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SOUTHERN CHAMPIONSHIPS 2018 • DRAFT Game Schedules & Brackets

» SSUSA Staff: DRAFT Game Schedules and Brackets for the SSUSA's Southern ...
0 Aug. 13, 2018 285
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NORTHERN CHAMPIONSHIPS 2018 • DRAFT Game Schedules & Brackets

» SSUSA Staff: DRAFT Game Schedules and Brackets for the SSUSA's Northern ...
0 Aug. 12, 2018 544
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TOP GUN SUMMER CLASSIC 2018 • DRAFT Game Schedules & Brackets

» SSUSA Staff: DRAFT Game Schedules and Brackets for SESSION #1 of the 2018 Top Gun ...
      »SSUSA Staff: DRAFT Game Schedules and Brackets for SESSION #2 the SSUSA's Top Gun ...
1 Aug. 10, 2018 781
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SSUSA RULES COMMITTEE 2017 • Annual Meeting Minutes

» SSUSA Staff: The link below redirects to the Official Minutes of the 2017 SSUSA ...
      »SSUSA Staff: TECHNICAL RULE BOOK LANGUAGE AMENDMENTS (Rev. 12/15/2017) Redline ...
      »SSUSA Staff: SSUSA RULES COMMITTEE "SPECIAL MEETING" MINUTES • January 9, ...
      »SSUSA Staff: SUMMARY OF SIGNIFICANT RULES CHANGES • 2018 Season The link below ...
3 Jan. 28, 2018 4257
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TEAM RATINGS • Guidelines & Procedures (Rev: 12/15/2015)

» SSUSA Staff: Senior Softball-USA Ratings Guidelines The foundation of the ...
0 Dec. 16, 2015 10605

Hitter Not Running

» shortstop33: base loaded no outs batter hits ball in to out, which is clearly a ...
      »grayhitter59: an out is recorded and the run scores, if it's the 5th run end of ...
      »B.J.: your UIC is correct.. I don't like that the rule is written this way ...
      »k man: Wow! This comes under the category of you learn something new ...
      »Duke: We have so many ridiculous rules in senior softball, and this is just ...
      »shortstop33: What is different than him hitting a sac fly. If he just stands at ...
      »shortstop33: Also once the winning run or 5/7 has scored the inning or game is over
      »Duke: If a sac fly situation occurs, then the batter-runner does not have ...
      »Wayne 37: Well, ain't another one for the ages. This situation is called ...
8 Aug. 15, 2018 138

Major++

» Nancy Allen: Did I miss the Major++ briefing? Congratulations...I think.
      »marcster13: What is this Major Plus Plus thing about? This is the second post ...
      »DoubleL10: This new rating appears to have been created solely for the ...
      »Nancy Allen: I have a good friend that plays on that team. He was telling me ...
      »Dbax: They must give Major Plus teams the runs. Why would a team rated ...
      »stattad: Because they're so much better.
      »Nancy Allen: In competition, I think that any of us would take any advantage that ...
      »Dbax: They are not that much better. And not all of us in competition would ...
      »Nancy Allen: Dbax, sorry, I did not mean that in bad way, but I think that if I am ...
      »Benji4: DC JK Inc. is a Major Plus team and we are required to give runs ...
      »Dbax: Keith, you guys must also be rated Major ++ if you are giving runs to ...
      »Nancy Allen: Benji4, is that J.K. Inc/Easton 50's in the ratings? I am just ...
      »grayhitter59: I am confused, I have been playing for ten years, is this like double ...
      »grayhitter59: ok you give up runs or player if you are younger and playing major ...
      »grayhitter59: So,l i went to western national 65 major plus bracket and was amazed ...
      »Nancy Allen: grayhitter59, that is pretty sharp on your part. I just have a ...
      »grayhitter59: Nancy, can you explain it to me? Or are you as shocked as I.
      »Nancy Allen: Grayhitter59, my friend, who is not the coach, said that it was ...
      »StevenL.Imlay: Nancy, The move from Major to Major Plus isn't easy and some rule ...
      »Nancy Allen: Steve, I always trust your judgement, especially at this level of ...
      »grayhitter59: So is this a new raking in SSUSA? I am so confused! I think ...
      »Webbie25: It's not a joke, grayhitter. The rating is unofficial for sure, but ...
      »Fabe: This is interesting my local team just repeated as State Champs for ...
      »Duke: Personally, I do not agree with the Major++ rating. Obviously, ...
      »Pa: i no JK has only been in the 50s a year but go threw the last 12 or ...
24 Aug. 15, 2018 963

Major++++

» Doak: I never thought I would have to write this but I do, I am a member of ...
      »marcster13: Interesting. I just looked at the rankings and I did not see a new ...
      »DoubleL10: marcster13, the ratings list still shows Timberworks 65 as Major ...
      »StevenL.Imlay: Many teams believe the difference in Major and Major Plus is Powe ...
      »grayhitter59: I just don't believe it, never could expect this to happen for just ...
      »Webbie25: The rating is unofficial for sure, but still exists. I, also, would ...
5 Aug. 15, 2018 523

Thomas Burns

» rightrj1: The Senior Softball family has lost another 3rd basemen to that DAM ...
      »Sweet P: Tommy was a good ballplayer and even better person! My condolences to ...
      »Fabe: Sorry to hear this...prayers coming from a Survivor who live in da ...
      »Funk: Really sorry to hear this news....A good man...A even better ...
      »the car: My condolences to the Burns family.
      »softball4b: He and his family were/are in my prayers. When I stood at 3rd, ...
      »Tate22: Memorial Services for Thomas Burns are scheduled for this Saturday, ...
      »StevenL.Imlay: Thomas was a class act and a super individual and great ball player, ...
7 Aug. 15, 2018 560

60 Major Team based in NJ needs players

» MPB33: Looking for 2-3 players that will commit for at least the balance of ...
      »davidthewebguy: just saw this post...i'm 67, play 2B, 3B or Pitch 6-12 ft arc....i ...
      »the answer: what is the name of your team? I play outfield a can play second in ...
      »13ken13: Hi, I played for ENR in 2012 senior over 50. I will be 60 in ...
      »the answer: ken cappelli?
      »13ken13: Ken Arnold, I played right field. Sorry about the late response I was ...
      »13ken13: I also talked to a guy named moose who plays over 60. He is an ump in ...
6 Aug. 15, 2018 476

Qualifier Question

» robs1tko: I've played in SSUSA Qualifier to be eligible for Vegas but what if ...
      »DaveDowell: robs1tko ... You're not "stuck", but time is running short for you to ...
      »Paco12: Excuse the heck out of me a "eligibility specialist". I need a job ...
      »DaveDowell: Paco12 ... There are only a couple of them, and they're really good ...
3 Aug. 15, 2018 217

Illinois 50 year old

» John from Illinois: I am looking to see if anyone needs a player.
      »John from Illinois: I can play pretty much play anywhere. Probably best position is ...
      »Rick35: You need to add your contact information...and what town do you ...
      »John from Illinois: Thanks Rick. I am from Machesney Park, Il. Pretty much Rockford ...
      »Nancy Allen: John, if you click on Leagues and then your state, there are several ...
      »John from Illinois: I am also hoping to find a tournament team to join. I do play on a ...
      »Nancy Allen: If you click on Ratings above and then click on the State Column in ...
      »John from Illinois: thank you for the help, Nancy
      »John from Illinois: Is there a way for me to contact the teams?
      »Nancy Allen: Just let me know if there is anything else that I can do for you. I ...
      »John from Illinois: Am I able to reach out to the teams via email or possibly even cell, ...
      »Nancy Allen: Unfortunately there is no tool like that. If the locals don't know, ...
      »Nancy Allen: You might also post an inquiry about that team here as someone might ...
12 Aug. 15, 2018 134

Link to bracket for Kiest Tournament

» The_Madness: Does anyone have the link where you can find the pool and tournament ...
      »DaveDowell: REPRINT from similar question yesterday: "The contact point is the ...
1 Aug. 15, 2018 89

Fall Season

» MichaelK: Hi, guys, I'm a fit 64 year old, 5'7" 160 lb.; fast (relatively!), ...
      »MichaelK: P.S. I neglected to mention that I'm in Nashville.
      »Nancy Allen: MichaelK, I think that from your area code that it is a safe ...
      »MichaelK: Nancy, Thanks for directing my clumsy attempt at communication! Will ...
      »Nancy Allen: MichaelK, you did just fine. I am here to help if you need it. ...
      »dMON: MichaelK, Fall season started last night (Tuesdays) in ...
      »dMON: MichaelK, Dale again. They are always looking for players. They run ...
6 Aug. 15, 2018 86

commitment line stepover standoff

» jfsully: The discussion about running to the commitment line, stopping and ...
      »B.J.: 1).. if the runner stops at the C/L the pitcher should cross over to ...
      »DaveDowell: IF I'm the Tournament/Field Director and IF the umpire were to call ...
      »k man: I would think that the impetus to force the situation would be on the ...
      »Joe H: Sorry for being a late responder. On May 12, the message board had ...
      »JohnBob: If the 3 baseman is next to runner standing at the commitment line he ...
      »Nancy Allen: Joe H, this is my opinion only. In 21 years of officiating senior ...
      »the car: Nancy on this the runner is stand at the line and is read to touch ...
      »MurrayW: I'm with JohnBob. Seems like a very easy play for a 3rd baseman who ...
      »Nancy Allen: the car, thanks I get that, but I think that even I could tag him ...
      »BruceAZ: My team has done this scenario twice in the last 2 years, a team mate ...
      »Nancy Allen: BruceAZ, it's probably not a good idea if you get ejected for the ...
      »MurrayW: Again, I don't see you this is a hard play for a 3rd baseman to make ...
      »MurrayW: how instead of you in the first sentence above.
      »JohnBob: Right on Murray if nothing else flake like you are going to tag him ...
      »Joe H: Forgive me all, but I guess I didn't get my point across. I've seen ...
      »The Screamer5: Joe H, I could be wrong but my interpretation of the commitment line ...
      »B.J.: Joe, I understand what you are trying to say but I think you are ...
      »stick8: JoeH in your example it’s not so much the base runner must continue ...
18 Aug. 15, 2018 951

Infielders

» Kingman 50's: Established AAA 55 team. KSS-Kingman, Ariz. Looking for infield ...
      »: MJB56- Interested in your team. Left you a text, Thanks, Mick ...
1 Aug. 14, 2018 80

SAN CLEMENTE

» AZTOMC: My 60's team is not able to field a team for Friday seeding games ...
      »DaveDowell: Tom ... Try to do what it takes to play the seeding games ... Failing ...
1 Aug. 14, 2018 200

Jeffersonville Indiana Senior Softball

» Nancy Allen: I am hoping that someone might have some information for me. I ...
      »Nancy Allen: I had a really nice conversation with a 75+ player yesterday at a ...
      »T.C.Sr.: Nancy, Those two leagues listed above are played in the mornings ...
      »Nancy Allen: T.C.Sr., thank you so much. Do you have a person that I could ...
3 Aug. 14, 2018 179

Tourney at fiest park

» Meatman03: Anyone have a scgedule on the 50's yet? Or maybe a link to the ...
      »DaveDowell: Meatman03 ... We're drawing a blank on that park ... What event and ...
      »J R: I tthink he means Kiser Park in Dallas
      »J R: Sorry Kiest
      »DaveDowell: "Kiest" would make more sense ... Meatman03: The contact point is the ...
4 Aug. 14, 2018 109

Iowa-based 60s outfielder available for Vegas

» jgoff5113: My 60s team has just decided we don't have enough healthy players to ...
0 Aug. 14, 2018 73

New 2019 Adidas Melee 2-Piece

» Trotter25: Guys, Just wanted to send some information on the new Adidas Melee ...
      »Crusher23: Lee, will you have demo's available at any other tournaments? ...
      »44 mag: A couple of notes to remember: 1. Taking off the leather grip and ...
      »JDub: I Wonder what the Compression Test Results are for Wendell Rickard's ...
      »big cat7: When will these bats be available to buy?
4 Aug. 14, 2018 1277

Ken Lipinski

» softball4b: From Bunny Lipinski: To all of you dear friends who have been ...
      »MPB33: Very sorry to hear of Ken's passing, the softball world will surely ...
      »StevenL.Imlay: Ken was an icon in our sport. Plus he was a class act and he will be ...
      »softball4b: Ken's Memorial is Saturday, August 25 at Mariners Church 5001 Newport ...
      »SSUSA Staff: Kenny was one of my first, and most special, friends in Senior ...
      »ALLPRO: Ken gave me my first real opportunity to play "big time" softball. He ...
      »softball4b: If you have any thoughts of stories you can share. Please take a ...
      »softball4b: As a reminder Ken's Memorial is Saturday, August 25 at Mariners ...
      »Fabe: Did not know Ken, but heard of his name...there is great joy knowing ...
      »softball4b: From Joe Lecak Early on in my time with senior softball Kenny ...
      »softball4b: Gary Springer I have been in contact with Ken and Bunny once to twice ...
10 Aug. 14, 2018 1166

Kudos on new balls

» swing for the fences : 99 degree heat and the new Trump balls played fair for everyone ...
      »Omar Khayyam: Hello Swing, As you know, I am very familiar with the Baden ...
      »swing for the fences : Omar, last year and this year in northcal, the fireball isn't the ...
      »ffdonnie: I completely agree with Swing on this. The new Stote was a lot of fun ...
      »lb16: SPA has went to the Tattoo ball no more junk Baden.
      »Omar Khayyam: Thanks Swing and ffdonnie. Here I thought I was just getting older ...
      »Hail Ragna!: The new Trump balls will play just fine in any kind of weather. It is ...
      »Hail Ragna!: My bad. The only difference is the cover is Synthetic! Forgot ...
      »tattooball: The new ball is not new its been around since the mid 2000's ak-mc-ss ...
      »marcster13: Well the ball is new to most of us and to play in SSUSA. I love this ...
      »swing for the fences : Tattoo, it's new this year in SSUSA.. enough said!
      »VegasBob: In Las Vegas, we use the ISA X-Rock 50 weeks a year every Tuesday and ...
      »swing for the fences : never said they were as good as the Rock.. just much better than the ...
      »Hail Ragna!: No the SSUSA ball will not fly exactly like the X-Rock. The ...
      »Larry K: Does anyone know what ball is going to be used in Las Vegas for the ...
      »DaveDowell: Rumors are like .... never mind ... The LVSSA has sole authority on ...
15 Aug. 14, 2018 1125

Travel women team

» Pip7575: Looking to on a Travel Team I play 1b/of can play on a 40 or 50 team
      »Nancy Allen: What state do you reside in? That should help you find the ...
1 Aug. 13, 2018 20

What’s the call

» Mannjo: If a catcher ,attempting to make a play,trips over a dropped bat,is ...
      »B.J.: no the batter is not out unless in the judgement of the umpire the ...
      »DaveDowell: ▲▲ is correct
      »Nancy Allen: BJ, spot on as usual and concise. I know that you can read my mind ...
      »B.J.: hmm.. lol.. yes but that thread was closed.. thankfully..
      »DaveDowell: It was closed because he seems like the kind of guy that has to have ...
      »Nancy Allen: BJ, thanks, I hadn't noticed. After that many disparaging comments ...
6 Aug. 13, 2018 386
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