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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 2462

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 2842

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 1180

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 1774

Bring back 3 game Round Robins !!??

» CAT: I believe that the organizations need to bring back the three game ...
      »Enviro-Vac: I agree 100% Cat. When we travel to a destination we are going there ...
      »OREO: EVIRO, 5GAME GUARANTEE IS 5GAMES. 3 GAMES 1ST DAY, EITHER 2RR & ...
      »the wood: I cannot speak for all major + players but the majority of the ones ...
      »OREO: A FEW YEARS AGO THE SPA TOOK A SURVEY OF MGRS. ON A "SMALL" VARIETY ...
      »Dbax: At the Tournament of Champions, we came through the losers bracket ...
      »wagon487: the wood, how many teams were at the majors+ SSWC in MN? I played ...
      »wagon487: SHOULD BE 50 not 55 in the above massage.
      »the wood: Wagon: you asked how many teams were in MN... in our division there ...
      »turn2: I like the 2 game seeds and that is enough practice for my 60 guys. ...
      »wagon487: THE WOOD, thanks for answering my question. Plam Springs was nice, ...
      »audieh: I totally agree with Bob Wood. Two round robin games and then start ...
      »chollis: Well said bro!
      »BruceinGa: You also have my vote to play Friday and Saturday night in order to ...
      »mad dog: i'm with ya alls with the getting done early on sunday,i watch the ...
14 Nov. 27, 2007 1856

Divisions

» PattyMac: Why can't we just play softball like we used to when we started many ...
      »Ken: PattyMac The trouble with no Ultra llís in your competitive ...
      »BruceinGa: PattyMac, I like your idea about combining 50's and 55's with only ...
      »tcadmw1: Interesting topic PattyMac! I also enjoy the fact that Bruce is in ...
      »PattyMac: We all know who can hit and who can't. We know who can hit hrs also. ...
      »BruceinGa: You're right PattyMac. Last year when Ridge Hooks polled the team ...
      »tcadmw1: I agree with trying to get more players playing senior softball. I ...
      »PattyMac: SPA has the right idea with good balls. The balls used this year ...
      »jdawg10: Personally, I 'd love to see softball revert back to the old days. ...
      »tcadmw1: Working on setting up a circuit for anyone to play the game as ...
      »tcadmw1: If you want to learn more about what is being discussed regarding ...
      »fastover50: I agree with Bruce and Pat. Lets go back to 47 core balls. Then lets ...
      »Fourfour: I agree with most of the problems and suggestions. I think 2 ...
      »Jawood: This is the plan that I submitted to the paper last month for their ...
      »chollis: Interesting topic guys. My thoughts are have Major Plus (which I ...
      »taits: Recreational vs competative. Besides the ways listed, one could use ...
      »STONEMAN: PATTY MAC: Over the past 5 yrs, I have seen this desire to have more ...
      »Jawood: Stoneman, Disagree with point #1. I don't think you should have ...
      »brakeman: I think the solution for classification could be solved with better ...
      »taits: Perhaps eliminating the teams & division that do not have at least 4 ...
      »Brett: SPA has the right idea with good balls.??????? The Lexum/Baiden ...
      »audieh: Oh Patty Mac and Mr Walker your opening up a can of worms. But hey, ...
      »taits: Audie, Looking back at most of the post reguarding this I think it ...
      »E. Ness: Audieh, I hope there is another Walker on here and you were not ...
      »audieh: E. Ness, I was referring to Mike Walker out of Orlando, Florida. I ...
24 Sept. 7, 2007 3638

Dwindling #s in Manassas !!!??........

» CAT: The ISSA/ISF as with a few other organizations are wondering as to ...
      »CAT: How about a team that was 0-5 and just because they were the only one ...
      »CAT: Any word out there on the approx. number of teams going to the ...
      »rabbit: Hi Cat, you only get 4 games for $400.00, balls are no good, they do ...
      »Michigan Vet: Played O-55 in ISF in Manassas this year, only 5 teams. One of them ...
      »CAT: How about a few years ago, they started our championship game with ...
      »Fred Scerra: I am going in the 75 Div and looking forward to it. I was down there ...
      »CAT: Fred, the tourn. will be fun for you and there are some nice site ...
      »Fred Scerra: Using ASA bats don't bother me as I am not a power hitter anymore. I ...
      »DoubleL10: Fred, You might try the Cracker Barrel at 234 and I-66 on the East ...
      »CAT: I have referred sooo many of my teams to the USA country buffet that ...
      »Fred Scerra: Thanks I will have to try it. Last time I was there we stayed in the ...
      »bernie: The best part of playing in Manassas is that if you happen to have a ...
      »Fred Scerra: I wish you guys would stop whining when you can't use your Ultra's. ...
      »CAT: You never hear me crying about equipment other than when playing in ...
      »taits: I read a tournament flyer I believe was near Fort Knoz, not sure, but ...
      »Fred Scerra: I noticed that this year. Our local mens league switch to Worth Pro ...
      »jc24: There are....54 teams, it looks like for the ISF for Aug.18th ...
      »the wood: As a Calif team, Manassas is difficult for us to consider. We have ...
      »terrymac: The last time our Ohio Silverados played in Manassas we stated in The ...
      »Fred Scerra: terrymac: We stayed there in 2003. It wasn't the greatest then but ...
      »Fred Scerra: For those of you that don't go because of the balls you missed a good ...
21 Aug. 20, 2007 2477

lvssa web site

» face: I am trying to get to the lvssa website www.lvssa.com and it does not ...
      »STONEMAN: FACE: LVSSA's web site is down. Not sure why! Could be 4 ...
1 Aug. 13, 2007 1279

asa

» bohack: seniors have to stay away from all the tournaments that asa promots. ...
      »Cimarron: I agree about avoiding any ASA tournaments. I base this, not only on ...
      »Cimarron: I agree about avoiding any ASA tournaments. I base this, not only on ...
      »taits: One thing, at least where or when I have been dealing with them, ASA, ...
      »bohack: Cimoarron you have it wright about asa, once and awhile the throw a ...
      »turn2: i know in the nationals at burlington n.c. last year they gave so ...
      »taits: From what I get from post all over is that it's really not about them ...
      »Jawood: ASA is a non issue in the Northwest. I know it's still big in the ...
      »Fred Scerra: From what I gather from this thread and many others on this board the ...
      »Nancy Allen: I do umpire ASA games, but my biggest objection is the list of bats ...
      »taits: The senior tournaments I have put on until this year, were backed by ...
      »Fred Scerra: Nancy Allen if you check the Senior Section of the ASA rules on ...
      »Nancy Allen: Fred, sorry I was referring more to ASA in general. You are right ...
      »taits: I rarely see metal cleats anywhere other than in fastpitch ...
      »Fred Scerra: Ah we are back to normal. I have to disagree with Gary19 on the ...
      »taits: Kinda normal or abby normal, we all agree to disagree if seems.
      »Cognac Lite: QUESTION: Can anyone tell me the legal bats that may be used for ...
      »Lecak: Cognac Lite I use a simple rulr of thumb when it comes to ASA if it ...
      »taits: ASA bats, approved and non approved, can all be found on their web ...
18 July 31, 2007 3120

Past weekend - NSA, Ala.

» CAT: The people in the Cullman, Boaz, and Gasden communities really go out ...
0 July 29, 2007 992

1st yr Players... r they RATED or is TEAM RATED?

» STONEMAN: QUESTION to the SUMMIT: When a player starts their 1st yr of play, is ...
      »BruceinGa: Stoneman, I hope you get an answer. I poised a similar question to ...
      »taits: Seems to me that it is supposed to be the sum of the total parts 's ...
      »Fred Scerra: Interesting question. I am playing my first 75+ tournament Tue. How ...
      »Jose #12: This topic remains confusing. My team has played 55 AA for several ...
4 April 22, 2007 1341

SPA website

» face: Does anyone know what has happened to the SPA website? I tried to ...
      »jah#4: try www.softballplayerassoc.com that will bring you up on the site
      »E. Ness: Here is the one that works now. http://spasoftball.com/
      »jah#4: E. Ness Thanks you are correct I will hae to change my settings. ...
      »face: thanks
4 March 29, 2007 1339

Maple Heights, OH 50 & Over League

» Statman: The City of Maple Heights, OH is hosting a Men's 50 & Over league ...
      »Statman: Gary - We are looking at one night per week doubleheaders, with ...
1 Feb. 19, 2007 1592

Houston Seniors - Come Play Some Slow-pitch Softball! Applications Due Feb 28, 2007

» rwells1500: Wanted: Men & Women 50-90+ for the 2007 Summer Season of Slowpitch ...
0 Jan. 23, 2007 1557

Greater Cleveland Senior Softball

» birdlegs: The Greater Cleve Senior softball league is looking to expand player ...
0 Jan. 22, 2007 1248

Tournaments in Georgia

» MUTTENJAWS: I am a ISA Director In Georgia willing to hold Senior Tournaments. I ...
      »BruceinGa: I would think that another senior tournament in Georgia would be ...
      »Airbosn: If your dates do not conflict with other associations posted ...
      »Airbosn: I need to proofread my very poor typing...LOL
3 Dec. 20, 2006 1205

BAR CODE !!..........

» CAT: Yep........get the Senior softballers into the 21st. century. Seems ...
      »Gripit&Ripit: ZZZZZZzzzzzzz.......
      »einstein: Hey CAT, I read some of your prior posts email and all and you ...
      »SunBum: If you think tournament fees are expensive now, wait till you see ...
      »bashbro1: The 20th century started on January 1, 1901 and ended on December 31, ...
      »Hit the gap: Hey Cat. I too see it happening much more often but I don't think ...
      »taits: Hit the gap; I believe the knob will be like the Andresons, just ...
      »einstein: Hey Bash, Bogie told me to say hi and I want to know how you like ...
      »STONEMAN: EINSTEIN:: "Y'er a fine lad, JOEY, me boy. And here's to swimmin' ...
      »STONEMAN: CAT::: Here is the real problem. The Organiz.' that are or will be ...
      »bashbro1: Hey einstein! Bogie is a great guy and so are you. Mike K. sent me ...
      »60 Bill: einstein you told us ALL that you don't talk to anyone that does not ...
      »einstein: For the record, CAT revealed himself in prior post. We know Gripit, ...
      »Hit the gap: Einstein, there you go again. As the SSUSA staff said in a previous ...
      »einstein: Happy Holidays, one and all. HTG. You miss the point that ...
      »Dbax: Why are you looking for me? What did I do now? And why do you think ...
      »einstein: Just tryin' to get to the bottom of things, Dave to get 'em ...
      »OREO: CONCERNING EIN.? IGNORE AND DON'T RESPOND AND HE WILL EVENTUALLY ...
      »60 Bill: einstein, please change your name so someone does not think you have ...
18 Nov. 24, 2006 2619

SUMMIT, W/ BALL ??

» STONEMAN: I hope that Summit & LVSSA, all vote on balls this Winter. There is 1 ...
0 Nov. 3, 2006 986

Palm springs next weekend?

» snod8: Looking for some info on this tournament. What association is ...
      »salio2k: ASA rules..........WWW.NASCS.ORG......... I heard that the schedule ...
      »salio2k: The schedule is there now.
2 Sept. 13, 2006 1379

Major-Plus Impact Player List

» red from Wylie tx.: Two things, most + players don\'t play down in AAA or AA. What we ...
      »BruceinGa: Red, you talk like there is a Major Plus list somewhere. I don't ...
      »GT: Bruce, there is an impact player list of Major Plus guys who cannot ...
      »TexasTransplant: Bruce, There was a list of "impact players" published in the SSUSA ...
      »The Pro: The list is at best "seriously flawed" and at worst a "joke". It ...
      »BruceinGa: I guess I have to wait till I receive the SSUSA newsletter. I can't ...
5 June 30, 2006 1672
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