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SSUSA's WESTERN NATIONAL'S 2024 • TENTATIVE Field Assignments

» SSUSA Staff: The following are the TENTATIVE Field Assignments for the 2024 SSUSA ...
0 July 11, 2024 866
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SSUSA's EASTERN NATIONAL'S 2024 • "TENTATIVE" Field Assignments

» SSUSA Staff: The following are the REVISED TENTATIVE Field Assignments for the ...
0 July 8, 2024 716
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TOURNAMENT INFORMATION ACCESS

» SSUSA Staff: The customary locations for access to DRAFT Game Schedules and ...
0 April 10, 2024 1869
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2023-24 SSUSA NATIONAL RULES COMMITTEE MEETINGS • Official Minutes

» SSUSA Staff: The link below redirects to the Official Minutes of the 2023 SSUSA ...
      »SSUSA Staff: EFFECTIVE DATE: December 1, 2023 (for the 2024 Season)
1 Dec. 15, 2023 2727
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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 25962

A baserunner giving himself up and leaving field after being declared safe

» PhillyRon: I could not find this ruling in any on-line Senior Softball rules, ...
      »taits: Couldn't find that per se but maybe he didn't hear the call...senior ...
      »PhillyRon: Thank you "taits." No time was called. Ball was still live. In ...
      »Rino: I haven't found a rule, as such, but if time was called the runner ...
      »Rino: I haven't found a rule, as such, but if time was called the runner ...
      »Gary19: Couple questions. One, if the ball was still live how could he have ...
      »garyheifner: I have had umps call out while giving the safe sign and visa versa. ...
      »stick8: Not certain about SSUSA but in USSSA that umpire was correct. ...
      »TOMAR77: This same event happened in a game that we played in a few years ...
      »taits: Isn't that called having you mind in\on the game...
      »stick8: Tomar77 some umps in different leagues or tournaments will call it ...
      »Omar Khayyam: A variation of this is having the runner called safe at second who ...
      »Gary19: What is it with all these guys walking between the lines?
      »Joe H: It's accurate, I believe, that there's no SSUSA rule to cover this ...
      »Gary19: There is NO rule for being 'out of the legal base path'. That ONLY ...
      »Joe H: Your point is on mark and is not arguable. I understood the out of ...
      »Gary19: I understand, but don't get why if the guy was truly just walking ...
      »Omar Khayyam: That's called keeping your mind in/on the game as a fielder!
      »Gary19: Or, sadly, not keeping it in/on the game.
      »mad dog: so if you think your out,you run off the field???????i have done the ...
      »Webbie25: Gary-we're old-we walk, especially to the outfield. After 5, 6, 7, 8 ...
      »Webbie25: Besides-at our age, any movement can be construed as 'hustle'. :-)
      »Gary19: Webbie, I understand the age situation, but: a) It is not a matter ...
      »PhillyRon: Since no one has an answer, let me try to answer some of your ...
      »Gary19: Ron, I completely agree with you about umps seeming at times to ...
      »stick8: Ron I'll defer to your counsel in baseball but in softball it's a bit ...
      »Gary19: stick, you mention the ump paying attention. Heck, if any of the ...
      »stick8: Gary you would think that but I've seen some pretty bizarre ...
      »Gary19: Yea, me too stick. But his one literally means a dozen or so guys ...
      »stick8: I would agree. You would think at least one player would be paying ...
      »Gary19: Same here, and especially if the guy was truly walking. At this age ...
      »stick8: Probably so Gary. I was taught at an early age that if it's a close ...
      »Webbie25: Gary-your comment about 'not every game is 5th, 6th, etc.' is ...
      »Q19: Plain and simple folks. Rule 8.3 (9) WHEN A RUNNER CAN BE PUTOUT A. A ...
      »Omar Khayyam: Twelve guys went brain-dead? C'mon Gary. The call is not loud enough ...
      »Gary19: Omar, you are making a TON of assumptions there. The truth is, ...
      »curty: if it were not caught before a dead ball situation, such as the plate ...
      »curty: once the runner left the playing field, passed the third base foul ...
      »Omar Khayyam: Gary, your perspective is from playing with 50-somethings. I play ...
      »Gary19: True, that is my perspective, but again you are making an assumption. ...
      »doker: HEY GUYS...IF THE UMPIRE SAID THAT TIME HAD BEEN CALLED AND THE ...
      »mad dog: every ump i have asked,is that the runner is not out till he enters ...
      »Gary19: Only if he played a bunch of REALLY brain-dead guys. So he would ...
      »hazel: In many softball leagues, a baserunner is only considered to have ...
43 July 15, 2024 7169

Jim Sherman results

» Double Dee: Hey I am trying to find bracket results for Jum Sherman, doing the ...
      »TimMcElroy: The Jim Sherman / Northwest Champs are still being played. The ...
      »Double Dee: OK, I meant the game results, not necessarily the final results. I ...
      »Double Dee: and...... not yet
3 July 14, 2024 201

Altered bat?

» Double Dee: I moved to Arizona and the heat down here is different. I had 2 ...
      »TimMcElroy: You're joking, right? Absolutely altered.
      »Double Dee: Re-gluing the cap?
      »DaveDowell: Nope! ... Opening the bat and removing material meets one of the ...
      »Double Dee: OK, got it. The urge was created when I heard rattling. I'll just use ...
4 July 14, 2024 536

Brackets

» Classics 15: When will brackets be available for Loudon Tournament, people are ...
      »DaveDowell: You don't need the detail brackets and seeding schedules to book your ...
      »TimMcElroy: Classics 15, or anyone else that is wondering where to stay- We ...
      »mck71: Some of us might have to work while we are playing Tim so knowing ...
      »TimMcElroy: See you soon, Mike
      »monam33: 60 year olds on 370’ fields at Brambleton….. That should be ...
      »pizzaboy: You can swing away and not worry about over the fence homeruns on ...
      »DaveDowell: Be careful of those cheap HRs, though! ... It's only about 315' or so ...
7 July 12, 2024 430

ILLEGAL PITCH

» Double Dee: Question. When a pitcher throws a pitch deemed "illegal" (too high or ...
      »GMCinCOS: According to the rulebook: 6.14. Illegal pitch. The umpire should ...
      »Double Dee: Let's add "Loudly" to that rule! :)
      »johnnyQ: I always pointed at the ball at the point it was illegal and said ...
      »stick8: Left arm out. Yell out “illegal” while pitch is in tne air. If ...
      »JohnO28: What association were you watching? NSA for example rules state the ...
      »mck71: I am a very loud umpire and noticed when I "yelled" illegal or flat, ...
6 July 12, 2024 612

Player looking for team

» Maggs73: Hi! My name is Randy and I'm looking for a 50+ team. I've been ...
      »Scott Harder: Hey Randy, can you share where you live and what positions you play? ...
      »SSUSA Staff: We can cover half of the issue for you, and maybe 100% of it because ...
      »TMB: My name is Troy and I am looking for a team in the Lubbock, Texas ...
3 July 12, 2024 586

Player looking for a team - 40 years old -

» 28Josh28: This will be my first time joining this league. I live in Port ...
0 July 12, 2024 50

Pitcher looking to join a tournament team

» Timbro: I'm 60-65 years old and play in men's softball leagues with the young ...
0 July 12, 2024 98

Looking for Senior softball team

» TJ1: I'm 70,lives in Maryland, looking for a senior traveling team to play ...
      »TMB: I’m 55 and moving to the Lubbock, Texas area at the end of July. I ...
1 July 11, 2024 154

Rerating

» Double Dee: IS there a specific date that teams might be re-rated in June?
      »SSUSA Staff: There's no date certain, but the semi-annual rating review is in ...
      »Double Dee: Or just message me secretly for a sweet sawbuck..... :)
      »Double Dee: Oh, and thanks for your response on a Sunday!
      »HSquared: Have the mid-season re-rates been completed?
      »SSUSA Staff: Mostly
5 July 10, 2024 715

IN NEED OF A PITCHER/UT PLAYER FOR A COMPETITIVE WOMENS 40'S AND 50'S TEAM IN ...

» Rhonda021: In need of a solid competitive pitcher or utility player for Women's ...
0 July 10, 2024 224

Player Seeking a team in WA State

» J. C.: Looking to join a team in WA State. Solid bat. Average speed (4.68 ...
      »Rhonda021: Text me 530-355-6695 What age group? Rhonda
1 July 10, 2024 185

LOOKING TO JOIN A TRAVEL TEAM

» Jerseygirl: Looking for a 40,45,50’s team to play with and I am willing to ...
      »Rhonda021: Jerseygirl- Messaged you on FB. Rhonda
1 July 10, 2024 115

Upcoming Tournaments

» Gristle: Major or Triple AAA player looking to travel and play ...
0 July 10, 2024 150

Tournament map

» stattad: When you click on tournament map, for instance for the Western ...
      »TimMcElroy: Red "pins" are tied to parks and green "pins" are tied to ...
      »Dbax: Everyone wants to know what the numbers mean.
      »TimMcElroy: Answer: Nothing. It's not a mileage marker. The first pin location ...
      »stattad: Thanks.
4 July 10, 2024 214

DFW Classic

» Capt Kirk: Is the DFW Classic in Grapevine, a 2 or 3 day tournament for the 75's ...
0 July 9, 2024 62

60 Major Team from Ohio Inquiring for shortstop ISA Wolrds Columbus Indiana

» 17Black: This is exploratory seeing who "might" be available, so sending out a ...
      »tj.brk: email?
      »17Black: cpoacleveland@hotmail.com is my contact you can also get poster ...
2 July 9, 2024 288

Field dimensions

» Danaj18: Does any one the field dimensions at this park Hal & Berni Hansen ...
      »SSUSA Staff: There's not a lot of readily available satellite imagery out there ...
1 July 9, 2024 210

SSUSA's NORTHEAST CHAMPIONSHIPS 2024 • "DRAFT" Game Schedules & Brackets

» SSUSA Staff: DRAFT Game Schedules and Brackets for the SSUSA's Northeast ...
      »SSUSA Staff: SESSION #1 REVISION • Due to OUR error, we had entered a team into ...
      »SSUSA Staff: SESSION #1 REVISION • A 70-AAA team, Hudson Valley Cyclones 70 ...
      »SSUSA Staff: SESSION #2 REVISION • Following the withdrawals of two Men's ...
3 July 9, 2024 1981

Edward Schiller

» MR. ED: I HAVE TWO PLAYERS THAT WERE MAJOR PLAYERS TWO YEARS AGO. THEY ARE ...
      »SSUSA Staff: Ed ... Please call the Sacramento Home Office @ (916) 326-5303 during ...
1 July 8, 2024 325
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