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CRABTOWN CLASSIC QUALIFIER 2016 DRAFT Game Schedules & Brackets

» SSUSA Staff: DRAFT Game Schedules and Brackets for SSUSA Crabtown Classic ...
0 May 31, 2016 159
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ROCK 'n' RENO CHALLENGE CUP 2016 DRAFT Game Schedules & Brackets

» SSUSA Staff: DRAFT Game Schedules and Brackets for SESSION #1 the 2016 Rock 'n ...
      »SSUSA Staff: DRAFT Game Schedules and Brackets for SESSION #2 the 2016 Rock 'n ...
      »SSUSA Staff: DRAFT Game Schedules and Brackets for SESSION #3 the 2016 Rock 'n ...
      »SSUSA Staff: MINOR REVISIONS TO DATE There have been three minor revisions to ...
      »SSUSA Staff: MAJOR SESSION #1 REVISION Due to the unexpected withdrawal of a ...
      »SSUSA Staff: BATTING PRACTICE NOTES The following may be helpful for teams ...
5 May 24, 2016 4321
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SSUSA RULES COMMITTEE 2015 Annual Meeting Minutes

» SSUSA Staff: The link below redirects to the Official Minutes of the 2015 SSUSA ...
      »SSUSA Staff: We have published the final version of the rules changes, new rules, ...
1 March 1, 2016 3177
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NATIONAL RATINGS REVIEW Year-end 2015 Ratings Cycle

» SSUSA Staff: The SSUSA National Ratings Committee has concluded their 2015 ...
0 Dec. 16, 2015 3562
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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 1810

2016 melee

» J R: We hit the balanced Melee today in Houston. Temp. 70 44x375 Trump. ...
      »Trotter25: JR - we appreciate your info and good to hear from the Senior ...
      »?: Just Curious Is it possible that the Adidas Melee just a Reebo ...
      »Trotter25: Very good ? No, and you'll tell on your first swing. Without ...
      »softball4b: Even if it was just repainted, the original was a great bat!!!!!!!!!!
      »16wood: Trotter 25: Conway finished the entire tourney (6 games) with a ob% ...
      »docswear1: Bob You could hand Conway a broom and he could hit like that but ...
      »16wood: Doc, I think Dr Ruth is your best answer and she'll probably give you ...
      »Trotter25: 16wood I couldnt agree with you more. Conway Waddy stood out to ...
      »bkb555: I hit a new Adidas Melee 2 a few weeks ago in florida...after 5 ...
      »Trotter25: bkb555, Glad to hear your feedback and testimonial. When we sent ...
      »swing for the fences : Glad it's performing.. I will say this, let's wait until the 40s and ...
      »Trotter25: swing for the fences, Good question, when doing the testing with ...
      »Bruster55: I have a little over 300 hits on my adidas Melee.I could hear the ...
      »fennellwg: Thanks Lee, The reebok melee has always been popular here. It's ...
      »jah#4: Just finished my second group of hitting the new Melee. We had a 20EL ...
      »Trotter25: Bruster, Bill & Don, Thanks for the added testimonials. ...
      »hitman: Put over 200 swings on a 27oz balanced Saturday and it was really ...
      »Trotter25: Thanks Hitman! We should have a couple to demo out there. Were ...
      »xavier: just my opinion I have hit new melee as far as durability goes no ...
      »swing for the fences : Xavier, I wouldn't base the durability on stress Cracks in the ...
      »xavier: in regards to swing for the fences post if you read it right I said ...
      »Trotter25: Xavier - we appreciate your input. Theyre has been some bats with a ...
      »JMM: I have also been hitting the new Adidas 26 oz balance bat for the ...
      »surf88: Two responses, I still have a few Reebok Melee Legends in my ...
      »xavier: in regards to new melee I posted about cracks in bat I hit today ...
      »Trotter25: I appreciate all of the responses and emails on questions on the bat. ...
      »xavier: trotter seems to me from your post your trying to discredit my input ...
      »softball4b: Xavier, I don't know Lee personally, but I did not read his post the ...
      »BobB: For Lee Trotter or anyone else that might know, will any vendors be ...
      »SSUSA Staff: Hopefully not ... This tournament is an exclusive sponsored event by ...
      »Gonedeep43: I hear the Combat Rocket Launcher is quite the Bat?
      »Capt Kirk: Has anyone hit with the new Adidas 25 oz end loaded, if so, what do ...
      »J R: I know have over a thousand swings on 27 ounce end load Adidas Melee ...
      »SALSAKID49: I got to hit a NIW M2 26oz EL today and this bat by far is one of the ...
      »Mason's Grandpa: I have used the New Adidas Melee and the New Rocket Launcher. ...
      »donll: the new addidas melee is off the hook. should be outlawed
      »Bruster55: The adidas bat is made to hit the 44/375 balls.So of course hitting ...
      »mad dog: jeff....where did you get your info on the 52 ball damaging bats ...
      »surf88: Capt Kirk, I tested the 25EL Adidas this week. I dropped down from a ...
      »Shut Up & Pitch: Yesterday I was taking comparison bat speed readings on 2 Adi ...
      »cyborg45: It is also important to see where the added weight is added to the ...
      »RadioRan: So, I guess I was one of the lucky ones to get the new Adidas Melee2 ...
      »?: Where in Detroit? How old are you?
      »RadioRan: I will be a "rookie" for a couple of 55+ teams, and a 50+ team. All ...
      »grayhitter59: I help a buddy out and got him a 30oz end loaded today. I was playing ...
      »Dancer: I got the new Melee. It started opening up after 100 hits and I got ...
      »Webbie25: I got a chance to hit with the Melee yesterday with Steve Imlay and ...
      »E6 in AZ: Full disclosure..... I love the Dudley product. But, this last ...
      »Trotter25: Guys we appreciate all the feedback, and just wanted to give a ...
      »OZ40: So, in a nutshell, how do we decode the serial numbers on the Adidas ...
      »FOFO: E6, I wouldn't use Vegas as a measuring stick on any bat. The use of ...
      »E6 in AZ: At the advice of FOFO, please disregard my last post. Hitter before ...
      »RadioRan: At swing #420 on my adidas Melee 2 end load, I crushed a ball. ...
      »Dbax: Fofo is right. Rock ball and wind probably blowing out.
      »FOFO: Now E6. Let's not get all sensitive. I wasn't discrediting your ...
      »E6 in AZ: I'm good. When I thought about it, you are right. Then D got ...
      »Trotter25: Guys & Ladies, I just wanted to give you an update and answer a ...
      »jah#4: Lee just an update on the Melee. AS you know just about our team is ...
      »Doug60: Just curious about break-in on the Melee, I tried one that was ...
      »oroblec: Everyones says that break in period are 200 of swings so conslusion ...
      »tattooball: Lee I guess you missed that the Nightmare has been offered in a 25 oz ...
      »Doug60: OK, I answered my last question for myself. Previously, I tried a ...
      »Trotter25: Kevin, Sorry I didnt know that the Nightmare bats came in 25ou ...
      »Tri18: Mikens new Patriot comes in a 25 ounce version as well in both USSSA ...
64 May 31, 2016 6665

Best Wishes

» Sparky.1: On behalf of the entire Senior Softball family, I would like to ...
0 May 31, 2016 8

which do your prefer on a 5 game guarantee?

» coop3636: SSUSA has a 5 game guarantee for most tournaments. It is either a 3 ...
      »neck10: I like it the other way you can play the guy;s that don't get to play ...
      »Fred S: Agree with neck10. 3 games allows you to play your subs more that ...
      »hemi racer: Yep, three pool games, then dbl. elimination. At our age it gives ...
      »E6 in AZ: Hey dude that oversees the Phoenix tourneys, To play five (5) games ...
      »Lefty: I like 5. That way I know I will play 3 games.
      »Enviro-Vac: Prefer 3 game RR and double KO for the same reason as stated by hemi ...
      »Don5: when SSUSA started that practice several years ago, it allowed the ...
      »Gavin5: Traditional 3 pool,then double elim preferred. But if the DE w/3 game ...
      »SSUSA Staff: Seems like it's time to recycle this one again, for the sixth time - ...
      »Dbax: Got to agree with that.
      »Jawood: Would like to see the RR games mean more than seeding because you can ...
      »Country13: Why not keep it simple 4 game guarantee with 2 pool then dbl ...
      »coop3636: To SSUSA staff.. here is your quote: "There are three principal ...
      »SSUSA Staff: coop3636 ... The 2RR/3GG format for a 5-game guarantee is not a rule, ...
      »VOODOOSPORTS: I would take either one over what we play in Flagstaff this weekend ...
      »coop3636: I would NEVER play in a senior tournament that was single ...
      »Dbax: Voodoo, that's what you get in Flagstaff with that director. He does ...
      »E6 in AZ: To those who need clarification, DBax is talking about the same ...
      »Ho: How about a six game round robin guaranreed six gmaes against six ...
      »joel 1975: be nice but can you find a six team bracket in anything but AA & AAA ...
      »DaveDowell: Reno this week: 60-Major (9), 65-Major (10), 50-Major (10), 55-Major+ ...
      »TimMcElroy: coop3636- I am the person that wrote the schedules for the ISA / ...
      »VOODOOSPORTS: Coop This is the schedule for this up coming weekend. No we did ...
      »Ho: Joel We have SIX 80's, a six and a seven team 75 division, a 4 team ...
24 May 31, 2016 745

Baden Fire softball 2SB550YS Junk in its core!

» stew44: Baden Fire softball 2SB550YS SPA is using in some of there ...
      »Sparky.1: Like everything else in "all" Senior Associations, everything is done ...
      »SSUSA Staff: Sparky ... There are four things that come to mind initially on this ...
      »AZ29: Staff I have to disagree with your "that's why we have email and ...
      »mad dog: wow...so SPA has gone to a dead ball...the badens they use to use ...
      »jah#4: We just played with this year ball the Black Stitch Baden ball. WE ...
      »DaveDowell: Hilarious Don! ... Welcome to the world of anonymous "Ready, FIRE, ...
      »jah#4: thanks Dave
      »Perl: Have played 3 SPA tournaments this year and the Baden balls we've hit ...
      »Lefty: I got a dozen new ones in Pensacola just to see if it had 300ft ...
      »stew44: We have 12 team league in Columbus, Ohio and we had a meeting ...
      »jah#4: Are you Art Stewart from Gallaway
      »Ho: It is him...how did you guess? Ho
      »J R: I bought a dozen back in March .The black stitch. We hit it pretty ...
13 May 31, 2016 923

Pay to play a quality tournament

» tall_thunder: I just heard that I am driving all the way from Tucson to Flagstaff ...
      »Garocket: Just you I guess. So each player has to pay $90.00 on Sunday or is ...
1 May 31, 2016 148

Rocket Launcher

» JC13: I used the rocket launcher this past weekend in Manassas VA, all I ...
      »batter4u: just got my Combat rocket launcher and after hitting approximately ...
      »Mike3b: Can the RL be used in all associations including ASA?
      »Perl: Mike3B There are three versions of the Rocket Launcher. Two (1 ...
      »19: "line drives where (sic) screaming up the middle" with "the hottest ...
      »Sparky.1: O' goody! Another high-tech weapon that Pitchers have to defend ...
      »ju25: How are all these bats passing the test? The Original UII was at the ...
      »crusher: Could be that lots of bats rated at 1.21 are only 1.08 .. These ...
      »Sparky.1: And yet the "hits just keep on coming"....... It's all about the ...
      »Lefty: I BP with Utrip Easton 2015 end load bats and my Senior bats might ...
      »sluggo10: all players ever talk about is about bats being hot out the wrapper ...
      »Sparky.1: Going to go out on a limb here "Sluggo10" and ask if you are a ...
      »sluggo10: sparky, I am mainly an infielder and have pitched when needed, I play ...
      »Adiktiv6: Hey Sparks, seems like you have a minor problem with these "high-tech ...
      »NCS13: I've been swinging the 27 oz Miken Big Cat for a couple of years now. ...
      »oroblec: Any Update from this bat i want to read some reviews and experience ...
      »Doug60: I've got 135 hits on mine and so far I'm happy. No complaints with ...
      »jackbrun: I've had my RL for about 3 weeks now and have ovTh 300 hits on it. ...
      »Steinbrenner: NCS13, I do believe when people say that the Rocket launcher is "Hot ...
      »oroblec: so people like Doug60, jackbrun and Steinbrenner which one of this ...
      »Steinbrenner: oroblec, In my opinion The Dudley is a great bat, they seem to be ...
      »oroblec: nice opinion bro, honest one, be careful cause miken patriot have two ...
      »B94: 12" Patriot is the Senior Bat - the 14" Barrel is the U-Trip bat...
      »Mason's Grandpa: Personally, I feel the Adidas Melee is a better bat. Balls jump off ...
      »Doug60: My 2c: Melee 2 vs. Dudley vs. RL The Rocket Launcher hits the ...
      »oroblec: i had learn every player have their own swing, so every bat will be ...
      »oroblec: another look is someone that have access to compression bat test and ...
      »Doug60: Oroblec the Dudley 12" and the Melee EL swing very close to the same. ...
      »oroblec: for my list the bat the only bat that i used to love was one tps ...
      »Mason's Grandpa: I also have a Dudley. I use the 27oz Balance. I really like the ...
      »k man: Mason's GP - I also have a 27 oz Dudley and love it. Check out ...
      »oroblec: Why people prefer balanced bat more than end load, end load weith can ...
      »Doug60: After owning the Rocket Launcher for awhile, here's my final ...
      »oroblec: So your point is if your bat weigth 28 onz, you will need to use one ...
      »fennellwg: oroblec, Without putting words in his mouth, I believe Doug is ...
      »oroblec: i want to get a new bat i prefer 2 pieces bats but i can give a try ...
      »fennellwg: I'm the last person to tell you which weight you should choose to hit ...
      »fennellwg: PS Most of the grownups on this site recommend at bat that suits ...
37 May 31, 2016 3240

Reno

» Webbie25: Hey, Dave, where are the results for Reno????? Oh, yeah, it's only ...
      »Dbax: Hey Mark, I can say that the Arizona Dream Team went 6-0 winning Reno ...
      »Steinbrenner: 60 Major + 1. Old Dawgs 2. Nighthawks 3. Goodman 60 Major 1. ...
      »JamesLG: Anybody know the results of 60AAA? Thanks: James
      »ace42850: 60 AAA 1. Bulldogs 2. Second Wind 3. Scrap Iron
4 May 31, 2016 613

Question about 1.21

» jfsully: I was reading anther website and the following came up in discussion. ...
      »fennellwg: https://seniorsoftball.com/?news&story=121&keywordsfound=BPF That ...
1 May 31, 2016 181

Woman 55 looking for Team

» coach92563: Hi, I am from the Southern California area (Riverside County). I ...
      »Infieldergirl: We are in need of a player or 2 for Mesquite and full time as well if ...
      »mombley: Hi, I have a new 50+ tournament team looking for someone with ...
      »qsaunt: Hi, Would you be interested in Reno?
      »cakerskc: I found this discussion too late to be of help for Reno, but I'm a 58 ...
4 May 30, 2016 743

50 and looking

» hurricane77: Just turning 50 this year. Living in Reno/Sparks Nevada, looking for ...
      »hurricane77: still looking would like to play 50+
      »riderboy1961: Contact me at: [swaanson1961@yahoo.com] if you are still looking for ...
2 May 30, 2016 211

TX STATE CHAMPIONSHIP-TOC QUALIFIER

» Capt Kirk: SSUSA decision to move the TX State Championship to Austin is to be ...
      »mad dog: what i want to know...why do we need 3 days to do 3-6 team ...
      »Ceres: I'm glad that the TX State Championship was moved out of Houston. The ...
      »Capt Kirk: There are (11) softball fields at Krieg Field, I don't know how many ...
      »mad dog: the fields have been great to play on for the last 10 years.....thats ...
      »DieselDan: Maybe the Austin C of C has had conversations with their ...
      »Ceres: Capt. Kirk and Mad Dog, Thanks for giving me an update on the fields ...
6 May 30, 2016 326

Looking for Women 50+ to play tourneys in the West

» Battleaxe#6: Greetings, Most of our team is based in Oregon but we are interested ...
      »Whippet62: I'm interested in hearing more about your team. I live in Las Vegas, ...
      »gwennv: Hello: Was so excited to see this post - I will be 52 in August, ...
      »cakerskc: Was recently coaxed out of retirement to play on our women's office ...
3 May 30, 2016 301

60M team out of So Cal looking for a outfielder

» mikeem: Desert Dawgs looking for a outfielder . We are a 60m team .Had a ...
0 May 30, 2016 78

Looking to play in the missouri senior games

» RIK56: Looking for a team to play with in this tournament.60 years old my ...
      »RIK56: still looking to play in this tournament email is rik5663146@yahoo.com
1 May 29, 2016 147

escondido june 2 and 3

» nails: My team is not going,,,r there any 65 teams looking for a player for ...
0 May 29, 2016 76

Looking for a team in Charleston, SC

» Teepee29er: I'm about to turn 50 and I'm trying to find a team in the Charleston, ...
      »Eurskine: What position do you play? Are you willing to Travel or playing ...
      »Teepee29er: When I played before, I typically played right field. I'd have to ...
      »Teepee29er: I also understand that I would have to earn a spot. Willing to try ...
3 May 29, 2016 106

flip flop and one up in league play

» BruceinGa: We potentially had a situation last night in our league game. We are ...
      »B.J.: Bruce... I don't see flip flop being an issue it's the same rule...if ...
      »Jawood: A 1 and 1 count will speed up your league play without having to ...
      »BruceinGa: We already have the 1-1 count. I have proposed we do away with 4 hrs ...
      »stick8: I'm not certain playing 3-2 speeds the game up because IMO most ...
      »BruceinGa: I seem to remember a few years ago someone clocked several games, 1-1 ...
      »DoubleL10: Bruce, Seriously...in slow pitch guys step out and adjust their ...
      »BruceinGa: You got it LL! To make things worse, he is a teammate on our 50 ...
      »BruceAZ: Bruce, in our league play we play 2 innings in the field at a time ...
      »BruceinGa: That might be an option. I'll mention it to our board.
      »DCPete: Be careful what you wish for; if you flip-flop in the 7th then start ...
      »Omar Khayyam: We also play double innings in the field and it is neither tiring nor ...
11 May 28, 2016 506

50 or 55 womens team playing fenton, mo 6.10-12.2016

» 357Shell: I'm a 59 year old looking for a team needing an infielder for the St. ...
0 May 28, 2016 40

Boombah bats

» kjones: I was in Boombah the other day and I noticed that there are boombah ...
      »BruceinGa: I bought a couple about 5 years ago. I don't recall the name but ...
      »taits: Looked at the site yesterday and while they do not give the BPF ...
      »Chick50: Yes, Thanks for bringing this up. I went on the site and saw ...
3 May 28, 2016 326

WHAT DO YOU THINK?

» Bubble Gum: Hi I'm interested in buying a new bat. I have narrowed my choi ...
      »Az Iz: Tough Choice... Interesting!
      »oroblec: Bubble Gum, i'm close to you which kind of bat do you prefer, end ...
      »Tri18: Bubble gum, The two bats and weights you have listed will swing and ...
      »Doug60: I think the Melee 25 will swing a LOT lighter than a 1oz heavier Big ...
      »Bubble Gum: Hi All Thanks for your input. I forgot to mention that the 25 oz ...
      »B94: Typically you want to try to carry maximum bat speed through the ...
      »curveball: Don, I just got a new 25oz Melee 2 in trade. I hit it Friday at BP, ...
      »Bubble Gum: Rob Thanks for the offer, but I have decided on the buying the 26 oz ...
8 May 28, 2016 451
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