http://seniorsoftball.com/?page=12

 
SIGN IN:   Password     »Sign up

Message board   »Message Board home    »Sign-in or register to get started

Online now: 1 member: bam77; 36 anonymous
Change topic:

Details for smooth01


Real name:
Ed Sirfus

Location:
Des Moines, IA

Division:
Men's 50

Messages posted by smooth01 »Message board home   »Start a new discussion

Feb. 26, 2011
smooth01
Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: TOC Tournament Dates

Or any difference between lower Major and upper AAA,maybe all divisions need to be re-classified.
Feb. 23, 2011
smooth01
Topic: Associations
Discussion: Register and pay fee via Credit Card

Even if you register online ,don't you still have to mail in your picture ?
Feb. 14, 2011
smooth01
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: TOC T ime O f C old

How bout the TOC played in Kansas City in Febuary? That might even things out a little. or give East and Midwest teams a run differential,or maybe give them a break on entry fee,how can you classify a team as Major Plus, Major or AAA,when they are from The east or midwest and have to play a teams from West or South in FEBUARY ? It all comes down to money ,SSUSA will preach about equalization until it comes to TOC.Then everyone from the west and south brag about how strong they are ,only because of the weather climate they live in will give them an advantage.Teams from Arizona ,Calif, and Florida, wouldn't fair near as well as they would like people to believe, in a tournament located outside the sunbelt in FEB.
Feb. 9, 2011
smooth01
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: weather at TOC

The positive is, 70% chance it won't rain.
Jan. 29, 2011
smooth01
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: snow and the TOC

Hope the beer cops aren't monitering this, they will look you up and give you a ticket or phone your parents.
Jan. 11, 2011
smooth01
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: HOW ABOUT; BROKEN REEBOK THREAD

Miken is NOT friendly when it come to replacing the Ultra, a teammate broke his Ultra with 10 swings on it, he took it to the Miken trailer where we were playing and was told there was nothing they could do about it.Everyone knows there are a few duds in every batch, you just have to hope you don't get one.Because of our experience with Miken,I would say you will have to just eat it.
Jan. 9, 2011
smooth01
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: HOW ABOUT; BROKEN REEBOK THREAD

This bat is not proven yet,I don't care what all the sales reps are touting on here, If this bat is so much hotter than the Ultra, it CAN NOT be more durable,Read the reviews in 6 months of those who are buying the bat now, and decide then if it is really as durableas being described (as that is the only real question mark).I don't believe it can be as hot as described and also have any durability that is only common sense.

Dec. 29, 2010
smooth01
Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: ISA/SSUSA Senior Nationals

JohnBob- Where can the tournament info you are referring to be located ?I was just on tjhs ISA website and did not find any tournament schedule for 2011 Senior Softball
Dec. 18, 2010
smooth01
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Our Game vs. Their Game

As far as parking lot rules go, some rule are meant to be ignored, just like the rule of wearing your hat backwards ,which is never enforced .
June 13, 2010
smooth01
Topic: Bats
Discussion: Miken Durability

Played intournament inCouncil bluffs this weekend, a teammate had a ultra with only about 15 swings on it break. The Miken trailer basicly said too bad.They have a problem ,but won't admit it. Until they do I suggest all Seniors look at other Senior bats.We spend too much money on their equipment for them to just ignore this problemI personally, will only purchase Combat senior bats from now on.
Feb. 24, 2010
smooth01
Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: Teams Being Bumped Up

I agree Brett , I believe this is the same team that had "Major Plus" on the back of thier uniforms in Phoenix.I questioned SSUSA about 3 teams last year, after the Phoenix Worlds,that played AAA and were rated Major, and they would not respond, You will most likely have to contact them by phone if you want any info.They won't respond on this site. Good Luck
Feb. 20, 2010
smooth01
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: TOC 50AAA

You have to realize that most of the AAA teams participating in the TOC have won Major tournaments and already were classified as Major,but get to play AAA in the TOC, because that is the classification they were in to qualify.
What I'm trying to say is that most of the AAA TOC teams are Major. Sounds like thats where your team might belong if you played competitive in the TOC.
Feb. 17, 2010
smooth01
Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: Teams Being Bumped Up

I consider the TOC a major tournament.
Should those winners be moved up,or
does it depend on the margin of score's?
Feb. 5, 2010
smooth01
Topic: Teams looking for players
Discussion: Looking for a strong defensive SS!!

Shouldn't have a problem finding a SS in Calif., Everything I read on this site indicates the best players in the world come from there.
Jan. 9, 2010
smooth01
Topic: Rules of the game
Discussion: Major+ Equalizer - What do you think?

Last year, powers to be changed the HR rule to try and equalize teams ,in order to get more teams for the Major Plus to beat up on.Then they re-classified teams, moving many of them up to Major and Major Plus ,that did not belong there. Again,just to get more teams in the Major/Major Plus divisions. Now,we are discussing to make changes just to give these teams more runs ,needed to compete with Major/Major Plus and make the final scores LOOK like these teams can be competitive. Being that bitching about the HR rule is now not an option ,now we discuss runs scored.
Classifications should be determined by talent and skill level,not by giving runs to equalize or by taking away HR's like they did last year.There should have not been any rule changes last year,This association and people on this message board ,keep bringing up the idea's of changes to the rules and how the game should be played,when they should just leave a good thing alone and quit trying to change something that's not broke.Looks like alot of these post are just for people who enjoy seeing their name on the board,and think they have to comment on every little post.It would be different if they really had an input to help the game,but they just comment to comment as if we really cared for their every little thought.
Dec. 31, 2009
smooth01
Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: midwest nationals

How would it be any more cost effective for the teams WEST of Illinois having the tournament in Champaign?If talking a MIDWEST Nat., KC is the most central location with plenty of fields at one location.
Dec. 27, 2009
smooth01
Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: midwest nationals

My vote is KC
Oct. 27, 2009
smooth01
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Congrats to KC Barons

Brett ,Congratulations to you and your Baron's team,you peaked at the right time and got us when it really counted.The battles we've had this year it doesn't suprise me we went extra inning's Sun morning.You represented the Midwest well It was another good showing from the Midwest for the second year in a row.
(Brett-You've got to quite hanging out on the clothsline)

Smooth(#20)-J&J Sports
Sept. 16, 2009
smooth01
Topic: Players looking to join a team
Discussion: Phoenix World Tournament

Where do you find a rule book? Is it printed online somewhere?
July 26, 2009
smooth01
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Ratings-div-ages & long comment

Ratings are for equalizing teams within the same talent level, not trying to get the same number of teams in each division.As the skill level decreases from major plus, major, AAA and AA ,it only is common sense their will be more teams in those divisions,there are only so many major plus players to go around.As skill level decreases ,there will be more teams in those divisions.It does not make sense to try equalizing number of teams in divisions just for the big boy's to have someone to beat up on. It is fun to win a few games once in a while.I haven't read any proposals about giving runs to the lower skilled teams for equalization.
« Newer messages       Older messages »
Senior Softball-USA
Phone: (916) 326-5303
Fax: (916) 326-5304
2701 K Street, Suite 101A
Sacramento, CA 95816
Send us e-mail
Senior Softball-USA is dedicated to informing and uniting the Senior Softball Players of America and the World. Senior Softball-USA sanctions tournaments and championships, registers players, writes the rulebook, publishes Senior Softball-USA News, hosts International Softball Tours and promotes Senior Softball throughout the world. More than 1.5 million men and women over 40 play Senior Softball in the United States today. »SSUSA History  »Privacy policy

Follow us on Facebook

Partners