1983 ASA Women’s A Slow Pitch Nationals

1983 held at Elk Grove, California.

Champion: Somerset, Sacramento, California
Runner Up: Sonny’s BBQ, Tallahassee, Florida

Gebe Whitney’s pinch hit scored Leslie Murphy in the bottom of the 7th to give Somerset a (3-2) win in the Championship. Whitney was 4-5 in pinch hit situations.

  • MVP – Shelly VanDrimmellen, Somerset (11-22, .500)
  • Batting Leader – Cindy Simpkins, Barger Mattson Auto Salvage (17-24) – .708
  • Home Run Leader – Brenda LaBrum, Barger Mattson Auto Salvage
  • Outstanding Pitcher Award – Claudia Thomas, Somerset (6-0)


P – Claudia Thomas, Somerset (6-0 pitching, 7-19, .368)
C – Stephanie Hoffman, Somerset (8-20, .400)
1B – Janie Scheela, North Maplewood Lions
2B – Kennette Burbee, Sonny’s BBQ
3B – Shelly VanDrimmelen, Somerset (11-22, .500)
SS – Brenda Lubrum, Bargar Mattson
OF – Ellen Peterson, Hulse Sportettes
OF – Donna Stallone, Somerset (10-22, .455)
OF – Frances Johnson, Houston Chance
OF – Gina Deason, Houston Chance
UTIL – Ruth Patterson, Chattanooga Merchants
UTIL – Kasey Moore, Sonny’s BBQ
UTIL – Cindy Simpkins, Bargar Mattson (17-24, .708)
UTIL – Carla Long, Sonny’s BBQ


P – Winnie Dodgion, Sonny’s BBQ
C – Robin Bosshart, Sonny’s BBQ
1B – Toni Brandes, Hulse Sportettes
2B – Pam Katros, Somerset
3B – Carol Harris, Chattanooga Merchants
SS – Mimi Adams, Somerset
OF – Stephany Washington, State Farm Insurance
OF – Deborah, Mulliga, Burrage Music
OF – Pat Beilman, North Maplewood Lions
OF – Cricket Lee, Sonny’s BBQ
UTIL – Chris Keller, Armed Forces
UTIL – Rhonda Motykowski, Shear Pleasure
UTIL – Debra McDermott, Houston Chance
UTIL – Sheila Milstead, Houston Chance


1. Somerset, Sacramento, CA 6-0
2. Sonny’s BBQ, Tallahassee, FL (7-2)
3. Houston Chance, Houston, TX (5-2)
4. North Maplewood Lions, St Paul, MN (4-2)
5t. Chattanooga Merchants, Chattanooga, TN (5-2)
5t. Hulse Sportettes, St. Petersburg, FL (5-2)
7t. Bargar Mattson Auto Insurance, Nampa, ID (5-2)
7t. Shear Pleasure, Omaha NE (3-2)
9t. Moose Club, Austin, MN (4-2)
9t. Armed Forces, Indiantown Gap, PA (5-2)
9t. State Farm Insurance, Mansfield, LA (4-2)
9t. Burrage Music Company, Raleigh, NC (2-2)
13t. Big Apple, Phoenix, AZ (3-2)
13t. Breedlove Express, Morton, IN (3-2)
13t. Douglass Manufacturing, Clearwater, FL (3-2)
13t. Houston Stars, Houston, TX (3-2)
17t. Baytown Power, Houston, TX (2-2)
17t. Elau, Walpahu, HI (2-2)
17t. Golddiggers, Sacramento, CA (2-2)
17t. ISI Comets, Omaha, NE (2-2)
17t. McGown Field & Santos, Cayahoga Falls, OH (2-2)
17t. Notre Dame Medical, Maryville, IN (2-2)
17t. Hustle, Modesto, CA (1-2)
17t. McGinnis Drillers, Fort Smith, AR (1-2)
25t. Davis & Davis Fiat, Graham, NC (1-2)
25t. Didley’s Dolls, Newburgh, NY (1-2)
25t. Fish & Friends, Indianapolis IN (1-2)
25t. KF Industries, Stillwater, OK (1-2)
25t. McDough Club, Saugus, MA (1-2)
25t. Micro Age Computers, Anchorage, AK (1-2)
25t. Starlings, Dublin, VA (0-2)
25t. Viking Merchandising, Baldwin, NY (0-2)
33t. Bialko’s Point After, Farrell, PA (1-2)
33t. LaBlatt’s Blue, Seattle, WA (1-2)
33t. Agoge Tri State, Bonneville, IN (0-2)
33t. Ahmbron Construction & Development, Minot, ND (0-2)
33t. Early Dawn, Hacienda Heights, CA (0-2)
33t. Ellis Brooks, San Francisco, CA (0-2)
33t. Jammers, Grand Junction, CO (0-2)
33t. Manahan’s and Company, Rochester, MN (0-2)
33t. Margarito’s, Houston, TX (0-2)
33t. Mr. A’s Express, Sacramento, CA (0-2)
33t. Nelson Aqualand, Rochester, MN (0-2)
33t. The Stingers, Port Huron, MI (0-2)
33t. Cash Construction, NJ (0-2) (forfeit)
33t. Rowdies, Lansing, NJ (0-2) (forfeit)


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