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Get rid of Major +

» Adiktiv6: On to my 2nd topic.....getting rid of the MajorPlus divisions! This ...
      »Adiktiv6: oops...is IT a good or bad idea? Thanks Paco 06
      »E: Great idea!!
      »Jawood: You would have to get rid of allowing 2 out of region players for the ...
      »curty: would that mean that M+ players would not be able to play? Only those ...
      »titanhd: Curty, I would assume that Major and Major+ would combine to one ...
      »BruceinGa: Agreed Titanhd, get rid of AA division. Per my other post, just have ...
      »Jawood: I wouldn't get rid of AA entirely, keeping it as a recreational ...
      »Airbosn: My team is proposing to an association that a 70 Major Plus team ...
      »coop3636: Just my 2 cents worth Let the major/major + teams hit 5 and one up ...
      »Tri18: I have a slightly different view and idea to propose and am ...
      »16wood: Tri 18: Your views are in line with mine... your experiences are ...
      »curty: my original post was meant to be tongue in cheek! First- from ...
      »TAT22: I agree 1000%, get rid of Major+. I have been playing Senior ball ...
      »Benji4: Alan and Bob you are both right. How about as soon as you win 1 ...
      »bond_171513: I have been playing 50M for 2 years and have always been striving for ...
      »DOERBAUM: COMBINE THE MAJOR AND MAJOR+ DIVISIONS. GIVE M TEAMS THE EXTRA PLAYER ...
      »stick8: I have been fortunate to have played 50 major plus 8 of the last 9 ...
      »Mango: How About?, Tim is that you? I've missed you :-) Heard you were ...
      »Yank1: Tri18... How much fun did you and your team have in Valley last year ...
      »BruceinGa: I'm guessing posters here are telling how many years they've played ...
      »stick8: Point well taken Yank1. But correct me if I'm mistaken but in playing ...
      »BruceinGa: You are correct Stick
      »Yank1: i apologize if i was wrong about needing to play in a tournament to ...
      »BruceinGa: I agree Yank! And, by the way, for being wrong, you are banned from ...
      »Fabe: Great discussions...in my state's reality....being a 50 M player has ...
25 March 23, 2017 2080

Vero Spring Training recap

» Tri18: Just returned from what I felt was the best camp that we have ever ...
      »bkb555: just attended 3rd camp and it was a great time....had the video extra ...
      »DonB: Thank you Alan for a very informative two and a half days of learning ...
      »bkb555: Also a shout out to Jeff Monpetit for his expert analysis and teaching
      »VLS11: This was my first time ever attending anything like this and I just ...
      »Fabe: Awesome to hear that the Vero event was a blessing to many! Aurite! ...
      »Jon44: How can I get information about the next session? Is there a west ...
      »Tri18: Jon, We will most likely have a fall edition in Vero Beach in ...
      »Pauk: You know, I figure almost everyone is self-taught when it comes to ...
8 March 23, 2017 427

knee pain

» big cat7: Having been told that i need knee replacement surgery soon and ...
      »Mannjo: Ask your doctor for a cortisone shot. Lasts about six weeks. Then ask ...
      »softball4b: I had knee drained and cortisone shot every 90 days then TKR in ...
      »southpaw: For the past several years, I have been getting cortisone shots in my ...
      »kjones: I have had 3 knee surgeries. The last was a micro facture surgery. I ...
4 March 22, 2017 347

Local fields in Scottsdale Az

» tscs000: I will be in Scottsdale the next two weeks. Are there any public ...
      »Dbax: The SW Bandits are hitting on Sunday at El Dorado Park. 8 am to 10 am.
1 March 22, 2017 145

Results of the SCSSA Don Ruddell Memorial Tournament March 11-12

» Marv19: First I need to thank everyone for the support and encouragement yo ...
      »Marv19: Action Pics: I gave my Granddaughters my camera and this is what they ...
1 March 22, 2017 345

Jimmer Stick

» 45261: Where can I find a jimmer stick ? Thank you.
      »southerinman: Jim_mer stick on FB. There is also supposed to be a website but I ...
      »Jethro: are you dead set on the Jimmer?? I use an Easton thunderstick for 70% ...
      »titanhd: https://www.eteamz.com/jim_mersticksfla/
3 March 21, 2017 255

Softball Burnout

» Adiktiv6: Just wondering if anyone can give me some words of wisdom about ...
      »grayhitter59: Paco, it was great playing against you guys in Tampa this past ...
      »BruceinGa: Paco, we just need an attitude adjustment! Grayhitter59, we had a ...
      »Vance+50: Hey Bruce, my name is Vance. I played left field for the Swarm this ...
      »BruceinGa: Vance, your team has it all, hitting fielding and running. It was ...
4 March 21, 2017 849

Shoulder replacement

» uk1: I had a total shoulder replacement 5 weeks ago. It had to be the ...
      »tlutzer: I had shoulder replacement over a year ago. I am playing softball ...
      »paul0784: uk1, are you saying you may not be able to play because of the ...
      »uk1: paul0784, my doctor told me that throwing overhand may be an issue ...
      »paul0784: Thanks uk1. I had rotator cuff surgery 3/14/16 and have more pain and ...
4 March 20, 2017 723

SPRING NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS 2017 palm springs

» HAT MAN: Shout out to Double D Donnie the director. Once again he was kind ...
0 March 20, 2017 227

slow pitch slider

» WiLD: i've had a pretty good curveball bot the pst 20 years but never ...
      »WiLD: sorry for not checking my spelling first... "over the ...
      »WiLD: don't you guys have any comments? i've never seen so much ...
      »Omar Khayyam: WILD, 30 years ago I threw a consistent softball curve with a palm ...
      »WiLD: sure... i have some pics i took that may help... what i did was ...
      »WiLD: ok... i'm confused... if you can't throw a curve already this ...
      »WiLD: i held a clinic on sunday and had 6 pitchers show up to learn this ...
      »WiLD: is anyone trying this? or am i wasting my time posting here? it's ...
      »BruceinGa: I don't think you are wasting your time but, I really don't want my ...
      »Fred S: I watched it a couple of times and I didn't see how that demo related ...
      »WiLD: thanks for your response bruce... actually... before this i had ...
      »BruceinGa: You are correct, the bulls eye is between my thumb and index ...
      »WiLD: hey fred... nice to meet you... when you throw your "out ...
      »WiLD: let me ask you this bruce... are you trying to crank it at all? since ...
      »Fred S: I hold it loose in my hand with the seams, index finger on the left ...
      »WiLD: bruce... thinking this through... if you offset the bullseye on the ...
      »BruceinGa: yes, that's what I did.
      »WiLD: hey fred... it sounds like you're holding the ball the same way bruce ...
      »WiLD: one last thing both of you might try is the pinky tuck... i get the ...
      »Fred S: We are 6-12'. I pitch mainly on the low end. It would be a ...
      »BruceinGa: Our league is also 6-12 but after my 8' pitches are constantly called ...
      »WiLD: ok... thanks to both of you... any feedback on what works and doesn't ...
      »Fred S: Wild: Tried the pinky tuck today. It took a while to get used to ...
      »tg69: Seems to me that the guys who throw the junk pitches, sliders, curves ...
      »BruceinGa: Tom, hence the saying "chuck and duck" :)
      »tg69: hey Bruce. Hows things with you? Theres a reason I don't pitch.Cant ...
      »WiLD: to be honest tom... i meant to mention that... you do need to be on ...
      »WiLD: that's good to hear fred... there seems to be a few possible things ...
      »WiLD: is anyone working on this? and success? any questions... well... ...
28 March 20, 2017 2174

trump rocks

» big cat7: Im confused about the trump rock balls.Which one is the best one? Our ...
      »curveball: As posted below in your other "trump rocks" post, the ISA X-ROCK is ...
      »Snot Nose Kid: Make America Great Again.... YES... Trump.. Rocks!
      »big cat7: okay my question, is there a big difference between the two
      »Bobby Buggs: Go with the MCT ball and thank me later
4 March 20, 2017 221

Game Times

» West Coast Mayhem #00: Explanation is all I am looking for. I am never one to complain, ...
      »West Coast Mayhem #00: SSUSA???
      »DaveDowell: WCM#00 ... Simple explanation is a field allocations issue at BLD ... ...
      »Fabe: Dave, Just wanted to say mahalo for all U, Fran n the staff do! ...
3 March 18, 2017 306

Female pursuing action to join all male league

» TrooperJim: Just asking if anyone had to face a challenge where a female player ...
      »SSUSA Staff: TrooperJim ... We will not be able to provide guidance in this matter ...
      »TAT22: TooperJim, she does realize when she's quoting from the SSUSA rule ...
      »Omar Khayyam: Yes, leagues do differ. Our league allows women and we have several ...
      »PoollShark: I don't like it, there are men's/women's/coed leagues. A man can't ...
      »titanhd: Not understanding how her playing would be anissue.If she wants to ...
      »Country13: Just got our first FEMALE signed up for SENIOR SOFTBALL in Columbus ...
      »PoollShark: Put her at third base and when she gets beaned you'll see what the ...
      »BruceinGa: We had two try to play in our league about 10 years ago. Our board ...
      »TrooperJim: Thanks for the responses. I appreciate hearing from you on this. We ...
      »taits: Here in Fresno, Ca we have quite a few in the senior league. But like ...
      »marcster13: Since she already plays in women's and in co-ed there is no reason ...
      »dead weight: A few questions seem to be missing here. Is there a Senior league ...
      »boston: I hate the idea of women in men's leagues. PERIOD Be careful with ...
      »Dbax: I say, if she's good enough, let her play!
      »jimperry19: Yeah guys listen to boston, it will go from 3-4 on the field then ...
      »L.Martin: It's not about if she is good enough to play with the men or not, ...
      »txnighttrain: Say no to PC!
17 March 15, 2017 1131

Who is going to Montgomery this weekend?

» coop3636: TN Connection 55 will be there
      »BruceinGa: You know Alpha Life will be there. ;)
      »coop3636: YUP Have you seen anywhere to look at the complete brackets? It ...
      »BruceinGa: It's not posted. We play DT Express amd another 55aaa team in rr ...
      »coop3636: We play at 8:30 AM and 1 PM Great times for first tourney..lol I ...
4 March 14, 2017 179

40s spring world championships

» HAT MAN: Can anyone confirm the ball being used this weekend? My team has ...
      »SSUSA Staff: [1] Trump STOTE 44 cor./375 comp. optic yellow ... [2] Yes
      »HAT MAN: thanks SSUSA
      »HAT MAN: SSUSA Just wondering the thought behind the bracket setup change. ...
      »DaveDowell: HAT MAN ... This event was also a four-game-guarantee format last ...
      »HAT MAN: Thanks Dave just hope 5 teams dont go 4 and 0 that would suck ...
      »DaveDowell: I hope so too! ... It's mathematically possible, but HIGHLY ...
      »HAT MAN: 90 to 1 vegas says
7 March 14, 2017 284

2017 LVSSA/SSUSA SOUTHWEST CHAMPIONSHIPS

» HAT MAN: So where is everyone staying at? Looking to book some rooms for the ...
      »kjones: Try Westgate. They have good prices with decent amenities and is just ...
      »AZ sfbl: Will KJones be in Vegas for the SW Championship?
      »kjones: Unfortunately he will not be attending the SW championship but the ...
      »VegasBob: Keep in mind that most of the major hotels on the strip now charge ...
      »swing for the fences : booked the monte carlo for 250 ish for 3 nights.. thur fri and sat... ...
      »swing for the fences : oops was 500 ish.. oops
6 March 13, 2017 674

player draws

» just a player: Can a California 60 major team draw players from Ariz?
      »Dbax: Yep, California borders Arizona.
      »SSUSA Staff: The States/Bordering States (and Canadian Provinces) list is on pages ...
2 March 13, 2017 186

Birmingham Tourney this past weekend

» southpaw: Just wanted to say thanks to everyone who participated. Had a few ...
      »Lefty: I had a great time Saturday. Got to see old friends and being able to ...
      »TM44: Who won this tournament and which teams played well?
      »southpaw: I apologize; since it was a practice tourney, really did not keep ...
      »rfsoftball: Steve.....I like to thanks you for a great tournament. I will also ...
      »Jethro: I had a great time. I enjoyed meeting some great players and renewing ...
      »southpaw: Thanks Joe, Randell, an Jethro. Sorry I missed you Jethro, I will ...
6 March 11, 2017 545

Surgery

» Mannjo: Need to get what is called a turp procedure due to a prostrate issue. ...
      »curveball: Mannjo, I had TURP in 2013. Your Dr. is being very safe with you. A ...
      »Mannjo: Curveball thank you for the information.
2 March 11, 2017 368

TENTATIVE field assignments

» Ozone8: Just a big thank you for deciding to once again post TENTATIVE field ...
0 March 5, 2017 245
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