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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 240

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 785

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 434

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 1038

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 1678

New Rules

» Dbax: Wow, I see that Men's and Women's 40's will play with a 1-1 count ...
      »HAT MAN: they are testing this format to see what impact it has on time ...
      »Dbax: Understood. But I can find no one except pitchers that want no foul ...
      »mad dog: dbax......those are the ASA rules and have been for a couple of yrs ...
      »400: It only sucks if you hit foul balls!
      »Nancy Allen: Since the parks here play Utrip, I know that even they eliminated the ...
      »FOFO: Hey Dave, NSA went from 4 ball 3 strike to 1-1 and fair only after 2 ...
      »Dbax: Didn't know those other associations went that way. Still sucks.
      »ffdonnie: YES! Long overdue.
      »crusher: I like a full count better than 1-1. However I hit the first pitch ...
      »Pitcher22: Correct me if I'm wrong but it's still underhand right ? Love 1-1 as ...
10 Dec. 20, 2016 1012

Evil Ball on Guide Rope, excellent trainer you can make and use anywhere Swing ...

» bogie: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g8Tz-nazLjY If you want to get ...
      »Bubble Gum: I really like your videos. Very informative. And very wel ...
      »bogie: No, while we extensively teach rotation of hips and shoulders, we ...
      »fennellwg: Thanks Bogie, You're the best.
      »bogie: Ha just have alot of flaws myself I'm trying to fix
4 Dec. 20, 2016 536

Miken softball gloves

» AJC: Does anyone have any info on Mikens softball gloves ? I'm looking to ...
      »cw: Hi AJC. I have the 13 1/2 'H' web model and I'm very happy with it. ...
      »the car: i got the Dudley at worlds at the managers meeting nice very nice and ...
      »LoopDaddy: Miken is famous for bats. Worth and Mizuno have great gloves that are ...
      »Tri18: Loop, Up until now you are correct: Miken is much more famous for ...
      »cronin51: Bought the 13.5" at the Rock N' Reno in 2013 from Rusty. Love it, ...
5 Dec. 16, 2016 464

records for the year

» the car: it would be nice to see the records for the year next to our ratings ...
      »the car: if we had this info we as players or mangers would be able to see who ...
      »DaveDowell: Just think, another couple 1,000 anonymous national ratings experts ...
      »the car: i am not talking about that i would like to know i am going into a ...
      »rabbit: Dave, we were talking yesterday, and we thought if you won the ISA ...
      »the car: Dave you have a total of the wins and loses you just update them on ...
      »titanhd: Here are the guidelines for teams winning the LVSSA/SSUSA World ...
      »the car: i am not asking about any ratings here i am asking if there is a ...
7 Dec. 15, 2016 768

Roster Player Classification

» BH21: I know that you allowed 3 players from and upper class - example 50 ...
      »SSUSA Staff: BH21 ... The 60-Major (Rating Index=6) experience history player IS ...
      »gott2play: Staff, So a 60 Major rated player playing DOWN two age groups on a ...
      »SSUSA Staff: Tony ... That's the flip side argument of the same coin: If the ...
      »the car: i understand it i believe he has better skills than a aging 60 year ...
4 Dec. 14, 2016 885

What is the rule in ratings

» Funwiththesuns: If an team plays games in the Majors and the team is than dropped to ...
      »SSUSA Staff: Generally, when a team is dropped in rating, by either a successful ...
1 Dec. 13, 2016 570

Hope Your Holiday and Holy Day are as Blessed as Mine!!

» southpaw: Last year my wife and I got matching heating pads from Walmart!! ...
      »Omar Khayyam: southpaw, that is such good news! She is one I was praying for and ...
      »Lefty: Great news Steve. May you and your family have great Christmas and a ...
      »Fabe: Great News! Remember prayn for her...God bless n Merry Christmas to ...
3 Dec. 13, 2016 347

Softball Magazine's Senior Camp 2016

» BruceinGa: We're having a great time here in Cocoa Beach! We've been hitting ...
      »monty25: Bruce give me a call ,my phone got fried had no back up . Tell the ...
      »Kev: This was my first softball camp at age 67. Played 2 games per day, ...
2 Dec. 8, 2016 623

Registration of team

» BH21: What determines where a team is from, where the manager lives or ...
      »SSUSA Staff: The "home state" for a team is the state where the majority (or ...
1 Dec. 6, 2016 449

Sad news from Indy...Phil Grimpe

» lemons: Phil Grimpe (70) residing in Noblesville, near Indianapolis passed ...
      »Nancy Allen: Mel, thanks. I have been out of town and had not heard this. I ...
      »lemons: Nancy, The odds are the only thing I may be beating. Phil and I are ...
2 Dec. 5, 2016 490

Why so many shaved senior bats

» marcster13: Whenever I am on ebay looking for a deal on bats I run into a bunch ...
      »Duke: marcster13, More players than you would think are using shaved bats. ...
      »DCPete: One theory is more guys started using shaved bats once the Trump ...
      »marcster13: I've seen shaved bats for years in league and turnies. Just shocked ...
      »HAT MAN: Marc While I get where your concern is, I think your wording is a ...
      »J R: I play 70 + aa Most of the time aa,aaa, Major combined. , runs ...
      »mck71: HAT MAN, 2 years ago it ended our pitchers season (we play 50's), ...
      »HAT MAN: MCK Not saying im ok with shaved bats in seniors. Just saying you ...
      »J R: I have more trouble with batters standing so far off the plate. ...
      »k man: I know the topic is about shaved bats which in my opinion has no ...
      »HAT MAN: good one JR For those that dont know I am the king of off the ...
      »taits: Venturing a guess here I'd say more were rolled than shaved. Read the ...
      »swing for the fences : Why so many shaved senior bats? answer, Vienna sausages and two ...
      »Cuervo13: I played only one full season of 40's roughly 5-6 years ago. We built ...
      »stick8: AFAIC, anyone who gets caught using a shaved senior bat during play ...
      »taits: Some were baanned but not for long. One is a director. Lifetime ...
      »TAT22: When someone hits their home run they go over and stick their bat in ...
      »DOLFAN: I will repost what I wrote earlier in the year.... BS..I know for ...
      »Allan55: Over the last three years, I have heard more and more people are ...
      »Benji4: Alan 55 How are you going to come out and blame SSUSA for shaved ...
      »swing for the fences : It is not up to SSUSA, it's up to the players in the dugouts... I ...
      »Allan55: Benji4 Do you think shaved bats will be a bigger problem in the ...
      »DCPete: Not knowing much about Compression Testing would this be able to ...
      »B94: My understanding is a shaved bat could pass compression and a well ...
      »djs_1964: Compression testing is not foolproof. In my opinion it's actually ...
      »Benji4: Alan I wholeheartedly agree, But if you follow other softball ...
      »the car: put a price tag in it where if shaved it would take it off get a ...
      »J R: I have been umpiring senior ball for awhile. The 50 year old players ...
      »Duke: Whatever the penalty for a batter using an illegal bat, I am in ...
      »TAT22: I would like to see the bat manufactures use some kind of material ...
      »tattooball: TAT22 I came up with what you are saying in 2006. I brought it to ...
      »Webbie25: Interesting conversation-again. I have a Dudley that Davey Reed and ...
      »HAT MAN: too many variables with too many separate interests to see shaved ...
      »NYGNYY: Just wondering after reading all of this --what is the percentage of ...
      »mad dog: comp testing will let you know when a bat has been beyond legal ...
      »HAT MAN: Mad Dog what number are you thinking though say usssa numbers? I ...
35 Dec. 5, 2016 3057

TOC and 60 Major

» wagon487: Anyone going?
      »Pieman: Promotion is going. Mike Santo
      »wagon487: Great JG Drywall will be there!
2 Dec. 4, 2016 286

Softball Academy

» Webbie25: I have been hoping that soon there might be something for those of us ...
      »bogie: Steve has worked with Bret and I and Destiny, on our swing makeove ...
      »Ozone8: Mark, Any chance Steve might bring his traveling Academy to ...
      »Webbie25: I'm working on him. I think he could really help a lot of guys. I ...
      »Webbie25: I talked to Steve today and he said he will hold an academy in ...
      »Lefty: It would be nice if someone would hold an Academy somewhere in the ...
5 Dec. 4, 2016 799

2017 Adidas Melee 2

» yellowjacket95: Does anyone know when the 2017 Adidas Melee 2's will be available. I ...
      »Tri18: They are available now. If you have questions I can help you. Alan ...
      »yellowjacket95: Alan, Can you either text me or call me with details? It's my ...
      »Hail Ragna!: I am just checking on something a team mate had said. Do feel the New ...
      »yellowjacket95: Kirk, I am on my 2nd Dudley and although I think it is a great ...
      »J R: I broke both Melees balanced and end load.Both are great. Dudley has ...
      »bkb555: what is the difference between 2017 Adidas Melee 2 and 2016 Adidas ...
      »Trotter25: We brought out the Melee 2 in April this year and will go thru 2017. ...
      »swing for the fences : J R how many swings did it take to break those bats?????
      »J R: 1,000 on each batting practice on monday ,and play 4 days a week and ...
      »16wood: Trotter, how does the 12" barrel compare to the 13" in terms of swing ...
10 Dec. 2, 2016 1801

Thank you Collier County senior softball

» Bobby Buggs: Just wanted to say thanks to the guys at Veterans and Livingston for ...
      »gb69: Thanks Bob, we will see you in Jan-Feb-March. Bring some of those ...
      »Bobby Buggs: Gary I will be back mid Jan then March and April. If there is ...
2 Dec. 1, 2016 395
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