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Passing of Columbus LX5 Coach

» southpaw: So sorry to hear that Henry Solis passed. His family and players are ...
      »Perl: So sad to hear about Henry’s passing. Henry was that rare guy that ...
      »TimMcElroy: I met him a few times at the Mobile, AL tournament. He was a very ...
      »Fabe: Never met Henry, but prayers to his love ones coming from the ...
      »Randy13: My thoughts and prayers go out to his family.
      »Gunny2: Prayers to Henry family but now he is a safe place & God got a good ...
      »Lefty: Sorry to here of Henry passing. Great person. The SE softball world ...
6 March 10, 2018 368

Why so late

» grayhitter59: Staff, here we are March 5 and can't see names of team attending the ...
      »DaveDowell: You're not supposed to see them yet! ... Before you file that ...
      »grayhitter59: Thank you Dave, I knew you had the answer. LOL By the way I am ...
      »DaveDowell: No kidding! ... Why does it always sound better when I said it as ...
      »tall_thunder: Is there a solution to this problem. The field assignment just came ...
      »TimMcElroy: I'm saving Dave the trouble of typing this answer AGAIN. nofear ...
      »DaveDowell: tall_thunder ... You're in the wrong tourney thread, but I'll cover ...
      »grayhitter59: Dave and Tim want to apologize for opening that can of worms.. My ...
      »DaveDowell: No worries, Manny! ... Not the first time the complaint department ...
8 March 9, 2018 954

Alan Tanner

» OZ40: Got your email regarding the upcoming Miken/Worth Demo Day/Homerun ...
      »Tri18: OZ, You diehards are to be admired. It was 83 degrees here this ...
      »OZ40: I thought about that Alan but my access to the company jet is ...
      »Jawood: 60 and 70's on the March 4th? I'll take it. Actually I'll take it on ...
      »Fabe: Those temps are chilly winters for us guys in Da Tropics! Aloha, Fabe
      »OZ40: Fabe, year round ball climate is a dream here in the north and that ...
      »infoblocked: OZ, the other side of that coin is we don't give our old bodies a ...
      »OZ40: Point taken. I'm just not sure there is another side of the coin. ...
      »boss74: We just had a Miken/Worth demo day in SoCal on Tuesday, 79 degrees.
      »Fabe: I rather surf big waves n run with my dog!😎 Anyways we are ...
      »Fabe: Oh by the way, I just returned from San Diego n it wuz in da 40's!!!! ...
10 March 8, 2018 957

wanting to buy a safenet bp pitching screen

» pablo222: iLooking to buy one of the bp screens legends used to make & sell in ...
      »Jethro: pitch safe has a website that you can contact them on. I have one for ...
      »sbswat24: I have the pitch safe and love it very durable and portable. There ...
2 March 8, 2018 354

BASEBALL BAT STICKERS

» fisherman: need help getting stickers for bats to signify there ok for tourney
      »DieselDan: Search removeable adhesive stickers.
      »fisherman: thanks Diesel Dan that helps alot
2 March 7, 2018 262

Birmingham tourney, March 3

» southpaw: 9 a.m. J.D. Lillie--SouthEast Water Swarm--Team ...
      »southpaw: Keep your fingers crossed! Rain predicted early in the week, but ...
      »KC Jim: Any 44 375 ball can be used? ASA, ISA, or NSA approved?
      »southpaw: preferrably senior approved: SSUSA, ISSA, SPA.
      »hitman: Any Teams that need balls I'll be at the tourney with X-Rocks, ...
      »KC Jim: JIM- what price? wish you would have told us that before I bought ...
      »KC Jim: JIM- what price? wish you would have told us that before I bought ...
      »southpaw: talked with Birmingham P&R today. There is some rain expected ...
      »COWBOYJIMMY: I wish I had some balls!!!😀😀😀
      »hitman: $65 Doz $35 half doz $6 each
      »KC Jim: that's a good price- will look you up Saturday
      »COWBOYJIMMY: I NEED A HUG!!😥😥😥😥
      »southpaw: Sorry, Cowboy, but there is no crying and/or hugs in ...
      »Lefty: Great weather had a great time. Didn't look so good at the plate. ...
      »southpaw: Thanks, Joe. Looking forward to the season, for sure. Wanted to ...
      »COWBOYJIMMY: Do u need a hug!!😀😀😀
      »Perl: Just a thought. Many of us drive up Friday and spend the night. Cost ...
      »TM44: What were the results? Who won.
      »southpaw: TM44, it was just 3 gg; hopefully, everyone got their fill of ...
      »Vance+50: Thanks for doing this every year, always nice to get the season ...
      »KC Jim: Thanks Steve for putting on this warmup tourney. Weather was great ...
20 March 5, 2018 1045

Team 1 Sports Spring Camp

» hemi racer: Just returned home worn out, but safe from Alan's spring camp. Of the ...
      »bkb555: Agree 100%...this also was my 4th spring camp and every time I come ...
      »Tri18: Thank you guys. My staff and I try to make each camp better by ...
2 March 2, 2018 521

WOULD YOU QUIT PLAYING?

» maskedman: There is an evil force out there and it's trying to wiggle its way ...
      »OZ40: Full disclosure here, my game is basically a power game, I've hit ...
      »tc4whlr: heck no, its about the game and the camaraderie not about the ball
      »ETDave: I guess I'm part of that evil force. lol I've played with the 52/300 ...
      »marcster13: Interesting question. Some years back our non senior league that uses ...
      »Mason's Grandpa: I would not quit. I know some bat company will come out with a bat ...
      »Jon44: I also would not quit. Hitting any ball they throw out there is still ...
      »OZ40: MASON, If the fields you play at are ASA sanction fields then any ASA ...
      »Mason's Grandpa: OZ40, We play in a 50 and a 60 City League. EVERY TEAM has COMPLAINED ...
      »OZ40: Mason- If I remember correctly our entry fee is $575.00 and our ...
      »Az Iz: IF THEY DON'T USE THE BALL I WANT THEM TO USE.... ...
      »OZ40: MASON-did some double checking, our league cost is $500.00 plus 20.00 ...
      »HJ: If you pose a question to an attorney about the liability of using a ...
      »OZ40: ATTORNEYS.... Associations and municipalities and association ...
      »HJ: Insurance companies are not your friend either in this discussion. ...
      »bkb555: no, I would quit playing ever if I didn't like the ball....it all ...
      »bkb555: meant to write "would NOT quit playing ever"
      »OZ40: I wouldn't quit playing, just tournaments. I'm not making a ...
      »Crusher23: Dilly Dilly!
      »Benji4: If I win the lottery I will start an Association for all of you who ...
      »OZ40: Benji- In an idyllic Association I would start with a full count, and ...
      »Benji4: OZ40 I'm a one division, blind draw, double elimination guy. ...
      »DaveDowell: Benji4 ... We could call it ...
      »Benji4: Dave That's why I like you cause you get ...
      »OMD: HELL NO - I wouldn't quit either! A lot of us started with tennis ...
      »OZ40: Benji-4 " I'm a one division, blind draw, double elimination guy. ...
25 March 1, 2018 1880

New Dudleys

» JamesLG: Hi All: Anybody heard when the new Dudley's are going to ...
      »COWBOYJIMMY: I bought one last week
      »COWBOYJIMMY: It will be in Birmingham this Saturday
      »COWBOYJIMMY: $220 heat treated😗😗😗. Just trying to get my ...
      »missouridave: If I understand the heat treatment as I have read on other sites, ...
      »Tri18: I have them in stock. Alan Tanner Team 1 Sports 561-718-7504
      »COWBOYJIMMY: I didn't know anything about heat treated it came that way and no ...
      »COWBOYJIMMY: Brother Dave Dowell not Brother Missouridave didn't want to get bad ...
      »fennellwg: We had this discussion last year around this time regarding Kelly’s ...
      »SOFTBALLNUTZ: COWBOYJIMMY When the "Heated" bat was delivered to you, did it ...
      »COWBOYJIMMY: When the guy give me the bat that I ordered he said it was ...
      »missouridave: Cowboy Jimmy, The reason I did my post was I assumed that you did NOT ...
      »COWBOYJIMMY: I can't hit home runs with shaved senior bats with launch 650 balls ...
      »COWBOYJIMMY: I don't take people the wrong way anymore seniorsoftball is the best ...
      »SSUSA Staff: We shouldn't have to keep posting this, but here we go again ... ...
14 Feb. 28, 2018 934

Wanting to Hit

» BubbleHead96: Going to be in the Orlando and Tampa areas over the next 10 days - ...
0 Feb. 27, 2018 134

Is it time for Full Time Screen?

» bkb555: over the winter I have been involved I a lot of BP sessions and just ...
      »VegasBob: I played in a game with a pitcher's screen, and in the last inning a ...
      »sbswat24: We played with the option to use the screen at the villages ...
      »DieselDan: bkb555 If the batter hits a pop up in front of the screen and the ...
      »garyheifner: My sun City was pretty much against the screen. After numerous ...
      »Webbie25: I don't think you will find any M+ pitchers that would ask for the ...
      »Omar Khayyam: Webbie25, I think you are not giving pitchers their due. I have been ...
      »Webbie25: Omar, I was referring to M+ pitchers only. I inadvertently have hit ...
      »Crusher23: No. Not in tournament play.
      »MC8: My emphatic answer is no, it is not time for “full time screen”. I am ...
9 Feb. 27, 2018 1169

Ratings

» Dbax: Can someone please explain how Enviro Vac Marauders who finished ...
      »bbullet: Looks like after 367 "views" no one can explain it!
      »Dbax: Lol! I didn't think anyone would. Funny stuff going on.
      »BallPlayer35: Dbax, has your team ever played against Enviro Vac Marauders? If so, ...
      »SSUSA Staff: BallPlayer35 ... We normally don't discuss individual team rating ...
      »Dbax: Ballplayer, in addition they beat us and knocked us out of Worlds in ...
      »idahoreb: I can give you a perspective why Enviro did not get moved to Major ...
      »Dbax: Idaho, I'm pretty sure that is not a factor. It's run differential.
      »bond_171513: Idaho - really? "How" you win should not be a factor. If Enviro-Vac ...
      »softball4b: Okay I will bite. Winning and losing is dictated by results not ...
      »Dbax: Well said Michael.
      »Enviro-Vac: I should read this Board more often. I am providing the following ...
      »Benji4: Isn't the Goal to COMPETE at the highest level possible? So now if ...
      »titanhd: Enviro-Vac. There are only 3 automatic move up Tourneys. The Winter ...
      »800: Okay I'm the manager of the Az Ancients and just to set the record ...
      »chico senior: Welcome to the world of SSUSA. In 2013, our team, North State ...
      »Dbax: Actually, I'm excited about playing Major Plus. Hear that Benji? I ...
      »marcster13: There are often posts regarding rankings so I am curious. Is there ...
      »DaveDowell: marcster13 ... There is a pink "priority" message at the top of the ...
      »Crusher23: Hey Dave, you guys do a tremendous job of running this organization. ...
      »softball4b: Posted on another thread, but applicable here also. Nothing is ...
      »bbullet: I think this has been clarified in this post - but just to make ...
      »Dbax: Wow, your right. I hadn't even factored in that one. And they went ...
      »Real Name - John White: The unfortunate part about message boards in general is that people ...
      »DaveDowell: bbullet ... Please don't read any more into it than what I actually ...
      »bbullet: Dave: I just read your post - and I realize it's Saturday night -- ...
      »DaveDowell: bbullet ... I may accept a "no contest" plea on your obfuscation ...
      »Webbie25: I don't understand......
      »softball4b: One - DD that is funny....Two - Webbie, that is nothing new.
      »JamesLG: Kind of looks like Dave has been hitting Grandpas cough medic ...
      »DaveDowell: Not at all, James! ... Just looking for yet another way to say the ...
      »JamesLG: Hi Dave: You guys have a tough job when it comes to decisions lik ...
      »curveball: Ratings system alive and well, we were moved to 75 M+ today, a ...
      »Pa: the TOC should be worlds you should have to earn your trip to be ...
33 Feb. 27, 2018 3084

PANAMA CTY FL. ??

» Country13: Looking to see if anyone is going to this TOURNAMENT MARCH 9-11?? ...
      »Country13: WOW is this tournament not going to make? hope SSUSA lets us know in ...
      »TimMcElroy: The Panama City, FL tournament (Mar 9-11) has been canceled.
2 Feb. 26, 2018 299

St. George Lack Of Hotel Discounts - Spring Worlds.

» TOMAR77: It is unfortunate that St. George Hospitality is not appreciative of ...
      »DieselDan: As a local resident of the St. G area for seven years I do not have ...
      »curveball: Tomar, that's the same problem we have when we venture into ...
      »DieselDan: Getting off at exit 8 for Beaver Dam and on to Ivins, is a great 40 ...
      »Jon44: The original ask is a good one. With the time change and travel times ...
      »DaveDowell: Jon44 ... Take a look back at the Spring World's tournament schedules ...
      »Jon44: Thanks Dave-- I am probably remembering a Huntsman tourney game at ...
      »DieselDan: Fastest way to LV from Mesquite is probably I15 through the Gorge, ...
      »DaveDowell: DieselDan ... I've always stayed in Mesquite when I've been a Field ...
      »DieselDan: Dave, Could you split the link I posted above above on booking.com ...
      »DaveDowell: Let's see if this works ... • DieselDan Link:
      »DieselDan: Perfect!. Now Mr. IT guru, can you go back to that post and delete ...
11 Feb. 25, 2018 1119

sports rubs

» brhodes27: what is the name of the various sports rubs they were selling at ...
      »Dorsey1: http://www.magicstuff.biz/store/
      »brhodes27: Yes that's it.... thank you
      »JohnBob: $90.00 for 8oz can , how good is it ? Will it help Arthritis in the ...
3 Feb. 23, 2018 426

Today's "super" bats

» OZ40: A lot has been said about today's senior bats both good and bad, What ...
      »DieselDan: https://www.123rf.com/photo_30535198_stock-vector-emoticon-with-qu ...
      »JDub: STOOOPID BATS aren't going away, and Soft Balls (misnomer) are ...
      »Dbax: I would really prefer a refrigerator over an ice box.
      »r4pitch: Sadly we need bat testing at the senior level. For cheaters and for ...
      »Jawood: These bats are not going to go away but the real need is doing ...
      »titanhd: EXPLAIN THE "TEST".... Please. Out of the wrapper some of Senior ...
      »OZ40: Dbax-Good one :-) But seriously, how long can we stop progress for? ...
      »Fabe: Kinda funny that this topic comes around n nothing changes! None of ...
      »ChiPrimeMarty: I agree that "super" bats are here to stay. This is a hitter's game ...
      »bigboy11: I agree, the bats are really hot and they are not going anywhere , ...
      »r4pitch: Titanhd as I said we have cheaters and we have bats that are too hot ...
      »mnball: Fellas, I play 50 Major+ and I will be 54 this year. I own about ...
      »SS11: You guys say the bats would fail a compression test. What are you ...
      »ETDave: I know that no one wants to hear this, but the seniors need to go to ...
      »mnball: I play 2 nights a week at 3rd base with some younger guys and I will ...
      »DCPete: A very large number of teams wouldn't travel to a tournament that ...
      »Benji4: A 52/300 core ball is way too bouncy and infielders would get more ...
      »vquinton21: If a team doesn't want to travel because of using a different ball, ...
      »OZ40: Good points Benji. Our rec league uses the 52/300 because the fields ...
      »Webbie25: Anybody who really thinks that SSUSA will back off the ball or the ...
      »ETDave: I'm guessing a lot of you guys dismissing the 52/300 ball as a bad ...
      »ETDave: I guess you can't edit your posts here. My post above should have ...
      »DCPete: ET - don't know which 52/300 you're using but in the 5 years we've ...
      »OZ40: You cannot legislate bad hops out of the game short of using a nine ...
      »crusher: ETDave, what is secret bat you use? I play Dallas day league using ...
      »fennellwg: Hmmm.. the circular logic for this thread appears to be spiraling to ...
      »Sparky.1: Totally agree with your assessment "fennellwg". Most were never ...
      »ETDave: DCPete and Crusher I play league ball in Tyler. I'm almost 61 and ...
      »ETDave: Good post fennellwg!
      »crusher: OZ40, looks like you will need to ask same questions about ASA bats ...
      »OZ40: A common misconception here is that the 44/375 or "better" balls help ...
      »superfonzie: i will have to disagree on he 52/300 ball being safer for players and ...
      »OZ40: CRUSHER- I played in a travel league a few years back and had to use ...
      »HJ: Facts are facts and it is very dangerous to cite personal ...
      »OZ40: I had a slap shot blow apart my shin guard several years ago and tore ...
      »mad dog: ok et dave........all senior bats are supposed to be rated the same ...
      »SOFTBALLNUTZ: Has anybody see a well hit line drive come straight at them? I have ...
      »ETDave: Another advantage of the 52/300 is our senior bats will last a ...
      »tattooball: Try the Tattoo NX3 .52/300 it will change you mind about all the bad ...
      »mnball: I have used this newNX3 52/300 and I agree its a much better ball ...
      »Wayne 37: superfonzie ~ It sounds like quite possible you have a staph ...
      »DOERBAUM: here's some outside the box thinking, why not go to a higher ...
      »fennellwg: DOERBAUM, or anyone that wants to comment. Correct me if I’m wrong, ...
      »HJ: NX3 is not a specific cor or compression. It is a totally sealed ball ...
      »tattooball: In relation to severity index, it is the combination of both ...
      »fennellwg: Thanks Kevin & HJ , Your explanation for the effects of COR on ...
      »HJ: Bill, I suggest that to get an answer to your question you speak to ...
      »tattooball: HJ so the green and yellow are around .47/450 comp. So my question ...
      »fennellwg: Thanks again, I’m not proposing any COR/comp flavor. Just curious ...
      »HJ: Kevin, fair question. As you know, I am in a league which uses ...
      »SOFTBALLNUTZ: HJ Was that infielder hit by a "Rock" ball?
      »HJ: It was a spring BP session before league play started. Can't be 100% ...
52 Feb. 21, 2018 2792

BP in Jacksonville Florida area

» bkb555: I will be in Jacksonville FL area Feb 21-28 and if anybody knows of ...
0 Feb. 20, 2018 144

Interesting Bracket

» bedrock: Vegas is the biggest tournament in senior softball! How about after ...
      »bedrock: Top Western team vs Lower Eastern team and vice versa...Just a ...
      »DaveDowell: Flint ... As the guy who wrote the 2,003-game 2017 World Masters ...
2 Feb. 19, 2018 480

New Senior Softball League In Hickory NC

» Fast Old Man: Here is a great new opportunity for teams in NC, Northern SC, ...
      »Rustytee24: I am in the Conover, NC area and would love to be apart of a team. Do ...
1 Feb. 19, 2018 421

Softball cleats

» The Colonel: I’m in need of new softball cleats. My current 2014, Mizuno 9 spike ...
      »BruceAZ: Colonel, you're right about the new Mizuno 9 spikes, I've worn them ...
      »Wayne 37: I don't know what you're looking to spend, but I ordered some Adidas ...
      »The Colonel: Thanks Wayne. I’ll check that out.
      »DieselDan: Check out the Salomom Speed Cross models. Light, comfortable, and ...
      »BubbleHead96: I purchased a pair of reebok trails last year and theyre to date the ...
      »Tri18: Colonel, I carry both the Mizuno and New Balance cleats and turf ...
6 Feb. 19, 2018 650
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