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Women's AAA 50's Team

» Patti64: We are an established AAA 50's team, most of us have been playing ...
0 Oct. 29, 2019 46

Whatís the call?

» youngen: Outfielder charging a short fly ball. Makes the catch falling down. ...
      »ToddOutlaw51: Dropped ball
      »DaveDowell: youngen ... Your fact pattern is fairly simple, but not having seen ...
      »B.J.: youngen.. per your post and with no mention of the fielder reaching ...
      »stick8: This is synonymous with the NFL rule. You have to ďcomplete the ...
      »1jonsey: I have a couple of questions, after reading what bj posted and ...
      »Wayne 37: TECHNICALLY the fielder only pinned the ball against his body. ...
6 Oct. 28, 2019 388

Getting reclassified

» JamesLG: Hi All: What is the procedure for getting reclassified from a M ...
      »JamesLG: I should have included if I can't go down a division I perfectl ...
1 Oct. 28, 2019 254

Legal roster?

» EBAT50: 4 guys that played 55 major last year. 3 guys that played 50 major ...
      »MurrayW: Why not play 50 major with these friends? Why do 10 major players ...
      »mck71: Agree with Murray, NOT a legal 50AAA roster. The 55M players CAN ...
      »DaveDowell: EBAT50 ... Here's the best advice I can provide, because nobody who ...
      »EBAT50: Thx for the advice. I didn't realize that a player had to play 2 yrs ...
4 Oct. 27, 2019 541

WHOS COMING

» Lokahi: Just curious what other 50ís AAA teams were participating next month ...
      »DaveDowell: With two business days left until the entry deadline on Tuesday, ...
      »Lokahi: Figured there would be between 12-15 teams. But back to the question, ...
      »DaveDowell: We'll do the "big reveal" at the close of business on Tuesday ... ...
      »Bob21: Santa Dave, The anticipation of the big reveal is real. When I ...
      »woodies1023: Dave, How many 55 teams do you have signed up for Winter Worlds
      »DaveDowell: Fellas ... Not going to be much help here since I'm not working in ...
      »Lokahi: Should we start the drumroll for the ďbig revealĒ? Or did you mean ...
      »DaveDowell: It will be a little later this evening (10/22/19) ... Over 50 entries ...
      »Bob21: 15 AAA teams from 8 different states. Well done Nebraska -1, ...
      »DaveDowell: Bob21 ... We're showing 17 50-AAA teams, not 15 ... That's better for ...
      »Bob21: Arenít the Blaze and Spintees AA??
      »DaveDowell: Bob21 ... Dont overthink this ... We've got the ratings function and ...
      »CLUBBER: Dave, any idea about when the field assignments will be out for each ...
      »DaveDowell: CLUBBER ... The goal is the end of day Friday (10/25/19) ... Staff is ...
14 Oct. 24, 2019 1022

Major Plus Equipment

» rightrj1: Since IMO most the BITCHING about the level of play, the speed of the ...
      »Wood_1966: I have yet to come across a single team or player in the 50AA or ...
      »jackbrun: Rightrj1 - I am the manager of a 65AAA team that just got bumped up ...
      »Bernie17: Can you please explain to me how this "new technology" only changes ...
      »CX1: Jack,I just looked at the rating list and I see your team was rerated ...
      »peteboeckel: Wood1966 nailed it...completely. But here's something to consider. ...
      »DaveDowell: CX1 ... NG≤ is going to the T.O.C. in February as a 65-AAA team ...
6 Oct. 24, 2019 1126

Fountain Hills tournament

» hitnrun5: Looking to play this weekend in Fountain Hills. Can play 55-65 Kenny
0 Oct. 23, 2019 115

New glove

» cyborg45: I plan on getting a new glove. Currently have a Rawlings 14" trapez. ...
      »hector: I started to use the wilson a2000 sp135 (13.5")this year. Use it for ...
      »Wayne 37: I would purchase a 1B glove since you play mostly that position. The ...
      »Graphite: Buy a Nokona,they are American made.Support your country.
      »Mikelmart: I put a lot of emphasis on how the glove is broken in. It takes a lot ...
      »cyborg45: This is interesting. I've broken in a lot of gloves, but never paid ...
      »DieselDan: Seems MM, that since you mentioned 14&15" gloves, your suggestion ...
      »stick8: A great way to soften the leather on a new glove is spray it with ...
      »Wood_1966: Shoeless Joe makes some pretty good gloves, they come about 90% of ...
      »msw4indy: I have 2 of the Shoeless Joe gloves and love them. They also have a ...
      »TanksnDingers42: See my Youtube video on new glove breakin. Go to Youtube and search ...
      »shortstopchic10: I have 2 AZGM custom gloves. Ive had Rawlings, Easton, Nokona, ...
11 Oct. 21, 2019 971

rolling bat bag

» gonz: looking to get a bat bag. Want to spend between $100 - 120 with ...
      »JimmyG: Boombah has nice rolling ...
1 Oct. 21, 2019 127

Asa bats

» HAT MAN: Can someone confirm the asa bat ban that ssusa brought up at the ...
      »lb16: Not sure what was brought up in vegas meeting, but the ASA bats are ...
      »HAT MAN: Lb One way or another I don't plan on using an asa bar for seniors. ...
      »ETDave: I've used my old ASA Easton Extended in a few tournaments, but is it ...
      »DaveDowell: HAT MAN and lb16 ... The "next generation" of ASA bats are not ...
      »HAT MAN: Dave Thanks for getting back so quick. When it was said at thr ...
      »DaveDowell: Vinnie ... When it was said "they are hotter", that wasn't clearly ...
      »HAT MAN: Perfect,easily understood explanation Thanks again Dave. Thread ...
7 Oct. 21, 2019 335

60 major playing with 50 AAA

» 50omaha: I know there was a scale a while bak showing what age/class can play ...
      »Duke: 50omaha, Yes, a 60M player can play with a 50AAA team. In addition, a ...
1 Oct. 21, 2019 192

Wipe away front line of the box?

» lowprofile: Just throwing this out there, would it be possible to eliminate the ...
      »lowprofile: Forgot to add...my thinking is as long as the back foot stays within ...
      »curveball: As long as it's in the rule book, you will have a front line. You'd ...
      »L: Sounds like you want another 2-3 feet to hit with which the pitcher ...
      »TimMcElroy: I might be more open to changing the batter's box rules if scoring ...
      »DaveDowell: I know I represent only one vote (of 13) on the National Rules ...
      »Awg-dawg: The only time Iíve ever seen it enforced was this year at BLD.
      »lowprofile: L, No that is not what I do! I'm just stating a fact of batters ...
      »DaveDowell: Awg-dawg and lowprofile ... A couple of quick comments from the guy ...
      »B.J.: I think Dave meant to say the boxes are 4'X 7'
      »k man: BJ, I think you meant to say that Dave meant to say 3x7 (7x3)
      »B.J.: lol... well it took 3 tries but it's right now... good catch
      »DaveDowell: YEP! ... I meant to say 3' x 7' ... Thanks for the corrective therapy!
      »lowprofile: Dave makes since...line is not removable lol! never thought about ...
      »garyheifner: I think the front line should remain to keep hitters from running too ...
      »Awg-dawg: The rule may have been enforced at other parks , but itís the first ...
15 Oct. 20, 2019 605

Torn meniscus

» Danny G: Can anyone give suggestions to me about torn meniscus I have a tear ...
      »MurrayW: Something to consider. ...
      »ChiPrimeMarty: Danny G, I am no expert, but I did have a meniscus tear 14 years ...
      »JamesLG: Hi: I have had two scope surgeries on the same knee getting mor ...
      »TA: Had my meniscus repaired about 2 months ago, and it helped but still ...
      »BillMine: Danny some hope for you. One of my best friends and teammates has ...
      »Nancy Allen: Danny G, I would be very careful. I was misdiagnosed three times in ...
      »crush: I had torn meniscus 14 years ago. Tried rest and PT, but as soon as ...
      »Nancy Allen: Crush, I disagree only because of my experience with my knee Dr. ...
8 Oct. 19, 2019 537

Bobby Nifong

» Lefty: Need contact number for Bobby Nifong joedeafalcon@gmail.com
      »wolfman wilt: also would like bobbys contact number was he in myrtle beach this ...
1 Oct. 18, 2019 325

Huntsman 2019

» Huntsman: I have now been to St. George Utah Twice, 2018 and 2019. In 2018 I ...
      »Don5: Congratulations Larry, next year maybe Major?
1 Oct. 15, 2019 455

Dudley ZN 52/300 ball

» OZ40: Since upper division teams are slowly leaving our league to go to the ...
      »Pfeff: IMO senior bats and 52/300 are not a good mix. We tried it at the ...
      »mad dog: what problem with senior bats with this ball.....aren't they the ...
2 Oct. 15, 2019 436

Game Balls

» garyheifner: l Been thinking about a post a while back. A team was called out for ...
      »TimMcElroy: Not all 44/375s are created equal. In the same way that Honda Accord ...
      »tc4whlr: In Vegas this year does anybody else feel the flight of the ball was ...
      »DaveDowell: Nothing unusual there ... That's the "normal" unpredictability of ...
      »garyheifner: tc4whir Vegas Rock I was in RC and a liner headed for the ...
      »tc4whlr: garyheifner, we had a right handed batter hit a ball right at the ...
      »OZ40: Probably due to uneven atmospheric conditions brought about by global ...
      »SOFTBALLNUTZ: The ROCK ball has a soft, spongy cover that when hit hard will go ...
      »curveball: Great one OZ. Thanks for the morning smile.
8 Oct. 15, 2019 852

Idea for next years worlds in Vegas (or any other large tourney)

» coop3636: SSUSA Please divide each division into two groups for the ...
      »DaveDowell: coop3636 ... On first reading, I thought you were referring to the ...
      »coop3636: Dave You misunderstood my suggestion. Have half of the teams play ...
      »DaveDowell: coop3636 ... I think I did understand your suggestion, but for the ...
      »TimMcElroy: How about a 40 team full round robin so that nobody plays the same ...
      »mck71: I don't know I would go that far Tim, can't see getting that round ...
      »DaveDowell: mck71 ... A full round robin with 40 teams only requires 780 games ...
      »coop3636: Sorry to start this. Just wanted to throw out a suggestion We just ...
      »DaveDowell: No worries, coop3636 ... It's not the first time that suggestion has ...
      »softball4b: To the best of my knowledge teams usually do not play teams from the ...
      »TimMcElroy: ^^^ BINGO!!
      »NYTX: We have seen the same thing, numerous times, that coop is presenting. ...
      »Rick35: I would agreed with coop3636 in a way...if each pod has 16 teams (4 ...
12 Oct. 10, 2019 1156

Any Tournaments in the Southern California Area

» Da Wiz: Hello Everyone, Does anybody know of any Senior Tournaments in the ...
      »JackB: One Day Tournament in Hemet Oct 26 https://www.socalssa.com/
      »Mrhustle50: Da wiz, Yes the tournament is scheduled and is a twilight tournament ...
      »wdodge22: Da Wiz email me at HC50ssoftball@gmail.com and I will send you the ...
      »TOMAR77: Bill is correct tourney at BLD Cathedral City. They are still adding ...
      »wdodge22: There are actually 2 tournaments at BLD Cat City. ISPS is running ...
      »TOMAR77: C U There, Bill. Tomar
6 Oct. 9, 2019 286

Looking to take some BP in the San Francisco bay area

» Crusher23: I'm heading to California this week and would like to take some BP ...
0 Oct. 9, 2019 101
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