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    Softball Swings.

    Am I the only one who can't stand to watch softball because 90% of them have terrible swings? They swing down on a all going up, and expect it to go in the air! Why don't they swing rotational? It's so annoying..



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    Re: Softball Swings.

    I don't like watching softball bc woman are inferior athletes.



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    Re: Softball Swings.

    Quote Originally Posted by thatguy View Post
    I don't like watching softball bc woman are inferior athletes.
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    Re: Softball Swings.

    I've always been told that the reason they swing down or with a level swing is because they don't have the reaction time to get any loop in the swing. A downswing is a quicker swing and allows them to make better contact.

    Of course, that could be a bunch of BS.



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    Re: Softball Swings.

    When you have 2 girls and a wife that loves softball, you learn to watch the sport.


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    Re: Softball Swings.

    And what's with the whole start running to 1st before they swing crap?


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    Re: Softball Swings.

    Quote Originally Posted by CylentButDeadly View Post
    I've always been told that the reason they swing down or with a level swing is because they don't have the reaction time to get any loop in the swing. A downswing is a quicker swing and allows them to make better contact.

    Of course, that could be a bunch of BS.
    Do you watch the Olympic players? They all swing rotational, and they hit for 10x the power of any of these softball girls.



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    Re: Softball Swings.

    I'm just playin...I have three sisters who were all great softball players and my uncle is the all time wins leader for high school coaches in Arizona. Spent a few days around the old softball diamond.



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    Re: Softball Swings.

    Quote Originally Posted by cyismydog View Post
    Do you watch the Olympic players? They all swing rotational, and they hit for 10x the power of any of these softball girls.
    Probably why they're in the Olympics and the other girls are not.


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    Re: Softball Swings.

    Quote Originally Posted by cmoneyr View Post
    Probably why they're in the Olympics and the other girls are not.
    +1 That pretty much takes care of that argument.



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    Re: Softball Swings.

    Quote Originally Posted by cyismydog View Post
    Do you watch the Olympic players? They all swing rotational, and they hit for 10x the power of any of these softball girls.
    I can't say I watch too much Olympic softball.



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    Re: Softball Swings.

    Quote Originally Posted by cmoneyr View Post
    And what's with the whole start running to 1st before they swing crap?
    I hate that. Slappers.



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    Re: Softball Swings.

    Quote Originally Posted by cmoneyr View Post
    Probably why they're in the Olympics and the other girls are not.
    One of the reasons is b/c of their swings...they swing correctly, using their whole body and a better swing path.



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    Re: Softball Swings.

    Do softball players still do those ridiculous chants?


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    Re: Softball Swings.

    the run toward first its called a slap hit and because their bases are only 60 ft apart their ain't much reaction time a player bobbles the ball the runner is safe



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