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survey

» curty: voted for 1-1, no foul. my reasoning is not just to speed up the ...
      »#19: curty ... Couldn't agree with you more! See the ball, hit the ball!
      »r4pitch: Awsome.....
      »mad dog: yep curty....dead on....ASA has been doing it for years now.....these ...
      »Benji4: I'm with all of you. Few hitters swing at the first pitch when it's ...
      »Jawood: And in other words...just trying to get more game action in the ...
      »OZ40: As a voice for the 0-0 count I disagree with the above rationales. ...
      »DaveDowell: OZ40 ... It's very difficult, if not impossible, to disagree ...
      »OZ40: Point taken Dave. It stands to reason that as players used to the 1-1 ...
      »NYGNYY: I voted for 0-0 If you really wanted to challenge the full 7 innings ...
      »DaveDowell: OZ40 ... As just one vote on the 13-member National Rules Committee, ...
      »DieselDan: Since one of the biggest delays is the players walking off/onto the ...
      »NYTX: DieselDan - I have been saying this for 5 years!! Playing 2 innings ...
      »Rainmans: So many people stomp, pout, and spew anger and insults around because ...
      »Fabe: Mahalo Staff for this survey! Been playing ball against Young Guns ...
      »DCPete: Why not let teams play 1-1 in Any division whenever both managers ...
      »mad dog: oz40 really....you think everyone takes it to the full count in ...
      »Omar Khayyam: I'm a little confused. On the resent survey, it says that I should ...
      »AJC: Omar, there was a 2nd question only if you voted for the 1-1 count. ...
      »HAT MAN: As I had mentioned in detail before. Bottom line is its simple math. ...
      »DaveDowell: DCPete ... Because it's a fundamental requirement for ratings ...
      »softball4b: Most of the time if I can reach I eat it, I mean hit it. IDC.
      »stick8: Two ways a game might save some time a bit: 1) After the 1st inning ...
      »marcster13: I like the 1-1 count. It is better with a foul but I'll take either. ...
      »stattad: I also vote for the 2 innings at a time!
      »DCPete: Thanks Dave; figured you would say that but it is a fair point
      »OZ40: MD- Obviously you missed the entire point of my post. My posted ...
      »AJC: Oz, the last thing i want is a watered down version of what we ...
      »OZ40: I agree but the point I alluded to was no two softball games are ...
      »boston: The 1-1 count would definitely help the game from my perspective. By ...
      »OZ40: If the mat is such a huge advantage to the batter then why doesn't ...
      »Omar Khayyam: OZ40, I've got 60 years plus experience in pitching and I treasure my ...
      »OZ40: Understood Omar, by that same token would you begrudge the batter who ...
      »mad dog: oz..i don't think i said they were all alike......so now you want the ...
      »Omar Khayyam: OZ40, I agree that the batter should have a couple of pitches if he ...
      »Allan55: I have heard numerous points for and against the 1/1 count. I know ...
      »OZ40: Had our sport of choice and it's cousin baseball needed time ...
36 Dec. 17, 2017 1165

Birmingham 1-day Warmup Tourney

» southpaw: Saturday, March 3, 2018, at George Ward Park (aka: Green Springs). ...
      »southpaw: Entered: Deep South, For Freedom, Huntsville, Silverbacks, Seasoned ...
      »southpaw: Open spots still available. I have 2 70's, 1 65, 2 60's, 3 50's, and ...
2 Dec. 16, 2017 192

Intentional Walk

» SCUBA: In the top of the 7th, I witnessed the home team pitcher with a 7 run ...
      »grayhitter59: just to piss someone off is the only reason i can think of.
      »marcster13: I see this often done to guys who hit middle one to many times.
      »stattad: There is no logical explanation. The only way the team catches up is ...
      »Bruster55: He was setting up for a double play.lol
      »Jon44: The first two guys hit right on it-- it was either to piss someone ...
5 Dec. 16, 2017 420

Survey

» Fred S: I just got and email for a survey but my system rejected it. Is this ...
      »SSUSA Staff: Fred S ... It's legit ... It's from info@seniorsoftball.com and is ...
      »Fred S: Thanks
      »JBTexas : Submitted vote but doesn't look like system took vote for some ...
      »DaveDowell: JBTexas ... Same thing happened to me, too ... Go back to the email ...
      »JBTexas : Dave, tried that and this is want I get:Please complete the required ...
      »crusher: Worked for me. You have 2 things to vote on.
      »DaveDowell: JBTexas ... We just got a phone call on the same issue ... Webmaster ...
      »bbullet: It seems that would have the chance to corrupt the survey - with ...
      »papa t: Mine doesn't work...but I'm also curious why 1 and 1 with 1 to waste ...
      »JBTexas : Crusher, if you vote 0-0 no other questions and it doesn't take vote, ...
      »OZ40: I'm not a complainer and I know it's basically a one question survey ...
      »NYGNYY: This survey is NOT taking 0-0 for a reply. It is only taking the 1-1 ...
      »sjuhoops: Same as NYGNYY Tried 3 times 0 - 0 and don't know if it recorded. ...
      »Larry S: I voted and it worked fine. When I called up the survey again it ...
      »Omar Khayyam: Got the same glitch. It told me to vote on the question asked in ...
      »Omar Khayyam: tried again and it said I had not voted (which I had). Again, nothing ...
      »DaveDowell: Relax, guys. Am talking with the webmaster this evening. There's ...
      »crusher: JBTexas you got me. Yes, voted 1-1 as l hit the first pitch in my ...
      »Omar Khayyam: When I was a young man, I used to get a courtesy fowl for Christmas ...
      »OZ40: Hopefully a do-over in this instance. If I may inject a little levity ...
      »Panther: I did the "do-over" this morning. You get 3 choices. You can't ...
      »JBTexas : system allowed me to vote for 0-0 count this morning so it seems to ...
      »Fred S: I voted 0-0. As a hitter and pitcher I hate 1 and 1. I wish I kept ...
23 Dec. 14, 2017 561

1-1 count survey

» AJC: Just got the email this morning for a survey regarding the 1-1 count. ...
      »SSUSA Staff: AJC ... This is a "Member Preference Survey" only, the results of ...
1 Dec. 13, 2017 147

SSUSA Convention Minutes

» Hail Ragna!: I don't know if anyone saw this or not. I took a look at the minutes ...
      »Jon44: I did see this-- first off, really happy they are changing the ball ...
      »SSUSA Staff: The presumption in changing to the STOTE Micro-cell Technology is ...
      »Jon44: My interest is solely better performance in heat/humidity. I played ...
      »ffdonnie: I'm surprised not many have chimed in on this topic, considering how ...
      »Tri18: The microcell ball by State is a consistently good performing ball in ...
      »Tri18: Oops Darn spell check.... it should have said STOTE not ...
      »JamesLG: Hi All: I was also one of the complainers about the Trump Stote s ...
      »Fabe: I believe the new ball being talked about was used in the Homerun ...
      »NYGNYY: Thank you for listening, it is very much appreciated SSUSA Staff. ...
      »curveball: Fabe, most likely won't see one ball in the near future. Neither ...
      »SSUSA Staff: Fabe and curveball ... The new Official Softball Specification is the ...
      »curveball: Thank you. 214 teams at SW Worlds in Vegas and 613 teams at the ...
      »Fabe: I will play with whatever ball is choosen! I understand contracts, ...
      »Bobby Buggs: This is great news. As the person who owns the trademark rights to ...
      »Perl: SSUSA, I think a big thank you is in order for your decision to ...
      »TimMcElroy: Perl- ask and you shall receive. The Eastern Nationals are moving ...
16 Dec. 12, 2017 1987

Looking for Eric Overstreet

» surf88: If anyone out there knows how to reach Eric, please contact me. He ...
      »DieselDan: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7LEhF0IQju8
      »Easy E: Hey Surf88 it was great talking to you this morning. Take care and ...
2 Dec. 12, 2017 316

Steve McKinlay

» surf88: I recently received a notice from the California Correctional ...
      »DieselDan: Almost as bad as those who never make it into a correctional facility ...
      »Benji4: Yep good old LIBERAL ASS California. Between good time and work time ...
      »Dbax: The question is will SSUSA allow this POS to play in its association?
      »r4pitch: Benji4 lets keep it to softball The republicans not doing to well ...
      »lemons: Politics plays a part in softball too! Just check the ratings. ...
      »curveball: Benji I'm with you. r4, looks to me like a complete turn around in ...
      »lemons: I fail to see anything that Republicans or Democrats have done to ...
      »r4pitch: correct lemons
      »neck10: lemons I can see major plus in your future lol!!!!!!!!!!!!!
      »lemons: neck10, That's a scream! Thanks for lightening the conversation. ...
      »Az Iz: Can you spell "PARDON"? 1,927 were pardoned!
      »DCPete: Surf; how come you received notification, are you a parole officer?
      »DaveDowell: surf88 was notified under the provisions of the "Victim/Witness" ...
      »SSUSA Staff: This commentary is probably long enough in terms of a personal topic ...
14 Dec. 12, 2017 1092

rotator cuff surgery re attachment of the supraspinatus

» tc4whlr: I know there are guys out there that have had this surgery. what was ...
      »TexasTransplant: Not sure if my injuries were exactly the same as yours, but I have ...
      »cuda65: tc4whir. I`m 78 years old and tore my supraspinatus and infraspinatus ...
      »Rainmans: My rotator cuff tendons completely detached from the bone (humerus) ...
      »missouridave: tc4whir, I had a completely torn rotator cuff. The plan was to fix ...
      »mad dog: completely tore my left rotator (non-throwing arm)and was swinging a ...
      »tc4whlr: thanks guys for all of help, the re-occurring theme I see that is my ...
      »bb28: Tore my rotator cuff and bicep tendon in April and had surgery in ...
      »tc4whlr: thanks guys for all of help, the re-occurring theme I see that is my ...
8 Dec. 11, 2017 440

2018 Rosters

» SKings24: If a team played in the Winter Worlds in Arizona those players that ...
      »SSUSA Staff: YES, that's correct ... Releases are limited to one per player per ...
      »grayhitter59: Here we go again SSUSA I thought this was going to be addressed this ...
      »DaveDowell: grayhitter59 ... Your assumption was incorrect ... As the Recording ...
      »TimMcElroy: grayhitter59, Your scenario has merit, but let me throw another ...
      »grayhitter59: Dear Tim, Ok, Sammy superstar has screwed a good team but he is ...
      »DaveDowell: Manny ... As historical background, and to illustrate that this issue ...
      »swing for the fences : Tim &Gray Hitter, Dave spelled it out... SSUSA doesn't want to get ...
      »SKings24: This was not meant to get out of hand it wa a simple question based ...
      »Dbax: I think we should leave roosters out of this.
      »grayhitter59: Dave, I read the ruling on players release. With that said, I have ...
      »DaveDowell: Manny ... Several of the Staff (Terry, Fran, George and I) become ...
      »HAT MAN: Dave, Question in regards to the committee review. What makes an ...
      »SSUSA Staff: Vinny ... It's "Robert's Rules of Order" for meeting administration ...
      »AJC: Id prefer the keg placed at home instead of 2nd, id worry about half ...
      »HAT MAN: Thanks Dave more then enough info. Was just curious on how it all ...
      »AJC: Hat Man, sounds like good times for sure. We played a variation of ...
      »bond_171513: Hmmm.. Keg at 2nd? Sounds like a good way to get more teams to play ...
      »OZ40: YOU MAKE THE CALL: If a batted ball strikes the keg after passing the ...
18 Dec. 10, 2017 1308

Bone On Bone

» Capt Kirk: I have been doing some research on an alternate treatments for bone ...
      »missouridave: Capt. Kirk, I had my left knee replaced almost three years ago. My ...
      »Mannjo: Capt. Kirk, look into accu fill. I had it done on my knee. Goggle ...
      »cz3ll4: Mannjo, I just had the subchondroplasty procedure last week. I'm ...
      »SMOKE707: I had injections with Euflexa, 1 a week for 3 weeks, first the left ...
      »Mannjo: Cz3114, I had it done two years ago this month. It is holding up ...
      »ocden: I've been bone on bone for about 6yrs & tried about everything to ...
      »Capt Kirk: I will probably have a TKR, my surgeon is skeptical on whether I can ...
      »MurrayW: Capt Kirk, I would look at another surgeon if yours is skeptical ...
      »J R: Gary I had all the injections. The only real fix is replacement.I had ...
      »ocden: Gary did you play for Hill C out of Austin,I thk we played together ...
      »Capt Kirk: Ocden: I played for Hlll C in 2011, 2012, & 2913, did you play the ...
      »ocden: Yes, i played in Dalton,was already back in Calif by then. Also ...
      »patty07: Having both my knees replaced on Jan. 4th. Hope to be back playing ...
      »NYTX: I would also suggest Cryotherapy as a possible help in some of these ...
      »Capt Kirk: After doing some research, I am having knee surgery (not sure if it ...
      »mad dog: well good luck gary....hope everything turns out good for ya......see ...
16 Dec. 9, 2017 1067

50 yr. old world armwrestling champ harnesses rotational power and snap SM65

» bogie: https://youtu.be/UqDI4VaWtls Pretty impressive improvement for a ...
      »rlspls1974: I think that link is broken Bogie? try this ...
      »fennellwg: Both seem to work for me. Thanks bogie, Iíll soon be ready to ...
2 Dec. 8, 2017 240

The passing of Steve Meek (Meeker)

» lemons: Many of us in Indianapolis were saddened by the passing of Steve ...
      »Mr. Mechanic: I was fortunate enough to spend time with Steve this summer. He ...
      »Fabe: What a blessed Brotherhood we have! Sounds like a great guy who ...
      »crazy8: Amen Fabe....... Very sorry to hear about your friend passing.We ...
3 Dec. 7, 2017 316

St George

» HAT MAN: CALLING AL 40s MENS TEAMS Who is going to St George on March 24 ...
      »HAT MAN: So does this mean there are no 40s teams planning on going to Spring ...
      »DaveDowell: Vinny ... It most likely means that you are the only one seeking ...
      »J-Mart12: St. George and Vegas 1 month apart.. Vegas wins...
      »HAT MAN: Dave, With limited funds we like to plan our schedule so players ...
      »LM21: Whatever is planning on having a meeting in the next week or two... I ...
      »Fabe: Just played in the Huntsman Games...people was friendly n some of the ...
      »DieselDan: Just remember, that the Mesquite/St. G tournament does not have all ...
7 Dec. 6, 2017 549

New Senior League

» MPB33: New Senior League in Branchburg NJ Seeking Teams for the 2018 ...
0 Dec. 4, 2017 125

Little Red Wagon

» softball4b: Safe journey this weekend. For those staying in motels, Dawn and I ...
      »softball4b: I meant to also say, we do not take $ donations only stuff you do not ...
      »softball4b: Thank you to everyone who brought stuff this weekend. We received ...
2 Dec. 4, 2017 286

2018 Vegas World Schedule

» BH44: Hello Staff I see that 40 & 50 Class switched weekends this ...
      »SSUSA Staff: The 2018 LVSSA/SSUSA World Masters Championships will feature 4-day ...
1 Dec. 4, 2017 485

Retirement

» Sparky.1: It is with great emotional feeling that I am officially retiring out ...
      »Fabe: Sparky it is an honor to know you n big mahalo for taking care of us ...
      »coop3636: Sparky We talked last year. Give me a call Brett ...
      »Sparky.1: Am officially retired Brett.........Best wishes for continued success ...
      »Sparky.1: Fabe......just in case you missed the back-end of my previous ...
      »Fabe: Mahalo Sparky! Wish our paths had crossed earlier in life! God bless ...
5 Nov. 30, 2017 1129

Rosters question?

» Hammer22: SSUSA Staff, Is it going to be legal for a guy on the east side of ...
      »SSUSA Staff: NO ... The National Rules Rules Committee this morning clarified rule ...
      »SS11: What about 40 major+??
      »SSUSA Staff: The 50+ thru 70+ Major Plus rules package includes [1] Seven runs per ...
      »marcster13: Sweet! I like the no mercy rule for 40's.
      »marcster13: Ooooooooops. I was thinking of this as no flip flop. I will tame my ...
5 Nov. 30, 2017 835

North Cal Warriors Aging up.

» swing for the fences : My Team is aging up to 55 major plus. I wanted to put this out ...
0 Nov. 30, 2017 284
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