1976 ASA Men’s Major Fastpitch Nationals

1976 held at Allentown, Pennsylvania.


Champion – Raybestos Cardinals, Stratford, Connecticut
Runner Up – Home Savings & Loan, Aurora, Illinois


Dick Brubaker (4-2, 45 IP, 54 K) & Gary Hutchins, Home Savings & Loans (2-0)

Ty Stofflett, Billard Barbell (3-2, 33 IP, 54 K)

Barry Parmer, Yingst Auto (2-1)

Edmore “Ed” Johnson, Nothdurft (3-1, 32 IP, 30 K)


  • MVP – Al Lewis, Raybestos Cardinals (5-0, 37 IP, 35 K, gave up 1 run)
  • Batting Leader – Scott Simons, UT Sizzler Family Steakhouse (7-16, 4 Runs) – .438
  • Home Run Leader – Vinnie Caserto, Raybestos (6-13, .462, 4 RBI, 2 Runs) – 2
  • Home Run Leader – Larry Bergh, Billard Sunners (3-4, .750, 5 RBI, 2 Runs) – 2
  • Home Run Leader – Terry Muck, Home Savings & Loans (9-24, .375, 4 RBI, 7 Runs) – 2
  • Home Run Leader – Spencer Thurgood, Sizzler Steak House (4-11, .364, 6 RBI, 3 Runs) – 2
  • Most Outstanding Pitcher Award – Al Lewis, Raybestos Cardinals

1976 FIRST TEAM ALL AMERICANS

P – Al Lewis, Raybestos Cardinals
P – Ty Stofflet, Billard
P – Dick Brubaker, Home Savings and Loan
C – Carl Solarek, Billard
C – Barry Albright, Yingst Auto Sales
1B – Carl Walker, Nothdurft Tool
2B – Ron Hoak, Yingst Auto Sales
3B – Dwight Eck, Yingst Auto Sales
SS – John Anquillare, Raybestos Cardinals
OF – Glenn Beamon, LeBlanc Barons
OF – Tom Penders, Raybestos Cardinals
OF – Vinnie Caserto, Raybestos Cardinals
OF – Spence Thurgood, Sizzler Family Steakhouse
UTIL – Terry Muck, Home Savings and Loan

1976 SECOND TEAM ALL AMERICANS

P – Edmore Johnson, Nothdurft Tool
P – Barry Parmer, Yingst Auto Sales
P – George Killmer, Young America Clothing Stores
C – Andy Anderson, Sizzler Family Steakhouse
C – Bill Leffler, LeBlanc Barons
1B – Darryl Day, Home Savings and Loan
2B – Bob Quinn, Raybestos Cardinals
3B – Bob Yoder, Billard
SS – Scott Simons, Sizzler Family Steakhouse
OF – Terry Kreider, Yingst Auto Sales
OF – Charles Anderson, Young America Clothing Stores
OF – Mike Summerbell, LeBlanc Barons
OF – Jim Hunter, Sizzler Family Steakhouse
UTIL – Evans Telegades, Nothdurft Tool


FINAL STANDINGS

1. Raybestos Cardinals, Stratford, CT (5-0) (New England)
2. Home Savings & Loan, Aurora, PA (6-2) (West Central)
3. Yingst Auto Sales, Mt. Joy, PA (3-2) (Central Atlantic)
4. Nothdurft Tool Company, Detroit, MI (3-2) (East Central)
5t. Billard Sunners, Reading, PA (4-2) (Defending Champ)
5t. Sizzler Steak House, Salt Lake City, UT (3-2) (Rocky Mountain)
7t. Capital Mgmt Invest,-CMI, Springfield, MO (2-2) (Western)
7t. Young American Clothing Stores, Minot, ND (2-2) (Northern)
9t. Lelanc Barons, Mountain View, CA (2-2) (North Pacific Coast)
9t. Goldie’s Tavern, Seattle, WA (1-2) (Northwestern)
9t. Tammy Wynette, Nashville, TN (1-2) (South Atlantic)
9t. Slics Vista Bombers, Vista, CA (1-2) (South Pacific Coast)
13t. Lynch Industries, Oklahoma City, OK (0-2) (Southwestern)
13t. Clearwater Bombers, Clearwater, FL (0-2) (Southern)
13t. Campbell Gro-Green, Portales, NM (0-2) (Cactus)
13t. Foster’s, Stephenville, TX (1-2) (Texas)
17t. Da-Ro’s, Buchanan, NY (0-2) (Mid-Atlantic)
17t. Allentown Patriots, Allentown, PA (0-2) (Host)

NOTES: Armed Forces Champ – no representative was listed. Alaska Champ – Burger King, AK did not attend. Hawaii Champ – Midas Muffler, Oahu, HI did not attend. Canada Champ – Victoria Bates Construction, British Columbia did not attend.

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