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EASTERN NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS 2016 DRAFT Game Schedules & Brackets

» SSUSA Staff: DRAFT Game Schedules and Brackets for SESSION #1 of the 2016 Eastern ...
      »SSUSA Staff: DRAFT Game Schedules and Brackets for SESSION #2 of the 2016 Eastern ...
1 July 28, 2016 735
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WESTERN NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS 2016 DRAFT Game Schedules & Brackets

» SSUSA Staff: DRAFT Game Schedules and Brackets for SESSION #1 of the 2016 Western ...
      »SSUSA Staff: DRAFT Game Schedules and Brackets for SESSION #2 of the 2016 Western ...
1 July 26, 2016 1821
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ISA SENIOR WORLD SERIES 2016 DRAFT Game Schedules & Brackets

» SSUSA Staff: DRAFT Game Schedules and Brackets for the ISA's 2016 Senior World ...
0 July 23, 2016 828
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10,000 LAKES QUALIFIER 2016 (Rochester, MN) DRAFT Game Schedules & Brackets

» SSUSA Staff: DRAFT Game Schedules and Brackets for the 2016 10,000 Lakes Qualifier ...
0 July 22, 2016 295
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THE WINDY CITY QUALIFIER 2016 DRAFT Game Schedules & Brackets

» SSUSA Staff: DRAFT Game Schedules and Brackets for the SSUSA's The Windy City ...
0 July 21, 2016 382
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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 3715
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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 4174
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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 2317

Question for Staff

» So Cal Z: Staff, we have a player who is injured and can't play right now and ...
      »SSUSA Staff: Please have your manager send an email to George at the SSUSA Office ...
      »So Cal Z: Great, thank you......
2 July 6, 2016 429

Long weekend tournaments

» grayhitter59: I like to know, why there are no tournaments on the calander on long ...
      »SSUSA Staff: grayhitter59 .. SSUSA "wraps" the Rock 'n Reno tournament around the ...
      »grayhitter59: I understand now, the cost on traveling those weekends are much more ...
      »Duke: I would add that in our youth, we did play on those 3 day weekends ...
3 July 6, 2016 502

Short stop needed

» rancid: Lb 50 aaa so cal looking for a ss to finish season. Must have some ...
      »Jrw48: Have to be 50 , I'm only 47 but played s s many years
      »FVGATOR: Don this is gator I have a guy that can play SS. He was playing with ...
2 July 6, 2016 794

45+ infielder looking to join a team in northern California

» madkins: Turning 46 in a few weeks & wanting to play some senior softball ...
0 July 5, 2016 112

field assignments for worlds

» mad dog: when will the field assignments for the divisors be out....looking to ...
      »mad dog: should be divisions....damn spell check....
      »SSUSA Staff: Sometime in the next month to six weeks is likely
2 July 5, 2016 293

looking for a 50m to becoming a 50MP sponsor or part sponsor in So Cal

» patrick jt: e are a up and coming team in So Cal looking for a sponsor if your a ...
      »Benji4: Patrick just curious what team are you?
      »LeeLee50: Benji, I would guess they are not Sommerville? LOL
      »patrick jt: Grants Posse right now
      »patrick jt: there is a ton of 40s turning 50 and there are no AA or AAA a teams ...
      »patrick jt: it will be a whole new team next year or a new name
      »SSUSA Staff: patrick jt ... It appears that you may have more questions as a ...
      »patrick jt: i was hoping that the 40s question would be answered here so the guys ...
      »SSUSA Staff: Players who matriculate to the next higher age group "take their ...
      »patrick jt: so a 50 major is a 55 major
      »patrick jt: are you there SSUSA
      »SSUSA Staff: We're here all day during Left Coast business hours ... Give us a ...
      »patrick jt: i was just asking if your a 50 major then you would be a 55 major ...
      »patrick jt: opps meant to say last question i have meetings the rest of the day
      »patrick jt: are you there SSUSA
      »patrick jt: A 40-AAA moves up as a 50-AAA, same is true with a 40-Major (to ...
      »patrick jt: are you there or on lunch
      »patrick jt: are you going to respond to my question
      »patrick jt: A 40-AAA moves up as a 50-AAA, same is true with a 40-Major (to ...
      »patrick jt: our skills go down the older we get
      »DaveDowell: At your rate of about a post an hour (23 in the past 24 hours), NO, I ...
      »patrick jt: i figure this is a place of discussion
      »mck71: Patrick, yes, this is a place of discussion but you seem to want to ...
      »Omar Khayyam: patrick jt, you are correct that our skills go down the older we get. ...
      »patrick jt: i have a reason to this and it is all in the 2 post i have on here ...
      »patrick jt: I played ball with Kevin the 2 Chris`s and Gator on the Maui 50
      »LeeLee50: Patrick Jt, Grants Posse finished 1st 2014 LV Worlds 55 Major and ...
      »patrick jt: that is a different Grants Posse
      »patrick jt: 50m 55m 55mp who you say never played i don`t know many of them and ...
      »patrick jt: leelee50 there is a agenda to what i have going on here
      »DaveDowell: LeeLee ... Not often someone here admits to a personal agenda ... We ...
      »LeeLee50: Patrick Jt, so your saying that nobody on your new proposed ...
      »patrick jt: no i am not saying 7 players moved up in age and the 50s did not win ...
      »jimperry19: The lesson here is don't ever buy a discount computer that does not ...
      »LeeLee50: I didn't say the 50's won, I said they finished 3rd which is an ...
      »softball4b: Too much discussion in an open forum with no ability to affect ...
      »DaveDowell: Mike, when someone like patrick jt is trying to tap into the ...
      »patrick jt: what i am getting at is i am a 55 year old playing 50s i want to play ...
      »patrick jt: i am not talking here as a team i am talking about myself
      »patrick jt: Softball4b i believe you played ball with a few of my buddies back in ...
      »LeeLee50: I am a little confused your thread starts in regards to a 50 Major ...
      »patrick jt: it got crossed over from another post
      »patrick jt: SSUSA said A 40-AAA moves up as a 50-AAA, same is true with a ...
      »patrick jt: i am and will play what ever i am but to be 100 percent honest i am ...
      »LeeLee50: I have one question for you? Were you on the roster on either of ...
      »patrick jt: no sir i did not play with them till Sac last year then went back to ...
      »SSUSA Staff: patrick ... I'm not sure you are old enough to remember, but you ...
      »Sparky.1: patrick jt......What is your problem? Simply pick up a phone and dial ...
      »patrick jt: hey spanky i have a clue
      »Sparky.1: Dave...I'm going to be nice and let you have this "nut case"! I know ...
      »JDub: If it Looks Like a Duck And Quacks Like a Duck It Must be ...
      »wdodge22: C'mon guys.... Be Nice. Patrick is a good guy who tried ...
      »Sparky.1: But he has the time during his "busy" hours to hit this board almost ...
      »Mango: JDub I was thinking the exact same thing! I haven't seen someone ...
      »Omar Khayyam: wdodge22, I understand that some employers are really tight about ...
      »GS101: I hesitate doing this but I thought I should jump in and try to ...
      »JAV290: Thanks GS101 for some clarification. However let me assure everyone ...
      »SSUSA Staff: Thanks GS101 ... That's a pretty good theoretical analysis ... But he ...
57 July 5, 2016 1753

The new Adidas Melee 2

» garyheifner: Has anyone swung the "balanced" 27 or 28 oz. versions? How did you ...
      »Bubble Gum: I have the Adidas Melee 2 in the Balanced Version 27 ounce. I a ...
      »garyheifner: Thanks-that is what I wanted to hear.
2 July 4, 2016 697

60 + lefty pitcher finally healthy for tourney play

» KC Jim: Atlanta area, broken foot finally healed. Difference maker on mound, ...
      »KC Jim: Want to play in Dalton and Vegas this year- need to get qualified and ...
1 July 4, 2016 343

Northeast Championships scheduling

» put me in coach: is it a common practice to have a team enter a three day tournament ...
      »SSUSA Staff: This one is absolutely in the "undue hardship" category, by ...
      »put me in coach: Happy 4th dave! I should have known this but missed the golf tourney ...
2 July 4, 2016 490

Looking For A New Team

» BMC13: I am looking for a new tournament team. I can play 50, 55 & 60's this ...
      »RRW56: You find a team yet? We are a 55AAA in Virginia. Call me and we'll ...
1 July 4, 2016 416

Phoenix 55 AAA looking for players

» tophitter99: Arizona Blaze in Phoenix looking for players Please contact Richard ...
      »azmike: Hey there Richard are you still looking for players?
1 July 4, 2016 391

What is the Proper Ruling

» amr-4-lc: In our Senior League last night we only had 9 guys for our DH. Our ...
      »Bballer3: First off....catcher is a tool for doing that. Second....it is only ...
      »Dancer: In our league, the pitcher has to cover home in that situation. If ...
      »k man: Our 60+ league instituted a rule this year where the shorthanded team ...
      »neck10: league is league I let the other team play 12guy's (had one extra guy ...
      »stick8: amr-4-lc, as an umpire this may come across as harsh. Unless there is ...
      »voodoo sports: here is my take. We have a 40s league double header and often guys ...
      »Omar Khayyam: In our league we also allow a "visiting" catcher when one team is ...
      »Joncon: Protocol/etiquette is what you are looking for. I doubt that any ...
      »Dbax: You gotta be kidding me! Baller is right. The guy was a tool. If I ...
      »Joncon: I don't know why you are disappointed in me Dave. I would also play ...
      »Dbax: Well, you are accusing the short handed team of being out of line.? ...
      »Bballer3: I agree with you Dbax - if the guy never made an attempt and ...
      »Dbax: Exactly!
      »Joncon: The team was out of line for wasting everybody's time, arguing about ...
      »DCPete: The Proper Ruling is that this is the worst thread of the month . . .
      »Joncon: June or July?
      »DCPete: Yes, both June & July and it's not that close . . .
17 July 3, 2016 791

Rocky Mtn Championships

» AZBillyD: Just curious if any 50 Major teams are planning to play in Aurora, CO ...
      »Joe-SL Bulls: Texas Bulls 50's. Will be there. AZBilyD. What team is yours? Joe ...
      »AZBillyD: Hey Joe. We met in St. George. I am with AZ Old School. Thanks for ...
2 July 3, 2016 195

1-1-----0-0 count

» garyheifner: Staff We have beat this topic to death and then eliminated it from ...
      »Fred S: I like that better than 1-1. It still gives 2 pitches to fool around ...
      »SS13: I think anything is better than 0-0. I would try that for sure.
      »Omar Khayyam: As a pitcher, I like gary's suggestion. I have not been a fan of ...
      »southpaw: As a pitcher, I like this idea as well. After all, we are throwing ...
      »17Black: I am open to all ideas' not sure about the 8 inning games ...
      »k man: 17Black- regarding the outfielders, of which I am one, and that only ...
      »17Black: k man --- AGREED, outfielders defensively/offensively/base running, ...
      »k man: 17Black and thanks for reminding me, senior bats for SSUSA, double ...
      »Don5: Personally I like the 1-1 count, with hot bats and balls, the batter ...
9 July 3, 2016 811

throwing a bat

» curty: looking for rule info on a thrown bat incident. I ejected a player ...
      »coop3636: Was it thrown or tossed? If tossed to another player, should be no ...
      »SSUSA Staff: curty ... You won't find it specifically in the book, however you DID ...
      »Wayne 37: Good rule of thumb: If they throw the bat further than they hit the ...
      »Pgh Yinzer: Just had this happen in FHC Tourn.. Ejected player and later in game ...
      »stick8: Staff is right, nothing is specific about bat throwing in SSUSA rule ...
5 July 3, 2016 710

NORTHEAST CHAMPIONSHIPS 2016 DRAFT Game Schedules & Brackets

» SSUSA Staff: DRAFT Game Schedules and Brackets for the 2016 Northeast ...
0 July 3, 2016 963

ISA / SSUSA Southeast Championships

» TimMcElroy: 65 AAA 1) Doc Marten / Ropes Courses 2) Mid-State Seniors 60 ...
      »CurtfromKY: Thank you Tim for the quick results and how well this tournament was ...
      »BH21: Curt - really - I guess you weren't told that if you didn't play in ...
      »BruceinGa: In all or our 5 games we only had one umpire for each game. I can't ...
      »Sparky.1: Once again.....If the Senior Associations INCLUDING the SSUSA would ...
      »CurtfromKY: Apparently our team never ran into the same problems the rest of you ...
      »coop3636: Curt There CAN'T be any more teams next year. The tournament was ...
      »patrick jt: is this GSL also
      »DaveDowell: No
      »Vito: Tim, I thought the tournament went pretty well. Thanks for another ...
9 July 2, 2016 1434

Rule or Common Sense

» #19: If a courtesy runner is injured while running the bases, what is the ...
      »ShaneV: Only reason I can think of is we have the most liberal courtesy ...
      »JBTexas : Rule 8.5(3)A courtesy runner may not be replaced by another runner ...
      »coop3636: I know what the rules states, but if it is the RR game, I will let ...
      »JBTexas : I should have said causes removal of the original courtesy runner ...
      »DaveDowell: JBTexas ... You are 100% correct in both posts ... I am the Director ...
      »JBTexas : Thanks, Dave I was the runner(Courtesy) who pulled a hammy, but two ...
      »Pgh Yinzer: See Dave we are all human after all.. Way to fess up
      »Fabe: Mahalo Dave for all U do n being straight-up with this topic! Aloha, ...
8 July 2, 2016 739

HOW TO PREVENT A HEATSTROKE

» Capt Kirk: It is hot here in Texas and playing softball in the heat of the day ...
      »SSUSA Staff: The following notice is posted on the Bracket Boards at tournaments ...
      »armiho211: GOOD ADVISE from the MAYO CLINIC ABOVE. During the game, players ...
      »Rich33: Good things to know...thanks for posting. Rich#33 CTA
      »Wayne 37: I always keep my little blood pressure machine with me. At least ...
      »Dancer: I played in a tournament last year that was 103 degrees. I actually ...
      »Tri18: Guys, Great topic as we come in to the hottest days of the year and ...
      »nickname36: At what temps would senior softball call off a tournament in Texas, ...
      »DaveDowell: 120 seems like a good round number ... Hilarious (loaded) question, ...
      »nickname36: Whats loaded about the question? Sounds to me the almighty dollar is ...
      »DaveDowell: You demean the positive contributions of those who have initiated and ...
      »Omar Khayyam: Dave, you were too limited in your thinking. Many areas (such as ...
      »16wood: If we are 'taking personal responsibility for our own health' we ...
      »Dbax: I bet those leather helmets made it even hotter!
      »16wood: As you'll recall, they get pretty stiff in the heat... the single bar ...
      »nickname36: For starters I didn't demean anybody(see my 1st post, simple ...
      »yankeesfan12: Pretty valid questions dave, I'd like to here the answer or answers ...
      »Dbax: Numbnuts36, you may have had a valid question if you hadn't thrown in ...
      »DaveDowell: OK, nick and yankee, this is for you ... [1] We are a health and ...
      »Capt Kirk: Our Austin Senior Softball League plays on Monday's and Thursday's ...
      »Benji4: Dave good response. Let me throw this out. I AM RESPONSIBLE FOR MY ...
      »Omar Khayyam: Benji4, good points. I have a couple of guys on my team who are at ...
21 July 2, 2016 1245

QUAD CITY TOURNEY

» Rich33: Know TD can't control Mother Nature. But was anyone else upset that ...
      »JimmyG: Rich, we played on Sunday in the winners bracket and the fields were ...
      »Rich33: THX JimmyG. Guess I understand, but still feel we got shorted.
      »JimmyG: I agree. I think you got shorted also. I think the fields were ...
      »creins: I would ask for a refund of 1/2 to 1/3 of your money. Not your fault ...
      »Omar Khayyam: Not every municipality refunds money due to weather conditions. A ...
5 July 2, 2016 510
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