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New Players and teams wanted

» Commish: POP'S 40 and 50 & over Softball" in Long Island N.Y. is EXPANDING fo ...
0 March 17, 2009 1332

team ratings?

» BruceinGa: Will each association have its own Team Rating? Will the Summit ...
      »bullet: I don't think SSUSA has any idea.If they did why would tell us.We ARE ...
      »Sisavic: After last year's Summit, SS USA announced it would keep its own ...
      »taits: Just because another assn is not strict enough on rosters, I would ...
      »Sisavic: Taits, I'm not sure what you mean. Please try again. Here's my ...
      »Lecak: Hi Bruce I bet they will not have their own ratings. My team is ...
      »Ken: The roster they have on us is the one from the recent Winter ...
      »taits: Sisavic, Lets try this: Just because an assn doesn't take the time ...
      »BruceinGa: Joe, I agree. There will always be "sharing" information about ...
      »Airbosn: Bruce, At one time TD's would submit an evaluation of teams to an ...
      »Ken: Airbosn, from what I understand, SSUSA TDs are supposed to send in an ...
      »DCPete: This means that the Run Differential is off by 5 runs in all the ...
      »taits: The only time a run differential should be used is in case of a tie, ...
      »Duke: DCPete, Games with the 5 run equalizer are not used in computing ...
13 Jan. 5, 2009 1779

Is the TOC a true TOCs ???

» CAT: What the SSUSA has done to inspire teams to pursue the ultimate win ...
      »curveball: Probably won't happen. Or, the question of the 1 champion overall ...
      »taits: The only way I see is happening, if ever, is for one of them to ...
2 Nov. 24, 2008 1430

I.D.Fees

» DMac: Moving up to sixties. Just went to print out the application for a ...
      »BruceinGa: I too am eligable to move to the 60's and saw the $50 this weekend. ...
      »Ken: Dennis, looks like we can expect you to play 55's next year.
      »mad dog: you've got to be kidding me $50 for a card.what do they plan on ...
      »DMac: Ken: The thought crossed my mind, but they are too slick for me. The ...
      »DesertGuy: DMac- The $50 is for a 5 yr. card. Ten bucks a year also includes the ...
      »DMac: It's a soak D.G. I would save a lot of money each year if I wasn't ...
      »Dirty: As I have been saying. These tournaments are a great idea in theory, ...
      »DesertGuy: DMac- I guess times really are tough. $10 a year for the Sr. Softball ...
      »DMac: We all have our own stories and situations. It takes a very small ...
9 Nov. 4, 2008 1592

New major plus ratings for 50-55 and 60

» Lecak: Click on the team ratings section and sort by date looks like the ...
      »Gekle BUilders: I saw 6 major teams got moved up to major + and a total of 14 teams ...
      »Jawood: They can take all the Major teams they want and bump them up to Major ...
      »Duke: Jawood, You are absolutely correct. Andy Smith, Double ...
3 Nov. 3, 2008 1546

Lincoln Nebraska

» cutty: This pass week I wittness some pretty good 50 Major plus softball ...
      »the wood: Yes, the Mavericks and Hendricks played a lot of good ball in ...
      »Lecak: Bob I hear congatulations are in order to GSF, good luck and good ...
      »cutty: If the home team is batting and a certain amount of runs are needed ...
      »the wood: Cutty, your point is well taken... on the flip side though, when the ...
      »cutty: Thanks for your outlook. Good luck the rest of the way.
5 Aug. 12, 2008 1764

MC & Softball Gramps

» taits: I just went through the info I have on this tournament and I can't ...
0 July 14, 2008 1216

Open Business meeting.

» taits: Do any hole an actual business meeting that gets "problems" solved ...
0 July 6, 2008 1174

S P A

» J R: I went to the S PA Tournament in Irving this weekend,very well run ...
0 June 1, 2008 1159

News on NCSSA joining SSUSA

» taits: The vote to move from ASA to SSUSA rules was last Dec. That was ...
      »BONES: I ONLY HOPE THEY CHANGE THE SLIDING RULE FOR YOU FOLKS THAT PLAY ...
      »taits: Bones, Thanks for the note. To date they (NCSSA) are still using ...
2 May 7, 2008 2851

SPA HR rules

» T.Burk: Did SPA change the Home run rules for AAA to outs after the second ...
      »DD: We competed in the recent Mustang Classic Qualifier Mar 29-30 in ...
      »T.Burk: Dennis, thanks for the info. Did you play all AAA or did they mix ...
      »DD: Well, we faced teams that hit the stuffing out of the ball---Sooner ...
      »Corky: It would be better if it was 2 then 1 and 1 up with singles until the ...
4 April 9, 2008 1891

launch 510

» tg69: does this bat have a warranty?
      »Fred Scerra: NO.
1 April 4, 2008 1153

ASA Nationals Question?

» 2awesom: I help Coach a 50+ Major Team from Penna. ASA 50+ States did not ...
      »SAG: Hey 2awesom, Not sure where you placed last year in the ASA ...
      »2awesom: hi steve thanks for the information We actually placed 3rd at ASA ...
      »BruceinGa: Rick, when I played with Old South/Miken a few years ago we had a ...
      »2awesom: Thanks Very Much, Bruce! I will contact the TD and go from there! ...
4 March 6, 2008 1629

New England Senior Softball Meeting

» Fred Scerra: I would like to extend my thanks to Steve Simmons and Terry Hennessy ...
0 March 2, 2008 1744

2008 National Senior Softball Summit

» taits: Does anyone have, or at least what they can share, what was discussed ...
      »taits: Update; should have some answers (maybe all) by this weekend or so.
      »DD: Mr. Tait, ISSA sent an email memorandum on Jan 23 that ...
      »taits: DD; No need for the Mr. But thanks. I didn't want to be specific on ...
      »taits: DD, Good job paraphrasing. Would seem as though they tend to agree ...
      »BruceinGa: So, do you think that the Summit would recommend we all use ASA bats ...
      »taits: Bruce, it that was for me, Personally, in as much as there are really ...
      »tcadmw1: Ok here we go again with this topic but if the Senior Summitt is or ...
      »audieh: I believe USSSA has monitored what we are saying on this board and is ...
      »Fred Scerra: Of all the discussions about bats and ball and safety the statement ...
      »wagon487: two comments from people they don't know what they are talking ...
      »Enviro-Vac: Great post Mike Walker
      »Hotcorner: Hi Fred & all concerned: The intent of the DBO rule is, in my view, ...
      »audieh: Wagon, you missed my point and took offense at cheapest! So tell me, ...
      »Cliff 21: Audieh: With all due respect the cheapest hit in softball is a ...
      »Fred Scerra: wagon487: The part of the discussion that everyone misses is hitting ...
      »GeHall44: Hey guys, Did you ever wonder why golf club manufacturers have not ...
      »jim16: Mike Walker is one of the real softball minds out there. Listen ...
      »GeHall44: Jim Agreed, I always enjoy Mike's post on here. Fyi - my orthopedic ...
      »jim16: I get so tired of guys coming on here to rail about the dangers of ...
      »GeHall44: Jim, OK, I don't think you are reading into what I was trying to ...
      »jim16: GeHall44, This thread has quite a bit on safety of batted balls. I ...
      »jrhunch: gehall44,asa rules suck.where i play you cant use the fatboy it is ...
      »DCPete: Anyone on this thread who thinks that composite bats are dangerous or ...
      »GeHall44: Ok, lots of good points. I did read the whole thread over a few ...
      »tcadmw1: First, thanks to those of you who hae used my name kindly or in vain ...
      »Fred Scerra: Can someone tell me what the logic is that if I can't use my Senior ...
      »tcadmw1: Hi Fred, I think there are those players and teams who will stay ...
      »tattooball: The safety issue is a double edge sword for the associations. The ...
      »Lecak: Mike I got to sit in on the summit on the fringes as a member of the ...
      »taits: trumpball, in as much as your in the market to sell balls and all, ...
      »Lecak: OK so I wasn't an English major UTRIP and NSA were not there. ISSA ...
      »taits: Lecak, English major, what's that, a new division? lol I know I ...
      »tattooball: Tait's The test were performed in an independent A2LA accredited ...
      »Lecak: I looked at my notes in more detail and the only mention of bats that ...
      »taits: trumpball, Fair enough, Do not remember the papers from back then, ...
      »tcadmw1: Hi Lecak, Very nice post. I am glad you had a chance to witness ...
      »tattooball: Some of the things you may not understand is right now with the cor ...
      »taits: trumpball Not sure about the %'s but otherwise I'd agree. Too many ...
      »tattooball: taits, The difference is that it doesn't matter what bat you use, ...
      »taits: trumpball, On that, I will have to disagree about the performance ...
      »jim16: TRUMPBALL, You are just too far ahead of us old potbellied broken ...
      »tattooball: taits, I have to disagree with your thought on the game not being ...
      »tattooball: Jim are you refering to yourself as an athlete?
      »Foothills: Trump , if you hit the 44/375 ball as far with an aluminum bat as you ...
      »Leoslocks: I thought everyone figured out that Compression affected the ...
      »tattooball: First let me say there is no change to the ball for 2008. Second I ...
      »GeHall44: Mike Walker - thanks for answering my questions. It is much more ...
      »tattooball: Let's think about this in simple terms. COR is the the ability to ...
      »einstein: Hey Kevin, Glad you're on our side. I've been saying all along from ...
      »GeHall44: Kevin - that's exactly the explanation I was looking for. Thank ...
      »GeHall44: Joeeeey, I'm sitting hear at the computer because it's raining up ...
      »einstein: Hey Gee, Always glad to hear your voice. Tell me about the ...
      »GeHall44: Hey Joe, Great news about the balls from Kevin. That guy has balls, ...
      »tattooball: Funny that you mention the bat manufactures. These are the same ...
      »GeHall44: OK Kevin. I wish you success with this ball because it certainly ...
      »tattooball: I really don't think there is any. We tested with guys of all ...
      »DCPete: OK, so why do we need a "safer ball" when almost everyone on this ...
      »tattooball: Why would I want to sell less balls? The ball are about the same in ...
      »2awesom: kein, i just wanted to add that i for one certainly appreciate ...
      »2awesom: sorry that was supposed to say Kevin...
60 Feb. 3, 2008 4036

Two new rules adapted at the summit

» taits: Two rules posted by Gary Tryhorn on the NCSSA web site are: Current ...
0 Jan. 26, 2008 1340

Too many sub classifications

» udaplaya: My $.02 worth (i.e., not expecting everyone to agree) I am new to ...
      »taits: Sounds like you know Joe Lecak. That's kinda like the hypothetical ...
      »WOW: The lack of teams in the upper divisions is because of the few ...
      »Gary Heifner: I have played at the 50, 55 and now 60 level. There is a huge ...
      »the wood: WOW: You have made several comments about 'paid players' and also ...
      »DoubleL10: WOW, I'm with Bob Woodruff on this one. I am the DoubleL10 that ...
      »sjuhoops: WOW i am sjuhoops that bob mentioned in his email. this is my 15th ...
      »sjuhoops: WOW sorry Hank Cluess GSF, 60 MAJ +
      »Enviro-Vac: To many sub-classifications - I agree
      »BruceinGa: I would like to see 50's and 55's combined with only three classes.
      »the wood: In the interest of brevity, I didn't respond to the sub ...
      »the wood: Hank; I'm not sure what happened with your check. It was mailed last ...
      »einstein: Woodly, At major plus, the open division, where ex major leaguers ...
      »the wood: Einstein, you're preaching to the choir. I know of no one that is ...
      »softballer: OH MY! NO ONE IS BEING PD! OPEN YOUR EYES! SOME GET ROOMS AND ...
      »the wood: I don't know who you are and/or which major plus team that you play ...
      »CRUSADERVB: Sorry Hank......I accidently picked your check up , it was stuck to ...
      »softballer: to wood i sir do not play majors but i do know of people that ...
      »taits: Crap, where do I, err, we, sign up. I am also am aware of the ...
      »audieh: OK, I agree with Einstein and Bob here on the latest comments. I ...
      »taits: I think the point that originally was made about this was that ...
      »the wood: Softballer: I am glad that you made the distinction between expense ...
      »the wood: Taits: The 'cream of the crop' is already in the major plus level, ...
      »taits: BW, I'll agree with that. I do know of teams that are\were AA and ...
      »the wood: Taits: In reality, when are 'all things' equal'? If I were picking a ...
      »DoubleL10: BW, Amen to that! I've been teams where we received "financial ...
      »taits: BW, I'd agree to that.
      »WOW: I purposely have stayed away from additional posts since I opened ...
      »the wood: WOW: Making nebulous claims about players getting paid is not ...
      »taits: BW, As you should know, pay, wages or what ever you call it, ...
      »softballer: expense reimbursement and income.PD no matter what you call it!!!!
      »the wood: Since you seem to know so little about the tax code (are you familiar ...
      »softballer: all i'm saying is there is pd player! more power to them and they ...
      »the wood: And I'm saying that I honestly know of NO ONE that is being paid to ...
      »BruceinGa: I know of one that has asked for $1000 a weekend to play. This ...
34 Jan. 22, 2008 2343

Teams and or players looking each other

» taits: NCSSA (Bob) has now posted 5 very good links. Not in order here. 1. ...
      »Fred Scerra: What is his website?
      »taits: http://ncssa.info/new2008/homepage.php I hope you find what you ...
      »Fred Scerra: Thanks
      »WOW: all you need is ncssa.info for all the Nor Cal tourn. Best ...
      »taits: WOW, with that one you mat end up at the 2007 site. It's still up.
      »hitt2: Tait You can still get to all of the new info thru the old site. ...
      »taits: Jef, you should have an email.
      »WOW: That is the ONLY site for ncssa. All 2008 info is there along with ...
      »taits: WOW,: '05,'06, '07 are still up if you look for them. Even a 1998 ...
      »Wes: could not make ncssa.info/new2008/homepage.php Work Wes
      »WOW: I just e-mailed site director, I can't get to it either. Usually it ...
      »taits: Try this one: http://ncssa.info
      »WOW: ncssa.info is now up.
      »angus73: the web site addition is a great idea and looks like it could be ...
14 Jan. 22, 2008 2772

Summit representatives

» taits: It might be well worth knowing at what level\age bracket each of the ...
      »BruceinGa: Your mentioning of women in senior softball reminded me of the ...
      »taits: Bruce we have 5 in our league. But the BOd tries to discourage them ...
      »the wood: Taits: What is it that you are trying to ask/say? Is it that those ...
      »J R: we have 12 women in our league in houston,we have 24 teams 4 skill ...
      »AlleninGa: I watched the three women that Bruce mentioned get evaluated ...
5 Jan. 14, 2008 1136

Idea for the Summit National ID card

» Lecak: I know I'm not the first but why can't we have a national ID card ...
      »taits: Lecak , I thought there was a note in one of the SSUSA papers awhile ...
1 Nov. 30, 2007 1735
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