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Everything posted by AZump78

  1. Lena's is the standard, yes. Again depends in the level, but NCAA and lower levels of pro ball you pretty much have to rub the baseballs up. Its your job. And you are in a locker room so using what's under your feet isn't really an option. Once you get to say AAA you can have your Clubbie do it and just add the service add it into his tip. Some crews in AA make the low man do it : ) If you are lucky the club will have a huge jar they keep in the locker room for you to use, but you still will need a jar just in case. The good news is that, although the jar is pricey, it will last you
  2. For the game check of course.
  3. I was going to retort but honestly I am tired of going around in circles on this. Do/teach whatever you feel is correct for your area and level of ball.
  4. I hear ya. But if its me behind the plate, and something strange happens in LF and, for whatever reason I need or want to talk to my partner, I would sure hope he could tell me something other than if the BR touched first. The ball is the most important thing. If it looks like something screwey is gonna happen with that ball, I want ALL crew members eyes on it.
  5. I don't mind standing by it. A lot of times you DO have a good angle on a trouble ball coming in from A, and 99/100 times not seeing touch when something funny is happening regarding tha ball at the almost exact same time you will miss nothing. If 2-man all we ever really do is compromise looks for one reason or another and I don't see this as any different. IF sh*t hits fan with the BR coming around first, AND a coach sees it, AND it ends up mattering, AND he comes out to ask what I saw- I am 1000% sure I can talk my way out of it by explaining my rational for not looking at the touch
  6. If this, and then if this and then if this then you are screwed because you didn't watch the touch. Does that about sum it up? : )
  7. No matter where you are on the field, or what your responsibility is on that particular batted ball-WATCH THE BALL, GLANCE AT RUNNERS. If a trouble ball is happening, STAY WITH THE CATCH/NO CATCH or ball leaving play. If that means missing a touch of a base-so be it.
  8. The answer....to your question....is NO.
  9. We see it. But we don't really worry about. Ain't that big of a deal and making a big show of holding the game up over it usually just show you out as green.
  10. If its a rule-get the call right! You don't owe any loyalty to a partner when it has to do with rules application. The CREW has to get them right or we all go down....
  11. More appalling: the PU didn't put the ball back in play with runners on !!! Gasp.
  12. From the account I heard (firsthand) Jimmy came in the locker room and they had a cig together. But that would be apples and oranges to this situation. Chin up-keep moving forward. And no need to say anything to the coaches.
  13. Jocko-sometimes you need to stop chopping so you can sharpen your axe.
  14. Beck-I'd probably leave them in the box until after PBUC, and honestly, even after.
  15. I'll make this real easy for the argumentative types: If you live in a warm weather state (ie, Texas or Florida), and you wait until freaking February to place your order for embroidered uniforms, you have nobody to blame but yourself. Period.
  16. (Insert joke pertaining to food here)
  17. Guys-you order items that require embroidery at their very busiest time of the year. They are slammed with HUNDREDS OF THE SAME ORDERS. You had all winter to place an order to beat the rush and you waited until the last minute....and you are mad at them! Geez. I promise they aren't sitting around laughing at the dust collecting on your PO, and will ship it ASAP. The Honigs hating on here is so ridiculous-maybe next time don't procrastinate?
  18. You must be very privileged to only work on fields that are in pristine condition and you don't have to worry about mesh on your base shoes.... Sent from my XT907 using Tapatalk 2 Most likely a LOT of hard work and dedication as opposed to privilege...
  19. I've noticed a few members here are pretty tech savvy...was wondering if anyone knew how to record (on your computer) a live stream feed of a game. Any advice appreciated. CB
  20. I noticed at the Atlanta NCAAs that they don't look nearly as aggressive/fugly in person.
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