Category: 1989

1989 NSA Men’s Super Slow Pitch World Series

1989 held at Fort Worth, Texas.


Champion – Steele’s Silver Bullets, Grafton, Ohio
Runner Up – Houston Sweepers, Houston, Texas


The Sweepers scored 23 runs in the 7th inning to defeat the Number 1 ranked team in the country, Superior-Apollo of Windsor Locks, CT 64-56 to advance into the finals against Steeles. Steele’s defeated Sweepers 7-0 via forfeit and won the Championship. Steeles had previously sent Ken Michael’s (47-6) and Superior/Apollo (62-34) to the losers bracket with a 62-34 victory. Steele’s
averaged 37 Runs per game. Steele’s also sent the Sweepers to the losers bracket earlier in the tournament by a 43-18 score. The Sweepers consisted of some Bell Corp and Starpath players. Due to the losers bracket taking so long, the Sweepers had to forfeit the final to Steele’s 7-0 to catch their planes home. Steele’s hit an amazing 96 HRs in the four games they played.


  • MVP – Monty Tucker, Steele’s (20-21, .952, 12 HRs, 20 RBIs)
  • HR Leader – Jon Meyers, Sweepers – 20
  • Batting Leader – Monty Tucker, Steele’s – .952
  • ODPA – Jon Meyers, Houston Sweepers

1989 NSA All-World Team

  • Monty Tucker, Steels’s Silver Bullets (20-21, .952, 12 HRs, 20 RBIs)
  • Jon Meyers, Houston Sweepers (20 HRs)
  • Ron Parnell, Steele’s Silver Bullets (21-25, .840, 12 HRs)
  • Craig Elliott, Steele’s Silver Bullets (15-21, .714, 11 HRs, 23 RBIs)
  • Bill Blake, Steele’s Silver Bullets (16-20, .800, 10 HRs)
  • Dirk Androff, Steele’s Silver Bullets (19-23, .826, 10 HRs)
  • Mike Ambers, Houston Sweepers (13 HRs)
  • Britt Hightower, Houston Sweepers (11 HRs)
  • Danny Williams, Houston Sweepers (11 HRs)
  • Jim Fuller, Superior-Apollo (22-28, .786, 15 HRs)
  • Doug Roberson, Superior-Apollo (22-26, .846, 14 HRs)
  • Rich Plante, Superior-Apollo (20-23, .869, 15 HRs)
  • Ted Cox, Ken Michael’s (14-16, .875)

OTHERS

Cecil Whitehead, Steele’s Silver Bullets (16-23, .696, 8 HRs)
Todd Joerling, Steele’s Silver Bullets (16-24, .667, 10 HRs)
Scott Virkus, Steele’s Silver Bullets (11-16, .687)
Larry Fredieu, Steele’s Silver Bullets (9 HRs)


FINAL STANDINGS

1. Steele’s Silver Bullets, Grafton, OH (4-0)
2. Houston Sweepers, Houston, TX (6-2)
3. Superior-Apollo, Windsor Locks, CT (3-2)
4. Ken Michael’s, Rockville, MD (3-2)
5t. Century/Worth, Atchison, KS (2-2)
5t. CDI, Oklahoma City, OK (3-2)
7t. Williams Stars, Houston, TX (2-2)
7t. Dixie Carpets, Houston, TX (2-2)
9t. Coils Plus, Longview, TX (1-2)
9t. Texas Capitols, Austin, TX (1-2)

*No info available on the remaining teams, records and their finish

1989 ASA Major Women’s Slow Pitch Nationals

1989 held at Marietta, Georgia


Champion: Cannan’s Illusions, Houston, TX
Runner Up: Busch Wiz Kids, Belleville, IL


Busch Wiz Kids played seven games on the final day of the tournament, including the two final games, but just could not overcome the talented Cannan’s Illusions squad of Houston. Cannan’s won the championship game 7-3. Kathy Riley’s 2-run triple and Bev Lovett’s single gave Cannan’s three runs in the fifth inning to pull away from a close game.


  • MVP – Kathy Riley, Cannan’s Illusions
  • Batting Leader – Joanne Zayac, WW Gay Rebels (14-21) – .667
  • Home Run Leaders – Kathy Riley, Cannan’s Illusions – 1
  • Home Run Leaders – Joanna Rickman, Kinder Investments – 1
  • Home Run Leaders – Sue Kragseth, Team Choice – 1
  • Home Run Leaders – Diane Dingman, Spooks – 1
  • Home Run Leaders – Amanda Morgan, Trumps – 1

ASA MAJOR WOMEN’S SLOW PITCH ALL AMERICANS FIRST TEAM

  • P – Roz Washington, Cannan’s
  • C – Lisa Hoffman, Busch
  • 1B – Kristi Delaney, Cannan’s
  • 2B – Brenda Smith Foster, UPI
  • 3B – Gina Vitale, Raiders
  • SS – Nancy Kaselbaum, Busch
  • OF – Bev Lovett, Cannan’s
  • OF – Cynthia Cooper, Cannan’s
  • OF – Kathy Riley, Cannan’s
  • OF – Renee Harper, Busch
  • UT – Mary Stratton, Kinder Investments
  • UT – Lisa Sanchez, Cannan’s
  • UT – Patrica Silye, Raiders
  • EP – Joanne Zayac, WW Gay Rebels

ASA MAJOR WOMEN’S SLOW PITCH ALL AMERICANS SECOND TEAM

  • P – Lynn Renner, Busch
  • C – Marilyn Booker, WW Gay Rebels
  • 1B – Joanne Rickman, Kinder Investments
  • 2B – Julie Shakleford, WW Gay Rebels
  • 3B – Susan Hausman, Busch
  • SS – Deborah Albano, Raiders
  • OF – Debbie Williams, Raiders
  • OF – Charlotte Dent, UPI
  • OF – Debbie Hackman, Kinder Investments
  • OF – Karen Baker, UPI
  • UT – Maureen Rickey, WW Gay Rebels
  • UT – Kim House, Kinder Investments
  • UT – Melissa Siekman, Busch
  • UT – Tammy Turner, UPI
  • EP – Marie Peach, Cannan’s

ASA MAJOR WOMEN’S SLOW PITCH ALL AMERICANS THIRD TEAM

  • P – Charlotte Cates, Key Ford
  • C – Bonnie Young, Connection
  • 1B – Sandy Wilson, York Imaging Pacers
  • 2B – Pam Mowery, York Imaging Paces
  • 3B – Lorraine Hudson, Key Ford
  • SS – Trina Hertzogm Key Ford
  • OF – Rowanda Dozier, Connection
  • OF – Myra Williams, Key Ford
  • OF – Janet Gordon, Sluggerettes
  • OF – Patricia Veargis, Sluggerettes
  • UT – Gina Florio, Sluggerettes
  • UT – Sandy Edwards, McLaughlin Oilers
  • UT – Linda Garbett, Spooks
  • UT – Nancy Anderson, Spooks
  • EP – Becky Schnell, Connection

FINAL STANDINGS

1. Cannan’s Illusions, Houston, TX
2. Busch Wiz Kids, Belleville, IL

TBD – on paper

1989 Men’s Slow Pitch Olympic Festival

Held in Oklahoma City, OK

Gold Medal Game – West defeated East 25-21

West exploded for 33 hits, including 10 HRs to claim Gold with a 25-21 win over the East Homers by Dennis Graser and Dave Johnson keyed the West’s 7 run 2nd inning. Then in the 3rd,
Consecutive blasts by Dave Johnson, Dave Allen and Steve Blanchette highlighted a 6-run inning. The East rallied to make it 18-17 in the 6th as Bruce Meade, Ted Cox and Mark Martin all
homered. West then scored 7 in the top of the 7th as Dave Allen and Doug Flynn both homered. The East scored 4 runs in the 7th, but fell three of a comeback. Mike Macenko hit his 2nd
HR of the game and 16th HR overall in the last inning, but to no avail. For the West; Dennis Graser, Dave Johnson, Dave Allen and Steve Blanchette all hit 2 HRs. Doug Flynn and Gary Jones
each hit one. For the East; Mike Macenko hit 2 and Jon Kramer, Ron Murphy, Kevin Fleming, Ted Cox, Mark Martin and Bruce Meade all hit one.


Bronze Medal Game – North defeated South 19-18.

Doug Berfeldt crushed a HR in the bottom of the 7th to give the North a 19-18 victory over the south. The game featured 11 HRs, three by Berfeldt. Doug Johnson hot a HR for the North.
For the South; Rich Plante, Andy Sanzaro, Dave Steffen and Greg Fuhrman all hit homers.

178 Home Runs were hit during the tournament during the 14 festival games, including the Medal Round.


HR Leaders:

  • Mike Macenko, East -16
  • Bruce Meade, East -14
  • Rick Scherr, North -12
  • Darrell Beeler, South -11
  • Ted Cox, East -10
  • Rick Plante, South -10
  • Doug Berfeldt, North – 9
  • Mark Martin, East – 9
  • Dave Johnson, West – 8
  • Jon Kramer, East – 8
  • Bruce Bailey, North – 7

Pitching Records

  • Greg Fuhrman, South 4-2
  • Dave Elder, West 4-3
  • Ted Larsen, North 3-4
  • Mike Jacobs, East 3-4
  • Ron Whittleton, South 0-1

Round Robin (Play each team twice) (Top-2 play for Gold, Bottom-2 play for Bronze)

Final Standings

Team Record RF RA Diff Hits HRs
1. East 3-3 157-131 +26 175 56
2. West 3-3 102-100 +2 123 27
3. North 3-3 112-110 +2 139 33
4. South 3-3 81-101 -20 99 28

– Note- Run Differential was the tie-breaker, since West and South both had (+2), th enext tie breaker was fewest runs allowed and West came
out on top giving up 100 runs versus North’s 110.


Game Scores

  • North 17 – West 13
  • East 33 – South 12
  • North 18 – East 11
  • West 18 – South 3
  • West 24 – East 21
  • South 13 – North 10
  • West 21 – North 16
  • South 30 – East 20
  • East 40 – North 31
  • South 11 – West 10
  • North 20 – South 12
  • East 32 – West 16

1989 ASA Industrial Men’s Major Slow Pitch Nationals

1989 tournament site unknown.


Champion – Delta All-Stars, Atlanta, Georgia
Runner Up – Publix, Jacksonville, Florida


  • MVP – Tony Bohannon, Delta All-Stars (11 RBI, including a 3-run HR in the championship game)
  • Batting Champion – Pete Gribben, Sikorsky (15-16) – .938
  • HR Champion – Dennis Carroll, Cleveland Fire Department – 11
  • HR Champion – Bill Hudson, Kroger – 11

ASA INDUSTRIAL MAJOR ALL AMERICANS FIRST TEAM

  • 1B – Allen Freeman, Kroger
  • 2B – Scott Jones, Dow Pirates
  • 3B – Paul Rogers, Publix Jacksonville
  • SS – Don Dixon, Delta Allstars
  • OF – Bill Hudson, Kroger
  • OF – Chris Ratcliff, Publix Jacksonville
  • OF – Jim Shelton, Delta Allstars
  • OF – Kevin Labelle, Publix Jacksonville
  • UT – Charles Leverett, Kroger
  • UT – Steve Kinnett, Delta Allstars
  • UT – Larry Damian, Dow Pirates
  • EP – Dennis Carroll, Cleveland Fire Department
  • C – Pete Gribben, Sikorsky Aircraft
  • P – Tony Bohannon, Delta Allstars

ASA INDUSTRIAL MAJOR ALL AMERICANS SECOND TEAM

  • 1B – Tony Cail, Publix Jacksonville
  • 2B – Chris Bennett, Delta All Stars
  • 3B – Craig Bryant, Dow Pirates
  • SS – Greg Pennington, Publix Lakeland
  • OF – Dean Begle, Kimball Paper
  • OF – Marcus Gressman, Publix Jacksonville
  • OF – Kenneth Sims, Kroger
  • OF – David Smith, Publix Jacksonville
  • UT – Don Holtzclaw, Dow Pirates
  • UT – Phillip Powell, Publix Jacksonville
  • UT – Gary Mueller, Delta Allstars
  • UT – Bill Vining, Delta Allstars
  • EP – Jeff Woodard, Publix Lakeland
  • C – Leroy Johnson, Kroger
  • P – Charlie Johnson, Kroger

ASA INDUSTRIAL MAJOR ALL AMERICANS THIRD TEAM

  • 1B – Bubba Davis, CPS Livewires
  • 2B – Clyde Chenault, Publix Lakeland
  • 3B – David Gartrell, Publix Lakeland
  • SS – Rob Baker, Dow Pirates
  • OF – Lefty Kalisky, CPS Livewires
  • OF – John Wachtel, Russell Athletic
  • OF – Joe Malone, Kroger
  • UT – Butch Benton, Delta Allstars
  • UT – Mike Powers, Publix Lakeland
  • UT – Allen Austin, Russell Athletic
  • UT – Henry Donald, Kroger
  • EP – Mike Johnson, Russell Athletic
  • C – Chester Cass, Russell Athletic
  • P – Bobby Oliver, CPS Livewires

FINAL STANDINGS

1. Delta All-Stars, Atlanta, GA (6-1)
2. Publix, Jacksonville, FL (6-2)
3. Kroger, Atlanta, GA (7-2)
4. Dow Pirates, Lake Jackson, TX (5-2)
5t. Publix, Lakeland, FL (6-2)
5t. Kimball Electronics, Jasper, IN (3-2)
7t. CPS Livewire, San Antonio, TX (4-2)
7t. Russell Athletic, Alexander City, AL (4-2)
9t. Westpoint Pepperell, Lanett, AL (4-2)
9t. Cleveland Fire Department, Cleveland TN (4-2)
9t. Honda Wings, Marysville, OH (4-2)
9t. GE Plastics, Mount Vernon, IN (3-2)
13t. Cecil Field, Jacksonville, FL (3-2)
13t. Mobile Housing Board, Mobile, AL (2-2)
13t. Sikorsky Aircraft, Stratford, CT (3-2)
13t. Gilman Paper Company, St. Mary’s, GA (2-2)
17t. Proctor & Gamble, Albany, GA (2-2)
17t. U.S, Air/Longhorn Steaks, Charlotte, NC (2-2)
17t. Radio World, Opelika, AL (2-2)
17t. Wilsonart, Temple, TX (2-2)
17t. Armco Steel, Wurtland, KY (2-2)
17t. Amoco Oilers, Texas City, TX (2-2)
17t. Kimball International, Jasper, IN (2-2)
17t. Farley III, Dothan, AL (2-2)
25t. Thermon Manufacturing, San Marcos, TX (1-2)
25t. U.S. Postal Service, Warwick, RI (1-2)
25t. Bridgeport Post Office, Bridgeport, CT (1-2)
25t. SNET-Telco, New Haven, CT (1-2)
25t. Rohr #1, Foley, AL (1-2)
25t. Pratt & Whitney, West Palm Beach, FL (1-2)
25t. CITGO, Lake Charles, LA (0-2)
25t. Federal Hoffman, Anoka, MN (0-2)
33t. Mead Forms, Chillicothe, OH (0-2)
33t. Farley I, Dothan, AL (1-2)
33t. Provident Fire Fighters, Providence, RI (0-2)
33t. Dayton Hudson, Minneapolis, MN (1-2)
33t. NFC111 Norwalk, Norwalk, OH (0-2)
33t. Dupont, Fayetteville, NC (0-2)
33t. Bristol Myers, Evansville, IN (1-2)
33t. KTH, St Paris, OH (0-2)

1989 USSSA Men’s AA Slow Pitch World Tournament

1989 held at Cocoa Beach, Florida at the Expo Center.


Champion – Caesar’s Tavern/Maroadi, Jeanette, Pennsylvania
Runner Up – Stottler Stagg, Cocoa, Florida


  • MVP – Gary Perkins, Caesar’s Tavern
  • HR Leader – Jack Waldron, Stottler Stagg – 10
  • Batting Leader – Greg Birko, Caesar’s
  • Defensive MVP – no info

USSSA MEN’S CLASS “AA” WORLD TEAM

  • Pitcher – Greg Birko – Caesar’s Tavern
  • Pitcher – Bob Louria – People’s Choice TV/Glass
  • Pitcher – Greg Cannedy – Budweiser of San Francisco
  • Catcher – Andy Alvis – Budweiser of San Francisco
  • Catcher – Brian Ward – People’s Choice TV/Glass
  • Extra Hitter – Tim Clemmons – Caesar’s Tavern
  • First Base – Joe Dudek – Caesar’s Tavern
  • Second Base – Kenny Speed – Stottler Stagg
  • Third Base – Jack Waldron – Stottler Stagg
  • Shortstop – Tim Linson – Caesar’s Tavern
  • Outfield – John Keigley – People’s Choice TV/Glass
  • Outfield – Bill Goodge – Stottler Stagg
  • Outfield – Phil Jobe – Stottler Stagg
  • Outfield – Gary Perkins – Caesar’s Tavern
  • Utility – Kevin Birkofer – Caesar’s Tavern
  • Manager – Joe Baney – Caesar’s Tavern

FINAL STANDINGS

1. Caesar’s Tavern (Maroadi), Jeanette, PA
2. Stottler Stagg, Cocoa, FL
3. People’s Choice TV/Glass, Champaign, IL
4. Budweiser of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

Others:
Premier Sports, Phoenix, AZ
Chaney Enterprises, Lothian, MD
Coils Plus, TX
Miller Medical, IA

1989 ASA Men’s A Slow Pitch Nationals

1989 held at Midland, Texas.


Champion – Vernon’s, Jacksonville, Florida
Runner Up – Armed Services, Washington, D.C.


  • MVP – George Hill, Armed Forces
  • Batting Champion – Vernon Hensley, Worth/Astros – .813
  • HR Champion – Ken Slenker, Lemoyne Sleeper – 11

ASA A ALL AMERICANS FIRST TEAM

  • 1B – Leonard Schoenfeld, SSK/Rebs
  • 2B – John Peterson, Coffee Cup
  • 3B – Craig Schraub, Coors
  • SS – Bill Miller, Viking Coke
  • OF – Larry Heise, Vernon’s
  • OF – Jesse Adamez, Coffee Cup
  • OF – Bob Sullivan, Lemoyne Sleeper
  • OF – Dennis Reeves, Owatonna Eagles
  • UTIL – Terry Johnson, Vernon’s
  • UTIL – George Schnorr, Vernon’s
  • UTIL – Roger Underwood, Armed Forces
  • UTIL – David Heald, Armed Forces
  • EP – Richard Mummaw, Vernon’s
  • C – Bob Rudi, Tri-Gem Builders
  • P – Mark Reagin, Armed Forces

ASA A ALL AMERICANS SECOND TEAM

  • 1B – Ron Wenrick, Lemoyne Sleeper
  • 2B – Wayne Pennington, Armed Forces
  • 3B – Doug Cullen, Vernon’s
  • SS – Tom Hechsel, Minneapolis Merchants
  • OF – Don Mahoney, Memphis Sox
  • OF – Doug Kissane, Tri-Gem Builders
  • OF – Dale Haise, Conrad Patterson
  • OF – Lance Peterson, Minneapolis Merchants
  • UTIL – Glen Barnard, Ruth Realty
  • UTIL – Jon Kramer, SSK/Rebs
  • UTIL – Gary Hartmann, Tri-Gem Builders
  • UTIL – John Res, Conroy Construction
  • EP – Doug Fischer, Armed Forces
  • C – Guillermo Foster, Armed Forces
  • P – Dale Abrahamson, Coffee Cup

ASA A ALL AMERICANS THIRD TEAM

  • 1B – Steve Shover, Smith Transport
  • 2B – Tim Cox, Viking Coke
  • 3B – Robert McGee, Memphis Sox
  • SS – Mark Lysne, Owatonna Eagles
  • OF – Brad Weyant, Smith Transport
  • OF – John Mutz, Worth/Astros
  • OF – Jeff Gamble, Smith Transport
  • OF – Mike Moore, SSK/Rebels
  • UTIL – Vance Sims, Coors
  • UTIL – Steve Rodriguez, Coffee Cup
  • UTIL – Joe Walton, Coffee Cup
  • UTIL – Jeff Snyder, Lemoyne Sleeper
  • EP – Steve Nauer, Viking Coke
  • C – Stan Daubert, Lemoyne Sleeper
  • P – Vernon Neil, Smith Transport

OTHERS

Ron Ford, Vernon’s (18-23, .783)


FINAL STANDINGS

1. Vernon’s, Jacksonville, FL (7-1)
2. Armed Forces, Washington, D.C. (9-2)
3. Coffee Cup, St. Paul, MN (4-2)
4. Lemoyne Sleeper, Lemoyne, PA (7-2)
5t. Conrad/Patterson/Worth, Wyoming, MI (4-2)
5t. Owatonna Eagles, Owatonna, MN (4-2)
7t. SSK/Rebs, North Hollywood, CA (6-2)
7t. Smith Transport, Roaring Springs, PA (4-2)
9t. Joe Conroy Construction, Topeka, KS (4-2)
9t. Worth/Astro Sports, Indianapolis, IN (3-2)
9t. Minneapolis Merchants, Minneapolis, MN (3-2)
9t. Viking Coke, Elk River, MN (2-2)
13t. Coors, Midland, TX (3-2)
13t. Tri-Gems Builders, Cedarbrook, NJ (3-2)
13t. Sox, Memphis, TN (3-2)
13t. Ruth Realty, Seattle, WA (3-2)
17t. Harbor Docks, Fort Walton Beach, FL (2-2)
17t. Marino Construction, Peabody, MA (2-2)
17t. Pete’s Mobil Car Wash, Poughkeepsie, NY (2-2)
17t. Roofing Consultants, Richmond, VA (2-2)
17t. Thompson’s Sporting Goods, Savannah, GA (2-2)
17t. Whataburger Sox, Albuquerque, NM (1-2)
17t. Knight/Darnell Painting, Midlothian, VA (1-2)
17t. Mid NE Coors Light, Columbus, NE (1-2)
25t. Richardson Softball Club, Richardson, TX (2-2)
25t. Massey’s, Hammond, LA (1-2)
25t. Texas Iron Works, Anchorage, AK (1-2)
25t. Ron’s Spaghetti House, Woonsocket, RI (1-2)
25t. Hi-Ho/Coors Light, Great Falls, MT (1-2)
25t. Deery Brothers, Cedar Falls, IA (1-2)
25t. Mehringers, Jasper, IN (1-2)
25t. Miller Lite, Bryan, TX (1-2)
33t. Dougherty’s Seafood, Tancrovin, MD (1-2)
33t. Stanley’s, Midland, TX (1-2)
33t. Top Hat Limosines, Bismarck, ND (0-2)
33t. Miller Lite Peppers, Laredo, TX (0-2)
33t. Crader/Huffman, Marble Hill, MO (0-2)
33t. Pry Fastening, Cincinnati, OH (0-2)
33t. Sonny’s-Bud, Casper, WY (0-2)
33t. Hargray Telephone, Savannah, GA (0-2)
33t. D&E Pump, Stanton, TX (0-2)
33t. Brunswick Ford, Brunswick, ME (0-2)
33t. Miller’s Foot & Ankle Care, Kokomo, IN (0-2)
33t. Low Buck Compressor, Midland, TX (0-2)
33t. Miller Premium Brands Stevens Point, WI (0-2)
33t. Lupe’s Day Care, Midland, TX (0-2)
33t. R.C. Cola, Boise, ID (0-2)

1989 ISA Men’s Super Slow Pitch World Series

1989 held at Gastonia, North Carolina.


Champion – Bell Corp, Tampa Florida
Runner Up – Ritch’s Salvage, Harrisburg North Carolina


Bell Corp went 4-0 in this tournament Ritch’s won won their first two games before losing to Steele’s. Ritch’s had to come back through the losers bracket defeating Lighthouse, New Construction and getting revenge on Steele’s by eliminating them also by a 17-15 score. Ritch’s hit more HR than Steele’s did as well. . Ritch’s defeated Bell in the first final 11-7, but then came back to win the title 14-6 as John Beasley hit a 3-Run homer to get them back in the game after Britt Hightower’s homer gave Ritch’s an initial 5-0 lead. Mark Heirlmeier had 3 hits and a HR for Bell in the game. Danny Williams also had 3 hits for Bell.


  • MVP – John Beasley, Bell Corp. (13-17, .765, 2 HR, 12 RBI)
  • Defensive MVP – Greg Whitlock, Ritch’s Salvage
  • HR Leader –Dirk Androff, Steeles (14 RBI) – 6
  • Batting Leader – Dirk Androff, Steeles (14-17) – .823
  • Offensive MVP – Dirk Androff, Steeles (14-17, .823, 6 HR, 14 RBI)

ISA SUPER ALL WORLD TEAM

  • John Beasley, Bell Corp. (13-17, .765, 2 HR, 12 RBI)
  • Danny Williams, Bell Corp. (2 HR)
  • Mike Ambers, Bell Corp. (11-18, .611, 2 HR)
  • Mark Hierlmeier, Bell Corp. (11-19, .579, 5 HR)
  • Mark Martin, Bell Corp. (3 HR)
  • Mike Lewis, Bell Corp. (9-17, .529)
  • Britt Hightower, Ritch’s Salvage (3 HR, 17 RBI)
  • Charles Wright, Ritch’s Salvage (23-33, .697, 4 HR, 15 RBI)
  • Greg Whitlock, Ritch’s Salvage (22-34, .647)
  • Fred Trice, Ritch’s Salvage (3 HR)
  • Mike Nye, Ritch’s Salvage (13-27, .481)
  • Larry Neff, Ritch’s Salvage (20-29, .690)
  • Dirk Androff, Steele’s (14-17, .823, 6 HR, 14 RBI)
  • Mike Macenko, Steele’s
  • Ron Parnell, Steele’s
  • Cecil Whitehead, Steele’s
  • Tom Fehring, New Construction
  • Carl Rose, Lighthouse (12-20, .600. 4 HR, 15 RBI)
  • Myles Schexnaydre, Ken Michaels (8-12, .667)

OTHERS

  • Rodney Woods, Starpath (8-10, .800)
  • George Marshall, Gastonia H&A (11-16, .688)
  • Curtis Williams, Lighthouse (15-22, .682)
  • Kim Smith, Gastonia H&A (10-15, .667)
  • Bruce Meade, Ken Michaels (8-12, .667, 3 HR)
  • Tim White, Gastonia H&A (11-17, .647)
  • Cliff Carpenter, Bell Corp. (11-20, .550)
  • Greg Miller, Ritch’s (4 HR)
  • Kevin Giddens, Lighthouse (4 HR)
  • Britt Hightower, Ritch’s (3 HR, 17 RBI)
  • Fred Trice, Ritch’s (3 HR)

FINAL STANDINGS

1. Bell Corp., Tampa, FL (4-0)
2. Ritch’s Salvage, Harrisburg, NC (5-2)
3. Steele’s Silver Bullets, Grafton, OH (2-2)
4. New Construction, Shelbyville, IN (5-2)
5t. Ken Michaels, Rockville, MD (1-2)
5t. Lighthouse, Stone Mountain, GA (2-2)
7t. Starpath, Lexington, KY (1-2)
7t. Gastonia Heating & Air, Gastonia, NC (1-2)
9t. Maroadi Transfer, Pittsburgh, PA (0-2)
9t. Action Awards, Atlanta, GA (0-2)
9t. Sunbelt Plastics, Centerville, GA (0-2)
9t. Cannan Roofing, San Antonio, TX (0-2)

1989 USSSA Men’s A Slow Pitch Worlds

1989 held at Cocoa, Florida.


Champion – VIP/Express Transport, Cincinnati, Ohio
Runner Up – Trefeiner, Fort Pierce, Florida


  • MVP – Billy Jackson, VIP/Express Transport (7-0 pitching, gave up only 42 runs)
  • HR Leader – Carlos Wade, Trefeiner – 14
  • Batting Leader – Tony Salamone, VIP/Express Transport – .667
  • Defensive MVP – Mike Sullivan, VIP/Express Transport
  • Offensive MVP – Steve Roeder, VIP/Express Transport (.565, 6 HR, 22 RBI)

1989 USSSA MEN’S CLASS “A” WORLD TEAM

  • Pitcher – Jim Massey – Las Vegas Aces
  • Pitcher – Al Krzezewski – Coors Light
  • Pitcher – Mike Haas – Trefelner
  • Pitcher – Billy Jackson – VIP/Express Transport
  • Catcher – Bob Gekle – Coors Light
  • Extra Hitter – Steve Dixon – VIP/Express Transport
  • First Base – George Garrison – Las Vegas Aces
  • Second Base – Tony Saiamone – VIP/Express Transport
  • Third Base – Carlos Wade – Trefelner
  • Shortstop – Chuck Maiorana – Coors Light
  • Outfield – Albie Scoggin – Trefelner
  • Outfield – Steve Schales – Trefelner
  • Outfield – Leo Osterday – VIP/Express Transport
  • Outfield – Steve Roeder – VIP/Express Transport
  • Outfield – Jackie Collins – VIP/Express Transport
  • Manager – Ron Baird – VIP/Express Transport

FINAL STANDINGS (94 Teams)

1. VIP/Express Transport, Cincinnati, OH (7-0)
2. Trefelner, Fort Pierce, FL
3. Coors Light, Warren, MI
4. Las Vegas Aces, Las Vegas, NV


OTHERS

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