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Discussion: Sun Field s at Big League Dreams

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Sept. 25, 2017
donniebaseball
Men's 60
13 posts
Sun Field s at Big League Dreams
Just finished playing 60 AAA at Big League Dreams on Sunday. At the 8:00am game, the sun was so bad that there was 11 strikeouts recorded. Does anyone have ideas on glasses, etc that could help prevent this again/ The UIC would not allow the pitcher to move right or left to help with the vision. We are playing 50's this weekend and don't want to go thru that again. Any ideas would be appreciated.
Sept. 25, 2017
HAT MAN
Men's 50
227 posts
unfortunately its just bad luck. 6.16 states Sun position affecting the batter is not a potential safety issue and shall not be a basis for suspension of play.

Both teams are given the same disadvantage.
Sept. 25, 2017
local
169 posts
You must be talking about Dodger stadium. Been there experienced it. SSUSA needs to revisit the rule about moving the pitcher. It is a safety issues if you have eye issues that most seniors start to experience.
Sept. 25, 2017
local
169 posts
Welder glasses ?
Sept. 25, 2017
Crash1
Men's 60
9 posts
Donnie, Go to your nearest welding supply store and buy welder's glasses. They look like wraparound sunglasses.
They come in different grades, I believe #3, #4 and #5. Take them outside and try looking into the sun with each grade to see which level of darkness works best for you. I have four pairs that I keep in my bat bag to share with my teammates.

If you use the darkest grade you may have to leave them on until the sun is no longer an issue. They are so dark that your eyes can't adjust fast enough if you try to take them off intermittently. Hope this helps.

David McCarthy #1
Reloaded 60s (now Major Plus as of yesterday)
Sept. 25, 2017
Marv19
Men's 60
498 posts
I sell these http://www.socalssa.com/scssa-gear.html Price is $20 not $23. Come by the tent Oct 14th. I usually have 5 or 6 pairs until they sell out. Very popular. I use them for second base. Don't loose pop ups in the sun anymore. Great filter for batting into the sun too.

Marv
www.socalssa.com
Sept. 25, 2017
just a player
Men's 60
12 posts
Hey David,
About time you guys got moved up to major plus!
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