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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA CHAMPIONSHIPS 2015 DRAFT Game Schedules & Brackets

» SSUSA Staff: DRAFT Game Schedules and Brackets for SESSION #1 (Men's 65's, 70's, ...
      »SSUSA Staff: DRAFT Game Schedules and Brackets for SESSION #2 (Men's 50's, 55's & ...
1 July 3, 2015 625
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SSUSA RULES COMMITTEE 2014 Actions & Minutes

» SSUSA Staff: The 2014 SSUSA Rules Committee sessions at the Annual Convention in ...
0 Dec. 5, 2014 3299
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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 4144
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TEAM RATINGS Guidelines & Procedures

» SSUSA Staff: Senior Softball-USA Ratings GuidelinesThe foundation of the National ...
0 Feb. 6, 2013 10486

Team "Rankings"

» 17Black: OK, I know the only thing that matters is who wins on the field. At ...
      »cyborg45: I think this is a great idea. However, going from a great idea to ...
1 July 4, 2015 245

Dudley 12" with rattle.

» HPower: Hey Guys, I just picked up a used 26oz Dudley 12", my first Senior ...
      »hemi racer: In the past I have fond that the rattle your hearing is only ...
      »k man: 3 weeks ago, I contacted Dudley because of a rattle that developed in ...
      »HPower: Ya hemi, that was my first thought (hope) that it was just some cap ...
      »k man: HP, like I said at least I have a plan B regardless of what happens ...
      »HPower: k man, I am playing with Durham Silver Stix in the 50 ...
      »titanhd: Rattles are not new to Composite bats and really no big deal.Remove ...
      »k man: titan - removing the end cap wouldn't have help my situation as the ...
      »HPower: I think most people might consider removing the endcap "tampering" ...
      »titanhd: HP POWER that may be your mind set but, with no warranty.Do you ...
9 July 4, 2015 385

BAT REPAIR

» JCoasty: Has anyone tried repairing a crack bat barrel? I have a Dudley ...
      »garyheifner: not sure but a repaired bat might be considered altered. If an ump ...
      »SSUSA Staff: We would not normally determine a bat repair to be "altering" (unless ...
      »k man: Good advice Gary. I did the duct tape with one of our team bats and ...
      »ocden: I had this guy that does fiberglass repair look into it & he said ...
      »hemi racer: Reading our SSUSA staff input and no other workable repair ideas it ...
5 July 4, 2015 632

Which Sports Do More Americans Participate In?

» Sparky.1: The Sporting Goods Manufacturers Association has put out its list of ...
      »Fabe: Sparky, mahalo for sharing...high tech toys has ruined our active ...
      »Omar Khayyam: Sparky.1, thanks for the information. Extremely interesting. What ...
      »BruceinGa: I'm thinking those facts don't disclose everything. For instance, ...
      »Sparky.1: BruceinGa: Must be a "southern-thing" because I have never heard of ...
      »17Black: ^^^^ Ohio had both girls Fast and Slow-pitch softball going on until ...
      »TexasTransplant: Bruce, I saw Oklahoma high school girls slow pitch championship on ...
      »Sparky.1: The greatest era of Slow-pitch Softball players in history reflects ...
      »Nancy Allen: Not every girl can play fast pitch, and not every boy can play ...
      »Tim Millette: I walked away from the Concord ca league I had played in for 25 years ...
      »Nancy Allen: Tim, now shaved and altered bats are a whole different subject than ...
      »neck10: nancy did big arm close that gate??????????????????????????
      »Nancy Allen: Of course he didn't. He knew that the shortstop was going to throw ...
      »hombre: Because there are so many opinions as to the reason for the dec ...
      »Sparky.1: Hombre: I just cleaned it up........Here's your plagiarism ...
      »cyborg45: I would agree with Nancy and Hombre. It is a "boomer sport". In ...
15 July 2, 2015 605

Waterproof Softball Shoes?

» ChiPrimeMarty: The outfield grass has been long & wet for early morning games. My ...
      »k man: Chi, not aware of waterproof shoes, the only way I combat the wet ...
      »ffdonnie: Wet grass? Kind of remember what that was like. Just move West, ...
      »Gloffer: It doesn't happen very often here in Arizona, but every now and then ...
      »J R: When I get new batting practice balls. I spray them and my shoes with ...
      »taits: If the shoes have holes in them (as for breathing) you won't pervent ...
      »taits: Prevent not the other.
      »taits: Might want to look at this as ...
      »tscs000: Check out Salomon Climashield Speedcross 3 trail running shoes.
      »STL0: Has anyone ever tried using waterproofing spray on turf shoes to see ...
      »the wood: I've been using 'Camp Dry' for many years... on both Boombah turf ...
      »STL0: Thanks for the info "Wood". I will check it out.
      »ChiPrimeMarty: Taits, I remember seeing that hydrophobic video when it came out. I ...
      »taits: Inreading up on many of these products I notices some (not all) have ...
      »the wood: Taits: A pair of Boombah turf shoes cost about $45 + shipping + a ...
      »taits: Wood, That's good advice on the socks. I used to do that in rainy ...
      »k man: Agree with wood and taits, along with my 2nd pair of shoes I always ...
16 July 2, 2015 613

knee replacement

» audie: has anyone out there had a partial knee re-placement. my doctor tells ...
      »gott2play: Alan, Go to the Search window just to the right of the Senior ...
      »garyheifner: don't know the details but sport talk radio 670 in Chicago about a ...
      »J R: It is Robotic partial knee replacement. Called Makoplasty. Google it. ...
      »doubleplay2: I've had one on each knee, right knee 12/12 and the left one 11/13. ...
      »Webbie25: Audie-I had the full replacement-it was not the best experience of my ...
      »Mr. Manassas: I have a partial and a total knee replacement. had them 6weeks apart ...
6 July 2, 2015 676

50+ Female Southern California

» crosshand batter: I am 51yrs and lives in Simi Valley looking for a senior team to play ...
      »BigTuna: send me an email at sportfishingaction@gmail.com and I'll get you in ...
1 July 2, 2015 197

texas state championships

» mad dog: well again another just throw the tourney ...get our ...
      »Dancer: Did they get to finish out Sunday, I am curious because it rain at my ...
      »SSUSA Staff: No worries mad dog! ... All divisions are going to 3-day sessions ...
      »Dancer: Is the Texas State Championship even going to be in Houston area, ...
      »mad dog: dancer...don't know as i left saturday..I was just filling in for the ...
      »SSUSA Staff: You can certainly do a six-team tournament in one day, but not a ...
      »MurrayW: I agree fully with mad dog. If there are not many teams, why would ...
      »crusher: If SSUSA takes a local tournament and turn it into a 3 day 3 nite ...
      »J R: I played in the 70 + division.4 games in one day. We could not play ...
      »mad dog: staff it was 44 teams total for all the age brackets per your ...
      »Garocket: Guys why don't you ask SSUSA to do the brackets, All you are looking ...
      »The Screamer5: I can only speak for the 50's AAA bracket, but things seem to run ...
      »Wes: I can tell you after running some tournaments it does not make any ...
      »Dancer: Wes I can't blame you. If the complainers can do a better job, then ...
      »Dancer: That is why I never complained at an umpire. First it would do no ...
      »Mark 44: I have to Commend SSUSA for what a wonderful job they do running ...
15 July 2, 2015 819

Swing Weight: Miken Big Cat vs Dudley EL 13

» ChiPrimeMarty: I was having great success with my 27oz Big Cat, but it broke after 4 ...
      »DOERBAUM: Took me about 50-60 swings to blow up my big cat. Took 80+- to blow ...
      »Perl: I have had 3 Big Cats and currently have 3 of the 12" Dudleys. The ...
      »ChiPrimeMarty: Thanks DOERBAUM and Perl, that info is helpful. It confirms what I've ...
      »Mario: ChiPrimeMarty I can hook you up. Give me a call 317-670-0257.
      »ChiPrimeMarty: Ordered a 13EL 27oz this morning, thanks.
5 July 1, 2015 586

Hitting from tee vs. hitting pitched ball

» hombre: This is a question for all the batmaticians. I'm sure that someone ...
      »BruceinGa: My guess from experience, 330+. This assumes you are placing the tee ...
      »?: Probably Not Much... The pitched ball will resist the bats forward ...
      »Locoengineer: I hit from a tee almost everyday. My distance is about 20-30 feet ...
      »Fred S: I get about the same difference hitting with my WD vs live pitching. ...
      »Dancer: My own experience, I actually hit farther off of a tee, but since the ...
      »STL0: Dancer - I looked at the pop toss product on line and the description ...
      »Dancer: STL0, yes you do have to use your bat handle to push the spring down ...
      »Dancer: STLO, to answer your question, the Pop Toss is convenient for me, but ...
      »Shut Up & Pitch: Send this question to "Mythbusters".
      »DieselDan: Any idea how long the spring lasts and are they easy to replace?
      »STL0: Dancer - Thanks for taking the time to respond and for providing that ...
      »obagain: Too many variables to say for sure but if you had the exact same ...
      »Dancer: STL0 try searching Pop Toss you tube. Even though some of these guys ...
      »STL0: Here is one video I found in case anyone wants to check it out. ...
      »OZ40: I believe a pitched ball will travel farther than a ball hit off of a ...
      »garyheifner: question: I have never hit of a tee. Bought one at a garage sale ...
      »hombre: My tee is home made and extends from 30" to 60" in increments of ...
      »Dancer: Gary Heifner, great deal on the tee. What Homre said is correct, you ...
      »bogie: Gary, as you stride, your body will lower some, so the ball will ...
      »BudLeftField: I've been hitting off a tee for a few years now after I saw Bogie's ...
      »mad dog: i hit close to the same off a tee for distance...my prol is if i do ...
      »Omar Khayyam: I think a major factor in hitting the ball farther in a game versus a ...
      »mad dog: omar all my bp/tee balls will be used and for the most part beyond ...
      »StevenL.Imlay: Hitting off a tee is one of the best things you can do for your ...
      »Snot Nose Kid: If anybody were to conduct an actual test to get an answer to this ...
      »Dbax: Why would anyone care about an answer to the original question?
      »mad dog: thanks steve......i didn't think about my front foot...will have to ...
      »Az Iz: Dbax Hombre asked the question when he started the thread in the ...
      »Dbax: I realize it just fine. But, who cares?
      »hombre: Dbax, I care. I wanted to compare my differential between hitting ...
      »cal50: From the length of the thread, quite a few people seem to care.
      »Pull My Finger: Dbax If you didn't care then why are you reading and posting on this ...
      »Dancer: Pull My Finger - LOL I wish I would have thought of that name, Too ...
      »Dbax: Sorry, it's my job to point this kind of stuff out.
      »Funk: Hey Bob... I am always ready to hit with you man... Always good to ...
      »bogie: Thanks Bud...I would add that a lot of the great hitters I see really ...
36 July 1, 2015 1746

Looking for a team South Louisiana

» law dog: Looking for a team in South Louisiana . I am 57 and a former ...
      »Dancer: At least you are in Louisiana, I am in Texas since our states share a ...
      »Vance+50: Hey law dog, text me some contact information. We are a 50 AAA team ...
2 July 1, 2015 143

Remember When...........

» Sparky.1: Saw this article in my old hometown newspaper, the Lansing State ...
      »cal50: Sparky, The young teams keep dropping in numbers. The SSUSA ...
      »TexasTransplant: I suspect it is just a matter of time until the decline flows through ...
      »Dancer: Texas Transplant I agree with you. I am part of the age before video ...
      »Sparky.1: We were so very fortunate to have been involved with the Great Game ...
      »mad dog: slow pitch has been declining for the last 10 years basically...once ...
      »cal50: It mostly to do with so many other sports available for kids. When I ...
      »stick8: Two words come to mind regarding this issue: Play Station
      »Dancer: Mad Dog, you think if they went back to aluminum bats would increase ...
      »Fred S: Another factor is we are raising a bunch of spoiled wimps who would ...
      »DOLFAN: @ Dancer, ah yes, I remember those days "Right Field is closed" and ...
      »Sparky.1: In the Mid-Michigan region as I would guess was the case for every ...
      »k man: Right field being closed seemed like a disadvantage at first but ...
      »mad dog: dancer...i think we have poisoned the well already....also the fake ...
      »DOLFAN: @ k man...great point about guys our age deciding to play golf over ...
      »Dancer: Dolfan, yes they just don't get it, I agree. Mad Dog, it is a ...
      »k man: Dolfan and Dancer, agreed, they just don't get it. Said it many a ...
      »garyheifner: When Bill Wertz was running the Chicago Black Hawks, he took them off ...
      »TexasTransplant: k man, one night before my wife and I got married (we've been married ...
      »k man: :)
      »Graphite: Great memories.Remember when you played barehanded with a true ...
      »Sparky.1: Give me an old Bombat and the Harwood Softball and use the "Rover" ...
      »Webbie25: Wow-great thread. I was raised in southern Michigan also-Wyandotte ...
      »Fred S: Sparky.1: Funny you should mention the Hardwood Softball. A friend ...
      »mad dog: webbie did the same thing with bats and such....also on the mod ...
      »Sparky.1: Fred S: The Harwood's at the time, were the "best" ball in town. If ...
      »Fred S: Thanks Sparky.1: I will try them in my WD and see what happens.
      »Sparky.1: Fred S: Any of those Harwoods in their original box? I'd be ...
      »taits: Any one remember the Legend 2 Centerfire balls? IMO they held up and ...
      »Fred S: Sparky.1: Yes. 5 of them plus one Wilson Professional Softball ...
      »taits: The Wilson 9130's were excellent balls also. Kinda like the Super ...
30 July 1, 2015 841

San Clemente 50 Team needs players

» softball4b: If you are interested contact me and I will get you in contact with ...
0 July 1, 2015 144

Some Gave All Memorial Softball Tournament

» Doug C from KG: If you're not already playing in a tourney on 8 Aug I'd really ...
0 July 1, 2015 114

Jim Sherman Memorial Portland OR

» jimperry19: I know that Doerflinger won the Major portion ,congrats to Randy, Ed, ...
      »CallaVett: MEN'S 40-MASTERS GOLD 1. GTS (ID) TOC 2. Team Haras (WA) 3. Mach ...
1 July 1, 2015 216

looking for travel team

» harley76: I am a 66 yr.player from Mn. Played last year for Mn.Masters 65AAA. I ...
0 June 30, 2015 93

Checking to see if any travel Teams need players

» Wilk99: Searching for a new team for tournament play. I Currently play 60 ...
      »CAT: this guy is a very good player...always working on his game for ...
      »Dbax: Two posts and we still don't know what state this player is from. ...
      »BruceinGa: His post from late 2012 said he lives in Columbus, Ohio.
3 June 30, 2015 507

Dave Humphries Memorial

» biggflyy1953: Still waiting for brackets to be posted for the upcoming tourney this ...
      »SSUSA Staff: Check with the Tournament Director (contact info. available from the ...
      »biggflyy1953: Tournament director stated he sent the brackets to your office. Will ...
      »SSUSA Staff: Looks like these schedules "crossed in the ether" of the information ...
      »17Black: Thanks for posting this CPOA Cleveland/Northern Ohio Printing will ...
      »17Black: OK, first of all KUDOS to the grounds crew, and Lucas County Rec ...
      »col fit: doug and dons 15-11. Congrats to them enjoyed playing them and look ...
6 June 29, 2015 404

QUAD CITY TOURNEY

» Rich33: Played some close and competitive games this past weekend !!! ...
0 June 29, 2015 168

Looking to play for a team

» tank: Looking for a team to play with. I live in sterling heights. Will sub ...
      »Cougar: Are you age 55 or will be this year? I'm assuming you live in ...
      »pug: Do you have any contact info. Thanks
2 June 29, 2015 254
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