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SSUSA RULES COMMITTEE 2014 Actions & Minutes

» SSUSA Staff: The 2014 SSUSA Rules Committee sessions at the Annual Convention in ...
0 Dec. 5, 2014 2236
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MESSAGE BOARD ADVERTISING PROHIBITION

» SSUSA Staff: There has been a recent proliferation of Message Board posts from ...
0 Aug. 28, 2014 3036
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TEAM RATINGS Guidelines & Procedures

» SSUSA Staff: Senior Softball-USA Ratings GuidelinesThe foundation of the National ...
0 Feb. 6, 2013 9225

Bat speed

» CAT: I would like to thank all of you for your comments on bat speed and ...
0 Feb. 21, 2015 156

looking for a softball clinic out here in the west...and ideas where and when?

» Big Mike: coming back from knee surgery I am in need of refreshing my skill(or ...
      »Big Mike: what?...no one knows of any?
      »Tim Millette: Mike, I am starting a Sports Academy in Concord ca starting next ...
      »Big Mike: damn...i will be playing in a tourney next week....just a ...
3 Feb. 21, 2015 322

2015 Las Vegas World Championship

» Capt Kirk: The 2015 World is scheduled for a three (3) day tournament for the ...
      »SSUSA Staff: The format for all four sessions of the 2015 LVSSA/SSUSA World ...
      »2bornot2b: 2014 was 6-game guarantees, I believe. From the website: "Men's ...
      »SSUSA Staff: The 65+ and more senior divisions will now be getting the same number ...
      »garyheifner: Staff thanks for this change. It is not about how many games but ...
4 Feb. 20, 2015 631

Looking for a team to play on, Maryland

» rigginstrucking44: I'm looking to play on a 55& older team in Maryland. Located in ...
0 Feb. 20, 2015 150

Stats

» Beaz#3: Good morning everyone. I'm working on a project and I'm looking ...
0 Feb. 20, 2015 260

Southwest Suburbs Illinois

» Gibby50+: Looking for a team to play league nights during the week in the ...
      »nbickel: We're probably looking for a guy on Tuesday nights in Bolingbrook to ...
      »Gibby50+: Sweet! Are you doing any BP currently?
      »Rick35: Gibby50+ - What team are you playing on now that you are committed ...
3 Feb. 20, 2015 261

Fallbrook California looking for players

» FSSL: Fallbrook Senior Softball is looking for players year round to play 4 ...
0 Feb. 19, 2015 187

Interested in joining competitive '65's AAA or Major Team out of Seattle or So. Cal

» Rob47: 68 year old Snowbird Outfielder: Good arm, speed, glove. Hits for ...
      »Rob47: Three times all tourney. Hits for average means high average with ...
1 Feb. 19, 2015 332

TOC follow up

» Tri18: Well I guess everyone has to say what a great weekend of softball. ...
      »Fred S: The only bad part, beside the banquet, I had to go back to Ma in the ...
      »TimMcElroy: GREAT WEEK OF SOFTBALL Sure, there were a couple of glitches with ...
      »Fred S: Our only complaint, if you want to call it that, is the facility. ...
      »Lefty: Sorry Ray. A great 65M Florida team. And it was nice to see Clyde and ...
      »B94: This was our second year at the TOC and all I can say is Wow - it ...
      »Shark: Even though our team did not do well in the TOC, we had a great time ...
      »dix47: Played in the TOC last week and was totally dissatisfied with the way ...
      »Fred S: Also want to add that those were great TOC jersey's this year. Will ...
      »curty: hey Dix-- you should be upset with teams in your division for NOT ...
      »dix47: Hey curty-- did you ever stop to think maybe this is why not many ...
      »E6 in AZ: What if .... The TOC tourney has representatives from each specific ...
      »Dbax: E6, then it would not be a Tournament of Champions.
      »rocky026: SSUSA Staff please recheck the standing for 60's AAA I think it might ...
      »neck10: Terry,Fran,Dave Great job as always I'll let the other guy's ...
      »neck10: E6 That is a good idea some team's qualify from a one team qualifier ...
      »E6 in AZ: Dbax, thanks for pointing that out. Then call it ....
      »Dbax: A Tournament of some Champions and some runner ups.
      »Capt Kirk: How many teams qualified for TOC in 2014? There were 115 teams that ...
      »mad dog: so your telling me there were 115 tournaments that had TOC ...
      »Capt Kirk: Mad Dog, there were 115 teams that played in TOC, but there more ...
      »cal50: I wish we could have had enough to go this year, we planned on it up ...
      »JBTexas : Mad Dog, SSUSA has 22 tournaments that are TOC qualifier, times 8 age ...
      »Capt Kirk: A quick calculation with a +/- of 25 teams, I calculated that they ...
      »SSUSA Staff: There were 259 teams qualified for SSUSA's 2015 Original Tournament ...
      »tg69: tells me that the MAJORITY (56%) didn't find it to be as appealing as ...
      »OZ40: The percentage of teams not attending doesn't necessarily mean those ...
      »Capt Kirk: Phoenix or Fort Myers would seem to be an ideal location for TOC, ...
      »Eaglesnest63: Does anyone know whom was the vendor in the B hangar at the banquet ...
      »SSUSA Staff: Eaglesnest63 The company is Central Screen Printing ... Their ...
      »Eaglesnest63: I did get in touch with Josh and of course they have had about 15" of ...
30 Feb. 19, 2015 2905

Senior Round Robins

» Nancy Allen: Years ago Jim Brumund of Chicago said to Coachie and me "You bring ...
0 Feb. 19, 2015 235

It Seemed Like a Good Idea At The Time

» southpaw: Sometime in 1970, Vietnam, 100 miles south of Cam Ranh Bay. I and a ...
      »Nancy Allen: Thank you for your service and for sharing the story. Never forget. ...
      »Fabe: Went to school to play ball instead of enlisting....had many friends ...
      »neck10: Nancy see you got home from TOC
      »Lefty: Nancy what team and age group was you with. Sorry I didn't get to see ...
      »Nancy Allen: Neck10, yes, I am back in Indy. Your guys played really hard, and ...
      »hemi racer: Never want to let a chance to say THANK YOU to you guys and girls who ...
      »Robo2: Thank you for your service. God Bless you always.
      »neck10: Nancy yea it's hard to practice in 2ft snow .We will be ready come ...
      »neck10: Nancy do you kno mike Howell's cell number.
      »Nancy Allen: Thank you to all Veterans for your service. It is a positive that ...
      »neck10: nancy mike called me last night so all is good
      »neck10: NANCY there is a Monday night 55 & older league in Traverse city, you ...
      »Nancy Allen: Neck10, I am glad that he got in touch with you. If you have any ...
13 Feb. 19, 2015 659

Factors in defining what a good hitter is

» stick8: What makes a for a good hitter? Is it: 1)high batting ...
      »Dbax: Yes.
      »Mario: Some one who can do it all and you want at the plate when the game is ...
      »cal50: All of the above Stick, plus hitting for the situation, not just ...
      »stick8: So true Dale. I've seen great hitters freeze up in clutch situations. ...
      »stick8: Dave that is very good!! Giving yourself up for the team is ...
      »hemi racer: The teammate who seems to always get the clutch hit and is always on ...
      »Robo2: I think that many of us have the ability to be a good hitter or we ...
      »Mario: Stick, I think a guy who is successful in the late innings and when ...
      »FOFO: One that doesn't need a runner once he reaches base..............
9 Feb. 19, 2015 709

Swing Makeover #27 Top Pro's discuss Basehit Strategies

» bogie: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K1cNrb3k8oc The top pros in the ...
      »BruceinGa: Thanks Bogie, it's great to see the different swings to accomplish ...
1 Feb. 19, 2015 237

Mikens Limited Edition TOC bat is....back!

» Tri18: Miken has again produced about 1000 Limited Edition TOC bats for this ...
0 Feb. 19, 2015 325

How to get more teams willing to play in the Major-plus division

» Maint11: I believe most players would agree that not a lot of teams want to ...
      »Tim Millette: Limit the amount of returning players to 6 for national World winners ...
      »FOFO: give them unlimited home runs and longer time limits while keeping ...
      »Jawood: I see what you're saying, FOFO, but wouldn't that make a Major team ...
      »Tim Millette: I go along with jarwoods idea as long as you allow Bumped ring wing ...
      »Tim Millette: Ring winning major teams
      »swing for the fences : What ever you do, it should not just be a couple of teams moving up.. ...
      »PJ3P: Having played for 3 years in the Florida Half Century [unlimited hrs] ...
      »Perl: I've played Senior Softball for 13 years and ideas to get more Major+ ...
      »Tim Millette: Perl, I think it will be great to see how many SSUSA major teams are ...
      »SSUSA Staff: The most simple method would be to reduce or eliminate the "out of ...
      »Tim Millette: SSUSA staff...I think you are over looking the point that in every ...
      »DCPete: For the record, the ISSA plan really hasn't been working as they ...
      »Tri18: OK, I'll take a shot at this one....I have been playing Senior ...
      »Tim Millette: Alan, it's good have you on this thread. To open a discussion on ...
      »Tri18: Hi Tim, You bring up valid points. Hague and Spectrum should have ...
      »SSUSA Staff: MOST RECENT FIVE YEARS SSUSA WORLD CHAMPIONS 50-MAJOR PLUS 2014 - ...
      »Tim Millette: Alan, many other senior teams want to play with the same friends year ...
      »Tim Millette: SSUSA staff.. How many of those champions would have still been ...
      »Tim Millette: Staff,, you listed 20 plus teams and half of them were the same ...
      »Tim Millette: Meant to say....top four in ach event.
      »SSUSA Staff: Tim ... All we did was, as requested by Alan, list the Major Plus ...
      »Tri18: Tim, My belief is if you disbanded the top Major Plus teams....you ...
      »tattooball: There's been major teams that won and did not move up. They also ...
      »Tate22: Tim - let me first commend you for the plethora of "I" statements ...
      »Mario: As stated by SSUSA staff there has been a different winner at Vegas ...
      »Tim Millette: I guess what it comes down to is a dislike for the dynasty teams that ...
      »Mario: I guess your definition of a Dynasty is different than mine. We have ...
      »Tim Millette: SSUSA Staff.....I understand it's easier to keep the status quo ...
      »OZ40: It's a tough call on what if anything to do. It's no secret that if ...
      »Maint11: Gentlemen: these are all great comments. Obviously there are a lot ...
      »softball4b: Tim, I don't see any team named Dynasty, who are they and where do ...
      »JamesLG: I believe one point that is missing here is the Major+ tag a playe ...
      »Paco13: I have not read everybody's input. Why have a M+ DIVISON when you ...
      »Tim Millette: Mike, defining a dynasty team is VERY easy. It's any team with a ...
      »the wood: Tim, 522 is a number to keep in mind. What significance does it have ...
      »softball4b: Aay Amen Aay Amen Aay Aay Aay Amen Amen.......and I like Tim. ;-)
      »the wood: I like most things about Tim... I particularly like his comments ...
      »Tim Millette: Bob....it's great to know you think Plus ball is NOT broken. Does ...
      »the wood: Tim, you either don't get it or just choose to ignore significant ...
      »Tim Millette: Bob, it's very interesting that I tried to address most of the points ...
      »the wood: What part of 'my only issue is breaking up M+ teams' is the most ...
      »Webbie25: I had a lot of this discussion with Tim in past years. I have a ...
      »swing for the fences : Well Tim.. I think that you have the wrong perspective on this. ...
      »swing for the fences : BTW Tim, you have a very nice 55 team with a bunch of great guys on ...
      »Malo37: I got it bad. The softball sickness, I got it bad. I personally, ...
      »Tim Millette: Rich, yes our 55 team should be fun to play with but...with the ...
      »Webbie25: Tim, it is great that you have almost the same team for so long and ...
47 Feb. 19, 2015 2433

HOUSTON Player looking for 50+ Travelling team

» davidthelocator: I turned 49 in December, have my two ID cards and am looking to play ...
0 Feb. 18, 2015 119

TX 50 major team looking for a outfielder

» Herb Oliver: The Texas Mavericks are looking for a strong outfielder that can ...
      »davidthelocator: Hello Herb, I am looking to get on a tournament team and Ronnie ...
1 Feb. 18, 2015 261

2015-16 OFFICIAL SSUSA RULEBOOK AVAILABLE ONLINE

» SSUSA Staff: The 2015-16 edition of the Official SSUSA Rulebook is now available ...
      »SSUSA Staff: The following is a list of 2015-16 Rulebook changes made (other than ...
      »SSUSA Staff: The 2015-16 Official Senior Softball-USA Rulebook has been delivered ...
2 Feb. 18, 2015 1598

Mo. player looking for 50AAA Team

» firestick: I am posting this for a friend. He lives in Springfield Mo. He plays ...
      »Nancy Allen: Just to help with research, if you go out to the Ratings listed near ...
      »Nancy Allen: Rickey, where are you when I need help with geography? The Missouri ...
2 Feb. 18, 2015 194

Grand Rapids Mi

» Bob from GR: Does anybody have any contact information for 50 and over teams in ...
      »Nancy Allen: Bob, if you go out to the Ratings listed near the top of the page, ...
      »Nancy Allen: If you are looking to play leagues, you can go to Leagues at the top ...
      »neck10: Doug & Don's is from down there!!!!!!!!!!!!
      »Nancy Allen: Thanks, Neck10, I figured someone would help me with geography in ...
      »22doug: doug from doug n dons call me n I ll c if I can help 616 822 2111
      »joel 1975: nancy is there a senior league in traverse city or anywhere up north.
      »Nancy Allen: Looking under leagues earlier, I saw Traverse City, but as Neck10 ...
7 Feb. 18, 2015 255
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