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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 246
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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 2242
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OFFICIAL SOFTBALLS • SSUSA Rulebook §3.5

» SSUSA Staff: There have been some recent competition issues and inquiries about ...
0 Aug. 27, 2014 1509
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TEAM RATINGS • Guidelines & Procedures

» SSUSA Staff: Senior Softball-USA Ratings GuidelinesThe foundation of the National ...
0 Feb. 6, 2013 7948

Softball Spring Training Program in Vero Beach in March

» Tri18: Hello Guys, If anyone is interested in a weekend of Softball Spring ...
      »Tri18: I forgot to add...the program is designed for 50 and over men and 40 ...
      »Tri18: I've had several calls about the closest airports. Vero Beach is ...
      »hemi racer: Count me in. Sounds like at great weekend. Sure will be ready to ...
      »Tri18: There will be professional coaches and hitting instructors that will ...
      »hemi racer: Sounds like a health and fitness information weekend as well. Us old ...
      »Tri18: The schedule has been finalized and it's going to be a lot of fun and ...
      »BruceinGa: Alan, who are the "professional coaches"?
      »Tri18: Myself, Dave Reed, Ed Starcher, Jason Kendrick plus a couple more. ...
      »hemi racer: When are you going to start taking applications for those interested ...
      »Tri18: Registration opens tomorrow? You can call me to reserve a spot and I ...
10 Nov. 23, 2014 489

HELP---I just don't get it!

» ?: Can anyone explain to me how a tacky bat barrel makes any significan ...
      »Marv19: The theory is the sticky, or in the case of the Nightmare with a ...
      »smooth01: It means you CAN put pine tar on your bat, as sticky bats have been ...
      »SSUSA Staff: smooth01 ... Actually, it doesn't mean that at all ... Please take a ...
      »BruceinGa: Dave, would not a bat with user added pine tar to the barrel be ...
      »hemi racer: Altered-Illegal? Is there a deference in the eyes of the SSUSA staff? ...
5 Nov. 23, 2014 548

Florida Bound

» surf88: We will be driving to Florida from Winter Worlds next week. Wife ...
      »mad dog: hey ed...if ya come by tyler,tx on the way over stop in and say ...
      »surf88: Will check out the route with family. Glad to hear from you Bob. We ...
      »surf88: Does anyone have information on league and/or tournament play in the ...
      »BruceinGa: Be sure to visit Pops at the Woodlawn Hitting Club in St. Pete on ...
      »surf88: Will try to do that Bruce. Where are you in Georgia? Have to go up to ...
      »BudLeftField: Hi surf88-There is a Veterans Military Tournament going on in The ...
      »BruceinGa: Ed, I'm in Marietta, about 3 miles east of the Big Chicken! ...
      »crusher: Bruce, I had to look up The Big Chicken. I think the satellite view ...
      »BruceinGa: It's been there a few times! It's been at the Waffle House a mile ...
      »surf88: Maybe we can rep in touch when I get there. We drive from Phoenix ...
      »surf88: I meant get in touch. Sorry. Made it to San Antonio this ...
      »Senior Moments: Ed -- We will be playing our annual Black Friday charity games if you ...
      »surf88: Driving through Houston on a Friday afternoon is absolutely crazy. ...
      »surf88: Driving through Houston on a Friday afternoon is absolutely crazy. ...
14 Nov. 23, 2014 699

phoenix TOC in November

» magsdad: Can someone please tell me who won the 55Majors or for that matter, ...
      »stattad: 65 Majors results were: 1. Marauders 2. Enviro-Vac 3. R&R
      »gott2play: Magsdad, The results for 55 Major were: 1. Double Play ...
2 Nov. 23, 2014 201

Friday Seating Bracket Play

» NYGNYY: Just an observation from my past 2 tournaments (Vegas and ...
      »DaveDowell: NYGNYY ... Your premise that these events are money driven as it ...
      »NYGNYY: Thanks Dave...I completely understand that none of this is easy and ...
      »Gloffer: Is there any reason that the fields in Peoria aren't used? There are ...
3 Nov. 23, 2014 450

Suggestions for 2015

» JamesLG: Hi All: Now that the season is over for most it is time to thro ...
      »Webbie25: Hi James-right time of the year for this discussion. 1. I fully ...
      »Fred S: You can forget all the others with Rule #3. That one is the biggest ...
      »Boiseballer: In agreement with all except a partial revision to #3. Throwing the ...
      »Sparky.1: I have another suggestion: As an idea for ALL of the current ...
      »playr25: To the exception of #1. Courtesy runner shouldn't be allowed until ...
      »taits: Might add getting out from behind the plate to make the calls as a ...
      »playr25: Also don't like the 2 strike, the next one has to be fair rule. ...
      »garyheifner: I disagree with some of the above. My competitive AAA played some ...
      »Sparky.1: Taits......Excellent point! A YouTube program could be expanded to ...
      »SSUSA Staff: For those interested in providing input for Rules Committee ...
      »Sparky.1: Thank you for the information SSUSA Staff. The following was just ...
      »BruceinGa: I intend to send a email to info@seniorsoftball.com proposing that ...
      »TexasTransplant: Not a rule change, but I would like to see someone develop a tool, ...
      »Fabe: Just for update reason, I did send an email to SSUSA office. Aloha, ...
      »crusher: Great Tx TRansplant - That would be great, it is so disappointing to ...
      »Bruster55: Was a bit disappointed in Vegas on how the flips were called the ...
      »Dbax: You've got to be kidding! It's 50-50. Doesn't matter who gets to make ...
      »Garocket: Staements like Brusters is why people think the seniors are bunch of ...
      »rlspls1974: Garocket: LMAO
      »joel 1975: I would rather have the other team make the call then when you go ...
      »Mango: For the 50, 55 and possibly the 60 Major Plus- Get rid of the DBO and ...
      »OZ40: Coin Flip: How about one "paper-rock-scissors" round between ...
      »hurler: mango's got a point if thos big guy's cant base hit what make's you ...
      »crump22: Mango and all the Plus team, there is a Major Plus Only ...
      »papa t: with regards to homers...I have always liked the one up rule. Give ...
      »Tim Millette: Don't listen to yet another catcher/ah/1B hitter crying about the dbo ...
      »hurler: at least you would have one more after your hr's are gone. I still ...
      »hurler: you could also do like usssa used to do if you hit one after your ...
      »STL0: The home runs rules are good the way they are. We got bumped to ...
      »OZ40: For the record, my coin flip post was intended to sound silly, that's ...
      »JDub: Here's a Novel Idea . . . Get rid of these STOOOPID BATS ! ! ...
      »STL0: JDub - Right on with that idea. The HR rules could change a lot if ...
      »JRthree: There's so many good points you guys make and I truly hope some of ...
      »Mango: Crump 22 Not sure which tournament you are talking about with ...
34 Nov. 23, 2014 2106

DeMarini Senior ONE Endload

» Old Stool: Who out there thinks this bat is as good as the Dudley Lightning or ...
      »Need4speed: I'm 5' 5" and 159 pounds, and have multiple hits off the wallls of ...
      »JDub: It's an Awesome Bat and we can't wait for the 2015 Model ! ! ! 5' ...
2 Nov. 23, 2014 345

62 yr old player looking for Maj, or AAA tourney team in the NW

» DaKidinOregon: Experienced,hard hitting Tourney Player..looking for a OR,WA,ID,N ...
0 Nov. 23, 2014 53

2014 Winter Nationals Results

» Robert Lenzmeier: The round robin and bracket results for the Ft Myers and Phoenix, ...
0 Nov. 23, 2014 215

Bullhead city

» Straydog: I'm looking for a 55+ team for Rio Vista or Bullhead city in ...
0 Nov. 22, 2014 89

NEW Miken Freak Black Senior bat with a 1 year warranty

» Tri18: Hey Guys, Just returned from Vegas and I was able to do a small ...
      »taits: Warranty, should get it a lot of attention.
      »Paco13: Wow. Another better than the rest Senior bats and we as fools will ...
      »Tri18: Paco, A valid observation but...we can't always control when our ...
      »southerinman: Tri18 You state "the new handle fusion makes all the difference in ...
      »Longhorns: I have been a miken guy for years. There bats were great just no ...
      »Snot Nose Kid: So what makes this bat so different from the Miken Triad other than ...
      »Full Monty: My Miken Triad Blackout still hasn't broke in yet. Hundreds of hit ...
      »Tri18: Definitely not the Triad Blackout. The Blackout was a bit stiff and ...
      »Misfits: Guys these bats are for real. No joke. My teammates and I on ...
      »Tri18: Freak Black test update: Just finished getting up to 300 swings on ...
      »LeeLee50: Can you please tell me which bat isn't a winner, it seems that would ...
      »Tri18: Lee50, I agree with you to a point...us senior players have several ...
      »LeeLee50: Thanks, but I have to disagree with the Ambush being a high ...
      »LeeLee50: I didn't see 1 Ambush this past weekend.
      »Tri18: Lee, Everyone in entitled to their opinion. My observations on bats ...
      »Sunshine1949: Why not give it a try if you are a two-piece guy, and the swing ...
      »Tri18: Sound advice. Another thing to consider...cool months are coming and ...
      »LeeLee50: That would be the key if you break it? I just don't see taking a ...
      »Tri18: Lee, What that means to me is what I have said since I tested the ...
      »LeeLee50: We received our bat prior to LV, maybe the sales model was that they ...
      »crusher: If I ever wear out my Combat Centenarian I am gonna have to get me ...
      »Tri18: Crusher, Some of those were seriously good and obviously you got one ...
      »Misfits: Just thought I would follow up with everyone in regards to the new ...
      »Tri18: 333, I agree with you this design shows it to be a very good bat. I ...
      »Fabe: Just to let the board know…I had a great time n tourney using my 26fl ...
      »ApMiken: LeeLee50,,, you got me curious. A Miken VP informed you? Pretty sure ...
      »lewis: APMiken,you have me curious now. Big Cat Mike and a rep were at big ...
      »Tri18: AP, Just got back from the ball field and another 100 swings on the ...
      »lb16: Question for Adam, Why can't Miken produce a bat like the ...
      »ApMiken: Lewis,, I was down there for the opening weekend and left on that ...
      »lb16: Adam, Thanks for your response I don,t remember the old Ultra II's ...
      »Omar Khayyam: lb16's experience was similar to mine. Bought an Ultra II in 2003 and ...
      »lewis: APMiken, he may of not ben a rep. I just assumed he was cause he was ...
      »ApMiken: No problem Steve. I am guessing the person there was either Frank who ...
      »Tri18: We had a great day of testing on Friday. We were able to hit on a ...
      »Lefty: Alan does it hit as well as the Big Cat. Looks like the Freak Black ...
      »Tri18: Lefty, I think we have to realize they are two DIFFERENT but very ...
      »?: I think I'll wait until Miken puts out the Freak Black with th ...
      »Tri18: Guys, A couple of things I should have mentioned.... I usually put ...
      »Tri18: We hit the magic 1,000 swing mark with the Freak Black and boy are ...
      »Mulewhipper: Interesting Alan...who is the "We"? There is a big difference is ...
      »Tri18: Mule, Just got back from the Villages tournament with my Team 1 ...
      »LeeLee50: Mulewhipper you are killing me. LOL
      »hemi racer: BOY!!, with 1300 plus swings from major and major plus guys that bat ...
      »Misfits: If you guys still aren't sold on the Miken Freak Black you should go ...
      »Tri18: Misfit, Good call there...I now have 1500/1600 on the bat and it's ...
      »king 44: Tri18 I just hit a friends 27oz freak black and he said he had 200 ...
      »Tri18: King, The Freak Black does sometimes take more than the usual amount ...
      »DieselDan: Soooo, the Freak Black must be similar to the Triad Blackout, which ...
      »Tri18: Dan, Not really. The Freak is an end loaded bat and doesn't require ...
      »DieselDan: Thanks Tri18. I still took the Advil with the headache I had from ...
      »Tri18: Dan, That's hilarious.better get a cool cloth for the forehead ...
      »JDub: Alan, Can you please provide Before & After Bat Compression Specs? ...
      »AJC: J Dub brings up a great point. This bat has to "press" a lot higher ...
      »Tri18: JDub and friends, Bat spec compliance is accomplished during ...
      »JDub: Metal is/was Safer and 300' Fences were Built for Slow Pitch ...
      »garyheifner: What weight is the bat you have hit for 1600+ hits. And, have you ...
      »Tri18: My bat is a 28 ounce and we are now over 1800. I have many hundreds ...
      »Old Stool: I still have my original Brick phone...I use it to kill cockroaches. ...
59 Nov. 22, 2014 4794

If anyone looking for a GREAT deal on Wintercrest..for a great cause

» Big Mike: if you need Wintercrest, this is the deal for you. It is going to ...
0 Nov. 22, 2014 175

60s AAA players needed

» crazyray13: Looking for 3-4 60s triple AAA players for 2015 who can travel. Call ...
      »B.K.: Where are you located?
      »dwpipe: hey Mike with a 602 area code I am guessing you are not in N. CA.
      »taits: Probably PHX, AZ
3 Nov. 22, 2014 528

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 ...
      »Lefty: Thanks Alan Tri18 fot the help. Love the Big Cat.
      »animal14: the knob on my Miken big cat came off in my first batting practice ...
      »Lefty: animal14 what glue did your friend use and was your bat a 27 oz. you ...
      »Mr. Mechanic: My 27oz Big Cat has a loose handle at the bottom of the barrel . Any ...
      »badseed2b: My Miken Ultra II 2 piece bat knob came off earlier this year. I used ...
      »AJC: Barrel cracked in Manteca ? Knob flew off my 2 piece Ultra II at BLD ...
      »joel 1975: WATCH OUT MIGHT BE ALTERING BAT??????????????????
      »joel 1975: SO ALAN YOU KNOW HOW TO ALTER BATS???????????????????
      »sobs3: I had a crazy thing happen with the Miken 2 piece this year. Was ...
13 Nov. 21, 2014 1556

60"s AAA Need to fill roster slots for 2015

» 3 Kings: We are a competitive, traveling 60's AAA team out of Nevada and we ...
      »dwpipe: I would like to discuss it with you. If there is still an infield ...
1 Nov. 21, 2014 416

Phoenix Results

» BigTuna: Any results? The brackets haven't been updated all weekend? I'm ...
      »tonym2000: jj eagles 1st/az dawgs 2nd/scrap iron 3rd/rookies 4th.
      »BigTuna: Thank you Tony.
2 Nov. 21, 2014 605

"Weight Transfer, A Mistunderstood Key to Explosive Hip Rotation" Swing Makeover 22

» bogie: Many hitters do not understand completely how the weight transf ...
      »BruceinGa: Another great video Bogie! ;)
1 Nov. 21, 2014 312

Looking to play 50's Major or Major Plus in Western States

» Batman19: I am classified as a 50's major plus player and am looking to play on ...
0 Nov. 21, 2014 152

Winter National Results

» billkill: Anyone have results of Sunday games...if played. Specifically ...
      »TimMcElroy: A good part of the of Sunday schedule was rained out. Northwest ...
      »Bernie17: WC Thunder out of Illinois 2nd place major division
      »wagon487: Tim, it would be great it you could put the brackets up like they do ...
      »TimMcElroy: Wagon- I don't have the access required to post the completed ...
      »Hitemdeep: Just wanna know where goodtimes gets those reebok bats from? Those ...
      »gman1: HEY HITEMDEEP,,,U GOT MY INTEREST,,,DID U GET TO SWING WITH THE BAT ...
      »Tri18: Gene from Good Times is a great guy and loyal customer of Team 1 ...
      »Hitemdeep: not gonna get into a pissing match but people aren't that dumb. The ...
      »DBurke23: Yes, people are that dumb - they see a guy drop a bomb and think it's ...
      »Bernie17: I see these guys hit all the time. practice,practice,practice and ...
      »DaveDowell: Bernie17: My Dad once told me a (maybe true) story about golfer Sam ...
      »cal50: The pitcher/ss on that team was a hitter. Saw him hit with power and ...
      »poodass: Nice to know that you practice , you work on timing so you can attack ...
      »Hitemdeep: Sorry Bernie my bad. Guess I need to practice more or have more ...
      »poodass: Hitem are you sure your not a woman ? Who half swung at a ball and ...
      »gman1: I WANT TO KNOW NAME OF THIS REEBOK BAT,,,,,IAM CHECKIN OUT BATS AND ...
      »poodass: Well gman1 the talented guys on Good Times buy there Reeboks from ...
      »AJC: G Man, I wouldn't wait too long if this is the bat you may want. ...
      »Pinehurst 1: I guess It's time to throw in my two cents about Good Times Bats. I ...
      »DBurke23: Also, 2 of the 4 HR's were hit with a Dudley Lightning. But those ...
      »Nodd: There is always one sore loser in the bunch hitemsoft get over it and ...
      »Hitemdeep: Nodd obviously you know nothing about me. I'm not a sore loser, yes I ...
      »Nodd: No I don't but your comment was without merit and one we don't take ...
      »AJC: Too funny Nodded ! Hittem, the Reebok is great bat ( both models ...
      »softball4b: What I think, not that it matters to anyone but me, there is an awful ...
      »Bernie17: (Quote) Don't play in the 50's wasn't even there says it all hitem. ...
      »WCT BK: I am one of the co-managers for WC Thunder. We played 3 games ...
      »Craig20: Thanks BK, you guys have a great team and I thought we had three ...
      »Nodd: We appreciate your comment WCT BK the respect is mutual nothing but ...
      »poodass: Hitemsort , Reread your own remarks and without looking in the mirror ...
      »poodass: Oh yeah hitemsoft I do not know you and being a liar I probably do ...
      »poodass: OH yes POODASS ................Tim Fincher 99 Good Times
      »billkill: Still waiting for results to be posted.........
      »DaveDowell: Just got off the plane from Phoenix this afternoon after the ...
      »neck10: don't run over you computer!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
      »DaveDowell: neck10 ... Hilarious! ... You are probably NEVER going to let me ...
36 Nov. 21, 2014 3474

New Cards / Fields in Phoenix

» SB Softball: Hummmm too bad none of the Women had their cards hand delivered - ...
      »Dbax: There were no concessions at Mt. Vista and that sucked. But as to the ...
      »JDub: SBS, I live in the Tuke and there's a Circle K within walking ...
      »joel 1975: I WOULDN'T RIAL THOS WOMEN UP
3 Nov. 21, 2014 312
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