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additions to roster

» titanhd: Team A and Team B both enter a TOC tourney in the same age group. ...
      »SSUSA Staff: If the Team "A" players are NOT in the same age division as Team "B", ...
1 Aug. 1, 2020 185

illegal courtesy runner

» alan--23: we had this come up in league play the other day bases loaded 2 ...
      »DaveDowell: It's not conmpletely clear to me from your fact pattern description ...
      »alan--23: yes it was before a pitch to the next batter, thx for the answer
      »coop3636: Dave If the illegal CR is not noticed before the batter doubled, the ...
      »DaveDowell: Brett ... You didn't "miss" a thing in focusing on that precise issue ...
      »B.J.: Dave, I'm still not sure on what you ended up with for an answer ...
      »B.J.: Dave, I'm still not sure what the answer is on if the 2 runs score? ...
      »stick8: In the scenario Alan-23 posted I side with coop3636 on this one. In ...
      »DaveDowell: Hi guys ... The distinction I draw from your analysis, and which ...
      »B.J.: Dave, thx for the well explained answer... and yes it does explain ...
      »DaveDowell: B.J. ... I think your theoretical may have wandered a bit far ... The ...
      »B.J.: Dave, I'm not trying to bust your chops.... we've had this ...
      »DaveDowell: B.J. ... In the real world, if only about 7% of the umpires and team ...
12 July 30, 2020 678

Equalizer clarification

» Satxsb30: Need to get a clarification of equalizer rule when a 70M plays a ...
      »Satxsb30: Thanks
      »DaveDowell: "NO Equalizer" game ... The Rating Index numbers are equal (R/I=4) ...
      »DoubleL10: We had this same controversy at the Aggieland Classic. Our team, San ...
      »JBTexas : Dave, didn't you mean 70 or older teams plays with native 11 players ...
      »DaveDowell: CORRECTION • Maybe the Director needs to have this tattooed on his ...
      »HSquared: Dave, I think that's a visual we can all do without... lol
6 July 30, 2020 369

Batter pops up, doesn't run; defense lets ball drop to get a double play. Legal?

» jgoff5113: Situation: Runner on 1st with less than 2 out. Batter pops up in the ...
      »grayhitter59: some years ago same thing happened in a game that I was playing, I ...
      »DaveDowell: Correct call ... See Rulebook page 7 §1.37 • INTENTIONALLY ...
      »lb16: grayhitter59 - Is there a rule listing for this in senior softball? ...
      »jgoff5113: Thank-you Dave, for citing the rule from the book. No double play.
      »DaveDowell: You're welcome jgoff5113 ... lb16 ... I tend to agree with your ...
      »grayhitter59: I once asked that a rule be instated that the batter/runner must make ...
      »Benji4: There are other ways to still complete the double play. 1. Never ...
      »OZ40: Good points Benji, There shouldn't be any rule that says a fielder ...
      »Benji4: Here is the problem when an umpire says you should have caught the ...
      »TimMcElroy: Growing up, my mother always told me that two wrongs don't make a ...
      »Benji4: Tim Normally I would argue with you, however, SSUSA has recently ...
      »TimMcElroy: Funny you bring golf into the conversation- Being a big time player ...
      »Wayne 37: Instead of using the words drops the ball, usin guided the ball to ...
      »DCPete: Maybe right next to the "Runner has to run rule" you can add the ...
      »grayhitter59: Tim, if you remember this actually occurred in Naples several years ...
      »stever: Don't know what the discussion is about. Dave quoted you the rule.
      »DaveDowell: stever ... There's a popular game here we refer to internally as ...
      »alank: Dave. Following up on the rule, if the defense thinks they've ...
      »grayhitter59: The Batter is out. Period Stever, my post with Tim was not meant ...
      »DaveDowell: alank ... As always, I'm going to give you the honest answer ... ...
      »stick8: This happened to myself a couple weeks ago. I’m batting. Bases ...
      »txnighttrain: It is always an umpire judgment call. Making an argument about sun in ...
      »DaveDowell: txnighttrain ... I'll try to make this short, but it remains ...
      »Benji4: txnightrain I also umpire and always side with the defense if the ...
      »John Mc: As an umpire, I always side with the rule book.
      »Benji4: John Mc Send me your rule book please. Mine doesn't have a section ...
      »B.J.: I agree with John Mc ... I have umpired in many different ...
      »DaveDowell: And there you go ... A very simple question answered completely and ...
      »B.J.: Dave, if it wasn't for redundant answers you wouldn't have anything ...
29 July 25, 2020 1372

Kicking the ball to a teammate legal?

» jgoff5113: Situation: Batted ball bounces off the pitcher and is rolling away ...
      »bkb555: sounds like a heads up call to me...i say out
      »DieselDan: It's been legal in our games where it's happen. Heads up play.
      »DaveDowell: jgoff5113 ... Nothing in our rulebook prohibits the type of "assist" ...
      »jgoff5113: Once again, thanks DD's and bkb555. You guys are the experts!
      »Wayne 37: A little deviation of the play. Pitcher catches a hard hit liner that ...
      »bkb555: i saw it happen in a pro baseball game and the guy was called out...i ...
      »jgoff5113: Very interesting, bkb555. I assume that in the opposite scenario ...
7 July 21, 2020 371

Outfielder runs thru centerfield fence gap and catches home run ball; home run or ...

» jgoff5113: Ok Rules Brain Trust Guys, here's another just-for-fun, hypothetical ...
      »lb16: Play should be ruled a Hr. If you would have made contact with ball ...
      »DaveDowell: Daily Stump the Ump Quiz for Tuesday • lb16 has it nailed ... No ...
      »jgoff5113: Thanks lb16 and Dave. You have relieved me of any temptation to risk ...
      »Wayne 37: Jgoff5113, Your situation would be what it be called catch and ...
      »jgoff5113: Thanks Wayne 37. Actually in the situation I was describing, the ...
5 July 21, 2020 231

Finding the rules

» Wayne 37: I for one know it is hard to get the rules section to open on you ...
0 July 21, 2020 79

Passing a preceding runner

» softball4b: Help me out. When a batter runner passes a preceding runner for the ...
      »DaveDowell: Hi Mike ... Looks like things are in "debate mode" in Cool Prescott! ...
      »softball4b: Some people like to continue to argue even when given a definitive ...
      »DaveDowell: Well, Mike ... If he's so confident that he knows the rule, and no ...
      »B.J.: softball4b.... here's the actual rule on scoring of runs... 5.7 • ...
      »B.J.: I meant to add this to above... NOTE: An appeal may be made after ...
      »Nancy Allen: B.J., I have only ever had this happen once to me, fortunately in ...
      »B.J.: nancy, all is pretty good in my area of Fl. ... most of us 150,000 + ...
      »Wayne 37: Not an appeal play. Time play. Runner would have had to pass the ...
8 July 18, 2020 652

Injured player comes to bat

» Michael Plunkett: Had a situation today. All players are batting so there’s no ...
      »SSUSA Staff: Michael ... If he's unable to bat in his spot in the batting order ...
      »Michael Plunkett: Thank you SSUSA staff
2 July 16, 2020 392

Batter hitting 2 balls at the same time

» SCUBA: On Facebook, I saw a video of a flying over the backstop (probably a ...
      »B.J.: I would have a dead ball no play.. foreign object on the field of play
      »chico senior: Does it count as 2 outs if each ball is played and outcome were outs? ...
2 July 14, 2020 192

Restarting with Pandemic Measures

» OlyPenSenior: Our local open league (not senior) will be starting next week with ...
      »OlyPenSenior: 211 views, but zero comments? Nobody play under these new measures ...
      »JBTexas : SASSL played under SSUSA guidelines for a week before suspensing play ...
      »OZ40: We started up Monday of this week. We are doing our best to stay ...
3 July 1, 2020 529

WESTMINSTER

» just joe: LONG ISLAND JAGUARS ARE SENDING A 60AAA AND A 65AAA TO WESTMINSTER.WE ...
      »Shark: Northeast Jackhammers 60 AAA team is also going to Westminster. I ...
      »bjsis62: bob Johnson smash it sports is coming for 40 and over and we are ...
2 June 29, 2020 370

5 run rule in a shortened game

» Harri: Last week we played in the Missouri Open tournament in Columbia MO. ...
      »TimMcElroy: SSUSA's goal has always been to maximize the number of innings ...
1 June 12, 2020 397

What would've the call been?

» OZ40: Had our Wednesday pick up game yesterday. I sat that one out and ...
      »lb16: Did the defense throw ball in and someone tag 2nd? If so you have out ...
      »stick8: Oz, since the runner on first didn’t touch second he would be out if ...
      »Wayne 37: Batter isn't credited with a single, but a fielder's choice and an ...
3 June 11, 2020 427

The Differences between SSUSA rules and USA Softball Rules?

» tcosentino: Does anyone know what the differences are? Also I am looking to post ...
0 June 11, 2020 214

info

» jfsully: https://www.cnbc.com/2020/06/08/asymptomatic-coronavirus-patients-aren ...
0 June 8, 2020 168

rule for pickup players from this covid-19 thing

» ballplyer19: I thought i read that a team could pickup a player from the same ...
      »mck71: Bart - you will find that info on the HOME tab and then Senior ...
1 June 4, 2020 441

FACE SHIELDS

» gts9: I had several players message me about the face shields in the ...
      »TimMcElroy: Here's the link that gives you what you're looking ...
1 June 4, 2020 453

COVID 19 SSUSA Rules

» NYGNYY: Hi and I hope everyone is safe. My team is looking for some ...
0 June 1, 2020 432

Pitchers allowed to wear batting glove

» Weese: Would SSUSA Considered waiving the rule as part of Covid 19 ...
      »DieselDan: As of yesterday the CDC said C19 doesn't seem to be transferable from ...
      »jfsully: Dan : One of the problems in this is the CDC says something and gives ...
      »Dbax: Gloves really don’t do anything. If you touch your face while wearing ...
      »curveball: Deisel, I resent that comment!!!! LOL
      »OZ40: I got one of those internet mailings from a friend the other day, ...
      »Weese: OZ Hopefully like a mask your blue jeans and boxer shorts catch the ...
      »OZ40: Don't bet on it, they sell White Castle hamburgers in Michigan!! :-)
7 May 23, 2020 782
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