Category: ASPSL

1980 ASPSL All Pro Team

P- Greg Birko, Pittsburgh                               (.455,  29-13 Pitching)
P- Steve Stewart, Kentucky                          (46-153, .301,  2 HRs, 19 RBIs, 32 Runs, 40-14 Pitching)
C- Jim Foxy Nelson, Pittsburgh                    (17 HRs, 68 RBIs)
1B- Pete Castle, Rochester                           (83-191, .435,  9 HRs, 57 RBIs)
2B- Nick Nikitas, Kentucky                            (102-222, .464,  1 HRs, 29 RBIs, 82 Runs)
3B- Bill Gatti, Kentucky (MVP)                  (90-186, .483, 21 HRs, 81 RBIs, 74 Runs, 48 BBs) – MVP
SS- Greg Whitlock, Kentucky                        (93-214, .435,  2 HRs, 42 RBIs, 49 Runs)
OF- Rich Brown, Rochester                           (107-216, .494,  2 HRs, 22 RBIs, 14 2Bs, 11 3Bs, 60 Runs) – Runner-up MVP
OF- Pat Paulsen, New England                    (.403   3 HRs)
OF- Bob Shuster, Rochester                         (78-185, .421, 21 HRs, 59 RBIs)
OF- Jack Roudenbush, Kentucky                   (97-208, .464,  3 HRs, 48 RBIs, 55 Runs)
Utility (SS)- Denny Brown, Pittsburgh       (.492)
Utility (OF)- Pat Benzing, Pittsburgh
Utility (OF)- Randy Elliott, Pittsburgh (.470)
Utility (IF)- Gary Hartman, Phila.

1980 World Series MVP –  Don Brown, Rochester (5-4 pitching, .500)

1979 ASPSL All Pro Team

P- Rick Weiterman, Milwaukee (MVP)                 (107-192, .557,  9 HRs,  69 RBIs, 56 Runs, 37-18 Pitching)  – MVP
P- Phil Schroer, Kentucky                              ( 86-179, .480,  0 HRs,  55 RBIs, 56 Runs, 40-8 Pitching, 3.84 ERA)
P- Don Brown, Rochester                              ( 95-177, .536,  0 HRs,  38 RBIs, 43 Runs, 30-21 Pitching)
C- Bill Gatti, Kentucky                     ( 88-165, .533, 20 HRs,  79 RBIs, 80 Runs, 46 BBs)
1B- Dennis Graser, Milwaukee                   (108-222, .486, 22 HRs,  87 RBIs, 86 Runs, 14 2Bs)
2B- Donnie Rardin, Kentucky                       (112-217, .516,  0 HRs,  43 RBIs, 80 Runs, 12 2Bs, 8-7 Pitching)
3B- Doug Gerdes, Detroit                              (104-208, .500, 31 HRs,  97 RBIs, 78 Runs)
SS- Rick Trudeau, Detroit                               (106-193, .549,  1 HRs,  34 RBIs, 56 Runs)
SS- Denny Brown, Pittsburgh                       (.504)
OF- Ronnie Ford, Detroit                               (100-162, .617, 43 HRs, 122 RBIs, 88 Runs, 20 BBs)
OF- Mike Nye, Detroit                                    ( 90-179, .503,  8 HRs,  51 RBIs, 78 Runs, 18 BBs)
OF- Phil Higgins, Milwaukee                        (119-224, .531, 18 HRs,  89 RBIs, 91 Runs, 19 2Bs, 7 3Bs)
OF- Barry Glaser, Pittsburgh                        (.527)
OF- Roger Wilt, Cleveland
OF- Gene Parrish, Minnesota                      (.511)
OF- Mike Lafever, Cincinnati
OF- Gary Richter, Trenton                             (.501)

1979 World Series MVP – Rick Weiterman, Milwaukee (19-24, .792, 6 RBIs, 10 Runs, 3 Doubles, HR)
1979 All Star Game East Co-MVP – Barry Glaser, East (Pittsburgh) – (5-8, .625)
1979 All Star Game East Co-MVP – Fred Miller, East (Cleveland) – (5-8, .625, 2 HRs, 2 3Bs, 5 RBIs)
1979 All Star Game West MVP – Gene Parrish, West (Minnesota) – (4-6, .667, 2 RBIs)

1978 ASPSL All Pro Team

P- Chuck Drewicz, Detroit                             ( 73-123, .593,  4 HRs,  29 RBIs,  62 Runs, 25- 5 Pitching)
P- John Locke, Minnesota                             (131-225, .582, 65 HRs, 136 RBIs, 117 Runs, 24-15 Pitching)
C- Jim Bizzell, Cleveland                                 (120-212, .566, 45 HRs, 108 RBIs,  91 Runs)
C- Benny Holt, Chicago                                   (121-230, .526, 50 HRs, 130 RBIs, 101 Runs)
C- Bob McMahon, Minnesota                     (134-241, .556, 59 HRs, 120 RBIs, 108 Runs)
IF/1B- Joe Russell, Minnesota                     (149-251, .549, 53 HRs, 141 RBIs, 117 Runs)
IF-1B- Jack Roudenbush, Detroit                (113-195, .579, 20 HRs,  83 RBIs,  97 Runs)
IF/1B- Doug Gerdes, Detroit                        (127-217, .585, 53 HRs, 112 RBIs, 110 Runs)
IF/2B- Gary Bello, New England                  (120-219, .548, 21 HRs, 101 RBIs, 101 Runs, 23 2Bs)
IF/2B- Rick Page, Rochester                         (105-208, .482, 24 HRs,  94 RBIs,  89 Runs, 15 2Bs, 11 3Bs)
IF/3B- Donnie Rardin, Cincinnati                (130-238, .546,  8 HRs,  69 RBIs,  97 Runs, 14-16 Pitching)
IF/3B- Gary Geister, Detroit                         (124-208, .596, 45 HRs, 106 RBIs, 103 Runs)
IF/SS- Denny Brown, Pittsburgh                 (146-240, .608,  1 HRs,  46 RBIs, 101 Runs, 22 2Bs)
IF/SS- Don Ragozzine, New England          (142-239, .585,  5 HRs,  63 RBIs, 105 Runs)
OF- Ronnie Ford, Detroit (MVP)                              (165-256, .645, 80 HRs, 201 RBIs, 152 Runs) – MVP
OF- Mike Foley, New Jersey                         (129-229, .563, 35 HRs, 109 RBIs,  90 Runs)
OF- Mike Nye, Detroit                                    (161-246, .654, 33 HRs, 110 RBIs, 159 Runs, 38 2Bs, 9 3Bs)
OF- Bill Gatti, Kentucky                  (125-214, .584, 54 HRs, 132 RBIs, 131 Runs, 38 BBs)
OF- Mike Gouin, Detroit                                (131-218, .601, 28 HRs,  90 RBIs, 108 Runs)
OF- Phil Higgins, Milwaukee                        (145-255, .569, 49 HRs, 137 RBIs, 135 Runs, 23 2Bs)
OF- Fred Miller, Kentucky                             (128-233, .549, 57 HRs, 141 RBIs, 107 Runs)
OF- Mike O’Brien, Cincinnati                        (141-256, .551, 22 HRs,  86 RBIs, 124 Runs, 48 2Bs, 9 3Bs)
OF- Dale Palm, Minnesota                            (137-223, .614, 70 HRs, 166 RBIs, 124 Runs)
OF- Ken Parker, Milwaukee                          (123-194, .634, 37 HRs, 121 RBIs,  93 Runs)
OF- Gene Parrish, Minnesota                      (165-262, .634, 23 HRs,  90 RBIs, 148 Runs, 35 2Bs, 6 3Bs)
OF- Johnny Dollar, Philadelphia ( 97-170, .571, 15 HRs,  81 RBIs,  84 Runs)

World Series  MVP – Bert Smith, Detroit (15-16; .940, 5 HRs, 16 RBIs, 11 Runs)
All-Star Game MVP – Denny Brown, APSPL All-Stars (Pittsburgh)- (6-7, .857)

1977 ASPSL All Pro Team

P- Phil Schroer, Kentucky                              ( 76-142, .535,  4 HRs,  53 RBIs,  53 Runs, 15-5 Pitching)
P- Tom Gorski, Milwaukee                           (112-224, .500, 22 HRs,  75 RBIs,  80 Runs, 17-8 Pitching)
P- Tony Mazza, Detroit                                   ( 61-139, .461,  2 HRs,  25 RBIs,  45 Runs, 23-6 Pitching,
C- Benny Holt, Chicago (MVP)                                   (149-216, .690, 89 HRs, 187 RBIs, 144 Runs, 25 BBs) – Chicago MVP – Won Triple Crown – MVP
C- Mike Applin, Cincinnati                             (107-190, .563, 41 HRs, 104 RBIs,  82 Runs) – Cincinnati MVP
C- Bill Gatti, Kentucky                                    ( 97-180, .539, 48 HRs, 127 RBIs,  95 Runs, 35 BBs, 10 SFs) – Kentucky MVP
1B- Doug Gerdes, Detroit                             (126-237, .599, 60 HRs, 124 RBIs, 125 Runs)
1B- Joe Russell, Minnesota                          (119-217, .548, 35 HRs, 111 RBIs,  98 Runs, 11 SFs)
1B- Tom Miller, Pittsburgh                           ( 99-182, .544, 52 HRs, 124 RBIs,  82 Runs, 23 BBs, 9 SFs) – Pittsburgh MVP
2B- Buddy Haines, Chicago                           (124-205, .605, 42 HRs, 100 RBIs, 101 Runs)
2B- Doug Czaplewski, Milwaukee                              (123-204, .603,  1 HRs,  43 RBIs,  92 Runs)
2B- Donnie Rardin, Kentucky                       (119-222, .536,  4 HRs,  51 RBIs,  81 Runs, 17-5 Pitching)
3B- John Copenhaver, Baltimore                               (112-187, .599, 36 HRs,  95 RBIs,  94 Runs)
3B- Jim Dillard, Milwaukee                           (117-215, .544, 34 HRs, 117 RBIs, 102 Runs)
3B- Bill Speaks, Columbus                            (108-203, .532, 17 HRs,  97 RBIs,  72 Runs, 14 SFs) – Columbus MVP
SS- Ronnie Ford, Detroit                (145-239, .607, 85 HRs, 184 RBIs, 150 Runs, 25 BBs)
SS- Tom Pappas, Columbus                          (109-181, .602,  0 HRs,  45 RBIs,  68 Runs)
SS- Ricky Linz, Cincinnati                                ( 91-155, .587,  1 HRs,  33 RBIs,  60 Runs)
OF- Mike Nye, Detroit                                    (170-258, .659, 36 HRs, 104 RBIs, 147 Runs, 30 2Bs, 12 3Bs) – Detroit MVP
OF- Bert Smith, Detroit                                  (103-201, .512, 53 HRs, 122 RBIs,  90 Runs)
OF- Gene Parrish, Minnesota                      (140-225, .622, 22 HRs,  83 RBIs, 115 Runs, 21 2Bs) – Minnesota MVP
OF- Mike Gouin, Detroit                                (119-212, .561, 35 HRs, 124 RBIs, 103 Runs)
OF- Phil Higgins, Milwaukee                        (130-211, .611, 41 HRs, 131 RBIs, 120 Runs, 25 2Bs, 10 3Bs) – Milwaukee MVP
OF- Jay Smith, Baltimore                               (113-201, .562,  2 HRs,  48 RBIs,  81 Runs)
OF- Lawrence Hutcherson, Baltimore      (109-183, .596, 45 HRs, 129 RBIs,  93 Runs) – Baltimore MVP
OF- John Spadaccino, New Jersey                             ( 93-169, .550, 32 HRs,  97 RBIs,  90 Runs, 32 BBs) – New Jersey MVP
OF- John Dollar, Baltimore                            ( 70-134, .522,  5 HRs,  50 RBIs,  62 Runs)
OF- Ken Parker, Milwaukee                         (133-244, .545, 37 HRs, 109 RBIs, 104 Runs)
OF- Frank Cammailere, New York                              ( 78-150, .520, 16 HRs,  54 RBIs,  50 Runs) – New York MVP
OF- Rick Petrunyak, Cleveland                    (112-208, .538, 16 HRs,  70 RBIs,  92 Runs, 32 2Bs)
OF- Bobby Reid, Cleveland                           (107-200, .535,  8 HRS,  53 RBIs,  95 Runs, 30 2Bs, 15 3Bs)

World Series  MVP – Mike Nye, Detroit (12-20, .600, 2 HRs, 3 2Bs, 4 RBIs, 10 Runs)