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Forum: Softball Thu May 29, 2014, 09:06pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,698
Posted By bkbjones
I guess since I was born in Florence and spent my...

I guess since I was born in Florence and spent my first 9.5 years in Coolidge, I am kinda sorta an Arizona umpire. Of course I would give my left one to be on the field one more time :)
Forum: Softball Thu May 29, 2014, 03:13pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,698
Posted By bkbjones
Wcws

Yes, I am still around.

Who is on the crew for WCWS?
Forum: Softball Thu Jun 14, 2012, 12:45pm
Replies: 60
Views: 5,171
Posted By bkbjones
The good thing about working in...

The good thing about working in Hillsboro/Portland/Salem is Honig's is right down the road. If your equipment gets misplaced, if you ask the right person you can get a set of "loaner" equipment for...
Forum: Softball Thu Jun 07, 2012, 02:51pm
Replies: 60
Views: 5,171
Posted By bkbjones
Ha ha ... don't I wish I was going to be on the...

Ha ha ... don't I wish I was going to be on the crew. It's 300 miles from here to OKC, much farther to the national school, so provided the beer truck doesn't hit me ... I might ... just maybe ... go...
Forum: Softball Thu Jun 07, 2012, 02:49pm
Replies: 5
Views: 968
Posted By bkbjones
Shag, basically they are scrapers without...

Shag, basically they are scrapers without handles, 3-4 inches long, 5-6 inches wide. Great for getting mud off the plate, work even better when you kick some dry dirt on the wet plate and then clean...
Forum: Softball Thu Jun 07, 2012, 03:50am
Replies: 60
Views: 5,171
Posted By bkbjones
Going to OKC in July. Maybe.

Going to OKC in July. Maybe.
Forum: Softball Wed Jun 06, 2012, 11:37pm
Replies: 5
Views: 968
Posted By bkbjones
Mount Vernon Plate Brushes

Dear NCAA,
I have three Mount Vernon Plate Brushes (i.e. small scrapers to quickly, thoroughly clean off the mud) available for you to purchase.

Of course, if you had Lori, Eric, Brandon, Brenda...
Forum: Softball Wed Apr 11, 2012, 04:32am
Replies: 46
Views: 2,991
Posted By bkbjones
Rise and Fall of the Roman Umpire

Rise and Fall of the Roman Umpire
Forum: Softball Wed Apr 11, 2012, 04:22am
Replies: 32
Views: 1,915
Posted By bkbjones
Cool grants permission. Must be another reason to...

grants permission. Must be another reason to Protect Our Nation's Youth.

I've done it ... had a guy who was a great slow pitch umpire, decided he wanted a taste of school ball. It was 20-0, he was...
Forum: Softball Mon Apr 09, 2012, 10:45pm
Replies: 73
Views: 4,404
Posted By bkbjones
Damn I miss most of you guys. Thank you for...

Damn I miss most of you guys. Thank you for making me laugh Mike.
Forum: Softball Mon Apr 09, 2012, 07:03pm
Replies: 73
Views: 4,404
Posted By bkbjones
Geeeeeeezus. Are you serious? Of course mechanics...

Geeeeeeezus. Are you serious? Of course mechanics should be used.

I also know there is rulebook/manual right, ballpark wrong.

This is what I get for crawling out of the ol' deathbed. I can;t...
Forum: Softball Mon Apr 09, 2012, 05:23pm
Replies: 73
Views: 4,404
Posted By bkbjones
Obviously, you do not know me. Just as obviously,...

Obviously, you do not know me. Just as obviously, your are one tremendously pretentious, um, person. And, yes, I do know what it says because someone took pity on me and sent me the manual. (Just...
Forum: Softball Mon Apr 09, 2012, 02:02pm
Replies: 73
Views: 4,404
Posted By bkbjones
Gawd, I don't post anything in two years, and...

Gawd, I don't post anything in two years, and here I am, twice in four days.

IMHO, anyone who didn't see an immediate ejection over this needs to seriously consider another avocation.

The POE...
Forum: Softball Sat Apr 07, 2012, 09:35am
Replies: 2
Views: 555
Posted By bkbjones
I'l take a little credit for him too. He came to...

I'l take a little credit for him too. He came to me in 2005 and wanted "some input." So I got ready to evaluate. Top half of the first, ball is in foul territory, girl was in fair territory on a weak...
Forum: Softball Fri Jul 01, 2011, 03:15am
Replies: 19
Views: 3,468
Posted By bkbjones
Wholly schidt! How did my picture end up on...

Wholly schidt! How did my picture end up on here???!!!!

BTW, 90 degrees at 9 a.m. doesn't mean a whole lot to some of us. A few of us have worked a game or two where the low never got below 100....
Forum: Softball Tue Jun 21, 2011, 03:31am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,775
Posted By bkbjones
I once knew a girl from Nantucket, whose coach...

I once knew a girl from Nantucket,
whose coach would sit on a bucket ...


Actually, my goal is to not kick the sonuva*****in bucket for a while yet. I still have more pissing and moaning to do...
Forum: Softball Tue Jun 21, 2011, 03:24am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,377
Posted By bkbjones
John Wright: u da man! John is a good enough...

John Wright: u da man!

John is a good enough person that he could pass for a Southerner. He's a good 'un and will do it up right.
Forum: Baseball Sun Jun 12, 2011, 09:07pm
Replies: 181
Views: 10,959
Posted By bkbjones
Always good to know the THs in college baseball...

Always good to know the THs in college baseball are as stupid as the ones in college softball. NCAA should ban Nomar from TV. They do have the right to approve announcers, and Nomar should be...
Forum: Softball Tue Jun 07, 2011, 08:50pm
Replies: 2
Views: 624
Posted By bkbjones
TH ad nauseum

I am going to apply for the TH job at ESPN, but fear I would be declared ineligible for actually knowing some of the rules ... like "about to receive" in the college game ... and that a ball 8"...
Forum: Softball Tue Jun 07, 2011, 08:47pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,456
Posted By bkbjones
Mike and Tony were both close to the correct...

Mike and Tony were both close to the correct answer this question.

The best place is in the next to the top row of the bleachers with at least one post solidly between you and everyone at the...
Forum: Softball Fri May 27, 2011, 08:06pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,441
Posted By bkbjones
Pam Ward on ESPN

Will someone explain the NCAA obstruction rule to Pam Ward of ESPN? The difference between obstruction and interference?

Oh wait. We HAVE explained it. Never mind. But she did get what is left of...
Forum: Softball Sat Mar 05, 2011, 04:17pm
Replies: 1
Views: 890
Posted By bkbjones
Prayers for Brenda Terpstra

Many of you probably know Brenda Terpstra, especially if you are NCAA or ISF. Brenda lives in Bellingham, WA area. She is in the hospital there with severe blood clot issues. Apparently went in...
Forum: Softball Tue Apr 27, 2010, 10:12am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,041
Posted By bkbjones
Forum: Softball Mon Apr 19, 2010, 04:18pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,041
Posted By bkbjones
He did and he did a great job. SRW nailed that...

He did and he did a great job. SRW nailed that interference call and someone who looks reallllllllllllly good in black pants (UDub coach) got a little upset.

I did get pissed off at both of them...
Forum: Softball Thu Apr 01, 2010, 11:23pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,481
Posted By bkbjones
Larry called 38 IPs, a new record. It really set...

Larry called 38 IPs, a new record. It really set off the Tall White Haired Man and The Wild One, who were there observing. After the game they told us about some memo thingie. Anyone heard about...
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