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Organized Sports and My softball team

Dragon

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Lets hear it for Dragon’s team.

I’ve been playing in the city’s recreation Softball League. One of the guys that work in the building here plays with me and a few guys I know from school/old job. Our team was off to a great start, winning both of our first 2 games and outscoring the opponents by 10 or more points.

Our last 2 games have been a landslide though. The team has been outplayed, beat mentally, and physically as I, the catcher, was cracked with a bat by an idiot batter that left me with a relatively useless thumb, and a black eye 8-! :-@, and shortstop collided with center fielder in an attempt to catch a ball. The first loss came in part to some bad calls, we might have had a chance had it not been for that, and third baseman dropping a few catches. The second loss, well, we were just beaten.

We have made a few changes in the batting lineup, and positions. I’m healing, and should be able to play. I want to improve on this 2-2 record.

This is your opportunity to post pad, and wish us luck. I wanna be 3-2 at the end of today!!

Also, any of you out there involved in organized sports in your community?
 

Zoning Goddess

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I coach my son's U-11 soccer team. We are undefeated so far (4-0) but I am having problems with over-excitable parents on the sidelines during games.

Anyway, best of luck to you!
 

Repo Man

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I play softball for a local Irish Pub. I think this is year 8 or 9. We started off being terrible, but the last few years we have been respectable. Two years ago we finished 2nd and missed the playoffs. We begin the season tonight. I am excited, but missed our only practice this spring so I hope that I don't strike out my first at bat.
 
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