1984 ASA Super Men’s Slow Pitch Nationals

1984 held at Burlington, North Carolina.


Champion – Howard’s/Western Steer, Denver, NC
Runner Up – Jerry’s Caterers, Miami, FL


Howards (0-4) in the Round Robin, defeated Elite Coatings (2-2), then defeated number one seed Jerry’s Catering (4-0) in the winners bracket final.  Jerry’s then eliminated Elite Coatings to get another crack at the Howard’s/Western Steer squad.  Jerry’s won going away 51-27 to force the “if” game.  The game was not contest as the defending champs won 45-12 over Jerry’s to retain their ASA Super National title.  Clyde Guy was 7-7 with 6 HRs and 10 RBIs in that final game. MVP Rick Scherr, Ed Roth, Stan Harvey and Ricky Huggins all hit 4 HRs in the game.  Rick Scherr hit 20 HRs in the tournament and counting his Intentional Walks, his on base percentage was .846 (39-46). Bruce Meade was 31-40 to win the batting title with a .775 average, just edging out Scherr, who batted .774.


  • MVP – Rick Scherr, Howards (24-31, .774, 20 HRs, 37 RBIs, 15 intentional Walks)
  • HR Leader – Rick Scherr, Howard’s – 20
  • Batting Leader – Bruce Meade, Jerry’s Caterers  (31-40) – .775

ASA MEN’S SUPER ALL-AMERICAN FIRST TEAM

  • P-Don Arndt, Howard’s/Western Steer
  • C-Bill Gatti, Elite Coatings
  • 1B-Rick Scherr, Howard’s/Western Steer (24-31, .774, 20 HRs, 37 RBIs, 15 IWs)
  • 2B-Doug Brown, Jerry’s Catering
  • 3B-Ricky Huggins, Howard’s/Western Steer
  • OF-Bruce Meade, Jerry’s Catering (31-40, .775)
  • OF-Dick Bartel, Howard’s/Western Steer
  • OF-Denny Jones, Jerry’s Catering
  • OF-Curtis Williams, Howard’s/Western Steer
  • UT-Rick Wheeler, Jerry’s Catering
  • UT-Craig Elliott, Elite Coatings
  • UT-Stan Harvey, Howard’s/Western Steer
  • UT-Mike Bolen, Jerry’s Catering
  • UT-Freddie Trice, Elite Coatings

ASA MEN’S SUPER ALL-AMERICAN SECOND TEAM

  • P-Rick Weiterman, Elite Coatings
  • C-Greg Fuhrman, Jerry’s Catering
  • 1B-Bill Pollock, Elite Coatings
  • 2B-Bill Meyer, Jerry’s Catering
  • 3B-Charles Wright, Elite Coatings
  • SS-Danny Basso, Jerry’s Catering
  • OF-Glenn Borquin, Howard’s/Western Steer
  • OF-Dennis Graser, Elite Coatings
  • OF-Richard Wilborn, Howard’s/Western Steer
  • OF-Clyde Guy, Howard’s/Western Steer
  • UT-Russell Bradley, Howard’s/Western Steer
  • UT-Dan Griffin, Jerry’s Catering
  • UT-Ron Ford, Elite Coatings
  • UT-Steve Williams, Elite Coatings

FINAL STANDINGS (overall record counting Pool Play games)

  1. Howard’s/Western Steer, Denver, NC 3-1 – (3-5)
  2. Jerry’s Caterers, Miami, FL 2-2 – (6-2)
  3. Elite Coatings, Gordon, GA 0-2 – (2-4)

Pool Play Results

  1. Jerry’s Caterers, Miami, FL 4-0
  2. Elite Coatings, Gordon, GA 2-2
  3. Howard’s/Western Steer, Denver, NC 0-4
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