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Thunderheads last won the day on January 17

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About Thunderheads

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    Crew Chief
  • Birthday 02/21/1966

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    Northville, MI
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    Aside from the obvious, ....sport kiting, astronomy, good jazz, good wine, and hanging out with SWMBO and doing nothing! ;)

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    Travel - 10u-18u, JV & Varsity High School
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  1. Super shiny Wilson, Nike, or All-Star

    which reminds me Stu ........ what I meant to say is ........ I don't think the MAG pads even go onto the Standard FM4000
  2. Super shiny Wilson, Nike, or All-Star

    Thanks as always Max! I don't believe those MAG pads fit on anything else either, and as for a request for 'anything' umpires from All-Star ..... good luck
  3. Super shiny Wilson, Nike, or All-Star

    FM4000 MAG, yes indeed
  4. Navy or black Zett ??

    I knew that , thanks .........trying to avoid $30 and coming from Japan though ......
  5. Navy or black Zett ??

    Trying to get one![emoji16] Sent from my SM-G950U using Tapatalk
  6. Navy or black Zett ??

    Or of course the elusive shovel? Anyone have a beat on either one of these? Please send me a personal message ......thank you Sent from my SM-G950U using Tapatalk
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  8. I don't get this interpretation

    Correct, Rich ... at least, I see it that way as well. FED and NCAA want a safe call on the Varitek play. Someone correct us if we're wrong
  9. Thanks Scott. Concur ....I tried on the XL (which I usually order) at the Doane Camp in Grand Rapids, MI this past weekend and there's PLENTY of room for CP , so Smitty sized them for equipment no doubt. Size down for bases, and ...to be honest, you could probably get your CP under this thing sizing down as well. Cut generous. @Scott K - thanks and check your email
  10. Bragging a little bit...

    VERY NICE!!!!!!!!!
  11. Douglas Custom Gear

    It does.....it's more like the wilson gold gap protection! Sent from my SM-G950U using Tapatalk
  12. baseball

    but within the confines of the dugout itself, that's ok (if I remember correctly)
  13. Tips for Having a Great Plate Meeting

    oh ..absolutely!! I think we're in VIOLENT agreement!
  14. Tips for Having a Great Plate Meeting

    great tips and video ... However, I have one small comment (it's my personal opinion) ... Having the base umpire stand there like a statue I feel is a little silly (not directed at Warren as I've heard this before). I personally like to finish my meeting by saying right before "Ok John, can you walk us around for the ground rules"? ... is this: "Mike, am I missing anything?" It allows just a touch of banter, and will appear that we're a 'team' working together, making sure we've covered everything Just my .02