1990 ASA Men’s Super Slow Pitch Nationals

1990 held at Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.


Champion – Steele’s Silver Bullets, Grafton, OH
Runner Up – Lighthouse/Sunbelt, Stone Mountain, GA


Bill Blake hit 6 HRs and drove in 10 runs to lead Steele’s to a 65-50 Championship game win over Lighthouse. Steele’s beat Superior/Apollo 53-44 in the semi finals.  The Men of Steele hit 70 HRs over the course of the tournament (4 games). Steeles led Lighthouse 32-5, before the Stone Mountain squad woke up and came back. Wendell Rickard hit 6 HRs for Lighthouse in the game. Ricky Huggins and Steve Craven combined for 9 HRs and 12 RBIs to lead the comback. Kenny Carver chipped in with 7 RBIs.  All Time Home Run Leader, Mike Macenko was named Co-MVP along with Monsterous Monty Tucker. Both had incredible tournaments tournaments at the plate for Steele’s.  Both players had 18 HRs, emerging superstar Carl Rose of Lighthouse, had 17 HRs, but all three fell short to Doug Roberson of Steele’s who won the Home Run crown with 20. A record of 763 home runs were hit in the tournament, an average of about 36 per game.


  • Co-MVP – Mike Macenko, Steele’s (27-31, .871, 18 HRs, 34 RBIs)
  • Co-MVP – Monty Tucker, Steele’s (23-26, .880, 18 HRs, 26 RBIs)
  • HR Leader – Doug Roberson, Superior/Apollo (30-41, .732, 35 RBIs) – 20
  • Batting Leaders – Carl Rose, Lighthouse (27-30, 17 HRs, 25 RBIs) – .900
  • Batting Leaders – Wes Lord, Budweiser (18-20, 10 HRs, 21 RBIs) – .900
  • Wilson Field Master Award – Doug Roberson, Superior/Apollo

ASA MEN’S SUPER SLOW PITCH ALL-AMERICAN FIRST TEAM

  • P – Monte Tucker, Steele’s Silver Bullets (23-26, .880, 18 HRs, 26 RBIs)
  • C – Mike Macenko, Steele’s Silver Bullets (27-31, .871, 18 HRs, 34 RBIs)
  • 1B – Rich Plante, Superior/Apollo
  • 2B – Carl Rose, Lighthouse/Sunbelt/Worth (27-30, .900, 17 HRs, 25 RBIs)
  • 3B – Charles Wright, Ritch’s/Kirk’s
  • SS – Doug Flynn, Starpath
  • OF – Doug Roberson, Superior/Apollo (30-41, .732, 20 HRs, 35 RBIs)
  • OF – John Grissom, Steele’s Silver Bullets
  • OF – Scott Virkus, Steele’s Silver Bullets
  • OF – Curtis Williams, Lighthouse/Sunbelt/Worth
  • EP – Dale Mayo, Starpath
  • UT – Dirk Androff, Steele’s Silver Bullets
  • UT – Wendall Rickard, Lighthouse/Sunbelt/Worth
  • UT – Dave Steffen, Superior/Apollo (.868, 16 HRs, 32 RBIs)
  • UT – Sylvin Little, Lighthouse/Sunbelt/Worth
  • UT – Tim Millette, Budweiser

ASA MEN’S SUPER SLOW PITCH ALL-AMERICAN SECOND TEAM

  • P – Ken Craver, Lighthouse/Sunbelt/Worth
  • C – Mark Hierlmeier, Ritch’s/Kirk’s
  • 1B – Sandy Sandoval, Budweiser
  • 2B – Dennis Graser, Superior/Apollo
  • 3B – Ricky Huggins, Lighthouse/Sunbelt/Worth
  • SS – Todd Joerling, Steele’s Silver Bullets
  • OF – Cecil Whitehead, Ritch’s/Kirk’s
  • OF – Britt Hightower, Ritch’s/Kirk’s
  • OF – Wes Lord, Budweiser (18-20, .900, 10 HRs, 21 RBIs)
  • OF – Andy Sanzaro, Superior/Apollo (.813, 10 HRs, 18 RBIs)
  • UT – Jim Fuller, Superior/Apollo
  • UT – Dave Johnson, Starpath
  • UT – Fred Shipley, Starpath
  • UT – Billy Blake, Steele’s Silver Bullets

FINAL STANDINGS
1. Steele’s Silver Bullets, Grafton, OH (4-0)
2. Lighthouse/Sunbelt/Worth, Stone Mountain, GA (4-1)
3. Starpath, Monticello, KY (2-2)
4. Superior/Apollo, Windsor Locks, CT (3-2)
5t. Ritch’s/Kirk’s Glass, Harrisburg, NC (3-2)
5t. Bell Corp., Tampa, FL (1-2)
7t. Budweiser, San Francisco, CA (2-2)
7t. Williams/Thompson, Houston, TX (1-2)
9t. Premier/Century, Tempe, AZ (0-2)
9t. VIP/Express Transport, Cincinnati, OH (0-2)
9t. Chem-Clean, Lebanon, TN (0-2)
9t. Instant Landscaping, West Palm Beach, FL (0-2)

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