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worlds masters vegas 2014

» rtaven: this is not cosidered a automatic move up tournament ? if it is why ...
      »SSUSA Staff: You are missing something: This Message Board post from a couple of ...
      »rtaven: the only reason i asked was the tournament was in oct.2014 and there ...
      »DoubleL10: Rtaven, check the "Automatic Move Up" thread. This topic is ...
      »rtaven: Larry, Thanks its been a few years. hope all is well with you.
      »SSUSA Staff: rtaven - There are temporary rating changes for many teams to get the ...
5 Dec. 21, 2014 859

Automatic Move Ups

» AZ29: In an earlier thread (Team Move Ups) it was mentioned there are 3 ...
      »taits: Think you have more here than just for one answer. Yea 3 events for ...
      »SSUSA Staff: SSUSA has reciprocity with SPA in recognizing, for purposes of ...
      »badback: sorry az29, i must have missed that thread. could you tell me which 3 ...
      »taits: Guess I wasn't far off... IMO they don't use enough events ( or ...
      »SSUSA Staff: badback ... The team won one of the three "automatic move" ...
      »So Cal Z: I don't believe it's just if you win or not, for example we took 2nd ...
      »AZ29: Staff not the tournament I was refering but I think you answered my ...
      »Corky: IF so then how do some teams have to play major in ssusa and can play ...
      »paul0784: what if your team was moved up after playing in the Worlds and there ...
      »paul0784: Sorry, and your team did not win the Worlds but were moved up?
      »paul0784: Again not thinking this out. Team played AAA in the Worlds and ...
      »So Cal Z: Paul if you are referring to me, yes but I think it's pretty normal ...
      »LeeLee50: Prior to Dalton Rated was already ranked as a Major Plus 50 team in ...
      »rightrj1: Lee Lee in 2013 Rated was moved to + after only playing in 3 50 Major ...
      »paul0784: No Sir I was referring to my team and we got moved up to Major and I ...
      »LeeLee50: I just knew Rated was ranked Major Plus in 2013 and 2014 but did not ...
      »So Cal Z: Paul I think there is a player appeal form he will have to submit to ...
      »AZ29: Thanks rightrj1 for your explanation of Rated and the SPA tourney.Is ...
      »rightrj1: AZ29, No Rated will only play SPA....All the guys that played on ...
      »So Cal Z: Your just a bucket full of information Ron :).
      »LeeLee50: So Ron my explanation was pretty correct. LOL
      »rightrj1: Lee Lee No, you were not correct..We were rated as major players! The ...
      »Tim Millette: Leon..I haven't followed this thread but...is a guy that pitched a ...
      »LeeLee50: Ron, Tim is pretty close don't you think, it was a one hitter. LOL
      »swing for the fences : I remember the one hitter.. I gave the hit an error.. Right fielder ...
      »LeeLee50: We do isn't it obvious. It was a laser, clearly a base hit. LOL
      »Tim Millette: You are right swing..it could have been caught... That's probably ...
      »swing for the fences : LOL!
      »rightrj1: Swing, thxs for the love..Tim and Le Le know I was throwing 95 mph ...
      »Tim Millette: Ron, is it ok for us to refer to you as the "one hit wonder" from now ...
      »LeeLee50: I am telling you it was a frozen rope, it was pissed on and the right ...
      »So Cal Z: Ron we may have to look at pitching you more this year :). Back to ...
      »swing for the fences : @I like Rons pitching personally, but it puts him in the infield ...
      »So Cal Z: Swing I was there for that one, remember it well. Ron told me it was ...
      »rightrj1: Swing, that's good defense!! LOL If you let me get in your head it ...
      »Tim Millette: I think swings team told he he should wear "ear plugs".
      »curveball: If the Worlds Championships in Vagas are an automatic move up for the ...
      »SSUSA Staff: We temporarily adjust ratings for the TOC teams to what the teams ...
      »Duke: Curveball, There are many teams that should be moved up, even though, ...
      »Duke: Well, no sooner than I wrote my message, the SSUSA staff was writing ...
      »curveball: LOL I had no worries Andy. Just curious why a re-rating Dec. 5, ...
41 Dec. 21, 2014 2829

This One is for Lefty (Cajun Joe)

» southpaw: Joe, years ago (early 80's) one of my professors at New Orleans ...
      »cyborg45: Not for Christmas. Had some fried when I was in New Orleans many ...
      »Redneck Softballer: Being from the South yes I have had it many times it is GREAT Going ...
2 Dec. 21, 2014 531

A prayer for Bill

» neck10: Hey guy's please save a prayer for my buddy Bill Brown. He has been ...
      »glovedad: Done. God bless Bill. Lots of support in the Senior Softball ...
      »Mario: Praying for Bill.......
2 Dec. 20, 2014 526

55 MAJOR TOC TEAMS

» Shark: JUST WONDERING WHAT TEAMS ARE PLANNING ON ATTENDING THE TOC TOURNEY ...
      »wagon487: why you yelling? but that is a good question...any 55 majors going?
      »gott2play: Shark and Wagon487, The So Cal 55's team will be attending the ...
      »JAV290: The 55 Major GRANT'S POSSE boys are heading out East to check out ...
      »wagon487: anyone else going?
      »joel 1975: might be like east west best two out of three????????????
      »wagon487: joel 1975, I see at least three teams signed up, Tri State, So Co ...
      »KennethH: Tucson Bandits will be at the TOC. 55 Major
      »Mark11: Scrap Iron Rocky Mountain Thunder 55s decided this past weekend that ...
      »wagon487: Mark, do you mean besides the four teams going, the ones listed above ...
      »gott2play: Fellas, Definitely going * So Cal 55's (CA) * Grants Posse ...
      »wagon487: Tony, great job on the recap. I hit with the High Street guys today ...
11 Dec. 20, 2014 1096

2015 worlds are posted........... did you see 40 mens dates??

» pureevil: I see us 40 mens division has moved out of the main event and onto ...
0 Dec. 19, 2014 612

Thank you for your support.

» Pigpen24: I would like to thank everyone in my Senior Softball family for their ...
      »Olden Slow: Pigpen..Very sorry for your loss, never a good time but especially ...
      »Nancy Allen: Rick, Jo was well loved in life and at the ball park. She was one of ...
      »Corky: Sorry to hear about Jo....I knew we had talked about your/her Parents ...
      »Nancy Allen: Corky, that is really touching. Thanks.
      »Pigpen24: corky thank you for the kind words & support .thank you nancy for the ...
5 Dec. 19, 2014 654

Prayers for Steve Roeder

» Mario: Please pray for Steve. They found a mass on his back and removed it ...
      »Hammer22: Sending my thoughts and prayers to Steve and his family!!
      »olie04: My thoughts and prayers are occupied by the unfortunate news of ...
      »Tri18: Mario, Please keep me posted. I'll get the prayer chain ...
      »LeeLee50: Thoughts and prayers for a speedy recovery.
      »stick8: As a teammate of Roe's the last 4 years we became pretty close ...
      »Rev#7: Just got off the phone with Michelle. Steve is sedated, on a ...
      »neck10: stick do you have bobby stew's # wanted to check on him.
7 Dec. 17, 2014 743

How many 55 Major plus teams

» Tim Millette: Our MTC 50 team is moving to major plus in the 55 age group. ...
      »Marv19: Grants Posse 55M+ and Nighthawks 55M+ will be at the Beach in the ...
      »Tim Millette: So let's see... Does that mean there are FOUR west coast 55 Major ...
      »softball4b: Grants Posse is SoCal.
      »ffdonnie: Well Tim looking at the list, there are 16 nation wide. 7 are on the ...
      »Tate22: Tim: Not sure about your combinations listed above. Summy's ...
      »donll: Cal Energy?
      »Malo37: Az Elite will be playing both 50 & 55 major plus. Trying to figure it ...
      »Tim Millette: Dave, that's great news. I figured you guys were making a 55 team ...
      »Tim Millette: Cal energy is no more we picked up one of their guys, the MTC varsity ...
      »Tim Millette: nazzerino not hazarding
      »AZTOMC: Malo37, is the AZ Elite 55's team looking for additional ...
      »Rev#7: NAZZERENO will stay 50,according to Flip GB REV
12 Dec. 16, 2014 1291

TOC Roster Question

» Pitcher22: To the SSUSA staff .... I was wanting to know if the TOC event in ...
      »SSUSA Staff: 2014 ... See the TOC Roster Considerations & Rules (PDF) "white ...
      »joel 1975: TOC is a 2014 roster tourney. So if you play with a team and want to ...
2 Dec. 16, 2014 612

HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!

» Duke: Hope and pray that everyone has a safe and happy holiday season! Look ...
0 Dec. 16, 2014 203

"Weight Transfer, A Mistunderstood Key to Explosive Hip Rotation" Swing Makeover 22

» bogie: Many hitters do not understand completely how the weight transf ...
      »BruceinGa: Another great video Bogie! ;)
      »Funk: MBA Elite thanks you Bogie for making these great hitting tips ...
      »SALSAKID49: Bogie, Thanks for your video info..., they are very helpful...
      »bogie: Bogie thinks MBA Elite, should have allowed us to win worlds, haha ...
      »Wayne 37: How about something for guys that aren't 6'5" 274 lbs. plus? I ...
      »road kill: Sweet video, thanks!
      »dp44: Bogie, As I stated below what a pleasure to hit with you ...
      »Sunshine1949: Roger Go to www.sportstechnique.com, that is Bogie's site, tried to ...
      »bogie: Roger, had a lot of fun at Cape Coral and certainly you showed us why ...
      »Tim Millette: It's my believe rotational hitting is senior softball reduces your ...
      »bogie: Tim has good points, but to clarify what we teach, we often refer to ...
      »Eurskine: All very interesting....Bruce..Bogie...I have a question. I was ...
      »Tim Millette: Ken, your swing evaluation two posts up is right on, although I think ...
      »bogie: Like the points you make Tim..Eurskine..It really seems to vary so ...
      »Tim Millette: My view is...seniors should not waiste any time trying to learn to ...
      »Eurskine: Thanks Bogie....I appreciate your time to answer or clear up some fog ...
      »Wayne 37: Question. Does anybody work with taking the top hand off the bat as ...
      »road kill: Hey Bogie, Thanks for the tips, I have viewed the video and I am ...
      »BruceinGa: Wayne, I've released my top hand since I started playing softball, 40 ...
      »Tim Millette: Letting go with your top hand should not effect your bat speed at ...
      »Wayne 37: Just to clarify........I'm taking my top hand off the bat almost ...
      »titanhd: The bat should naturally come out of your top hand as you pull and ...
22 Dec. 15, 2014 1963

Best turf shoes out there

» Jeno8: I know this is probably a common issue with us 57 year olds trying ...
      »JMM: Both Tanel and Boombah have good comfortable turf shoes. I would ...
      »titanhd: Tanel are ok but, stay I away from Boombah. Their shoes offer no ...
      »wagon487: 3n2, like playing in slippers
      »jfsully: Look into the Salomon Fellcross or Speedcross and try them, you will ...
      »Omar Khayyam: I've been completely happy with Tanel turf shoes. I wear the high ...
      »OZ40: I will never buy another pair of Boombah turf shoes. I been waiting ...
      »chico senior: For about the last 10 years I have worn Mizuno 9 spike turf shoes. I ...
      »bkb555: in regard to the Salomon shoes mentioned above, the Fellcross are 170 ...
      »Dbax: I too, give my vote to the Mizunos. Longest lasting and most ...
      »tscs000: Totally agree with titanhd. I've been wearing the heel that pain ...
      »shortstopchic10: I had issues with Boombah as well and won't buy from them again. ...
      »STL0: I have had the same problem noted by others with the sole separating ...
      »Vance+50: I guess I've been lucky. I've had 2 pair of Boombah's and had no ...
      »Snot Nose Kid: I think Boombah shoes are good but overrated. When it comes to ...
      »Wayne 37: New Balance has a turf shoe out. They are supposed to be good. Buy ...
      »Wayne 37: FYI ~ If you take a lot of BP, SN Kid, that will make your toes hurt. ...
      »garyheifner: I have tried at least 5 different brands if not more. Still trying ...
      »bkb555: I have used Nike 5/8 airspeed destroyers the past 3 years.....they ...
      »bkb555: here is a link to what they look like in the aggressive ...
      »S.A.Player: Does anybody know where to find extra wide (4E) turf shoes? I have ...
      »Snot Nose Kid: "One of the biggest problems I have with shoes is that after a fe ...
      »chico senior: S.A. player - I also have a wide foot and the Mizuno 9 spike turf ...
22 Dec. 15, 2014 1770

Boggie

» dp44: It was a pleasure to be able to hit with you today you are truly a ...
      »DoubleL10: Hey Roger...I thought you might have given Bogie a few tips!
      »bogie: Roger did offer advice..he's a great hitter and great to meet up with ...
2 Dec. 14, 2014 357

Naples Florida area

» Kyphogt: a bit early to inquire here but wondering if there would an ...
0 Dec. 13, 2014 215

Seeking Info....

» SALSAKID49: Ladies and Gents..., I'm having Cataract Surgery on my right eye ...
      »Jerry820: Jose I had Cataract Surgery twice in my left eye and there is very ...
      »Marv19: Jose I put this off for five years until my optometrist said he ...
      »SALSAKID49: Jerry, Marv...., Thanks for these good information to know for ...
      »Player: I had both eyes done in 2007. Best decision I've made. My recovery ...
      »SALSAKID49: So far the surgery is coming out to be an excellent decision. The ...
      »Marv19: Glad everything worked out for you as I knew it would. One thing you ...
6 Dec. 13, 2014 565

Equipment

» Wayne 37: I don't know about others, but I like to keep my equipment stored at ...
      »Fred S: I don't thing the cold is going to hurt bats or face masks. I keep ...
      »Wayne 37: The excess cold will make any joint contract on masks. It will also ...
      »Fred S: Nice to know about the mask. I am one of the odd ones. I don't ...
      »mad dog: wayne it is the reason i use a metal mask.....i have never had a prol ...
      »Wayne 37: Just speaking from experience, Bobby. Most anything with swell, or ...
      »mad dog: WAYNE...I have had to glue soles back onto some of my softball shoes ...
      »Wayne 37: Clean the pads of the masks. That will help preserve the leather. ...
7 Dec. 13, 2014 997

Ocala Florida Questions

» surf88: Some of you have followed my trip from Colorado to Florida via Winter ...
      »grayhitter59: Look up the Villages, they play everyday out there. Good Luck
1 Dec. 11, 2014 352

2014 Toys for Tots Softball Tournament

» LP: I want to think all the teams that played in this tournament we ...
      »yankeesfan1949: hey lp great time. we did not do so well but had a lot of fun
      »LP: Thanks yankee it's supposed to be a fun tourney with getting some ...
2 Dec. 9, 2014 350

senior tournament

» patty07: Warm up tournament the weekend of feb.28 in Dothan alabama. Great ...
      »BruceinGa: Pat, same weekend at the B'ham warm up.
1 Dec. 9, 2014 315
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