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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 ...
      »SSUSA Staff: The EXHIBIT “A” • Technical Rule Book Provision Language Amendments ...
      »SSUSA Staff: The 2016-17 SSUSA National Rules Committee met in a telephone ...
2 Jan. 11, 2017 2685
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SSUSA 2017 SEASON TOURNAMENT GUIDE RELEASED

» SSUSA Staff: The 2017 SSUSA Tournament Guide has been released (published on ...
0 Dec. 16, 2016 3043
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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 5131

Results SCSSA 8th Annual Spring Invitiational April 8-9 Hemet

» Marv19: Though many thought it was going to rain we had two beautiful ...
0 April 17, 2017 203

Vegas 50M+ Bracket

» bond_171513: Am I reading the bracket wrong as it appears that the Saturday 9am ...
      »DaveDowell: The "9:30 AM issue" is my typo ... It's fixed online now to be 10:30 ...
      »bond_171513: Thanks Dave!
2 April 17, 2017 162

Looking for quality 60 major plus players

» beast: We are an established 60 major plus team looking for a few quality ...
      »johnny mongo: What Team and where are you located?
      »SSUSA Staff: Summy's Demolition 60's • Southern California
      »pitcher3: am a pitcher ,1st baseman and 3rd baseman bat 850 most of the time am ...
      »pitcher3: phone 3707-601-6802
      »pitcher3: PH. # 707-601-6802
      »johnny mongo: Are you still in need of a outfielder?
      »Benji4: I would ask around or do some research before playing for that team's ...
      »johnny mongo: Thank You, I'm a + player eligible for 60's this year.
8 April 17, 2017 1093

You make the call.

» stick8: No one on, no one out. Batter gets a hit. As he rounds first he ...
      »k man: As long as the runner makes no attempt to continue to 2nd after the ...
      »The Screamer5: I believe that would be ruled a delayed obstruction where the umpire ...
      »lb16: If player makes an attempt or not doesn't matter. If the umpire felt ...
      »stick8: The Screamer5 and lb16 are correct!! Let's take this further. If the ...
      »lb16: Base runner should only be awarded base he would have gotten without ...
      »stick8: This is a judgement call. If the ump feels the batter runner would ...
      »coop3636: LB16 It does matter if you make an attempt or not. If you go back to ...
      »B.J.: coop... a obstructed runner does not have to make an attempt to go to ...
      »DaveDowell: B.J. ... You and coop3636 are both correct in my experience ... You ...
      »stick8: Coop3636 I believe what you elluded to applies in baseball, at least ...
      »lb16: coop3636 it is called that way incorrectly most of the time. It is a ...
      »HAT MAN: Try this on for size 1 out man on first, routine grounder to SS ...
12 April 17, 2017 458

Team in West Chester PA looking for high quality experienced players. 50+

» Kevin_PA: Team looking for players for a 50 and over league. Highly ...
      »ybros099: Are you still looking for players...play 1st. Been playing ...
      »ybros099: email...rpierce2002@comcast.net
2 April 17, 2017 245

What is the call? Fair or Foul

» gonz: what happens if a batter hits a ball that is going to be a foul ball ...
      »SSUSA Staff: The "fair or foul ball" determination is made solely by reference to ...
      »stick8: Based in your description it is a foul ball. The call is based on ...
      »gonz: ok, so what happen is the defender is straddling the line. One leg in ...
      »DaveDowell: gonz ... Changing the facts from saying initially it would fall foul, ...
      »k man: Umpire judgment call, 1 team will be happy with the call, the other ...
      »DaveDowell: Absolutely true K man ... This call is guaranteed to have EXACTLY a ...
      »gonz: sorry guys, I didn't mean to change the facts. I was changing the ...
      »DaveDowell: gonz ... It's a judgment call by definition ... The umpire's judgment ...
      »titanhd: Simpy put. "the ball plays itself"
      »lb16: It is really very simple it is always were the ball is in relation to ...
      »stick8: Let's change this a bit. Fly ball is hit deep down the left field ...
      »Clean Up: "the ball hits his glove in fair territory" I believe you answe ...
      »DaveDowell: stick8 ... In baseball, and maybe softball, too, I've got a dead ball ...
      »B.J.: Dave I see the rule you posted.... I guess deflecting off the glove ...
      »B.J.: forgot to add....in softball it is considered a 4 base award
      »B.J.: SORRY....didn't pick up on the part of ball going into foul ...
      »DaveDowell: B.J. ... I still think it's a two-base award/ground rule double, ...
      »B.J.: Dave, which bizarre flight plan that I made up...lol... I agreed ...
      »DaveDowell: If the ball leaves the field of play in fair territory, like from a ...
      »stick8: Dave is correct, it is a two base award. It's akin to a ball going ...
20 April 16, 2017 744

Adding New Players

» OldGymRat: Want to go to Loudoun tourney in May. Carolina Blue Sky 75's has ...
      »TimMcElroy: OldGymRat, I detect some confusion here. Is it possible that you ...
1 April 16, 2017 225

VA BEACH

» Paco13: I just want to welcome you all to our beautiful city and thanks SSUSA ...
      »k man: Paco, the long range forecast has it warming up nicely down there. ...
      »Paco13: Yes, Sir the last forecast looks very nice can't wait to get back ...
2 April 16, 2017 288

Las Vegas 55AAA Bracket

» Uncle Mike: In 55AAA, 2 teams- the Rookies and Lights Out have 3 seeding games ...
      »DaveDowell: Uncle Mike ... The "8:30 AM issue" is my typo ... It's fixed now to ...
      »Uncle Mike: Perfect. Thanks Dave
      »kwilly: Check the Saturday 12:30 games at sunset. 55 major losers bracket and ...
      »DaveDowell: kwilly ... That one was spotted and fixed last night ... The 55-M ...
4 April 16, 2017 201

Steve Imlay hitting clinic

» cronin51: Yesterday the 12th of April I had the pleasure of experiencing ...
      »TOMAR77: I also attended Steve Imlay's Hitting Clinic in San Clemente CA. I ...
      »nails: tommy,,i never knew of a batting clinic in san clemente,,,when r ...
      »cronin51: He fixed a lot of bad habits with me also. By fixing these he also ...
      »Marv19: Steve can be reached on his web site http://sliacademy.com/ there is ...
      »TOMAR77: Nails, Marv has it right. Steve schedules Clinics in various ...
      »nails: iam on board,,,,,,,thanks
      »StevenL.Imlay: It was a fun day with lots of hard work put in by everyone. In the ...
      »phils57: Thanks Steve for the clinic in San Clemente. It reinforced all the ...
8 April 15, 2017 655

50 AAA AZ TEAM LOOKING FOR SOME PLAYERS

» AZChappy: We have a newly established 50 AAA team looking to add a couple ...
      »jped1962: Are you still looking for people. I live in Tucson and I'm looking ...
      »AZChappy: I will give you a buzz tomorrow Jeff.
      »silver slugger 702: If you need player for vegas I will be available.Can play inf. or of.
      »rancid: Silver slugger we are looking for Vegas. Call me 562 587 9657
      »silver slugger 702: sorry already playing ;what pos.r u looking for?maybe I can find ...
      »rancid: Looking for either outfielder or infielder Lmk I put a post on here
6 April 15, 2017 666

LVSSA/SSUSA SOUTHWEST CHAMPIONSHIPS 2017 • DRAFT Game Schedules and Brackets

» SSUSA Staff: DRAFT Game Schedules and Brackets for SESSION #1 the LVSSA/SSUSA 2017 ...
      »SSUSA Staff: DRAFT Game Schedules and Brackets for SESSION #2 the LVSSA/SSUSA 2017 ...
1 April 15, 2017 4273

55 Vegas Thursday League Team

» VegasCoyote: Need a Pitcher!!!
      »silver slugger 702: What league do you play in ?
      »bringiton: where are you playing i will for you
2 April 15, 2017 143

Need your opinon....and ideas

» coop3636: Would anyone be interested in the following tournaments? Entry fee ...
      »Vance+50: Hey Brett, I like your ideas. The only problem I see, is most teams ...
      »coop3636: I am REAL shocked that not more people have had any opinions Tourney ...
      »DaveDowell: I think you may have a great opportunity to start a competitive new ...
      »nails: my only change would 3 divisons not 4,,,,,,,,and us old retired guys ...
      »k man: nails, our old retired guys don't like midweek tournaments because ...
      »Perl: Brett I agree with Vance, stay with the 5 year increments since ...
      »nails: k man,,,iam on west coast and we play all year,,and midweek room ...
      »k man: nails, unfortunately we are in the northeast and have finally gotten ...
      »BruceinGa: Yes Perl, the Atlanta area could probably field at least a couple of ...
      »southpaw: Coop, my little, small potatoes, 1-day tourney in March, in ...
      »coop3636: I am not trying to start my own association, I was just trying to ...
      »DaveDowell: coop ... We're good with whatever you want to do so long as you're ...
12 April 15, 2017 695

Who is going to Valley next weekend?

» coop3636: TN Connection 55 will be there. I ready to get back to playing CYA ...
      »Vance+50: Montgomery Swarm 55's will be there. I'm with you, ready to get back ...
      »BruceinGa: Brett, I was told there will be 8 in the 55m division. We (Alpha ...
      »Vance+50: That's a great number Bruce. Sounds like it should be a great ...
      »Tri18: Team 1 Sports / Miken 50 Major Plus will be there... AT18
      »southpaw: Deep South 65's. Wondering about other 65's?
      »coop3636: Edge will be there in the 65 division
6 April 15, 2017 291

Ratings

» balllover: Can a player, who is rated Major+, play on a 55 Major+ team as well ...
      »DaveDowell: NO ... A player may not be on two rosters in the same age group ...
1 April 14, 2017 180

Looking for a tem

» The Wojo: I am 52 live in Mid MI, can play any position, including pitch, I ...
      »Seby2222: Did you find a team? I'm in mid Michigan looking for a team
      »The Wojo: kind of, I hooked up w a league in Delphi township(holt)over 50, and ...
      »cz3ll4: Any other senior league options in the metro Detroit area?
      »trbowl57: Men or women's?
      »cz3ll4: Men.55+
5 April 13, 2017 514

Tournament seeding

» ftroop13: Have not been on this board in years but there is a question I would ...
      »DaveDowell: Sometimes is the simple answer that's the best ... SSUSA flips for ...
      »ftroop13: Thanx for getting back so quick Dave. That explains why but I Just ...
      »Jawood: The higher seeded team should be getting the advantage of being the ...
      »k man: I would think the higher seed would have the option. And who decides ...
      »DaveDowell: k man ... Seeding games are set up with a goal of matching teams from ...
      »k man: Dave, thanks for the prompt and informative response.
      »Garocket: So ftroop you are saying if you are if your team draws two weak ...
      »Jon44: You bring up a very good point Garocket. I have seen this many times ...
      »The Screamer5: In senior softball having the "hammer" is such a big advantage I ...
      »ftroop13: All good points might as well just leave it alone
      »DaveDowell: Not too bad! ... Both sides of the issue presented fairly in (a ...
      »Mango: Interesting topic. On a semi related topic I was wondering SSUSA’s ...
      »SSUSA Staff: Mango ... The short version rationale was to address the too-frequent ...
      »coop3636: Hey... What about this? What if you give the team that wins the ...
      »DaveDowell: coop3636 ... How about this to keep it clean and simple? ... HOME to ...
      »Steinbrenner: Good Job Dave. That clears things up.
      »coop3636: Dave I give a serious suggestion and you try and make fun. I can ...
      »DaveDowell: Relax Brett ... It was all in good fun while I'm killing time ...
      »Omar Khayyam: Dave, you gave in too soon! When I saw some preference given to the ...
      »TOMAR77: Since the change in allowing the Higher Ranked Teams to have the ...
      »SS11: The seeding higher vs. lower in bracket play can be very misleading. ...
21 April 13, 2017 1366

Looking for 1 or 2 Outfielders

» TOMAR77: Need to add 1 or 2 Outfielders to an established, very active 65 ...
      »TonyT: Hi Tomar, I am pretty good Northern Calif outfielder. Last year I ...
      »TOMAR77: Tony contact me at 909-913-1366c We are all set for Southwestern, ...
2 April 13, 2017 468

southwest championships

» deep14: When can we expect to see schedules for the 50's and 55's. Thank ...
      »DaveDowell: We moved our SSUSA Home Office on Tuesday/Wednesday and were without ...
      »deep14: Thank you Dave for the quick response. Ken
2 April 13, 2017 289
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