1990 ASA Men’s Major Fast Pitch Nationals

1990 held at Caswell Park in North Mankato, Minnesota on August 15-22.


Champion – Penn Corp, Sioux City, Iowa (96-17)
Runner Up – Guanella Brothers, Santa Rosa, California (73-13)


Paul Magan, Penn Corp, 2-1 record for Penn Corp, lost 16 inning 1-0 game in first final to Guanella’s Chubb Tangaroa. Magan struck 11 and Tangaroa struck out 20. Tangaroa started the final game and surrendered 5 runs, lasting only 2 innings. He was credited with the loss. After their opening loss, Guanella outscored their opponents 67-4 in their 10 game spring to the finals.
Note – Chubb Tangaroa ((4-2), 49 IP, 65 Ks, no-hitter, 3 shutouts), Steve Padilla (3-0, 26 IP, 16 K, no-hitter) and Chuck D’Arcy (3-0, 12 IP, 20 K, no-hitter) all pitched no-hitters for Guanella Brothers. Plus Tangaroa and D’Arcy combined for 2 other no-hitters. This was the first time that different pitchers threw no-hitters for the same team as they totaled 5 no-hitters in their 10 wins, seven of those wins by shutout.


  • MVP – Mark Sorenson, Penn Corp (10-26, .384, 6 RBI)
  • Batting Leader – Nick Genna, Guanella Brothers (7-13) – .538
  • HR Leader – N/A
  • Herb Dudley Pitching Award – Jimmy Seaman, Penn Corp (4-0, 28 IP, 37 K, 3 shutouts, also winning championship game (5-2), striking out 9).

1990 FIRST TEAM ALL AMERICANS

P – Jimmy Seaman, Penn Corp
P – Chub Tangaroa, Guanella Brothers
P – Paul Magan, Penn Corp
C – Brad Burrup, Miller Toyota
C – Steve DeFazio, Guanella Brothers
1B – Mark Sorenson, Penn Corp
2B – Rick Minton, Decatur Pride
3B – Mike Parnow, Guanella Brothers
SS – Barry Drebert, Forrest Express
OF – Dick Riley, Faultless Rubber Company
OF – Peter Turner, Guanella Brothers
OF – Tom Ryder, Ashland ESS
OF – Barry Kahler, Forrest Express
DP – Jody Hennigar, Farm Tavern
UTIL – Pete Duenas, Guanella Brothers

1990 SECOND TEAM ALL AMERICANS

P – Peter Meredith, Miller Toyota
P – Graeme Robertson, Farm Tavern
P – Steve Padilla, Guanella Brothers
C – Randy Burnside, Penn Corp
C – Nick Genna, Guanella Brothers
1B – Jim Clark, Guanella Brothers
2B – Doug Streeter, Decatur Pride
3B – Brian Martie, Decatur Pride
SS – Tod Stevenson, Bloomington Hearts
OF – Kenny Rogers, Guanella Brothers
OF – Trent Rubley, Decatur Pride
OF – Matt McGillen, Guanella Brothers
OF – Danny Setchfield, Rebels
DP – Doug Peyton, Ferrell Homes
UTIL – Jamie Gifford, Guanella Brothers

1990 THIRD TEAM ALL AMERICANS

P – Jimmy Moore, Seafirst Bank
P – Scott Plangger, Bloomington Hearts
P – Darrel Bender, Shelbyville Sting
C – Larry Barnett, New York Tigers
C – Tim Wahl, Seafirst Bank
1B – Kyle Murden, Shelbyville Sting
2B – Scott Summers, Harold’s Supermarket
3B – Pete Spoerl, Hamilton/Fairfield Hawks
SS – Tom Zappone, Faultless Rubber Company
OF – Dan Nessler, Happy Chef
OF – Mitch Munthe, Guanella Brothers
OF – Mike Delaney, Decatur Pride
OF – Boomer Brush, United Surgical Steel
DP – Bill Olson, Stewart Taylor/Rustic Bar
UTIL – Bill Boyer, Penn Corp


FINAL STANDINGS

1. Penn Corp, Sioux City, IA (6-1)
2. Guanella Brothers, Santa Rosa, CA (10-2)
3. Seafirst Bank, Seattle, WA (4-2)
4. Farm Tavern, Madison, WI (5-2)
5. Larry Miller Toyota, Salt Lake City, UT (6-2)
5. Bloomington Hearts, Bloomington, IL (3-2)
7. Decatur Pride, Decatur, IL (4-2)
7. Harold’s Supermarkets, Lexington, MO (3-2)
9. Forest Express, Livingston County, IL (3-2)
9. Faultless/Garber, Ashland, OH (2-2)
9. Ferrell Mobile Homes, Kelso, MO (2-2)
9. T.W. Perry’s/McDermott’s, Baltimore, MD (2-2)
13. Ashland ESS, Ashland, OH (3-2)
13. Shelbyville Sting, Shelbyville, IN (3-2)
13. United Surgical Steel, Montgomery, AL (3-2)
13. Stout Tower Eagles, Lakewood, CA (2-2)
17. Hamilton-Fairfield Hawks, Hamilton, OH (2-2)
17. Lusby’s Rebels, Pine Bluff, AR (2-2)
17. New York Tigers, New York City, NY (2-2)
17. Taylor Printing/Rustic Bar, Bloomington, IL (2-2)
17. Midland Explorers, Midland, MI (1-2)
17. Ol’ Mexico/Coors/Gatsby’s, St. Paul, MN (1-2)
17. OTB, Middletown, NY (1-2)
17. Truckstops of America, Effingham, IL (1-2)
25. Aurora Allsteel, Aurora, IL (1-2)
25. Coors Light Sunners, Reading, PA (1-2)
25. Des Moines Metros, Des Moines, IA (1-2)
25. Happy Chef, Mankato, MN (1-2)
25. Morrell Credit Union, Sioux Falls, SD (1-2)
25. Charlie’s Tradin’ Post, Atlanta, GA (1-2)
25. Plangger’s Furniture, Benton Harbor, MI (1-2)
33. Boise Metros, Boise, ID (0-2)
33. Croix Valley Glass, Stillwater, MN (0-2)
33. Dolan & Murphy Shamrocks, Aurora, IL (0-2)
33. Ellsworth Town, Ellsworth, WI (0-2)
33. Goose Creek Valley, Montvale, VA (0-2)
33. Hertz Rent-A-Car, Topeka, KS (0-2)
33. Magic City Reps, Minot, ND (0-2)
33. Paddock Pools & Spas, Phoenix, AZ (0-2)

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