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Combining Major and Major Plus

» birdie: In the Dalton thread Bruce mentioned that Turn Two won the 60 Major ...
      »BruceinGa: Harry, this is a situation where there is one outstanding team in a ...
      »DoubleL10: But Harry, Turn 2 is an OLD 60 team! Next year they move to 65 and ...
      »DoubleL10: Bruce, I've played with and against almost all the Turn 2 players ...
      »jrhunch: birdie it cant work in the 60s because turn 2 is too good.they beat ...
      »birdie: I think that the bottom line is we love to compete. All we need is a ...
      »Gary19: Why not combine? If 5 runs is truly an "egualizer" as it is often ...
      »turn2: Larry is right we are old. In Dalton, we had 10 of our 15 huge ...
7 July 28, 2012 2022

Team Ratings

» speedy247: I just played in the Loudoun VA tournament in the 60 AAA ...
      »Gary19: Could this be a thought for ratings? If you have two arms, two legs, ...
      »Omar Khayyam: Gary19, you forgot to add your belief that even if you are in your ...
      »Gary19: Omar, I specifically said "ratings", NOT age groups. Teams are rated ...
      »mad dog: age does play into rating,that is why they have ...
      »Gary19: As an example, if you are 55+ and have two arms, two legs, and an ...
      »Jose #12: speedy247 To answer your question, the Stahl Post #30 plays SSUSA, ...
      »Slowest Pitch: Gary 19, that's how it was in the late 80's and early 90's. If you ...
      »Gary19: Thanks Bill for the history lesson I always suspected.
      »Beasley: Slowest Pitch - it wasn't just senior softball that was that way. ...
      »Slowest Pitch: Beasley, I'm sure you are right. I did'nt play softball before I was ...
      »Slowest Pitch: Gary 19, that's how it was in the late 80's and early 90's. If you ...
11 May 30, 2012 2069

AGE & RATING MIXING AT TOURNAMENTS????

» GaCMan: Another tournament this weekend with multiple teams in my division ...
      »Lecak: Why would they put a 60 team with 55's. The 60 team only getting 5 ...
      »stever: I see no real problem dropping a 60 major into the 55AAA tournament, ...
      »ShaneV: Good feedback for those of us who run tournaments and want to know. ...
      »LP: last year here in Texas there was six 60 AAA teams to make a good ...
      »garyheifner: When my AAA team plays an M team, they must play by our HR rules. We ...
      »turn2: When a 60 major drops down and plays a 55 triple a teamthere are no ...
      »elmo07: The last time we played in Pensacola as a 60 major team we were put ...
      »taits: I have always been against the equalizer sys as it stands in most ...
      »Corky: Elmo....you left out one small detail......If your team is Crystal ...
      »GaCMan: Guys I think some of what I said is misunderstood. I never said WE ...
      »Gary19: elmo, is receiving a "championship" trophy for a one-team bracket at ...
      »taits: GaCMan, Noticed that, just not addresses. I did address the ...
      »monty25: I have seen where a older higher rated team plays pool games then in ...
      »Tater50: GaCMan; I picked that up; knew what you were talking about; these ...
      »Jawood: If they are going to have the number of age groups and ...
      »Gary19: Jawood, you are certainly correct that the socialistic practice of ...
      »elmo07: GaCMan, it is always a pleasure to play y'all. You've never refused ...
      »Gary19: elmo, I see what you are saying now. That is very unfortunate how ...
      »Jawood: elmo07, You could have got your $465 back and went out and purchased ...
      »BruceinGa: Jawood, we, Crystal Pharmacy, are thinking long and hard about ...
      »TOMAR77: Just played in a local Tourney in Temecula, Ca.We had 3,55Teams i ...
      »Gary19: I understand nothing is guaranteed, but in a nation where the average ...
22 May 24, 2012 2504

Indy senior leagues

» Corky: The Indiana Senior Softball Organization (ISSO)is looking for players ...
      »Corky: Anybody got any Ideas on how to and where to advertise for new ...
      »taits: Corky, Many city assns\leagues have message or bulletin boards in the ...
2 April 23, 2012 1364

Charleston, SC area senior softball league

» zoomzoom: Senior Softball League in the Charleston, SC area open to anyone age ...
0 April 1, 2012 1610

RED FLAGS FLYING OVER LVSSA/SSUSA MERGER

» DD: We congratulate LVSSA and SSUSA for their merger recently announced ...
      »taits: DD, I guess two boast that about being the largest. I just took ...
      »Omar Khayyam: taits, you're right about the Huntsman. Even if the new super ...
      »Jawood: Got to agree with you DD, they have gone overboard on this. We are a ...
      »Dbax: Couldn't agree more. Played 50 Majors last weekend in LVSSA. The ...
      »PattyMac: I played in Las Vegas two weeks ago in the 55 major plus division. ...
      »BruceinGa: I agree, Pat! Why is everyone trying to shorten the games???!! I ...
      »Gary19: Yep. If guys don't want to play, then why do they bother to show up ...
      »the wood: DD: I always read your posts with interest because they're usually ...
      »mad dog: DD,the wood,yep both of ya's have hit the ol proverbial nail on the ...
      »CRUSADERVB: WOODY & DD ARE 100% RIGHT. WE LOST ALL OF THE LVSSA TOURNAMENTS. THE ...
      »Fabe: The Vegas Tourney has been going down hill for the past 5 yrs. We ...
      »neck10: patty mac did you get back to your old self stay out of that doctors ...
      »The real deal: Just wondering - why is playing 7 innings in 65 minutes better that ...
13 Dec. 26, 2011 3408

#45 in MD

» birdie: Ross, I personally do not like the new rules as far as Major+ goes. ...
      »DoubleL10: We played in Manassas this year and were the only M+ team in the 65s. ...
      »kbl: DoubleL10 and birdie.....Hawks Nest is 60 and 65aAAA. ken
      »DoubleL10: kbl, Click on the Ratings tab on the above menu bar and you will find ...
      »birdie: Larry and Ken. The ISSA did away with their Major Plus ratings. They ...
      »kbl: guys....we are a mediocre 65AAA and now must play against some Major ...
      »garyheifner: kbl My team was moved up to 65AAA mid year last year. We tried ...
6 Dec. 18, 2011 1712

SPA VS SSUA

» Budda12: Just wanting to here from the teams that played in the reno spa ...
      »Omar Khayyam: Hello Budda12. I played in both Reno tournaments. I thought the SPA ...
      »ffdonnie: I played in the SPA Reno tourney, and had a very good time. Yes the ...
      »ffdonnie: Well, I stand corrected. Just got a shirt today promised by SPA. Now ...
      »FOFO: This is a little off the topic of the thread, but NSA approved Senior ...
4 Nov. 12, 2011 2161

leagues

» ocden: does anyone know if there r any senior leagues in orange county,calif?
      »E4/E6: Fountain Valley has Senior Leagues going all year.
      »IAGL: Huntington Beach, Thursday night at Murdy Park on Goldenwest. They ...
      »ocden: do they have a league that plays day games. also any teams that play ...
      »readytoplay: 65+ league in Anaheim on Wednesday morning at Modjeska Park.
      »gott2play: OC, There is a Sunday morning men's senior league (single wall, ...
      »Olden Slow: Does anyone know of practice / pickup games in the OC Area as well ? ...
      »E4/E6: Olden Slow, we will be taking BP at Villa Park High school, Nov 5th, ...
      »Olden Slow: Thanks E4/E6. I'll be there, it would do me good to shag flies and ...
      »Olden Slow: John, Thanks for letting me join you guys today. It is much ...
      »E4/E6: Tom, nice meeting you too. I hope some of the info about leagues the ...
10 Nov. 6, 2011 1856

SPA Question????

» garyheifner: Seems like there are a lot of negatives about SPA tournaments except ...
      »Jawood: Maybe SSUSA will swallow them up too.
      »Tater50: Jawood: don't think that is a good idea; I like SSUSA very much, but ...
      »Jawood: I agree, Tater50. I didn't like the takeover of LVSSA.
      »Lecak: Jawood sometimes it not about the softball. The City of Las Vegas ...
      »grumpy55: The Midwest Championships used to be in Champaign Illinois in July. ...
      »softball4b: I was not involved in this, but in talking to parties that were. This ...
      »Omar Khayyam: Gold, silver, bronze, plastic, paper?
      »jah#4: The only one that can answer that one is Ridge. the SPA board are ...
      »Omar Khayyam: You might want to consider a claim (or lawsuit) against Myrtle Beach ...
      »jah#4: Omar can't say anything on that right now but that is being looked ...
      »Jawood: Hope so Lecak. We love playing in Vegas!
11 Nov. 2, 2011 1804

info on how to enter a team in the Kensington Valley Senior Softball League

» rick14: Please send me info on how to enter the KVSSL. My email is ...
0 Oct. 15, 2011 1186

no major plus rating

» birdie: We just finished playing in Va Beach ISSA for the start of the 2012 ...
      »Gary19: So, with a four-division setup, how many teams would have been in ...
      »Jawood: Looks like you were right in that first game only losing by three. ...
      »BruceinGa: Harry, you didn't say what the scores were. Were they high scorng or ...
      »Pricer: This is exactly why things need to change, remaining stagnant set you ...
      »birdie: Gary, I have no idea. There were two teams that dropped out but I do ...
      »turn2: Bruce, We were losing to Force 18-14 in the fith inning with the 6 ...
      »GaCMan: Am I reading this right ?????? In the topic titled CHANGE there is ...
      »BruceinGa: It sounds as if the NV Force was in the game until they failed to ...
      »GaCMan: OK 1 major player. Don't take this wrong I'm not ILL at you or your ...
      »BruceinGa: I agree that your team and the team from Indiana was at a ...
      »birdie: Bruce, We did not hit in a couple of innings which does happen to us ...
      »BruceinGa: Congrats on the triple play! Turn Two is a great team.
12 Oct. 10, 2011 1621

Merger: my wish list

» ebo17: I am still not quite sure how i feel about this merger. If it ends ...
      »SSUSA Staff: Merger related major tournament schedule ... 2011 SCHEDULE ...
      »mad dog: TOC should be done in nov tho,b/c waiting till feb puts some teams at ...
      »Jawood: ebo17, #1 on your list is a must to make this work! Mad Dog, not ...
      »Tim Millette: Moving down the major plus problem to the major level will NOT solve ...
      »Gary19: Maybe time has warped my memory, but wasn't participation at it ...
      »mad dog: don't think so.softball hit its peak in the 90's,if you'll take the ...
      »Gary19: Thanks for the "research". Any sources you can cite?
      »mad dog: your the one with the hi power degree,do it yourself.....it has been ...
      »Gary19: Keep duckin' and dodgin'
      »mad dog: not a bit,you want to see it go find it yourself,instead of have ...
      »Pricer: We need two divisions only. Any reasons for needing more than two is ...
      »mad dog: pricer why 2,with that you'll make it so there will be less ...
      »Pricer: My opinion is water finds it own level. As you can see with the ...
13 Sept. 21, 2011 2071

Irony and inequity of ratings

» lemons: A few years ago, the message board carried the topic, "They can't do ...
      »Ho: Let me take a shot at it and I am just guessing. It looks like the ...
      »Corky: Hmmm.....In 08 after winning the winners bracket late Saturday night ...
      »taits: I believe it was 08 when SPA collaborated with SSUSA (or visa ...
      »lemons: Ho, Thanks for your insight. Taits, It was 08, and the ...
      »Duke: Corky, I was reading what you wrote, and what you said about ...
5 Sept. 18, 2011 1541

WSL Softball

» Pricer: How many out there would be willing to give World Softball League ...
      »mad dog: have heard of them,but only for the kids......
      »BruceinGa: WSL tried this about 6 years ago in Panama City, Fl. There were only ...
      »LP: this is what we need , thin out the already thin tournaments that ...
      »Pricer: Because they don't wok together LP. Are you saying everyone should ...
      »taits: Are you referring to the one that was started by Chris Salsbury ...
      »taits: I believe it was named something else also at the time and he had ...
      »Pricer: Not sure who started it, but a gentleman named Nathan Kendrick owns ...
      »taits: I was wrong about about 10 years ago it was more like in 2003 or ...
      »Omar Khayyam: taits, welcome back. Always enjoy your perspective and knowledge.
      »taits: Thanks Omar. Would like to meet you sometime.
10 Aug. 26, 2011 2796

LETS FIX THE BOTTOM!!!

» Batbreaker: I think if you guys in AA and AAA would go out and work on your game ...
      »Gary19: Everyone has a natural ceiling, no matter how hard they work, but ...
      »E4/E6: And that ceiling is ability, not everyone has the ability to get THAT ...
      »southpaw: BB, is this tongue in cheek, or are you really serious?! You have ...
      »southpaw: BB, is this tongue in cheek, or are you really serious?! You have ...
      »Batbreaker: southpaw I have never been accused of being politically correct , so ...
      »Batbreaker: E4/E6 that is exactly why the bottom needs to get better, move up and ...
      »mad dog: batbreaker,you are right per say,but how can you make someone who is ...
      »garyheifner: Batbreaker Interesting comment. This is my 47th year in softball, ...
      »Omar Khayyam: gary h, right on. The Major + teams that I am most familiar with are ...
      »southernson: Bat Breaker, There are lots of players to recruit and make even the ...
10 Aug. 2, 2011 1431

ASA Bats/warranty/cold weather

» Sunshine1949: I recently asked about recommendation for ASA bat. I'm also looking ...
0 July 28, 2011 1131

ISA World,Cocoa Beach Florida,Major Division

» wazoo: Just received the ISA schedule,I was told by the tournament director ...
      »DoubleL10: Tom, I sympathize with you. Our team - Guru Softball - had planned ...
      »wazoo: Minnisota,its probaly to late but the Wild Bunch have drop out of the ...
2 July 25, 2011 1899

Mesa AZ Monday night league

» GI: I talked with lady from Mesa Az city league and she said she would ...
      »AZTOMC: Sign me up Gary.
      »GI: Thanks Tom, I want to make sure all that read this that we are ...
2 June 16, 2011 1442

playing in other associations

» slyone25: I moved to florida and play for florida half century. am i allow to ...
0 June 15, 2011 1024
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