Category: Men’s Fast Pitch Major

1934 ASA Men’s Major Fast Pitch Nationals

1934 (at Chicago, IL)
Ke-Nash-A Blue Streaks, Kenosha, WI (64-10) defeated Crimson Coach Tobaccos, Toledo, OH (81-22)
MVPfrom newspaper accounts – Norm Nummy Derringer, Ke-Nash-A’s (was 1-4, drove in Bucko with a double in the 1st inning)
Note – 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)
Note – Al Linde, Ke-Nash-A’s (2-0, 36 Ks, 22 in one game; also .400 average)
Note – 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)
Note – 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.
Note – Mike ‘Duke’ Kalenich, Cudahy Puritans of Kansas City and Paul ‘Windmill’ Watson of Phoenix Funk Jewelry were both 3-1.
CONSOLATION FINALJL Gill Boosters, Chicago, IL 
—————–  Patty Anns, Boone, IA
Note – 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.

1933 ASA Men’s Major Fast Pitch Nationals

1933 (at Chicago, IL)
JL Friedman Boosters, Chicago, IL (108-11) defeated
 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)
NOTE – Peterson of Chicago had a HR and a Triple to account for most of Chicago’s Scoring
NOTE – Briggs stars were Pitchers Ed Figelski, Dembrowski and Dick Koch; Shortstop Lipinski and Catcher Pavlowiczs.
NOTE – Briggs defeated Joliet, IL in the semifinals 3-2.