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Player Classification

» BH21: Staff, If a player played 50 Major in 2015 and then last year ...
      »BruceinGa: According to the TEAM RATING INDEX FOR PLAYER ELIGIBILITY & ...
1 Jan. 16, 2017 303

RECLASSIFYING A TEAM/AND OR PLAYERS

» jwbummer29: How does a team/players petition to get reclassified to a lower ...
      »swing for the fences : I believe you guys(Players) are stuck with your rating.. the only way ...
      »cyborg45: I think swing is correct for this discussion. For sake of ...
      »titanhd: I don't think It would not be necessary for a player to get ...
      »BruceinGa: You may want to check out [Team Rating Index (R/I) Player/Team ...
4 Jan. 15, 2017 848

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 ...
      »Rusty47: I found this particular swing makeover video to be one of your best ...
2 Jan. 13, 2017 677

Looking For Some Feedback

» southpaw: I have a new team starting in 2017. We are partially ...
      »TexasTransplant: Here's our planned schedule. I want to know upfront what tournaments ...
      »Perl: Steve, so glad to hear you're having a team this year. Hope my buddy ...
      »southpaw: Thanks, Perl. Just love to play; win or lose. The gang is all here! ...
      »crusher: southpaw, some very good guidelines that can work for you and ...
      »southpaw: Thanks, Crusher.
      »DieselDan: Assign a player as bench coach to assist. Make sure your base ...
      »softball4b: If you have the luxury of a big roster: 5 Outfielders, somebody ...
      »southpaw: Thanks, Dan and Mike. Really good points. I have been in senior ...
      »Omar Khayyam: southpaw, it must be a pleasure to play on your team. Good ...
      »swing for the fences : Omar, it helps when guys are honest with themselves...Even Starters! ...
      »southpaw: Thanks, Omar, you are too kind. You and Swing certainly gave ...
      »Omar Khayyam: southpaw, A Baptist Pastor who talks too much?! Tell me it isn't ...
      »southpaw: I may have shared this before: In June, 2013, I almost died twice in ...
13 Jan. 11, 2017 1098

Summys Nighthawks now Summys Demolition ?

» SJV: I see in the Top Gun Tournament for this weekend that Demolition is ...
      »DaveDowell: Nope ... Both the Summy's Nighthawks and Summy's Demolition return to ...
      »Tate22: Stephen/SJV Thank you for your kind words regarding our team, the ...
      »audieh: Doesn't matter what this team is called they are a great group of ...
      »Marv19: Don, As I have told you many times you are a class guy. Im grateful ...
      »Tate22: Happy New Year, Audie! Thank you for your kind words. It was, is, ...
5 Jan. 11, 2017 679

Interference

» Randall: With R1 on first with no outs. B2 hits a ground ball to F6. F6 fields ...
      »curveball: I believe the powers to b will tell you R1 has to slide OR get out of ...
      »SSUSA Staff: We concur with curveball ... When the force out is made at 2nd base, ...
      »DieselDan: Please add her to the next rule book revision.
      »TexasTransplant: Randall, this has come up a number of times in the Umpiring section ...
      »B.J.: Texas... great explanation.... I also disagree... the runner did ...
      »stick8: Had a play like this in a USSSA conference tourney a couple years ...
      »SSUSA Staff: We aren't too surprised that our initial post in this thread ...
      »k man: I'll assume that veering out of line of the throw can be in any ...
      »NYGNYY: I believe it is the umpire's call period. He or she has to make the ...
9 Jan. 11, 2017 471

2017 ROCKY MOUNTAIN CHAMPIONSHIPS

» HAT MAN: Anyone have any info on the 40s division for 2016. My team is ...
0 Jan. 9, 2017 142

ACL Injury

» lewbo: My new year has started with a ACL injury from skiing looks like it ...
      »BruceinGa: I had ACL reconstruction about 3 years ago. I couldn't play for ...
      »Fabe: Had a great sports Dr. work on me...still took 8 months to be ...
      »Benji4: Lewbo I had ACL surgery. Dr. used my hamstring to repair it which ...
3 Jan. 7, 2017 314

San Antonio Senior Softball League Banquet

» Capt Kirk: SASSL 14th Annual ...
      »Capt Kirk: Note: Mr. Terry Hennessy, CEO of SSUSA, will be our guest speaker. We ...
      »Capt Kirk: If you purchase tickets(s), you are entitled to all of the ...
      »Capt Kirk: There are tickets that are available for the San Antonio Senior ...
      »Capt Kirk: There are a few tickets available for our 14th annual San Antonio ...
      »LP: If I don't win anything during the raffle it's the Russians fault!
5 Jan. 6, 2017 519

slow pitch slider

» WiLD: i've had a pretty good curveball bot the pst 20 years but never ...
      »WiLD: sorry for not checking my spelling first... "over the ...
      »WiLD: don't you guys have any comments? i've never seen so much ...
      »Omar Khayyam: WILD, 30 years ago I threw a consistent softball curve with a palm ...
      »WiLD: sure... i have some pics i took that may help... what i did was ...
      »WiLD: ok... i'm confused... if you can't throw a curve already this ...
      »WiLD: i held a clinic on sunday and had 6 pitchers show up to learn this ...
      »WiLD: is anyone trying this? or am i wasting my time posting here? it's ...
      »BruceinGa: I don't think you are wasting your time but, I really don't want my ...
      »Fred S: I watched it a couple of times and I didn't see how that demo related ...
      »WiLD: thanks for your response bruce... actually... before this i had ...
      »BruceinGa: You are correct, the bulls eye is between my thumb and index ...
      »WiLD: hey fred... nice to meet you... when you throw your "out ...
      »WiLD: let me ask you this bruce... are you trying to crank it at all? since ...
      »Fred S: I hold it loose in my hand with the seams, index finger on the left ...
      »WiLD: bruce... thinking this through... if you offset the bullseye on the ...
      »BruceinGa: yes, that's what I did.
      »WiLD: hey fred... it sounds like you're holding the ball the same way bruce ...
      »WiLD: one last thing both of you might try is the pinky tuck... i get the ...
      »Fred S: We are 6-12'. I pitch mainly on the low end. It would be a ...
      »BruceinGa: Our league is also 6-12 but after my 8' pitches are constantly called ...
      »WiLD: ok... thanks to both of you... any feedback on what works and doesn't ...
      »Fred S: Wild: Tried the pinky tuck today. It took a while to get used to ...
      »tg69: Seems to me that the guys who throw the junk pitches, sliders, curves ...
      »BruceinGa: Tom, hence the saying "chuck and duck" :)
      »tg69: hey Bruce. Hows things with you? Theres a reason I don't pitch.Cant ...
      »WiLD: to be honest tom... i meant to mention that... you do need to be on ...
      »WiLD: that's good to hear fred... there seems to be a few possible things ...
27 Jan. 4, 2017 1945

Brace Leg Drill balances Rotation and Snap..Swing Makeover #47

» bogie: Using a conventional tee, one with a no chase tee ball, or evil ...
      »fennellwg: Ok I admit it I'm a big fan. Having to live with being small all my ...
      »StevenL.Imlay: Bill, a great post and it shows how hitting is always a work in ...
      »bogie: Ha Bill, thats e key for us.. fighting that onset of senility...my ...
      »fennellwg: Thanks bogie and Steve You are correct that there are a bunch of ...
      »Kev: Bill I also followed Bogie's video's wanting to improve my swing ...
      »fennellwg: Cheers Kevin. No one has ever accused me of being a genius, but it's ...
      »DieselDan: As someone who only started playing senior ball in 06 and competitive ...
      »DieselDan: A major mechanic not mentioned is look at ball hitting the bat. Sure ...
8 Jan. 3, 2017 885

Liberty Park, Michigan closing

» OZ40: To those of you that played at Liberty Park in Sterling Heights, MI ...
0 Jan. 3, 2017 279

Breakthrough in knee replacement

» OZ40: I don't know how long this has been out there but I just saw a story ...
0 Dec. 30, 2016 437

55 MAJOR TEAMS IN TOC

» Shark: Just curious as to what 55 Major teams are going to attend the ...
0 Dec. 29, 2016 263

Making another year

» Lefty: Merry Christmas to everyone. I'm grateful that at my aging years ...
      »Fabe: What I bless time of year...chaos attempts to steal joy, but the ...
      »BruceinGa: Merry Christmas Joe and Fabe! Hope to see you both in 2017.
2 Dec. 25, 2016 248

Merry Christmas to all

» OZ40: Merry Christmas to all my fellow over the hill ball players. We just ...
      »JimmyG: Merry Christmas!
      »Fabe: Mele kalikimaka to all! Aloha, Fabe
2 Dec. 25, 2016 210

Active retirement communities with senior softball leagues

» Kev: The cold weather has me wanting to find a active retirement community ...
      »Dbax: The Phoenix area has lots of them! And no hurricanes. Banned in ...
      »DOERBAUM: SOLAVITA IN KISSIMME FL.
      »baseballbill: SUN LAKES in Chandler, AZ
      »Omar Khayyam: Del Webb in Lincoln, CA, has it own ballpark! And no hurricanes or ...
      »bkb555: we hit indoors in February.....lol
      »jcsoftball: Green Valley AZ...Just south of Tucson.. Baja Sporting Club is the ...
      »mad dog: del webb has another in sun city ,tx up near Georgetown,tx.....they ...
      »Fabe: Here in da Tropics everyone plays year round! I choose to surf winter ...
8 Dec. 24, 2016 736

Texas info....Not good...Merry Xmas to all over these past years!!

» larryreg: Merry Christmas to all the SSUSA staff.. I've known them for over ...
      »JBTexas : Larry, four SSUSA tournaments on the schedule for Texas(1)Chili ...
      »TexasTransplant: Glad to see a tournament scheduled for North Texas once again. The ...
      »larryreg: Thks JBTexas...I don't see how I missed these Tx dates.Bfart..
3 Dec. 23, 2016 403

player fees

» HAT MAN: Just wondering what you all think of player team fees? With about ...
      »Fred S: A lot would depend on how your league and teams are organized. In ...
      »HAT MAN: sorry to clarify this is for 1 tournament team that plays tourneys ...
      »missouridave: Hatman, that is a lot of money for tourneys. Not sure what all you ...
      »Fred S: If you include hotel rooms it is not that bad. 5 yrs ago when I ...
      »Omar Khayyam: HAT MAN, missouridave's solution is very similar to ours. Our sponsor ...
      »HAT MAN: thanks love the input, keep it coming. yeah a big chunk of the ...
      »PoollShark: I am a sponsor so my/our situation is different. I, as sponsor, pay ...
      »Omar Khayyam: Yes, hotel costs do add up. In our case, with teammates scattered ...
      »Webbie25: This is a huge consideration for me, living in New Mexico-ALL of my ...
      »curty: being from Massachusetts, ALL tourneys are travel & air fare, hotel, ...
      »woodies1023: We make in really simple on my team, the sponsors we have pay the ...
      »bernie: Not all our players have even $150 to throw down each year. We have ...
      »swing for the fences : The way my North Cal Warriors run it...is we all chip in $150 per ...
13 Dec. 23, 2016 983

Fellow player needs help

» hitnrun5: This is Kenny, outfielder for Nighthawks, formerly with Joe Browns ...
      »DaveDowell: Thanks, Kenny ... There are five donations to date, but that's a ...
      »Dbax: Shark currently plays with the Tucson Bandits, 55 Major. This may ...
      »dennisestes: Mike is still working with no insurance. If everybody on the message ...
      »Enviro-Vac: Enviro-Vac is happy to help out in a small way for a good cause
      »AZBillyD: I will solicit donations from my team and then post it to the ...
      »USMC21: Kenny, I am hitting up the Bulldawgz today and will go to the site in ...
      »Panther: Mike, glad to hear that you are home. Get well.
      »hitnrun5: I am happy to report Mike has been released from the hospital. He ...
      »hitnrun5: On behalf of Mike "Shark" Ayo, I want to thank all of those who ...
      »hitnrun5: I am reaching out to our softball family once again on Mike Ayo's ...
      »Johnny Hose: As I am another one of Mikes close friends, I have been with this ...
11 Dec. 23, 2016 1642
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