1987 ASA Major Women’s Slow Pitch Nationals

1987 held at Pensacola, Florida.


Champion: Key Ford Lady Mustangs, Pensacola, FL
Runner Up: Spooks, Anoka, MN


The Key Ford Mustangs reached the National Semi Finals for the fourth straight year, finishing third in 1984, 1st in 1985 and fourth last year. They went through this year’s tournament undefeated with a 7-0 record. They defeated The Ghostley Spooks from Minnesota in the championship 6-1. Tournament MVP Myra Williams and Trina Hartzog both singled and scored in the first inning to make it 2-0. After the Spooks scored and the Mustangs countered with a couple more runs, the score was at 4-1. In the sixth inning, Myra Williams singled again and scored on Tammi Terrell’s drive to left. Charlotte Cates singled and she scored Stephanie Sugg’s hit to make the score 6-1. The Mustangs defense was incredible with Charlotte Cates pitching, giving up only 10 runs in 7 games.


  • MVP – Myra Williams, Key Ford Lady Mustangs
  • Batting Leader – Joanne Zayac, WW Gay Rebels (16-25) – .640
  • Home Run Leaders – Myra Williams, Mustangs – 1
  • Home Run Leaders – Gina Green, Mustangs – 1
  • Home Run Leaders – Tracey Kruger, Spooks – 1
  • Home Run Leaders – Freda Miller, Lakerettes – 1

ASA MAJOR WOMEN’S SLOW PITCH ALL AMERICANS FIRST TEAM

  • P – Charlotte Cates, Key Ford Mustangs
  • C – Helen Kelchner, Key Ford Mustangs
  • 1B – Debbie Bregler, WW Gay Rebels
  • 2B – Judy Knight, Spooks
  • 3B – Judy Krantz, UPI
  • SS – Kelly Henderson, WW Gay Rebels
  • OF – Carol Moeling, UPI
  • OF – Tammi Terrell, Key Ford Mustangs
  • OF – Myra Williams, Key Ford Mustangs
  • OF – Carol Bemis, Spooks
  • DP – Joanne Zayac, WW Gay Rebels
  • UT – Linda Polley, Spooks
  • UT – Lorraine Hudson, Key Ford Mustangs
  • UT – Teresa Held, Spooks
  • UT – Trina Hartzog, Key Ford Mustangs

ASA MAJOR WOMEN’S SLOW PITCH ALL AMERICANS SECOND TEAM

  • P – Nancy Garbett, Spooks
  • C – Patricia Nealing, WW Gay Rebels
  • 1B – Brenda Pena, Key Ford Mustangs
  • 2B – Sharon Mancil, Keen Carpet Tomboys
  • 3B – Shelley Johnson, Spooks
  • SS – Judy Wrather, UPI
  • OF – Valerie Mercado, Bay Brats
  • OF – Anna Clements, Bay Brats
  • OF – Vivian Langley, WW Gay Rebels
  • OF – Lori Wright, WW Gay Rebels
  • DP – Libby Parrish, Keen Carpet Tomboys
  • UT – Melissa Tanner, Bay Brats
  • UT – Linda Nelson, Spooks
  • UT – Jody Trimmer, Mr. Dario’s Pacers
  • UT – Karen Baker, Atlanta Trumps

ASA MAJOR WOMEN’S SLOW PITCH ALL AMERICANS FIRST TEAM

  • P – Gaye Wilson, WW Gay Rebels
  • C – Ann Peters, Mr. Dario’s Pacers
  • 1B – Lee Delk, Atlanta Trumps
  • 2B – Tracy Shellnut, Atlanta Trumps
  • 3B – Marilyn Proher, WW Gay Rebels
  • SS – Denize Wentz, R&R Concrete
  • OF – Toni Robinetter, Bay Brats
  • OF – Lisa Robinson, Sheriff’s Stars
  • OF – Linda Garbett, Spooks
  • OF – Tracey Kruger, Spooks
  • DP – Karen Murphy, Bobby Gene’s Comets
  • UT – Peggy Begy, Tosti Raiders
  • UT – Jennifer Harp Oliver, UPI
  • UT – Darby Cottle Veazey, Keen Carpet Tomboys
  • UT – Anne Barlow, Sheriff’s Stars

FINAL STANDINGS

1. Key Ford Mustangs, Pensacola, FL 7-0
2. Spooks, Anoka, MN 6-2
3. WW Gay Rebels Jacksonville, FL 6-2
4. UPI, Cookeville, Tn 5-2
5t. Bay Brats, Tampa, FL 5-2
5t. Mr. Dario’s Pacers, York, PA 6-2
7t. Tosti Raiders, Farmington Hills, MI 3-2
7t. Atlanta Trumps, Atlanta, GA 4-2
9t. R&R Concrete, Lexington, KY 4-2
9t. Keen Carpet Tomboys, Tifton, GA 3-2
9t. Sheriff’s Stars, Pensacola, FL 3-2
9t. Bobby Gene’s Comets, Omaha, NE 4-2
13t. Busch Whiz Kids, Belleville, IL 3-2
13t. Star Precision, Mentor, OH 3-2
13t. Olympic Sports, Seattle, WA 3-2
13t. Holiday Hill, Mansfield, CT 2-2
17t. Tuffies, Farmington Hills, MI 2-2
17t. Illusion/Chance, Houston, TX 2-2
17t. Tele Power Services, Muncie, IN 2-2
17t. State Farm Insurance, Mansfield, LA 3-2
17t. All Pro Line Inc., Brookpark, OH 1-2
17t. Lakerettes, Conneaut Lake, PA 2-2
17t. Macon Chargers, Macon, GA 1-2
17t. Zanderettes, Apopka, FL 2-2
25t. Kwik-Way Roadrunners, Charlotte, NC 2-2
25t. McBride’s, Champaign, IL 1-2
25t. Ozark Express, Springfield, MS 1-2
25t. Cobra Trucking, Pearl, MS 1-2
25t. Three Brothers, Milford, CT 1-2
25t. Brentwood Center, Springfield, MO 1-2
25t. Turner Express, Youngtown, OH 1-2
25t. Sports Page, Ames, IA 1-2
33t. Little Falls Stingers, Little Falls, MN 0-2
33t. Jack Daniel Chapter Debs, Pittsburgh, PA 0-2
33t. Mid America, Detroit, MI 0-2
33t. Arkansas Naturals, Little Rock, AR 0-2
33t. Cannan’s Flames, San Antonio, TX 0-2
33t. Spencer Water Filters, Shreveport, LA 0-2
33t. Kruse Furniture, Elida, OH 1-2
33t. Andre’s, Medford, MA 0-2
33t. Cannan’s Blazers, Bryan, TX 0-2
33t. Joe’s Pharmacy, Montgomery, AL 0-2
33t. McGlaughlin Oil, Columbus, OH 0-2
33t. B+1 Sports, Tacoma, WA 0-2
33t. Bud Light Spirits, Hooksett, NH 0-2
49t. Dahco’s Wichita A’s, Derby, KS 0-2
49t. Pacers, Moline, IL 0-2

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