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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 3269
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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 4107
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TEAM RATINGS Guidelines & Procedures

» SSUSA Staff: Senior Softball-USA Ratings GuidelinesThe foundation of the National ...
0 Feb. 6, 2013 10432

pintop

» B58: Anybody need help tomorrow in Pinetop? 57 aaa fist, second or catch. ...
0 June 18, 2015 201

BATTER'S BOX

» JimmyRedSox: SUSA rule 1.5. The batter's box is the 3' X 7' area to which the ...
      »taits: Read 7.5 C it might help. Maybe not I don not know.
      »SSUSA Staff: Please see Official Rulebook 7.3 A. for the very clear and easily ...
      »taits: Was supposed to be 7.6 C
3 June 18, 2015 249

INFIELD FLY RULE

» JimmyRedSox: SUSA Rule 1.41. Infield Fly. A fair ball (not including a line drive) ...
      »taits: I'll go with the term used "INFIELD" as being a position i.e. ...
      »SSUSA Staff: If an infielder, in the umpire's judgment, can make a successful play ...
2 June 18, 2015 303

70's

» fast eddie 5: Looking for a team to play with. Play any infield position. L ...
0 June 17, 2015 201

Snowbird rule

» cyborg45: I know this has been discussed before, but I can't seem to find the ...
      »SSUSA Staff: The "snowbird" rule is in the Rulebook at 13.1(2) on page 61. ...
1 June 17, 2015 313

foul

» pibmkting: from your rule: 1.28 foul tip a batted ball which goes directly ...
      »SSUSA Staff: YES if there are already two (2) strikes on the batter ... Otherwise, ...
      »Garocket: Actually no unless there are 2 strikes on the batter. Foul tip ...
      »B.J.: Garocket....your last comment about...In slow pitch any ball that ...
      »Garocket: BJ you are correct but any fly ball that is caught really is not fair ...
      »pibmkting: WHY DOES THE RULE SEPARATE A FOUL TIP DIRECTLY TO THE HAND OR GLOVE ...
      »B.J.: pibmkting....this arose a couple of years ago when ASA did a rule ...
      »Garocket: In slow pitch it should not. This rule is a fast pitch and baseball ...
7 June 17, 2015 536

60+ Player Looking to play in Huntsman

» Sassy Ladee: Experienced (40+ Yrs.)player looking for team to play with in Utah ...
      »TexasTransplant: If you go to the website for the Huntsman Games, they have a section ...
1 June 16, 2015 202

Smoky Mtn.

» Graphite: With respect to the tradition Of the Smoky Mtn. Classic, I must say ...
      »BruceinGa: Caswell Park in downtown Knoxville is probably the nicest (landscape ...
      »grayhitter59: Graphite you are 100% correct the Maryville fields where terrible and ...
      »Graphite: @Bruce..... You old people get to play at the nice parks!!
      »Sparky.1: Excellent viewpoint Grayhitter59. I have made the suggestion for the ...
      »Nancy Allen: Graphite, I have not been down there in years, but in my experience ...
      »Garocket: There are a few reasons you see older retired people doing Senior ...
      »BruceinGa: Grayhitter, I, too, inquired about that rule. A close play at first ...
      »Grimmie: Well I played in this tourney for last 3 years. Played Major-plus ...
      »BruceinGa: Thanks for your input Grimmie. As for me getting a job, no thanks!
      »Sparky.1: Back the truck up Grimmie........Although I am retired, I am a former ...
      »Nancy Allen: In our ASA clinics here, we are taught to treat the runner hitting ...
      »Sparky.1: Grimmie: And that is one of the 'big" problems with a vast ...
      »Nancy Allen: Sparky.1, I would rather that they blame me for losing, dropped ...
      »STL0: I played M+ at Sandy Springs as well and would agree with Grimmie. ...
      »BruceinGa: I will compliment the umpires on their judgment of the arc of the ...
      »stick8: Playing in the 50 major finals at Sandy Spring (we were moved to this ...
      »T.C.Sr.: One out runners on 1st & 2nd. Low line drive hit to third baseman who ...
      »grayhitter59: Nancy, I don't know if you have ever umpired a game that I have ...
      »Graphite: My officiating days started in 1968. A lot of baseball,football, and ...
      »Nancy Allen: Garyhitter59, not really judging, I am only commenting on what I read ...
      »stick8: T.C.Sr, only going by your description and not seeing the play I say ...
      »garyheifner: Graphite I feel your pain. We were in a qualifier a few years ago ...
      »Mango: Our experience at the Smoky was great! A good strong competitive ...
      »stick8: Mango, yes we were on the diamond next to you guys Sunday. We didn't ...
      »T.C.Sr.: Stick8, No the defensive team did not ask for help. Like I said ...
      »Nancy Allen: Garyhitter59, I have thought about this. I work with a very good ...
      »stick8: T.C.Sr, based on what you posted it sounds like the hpu may have made ...
      »T.C.Sr.: Thanks stick8. That's exactly how we felt the outcome should have ...
28 June 16, 2015 1631

Looking For A 60 + team to join in Southern Ca.

» RiverRandy55: Many years of softball experience (40)took a break from softball for ...
0 June 16, 2015 201

Handicaping teams when playing out of age group

» JamesLG: Hi Folks: First off I want to say I have a lot of respect ...
      »SSUSA Staff: James ... I guess you COULD play "Exhibition" and play all of your ...
      »PoollShark: 60M plays against 55AAA even. No handicap should be given, your ...
      »JamesLG: Thanks for the quick response SSUSA. You answered my question. ...
      »SSUSA Staff: PoolShark ... In the context of James' initial question, teams ...
4 June 15, 2015 503

Looking for a 60+ Tournament Team

» Carl20: I live in San Antonio and will turn 60 in October. I am currently ...
0 June 15, 2015 178

Which Home Plate

» Wes: Was a catcher this weekend and the bases were loaded ball hit to ...
      »SSUSA Staff: Wes - Bad call if this was an SSUSA sanctioned event under SSUSA ...
      »Nancy Allen: I have only ever seen SPA mats with a painted on home plate.
      »lumpy10: Sounds like you should have done what Clean Up suggested and used ...
3 June 15, 2015 643

65+ in Houston

» The Cimarron Kid: Looking for a possible team in the Houston area. Have played at all ...
      »Dancer: I think you might mean travel team, but my question to you are you ...
      »J R: League ball in Houston hcssl.org. Only one 65 team in Houston Texas ...
2 June 15, 2015 248

Camping Info Wanted

» iRITEi: I see several of my fellow Senior Softball players with campers and ...
      »mad dog: look for something under 35' for ease of use and gas mileage...class ...
      »iRITEi: Thanks for the reply mad dog. I was hoping a few more guys would ...
      »DieselDan: I do not own an RV, but have rented Class C's a few times. My ...
      »J R: I own a 33ft. ClasdA Fleetwood with 2 slides..I always stay at an Rv ...
4 June 15, 2015 410

Looking For a Team....45+

» TT31: I'm looking to play a few senior tournaments in 2015, including ...
      »TT31: Can play older, if need be. Anything out there?
      »sftball11: Are you available to play in Reno on a 40+ team? May 29, 30, 31. I ...
      »TT31: Sorry for the late reply. I thought I would get a notification if ...
      »Coach motorcity: Are u available to travel to Raleigh North Carolina August7-9
      »TT31: No, I'm sorry, I'm playing the USSSA tournament in Joliet, IL that ...
      »TT31: I believe I have the weekends of July 4-5, Aug 1-2, 29-30, Sept ...
6 June 14, 2015 729

50+ Female Southern California

» crosshand batter: I am 51yrs and lives in Simi Valley looking for a senior team to play ...
0 June 14, 2015 152

new rule

» grayhitter59: Just read this new rule, don't really understand. Is the first ...
      »SSUSA Staff: Different penalties for two different infractions ... ALTERED ...
      »grayhitter59: Thank you, now I understand.
2 June 13, 2015 642

Looking for team

» GuyD: I'm a member of Cape Cod Senior Softball and will be spending the ...
0 June 13, 2015 224

Dave Humphrey Tourney (Toledo) (Maumee Ohio) June 27/28

» 17Black: OK, are any 50 Majors playing at end of the month???? (and who??)
      »neck10: how many 60's major will be there??????
      »17Black: LOL, I hope somebody is playing??? Go CAVS
      »17Black: OK we entered yesterday (CPOA Cleveland), we hope to see somebody ...
3 June 13, 2015 333

CT MASTERS results

» TimMcElroy: 50 major 1) JJM Properties 2) Leed Construction 3) Elmwood Sports ...
      »rlspls1974: Nice job Tim. Thanks for the timely posting of the results!
      »k man: Nicely run tournament. Good fields. Great weather. only hiccup was ...
      »sobs3: Tournament was well organized and start times went off without a ...
      »TimMcElroy: 65 AAA 1) Socrates / Vios 2) Syracuse Cyclones 65s 70 AAA 1) ...
      »rlspls1974: Tim, curious as to why you don't you use CT Sportsplex on Sat/Sun?
      »TimMcElroy: CT Sportsplex is a privately owned facility that offers everything ...
      »rlspls1974: Ok thanks for the update.
      »paul0784: Why not charge a little more per team and give it to them so we can ...
      »I-MAN: Great tournament in conneticut Long Island jaguars
      »Kyphogt: Agree with the previous posts,,great tournament last weekend, fields ...
      »sobs3: You had a great tournament last weekend George - Glad I don't have to ...
      »k man: IMAN, which IMAN are you, there were several running around? lol k ...
12 June 13, 2015 833
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