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Real name:
William Dodge

Location:
Villa Park, CA

Division:
Men's 60

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May 15, 2024
wdodge22
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Playing abilities

I would suggest that you reach out to a Human Resources or Discrimination Attorney to be 100% safe. Our society has become so litigious its ridiculous.

My suggestions would be as follows:

1. Set it such that you are only allowed to play one category down. But you may apply for
a waiver pending a hearing.

2. Pass rule at the Board level, and make it be known that you are considering a rule where
the board or umpires can recommend that your ability to play down is being rescinded based
on safety concerns, but you can appeal and request a hearing in front of the board.

This is me applying my corporate background to a kid's game. So consider it being my $.02.

Hope you find a good solution.

Bill
May 15, 2024
wdodge22
Topic: Players looking to join a team
Discussion: Rock N Reno

Hi All,

I am a California based 60AAA player. My team had to withdraw, but I will be in the Reno/Sparks area
May 24 to 26 if any one needs a player.

Email me at hc50ssoftball@gmail.com

Bill Dodge
May 13, 2024
wdodge22
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Looking for players

We are a 60AAA in need of a couple of players for Rock 'N' Reno tournament May 24-26.

If you are interested, please email me at hc50ssoftball@gmail.com

Bill Dodge
California Coast Plumbers 60AAA
May 9, 2024
wdodge22
Topic: Teams looking for players
Discussion: Reno Tournament

Bump back to top.

We can also take 60AAA players under the one tournament exception.

Best

Bill Dodge
May 5, 2024
wdodge22
Topic: Teams looking for players
Discussion: Reno Tournament

Hi

Are you a 55AAA player or 65AAA or 65Major player who is 60's eligible and want to play in the Reno tournament on Memorial Day weekend?

We are California based team, so you can be from Arizona, Nevada or Oregon.

We are looking for infielder and outfielder.

Email me at hc50ssoftball@gmail.com

Bill Dodge
Manager
California Coast Plumbers 60AAA
Jan. 6, 2024
wdodge22
Topic: Players looking to join a team
Discussion: Tucson

Banditos

You can't go wrong with Jeff. He is good player, loyal team mate and dependable. When he emailed me
the other day I was going to have him message you, but I dont have your email address. Just Hawkins'.

I highly recommend JPED1962 as a player and a teammate.

Bill Dodge
Manager
California Coast Plumbers/Horn
Jan. 1, 2024
wdodge22
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Happy New Year

Wishing everyone a Happy and Safe New Year!

May we all enjoy a successful and injury free 2024 season.

Bill Dodge
Manager
California Coast Plumbers 60AAA
Nov. 9, 2023
wdodge22
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Rockin Reno

Unless I read it wrong, this year 50, 55 and 60 are all on the same weekend?


Nov. 3, 2023
wdodge22
Topic: Teams looking for players
Discussion: Are you a 60AAA player looking to play in Winter Worlds?

We are 55AA player and looking for one additional player
for Winter Worlds.

If you are 60AAA and your team is not going, but you want to play
please email me at hc50ssoftball@gmail.com

Best

Bill Dodge
California Coast Plumbers 55AA
June 21, 2023
wdodge22
Topic: Players looking to join a team
Discussion: wdodge22

Sent from wdodge22@gmail.com and cc my other team email address

Bill
June 21, 2023
wdodge22
Topic: Players looking to join a team
Discussion: wdodge22

It will come from hc50ssoftball@gmail.com

Best

Bill
June 17, 2023
wdodge22
Topic: Players looking to join a team
Discussion: Older Slugger Available for Los Angeles Area Team

Pirate

Sent you an email.


Let me know.

Best

Bill
Jan. 21, 2023
wdodge22
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: 4 Game or 5 Game Guarantee??

I know I don't speak for all, but I would rather see the larger TOC tournaments stay at 5 GG and pay $75 to $100 more per event. This also makes a 4 day Worlds with 4 GG very unappealing.

There is some savings to SSUSA in 4GG, but there might be some hidden costs to players and SSUSA...

Under this new scenario, I know that most of my players will book a hotel for Thursday ( if we are playing early Friday ) and Friday nights, and get Saturday night only if we are playing Sunday morning or playing late Saturday afternoon.

Those that get AIRBNB will now only book Thursday and Friday because there is a high probability if going 0 and 2 in bracket play under 4 GG, that team would be done by 11:00 or 12:00.

1. Reduced concessions from municipalities due to reduced revenue from food and hotel taxes.
2. Reduced revenue due to lower attendance for certain events
3. Higher hotel rates for the players as the hotels will be getting fewer nights per discount block so they will be less inclined to offer a larger discount.
4. Hotels potentially requiring 2 or 3 night minimum to get the discount

This my opinion and some back of the napkin economic analysis, not fact. But it is also some things I have observed in booking conferences for my clients.

Bill Dodge
Manager
California Coast Plumbers/Horn 55


Jan. 17, 2023
wdodge22
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: 4 Game or 5 Game Guarantee??

4 Game Guarantee - 2 game pool play, double elimination
5 Game Guarantee - 2 game pool play, 3 game modified double elimination

Hope this helps.


Nov. 20, 2022
wdodge22
Topic: Rules of the game
Discussion: seeding games

Johnny23

As long as the player is on the SSUSA approved roster prior to the first pitch of your first game, you can arrive for Bracket Play and sign in.

If you are not on the roster before the first pitch of your first Pool Play game, you can't play.

I hope that answers your questions.

If you are asking if a TEAM can skip pool play, that is a completely different discussion and subject to the wisdom of Dave Dowell.

Bill
Nov. 16, 2022
wdodge22
Topic: Teams looking for players
Discussion: Need Help for Winter Worlds

Bob

Thank you

Unfortunately since we are 55AAA, we cant use you. Your Major Plus tag follows you up to the next age bracket.

Best

Bill
Nov. 15, 2022
wdodge22
Topic: Teams looking for players
Discussion: Need Help for Winter Worlds

Big D 6

Is your friend still available?

I just lost a player to COVID.

Please have him email me at hc50ssoftball@gmail.com

Best

Bill Dodge
Nov. 14, 2022
wdodge22
Topic: Teams looking for players
Discussion: Need Help for Winter Worlds

Big D 6 and all others.

Thank you all for looking out. I got the problem solved about 2 hours ago.

Good luck this weekend.

Best

Bill Dodge

Nov. 13, 2022
wdodge22
Topic: Teams looking for players
Discussion: Need Help for Winter Worlds

Due to injury and a work schedule change, I find us in need of an outfielder for Winter Worlds starting Friday and potentially a utility player.

If you are available, please email me at hc50ssoftball@gmail.com

Best

Bill Dodge
Manager
California Coast Plumbers 55AAA


Oct. 26, 2022
wdodge22
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: 2023 team ratings

It looks like the auto promotions from Worlds is completed. But I have not seen any down ratings. We went 1 and 4 at Worlds, 0 and 3 in Bracket in 46 team pool...

I think we would be close to bottom 5...


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