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SINGLE WALL BATS

» UMBACH: What is the best single wall bat out there? lots of senior morning ...
0 July 18, 2014 343

Strykers 60's needs a player (or2)

» southpaw: for Gadsden, July 25-27. Outfielders preferred. Also, do not know ...
      »southpaw: Thanks, problem solved.
      »southpaw: More importantly, granddaughter's surgery went extremely well; ...
      »Igotit: Southpaw I know John Hayes with Columbus was looking to play, as they ...
3 July 18, 2014 470

batting title

» hurdler52: I would appreciate any help I can get with the following. How do you ...
      »DBurke23: In Major League Baseball, a player needs 3.1 plate appearances per ...
      »hurdler52: Thank you very much.
      »stattad: Except of course no one bats only 9 players in a softball game.
      »hurdler52: Good point stattad, so do you have a different formula?
      »Duke: I do not have a formula. I just institute an average of 2 at bats per ...
      »hurdler52: Good points, thanks for the discussion.
6 July 16, 2014 610

Patty Mac

» Perl: To the friends of Patty Mac. Pat is having some health problems and ...
      »Eurskine: Just talked to Patty Mac...he's in Good Spirits...but Health is on ...
      »softball4b: Sent Patty a text. GSC 60M+ will keep he and his family in our ...
      »BruceinGa: I'm sure I can speak for most player in Georgia, wishing him the best ...
      »Funk: Sending positive thoughts to a good man...Lookin forward to seeing ...
      »Lefty: The wife and I are praying for you Patty Mac.
      »TaterinGa: Patty Mac: you have prayed many prayers in the game of softball; now ...
      »Mario: Praying for you Patty Mac, from Dale Mayo #10 OKI Softball.
      »audieh: OK, big guy you know the Hollis team is on board and praying for you. ...
      »Gorilla Boy: I sure hope Patty Mac is on the uphill. My prayers are with you ...
      »southpaw: God is good all the time, Patty Mac! Prayers sent up on your behalf.
      »PattyMac: Guys, First I want to thank everyone for all the calls, texts and ...
      »Webbie25: PattyMac-We tried to call a couple times also and it just rang so we ...
12 July 15, 2014 1051

Official. Softballs

» chico senior: A few comments about your SSUSA Official Softballs post. A problem ...
      »JBTexas : Their answer will be they have balls for sale to help cover the ...
      »Wes: Here is the solution to your problem. The need for a new ball for ...
      »J R: The solution is buy a case 6 dozen.About 40 dollars a dozen.Call ...
3 July 15, 2014 770

Red Miken Maxload

» LP: does anyone have or know of someone that has a 30oz red miken maxload ...
      »Tri18: Larry, If you try one of the limited edition TOC bats in 30 oz it ...
      »barrym: I have one still in the wrapper
      »BudLeftField: Hi LP-Direct sports has the 30 0z. Red max-load. Same as the TOC ...
      »LP: found one at a good price at direct sports thanks all
4 July 14, 2014 517

What was to consensus on DBO Homerun rule after Rock N Roll Reno?

» Tim Millette: I don't seem to recall any discussion after the Reno event on the new ...
      »rightrj1: Tim why beat a dead horse...Just 3 years ago the rule was DBO after ...
      »tg69: rightrj1....Well said!!!!!!
      »ffdonnie: Honestly, I saw what you'd expect, a lot more balls hit up the middle.
      »Enviro-Vac: When discussing HR rules Ė I notice a significant difference in HRís ...
      »DoubleL10: I play 65 Major + with Omen and we very rarely hit our allotment of ...
      »Enviro-Vac: What's Fred's phone number? :>)
      »Mango: Ok Tim, Iíll bite. Only because its summer time and Iím a bit bored.. ...
      »Hammer22: Mango, I just busted out laughing with your post about the DBO taking ...
      »txnighttrain: Rule 6.18 prohibits hitting the ball intentionally up the middle at ...
      »Mango: Hammer Glad I could entertain you because if you can't laugh..... ...
      »rightrj1: Mango, The DBO is great DEFENSE, if you have a hitter that has no ...
      »Tim Millette: Well, this thread has been up for a few days and it's interesting ...
      »Cuervo13: Only a home run swing???? I almost @@@@ my pants. I could expect to ...
      »STL0: Tim: I think you hit the nail on the head. There has been no ...
      »Mulewhipper: I don't think it affected any of the games we played in Tim...at the ...
      »Mango: Actually Tim to be fair, I didnít say it eliminates defense, I said ...
      »Mango: The dbo may act as an equalizer to help the weaker teams with softer ...
      »Tim Millette: Mango, Although I don't agree with the less defense thing..lets just ...
18 July 14, 2014 1232

Midwest Scores

» spoonplugger: Thanks for quick posting.
0 July 14, 2014 219

Nice job getting scores from NE Championships posted!

» cw: Thank you...as it should be.
      »wagon487: Wow, I'm impressed....good job. Now if you could do this for all ...
      »JT9: I have been very critical in the past as to the length of time it ...
      »JBTexas : Not so fast, were are the results from the older groups????
      »DaveDowell: JBTexas ... Are you referring to the age 65+ and more senior groups ...
      »JBTexas : Good point, sorry David. Missed the scheduling.
      »4Four4: Here's to Cal & Chuck for keeping the rain gods from washing it out. ...
6 July 14, 2014 472

Update on Webbie's new knee?

» lemons: He's probably too busy rehabbing, but does anyone have an update on ...
      »Webbie25: Hey, Mel-thanks for the query. It is going about as expected-working ...
      »lemons: Webbie, I know what you mean about feeling "good". My surgeon said ...
      »Webbie25: Sorry you did not get the move up-when do you go in? Keep me ...
      »surf88: Hope you continue to heal and recover at a rapid rate Web. You'll get ...
      »lemons: Webbie, Keep up the good work and softball as well as pain free ...
      »Webbie25: Mel-email me-weber5069@msn.com--I'd like to keep up with you on your ...
      »lemons: Hi Webbie, As they say, it's in the mail. Hope your rehab and ...
      »Mr. Manassas: Webbie....Just a little advice..if you have a pool that you can use! ...
      »MurrayW: I'll second Mr. Manassas's pool advice. I found that helped me to ...
      »mad dog: webbie glad to hear ya coming around.....hope to see ya playing ...
      »Webbie25: Mr. Manassas, MurrayW-thanks for that-it is fabulous advice. When I ...
      »BruceinGa: Best of luck with your rehab. I hope to see you this year!
      »AZTOMC: Getting ready to have a knee replacement surgery. Any update on ...
      »softball4b: Webbie is playing, he called me last week to tell me about his ...
      »Stretch14: Mr. Manssas, did you have both knees done at the same time and how ...
      »Webbie25: Mike-you never listen, do you-it was 6 for 3-I hit 2.000 that night. ...
      »softball4b: Camp Pendleton is conducting shooting exercises this weekend. At ...
17 July 12, 2014 1494

texas state champs

» mad dog: again...since my last post got deleted......who were the champs.....
      »DoubleL10: Bob, what i've heard is that the Texas Legends 65s won the AAA and ...
      »L.Martin: Texas players won 50+
      »hoovedog: Texas Thunder won the 60 AAA
      »rabiddog: Where can you find the rosters for these teams?
      »JBTexas : rabiddog, you can't only Sacamento(SSUSA) has that info on hand.
      »rabiddog: Thanks
      »Capt Kirk: I like the way SPA does it, they post team rosters on their Team ...
      »rabiddog: SPA? I just want to see if some of the guys I used to play with are ...
8 July 8, 2014 834

Northeast Team Ratings

» talldog93: The rating process in the Northeast has rated numerous teams to the ...
      »wagon487: talldog93, who do you play for. There were only three teams in Salem ...
      »talldog93: Our team did not play down there but I monitored several of our ...
      »Bucs-Chico: Unfortunately rating teams is always going to be difficult task, from ...
      »SSUSA Staff: The circumstance with talldog93's team is a bit outside of the normal ...
      »talldog93: Good insight Chico and you are 100% correct, until they get a system ...
      »Bucs-Chico: So there lies the flaw that your team rating is also based on how ...
      »Bucs-Chico: While I got the juices flowing, maybe a SSUSA staffer is ...
      »talldog93: You are on fire Chico, you nailed it again. If you look at the last ...
      »Capt Kirk: How much influence does your regional tournament director report ...
      »Capt Kirk: Correction: How much influence does your regional ...
      »bernie: Please do not confuse SSUSA tournaments and ISSA ones. ISSA has ...
      »wagon487: one good thing about ISSA, they put the scores up on line after a ...
      »rbigs51: thats what i dislike about issa,major teams drop down and play teams ...
      »neck10: buc,s im consussed how is an extra infielder going to keep YOU from ...
      »skid7: I wear the Rip-It mask and can see in all directions. Mask is also ...
      »Paco13: What does it take to get on the Mighty "High Streets Buck 55" team? ...
16 July 8, 2014 1534

Anyone find relief for piriformis syndrome?

» bogie: I have had for over a year, due to a bad L5 disk. Nerve pinches an ...
      »gott2play: Bogle, I too suffer from sciatica (right side) with pain localized ...
      »bogie: Thanks..Ill give that a shot.
      »Whitey58: Bogie I had the same problem a year ago. I did not play for 7 weeks. ...
      »Lecak: Bogie a couple things I do. I use a foam roller daily you can find ...
      »BruceinGa: I used a foam roller when I had iliotibial band syndrome a month ago. ...
5 July 6, 2014 732

Looking for a team

» Old man Tom: Looking for a fifties or sixties team I am out of gainesville fl. Use ...
0 July 5, 2014 296

Dwight Treadwell

» BruceinGa: Dwight, please call me at 770-866-7655 when you can. Bruce
      »tg69: Bruce, heard this weekend Dwight was having some health problems.Our ...
1 July 3, 2014 355

Houston SportsPlex

» hoovedog: A car and a truck had there windows smashed and items stolen at the ...
      »mad dog: what do ya expect for that part of town...fields are crap ...
      »MJB: Houston Sportsplex should not be used for any Senior Softball ...
      »hurdler52: I agree with MJB, any time that players and their families can not ...
3 July 2, 2014 993

Coach of Monster (50 Major )

» New3: If anyone has an email address of the Monster coach please respond. ...
      »robster: Rob Rabun here! Coach for Monster Softball My email is ...
1 July 2, 2014 584

Cal Cup

» antieinstein: When will the Cal Cup Schedule be out?
      »SSUSA Staff: Within the next few days ... Check the Tournament page for the event ...
      »4x4: Auntie Einstein?????? That would be a drag........ I think I ...
      »antieinstein: 4x4 stick to softball comedy is not your game
3 June 28, 2014 708

Hitting

» rightrj1: What makes a good consistent hitter? I mean the guys that hit 700+ ...
      »BruceinGa: Practice. It gives the player confidence and knowledge of pitches ...
      »Paco13: I am going to comment since I am already signed on. I am not a great ...
      »Fred S: I agree with both. Practice is important. Being retired helps. If ...
      »Perl: BP, if Bruce says it I'm listening. He's a great hitter. Know and ...
      »BruceinGa: Thanks for the props, Perl! I hope you and your family are doing ...
      »Omar Khayyam: Great topic. I agree that discipline is a large part of it. Because I ...
      »Wildtimes: I agree with the comments and add...take as much BP as you can. ...
      »Mario: Great topic by the way, I think hitting is 2 fold. You have to have ...
      »stattad: Fred-- What is a "WD"?
      »Omar Khayyam: WD? Wooden deck? Western Drive? Whistling driver? Workout diamond? ...
      »0: Sure everybody knows what WD is..... It's short for WD-40
      »softball4b: Who Dat....What Dear....
      »BruceinGa: Wheeler Dealer. It's a soft toss machine.
      »rightrj1: So we all agree practice makes perfect..But does it really?? I'm sure ...
      »BruceinGa: rightrj1, I have seen it also. I would add perfect practice makes ...
      »The yooper: Practice hitting is real important, like Bruce says put up cones and ...
      »BruceinGa: I agree Donny, confidence plays a big part of it. If we are down by ...
      »The yooper: Bruce, You hit it right on the head, need a big hit you should want ...
      »BCA80: The best hitters I watch take more pitches than the average Joe. ...
      »Mr. Manassas: I too agree with Bruce. (One of the best hitters I have played ...
      »StevenL.Imlay: Listen to Bruce and Mr. Manassas two exceptional hitters- take lots ...
      »BruceinGa: Thanks guys! hope to see you both in Dalton.
      »Tater50: Great topic: Perl & Bruce are 2 players that I know & will state they ...
      »rrengineer99: with most of these tournaments now going to 1-1 count, at least the ...
      »BruceinGa: If the first pitch is what I'm looking for I'll jump on it. I've ...
      »PJ3P: some great points in this thread 1. Practice with purpose! 2. Limit ...
      »neck10: yooper thought u said you were goin to maumee !!!!!!!!!!!
      »B94: To add to what others have said here I also find in addition to ...
      »BruceinGa: "2. Limit your rounds to 20-30 swings." This is a biggie! Unless ...
      »B94: I agree 100% Bruce! My regular BP partner is a young stud that's ...
      »rightrj1: One thing me and my BP group does per session is the Last 12 Ball ...
      »The yooper: I agree BP is so very important and hitting towards all areas of the ...
      »Webbie25: I guess I have a much different approach that works for me. I do try ...
      »HJ: What bat do you use for BP. Do you use your bat? Do you go heavier ...
      »B94: I use the same model and weight of bat for BP as I use in games, ...
      »BruceinGa: I try to use a USSSA bat for 90% of my bp swings, taking my last 10 ...
      »gibby59: Think of a tennis player like Pete Sampras. He has complete control ...
      »garyheifner: In the qualifiers, I use them as practice and try all kinds of ...
38 June 27, 2014 2295

Teams going to Call Cup in Hemet

» Mulewhipper: Just wanted to see who is attending this years Cal Cup...way down ...
      »Sweet P: West Coast All-stars 60 Majors will be playing. Phillip
      »stattad: R&R 65s Major will be there.
      »Jeffery: L A F 50 Major will be there. We played in Hemet in a So. Cal Senior ...
      »So Cal Z: Is there anywhere you can see what teams are playing in this tourney?
      »Malo37: Jeff, Congratulations on your championship yesterday. 36 runs ...
      »So Cal Z: Dave, I live a mile from the fields in San Clemente let me know if ...
      »SSUSA Staff: Today (Tuesday 6/24/2014) is the "soft" deadline for the Cal-Cup in ...
      »Duke: Looks like a great turnout for the Cal Cup, which is the first year ...
      »SALSAKID49: This event is looking really good based on the team going to HEMET... ...
      »TOMAR77: Looking forward to attending The Cal Cup in So Cal ! All 6 of the ...
10 June 25, 2014 1457
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