1956 ISC Men’s Fast Pitch World Tournament

1956 held at New Bedford, Illinois on August 26-September 3.

Champion – Nitehawks, Long Beach, California
Runner Up – Seiben’s Hybrids, Illinois

  • Cleo Goyette Memorial MVP Award – Norman Bagnell, Tony’s Refreshments (1 no-hitter, 2 one-hitters, .429 AVG)
  • Leroy Zimmerman Memorial Pitching Award – Jack Randall, Nitehawks
  • Leading Hitter – Paul Smith, Barnes Store
  • Most RBI – N/A


P – Jack Randall, Nitehawks
P – Dick Pobanz, Seiben’s Hybrids
P – LeRoy Zimmerman, Nitehawks
P – Paul Johnson, National Cash Register Co.
C – Stan White, Nitehawks
C – Jack Miers, Seiben’s Hybrids
1B – Larry Silvas, Nitehawks
2B – Cleo Goyette, Nitehawks
3B – Ray Deeters, Naval Shipyard
SS – George Williams, National Cash Register Co.
SS – Jimmie Jones, Nitehawks
UTIL – Paul Smith, Barnes Store
OF – Ernie Powell, National Cash Register Co.
OF – Bill Hull, Nitehawks
OF – Nick Mroczek, Tony’s Refreshments
OF – Bill Boyer, Elites


1. Nitehawks, Long Beach, CA
2. Seiben’s Hybrids, Geneseo, IL
3. Elites, New Bedford, IL
4. National Cash Register Co, Dayton, OH
5t. Naval Shipyard., Long Beach, CA
5t. Tony’s Refreshments, Oshawa, ON
7t. Potter’s Drive-in, Elgin, IL
7t. Universal Corp., Dallas, TX
9t. State Body, Providence, RI
9t. Humble Oilers, Wink, TX
9t. Barnes Store, Springfield, MO
9t. Merchants, Platteville, CO
13t. Carl’s Electric, Wichita, KS
13t. Local 1014 Chiefs, Gary, IN
13t. Phiedeman’s Tap, Davenport, IA
13t. Prophetstown, IL


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