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Forum: Baseball Wed Jul 20, 2011, 12:08pm
Replies: 60
Views: 6,117
Posted By GerryB
Thanks Rich and Tim. Well spoken. I really...

Thanks Rich and Tim. Well spoken.
I really don't mind the direction the game is going. I was taught the "old way" and did well with it. I find the current game a challenge, one that keeps me sharp,...
Forum: Baseball Tue Jul 19, 2011, 10:35pm
Replies: 60
Views: 6,117
Posted By GerryB
I don't know if I cringe more at the arrogance of...

I don't know if I cringe more at the arrogance of this quote or the misspellings. :p
Actually, you've received a reasoned discourse on why some things in baseball came to be. You on the other hand...
Forum: Baseball Fri Jun 24, 2011, 07:35am
Replies: 20
Views: 2,268
Posted By GerryB
I think he got it wrong.

I think he got it wrong.
Forum: Baseball Mon Jun 13, 2011, 06:39am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,633
Posted By GerryB
Don't believe they came with bicep protectors; I...

Don't believe they came with bicep protectors; I have one.
Forum: Baseball Tue Jun 07, 2011, 02:00pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,297
Posted By GerryB
I think my point was "umpire says count wrong" is...

I think my point was "umpire says count wrong" is not covered by the rules. The count is the count.
Forum: Baseball Tue Jun 07, 2011, 07:57am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,297
Posted By GerryB
Tell the OHC that you didn't change the count;...

Tell the OHC that you didn't change the count; what you gave as the count was wrong. The count is the count, what you say can be wrong. Then get ready to take the heat for giving the wrong count....
Forum: Baseball Tue May 24, 2011, 07:54am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,102
Posted By GerryB
Mike & Dave, both excellent points. Level and...

Mike & Dave, both excellent points. Level and quality of play are huge factors and my own personal experience has been that as I advanced in ball I had to develop a feel for what the parameters were...
Forum: Baseball Thu Jan 27, 2011, 07:30am
Replies: 15
Views: 3,239
Posted By GerryB
No doubt about that Publius, from MLB's point of...

No doubt about that Publius, from MLB's point of view. What I could never get is that the School's trained them for what, two months? But PBUC and UDP before them had them for 8 - 13 years. While the...
Forum: Baseball Wed Jan 26, 2011, 08:05pm
Replies: 15
Views: 3,239
Posted By GerryB
MLB has complained loudly for years that they...

MLB has complained loudly for years that they have "no control" over the training of their umpires because MLB umpires own the schools. Looks like this is their attempt to take over...
Forum: Baseball Fri Oct 08, 2010, 10:58am
Replies: 42
Views: 4,510
Posted By GerryB
Always thought it would give you the Herman...

Always thought it would give you the Herman Munster look.

http://www.the-reelgillman.com/munsters/images/herman_header.jpg

But just my opinion.
Forum: Baseball Sun Sep 19, 2010, 09:53pm
Replies: 29
Views: 2,939
Posted By GerryB
Colvin in hospital after bat punctures chest |...

Colvin in hospital after bat punctures chest | MLB.com: News (http://mlb.mlb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20100919&content_id=14847072&vkey=news_mlb&c_id=mlb)

Scary.
Forum: Baseball Thu Jul 08, 2010, 08:54pm
Replies: 10
Views: 5,257
Posted By GerryB
Obviously I don't know, but guess this had a...

Obviously I don't know, but guess this had a precursor some where earlier.
I believe the hat thing is telling him not to talk to him without his hat on, which Acta doesn't.
Forum: Baseball Fri Apr 30, 2010, 07:17am
Replies: 18
Views: 2,424
Posted By GerryB
Two coaches, same DIII league, one comes unglued...

Two coaches, same DIII league, one comes unglued if a drop is a strike the other if it isn't. Dread getting them in the same game.

In lower NCAA "up here" pitching is not a strength, so for me...
Forum: Baseball Wed Apr 14, 2010, 05:38am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,620
Posted By GerryB
I believe the Aluminum Vectors are legal in NCAA,...

I believe the Aluminum Vectors are legal in NCAA, the the Composites are not.
Forum: Baseball Thu Apr 08, 2010, 11:33am
Replies: 80
Views: 6,079
Posted By GerryB
Perception; they have clocks. You think you can...

Perception; they have clocks. You think you can know when it will end. Who knows when a baseball game will end?
Forum: Baseball Thu Apr 08, 2010, 11:00am
Replies: 80
Views: 6,079
Posted By GerryB
I'm with Joe, but

for a completely clueless/fanboy viewpoint check out

Joe West - Sox Yankees games "Pathetic & Embarrassing" - Sons of Sam Horn (http://sonsofsamhorn.net/index.php?showtopic=55269)
Forum: Baseball Sat Mar 27, 2010, 08:01am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,623
Posted By GerryB
Ncaa

I'm told that this was addressed at the Philadelphia meeting. It is no longer an appeal play. We are to rule R1 out only if he abandons the baseline prior to the run scoring.
Forum: Baseball Thu Feb 25, 2010, 04:30pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,067
Posted By GerryB
Riddell power CP, early version?

Riddell power CP, early version?
Forum: Baseball Mon Feb 22, 2010, 10:45pm
Replies: 22
Views: 3,852
Posted By GerryB
I'll take a shot here at number 2. U1's statement...

I'll take a shot here at number 2. U1's statement that the runner had broken before the pitcher had started his move is HIS judgment. U3, in calling the balk as throwing to an unoccupied base,...
Forum: Baseball Fri Feb 05, 2010, 10:03am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,465
Posted By GerryB
The NASO College Baseball Rules Study Guide...

The NASO College Baseball Rules Study Guide (09-10) mentions for the purposes of determining when a ball has passed first or third "visualize a line between first and third" (pg. 20 2e, also play...
Forum: Baseball Fri Sep 18, 2009, 09:49am
Replies: 21
Views: 1,766
Posted By GerryB
I don't want machines calling strikes, but this...

I don't want machines calling strikes, but this info is out there being used to explain or condemn. The strike zone shown is the "normalized strike zone", that is, a kind of a statistical average of...
Forum: Baseball Thu Sep 17, 2009, 11:03pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,766
Posted By GerryB
Lowell's AB, from the Pitch f/x data, thanks to...

Lowell's AB, from the Pitch f/x data, thanks to BrooksBaseball.net. Looks OK to me (#5 called strike three)

http://homepage.mac.com/gerrybil/numlocation.png
Forum: Baseball Sun Sep 06, 2009, 10:02am
Replies: 21
Views: 3,028
Posted By GerryB
??

With these catalog pictures, does it strike you that it is Carlucci-like in design (no, I'm not suggesting in quality or fit! Copy cat maybe?) with a plate of some sort over their closed cell...
Forum: Baseball Sun Sep 06, 2009, 05:35am
Replies: 21
Views: 3,028
Posted By GerryB
Got it, Belgard. See: Japanese Equipment...

Got it, Belgard. See:

Japanese Equipment (http://item.rakuten.co.jp/takagisp/c/0000002272/)
Forum: Baseball Sat Sep 05, 2009, 06:26am
Replies: 21
Views: 3,028
Posted By GerryB
What brand name is that "B"? Sorry, I'm giving in...

What brand name is that "B"? Sorry, I'm giving in to the gear junkie in me!
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