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LVSSA/SSUSA SOUTHWEST CHAMPIONSHIPS 2014 • DRAFT Game Schedules & Brackets

» SSUSA Staff: DRAFT Game Schedules and Brackets for SESSION #1 of the 2014 ...
0 April 16, 2014 202
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SPRING NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS 2014 • Game Scores & Bracket Results

» SSUSA Staff: Game Scores and Bracket Results from the 2014 Spring National ...
0 April 13, 2014 440
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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 4424
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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 3679
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TEAM RATINGS • Guidelines & Procedures

» SSUSA Staff: Senior Softball-USA Ratings GuidelinesThe foundation of the National ...
0 Feb. 6, 2013 5172

OBSTRUCTION

» 1jonsey: STAFF...this happened in our game... runner on 1st...batter/runner, ...
      »swing for the fences : Umpire had it right! Anytime there is obstruction by fielder the ...
      »SSUSA Staff: We concur with BOTH the umpire's ruling and swing's very concise ...
      »BruceinGa: My understanding of the obstruction rule is that if the runner was ...
      »BruceinGa: found it: 8.4(10)A 4. When a runner, while advancing or returning ...
      »crusher: Bruce, Sounds like the runner should have been advanced back to 1st ...
      »B.J.: wow...really the runner makes a mistake by not seeing his team mate ...
      »Garocket: When a runner, while advancing or returning to a base, is obstructed ...
      »1jonsey: Garocket...I agree with you but read the rule part A 1 EXCEPTION: A ...
      »SSUSA Staff: 1jonsey ... Actually the converse to your theory is a more accurate ...
      »stick8: Had a play like this last year. Men's game, bases empty, no one out. ...
      »1jonsey: STAFF I understand awarding the obstructed runner the base he was ...
      »SSUSA Staff: 1jonsey ... It's apparent you are not going to agree with our ...
      »1jonsey: STAFF thx for your responses and explanations and you are right i ...
      »Garocket: Any rule that does not make sense should be either changed or looked ...
      »1jonsey: Garocket u r right i went back a couple years in old rule books and ...
      »Nancy Allen: Jonesy and Garocket, you have fallen into what I call Heart Rules. ...
      »Garocket: Nancy, has nothing to to with heart and more to do with common ...
      »Nancy Allen: Garocket, sorry to frustrate you. It is a Nancy Allen opinion and ...
      »Garocket: Nancy I do not have a horse in the race either. I have been umpiring ...
      »1jonsey: Nancy, i appreciate what you are saying and do agree that many ...
      »stick8: Here's a situation to ponder; Bases empty, no outs. Batter gets a ...
      »neck10: Just play ball ump'a will take care of rules!!!!!!!!!!!!!!here's one ...
      »neck10: stick rob said he talked with you,he called me on Friday to tell me ...
      »stick8: Yes, I had a nice conversation with the Motor City Madman last week. ...
      »Garocket: Stick If the runner never tried to leg it out to second the umpire ...
      »Garocket: I was just looking thru the internet and found this Why is SSUSA ...
      »neck10: stick big arm will have to hire me to keep Robbie out of ...
      »neck10: stick all kidding aside rob will hit long ball with anyone you ...
      »SSUSA Staff: We're not sure why this call is leading to so much debate ... The ...
      »softball4b: And you had to ask that question Why.....Kind of like talking to my ...
      »stick8: Garocket your technically correct. In my scenario, the USSSA rule is ...
      »stick8: Neck I know Robbie all too well. I played league ball with him and on ...
      »joel 1975: stick he's a handful but really likes rickey & billy from kinnco ...
      »stick8: How do I get in on this free golf gig? lol
      »Garocket: Ok i more time and I will let it die LOL Runner gets a bae hit to ...
35 April 4, 2014 1173

Introducing the latest technology

» Webbie25: I am happy to announce, in conjunction with Alan Tanner of Team One ...
      »Tri18: Mark, The CURVE will bring an added level of excitement to our game. ...
      »crusher: SSUSA Staff You guys best get ahead of this on Bat Policy ...
      »rightrj1: Wow another bat for us OLD guys to try!!! I'm sure I'll get me ...
      »taits: And TH and all will be promoting it on here at the home page ...
      »curveball: HAPPY APRIL FOOLS DAY!
      »taits: Look for them at the Reno event in the old truck. Kinda the reverse ...
      »softball4b: You can sure tell when a guy is laid up and can't play ball. I would ...
      »softball4b: Or Prime rib.
      »taits: Its set up on his smart tv. Auto dial chicken delight or prime rib ...
      »Webbie25: Mike, that's what I forgot to add-a GPS that told me where the next ...
      »Omar Khayyam: Webbie, of course we caught the last line. It was our April Fool on ...
      »Webbie25: I had several emails at the house from guys that didn't get it. We ...
      »StevenL.Imlay: Three sided bat....I actually liked that bat!! SLi
      »Omar Khayyam: Webbie, I think I remember hearing about the water bat, but the guy ...
      »Nancy Allen: Coachie was a bat collector. The only one that he ever actually let ...
      »Webbie25: I saw the 3 sided bat-the one I did see was wood. Nancy, I still have ...
      »Nancy Allen: Webbie and Imlay, thanks for this mental diversion. Coachie never ...
      »Tri18: Happy Day after April fools ! For you other bat geeks out there like ...
      »Mr. Manassas: What about the bat with the holes in it to allow it to move through ...
      »Nancy Allen: There used to be a group in Missouri that challenged others to come ...
20 April 3, 2014 1173

Looking for 40+ Men's tourney team in Texas

» robs1tko: I just retired from the military so, plenty of free time. I've ...
      »JBTexas : We have a over 40 division we just started on Tuesday nights and a ...
      »robs1tko: Awesome...Thanks for the info JB...will do!
2 April 3, 2014 101

Who is going to Maryland Classic

» Robo2: what 55 Major teams are going to the Maryland Classic? I know Sweet ...
0 April 3, 2014 127

Phoenix Batting Practice 4/5/14

» Stoney: I will be traveling from St.Louis to Phoenix on Saturday and would ...
      »StevenL.Imlay: Stoney we normally hit but we are playing in a local ...
1 April 2, 2014 211

gloves on throwing hand

» phantomf4j: I am aware that equipment of all types has been advanced beyond what ...
      »DOLFAN: Phantom..this is interesting. The air out in SoCal gets pretty dry so ...
      »softballnuts: I looked at the Saranac web site....didn't see any mention of thei ...
      »phantomf4j: softballnuts- I have also been to that site and agree there is no ...
      »taits: Sent off a couple inquires and haven't found the Sandman site but ...
      »phantomf4j: Thanks taits. I will only add what I have read about such gloves. ...
      »taits: One of those sites, I think 1st one you listed has softball as a ...
      »Caveman: Try these. We use them at work and I think they might fit the bill. ...
      »softball4b: Home Depot or Lowes $5 - West Chester Nitrile-Dipped Large ...
      »softball4b: Meant to say form fitting, you can pick up a dime with them.
      »phantomf4j: I'm a naval aviator from the Vietnam era. We were issued flame ...
      »Airbosn: Phantomf4j...I still have a pair of the flame retartant and over ...
      »hemi racer: I'm sure the NFL guys use them for a better grip on the ball in maybe ...
      »Caveman: Hemi, I've worn the gloves I described above in 30 degree weather ...
      »hemi racer: Boy! Looks like someone(Alan) is missing the boat here. Seems that ...
      »phantomf4j: Airbosn- "J" model was an incredible machine. But we better stick ...
      »J R: SSUSA rule book says no gloves on throwing hand for pitchers
      »stick8: Besides the Super Bowl a glove on the throwing worked out pretty well ...
      »hemi racer: In my day, I could have blocked better than Peyton's line did in the ...
      »garyheifner: About 4 years ago I was in Menards (it's like a home depot) and I saw ...
      »HJ: Now that it is getting warmner, does anyone have an update on these ...
20 April 2, 2014 1246

Results from Spring Worlds in Mesquite and St. George

» glovedad: Have these results been posted anywhere? I was not able to go but ...
0 April 2, 2014 144

Hemet April 12-13

» softball4b: Studs n Duds playing in this tournament. We have 12 looking for two ...
      »softball4b: I have 12 for this tourney looking for a 13th. If your team is not ...
1 April 2, 2014 344

NEW YORK AREA...

» SALSAKID49: I'll be in visiting my hometown BROOKLYN to see family and old ...
0 April 2, 2014 108

pitchers mask

» ss27: With new rule mandating pitchers wear a mask, does anyone have a ...
      »Omar Khayyam: Since the introduction of the new mandate, there have been many ...
      »SS13: I still pitch against upper level young guys as well as senior ball, ...
      »taits: Well put Omar.
      »BruceinGa: I noticed this past weekend at a big young guy's tournament that many ...
      »taits: Something to consider w\o it not much difference in ...
      »Vance+50: I agree BruceinGa. It's also a sign of people not taking care of ...
      »Omar Khayyam: Vance, you're on to something. I played 8 games at a complex in ...
      »southernson: Since there ate no specifics on a mask, I have an old Yogi bear mask ...
      »Wayne 37: I would suggest if you have a huge head, not get a helmet. Plus ...
      »Graphite: @ss13 ... I suggest the Worth helment.As for the sun,eye black works ...
      »SS13: Thanks Graphite, I'll try eye black.
      »Bruster55: I wear a Easton batting helmet with wire protective mask.It fits ...
      »PoollShark: I use the RIP-IT Defense Pro Mask and I like it. Lightweight and ...
      »The yooper: I see that Boombah is advertising a "Fielders mask" looks like it has ...
      »Nancy Allen: The Senior Softball Store from this site has a couple of face masks ...
      »hurler: yooper you guys playing up there in the traverse city area,would like ...
      »joel 1975: leauge starts middle of may
      »?: For those of you that think the whole blame for wearing masks is on ...
      »Omar Khayyam: That shot to Chapman's face was scary and it won't be the last in ...
      »The yooper: Hurler: Yes Ricky has a team they have won our 55+ league each of ...
      »?: Omar Don't know where you play ball..... So you think senio ...
      »The yooper: Omar: I know we have senior players that can hit the ball 300 feet ...
      »Vance+50: If you don't think the composite bats have made softball a different ...
      »The yooper: Vance: Yes better bats have made a difference and always have. I ...
      »Omar Khayyam: Donny, I agreed with your first post completely. It was "?" ...
      »The yooper: Omar: A bit of miscommunication, but worked out. I agree we have ...
      »Home Plate: Vance+50 Take a good look at 40 M+ teams to find hitters that ca ...
      »Home Plate: Vance+50 Take a good look at 40 M+ teams to find hitters that can ...
      »Vance+50: Home Plate, I have no doubt that you are right about those guys. ...
      »neck10: yooper hit from second base have a better chance to hit it over the ...
      »The yooper: Neck10: Rik you are right if I could just hit from 2ed base, I would ...
      »neck10: YEA I almost screwed myself in the ground with my swing tho.I don't ...
32 April 2, 2014 1584

Just want to say a BIG Thank You......

» Big Mike: Thank you to all of you fellow senior players and Vendors who have ...
      »Tri18: Sgt, I appreciate your kind words. I look on it as a privilege to be ...
      »Webbie25: Big Mike-is there going to be a place in Las Vegas in April where we ...
      »Big Mike: Sorry Webbie. Las Vegas is a no show for me or any of the players ...
      »John27: Big Mike, Do you have an address where one can send equipment to the ...
      »Big Mike: John you can just sent it to my house. 9909 NE 59th Ave. Vancouver, ...
      »lewis: Webster, if you are going to Vegas in April I have a glove I've been ...
      »Tri18: SARGE, A update for you today and it's for real not April fools. I ...
      »Tri18: Big Mike, Just got the packing list from Miken. I have to again say ...
8 April 1, 2014 756

Code of Ethics @ Mesquite SSUSA Spring World Championships

» Outsider1: We had a good time overall.... except when we met up with a certain ...
      »olie04: Allegations without names does not expose this incident you have ...
      »Outsider1: The Team was "Rocky Mtn. Extreme (NM). The player was the "Pitcher". ...
      »Webbie25: After receiving numerous calls today from my friends across the ...
      »Outsider1: I truly beleive this issue lies directly with the "Pitcher #13" and ...
      »Adiktiv6: Outsider, Quit your whining....hell, if he was the "pitcher" your ...
      »garyheifner: Outsider1 When you posted this, I am sure you expected at least ...
      »glovedad: I agree Gary, the umpires and TD are there to keep the players from ...
      »tightline: simple solution. Warn him to shut up amd then go middle...
      »Adiktiv6: So, I read the COE for SSUSA and no where did it say one cannot hit ...
      »titanhd: adiktiv6 and tightline. This discussion Code of Ethics. Hitting th ...
      »Adiktiv6: titanhd, Who said anything about "willful intent"?? I just said ...
      »titanhd: Grown 50+ year old men acting, thinking and responding like ...
      »Adiktiv6: titanhd, Since when is getting a hit up the middle not part of the ...
      »garyheifner: OK guys, hell with the game. Let's go middle and send a message. ...
      »Adiktiv6: sheesh Heif, No one is telling EVERYONE to start hitting the middle! ...
      »garyheifner: Nope, your wrong. Don't like the screen. I pitch half the ...
      »Adiktiv6: Heif, you old "Playboy" you! I would NEVER say anything about or ...
      »mnball: Sounds like this pitcher is a douche bag. That means he was a douche ...
      »tightline: Fortunately this #13 is neither someones mother or wife... I would ...
      »Adiktiv6: tightline, I got the need, the need for speed!! lol A dik
20 April 1, 2014 2607

Looking for....

» Curly21: Trying to find contact info Dave Velasquez out of San Anton... Thanks ...
      »Super V 10: WHAT! superv10@msn.com Dave
      »KC Jim: Mr bat tester, great you tube reviews
      »Super V 10: Thanks Jim, Getting the Miken Big Cat bat Supermax in next week, ...
3 April 1, 2014 178

Good Luck Mike S

» Robo2: For those of you who know Mike Santo (NJ); he is having open heart ...
      »Robo2: I understand that many players are very upset that their batting ...
      »birdie: Robo, Give Mike our best for a speedy recovery. It is true Mike can ...
      »Robo2: It is funny that you said that in those words; his nickname around ...
      »cw: Mike - All of us from the Tri-State Merchants 55's wish you well and ...
      »Brownie: Mike, best of luck with your surgery, we will see you on the field ...
      »bernie: Best of Luck to you Mike. You will be back on the diamond before the ...
      »Pieman: Hey guy's. Sorry that all your averages and home run totals will be ...
      »Robo2: Good News: Mike is doing well after 4 repaired blockages. I ...
      »neck10: Ive also had the surgery don't sneeze!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
9 April 1, 2014 491

Old Corps Classic Softball

» OIdCorps: We're a newly formed Virginia based 50+ AAA team comprised mostly of ...
      »OIdCorps: We're still looking to fill out our roster with another Infielder and ...
      »Rnewkirk: I would be interested in talking to you if you are still looking to ...
      »JoeMarine: Hey Ed, this is Joe.T. I hope all is well brother. Good luck this ...
      »JUZBALLIN23: IF YOU ARE STILL LOOKING FOR AN OUTFIELDER PLEASE LET ME KNOW. I AM ...
4 April 1, 2014 585

Can someone tell me why DeMarini Black Ops bag is so expensive

» Big Mike: Why does the Black Ops Bag cost so much? Does anyone else make a bag ...
      »taits: In a word greed. I looked into them as well as a few other large ...
      »taits: Same applies to bad makers etc etc.
      »Caveman: Try the Tanel 360, it is reasonable and also if you look through some ...
      »taits: MrBill (I think 26 is a part of that name too) and #6 are reps for ...
      »Jawood: Big Mike, regarding your bat bag getting beaten up the airlines (and ...
      »nickname36: Get a golf bad duffle bag style with wheels...you can put for sure 2 ...
      »capp16: I hate when bags are expensive just because of the name, especially ...
7 April 1, 2014 702

Pensacola workouts

» cyborg45: Gentlemen, I will be visiting the Pensacola area from the 10th of May ...
      »BruceinGa: Maybe Perl will respond as he lives near there. Yes, Exchange park ...
      »JoeMarine: CYBORG45, There are pickup games ON Tuesdays & Thursdays mornings at ...
      »cyborg45: Thanks guys. Joe looking forward to several of these pickup games. ...
3 March 31, 2014 116

Rookie Senior player from Colorado looking for team… AZ NM UT can travel...

» superfonzie: Hey Yo my name is Tim Healy, i am looking for a 50 Majors or AAA team ...
      »USMC21: Is this by chance former USMC CID Tim Healy?
      »Jon44: You play a lot of 2B?
      »superfonzie: John44 how can i get ahold of you, email me at ...
3 March 31, 2014 413

TPS Hyper Z

» big cat7: i KNOW THESE BATS ARENT ON THE MARKET YET BUT I HEARD THERE WERE A ...
      »Tri18: The last I was told they would not be available until next ...
      »lewis: YES THEY ARE FOR SALE ALONG WITH THE ELDER E-MAIL ME ...
      »Kyphogt: Gentlemen-the TPS Hyper Z is NOT available. I was directed to a bat ...
3 March 31, 2014 685

Leesburg (Orlando area)

» Chip: I am going to be in this area for 2 weeks and am looking for a place ...
      »AB: Chip can you hit sunday afternoon?
      »Chip: I will be arriving Sunday night late.
      »Chip: Thank you AB., Shelby, Tony, and others for the opportunities to get ...
3 March 31, 2014 229
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