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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA CHAMPIONSHIPS 2015 DRAFT Game Schedules & Brackets

» SSUSA Staff: DRAFT Game Schedules and Brackets for SESSION #1 (Men's 65's, 70's, ...
0 July 1, 2015 90
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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 3275
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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 4116
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TEAM RATINGS Guidelines & Procedures

» SSUSA Staff: Senior Softball-USA Ratings GuidelinesThe foundation of the National ...
0 Feb. 6, 2013 10447

Waterproof Softball Shoes?

» ChiPrimeMarty: The outfield grass has been long & wet for early morning games. My ...
      »k man: Chi, not aware of waterproof shoes, the only way I combat the wet ...
      »ffdonnie: Wet grass? Kind of remember what that was like. Just move West, ...
      »Gloffer: It doesn't happen very often here in Arizona, but every now and then ...
      »J R: When I get new batting practice balls. I spray them and my shoes with ...
      »taits: If the shoes have holes in them (as for breathing) you won't pervent ...
      »taits: Prevent not the other.
      »taits: Might want to look at this as ...
      »tscs000: Check out Salomon Climashield Speedcross 3 trail running shoes.
      »STL0: Has anyone ever tried using waterproofing spray on turf shoes to see ...
      »the wood: I've been using 'Camp Dry' for many years... on both Boombah turf ...
10 July 1, 2015 352

BAT REPAIR

» JCoasty: Has anyone tried repairing a crack bat barrel? I have a Dudley ...
0 July 1, 2015 3

Remember When...........

» Sparky.1: Saw this article in my old hometown newspaper, the Lansing State ...
      »cal50: Sparky, The young teams keep dropping in numbers. The SSUSA ...
      »TexasTransplant: I suspect it is just a matter of time until the decline flows through ...
      »Dancer: Texas Transplant I agree with you. I am part of the age before video ...
      »Sparky.1: We were so very fortunate to have been involved with the Great Game ...
      »mad dog: slow pitch has been declining for the last 10 years basically...once ...
      »cal50: It mostly to do with so many other sports available for kids. When I ...
      »stick8: Two words come to mind regarding this issue: Play Station
      »Dancer: Mad Dog, you think if they went back to aluminum bats would increase ...
      »Fred S: Another factor is we are raising a bunch of spoiled wimps who would ...
      »DOLFAN: @ Dancer, ah yes, I remember those days "Right Field is closed" and ...
      »Sparky.1: In the Mid-Michigan region as I would guess was the case for every ...
      »k man: Right field being closed seemed like a disadvantage at first but ...
      »mad dog: dancer...i think we have poisoned the well already....also the fake ...
      »DOLFAN: @ k man...great point about guys our age deciding to play golf over ...
      »Dancer: Dolfan, yes they just don't get it, I agree. Mad Dog, it is a ...
      »k man: Dolfan and Dancer, agreed, they just don't get it. Said it many a ...
      »garyheifner: When Bill Wertz was running the Chicago Black Hawks, he took them off ...
      »TexasTransplant: k man, one night before my wife and I got married (we've been married ...
      »k man: :)
      »Graphite: Great memories.Remember when you played barehanded with a true ...
      »Sparky.1: Give me an old Bombat and the Harwood Softball and use the "Rover" ...
      »Webbie25: Wow-great thread. I was raised in southern Michigan also-Wyandotte ...
      »Fred S: Sparky.1: Funny you should mention the Hardwood Softball. A friend ...
      »mad dog: webbie did the same thing with bats and such....also on the mod ...
      »Sparky.1: Fred S: The Harwood's at the time, were the "best" ball in town. If ...
      »Fred S: Thanks Sparky.1: I will try them in my WD and see what happens.
      »Sparky.1: Fred S: Any of those Harwoods in their original box? I'd be ...
      »taits: Any one remember the Legend 2 Centerfire balls? IMO they held up and ...
      »Fred S: Sparky.1: Yes. 5 of them plus one Wilson Professional Softball ...
      »taits: The Wilson 9130's were excellent balls also. Kinda like the Super ...
30 July 1, 2015 711

San Clemente 50 Team needs players

» softball4b: If you are interested contact me and I will get you in contact with ...
0 July 1, 2015 22

Some Gave All Memorial Softball Tournament

» Doug C from KG: If you're not already playing in a tourney on 8 Aug I'd really ...
0 July 1, 2015 53

Jim Sherman Memorial Portland OR

» jimperry19: I know that Doerflinger won the Major portion ,congrats to Randy, Ed, ...
      »CallaVett: MEN'S 40-MASTERS GOLD 1. GTS (ID) TOC 2. Team Haras (WA) 3. Mach ...
1 July 1, 2015 114

Hitting from tee vs. hitting pitched ball

» hombre: This is a question for all the batmaticians. I'm sure that someone ...
      »BruceinGa: My guess from experience, 330+. This assumes you are placing the tee ...
      »?: Probably Not Much... The pitched ball will resist the bats forward ...
      »Locoengineer: I hit from a tee almost everyday. My distance is about 20-30 feet ...
      »Fred S: I get about the same difference hitting with my WD vs live pitching. ...
      »Dancer: My own experience, I actually hit farther off of a tee, but since the ...
      »STL0: Dancer - I looked at the pop toss product on line and the description ...
      »Dancer: STL0, yes you do have to use your bat handle to push the spring down ...
      »Dancer: STLO, to answer your question, the Pop Toss is convenient for me, but ...
      »Shut Up & Pitch: Send this question to "Mythbusters".
      »DieselDan: Any idea how long the spring lasts and are they easy to replace?
      »STL0: Dancer - Thanks for taking the time to respond and for providing that ...
      »obagain: Too many variables to say for sure but if you had the exact same ...
      »Dancer: STL0 try searching Pop Toss you tube. Even though some of these guys ...
      »STL0: Here is one video I found in case anyone wants to check it out. ...
      »OZ40: I believe a pitched ball will travel farther than a ball hit off of a ...
      »garyheifner: question: I have never hit of a tee. Bought one at a garage sale ...
      »hombre: My tee is home made and extends from 30" to 60" in increments of ...
      »Dancer: Gary Heifner, great deal on the tee. What Homre said is correct, you ...
      »bogie: Gary, as you stride, your body will lower some, so the ball will ...
      »BudLeftField: I've been hitting off a tee for a few years now after I saw Bogie's ...
      »mad dog: i hit close to the same off a tee for distance...my prol is if i do ...
      »Omar Khayyam: I think a major factor in hitting the ball farther in a game versus a ...
      »mad dog: omar all my bp/tee balls will be used and for the most part beyond ...
      »StevenL.Imlay: Hitting off a tee is one of the best things you can do for your ...
      »Snot Nose Kid: If anybody were to conduct an actual test to get an answer to this ...
      »Dbax: Why would anyone care about an answer to the original question?
      »mad dog: thanks steve......i didn't think about my front foot...will have to ...
      »Az Iz: Dbax Hombre asked the question when he started the thread in the ...
      »Dbax: I realize it just fine. But, who cares?
      »hombre: Dbax, I care. I wanted to compare my differential between hitting ...
      »cal50: From the length of the thread, quite a few people seem to care.
      »Pull My Finger: Dbax If you didn't care then why are you reading and posting on this ...
      »Dancer: Pull My Finger - LOL I wish I would have thought of that name, Too ...
      »Dbax: Sorry, it's my job to point this kind of stuff out.
      »Funk: Hey Bob... I am always ready to hit with you man... Always good to ...
35 June 30, 2015 1589

looking for travel team

» harley76: I am a 66 yr.player from Mn. Played last year for Mn.Masters 65AAA. I ...
0 June 30, 2015 40

Looking for a team South Louisiana

» law dog: Looking for a team in South Louisiana . I am 57 and a former ...
      »Dancer: At least you are in Louisiana, I am in Texas since our states share a ...
1 June 30, 2015 60

texas state championships

» mad dog: well again another just throw the tourney ...get our ...
      »Dancer: Did they get to finish out Sunday, I am curious because it rain at my ...
      »SSUSA Staff: No worries mad dog! ... All divisions are going to 3-day sessions ...
      »Dancer: Is the Texas State Championship even going to be in Houston area, ...
      »mad dog: dancer...don't know as i left saturday..I was just filling in for the ...
      »SSUSA Staff: You can certainly do a six-team tournament in one day, but not a ...
      »MurrayW: I agree fully with mad dog. If there are not many teams, why would ...
      »crusher: If SSUSA takes a local tournament and turn it into a 3 day 3 nite ...
      »J R: I played in the 70 + division.4 games in one day. We could not play ...
      »mad dog: staff it was 44 teams total for all the age brackets per your ...
      »Garocket: Guys why don't you ask SSUSA to do the brackets, All you are looking ...
10 June 30, 2015 483

Checking to see if any travel Teams need players

» Wilk99: Searching for a new team for tournament play. I Currently play 60 ...
      »CAT: this guy is a very good player...always working on his game for ...
      »Dbax: Two posts and we still don't know what state this player is from. ...
      »BruceinGa: His post from late 2012 said he lives in Columbus, Ohio.
3 June 30, 2015 395

Dave Humphries Memorial

» biggflyy1953: Still waiting for brackets to be posted for the upcoming tourney this ...
      »SSUSA Staff: Check with the Tournament Director (contact info. available from the ...
      »biggflyy1953: Tournament director stated he sent the brackets to your office. Will ...
      »SSUSA Staff: Looks like these schedules "crossed in the ether" of the information ...
      »17Black: Thanks for posting this CPOA Cleveland/Northern Ohio Printing will ...
      »17Black: OK, first of all KUDOS to the grounds crew, and Lucas County Rec ...
      »col fit: doug and dons 15-11. Congrats to them enjoyed playing them and look ...
6 June 29, 2015 364

Swing Weight: Miken Big Cat vs Dudley EL 13

» ChiPrimeMarty: I was having great success with my 27oz Big Cat, but it broke after 4 ...
      »DOERBAUM: Took me about 50-60 swings to blow up my big cat. Took 80+- to blow ...
      »Perl: I have had 3 Big Cats and currently have 3 of the 12" Dudleys. The ...
      »ChiPrimeMarty: Thanks DOERBAUM and Perl, that info is helpful. It confirms what I've ...
3 June 29, 2015 351

QUAD CITY TOURNEY

» Rich33: Played some close and competitive games this past weekend !!! ...
0 June 29, 2015 128

Looking to play for a team

» tank: Looking for a team to play with. I live in sterling heights. Will sub ...
      »Cougar: Are you age 55 or will be this year? I'm assuming you live in ...
      »pug: Do you have any contact info. Thanks
2 June 29, 2015 164

Horn Softball

» wdodge22: We are a 50AAA out of Southern California, and due to injury and a ...
      »wdodge22: No one?
1 June 28, 2015 312

Las Vegas in Sept Major 60 or 65

» Lefty: I live in Tn. and I want to play in Vegas in Sept. I need to qualify ...
0 June 28, 2015 126

LIGHTER BATS

» manny 41: IF THE BIG YOUNG PRO SOFTBALL PLAYERS ARE SWINGING 26 OR 27 OUNCE ...
      »crusher: manny 41 - this is a guess only.. When you swing a very lite bat ...
      »Az Iz: Combat produces a 34 inch, 25 ounce Senior Bat.
      »BruceinGa: The Dirty Girl, 25.5oz
3 June 27, 2015 540

In Need Of An ASA Bat

» divncatch: Well I need to buy an ASA approved bat as it appears my Worth Legit ...
      »Dancer: I have an ASA Miken Ultra bat. But only used it in BP. I would be ...
      »divncatch: What oz is it? I like a 26oz.
      »Dancer: I believe it is a 26oz. If I am not playing tonight, I can check out ...
      »divncatch: I'd be interested in seeing pics, 704-983-3251. Thanks.
      »Fred S: Depends what balls you will be using. If using the 52's the Freak52 ...
      »divncatch: Thanks Fred. The balls are probably 52 core. I read and liked the ...
      »Fred S: I bought the first one last year. After trying mine at least a doz ...
      »divncatch: I get that 30oz drag during the 2nd game. I like balanced better and ...
      »neck10: might want to try the demirini flipper hit's everything
      »Tri18: You too guys have it right. The Freak52 and the Flipper are the two ...
      »Fred S: I have tried dropping down in weight but just can't get comfortable ...
      »Mark 44: The 2 best bats, in my humble opinion, for ASA using the 52/300 ball ...
      »divncatch: Thanks Fred,Neck10,Tri18 and Mark44, I'll check all these out.
      »Locoengineer: looking for a good asa endloaded model any suggestions. Thanks
      »neck10: dancer 231-218-4787 interested in asa miken
      »neck10: dancer rickeymcdowell@gmail.com I have ton's of asa bats it all ...
      »costa: IMO the Demarini Flipper Aftermath is straight fire. I have swung it ...
      »cheezhed1: I"ve been playing in two Florida ASA senior softball leagues year ...
      »cheezhed1: Update....The Z3000 is no longer available on the Dicks Sporting ...
      »Tri18: Cheeze, The Freak52 is as good as anything out there for sure ...
      »DCPete: Just curious, what makes a particular bat better or worse for the 52 ...
      »Tri18: DC, Great question. Without getting too techy, the smart engineers ...
      »scoop44: Alan Will be playing in senior ASA league. They use 44/374 SB 12's ...
      »Leesville Slugger: I play in a ASA 55+ league. The majority of the big hitters use a ...
      »Tri18: Scoop, Perfect for that. A Juggy or Freak52 is just what you need, ...
25 June 27, 2015 1329

Worth Senior Legit

» lewis: Just a heads up guys, we bought a 26 ounce 2015 worth senior legit ...
      »taits: Reads like it is a two piece bat. You might want to post your ...
      »titanhd: Taits makes a good point but, it is the case that the bat is sold ...
      »ju25: I had a 454 senior that was less than 30 days old and had about 200 ...
      »lewis: I was hoping one of the reps would respond, so I could tell them a ...
      »taits: Manufacturing Defects When a product is defective as a result of ...
      »lewis: Worth received all the information they asked for.
      »taits: Was that upon the initial claim or what...You lascked info here and ...
      »Tri18: Lewis, Sorry you are having this issue. What dealer did you buy the ...
      »lewis: Alan, I hoped you would be the one to respond! We bought the bat ...
      »Tri18: That's strange. I would call them directly and explain what happened ...
      »lewis: Alan, have contacted them and now they changed systems in February ...
      »Stan6: Lewis, I am an Advisory Staff Member & dealer for Worth.(& a senior ...
      »lewis: Thanks Paul but softball.com can't come up with the receipt, cause ...
      »Tri18: Lewis, Go online and print a copy of your credit card statement with ...
      »taits: Something awfully fishy in all this. It doesn't take a rocket ...
      »LeeLee50: Is it just me? If I bought a senior bat with no warranty late in 2014 ...
      »lewis: Taits think what you want! There is nothing fishy about this check ...
      »taits: Lewis, The easiest way for you given that you were not able to get a ...
      »LeeLee50: Lewis I am sorry I got now it's a defective bat gods knows how many ...
      »lewis: Taits no we didn't use pay pal. The owner of the bat, the 68 year ...
      »taits: I might be wrong, but this is sounding (reading) like it's been on ...
      »LeeLee50: Lewis sorry this happened to your teammate. But you do have to ...
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