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Thunderheads last won the day on March 8

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About Thunderheads

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  • 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. Thunderheads

    Brain Fart Test Question

    Ok, I see, so only if a runner who was being forced misses a base is where no runs score .......geez, I got it ....wow
  2. Thunderheads

    Brain Fart Test Question

    Well ....... .......... In reading 9-1-1 ...EXCEPTION: A run is not scored if the runner advances to home plate during action in which the third out is made as follows: c. by a preceding runner who is declared out upon appeal because he failed to touch one of the bases of left a base too soon on a cuaght fly ball; or d. when a third out is declared during a play resulting from a valid defensive appeal, which results in a force out misread / remembered /interpreted .... SO .... in "d" ... what would be that situation with a force out? I understand my situation/question is a TIME play, but .........
  3. Thunderheads

    Brain Fart Test Question

    I'm getting pissed at myself ..... 2 outs, .... runners on 2nd and 3rd ..... batter hits a triple to left center field. Batter runner misses second base on his way to 3rd and the defense successfully appeals. How many runs score? 2 1 None
  4. Thunderheads

    Balk or No Balk

    what is vague?
  5. Thunderheads

    Balk or No Balk

    AN ILLEGAL MOVE BY A PITCHER ........... there, .........fixed
  6. Thunderheads

    Smitty Advanced Technology 4-Way Stretch Umpire Pants

    see @JSam21 s comment .........also, .... Honigs Poly Wools and the Smitty Poly-Spandex are like night and day.
  7. Thunderheads


    I basically only do FED, so ........ I don't need anything else, that's FPSR
  8. Thunderheads

    Balk or No Balk

    No offense taken. However, .... your question was: balk or not? You can't balk without runners, ....that was my only point and why I asked
  9. Thunderheads

    High School Pitching Rules

    Correct. Umpires don't have any say in the "pitch count" rules unless we have to step in and verify their numbers in which we stick w/ the home teams count. Pitch count has been in effect for a few years now and I've NEVER been involved in any of it, thankfully!
  10. Thunderheads

    Balk or No Balk

    How is this a balk in the first place? You have stated he's in a 'wind up' position, and you also mention no runners.
  11. Thunderheads

    Mask Upgrade Question

    NO APOLOGIES NEEDED FELLAS!!! No big deal .... I just want to keep "Mask Porn" as it is, ...photos of your masks
  12. Thunderheads

    Mask Porn?

    Everyone ..... @OODA Loop There was a question on this topic that was an EQUIPMENT question, and not MASK PORN which is photos of your rigs, therefore, I moved it to the generic equipment forum w/ a new topic "Mask Upgrade Question" ..... the link is here:
  13. Thunderheads

    Plate Umpire Mechanics

    Bingo .... this is kind of what I was thinking, thanks
  14. Thunderheads

    Plate Umpire Mechanics

    didn't catch that, thanks
  15. Thunderheads

    Plate Umpire Mechanics

    John, not a lot of info here .... outs? runner/s on? Any more to this than what we can garner from the vid?