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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
21 June 28, 2016 340

When the dust settled

» tugboat: The Roanoke tournament turned out as expected. Some of the real ...
0 June 28, 2016 31

rating a person

» patrick jt: if there is a 50 major and he is 55 and wants to play 55s what is his ...
      »SSUSA Staff: SSUSA does NOT rate players, but we do track the rating experience ...
      »patrick jt: how many 55 major plus teams r there
      »patrick jt: in so cal
      »SSUSA Staff: patrick jt ... Go the the RATINGS section of this web site, click on ...
      »LeeLee50: 1 Major Plus basically Summy's
      »SSUSA Staff: patrick jt ... You would be able (if you are otherwise eligible) to ...
      »Paco13: This is exactly what is wrong with SSUSA and it strict rules...This ...
      »SSUSA Staff: Paco13 ... Just so someone doesn't misinterpret part of your ...
      »patrick jt: so r we headed for just 2 divisions upper and lower
      »SSUSA Staff: NO (if "we" is SSUSA)
      »patrick jt: when the new guys turning 50 are in a division of 40s and there is no ...
      »Paco13: SSUSA this the issue. I agree my post is a little misleading, is not ...
      »patrick jt: Paco13 where from
      »SSUSA Staff: Paco .. If a guy decides to sit it out, it's reasonable to assume ...
      »Paco13: Virginia, Chesapeake, VA if you are nasty...LOL. PR NINJA ...
      »tugboat: The rule is terrible. If a person is 55 and playing 50 major he ...
      »patrick jt: right
      »Fabe: For the SSUSA office....here in the Islands we have a limited number ...
      »patrick jt: i hear you i played over there 2 years
19 June 28, 2016 454

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 ...
5 June 28, 2016 618

divivsions..

» coop3636: I would like to see a tournament try this. Maybe it will help, maybe ...
      »DaveDowell: Sounds like a great tournament format for the new COOPSA ... [C]oop's ...
      »coop3636: I can live with that..lol If it betters the great game of softball, ...
2 June 28, 2016 156

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 ...
3 June 28, 2016 221

Vegas and California......

» yankeesfan12: Can I play on a vegas 50AAA and a california 55AAA at the same time ...
      »DaveDowell: Yes, so long as you are otherwise eligible as to age and residency. ...
      »AZBillyD: Dave, please explain this. If he is 55 playing on a 50AAA team, isn't ...
      »titanhd: Your age doesn't change the rating level. 50 AAA has a higher rating. ...
      »SSUSA Staff: titanhd is correct ... A player's team rating history experience ...
      »AZBillyD: Okay. Thanks for the clarification. If I am 55 but playing 50 major ...
      »AZBillyD: Sorry, I got those ratings indexes swapped...
      »DaveDowell: Please call the office in Sacramento tomorrow (Tuesday) at (916) ...
      »yankeesfan12: ** I reside in california now...what does that do for me with my ...
      »SSUSA Staff: It does nothing in regards to your original question except (maybe) ...
9 June 27, 2016 561

National Ratings Review

» playball5: If a team goes up or down in the June National Ratings Review will ...
0 June 27, 2016 204

Looking For A New Team

» BMC13: I am looking for a new tournament team. I can play 50, 55 & 60's this ...
0 June 27, 2016 200

why won't SSUSA show teams entered ?

» coop3636: SSUSA has better online features that the other associations, (IE ...
      »DaveDowell: coop ... We publish the teams entered Tab AFTER the entry deadline ...
      »coop3636: I will agree to disagree...lol Another example is: If a team is ...
      »Fabe: Howz it Dave! Can I contact U for a private concern? Aloha, Fabe
      »DaveDowell: Yes you may, Fabe. Am working in Austin this week, Returning to ...
      »Fabe: Would appreciate your contact info....Fabe
      »DaveDowell: Fabe ... Call me at the Sacramento Office on Tuesday at (916) ...
      »Rick35: coop is right...perfect example of a tourney in Quad Cities that ...
      »Fabe: Mahalo Bruddah Dave....Fabe
      »put me in coach: Northeast deadline the 24th still doesn't show teams either. what up ...
      »put me in coach: Northeast (Syracuse) showing teams now(50). that was quick! 9am -7pm ...
10 June 26, 2016 584

west coast athletic invite

» TD. Tom: Looking for more teams for this tournament aug. 6-7 at the rac in ...
      »TD. Tom: Sorry hope this link works--If not just click onto the recreational ...
      »TD. Tom: The links do not work so please email me at israelsontj@comcast.net ...
2 June 26, 2016 134

Pay to play a quality tournament

» tall_thunder: I just heard that I am driving all the way from Tucson to Flagstaff ...
      »Garocket: Just you I guess. So each player has to pay $90.00 on Sunday or is ...
      »boston: It appears this tourney is a non-qualifier. This is the reason I ...
      »E6 in AZ: Randy, I am with you a 100 percent. You can look at my past posts ...
      »Joncon: You could start organizing tournaments yourself. All it takes is a ...
      »tall_thunder: Hey Joncon, I asked for opinions, not a Jackass response!
      »Benji4: Rick Seifman the director is the only reason nobody should play ...
      »Dbax: Keith, stop beating around the bush and tell us how you really feel. ...
      »Benji4: Thanks DC. Just feel people's pain for crap rick does. USSSA is going ...
      »Joncon: """Hey Joncon, I asked for opinions, not a Jackass ...
      »AZ sfbl: Benji4 I totally agree with you & I know many others that also have ...
      »joel 1975: USSA is a great organization they rule young man's ball,just bought ...
      »neck10: joel you left a s out it's usssa & it's mike dembicki & tony ...
      »neck10: or at least that's the way it was back when I used to play down there ...
      »Sparky.1: Amen to that......Would be nice especially at Canton but I heard that ...
      »E6 in AZ: Thought I would throw this discussion around the board one more time. ...
      »Dbax: Wow! Sounds like he's losing it.
      »Joncon: So, you "heard" that Rick called and said he would "throw the club ...
      »E6 in AZ: Jonjon, Thank you for hitting this post so it could take another ...
      »Joncon: Hey, I do what I can to liven this place up :)
      »Benji4: I spoke to the USSSA senior director in Arizona and we will be ...
      »Joncon: I think that's great! Instead of whining, you are actually taking ...
      »nickname36: It's amazing you guys still keep playing and keep bitching. What is ...
      »crusher: nickname36, it is not bitching. Us old guys (U B 40 or so??) have ...
      »KP&R: Bullhead City runs two great Senior Tournaments per year. They are ...
      »E6 in AZ: Wait for it.....wait....Mr. Conelly ? ......
      »nickname36: You have to call joncon, MR. CONELLY He's so old he farts ...
      »Joncon: Come on!! At least spell my name right. And, what are we ...
27 June 24, 2016 2245

Throwing Help

» HJ: Some of our plus 70 players suddenly have lost the ability to throw ...
      »DieselDan: After a minor tricep injury, the sports injury folks gave me six band ...
      »DieselDan: Another exercise is to actually warm up before you play. Throwing to ...
      »crusher: HJ - one season a few years ago my shoulder started hurting when ...
      »k man: On a side note, there are some guys in our league who throw the ...
      »titanhd: Try this.Helped me. The player in the video routinely throws runner ...
      »Joncon: Great link!! I found it easier to count the reps instead of the ...
6 June 24, 2016 854

Team pics and action shots of Rock 'N Reno

» Jack: I'm working to get all the games on the web site. If you saw me on ...
      »Benji4: Jack great job on the pictures.
      »Phoenix26: Lot of great action shots by Jack.
      »Jack: I just uploaded the "2016 Rock 'N Reno - Best of the Best, below is ...
3 June 23, 2016 407

Who is playing in Auburn on July 8Th?

» coop3636: TN Connection 55 will be there.
      »Senior Moments: Senior Moments 70 will be playing.
      »Country13: GAS Softball 60aaa.
2 June 23, 2016 147

Reminder

» Goater: Don't spend all your money on softball bats, booze and women ... save ...
      »cyborg45: Funny post!
1 June 21, 2016 395

Awards

» balllover: Just curious...how do other teams figure out MVP/all tournament ...
      »coop3636: We usually give all tournament selection based on batting ...
      »balllover: First of all I hope your 1st baseman makes a full recovery. Now back ...
      »coop3636: He will be fine, he has to wait until he gets the stitches out before ...
      »BruceinGa: Brett, who was hit in the mouth?
      »coop3636: Louis Price
      »BruceAZ: We Vote, I'll send out tournament stats Sunday night, give the guys a ...
      »balllover: Glad to hear that your first base warrior will make a full ...
      »deep14: Subject of "AWARDS"!!! When paying $535 to $795 per tournament,Don't ...
      »Matt43: Speaking of awards, can anyone explain the reasoning behind giving no ...
      »DaveDowell: ballover ... Just to "pick some nits" here, but in your golf example, ...
      »curveball: Matt43, MVP getting ZERO points towards the HOF for a best overall ...
      »SSUSA Staff: curveball ... We don't disagree with your opinion, but the National ...
      »jah#4: I seat on the board for the Hall Of Fame Selection committee The MVP ...
      »softball4b: Since the merge of LVSSA and SSUSA. The tournament normally hosted by ...
      »16wood: The following info was taken from the SSHOF web site, nomination ...
      »DaveDowell: 16wood ... The point I think he was attempting to make (and I concur) ...
      »16wood: Dave, you are correct... the point wasn't clear to me... my ...
      »BruceinGa: Good post Wood! I agree.
      »Webbie25: I have never seen this before. Do I read right that you get a point ...
      »DaveDowell: Webbie ... You read it correct as to Major+ and Major ... It also ...
      »16wood: 'do I read right that you get a point just for playing either Major ...
      »curveball: Jah#4, not sure I understand your message. As per BW (who is a ...
      »BruceinGa: What I have been told in the past, ;), is that player would receive 4 ...
      »16wood: Rob, as you know, the SSUSA/LVSSA Masters WC in LV provides an MVP ...
      »jah#4: curveball MVP'S are treated like a all world or all american in ...
      »SSUSA Staff: Just for clarification: LVSSA/SSUSA gave out an MVP medallion to each ...
      »curveball: Thanks Woody and Don. I have missed something and shall go back and ...
      »16wood: Rob, for the purposes of your question, you have to forget the SSUSA ...
      »curveball: Woody, I keep reading what you guys are saying, "conclude he has 8 ...
      »Brock: I've read all of the comments and hopefully, did not miss someone ...
      »DaveDowell: Brock, it must not have been all that overwhelming to gather the data ...
      »Brock: Dave, I was only trying to help by suggesting how SS USA can help. My ...
      »DaveDowell: I'm good with that, Brock, despite the incorrect inference that we ...
      »Brock: Dave, I'm good with what you're saying also but you at least hinted ...
34 June 21, 2016 1847

Softball Magazine's Senior Softball Camp !

» JimRamsey: Softball Magazine is hosting its second annual Senior Softball Cam ...
      »BruceinGa: I talked to two at Gallatin and they said that they would be ...
      »StevenL.Imlay: George Robinson and Al Melaragno and I attended the Softball Magazine ...
      »bogie: Jim had a great group of instructors there, among them STeve Imlay ...
      »Bobby Buggs: Ken Van Bogaert has helped SO many people improve their swing. If ...
      »BruceinGa: Thanks Bogie, I'll do my best not to disappoint you. ;)
      »BruceinGa: Jim, Do you know which bat manufacturers will be there? Would I be ...
      »southpaw: Need assistance and info---checked website yesterday and was informed ...
      »JimRamsey: - BATS ... most recent info is five of six manufacturers. I will ...
      »JimRamsey: Possibly MONDAY...we'll be opening the sign-ups soon !
      »BruceinGa: I just signed up. Looking forward to another great camp!!
      »JimRamsey: REGISTRATION IS OPEN !! http://www.seniorsoftballcamp.com/
      »DOERBAUM: SIGNED UP AS WELL. WANTED TO DO THIS LAST YEAR BUT WORK GOT IN THE ...
12 June 21, 2016 1060

Swing Makeover #41 6 Rules of a Powerful Bathead Snap

» bogie: Bret outlines 6 Rules of developing a powerful bathead oversnap. ...
0 June 21, 2016 268

HAPPY FATHERS DAY

» boston: Just want to send a HAPPY FATHERS DAY shout out to all my senior ...
      »wdodge22: Thank you. Same to you as well.
1 June 19, 2016 71
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