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Lou B

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Lou B last won the day on May 20 2019

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    Youth baseball, mostly Little League

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    Youth baseball up to high school. Adult Softball.
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  1. Lou B

    Passing runner

    So, they snatched defeat from the jaws of victory!
  2. Always seemed backwards to me. If it's a nice sunny day he sees his shadow and goes back down his hole we get 6 more weeks of winter. If it's a crummy cloudy day and he stays out winter is over.I Then again, maybe it makes sense to a ground hog! Of course, now that I live in Florida, I really don't care!
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    What an F-ING shame!
  4. Dumbest rule in the LL Rulebook and that's saying a lot! But, as you say, it's a rule so if it happens enforce it. So far, I haven't seen it.
  5. I remember days like that when I did live in Oswego! Lots of Lake effect show up there. Not so much of it here in Florida! My brother did say they got about a foot in Holliston, Mass. By the way, local Little League Registration on Saturday!
  6. In many cases the kid throwing the bat is the new/weaker player, good hitters don't normally throw bats. So, you send the weak hitter to the bench and he's done for the game or you eject him and he's done for two games, in either case the manager is happy! The rule "should be", throw the bat and you're out. Managers don't like outs so maybe they'd work a little more with the weaker hitters teaching them to hold on to the bat. One minor note, in Regular Season LL, MPR violations do not result in forfeits. The penalties for MPR violations are in the rulebook.
  7. Everyone knows girls are tougher than boys!
  8. When I was at that complex in Georgia I talked to one of the umps after the game. He told me they put the lights in two years ago. He said there are six fields at the complex and prior to the lights being installed different umps on different fields were calling the games at different times which caused a lot of complaints. Now, the lights go on pretty much all at the same time so all the games are terminated within a minute or so of each other. Seems to work well for them.
  9. Was at a complex in Georgia that didn't have lights. On the fence post in centerfield on each field they mounted "dusk to dawn" yard lights. When it got dark enough for light to come on, game over.
  10. Beer Gum! Caught a manager with it a couple of years ago. I think each stick is like one ounce of beer.
  11. I know, I was just describing it since it's different than the previous photo. I was a bit surprised when I first saw it because of the balloon, not the stance.
  12. There is an add on TV, can't remember for what, but it shows a women umpire using the Raft. She doesn't stand with her feet next to each other and bend/squat, she places one foot well behind the other and then bends down.
  13. I'm in Florida, the lightning capital of the US. Deaths from lightning from 2010 to 2019: Florida: 47, Texas 21, Alabama 17, Arizona 13, North Carolina 12, Colorado and Missouri 10 You can bet lightning is taken seriously around here! As I said above, the fields around here have ThorGuard. I have never seen lightning hit near our fields/complex without ThorGuard sounding first and I have never seen lightning after the All Clear had sounded. There have been cases where the Alarm has sounded and subsequently the All Clear sounded and lightning never hit but better safe than sorry.
  14. Lou B

    Infield fly

    He tagged up and scored on an IFF to F6! What did F6 do after he caught the ball?
  15. One thing that can affect the answer is: did F4 have a play on the ball?
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