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March 6, 2022
JamesLG
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Suncoast Bats



Hi All


I have a Suncoast Diamond 12" end load and I was looking at the Suncoast Melee Max 12" end load. Can someone tell me what is the main difference in these two bats? Are they weighted the same?

Thanks:

James



Feb. 9, 2022
JamesLG
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: 3 69 yr Olds able to play 70 age group next yr

I suggest give it a try allowing one 69 year old and if it works, great and if it does not go well change it back to where we are now.

Thanks:

James
Dec. 24, 2021
JamesLG
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: 3 69 yr Olds able to play 70 age group next yr


I can see both points on this issue but since we are in changing times with Covid and other issues this country is facing I would like to see SSUSA give this a sample try in 2022 allowing one 69 year old to play 70s. Just my $.02

Merry Christmas everybody.

Thanks:

James
Nov. 10, 2021
JamesLG
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Onyx Bats


Hi All:

Do any of you on this board sell Onyx bats. If so please email me at Jamesgroh99@gmail.com

Thank You:

James
Aug. 31, 2021
JamesLG
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Sunset Park


Thanks Tim:

They sound like OK fields. I assume 300' fences. Probably fast infields if they are dirt.

James
Aug. 31, 2021
JamesLG
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Sunset Park



Hi All:

This year the 65M division is playing at Sunset Park in Vegas. I have never played at this one or heard much about it so can someone tell if it has turf infields or how this one ranks compared to the others in Vegas.

Thank You:

James
July 4, 2021
JamesLG
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Dont blame SSUSA for the ball problem.


Thanks for all the information.

Dave I guess my question would be isn't there a better ball available than the dud we have been using? We do appreciate your efforts on this issue. Our BP softballs that have been hit hundreds of times are much better than the tournament ball we been using.

Thanks:

James
June 29, 2021
JamesLG
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Dont blame SSUSA for the ball problem.


I don't believe players are blaming SSUSA for the shipment of balls not arriving in time for these tournaments. I believe the biggest complaint is there are much better options readily available than the ball we have been using in these tournaments. A used league game ball is a much better options than the Dud we been using.

James
June 5, 2021
JamesLG
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Balls for Rock N Reno


Rock N Reno was a very well run tournament with great umpires but the ball was a dud. It would have been much better to use slightly used SSUSA Stotes than the ball we had for this event. Jusy my $.02

Thanks
James
June 4, 2021
JamesLG
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Which Ball travels further: ASA or SSUSA


A crap ball like the one we used in Reno actually shrinks the field for the weaker hitting team making them easier to defend. Outfielder can play much shallower cutting off many of the softer hit ball. I believe a mush ball actually makes it easier for the stronger team to beat the weaker one.

James
May 29, 2021
JamesLG
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Balls for Rock N Reno


I have and always will support SSUSA and Dave but that last response was a real beauty. All you need to do is watch 40s play and then 60+ and you can see where the quality of the ball comes into play. It is true both teams hit the same ball but that does not justify using a sub par ball.

Thanks:

James
May 28, 2021
JamesLG
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Balls for Rock N Reno


Thanks Dave;

We appreciate your response.

James
May 27, 2021
JamesLG
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Balls for Rock N Reno


Does anyone know if this ball is comparable to the ball we usually use?
Jan. 7, 2021
JamesLG
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: 2021 Demarini senior bats


I just placed the order and look forward to hitting this new bat. Will get at least one backup if it works out as planned.

Thanks for the help.

James
Jan. 4, 2021
JamesLG
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: 2021 Demarini senior bats



Thanks Again for the help.

I will most likely get the balanced.

James
Jan. 2, 2021
JamesLG
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: 2021 Demarini senior bats


Thanks for the input. I have been swinging an EL for the last 6-8 years but have been thinking about going back to a balanced. I may wait until more reviews are out on the EL bats before I order. It does sound like these bats have large sweet spots.

James
Jan. 2, 2021
JamesLG
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: 2021 Demarini senior bats



Hi Folks:

I have decided to buy one of the new Demarini bats but cant decide on the balanced or mid load. I watched Dave V's review of the balanced and he gave it very high marks. Have any of you hit the mid load and if so what do you think of it?

Also are any of you on this board Demarini reps who I could purchase one from?

Thanks:

James
Jan. 1, 2021
JamesLG
Topic: Players looking to join a team
Discussion: Solid 62 yr. old center from Western Washington (left or right) fielder seeking an equally solid tournament team


Any team looking for a great person and very good player should contact Bob. He would most likely be your fastest player and best outfielder. He is also a very tough out.

James
Nov. 11, 2020
JamesLG
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Bat Sales at Papogo Park



We play at Papogo Park next week starting Tuesday and I am wondering if any of the equipment vendors will be there and also will the concession stand be open.

Thanks:

James
Aug. 13, 2020
JamesLG
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: End of the story


Hi John:

I am sorry to hear the legendary ARO Glass Clubbers will be no more. I had the pleasure of being a part of your team a few years in league and one full season and they were some of my favorite years in senior softball. We had a blast plus played some pretty good softball. I thank all of you for being such a big part of Northwest Senior Softball. You guys will be missed at the RAC.

I have to ask who you will be playing for after ARO?

Thank You:

James
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