it was 3 and an out.for the tourney i was 24 for 25 with 15 homers all counting as homers no singles. my question is was i sandbagging even though there were no teams where i live to play on other than this league team. i love the major thing but there just arent any team in my area
, Jan. 5, 2013
big cat7
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Out after 3 Home Runs

lefty youre over 60 and want home run rules and over sixty should have them if thats what they want but each age group should have their own homer rules not one rule for all age groups and classes.I really dont understand this mentality of if you dont like it move up or you shouldnt be playing this or that if you can hit it.In some cases there are no major or major plus teams in that persons area or they cant travel to play with those teams because they are so far away and the only team they can play with is AAA in their area.
, Jan. 4, 2013
big cat7
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Out after 3 Home Runs

so youre saying its just as easy to hit between short and third for a hit than to hit middle , sorry you couldnt be more wrong. look at the distance a pitcher is away from the hitter as opposed to a shortstop or third baseman and how much more reaction time they have than a pitcher.and if you dont score five runs an inning how is it sandbagging? when does the actual sandbagging come into play?this could go on and on and noone will ever be totally happy.over 60s want limits young guys want to swing away. why not please both have limits in 6o and over and revise the ones under 60
, Jan. 4, 2013
big cat7
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Out after 3 Home Runs

How do you sandbag in a game that you can only score five runs an inning? Whats the difference if you score them by homers or singles?Couldnt a team be put together of the best base hitters and never be beat?And if so would you make them move up from AAA to major just because they beat everyone but dont hit homers?And finally ill ask again what good does a ASA bat do ?If you hit it 350 with a senior bat you can still hit it out with the ASA bat and a line drive is still a line drive no matter what bat you use.And its slow pitch softball you dont hit middle on accident you go that way because it is the easiest place to try for a base hit.
, Jan. 4, 2013
big cat7
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Out after 3 Home Runs

Im sorry but what would bringing out an ASA bat do? Is that going to make line drives at the pitchers head any softer when they hit him oh i get it that makes the 32O ft homer a 295 fly out so if i know that i cant hit it out with that bat wouldnt i be more prone to hit middle even more trying for base hits?Im sorry i may be the only person that feels this way but i liked softball alot more in the old days when there werent home run rules and you either played or you stayed home.Sure there were alot more homers hit then but very few balls were hit up the middle and pitchers didnt fear for their lives or have to wear hockey equipment to play.
, Jan. 4, 2013
big cat7
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Out after 3 Home Runs

No disrespect because anyone still playing over 60 is okay in my book but if you look at all the comments the ones saying homers should be outs are all over 60.And maybe they are right for them 60 should have limits but under 60 should have different rules.Some of us 50 and 55s can still hit with the young guys but cant run,throw or field with them so its not much fun,and why should they be penalized because they can still hit. I dont think the 60 year olds would feel the same about hitting middle if they had to face some of the 50 and 55 guys hitting rockets back at them because the home runs were all used up.
, Jan. 3, 2013
big cat7
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Out after 3 Home Runs

That would be nice no home run rules either bring it or stay home. Of course that will never happen but it was fun in the old days.I can remember being on A and B teams and playing major teams because the tournaments were open an we actually beat some of those teams but that didnt mean we had to move up.I dont mean any disrespect to anyone playing softball in the senior division but it seems like most of the people having problems with home run rules are over 60. So let them have their rules and divisions under that have one up or walks or even unlimited ganes will not take any longer because you can still only score five runs in an inning and do away with the open inning and just play the last inning the way you play the rest of the game that way no team really explodes and hits ten or fifteen in the last inning
, Jan. 3, 2013
big cat7
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Out after 3 Home Runs

But lefty no disrespect but youre talking about 60 AAA not hitting any homers.There is a alot of difference between 50 and 55 AAA and 60 AAA.There are lots of guys playing 50 AND 55 AAA that can still hit it a mile and very hard. I know youre going to say they should be in major and you are probably right but some times there are no major teams in that area so to play you have to play where you can. I play on a 50 major team and also a 55 AAA team ireally like the 50 team but i prefer the 55 because its fun playing with and against guys my own age.And no do not like the home run limit in the AAA, but i have no choice but to play AAA as there are no 55 major teams near my area.
, Jan. 2, 2013
big cat7
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Out after 3 Home Runs

I think not enough attention is given to the ages of players in the tournaments.My opinion is different age brackets should have different home run rules. Its only common sense that 50s and 55s whether AAA or major are going to hit more homers so their home run rule should be different from the 65s or 70s that dont hit any or very few.It seems the three and out thing applies to all ages and it shouldnt be that way.
, Jan. 2, 2013
big cat7
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Out after 3 Home Runs

i agree with bighurt, the home run rule will end up getting a pitcher hurt.and i dont think that many players hit them out just for their ego.most good hitters swing the same way even if they are going backside or the middle. you are taught not to let up on your swing so sometimes you hit solo homers to right or center it doesnt mean you were trying to feed your ego.if everyone is so concerned about pitchers getting hit then having home run s as outs is not the answer. more people will hit middle after homers are up. i would rather have teams hitting homers as singles than have them hitting singles up the middle almost decapitating our pitcher. thats just my opinion and im sure not everyone will agree
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