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Real name:
Larry Lopez

Location:
Oklahoma City, OK

Division:
Men's 65

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, Dec. 5, 2015
DoubleL10
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: prayers for T Rex's (Terrell Stokes) wife, Becky.

Prayers going up from Pam and Larry Lopez.
, Dec. 5, 2015
DoubleL10
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: New Rules

The new rule I find most interesting from where I sit (70s) is the Mixed Bracket Equalizer where:

"In tournament play where there are mixed brackets, defined as teams in different rating groups where one team is giving an equalizer, the team giving the equalizer shall be the Home team in all such games."

Our 65 Major team rarely plays a team at the same rating level in area tournaments, so we almost always give an equalizer and play by the lower rated teams' home run rule (which by the way hardly ever causes us difficulty since we done hit many anyway). It is nice to know that now we will get to be home team without the coin toss!

, Dec. 5, 2015
DoubleL10
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: New Rules

Actually, from my reading, the teams not being able to play down rule only applies to the 40s thru 65s. It does not apply to age groups 70 and higher.
, Nov. 12, 2015
DoubleL10
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Best Wishes to Terry Hennessy

Prayers going up from Larry and Pam Lopez. I am looking forward to seeing your smiling face on the field next year!
, Oct. 14, 2015
DoubleL10
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Can you get faster?

Frankie, LOL! Here's a strategy to try next season: wear 3 pound ankle weights and long pants at your first tourney. Hopefully, the first time you run for someone, everyone will see how much you've slowed down! Of course, even with the ankle weights, I can think of some guys on the team you will STILL outrun!
, Oct. 1, 2015
DoubleL10
Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: Results

65 Major:
1. Enviro-vac
2. San Antonio Silver Streaks
3. SW Florida Thunder
4. Ryan's Way
, July 28, 2015
DoubleL10
Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: Heart of Texas

Why can't we get a list of teams and a draft seeding game schedule on either the SSUSA or Texas Half Century websites like the other tournaments going on at the same time this week and weekend?
Is the Heart of Texas tournament not up to the same level as these other tournaments?
, July 27, 2015
DoubleL10
Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: Heart of Texas

Well, less than 3 days until the 65s and older age groups are scheduled to play in Georgetown. Has ANYONE heard anything at this late date?
, July 22, 2015
DoubleL10
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Player got food poisioning at Houston Sportsplex

I had a cheeseburger and fries in the snack bar and suffered no ill effects. Actually, they were pretty good.
, July 20, 2015
DoubleL10
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Reedus or Crump22

Donnie, I would love to go to Dalton; however, the 65 Major team I'm on has not decided if we are going. We ARE going to Vegas for the Worlds.
, July 20, 2015
DoubleL10
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Reedus or Crump22

Hey Donnie. Glad to hear Carson is being inducted into the SSHOF! Please give him my congratulations and best regards. Larry Lopez

, July 16, 2015
DoubleL10
Topic: Website comments
Discussion: CONGRATULATIONS....I THINK...WELL, WHATEVER.

LOL Dennis! I enjoyed your post very much and am sad to see that "Your Georgeness" has loosed the hounds on Event Labs on the unsuspecting ranks of mortal 65 Major teams (such as us on the San Antonio Silver Streaks)!
I guess we will lace 'em up and get after them in Vegas.
, May 30, 2015
DoubleL10
Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: Results

70 major plus
1. Omen
2. Scrap Iron

65 major plus
1. 15 Hitmen
2. Omen
3. WE Ruth

65 major
1. San Antonio Silver Streaks
2. Enviro-vac
3. Florida Merchants
, May 21, 2015
DoubleL10
Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: Heart of Texas Qualifier

Pitiful.

, May 20, 2015
DoubleL10
Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: Heart of Texas Qualifier

Bob, who is running the tourney?

, May 8, 2015
DoubleL10
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: USSSA STYLE PITCHING IN SENIOR SOFTBALL

Nancy, thank you for expressing so succinctly what many of us real "senior" players enjoy about the game. Larry Lopez 65s (70s next year).
, April 21, 2015
DoubleL10
Topic: Players looking to join a team
Discussion: Player in Houston

JB, if you are a right-handed hitter, the ball does not fly out at Bayland on Field 2 unless you are a dead pull hitter. Played there 8 years and the league is excellent and organized (draft) by skill levels. The only knock is that they play single games twice weekly. BUT they do have batting practice before the first game each week and, if teams are short-handed, they have a procedure in place to allow pick-ups to play. HCSSL is a very fun, competitive league.
, April 21, 2015
DoubleL10
Topic: Bats
Discussion: Hot Bats and Hrs

I agree 100% with Gary's analysis. I've been playing 65 Major Plus the last 4 years and I cannot recall one time that we have hit our allotted home runs in a game. More accurately, we often don't hit that number for the entire tournament.
Even when I played in the 50s and 55s, we did not hit home runs "at will" but we did hit quite a few back then! Of course, when I started Senior ball the Demarini was all the rage!
, April 3, 2015
DoubleL10
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Where's Dr. Bruce Walker

WalksDaughter, Please pass along to your Dad my congratulations! I had the pleasure of playing one season with Bruce with the Hendricks Sports Management team back in the mid-90s. Quite a man and quite a hitter!
Larry Lopez
, March 28, 2015
DoubleL10
Topic: Players looking to join a team
Discussion: Denver, CO

Steve is a great hitter and a Christian man! Any team will benefit from adding Steve to their roster!
Best of luck in getting hooked up in Colorado or a bordering state!
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