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Total Knee Replacement.."A Softball Athlete's 3 month Video Diary" Sm 165

» bogie: As a 67 year old athlete, what can be expected in total knee ...
      »softball4b: Left hip replacement in 2007, Right knee replacement in 2016. Played ...
      »softball4b: quality of life can return, (Cannot return). Not enough coffee yet.
      »bogie: Mike, your statement that you were never fast, but neither is a ...
      »L: Left knee replaced in 2004 still working good had right knee 6 weeks ...
      »L: forgot to add over 70
      »MurrayW: Bogie, it sounds like your recovery was similar to mine. I am 66 and ...
      »Wood_1966: Left total knee replacement and in 9 months was 100% back playing ...
      »Wood_1966: looking at the other notes a lot of you guys were back playing real ...
      »mc47: had total knee done november 19 2019 played may 2020 only trouble was ...
      »Wood_1966: So maybe that is the difference between those that returned quickly ...
      »k man: Just had total knee replacement of the right knee 10 days ago Based ...
      »Wood_1966: K man, 10 days in it still hurts, the best part is in a week or so it ...
      »L: just got back from therapy 9 weeks from surgery got 113 with help got ...
      »L: Just finished my last day a scheduled therapy. Got the knee to 121 ...
      »softball4b: Keep working you got this.
      »Donny Boy: Hey Bogie, I had a total knee replacement the fall of 2014. Needed ...
      »kcstorm60: Age 70. I had total left knee replacement on March 22nd. The surgeon ...
      »k man: I'm 6 weeks in as of today. finished 3rd week of PT. At 110 degrees ...
      »Webbie25: Interesting to hear how others are getting by with their ...
      »MurrayW: Webbie, get it done again if it is bothering you. I had a partial on ...
20 May 17, 2021 1122

Change in the batters box rule

» Full Count: Conference play has changed their batter box rule. As long as the ...
      »B.J.: FC.. hmmm.. so do they have a mandatory height requirement to be out ...
      »DaveDowell: That's funny stuff, B.J. ... Actually, that's an accommodation to the ...
      »Turning2: DD - first of all, THANKS. as to the box, I like that both SSUSA and ...
      »DaveDowell: T2 ... I strongly suspect you are correct in the U-trip background ...
      »stick8: Perhaps Iím a bit biased but of all the associations One Nation has ...
      »Full Count: Players over 6' tall don't have to creep up to the front of the box ...
      »Mountain Man: Who do I have to buy off to make this rule change? A simple stride ...
      »DaveDowell: M≤ ... Talk your organization into sending you to this fall's ...
      »cuda65: Maintain Man in my view is on point. I am only 5`10 inches tall, plus ...
      »DCPete: Agree 100% cuda; the rule is a silly excuse to make a cheap Out call ...
      »B.J.: guys.. this comes up all the time, and yes I hate making that call ...
      »VTuttle: If you are going to take this approach, why even have a batters box ...
      »grayhitter59: This rule should be amended because of the use of the mat and plate ...
      »DaveDowell: That's an interesting "new take" on things, even though I don't think ...
      »grayhitter59: Dave, I understand your point when it come to MLB. But i disagree ...
      »DaveDowell: Thanks, Manny, all is well here and hopefully the same for you and ...
      »B.J.: Dave, I have a question... I've been umpiring and playing SSUSA since ...
      »DaveDowell: B.J. ... I don't know the answer to the exact question you asked, but ...
      »grayhitter59: Dave, I never said or intended to say the plate has moved. I have ...
      »DaveDowell: I'm sorry Manny, I thought you typed "..so this means the strike zone ...
      »grayhitter59: Dave I also like the one that hits the front of the plate, but the ...
      »TimMcElroy: Batters have made adjustments to their stance and swing for years to ...
22 May 17, 2021 802

Rockin Reno and Carson City

» Mikelmart: Is Carson City going to be used for the Rockin Reno tournament and if ...
      »DaveDowell: Centennial Park in Carson City WILL be used for the Rock 'n Reno ...
      »Junkie16: Dave When will we know for sure as we need to get rooms in Carson ...
      »Mikelmart: Thanks Dave.
      »MANRAM: 50Ēs have been in Carson the last couple of years. I see no rotation ...
      »DaveDowell: You may want to check your "Softball Travel Diary" ... The 50's in ...
      »Rangview85: Make it simple and put all the Majors at Golden Eagle. :) lol
      »Full Count: Or in other words twice in the last three season's played lol
      »DaveDowell: Are you guys really that calendar & math challenged?? ... That's ...
      »Full Count: Is my statement incorrect ?
      »DaveDowell: YES IT IS ... In the last three seasons the Rock 'n Reno was played, ...
      »Dbax: Wow.
      »Rangview85: This is pretty funny.....but does it even matter? The players that ...
      »DaveDowell: Agreed! ... What matters to me is hoping they haven't made any ...
      »Full Count: It doesn't matter just your attitude at times. According to your ...
      »MurrayW: Full Count, there are no field designations yet for 2021, so how can ...
      »MurrayW: Oh, I see it is anticipated that the 50+ will be in Carson City this ...
      »DaveDowell: MurrayW ... I'm just going to take a wild guess here, but I'm ...
      »AJC: Looks like the 50's have played at Golden Eagle 7 out of the last 9 ...
      »DaveDowell: AJC ... It's not quite that cut-and-dried, but you are essentially ...
      »Guppy7325: As an umpire, I like Carson City.. The people treat you great, ...
      »DonC13: Great conversation... I would like to reel it back to the Main ...
      »DaveDowell: DonC13 ... The TENTATIVE Field Assignments have sort of been ...
      »Junkie16: Will there be a host hotel for Carson City
      »DaveDowell: Junkie16 ... Probably ... The Carson City portion of the event ...
      »wbaum: Has there been an update to whether or not 50s will definitely be in ...
      »SSUSA Staff: YES, there is a Rock 'n' Reno Challenge Cup 2021 field assignments ...
      »wbaum: Thank you!
      »DaveDowell: You're welcome! ... Thanks for your patience ... All of the ...
28 May 15, 2021 1583

Renewal

» Junior2412: When doing a player renewal, can we send back last years ID and that ...
      »SSUSA Staff: Junior2412 ... No need to send it back ... We'll use the last one ...
      »joefish: I do not see the renewal link on My Homepage when I sign in
      »Mick07: I do not see a renewal link as well and that's how I ended up in this ...
      »DaveDowell: Mick07 ... Please call the Sacramento Home Office at (916) 326.5303 ...
4 May 12, 2021 296

Robert Carreon

» Tri18: Does anyone on this message board know Robert Carreon from Menifee, ...
      »Mrhustle50: Alan, I sent him your message.
      »DOLFAN: Yes Alan....he is a huge USC homer, charge him extra....lol
2 May 12, 2021 204

Bobby Saenz

» DoubleL10: It is with a heavy heart that I am advising the Senior Softball ...
      »mad dog: met bobby when i first moved to texas and played with him....he was ...
      »MurrayW: Larry said it perfectly. Bobby was one of the nicest guys you could ...
      »StevenL.Imlay: I'm really at a loss for words on hearing this news. Bobby was a ...
      »pete from nj: Bobby was one of the friendliest players . We would always seek each ...
      »Capt Kirk: https://www.facebook.com/groups/589969864396732/permalink/399950224677 ...
5 May 10, 2021 732

Western Nationals

» 800: Does anyone know if the western Nationals will be held in Sacramento ...
      »DaveDowell: YES ē Sacramento and Placer County venues for the Western National's ...
1 May 9, 2021 204

Maryland Classic Apr 30-May2

» bkb555: have any decisions been made on field assignments in Age groups so ...
      »mck71: Your manager should have that info BUT I know that 55's are playing ...
      »bkb555: I am the manager..lol.......still waiting on confirmation of Glen ...
      »mck71: Didn't know you were in charge Brian, my apologies! I saw on OA55M ...
      »bkb555: yes, we got an email saying the 55M were at Glen Burnie but that was ...
      »TimMcElroy: Nothing has changed from the email that I sent managers yesterday. ...
      »big unit: Ok its monday 5pm no schedule yet !!! This is very disappointing of ...
      »TimMcElroy: 1) Have your manager check his email. 2) I was trying to book ...
      »TimMcElroy: Speaking of family.... leaving them at home would be an EXCELLENT ...
      »knowsoftball: OK so we just saw the schedule and we end pool play at noon on ...
      »kel: Tim, what was your reason for changing the Master Scheduling Grid for ...
      »TimMcElroy: Here is what I released to managers yesterday: Seed game start ...
      »knowsoftball: As we all can agree that it is difficult to appease everyone and can ...
      »TimMcElroy: Right.... because it's all about the money.
      »kel: Tim, would you at least consider moving our 4/5 game to the open slot ...
      »Jeff50: The whole point is to play and enjoy yourself. Hence the 4 game ...
      »rmp0012002: A third place game is rather meaningless for many teams since youíre ...
      »TimMcElroy: All of this negative commentary would make great sense IF an email ...
      »rmp0012002: I wasnít being negative to you Tim, it seems stressful trying to ...
      »big unit: I have to say i on a roll this morning here is another point that is ...
      »DaveDowell: We "killed" a couple of the more rude, personal attack posts this ...
      »rmp0012002: My team was in the 10-11 Westminster tourney that Sunday got rained ...
      »TimMcElroy: UPDATE- This message is intended for the teams that are ...
      »rmp0012002: Any results/scores for this this tournament?
      »TimMcElroy: MARYLAND CLASSIC II RESULTS . 40 MAJOR PLUS 1. Spiritís West / ...
      »rmp0012002: Thanks Tim.
      »Stripersonline: The only thing that was disappointing, was playing Sunday with no ...
      »TimMcElroy: Stripersonline- Disappointing is a much nicer word than I've been ...
      »Stripersonline: Tim, I'm not putting any blame on you or your organization. Umpimg ...
      »bkb555: I was in the game with no "umpire"....we had a meeting between both ...
      »Stripersonline: You are correct bkb555. The game did go well.
      »Nancy Allen: Well, over 20 years ago we did what I fondly call spring training by ...
31 May 8, 2021 1597

Bifocal contacts

» balco: does anyone have experience playing or more over hitting in bifocal ...
      »MurrayW: This doesn't exactly answer your question, but I wear bifocal ...
      »balco: Thanks Murry. I have a set for distance when I play. I tried the ...
      »MrB611: Rather than bifocal contacts, several years ago I opted for ...
3 May 6, 2021 230

Player Fee

» Wes231: Is it a registration fee for players
      »DaveDowell: Wes231 ... It's the annual membership fee for SSUSA players ... You ...
1 May 4, 2021 185

Belted shorts, my kingdom for a pair of belted shorts

» franjan: Hi---This winter I bought another pair of Easton belted long uniform ...
      »doc25: Buy a pair of long pants and cut down.Boombah and Dicks Sporting ...
      »franjan: Of course that is always an option, but I am not sure cut down long ...
      »DieselDan: I'd say the waist area of shorts are the same as pants, minus the ...
      »franjan: I would agree that the waist is the same, but I had it in my head ...
      »titanhd: http://l.victorystore.com/Screen_Printing/Uniforms/Baseball/adult_mens ...
      »VTuttle: E-Bay is your friend. I have bought many shorts for softball through ...
      »raiderman66: Have you thought about getting a time machine to bring you back to ...
      »Senior Moments: I manufacture softball shorts. Belt loops 2 Front Pockets 1 Back ...
      »franjan: Senior Moments, soory I missed your response. I found a local sport ...
9 May 4, 2021 565

Working number for Rick Siefman

» KPI: Anyone have a working number for Rick Siefman.
      »DaveDowell: There are several tournaments Rick promotes listed on the Tournament ...
1 May 2, 2021 132

Rating Changes?

» Wood_1966: Did SSUSA just make rating changes? I looked at my teams rating and ...
      »Dbax: Now you can hit those 6 home runs you wanted! Lol.
      »Wood_1966: Dbax, that is the first thing I thought of as well...Haha! That ...
      »DaveDowell: Wood_1966 ... Yes, your team did get a rating change from 55-AAA to ...
      »Wood_1966: Thanks Dave!
      »Wood_1966: Dave, can you offer any insight into why were were bumped up? We did ...
      »DaveDowell: Wood_1966 ... Your manager should have gotten an email detailing the ...
      »Wood_1966: Thanks, I will talk with him and get the story! Thanks again!
7 April 29, 2021 657

Texas Championship

» Chief29: 65AAA Player looking for team needing a player for Texas ...
0 April 27, 2021 76

55AAA playing 50 Major

» Junior2412: Are you able play both 55AAA and 50 Major?
      »DaveDowell: NO ... 50-Major has a "Rating Index" equivalent to 55-Major+, both ...
1 April 26, 2021 257

Player Release ?

» The Wizard: Did SSUSA relax the player release rules a little this last year. ...
      »DaveDowell: The Wiz ... Please call the Sacramento Home Office at (916) 326.5303 ...
      »rmp0012002: I have some questions on releasing a player so Iíll have to call the ...
      »DaveDowell: rmp0012002 ... The manager is the stated sole source of a Player ...
      »rmp0012002: Thanks Dave.
4 April 24, 2021 337

I Still Believe in Softball

» Sparky.1: A deceased close friend of mine wrote this years ago and I thought it ...
      »Dbax: 👍👍👍
      »softball4b: 👍👍👍
      »Turning2: Sparky.1. Nice tribute to your old friend : )
      »Fabe: I thank God for all the elements of this great game we get to play! ...
      »AKA: Southpaw: Wow, so well stated. This should inspire everyone.
      »Dbax: Did some research on who wrote this. Found several sources it was ...
      »Sparky.1: If this is true, my apologies Dbax and to everyone.....Phil told me ...
      »Dbax: No matter who wrote it, itís great!
      »mck71: GREAT post Sparky, RIP to your friend. Sadly we LOVE still playing ...
      »Sparky.1: Bottomline, this really hits to the heart of the game we all love!
      »gu_00: What a wonderful message
      »Tanker14: A splendid tribute to the game.....thanks so much for sharing!
      »boomerzone: Came across this which takes me back to the great old days of ...
      »poptop33: New to senior softball and this is a wonderful stroll down memory ...
      »Sparky.1: Thank you so much for the awesome review of this post and best wishes ...
15 April 23, 2021 1322

Name Change?

» Angel#3: I need to renew my player card but I am unable to update my last name ...
      »DaveDowell: Angel#3 ... Please call the Sacramento Home Office at (916) 326.5303 ...
1 April 21, 2021 72

Remarkable run

» Webbie25: I was looking at the scores and noticed the NorCal Reds won 6 ...
      »DaveDowell: Webbie ... I've been doing this a LONG time and have never seen ...
      »38softball: Luck ran out. Nice run though.
      »38softball: Where are you finding the scores??
      »DaveDowell: On the event tournament page for the SOUTHWEST CHAMPIONSHIPS ... ...
      »Robo: It really was a remarkable run. And what made it even more amazing is ...
      »LouieHawgs: Playing against the Redwood City/NorCal Reds since we were both ...
6 April 19, 2021 801

Bracket Updates

» GOMDA: Why is so difficult update the brackets daily so that we can follow ...
      »domer: Right, you would think they could have a tablet/ laptop open and ...
      »DaveDowell: Not difficult at all, fellas! ... Just the combination of [1] my day ...
      »jimperry19: You know things are returning to normal now that people are ...
      »DaveDowell: You got it nailed, Jim ... People are enthused ... Attendance at both ...
      »38softball: St George scores were posted within hours?????
      »DaveDowell: St. George: 2 locations ē Las Vegas: 9 locations = Patience, ...
      »RG in Ky: Music City tourney is over . Nothing on the brackets on SSUSA sit ...
7 April 18, 2021 586
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