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Vegas/new session/travel mess?

» Chick50: I was wondering if SSUSA staff could update the message board ...
      »SSUSA Staff: We haven't heard of any problems from people here ... Of course, that ...
      »Cough: Here's one. All-In 50 AAA (finished 0-5) had 4 guys scheduled to ...
      »GRC19: Sorry to hear about your travel problems. We were lucky to get out of ...
      »Chick50: I wanted to update this info. all Southwest flights out of ...
4 Oct. 1, 2014 1146

Lorenzi Park

» JamesLG: Hi All: A couple questions regarding Lorenzi Park. Were t ...
      »jdhutch: We were able to take BP this weekend on the soccer fields. There is ...
      »JamesLG: Thanks for the update. I heard the fields were in great shape ...
      »Brownie: JamesLG, do you know which field is short with the net?
      »JamesLG: I believe they all have nets and even the 300' fields are in play ...
      »ALLPRO: There is no net on Field three in the Southeast corner of the ...
5 Oct. 1, 2014 498

55+ AAA at BLD Fields on Friday...but....

» Jazzman77: 55+ AAA at BLD Fields on Friday....but where (what fields) on ...
      »DaveDowell: The 55-AAA Three-game-guarantee Bracket is currently under ...
      »Jazzman77: So are the 55-AAA teams staying put at BLD the whole weekend? That ...
      »DaveDowell: That's correct, Jazzmen77 ... As the largest single Session #3 ...
3 Sept. 30, 2014 289

BLD Las Vegas help

» PlanoPlayer: Playing infield at BLD this coming weekend and have not played on an ...
      »STL0: I'm an outfielder so take this for what it is worth. The balls get ...
      »STL0: Meant to say you should like it over playing on dirt.
      »Nancy Allen: Thank goodness the turf field is gone here, but you have no idea how ...
3 Sept. 29, 2014 493

5 runs or extra fielder?

» zoomer9: this has probably been discussed before,not sure or can't ...
      »BruceinGa: We have always taken the extra fielder.
      »Fred S: I would always take the extra fielder. A good rover with a strong ...
2 Sept. 28, 2014 422

Defensive Philsophy @ World Masters

» Home Plate: Yesterday at the World Masters, Sunset Park, the 50's Majors were ...
      »softball4b: Considering the power these guys have and the speed of the defense. ...
      »DoubleL10: Also, in the older age groups you will run an outfield to death ...
2 Sept. 27, 2014 701

CHICAGO CLASSICS BOBCATS PITCHER PASSES

» Chick50: We wanted to let the Senior Softball community know that our good ...
      »thejet: We are so sorry to hear this. I don't think you can say it much ...
      »lemons: Condolences to The Bobcats and Jim's family members from ...
      »Auger: Chick, Lindsey here. Very sad to read your post. Played against Jimmy ...
      »UMBACH: Chick well said, Chicago prime is very sadden, condolences from all ...
      »Nancy Allen: My prayers go out to his loved ones. He once said to Coachie and me ...
      »Chick50: I wanted to thank the SSUSA staff member for keeping Jim's article ...
      »dix47: Very sorry to hear about Jim. Played against the Classics for many ...
      »Bob50: I know this is an old pot but I recently learned about the passing of ...
8 Sept. 25, 2014 1418

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 ...
      »rlspls1974: Does anyone know which of the fields numbers are turf at Shadow ? ...
      »DaveDowell: Fields #1-2 are natural grass/dirt ... Fields #3-4 are the turf fields
      »rlspls1974: Thanks Dave
10 Sept. 25, 2014 719

SSHOF

» softball4b: Just heard Bobby Davis has been elected to the Senior Softball Hall ...
      »softball4b: Sorry I should have mentioned Bobby plays for Hollis 60 M+ and Webbie ...
      »the wood: George Sylvia, middle infielder for Omen, also was elected. He is one ...
      »dp44: congrats to the Big Dog Bobby Davis quite a year he will also be ...
      »GSWP001: Congrats to George Sylvia. I had the honor of playing with him here ...
      »BruceinGa: Mike Adair was also voted in. Congratulations to all!
      »doubleplay2: Congratulations to all of those that will be inducted. I've played ...
      »gott2play: Mike, Congratulations on your induction to the SSHOF. Can I still ...
      »StevenL.Imlay: Very impressive group of new HOF members!! Bobby has been playing at ...
      »softball4b: They called my Dad, Mr. Adair. I did not even know my name was ...
      »Mr. Manassas: Congratulations to all HOF inductees.It has been an honor to play ...
      »DoubleL10: Congratulations to all the new inductees! Having played with or ...
      »bogie: Congrats to Mike and Bobby. Two guys I have played against or seen ...
      »Q19: Congratulations Mike! Now I can say I've played with and have been ...
      »SALSAKID49: Miguel Adair congratulations to you my friend and all of the Sr. HOF ...
      »Webbie25: Bobby and mike, congratulations to both of you for an honor well ...
      »canIjack: Congratulations to Mike Adair(Mavericks Family) and the rest of the ...
      »DoubleL10: I just learned my good friend Mel Colwell of Houston will be inducted ...
      »Webbie25: I also want to congratulate ALL of the new inductees for 2014.
      »softball4b: I want to thank everyone for kind words. An award of this type is not ...
      »Webbie25: Mike don't worry about it. Talk as long as you want. I will bring ...
20 Sept. 23, 2014 1266

Senior Citizens of Redding CA

» wdodge22: Can the manager of this team please contact me at wdodge22@gmail.com. ...
0 Sept. 23, 2014 195

49 Yr.Old Pat improves Hip Rotation, using a Stronger Stride & Weight ...

» bogie: Pat was buried on rear foot and in this show, he improves his stride ...
0 Sept. 23, 2014 357

timeshare unit for rent.for vegas worlds aval from 9/29-10/6/2014

» snowman195: I have a timeshare unit for rent in vegas .im not going to worlds ...
0 Sept. 22, 2014 365

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 ...
      »Bella911: I don't think my Dr. Recommends resurfacing as I ask him already. He ...
      »softball4b: Total Hip Replacement 12/2007. Lose weight before you get it done. ...
      »lb16: Its your decision, If he wont refer you to a Dr. that does them, find ...
      »Jawood: lb16 must have the same surgeon as mine! A lot of these guys that do ...
      »the wood: Bella, I had both hips done (12 months apart, 2010 & 2011) and have ...
      »Bella911: Thanks to all of you who replied. I also have tried many things as ...
      »Bella911: Exactly what type of adjustments did you have to make wood? I won't ...
      »the wood: You should be able to play the OF as long as you keep your weight ...
      »Bella911: Bob jjust read your response and I will remember #3 for sure. Thanks ...
      »Hit the gap: I had full replacement done in 2013 using the Super Path method. It ...
16 Sept. 20, 2014 790

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 ...
      »rlspls1974: Got my 28oz Nightmare this past Saturday. Went to hit with the ...
      »BruceinGa: Buddah's name on the bat!! Kevin, I'll wait for a 29.
      »tattooball: Boo's name? Yes Boo's and several others. More will be added as we ...
      »rlspls1974: Well said Kevin! "Friendships are worth more than any amount of ...
      »BruceinGa: That's great Kevin, you were fortunate to have known Mike!
      »tattooball: Indeed, and not embarrassed to say I had tears in my eyes writin ...
      »pete from nj: Kevin is one of akind. Those that really know him understand what I ...
      »Nancy Allen: Kevin, that is really touching. You got me doing it too though. I ...
      »garyheifner: What company or web site do you go on to get information regarding ...
      »StevenL.Imlay: You have to know Kevin to truly appreciate this post! Putting the ...
      »Cman: UGH!! Just got my Mighty Mike Ultra,and my Lightning is in the mail ...
      »Nancy Allen: Gary, the website is in Kevin's original post. Thanks, Steve. I am ...
      »Ozone8: tattooball, your devotion to bat design and honoring your friends is ...
      »tattooball: Nancy call me when you have time. 845 532 2668. Ozone all good ...
      »Ozone8: Thanks for your detailed and informative answers. I respect your ...
27 Sept. 19, 2014 2037

2014 eligibility

» cyborg45: Will the 2014 card be eligible for Phoenix in November, a 2015 event.
      »SSUSA Staff: NO ... The Winter World's and Winter National's are 2015 Season ...
1 Sept. 18, 2014 404

team eligibility

» sfuruta: I would like to know if I am eligible to join a 65 year old team for ...
      »DoubleL10: Yes, you are eligible to play in the 65 age group during the year in ...
      »sfuruta: I would also like to know how I go about getting an updated SSUSA ...
      »Duke: After the Vegas Worlds, you can complete an application online from ...
3 Sept. 18, 2014 297

Vegas Rental Car

» moosedrool24: Hello, If anyone needs a rental car for vegas please call number ...
      »ffdonnie: It says no cars available.
      »SSUSA Staff: Sarah is the Budget Account Executive for the SSUSA rental car fleet ...
2 Sept. 17, 2014 528

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.
      »Duke: I am going to Morro Bay this weekend. I cannot wait to get there for ...
      »taits: POP, a 65 team. The team that bailed out a few months ago. Back ...
      »antieinstein: Bad hops and sprained ankles over priced motels but it's cool. Have ...
18 Sept. 16, 2014 831

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 1736

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 593
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