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Hotels jacking prices for SSUSA tournaments

» bkb555: It was just brought to my attention that Hyatt House which is ...
      »TimMcElroy: bkb555- I just called the hotel and spoke with a reservations agent. ...
      »bkb555: thanks Tim....that is good news....my guys all got their rooms ...
      »domer: Looking at the cost of hotelís in St George they also are charging ...
3 March 4, 2021 417

BELMONT II softball team

» TimMcElroy: Taking a shot in the dark here..... Does anyone know who this tea ...
      »TimMcElroy: There are some real bloodhounds on this message board. No fewer than ...
1 March 4, 2021 179

LVSSA

» Benji4: Personally I am glad SSUSA distanced themselves from LVSSA. The LVSSA ...
      »Dbax: Where can I read what LVSSA posted?
      »Fabe: Sad to hear this... started Senior ball in 2006 n LVSSA was doing ...
      »SSUSA Staff: Dbax ... Facebook
3 March 4, 2021 318

shoes

» maskedman: need to find the most comfortable turf shoe for wide feet. ...
      »Turning2: I have a wide foot also and only wear New Balance, both running shoes ...
      »Turning2: The NB are listed as extra wide - 4E
      »DCPete: Boombah Turf Shoes are super comfy
      »titanhd: BOOMBAH is the worst shoe you can buy for softball. Provides no ...
      »Benji4: Hoka One. The most comfortable shoe you will ever wear. The Speedgoat ...
      »SALSAKID49: I have serveral pairs of Hoka One One trail shoes and yes they are ...
      »Turning2: just another note, you need WIDE shoes, I tried other brands ...
      »Wood_1966: New Balance turf shoes come in wide and are the most comfortable ...
      »bkb555: i have used boombah for the past 6 yrs and they work great for ...
      »yellowjacket95: I used Boombah in the past and never again! Pick up a good pair of ...
      »STL0: If you play outfield and want a comfortable waterproof shoe, I like ...
      »Wood_1966: The trail running shoes is a great suggestion, I have a pair of ...
      »Dbax: Just got off the Hoka One web site. The Speedgoats are offered in ...
      »yerwombat: Have tried Salomons and saucony peregines and Altra. Salomons take ...
      »Benji4: DC I have worn every type of shoe made. The HOKA's are way more ...
      »Dbax: Benji, how long have they lasted?
      »rmp0012002: I liked the older Boombah turf models but donít care for the current ...
      »bkb555: i would be all over the Hokas if they made them waterproof with a ...
      »Dbax: Speedgoat 4 come in Gortex. Waterproof. $200.
      »SALSAKID49: The Altra Olympus 4.0 has an ample toe box, with good cushioning. The ...
      »maskedman: thanks for all the input.
      »msw4indy: I will second the Altra Olympus 4.0 and the Hoka Speedgoat 4 Both ...
      »Benji4: DC I have had mine for 6 months. Played about 75 games so far ...
      »Dbax: Thanks.
24 March 3, 2021 968

COVID 19 PROTOCOLS

» Schwaz: Ladies & Gentlemen, We hope to be restarting our local Senior ...
      »DieselDan: Can't recall the SSUSA guidelines, but what I've seen at recent ...
      »ALLPRO: How about those of us that have had both vaccine shots! What's the ...
      »SSUSA Staff: To those of you who have had both vaccination shots (for Pfizer or ...
      »ALLPRO: In other words "thanks for nothing"! Fauci and the CDC are full of ...
      »SSUSA Staff: Gary, you seem to want to steer this thread into a political forum ...
      »Schwaz: SSUSA Staff - My original question was to "what are the most recent ...
      »SSUSA Staff: Schwaz ... Here "..are the most recent or updated SSUSA Pandemic ...
      »Schwaz: As I mentioned in my original text, we hope to be RESTARTING our ...
      »Turning2: SSUSA Staff - in reading the above posts, it appears to me that ...
      »SSUSA Staff: Turning2 ... We may have a difference of opinion on when a person is ...
      »B.J.: staff.. well said
      »Turning2: SSUSA - appears that a nerve has been struck. Sad to see a statement ...
      »SSUSA Staff: Turning2 ... In the general order of your points ... ē It does ...
      »yellowjacket95: Just my 2 cents... Wearing a sticker that says one has been ...
      »Dbax: Yellowjacket, two thumbs up!
      »Turning2: Staff and Yellowjacket. Suggested the sticker as a reinforcement ...
      »yellowjacket95: Turning... so you are going to have to ask every player that has been ...
      »Turning2: Yellowjacket. - itís a gesture brother, never suggested anyone to ...
      »TimMcElroy: Let's try this from another angle. Nobody in the sports tourism ...
      »Dbax: 👍👍 Common sense.
      »bkb555: I went to a wedding last summer...they gave out wrist bands, red, ...
      »B.J.: well said Tim
      »curveball: "Gary, you seem to want to steer this thread into a political forum ...
      »DaveDowell: curveball ... It's extremely difficult to argue your fundamental ...
      »yellowjacket95: And just like Paul Harvey... now you have "the rest of the story"! ...
      »softball4b: What is the big deal here. We were playing ball when other others ...
      »AJC: Agree with Sodtball4b, its not really a big deal to wear a mask so we ...
27 March 3, 2021 1288

Strike Zone Mat

» Turbo 34: Is the mat size the same in all senior associations? I found the size ...
      »DaveDowell: ISA (NOT the ISSA) strike mat size will be the same as SSUSA (19 x ...
1 March 3, 2021 132

2021 SPRING WORLDS

» HSquared: In a previous thread somewhere, it was mentioned that session 3 had ...
      »DaveDowell: H≤ ... Yes, The Fields at Little Valley in St. George will be used on ...
      »STL0: Just curious, are you planning on using a different ball like you did ...
      »DaveDowell: YES ... And the three "AA" teams will play all of their games on ...
      »Blaze10: Dave will flight restricted balls be used on Friday and Saturday on ...
      »DaveDowell: YES ... And on Fields #1 and #4 ...
5 March 2, 2021 388

Commit line abuse

» Webbie25: I am looking for some input as to whether anyone else feels this way. ...
      »bkb555: these are "heads up" plays in my book...kind of like when a fielder ...
      »ChiPrimeMarty: The "abuse" as described creates a very easy run-down play for an ...
      »B.J.: webbie.. I think except for (and this is for Dave) [b] must ...
      »bkb555: BJ, i know it is against the rules to let a ball fall but i rarely ...
      »Wayne 37: So you're saying essentially it is against the rules to let a fly ...
      »B.J.: wayne.. yes that's what I'm essentially saying... I even posted the ...
      »Webbie25: I understand it is a 'heads up' play by the runner. To actually ...
      »bkb555: I suppose the key to the above rule about dropping a ball ...
      »titanhd: The Commitment Line rule was written as a preventative for injuries ...
      »softball4b: Webbie if you weren't playing short left field at 3rd base and did ...
      »Wayne 37: bj, So essentially you're going to call the batter or runner out ...
      »Webbie25: I surrender. And, Mike, I only play that deep when Patton is up. lol ...
      »B.J.: wayne why are you posting about an intentionally dropped fly ball on ...
      »Wayne 37: Why did you post the definition then? I'm well aware of what it ...
      »Webbie25: In a sort of confirmation, this play happened in our first game at ...
      »B.J.: Webbie .. I donít think tweaking a rule will help an umpires bad ...
      »Webbie25: I still think that an automatic out call when this happens is the ...
      »Turning2: Webbie25 - The rule doesn't need tweeking, the defensive players ...
      »Turning2: In the post above in response to Webbie25, i said, pitching/scoring ...
      »B.J.: T2 .. I disagree.. and I don't believe I ever agreed with ...
      »stick8: My opinion here: Runner on first or first and third with less than ...
      »Turning2: Stick8 - just like I have done also, stumble, bumble, suns in my ...
      »B.J.: T2... 1.37 & 8.3 J .. yes I see that.. with the wording (first base ...
      »Corn: Is there a rule book on line?
      »B.J.: at top of home page.. click on Tournaments go down 2 for RULES ..
25 March 1, 2021 1202

Top Pro's explain how to level your swing and improve snap by use of a Guiderope ...

» bogie: Great pro instruction & tools you can make to help develop an a to b, ...
0 March 1, 2021 105

Facial Injuries

» Corn: Just wanted to share some advice on getting treatment for head/face ...
      »B.J.: Good advice and good luck healing
      »Corn: Thanks B. J.
      »wdodge22: Corn I wish you the best. I had the same injury 20 years ago. I ...
      »Turning2: Corn, good news that diagnosis has been done, recovery methods in ...
      »Corn: Thanks for that info Bill. Hopefully I will have the same outcome you ...
      »Corn: I know what you mean Turning 2. Itís a hard position to play. I just ...
6 March 1, 2021 336

Redux: Southpaw's One Day Practice tourney

» AKA: Southpaw: I have rescheduled my tourney to Friday, March 26 for 65/70/75 teams ...
      »AKA: Southpaw: the address is: 331 16th Ave. S. Teams in: Strykers 65's, R&D ...
1 Feb. 27, 2021 91

2005 Seattle SSUSA Worlds 80s Age Bracket, a short video clip

» bogie: These guys would be 95 or older now, but thought someone might ...
0 Feb. 27, 2021 109

Tournament Structure

» HSquared: I need an education. Given a tournament size of 100+ teams, with ...
      »DRB22: Strictly speaking as a player, I much rather prefer to play against ...
      »mck71: HSquared - so the best answer will come from Dave or Tim as they do ...
      »DaveDowell: H≤ and DRB22 and mck71 ... Thanks for asking and commenting ... The ...
      »HSquared: D≤.. thanks for the detailed reply AND education. Without ...
      »DaveDowell: You're not going to trick me that easily into a snap answer to that ...
5 Feb. 25, 2021 562

Southpaw's One- day Practice Tourney/Alabama

» AKA: Southpaw: scheduled for Friday, Feb. 26--65/70/75 teams, and Saturday, Feb. ...
      »AKA: Southpaw: Montgomery Swarm 50's in.
      »pcallan21: Would be interested in picking up for this (or future) ...
      »AKA: Southpaw: Pcallan, are you familiar with Ed who directs our senior league in ...
      »AKA: Southpaw: Swarm is a 55 team.
      »AKA: Southpaw: Can take 2 more teams on Friday; several openings for Saturday.
      »John 3:16: Looking to pick up with a 50 or 55 team for the weekend. Can only ...
      »AKA: Southpaw: Friday, Feb. 26: 10 a.m. F1 Deep South vs. Travelers ...
      »AKA: Southpaw: Refresh...
      »KC Jim: What teams are in for Saturday?
      »AKA: Southpaw: Jim, I am waiting through this weekend to see if others contact me ...
      »AKA: Southpaw: Saturday, for 50's and up is cancelled. FRIDAY IS STILL SCHEDULED TO ...
      »AKA: Southpaw: Weather is not cooperating; rain starting tonight through most of ...
12 Feb. 25, 2021 441

Drive & UNWIND of the HIPS, Finish Planting the Front Foot on a Good Rotation sm160

» bogie: Great swings show that its a wind and unwind within the push of the ...
0 Feb. 25, 2021 79

Goody14

» Goody14: Can you tell me if SSUSA is extending registration cards by 1 year to ...
0 Feb. 23, 2021 94

Independent TD request

» TimMcElroy: Request of managers entering tournaments- 1) Register early 2) ...
      »coop3636: I sent an email to SSUSA informing them the SSUSA tournaments that we ...
      »TimMcElroy: coop3636- A list of all tournaments that you've entered, or ...
      »coop3636: Hey Tm I only see one tournament in Nashville (music city in ...
      »TimMcElroy: The Southern Championships (ToC Qualifier) will be held in Nashville ...
4 Feb. 20, 2021 500

Player Ratings

» Arbo: After some research, I'm wondering why can't we (or is it just me) ...
      »DaveDowell: Arbo ... The principal reason is because SSUSA doesn't rate players ...
      »grayhitter59: Arbo,since you asked why, I also have a why question. Why doesn't ...
      »Schibs: Hey Dave, while on the subject, assessing player classifications is ...
      »DaveDowell: Manny ... This forum has never (unfortunately, in my personal view as ...
      »DaveDowell: Schibs ... It's neither ("..a system issue or an administrative ...
      »Arbo: Dave, thank you for clarrification. I appreciate all that you and ...
      »Schibs: Thanks for the explanation Dave, typo accessing not assessing. Being ...
      »pizzaboy: Dave I have a question about what class I can play at because I can ...
      »DaveDowell: pizzaboy ... I'm not the guy who makes that decision, but if I did ...
      »pizzaboy: Dave thank you for your response.I know you're a very busy man and I ...
      »Five: I just don't get it - and that's on me, not SSUSA. I don't ...
      »dug8: Five - The best way I can explain it (IMO) is... - Players carry a ...
      »rmp0012002: This year being my first in senior ball I am classified major. The ...
      »rmp0012002: My mistake, my classification as major was from SPA. I am assuming my ...
14 Feb. 19, 2021 1189

Jason Branch Swing Demo...Incredible Explosion of Hips and Torque of Body

» bogie: Incredible to see the power this 40+ Pro Player generates. Push off ...
0 Feb. 19, 2021 162

Fields in Hilton Head

» birdie: I am going to be in Hilton Head next week for a golf trip mostly. We ...
0 Feb. 15, 2021 100
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