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New Vapor lock softball

» Tom M: My senior league in Florida would like to purchase the new SSUSA ...
      »TimMcElroy: Contact Stephanie@seniorsoftball.com
1 Sept. 23, 2018 118

HAT MAN - Relocated Post

» DaveDowell: Sept. 6, 2018 ē HAT MAN ē Men's 40 ē 186 posts Dave McDowell - I've ...
      »Exhibition: Iíve done the same thing. Iíve posted something three times and itís ...
1 Sept. 21, 2018 330

runner not on base at pitch

» curty: I have an idea but look to the knowledgeable board members: runners ...
      »lb16: Barring any league rules that allow runner on 1st to stand on safety ...
      »TommyPalmer1210: Dead ball; no pitch; out @ third out @ first. Play.
      »Nancy Allen: lb16 and TommyPalmer1210, well I would agree, and I have called the ...
      »TommyPalmer1210: Curty states, "Both runners vacate their positions while pitch is in ...
      »Nancy Allen: TommyPalmer1210, that is why I said assuming that he is on the orange ...
      »B.J.: as Nancy stated the bases are merged once the batter reaches 1st ...
      »Nancy Allen: BJ, thank you. You always make it simple. curty, was my ...
      »TimMcElroy: It's Friday afternoon. Surely you people have more exciting things ...
      »Nancy Allen: Tim, it is really slow here at work for a change. Now if there were ...
      »B.J.: tim...lol I'm resting.. played at 9 and umpired at 11.. now what's ...
      »curty: yes, Nancy, he was in foul territory, toeing the bag, but leaning ...
      »B94: Unless the runners are leaving so early it's blatantly obvious in a ...
      »Nancy Allen: curty, if he was toeing the bag at first even on the foul side, he is ...
      »curty: umpire declared dead ball DUE to runners off base " as soon as he ...
      »Nancy Allen: curty, thank you for the details. I have never seen an orange bag ...
      »Wayne 37: Nancy is right It was changed in 2017. Not sure I would be looking ...
16 Sept. 19, 2018 614

Looking.for competitive 75 team for 2019

» cyborg45: Will turn 74 next year(2019). Looking for a good 75 team. Rated major ...
0 Sept. 19, 2018 98

ROOKIE SENSATION ARRIVES

» DaveDowell: Fran and I are thrilled to announce the newest addition to the ...
      »Benji4: Congrats Dave to you and Fran both.............. Benji
      »Dbax: Lol! Congratulations grandpa.
      »phantomf4j: Hey Dave, my son was born over 8-pounds as well. He was born in a ...
      »mck71: TOO funny. Congrats to all! :-)
      »Nancy Allen: Congratulations, and girls win! It was nice of her to come before ...
      »birdie: Congratulations from the Northern Virginia Force teams. Give em hell ...
      »West Coast Mayhem #00: Congrats Dave & Fran!!!
      »Duke: Congratulations Dave and Fran!! Probably not quite the final score. ...
      »Pop's: Congrats to both of you guys and the family.
      »Fabe: Aurite Tutu Kane (Grandpa)...great legacy for U n Fran! Aloha, Fabe
      »audieh: That is awesome and I am sure she will be an excellent player!
      »Sweet P: Congrats to Nana and Popa Dowell & Family. :-) Phillip
      »curty: yahoo & congrats to all. Is this Mallory's newest team member? I'm ...
      »DaveDowell: Congrats curty! ... That's absolutely awesome ... It seem's like just ...
      »OZ40: Congrats Dave, grandchildren are a true blessing, don't spoil them ...
      »the car: Congratulations Dave and Fran!! from OG
      »Shark: Congrats Dave and Fran on the new addition to your roster. Chuck
      »MPB33: Congratulations to the Dowell family, from the Sweet ...
      »softball4b: Congrats. I may be in the old folks home before either one of our ...
19 Sept. 19, 2018 601

getting bat bag to tournaments

» phantomf4j: My team will leave for Las Vegas next Sunday. This is my 3rd trip to ...
      »Nancy Allen: We never had one taken or damaged in many trips as a team. I know ...
      »Garciastars: Have traveled to Vegas many times from SF Bay Area with no issues ...
      »mck71: Same here, never an issue with checked bags (once of the reason I ...
      »Q19: I use TSA-approved locks to secure my bat bag. It's all in the zipper ...
      »Gavin5: I found an oversized golf bag cover (soft), padded all around with ...
      »DoubleL10: I use a duffel bag with a TSA friendly lock. My Combat upright ...
      »17Black: I've flown to more tourneys than I can count all over the USA, ever ...
      »DOLFAN: @phantom...depends what kind of bats...if you have a bunch of really ...
8 Sept. 18, 2018 648

Staff--- Game Balls

» garyheifner: 1. Are we using the Rock Ball in Vegas? 2. Are we using the ...
      »DaveDowell: garyheifner ... [1] YES ... [2] STOTE
      »garyheifner: Thanks
      »SKings24: So for the ball in Vegas is the new compression on the ball 44/400? ...
3 Sept. 17, 2018 470

Ratings for new teams

» caryp33: How are new teams rated in SPA and SSUSA?
      »mck71: Usually AAA but you might have to define"new" team. Example: there ...
1 Sept. 17, 2018 164

Arroyo Grande

» Graphite: Is Arroyo Grande spectator friendly? Is there shade for the ladies? ...
      »Rainmans: There are trees along each base line, the bleachers have limited ...
      »Graphite: Thank you Rainmans, that's a help.
      »curveball: Very spectator friendly. One of the best venues to play in. Folding ...
      »Graphite: Thanks curveball,one more question. Are personal coolers allowed in ...
      »Crusher23: Check out a review of the park here: seniorsoftballaddict.com.
      »West Coast Mayhem #00: Yes, coolers are allowed.
      »Jon44: https://youtu.be/NGlhI8hjCLE That link is a review of Arroyo ...
      »Graphite: Thanks to all who answered. Appreciate it.
8 Sept. 17, 2018 297

Looking for BP partner(s)

» Crusher23: I'll be in the Menlo Park/Palo Alto, CA area Sept 25th through Oct 1 ...
      »AJC: Crusher, your welcome to join us for bp Sunday Sept 30th @ 9am @ ...
      »Crusher23: Thank Tony. email me at jimcat3@optonline.net.
      »Nancy Allen: AJC, I looked at the list in pink above. Somehow you hit the bottom ...
      »AJC: All good Crusher, im not sure how familiar you are with the S.F. ...
      »Nancy Allen: AJC, thanks for making my day. Did Dave tell you that jerseys are my ...
      »Crusher23: Thanks again Tony. Pretty familiar with the area, I have family in ...
      »Nancy Allen: AJC, someone just sent me a nice message that you actually have a ...
7 Sept. 14, 2018 260

Remembering 9/11

» Chief144: Let's take a minute away from softball and remember what took place ...
      »TimMcElroy: Well said, Win.
      »Nancy Allen: Thank you. You are right that it changed our World forever.
      »phantomf4j: Chief- I am playing 75 ball now. And I was a Naval Aviator during ...
3 Sept. 14, 2018 126

Cheyenne Park

» SCRAPPY: 70 Majors are scheduled at Cheyenne Park for the LVSSA/SSUSA World ...
      »Jon44: https://youtu.be/9zIg59p_e7k When I reviewed Cheyenne a couple ...
      »curveball: Just drove by Cheyenne Park, it's as Jon44 described. 4-5 porta ...
      »SSUSA Staff: curveball ... You have either been misled or have on your own ...
      »SCRAPPY: We at the Scrap Iron organization strongly support LVSSA/SSUSA but ...
      »Gonedeep43: Playing at Cheyenne back in the Mid 90's, we were abruptly ...
      »doker: hey Dave....was there 3days ago just driving thru and went by!!! ...
      »Brock: LVSSA/SSUSA still has almost two weeks to make some changes. Mike's ...
      »DaveDowell: doker and SCRAPPY and Brock ... Not at all concerned, with lots of ...
      »Brock: Then I guess we won't know whether all of the field and other issues ...
      »DaveDowell: Brock ... [1] We have a very high confidence level that any ...
      »Pitcher5: The 70 Major will move FOUR teams Thursday to BLD. No consolation to ...
      »DaveDowell: A rather inauspicious rookie post Pitcher5 ... You might want to ...
      »Jon44: In fairness, a lot can be done in a short period of time. When I saw ...
      »DaveDowell: Thanks Jon44 ... As long as you mentioned the fairness concept, ...
14 Sept. 13, 2018 1592

BP at BLD in Las Vegas

» Enviro-Vac: Are the soccer fields at BLD available for BP during the Worlds? If ...
      »coop3636: Hey I am not sure about open fields, but they have nice batting ...
      »Nancy Allen: Do the batting cages use real balls? The ones here use a ball that ...
      »mad dog: jimmy i would most likely use the soccer fields there.....most of the ...
      »DaveDowell: Enviro-Vac ... The soccer fields at Freedom Park (BLD site) are NOT ...
      »Nancy Allen: In the good old days when we used to take a team out there, we would ...
      »VegasBob: About 10 minutes away, there is a large open area adjacent to the ...
      »DaveDowell: For SESSION #2 ONLY, we are not scheduled to use Hollywood Park ... ...
      »Enviro-Vac: Thanks all for your help.
      »Chief144: We have taken BP at the Silver Bowl Park, 6800 E Russell Rd. It is ...
      »silver slugger 702: There is Hartke Park also which isn't too far away from BLD (5 ...
10 Sept. 12, 2018 603

Player Rating

» Garciastars: Quick question on player ratings for 40's division. Is the number ...
0 Sept. 12, 2018 76

Ball vs Heat

» D.Litch: What ball will we be hitting in the near 100 degree heat predicted ...
      »mustang: It's a Vegas tournament so we will be hitting the Rock.
      »D.Litch: Thank you Mustang. Assumed it but wasn't sure.
2 Sept. 12, 2018 194

Looking ti Hit

» Turbo 34: Anyone going to hit near St. Louis on Friday or Saturday?
0 Sept. 11, 2018 51

How do you like the 1 n 1 count?

» marcster13: I figure since the SSUSA year is almost up I'd ask how everyone likes ...
      »TXTrouble3: Iím new to SSUSA.....have played in tournaments this year (40+&50+) ...
      »Duke: In the games that I played this year, I like the 1-1 count, because ...
      »Dbax: I have seen no change in regards to games speeded up. Rarely played 7 ...
      »L.Martin: I can say without hesitation that speeds up the game, last year we ...
      »S24: I play both 60M+ and 65M+. I do not like the 1-1 count in the 60ís. I ...
      »Duke: I never feel rushed to get the game over with, when we have had the ...
      »OZ40: "The only aspect of feeling rushed with a 1-1 count, is the batter ...
      »DCPete: Hey this is slo-pitch softball for crying out loud. No one says if ...
      »STL0: I have to agree with DC Pete. As an outfielder, it drove me nuts on ...
      »tc4whlr: The 1-1 is GREAT, no bats on the shoulders. Guys are ready to hit and ...
      »OZ40: Never said the 50 and over division should have the full count. I was ...
      »softball4b: I am with tc4whlr, this is slowpitch. I believe the 1-1 favors the ...
      »ffdonnie: 1-1 count is great. 55M+ and 50M only 1 of our games did not go 7 ...
      »Jawood: Didn't think this subject would come up again? This season, 25 out of ...
      »GI: I have been for 1-1 since I started playing senior softball 40's and ...
      »S24: Well heck, letís just make it a one pitch tourny then. That would be ...
      »Jawood: Senior Softball is such a stressful game! lol
      »r4pitch: Just all around better game with 1-1
      »marcster13: Thank you everyone who's responded. I was mainly curious because I ...
19 Sept. 11, 2018 919

ALLPROSOFTWARE

» dud: Does anyone know how to get ALLPROSOFTWARE to reply and solve an ...
      »DaveDowell: dud ... I've had a lot of experience with APS over the years, ...
      »mad dog: you still use a laptop dave.....thought yours was out of ...
      »DaveDowell: That's hilarious dog! ... I'm still on the replacement laptop bought ...
3 Sept. 11, 2018 258

9/11 and Senior Softball

» Nancy Allen: In 2001 we were preparing to travel to the worlds in Las Vegas. Our ...
      »Omar Khayyam: Great post, Nancy! Puts things in perspective.
      »Perl: Very nice message. We should all be proud to be Americans and ...
      »Nancy Allen: This is really on my mind today. I don't think that I could express ...
      »JamesLG: Great post Nancy: There are a few moments in our lives we neve ...
4 Sept. 11, 2018 1574

50AAA

» TD. Tom: Did I miss the break down of who is in the 50AAA group or is it just ...
      »DaveDowell: TD. Tom ... We posted a bit early ... The 50-AAA shows 72 teams ...
      »Nancy Allen: Such a great turn out. I have been bragging to the ladies here. It ...
      »Nancy Allen: Maybe after talking to the guy from North Dakota, it's time to apply ...
3 Sept. 8, 2018 257
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