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catsbackr last won the day on September 25

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About catsbackr

  • Birthday 12/31/1956

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  • Location
    SE Tennessee
  • Interests
    Family, deer hunting, College baseball

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  • Occupation
    Logistics Manager, Manufacturing
  • Types/Levels of Baseball called
    High School, JUCO, NAIA, NCAA Div. 3
  • How did you hear about Umpire-Empire?
    ABUA (umpire.org)

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  1. Black Douglas For Sale

    I hope the All American works for you. Keep posting pictures!
  2. NB base shoes

    Not to change the subject or hijack, but does anyone know how the Under Armour or the new Adidas base shoes run, width wise?
  3. NB base shoes

    I doubt it, they were extremely narrow. I couldn’t get my foot in them without a lot of twisting, and yes I did check the size on the shoes. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  4. NB base shoes

    I ordered a pair in my size and 2E width. I received them yesterday and they look GREAT! However, beware! They are very, very narrow. I returned them, free of charge (thanks Ump-attire) and asked if they had anything wider. The answer was no, unfortunately. Just an FYI.
  5. All New equipment NEEDED!

    I just can't force myself to pay $100 for shins....can't do it. Of course, Ebay is your friend....
  6. Common BS Comments — Translations Included

    "Come on, Blue, call it both ways." (I've actually had this said in the top of the 1st, prior to the other team's pitcher, pitching. I actually called time, turned and smiled at the lady that said it!)
  7. What frame is this?

    I always say.....Buy American![emoji631] Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  8. Weight Loss Group

    I've enjoy and appreciate everyone's posts about losing weight. I have noticed that after you get 60 years of age, it becomes much harder to lose weight. After working 8-9 hours a day, I find it hard to get motivated to go to Planet Fitness, etc. Deer season just opened here, I may take it upon myself to walk much more rather than riding in on a four wheeler. Please keep the suggestions coming.
  9. Just Cancel the Game

    If game is cancelled on us with no notice, we get paid!
  10. Strike Call

    I do say "Strike" and "Ball", obviously at different volume levels. I do not give the number and I am a pointer.
  11. Kneeling for National Anthem

    Jonathan, This debate probably isn't for us. I only responded to it because if I'm at a game and the National Anthem is played and people are not respectful of the flag or the anthem, it pisses me off. Period.
  12. Burn out

    dl1340, Nothing wrong with your idea of stepping away for a season or two. Sometimes we all need to get away from baseball to refresh ourselves and remind us of why we umpire. Absolutely nothing wrong with that. But, you can never escape all of the bad baseball, bad coaches or bad parents. They/it will always be there. I like your idea of trying to work better baseball, that should be your goal..
  13. Kneeling for National Anthem

    Dang, I hope all of the conferences have the balls to do this exact same thing.
  14. Kneeling for National Anthem

    It somehow seems disingenuous when millionaire athletes, somewhat like millionaire Hollywood actors, protest something. I understand their protests. I do not understand how our flag, the symbol of our country, got lumped into what they're protesting. Maybe it's age, but I really don't get it.
  15. Kneeling for National Anthem

    Leave all the players, NFL, MLB, whatever, in the locker rooms until after the anthem is played. (I really don't believe what I just said. I would fire them if I had the power). No place anywhere for that kind of look at me, I'm so special because I'm protesting mentality, etc. Be proud of your country, work to fix what's broken or get the hell out.