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50 Major Plus

» Pitcher22: I was looking to se if I could get some contacts for any 50 Major ...
0 Jan. 22, 2017 201

Total Knee Replacement

» softball4b: Thank you for all of your well wishes and prayers. Total knee ...
      »BruceinGa: Good luck with your rehab Mike!
      »B.K.: Good luck. I've had both replaced. One 3 years ago, one exactly 1year ...
      »softball4b: 100 yards before 9AM. Not all at once. 10 yard increments. This is ...
      »softball4b: Interesting things to hear while receiving an epidural.. Do we have a ...
      »BruceinGa: The patient never likes to hear "oops"!
      »softball4b: Another fun hospital fact. Before you can go home you must be able to ...
      »k man: 4b, as a follow up to your hospital fun fact, being able to go on ...
      »softball4b: Another Hospital Fun Fact It is required that the RN taking out ...
      »Webbie25: Hey, Mike, maybe this will help-I have been trying to work with ...
      »softball4b: Well Bob, my PT guy just left. I kind of got my tail feathers singed ...
      »softball4b: This time last week I was in an operating room getting a knee ...
      »softball4b: 2340' for my first walk, 20 minutes, now ice, make me lunch, elevate ...
      »Michigan Vet: Hey Mike Had full knee replacement 4 months ago. Right now I have no ...
      »softball4b: Thanks MV. Just finished my second walk 3000'. Woo doggy I am ...
      »stick8: Chuck the progress your making is outstanding. Pretty soon you'll be ...
      »softball4b: Chuck you must be a pretty good pitcher or pretty good guy. Pitching ...
      »softball4b: Day 9. 100 degree bend, but unable to make the rotation on the ...
      »softball4b: Day 10 - 1500' to the gym manage to bike 50 rotations and 1500' back ...
      »softball4b: Day 11 - 1500' to the gym manage to bike 10 minutes, could have gone ...
      »Michigan Vet: Mike you are doing great. I found out I over did it! Muscles sore all ...
      »softball4b: Day 12 - Took and additional 1000' walk on day 11. PT Bob told me to ...
      »softball4b: An not and, I have to quit typing without my computer glasses on.
      »garyheifner: Interesting Got a guy here in Sun City in Illinois. Had two ...
      »softball4b: My surgeon did my total hip replacement 9 years ago. Hammers on me to ...
      »softball4b: Day 15 - Did my exercises, then 4700' Wore me out - walk about. Took ...
      »softball4b: Day 16 - Did my exercises using 5'lb leg weights, contrary to popular ...
      »softball4b: Day 18 - 25 minutes on the bike, 25 minutes lifting. Off the ...
      »Webbie25: Hi Mike-great to hear you are doing so well. One thing I noticed ...
      »softball4b: I hope to play with someone in March in Hemet then hook up with a ...
      »Michigan Vet: Mike Just had my 5 month checkup for my knee replacement. 130 degree ...
      »softball4b: Congrats on your results. Not planning on the sliding thing. My ...
      »Webbie25: Glad to hear you are not going to slide, Mike, you might shake the ...
      »mad dog: right webbie....and your slide would be like what....LOL.....
      »Webbie25: Probably--"Help, I slid into second and I can't get up!!!" Merry ...
      »softball4b: Day 28 - Not going to post as often. I have hit an emotional plateau. ...
      »gman67: Congratulations on how well you are doing! I've had both of my knees ...
      »Webbie25: Wow-gman, I did that face plant thing at least 5 times when I asked ...
      »kel: Softball 4b just my two cents but you are several weeks ahead of my ...
      »softball4b: 5'10" 290lbs on a good day. When I am unable to bike I am now doing ...
      »kel: From week #4 to my graduation at week #9, I was on my stomach three ...
      »softball4b: 118 degree Range of Motion, -5 degrees on straight knee, 5.4 miles in ...
      »softball4b: Day 41 OOOWWWEEEE!!!! PT hurt in a good way. You know you are working ...
      »softball4b: For my Ex Team-mate who trolls the message board Christmas Eve ...
      »softball4b: Okay for who really know me this will not be a surprise: This falls ...
      »softball4b: Ending 2016 with my spirit fulfilled, my mind right, my body healing ...
      »2bornot2b: Keep us tuned on your progress.
      »softball4b: 8 weeks in. 0 degree on passive straight leg, 110 degrees on passive ...
      »softball4b: Almost 9 weeks in. 0 degree on passive straight leg, 30 minutes bike, ...
      »softball4b: 74 days... or 10 weeks & 4 days... or approx. 2 months No pain. ...
49 Jan. 22, 2017 2709

new ratings in December

» THECAT: The ratings changed in Dec. for a few teams. Please post what ...
      »softball4b: Staff I got this,55-60-65 Right Click Sort Copy Paste 55+ Men ...
      »softball4b: 40+ Men - - All ratings Team name City ...
      »softball4b: 70+ Men - - All ratings Team name City ...
      »softball4b: 40+ Women - - All ratings Team name City ...
      »Islandryder: I don't quite understand the rating process. A team was moved up in ...
      »Duke: Islandryder, This can happen with the TOC tournament coming up soon ...
      »SSUSA Staff: REPRINT from the TOC post above ... TEMPORARY RATING CHANGES - ...
      »17Black: This absolutely stumps me how we got knocked from 55 Major to AAA in ...
      »titanhd: 17 Black, your noted rating may simply be an error.Check with the ...
      »17Black: Thanks Titan. I had conversation with SSUSA office in December, some ...
      »taits: 17black, If you won a tourney that is eligible for TOC play, you ...
      »Duke: Other than the TOC issues discussed previously, you can be moved up ...
      »Duke: BTW, looking at what softball4b posted at the top of this discussion, ...
13 Jan. 21, 2017 1398

One Day Practice Tourney in Birmingham

» southpaw: Scheduled for Saturday, March 4, in Birmingham, Alabama. Location is ...
      »southpaw: Already had a number of responses. If all the teams who normally ...
      »southpaw: The address for George Ward Park is: 331 16th Avenue South Bham, ...
      »Lefty: Did B&C play last year Steve
      »southpaw: Yes, Joe. They play every year. I left a message with James last ...
      »southpaw: Entered: Deep South, Crystal Heat, Travelers, RDG, Seasoned ...
      »southpaw: We now have 12 teams. Crim 70's and Huntsville 60's added.
      »southpaw: 13 entered. RPR 60's. 3 others have expressed interest and will ...
      »Jethro: Still have an opening? I just left you a voice mail. Plz call me at ...
      »Country13: Put GAS on your list Steve. Thanks joe.
      »southpaw: 15 entered. Tennessee Gappers and GAS. Thanks Joe and Jethro!!
      »hitman: Steve have the renovations for the fields at Greensprings been ...
      »southpaw: Hey Jim, spoke to Darian (park director) this past week. He said ...
      »southpaw: 16 teams in. Birmingham 50's. Looking for two 55 teams and 2 60 ...
      »southpaw: 17 entered. Darryl Harris and Associates. Looking for one 55 and ...
      »southpaw: We will have 2 fields of 60's if 2 more teams respond. One field ...
15 Jan. 21, 2017 596

Senior Spring training in Vero Beach March 10-12

» Tri18: Registration is now open for our Senior Spring Training event in Vero ...
      »Rocket2017: Do you have start / end date & time so we know how to book ...
      »bkb555: I have gone past 2 years...Thursday night was informal meet and greet ...
      »Tri18: Rocket, Dates are listed in above post: Friday the 10 th camp goes ...
      »bkb555: I am IN.......nothing like spring training I Florida for us NY'ers
      »Tri18: Blue42 is the new Sports bar in town and it's right down the street ...
5 Jan. 20, 2017 346

Jerrys Crosscut Manager

» Hawkeye49: Can anyone get me in touch with Jerry, of Jerrys' Crosscut 60s in ...
      »yellowjacket95: Give me a call and I'll get you his number. My number is (813) ...
1 Jan. 18, 2017 154

Courtesy runner

» HAT MAN: you make the call. while time was called by the umpire A CR went ...
      »SSUSA Staff: HAT MAN In SSUSA sanctioned play, we have an OUT (Base umpire was ...
      »HAT MAN: thanks ssusa As an ump players ask me these questions usually cause ...
2 Jan. 17, 2017 267

TN Connection 55 looking for a couple of players for 2017

» coop3636: TN Connection 55 is looking for a couple of players for the 2017 ...
0 Jan. 17, 2017 93

Player Classification

» BH21: Staff, If a player played 50 Major in 2015 and then last year ...
      »BruceinGa: According to the TEAM RATING INDEX FOR PLAYER ELIGIBILITY & ...
1 Jan. 16, 2017 264

RECLASSIFYING A TEAM/AND OR PLAYERS

» jwbummer29: How does a team/players petition to get reclassified to a lower ...
      »swing for the fences : I believe you guys(Players) are stuck with your rating.. the only way ...
      »cyborg45: I think swing is correct for this discussion. For sake of ...
      »titanhd: I don't think It would not be necessary for a player to get ...
      »BruceinGa: You may want to check out [Team Rating Index (R/I) Player/Team ...
4 Jan. 15, 2017 794

Cataract Surgery

» TexasTransplant: For those who have had cataract surgery: After the surgery and ...
      »rh25: I played in a tournament soon after the second eye surgery. Although ...
      »Fred S: Had mine done about 1 1/2 yrs ago during the off season. Because of ...
      »tscs000: No adjustment needed for me. I had over 75% cataract blockage on both ...
      »TexasTransplant: Thanks for all the input. Curious to know who opted for multifocal ...
      »rh25: I asked my doctor what would be best for sports. She said single ...
      »crusher: I wear bifocals (lined). I bought a pair of single focus sunglasses ...
      »TexasTransplant: Thanks rh25. After reading the literature the ophthalmologist gave ...
      »Fred S: I wear trifocals and the same problem crusher had. What I did was ...
8 Jan. 13, 2017 341

Slide Tube Drills provide Real Swing Refinement and pregame practice Swing Makeover ...

» bogie: This is almost like a mini lesson, all presented by Bret and the ...
      »StevenL.Imlay: Yow won't want to miss this episode. Lot's of great information and ...
      »Rusty47: I found this particular swing makeover video to be one of your best ...
2 Jan. 13, 2017 629

Looking For Some Feedback

» southpaw: I have a new team starting in 2017. We are partially ...
      »TexasTransplant: Here's our planned schedule. I want to know upfront what tournaments ...
      »Perl: Steve, so glad to hear you're having a team this year. Hope my buddy ...
      »southpaw: Thanks, Perl. Just love to play; win or lose. The gang is all here! ...
      »crusher: southpaw, some very good guidelines that can work for you and ...
      »southpaw: Thanks, Crusher.
      »DieselDan: Assign a player as bench coach to assist. Make sure your base ...
      »softball4b: If you have the luxury of a big roster: 5 Outfielders, somebody ...
      »southpaw: Thanks, Dan and Mike. Really good points. I have been in senior ...
      »Omar Khayyam: southpaw, it must be a pleasure to play on your team. Good ...
      »swing for the fences : Omar, it helps when guys are honest with themselves...Even Starters! ...
      »southpaw: Thanks, Omar, you are too kind. You and Swing certainly gave ...
      »Omar Khayyam: southpaw, A Baptist Pastor who talks too much?! Tell me it isn't ...
      »southpaw: I may have shared this before: In June, 2013, I almost died twice in ...
13 Jan. 11, 2017 1050

Summys Nighthawks now Summys Demolition ?

» SJV: I see in the Top Gun Tournament for this weekend that Demolition is ...
      »DaveDowell: Nope ... Both the Summy's Nighthawks and Summy's Demolition return to ...
      »Tate22: Stephen/SJV Thank you for your kind words regarding our team, the ...
      »audieh: Doesn't matter what this team is called they are a great group of ...
      »Marv19: Don, As I have told you many times you are a class guy. Im grateful ...
      »Tate22: Happy New Year, Audie! Thank you for your kind words. It was, is, ...
5 Jan. 11, 2017 636

Interference

» Randall: With R1 on first with no outs. B2 hits a ground ball to F6. F6 fields ...
      »curveball: I believe the powers to b will tell you R1 has to slide OR get out of ...
      »SSUSA Staff: We concur with curveball ... When the force out is made at 2nd base, ...
      »DieselDan: Please add her to the next rule book revision.
      »TexasTransplant: Randall, this has come up a number of times in the Umpiring section ...
      »B.J.: Texas... great explanation.... I also disagree... the runner did ...
      »stick8: Had a play like this in a USSSA conference tourney a couple years ...
      »SSUSA Staff: We aren't too surprised that our initial post in this thread ...
      »k man: I'll assume that veering out of line of the throw can be in any ...
      »NYGNYY: I believe it is the umpire's call period. He or she has to make the ...
9 Jan. 11, 2017 430

2017 ROCKY MOUNTAIN CHAMPIONSHIPS

» HAT MAN: Anyone have any info on the 40s division for 2016. My team is ...
0 Jan. 9, 2017 111

ACL Injury

» lewbo: My new year has started with a ACL injury from skiing looks like it ...
      »BruceinGa: I had ACL reconstruction about 3 years ago. I couldn't play for ...
      »Fabe: Had a great sports Dr. work on me...still took 8 months to be ...
      »Benji4: Lewbo I had ACL surgery. Dr. used my hamstring to repair it which ...
3 Jan. 7, 2017 277

San Antonio Senior Softball League Banquet

» Capt Kirk: SASSL 14th Annual ...
      »Capt Kirk: Note: Mr. Terry Hennessy, CEO of SSUSA, will be our guest speaker. We ...
      »Capt Kirk: If you purchase tickets(s), you are entitled to all of the ...
      »Capt Kirk: There are tickets that are available for the San Antonio Senior ...
      »Capt Kirk: There are a few tickets available for our 14th annual San Antonio ...
      »LP: If I don't win anything during the raffle it's the Russians fault!
5 Jan. 6, 2017 485

Adidas Melee 2 12"

» Macbri19: We were able to demo the new 12" barrel Melee's at Woodlawn yesterday ...
      »DOERBAUM: HEY BRIAN! SOUNDS LIKE THEY ARE GOING TO BE GOOD. JUST ABOUT TO BLOW ...
      »Macbri19: Double D!!! I was going to call you about these bats...I think you ...
      »DOERBAUM: ALREADY REQUESTED 2 - 27'S WHEN THEY ARE AVAILABLE FROM ONE OF THE ...
      »Macbri19: Merry Christmas Dave!
      »yellowjacket95: Dave and Brian, I picked one of these (26oz EL) up as soon as the ...
      »Trotter25: Guys, Thanks for the feedback. We have a small amount of bats out ...
      »Macbri19: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=jNLXE4qhzvs Hey Guys...Happy New ...
      »Macbri19: Sorry guys that's the wrong link....
8 Jan. 4, 2017 1323

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 ...
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