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Fairness in Ratings

» chico senior: Just pulled up info on Vegas. I see that Houston fire will play as a ...
      »garyheifner: Might be they are so engrossed in what Scrap Iron team is going to ...
      »BobbyShea: This discussion is related to when teams are splitting into 2 ...
      »HenryLX: Guys, I have come up with a "Playing Format" for our senior softball ...
      »taits: April 1st I figure. Even then some states are still snow bound.
      »chico senior: Back to my post which somehow has moved far off topic. Why is SSUSA ...
      »SSUSA Staff: Because team rating issues are are handled confidentially in the Home ...
      »southernson: SSUSA, That's a tacky response. Why didn't you just answer Chico's ...
      »SSUSA Staff: Because ... The ONLY automatic rating increase for ANY team, other ...
      »LeeLee50: Thanks SSUSA Some guys never take in the fact that some of ...
      »gott2play: Chico, Let me try to add my perceived SSUSA logic wrt your inquiry ...
      »mad dog: would like to add to this....in 2001 we started as a 50 aa team(what ...
      »gott2play: Correction to my post. Top Gun was not in Reno and therefore could ...
      »LeeLee50: really did you go back 13 years? I would have to think that once in ...
13 Sept. 16, 2014 1272

Too hot in the Valley?...

» taits: Not going to Vegas but want to play in a senior event this month? ...
      »rabbit: Hi Taits, sorry you wont be at Vegas, was looking forward to talking ...
      »taits: You guys beat the teams I went to watch. Hoping nest year I can play ...
      »AJC: Taits, who is putting on the tourney in Morro Bay and what are the ...
      »Duke: September 20-21!!
      »taits: Thanks Duke for post. It is tied* to ASA senior ball, but all bats ...
      »AJC: Thanks Duke, Taits. September 20,21 probably wouldn't work because ...
      »taits: The 'cut off' could be extended if you tell him your team will ...
      »taits: AJC, If your out of Modesto, You have about the same distance as I ...
      »AJC: Taits, we are from the San Mateo - Redwood City area ( San Fran. ...
      »taits: You'll get a note shortly.
      »Omar Khayyam: taits, you are such a nice guy!
      »taits: Omar, you'll get a note this am.
      »antieinstein: Pros Great weather, nice people who run the tournaments Cons $129 a ...
      »Duke: If you know in advance and book early, the motel 6 is $89 per night ...
      »taits: Duke, Are you gong there or Vegas? I see R\R at both.
15 Sept. 16, 2014 515

Nightmare bat approved

» tattooball: The NIGHTMARE bat has been approved for all play in SSUSA softball. ...
      »B94: This is great news Kevin!
      »Marv19: Kevin anytime you'd like to expose that bat to the So Cal Seniors ...
      »pureevil: Kevin will you be selling them in Vegas
      »tattooball: Sorry to say this but no. We will be out of bats by then, Our big ...
      »Railice96: Hey tattooball. Are they the ones listed on the web page. White with ...
      »tattooball: Yes
      »Railice96: Thx.Will try to order.
      »PJ3P: This bat is the real deal. Those of you that know me know I have ...
      »Railice96: Glad to hear that pj3p. Talking to the 'big' dog,he said it would be ...
      »Nancy Allen: Railice96, thanks for bringing it up. Kevin, will there be a 26 oz ...
      »Railice96: Haha. That's what Kevin was calling me (little fella) when I asked ...
      »tattooball: Of course there will, some day. As of now I have 20 different designs ...
12 Sept. 16, 2014 976

Vegas Rental Car

» moosedrool24: Hello, If anyone needs a rental car for vegas please call number ...
      »ffdonnie: It says no cars available.
1 Sept. 16, 2014 183

50yr.old Joe's Increases Distance 150 Feet by improving Snap, Hips,Stride SM21 ...

» bogie: Joe, a 50 year old, had one of the weakest swings we have seen on ...
0 Sept. 16, 2014 227

Shadow Park Softball Complex

» Mr. Nick: We will be playing at Shadow Park (9/26-9/28) in the 50AAA ...
      »Mr. Nick: Actually we will be playing at Shadow Rock Park Complex. Thanks
      »softball4b: 2 Turf, 2 grass, almost always windy.
      »DoubleL10: To me, the complex feels like it is in the middle of nowhere. It's a ...
      »BruceAZ: The 2 turf fields are ok, the 2 grass fields are pretty bad, the year ...
      »Mr. Nick: Appreciate the information. Hopefully the grass fields are better ...
      »TexasTransplant: I would second what BruceAZ said about the fields. Last time I ...
      »Q19: Its really not the far unless you're walking. You could get lucky and ...
7 Sept. 15, 2014 277

SURF88

» SALSAKID49: Is the MAN..!! thank you for your superb customer service.. and by ...
      »d45: Ed played with our team for several years and has good athletic ...
1 Sept. 15, 2014 270

Vegas - Session 1

» Capt Kirk: The ratio of Mens' 50's AAA teams (60) to Mens' 50's AA teams (7), ...
      »JohnBob: I think it's that most AA team's don't travel a long distance. They ...
      »SSUSA Staff: There is a 12-member Ratings Advisory Board that provides input to ...
      »Jawood: I think JohnBob is spot on with his comment. The AA's are usually rec ...
      »SeniorMan: I know of several Hawaii AA teams that are at the Worlds to win. They ...
      »gott2play: SeniorMan, The Hawaii teams are always represented well at the ...
      »SSUSA Staff: Capt Kirk: The real statistical anomaly this year is that three of ...
      »Cough: Something needs to be done to jump start this division! Looks like ...
      »Enviro-Vac: I agree Cough. I would not be surprised if there weren't more teams ...
      »JBTexas : Remember guys all new teams start at AAA level and if you look at it ...
      »JT25: I think the reason there are 62 50 AAA Teams and only 8 50 AA is ...
      »SSUSA Staff: JohnT ... Excess HR's for AA teams have always been DBO's, and for ...
      »Capt Kirk: Men's 50 AAA teams: 62 Men's 50 AA Teams: 8 Men's 65 AAA Teams: ...
      »SSUSA Staff: The advisors have significant input that often sways the close calls, ...
      »JT25: I'm just saying the DBO for excess Homeruns is terrible rule it ...
      »Mango: I agree with JT25 get rid of the dbo rule in Plus or get rid of the ...
      »grd8sbnut: Question to the ssusa Staff - how is it possible that West Coast ...
      »Fabe: Great Aftershock question...would like to hear the staff's view! ...
      »Dbax: What is so difficult to understand? They got caught cheating and ...
      »Fabe: I was interested in the staff's view on the rating drop not ...
      »SSUSA Staff: The rating change for West Coast AfterShock (and for all other teams ...
      »DOLFAN: The question I have is: How do they stay in Majors when after they ...
      »DOLFAN: I talked with a few people and we realized this is no easy task and ...
      »HenryLX: Guys, I have come up with a "Playing Format" for our senior softball ...
      »taits: Many areas (states) play year around. So why the lengthy wait? ...
      »Tim Millette: If we are going to start this again.... I LOVE THE NEW HOMERUN ...
      »SSUSA Staff: We're not ...
26 Sept. 15, 2014 2476

hip replacement

» Bella911: Hello fellows: New to the message board and I could use some help. ...
      »jack_rabbit: I have a friend of mine who had hip replacement in January and four ...
      »JD32: Had my right replaced in Dec. of 2012. BP in 6 weeks and played my ...
      »SSUSA Staff: Bella911 ... It's OK, in fact it's advisable, to post follow-up ...
      »Omar Khayyam: Bella, of course the doctors won't recommend playing softball because ...
      »lb16: I had both hips replaced in 2009 at 45 years old. I took a year off ...
      »Jawood: I would also strongly suggest going the hip resurfacing route as lb16 ...
6 Sept. 14, 2014 275

BP IN MARYLAND

» FOFO: Working in Columbia, MD. for the next two weeks. Would like to get ...
0 Sept. 14, 2014 63

RENTAL CAR PRICES FOR WORLDS 9/28-10/2

» armiho211: It appears vehicle rental prices are rather high at this time. ...
      »hector: I used e z rental last year & would of again but I booked with my ...
      »Duke: The problem that you might be running into is that many of these ...
      »SSUSA Staff: SSUSA tournament personnel use Budget Car Rental from the ...
      »biggflyy1953: Try atlaschoice.com Reserved a RAV4 from 1 OCT to 7 OCT for around ...
      »Lecak: Just a note but every weekend after Labor Day in Las Vegas gets a lot ...
      »Duke: I know that the topic was rental cars. In my July post, I estimated ...
      »Omar Khayyam: Just booked my car yesterday. Thought it was very cheap, about $25.00 ...
      »Duke: Omar, it does not get much better than the price you received. ...
      »BruceinGa: If you only need a ride from the airport to Fremont St you can take ...
      »garyheifner: The Rental car situation is about the biggest scam I have seen. The ...
      »SSUSA Staff: Gary ... That's why we book all of the Staff cars as mentioned above ...
      »Omar Khayyam: gary, what kind of car are you renting? My taxes and fees (not all ...
12 Sept. 14, 2014 1043

I-15 from Vegas towards St George

» taits: LAS VEGAS (KSNV & MyNews3.com) -- The traffic flow on repaired ...
0 Sept. 14, 2014 211

LVSSA/SSUSA World Masters - last minute add on

» SALSAKID49: Looking to get on board to help out a 55+ team major plus or Major ...
0 Sept. 12, 2014 226

9/11 and Senior Softball

» Nancy Allen: In 2001 we were preparing to travel to the worlds in Las Vegas. Our ...
      »Omar Khayyam: Great post, Nancy! Puts things in perspective.
      »Perl: Very nice message. We should all be proud to be Americans and ...
2 Sept. 11, 2014 275

2014 Worlds teams

» pureevil: So this year it looks like the total increased again to 499 teams ...
0 Sept. 11, 2014 213

You Make The Call

» Mulewhipper: Situation: Bases Loaded and 1 out. Play: Line drive hit to ...
      »SSUSA Staff: YES This is not a force play, since the runner is no longer ...
      »Garocket: Good explination Dave. This is a timing play as long as the runner ...
      »stick8: Staff and Garocket are correct. Try this one: Bottom of the open ...
      »B94: Yes he is! Even on back to back intentional walks the runner must ...
      »SSUSA Staff: stick8 ... As you wrote the hypothetical, the answer is NO ... See ...
      »stick8: Staff that's the tournament rule but this hypothetical situation ...
      »Mulewhipper: Great explanation Dave...I guess I owe an apology to someone. He did ...
      »lb16: Mulewhipper this is one of the most mis-interpreted terms in ball. ...
8 Sept. 11, 2014 546

Teams splitting after Vegas

» BobbyShea: Can SSUSA prepare some sort of questionnaire to give to registered ...
      »SSUSA Staff: If six (6) or more players from the former team matriculate to the ...
1 Sept. 9, 2014 381

Partial Knee Replacement Experience

» Sisavic: My surgeon recommended a Robotic Arm Assisted Partial Knee ...
      »J R: Mike I had it Nov.1 2012 No swelling went home same day. Playing ...
      »Mike Fossil's 60's: I had the Makoplasty done Nov. 2012 and rehab started out GREAT but ...
      »lumpy10: Looking at stem cell knee injections after the World's. Has anybody ...
      »DD: My orthopedic surgeon told me a year ago my MRI suggested I might be ...
      »Robo: I had partials in both knees in August 2012. I had arthritis only on ...
      »doubleplay2: Robo is correct -- not everyone qualifies for a partial replacement. ...
6 Sept. 9, 2014 735

Is there prejudice in softball?

» GI: I just finished watching 12 years a slave and it brought me much ...
      »twintower: WELL SAID YOU ARE MY HERO YOUR FRIEND OZZIE CANSECO
      »TOMAR77: A simple Amen. Tomar
      »Fabe: Mahalo for sharing...keep walkn the way of Christ! His love draws ...
      »antieinstein: This idiot is just as bad as a KKK member you should let everyone ...
      »GI: As Dr Martin L. King said, the only way to fight hate is with love. I ...
      »boogpow44: One of us would have to go, because I couldn't stand to look at him.!
      »Dbax: No prejudice here. I hate everyone equally.
7 Sept. 8, 2014 914

Prayers for my son

» hitnrun5: Two and a half years ago my son Kody was left on the side of the road ...
      »BudLeftField: Hi Kenny-Tomorrow is the feast day of Our Lady of Knock, Queen of ...
      »softball4b: He and his family will be in my prayers.
      »put me in coach: Kenny, Our thoughts and prayers go out to your ...
      »sal: Will be praying for him Kenny and will put him on world prayer .God ...
      »Mario: Praying.....
      »Dbax: Kenny, he will have our prayers. Dave and Angie
      »Jerry820: Kenny Our thoughts prayers are with you and your family. Praying ...
      »Tri18: Kenny, I will get you and your son on our prayer chain. We will also ...
      »southernson: Florida Classics has Kenny in our prayers for recovery.
      »hitnrun5: My son has been admitted to Barrows. Thanks to all for your support ...
      »surf88: Robin and I will be praying Kenny.
      »StevenL.Imlay: Kenny we at God's Sports Company 60 and Full Circle 65's have you and ...
      »Brusco: Praying for Kody and your entire family at this time. Bruce Bucher
      »Pinehurst 1: Kenny your son will be in my prayers along with my family's prayers. ...
      »Perl: Praying for a full return to a normal life. May GOD Bless Kody, ...
      »So Cal Z: Prayers sent out for your son and family, hope to hear great news ...
      »Sewingzfun: Dear Heavenly Father and in the name of your Son Jesus, we ask you to ...
      »Nona: Continuing my prayers for Kody and family. Love you all, Nona
      »Roger0021: Hi Kenny Roger from Canada our thoughts and prayers go out to your ...
      »Fabe: Prayers from the Tropics. Aloha, Fabe
      »hitnrun5: My son has been released from Barrows. I am disappointed to say, all ...
      »400: Kenny all our prayers and best wishes are with you and your family ...
      »pack55: Kenny our thoughts and prayers go out to your family. Hang in there ...
      »GI: Ken You have been such a blessing to me over the past 25 years on and ...
24 Sept. 6, 2014 1292
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