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Re: Currently at the Smokey
Did Zirkle go out there and address the situation? He probably handled it the right way if I had to guess. Worry about his child FIrst. And to say someone should have waited around to fight ‘like grown men’ for talking trash and heckling!! That is laughable, they have a sport for that, it is called MMA and ask Ben Askren how that goes. There is ZERO place for fighting at a slow pitch softball tournament, especially The Smoky. Does a lot of guys cross that line and it almost come to that, absolutely, but you have to have cooler heads around to extinguish the situation. With the amount of ‘man juice’ running through most of these guys, you have to be able to control it or it is going to end up getting someone in serious trouble and none of us want to see that no matter how much we disagree with how some players act on the field. This was by far the best event I have ever been for men’s softball that wasn’t associated with church. You had kids playing wiffle ball, running around, watching softball, taking about how far guys hit it, and plays being made. They weren’t sitting around on their electronics and it was refreshing to see. Let’s start knowing our role at tournaments like these and representing the product and company in the best way possible that allow us to do this week in and week out at the highest level possible, at the best complexes and with the best group of people in the game.