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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 ...
31 Dec. 7, 2016 1716

Registration of team

» BH21: What determines where a team is from, where the manager lives or ...
      »SSUSA Staff: The "home state" for a team is the state where the majority (or ...
1 Dec. 6, 2016 207

New Rules

» Dbax: Wow, I see that Men's and Women's 40's will play with a 1-1 count ...
      »HAT MAN: they are testing this format to see what impact it has on time ...
      »Dbax: Understood. But I can find no one except pitchers that want no foul ...
      »mad dog: dbax......those are the ASA rules and have been for a couple of yrs ...
      »400: It only sucks if you hit foul balls!
      »Nancy Allen: Since the parks here play Utrip, I know that even they eliminated the ...
      »FOFO: Hey Dave, NSA went from 4 ball 3 strike to 1-1 and fair only after 2 ...
      »Dbax: Didn't know those other associations went that way. Still sucks.
      »ffdonnie: YES! Long overdue.
      »crusher: I like a full count better than 1-1. However I hit the first pitch ...
9 Dec. 6, 2016 576

Sad news from Indy...Phil Grimpe

» lemons: Phil Grimpe (70) residing in Noblesville, near Indianapolis passed ...
      »Nancy Allen: Mel, thanks. I have been out of town and had not heard this. I ...
      »lemons: Nancy, The odds are the only thing I may be beating. Phil and I are ...
2 Dec. 5, 2016 301

Why so many shaved senior bats

» marcster13: Whenever I am on ebay looking for a deal on bats I run into a bunch ...
      »Duke: marcster13, More players than you would think are using shaved bats. ...
      »DCPete: One theory is more guys started using shaved bats once the Trump ...
      »marcster13: I've seen shaved bats for years in league and turnies. Just shocked ...
      »HAT MAN: Marc While I get where your concern is, I think your wording is a ...
      »J R: I play 70 + aa Most of the time aa,aaa, Major combined. , runs ...
      »mck71: HAT MAN, 2 years ago it ended our pitchers season (we play 50's), ...
      »HAT MAN: MCK Not saying im ok with shaved bats in seniors. Just saying you ...
      »J R: I have more trouble with batters standing so far off the plate. ...
      »k man: I know the topic is about shaved bats which in my opinion has no ...
      »HAT MAN: good one JR For those that dont know I am the king of off the ...
      »taits: Venturing a guess here I'd say more were rolled than shaved. Read the ...
      »swing for the fences : Why so many shaved senior bats? answer, Vienna sausages and two ...
      »Cuervo13: I played only one full season of 40's roughly 5-6 years ago. We built ...
      »stick8: AFAIC, anyone who gets caught using a shaved senior bat during play ...
      »taits: Some were baanned but not for long. One is a director. Lifetime ...
      »TAT22: When someone hits their home run they go over and stick their bat in ...
      »DOLFAN: I will repost what I wrote earlier in the year.... BS..I know for ...
      »Allan55: Over the last three years, I have heard more and more people are ...
      »Benji4: Alan 55 How are you going to come out and blame SSUSA for shaved ...
      »swing for the fences : It is not up to SSUSA, it's up to the players in the dugouts... I ...
      »Allan55: Benji4 Do you think shaved bats will be a bigger problem in the ...
      »DCPete: Not knowing much about Compression Testing would this be able to ...
      »B94: My understanding is a shaved bat could pass compression and a well ...
      »djs_1964: Compression testing is not foolproof. In my opinion it's actually ...
      »Benji4: Alan I wholeheartedly agree, But if you follow other softball ...
      »the car: put a price tag in it where if shaved it would take it off get a ...
      »J R: I have been umpiring senior ball for awhile. The 50 year old players ...
      »Duke: Whatever the penalty for a batter using an illegal bat, I am in ...
      »TAT22: I would like to see the bat manufactures use some kind of material ...
      »tattooball: TAT22 I came up with what you are saying in 2006. I brought it to ...
      »Webbie25: Interesting conversation-again. I have a Dudley that Davey Reed and ...
      »HAT MAN: too many variables with too many separate interests to see shaved ...
      »NYGNYY: Just wondering after reading all of this --what is the percentage of ...
      »mad dog: comp testing will let you know when a bat has been beyond legal ...
      »HAT MAN: Mad Dog what number are you thinking though say usssa numbers? I ...
35 Dec. 5, 2016 2751

Softball Magazine's Senior Camp 2016

» BruceinGa: We're having a great time here in Cocoa Beach! We've been hitting ...
      »monty25: Bruce give me a call ,my phone got fried had no back up . Tell the ...
1 Dec. 5, 2016 250

TOC and 60 Major

» wagon487: Anyone going?
      »Pieman: Promotion is going. Mike Santo
      »wagon487: Great JG Drywall will be there!
2 Dec. 4, 2016 164

Softball Academy

» Webbie25: I have been hoping that soon there might be something for those of us ...
      »bogie: Steve has worked with Bret and I and Destiny, on our swing makeove ...
      »Ozone8: Mark, Any chance Steve might bring his traveling Academy to ...
      »Webbie25: I'm working on him. I think he could really help a lot of guys. I ...
      »Webbie25: I talked to Steve today and he said he will hold an academy in ...
      »Lefty: It would be nice if someone would hold an Academy somewhere in the ...
5 Dec. 4, 2016 669

2017 Adidas Melee 2

» yellowjacket95: Does anyone know when the 2017 Adidas Melee 2's will be available. I ...
      »Tri18: They are available now. If you have questions I can help you. Alan ...
      »yellowjacket95: Alan, Can you either text me or call me with details? It's my ...
      »Hail Ragna!: I am just checking on something a team mate had said. Do feel the New ...
      »yellowjacket95: Kirk, I am on my 2nd Dudley and although I think it is a great ...
      »J R: I broke both Melees balanced and end load.Both are great. Dudley has ...
      »bkb555: what is the difference between 2017 Adidas Melee 2 and 2016 Adidas ...
      »Trotter25: We brought out the Melee 2 in April this year and will go thru 2017. ...
      »swing for the fences : J R how many swings did it take to break those bats?????
      »J R: 1,000 on each batting practice on monday ,and play 4 days a week and ...
      »16wood: Trotter, how does the 12" barrel compare to the 13" in terms of swing ...
10 Dec. 2, 2016 1275

Thank you Collier County senior softball

» Bobby Buggs: Just wanted to say thanks to the guys at Veterans and Livingston for ...
      »gb69: Thanks Bob, we will see you in Jan-Feb-March. Bring some of those ...
      »Bobby Buggs: Gary I will be back mid Jan then March and April. If there is ...
2 Dec. 1, 2016 311

Question for the staff.

» KERIPRINTS: I help run a 40+ team and as I look back to this past year's ...
0 Dec. 1, 2016 351

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 ...
5 Dec. 1, 2016 796

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 ...
2 Nov. 30, 2016 272

Durability of Total Knee Replacements

» Jet: There have been discussions of knee issues but what I would like to ...
      »Uncle Mike: Results vary. I had my rt knee replaced on 2/14/14- still waiting to ...
      »jonesey: I am 67 and had a full replacement last November. My surgeon ...
      »danb: Going on 5th year of having both knees replaced. It takes a while to ...
      »missouridave: Had my left knee totally replaced in Dec 2014. My surgeon would have ...
      »Kev: Also had my left knee totally replaced Oct 1, 2013 at 64 years old. ...
      »Webbie25: I had my right knee replaced in December 2012 after wearing a brace ...
      »Benji4: All I can say is WOW. I have the utmost respect for all of you that ...
      »MurrayW: I had a partial knee replacement (makoplasty) December 2010, so I am ...
      »Dbax: Benji, I too have the utmost respect. Webbie is my teammate on the ...
9 Nov. 29, 2016 1468

Texas Mavericks Coach/Manager

» TAT22: Congratulations on your finish at world's. I am a major+ player out ...
0 Nov. 29, 2016 209

Congratulations Clyde Poindexter Phillips

» SJV: Just want to say congratulations to Clyde on his induction into the ...
      »Roger0021: Congrats Clyde on your induction
1 Nov. 28, 2016 248

Cyber Monday Sale

» Dbax: God's Sports Company is having its 50% off for good behavior sale on ...
0 Nov. 27, 2016 319

Happy Turkey Day

» coop3636: I hope everyone has a safe and Happy Turkey Day The 2017 season will ...
      »BruceinGa: Coop, did you gobble??
      »coop3636: Hey Bruce Had to work every night this week no gobbling probably ...
2 Nov. 25, 2016 130

Age ruling

» swing for the fences : So, if you are turning 55 next Nov Dec would you be eligible to play ...
      »swing for the fences : meant to say next year Nov Dec
      »Dbax: Yep.
      »curveball: You can play 55 right now.
3 Nov. 23, 2016 158

shirt vendor in Phoenix

» tg69: does anyone know the name of the vendor selling shirts/hoodies in ...
      »DaveDowell: Marjie Patterson from Tournament Sports Arizona
      »tg69: Thanks Dave. Got any contact info?
      »DaveDowell: tg ... Please call the Sacramento office at (916) 326.5303 during ...
3 Nov. 23, 2016 241
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