1976 USSSA Women’s Major Slow Pitch World Series

1976 held at Petersburg, Virginia.

Champion – Sweeney’s Chevrolet, Cincinnati, Ohio
Runner Up – Squirrel Hill Softball Club, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Sweeney’s came through the loser’s bracket to win five straight on the last day to capture the USSSA Worlds. They defeated Squirrel Hill from Pittsburgh 3-1 in 9 innings and then the final championship game 10-4.

  • MVP – Jenny Johnson, Sweeney’s Chevrolet (.556)
  • Batting Leader – Jenny Johnson, Sweeney’s – .556
  • HR Leader – Bev “Bunny” Fajerski,, Stan’s Auto – 1 (The only HR of the tournament)


P – Peg Carney, Sweeney’s Chevrolet
C – Jo Woods, Sweeney’s Chevrolet
1B – Donna Doellman, Avoca Park
2B – Donna Hodnick, Squirrel Hill
3B – Annette Johnson, Squirrel Hill
SS – Jenny Johnson, Sweeney’s Chevrolet
OF – Rita Belavic, Stan’s Auto Sales
OF – Debbie Zarin, Squirrell Hill
OF – Bev “Bunny” Fajerski, Stan’s Auto Sales
OF – Carmen King, Real Estate One
UT – Joyce Miller, Fred Hill Builders
UT – Debbie Scruggs, Associate Consumers
UT – Lynn Putman Gendron, Real Estate One

FINAL STANDINGS (Incomplete – 62 total teams)

1. Sweeney’s Chevrolet, Cincinnati, OH
2. Squirrel Hill, Pittsburgh, PA (37-5)
3. Stan’s Auto Sales, New Castle, PA (55-8)
4. Real Estate One Stingers, Redford, MI
5t. Little Caesars, Detroit, MI


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