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Is it fair?

» swing for the fences : If we have divisions to promote good competition and fairness, Why ...
      »monam33: Good point. Still lots of questions......
      »bond_171513: In reality - no, not fair. The hypothetical team you describe would ...
      »SSUSA Staff: swing and bond ... That hypothetical team would have to play in a ...
      »swing for the fences : SSUSA Staff and when they play these east or west or world masters ...
      »LCF16: Does anyone know if Elwood Sports ended up submitted a formal appeal ...
      »Cuervo13: When does the age difference not make a difference? I'm just asking ...
      »Lee Lee: Cuervo13, I think you answered your own question. They went ...
      »swing for the fences : Cuerva, I play against those guys all year.... They are that good! I ...
      »Dbax: I say, if a team does it within the current rules, and can beat those ...
      »AJC: Cuervo, you asked if " they are still that good at there age ". Well ...
      »Cuervo13: I played against the majority of those guys back in the 90's and ...
      »tattooball: 50 and 55 should be 1 division just like the 40's. There really isn't ...
      »Lee Lee: Cuervo13, you are correct the only problem is the good 40 teams ...
      »STL0: As to the question of is it far, the answer is yes. The rules allow ...
      »monam33: Yes, an appeal was sent in. Several discrepancies existed and are ...
      »Lee Lee: STL0, yes they did win and that is the way it is and going to be.
16 Oct. 17, 2017 1345

vendor information @ 2017 LVSSA/SSUSA WORLD MASTERS CHAMPIONSHIPS (29 SEP thru 1 OCT)

» pedang24: I am hoping to get information about a vendor at the 2017 LVSSA/SSUSA ...
0 Oct. 17, 2017 31

Moving up

» grayhitter59: Staff, question: team gets rated to next level, major to major ...
      »SSUSA Staff: If the player was a member of that team during the performance period ...
      »grayhitter59: Thank you for the clarification
      »Lee Lee: There must be some exceptions.
3 Oct. 16, 2017 418

Found pair of perscription sunglasses

» curveball: Found at softball venue Monday morning at Huntsman Games. Will ship ...
0 Oct. 16, 2017 46

Purging the ratings list?

» TAT22: SSUSA STAFF: Is there any possibility of purging the ratings list of ...
      »Duke: There have been many teams that have not played for several years as ...
1 Oct. 16, 2017 472

Senior Leagues in So Cal that allow more than single wall bats

» Smarkley3: I was real happy when I turned 49 and could play senior softball with ...
      »curveball: Drive out the 10 and join the Palm Springs league, Senior bats and ...
      »Benji4: The .52 core balls are very bouncy. If it's hit hard at you in the ...
      »Jeffery: Hey Smarkley3,Two options. I don't know if you are available Monday ...
      »Smarkley3: Benji4, the idea of using the 52 core is to decrease injury's. The ...
      »boss74: BLD Mira Loma Thursday nights. 40+ senior bats.
      »Benji4: Smarkley 3 I would encourage you to do some research on softballs. ...
      »Bobby Buggs: Im with you Benji, I played this summer in a league that used ASA ...
      »Olden Slow: Same here, we went to the 52/300 ball last year and the bounces are ...
      »tattooball: Benji If you do the research on the .52 ball you will see the exact ...
9 Oct. 16, 2017 535

moving up question

» tugboat: is it true that teams that finish in the top three of every division ...
      »mck71: Not necessarily, depends on the size of the division, usually at ...
      »bond_171513: FYI - if you click on the ratings and the age group you want to know, ...
      »tugboat: Thanks, in the 65's it looks like only 1 team went from Major to ...
      »softball4b: I doubt the review has been completed. Winners will always move up ...
      »k man: tugboat - according to results, 65AAA winner Oregon IS listed in ...
      »tugboat: Oregon Crabss rated as a major, DATE 2015 .... how were they able to ...
      »SSUSA Staff: Just a ratings page output glitch ... No biggie ... Here's their ...
      »k man: looks like they changed the ratings but the date of the change has ...
8 Oct. 14, 2017 846

The Rock.

» local: Our league in AZ is considering the use of the Rock softball. I know ...
      »softball4b: Check with: http://www.socalssa.com/ Marv Ruddell 951 ...
      »CAT: I have been fighting the "higher ups" in our league to remove the ...
      »big cat7: Our league went to the rock ball this year after using the baden fire ...
      »SSUSA Staff: local ... In response to your three questions ... 1. Use of "The ...
      »CAT: I apologize as I thought the Rock was the same as the Dudley Stadium ...
      »stick8: CAT, all fair points you make. But instead of "alley ooping" I ...
      »Dbax: It should be noted that the league considering the Rock has players ...
      »mad dog: big cat the rock is a fake 44 ball....it was made to pass the ...
      »curveball: Dbax, our Vegas league has the same age spread, 50 to oldest @ 77. I ...
      »Jon44: The rock is by far the hottest ball as people have mentioned. Ball ...
      »PoollShark: The "Rock" is ridiculously hot and should be outlawed. Plain and ...
      »JCColorado: The Rock holds up better in the extreme cold and heat we get in ...
      »OZ40: Our drop-in softball games have players from 55 to 90, we use the ...
      »stever: You know what they say about opinions. Use of the rock has been ...
      »JamesLG: If you have a choice the very last ball I would pick is the Trum ...
      »missouridave: Our over 60 league went to the Rock in 2016. We got tired of hitting ...
      »Jon44: Are we contractually obligated to use the Stote for all tourneys ...
      »SSUSA Staff: Jon44 ... 1. [Is SSUSA] Are we contractually obligated to use the ...
      »JamesLG: If SSUSA is contracted to use the Stote then why don't they ask th ...
      »lb16: Attn: SSUSA Staff, So when is the contract with for use for the stote ...
      »the car: i like the Rock but we play SSUSA everywhere with the stote ball till ...
      »Bobby Buggs: James I work closely with Trump on many different versions the ball. ...
      »JDub: Funny how Discussions Evolve. Everyone knows that Today's Bats are ...
      »Bobby Buggs: Jeff, Hotter than the 2003 Ultra 1 and then Ultra 2?? No and if ...
      »JDub: Buggs, Not sure where you determined any Whining by me!? You're ...
      »Bobby Buggs: This is the internet and a message board, Nothing said here carries ...
      »DaveDowell: Biggest understatement since Noah said "..Gee, it looks like it might ...
27 Oct. 14, 2017 1644

World's Perspective

» softball4b: Every year you start the season with vigor, resolve, and the goal to ...
      »Enviro-Vac: Hey Mike, very nice post. It certainly helps put things into ...
      »STL0: Well said Mike. I think everyone could write something similar. The ...
2 Oct. 13, 2017 418

Looking for a contact

» softball4b: Does anyone have any current connections with 3rd brigade 101st ...
0 Oct. 11, 2017 95

why

» HAT MAN: SSUSA why cant individuals sell sr bats on here but reps can ...
      »SSUSA Staff: Reps of National Bat Sponsors who pay sponsorship contract fees are ...
      »HAT MAN: thanks got it. Maybe in the future they can add a buy/sell/trade ...
2 Oct. 11, 2017 293

Pitching machine

» Z Man: Any recommendations for a pitching machine?
      »Fred S: IMO for the money the Wheeler Dealer is the best. I have been using ...
      »DieselDan: Fred, It states electronic height control is -1 to 6'. Will this ...
      »Fred S: No you will get the max of about 6' with 52's. Also will depend on ...
      »softball4b: Louisville Slugger UPM 45 Blue Flame Pitching Machine No ...
      »Fred S: The big thing for me with the WD is I don't need anyone to come down ...
      »Jon44: I have both a blue flame and a wheeler dealer. The wheeler dealer is ...
      »bkb555: I got a blue flame and have used it 3 sessions for BP...the guys LOVE ...
      »Fred S: Z Man: Softballfans.com has a sale on 11" Leather softballs for ...
      »bkb555: After 2 solid weeks of Hitting, the Nkue Flame is a resounding ...
      »Jon44: The blue flame is awesome- we did make one modification. We have put ...
      »softball4b: I drilled holes in a 2x4 and bought some tent spikes to stabilize and ...
      »mad dog: i had no problem getting mine to give a 8-12' arc with 50' ...
12 Oct. 11, 2017 901

2018 Tournaments

» KERIPRINTS: Other than the November WinterNationals, when can we expect the 2018 ...
      »SSUSA Staff: Reprint from just a bit further down the page ... "..The 2018 ...
      »KERIPRINTS: Thank you.
2 Oct. 11, 2017 161

2018 tournaments

» Toppersox23: Has anyone seen the list of tournaments for the 2018 season
      »SSUSA Staff: The 2018 Season Tournament Schedule should be released sometime in ...
      »Toppersox23: Thanks
2 Oct. 10, 2017 377

Huntsman Schedule

» DieselDan: Looks like the HWSG folks are using quick ...
      »Jon44: I have a few friends that play in Saint George and they use Quick ...
      »DieselDan: I believe the HWSG used another provider in the past. The charge was ...
      »B94: I like the looks of this! Hopefully it helps to speed up getting the ...
      »Jon44: I just read on another post that DaveDowell is speaking with ...
      »Jon44: Just an update on Quick Scores-- Huntsman is currently playing their ...
      »DaveDowell: Jon44 ... The "issue" (and that's not intended to be confused with ...
      »BruceAZ: Dave, I hope you can work it out with an online Scoring website. I ...
7 Oct. 10, 2017 825

Prayers

» titanhd: Prayers needed for a fallen Brother. Ron was hit in Cinncinatti while ...
      »Skibum: Titanhd, Was Ron pitching for Dayton Legends 50? Prayers from ...
      »titanhd: Yes Skibum he was pitching for Dayton.He's actually in a nursing home ...
      »Zane 22: Prayers from myself and the Bluegrass 50
3 Oct. 10, 2017 865

40 major plus.. Injured pitcher

» BubbleHead96: Just wondering if the pitcher that got hit in the mask is doing ok.. ...
      »boss74: Do you know which team he was from?
      »BubbleHead96: A Miken jersey squad i thought they were from Cali. I guess he got ...
      »West Coast Mayhem #00: He was from Canada. Rully rang his bell, but he seemed to be okay. ...
3 Oct. 9, 2017 754

The stuff you never use

» softball4b: My wife has volunteered for the past ten years for an organization ...
      »softball4b: Clarification, the little red wagon and I will not be in Hemet Sept ...
      »wdodge22: Mike, Toothpaste? Unused toothbrushes? Bill Dodge Horn ...
      »softball4b: Yes, but definitely unused. :-)
      »softball4b: Thank you to those who brought toiletries to the tournament in San ...
      »wdodge22: Mike Will you have anyone out there for the weekend the 50's are ...
      »softball4b: No, but thank you. No old to play 50's and too young to retire.
      »softball4b: Red Wagon will be at Desert Breeze in Vegas for the Worlds Sept ...
      »softball4b: Little red wagon - Project Dignity, the last couple softball ...
8 Oct. 8, 2017 829

2017 SSUSA Senior Masters

» Gorilla Boy: This past week was an enjoyable week as I got to see a lot of old ...
      »Gorilla Boy: I am following up with a post about what you (the players) think ...
      »B94: Hey Mike will you be at the Huntsman Games with these next ...
      »swing for the fences : I will be hitting in batting practice today.. I will compare it to ...
      »CAT: I tried the Worth Wicked...like that thin handle and swing weight ...
      »big cat7: I took it out of the wrapper and straight to league games four homers ...
      »Gorilla Boy: Thanks for some feed back guys. Bad or good I want to hear from you. ...
      »swing for the fences : Mike, took it to BP today, I didn't have a great BP but the first few ...
      »Gorilla Boy: I went and hit with about 10 gents myself today in Brook Park. 1 got ...
      »grayhitter59: Mike, I just want say, don't you think that every 1.21 senior bat is ...
      »DieselDan: As mentioned a year or so ago, with all these "best bat ever used" ...
      »DieselDan: My bad. Should have typed same models. Carry on.
      »Gorilla Boy: If you know me then you will always here me say that the bats are ...
12 Oct. 8, 2017 1014

Vegas World Tournament Getting Too Big ?

» blue leader: I am very respectful of all the hard work put in by Terry, Dave, Fran ...
0 Oct. 6, 2017 391
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