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LVSSA/SSUSA WORLD MASTERS CHAMPIONSHIPS 2014 TENTATIVE FIELD ASSIGNMENTS

» SSUSA Staff: These are the 2014 TENTATIVE field assignments based on the expected ...
0 Aug. 22, 2014 313
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TOP GUN SUMMER CLASSIC (Session #2) DRAFT Game Schedules & Brackets

» SSUSA Staff: DRAFT Game Schedules and Brackets for SESSION #2 the 2014 Top Gun ...
0 Aug. 19, 2014 472
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NORTHERN CHAMPIONSHIPS 2014 DRAFT Game Schedules & Brackets

» SSUSA Staff: DRAFT Game Schedules and Brackets for the 2014 Northern Championships ...
0 Aug. 16, 2014 682
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USA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP GAMES LVSSA/SSUSA World Masters Championships 2014

» SSUSA Staff: USA NATIONAL GAMES UPDATE The USA National Championship Games are ...
0 Aug. 14, 2014 1122
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OFFICIAL SOFTBALLS SSUSA Rulebook 3.5

» SSUSA Staff: There have been some recent competition issues and inquiries about ...
0 July 10, 2014 1298
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NATIONAL RATINGS REVIEW Year End 2013 Appeals and Performance Move Decisions

» SSUSA Staff: The SSUSA National Ratings Committee has concluded the 2013 end of ...
      »SSUSA Staff: TEAM DECLINES PERFORMANCE MOVE DOWNWARD At the request of their ...
      »SSUSA Staff: ANOTHER TEAM DECLINES PERFORMANCE MOVE DOWNWARD At the request of ...
2 Jan. 6, 2014 6721
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SSUSA 2013 RULES COMMITTE MEETINGS Minutes, Decisions & Other Actions

» SSUSA Staff: The link below redirects to the Official Minutes of the 2013 SSUSA ...
      »SSUSA Staff: The Rules Committee Minutes have been corrected to properly state the ...
      »SSUSA Staff: Face Masks, Home Runs Top List of New SSUSA Rules for 2014Softball ...
2 Dec. 20, 2013 4873
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TEAM RATINGS Guidelines & Procedures

» SSUSA Staff: Senior Softball-USA Ratings GuidelinesThe foundation of the National ...
0 Feb. 6, 2013 6470

Field assignments.

» ham24: We been to Vegas for are 3rd year coming up and yet to play any of ...
      »Dbax: You are right! 50AAA at same locations as last year. Could be worse. ...
      »SSUSA Staff: Well, it appears there is some confusion or lack of understanding ...
      »softball4b: As long as we are hitting "The Rock", it's all good.
      »Dbax: Makes sense. Ham24 you can't say Lorenzie is not a quality complex ...
      »3SMITTY3: I would happily trade you our Sunset Park assignment for your Lorenzi ...
      »DOLFAN: sweeeeeeeeeet...50 Major playing at BLD :-)
      »taits: Maybe more thought to a move to a more accommodating venue like PHX ...
7 Aug. 22, 2014 243

Closing the thread ?

» E6 in AZ: How can SSUSA close the discussion involving Aftershock ? Say that ...
      »Sparky.1: Typical but they own this site. There are just certain discussions ...
1 Aug. 22, 2014 66

Looking for Bobby Davis

» Trap2232: Played ball in the 80's over in Germany and looking to reconnect with ...
      »DBurke23: He is a Dudley Rep. You could click on the Dudley advertisement on ...
      »seniorlegend: Send email to seniorlegend@yahoo.com and I'll forward it to him. I'm ...
2 Aug. 22, 2014 91

You Make the Call

» DCPete: Happened at the ISSA tournament in Virginia last weekend. Runners on ...
      »Joncon: IFR not in effect. The player can't make the play with ordinary ...
      »Joncon: And the verbal declaration was alikely the deciding factor but ...
      »southernson: IMHO the verbal declaration by the 3B has nothing to do with the IFR ...
      »stick8: To answer the questions: 1)I call infield fly as soon as I ...
      »DCPete: Thanks for the replies; sounds like the ump blew the call since he ...
      »B.J.: INF should be called at the peak of the hit, if the tour. was using ...
      »stick8: This is what it says in the SSUSA rules about failure to call infield ...
      »B.J.: stick, I would say that after the defense argued the no call on the ...
      »GordieLew: The purpose of the IFR is to protect the runners on base. In this ...
      »Garocket: BJ If runners on 1st and 3rd there would be no infield fly rule. ...
      »B.J.: Garocket...Rule...1.37 INTENTIONALLY DROPPED FLY BALL If a fielder ...
      »stick8: BJ your answer is correct!! Here's the SSUSA rule on intentional ...
      »Garocket: The one addition that I wish the associations would make is. If the ...
13 Aug. 22, 2014 372

Aluminum bats and blue dot balls

» Mario: Just curious how many on this site would still play senior ball if ...
      »homefry: I would
      »LP: I would, the blue dot was a great ball I used to swing a 38 oz bomb ...
      »hemi racer: I also would enjoy playing this style of ball again. I still have my ...
      »Sparky.1: It would be outstanding especially since it would "bring" all of ...
      »tg69: Steroids, Viagra and and Senior bats make you do things that you ...
      »Sparky.1: Been alluding to the same fact of "greed" for the past few years that ...
      »taits: I know many that would still play. I doubt there would actually be ...
      »STL0: I would still play and prefer it over what we do today.
      »stick8: I'd definitely still play.
      »DOLFAN: Oh yeah I would love to play "Old School" style again..we could weed ...
      »Sparky.1: Not if the Umpires used were at the minimun District Certified ...
      »taits: Umps currently used are pretty good overall. There is always going ...
      »JamesLG: Move the fences in to 275', leave the bases where they are today ...
      »swing for the fences : Yep, but blue dots in the heat go to crap... would have to go the the ...
      »DBurke23: Has anyone watched a high school or college baseball game lately? ...
      »STL0: JamesLG - Why move the fences in? I never played on fields with 275' ...
      »LeeLee50: Do you really think you play defense like you did 20, 30 or 40 years ...
      »hemi racer: You know; now that I think about it I DO play defense the same as I ...
      »DBurke23: Why are power hitters being referred to as "supposed power hitters", ...
      »LeeLee50: Because the majority of guys that complain about senior bats and new ...
      »redwestgirl: I'd like to play.
      »LeeLee50: You want play old school rules then so be it, no CC runners no run ...
      »Mario: Don't consider myself a HR hittier but I do and can hit them. I have ...
      »DBurke23: Sorry LeeLee but I completely disagree................. I think the ...
      »DCPete: Can't imagine any sanctioning association would ever go back to Blue ...
      »LeeLee50: It doesn't matter if you ask for a runner or if your coach sends one ...
      »DieselDan: Please, please, please! I need my senior bat to get the ITP hr's. ...
      »Sparky.1: the "VIAGRA STICK".............Outstanding nickname LeeLEE50!.....and ...
      »Pricer: LeeLee, it's ok for the bats to change the game at the risk of ...
      »Omar Khayyam: Go back to aluminum bats? In a heartbeat! Would restore the balanced ...
      »Sparky.1: Well said Omar!
31 Aug. 22, 2014 842

Prayers for my son

» hitnrun5: Two and a half years ago my son Kody was left on the side of the road ...
      »BudLeftField: Hi Kenny-Tomorrow is the feast day of Our Lady of Knock, Queen of ...
      »softball4b: He and his family will be in my prayers.
      »put me in coach: Kenny, Our thoughts and prayers go out to your ...
      »sal: Will be praying for him Kenny and will put him on world prayer .God ...
      »Mario: Praying.....
      »Dbax: Kenny, he will have our prayers. Dave and Angie
      »Jerry820: Kenny Our thoughts prayers are with you and your family. Praying ...
      »Tri18: Kenny, I will get you and your son on our prayer chain. We will also ...
      »southernson: Florida Classics has Kenny in our prayers for recovery.
      »hitnrun5: My son has been admitted to Barrows. Thanks to all for your support ...
      »surf88: Robin and I will be praying Kenny.
      »StevenL.Imlay: Kenny we at God's Sports Company 60 and Full Circle 65's have you and ...
      »Brusco: Praying for Kody and your entire family at this time. Bruce Bucher
      »Pinehurst 1: Kenny your son will be in my prayers along with my family's prayers. ...
      »Perl: Praying for a full return to a normal life. May GOD Bless Kody, ...
      »So Cal Z: Prayers sent out for your son and family, hope to hear great news ...
      »Sewingzfun: Dear Heavenly Father and in the name of your Son Jesus, we ask you to ...
      »Nona: Continuing my prayers for Kody and family. Love you all, Nona
18 Aug. 22, 2014 602

Rubber bat knob

» bprieve: In the past, I was able to purchase a rubber bat end knob that ...
      »Duke: I have purchased from Sports Authority in the past 2 years. Most ...
      »Bomber23: Plenty of choices on eBay
      »bprieve: Thanks, Duke and Bomber23 for your ideas. I've looked at all the ...
      »0: Don't Know Where You Looked! I found them at the Softball Store o ...
      »bprieve: I only see cuffs at the Softball Store. Cuffs are positioned on the ...
      »Jerry820: bprieve, I think I can help you with those bat knobs your looking ...
      »bprieve: An update: I've followed-up on every lead, and still can't find the ...
      »taits: I've seen them at Sports Auth and Dicks awhile back. Might try their ...
      »taits: Try this if correct one... only 7 ...
      »bprieve: Thanks taits. I've tried these, too, in days gone by. Not quite ...
      »taits: Which type are you looking for cont or tapered there are quite a ...
      »bprieve: I'm looking for the end knob made of a rubber that completely covers ...
      »Snot Nose Kid: Thrilled to know the problem has been resolved!
      »taits: Try this one but the other I think is ...
      »taits: Seller also has them on ebay.
      »DieselDan: The knob that bprieve uses is similaar to this picture , but rubber. ...
      »?: What is the purpose for this silly looking thing?
      »Clean Up: If it's anything like the picture DieselDan posted. No wonder they ...
      »Home Plate: Can't figure out why anybody wants it. Looks like a worthless piece ...
      »taits: D...Dan, Do not remember ever seeing on of those, probably for a ...
      »0: I doubt those stupid looking things are legal. They extend th ...
      »taits: As for length being 34". I've been told there is a 'variation' or a ...
22 Aug. 22, 2014 749

Bat Warranties

» SJV: I understand most senior bats are NO WARRANTY but doesn't there have ...
      »StevenL.Imlay: I have noticed that bat companies are now saying if your knob comes ...
      »surf88: SLi: If this is helpful, use it. If not, no worries. Knob Repair; ...
      »StevenL.Imlay: Ed, Thanks and much appreciated. It still shouldn't release the ...
      »STL0: SLI - I agree. We have seen a lot of issues with Miken's and Worth ...
      »StevenL.Imlay: STLO It seems to be happening more often. Good advice and I think ...
      »Perl: SJV If you have a receipt/proof of purchase Miken is very good ...
      »AJC: Thanks for the input Ed. I had the knob come off my White Max ...
      »PJ3P: I own 8 Worth Legits, 5 Senior, 2 USSSA and 1 ASA Seven have had the ...
      »BruceinGa: Three weeks ago a teammate's Legit had a knob failure. He contacted ...
      »Gorilla Boy: SJV, Where did you buy the bat at? I would like to try and help. ...
      »taits: Defects like these (knobs breaking) should be covered in warranties.
      »tattooball: Steve give me a call.
      »STL0: I should have noted that the bat I personally bought specifically did ...
      »lb16: In my opinion if you have a knob issue as I did with my legit. Get ...
      »SJV: Mighty Mike, thanks for the interest. I will give you a call. ...
      »SJV: Mike said give him a call so I did. I never expected the response I ...
      »StevenL.Imlay: SJV - Mike is a class act and extremely helpful. SLi
      »StevenL.Imlay: Mike Kelly called me and we discussed the bat support problem ...
      »Omar Khayyam: Hooray for Mike Kelly and Combat. Mike for warranting his repairs and ...
19 Aug. 21, 2014 721

Miken 2 piece knob came off.

» Lefty: Had about 15 or less on my new big cat 27oz. and the knob came off. ...
      »Tri18: Joe and all of you guys.... Get some 3M 5200 Marine glue from Home ...
      »Lefty: Just notice on my 27oz big cat that I have has a 1 inch crack on the ...
      »hemi racer: My end cap did brake a portion off the outer part. Will they ...
      »NCS13: My 27oz MM Big Cat replacement bat had the end cap shatter so only ...
4 Aug. 21, 2014 191

Vegas

» Mario: How many 50 Major plus teams east of the Mississippi are going to ...
      »Mario: Wow. No 50 Major plus teams east of Mississippi river going to Vegas ...
      »Hammer22: Dale, We (DLB) will b there.
2 Aug. 21, 2014 221

50+ looking for a travel team to play with

» redwestgirl: I play outfield and I'm available on weekends to travel wherever.
0 Aug. 21, 2014 43

Vegas World Sept. 26-28

» Infieldergirl: Looking for 2 outfielders for Las Vegas World Women's 50's
      »GotSoftball?: Hi Infielder girl, are you still looking for outfielders for Vegas? I ...
      »Infieldergirl: Is your name Rita?
      »Infieldergirl: I am looking for 2 outfielders still
      »GotSoftball?: No my name is not Rita it's Angi I play league senior softball ball ...
      »Infieldergirl: Love to have you email me at thepedrazas@yahoo.com and I will ...
      »redwestgirl: I'd like to play.
6 Aug. 21, 2014 249

Player for Worlds/TOC

» surf88: Outfielder/1st Baseman looking to join a solid team for Worlds and ...
0 Aug. 21, 2014 137

toughest position

» rrengineer99: just would like your thoughts on what position gets the hardest hit ...
      »SS13: I think pitchers. They are the closest and don't have the luxury to ...
      »Nancy Allen: Just my opinion from years of playing and umpiring, no scientific ...
      »swing for the fences : go run in the OF for a tourney and see what is toughest at our age!
      »STL0: Swing - Especially if you play a 3 man outfield.
      »Mr. Nick: This is my first year pitching at age 60 for a 50s Norcal team. I ...
      »LP: swing for the fences he didn't ask what position a player would get ...
      »Robo2: I play first, third and pitch. First or third it is hit or miss if ...
      »taits: Robo2, We share positions in this I'd agree w\ ya but add to it the ...
      »NCS13: Physically, the toughest position is catcher. Try hitting bombs when ...
      »swing for the fences : LP.. talk to the Center fielder after a Major+ 50s Tourney... Try ...
      »Joncon: There is no question that the pitcher is going to get the "hardest" ...
      »Mulewhipper: NCS13...catcher for sure...you forgot to mention having to keep the ...
      »Duke: Joncon, I think you hit it spot on. There are 2 issues in this topic, ...
13 Aug. 21, 2014 887

Partial Knee Replacement Experience

» Sisavic: My surgeon recommended a Robotic Arm Assisted Partial Knee ...
      »J R: Mike I had it Nov.1 2012 No swelling went home same day. Playing ...
1 Aug. 21, 2014 159

Field Assignments for Vegas Worlds

» 3SMITTY3: SSUSA....what is the anticipated release date for field assignments ...
      »pureevil: I just phoned today asked the same question and was told they will ...
      »pureevil: trying to book rooms and flights, hope to see assignments this week ...
2 Aug. 21, 2014 483

looking for 50 n older women's team

» grover: I'm looking for a 50 n older womens team in or around DeKalb county ...
      »trbowl57: I coach a team out of Detroit, MI. Were are looking for some ...
1 Aug. 21, 2014 48

50-AAA

» Gary Lee Adams: I am looking to play on a over 50-AAA team in either San Marcos Are ...
0 Aug. 21, 2014 52

How Much Difference in the Dudley Lightning Whites?

» 0: Hi I am interested in the 2 Dudley Lightning white end loaded bats, ...
      »Perl: We have been swinging both the 12" and 13" 27oz EL models. The EL on ...
      »Tri18: Perl and 0, Here is what I have learned from swinging both so of ...
      »Tri18: Hi guys, After numerous calls and emails...this thread does a god ...
      »Tri18: And I need to learn how to use spell check....obviously! AT18
      »hemi racer: Most of us jocks would have never notice your misspelled vocabulary. ...
5 Aug. 21, 2014 865

Pitcher does what?

» DoublePlay6: Bases loaded, 1 out. 5 run inning limit with 5 on 3rd. Close game ...
      »cal50: Every position in the infield should already know where they are ...
      »BruceinGa: I agree, depends on the runners and also the arms of the third ...
      »ham24: First thing load bases up unless it's a real weak part of order. Than ...
      »LP: also depends how hard hit back to the pitcher, weather or not to go ...
      »cal50: We play 5 man about 99% of the time, I agree it helps on double plays.
      »Joncon: Depends on the details. What are the runners like? What are your ...
6 Aug. 20, 2014 456
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