1987 ISA Super World Series

 1987 held at Greensboro, NC

Champion – Steele’s Sports, Grafton OH
Runner Up – Smythe Sox, Houston TX

Steele’s, put into the losers bracket by Smythe Sox by a 33-36 score, came through the losers bracket and defeated Smythe 44-27 and 36-20 to win the ISA World Series. In the bottom of the seventh inning, Smythe hit 5 straight home runs (Bill Gatti, Mark Heirlmeier, Bruce Meade, Mike Parrot and Rick Wheeler), but to no avail. Ricky Huggins had a big grand slam for Steele’s to blow the game open in the 5th inning and give them a 26-17 lead. Nobody matched the power of Steele’s as the 6 players along on the All World team collected a combined total of 84 HRs.

  • MVP – Mike Macenko, Steele’s Sports (27-37, .730, 15 HRs, 24 RBIs)
  • Defensive MVP – Doug Roberson, Steele’s
  • HR Leader –Ron Parnell, Steele’s (27-35, .771) – 17
  • Batting Leader – Ron Parnell, Steele’s(27-35)  – .771

1987 ISA All-World Team

  • Mike Macenko, Steele’s Sports (27-37, .730, 15 HRs, 24 RBIs)
  • Ron Parnell, Steele’s Sports (27-35, .771, 17 HRs)
  • Doug Roberson, Steele’s Sports (14 HRs)
  • Craig Elliott, Steele’s Sports (16 HRs)
  • Jeff Stamps, Steele’s Sports (11 HRs)
  • Scott Virkus, Steele’s Sports (12 HRs)
  • Bill Blake, Smythe Sox
  • Bruce Meade, Smythe Sox
  • Cecil Whitehead, Smythe Sox
  • Bill Gatti, Smythe Sox
  • Kelly Stanley, Blanton’s/Kirks
  • Gerg Miller, Blanton’s/Kirks
  • Gary Markland, Blanton’s/Kirks

1987 Standings

1. Steele’s Sports, Grafton, OH 5-1
2. Smythe Sox, Houston, TX 3-2
3. Blanton’s/Kirk’s, Fayetteville, NC 3-2
4. Howard’s/Western Steer, Denver, NC 2-2
5t. Ritch’s Salvage, Harrisburg, NC 3-2
5t. Barry Peagrams BK, Montgomery, AL 3-2
7t. Non-Ferrous Metals, Cleveland, OH 2-2
7t. The Handy Pantry, Gastonia, NC 2-2
9t. Action Awarda, Atlanta, GA 0-2
9t. Kirkpatricks, Greensboro, NC 0-2
9t. Cory-Doby Exxon, Greensboro, NC 0-2
9t. Miller Lite/Jai-Alai, Ocala, FL 0-2

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