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Can a female be on a mens tournament team

» Dancer: I already know there are women's teams out there, but I was wondering ...
      »Dbax: They allowed one in the Worlds a couple years ago.
      »SSUSA Staff: The SSUSA Rules Committee clarified this point at its most recent ...
      »Dancer: Thank you.
      »hemi racer: SSUSA- Do they give the girls a brake in age? Say one five year ...
      »17Black: I also assume the girl would need to be ON THE ROSTER. One of my ...
      »SSUSA Staff: Women may play on a men's team so long as they are otherwise eligible ...
6 May 13, 2015 616

Sad News

» amr-4-lc: So sad, one of the guys in my Senior Softball League .... I have the ...
      »Webbie25: My goodness he had to have been related to the family that owns bill ...
1 May 12, 2015 508

Ranken "Tater" Johnson passed

» BruceinGa: I received this today: Hello this Rankin's youngest daughter ...
      »BruceinGa: I never met Tater but exchanged emails and chatted through the "Mohr ...
      »surf88: Very sorry for your loss Kimberly. Ed & Robin ...
      »stick8: Even though I don't know Ranker and Kimberly reading this hits home ...
      »B94: Not sure how I missed the initial posting of this but let me say that ...
4 May 12, 2015 515

USSSA STYLE PITCHING IN SENIOR SOFTBALL

» twintower: In my opinion U-Trip style pitching will definitely keep homeruns ...
      »JDub: USSSA does have Senior Tournaments. However, the Majority still ...
      »Nancy Allen: ...and even the senior portion of Utrip does not allow their pitching ...
      »DoubleL10: Nancy, thank you for expressing so succinctly what many of us real ...
      »Webbie25: Interesting-I just commented on this over in the rules category. ...
      »Nancy Allen: Webbie, I like the wooden bat idea. I have a picture in my head of ...
      »softball4b: Seriously Webbie. Do you know how much batting practice Imlay would ...
      »Webbie25: It would only be a few thousand cuts-no biggie! I understand there is ...
      »JDub: You Hit the Nail on the Head Webbie! No Matter the Age, Skill Level ...
      »Sparky.1: Well said JDub, well said!
      »JoeMarine: The United States Specialty Sports Association (U-Trip) has rules ...
      »Nancy Allen: Joe, thanks for your opinion. I am guessing that these comments came ...
      »OZ40: My 2 cents on this topic: I played and umped U-Trip here in Michigan ...
      »crusher: UTrip pitching is diff when it is 12 inches high at front of plate ...
      »garyheifner: I would be against it. Most teams have only one maybe two pitchers. ...
14 May 10, 2015 1207

Crazy ACC Schedule Change

» Pitcherman: NO teams start earlier than as had been originally scheduled and ...
      »SSUSA Staff: "Start" means your team's FIRST GAME OF THE TOURNAMENT ... We ...
      »cw: Uh, yes you have met your goal for Friday. But correct me if I'm ...
      »SSUSA Staff: Chris ... Any 55-Major team that wins a Saturday morning game at 8:00 ...
      »wagon487: Didn't you have High Street in as a 50 Major team? So then Team ...
      »SSUSA Staff: wagon487 ... Yes, we initially had the HSB 50's in the tournament ... ...
      »LeeLee50: Really guys, Maybe you guys should try running the tournament. I ...
6 May 9, 2015 602

2015 Tidewater Classic - Action shots - Senior Softball

» Jack: Below is the link to the "Best of The Best" from the Tidewater ...
0 May 9, 2015 145

Looking For A Team in ACC Tournament

» BMC13: This is Baer Chandler and I am looking for a team to play on next ...
      »bucs15: Hey Baer I for one would love to have you guys back,not so sure about ...
1 May 9, 2015 334

Brickyard

» neck10: we just got back from brickyard thing's went well.Dave was there and ...
      »neck10: It was great to see Bobby stu he looked good and hit well
      »17Black: Great Tournament/Great Weather. DAVE/NANCY-----well organized ...
      »Nancy Allen: Thanks from both of us. I am glad to see that you made it home. I ...
      »Michigan Vet: Hey neck Bobby has been hitting at the Woodlawn North hitting Club ...
      »Rich33: Great to see Dave on the field again. And yes, he has put together ...
      »Rich33: CONGRATS Pony Express on your Win !!! We played you 1st game on Sat ...
      »LJ 29: Rich33 thank you for the congrats. Your team hit the ball very well ...
7 May 8, 2015 721

The Mat

» Rome36: Can someone give me the dimensions of the mat used in senior ...
      »SSUSA Staff: 19" wide by 34.5" long
      »Rome36: 34.5" is from the front of the plate to the back of the mat right??
      »jfsully: Rome: Which association are you referring to? Believe it or not, ...
      »Rome36: He actually plays in a few different assoc. tournaments but SSUSA is ...
      »jfsully: SPA is, I believe, 21" by 35".
      »Rome36: That's good info. Thank you.
6 May 6, 2015 260

Still Trying To Live It Down!

» southpaw: In May, 2013, I spent a week in a local Hospital with acute ...
      »southpaw: neglected to mention, that twice during the week I almost did not ...
      »Webbie25: Glad you survived-Southpaw. My memory is suffering badly now (maybe ...
      »mad dog: webbie ...been there done that....LOL.....hell just the other day ...
      »southpaw: Webbie, I think we all understand (especially men) that faces are ...
      »BruceinGa: Steve, I'm glad you are still around! You're one of the "good" guys ...
      »Webbie25: Bruce, I am kind of glad that you're watching this thread. I have to ...
      »Omar Khayyam: Ah, so reassuring to hear similar stories. Guys, we are blessed to ...
      »Fabe: Great reading this I had some great examples to share, but forgot ...
8 May 5, 2015 726

Swing Makeover #30 Kevin and Justin add 70 Feet of Distance

» bogie: 41 year old Kevin and 31 Justin, correct some obvious flaws a ...
      »Dancer: Kevin is on my Sunday coed team, kind of weird to see his video here. ...
      »Dancer: Another guy name Nick has help me too. He will be joining Senior ...
2 May 5, 2015 514

Softballs in Reno

» Mango: Does anyone know what balls can or will be used in Reno? The rule ...
      »TimMcElroy: The Rock ball is used in Las Vegas for tbe jointly held LVSSA / SSUSA ...
      »Mango: Thanks Tim, However last year in several tournaments Trump stores ...
      »SSUSA Staff: Reno: Anaconda Trump/Stote 44 cor/375 comp optic yellow softball with ...
      »Gorilla Boy: Mango, If they were to use the X-Rock they might not get the tourney ...
      »Mango: SSUSA Thanks for the prompt reply.
5 May 4, 2015 635

Player looking for a team

» Cliff D: Pitcher, 65 years young looking for a team. Rated at 60 major. Played ...
0 May 3, 2015 270

BP in Jacksonville Fl

» king 44: Is there anyone in Jacksonville Fl taking batting practice after 5pm ...
0 May 1, 2015 108

Spring Training in Vero Beach, FL March 27-29

» Tri18: I got a funny call yesterday. The player said he was awakened by a ...
      »hemi racer: We don't have 3 feet of snow, but it was 8 degrees this morning in ...
      »JT25: Alan is it possible to get or make a video of the Spring Training in ...
      »Tri18: JT, I will have a camera there but filming all the different events ...
      »JT25: Ok thanks Alan.
      »Tri18: You guys sick of shoveling snow yet? Lol make your plans and come on ...
      »Mario: Looking forward to it Alan!!!
      »hemi racer: The past several spring camps I have attended have been scheduled in ...
      »Mac33: Looking forward to some nice weather and some great softball.
      »Tri18: I think the weather is a bit more dependable down here in March and ...
      »Tri18: Ok so the first day of Senior Softball Spring Training is in the ...
      »bkb555: Just finished spring training with Alan and the guys and it was ...
      »Tri18: Brian, I have to tell you that I may have received more than you ...
      »DOERBAUM: Just sitting in my recliner contemplating the last three days at Alan ...
      »Gavin5: Well organized and very well run senior softball 3-day training camp. ...
      »hemi racer: I echo all the above remarks about the camp in spades!! What ...
      »DOERBAUM: Question for Alan Tanner. Are there going to be any pictures or ...
      »Beasley: Doerbaum, I was there on Saturday and took a bunch of pictures. ...
      »DOERBAUM: SOUNDS GREAT JOHN, THANKS DAVE DOERBAUM
      »Mario: Just wanted to say thanks to Alan for putting this together, Davey, ...
      »Zadijon: The Spring Training in Vero Beach by Team 1 Sports was among the best ...
      »Hondaf2003: I have to say the experience in Vero Beach this past weekend was a ...
      »hemi racer: Fall Camp? What a GREAT idea Alan! Do you have the dates yet? Wh ...
      »Tri18: Thanks for the kind words guys. My goal when I started planning was ...
      »MGoBlue: I'll chime in with some kudos as well. The camp was very well run and ...
      »Locoengineer: Returned to upstate NY yesterday what a long but worthwhile drive ...
      »Hondaf2003: Well today in Orlando I got the opportunity to get out on the field ...
      »Mac33: I finally have a chance to comment about the clinic that I attended ...
      »hemi racer: Alan, after attending your softball camp I realize softb ...
      »Beasley: I finally got my review of the Team 1 Sports Spring Training up. ...
      »Beasley: Someone said that you should always go back and check your work ...
      »Mac33: JOhn, Maybe it's me but where is the page you are talking about? Is ...
      »Beasley: Mac33, No, it's on a web site that I own. Please email me at ...
      »Mac33: Ok Thanks
      »Tri18: Johnny, You bring up a very good idea that I have been thinking ...
      »hemi racer: Too bad your not old enough to have a ten or twelve year old ...
      »Sparky.1: Sent you down some info on my step-son who is a pro Web Master and he ...
      »Jersey Nick: Alan: Thank you and your staff for hosting the best sports program I ...
      »Tri18: Nick, It was great to meet you and I am glad you got to make it down ...
      »Tri18: Guys and girls, After many calls, texts, and emails it seems like a ...
      »DOERBAUM: SOUNDS LIKE FUN ALAN. COUNT ME IN!
      »hemi racer: Morning Alan, in trying to find the most suitable date for your fall ...
      »Tri18: I am complaining a list now of dates to avoid to try and hone in on ...
      »Dbax: Alan, why are you complaining?
      »Tri18: Complaining? I'm not complaining one little bit. As I told our ...
      »hemi racer: Good catch Dbax. My brain didn't catch complaining, it saw complying ...
      »Dbax: Lol! I am a trained observer.
      »Tri18: Dbax, You are good at that. Darn that spell check! Hemi, lotsa rain ...
      »DieselDan: Easy AT! Spell check didn't find any words misspelled. Now, if the ...
      »hemi racer: Congratulations on another win Alan! You guys are pretty tough to ...
49 May 1, 2015 2383

pitching screens

» Chiconow: Anyone know the brand name or manufacturer of the collapsible ...
      »Mario: Pitch Safe
      »BruceinGa: Their website is pitchsafe.net
      »Fred S: Have one almost new. If interested email me your zip at ...
      »Fred S: Pitching screen is sold.
      »hemi racer: Well that didn't last long. Anyone else got a used one?
5 May 1, 2015 357

Groups of Teams for Better Seeding

» SKings24: Has there ever been a thought in trying to group teams in Pool Play? ...
      »taits: Not sure about your group method, could get very complicated**. But ...
      »DieselDan: In our division (eight teams)at Mesquite/St.G, of the eight games we ...
      »taits: Helps make my point. If the excuse to do it this way is they were ...
      »SKings24: Sorry in my initial post it should say Wouldn't play each other when ...
4 May 1, 2015 377

What is or what makes a player a major plus player?

» Webbie25: I have heard so many players say "I can't compete at a higher level ...
      »the wood: Henry Ford said.. 'whether you think you can or you can't, you're ...
      »Webbie25: Hi wood-you are right-this week Steve Imlay had an unbelievable ...
      »BruceinGa: Why does that not surprise me about SL?? btw, I agree with Webbie ...
      »crusher: This is an attempt to put another twist on why there may not be as ...
      »bogie: I can't believe Imlay made 4 outs, haha...he is amazing..both as ...
      »BruceinGa: Crusher, those infielders should wear shin guards and a mask. I wear ...
      »Webbie25: Crusher-I am not trying to twist anything. This is from observation. ...
      »Nancy Allen: We are very proud of the kid from Columbus, Indiana here. Whenever I ...
      »STL0: I guess that I will go ahead and open myself up to the bashing but ...
      »Mr. Manassas: I agree that the greatest impediment to playing major plus or major ...
      »softball4b: I play Major+ because I am not the smartest guy in the world. It is ...
      »stick8: Softball4b I love it!! Especially the thinking part. I try real hard ...
12 April 30, 2015 1321

Major plus problem

» Mr. Manassas: I am totally frustrated as are all my teammates on Superiors 60 and ...
      »BruceinGa: Same problem here in the Southeast Billy. Our 60 major team will ...
      »Sparky.1: Mr. Manassas: I'd like to add my two cents worth but not on this ...
      »bucs15: Mr.Manassas I understand your frustration.We High St Bucs 55 major ...
      »rh25: My AAA team played your team in the first game at Glen Burnie SPA ...
      »B.J.: Why would you ask a question about a SPA Tour. on a SSUSA web ...
      »hombre: I believe Mr. Manassas asked his question on this board becaus ...
      »Tim Millette: My answer is... make it more enticing for major teams to move up ...
      »Paco13: Mr. Manassas stop crying. You put a superstar team on an area where ...
      »OZ40: My take is this: Senior ball players are like kids that are just ...
      »stick8: Tim that sounds good in theory but in order for that to succeed at ...
      »titanhd: Tim what Major team in any Major age group has won back to back in ...
      »Webbie25: Hey, Mr. Manassas-the perennial problem in major plus-too few teams, ...
      »Tim Millette: I never named/addressed teams. I talked about PLAYERS....its very ...
      »Benji4: Tim Really?????? The reason major plus is down because we live in ...
      »So Cal Z: There is nothing better than competing against the best teams at the ...
      »crusher: Those not willing to compete at the next level breakup and help build ...
      »Benji4: So Cal Z and Crusher I commend you. My point was if you or your ...
      »Nancy Allen: Benji4, I can tell that you are really upset, but I can guarantee you ...
      »Tim Millette: I guess it just comes down to... Me still not understand why ...
      »the wood: Tim, why don't you build a M+ team, win two straight years (in order ...
      »Tim Millette: Wood, Actually putting up would be winning it once and having our ...
      »Nancy Allen: Actually AA has many of the same participation problems as Major+. ...
      »Mark 44: I know that you aren't going to want to hear this, but here goes. ...
      »the wood: then win one big event and then break up. Don't equate winning with ...
      »Webbie25: Mark44-wait a sec-there was Superior, Hollis, God Squad, Rogue, Chain ...
      »Mark 44: I hate getting Old. Of course you are right. There was 9 teams, you ...
      »Webbie25: Darn Mark-I knew I missed one and can't believe it was them after we ...
      »tattooball: There is a lot of problems with softball and they will never fix them ...
      »the wood: Kevin, might I suggest you find an older map... perhaps pre-1776 will ...
      »Webbie25: Tattooball-Interestingly, unless I missed a state that is ...
      »Tri18: Tattoo, Never really thought about the size thing but yours is a ...
      »Fabe: Man can we complicate things...like a great game that should ...
      »paul0784: Webbie, how would you like to play in the Northeast where there are a ...
      »Hitman 34: Now don't say everyone, because there are so few teams we play you ...
      »Webbie25: Hi Paul-long time no see-hope you guys are doing well! My knee ...
      »Hitman 34: By the way, this past winter a questionnaire came out in SSUSA about ...
      »jrhunch: when i first started playing A travel ball there were over 35 A teams ...
      »Fabe: Here on Oahu we have a challenge playing against Seniors! Not enough ...
      »Tim Millette: Let's use last weekend in Vegas as an example of why you should not ...
      »Malo37: I was asked a simple question. What separates major plus players? My ...
      »jrhunch: fabe,i don't believe that most teams have a problem getting players,i ...
      »D-Ballgame: There is no comparison between Major & Major+ in the same age ...
      »STL0: D-Ballgame: You're spot on. At some point, hard work may not make you ...
      »Webbie25: I just reread this thread and nobody said just anyone can play M+. I ...
      »D-Ballgame: Yes, I may have missed the point on ANYONE can play Major+ softball ...
      »ChileHead: I manage a 55-AAA team that has played you guys a few times through ...
      »Fabe: Mahalo for your comments on resourses...I agree. It will be difficult ...
      »Mario: I believe that the only way to make it feasible for Major teams to ...
      »Mr. Manassas: I know that it is a difficult problem in Senior ball......I ...
49 April 29, 2015 3089

The Villages

» Kyphogt: I will be heading down to the Villages for the Easter Holiday weekend ...
      »17Black: I'm coming down between 4-18 and 4-30 Last year when I was there ...
      »whels: yes they still do the try-out on tueday.
      »BudLeftField: Hi George- There is open batting practice all day on Sundays ...
      »Kyphogt: Thanks Bud..so I can go to any of the fields (ie Buffalo Glen) and ...
      »BudLeftField: Hi George- You can go to any complex and take batting and fielding ...
      »17Black: Bud: Do the Sunday sessions go on all day, after starting before ...
      »BudLeftField: Hi 17Black- practice is permitted on all of the fields any time ...
      »17Black: Bud: GREAT INFO-----------THANK YOU!!! This is huge help to me, ...
      »BudLeftField: Hi 17Black-Just found out that there will be no evaluations until ...
      »17Black: BudLeftGField: Thanks for that info!!!! Yes I am coming down the ...
      »BudLeftField: Hi 17Black-The Soaring Eagle complex is open . I'm sure there will be ...
      »17Black: Bud: Yes I went to Soaring Eagle on Sunday morning and there was ...
      »BudLeftField: Hi 17Black-I have a practice on Wed. the 29th at Soaring Eagle at ...
      »17Black: Thanks Bud, I may indeed try to stop over if its a team practice ...
      »BudLeftField: 17Black-I'm sure my team will not mind. I doubt if everyone will ...
      »17Black: BUD: A special THANK YOU, to not only YOU, but each and every person ...
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