1961 ASA Major Industrial Men’s Slow Pitch Nationals

1961 tournament site unknown

Champion – Pharr Yarn, McAdenville, NC
Runner Up – Combustion Engineers, Chattanooga, TN

  • MVP – Roger Coon, Pharr Yarn


  • P – Ted Crunkelton, Pharr Yarn, McAdenville, NC,
  • P – Hugh Holcomb, Combustion Engineers, Chattanooga, TN
  • C – Thad Malinowski, Pharr Yarn, McAdenville, NC
  • C – Sam Nigro, Tirabassi Construction, Milwaukee, WI
  • SS – J.D. McDonald, Pharr Yarn, McAdenville, NC
  • IF – Tom Bowman, Combustion Engineers, Chattanooga, TN
  • IF – Rudy Simpson, Combustion Engineers, Chattanooga, TN
  • IF – Larry Gualtiri, Detroit Parks and Rec, Detroit, MI
  • IF – Frank Verbanac, Detroit Parks and Rec, Detroit, MI
  • OF – Roger Coon, Pharr Yarn, McAdenville, NC (MVP)
  • OF – Leroy Wynn, Pharr Yarn, McAdenville, NC
  • OF – Russ Guarascio, Tirabassi Construction, Kenosha, WI
  • OF – Arnold Davis, Allen-Bradley, Milwaukee, WI


1. Pharr Yarn, McAdenville, NC (6-0)
2. Combustion Engineers, Chattanooga, TN (5-2)
3. Tirabassi Construction, Kenosha, WI (6-2)
4. Detroit Parks & Rec, Detroit, MI (6-2)
5t. Grumman Aircraft, New York, NY (6-2)
5t. Cincinnati Firefighters, Cincinnati, OH (3-2)
7t. Crompton-Knowles, Worcester, MA (3-2)
7t. AM Smyre Manufacturing, Gastonia, NC (3-2)
9t. Dictaphone Corp. Bridgeport, CT (2-2)
9t. General Electric, Rome, GA (2-2)
9t. Allen-Bradley Co., Milwaukee, WI (2-2)
9t. National Cash Register, Dayton, OH (2-2)
13t. Local 9, Toledo, OH (2-2)
13t. Brown & Williamson, Petersburg, VA (2-2)
13t. US Time Corp., Little Rock, AR (1-2)
13t. Edison Co., Toledo, OH (1-2)
17t. Fort Wayne/St. Scholastica, Fort Wayne, IN (1-2)
17t. Louisville Gas & Electric, Louisville, KY (1-2)
17t. Ingall’s Gulf Exp., Biloxi, MS(1-2)
17t. Local 4407 Steel Workers of America, York, PA (1-2)
17t. People’s Natural Gas, Pittsburgh, PA (1-2)
17t. Mayrose Meats, St. Louis, MO(1-2)
17t. Cleveland Twist Drill, Cleveland, OH (0-2)
17t. Post Office, Minneapolis, MN (0-2)
25t. Reese’s Candy Co., Syracuse, NY (0-2)
25t. Mory’s Liquors, Oakland, CA(0-2)
25t. Mutual of Omaha, Omaha, NE (0-2)
25t. Gansett Brewing, Naragansett, RI(0-2)
25t. Bausch & Lomb, Rochester, NY (1-2)


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