Thread: New Mechanic?
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Old Tue Aug 02, 2016, 08:25am
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Originally Posted by Andy View Post
This same discussion came up at the Tournament I was working this past week. A very well respected member of the ASA National Staff basically said this same thing. Make your button hook, don't automatically parallel the runner back to first base, but be ready to move where the play takes you.
Sometimes you have to wonder if it is the way it is being taught or the umpire just not listening to or misunderstanding the entire instruction.
The bat issue in softball is as much about liability, insurance and litigation as it is about competition, inflated egos and softball.
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