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TEXAS STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS 2016 DRAFT Game Schedules & Brackets

» SSUSA Staff: DRAFT Game Schedules and Brackets for SESSION #1 the 2016 Texas State ...
      »SSUSA Staff: UPDATED FIELD ASSIGNMENTS SESSION #2 The Texas State ...
      »SSUSA Staff: DRAFT Game Schedules and Brackets for SESSION #2 the 2016 Texas State ...
      »SSUSA Staff: SCHEDULE REVISIONS Due to the withdrawal of two teams, one in ...
3 June 20, 2016 1161
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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 3461
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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 3799
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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 2021

Swing Makeover #41 6 Rules of a Powerful Bathead Snap

» bogie: Bret outlines 6 Rules of developing a powerful bathead oversnap. ...
0 June 21, 2016 253

Phoenix 60s AAA looking for Infielder

» az56: Just 4 Fun 60s AAA team in Phoenix, AZ is looking for an Infielder. ...
0 June 20, 2016 125

KC Monarch tourney July 30-31.

» Rookie29: Top Gun Rookies are going to Kansas City and need a couple of ...
      »Chudomelka7: Interest in going, Doug Chudomelka dougchudomelka@yahoo.com
      »Chudomelka7: Not sure if I qualify because my affiliation with GP50M, but I am ...
2 June 20, 2016 314

HAPPY FATHERS DAY

» boston: Just want to send a HAPPY FATHERS DAY shout out to all my senior ...
      »wdodge22: Thank you. Same to you as well.
1 June 19, 2016 62

Life Saving Technique-

» Capt Kirk: Barry Heaton, Dallas Spurs 60's, sent this email on how to survive a ...
      »Dbax: While this post is well intended, the original email is a hoax and ...
1 June 19, 2016 286

Northwest Women - Washington-Oregon-Idaho

» ShaneV: A number of us in the Northwest have been watching for the ...
0 June 19, 2016 99

NW recreational Tournaments (Washington State)

» TD. Tom: In the N.W.(Washington State) for teams looking to get into a ...
      »ShaneV: Also, when you mouse over the Tournaments Tab on the home page, you ...
1 June 19, 2016 143

Lighter bat weight

» manny 41: As a young player everyone gravitated to the heavier bat's. I did the ...
      »B94: The Nightmare comes in a 25oz...
      »k man: New Adidas Melee 2 also comes in 25 oz Guys I know who have the new ...
      »hemi racer: Good experience with the new 25oz. Melee. Seems to me the swing ...
      »Sunshine1949: I also like the swing weight of this bat and agree it feels more like ...
4 June 19, 2016 527

SSUSA Staff: Shaved Bats

» Soup-e10: This is for the SSUSA staff, do you have or will you have anyway to ...
      »fennellwg: ....Nuthin,huh? Other softball orgs obviously use compression ...
      »Sparky.1: NORTH, EAST, SOUTH and WEST.......THE MONEY IS THE COMPASS THA ...
      »hemi racer: With todays senior bats being so hot right out of the wrapper, just ...
      »Benji4: I personally don't think shaved senior bats are that big a problem ...
      »TAT22: The bat manufactures need to step up and make the bats with either a ...
      »tattooball: It is a simple problem to fix, just takes someone that cares to do ...
      »fennellwg: Benji, It's not that I disagree totally. As nothing is ever just ...
      »VOODOOSPORTS: I agree with the ben geeee guy. Haven't noticed shaved bats in ...
      »Dancer: Benji4 "Now guys that don't swing senior bats make me a little ...
      »garyheifner: As I have noted in the past: When u are in the championship ...
      »Dancer: Gary, I do agree with you there. I have seen teams use just one bat ...
      »tc4whlr: IN asa bats I believe the monsta bat company has come with a tamper ...
      »pizzaboy: If you guys think shaved bats aren't being used in every senior ...
      »Allan55: Benji4, The amount of shaved bats has increased dramatically over ...
      »DOLFAN: BS..I know for sure, Dudes are shaving bats......I just wrote a 1000 ...
      »miken44: ongoing problem there are egos so if i hit the ball 325 ft some one ...
      »titanhd: I have never swung a Senior Bat in tourney play and I have never used ...
      »southernson: DOLFAN and Others, There are far more shaved bats in Senior Softball ...
      »DonB: I read this on another site: My Big Cats have 700- 900 swings and ...
      »Benji4: Okay to clarify I didn't say there weren't any shaved bats in senior ...
      »tattooball: I have been compression testing senior bats for 4 years and there is ...
      »Phoenix26: If the pass/fail for USSSA bats is 220, what would a senior pass/fail ...
      »joel 1975: better check tho's home run hitter's for steroid's ,no fence in the ...
      »DCPete: Probably a lot more shaved bats in senior ball now that SSUSA has ...
      »Gavin5: Lots of opinions here on compression testing, but what tester are you ...
      »garyheifner: Once again on my Soap Box!!!! Your caught with a shaved/altered ...
      »neck10: we went to lansing to bobby chap tourney fences were 315 down the ...
      »?: So what's your point?
      »neck10: point is another 15 feet make's a difference we had several ball hit ...
      »neck10: when you see a team where everyone uses the same bat make's you ...
      »balllover: This is more of a problem of altered bats...whether you live on the ...
      »nails: Do non composite bats get shaved or rolled also?
      »AJC: Shaved bats used by grown men over 50 ? I would have to agree with ...
      »Jawood: The young guys are getting older and juiced, shaved and altered bats ...
      »Az Iz: neck10 has the right idea. If the fences are brought in fa ...
      »softball4b: Can't bring the fences in, most of the fields are city owned and are ...
      »Snot Nose Kid: Evidently you never saw the Celebrity Softball Game played at th ...
      »softball4b: If you referring to my post, I doubt very seriously that any city is ...
      »Hitemdeep: For you guys that think there isn't a problem in senior ball you are ...
39 June 18, 2016 3346

would like an explanation

» tugboat: Can anyone explain how SSUSA 55Major teams are able to play 55AAA in ...
      »coop3636: We can't We were told that since we are classified in Major in ...
      »Paco13: SSUSA has to many rules...for example we are a legitimate 55AAA not a ...
      »tugboat: ISF World Cup in Roanoke... Half the field is SSUSA Major or ...
      »wagon487: seems like this is some thing you should take up with ISSA not SSUSA. ...
      »Paco13: Who is the M+ team? Looks to me like they are all Major teams with ...
      »mck71: While I agree that ISSA/ISF are not consistent with SSUSA Ratings, it ...
      »titanhd: It is common knowledge that the other associations allow teams to ...
      »Paco13: MCK71, You are correct we won the Tidewater championship against two ...
      »BIG-E: I've said it before (as many have) and I'll say it again.... None of ...
      »curty: two points I see here: self evaluation= we are not dominating at our ...
      »Omar Khayyam: curty, agree with both your points. Theoretically, if teams are ...
      »Paco13: Curty, I wonder when you getting that next big contract by stepping ...
      »curty: paco- I wear braces on both knees, turned 67 this year, and limited ...
      »SSUSA Staff: tugboat ... There's been a lot of commentary on your question, but ...
      »ChileHead: To my friend Paco13... since being designated a 55 major team, you've ...
      »Paco13: Chilehead, Sir. We play at the level that each Association put us ...
      »joel 1975: you guy's are too funny when are you going to realize it's all about ...
      »Sparky.1: I agree with you Joel 1975 and it was "Banker & Mann" not "Banker & ...
      »miken44: why can't spa and issa and ssusa get together if a team is rated aa ...
      »ChileHead: Paco, my friend. I requested SSUSA to move us UP to AAA in 2014 and ...
      »Paco13: Mi querido amigo, We don't ask where to play, we play at what ever ...
      »tugboat: Still confused!! This is the only site that has a forum. Looking back ...
      »BruceinGa: Tugboat, I haven't read all posts on this thread but to answer your ...
      »SSUSA Staff: tugboat ... You are likely "missing" the circumstance that ISSA does ...
      »mck71: tugboat, you have been given excellent advice by few on this thread. ...
      »Paco13: I am not sure what the big issue is about a label of AAA or major. ...
      »tugboat: I agree... RB let high street, omega and sweet join in and make it a ...
      »Paco13: Tugboat, That is a great idea, however I don't believe that it will ...
      »ChileHead: Paco, you are dead wrong about one thing. In ISSA, teams are allowed ...
      »Paco13: ChleHead, I strongly suggest you read before you make any more stupid ...
      »ChileHead: I think you know better than that Paco. And I'm not sure why you ...
      »Paco13: WOW, I still want a cold beer but this time I want to open it myself. ...
      »Paco13: I was done with this, but I just can tolerate being accused of ...
33 June 18, 2016 2628

New 2017 Illinois Team - 50AAA

» BH21: Hello Players, Just wanted to throw an early message out there for ...
      »Gibby50+: Looking for a team to play tournaments. I'm in Naperville. 6' 4" ...
1 June 17, 2016 278

50's Infielder for Prescott

» desertlady: Strong infielder/hitter/runner wants to play in Prescott but her team ...
0 June 17, 2016 92

softballs

» big cat7: I know Dudley makes a 44/375 ball used in some senior leagues, what ...
      »Capt Kirk: A lot of teams who play in local tournaments use the Baden Fire, ...
      »rlspls1974: Our senior league has been using the TATTOO 12" Composite 44 Cor/375 ...
      »tattooball: We also make a new ball the NX3, nothing is as durable as this ball. ...
      »mad dog: the ball tattooball speaks of plays really good....we have used the ...
      »hemi racer: Team 1 Sports claims their new ball(44 core-375 comp.) is better than ...
      »tattooball: Yes they are pretty good, I designed that ball back in 2004. It is a ...
      »Hail Ragna!: I am from out west I was told by 2 players out here that a guy name ...
      »BruceinGa: We use the Team 1 ball from Alan and it does fly. Be careful though, ...
      »Hail Ragna!: Thank You Bruce.... Hail Ragna!
      »tattooball: I am sure you were told that, but not true.
      »big cat7: We also use the Baden fire ball but it doesnt seem to be as hot now ...
      »hemi racer: Don't know if it's appropriate on this venue or not, BUT please pray ...
      »B94: Unfortunately Alan's son Tim succumbed to his injuries. Please keep ...
      »BruceinGa: Sorry to hear that. My condolences Alan.
      »surf88: We are using the Dudley 44/375 in our local young guys league. We are ...
      »hemi racer: Just a detail correction. Alan's son had his accident in Little Rock, ...
      »Fred S: I got some of the Team 1 softballs. I wasn't too crazy about ...
      »DOERBAUM: Tattoo nx3 is the best ball i have seen since coming back to play ...
      »BruceinGa: We've been hitting the Spinner nx3 bp balls for a couple of weeks and ...
19 June 17, 2016 976

looking for 75 major or major plus tournment team.

» JamesC: Just turned 74 looking for a 75 major or major plus team call ...
      »Omar Khayyam: JamesC, more likely you will get a nibble if people knew your state ...
      »Ho: His 928 area code puts him in Arizona. Ho
      »Omar Khayyam: Ho, that used to be an accurate way to determine residence. But since ...
3 June 17, 2016 175

Price Went Up? Worlds

» Hookdup: I just noticed that the price went up to $745 for Worlds. Is there ...
      »wdodge22: Actually, most qualifiers increased in price this year between 4% and ...
      »Dbax: If your lucky, you might get to play on the grass fields at Shadow ...
      »nickname36: Hey Good one Dbax, you beat me to it, LOL LOL.... I thought they ...
      »Jawood: I think the breakfast coupons are still offered at Arizona Charlie's!
      »nickname36: They would have to comp my room and food for me to stay at az ...
      »Duke: The price is high, but the tournament is the best run tournament, ...
      »patrick jt: so we are killing the sport stop it
      »coop3636: A friend of mine's team got 2nd in the 60 Majors last year in ...
      »tg69: coop 3636. you got way too much spare time on your hands
      »coop3636: TG69 You have NO idea how much time I have or what I do for a ...
      »Dbax: Atta boy Coop!
      »BruceinGa: You would never know Coop3636 and tg69 were teammates! lol
      »coop3636: Bruce, It that really true? If so, I REALLY meant what I ...
      »garyheifner: U would think the casinos could kick in some stuff. Surely they pull ...
14 June 16, 2016 886

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS

» deep14: Would SSUSA know where the 50's will be playing in the so-cal state ...
      »Uncle Mike: Hemet. Only the 65 and older are in Perris
      »Uncle Mike: Sorry read it wrong
2 June 16, 2016 197

NFL star's dad develops BIG Power..Ron McCoy..Swing Makeover #40

» bogie: 3 before and after lessons, incl. LeSean McCoys dad Ron. Swin ...
      »cyborg45: I sure wish that was possible to put a hot link to these videos. The ...
      »rlspls1974: Just need to copy and paste the line he posts and google will do the ...
      »bogie: If you know how to put a hot link on the board..please let me ...
      »baseballbill: I do not see #40 Swing Makeover Website ?????
4 June 16, 2016 443

My son Tim

» Tri18: Hello Guys, I consider many of you family and wanted to reach out to ...
      »hector: Prayers for your family Alan.
      »Hammer22: My thoughts and prayers are with Tim, his 2 children and your family, ...
      »red 15: My heart and prayers go out to you and your family Alan. If there is ...
      »Benji4: Thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family Alan.
      »swing for the fences : So sorry to hear Allen, RIP Tim.
      »GERARD: Alan & family, All of us are deeply sorry to hear the lose of your ...
      »B94: Alan on behalf of my family and my Homer Lovers team mates we send ...
      »Perl: Will be praying for your family. So sorry fo hear about your loss.
      »BH21: Alan, I don't know you but you and your family are in my prayers - ...
      »Fred S: Will say a special pray this Sunday. Having 6 of my own I can't even ...
      »southernson: Alan, So sorry for your loss, The Florida Classics extend their ...
      »Silk11: Alan, my thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family!
      »Storm20: Alan.. My heartfelt blessings. Tim and your family will be in ...
      »greek1225: Alan, So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers got out to ...
      »Elecio: Alan, We are so sorry to hear about your loss. Our thoughts and ...
      »stick8: Alan, I am so sorry to learn of your sons passing. It has to be one ...
      »Eurskine: Alan.... I am truly sorry about your Loss...I was in Maryville ...
      »silk14: Alan, My thoughts and prayers are with you and family! Smooth ...
      »bkb555: I have had the pleasure of meeting Alan personally and know he is a ...
      »cyborg45: Alan, prayers for you and your family.
      »Mannjo: TR 18 ,you don't know me but my heart goes out to you in your loss. I ...
      »Sweet P: Alan, My condolences to you and the Tanner family. Its very hard ...
      »SGM: Alan, our thoughts and prayers are sent your way. We are so sorry ...
      »Bruster55: Alan, Sorry for your loss. Jeff Armbruster AZ Old School 50's
      »Fabe: Well my Braddah my prayers n thoughts are with U n your family...our ...
      »AJC: Alan, I'm sorry to hear about your loss. My condolences to you and ...
      »Webbie25: Alan, my wife and I send our heartfelt prayers for your family.
      »hemi racer: Morning Alan, over the past several years of doing business and being ...
      »oroblec: Oh Woww !!!! alan i'm so sorry to read that kind of information i ...
      »miken44: Alan and family sorry for your loss and our deepest condolences ...
      »curveball: Alan and family, I was devastated to learn of Tim's passing and have ...
      »Duke: Sorry to hear this. I will be praying for you and your ...
      »samg: Alan and family we send our condolences from Ohio to your family. We ...
      »Wayne 37: So sorry to hear of your loss, Alan. May peace be with you in all ...
      »Tri18: Dear friends, Thank you so much for your replies here, calls, texts, ...
      »RV22: Alan, so sad to hear about your son. My family's prayers are with you ...
36 June 16, 2016 1115

Michigan based 55+ AAA team looking for SS / 2B

» jsheeran: Michigan based Polyviou Dental 55+ AAA team looking for one player ...
      »southerinman: jsheeran, I put up a post in players looking under the title" Indiana ...
      »jsheeran: Hello John. I read your post. Our team is not playing in any of the ...
2 June 16, 2016 243

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 ...
      »VOODOOSPORTS: Please note I am in no way complaining about our format. I am very ...
      »SKings24: I feel the Pool Play games should have some meaning and the higher ...
      »coop3636: Tim, I appreciate the work that goes into running a tournament ...
      »nickname36: I don't know what your winning about, the flagstaff(seifman) ...
      »nickname36: Hey Dbax, you can put on a senior softball tournament if you like and ...
      »Dbax: Lighten up Nickname. (anonymous by the way). For your info, he did ...
      »garyheifner: I am all in with you COOP3636 Would rather play games with real ...
      »nickname36: Dbax, thats "nickname36" not "nickname" and its "MR. NICKNAME36" to ...
      »Dbax: Glad you found someone to type the last message for you! It's almost ...
      »Wayne 37: Thanks for the info, Mr. numbnuts36....LOL LOL
34 June 15, 2016 1399
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