Monthly Archive: September 2016

1978 NSPC Regular Season

12 Charter Members

Nelson’s Painting, Oklahoma City, OK
Poindexter Lumber, Winston-Salem, NC
Campbell’s Carpets, Concord, CA
Capitol Insulation, N. Hollywood, CA
Snyder’s Softball Club, Detroit, MI
Howard & Carroll, Sherrill’s Ford, NC
Howard’s Furniture, Denver, NC
Taylor Brothers Jewelry, Corpus Christi, TX
Ken Sander’s Ford, Phoenix City, AZ
Pepsico-County Sports, Levittown, NY (Dropped out, lost sponsor)
Jerry’s Caterers, Miami, FL (Dropped out, lost sponsor)
Mazzola-Castle, Rochester, NY (Dropped out, became Rochester Zeniths of the APSPL)
(The NSPC tournaments also included some local teams in the individual tournaments)

No NSPC National Championship Tournament was played in 1978.

2002 WSL Major Championship

Held at Las Vegas, NV

Champion – Hague/Resmondo/Walser/ Worth, Columbus, OH
Runner Up – Chase/Reece/Roosters/ Easton, Wilmington, NC

  • Dal Beggs, Hague/Resmondo (7-9, .778, 7 HRs)
  • Bryson Baker, Hague/Resmondo (7-7) – 1.000

1999 NSA AA Super Worlds

1999 Tournament Site Unknown

Champion – Premier/Century, St. Louis, MO
Runner Up – Dixie Carpets, Houston, TX

  • Freddie Johnson, Premier (17 HRs, 36 RBIs)


1. Long Haul/Hendu/TPS, Albertville, MN 5-1
2. Sunnyvale Valve/TPS, Sunnyvale, CA 5-2
3. P&D/Tri-Gems/Tiger/Easton, Sommers, CT 2-2
4. Gasoline Heaven/Worth, Commack, NY 3-2
5t. New Construction, Shelbyville, IN 2-2
5t. RPM/TPS, Concord, CA 2-2
7t. TaylorMade, Spotsylvania, VA 1-2
7t. Creative Stucco/Roosters/Easton 1-2
9t. Central Paving/TPS, Decatur, IL 1-2
9t. Joe Black’s/TPS, Chicago, IL 0-2
9t. Planet/Easton, Lexington, KY 0-2
9t. Universal Dome, Fort Wayne, IN 0-2

*There is 1 more loss than wins, due to Planet and Universal having a double forfeit.

1995 ISA AA World Series

1995 tournament host unknown

Champion – Hague/R&D/Ohio, Columbus, OH
Runner Up – Joe Black’s/Latoff/Worth, Chicago, IL

  • MVP – Jim Burbrink, Hague (.764, 4 HRs)
  • HR Leader – Tim Linson, Hague (.715)
  • HR Leader – Dale Dorton (.700)
  • HR Leader – Scott McDaniels (.667) Joe Black’s – 7
  • Batting Leader – Mike Cobb, Hague – .800 (12-15)


1. Hague/R&D/Ohio, Columbus, OH
2. Joe Black’s/Latoff/Worth, Chicago, IL

1934 ASA Men’s Major Fast Pitch Nationals

1934 held at Chicago, Illinois

Champion – Ke-Nash-A Blue Streaks, Kenosha, WI (64-10)
Runner Up – Crimson Coach Tobaccos, Toledo, OH (81-22)

  • MVP – from newspaper accounts – Norm Nummy Derringer, Ke-Nash-A’s (was 1-4, drove in Bucko with a double in the 1st inning)


  • Bill Pecnick, Ke-Nash-A’s (2-0, pitched 2-0 two-hit shutout w/ 13 K’s in championship, he also went 1-3 at the plate in the final)
  • Al Linde, Ke-Nash-A’s (2-0, 36 Ks, 22 in one game; also .400 average)
  • Harry Kraft, Ke-Nash-A’s (1-0,  He defeated Newport, KY 2-1 in a 19 inning semi final win, striking out 38 batters and allowing only 6 hits)
  • Sox Wainwright, Crimson Coach – (43 years old veteran pitched a 14 inning game, winning a 2-0 three hit shutout to beat Phoenix Jewels in Semi-finals. Sox was also the pitcher in the  final game losing 2-0 as the Toledo team committed 6 errors. he finished the tournament with a 4-1 record with all his wins being shutouts).
  • In the other semi final, Kenosha beat the Cudahy Puritans from Kansas City 1-0.
  • Mike ‘Duke’ Kalenich, Cudahy Puritans of Kansas City and Paul ‘Windmill’ Watson of Phoenix Funk Jewelry were both 3-1.
  • CONSOLATION FINAL – JL Gill Boosters, Chicago, IL  defeated Patty Anns, Boone, IA. JL Gills went 4-0, defeating Decatur Staleys, IL; Cincinnati Greyhounds, OH; and Pittsburgh Shamrock, PA before beating the Boone, IA squad 7-2. Fats Heull hurled 4 straight games for the Boosters to lead them to the consolation crown.


1. Ke-Nash-A Blue Streaks, Kenosha, WI
2. Crimson Coach Tobaccos, Toledo, OH
3. JL Gill Boosters, Chicago, IL
4. Patty Anns, Boone, IA

*Final standings incomplete

Other teams

Decatur Staleys, Decatur, IL
Cincinnati Greyhounds, Cincinnati, OH
Pittsburgh Shamrock, Pittsburgh, PA

1933 ASA Men’s Major Fast Pitch Nationals

1933 held at Chicago, Illinois

Champion – JL Friedman Boosters, Chicago, IL (108-11)
Runner Up – Briggs Body Works, Detroit, MI (41-1)

Outstanding Pitcher Award – Harry Coon Rosen, Friedman Boosters (5-0, 3 shutouts, 160 Ks, 71 IP, including 5-1 one-hitter in final, 16 Ks)


  • Peterson of Chicago had a HR and a Triple to account for most of Chicago’s Scoring
  • Briggs stars were Pitchers Ed Figelski, Dembrowski and Dick Koch; Shortstop Lipinski and Catcher Pavlowiczs.
  • Briggs defeated Joliet, IL in the semifinals 3-2.