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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 1298
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4 Countries Launch Pacific Rim Slow-Pitch Softball Association

» SSUSA Staff: IWATA, JAPAN Softball representatives from China, Japan, Taiwan and ...
0 Nov. 19, 2014 556
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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 2559
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TEAM RATINGS Guidelines & Procedures

» SSUSA Staff: Senior Softball-USA Ratings GuidelinesThe foundation of the National ...
0 Feb. 6, 2013 8333

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» blah44: looking to join 50 or 55 major or triple a team turn 55 in 2015. ...
      »blah44: email is sandraaflowers@yahoo.com or phone 706-851-4810
1 Dec. 21, 2014 151

worlds masters vegas 2014

» rtaven: this is not cosidered a automatic move up tournament ? if it is why ...
      »SSUSA Staff: You are missing something: This Message Board post from a couple of ...
      »rtaven: the only reason i asked was the tournament was in oct.2014 and there ...
      »DoubleL10: Rtaven, check the "Automatic Move Up" thread. This topic is ...
      »rtaven: Larry, Thanks its been a few years. hope all is well with you.
      »SSUSA Staff: rtaven - There are temporary rating changes for many teams to get the ...
5 Dec. 21, 2014 483

Automatic Move Ups

» AZ29: In an earlier thread (Team Move Ups) it was mentioned there are 3 ...
      »taits: Think you have more here than just for one answer. Yea 3 events for ...
      »SSUSA Staff: SSUSA has reciprocity with SPA in recognizing, for purposes of ...
      »badback: sorry az29, i must have missed that thread. could you tell me which 3 ...
      »taits: Guess I wasn't far off... IMO they don't use enough events ( or ...
      »SSUSA Staff: badback ... The team won one of the three "automatic move" ...
      »So Cal Z: I don't believe it's just if you win or not, for example we took 2nd ...
      »AZ29: Staff not the tournament I was refering but I think you answered my ...
      »Corky: IF so then how do some teams have to play major in ssusa and can play ...
      »paul0784: what if your team was moved up after playing in the Worlds and there ...
      »paul0784: Sorry, and your team did not win the Worlds but were moved up?
      »paul0784: Again not thinking this out. Team played AAA in the Worlds and ...
      »So Cal Z: Paul if you are referring to me, yes but I think it's pretty normal ...
      »LeeLee50: Prior to Dalton Rated was already ranked as a Major Plus 50 team in ...
      »rightrj1: Lee Lee in 2013 Rated was moved to + after only playing in 3 50 Major ...
      »paul0784: No Sir I was referring to my team and we got moved up to Major and I ...
      »LeeLee50: I just knew Rated was ranked Major Plus in 2013 and 2014 but did not ...
      »So Cal Z: Paul I think there is a player appeal form he will have to submit to ...
      »AZ29: Thanks rightrj1 for your explanation of Rated and the SPA tourney.Is ...
      »rightrj1: AZ29, No Rated will only play SPA....All the guys that played on ...
      »So Cal Z: Your just a bucket full of information Ron :).
      »LeeLee50: So Ron my explanation was pretty correct. LOL
      »rightrj1: Lee Lee No, you were not correct..We were rated as major players! The ...
      »Tim Millette: Leon..I haven't followed this thread but...is a guy that pitched a ...
      »LeeLee50: Ron, Tim is pretty close don't you think, it was a one hitter. LOL
      »swing for the fences : I remember the one hitter.. I gave the hit an error.. Right fielder ...
      »LeeLee50: We do isn't it obvious. It was a laser, clearly a base hit. LOL
      »Tim Millette: You are right swing..it could have been caught... That's probably ...
      »swing for the fences : LOL!
      »rightrj1: Swing, thxs for the love..Tim and Le Le know I was throwing 95 mph ...
      »Tim Millette: Ron, is it ok for us to refer to you as the "one hit wonder" from now ...
      »LeeLee50: I am telling you it was a frozen rope, it was pissed on and the right ...
      »So Cal Z: Ron we may have to look at pitching you more this year :). Back to ...
      »swing for the fences : @I like Rons pitching personally, but it puts him in the infield ...
      »So Cal Z: Swing I was there for that one, remember it well. Ron told me it was ...
      »rightrj1: Swing, that's good defense!! LOL If you let me get in your head it ...
      »Tim Millette: I think swings team told he he should wear "ear plugs".
      »curveball: If the Worlds Championships in Vagas are an automatic move up for the ...
      »SSUSA Staff: We temporarily adjust ratings for the TOC teams to what the teams ...
      »Duke: Curveball, There are many teams that should be moved up, even though, ...
      »Duke: Well, no sooner than I wrote my message, the SSUSA staff was writing ...
      »curveball: LOL I had no worries Andy. Just curious why a re-rating Dec. 5, ...
41 Dec. 21, 2014 2527

This One is for Lefty (Cajun Joe)

» southpaw: Joe, years ago (early 80's) one of my professors at New Orleans ...
      »cyborg45: Not for Christmas. Had some fried when I was in New Orleans many ...
      »Redneck Softballer: Being from the South yes I have had it many times it is GREAT Going ...
2 Dec. 21, 2014 298

Need a team to play on

» Mario: I guess OKI is no more. So, I am looking for a new team. I've been ...
      »Mario: I am eligible to play 55 this year as well as 50.
      »Tri18: If by chance you don't know Dale let me just say this. Not only will ...
      »titanhd: yep! AWESOME! He won't be looking for a team very long.
      »doc25: Docs 55 major plus out of Ohio has a real nice team and you probably ...
      »neck10: How would you like to pitch to Dale Vern, Carl, Big Arm ...
      »stick8: As a teammate of Dales on OKI for the last 4 years I will say their ...
      »Tim Millette: Mario brother is a beast with the bat...he had the game changing hit ...
      »Mario: Thanks for all the kind words. Waiting..........
      »Jawood: I thought you guys were all moving up to 55+ together?
      »Mario: Jawood I thought the same thing. But I guess our sponsor decided to ...
      »Corky: Can always go back to your roots.....Brickyard 50's are a major team ...
      »neck10: sounds dangerous to mr,hey stick I need bobby stews number new phone ...
      »stick8: Neck, Stewie is doing great!! He and I play together on a 55+ daytime ...
      »crump22: neck10 I will let Bobby know you want to talk to Him, As for softball ...
      »neck10: thanks stick I was just wondering how he was doing .hope his heath is ...
      »neck10: Thanks crump let him kno I was wondering about him, haven't seen him ...
      »stick8: Neck10, you have mail!!
      »Mario: I heard yesterday that I am on a team for next year and I know ...
      »Mario: Tim you wouldn't have to do much talking. You guys would be a blast ...
      »neck10: stick it's rickeymcdowell@gmail.com or 231-218-4787
20 Dec. 20, 2014 1321

A prayer for Bill

» neck10: Hey guy's please save a prayer for my buddy Bill Brown. He has been ...
      »glovedad: Done. God bless Bill. Lots of support in the Senior Softball ...
      »Mario: Praying for Bill.......
2 Dec. 20, 2014 347

Menifee Valley (CA) Upper Division Senior Softball - Spring 2015 Season

» SCUBA: Senior Softball Players, Menifee Valley Upper Division Senior ...
0 Dec. 20, 2014 156

55 MAJOR TOC TEAMS

» Shark: JUST WONDERING WHAT TEAMS ARE PLANNING ON ATTENDING THE TOC TOURNEY ...
      »wagon487: why you yelling? but that is a good question...any 55 majors going?
      »gott2play: Shark and Wagon487, The So Cal 55's team will be attending the ...
      »JAV290: The 55 Major GRANT'S POSSE boys are heading out East to check out ...
      »wagon487: anyone else going?
      »joel 1975: might be like east west best two out of three????????????
      »wagon487: joel 1975, I see at least three teams signed up, Tri State, So Co ...
      »KennethH: Tucson Bandits will be at the TOC. 55 Major
      »Mark11: Scrap Iron Rocky Mountain Thunder 55s decided this past weekend that ...
      »wagon487: Mark, do you mean besides the four teams going, the ones listed above ...
      »gott2play: Fellas, Definitely going * So Cal 55's (CA) * Grants Posse ...
      »wagon487: Tony, great job on the recap. I hit with the High Street guys today ...
11 Dec. 20, 2014 944

Looking for 60 Major Players

» skimac53: Looking for 60 Major Players in Texas and surrounding States
      »kls724: I am turning 60 this year and have been playing with a 50 major team ...
      »skimac53: Please call me at 512-337-7306
      »mckenzie: I know some guys that are 60 but they aren't players, well they're ...
      »mad dog: there are a couple of guys up here in tyler that are 60 and looking ...
      »skimac53: MAD DOG call me 713-806-7586 asap
5 Dec. 19, 2014 447

Mad Dog

» skimac53: Call Me at 713-806-7586
0 Dec. 19, 2014 63

2015 worlds are posted........... did you see 40 mens dates??

» pureevil: I see us 40 mens division has moved out of the main event and onto ...
0 Dec. 19, 2014 391

1 day Warmup for the TOC January 3 in Vero Beach

» Tri18: One day with 3 games in your bracket and then single elimination ...
      »Tri18: We have some good brackets building up. Great chance to try out some ...
      »B94: Wish we had known about this one earlier Alan - flights are booked ...
      »B94: My BAD I was thinking Feb 3 not Jan 3rd... As my better half would ...
3 Dec. 19, 2014 306

Bat Flex

» DCPete: So is the amount of bat flex a good thing, a bad thing or just a ...
      »DieselDan: Had a talk with a Major player who knows bats and when he gets a new ...
      »BruceinGa: I remember the flex the Demarini Geezer had. You really had to slow ...
      »DCPete: So what happens if you swing a bat with too much or too little ...
      »BruceinGa: The problem that I see is when someone with a fast bat speed uses a ...
      »DCPete: Bruce; no, the golf ball itself nothing to do with the shaft flex. ...
      »mad dog: to me DC..it would affect your timing per say.....if there is flex ...
      »taits: Flex for barrel or handle? Barrel you get the trampoline effect of ...
      »BruceinGa: DC, I just wanted to make sure you didn't think the mass of the ball ...
      »DCPete: Thanx Bruce; if you ever watch golf on TV you'll see the pros club ...
      »BruceinGa: Every once in a while I will see a youtube video in slow motion. ...
      »TexasTransplant: Somebody in this year's World Series hit a home run and, in the slow ...
      »Webbie25: Interesting discussion. I actually emailed Curt Hollis a few years ...
      »c.hollis: Interesting topic guys. With softball bats, as long as the flex is ...
      »PJ3P: The dramtic levels of flex you see from TV and some cameras is an ...
      »BruceinGa: Interesting, maybe we should video this way!
      »tattooball: Tex Tran, what you were seeing is bending modes. There are 4 in a ...
16 Dec. 19, 2014 1118

Thank you for your support.

» Pigpen24: I would like to thank everyone in my Senior Softball family for their ...
      »Olden Slow: Pigpen..Very sorry for your loss, never a good time but especially ...
      »Nancy Allen: Rick, Jo was well loved in life and at the ball park. She was one of ...
      »Corky: Sorry to hear about Jo....I knew we had talked about your/her Parents ...
      »Nancy Allen: Corky, that is really touching. Thanks.
      »Pigpen24: corky thank you for the kind words & support .thank you nancy for the ...
5 Dec. 19, 2014 502

so cal 50's team

» rancid: New 50's team still looking to add a few good players. Based out of ...
0 Dec. 18, 2014 146

looking for 2 or3 55aaa players for next year new team out of alabama

» mc47: need infielders and outfielder travel team only no league play
      »mc47: still looking need to get roster set call 256-338-6080 or email ...
      »apraisr: If you get a team together in time, there is a senior tourney, 1 day, ...
      »Lefty: If you need an outfielder for steve's tourney. 65 hit for high avg. ...
      »southpaw: Just wondering how it is going in fielding a team? Good luck
4 Dec. 18, 2014 721

1-day Warmup Tourney in Birmingham

» southpaw: It will be Saturday, Feb. 28 at George Ward Park. 3 gg, RR format. I ...
      »Lefty: Steve may you and your have great Thanksgiving. If any team is short ...
      »southpaw: Thanks, Joe; I will stay in touch. I have had contact with 8 ...
      »southpaw: George Ward Park (AKA: Green Springs) address is: 331 16th Ave ...
      »southpaw: Teams in: Strykers, Brooks & Crim, Dixie, Bluegrass, Southern ...
      »southpaw: hellooo! Anyone? Anyone else? Cajun Joe, can you tell everyone ...
      »Lefty: The ball flies well at this park. Southpaw always had great balls to ...
      »southpaw: Thanks, Joe! Alabama Brick has been added.
      »BruceinGa: There's a good chance Southern Elite will be there also.
      »Vance+50: We played in the tournament last year and will be playing this year ...
      »Vance+50: Oh, and you can't beat the price for a Senior tournament and get to ...
      »southpaw: Thanks, my friends. This tourney has made all but one year (2 years ...
      »Lefty: I plan on going if I play or not. Plan on seeing some long home runs ...
      »southpaw: There is still room for 8 more teams!!
13 Dec. 18, 2014 701

Looking to join Raleigh-area team

» flyer76: 60-0yerar-old in good health looking to join 60-over traveling team ...
      »flyer76: Adendum: I have a current SSUSA card..also 3-years ASA umpire ...
1 Dec. 18, 2014 89

Any Softball Team in the area of Tampa, Riverview or a near by zone.

» Bucanero12: Hi there, I'm a 51 year old softball player and can play any infield ...
      »BruceinGa: There will be a tournament in Tampa/Plant City starting Jan 23. You ...
1 Dec. 18, 2014 143

player qualification

» fisherman: can a player who lives in illinios play for a team in minn.
      »SSUSA Staff: NO, unless that player [1] has a valid "snowbird" card for Minnesota, ...
      »joel 1975: what about a player from Michigan can he play with an Illinois team, ...
      »softball4b: Since the dividing line is the Mississippi, would not it depend where ...
      »SSUSA Staff: joel 1975 ... Trick Question! ... (But we've heard it many times ...
      »Nancy Allen: Fisherman, you gave a good clue in an earlier post because you stated ...
      »neck10: if that's the case then iowa and Missouri don't border Illinois ...
      »SSUSA Staff: neck10 ... We carefully worded our response to say "..in the Great ...
7 Dec. 18, 2014 599
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