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SSUSA'S WINTER WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS 2019 "DRAFT" Game Schedules & Brackets

» SSUSA Staff: DRAFT Game Schedules and Brackets for SESSION #1 of the SSUSA's 2019 ...
      »SSUSA Staff: CHANGES AT ROSE MOFFORD FOR SESSION #1 The first DRAFT schedule set ...
      »SSUSA Staff: DRAFT Game Schedules and (some) Brackets for SESSION #2 of the ...
2 Nov. 11, 2019 3678
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SSUSA NATIONAL RULES COMMITTEE 2018 Annual Meeting Minutes

» SSUSA Staff: The link below redirects to the Official Minutes of the 2018 SSUSA ...
      »SSUSA Staff: RULEBOOK AMENDMENTS 2018 Technical Language Changes The link ...
      »SSUSA Staff: OFFICIAL 2019-20 SSUSA RULEBOOK ONLINE The 2019-20 electronic ...
2 Dec. 18, 2018 3644
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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 14277

Starting new 50 major team need some help!

» ballplyer19: I'm starting a new 50 major team and need some help on the roster. ...
      »coop3636: Hey I'm not the SSUSA, but you can have 3 major plus players on your ...
      »mck71: Bart, you start by filling out the Team Registration Form (hover over ...
      »ballplyer19: Thanks guys yes i know the 3 chip rule as i'm a chip but was just ...
      »mck71: Bart - you WON'T know until you add them AND ask George or Tiffany to ...
      »ballplyer19: Great thanks!!
5 Nov. 13, 2019 179

Price gouging

» Full Count: Suncoast bats are priced way too high. Just because you're the only ...
      »DaveDowell: Free speech is absolutely allowed here ... Mean spirited, anonymous, ...
      »Full Count: Your accusations are worse than mine Dave. You weren't there, I ...
      »DaveDowell: I didnt make any accusations. They were simple statements of fact ...
      »r4pitch: full count its america just dont buy.....Suncoast has been nothing ...
      »MurrayW: Yeah, what r4pitch said. No one is forcing you to buy one of their ...
      »Wood_1966: Maybe I am missing something, but is $249 really price gouging for a ...
      »Cowboy19: Great points by the 3 posts above. I got a chance to use the ...
      »JamesLG: Cowboy19, Did you hit the 13" EL or 12"? Is the 12" the same barre ...
      »Cowboy19: The red 1 ounce end load 12. Very similar to the 2019 red one, but ...
      »Whitey58: The Red Suncoast Melee Max 12" is a 1/2 ounce Endload The 13" Green ...
      »JamesLG: So is the new red Suncoast bat the same barrel length as last year ...
      »DaveDowell: Interesting how the Karma Gods work ... A lone "Complaint Department" ...
      »Cowboy19: Yes Whitney 1/2 end load on those two bats. James the red Suncoast ...
      »Saratoga2: I'm a little confused about who really makes the new Melee Suncoasts. ...
      »Saratoga2: I had a discussion with Suncoast about the Melee bats. Adidas got out ...
      »JAB: Question about Suncoast red 12" vs green 13" barrels EL -both ...
      »mck71: JAB - I read and reread this thread, didn't see where anyone said ...
      »JAB: Mck71 So, what are the benefits (other than personal preference ) ...
      »mck71: JAB - personally (and there are better/smarter people than I on this ...
19 Nov. 13, 2019 2504

Looking To Join A Team

» TWARAMS: I Will Be Moving To Chattanooga Tn Next Year And Would Like To Join A ...
0 Nov. 13, 2019 44

Players needed for Winter Worlds Arizona Womens 40

» Dirty Girl: Hello, I had players drop out for Arizona. I am in need of ...
      »Infielder: We are a 55 team not playing this tourney who live in Phoenix that ...
1 Nov. 13, 2019 64

Looking for tourney team to join

» Stuck on 3rd: I am looking to start playing senior softball. I turned 48 this last ...
      »Stuck on 3rd: Location Prosper, Texas
      »Dirty Girl: Hello Stuck, Are you male or female? My name is Jenee and I have a ...
2 Nov. 12, 2019 47

Rule Interpretation

» Hamstring: Runners on 1st and 3rd, one out. Batter hits a popup to the 2nd ...
      »lowprofile: Thinking the batter is automatically out once the ump called infield ...
      »B.J.: what mistake did the umpire make?? .. he called IF and per your ...
      »Player: Sorry, but I have to throw a different perspective on the ...
      »B.J.: ooops!!! not only did your umpire suffer a senior moment so sis I ...
      »Hamstring: If we go by the umpire ruling infield fly, why is the batter awarded ...
      »B.J.: hamstring.. this could go 2 ways .. if the umpire tried to stay with ...
      »stick8: This may sound odd. As horrific as this call sounds like and as ...
      »lowprofile: Hamstring, I'm just going by what the called play as you ...
      »swing for the fences : runner at second is safe, it's not a force on infield fly rule ...
      »chico senior: Swing - Im not sure why you say everyone on base should know it is ...
      »swing for the fences : my bad,, it was the umpires fault. guess the rule is to run ...
      »chico senior: Im not even sure where you start with this umpire screw up. This is ...
12 Nov. 12, 2019 551

70 AA team in Southern California team looking for players

» readytoplay: Looking for players for upcoming season. Must be willing to ...
0 Nov. 12, 2019 45

looking to play in Polk CountyFlorida feb 7-9 2020

» Doug it: 65 yr old infielder 3b or ss....above average fielder, strong arm, ...
      »Schibs: Hello Doug, where do live, what state?
1 Nov. 12, 2019 61

Anyone get the Efflexxa shots for thier knee OA?

» Wood_1966: I just finished my 3rd shot of Efflexxa and was told it will take 5-6 ...
      »Wood_1966: Wow...I cannot type...THEIR not thier! I wish there was an edit ...
      »Cutter45: I had the shot series last December. I took about three weeks and I ...
      »Wood_1966: Thanks Cutter! I hope I mirror your results!!!!!
      »Wood_1966: Surprised that there were not more responses to this, I assumed that ...
      »sjuhoops: I had my set of shots in January 2019. Dr. said give it 3 weeks and ...
      »Kinipopo: Had first shots at 68. Pretty happy with results. Had 2nd series Aug ...
      »Q19: I get GEL-One (not medicinal) shots every 6 months and just got them ...
      »Wood_1966: Q19 - I know it is Euflexxa but after I already corrected one ...
      »ocden: These shots are like Synvisc shots.I have had them a few times in the ...
      »Mannjo: Ocden, two things to google. Coollief and subchondroplasty. I had ...
      »ocden: Mannjo I've had the subchondroplasty procedure & the doc gave me a ...
      »Mannjo: The dr told me the same thing . Works for some ,but he said worth a ...
      »Mannjo: One other thing. I work out on strengthening the quads and core two ...
      »J R: I had the shots .They gave me relief. But no matter anyone tells you. ...
      »Wood_1966: I have already had one knee replacement and got these shots looking ...
15 Nov. 12, 2019 704

A BIG Thank You!

» cw: I just wanted to give a big "Thank You!" to the coordinators, Cal and ...
      »DaveDowell: cw ... It looks like your lovely wife would be a very formidable ...
1 Nov. 12, 2019 213

looking for videos

» garyheifner: where can I find some videos hitting the 2020 miken bats?
      »AJC: Gary, go to You Tube, type in 2020 Miken senior bats in the search ...
      »Tri18: Gary, Go on you tube and put in Alan Tanner Softball. I just posted ...
2 Nov. 12, 2019 96

Is a check-swing or deliberate half-swing legal?

» jgoff5113: In the World Masters Tourney that just concluded, a batter made a ...
      »STL0: The only thing in the rule book I could find after a quick look that ...
      »Nancy Allen: I have always admired what we call here a good slap hitter. Very few ...
      »B.J.: STLO. You are correct there is no definition for what a full swing is ...
      »jgoff5113: Thanks everyone for your comments. STL0: For what it's worth, this ...
      »jgoff5113: And Nancy: His wrists were not turned.
      »stick8: Jgoff5113, as long as the batter takes a full swing hes fine. A ...
      »Nancy Allen: Jgoff5113, it would be coming down with the bat like an axe from what ...
      »B.J.: ok I'm going to stir the pot some more.. I have yet to see a well ...
      »Nancy Allen: B.J., I totally agree. It is a myth that there is a rule anywhere ...
      »stick8: True, there is no rule that states players must take a full swing. ...
      »B.J.: stick, I think you misunderstood me.. there is such a rule.. I do ...
      »STL0: Nancy: Rule 7.6 (E) CLEARLY states that the batter must take a full ...
      »Nancy Allen: STL0, you're right. I am saying what I am thinking wrong. You can't ...
      »STL0: All good Nancy...just didn't understand why you were saying that. ...
      »jgoff5113: Thank-you all for educating me on this. I suppose it would be unfair ...
15 Nov. 11, 2019 411

Winter Worlds bracket for session 2.

» CLUBBER: So are we looking at early next week possibly for the brackets for ...
      »Hendo9: How do you plan for travel when you dont know dates/game times till ...
      »DaveDowell: Here's the official SSUSA travel advisory that has been in effect for ...
      »Lokahi: Dave I think the biggest issue for a lot of people is the fact that ...
      »DaveDowell: Lokahi ... The 50-AAA are playing 14 seeding pool games at Papago ...
      »Lokahi: Haha. Youre answers to all questions asked are classic. Hope you ...
      »HAT MAN: Or just tell that one person your team meeting is Thursday night so ...
      »Papajoe56: Can I get the Texas Legends 60AA game times for Friday?
      »coachgrahamaz: Just curious as to when I can expect game times for 60AAA. Thanks ...
      »DaveDowell: coach ... Which team? ... Game sequencing is finished for 60-AAA, ...
      »coachgrahamaz: Sidewinders 60AAA Thx.
      »coachgrahamaz: Or you can text me at 623-262-0716 Thx
      »DaveDowell: Rose Mofford #4 on Friday at 2:30 PM (Big Daddy's Donuts - MO) and ...
      »coachgrahamaz: I thought we were at Cesar Chavez??
      »coachgrahamaz: I am not complaining..I would rather play at RM.
      »DaveDowell: You are at C. Chavez... I looked right at the field name and ...
      »AZChappy: Any Luck getting the schedules for the 55 Major Unforgotten team? ...
      »AZChappy: Phone number for text if it is easier (928) 580-7833
      »Papajoe56: DaveDowell, did you skip my request?😊
      »DaveDowell: I didn't skip you on purpose papajoe56 ... Just didn't see it ...
      »coachgrahamaz: I apologize if you thought I was being impatient. It's not easy ...
      »DaveDowell: coach ... That thought never crossed my mind ... You have your ...
      »Papajoe56: Thank you DaveDowell!
22 Nov. 11, 2019 1006

Not a SMEDIUM STILL

» Tiny55: I sent this 3 months ago and asked about getting a shirt that fits ...
      »DaveDowell: Tiny(??)55 ... I'm pretty sure nobody reading this Message Board is ...
1 Nov. 11, 2019 226

Major Plus Teams in Winter Worlds, Session 1

» baseballbill: Dave: In the Winter Nationals, the 3 Major Plus teams in 65 and 70 ...
      »DaveDowell: Yes ... The two 65-Major+ teams in the Winter World's wanted to play ...
      »baseballbill: Dave: Thanks for getting back. I'm not sure if its a good idea to put ...
      »mck71: bbb - I don't have a dog in this hunt but there some advantages of M+ ...
      »bbullet: mck71 - They will not be giving 5 runs. They also have the ability ...
      »DaveDowell: ▲ ▲ Not agreeing or disagreeing with what you said at ...
      »baseballbill: bbullet is 100% correct in what he is saying and if Omen wants to ...
      »baseballbill: 65 MAJOR TEAMS, NO COMMENTS ?????? Be careful what you wish for !!
      »bbullet: As I look at this schedule - one of the curious things is Timberworks ...
      »DaveDowell: One of my fundamental schedule build philosophies is an attempt, when ...
      »baseballbill: SSUSA got the Brackets correct for the 3 Major Plus teams in the ...
      »Dbax: I agree with Bbullet. A matchup of two World Champions would be ...
      »breeze53: SSUSA has something against the 65 Major division. They screw over ...
      »baseballbill: Dave: I personally know you and many in the SSUSA Organization and ...
      »DaveDowell: bbb ... I respect and appreciate your commentary, but there is almost ...
      »The Wizard: Dave, in your first comment on this subject you refer to ...
      »DaveDowell: The Wiz ... NOPE ... The only "equalizers" defined in the rules ...
      »DaveDowell: UPDATE FROM 65/70-PLATINUM WINTER NATIONALS Team FL/Hollis ...
      »baseballbill: Dave: If Omen didn't make the request, then why were they put in the ...
      »DaveDowell: bbb ... Please pay closer attention ... I answered your first ...
      »800: Dave, I just want to clarify something that has been stated ...
      »baseballbill: WOW, the 2 Major Plus teams wanted to have there own little ...
      »DaveDowell: Thanks Walt ... It was represented to us that both 65+ teams desired ...
      »NYGNYY: This is going to be fun and a great way to kick off 2020. I am ...
      »DaveDowell: NYGNYY ... That's funny stuff! ... If the 70-Major+ wins, and ...
      »Marc: Well it's nice to see and hear the softball players finally try and ...
      »DaveDowell: Good to hear from you again, Marc ... Please bring it up at the ...
26 Nov. 11, 2019 1800

Looking for committed players for new 60's SPONSORED team

» 60'sCoach: We are a West Coast/Southwest combination travelling tournament team ...
      »60'sCoach: This post is for a Women's 60's team
1 Nov. 11, 2019 68

Base runner using the safety bag at 1st base

» jgoff5113: Situation: Runner on 1st. Next batter is a lefty and often hits hard ...
      »B.J.: jgoff.. once the runner attains 1st base then both bags merge as ...
      »jgoff5113: Awesome B.J.! Thanks for pointing me to the right place in the ...
2 Nov. 11, 2019 188

WHO'S LOOKING

» Viki: LOOKING FOR 60'S TEAM BASED IN TEXAS. WILL CONSIDER SURROUNDING ...
0 Nov. 11, 2019 45

Massachusetts Bostonians 70 AAA looking for players

» Bry: In need of 4 tournament players for 5 to 6 tournaments. Could add 1 ...
      »DieselDan: Only two teams in MA listed in the 70's. Hannington's and Relics. ...
      »Bry: This team is former 70s Bostonian players. The Bostonians that were ...
      »JAB: Bry I currently play 70 AAA in central florida and have played ...
3 Nov. 10, 2019 205

Winter National updates

» TimMcElroy: 70 AAA START TIMES for WEDNESDAY (N. Collier Park) . Please reply ...
      »TimMcElroy: WEDNESDAY morning updates 70 MAJOR SEEDING 1- Frankie Brinn ...
      »TimMcElroy: 70 Major 1. Frankie Brinn 2. Syracuse Cyvlones 3. MN ...
      »dand: Anyone know results of 75 AAA.
      »spoonplugger: Thanks Tim
      »TimMcElroy: Session 2 results from N. Collier Park 40 Platinum 1. Suncoast ...
5 Nov. 10, 2019 762
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