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WINTER NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS 2014 DRAFT Game Schedules & Brackets

» SSUSA Staff: DRAFT Game Schedules and Brackets for SESSION #1 of the 2014 Winter ...
0 Oct. 31, 2014 439
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MESSAGE BOARD ADVERTISING PROHIBITION

» SSUSA Staff: There has been a recent proliferation of Message Board posts from ...
0 Aug. 28, 2014 1793
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OFFICIAL SOFTBALLS SSUSA Rulebook 3.5

» SSUSA Staff: There have been some recent competition issues and inquiries about ...
0 Aug. 27, 2014 1108
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TEAM RATINGS Guidelines & Procedures

» SSUSA Staff: Senior Softball-USA Ratings GuidelinesThe foundation of the National ...
0 Feb. 6, 2013 7476

Pitching

» Doc11: If a pitcher delivers a pitch with both feet outside the pitcher's ...
      »stick8: In this case the umpire is to hold his right arm out to the side and ...
      »BruceAZ: We had a similar call in the Worlds a few weeks ago that almost cost ...
      »Sparky.1: First of all, the "correct" Umpire signal is done by holding the ...
      »Sparky.1: and before someone gets any ideas, I am a former State Certified ...
      »TimMcElroy: I see two potentially different scenarios here: 1) If the pitcher ...
      »B.J.: Tim.....I disagree with you on the part of calling a no pitch if ...
      »stick8: Tim, I with B.J. on this one. I don't believe it's a dead ball. The ...
      »Sparky.1: The only time a "Dead Ball" vocalization is used is "Dead Ball ...
      »Garocket: I would have to agree with Tim, IF the pitcher never got in the ...
      »Sparky.1: stick8.....ASA is as soon as possible once it leaves the Pitcher's ...
      »John Mc: I am new to this forum, but I agree with Tim. If the pitcher is never ...
      »ju25: This happened to me last night in a USSSA playoff game. Pitcher was ...
      »mad dog: i'm with rocket and tim on this.....its like letting the pitcher ...
      »stick8: Jimmy in your scenario it's a ball not because the pitch was deep or ...
      »B.J.: Guys again here is the rule...6.4 BEFORE STARTING THE PITCH...B. ...
      »ju25: Stick, I understand the ball call, but shouldn't he have said ball, ...
      »B.J.: JU....in USSSA the umpire cannot say anything until after the pitch ...
      »stick8: Jimmy your correct. What he should have called was "unfairly ...
      »stick8: Fellas BJ is exactly correct. For further info refer to section 6 of ...
      »ju25: I thought that USSSA was a hand signal, or is that just for pitches ...
      »OZ40: Right on Stick. The only bone I have to pick with U-Trip is in this ...
      »Sparky.1: As an idea for ALL of the current Senior Softball Associations. In ...
      »stick8: Jimmy there's no hand signal in utrip until the pitch crosses the ...
      »stick8: Oz that's the beauty of USSSA!! Your last sentence sums it up ...
      »Sparky.1: Totally agree with you "stick8", "Oz40" summed up a USSSA team's ...
      »curty: what would you call this? batter in box, pitch thrown- legally by ...
      »B.J.: if pitcher does what again????
      »curty: umpire was not looking. he was putting a ball away when the pitch was ...
      »Sparky.1: The Umpire's day is finished and should be enrolled in "Basic ...
      »B.J.: I didn't see the play...but many times multiple balls are used in a ...
      »Sparky.1: BJ....Can't sell that outlook.....A ball bag is worn on your side ...
      »OZ40: As a former U-Trip ump I always stated "TIME" when a play was ...
      »Sparky.1: Exactly my point and the overall level of Umpiring I have witnessed ...
33 Oct. 31, 2014 581

Nor Cal team, new to 60 Major-plus, looking for 3rd baseman; middle infielder

» Maint11: Our team just won the Triple Grand Slam (60 Major) and are moving to ...
0 Oct. 31, 2014 16

50 Womans- Phoenix 14-16

» playball63: Ladiez Steel Smackin 50 is looking for a couple Players for Phoenix, ...
      »Wheels55: I am interested! I just sent you an email
      »playball63: Would Love to have you Wheels. I could still use one more... ...
2 Oct. 31, 2014 53

Barry Maynard

» barrym: Barry Maynard is intrested in playing 60 major. Can play any infeild ...
0 Oct. 31, 2014 32

65+ Tues Morning League in Anaheim, CA

» LewHerndon: Looking for players on a well established team. Several players moved ...
0 Oct. 31, 2014 15

Better bats or better marketing?

» OZ40: Like many of you I can remember some real legends of slow pitch ...
      »crusher: OZ40 - Yes to both. The fact a bat has 1.21 does not mean it is ...
      »OZ40: I understand you Crusher. My point is a bat performing at it's 1.21 ...
2 Oct. 31, 2014 109

Wanting a rental in Florida

» surf88: We are looking for a rental in Florida December/January/February. ...
      »Tri18: Ed, I have a couple of players that live in that area. I just ...
      »surf88: Thanks Alan. Appreciate it. My wires folks are in Gainesville so we ...
      »Tri18: I am playing two charity games and a hr derby with him tomorrow. I ...
3 Oct. 31, 2014 202

Looking for 50+ team for 2015 in Northern California

» Mikedclovis: Consistent .700 hitting with home run power Lin Fresno area ooking ...
0 Oct. 31, 2014 15

Passing of Fred Purvis

» batter4u: It is with deep sorrow to inform Senior Softball of the untimely ...
      »softball4b: Fred Purvis was a true gentleman and a premier power hitter in Senior ...
      »Dbax: This is terrible news. Loved playing with Fred. Anyone know what ...
      »softball4b: Heart attack, passed away in his sleep.
      »Dbax: Thanks Mike. Our sympathies to his family. At the Worlds this year he ...
      »Webbie25: Senior softball has lost one of its true gentle giants. Fred was ...
      »the wood: Fred played with us from 2008-2010 and he was a huge part of any ...
      »BruceAZ: I had the pleasure of playing with Fred a few years ago in 55M. Like ...
      »Funk: I am so sorry to hear this news...Fred was truly a force in this game ...
      »T.Burk: For those of you who have written about Fred, I have spoken with ...
      »4x4: I'm far away from the fray now location wise.... But I knew and liked ...
      »DoubleL10: I had the privilege of playing with Fred on the Omen team this year - ...
      »sjuhoops: I started playing against Fred about 15 years ago. Fred and I became ...
      »surf88: There is only one Fred that comes to my mind when I play in Arizona ...
      »ALLPRO: Played with and against Fred for many years. Awesome Power! What ...
14 Oct. 31, 2014 741

List of teams and seeding games schedule

» cheezhed1: When can we expect the seeding round schedule for the Nationals in Ft ...
      »DaveDowell: Sometime in the next day or two for Session #1 and by the end of the ...
      »Florida Blue: It's day 2... And still waiting. People need rooms, take time off ...
      »DaveDowell: Florida Blue: And it will be "day 2" for another 16 or so hours here ...
      »T.C.Sr.: Saw that there are 17 teams listed in the 55 Age Group. Just curious ...
      »wagon487: T.C.Sr. if you go to rating tab (located on top of page) it will ...
      »bullet: OK, it is the end of the week,when might we expect session 2. Think ...
      »DaveDowell: Session #2 is now being targeted for a late Sunday (or maybe even ...
      »T.C.Sr.: Thanks for the tip wagon487. Not concerned with the game times as ...
8 Oct. 31, 2014 638

looking for good solid outfielders for 60AAA out of austin, tx

» mckenzie: will play in several tourneys, both toc and qualifiers. Need solid ...
      »mad dog: mckenzie....could you leave some way to contact you....i know of a ...
      »mckenzie: email me at avevavavjv@yahoo.com
2 Oct. 31, 2014 92

need a team to play with

» dancingbob: I am looking to join a senior softball team in Fort Myers FL. Would ...
0 Oct. 31, 2014 40

PHOENIX 65 TEAM

» gman1: S.CALIF 65 GUY LOOKING FOR TEAM,,,,WANTING TO PLAY IN PHOENIX ,,,PLAY ...
0 Oct. 31, 2014 23

Nightmare bats

» tattooball: All of the backorder bats have been shipped today. Thank you
0 Oct. 31, 2014 76

Schedule Conflict

» vincemelo: At the Winter Nationals on Tuesday, November 4, the Florida Legends ...
      »SSUSA Staff: Noted and fixed ... Similar issues were also fixed affecting the ...
1 Oct. 31, 2014 122

What Are The Settings?

» 0: This question is for those of you that have or use the Louisville ...
      »softball4b: Raise the pitch arm to the highest setting Pull arm should be set ...
      »softball4b: Plenty of videos on Utube, expect 10-11' arc, with a new spring ...
      »0: Thank You!
      »0: I looked for a video on YouTube but didn't see anything about the ...
      »softball4b: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-0apdk6buTo http://www.youtube.com/w ...
      »Snot Nose Kid: I have found that setting the pull release arm at 5, the rise pitch ...
6 Oct. 31, 2014 203

Reebok Melee's

» surf88: I continue to get emails from players asking about the Reebok ...
      »Graphite: Why was a good selling product discontinued?
      »Marv19: That is an easy question to answer. The larger question is why did ...
      »surf88: Graphite: Call me and I can answer your questions and perhaps help ...
      »Tri18: Graphite and Marv, You are on the right track. The simple reason ...
      »hemi racer: Have heard that when Reebok chose to discontinued bat sales, it was ...
      »surf88: Thank you Alan for stepping in and answering the question posed to me ...
      »4x4: +1 Happens a LOT....
      »Tri18: No problem Ed. Hope things are well with you out there. My guess is ...
8 Oct. 31, 2014 1008

2014 Worlds - Best of the Best - 1038 action shots

» Jack: Below is the link to the "Best of the Best" action shots. copy and ...
      »Sparky.1: Jack: The listed URL link does not work..........
      »SSUSA Staff: Yes it does (at least for our computers here)
      »Jack: You can always click the link on the right side of this page and it ...
      »DOLFAN: Great shots of Im not sure what age division and the umpires. Any ...
4 Oct. 30, 2014 206

Team move-ups

» paul0784: If a team averages 5.4 run differential for a total of 27 games in ...
      »SSUSA Staff: We would say: That "scoring data set" would trigger a closer look at ...
      »LP: I just talked to a player from a team in Texas they were a 60 major ...
      »Ho: LP, did the TEXAS team also tell you that in the four games that they ...
      »DaveDowell: LP: Not hard to figure at all ... SPA and SSUSA both have provisions ...
      »paul0784: SSUSA, so you are basing the move up on 1 tournament the Worlds. I ...
      »Enviro-Vac: Sounds like you have a solid club Paul. There really are not that ...
      »BruceinGa: E-V, you must not have been watching the right games! ;)
      »donll: Just curious why teams always mention how they score runs (without ...
      »paul0784: The thing is Don and you should know this that as you move up the ...
      »LeeLee50: My guess would because they won, win by 1 or win by 20 a win is a ...
      »paul0784: LEE we didn't win 27 games that was the total games we played this ...
      »SSUSA Staff: Paul0784 No teams (except the Champions at the SPA Worlds, the ...
      »Sunshine1949: Paul...to win the ACC, which is the best tournament in the east and ...
      »LeeLee50: Paul, I am not sure what the name of your team is but in the post ...
      »put me in coach: SSUSA Staff you are incorrect stating no teams get moved up after ...
      »SSUSA Staff: We just made a fundamental terminology error by using the word "No" ...
      »put me in coach: How is it obvious that the Rochester Merchants were in the wrong ...
      »donll: Paul My point was how you score your runs is irrelevant to the ...
      »paul0784: Lee again I didn't know you got moved after one tourney and yes we ...
      »Omar Khayyam: paul0784, earlier you stated that "We played in 5 tournaments and won ...
      »titanhd: SSUSA Staff. Question: Why does the SPA Champion get an automatic ...
      »hector: Didn't hannington's play 55 major 2 years ago and win 55aaa 3years ...
      »jrhunch: last three tournaments in ssusa that rochester merchants played in ...
      »paul0784: Hector yes we did what you said. We won is 2011 and we were 1-24 in 5 ...
      »VUSA44: When/where are the bumps from the current season announced? Sorry if ...
      »wagon487: THIS IS A VERY GOOD QUESTION SSUSA Staff. Question: Why does the SPA ...
      »SSUSA Staff: VERY GOOD ANSWER: Because ISA is an affiliated entity with SSUSA ... ...
      »LeeLee50: Paul, yeah your right you should be able to win or finish in the ...
      »paul0784: The biggest problem I have with this is there are no 60M teams to ...
      »LeeLee50: Paul' I agree with you on that, we face the same problem each ...
      »LeeLee50: Paul, I am not 100% sure but it looks like the 3 teams that ...
      »stattad: I want to express my opinion that every team should have two ...
      »jrhunch: preliminary games should never count in your run ...
      »paul0784: Jr would those 55 subs you talked about be the 5 guys you brought in ...
      »SSUSA Staff: Just for entertainment value, here are a couple of random facts to ...
      »jrhunch: paul we had 20 guys on our roster for syracuse all 20 guys ...
      »jrhunch: ssusa staff just a correction on my part the 29-13 game was not a ...
37 Oct. 30, 2014 1633

looking for a team in fort meyers

» morris brown: player looking to play in fort meyers 50 aaa or major. play for ...
0 Oct. 30, 2014 71
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