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1987 ASA Men’s Super Slow Pitch Nationals

1987 held at Parma, Ohio.

Champion – Steele’s Sports, Grafton, Ohio (340-15)
Runner Up – Budweiser, Youngstown, Ohio

Steele’s did what it was expected to do and that was win their third straight ASA Super National Championship. They defeated Budweiser of Youngstown, OH in the championship game 18-5. Steele’s went undefeated, winning their four pool play games and then three straight in the double elimination portion of the event to go 7-0 on the weekend and they hit 76 HR over the special 320 foot fence that was constructed for the event.

  • MVP – Mike Macenko, Steele’s
  • HR Leader – Scott Virkus, Steele’s – 16
  • Batting Leader – Mike Macenko, Steele’s – .750


P – Rick Weiterman, Steele’s Sports
C – Craig Elliott, Steele’s Sports
1B – Dennis Graser, Steele’s Sports
2B – Mike Macenko, Steele’s Sports (27-36, .750, 12 HR, 26 RBI)
3B – Ken Dain, Steele’s Sports
SS – Ron Parnell, Steele’s Sports
OF – Mark Odabashian, ABC Driveway/Holy Name
OF – Doug Roberson, Steele’s Sports
OF – Scott Virkus, Steele’s Sports (22-33, 667, 16 HR)
OF – Fred Trice, Steele’s Sports
EP – Phil Adams, Budweiser
UT – Dick Marlow, Budweiser
UT – Jeff Stamps, Steele’s Sports
UT – Jim Kuhl, Budweiser
UT – Mickey Vittardi, ABC Driveway/Holy Name

FINAL STANDINGS (overall record counting Pool Play games)

1. Steele’s Sports, Grafton, OH (3-0) 7-0 including pool play
2. Budweiser, Youngstown, OH (1-2) 2-5 including pool play
3. ABC Driveway/Holy Name, Parma, OH (0-2) 1-5 including pool play