1978 ASA Men’s A Slow Pitch Nationals

1978 held at Houston, Texas.

Champion – Port City Ford Wreckers, Houston, Texas
Runner Up – Jerry’s Catering, Daytona Beach, Florida (80-18)

  • MVP – Prince Williams, Port City Ford Wreckers (.708, 6 HR, 15 RBI)
  • Batting Champion – Ronnie DuBose, Port City Ford Wreckers – .857
  • HR Champion – Prince Williams, Port City Ford – 6

Jerry’s Caterers of Daytona Beach was formerly the Sub-Tropic squad of Ormond Beach, FL. When Jerry’s did not sponsor a Major team this year, they picked up the sponsorship of the Sub-Tropic team. They went 80-18 on the season.


P – Bobby Brown, Port City Ford Wreckers
P – Jeff Brelsford, Jerry’s Catering
C – Prince Williams, Port City Ford Wreckers
C – John Schirmer, Midwest Petroleum
1B – Neil Braly, Jerry’s Catering
2B – Ronnie DuBose, Port City Ford Wreckers
3B – John Spikerman, Port City Ford Wreckers
SS – Gerald Keigley, Port City Ford Wreckers
OF – Gary Miller, Midwest Petroleum
OF – Grady Scarborough, Jerry’s Catering
OF – Charles Neal, Port City Ford Wreckers
OF – Roger Clay, Port City Ford Wreckers
UTIL – Sam Golden, Port City Ford Wreckers
UTIL – Phil Seifert, Midwest Petroleum


P – Mike Oshinski, Steamex of Michigan
P – Willie Perdomo, Disco Sports
C – Max Reed, Jerry’s Catering
C – Gary Hambright, Shipshewana Auction
1B – Doug Stroud, Queen Anne
2B – Larry Hingle, Jerry’s Catering
3B – Kim Preiner, Gilbert Bar
SS – Bob Nelson, Steamex of Michigan
OF – Grover Stephens, Shipshewana Auction
OF – David Bailey, Disco Sports
OF – Chuck Brown, Cody’s/Justus Co.
OF – Dan Greco, Cody’s/Justus Co.
UTIL – Tommy Haddad, Greens Jewelers Rangers
UTIL – Bob Kangus, Gilbert Bar


1. Port City Ford Wreckers, Houston, TX (7-0)
2. Jerry’s Catering, Daytona Beach, FL (5-2)
3. Midwest Petroleum, Kansas City, MO (6-2)
4. Disco Sports, Richmond, VA (5-2)
5t. Greens Jewelers Rangers, Corpus Christi, TX (3-2)
5t. Shipshewana Auction, Shipshewana, IN (4-2)
7t. Gilbert Bar, Hoyt Lakes, MN (4-2)
7t. Queen Anne, Bono, AR (5-2)
9t. Cody’s/Justus Co., Tacoma, WA (4-2)
9t, R&T Travelers, Ephrata, PA (3-2)
9t. Conti Brothers, Providence, RI (3-2)
9t. Steamex of Michigan, Wyoming, MI (4-2)
13t. Central Ohio Welding, Columbus, OH (3-2)
13t. Addies, Olney, MD (2-2)
13t. Cinema West, Houston, TX (3-2)
13t. Thompson’s Sporting Goods, Savannah, GA (3-2)
17t. Cannon Welding, Jacksonville, FL (1-2)
17t. Moeller’s Grill, Cincinnati. OH (1-2)
17t. Armed Forces All-Stars, Washington, D.C. (2-2)
17t. Washoe Merchants, Reno, NV (1-2)
17t. Bill Brown Realty, Orem, UT (1-2)
17t. Ridgemen, Paradise, CA (1-2)
17t. Schmos-Paps, Portland, OR (1-2)
17t. Houligans, Eau Claire, WI (1-2)
25t. Preferred Picks, Brooklyn, OH (0-2)
25t. Sports Spot Lounge. Euclid. OH (0-2)
25t. Blue Hills, Kansas City, MO (1-2)
25t. Mid West Steel, Brenham, TX (1-2)
25t. King Ford, Maryville, TN (0-2)
25t. Atwater Ford, Burlington, NC (0-2)
25t. Guvnor’s Pub, West Sayville. NY (0-2)
25t. Solon’s, Walnut Creek CA (1-2)
33t. Jerry’s Steak House, Rice Lake, WI (0-2)
33t. Golden Leaf, Minneapolis, MN (0-2)
33t. Bradley Plumbing, Zenio, OH (1-2)
33t. Coulombe & King, Bangor, ME (0-2)
33t. Corners, Bronx, NY (0-2)
33t. UIS-Pascagoula, Pascagoula, MS (0-2)


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