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Jan. 25, 2015
Jawood
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Plantar Fasciitis

Thanks to everyone! Sounds like it's a pretty common problem.
Jan. 18, 2015
Jawood
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Plantar Fasciitis

Thank you everyone for the suggestions, a lot of good stuff here. I've tried some of them over the weekend. rtaven, there is an area slightly from the middle of my heel that hurts the most when I press on it. The pain lessens as I move away from that spot. The arch doesn't hurt at all, just the heel.
Jan. 17, 2015
Jawood
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Plantar Fasciitis

This may have been discussed somewhere before but I would appreciate anyone's thoughts and treatments in dealing with plantar fasciitis? Thanks.

I think HEALTH should be added to the message board list of topics.
Jan. 7, 2015
Jawood
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: The TOC

The annual question is why the TOC is played in February and is a 2014 event event while the Winter Nationals was played in 2014 and was a 2015 event? Most believe it should be the other way around and it has been debated every year that I can remember. As stated above, it has to do with the SSUSA contract in Florida. Maybe it'll change in 6 years.
Jan. 6, 2015
Jawood
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: The TOC

The annual question!
Dec. 22, 2014
Jawood
Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: LVSSA 2015 World Championships

Probably also due to field availability.
Dec. 17, 2014
Jawood
Topic: Players looking to join a team
Discussion: Need a team to play on

I thought you guys were all moving up to 55+ together?
Nov. 27, 2014
Jawood
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: courtesy runners

Once again BruceinGa, the suggestions are not trying to get the game to go faster, rather to get more playing action in the time we are given.
Oct. 16, 2014
Jawood
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Fields and Teams - Major Tournaments

Don't know the weather history in Manassas VA, but I can safely say it's not as good as Vegas at the end of September!
Oct. 9, 2014
Jawood
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: How to Play More Innings

The comment on shortening games always comes up when there is a discussion about how to speed up the game. I don't think anyone wants to get the game over any quicker, we want more GAME ACTION in the time we are allotted, there's a difference. The 1 and 1 count would do this along with most of the other suggestions made. I don't think 90 minute games will happen anytime soon.


Oct. 6, 2014
Jawood
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: 1 and 1 pitch count

Tim, To your point of the flaw of making all the age groups play by the same rules ... I was told by a high ranking SSUSA official that they want to keep the rules the same so the umpires have less to think about.

Rather than teams agreeing at the coin toss, how about playing 1 and 1 during pool play next year as a trial?

They already gave us 5 extra minutes of play, I don't think they will keep adding on.
Oct. 6, 2014
Jawood
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: 1 and 1 pitch count

The "staff" beat me to it. While the 1 and 1 count is gaining some ground, I don't see it changing anytime soon because of the figures presented (not gaining ground fast enough). The 1 and 1 count would give us about 10 more minutes of game action instead of standing watching batters take pitches until they get a strike. As younger players who have never played softball with a 0-0 count enter senior ball, it will change, but not for a while.

An alternative could be to make the mat wider, (not longer) and make the batters have to swing at more pitches, which would speed up the action and give us that extra inning of play that we are losing.
Sept. 17, 2014
Jawood
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: hip replacement

lb16 must have the same surgeon as mine! A lot of these guys that do total hip replacement are set in their ways and don't really want to take the time to learn a different procedure. Total hip is fine, and the doctors that do resurfacing will say that, but if you really want to get back in the game as close as possible to the level you once were before the hip issues, you'll research resurfacing.
Sept. 14, 2014
Jawood
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: hip replacement

I would also strongly suggest going the hip resurfacing route as lb16 states, he is exactly correct. Hip resurfacing is for people (usually around 45-55 years old) who want to get back to high impact sports such as softball, basketball, soccer, skiing, etc. Total hip replacement is not for these sports, you'll end up having to get another surgery if you put too much wear and tear on it. There are always exceptions like JD32 playing after 3 months, which is amazing, good for you!
Sept. 5, 2014
Jawood
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Vegas - Session 1

I think JohnBob is spot on with his comment. The AA's are usually rec type teams that aren't looking at the "National" type tournaments.
Sept. 1, 2014
Jawood
Topic: Players looking to join a team
Discussion: Jose and Ozzie Canseco looking to play 50 and over together in Las Vegas September tournament

Wouldn't they have to QUALIFY to be able to play on a team?
Aug. 17, 2014
Jawood
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Aurora LostCooler

No one needs to chill the balls or doctor the bats, but it is still being done.
Aug. 12, 2014
Jawood
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: 7 run rule

The one-up rule would be good for EVERYONE!
Aug. 1, 2014
Jawood
Topic: Rules of the game
Discussion: player classification

There are a lot of players and teams that try to get away with basically cheating the system of player elgibility and SSUSA is always trying to combat those issues.

There are exceptions to every situation and it sounds like twin motors has a valid one. I would suggest you get in contact with the brass and tell them your situation again.
June 3, 2014
Jawood
Topic: Rules of the game
Discussion: New DBO HR rules for 2014

Combining Major and Major-plus would be possible only if there was a relatively low HR rule with DBO's, 5 runs an inning and elimination of the 2 players out of the bordering states exception that Major-plus currently has. An 11th defensive player for everyone 50+ on up, like 70+ has would help protect the pitchers to some extent.

Another alternative would be to let teams at the Major-plus level play unlimited everything ... unlimited HR's, unlimited runs and unlimited players from anywhere. However, if this was the case, SSUSA could not MAKE any Major team move up to Major-plus if they choose not to, provided they play within the restricted participation rule of no players outside their bordering states.
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