Category: 1933

1933 International Softball Championship

1933 International Softball Championship was held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.


This tournament was held in late August, so teams could then go travel over to Chicago and play in the Chicago World’s Fair National Championship, which later became the ASA Nationals.  Many of these teams did go play in Chicago.


STANDINGS

1. Wisc. Evap Milk Co. (Wemco), Lake Mills, WI                  (5-0)
2. Miller High Life, Kenosha, WI                                                 (5-1)
3. B. Peck & Sons, Milwaukee, WI                                             (3-1)
4. Three Aces, Milwaukee, WI                                                    (3-1)
5. Clearwater All Stars, Clearwater, FL                                    (2-1)
6. Bodegas, LaCrosse, WI                                                             (2-1)
7. Sathers, Minneapolis, MN                                                      (3-1)
8. Trail’s End, Alliance, OH                                                           (3-1)
9. Sunset AC, Cohoes, NY                                                             (1-1)
10. Flashes, Indianapolis, IN                                                        (1-1)
11. Western Printers, Racine, WI                                              (1-1)
12. Plymouth Creameries, Milwaukee, WI                            (1-1)
13. Schlitz Brewery, Milwaukee, WI                                        (1-1)
14. Jesch-Schaefer Sausages, Oshkosh, WI                           (1-1)
15. Transfer & Storage, Racine, WI                                           (1-1)
16. Square Deal Food Shops, Milwaukee, WI                       (1-1)
17. Schoyers, Dayton, OH                                                            (1-1)
18. Hunkel Seeds, Milwaukee, WI                                            (1-1)
19. Wauwatosa All Stars, Wauwatosa, WI                             (1-1)
20. St. Petersburg Stars, St. Petersburg, FL                           (1-1)
21. Blue Jays, Oconomowoc, WI                                                (0-1)
22. Black Bear, Cudahy, WI                                                          (0-1)
23. Winter Clothiers, Milwaukee, WI                                       (0-1)
24. Young Men’s Hebrew Assoc, New Orleans, LA             (0-1)
25. Masers Grocery, Lincoln, NE                                                (0-1)
26. Centralia, IL                                                                                (0-1)
27. Menomonee Falls, Waukesha, WI                                     (0-1)
28. Second Ward Democrats, St. Louis, MO                          (0-1)
29. Hamilton, Ontario, Canada                                                  (0-1)
30. Belleville, IL                                                                                (0-1)
31. Jersey Bread, Paterson, NJ                                                   (0-1)
32. Modern Laundry, LaCrosse, WI                                          (0-1)
33. Golden Drops, Two Rivers, WI                                            (0-1)
34. Hootkin Grocers, Milwaukee, WI                                       (0-1)
35. Curlee Taverns, Milwaukee, WI                                          (0-1)
36. Westport All Stars, Westport, CT                                       (0-1)
37. Cardinals, New Holstein                                                        (0-1)
38. Momence Buick, Kankakee, IL                                            (0-1)
39. Jaeger Bakery, Wausau, WI                                                  (0-1)
40. Matuschka Lithia Beer, Milwaukee WI                            (0-1)

NOTES: Championship – Wemcos, Lake Mills, WI defeated Miller High Life, Kenosha, WI (5-4 in 10 innings). The Millers entered the Chicago tournament, no information on their record, but in 1934, the Millers became the Ke-Nash-A’s of Kenosha and they defeated Kodak Park of Rochester NY in the second ASA National Championship.

1933 ASA Men’s Major Fast Pitch Nationals

1933 held at Chicago, Illinois


Champion – JL Friedman Boosters, Chicago, Illinois (108-11)
Runner Up – Briggs Body Works, Detroit, Michigan (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)


NOTES

  • 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.