1983 USSSA Men’s A Slow Pitch Worlds

1983 held at Hutchinson, Kansas.


Champion – J&R Roofing, Phoenix, Arizona
Runner Up – Apollo Parking, West Palm Beach, Florida


This team that won the USSSSA Class-A was obviously not an A team. J&R Roofing averaged over 45.9 runs per game in the “A” World Series and only allowed 20.8.


  • MVP – Dennis Myers, J & R Roofing (.837, 24 HRs)
  • HR Leader – Donnie Walden, J&R Roofing – 27
  • Batting Leader – Dennis Myers, J & R Roofing – .837
  • Defensive MVP – Daylen Bruce, J&R Roofing (12 HRs)

USSSA MEN’S CLASS A WORLD TEAM

  • Pitcher – Ric Terry – J&R Roofing
  • Catcher – Steve Ammons – Apollo Parking
  • Catcher – Elby Bushong – J&R Roofing
  • Catcher – Braxton Speller – Miller High Life
  • First Base – Donnie Walden – J&R Roofing
  • Second Base – Darwin Dillaird – Miller High Life
  • Third Base – Dennis Meyers – J&R Roofing
  • Third Base – Mack Thompson – Williams Painting
  • Third Base -Steve Johnson – Southwestern Fab
  • Shortstop – Danny Maus – Apollo Parking
  • Outfield – Rick Hasty – Apollo Parking
  • Outfield – Doug Roberson – Apollo Parking
  • Outfield – Roy Smith – J&R Roofing
  • Outfield – Ron Galvan – Capitol Insulation
  • Outfield – Don Clatterbaugh – Williams Painting
  • Outfield – Joe Young – Garrett’s Raiders
  • Utility – Tony Oddo – Miller High Life
  • Utility – Joe Antonazzo – Southwestern Fab
  • Utility – Bill Pinkham – T&K Bassett
  • Manager – Dick Leonard – J&R Roofing

OTHERS

  • Greg Wolf, J&R Roofing (16 HRs)
  • Rod Bartlett, J&R Roofing (15 HRs)
  • Greg Nieberg, Stottler Stagg (.714, 11 HRs)
  • Eddie Sipe, Miller High Life (9 HRs)
  • Mike Shervish, Miller High Life (8 HRs)

FINAL STANDINGS

1. J&R Roofing, Phoenix, AZ (6-0)
2. Apollo Parking, West Palm Beach, FL (6-2)
3. Miller High Life, Sterling Heights, MI (9-2 )
4. Southwestern Fab, Dearborn, MI (5-2)
5t. Garrett’s Raiders, Lufkin, TX (6-2)
5t. Williams Painting, Roanoke, Va (4-2)
7t. Capitol Insulation, North Hollywood, CA (4-2)
7t. T&K Bassett, Lexington, KY (4-2)
9t. Joe Theismann’s, Fairfax, VA (4-2)
9t. Stottler Stagg, Cocoa, FL (3-2)
9t. Class Act, Whittier, CA (3-2) (3-2)
9t. Mercury Price Molette, Seattle, WA (5-2)
13t. Bud-American Realty, Pacifica, CA (3-2)
13t. Knights of St. John, Louisville, KY (3-2)
13t. Bunca-Lapekas, Kalamazoo, MI (5-2)
13t. Utah Valley Players, Orem, UT (3-2)
17t. Hoffbrau, Dallas, TX (3-2)
17t. Tropical Windows, Warren, MI (4-2)
17t. Ft. Wayne Posters, Ft. Wayne, IN (3-2)
17t. Reb’s Boys, North Hollywood, CA (3-2)
17t. Disney Sports World, Louisville, KY (2-2)
17t. Blanton’s, Fayetteville, NC (3-2)
17t. Metzger Salvage, Topeka, KS (2-2)
17t. Philly Steak Out, Mill Valley, CA (4-2)
25t. Hutch GE’s, Hutchinson, KS (3-2)
25t. Gonzales Foods, Richmond, CA (3-2)
25t. Piedmont Metal, Winston-Salem, NC (2-2)
25t. Empire Staple, Denver, CO (3-2)
25t. Alphonse Brothers, Trenton, NJ (3-2)
25t. Bruce’s Distributors, Shreveport, LA (2-2)
25t. Scott County Bank, Scottsburg, IN (2-2)
25t. Smitty’s Drive-in, Tomball, TX 2 2
33t. Bobby’s Grocery, Clayton, NC (1-2)
33t. Beaumont Rangers, Beaumont, TX (1-2)
33t. Miller High Life, Daytona Beach, FL (1-2)
33t. Gregg Security, Pittsburgh, PA (1-2)
33t. Delron Diamonds, Merchantville, NJ (2-2)
33t. Town Hall, Loves Park, IL (2-2)
33t. Shubin’s, Santa Fe Springs, CA (1-2)
33t. Concrete Concepts, Anoka, MN (1-2)
33t. Softball West, Denver, CO (1-2)
33t. Coors/Metro Life, Manhattan, KS (2-2)
33t. Ed’s Sporting Goods, St. Joseph, MO (2-2)
33t. Avoca Park, Cincinnati, OH (1-2)
33t. West Hanover A’s, Beaverdam, VA (2-2)
33t. All Stars, Wichita, KS (1-2)
33t. Sherry Lee Brody, Vineland, NJ (2-2)
33t. Krier Realty, Random Lake, WI (1-2)
49t. Suburban Stroh’s, Warren, MI (1-2)
49t. RMA, Rockford, IL (1-2)
49t. Far West Collections, Walnut Creek, CA (1-2)
49t. Custers-Webster Oil, Springfield, MO (1-2)
49t. Gashaus Blasé, Watertown, WI (1-2)
49t. Saye Electric, Houston, TX (1-2)
49t. Itchy Foot, Los Angeles, CA (1-2)
49t. Burla Construction, Joliet, IL (1-2)
49t. Danny’s A’s, Milleville, NJ (1-2)
49t. Garrett’s Homes, Oklahoma City, OK (1-2)
49t. Arensburg Pharmacy, Newark, OH (1-2)
49t. Empire Softball, Lubbock, TX (1-2)
49t. Midwest Datsun, Lexington, KY (1-2)
49t. Hacienda Draperies, Alhambra, CA (0-2)
49t.Lee Buetel, Topeka, KS (0-2)
49t. No. 1 Electric, Gastonia, NC (0-2)
49t. Kirk’s Glass, Hampton, VA (0-2)
49t. Wichita TMI, Wichita, KS (0-2)
65t. Bestway, Louisville, KY (0-2)
65t. Old English 800 (0-2)
65t. Kruse Dirt (0-2)
65t. Marsdan (0-2)
65t. Alumni Lounge (0-2)
65t. Brady’s (0-2)
65t. Goodman’s Rec (0-2)

Saloon, Pittsburgh, PA (no show)

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