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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 286
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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 2283
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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 1537
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TEAM RATINGS Guidelines & Procedures

» SSUSA Staff: Senior Softball-USA Ratings GuidelinesThe foundation of the National ...
0 Feb. 6, 2013 7978

Indiana Tournament Team looking for players

» Fishguy49: Hello. I'm currently looking for 6-8 players age 60 and up who can ...
0 Nov. 25, 2014 31

Dudley 12" versus 13" End loads

» Tri18: I just got in some bats from Dudley and will be taking out random ...
      »LM26: Alan, are you going to post your results here from the testing or ...
      »Tri18: I just got back from working with the first 13". A little stiffer ...
      »SALSAKID49: Alan..., thanks with the info on this current batch... and thanks ...
3 Nov. 25, 2014 363

Winter Worlds

» E4/E6: I would like to congratulate The Fountain Valley Outlaws for winning ...
      »AlGarcia: Thanks John, it has been a long time since the Outlaws have won a ...
      »TOMAR77: Git-R-Done also congratulates our Friends The Fountain Valley ...
2 Nov. 25, 2014 180

when will 2015 schudule be out..????

» RAWHIDE: I hope they don't try to compete with ISSA again on east ...
0 Nov. 25, 2014 61

Any idea when results will be posted for Ft Myers/Cape Coral?

» Jim51: Any idea when results will be posted for Winter Nationals at Ft ...
0 Nov. 25, 2014 34

Barrage 28oz

» Lefty: My 28 Barrage has a little over 200 swings and webbing pretty much. ...
      »DoubleL10: Joe, is there any bat that you DON'T have in your bag?? From your ...
      »Lefty: Larry I've got pretty many of them. The Super Dirty 28oz is the last ...
2 Nov. 25, 2014 166

Are walks hits in Senior Softball?

» NewRuleSC: I am having some controversy on my team. After playing this past ...
      »gott2play: NewRuleSC, What you're talking about us OBP (on-base percentage). ...
      »bkb555: it is more a team decision....since batting averages are sometimes ...
      »Enviro-Vac: In baseball proper scoring gives a walk a walk and not a hit. ...
      »stattad: You should keep both. I always provide stats to our players, and we ...
      »coop3636: It saves lots of time and effort (and arguments about if it was an ...
      »BruceinGa: I agree "It saves lots of time and effort (and arguments about if it ...
      »crusher: Agree with coop3636 99.9%. I call it BA as OBP has to many ...
      »joel 1975: some guys want take a walk because it dosent help there average, ...
      »NewRuleSC: Thanks for the feedback. I am gong to let this one be a team decision.
      »stick8: I used to think walks shouldn't be hits until I played on this one ...
      »stattad: You can do anything you want, but keep in mind that in baseball when ...
      »crusher: stattad - The good thing slo-pitch is not baseball. The 90' bases ...
      »BruceinGa: Stattad, would feel better if we called a walk or an error as "on ...
      »crusher: Bruce, U R still to YOUNG to really appreciate a walk. LOL James
      »BruceinGa: Crusher, walks are good if you have confidence in your teammate that ...
      »garyheifner: Slow pitch is a hitters game. However, if you have the poise to lay ...
      »tg69: Walks score runs. I had rather take a walk than to hit a solo homerun ...
      »HJ: The reality is that BA; OBP and Slugging average all have validity ...
      »Duke: I am not going to get into how to compute batting average, on-base ...
      »joel 1975: walks r very important if you have a punch hitter who's only going to ...
      »Brock: I agree with the majority of you in that On Base Percentage is a very ...
      »neck10: stick that's the right call, walks are just as good as single's some ...
      »stick8: Brock and neck good points!! Another poster put it properly. There's ...
      »Lefty: My coach and me didn't really agree with what's a hit or error. ...
      »hurler: stick how's Bobby Stew doin???????????????
      »stick8: Hurler, Stewie is doing very well. He is pretty much back to his ...
      »Webbie25: I have to agree with the guys that count it as a hit.There really is ...
      »laramie55: Personally, I don't keep track of my batting avg. I see that what ...
      »fever: the teams I've played for have counted walks as hits, errors as hits, ...
      »DoubleL10: Vern, I agree 100% with what you said. Our game is about OBA which ...
30 Nov. 25, 2014 1318

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 ...
      »neck10: just a little humor for your day LOL just think if you lived here ...
      »DonL: Still waiting for the results of the November Florida tournament to ...
38 Nov. 25, 2014 3727

Southern California 60 AA team looking for a couple of players

» left13: Southern California 60 AA team looking to fill a couple of spots ...
0 Nov. 25, 2014 72

"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! ;)
      »Funk: MBA Elite thanks you Bogie for making these great hitting tips ...
      »SALSAKID49: Bogie, Thanks for your video info..., they are very helpful...
3 Nov. 24, 2014 590

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 ...
      »bkb555: I like the one up rule once limit is reached.....I also like DBO's ...
      »crump22: Mango, yes , that the one. I don,t care what the homerun rule ...
36 Nov. 24, 2014 2346

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? ...
      »SSUSA Staff: Yes, there is a difference ... ALTERED EQUIPMENT - Equipment ...
      »BruceinGa: Thanks Staff for you attempt at clarification of the difference in ...
      »0: So how or why is that tacky material allowed on bats? If the bat ...
      »SSUSA Staff: In response to your inquiries: 1. The Dudley bat is manufactured ...
      »wdodge22: As I understand the Dudley bat with the tacky barrel, is for the bat ...
      »hemi racer: I have found that it being able to grip the ball for that mille ...
11 Nov. 24, 2014 1191

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' ...
      »bogie: Its too bad more hitters haven't tried this bat. I believe its th ...
      »BruceinGa: Bogie, a teammate and bp partner bought a 2013 balanced One and we ...
      »bogie: The balanced is good but a totally different bat than th ...
5 Nov. 24, 2014 753

2015 tournament schedule

» CurtfromKY: Can someone (or Staff) give me an idea when the new 2015 schedule ...
      »rlspls1974: CurtfromKY: I asked that question via email and the response was ...
1 Nov. 24, 2014 373

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 ...
      »DaKidinOregon: I have joined a team, thanks.
1 Nov. 24, 2014 117

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 584

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 764

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 402

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 553

2014 Winter Nationals Results

» Robert Lenzmeier: The round robin and bracket results for the Ft Myers and Phoenix, ...
0 Nov. 23, 2014 404
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