CF Softball game

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by CycloneRulzzz, Jul 4, 2014.

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What weekend works best for you?

  1. july 19/20

    50.0%
  2. july 26/27

    41.7%
  3. Aug 2/3

    33.3%
  4. Aug 9/10

    50.0%
  5. Aug 16/17

    33.3%
  6. Aug 23/24

    58.3%
  7. Aug 31

    58.3%
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. CycloneRulzzz

    CycloneRulzzz Well-Known Member

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    The cf'ers in the wild thread reminded me of awhile back there was talk of a summer cf softball game. There was decent interest but not enough to play. Thinking with how cf has grown that maybe this would be a possibility now.
     
  2. CynadoAlley

    CynadoAlley Well-Known Member

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    I'm definitely down for this. Living in Ames this summer kept me from coaching baseball back home, so I'm itching to get back on a diamond in any kind of form.
     
  3. VikesFan5

    VikesFan5 Well-Known Member

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    I think that'd be fun. Basketball during the school year has been a success so we should give this a shot.
     
  4. cyrocksmypants

    cyrocksmypants Well-Known Member

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    I think if you called it beerball instead you'd get more takers.
     
  5. cmjh10

    cmjh10 Well-Known Member

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    Im basically the Mike Trout of CF Softball
     
  6. ISUCyclones2015

    ISUCyclones2015 Well-Known Member

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    My team is basically dominating our corporate softball league.

    But it might be because we have 3 guys that got drafted in the MLB and all 3 got up to AA. But I'm clearly the MVP :jimlad:

    I would consider it depending on the day/location.
     
  7. CynadoAlley

    CynadoAlley Well-Known Member

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    Are beerball and softball not the same thing?
     
  8. theantiAIRBHG

    theantiAIRBHG Well-Known Member

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    Well I'm drunk, so I'm like halfway to being good at softball.
     
  9. cyrocksmypants

    cyrocksmypants Well-Known Member

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    If they are, I feel I should have gone to more ISU softball games when I was in school!
     
  10. ISUCubswin

    ISUCubswin Well-Known Member

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  11. Rabbuk

    Rabbuk Well-Known Member

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    Either play 16 inch softball or baseball. 12 inch is a game for chicks.
     
  12. CycloneRulzzz

    CycloneRulzzz Well-Known Member

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    Need 9 to a side plus a few sub's, so probably looking for around 25ish. Last time this got discussed location was kind of an issue.
     
  13. cyrocksmypants

    cyrocksmypants Well-Known Member

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    Agree about location. Have it where I'm at and I'm in.
     
  14. CynadoAlley

    CynadoAlley Well-Known Member

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    I'd obviously prefer it to be in Ames but I could probably make it down to Des Moines if that was a better option (unless you're just talking about specific fields and not the town).

    As for numbers, obviously a lot more difficult to fill out a game than say, basketball. Maybe a player from the other team can catch, and the pitcher can run to home if there is to be a play at the plate? Other than that I can't really think about ways to get the numbers down, other than someone volunteering to be the pitcher the for both teams. I guess it depends how competitive people are wanting it to be, but the number can't really deviate from 8-9 players per team.
     
  15. crawfy54

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    I would say the opposite. Oh and I'm down for this.
     
  16. CycloneRulzzz

    CycloneRulzzz Well-Known Member

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    Last time around DM people wanted it there, Ankeny people wanted Ankeny. I would prefer Ames, but right now the 13th street fields are crap.
     
  17. cmjh10

    cmjh10 Well-Known Member

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    Im in Ames every weekend, so thats where I would prefer. But if it is in the area, maybe some of us could carpool?
     
  18. CynadoAlley

    CynadoAlley Well-Known Member

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    Would love to have it in Ames, but I'd be up for carpooling if it's not.
     
  19. cmjh10

    cmjh10 Well-Known Member

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    I just want this to to happen...
     
  20. ISUCyclones2015

    ISUCyclones2015 Well-Known Member

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    Can someone drive me from South Carolina?
     

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