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SSUSA RULES COMMITTEE 2016 Annual Meeting Minutes

» SSUSA Staff: The link below redirects to the Official Minutes of the 2016 SSUSA ...
0 Dec. 2, 2016 460
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PERFORMANCE BASED RATING CHANGES 2016 World Masters Championships & SPA World's

» SSUSA Staff: The following are the teams that have been re-rated UPWARD based upon ...
0 Oct. 8, 2016 3610
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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 3650

2017 Adidas Melee 2

» yellowjacket95: Does anyone know when the 2017 Adidas Melee 2's will be available. I ...
      »Tri18: They are available now. If you have questions I can help you. Alan ...
      »yellowjacket95: Alan, Can you either text me or call me with details? It's my ...
      »Hail Ragna!: I am just checking on something a team mate had said. Do feel the New ...
      »yellowjacket95: Kirk, I am on my 2nd Dudley and although I think it is a great ...
      »J R: I broke both Melees balanced and end load.Both are great. Dudley has ...
      »bkb555: what is the difference between 2017 Adidas Melee 2 and 2016 Adidas ...
      »Trotter25: We brought out the Melee 2 in April this year and will go thru 2017. ...
      »swing for the fences : J R how many swings did it take to break those bats?????
      »J R: 1,000 on each batting practice on monday ,and play 4 days a week and ...
      »16wood: Trotter, how does the 12" barrel compare to the 13" in terms of swing ...
10 Dec. 2, 2016 1267

TOC

» Capt Kirk: If your SSUSA ID Card expires in 2016, will a player be allow to play ...
      »SSUSA Staff: Current ID required (post-2016) .. It's a good idea to do it early, ...
1 Dec. 2, 2016 143

substitution

» froggy11: Tournament game, tie game, extra inning, visiting team starts extra ...
      »k man: Froggy- Rule 5.4(2) Page 28 - No substitute or curtesy runner may ...
      »SSUSA Staff: The umpire (and k man) nailed it ... There is one limited exception, ...
      »froggy11: Thanks for the response, I see that now, page 28.
      »bond_171513: Just curious about the wording on the original question..there is a ...
      »Duke: bond_171513, Last batter that completed his turn at bat, not the last ...
      »froggy11: YOU ARE CORRECT ANDY, THAT IS EXACTLY HOW THE RULE READS.
6 Dec. 1, 2016 403

Thank you Collier County senior softball

» Bobby Buggs: Just wanted to say thanks to the guys at Veterans and Livingston for ...
      »gb69: Thanks Bob, we will see you in Jan-Feb-March. Bring some of those ...
      »Bobby Buggs: Gary I will be back mid Jan then March and April. If there is ...
2 Dec. 1, 2016 308

Snowbird in Florida

» surf88: I recently returned to N Central Florida from the west. I play a lot ...
0 Dec. 1, 2016 152

rules

» hurdler52: What is the ruling on a play where the first baseman steps on the ...
      »coop3636: This question needs more information to be answered correctly. If it ...
      »BruceinGa: Coop, you answered that just like you were a first baseman! ;)
      »SSUSA Staff: coop3636 did a good analysis ... Here are two simple general rules to ...
      »hurdler52: Thank you, now let me add a twist. The batter/base runner fails to ...
      »coop3636: Bruce, I am just a coach that likes to know the rules. It comes in ...
      »B.J.: hurdler...the B/R "IS" allowed to miss 1st base if he is avoiding a ...
      »coop3636: BJ I won't argue that the ump will make the safe call (I don't ...
      »B.J.: coop....I'm 100% sure...the defense can only appeal before the runner ...
      »Garocket: Coop better look that on up cause you are wrong. The runner his ...
      »Garocket: In the above the R! went to third Sorry
      »coop3636: BJ.. Rule 1.1 on page 19 says: " AN appeal play is a play on which ...
      »B.J.: coop, and for 99% of appeals that is correct...but with a B/R ...
      »coop3636: I disagree, but will wait until SSUSA puts in their opinion.
      »stick8: Hurdler in your scenario the umpire calls the runner safe. But if the ...
      »Mango: So what happens if the batter runner steps right in the middle of ...
      »B.J.: B/R is allowed the safety bag and only the safety bag...so if he ...
      »B.J.: Dave, can you answer the above question of coop and I...whether the ...
      »coop3636: BJ You are wrong, again..lol If the runner hits ANY part of the ...
      »DieselDan: Since cooper3636 typed the rules that stated the appeal has to be ...
      »B.J.: coop...if im wrong??? it certainly wont be the 1st time...in fact my ...
      »DaveDowell: Here's the current formula: 800-mile Road trip to Phoenix + 210-team ...
      »stick8: Mango, the way you word it in your scenario I have the runner ...
      »Mango: Stick, thank you. It was another great competitive tournament! And ...
      »k man: our local 60+ league says runner 'may only' touch orange bag in which ...
      »Davy: One more twist. it happened to me. Big first baseman comes off bag ...
      »SSUSA Staff: You're whatever the umpire called ... It's a JUDGMENT CALL not ...
      »stick8: Totally understand your point Mango. Maybe this has been tried or ...
      »DaveDowell: I think there will be somewhere around a 0.04% of softball facilities ...
      »stick8: Dave, a line would work too!!
      »mck71: Great idea Dave, like the line but that would add another element to ...
      »DieselDan: The line at first would have arguments like at home when there is ...
      »k man: I agree with Dan, in a 1 umpire system it would be a nightmare of ...
      »B.J.: Dave, I was wondering if you had time to research the appeal ...
      »DaveDowell: B.J. and coop3636 ... Here's a bit of a diplomatic response, but you ...
      »B.J.: Dave.. your answer below on a DBA is confusing when you say an appeal ...
      »DaveDowell: B.J. - NO ... The Dead Ball Appeal is available to the defense before ...
      »B.J.: Since the SSUSA rule book does not really cover specific appeals I ...
      »surf88: Dear Dave, I would like clarification on a play that occurred at ...
38 Dec. 1, 2016 1317

Question for the staff.

» KERIPRINTS: I help run a 40+ team and as I look back to this past year's ...
0 Dec. 1, 2016 347

slow pitch slider

» WiLD: i've had a pretty good curveball bot the pst 20 years but never ...
      »WiLD: sorry for not checking my spelling first... "over the ...
      »WiLD: don't you guys have any comments? i've never seen so much ...
      »Omar Khayyam: WILD, 30 years ago I threw a consistent softball curve with a palm ...
      »WiLD: sure... i have some pics i took that may help... what i did was ...
      »WiLD: ok... i'm confused... if you can't throw a curve already this ...
5 Dec. 1, 2016 792

Winter world's Fl.

» wildman: Any teams looking for a player I would be interested. I 48 will be 49 ...
      »oroblec: Hi guys i will be a few days in miami especial in the area of fort ...
      »titanhd: ??? SSUSA Winter World -Florida has been played
      »SSUSA Staff: titanhd .. Yes it has, but he would be eligible to play 50+ in the ...
      »wildman: Thanks SSUSA STAFF, I will 49 in Feb of 17. I should have clarified ...
      »oroblec: i want to know if gonna have some event in fort laurdarle or near of ...
5 Dec. 1, 2016 241

Looking to form a team. Hq'd in Tennessee.

» Jethro: We are looking to form a team in Tennessee. Of course we will use the ...
      »Lefty: What's the age.
      »Sparky.1: You might wish to put some "contact info" so interested players can ...
      »Jethro: sorry about not having complete info out there. MY HEAD WAS ...
      »Jethro: have 3 players committed to this self funded 60s team. Still looking ...
4 Nov. 30, 2016 531

Total Knee Replacement

» softball4b: Thank you for all of your well wishes and prayers. Total knee ...
      »BruceinGa: Good luck with your rehab Mike!
      »B.K.: Good luck. I've had both replaced. One 3 years ago, one exactly 1year ...
      »softball4b: 100 yards before 9AM. Not all at once. 10 yard increments. This is ...
      »softball4b: Interesting things to hear while receiving an epidural.. Do we have a ...
      »BruceinGa: The patient never likes to hear "oops"!
      »softball4b: Another fun hospital fact. Before you can go home you must be able to ...
      »k man: 4b, as a follow up to your hospital fun fact, being able to go on ...
      »softball4b: Another Hospital Fun Fact It is required that the RN taking out ...
      »Webbie25: Hey, Mike, maybe this will help-I have been trying to work with ...
      »softball4b: Well Bob, my PT guy just left. I kind of got my tail feathers singed ...
      »softball4b: This time last week I was in an operating room getting a knee ...
      »softball4b: 2340' for my first walk, 20 minutes, now ice, make me lunch, elevate ...
      »Michigan Vet: Hey Mike Had full knee replacement 4 months ago. Right now I have no ...
      »softball4b: Thanks MV. Just finished my second walk 3000'. Woo doggy I am ...
      »stick8: Chuck the progress your making is outstanding. Pretty soon you'll be ...
      »softball4b: Chuck you must be a pretty good pitcher or pretty good guy. Pitching ...
      »softball4b: Day 9. 100 degree bend, but unable to make the rotation on the ...
      »softball4b: Day 10 - 1500' to the gym manage to bike 50 rotations and 1500' back ...
      »softball4b: Day 11 - 1500' to the gym manage to bike 10 minutes, could have gone ...
      »Michigan Vet: Mike you are doing great. I found out I over did it! Muscles sore all ...
      »softball4b: Day 12 - Took and additional 1000' walk on day 11. PT Bob told me to ...
      »softball4b: An not and, I have to quit typing without my computer glasses on.
      »garyheifner: Interesting Got a guy here in Sun City in Illinois. Had two ...
      »softball4b: My surgeon did my total hip replacement 9 years ago. Hammers on me to ...
      »softball4b: Day 15 - Did my exercises, then 4700' Wore me out - walk about. Took ...
      »softball4b: Day 16 - Did my exercises using 5'lb leg weights, contrary to popular ...
      »softball4b: Day 18 - 25 minutes on the bike, 25 minutes lifting. Off the ...
      »Webbie25: Hi Mike-great to hear you are doing so well. One thing I noticed ...
      »softball4b: I hope to play with someone in March in Hemet then hook up with a ...
29 Nov. 30, 2016 1607

60+ looking to play in Toys for Tots, Perris CA

» KawiH2: 60 So Cal player available to play AA/AAA in Toys for Tots in Perris, ...
      »KawiH2: Good bat with power
1 Nov. 30, 2016 168

Shoulder replacement

» uk1: Has anyone had a complete shoulder replacement recently? How long was ...
      »bushman: UK-1 , I had a full shoulder replacement in January 6,2016 and was ...
      »uk1: I have one friend that also had his non throwing shoulder replaced ...
      »taits: For either of you die you have a torn bicept tendon at all? I've ...
      »bushman: I had the traditional shoulder replacement. The reverse is for ...
      »taits: Expect that sling part had both worked on before twice ...
      »uk1: Thanks bushman for the input. I was told that they don't think I have ...
6 Nov. 30, 2016 340

San Antonio Senior Softball League Banquet

» Capt Kirk: SASSL 14th Annual ...
      »Capt Kirk: Note: Mr. Terry Hennessy, CEO of SSUSA, will be our guest speaker. We ...
      »Capt Kirk: If you purchase tickets(s), you are entitled to all of the ...
2 Nov. 30, 2016 268

Leagues in Mesa/Gilbert AZ

» BB13: Hi all, just moved to the east valley area and Im looking for a ...
0 Nov. 29, 2016 82

When did bats start getting END CAPS ?

» JimRamsey: Hi! I'm doing research... when did bat makers start using END ...
      »BruceinGa: Just a guess Jim, maybe Demarini in 1998? See you in Cocoa Beach ...
      »titanhd: Bruce a lot before demarini. I still have some old Bombats with ...
      »BruceinGa: You are correct. Thinking back the 35oz Easton that I had in the ...
      »Tri18: Jim, Louisville Slugger started the TPS model that was rolled over ...
      »JamesLG: I believe it was back in the mid to late 70's when Bombat came ou ...
      »AJC: The first end cap that I remember seeing was in the mid to late 80's. ...
      »Duke: I still have 2 TPS bats that are the Rick Wheeler models. Andy ...
      »crawdaddy: I remember aluminum bats with black end caps from middle school PE ...
      »taits: Worth PST had them back about 2000- or even before. I had two but not ...
9 Nov. 29, 2016 391

Durability of Total Knee Replacements

» Jet: There have been discussions of knee issues but what I would like to ...
      »Uncle Mike: Results vary. I had my rt knee replaced on 2/14/14- still waiting to ...
      »jonesey: I am 67 and had a full replacement last November. My surgeon ...
      »danb: Going on 5th year of having both knees replaced. It takes a while to ...
      »missouridave: Had my left knee totally replaced in Dec 2014. My surgeon would have ...
      »Kev: Also had my left knee totally replaced Oct 1, 2013 at 64 years old. ...
      »Webbie25: I had my right knee replaced in December 2012 after wearing a brace ...
      »Benji4: All I can say is WOW. I have the utmost respect for all of you that ...
      »MurrayW: I had a partial knee replacement (makoplasty) December 2010, so I am ...
      »Dbax: Benji, I too have the utmost respect. Webbie is my teammate on the ...
9 Nov. 29, 2016 1461

Texas Mavericks Coach/Manager

» TAT22: Congratulations on your finish at world's. I am a major+ player out ...
0 Nov. 29, 2016 205

Congratulations Clyde Poindexter Phillips

» SJV: Just want to say congratulations to Clyde on his induction into the ...
      »Roger0021: Congrats Clyde on your induction
1 Nov. 28, 2016 245

Cyber Monday Sale

» Dbax: God's Sports Company is having its 50% off for good behavior sale on ...
0 Nov. 27, 2016 315
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