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, May 24, 2016
Wayne 37
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: getting 3 games vs our 5

I understand Keith Parker left the tournament to go watch his son play ball.

I got up at 6 AM Friday morning for the three-hour drive to Georgetown. Arrived about 10:30 for our game that was supposed to start at 11:45. We were pushed back to about 1:30. We then played three games in a row, sat for a game and then played two back to back. We left the park at 10:30. Grabbed a bite and got to the hotel around 11:30. We were told we had an 8:00 AM game. Again we were pushed back to around 9:30. We then played two games back to back.

In essence, we played seven games in less than a 24 span with very little rest.

@The Screamer5 ~ Everyone wants to play ball, but nobody likes to get the runaround. It seems to happen more often than not. Communication is key and people shouldn't have to drive hours to sit in a hotel room with little to no money returned.

P. S. ~ I did overhear a few heated words from managers on the phone with said, Mr. Parker. Just saying.

, March 30, 2016
Wayne 37
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Dear, xavier

I have met and seen some the people mentioned in a previous thread you "helped" get closed.

From my accounts, they are all way above average players/hitters and are great individuals to learn from.

My two cents. You can keep the change.
, March 30, 2016
Wayne 37
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Why I like softball.

Went 21-23 in one session. The only outs made were fielder's choices when one was scorcher off F5's chest and the other when F6 was able to make a play in the hole on a force at 3B both times. Nobody on base and it would have been 23-23.

That was the only time anyone keeps stats, but I doubt every seriously I've ever done better.
, March 30, 2016
Wayne 37
Topic: Teams looking for players
Discussion: Surprise AZ team looking for outfielders for tournament team

Bullhead City? Sounds like a dose of the clap in Nevada.
, March 27, 2016
Wayne 37
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Achilles Tendon Soreness

Are you certain it is Achilles tendonitis and not plantar faciitis?

They are two different animals.
, March 10, 2016
Wayne 37
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Sunglasses for Softball

Alan,

I got them to release. Just had to work a little bit with the nose piece to make the lens pop. I didn't want to risk breaking them.

Had a great time in Florida. Just wish I hadn't been hurting so bad with my back and knee. Guess that's what driving 20 hours will do you. Next time I won't stand up for an hour before we start. That plays havoc with me too.

I'm going to do some rehab sessions on my shoulder to strengthen it back up. Too much abuse from working at the post office took its toll. Had it cleaned out 10 years ago. A little cortisone from time to time usually helps.

Hopefully, I will attend some other time and will be more familiar with where I'm going and ways to get there. I will remember to put sunscreen on my face next also.

Your staff was great and the weather was wonderful.

To anybody interested, this was nice little softball vacation getaway.
, March 10, 2016
Wayne 37
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Sunglasses for Softball

Alan,

I can get the lenses to start to pop out, but the rest of the lense appears to stuck in the frame. Where do I go from there?
, March 10, 2016
Wayne 37
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: How is this scored #2

Didn't know that the phrase "B returns to bat" to be so confusing?

It is really more accurate to say fair/foul pole. A foul ball and foul tip are two different things. The ball isn't dead, playing action is stopped. The umpire doesn't call the next batter to the plate. He is not the coach. There is no stealing in slowpitch unless you're playing USSSA. It isn't the stretch position, it is the set position.....etc.

If anybody wants clarification on scoring rules, rule 10 in the OBR (Official Baseball Rules) which is what MLB subscribes to is good to reference. They ae online at www.mlb.com
, March 8, 2016
Wayne 37
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: How is this scored #2

BOO [batting out of order] ~ Umpire ALWAYS has official lineup card.

The player must finish the at-bat to appeal a BOO.

Appeal during the AB, the team can send proper hitter to the plate.

You always move down in the order to correct a BOO, never up. [best rule of thumb ever]


Scenario~B leads off game with a hit. After a proper appeal, B is declared out and returns to bat again. B leads off the game with a fly out. After a proper appeal, B returns to bat with one out.

Scenario~C makes the last out of an inning and F leads off next inning. After a proper appeal, G is the next batter. D & E are skipped this time around.
, March 8, 2016
Wayne 37
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: How to score this 1

BTW ~ Infield fly is called to protect the runners. Best rule of thumb there.

, March 8, 2016
Wayne 37
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: How to score this 1

You have an out.....so no error......one rbi.
, March 3, 2016
Wayne 37
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Sunglasses for Softball

I bought a pair. I like them. They also come in a convenient carrying case to stuff in your bag. Can't beat the price for what you get.

The frames can be tricky so be careful.

, Feb. 22, 2016
Wayne 37
Topic: Bats
Discussion: bat rolling

While on the subject of a lifetime ban. I do believe somebody switched out their bat with mine, or they just accidentally grabbed the wrong bat, but the one I left with sure hit better than the one I brought. It had probably been shaved. It did last a long time, though, so who know for sure?
, Feb. 22, 2016
Wayne 37
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: non prescription " polarized " sunglasses for softball.

Will do, Frank.
, Feb. 22, 2016
Wayne 37
Topic: Bats
Discussion: bat rolling

Personally, I don't think it is worth $25.00.

, Feb. 21, 2016
Wayne 37
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: non prescription " polarized " sunglasses for softball.

Frank,

I can get you all the polarized safety glasses you want in a couple of weeks. About ten bucks per pair. Works great for me, and don't cost a ton of money if you scratch them up. I've worn them for a long time. They're great for driving also.
, Feb. 21, 2016
Wayne 37
Topic: Players looking to join a team
Discussion: Team moved to 55 now stuck out!

I think there is 50 Major team in El Paso.
, Feb. 19, 2016
Wayne 37
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Softball Quotes

The only thing you know about pitching is you can't hit it!

, Feb. 19, 2016
Wayne 37
Topic: Bats
Discussion: ASA Bats

ju25,

I sent your list of the newly banned bats to the league president. They banned each of the Easton bats. They didn't really have much choice.

Probably gonna be some unhappy campers.
, Feb. 17, 2016
Wayne 37
Topic: Bats
Discussion: ASA Bats

It wouldn't be so bad if they didn't piss and moan about which way the runner ran in relation as to where the thrown came from. They are like plays at first and home. All you have to do is catch the ball while touching the base.
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