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Hooters Ball Girl Mistakenly Fields Fair Ball During Phillies Spring Training
NBC Washington ^ | Mar 12, 2013 | An Phung

Posted on 03/12/2013 8:38:51 AM PDT by oxcart

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To: Uncle Miltie

Beizbol been bery bery good to me. :)


51 posted on 03/12/2013 10:27:25 AM PDT by Colonel_Flagg ("Don't be afraid to see what you see." -- Ronald Reagan)
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To: builder
One of the things we do well. ;)

and one of the things we most adore you for.

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It reminds me of a movie I saw.

This older guy was talking to a younger one after the younger one had done something foolish and was considering doing it again. Finally, the old guy asks "Who's the girl?"

"Girl?" said the younger.

"Sure" came the reply. "If a guy does something stupid once, well...it's because he's a guy. But if a guy does something stupid twice, it's because of a girl"

LOL!

52 posted on 03/12/2013 10:27:37 AM PDT by MamaTexan (To follow Original Constitutional Intent, one MUST acknowledge the Right of Secession)
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To: Delmarksman

Too busy looking at the Ball Girl, I suppose...


53 posted on 03/12/2013 10:28:46 AM PDT by Delmarksman (Pro 2A Anglican American (Ford and Chevy kill more people than guns do, lets ban them))
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To: Delmarksman

There was a game?


54 posted on 03/12/2013 10:32:12 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets

BTW, major league umpires are pretty near flawless making these calls, I am sure they recognize the situation before it arises.
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Agreed... but I have noticed more and more that the IFR isn’t called on the HS level.

That explanation in last years Cardinal/National(?) IFR being called when it was apparently what the ‘softball people’ in my baseball days would have called the “SHORT FIELDER” was surprising to me since the interpretation (at least to me) seems to be “IF the ball is playable by an Infielder”.
In this case the SS was almost behind the LF and was calling the ball so the UMP called him out. (And, as I interpret the rule, a correct call).


55 posted on 03/12/2013 10:32:35 AM PDT by xrmusn (6/98 "It is virtually impossible to clean the pond as long as the pigs are still crapping in it")
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets
her heels are way too low, her cleavage too high and her shorts are too long

You mean her neckline is to high. I thought you guys wanted to see cleavage!

I know, I know. I should just be happy nobody has yelled "more boob"!

LOL!

I'll leave y'all to your fun.

56 posted on 03/12/2013 10:34:45 AM PDT by MamaTexan (To follow Original Constitutional Intent, one MUST acknowledge the Right of Secession)
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets
By rule, when a fielder throws a ball into the stands, all the base runners are awarded ONE base.

Understood and thank you for reminding me of that rule. Of course, the intention of the rule was to prevent runners from clearing the bases when an errant throw was made into the stands.

When I was a kid, we played ball by pre-1901 rules. There were three reasons for that:

  1. More bunting for base hits meant fewer lost balls (and broken windows) than kids always swinging for the fences.
  2. Allowing people to retreat on the base paths (such as stealing first) added a little comedy to the game.
  3. We often couldn't get enough kids to play nine on a team, so needed to shorten the time at bat and the scoring opportunities.

We considered, for a time, even reverting further back than 1901. Baseball once had a rule that you could score a put out on a base runner by hitting him with a thrown ball legally in play while he was off the base paths. But after careful deliberation, we thought that rule wise to avoid getting someone seriously injured.

People forget that in the beginning days of the game, a baseball was much softer than it is now and often lopsided from extended use.

We laugh when we see those old gloves (little pliability and requiring both hands to make a catch) in museums and such, but some of us kids actually played with those gloves before our parents bought us the more modern versions. This was in the late 1960s, so not so long ago.

57 posted on 03/12/2013 10:35:25 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: Lancey Howard

58 posted on 03/12/2013 10:40:09 AM PDT by Pan_Yan
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To: oxcart

How lovely for those parents who view a baseball game as a wholesome family outing to have these exhibitionist females prancing about on the field. /s


59 posted on 03/12/2013 10:40:31 AM PDT by Bigg Red (Restore us, O God of hosts; let your face shine, that we may be saved! -Ps80)
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To: oxcart

Isn’t a fair ball from the ground that goes into the stands a ground rule double?


60 posted on 03/12/2013 10:47:30 AM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed &water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: dfwgator

“What difference, at this point, does it make?”


61 posted on 03/12/2013 10:50:57 AM PDT by GOYAKLA (Waiting for the Golden Screw to be removed from Obama's navel and his a$$ falls off!)
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To: xrmusn

I watch a lot of H.S. baseball at the Concord (MA) playground, where the Concond-Carlisle. Around here, the umpires seem to be first rate.


62 posted on 03/12/2013 10:54:48 AM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (What word begins with "O" and ends in economic collapse?)
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To: Pan_Yan
I've had that full YouTube bookmarked for years... love it.

Amazing Ball girl catch

63 posted on 03/12/2013 11:39:46 AM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Lancey Howard

That video is still one of my favorites of all times.


64 posted on 03/12/2013 11:50:32 AM PDT by Verbosus (/* No Comment */)
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets

These guys are ‘OK’ here for the most part (N VA)but have noticed a lot of ‘rabbit ears’ as to criticism - NOT even when yelled AT them, but if some overhear a couple of people talking - I have seen them ‘join the conversation’ - arguing with the fans - BUT if fans continue to get on ump, they are ejected, 2nd time and DON’T come back — NOT a good move, best remain neutral.
Had my first and ONLY female ump when my GS was a Freshman (4yrs ago) and she was terrible. Not only stunk up the place but was so bad the Coaches ‘ganged up on her’ and were defending each other - her ‘partner’ really did nothing extraordinary to ‘protect’ her but I would imagine they didn’t want her either.

After the game I managed to put a lid on it and made a statement she may have had a ‘bad day’ but I had seen worse...She kind of grimaced and then I ‘lowered the boom’ and said “I am sorry LADY, I lied. You are the worst umpire I have EVER seen and I go back to before Jackie Robinson breaking in to the League”.

Never did see or hear of her since, but that doesn’t mean anything...


65 posted on 03/12/2013 12:11:14 PM PDT by xrmusn (6/98 "It is virtually impossible to clean the pond as long as the pigs are still crapping in it")
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To: Pan_Yan
Is that real?

If so then that is a spectacular catch!

66 posted on 03/12/2013 12:50:54 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: BenLurkin

Gatorade commercial that never aired but went viral on the internet. There’s a link to the whole video in post #63.


67 posted on 03/12/2013 1:25:12 PM PDT by Pan_Yan
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To: BenLurkin

http://www.milb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20080625&content_id=423063&vkey=news_milb&fext=.jsp


68 posted on 03/12/2013 3:18:49 PM PDT by DoctorBulldog (Obama sucks. End of story.)
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To: Red Badger; Uncle Chip; Elsie

Here’s ya some “outside interference”:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vZ55Y1MoEUQ


69 posted on 03/12/2013 3:21:52 PM PDT by Graybeard58 (_.. ._. .. _. _._ __ ___ ._. . ___ ..._ ._ ._.. _ .. _. .)
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To: xrmusn
Well if this is the attitude of someone that is ‘training’ or evaluating umps, one can see the attitude they may possess.

I remember the best umpire I ever knew was a very light hearted "interactive" type of umpire that would take great pains to explain things to the coaches in a non-threatening way. He was highly respected in our coaching circles and he was also the umpire trainer so we always had pretty good umpires if they were trained by him. He also carried an air of authority and baseball knowledge that most people would not question his calls.

I remember talking to him while he was watching a game and commented to him on what I thought was a bad/missed call. He just kind of laughed and said, "Yah, he might have missed that one ha ha ha. But we don't have the same angle he does so...who knows". That was just the way John was and everyone loved it when he worked the games. He would always be very supportive of the players and coaches for their efforts. It ended up being a mutual admiration society actually...lol
70 posted on 03/12/2013 3:24:07 PM PDT by copaliscrossing (Comparison is the beginning of discontent.)
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To: DoctorBulldog

thx!


71 posted on 03/12/2013 3:33:45 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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