Category: USSSA

USSSA Women’s Slow Pitch Team of Decade – 2000’s

Player of the Decade – TBD – not complete (no info after 2006)

  • (10) P – Dena Stacks (Action Awards 97-Mixed-P, Yard Dawgs 05-A-P, 05-P-35+, 06-P-35+, 07-P-35+)
  • (5) 2B – Jackie Watkins (Diamond Queens 98-2B, Snap, Krackle & Pop 99-2B-35+, HOF-04)
  • (5) SS – Shelly Cummins (Auto Body Panel 92-SS, Ty-1-On 03-SS-MVP-35+, 04-SS-35+, 05-SS-35+)
  • (9) IF – Sirene Johnson (Enough Said 05-IF, 05-IF-Black-MVP, 06-IF-Black-MVP, 07, 07-Black)
  • (9) OF – Theresa Hirschauer (Empress 93-OF, Kinder Sharks 02-OF, 03-OF, 04-OF, Ty-1-On 03-OF-ODP, 04-OF-MVP, 07-B)
  • (6) OF – Anna Clements (Shooters 00-OF, 01-OF-MVP, HOF-06)
  • (6) Util – Rhonda Graham (Yard Dawgs 05-A, 05-MVP-35+, 07-B, 07-35+)
  • (11) Util – Stacie Symonds (Enough Said 05, 05-Black, 06, 06-Black-OOP, 07-MVP, 07-Black, Just Enough 06-Mixed)
  • (3) Util – Buffy Arms (Diamond Queens 02, Armstrong Lady Rebels 03-ODP)

USSSA Women’s Slow Pitch Team of Decade – 1990’s

Player of the Decade – Mary Hoff

  • (24) P – Mary Hoff (Lady Comets 1984-1B, Canton Softball Club 89-P, Lady Blue 91-P-MVP, 92-P, 93-P, UPI-98-P, Santa Monica Yankees 99-P-MVP, Armstrong Lady Rebels 03-P-MVP, ABP/Kinder 00-P, Long Haul/Enough Said 05-P-OOP, 05-P-Black-MVP, 06-P-ODP, 07-P, 07-P-Black, HOF-05)
  • (12) C – Marie Pesch (Cannan’s Illusions 90-C, 92-C, 93-C, 95-C, 96-C, UPI 98-C, Kinder Sharks, 02-C, 04-C-OOP, HOF-08)
  • (4) 1B – Lori Erpenbeck (Aero Battery 1990-1B, Salem Hawks 92-1B, 93-1B, Lady Blue 94-1B)
  • (12) 2B – Theresa Shephard (Empress Chili 1990-3B, 93-3B, 95-3B, Cannan’s 96-2B, 97-2B, ABP/Kinder 00-3B, Kinder Sharks 02-2B, 04-2B-OOP, 08-2B … 95-MVP-Black)
  • (7) SS – Lisa Sanchez (Cannan’s 1990-SS, 96-SS-MVP, ABP/Kinder 00-SS-OOP, Kinder Sharks 01-SS-ODPA, 02-SS)
  • (15) 3B – Sandy Mader (Cannan’s Illusions 1993-3B, 94-3B-MVP, 95-3B, 96-3B, Aero Battery 94-3B-MVP-OOP-Black, 95-3B-OOP-Black 96-3B-MVP-Black, Sierra/Illusions 97-3B-Mixed, 98-3B-ODP, HOF-00)
  • (16) OF – Bev Lovett (Cannan’s Illusions 1990-OF-MVP, 94-OF, 96-OF-OOP, Aero Battery 94-OF-Black, 95-OF-Black, Sierra/Illusions 97-OF-MVP-Mixed, 98, UPI 98-OF, Dynamite Sports 00-OF-Black, 01-OF-Black, 02-OF-Black, HOF-03)
  • (13) OF – Allison Cole (Steele’s Sports 1988-OF, Canton Softball Club 89-OF, Lady Blue 91-OF, 92-OF, 93-OF, 94-OF-OOP, UPI/Kinder 97-OF, UPI 98-OF-MVP, HOF-96)
  • (13) OF – Sherri Lynn France (Salem Hawks 1992-OF, 93-OF, UPI/TPS 95-OF-MVP, UPI/Kinder 96-OF, 97-OF, UPI 98-OF, ABP/Kinder 00-OF-MVP, 01, Long Haul/Enough Said 05-OF-Black-OOP, 06-OF-Black)
  • (10) OF – Kathy Riley (L&K Trophy 75-SS-B, Cannan’s Illusions 1990-OF, 92-OF, 94-OF, UPI/Kinder 97-OF, UPI 98-OF, Premier Motor Sports 00-OF, HOF-99
  • (9) Util – Leslie Cantor (Steele’s Sports 88-3B, Canton Softball Club 89-2B, HOF-07) 6x
  • (6) Util – Mary Jane “MJ” Ranz (Empress Chili 95-OF, 96-OF, ABP/Kinder 00-OF, Kinder Sharks, 02-OF-MVP, Ty-1-On 03-35+)
  • (4) Util – Michele Thompson (UPI/Kinder 96-OF-ODP, 97-OF-OOP)
  • (4) Util – Cathy Bradley (Enough Said 06, 06-Black, 07-Black-OOP)
  • (3) Util – Mitzi Davis (Cannan’s Illusions 92-P, 93-P, 96-OF)
  • (3) Util – Meme Vincl (Cannan’s Illusions 92-OF, 93-OF-MVP)
  • (3) Util – Patrice Detlie (Diamond Queens 98-ODP, ABP/Kinder 00)
  • (3) Util – Shannon Ellingsworth (Cannan’s Illusions 94-2B, ABP/Kinder 00-2B, Kinder Sharks 04-2B)

USSSA Women’s Slow Pitch Team of Decade – 1980’s

Player of the Decade – Lynn Putham-Gendron

  • (19) P – Brenda Ryan (Northside Knights of Columbus 1985-P-MVP, ?, ?, Empress Chili 93-OF, 95-Util-ODP, 98-NCSM-P-MVP-35+, 99-P-35+, Ty-1 On 01-P-MVP-35+, 03-P-35+, 04-P-35+ 05-P-35+, 07-B, HOF-02)
  • (7) C – Kay Gilbert (Virginia Belles ?, ?, ?, 89-A?, HOF-90)
  • (9) 1B – Jackie Huggins (? 72?, Little Caesars 1983-1B, 84-1B, Taylor’s Sports Stingers 79-1B, 80-IF, HOF-86)
  • (7) 2B – Sharon Graham (Empress Chili 1983-2B, 88-2B, ?, ?, HOF-97)
  • (8) 3B – Pam Patrus (Famous Recipe 83-3B, 84-UT, Empress Chili 88-P-MVP, 90-P, HOF-95)
  • (14) SS – Sue Kozoil (Steele’s Sports 1987-SS-MVP, 88-SS, Canton Softball Club 89-SS-MVP, Lady Blue 92-SS-MVP, 93-SS, 94-SS, UPI/Kinder 96-SS, Kinder Sharks 01-SS, HOF-01)
  • (11) OF – Lynn Putnam Gendron (Real Estate One Stingers 1976-Util, Taylor’s Sports Stingers 80-OF-MVP Little Caesars 82-OF, 83-OF, 84-OF, Steele’s Sports ?, ?, Canton Softball Club 89-1B, HOF-91)
  • (9) OF – Dottie Davis (Little Caesars 1979-OF, 84-OF-MVP, Empress Chili 86-OF-ODP, Steele’s 87-OF, HOF-85)
  • (6) OF – Tina May Tuck (Famous Recipe 1984-OF, Empress Chili 88-OF, 89-OF, 90-OF, 94-OF)
  • (6) OF – Velma Lehmann (Famous Recipe 1982-OF, Empress Chili 86-OF, 87-OF, HOF-92)
  • (13) Util – Jan Deters (Famous Recipe 1982-OF, 83-OF, 84-C, Empress Chili 86-C, 87-C, 88-C, ?, 07-Ohio Cardinals-MVP, HOF-89) (8x)
  • (13) Util – Jenny Johnson (Sweeney’s 1976-SS-MVP, 77-SS, Tri-State Auctions ?, Famous Recipe ???, Empress Chili 86-1B, 88-3B, 89-1B, HOF-81) (9x)
  • (6) Util – Lyn Rose (Empress Chili 1987-OF, 89-OF, 90-OF, HOF-98)
  • (6) Util – Joanne Van Vliet (Mr. A’s Express 1988-SS, 89-SS, 90-SS, 90-ODPA, HOF-94)
  • (4) Util – Linda Mueller McIntyre (Little Caesars 84-Util, HOF-84)
  • (3) Util – Mary Strotman (Empress Chili 1986-OF-MVP, 89-EH)
  • (3) Util – Patty Silya (Taylor Sports Stingers 1980-OF, Little Caesars 83-SS-MVP)
  • (3) Util – Carol Byrd Lewis (Encore 80-SS-MVP-A)
  • (3) Util – Laura Fillip (HOF-93)

USSSA Women’s Slow Pitch Team of Decade – 1970’s


1970’s (Player of the Decade – Jenny Johnson)

  • (3) P – Luann Grymbowski (Stan’s Auto Sales 72-P, 73-P, 74-P)
  • (5) C – Pat Schmitt (Muxworthy’s Ski-Haus 72-C, Pace 77-C, HOF-82)
  • (2) C – Martha Jo Kidd (Enrico’s 1975-C, Sorrento’s Pizza ?)
  • (1) 1B – Veronica Vunera (Stan’s Auto Sales 1973-1B)
  • (3) 2B – Mary West (Stan’s Auto Sales 1973-2B, 74-2B-MVP)
  • (3) 3B – Terry Waters (Stan’s Auto Sales 1973-3B-MVP, 74)
  • (13) SS – Jenny Johnson (Sweeney’s 76-SS-MVP, 77-SS, Tri-State ?, Famous ???, Empress Chili 86-1B, 88-3B, 89-1B, HOF-81)
  • (4) OF – Carmen King (R.E. Stingers 76-OF, 77-OF, Taylor Stingers ?, Little Caesars 83-OF)
  • (2) OF – Evelyn Abell (Loungettes 1973-OF, 75-Util)
    (3) OF – Nancy Izzy Forrester (Little Caesars 1977-2B, 79-OF-MVP)
  • (11) OF – Lynn Putnam Gendron (Real Estate One Stingers 1976-Util, Taylor’s Sports Stingers 80-OF-MVP Little Caesars 82-OF, 83-OF, 84-OF, Steele’s Sports ?, Canton Softball Club 89-1B, HOF-91)
  • (1) Util – Pam Rendine (Little Caesars 1979-SS)
  • (6) Util – Susan Reidel Mitchell (Real Estate One Stingers 1975-SS, ?, Taylor’s Stingers 80-OF, HOF-89)
  • (5) Util – Linda McCoy (Muxworthy’s Ski-Haus 72?, Pace Electronics 77-C, 78?, HOF-87)
  • (3) Util – Genny Belavia (Muxworthy’s Ski-Haus 72-3B-MVP, Pace Electronics 75-3B)
  • (2) Util – Bev Bunny Fejerski (Pittsburgh Orioles 73-SS, Stan’s Auto Sales 76-OF)
  • (2) Util – Bonnie Perella (East End Debs 70-1B, East End Debs 71-3B)
  • (2) Util – Debbie Cecerie (Pittsburgh Orioles 70, 71-SS)
  • (2) Util – Sue Stead (East End Debs 70-SS-MVP)
  • (2) Util – Jeri Reidel (East End Debs 71-P-MVP)