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WINTER CLASSIC QUALIFIER 2018 • DRAFT Game Schedules and Brackets

» SSUSA Staff: DRAFT Game Schedules and Brackets for Session #1 of the SSUSA's 2018 ...
      »SSUSA Staff: SESSION #1 • MINOR REVISION required due to a rating change in the ...
      »SSUSA Staff: DRAFT Game Schedules and Brackets for SESSIONS #2 (Men's 50+ thru ...
2 Jan. 15, 2018 801
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2018 ORIGINAL TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS • TENTATIVE Field Assignments

» SSUSA Staff: The following are the TENTATIVE Field Assignments for the 2018 SSUSA ...
0 Jan. 10, 2018 668
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SSUSA RULES COMMITTEE 2017 • Annual Meeting Minutes

» SSUSA Staff: The link below redirects to the Official Minutes of the 2017 SSUSA ...
      »SSUSA Staff: TECHNICAL RULE BOOK LANGUAGE AMENDMENTS (Rev. 12/15/2017) Redline ...
      »SSUSA Staff: SSUSA RULES COMMITTEE "SPECIAL MEETING" MINUTES • January 9, ...
2 Jan. 9, 2018 1894
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TEAM RATINGS • Guidelines & Procedures (Rev: 12/15/2015)

» SSUSA Staff: Senior Softball-USA Ratings Guidelines The foundation of the ...
0 Dec. 16, 2015 8502

Thoughts on new Courtesy Runner rule

» marcster13: I like the new Courtesy Runner rule. It should help keep the game ...
      »SSUSA Staff: marcster13 ... The "new" Courtesy Runner rule isn't all that complex ...
      »marcster13: Ahhhhhhhhh okay. Totally different than what I thought it was. Not ...
      »DaveDowell: Nope ... The goal is to have the next batter's at-bat start ...
3 Jan. 16, 2018 271

New Miken Senior line for 2018

» Tri18: Hello Everyone, I had the opportunity to be at the Softball Magazine ...
      »Tri18: If you want to get a look at the new Miken line I have posted a ...
      »Tri18: I just got back from a hitting and video session in Vero Beach this ...
      »titanhd: With all due respect. You might as well photoshop the next new bat ...
      »DOERBAUM: TITAN HD - HIS PITCHER IS NAMED CARLOS, AND HE HITS BOMBS TOO.....LOL!
      »SOFTBALLNUTZ: Sorry! But I don't see any difference in the performance of thi ...
      »Dbax: Every new bat is the best bat ever out of the wrapper! Also the most ...
      »Benji4: Alan Being told Easton is back making senior bats? If so do you ...
      »Tri18: Fair observation guys so let me give you a little More detail to help ...
      »grayhitter59: I just invented the best mouse trap ever. Who wants one, oh wait I'll ...
      »OZ40: Alan, I appreciate your knowledge and insight as well as the ...
10 Jan. 16, 2018 1418

Magic Stuff

» VegasBob: Those of us that play tournaments in the Southwest have probably seen ...
      »DaveDowell: I'm surprised you haven't used it before, VegasBob, since Jerry Stone ...
      »DieselDan: And to steal a hair product jingle from decades ago. "Magic Stuff( ...
      »Duke: FYI, There is another product called Arnicare or Arnigel, both ...
      »cronin51: As a retired Fireman that had many an injury, this is a mainstay of ...
      »DieselDan: Always try to buy a product that is high with the percentage of ...
      »stick8: Duke, is this product you speak of good for muscle strains and pulls?
6 Jan. 16, 2018 593

New Senior League in Hickory NC

» Fast Old Man: Here is a great new opportunity for teams in NC, Northern SC, ...
0 Jan. 16, 2018 19

Qualifying for Vegas

» Country13: What are the rules for qualifying for the Vegas tournament? I’m from ...
      »DaveDowell: Country13 (Joe and the Fish??) ... Please go to the Rules Page of ...
1 Jan. 16, 2018 116

Drum Roll...the Starting Count decision results.

» OZ40: RULES COMMITTEE DISCUSSIONS / ACTIONS ‐ January 9, 2018 ...
      »DaveDowell: For the full minutes, including the complete detail data analysis of ...
      »titanhd: Upcomong TOC inclusive ?
      »DaveDowell: Nope ... The Original T.O.C. is a 2017 Season event and, as such, ...
      »OZ40: PREDICTION: Believe me, I'm not a grassy knoll type of conspiracy ...
      »swing for the fences : I play league 1-1 counts and most of the time we go 7 innings with ...
      »r4pitch: GREAT NEWS Just made the senior game better ....Lets hope SPA/ISSSA ...
      »Jawood: OZ40, How is this for reliable stats? We played 52 games last year ...
      »Crusher23: OZ is a wise man. His prediction will hold true.
      »OZ40: Math was never my strong suit, and if it's your opinion that the game ...
      »r4pitch: most of us have played it with the young guys for 15 years + ...They ...
      »Crusher23: The 0-0 count was something that made Senior ball special, it was a ...
      »baseballbill: more action with less dead time, I think that's a plus.
      »OZ40: Yes, I too played U-trip (and umpired) at the time of the great ...
      »baseballbill: slow pitch softball is a hitters game. Do we need 3 strikes to hit a ...
      »marcster13: For those that are wanting facts or comparison as to whether 1-1 ...
      »r4pitch: I belive dave posted before ....At vegas every 40 game went 7 innings ...
      »DaveDowell: r4pitch ... It was the 40-AAA Division at BLD in Las Vegas ... 58 ...
      »DaveDowell: Very interesting "post-election" commentary ... Regardless, here's ...
      »swing for the fences : 40 tripleA =s a lot of sub 600 hitters... innings go quickly! try the ...
      »DaveDowell: Possibly true, swing ... But I'm reasonably certain the percentage of ...
      »marcster13: Dave- I think most of the people appreciate the voting process and ...
      »Crusher23: The SSUSA does an outstanding job with everything. I commend you on ...
      »Omar Khayyam: I don't have a problem with the process—I thought it was well thought ...
      »DaveDowell: Omar ... Last time around (December, 2012), the survey response rate ...
      »ALLPRO: Am I missing it or is 70 and above still 0-0?
      »DaveDowell: Yes ALLPRO, you whiffed the reading comprehension component on that ...
      »The Screamer5: I can appreciate the opinions that are opposed to this change. ...
      »Benji4: The screamer 5 On my team we use a PITCHER so I'm kinda confused ...
      »yerwombat: If you really want to save time drop 1-1 and go to 2 strike your out ...
      »DaveDowell: Pssstt ... yerwombat ... I think ".. 2 strike[s] your out and 3 balls ...
      »maskedman: Heres an idea.HUSTLE ON AND OFF THE FIELD.But its to late for that ...
      »ffdonnie: I applaud SSUSA for this decision. Although I do prefer no extra ...
      »OZ40: Want more strikes? More action? Less standing around? Start with a 2 ...
      »yerwombat: Psst.... Dave.... why not call it what it is
      »DaveDowell: Actually, we do ... From Rule Book §6.2 • PITCH COUNT ... "..will be ...
      »Crusher23: There goes OZ again, making more sense. Very refreshing.
      »txnighttrain: I played 60 AA at worlds. We only had one game that didn't go 7 ...
      »DCPete: For the record, no one in any of our local leagues, where we've used ...
      »Jawood: Hey txnighttrain, we played 7 games at World's (50+ Major) and none ...
      »OZ40: I want to play 7 innings you want to play 7 innings we all want to ...
      »DaveDowell: One (hopefully) final thought here ... The Rules Committee gave all ...
      »yerwombat: Please don't forget the people that didn't get the email and would ...
      »DaveDowell: Partial re-print from SSUSA Staff post on December 26, 2017 ...
      »yerwombat: So you are saying if I receive the SSUSA news letter and emails ...
      »DaveDowell: YES ... Your survey invitation was sent to that same email address ...
      »yerwombat: Maybe .... Thanks for the feedback tim
      »hitts: I hate one one count. When I pitched in my younger days we had 1-1 ...
      »Rainmans: The spirited debate on the 0-0 vs. 1-1 count has been fascinating to ...
      »L.Martin: There are batters that will not take the bat off the shoulder until ...
      »Rainmans: A way to ensure 7 innings, maximize the number of ‘at bats’ per game, ...
      »OZ40: L. Martin- Really now, what percentage of batters throughout Senior ...
      »mck71: L.Martin - First, congrats on winning the 40 Major title in Vegas, ...
      »L.Martin: yes we have played for several years now and no I didn't see anymore ...
      »CurtfromKY: I apparently was one of the few that never saw an email addressing ...
      »chico senior: Things that would speed up the game: A. Getting on and off field ...
      »DaveDowell: OK, one more comment! ... chico senior ... The SSUSA Rules Committee ...
      »chico senior: Dave - I agree with you100%. I just wish the old guys running NCSSA ...
      »Jawood: Well said, chico senior (and Dave, of course!) I'm sure some will ...
      »OZ40: Chico Sr. If everyone played by your A thru I suggestions above we ...
      »DaveDowell: But historically the players collectively haven't, OZ40 ... Their ...
      »OZ40: Understood Dave, that was my contention all along that the key to ...
      »hitts: I need to get on here more often. Rule change this batter will ...
      »r4pitch: To OZ40 as a pitcher 0-0 count my 1st 2 pitches are to maybe just ...
      »OZ40: Key word there in your statement: "maybe". On the rare occasion when ...
64 Jan. 16, 2018 2603

ISSA MYRTLE BEACH TOURNAMENT EXPERIENCE

» 45261: Last fall our 70 AAA tournament team played in the ISSA Myrtle Beach ...
      »ju25: Our 60 AAA team played in the US Open in Oct. , and my only complaint ...
      »45261: We have encountered 70 Major teams in the 70 AAA bracket. It is ...
      »ju25: This major team was allowed to play as a AAA team, we did not get ...
      »ju25: We had to wait 20-30 minutes to play our first bracket game because ...
      »17Black: We played 55's Honestly, m opinion is this was a REAL WELL RUN ...
5 Jan. 15, 2018 477

Player looking for a 55+ Men's Team - Pinellas County, FL

» FK: Infielder, but any position OK, decent bat, available to play now, ...
0 Jan. 15, 2018 40

looking for 65 AA OR AAA

» thumper18: I AM A RIGHT SIDE INFIELDER AND PLAY SOME OUTFIELD I AM ALSO A REALLY ...
0 Jan. 15, 2018 139

Is there going to be a regular "16th Annual BHC Senior Softball Tourney" in March, ...

» Boom Boom 1: Enjoyed last year's 15th Annual BHC Senior Softball Tourney. ...
      »Boom Boom 1: Called and got an answer from BHC. $325 entry March 2-4, for 60+ ...
1 Jan. 15, 2018 227

Las Vegas 65 AAA team needs 2 players

» Mount Si: Rezults Realty, 65 AAA is looking for an outfielder and an infielder. ...
      »GI: Hi Jeff I look forward to pitching for you this year as I turn 65 in ...
1 Jan. 14, 2018 165

WOMEN (2) LOOKING FOR 65+ TRAVEL TEAM

» Sassy Ladee: We are looking to play tournaments with a 65+ travel team. Each with ...
0 Jan. 14, 2018 27

60 teams in Carolinas

» the highlander: Looking to help team Win I play 1B,C or utl and I will gladly ...
0 Jan. 14, 2018 56

Harford County Senior Softball Open Registration

» Fisher15: The Harford County Senior Softball league is now welcoming players ...
      »Fisher15: The league is located in Joppa, Maryland [Harford County] and is in ...
1 Jan. 14, 2018 62

umpire interference

» roco36: A base path umpire interfered with our second baseman as he attempted ...
      »DaveDowell: This isn't specifically covered in the SSUSA Rule Book, but here's an ...
      »B.J.: roco... well the HP umpire got it 1/2 right.. the umpire is ...
      »DaveDowell: B.J. ... I would propose that the HP umpire got it completely right ...
      »B.J.: Dave, you are correct, I mis-read the OP and then your explanation ...
      »DaveDowell: B.J. - The absolutely most accurate part of any of the replies was ...
      »roco36: Thanks for your comments. The umpire did not fall over laughing ...
6 Jan. 14, 2018 432

partial tear of the supraspinatus tendon

» phantomf4j: I have been diagnosed (after an MRI) with a partial tear of the ...
      »Player: Not to worry. A few years back, I had the tear repaired in my ...
      »rightrj1: I Just had a surgery in Oct after winning the Worlds. I was diagnosed ...
      »Mark11: I'll be 62 this summer and I had labrum surgery on my right ...
      »cuda65: Ok guys here goes. I`m 78 and fell off of my bicycle on a wet ...
      »phantomf4j: Since I started this thread, I wanted to tell you of my progress. As ...
      »cyclops: Tore my supraspinatus in 1981, in my 30's. Thought it was just a sore ...
      »phantomf4j: Cyclops- I appreciate your comments, because although I am 75 next ...
7 Jan. 14, 2018 691

New 2018 Melee Reloaded

» Trotter25: The New Melee Reloaded bats are here! Have had some questions ...
      »cyborg45: I have a question that so far has gone unanswered. If we are using a ...
      »Trotter25: The Melee 2 Endload & Melee 12" Legends of the Game are both 1/2 ou ...
      »fennellwg: I believe cyborg45 would like to know if the 29.5 oz Reloaded has 4 ...
      »bkb555: here is a question...if the bat is end loaded 3/4 ounce, it seems ...
      »fennellwg: bkb I’ll keep babbling until lee or one of the other “grownups “ ...
      »AJC: Id have to say Cyborgs question was answered by Trotter like a true ...
      »fennellwg: Lee may not be able to give you the answer you are looking ...
      »AJC: I guess if you need a direct question answered about softball bats ...
      »bkb555: there is a great article about Physics of softball and here is a link ...
      »cyborg45: I know Alan reads this board and is certainly welcome to give his ...
      »bkb555: cyborg...I agree with your statement, the lightest weight bat HAS to ...
      »crusher: So, can you get a 26oz bat then get 4 pair of gloves that weigh 1oz ...
      »AJC: The shell would have to be the same for all weights i would think. ...
      »cyborg45: bkb555, I would assume, as their advertising asserts, that the end ...
      »OZ40: I always thought that it was the handle area that got tweaked the ...
      »bkb555: This is older and Miken bay but it had to be somewhat ...
      »fennellwg: To cyborg and bkb, Let me say that I encourage your questions. Most ...
17 Jan. 14, 2018 893

Trump Stote Softball Concerns

» NYGNYY: Will the NEW (Approved 2018)Trump softball be used in the TOC?
      »DaveDowell: NY˛ ... Maybe ... If it's available through BSN in time, then yes ... ...
1 Jan. 14, 2018 194

40+ female infielder looking for a team

» JR09: Looking to join a team in the Phoenix area if anyone is looking for a ...
0 Jan. 13, 2018 34

55+ W looking to play with teams in the West

» Battleaxe#6: Experienced rover/outfielder looking to play tournaments in OR, WA, ...
0 Jan. 13, 2018 50
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