1982 USSSA Women’s Major Slow Pitch Nationals

1982 held at Satellite Beach, Florida.

Champion – Lady Comets, Satellite Beach, Florida (35-6)
Runner Up – Famous Recipe, Cincinnati, Ohio

In the Championship game, the Lady Comets fell behind 2-0 before a second inning outburst sent 12 batters to the plate scoring 8 runs, capped by long home runs by Martha Litz and Stephanie Hines, the Comets rolled to a 10-6 championship game win. Earlier, the Lady Comets defeated the Cincinnati girls 11-10 in the winners bracket final. Hines hit 2 HRs in that game, while Litz hit one also. Little Caesars won 8 straight in the losers bracket before being eliminated by the Wooden Nickel. Famous Recipe, after the loss to the Lady Comets defeated the Wooden Nickel in the losers bracket final.

  • MVP – Martha Litz, Comets (.520, 2 HR)
  • Batting Leader – Jan Deters, Famous Recipe
  • HR Leader – Patti Silye, Little Caesars – 7
  • Defensive MVP – Carol Sullivan, Lady Comets


P – Linda Boyle, Lady Comets
C – Sonya Cook, Lady Comets
SS – Carol Sullivan, Lady Comets
IF – Kathy Ober, Famous Recipe
IF – Martha Litz, Lady Comets
IF – Sue Clark, Lady Comets
OF – Stephanie Hines, Lady Comets (.571, 3 HR)
OF – Velma Lehman, Famous Recipe
OF – Jan Deters, Famous Recipe
OF – Lynn Putnam, Little Caesars
Manager – Judy Hedgecock, Lady Comets

FINAL STANDINGS (Incomplete – 69 teams)

1. Lady Comets, Satellite Beach, FL
2. Famous Recipe, Cincinnati, OH
3. Wooden Nickel, Kinston, NC
4. Little Caesars, Detroit, MI (8-2)


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