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Carrying bat

» J R: Where can I find the rule covering carrying bat to 1st base
      »DaveDowell: J R ... Best places to search would be the Rule Books of other ...
      »J R: Thanks Dave .I will print this and show hard headed umpire.Was in our ...
      »marcster13: In my opinion anyone who carries the bat to first base or any other ...
      »B.J.: I think it's a non issue I haven't seen it happen in years and then ...
      »r4pitch: I agree with marcster13 If you carry a bat to 1st base you should be ...
      »DaveDowell: Agreed, B.J. ... About the only other rare circumstance I've seen in ...
      »Omar Khayyam: I agree with Dave. I have also seen a guy trot down to first on an ...
      »r4pitch: That is not what was asked... Hemust have reached 1st base safely ...
      »DaveDowell: And it seemed like such a simple question! ... "Where can I find the ...
      »Duke: Dave, I can think of one more situation regarding carrying your bat. ...
      »Chief144: While playing in St George a couple of years ago one of our players ...
      »r4pitch: j.r. asked ? then got the answer..jr then came back with i will show ...
      »2bornot2b: Strange but true. A slow-running singles-only batter hit a ground ...
13 Sept. 18, 2017 1477

Bat Not Altered

» Terry H: A bat that was confiscated from Jose Moreno at the Western National ...
0 Aug. 14, 2017 1613

Outcome of GSC

» surf88: As some of you may be aware, I was one of the investors who was ...
      »Mango: Ed, I'm sorry that you and many others lost money to Steve Mckinlay ...
      »Fabe: This is truly a negative choice that effected many others! I was ...
      »taits: And many of you thought I was wrong is questioning them... Ed, you ...
      »Clean Up: Now would you please tell us where this supposed factory was locate ...
      »TOMAR77: As far as I am concerned they both got off lightly. We have become a ...
      »Adiktiv6: Find Peace and Forgiveness?? Screw that...remember, they were living ...
      »BruceinGa: Paco, Tomar77 said "God Bless the Victims may you find Peace and ...
      »Adiktiv6: Yeah, I got that Bruce...When I said "they don't deserve any peace or ...
      »stick8: I signed on to be a GSC rep before all this happened. I was to get ...
      »SOFTBALLNUTZ: My team took BP with that bat... Nobody was very impressed with it. ...
      »Omar Khayyam: My team was also allowed to hit with that bat at Reno one year. I ...
      »surf88: This is the last statement I intend to make on this topic. Thanks to ...
12 Aug. 14, 2017 3097

For U hitting experts

» garyheifner: We can all agree that the barrel of a bat is round. When U go up ...
      »Fred S: I just grab the bat and hit with whatever side is pointing at the ...
      »TexasTransplant: In the early days of the metal bats, I continued to always hit in the ...
      »HAT MAN: For the most part grip and rip. The exception is when breaking in a ...
      »grayhitter59: if bat is broken in and has spider crack, better hit ball where the ...
4 Aug. 4, 2017 1011

Quick Bat Question

» ETDave: Is my 2005 original Easton Extended ok for SSUSA play? Rules say all ...
      »B94: Yes the bat is good...
      »ETDave: I was about 99% sure, but thanks for confirming.
      »Katzy63: How can a bat that's been banned by ASA for nearly two years, and ...
      »ETDave: The key thing you said is banned by ASA. It is not as hot as a ...
      »B94: You are partially right Katzy it is less than 1.21bpf so it's good to ...
      »marcster13: SSUSA Approved Bats Beginning on Jan. 1, 2014, Senior Softball-USA ...
      »Katzy63: The keywords were, "certification stripped at Easton's urging." One ...
      »B.J.: Katzy... I don't understand your reasoning... you say that 13 yrs. ...
      »ETDave: Did a little more looking and found this. 3.4(3) APPROVED ...
      »the answer: they only uncertified these bats to make money on new bats...most asa ...
      »the answer: buy
      »neck10: ASA didn't bann that bat(Easton Extended) easton did so they could ...
      »neck10: sorry didn't see u already said that!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
      »Fabe: I was very sad when this happened! I was always an Easton ...
14 July 31, 2017 1620

Senior Moments

» Lefty: Shelby playing in Marietta if you still want the 2 white combats I'll ...
      »the answer: how much..whar weight I have a friend who likes them
1 July 31, 2017 997

mIken border bat

» irishmike: Have two 2016 Miken Border Bats. I see where they have come out with ...
      »Tri18: Mike, The new Border Battle and Worth USA employ Mikens latest ...
      »irishmike: Thanks Alan. Heard up here in New England that many senior leagues ...
      »Tri18: Many senior leagues and regular leagues are going to the ball for ...
3 July 28, 2017 1290

Bat for an ASA 52/275 ball.

» hombre: I'm thinking about playing in a local USSSA league which uses an ASA ...
      »Tri18: Hombre, Look at the thread below regarding the Freak Platinum. There ...
      »hombre: Thanks, Alan. Just the information I was looking for.
      »Tri18: You are very welcome. Miken has been feverishly working to keep up ...
      »marcster13: If it is a USSSA league you most likely can't swing an ASA only bat. ...
      »neck10: The monsta bat's work real well with the 52 core ball!!!!!!!!!!!!
      »BruceinGa: I agree with neck10. Monsta has two models but you need to be ...
      »ju25: Demarini has been the king of the .52 cor ball , but Miken/Worth is ...
      »B94: The ASA Miken Platinum and Patriot will give all the top ASA bats a ...
      »Tri18: Two new Limited Edition ASA bats just came out this week ...
      »marcster13: I am checking back to see if anyone recommended a good u-trip bat to ...
      »hombre: Thanks marcster. That does sound like the most practical way to go. I ...
      »cheezhed1: I've purchased several bats from Alan over the years and have never ...
      »marcster13: Don't forget he is playing in a USSSA league so he is not looking for ...
      »B94: That being the case obviously if he has the option to use his senior ...
      »jc11: If you go to any Major ASA tournament, you will see the LC(low ...
15 July 21, 2017 1933

2018 senior bats

» gonz: Just was wondering when do the major brands like Miken, Dudley, etc. ...
      »Tri18: Gonz, Many times the bat companies try and do things to coincide ...
1 July 17, 2017 1199

New Miken ASA Freak Platinum

» Tri18: Hello guys, Since the board has been kind of quiet and word is ...
      »#13: bought the bat Alan mentions here on Friday had it to me by Monday ...
1 June 20, 2017 1658

Misplaced Red Miken Ulta II bat 26oz

» TonyA: At the VEGAS TOURNEY on April 19th (Wed) at BLD - Dodger Stadium . ...
0 May 4, 2017 846

cracked bat

» outlaw44: just got a miken ultra2 friday 4/7/17 went to BP on saturday and ...
      »Perl: Miken is very good about replacing their "non warranty" senior bats ...
      »outlaw44: thank you,perl miken did me right!!! the bat arrived monday ...
2 May 2, 2017 1391

New Combat senior bat....?

» OZ40: What's up with the new 2017 Combat "Rocket Launcher" bat, anyone ...
      »curveball: IF the info is correct, does Kelly's also state they will refund your ...
      »spoonplugger: A close up of the bat shows a senior softball stamp on it. Sounds ...
      »spoonplugger: MY MISTAKE. It says a 30 day money back guarantee. Sorry.
      »OZ40: Whatever the bat does, the marketing is really geared toward the ...
      »hemi racer: Guys, is this just another example of the latest and greatest th ...
      »OZ40: I don't know HEMI but at least it's up to the buyer whether or not ...
      »LeeLee50: OZ40, Are you sure this a Combat guarantee ? It could be an offer ...
      »Bruster55: What happens when it breaks on day 31? Should be interesting to see ...
      »OZ40: It could be Kelly offering the deal. In any event I'd hope if someone ...
      »16wood: Bruster, what makes you feel that the Adidas bat will be out soon? BW
      »Tri18: 16, The Adidas bat is said to be coming into the country in March if ...
      »BruceinGa: I talked with a Combat rep that everyone knows and he said the Rocket ...
      »LeeLee50: BruceinGa, Were the ones being used in Tampa. Kelly's version or ...
      »BruceinGa: They were the Combat version. The balanced version is red and the el ...
      »divncatch: BruceinGa, I see you're in Marietta, Ga. I lived there 13 years and ...
      »Coop14: The bats being hit in Florida where not Rocket launchers. 1. One ...
      »BruceinGa: divincatch, my wife went there, class of 68. You prob know dennis ...
      »BruceinGa: Thanks Coop for clarifying that.
      »divncatch: Bruce, I don't think I remember Dennis Daugherty. I remember Joe ...
      »BruceinGa: Dennis was on the wrestling team also. Probably 73
      »divncatch: I'll get my yearbook out and look him up.
      »Cougar: Hey Coop 14, I read your post regarding the Combat Rocket Launcher ...
      »Coop14: 707softballbats.com is Kelly's ultimate sports ... He has a few ...
      »Cougar: Coop: Just received confirmation from Kelly's that 707 is indeed ...
      »Cougar: As a follow-up to my recent dealing with KellysUltimateSports, I'm ...
      »HwyFuzz: Money Back if unused. We used it and its a dud. Kellys said we should ...
26 April 24, 2017 7255

senior bat

» willieo: does anyone know if u can use a senior bat in a asa senior league
      »Fred S: Basically it is up to your league. Officially no. Can be used in ...
      »AJC: Agreed with Fred. If it's ASA senior league then the bats will need ...
      »titanhd: Basically each league is it's own entity and the rules ...
      »mad dog: http://downloads.asasoftball.com/about/pdf/2014SeniorBatletter.pdf th ...
4 April 23, 2017 1241

Clean vs Dirty

» Capt Kirk: I have Dudley End Loaded Bat, and the barrel has a substance on it ...
      »sbswat24: From my understanding all you need to do is have a damp rag and wipe ...
      »BruceinGa: Clean for me. I keep a wet rag on the dugout fence and wipe it after ...
      »Jon44: Wet rag works for me the best. Most players I play with that use a ...
      »BJ_30yearCG: Concur with "wet rag".... hit them deep
4 April 12, 2017 1247

Break In New Bat with SKLZ Hit Away Softball

» TonnyD13: Hello! I have a Combat Maxum Fastpitch and I need to break it in, my ...
      »Dbax: I don't see why not. Just rotate it on every hit.
1 April 5, 2017 881

Personal note to Gorilla Boy

» Steve44: Hi Mike, you may not remember me, we met in Carson City 3 years ago ...
      »Jethro: Mike is awesome. Trust me for a comment, These Big Cats are awesome ...
      »17Black: Mike is awesome!!! I've had opportunity to play with him "a little ...
2 March 28, 2017 1364

Bats and balls allowed for ASA and USSSA tournaments

» Kev: I am fairly new to the senior softball having played mostly in ...
      »missouridave: Kev, the two bats you have are ONLY allowed in Senior Softball ...
      »Kev: Thank you misouridave. It appears the more popular tournaments for ...
      »Fred S: I believe that Senior bats are allowed in ASA Tournaments only but ...
      »missouridave: Kev, We don't play any ASA around here as there do not appear to be ...
      »TexasTransplant: Kev, I see you live in TN. In addition to the associations listed ...
      »Kev: Thank you all. These comments give me a clearer picture of the senior ...
      »Fred S: The DC41 is a very hot bat right out of the wrapper. The ball just ...
      »ju25: ASA and USSSA both have senior associations but they are scarce. Both ...
      »ju25: Here are some websites: SPA(softballspa.com) ISSA(seniorsoftball.org) ...
      »Jethro: I totally agree with Fred S.. in ASA you can't go wrong with those ...
10 March 27, 2017 2739

DeMarini Flipper USA, Worth Mayhem

» Emmitt: Are these bats legal to use?
      »titanhd: See BAT POLICY at top of this page.
      »ETDave: I wouldn't recommend using the Flipper USA for senior ball. They are ...
      »Emmitt: Thank you
3 March 27, 2017 1232

What is the Best Senior Bat 2017? ( Dudley, Adidas, Miken )

» PLAYER99: What is the Best Sr Bat 2017 ? Dudley Lightning 2.0 Adidas Melee ...
      »Clean Up: Mopar or Ford or Chevy? It's the Magician not the Wand! Al ...
      »DaveDowell: Heard two of the four hitting instructors at last month's T.O.C. in ...
      »BruceinGa: Player99, you should have added durability. I have a preference but ...
3 March 24, 2017 2345
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