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Vendors

» LM21: Anyone know what Vendors will be at session 1 in Las Vegas. FYI ...
      »vegasW: Yes we will be out there. Should be at all fields.
      »HAT MAN: does anyone know what ball will be used for session one mens 40s. I ...
      »TimMcElroy: All SSUSA tournaments played in Las Vegas use The Rock ball with ...
      »SS11: Why doesn't SSUSA use the Rocks all the time. The Trump Stote used in ...
      »Omar Khayyam: Agree with TimMcElroy that it will be the Trump Rock at Vegas. I ...
      »CaliBraves: Anyone know where I can purchase the Rock ball?
      »SSUSA Staff: You may call the Sacramento Office and order them ... If your ...
      »HAT MAN: Thank you SSUSA staff sounds like a plan.
      »Hail Ragna!: You can get them off of EBay for about 85.00 a dozen. I said our team ...
      »Trotter25: What weve been told is that all Bat vendors must be at Big League ...
      »VegasBob: LVSSA uses the Rock ball at the World Masters by popular request. It ...
      »HAT MAN: sorry to hear that for the bat vendors. At least for session 1 you ...
      »SS11: 32 teams at BLD = 180 players?
      »HAT MAN: SS11 Not complaining, I will drive to vendor if needed. 180 ...
      »SSUSA Staff: All National Sponsors have been invited to the 2016 World Masters ...
      »HAT MAN: Sweet Thanks for the detailed info SSUSA, I will let my guys know.
      »joel 1975: calibraves big cat has the balls I buy them for our league from him.
      »joel 1975: mike@bigcat844.com
      »Hail Ragna!: So your team uses them in the league you play in. What part of the ...
      »curveball: Bat Vendors at BLD only, partly due to a taxation issue???? No sales ...
      »SSUSA Staff: curveball ... You may be thinking of the absence of a Personal Income ...
      »curveball: Interesting....Las Vegas and Clark County go out of their way not to ...
      »Hail Ragna!: To the SSUSA Staff. Just so I understand, not trying to be a nerd and ...
      »SSUSA Staff: Hail Ragna! ... You WILL be able to buy bats at the World Masters ...
      »Hail Ragna!: SSUSA Staff, thank you very much. Most appreciated. I plan on robbing ...
      »DaveDowell: That's hilarious! ... But don't do the bank "deal" in Clark County ...
      »J R: You will have to pay 5 dollar entry to shop @BLD
27 Sept. 19, 2016 1791

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 ...
1 Sept. 19, 2016 254

3N2 Shoes

» cheezhed1: I've been wearing 3N2 shoes for about 9 months now and they're ...
      »BudLeftField: I have had the same problem with my 3n2 cleats. Gorilla glue has held ...
      »Wayne 37: New Balance and Adidas are the best for my money........don't leave ...
      »yellowjacket95: I've never worn the 3N2s but I haven't heard good things about them. ...
      »Dbax: Shoe Goo will permantly repair them.
      »CAT: We have been wearing 3N2 shoes since 2003 and, as a team, have been ...
      »yellowjacket95: Good point CAT. I don't have any experience with 3N2 Customer ...
      »#19: Wayne 37 ... That's what I thought was happening with my Boombahs ... ...
      »yellowjacket95: #19... not sure what style of Boombah shoe you have but Boombah ...
      »bkb555: uh-oh...just bought 2 more pairs of Boombah Riots too....maybe that's ...
      »bond_171513: Also had issues with my last two pair of Boombahs - the sole ...
      »Wayne 37: #19 If you play in hot weather or on a hot surface, they will melt ...
      »Fred S: I have used 3N2 products for years but I have found that their ...
      »rocky026: Had same problem 3 games sole came loose. Took pictures and sent to ...
13 Sept. 15, 2016 632

SSUSA Arizona Director Rick Seifman

» Benji4: Just got word from an established senior softball player that he ...
      »baseballbill: I want to comment that with all my dealings with Rick, I always found ...
      »Benji4: I'm glad Rick makes at least one person happy. Hopefully soon there ...
      »L.Martin: Benji4, by any chase did you play with the old DEA Combo teams during ...
      »Benji4: Yes sir that is me. Police softball has come along way. They have a ...
      »Fabe: Awesome to hear of years competing in the Police Games! Played for ...
      »sjuhoops: Great competition for 21 years. Nassau County PD and NY Metro. ...
      »L.Martin: I played the Dayton tournament a few times, by boys always loved the ...
      »Dbax: Played with Arizona Softball Whores for 25 years. Made it it Detroit ...
      »sjuhoops: Dbax Were Delbert and Jan playing in Detroit 86 or 87 when the plane ...
      »Dbax: Yep, we were there. Very scared.
      »Dbax: Lol, should have said very ...
      »Punch: Played with LASD from 1975 to 2003. Post retirement with So. Cal. ...
      »STL0: Fabe: Hawaii's Finest is a good name but I can't believe you didn't ...
      »Katzy63: I find it funny how a bunch of former lawmen hijacked this thread...
      »AZsoftball00: I know #55 from AOS and me have had our run ins with Rick
      »Fabe: Benji...that is our Senior name..Hawaii Five-O/50 n 55 ...
      »Benji4: Fabe you guys had some good Hawaii teams back in the day. I don't ...
      »LM21: I've been playing ASA for over 20 years in Arizona and to many run ...
      »Uncle Mike: Don't want to throw gas on the fire, but I would be extremely angry ...
      »Fabe: I hope U guys can workout that TD problem U have with SSUSA....don't ...
      »Pgh Yinzer: Isn't it odd that SSUSA hasn't commented on this.. I know I worked as ...
      »SSUSA Staff: We don't comment publicly on personnel matters ...
      »Joncon: I don't play senior ball anymore but I'll chime in again in support ...
      »Benji4: Joncon I can assure you the info about Rick is 100% accurate. He ...
      »Dbax: Joncon, email me at dbax5@msn.com.
      »Joncon: ""Let Rick come on this message board and defend himself "" He is ...
26 Sept. 15, 2016 3165

Looking for Sponsorship

» rock43: My name Rockie Galabeas, have a team from Texas looking for a ...
      »rock43: Sorry; requesting Sponsorship for 2017 season
      »JB77301: Where are you from? I'm looking for a new team for next season.
2 Sept. 15, 2016 330

Gary Johnson

» Webbie25: The other thread closed, but I can't leave it like that. Simply go to ...
0 Sept. 14, 2016 410

EYE BLACK?

» Bubble Gum: Some use eye black for decoration and some major league players use ...
      »Pgh Yinzer: Just close your eyes Donny
      »Bubble Gum: I tried that and now I got a REAL Black Eye!
      »DieselDan: It seems like anything black will help keep the sun from deflecting ...
      »softball4b: Try going the other direction. Use a magic marker and black out the ...
      »DieselDan: Interesting idea 4b.
      »DieselDan: But 4b, wouldn't it be easier to wear a ball cap with a dark visor?
6 Sept. 13, 2016 380

sponsors

» bigbatman: how do find good sponsors for a serious team that plays a lot 8 ...
      »Sparky.1: As a Sponsor, you might consider starting off with what State you are ...
      »bigbatman: Thanks Sparky left that out Indiana /Chicago our players are from ...
      »bigbatman: We played 55 AAA last year finished 3rd in Las Vegas ,we also won ...
3 Sept. 12, 2016 488

Wayne37

» stick8: Wayne37, perhaps I'm beating a dead horse here but you posed this ...
      »JimmyG: I can. It was NY Senator Hillary Clinton in 2003 defending the ...
      »STL0: I think it is ironic that the previous discussion which was basically ...
      »stick8: JimmyG you win the grand prize!!
      »SSUSA Staff: STL0 ... It's about responsible free speech here ... The other thread ...
      »Mulewhipper: Ah yes...free speech, an often misunderstood and misinterpreted ...
      »STL0: Actually for an internet discussion, it was pretty tame but I ...
      »Wayne 37: Dear stick8, "I'm sick and tired of people who say if you debate ...
      »Webbie25: Wayne, I was also outraged that he actually said that in public. I ...
      »stick8: Wayne37, I can understand your frustration but keep in mind, when ...
      »Wayne 37: Dear Webbie25, I wasn't talking about the television news media. ...
      »Wayne 37: Dear stick8, If Donald Trump condemned those comments, he will ...
      »RIK56: Having trouble finding the pro military,and pro police faction that ...
      »stick8: Wayne37, It's interesting you condemn others for criticizing Obama, ...
      »stick8: RIK56, Tammy Duckworth is an Iraq war veteran who is a double ...
      »JimmyG: Stick, one correction. Tammy Duckworth is a U.S. Representative from ...
      »Webbie25: Wayne, I don't do facebook-or much social media at all-this is the ...
      »stick8: JimmyG, you are right again!! My mistake. I nominate you to be the ...
      »JimmyG: LOL Stick. I will wait to see what the grand prize was for answering ...
      »Wayne 37: This pretty much sums it up me...........ciao, ...
      »mad dog: webbie....the first words out of the right wing terrorists(reps) we ...
      »Wayne 37: Tell em, mad dog..........LOL Webbie, if you still want to vote ...
      »stick8: Wayne37, interesting you mention Gary Johnson. Third party candidates ...
      »mad dog: actually stick i kind of like him(gary johnson) even tho i don't care ...
      »Wayne 37: Dear stick8, The blurb was from the humor section of The New ...
      »Webbie25: Hey, mad dog-what's up? I know Gary Johnson personally-he played ...
      »mad dog: ok webbie, so he is not as great as advertised...mmmmm now ...
      »JimmyG: Stick, Gary Johnson ran in 2012 in GOP primary. He ended up on ballot ...
      »Wayne 37: Webbie, When Johnson, "establishment" Republican, took the tiller ...
      »stick8: Damn, JimmyG you are right again. Your batting a thousand!!
29 Sept. 12, 2016 1458

What do i do to get started

» jmichals: Hey guys....turning 50 in a few months..where do i go to get ...
      »BruceinGa: Hi Joey!! You should register with SPA and SSUSA. You will find ...
      »jmichals: thx Bruce! Good to hear from you....let some of your contacts know ...
      »BruceinGa: I will, hope to see you on the field again!
      »Trotter25: Joey Michaels... What you do is call your former Suncoast ...
      »jmichals: Hey Lee, id like to try and see what i can do. some days are better ...
      »Cuervo13: A few steps to follow 1. Buy senior stick 2. Roll or shave to the ...
      »Hail Ragna!: I must admit, this is funny and good input. You are right on when it ...
      »bkb555: yeah.....batting practice is waaaaay over rated.......but try it ...
8 Sept. 11, 2016 601

Fall Training Camp for Senior players

» Tri18: Happy to announce that we will be holding our fall Training camp this ...
      »hemi racer: Have attended three of Alan's camp and several others in the a ...
      »Wayne 37: I went back in February for a little vacation. I enjoyed it. Too ...
      »Tri18: Thanks guys! You will be happy to know I signed the contract today ...
      »hemi racer: If they ever ate at Mulligans with that ocean view it wouldn't be a ...
      »hemi racer: Alan, what is the physical address of the fields? Looking for the ...
      »Tri18: Hemi, I just locked in the South County Complex in Bero Beach which ...
      »Mac33: Hey Alan, I will be returning. I'm going to the tournament the week ...
      »bkb555: I stayed at country inn and it was excellent in the spring training ...
      »Tri18: Mac, That will be great to see you. Bkb, are you able to make ...
      »hemi racer: The Thursday morning scrimmage game is one more fun softball game. ...
      »Tri18: Our grudge match afternoon scrimmage games in the afternoon are a ...
      »hemi racer: You've always heard the expression you throw like a girl? WELL, wish ...
      »bkb555: Alan, I am out for the fall training camp....but look forward to the ...
13 Sept. 11, 2016 947

Rating Changes for Vegas

» missouridave: For the SSUSA staff. You posted on August 12, 2016 that the midyear ...
      »DaveDowell: Haven't seen any complete list and am in full schedule-prep mode for ...
      »missouridave: Thanks Dave for the quick response. I did go to the ratings page and ...
      »Duke: Hi Missouridave, We have talked in the past and met at one of the ...
      »missouridave: Andy, Thanks for the note. I agree with everything you said. Just ...
      »Duke: Well Dave, what can I say. By the lack of doing what is correct, will ...
      »DMac: Andy, this is Dennis, your old teammate from Double Edge. This is the ...
      »Duke: Hi Dennis, Normally, I would agree with you, and I would not have ...
7 Sept. 8, 2016 1071

Colin Kaepernick

» Dbax: Would love to hear opinions. Mine is, he has every right not to stand ...
      »D.W: LET HIM GO FIGHT FOR OUR FLAG IN A WAR ..HE'D HAVE A DIFFERENT WA ...
      »Benji4: DC, What a POS kaepernick is. He sounds so unintelligent when he ...
      »Dbax: Lol! Keith, yours was the response I was waiting for. Take a deep ...
      »Fabe: I was thinking if every police officer in everty state took two days ...
      »titanhd: What difference does the color of his parents make Benji4? Would it ...
      »Wayne 37: Dear Benji4, Are your white parents still alive or did they die ...
      »mad dog: colin is just doing what he thinks is right to highlight the problems ...
      »Dbax: Oh boy........hear we go.
      »The Screamer5: As a military veteran (22 years as a MP) and as a black man, I ...
      »Bubble Gum: Kaperprick obviously thinks Obama's efforts are useless! If ...
      »FOFO: I believe that not only is he going about his protest the wrong way, ...
      »southernson: This is not a new issue, it's not like Colin Kaepernick has suddenly ...
      »Capt Kirk: Regardless of one's beliefs, the 1st amendment protects all citizens ...
      »Benji4: Chill Wayne. I was merely advising people that kaepernicks adoptive ...
      »DandyRandy: Kaepernick is a clueless prima donna POS that will only make race ...
      »mad dog: and so dandy...why do you think that is so....all the great schools ...
      »jimperry19: Senior softball bats are pretty hot. Do you guys agree?
      »LP: Anyone that disrespects the American FLAG or our national Anthem in ...
      »16wood: I believe that CK is sincere in his actions. A lot of people have ...
      »AJC: I think in Colin's mind he thinks he's trying to help and bring more ...
      »armiho211: A lot of good men & women have made the ultimate sacrifice to ...
      »Rightrj: Wow you old men are hard on CK! I think he's gotten his point ...
      »L.Martin: I personally have shed blood in combat over my 25 years in the ...
      »AJC: So true L. Martin. The media keeps this story in the forefront. It ...
      »DOLFAN: F this guy...I served my country for 23 years in the Military. ...
      »Wayne 37: Oxymoron of the day. Colin Kaepernick wants to make America great. ...
      »Wayne 37: Hey, DOLFAN, that door swings both ways. Anybody that wants my ...
      »STL0: I think it is this simple. No one will get respect (or attention to ...
      »Benji4: Hey Wayne a couple of things: You probably shouldn't believe ...
      »HAT MAN: lots of thought here. The irony is none of this matters to each ...
      »HAT MAN: and this thread should let you edit spelling mistakes....LOL
      »Benji4: Vinny you just took all the fun out of it. ...
      »jfsully: https://polination.files.wordpress.com/2015/05/booker-t-washington-quo ...
      »jfsully: In case you dont want to click on the link: ďThere is another ...
      »Dbax: Wayne37.....You have crossed the line! Leave Barney Fife out of this.
      »FOFO: Man, Reading this thread only confirms what I have suspected all ...
      »Wayne 37: Oh, Benji. You don't have the rationale to ascertain that I'm an ...
      »Dbax: Makes sense now......for a ...
      »Benji4: Wayne you proved my point. You are obviously misinformed about Darren ...
      »marcster13: I will not question if it's his right or not to belittle the country ...
      »Dem2: This is what I find interesting, I have most of these posts and it ...
      »Wayne 37: In what countries is it required that everybody stand up for the ...
      »AJC: Spin it how you want but who goes to any event player or fan and ...
      »Webbie25: Wow. Wayne-I am an independent that has been attacking political ...
      »Benji4: Webbie great post and thank you for your service. You are right that ...
      »Dbax: Agreed, thanks Mark.
      »stick8: Webbie, can I be your running mate in 2020? 😀
      »AJC: Spot on Webbie ! Thanks
      »Wayne 37: Dear Webbie25, I've had what I would call two encounters with the ...
      »Dbax: Wow Wayne, you should have picked a better example than Michael ...
      »Webbie25: Dear Wayne37: I donít believe I know you. I have no idea what your ...
      »Benji4: Wayne give me the name of the officers and the department they work ...
      »Az Iz: BLAH... BLAH...... BLAH.........
      »Webbie25: Az Iz-how disappointing that your reaction is boredom and disgust. If ...
      »DCPete: Damn, must have had a senior moment & clicked the wrong ...
      »Az Iz: DO YOU REALLY BELIEVE YOUR YADAH YADAH YADAH POSTING ON THIS BOARD ...
      »Webbie25: Your right, it's not. Just had to try once. Nobody else is trying. ...
57 Sept. 7, 2016 2251

Huntsville, AL ISSA tournament on Sept 30, Oct 1-2.. whos going??

» coop3636: Which 55 teams are going the ISSA tournament in Huntsville, Al on ...
0 Sept. 6, 2016 122

Rocky Mountain Championships

» E6 in AZ: I will start this off, SSUSA ..... great tourney, great location, ...
      »AZsoftball00: Two words: Double Dipped
      »E6 in AZ: That will happen when you play good teams.
2 Sept. 6, 2016 509

Half Run Rule

» SJV: Recently played in a tournament in Bullhead. Visiting team was given ...
      »Dbax: The only drawback I can think of is the visiting team wins when they ...
      »PoollShark: Imagine losing the championship game of a tournament 19 1/2 - 19? ...
      »SSUSA Staff: We've heard this proposal on a couple of occasions for tournament ...
      »KP&R: It was my understanding that this rule was put in place because the ...
      »KP&R: Just curious SJV, what did you and your team think of this rule? Did ...
      »curveball: Another twist to the Bullhead 1/2 run rule, if you are a higher ...
      »Dbax: KP&R, I beg to differ that there is no difference in losing by 1/2 ...
      »SJV: KP&R 3 out of the five games we played the 1/2 run came into play. ...
      »stick8: Curveball, USSSA has kind of a similar rule in the conference, NIT's ...
      »NYGNYY: If time is the issue and extra innings is causing the headache. ...
      »PoollShark: KP&R, Losing by an earned run is a lot different than losing by an ...
      »Slap hitter: Hey Stick...I want your take on what happened in Lacey Wahington last ...
      »Jawood: There were 24 teams in that Lacey tournament with 15 different ...
      »Duke: I am not in favor of this rule. There are enough odd rules already in ...
      »stick8: Slap hitter, can you provide more details on that? Was this a 55 ...
      »Slap hitter: Hey Stick...of course it was a 55 Major Plus against a bumped 50 ...
      »Mango: Thereís actually a good question in here. Iím just wondering do ...
      »Benji4: So I'm guessing guys that agree with this are the same guys who ...
      »stick8: Slap hitter, as an aside, OKI was never in that position. To answer ...
      »Slap hitter: Like I thought stick, I wouldn't think the OKI boys would take a ...
      »stick8: I agree wholeheartedly 100% slap hitter. To answer your question of ...
      »Slap hitter: Want to give props and a shout out of RESPECT to the Washington ...
22 Sept. 6, 2016 1271

Question

» BudK: Who is Colin Kapernick?
      »DaveDowell: The second string quarterback of the NFL San Francisco 49er's ...
      »DOLFAN: Question? WHO CARES????????????????
      »Sparky.1: And what the HeDoubleHockeySticks has he got to do with Senior ...
      »hemi racer: I care who he is because he is very much disrespecting my uncle who ...
      »stever: Two comments... While I don't agree with what he did, he has every ...
      »SSUSA Staff: We're going to shut this thread down ... BudK asked a very simple ...
6 Sept. 4, 2016 417

Getting released from a team you don't want to play for any longer

» grayhitter59: Needing to understand this. 1) you are playing for a team half way ...
      »SSUSA Staff: The policy of SSUSA NOT serving as an arbitrator in Player Release ...
      »grayhitter59: It is understandable that SSUSA would take this position, but at the ...
      »swing for the fences : I would have to agree with Grayhitter59... once you have notified the ...
      »grayhitter59: Thank You for agreeing with me SFTF, I think we need SSUSA to change ...
      »Benji4: I usually defend SSUSA but not on this one and I agree with ...
      »SSUSA Staff: Rules changes occur only one time per year, at the National Rules ...
      »grayhitter59: Benji4, I like the way you think, these guy is a pussycat and ...
      »DaveDowell: Here's a real life actual example from the World Championships in ...
      »grayhitter59: To staff, if your are playing for a manager who not a good person, ...
      »grayhitter59: Dave, That sounds like a malicuous intent on the part of the ...
      »CAT: Boy, kids will be kids! Why can't we just all be thankful to be able ...
      »DaveDowell: Come on guys. The first game starts in 5 minutes in this case and ...
      »Wayne 37: Let meathead player who wanted a release to serve a one-year ...
      »mad dog: staff...first off this is not a game invented for 12 yr old ...
      »CAT: Well Dave, unless you have changed your ways over the years, I know ...
      »grayhitter59: Gentlemen, I think we can all agree that there maybe reasons for no ...
      »DaveDowell: To wrap this up for my involvement ... grayhitter59 ... The player ...
      »grayhitter59: Dave, Thank you for that. I will try to give you a accurate ...
      »DCPete: Damn, snapped the Ultra in two over his thigh? That bat must have ...
      »crump22: Dave,i know that story lol,I were the manager,Rickey were the ...
      »grayhitter59: Just to put a end (almost to this) I received a call from this ...
      »rightrj1: Garyhitter, I hear you loud and clear, but if you're waiting on SSUSA ...
      »HAT MAN: simple say we guarantee it then if you play say you lied the rules ...
      »grayhitter59: No my word is worth more than a softball game, can't do it!
      »Duke: Maybe at the December meetings this can be altered somewhat. For now, ...
      »Duke: BTW, every season stands on its own merit. Just because you do not ...
      »Dancer: Dave Dowell "I guess he bought the first Miken two-piece bat!" that ...
      »DaveDowell: Dancer ... At 5'-11" and about 195, I was at least four inches ...
      »Benji4: Grayhitter Did you get released? If you didn't put the managers ...
      »HAT MAN: middles open until he gets released. Put a bounty on their pitchers ...
      »Benji4: I'll find you on freemont street..........
      »XLR8: HAT MAN. Putting a bounty on their pitcher does not resolve a thing. ...
      »XLR8: My apologies HAT MAN, I failed to read your entire message.
      »HAT MAN: I was kidding about middle but playing fair went out the window when ...
      »crump22: Dancer,i didn,t have a problem releasing the player,it was the Team ...
      »Rainmans: There is good rationale for both sides of this debate. There's always ...
      »SSUSA Staff: grayhitter59 has been released from the former team.
      »TOMAR77: I am glad that greyhitter59 was released. I am in the camp that if a ...
      »bkb555: imagine if we played for money....prize money!!!.....I remember a ...
      »nails: at our age we shouldnt be even having this discussion,,manager ...
40 Sept. 3, 2016 2364

Rocky Mountain Championships

» surf88: I wanted to share my thanks to all the folks who visited our Adidas ...
0 Sept. 3, 2016 226

Bruce Campion

» surf88: I recently learned at the Rocky Mountain Championships in Aurora that ...
0 Sept. 3, 2016 255
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