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July 2023 Obituaries
July 1, 2023
Daniel E. Guilfoyle
Danny Guilfoyle, 79, of Rochester, NY. died on June 5.
Danny played softball since the late 1960s and started with Senior Softball USA back in the 1990s.
Born in New York, he played on New York teams, starting in fast-pitch leagues in the early 1960s, according to his biography in the Rochester Softball Hall of Fame. By 1986, “he played for numerous teams including Roger’s Midway in the Major League and went to the first USSSA World Tournament… that year.”
Danny was inducted into the local Rochester Softball Hall of Fame in 2006.
In SSUSA tournament play, he has played with Cortese Auto/Thristy’s 55s, Prince George’s 55s, Rally Time Sports 60s, Bathtub Billy’s/Cornerstone Dental 60s, and Rochester Classics 60s, 65s, and 70s from 2009 until 2019.
Bill Biggs, 66, of Napa, CA., died June, 2023.
Bill started to play with Senior Softball USA back in 2008, and after a break of a few years, he returned in 2017.
He was also a member of the local Northern California Senior Softball Association. “Our brother softball player, Bill Biggs, passed away June of 2023 at his home in Napa, CA," according to his NCSSA obituary. “He was a strong left fielder and hitter. Before he stopped playing due to an injury, the last teams he played for were the Suisun Red's Sierra league team, OMG and the Misfits 65's. May Bill rest in peace.”
Bill has also played on Extreme Softball 50s, Please Don’t Bug Me 60s, and It’s 5 O’Clock Somewhere 60s, all based in California.