https://www.vspdirect.com/softball/welcome?utm_source=softball&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=partner

 
SIGN IN:   Password     »Sign up

Message board   »Message Board home    »Sign-in or register to get started

Online now: 0 members ; 16 anonymous
Change topic:

Discussions in message board topic: General and miscellaneous

Discussion subjectRepliesLatestViews

Reno

» HAT MAN: Where is the best place to stay in Reno for rock n Reno event? ...
      »SSUSA Staff: HAT MAN ... Take a look on the event Tournament Page for the listing ...
      »cyborg45: I have stayed at the "row",(Eldorado, Circus Circus and Silver ...
      »chico senior: We used to always stay at Western Village in Sparks. They have ...
      »chico senior: I forgot to add a couple of things about the Western Village. It has ...
      »Wood_1966: AirBnB prices are better right now that the hotel prices believe it ...
      »cyborg45: Yep, the hotel rates have increased substantially over the past ...
      »Wood_1966: It is also important to note, that this year the tournament falls on ...
      »SSUSA Staff: Wood ... Session #1 of Rock 'n Reno falls on the Memorial Day weekend ...
      »Jawood: Yes, the hotel prices in Reno have really gone up! Ridiculously high ...
      »Benji4: Vinny The Grand Sierra Resort is a nice hotel. Kinda pricey on ...
      »Doak: I love the optimism, they are hoping to start the NFL in September ...
      »DaveDowell: Doak ... That's a bit of an "apples vs. oranges" comparison ... The ...
      »Mikelmart: I looked at Reno for Air B n B yesterday, lots of properties ...
      »HAT MAN: Thanks all. I like to see things as glass half full. If I have to ...
      »Omar Khayyam: Made my reservation yesterday, but be aware that the Nevada Governor ...
15 April 7, 2020 735
PRIORITY: 

SPA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR RIDGE HOOKS DIES

» SSUSA Staff: It is with a great deal of sorrow that Senior Softball USA reports ...
      »SSUSA Staff: This notification appeared on the SPA website: It is with great ...
1 April 6, 2020 267

Softball Gear

» JamesLG: Hi SSUSA: While we are all hoping and praying for our country an ...
      »SSUSA Staff: JamesLG ... We've talked this idea over internally and decided to ...
      »JamesLG: Hi: Thanks for the response and I do understand why you made th ...
      »OZ40: As the softball season dwindles down (for us northerners anyway) I ...
3 April 5, 2020 658

George's Dilemma

» AKA: Southpaw: On January 3, 1970, I flew to Vietnam. After 2 weeks of in-country ...
      »TexasTransplant: Another Mess Hall Story: Arrived in-country January 4, 1968, three ...
      »AKA: Southpaw: Good one, Texas. Any others Vets willing to share?
      »Dirtball: Boots on the ground January 2, 1972. TAD orders from the 7th Fleet to ...
      »TexasTransplant: Dirtball, my nephew showed me pictures of the SBD on his base in ...
4 April 3, 2020 617

SPA CANCELS MAY

» Ho: SPA has cancelled all tournaments through MAY the first tournament to ...
      »NYGNYY: Just a matter of time before SSUSA follows SPA
      »mck71: Well, ISSA cancelled their May tourney's earlier this week so did SPA ...
      »SSUSA Staff: Ho and NY² ... SSUSA will continue it's leadership role in being ...
      »Ho: SSUSA if you read the note i never said you were not the first don’t ...
      »SSUSA Staff: WHOA-HO!! ... Relax ... If you re-read our note, nobody said you did, ...
      »Ho: If your first reference WOULD have said MCK71 an NYGNY instead of HO ...
      »SSUSA Staff: No worries, but these last couple of comments wouldn't have been ...
      »mck71: My apologies to all, honestly didn't mean much by anything other than ...
8 April 3, 2020 1021

Reno

» chico senior: In the past the 65’s - 85’s have not played in Carson City. Do you ...
      »SSUSA Staff: chico senior ... While it's not entirely accurate that the 65+ and ...
1 April 3, 2020 366

Fond Memories

» Omar Khayyam: We’ve been on lockdown for almost three weeks in California and it is ...
      »OZ40: We had been hitting (weather permitting) at the local city ...
1 April 1, 2020 318

A Cry For Help!!!

» AKA: Southpaw: I have gained 20 pounds since January. I have watched all of the ...
      »Omar Khayyam: Southpaw, sorry to hear about your challenges. I have lost three ...
      »AKA: Southpaw: Of course, everything I stated above (except the 20 pounds) is a bit ...
      »OZ40: The only impetus one needs to get off the sofa and tackle that ...
      »AKA: Southpaw: OZ40, you are right there! Years ago, my M-I-L would get physically ...
      »Hankdog17: Dec 29 2019 I was 275. Am now 230 and heading to 215. 45lbs so far... ...
      »AKA: Southpaw: Hankdog17, great report! Would love to hear what others are doing ...
      »Dbax: C’mon, I love Emu Limu!
7 April 1, 2020 646

WALMART

» garyheifner: Our local Walmart in Huntley Illinois has a special deal. Every ...
      »stever: I don't know whether or not it is local or national, but our local ...
      »AJC: Gallon of milk costs $7.50 here. But to put things in perspective, a ...
      »Chief144: City of Fresno just fined a store here $10k for overcharging! He was ...
      »garyheifner: Guess we are lucky. My Walmart is pretty much holding pre-virus ...
      »tugboat: Walmart in my Maryland store $1.35 a gallon
      »Cuervo13: A 7-Eleven in the 408 was charging $4.00 a roll of TP. Haven't seen ...
      »Wood_1966: My intent is to stop patronizing all the stores and gas stations that ...
      »tucsondoubleplay: Local Wal-Mart stores are not able to raise the price of an item ...
      »Ho: On the other side..gas station in Cleveland is selling gas .89 a ...
      »Omar Khayyam: Ho, that is good news! Do you think that would qualify as an ...
      »AJC: Cuervo13 reminds me, whats the deal with the toilet paper anyways. I ...
      »Ho: There has been a gasoline price war in the cleve-Akron area the past ...
      »Omar Khayyam: When I filled up ten days ago, the cheapest gas station in town had ...
      »stick8: AJC, my guess is people want to be ready in case you know what hits ...
14 March 31, 2020 1550

Game video recording - What equipment do you use

» Swany20: Looking for the best game recording setup. Have viewed quite a few ...
      »bogie: Go Pro...from perhaps go pro 5 on are really good..have fence or many ...
      »s3fernandez: Swany20 We (Lowe's Legends) used a very simple and not too ...
2 March 30, 2020 270

Corona Virus (COVID-19) • Part II

» SSUSA Staff: Continuation thread for convenience ...
      »The real deal: Ssusa: Please do the right thing and cancel all tournaments for the ...
      »J R: San Antonio Texas cancelled the Senior games We were scheduled to ...
      »AJC: Yesterday, Nor Cal cancelled all tournaments for 30 days.
      »jfsully: In the words of the great Douglas Adams .... DONT ...
      »Hobie#10 Gray&Con: Canceling is not the answer in my opinion. They played a tourney in ...
      »Dbax: Mesquite Senior Games just made the right decision and cancelled ...
      »jfsully: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-8076109/Coronavirus-dangero ...
      »bond_171513: BREAKING: CDC recommends that gatherings of 50 people or more in U.S. ...
      »Gavin5: I don't consider myself smarter than the pros at SSUSA headquarters. ...
      »Wayne 37: I don't understand why some people are so intent to possibly infect ...
      »OZ40: "CDC recommends that gatherings of 50 people or more in US be ...
      »jfsully: Wayne : The average age of the peope who died in Italy is 81 years ...
      »OZ40: jfsully, agreed. This is senior softball. I would think given all the ...
      »The real deal: For a little levity on this situation, check this ...
      »NYGNYY: Gavin5 Your assessment of not being smarter than the pro's at SSUSA ...
      »Papajoe56: Posted this earlier but didn't get a response, so reposting here... ...
      »Bill vail: This is from the City of St. George Utah.... "The CDC issued new ...
      »stick8: Dbax, why would you say to that poster that you can understand if he ...
      »Bruce303: I wish everyone would stop listening to the media hype about this ...
      »Wood_1966: I just got an email from the local association saying SSUSA has ...
      »troung1: I believe that the Governor IOC Virginia just took action that will ...
      »bkb555: as much as I want to play softball, I don't think it is a good idea ...
      »Mont25: It appears all tournaments for the next 60 days have been canceled. I ...
      »Viper22: My question is this......The Spring National is the ONLY qualifier in ...
      »stick8: I agree with bkb555 when he says they are trying to contain the ...
      »Wood_1966: While I agree with Mont25, bkb555 and all others who have been on ...
      »Funwiththesuns: I just want to know if the trips to Europe are still on in April or ...
      »TimMcElroy: ^^^^ international trip is postponed to October.
      »OZ40: One thing is for sure, with basically nowhere to go, the grounds of ...
      »mck71: stick - you are CORRECT! My BIL is a director of a major ...
      »USMC21: I had several KEY players that were going to be playing at about 50% ...
      »17Black: Thank You SSUSA this is indeed the right call and decision in my ...
      »16wood: Infectious disease specialists have stated that Covid-19 is roughly ...
      »DieselDan: With casinos shutting down, maybe they could get permission to do ...
      »jfsully: Interesting tweet about what is happening : ...
      »SALSAKID49: THANK! You SSUSA for Postponement of events until all of this has ...
      »GI: As I set here at house calling my parents from School checking on the ...
      »Capt Kirk: In the San Antonio & Austin areas, haven't heard of any senior ...
      »Wood_1966: Capt Kirk, that is the origins of the virus and is nothing new. The ...
      »Capt Kirk: Check your facts, coronavirus can be transmitted from animals to ...
      »JimmyG: Capt Kirk, please recheck your facts and don't spread false ...
      »Wood_1966: COVID-19 has a stable genome, which means it is very slow to mutate ...
      »jfsully: interesting viewpoints: ...
      »tattooball: It really is just common sense, which isn't so common anymore. It is ...
      »TAT22: Was doing some research the other day because I had lots of time on ...
      »AJC: TAT22, while true what you are saying that some of those numbers will ...
      »jfsully: Seems the people who called for 2.2 million deaths in the USA and ...
47 March 28, 2020 4936

30 minute Makeover for Rochelle with Brandi Myer, Lousiville Slugger Pro SM139

» bogie: Increasing Stride and Arm Extension huge improvements in Rochelles ...
      »STL0: I've said it before but thanks Bogie for putting out all of the ...
      »bogie: our pleasure
2 March 27, 2020 234

Can't sleep

» HAT MAN: I can't sleep and figured I would ask you all for a ruling. 1 of my ...
      »B-DUB: Runner is out on appeal only. pretend no commitment line. ump waits ...
      »B.J.: the answer is #1.. this is a live ball and no call should be made ...
      »DaveDowell: A few quick observations ... • Three correct answers so far, prior ...
      »stick8: Hat Man going by your description: I’d wait until the play is ...
      »B.J.: Hmmm.... competent umpire I guess we know who that leaves ...
      »HAT MAN: Thanks all. Is it a live ball appeal? Or dead ball appeal? Is the ...
      »DaveDowell: That's OK, B.J. ... It wasn't an accident I used the phrase "...prior ...
      »B.J.: Hatman... it can be either... when runner scores there is no actual ...
      »stick8: Hat Man your scenario is a live ball situation. When the runner ...
      »k man: Sorry Dave, but I have a what if to add on to this example. Same ...
      »B.J.: k man... the ball going into the dugout has no effect on the runner ...
      »Wayne 37: Why does a ball that goes dead have to be brought back into the field ...
      »stick8: BJ, where you stated that the ball is retrieved from the dugout (dead ...
      »B.J.: stick... as far as the ball getting passed an infielder and going ...
      »DaveDowell: OK, that's enough of this one ... Thanks, everyone ... ** THREAD ...
15 March 25, 2020 694

ESPN...seriously??

» OZ40: Okay guys, I know sports to televise are scarce as hen's teeth but ...
      »DaveDowell: OZ ... When you finish watching that, the ESPN.com site has a nice ...
      »B.J.: OZ...Dang it ... I forgot to set the VCR... hopefully they will have ...
      »OZ40: Full contact Parcheesi? Regional knuckle-cracking semi-finals? ...
      »garyheifner: I watched these and more. The competitions were ELECTRIC. Easily ...
      »OZ40: I kid you not, at this very moment ESPN2 has Marble Racing on !!! ...
      »Monty33: Hey B.J., I am guessing a VCR is like today's DVRs? Just kidding, we ...
      »AJC: Im going to program my VCR to record those as soon as my favorite ...
      »Wood_1966: If you have watch the movie Dodgeball, you will remember the joke in ...
8 March 24, 2020 784

COVID-19 Treatment

» Player: To begin, this is not meant to be a sarcastic post, so please don't ...
      »raiderman66: Not for nothing, but getting your medical advise from a senior ...
      »mck71: Player - agree with raiderman: ...
      »Wood_1966: Agree, an internet forum is probably the worst place to go for ...
      »stick8: Player, a doctor told me that if you test positive then stay inside ...
      »OZ40: For what it's worth, I got this email the other day. I don't see ...
      »Dbax: OZ...that is a fake email going ...
      »OZ40: D, thanks for the heads up !!
      »Chudomelka7: VERY interesting read and explanation of WHY this virus is so ...
8 March 21, 2020 979

New 14 inch Dudley Hot W

» cyborg45: I have a first run Dudley Hot W the 12 inch version. I like the bat ...
      »cyborg45: I'm guessing that the lack of response to this post is due to to one, ...
      »Zac7: Or, might it possibly be because the Dudley bat line is neither very ...
      »mck71: Cyborg – I will bite… COVID19 is certainly on EVERYONE’s mind but ...
      »cyborg45: Thanks mck. Yes, the "first run" bats were the original batch as they ...
      »mck71: YW. I used to be a Miken guy as well, if you still like the short ...
      »Wood_1966: I recommend watching the Senior Bat Challenge series on YouTube that ...
6 March 21, 2020 697

Strong Push of STRIDE converts Linear Power into Rotational Force SM138

» bogie: Short video with Pro Clips showing this common ...
0 March 20, 2020 157

Wishful Thinking (Positive Thinking)

» AKA: Southpaw: IF, and I know that it is a big IF, things improve by the end of ...
      »SSUSA Staff: STATEMENT OF POSITION • While we are hopeful that the 2020 Senior ...
1 March 18, 2020 507

Sunglasses Recommendation

» STL0: I don't recall this topic on this board before but I'd like to know ...
      »Wayne 37: Oakley has some good ones on sale for $76.00 right now. That is ...
      »DieselDan: Experiment with inexpensive wrap around #5 welding glasses. Yes, ...
      »XLR8: Be sure they are polarized. Of courses, sunglasses polarized are ...
      »DaveDowell: I like the Tanel 360 T1 Baseball/Softball Sunglasses ... They're a ...
      »Wayne 37: DD, do you mean glasses when using a cutting torch and not a welder. ...
      »wdodge22: I have had really good luck with REKS sunglasses... polarized at ...
      »STL0: Thanks for the info everyone. Diesel Dan - That's one idea I would ...
      »Wayne 37: The glasses were called Prizm Saffire. They are back up to $136.00 ...
      »STL0: Thanks Wayne. Good luck with the upcoming season.
      »DieselDan: W37 Not sure what type of welding they are used for. Green lens ...
      »Fabe: Just got some Hobart welding glasses #5 grade...mirror lens looks ...
      »USMC21: Xloops...$24 dozen every color u can imagine who cares if they break ...
      »STL0: I may have to try the welding glasses...you have me curious at this ...
      »Wayne 37: For my money, I would try the Bouton safety glasses at around ten ...
      »Tri18: Tough to beat my Team 1 Sports sunglasses kit with FIVE sets of ...
      »AJC: DD, #5 glasses are for oxy-acetylene tanks , which are used for ...
      »Mont25: There have been many great suggestions above. However, I like the ...
      »DieselDan: With close to 300 days of sunshine, like most of the SW and So. Cali, ...
      »garyheifner: I picked up 2 pair at Menards. They are the special opps glassed U ...
19 March 18, 2020 1209

Southwest Championships in April

» TD. Tom: With Las Vegas shutting down a lot of there casinos do you think the ...
      »BH44: I don't think it is going to matter, rumor out of the military is ...
      »Wood_1966: Trump enacted the Stafford Act last week when he declared a National ...
      »Mont25: Check out this link of this site, it may shed some lite on ...
      »USMC21: SSUSA CANCELLED ALL SENIOR TOURNEYS FOR NEXT 60 DAYS....SO NO VEGAS!
4 March 16, 2020 494
» Previous 20 discussions here
Senior Softball-USA
Email: info@SeniorSoftball.com
Phone: (916) 326-5303
Fax: (916) 326-5304
9823 Old Winery Place, Suite 12
Sacramento, CA 95827
Senior Softball-USA is dedicated to informing and uniting the Senior Softball Players of America and the World. Senior Softball-USA sanctions tournaments and championships, registers players, writes the rulebook, publishes Senior Softball-USA News, hosts international softball tours and promotes Senior Softball throughout the world. More than 1.5 million men and women over 40 play Senior Softball in the United States today. »SSUSA History  »Privacy policy

Follow us on Facebook

Partners