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conbo61 last won the day on October 21 2018

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  1. conbo61

    NFHS Rules question

    I recall hearing a rationale along the lines of the did the ball hit the bat or the bat hit the ball (similar to Jimurray's response.) The explanation went further to state that if the bat were STATIONARY, the ball hit the bat, play on. If the bat were moving, the bat hit the ball (no consideration of what DIRECTION the ball was moving), therefore the runner is out. No one advances. No regard for intent either.
  2. conbo61

    Why Follow The Pitch Into the Mitt?

    Somewhere, Eric Byrnes' head just exploded.
  3. conbo61

    Ejecting Fans

    I try to live by the adage "Don't talk to the fence." If someone is threatening violence or something like that, then I would talk to the HT HC and summon game management. The only time I ever addressed the fans was at a field where the stands were VERY close behind home plate. I respectfully asked everyone to put their cell phones on silent. It was very distracting to be concentrating on a pitch and be thrown off by a loud cell phone ringer. No one had any issues and complied with my request.
  4. conbo61

    NFHS 2019 Test Question #4

    Thank you all. So the prudent move is to either to either call it right away or have a lineup card conference with the coach. (SA - while appreciated, no need for the Mr. I start looking for my dad. :) )
  5. conbo61

    NFHS 2019 Test Question #4

    I understand calling a balk if he changed his motion once runners were on, but what if this has been his "natural" motion since the first pitch of the game?
  6. conbo61

    Pitching Limits and Umpires

    In PA, during the playoffs, the PIAA supplies a fifth official to serve as the official pitch counter
  7. conbo61

    video of Timmons hit

    I wonder if umpires are a little more skittish when Sanchez is catching. He is the Nuke-La-Loosh of F2's. You are never quite sure if he is going to catch it.
  8. conbo61

    BOO Power Point

    Is it possible to share the link or is it a limited access site?
  9. conbo61

    Car storage

    3K A WEEK?!?!?!?
  10. conbo61

    On deck batter

    Still one of my all time favorites...
  11. Wonderful to see you back. Sending good thoughts your way for continued forward progress kicking cancer's ass!!! Merry Christmas to you!
  12. conbo61

    Ebay finds

    Seems like the perfect gift for a highway worker. On a serious note, please slow down when going through work zones.
  13. conbo61

    Ump Attire Black Friday

    You may want to clarify "8 track tapes" for some of our... !!!!Ker-chunk!!!! younger viewers.
  14. @Scott K @JimKirk Gentlemen - You HAVE to adjust the lighting. Poor Scott looks like he is a spirit from the great beyond coming back to give us this quality reviews.
  15. https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/27/sports/baseball/world-series-game-three-ted-barnett.html#click=https://t.co/QSUsI1Ip3q