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Tournament Schedule Update

» Willy8: Has there been any change regarding SSUSA's tournament re-start for ...
      »SSUSA Staff: No changes to announce at this time ... The next "Official" update is ...
      »Willy8: Thank you
      »domer: With Reno entry fee’s due soon has that been extended?
      »SSUSA Staff: The Rock 'n' Reno entry deadlines were previously moved to later ...
4 April 17, 2020 1297

Correct Hand Path to the Ball = Swing Flaw Fix sm141

» bogie: Straight A to B handpath to the ball, sets up a strong snap. If its ...
0 April 15, 2020 252

Ezra Alexander of Gray Ghost passed away

» BH44: Sad news - The passing of Ezra Alexander, a long time softball player ...
      »BH44: Here is the ...
      »Advil Knight: My team played against Ezra in 2017 In The World Masters. Great Guy ...
2 April 13, 2020 627

Game video recording - What equipment do you use

» Swany20: Looking for the best game recording setup. Have viewed quite a few ...
      »bogie: Go Pro...from perhaps go pro 5 on are really good..have fence or many ...
      »s3fernandez: Swany20 We (Lowe's Legends) used a very simple and not too ...
      »Swany20: Thanks everyone for your replies. bogie - GoPro 5 and better makes ...
3 April 13, 2020 479

Hands Pulling Back during Stride, Game Changer for Mechanics SM140

» bogie: A good morale boost to work positive swing changes in these tough ...
0 April 13, 2020 383

COVID-19 VIRUS HITS SSUSA MEMBERSHIP HARD

» SSUSA Staff: SSUSA is saddened to learn that three of our member players have died ...
      »TimMcElroy: I reached out to Ezra's loved ones via social media a few days ago. ...
      »OZ40: Detroit is being hit hard by the virus. My condolences to their loved ...
2 April 12, 2020 1486

WALMART

» garyheifner: Our local Walmart in Huntley Illinois has a special deal. Every ...
      »stever: I don't know whether or not it is local or national, but our local ...
      »AJC: Gallon of milk costs $7.50 here. But to put things in perspective, a ...
      »Chief144: City of Fresno just fined a store here $10k for overcharging! He was ...
      »garyheifner: Guess we are lucky. My Walmart is pretty much holding pre-virus ...
      »tugboat: Walmart in my Maryland store $1.35 a gallon
      »Cuervo13: A 7-Eleven in the 408 was charging $4.00 a roll of TP. Haven't seen ...
      »Wood_1966: My intent is to stop patronizing all the stores and gas stations that ...
      »tucsondoubleplay: Local Wal-Mart stores are not able to raise the price of an item ...
      »Ho: On the other side..gas station in Cleveland is selling gas .89 a ...
      »Omar Khayyam: Ho, that is good news! Do you think that would qualify as an ...
      »AJC: Cuervo13 reminds me, whats the deal with the toilet paper anyways. I ...
      »Ho: There has been a gasoline price war in the cleve-Akron area the past ...
      »Omar Khayyam: When I filled up ten days ago, the cheapest gas station in town had ...
      »stick8: AJC, my guess is people want to be ready in case you know what hits ...
      »garyheifner: The great toilet paper crisis must be over. My Walmart has a bunch ...
      »Ho: It was a matter of supply and demand...people have found out corn ...
      »Cuervo13: Last time i drove to the 408 was two weeks ago, stopped by the Costco ...
      »DieselDan: Don't forget the disinfecting wipes.
      »AJC: A local restaurant on the coast is offering 2 rolls of T.P. with a ...
19 April 12, 2020 2080

Reno

» HAT MAN: Where is the best place to stay in Reno for rock n Reno event? ...
      »SSUSA Staff: HAT MAN ... Take a look on the event Tournament Page for the listing ...
      »cyborg45: I have stayed at the "row",(Eldorado, Circus Circus and Silver ...
      »chico senior: We used to always stay at Western Village in Sparks. They have ...
      »chico senior: I forgot to add a couple of things about the Western Village. It has ...
      »Wood_1966: AirBnB prices are better right now that the hotel prices believe it ...
      »cyborg45: Yep, the hotel rates have increased substantially over the past ...
      »Wood_1966: It is also important to note, that this year the tournament falls on ...
      »SSUSA Staff: Wood ... Session #1 of Rock 'n Reno falls on the Memorial Day weekend ...
      »Jawood: Yes, the hotel prices in Reno have really gone up! Ridiculously high ...
      »Benji4: Vinny The Grand Sierra Resort is a nice hotel. Kinda pricey on ...
      »Doak: I love the optimism, they are hoping to start the NFL in September ...
      »DaveDowell: Doak ... That's a bit of an "apples vs. oranges" comparison ... The ...
      »Mikelmart: I looked at Reno for Air B n B yesterday, lots of properties ...
      »HAT MAN: Thanks all. I like to see things as glass half full. If I have to ...
      »Omar Khayyam: Made my reservation yesterday, but be aware that the Nevada Governor ...
15 April 7, 2020 1236

SPA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR RIDGE HOOKS DIES

» SSUSA Staff: It is with a great deal of sorrow that Senior Softball USA reports ...
      »SSUSA Staff: This notification appeared on the SPA website: It is with great ...
1 April 6, 2020 1104

Softball Gear

» JamesLG: Hi SSUSA: While we are all hoping and praying for our country an ...
      »SSUSA Staff: JamesLG ... We've talked this idea over internally and decided to ...
      »JamesLG: Hi: Thanks for the response and I do understand why you made th ...
      »OZ40: As the softball season dwindles down (for us northerners anyway) I ...
3 April 5, 2020 880

George's Dilemma

» AKA: Southpaw: On January 3, 1970, I flew to Vietnam. After 2 weeks of in-country ...
      »TexasTransplant: Another Mess Hall Story: Arrived in-country January 4, 1968, three ...
      »AKA: Southpaw: Good one, Texas. Any others Vets willing to share?
      »Dirtball: Boots on the ground January 2, 1972. TAD orders from the 7th Fleet to ...
      »TexasTransplant: Dirtball, my nephew showed me pictures of the SBD on his base in ...
4 April 3, 2020 756

SPA CANCELS MAY

» Ho: SPA has cancelled all tournaments through MAY the first tournament to ...
      »NYGNYY: Just a matter of time before SSUSA follows SPA
      »mck71: Well, ISSA cancelled their May tourney's earlier this week so did SPA ...
      »SSUSA Staff: Ho and NY² ... SSUSA will continue it's leadership role in being ...
      »Ho: SSUSA if you read the note i never said you were not the first don’t ...
      »SSUSA Staff: WHOA-HO!! ... Relax ... If you re-read our note, nobody said you did, ...
      »Ho: If your first reference WOULD have said MCK71 an NYGNY instead of HO ...
      »SSUSA Staff: No worries, but these last couple of comments wouldn't have been ...
      »mck71: My apologies to all, honestly didn't mean much by anything other than ...
8 April 3, 2020 1295

Reno

» chico senior: In the past the 65’s - 85’s have not played in Carson City. Do you ...
      »SSUSA Staff: chico senior ... While it's not entirely accurate that the 65+ and ...
1 April 3, 2020 482

Fond Memories

» Omar Khayyam: We’ve been on lockdown for almost three weeks in California and it is ...
      »OZ40: We had been hitting (weather permitting) at the local city ...
1 April 1, 2020 445

A Cry For Help!!!

» AKA: Southpaw: I have gained 20 pounds since January. I have watched all of the ...
      »Omar Khayyam: Southpaw, sorry to hear about your challenges. I have lost three ...
      »AKA: Southpaw: Of course, everything I stated above (except the 20 pounds) is a bit ...
      »OZ40: The only impetus one needs to get off the sofa and tackle that ...
      »AKA: Southpaw: OZ40, you are right there! Years ago, my M-I-L would get physically ...
      »Hankdog17: Dec 29 2019 I was 275. Am now 230 and heading to 215. 45lbs so far... ...
      »AKA: Southpaw: Hankdog17, great report! Would love to hear what others are doing ...
      »Dbax: C’mon, I love Emu Limu!
7 April 1, 2020 724

30 minute Makeover for Rochelle with Brandi Myer, Lousiville Slugger Pro SM139

» bogie: Increasing Stride and Arm Extension huge improvements in Rochelles ...
      »STL0: I've said it before but thanks Bogie for putting out all of the ...
      »bogie: our pleasure
2 March 27, 2020 312

Can't sleep

» HAT MAN: I can't sleep and figured I would ask you all for a ruling. 1 of my ...
      »B-DUB: Runner is out on appeal only. pretend no commitment line. ump waits ...
      »B.J.: the answer is #1.. this is a live ball and no call should be made ...
      »DaveDowell: A few quick observations ... • Three correct answers so far, prior ...
      »stick8: Hat Man going by your description: I’d wait until the play is ...
      »B.J.: Hmmm.... competent umpire I guess we know who that leaves ...
      »HAT MAN: Thanks all. Is it a live ball appeal? Or dead ball appeal? Is the ...
      »DaveDowell: That's OK, B.J. ... It wasn't an accident I used the phrase "...prior ...
      »B.J.: Hatman... it can be either... when runner scores there is no actual ...
      »stick8: Hat Man your scenario is a live ball situation. When the runner ...
      »k man: Sorry Dave, but I have a what if to add on to this example. Same ...
      »B.J.: k man... the ball going into the dugout has no effect on the runner ...
      »Wayne 37: Why does a ball that goes dead have to be brought back into the field ...
      »stick8: BJ, where you stated that the ball is retrieved from the dugout (dead ...
      »B.J.: stick... as far as the ball getting passed an infielder and going ...
      »DaveDowell: OK, that's enough of this one ... Thanks, everyone ... ** THREAD ...
15 March 25, 2020 794

ESPN...seriously??

» OZ40: Okay guys, I know sports to televise are scarce as hen's teeth but ...
      »DaveDowell: OZ ... When you finish watching that, the ESPN.com site has a nice ...
      »B.J.: OZ...Dang it ... I forgot to set the VCR... hopefully they will have ...
      »OZ40: Full contact Parcheesi? Regional knuckle-cracking semi-finals? ...
      »garyheifner: I watched these and more. The competitions were ELECTRIC. Easily ...
      »OZ40: I kid you not, at this very moment ESPN2 has Marble Racing on !!! ...
      »Monty33: Hey B.J., I am guessing a VCR is like today's DVRs? Just kidding, we ...
      »AJC: Im going to program my VCR to record those as soon as my favorite ...
      »Wood_1966: If you have watch the movie Dodgeball, you will remember the joke in ...
8 March 24, 2020 875

COVID-19 Treatment

» Player: To begin, this is not meant to be a sarcastic post, so please don't ...
      »raiderman66: Not for nothing, but getting your medical advise from a senior ...
      »mck71: Player - agree with raiderman: ...
      »Wood_1966: Agree, an internet forum is probably the worst place to go for ...
      »stick8: Player, a doctor told me that if you test positive then stay inside ...
      »OZ40: For what it's worth, I got this email the other day. I don't see ...
      »Dbax: OZ...that is a fake email going ...
      »OZ40: D, thanks for the heads up !!
      »Chudomelka7: VERY interesting read and explanation of WHY this virus is so ...
8 March 21, 2020 1093

New 14 inch Dudley Hot W

» cyborg45: I have a first run Dudley Hot W the 12 inch version. I like the bat ...
      »cyborg45: I'm guessing that the lack of response to this post is due to to one, ...
      »Zac7: Or, might it possibly be because the Dudley bat line is neither very ...
      »mck71: Cyborg – I will bite… COVID19 is certainly on EVERYONE’s mind but ...
      »cyborg45: Thanks mck. Yes, the "first run" bats were the original batch as they ...
      »mck71: YW. I used to be a Miken guy as well, if you still like the short ...
      »Wood_1966: I recommend watching the Senior Bat Challenge series on YouTube that ...
6 March 21, 2020 781
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