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Playing with a 5 man infield...

» SoCal'er: I know that there are teams that play with a five man infield,other ...
      »titanhd: The way it was taught to me and the way we played it was the ...
      »Fred S: I always played my middle fielder as a rover especially if he has ...
      »Omar Khayyam: Our team has had it both ways. At times we have had an excellent ...
      »k man: When given the option of 5 runs or a middle infielder equalizer, we ...
      »HAT MAN: I like the 5 man for my team. The problem I see with others is they ...
      »Vance+50: To run a 5 man, you better have 3 outfielders that can cover some ...
      »titanhd: Fred S. there is a difference between playing with a rover and ...
      »r4pitch: Hatman I have played the 5 man for years. A and majorball back in the ...
      »HAT MAN: R4 I agree with you totally not trying to say the 5 man is the ...
      »stick8: As one who played the middle for the last 8 years of senior ball and ...
10 April 29, 2017 1127

Total Knee Replacement

» Webbie25: Recently, Softball4b, Mike Adair posted his progress after having a ...
      »softball4b: Running may be stretching the truth, but the no pain part is correct.
      »ocden: I'm scheduled to get KR in a couple & wandering what positions you ...
      »ocden: of weeks
      »Webbie25: ocden, I played mostly outfield in my career, but I can also play ...
      »lemons: Hi Mark, Glad to hear that you're doing well. I'm back to playing ...
      »Webbie25: Hey Mel, great to hear from you also. Glad to hear you are doing ...
      »lemons: Thanks Mark, I'm a little jealous that you can play 15 games in a ...
7 April 28, 2017 568

home advantage

» curty: wondering why: when 60M plays 55AAA they play even EXCEPT on home ...
      »Vance+50: So are you saying that when a 60M plays a 55AAA, the 55AAA gets 3 and ...
      »SSUSA Staff: Vance ... Curty is referring to teams of an equal rating index, such ...
      »k man: Staff, are you suggesting that the team giving the equalizer should ...
      »SSUSA Staff: k man... NOPE ... We are stating that curty's hypothetical is NOT an ...
      »mad dog: isn't the fact that the major team is held to only hitting the same ...
      »Vance+50: Thanks Staff, I was reading more into it than was there.
      »k man: This is not a complaint so please do not take it as such. Just a ...
      »SSUSA Staff: k man ... We're on the same page here ... If there is an equalizer, ...
      »softball4b: Staff, I disagree, anytime your team is limited to a lesser degree, ...
      »Dbax: Southwest Championships. Women's 50 Major playing 40 AAA. No ...
      »TOMAR77: Would like the Rules Committee to take another look at providing the ...
      »curty: I believe the rule is fair, as far as advantage is concerned. My ...
      »mck71: Question: if the team who is giving the equalizer is home every game ...
      »DaveDowell: YES ... The flip-flop rule alplies ANY time the Visitor is ahead by ...
      »mck71: Thx Dave. We missed that one last weekend, I guess I wasn't paying ...
15 April 27, 2017 643

Seniors to the Rescue

» boston: I just wanted to mention a situation that occurred at Hollywood Park ...
      »Dbax: Awesome!
      »TexasTransplant: Great story!
2 April 26, 2017 417

TN Connection 55 looking for a full time player or 2

» coop3636: TN Connection 55 is looking for a player or 2 that can play full ...
0 April 26, 2017 189

An Interesting Conversation

» TexasTransplant: This post has nothing to do with softball except that it occurred ...
      »DieselDan: Great post TT. Thank you.
      »Fabe: What an awesome moment! Today we need to P.C., have a safe place with ...
2 April 26, 2017 362

Rock Ball in Vegas

» Webbie25: I wanted to throw out some observations about the 'Rock'. As does ...
      »DieselDan: Our LVSSA team worked various fields last FR.-Sun. A few of us ...
      »DaveDowell: DieselDan ... The Southwest Championships (and the World Masters ...
      »Doak: Webbie, is right the ball had a lot of action on it. (would hate to ...
      »Matt43: Based on play in wind with several different balls, I see little ...
      »Dbax: I disagree. There are no seams on the Rock. It knuckles incredibly ...
      »VegasBob: The Rock ball was designated by LVSSA to differentiate itself from ...
6 April 25, 2017 800

and ideas concerning "where to place teams in tournaments"

» Perl: In March we played in the SPA Southern Spring NIT. There were 7 60 ...
      »Perl: Next up the SPA Souther NIT Triple Crown Qualifier. We've already ...
      »k man: Peri - At Tidewater SSUSA got it correct as you suggested. We are ...
      »Ho: Best solution is do not invite majors unless you have four. We have ...
      »Perl: Ho The tournaments we play are comprised of teams primarily from ...
      »Omar Khayyam: I love Ho's analogy to a bowling team giving a handicap. Back in the ...
      »Perl: SSUSA please answer. If you have a tournament with the following ...
      »Vance+50: Hey Perl, great seeing you last weekend in Valley. Same situation ...
      »Perl: Vance, great seeing you too my friend. The Swarm 55M team is for ...
8 April 25, 2017 751

Need your honest opinion........

» CAT: on the DUDLEY THUNDER ZN softball (.47 core, 450#compression)to be ...
      »TexasTransplant: No way I'm pitching in this league if you're using senior bats. I'd ...
      »CAT: Thank you for the response Texas Transplant. I truly would like to ...
      »Fred S: These are 450's?. I have hit 47/375's which go pretty well. Texas: ...
      »ju25: Those sound like stadium balls, fun to hit with any bat, someones ...
      »CAT: They are stadium balls! That is what I say ju25
      »TexasTransplant: CAT, we hit Stadium balls three or four times a week in our BP ...
      »Tri18: While your intentions might be to add a little fun on the offensive ...
      »CAT: Thanks Alan for your response. Is this ball like the Rock? I have ...
8 April 25, 2017 539

Female 40's looking to join a team - CA

» Nicole D.: Looking to join a a team, Bay Area.. 45 year old female, solid ...
0 April 24, 2017 112

Home plate mat dimensions

» Antique Road Show: Got tired of waiting for the rules to load up on ssusa and spa ...
      »SSUSA Staff: HOME PLATE Front: 17" ... Fair-territory Sides: 8.5" ... Foul-line ...
      »Antique Road Show: Thanks aprreciate It..... This may be inappropriate but, do you know ...
      »SSUSA Staff: STRIKE ZONE MAT (SPA specifications): The mat will measure 21 inches ...
      »Softballgal: Could you tell me please for SSUSA what is the dimension for just the ...
      »DaveDowell: Softballgal ... The STRIKE MAT DIMENSION for SSUSA is in the second ...
5 April 23, 2017 338

Arroyo to Big League Dreams Friday Nite

» nickname36: If we are one of the lucky or unlucky 60AAA, (seeds 13 thru 20) teams ...
      »bringiton: YES BIG $5
      »HAT MAN: bummer. Its crazy I never thought to look but just did. Just 1 age ...
      »DaveDowell: Should I start making notes on which divisions would prefer to not be ...
      »nickname36: Whats really sad is the 60AAA(8 teams) only playing one(1) game there ...
      »nickname36: If I know I'm playing the whole tournament there then $5 a day is ...
      »HAT MAN: sign me up to play any field you assign us to Dave. Many like BLD ...
      »DaveDowell: HAT MAN ... You are totally correct about the field dimension ...
      »Dbax: It's Deja Vu all over again!
      »softball4b: Seriously, I think some people would whine about free World Series ...
      »HAT MAN: seriously I think some people join forums just to criticize other ...
      »softball4b: And therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; It tolls ...
      »Mark 44: SSUSA, Please move whatever team I/we are playing for to BLD. I will ...
      »Benji4: I'm thinking if you can't afford to pay the $5 then why are you even ...
      »bogie: man, it was a blast to play when we got the chance...wish we had one ...
      »r4pitch: the only problem with BLD is field size..we all know it is nowhere ...
      »DaveDowell: OK nick ... Take away all of the suspense for us! ... Did you: ...
      »Omar Khayyam: Here's a different perspective: Older self-sponsored team carries ...
      »DaveDowell: Omar ... Your math may well be true if the base assumptions on the ...
      »Webbie25: We played 3 days at BLD this week. I have always enjoyed it because ...
      »Dbax: Now that's funny! In my opinion the condition of the fields is not ...
      »DaveDowell: Webbie25 and Dbax ... Your observations on OF conditions at BLD are ...
21 April 23, 2017 1234

Thank you Sacramento.

» DieselDan: On the SW Championship home page there were several activities ...
0 April 22, 2017 168

Looking for a 40's team in the Reno/NorCal area

» Smitty14: Play OF good legs, above average arm. Hit for average. Played out of ...
0 April 22, 2017 94

Results of Games

» bruiser: Ah, it was so nice to see the results of games played on the schedule ...
      »DMac: 65 major: 1. Arizona Ancient 2. Over The Edge 3. Top Gun ...
1 April 20, 2017 559

win loss records next to our ratings

» the car: it would be nice to see wins loss record next to the teams rating ...
      »DaveDowell: the car Of your 15 posts to date here, about a third of them ask ...
      »taits: From my perspective and I believe SSUSA's it's more than games won or ...
      »Pitcher22: Sorry Dave I feel again SSUSA I has dropped the ball on the ratings ...
      »DaveDowell: Pitcher22 ... I'm a Tournament Administration and National Rules ...
      »17Black: "The Car" Your overall record does not matter as we found out the ...
      »the car: i was a not posting for a rating. I was posting this so you get an ...
      »17Black: the car, I agree with your comments :) I will clarify my comment. ...
7 April 20, 2017 1314

ACL Surgery Follow up

» lewbo: I am one month after my surgery and recovery PT is going well. At ...
      »Fabe: Had a full reconstruct done to my left knee...I rehabed hard, even ...
      »BruceinGa: I had ACL reconstruction 3 or 4 years ago. I couldn't play ball for ...
2 April 20, 2017 243

Pro Swing Comparisons: Greg Connell vs Andrew Collins..slomotion and interview

» bogie: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=awqu_cdrn_A some nice footage in ...
0 April 19, 2017 214

Silver slugger

» rancid: Pls email me rancidmikensports@gmail.com or txt me 562 587 9657
0 April 18, 2017 153

RULLING

» UMBACH: Bases were loaded no out batter hits shot that hits runner at second ...
      »coop3636: This came from dave on an earlier post I agree.. "If the runner is ...
      »Clean Up: OK! So if the runner is standing on 2nd when hit, that means the ...
      »SSUSA Staff: Thanks coop3636 ... Clean Up: The pitcher is not considered to be an ...
3 April 18, 2017 440
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