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In Vegas this weekend

» kreugs: Anyone live on Vegas that wants to hit over the weekend or Monday.the ...
      »JackZ_SLC: When I lived in Vegas the seniors used to hit every weekend at ...
      »curveball: Brett, call me, got you hooked up for Sat. 760 668-6603 Rob
      »Az Iz: curveball Next month 4 or 5 of my friends will be in Las Vegas. ...
      »curveball: You won't have to, just have them check the rest room wall at the ...
      »Full Monty: I wish I knew about this a few months ago when I was in Vegas. I'll ...
      »curveball: Brett, check your emails. Got you BP Monday at 10 AM. Call me if ...
      »Bubble Gum: curveball The Insurance Waiver MUST BE Filled out and signed ...
      »curveball: Talked with Dave about it Thurs, thanks though. I think he's going ...
8 March 21, 2015 533

Player Rating

» GS101: I have a player on my roster who last played as a 50 major in 2012. ...
0 March 21, 2015 296

Frozen Rosters

» southpaw: Over the years, I have had a player or two play the first tourney of ...
      »southpaw: it has NOT occurred this year!
1 March 20, 2015 324

Required Face Masks

» BHC Rec-ing Crew: Due to growing concerns over safety in our events, the Bullhead City ...
      »SSUSA Staff: Ry-Guy - The SSUSA Rulebook provisions governing pitcher's mandatory ...
      »hemi racer: I'm not a pitcher and never had to fool with a mask, but just this ...
      »LP: We require the pitcher to wear a mask in league play. Corpus ...
      »JDub: Whew, Yah Hey, Let's Not Think about Toning Down our Precious Senior ...
      »garyheifner: At the Huntsman games last year, I saw "3" guys being helped for ...
      »Mango: How about toning down the balls? The easiest fix for directors to ...
      »Omar Khayyam: garyheifner, what makes you think that only pitchers are at risk with ...
      »Tim Millette: Everyone knows that the bat/ball combos are to hit for any senior ...
      »Capt Kirk: Our league does not require a pitcher to wear a mask. We have some ...
      »mad dog: capt kirk....yes it can....it gives approx 0.3 seconds to react at ...
      »Fred S: If I remember right the original Ultra II's were clocked at 114 MPH ...
      »bkb555: kind of a no brainer on wearing helmet and mask combo...we use U-trip ...
      »cyborg45: Pitchers,and other infielders should wear appropriate protection. I ...
      »Omar Khayyam: I agree with cyborg45 that softball is supposed to be somewhat ...
      »Sparky.1: Excellent direct point as always Omar. Been saying the same thing ...
      »Benji4: Masks should be optional. What next no sliding, everyone uses the ...
      »bkb555: I disagree Benji....if the league says they are mandatory, then they ...
      »DCPete: Don't really understand what all this commotion is about ...
      »Omar Khayyam: DC Pete, I'm thinking about the injuries my team has incurred in the ...
      »swing for the fences : Omar, all I can say if I was on a team like yours I would quit! ...
      »Daffster: I am a home run hitter and I worry about hurting the pitcher and ...
      »DCPete: Omar; duly noted. Our team's injury history has been closer to that ...
      »Omar Khayyam: Yes, Swing, there's nothing like seeing a power hitter slightly miss ...
      »swing for the fences : Ha Omar,, let's not rush things.... ;-)
      »Capt Kirk: Correction: IS: Our league does not require a pitcher to wear a ...
      »Capt Kirk: What is the best slow pitch softball pitcher protection ...
      »JDub: There are a lot of ReallyGood Points here, and we all know, You can't ...
      »garyheifner: This subject has been covered many times. However, it still has ...
28 March 19, 2015 1513

snowbird

» bobbyz24: can someone explain what it means to become a singed in "snowbird", ...
      »SSUSA Staff: The "snowbird" term describes a player who lives in multiple places ...
      »bobbyz24: thank you
2 March 19, 2015 273

50+

» bobbyz24: looking for a 50+ team for travel and league in SE Mich.
0 March 19, 2015 129

Unloader Knee Brace

» leftybob: Anyone wear one of these while playing ball? If so, are you able to ...
      »lumpy10: I have tried the unloader braces and did not notice very much ...
      »curty: i wear them on both knees to play. cuts down a little on mobility ...
      »NYTX: I started to wear one last year. I am in the same boat as you, lefty ...
      »Sisavic: Three+ years ago I was told that I needed surgery because I had ...
      »leftybob: Thanks for the feedback. Anyone else have any history regarding this ...
      »hitman: I've been wearing one since 2005, when I was told I needed knee ...
6 March 18, 2015 608

Birmingham One-Day Rescheduled

» southpaw: for Saturday, April 11. Can only take 15-16 teams. I have also sent ...
      »southpaw: I have been contacted by 7 teams.
      »southpaw: 9 teams have responded.
      »tg69: Steve, what was the weather like yesterday??
      »southpaw: About 60, but fields were standing in water; so it was best to ...
      »southpaw: Availability of fields for April 11 is limited; flat-belly tourney is ...
      »southpaw: 10 teams have contacted me.
      »southpaw: Eleven teams contacted
      »hitman: Steve, Huffman Electric will NOT be attending the one day on April ...
      »southpaw: Thanks, Jim. No problem. See you in Cartersville?
      »southpaw: Here is the current list of teams expected for the tourney. Coaches, ...
10 March 18, 2015 662

Major League Miken

» Brad25: Huricanes2323-is this the Southern Huricanes
      »Vance+50: Are you referring to the team Southern Hurricanes? If so, I play for ...
      »hurricanes2323: not associated with southern hurricanes..im with Miami power
2 March 17, 2015 353

BUDDY HOPPER, TEXAS LEGENDS 70'S PASSES

» armiho211: We have lost another senior player to cancer. Buddy Hooper passed ...
      »crusher: Buddy will truely be missed. I started playing against Buddy in mid ...
      »armiho211: at our age, anytime we see each other on the field is truly a ...
      »TexasTransplant: Frank, you are so right about enjoying each others company while we ...
      »DoubleL10: Frankie, so sorry to hear of Buddy's passing - I am totally shocked. ...
4 March 15, 2015 349

Info Request

» Sparky.1: Taits: Scott, lost your contact info. If you would be kind enough ...
      »taits: Sparky..... Being sent....
      »taits: seems neither sending or receiving email is possible now as I changed ...
      »Sparky.1: I know the feeling.......Have a PW on my Website that is ridiculous ...
      »taits: tait_ebay@yahoo.com Listen here w\ click on my name also. Let me ...
4 March 12, 2015 315

Batting Tee Recommendations

» HwyFuzz: Anyone have recommendations of a specific tee that I should purchase ...
      »Player: HwyFuzz, Don't know what you really want, but Dick's Sporting Goods ...
      »BruceinGa: I picked up the All Star Smar-Tee Fold-A-Way Batting Tee at a play it ...
      »B94: Worth makes a slo-pitch tee that is nice and tall... For travel I ...
      »Mario: Gee tee makes 2 models. They work really well and the are portable ...
      »DoubleL10: I also use the G-Tee. The web site is thegtee.com. They are out of ...
      »HwyFuzz: Thanks everyone - I'll get the Gee Tee.
      »OVBALL: This is cheap and ...
      »SeniorMan: Here's a product that I have had since 2008 and it is still in new ...
      »DieselDan: I picked up this one on Amazon. Very portable, the top goes inside ...
9 March 11, 2015 768

Any 2/1 Cavalry Troopers Out There in Senior Softball Land?

» southpaw: An Important date for us is almost here--April 1, 1970--Battle of ...
      »southpaw: Don't know if anyone is interested, but you can go to 2/1 website, go ...
      »TexasTransplant: Southpaw, you might be interested in a book I just finished: It Took ...
2 March 11, 2015 288

Proposed changes in our local league

» PoollShark: We had our standard preseason league managers meeting a couple days ...
      »Ho: Here is what I would do. Make your league a draft league (you can ...
      »PoollShark: Draft league will NEVER happen. There are teams that have been intact ...
      »Shark: Pool....first off are their HR rules in your division ? Also how many ...
      »PoollShark: Shark, we play a 30 game season(barring rain outs). 3 homeruns per ...
      »BruceinGa: I agree with Ho. Our league has always been a draft league and it ...
      »PoollShark: It sounds like a good idea, making it a draft league, but I don't see ...
      »taits: Our senior league Fresno, has an open draft as well as tryouts for ...
      »PoollShark: I appreciate all the responses thus far but a draft isn't an option. ...
      »manny 41: I am the other manager in question. First off, the proposal was made ...
      »PoollShark: If you read my original post here Manny, I state that I'm not sure ...
      »deep14: Use the draft, then have an open nite just for travel teams.
      »LP: deep14 I think your solution is way to simple for what sounds like a ...
      »LP: deep14 I think your solution is way to simple for what sounds like a ...
      »Capt Kirk: Our league (SASSL) has no draft, the league has created a tournament ...
      »PoollShark: That's a good idea Capt Kirk, I'd be interested to see how that works ...
      »Capt Kirk: We had (4) teams in the 60's/65's league tournament bracket play ...
      »Sparky.1: Taits: Scott, lost your contact info. If you would be kind enough ...
17 March 11, 2015 1009

Woodlawn Park St.Peterburg,FL

» DonB: I want to thank everyone at the Woodlawn Park in St. Petersburg for ...
0 March 11, 2015 179

another ratings question

» coop3636: A new 50 AAA team was started this year Most players are just now 50 ...
      »SSUSA Staff: The players with history on 55-Major teams are not a factor for a ...
1 March 8, 2015 555

Spring Worlds

» cyborg45: Not played in the Spring Worlds before. How are the fields and the ...
      »Dbax: If you're lucky enough to play in St. George, they are some of the ...
      »FOFO: Hey Dave, Which fields in Mesquite don't you like the grass or the ...
      »Dbax: Not necessarily the fields. It's the town of Mesquite. Usually very ...
3 March 8, 2015 688

2015 TOC - Action shots, team pics, Wounded Warriors All star Game, Best of the Best

» Jack: Just finished posting all the acton shots, team pictures etc, that I ...
      »OZ40: I don't know, maybe it's the -17 degrees wind chill factor up here ...
      »neck10: -32 this morning with out the wind chill factor
      »madman50: I looked at all the pictures and didn't see any from the 55AAA. Did ...
      »cyborg45: Jack, Are you coming to Mesquite/St.George? We will also be in Vegas ...
4 March 8, 2015 695

Baden 52/275

» L: Just wanting to know if anyone has used them and what your experience ...
      »mad dog: they are ok...i like the AD Starr tattoo balls better....
      »L: I just heard that the NSA has gone to this ball which was suppose to ...
      »Marv19: It isnt a matter of better, IMO you're going to see a lot of ...
      »mad dog: marv all the major assoc's already use this ball...ASA ...
      »DCPete: Unfortunately, the 52 ball has also caused a huge increase in the ...
      »Marv19: When I said Major I meant Senior. I guess we are spoiled out here ...
6 March 4, 2015 629

Tribute to one of the best!!!

» Mario: Just wanted show some respect for one of the greatest HR hitters of ...
      »Tri18: There are tons of Cranker stories. First let me give my sympathy and ...
      »stick8: Dale, my first encounter with Craig Elliot was memorable. My first ...
      »grd8sbnut: Hello Dale, sorry to hear that OKI has broke up. I hope you find ...
      »Turbo 34: Actually he hit 303 home runs in 390 at bats for a 1.29 ratio in ...
      »Nancy Allen: Turbo, I did not know Craig, and I mean no disrespect to him or you, ...
      »Mario: Dale yes I am.
      »Graphite: As a 73 yr. old,I had the pleasure of pitching against Craig in the ...
      »Turbo 34: No disrespect taken Nancy. When you figure home run frequency you ...
      »Perl: The last time I saw Craig was at the Bowlegs in 2000. He was playing ...
      »twins25: Played against Craig at 1985 World Series in Greensboro when he was ...
      »Nancy Allen: Turbo, thanks for explaining. Now I know where you were going with ...
      »softball4b: I was playing for a small team out of Rolla, Mo and we drew Craig's ...
      »Webbie25: Steele's came to the light air in Albuquerque in 87 or 88. We were ...
      »BruceinGa: In the mid 90's we played Craig and, I believe, Steeles, at the ...
      »doubleplay2: First time i ran into Steeles was in the early 80's. We had just ...
      »BruceinGa: oops, should have said mid 80's.
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