Category: ASA Men’s Major Fast Pitch

1992 ASA Men’s Major Fast Pitch Nationals

1992 held at Bloomington, Illinois on August 15-22.


Champion – National Health Care Discount, Sioux City, Iowa (94-7)
Runner Up – Miller Toyota, Salt Lake City, Utah (52-25)


National Health Care Discount, behind the pitching of Michael White eliminated Guanella Brothers (7-2), Terry Bell was the losing pitcher for Guanella. NHCD then won the first final 1-0 on Mark Sorenson’s walk off HR in bottom of the 7th inning. Jimmy Wana and Peter Meredith were locked in a pitchers dual. Meredith pitched the whole game for Miller and took the loss. Seaman was relieved by Michael White in the 5th inning and White was credited with the win. This inspired a 10-2 romp in the Championship Game over Larry Miller Toyota. Doug Middleton pitched the clincher for NHCD, collecting 11 strikouts along the way, defeating Peter Meredith of Miller Toyota. Tod Stevenson, Trent Rubley and Randy Burnside each had 2 hits apiece for NHCD in the Final Game. David Boys and Stevenson also hit HR in that game back the pitching of Middleton.

Terry Bell (2-1, 22 IP, 36 K).

Doug Middleton (3-0, 19 IP, 38 K).

Jimmy Wana (2-1, 23 IP, 31 K).


  • MVP – Mark Sorenson, National Health Care Discount (HR in bottom of 7th of the first final to win 1-0 and send to ‘if” game).
  • Batting Leader – Jody Hennigar, Clearwater Bombers (7-13, 5 HR, 14 RBI) – .538
  • HR Leader – Jody Hennigar, Clearwater Bombers – 5 (3 came in the first game that he pitched and won)
  • Herb Dudley Pitching Award – Michael White, National Health Care Discount (5-0), 31 IP, 43 K, has won 14 straight National Tournament games since 1989.

1992 FIRST TEAM ALL AMERICANS

P – Michael White, National Health Care Discount (5-0), 31 IP, 43 Ks)
P – Peter Meredith, Miller Toyota (4-2)
P – Darin Zack, Seafirst Bank (7-2), 58 IP, 125 K, 7 shutouts
C – Monty Mayberry, Seafirst Bank
C – Don Trotter, Guanella Brothers
1B – Mark Sorenson, National Health Care Discount
2B – Lance Pratt, Miller Toyota
3B – Marty Kernaghan, National Health Care Discount
SS – Ray Atkinson, Seafirst Bank
OF – Brian Lehrman, Miller Toyota
OF – Steve King, Bloomington Hearts
OF – Bill Boyer, National Health Care Discount
OF – Rick Elias, Seafirst Bank
DP – Jody Hennigar, Clearwater Bombers
UTIL – Steve Schott, Midwest GMC

1992 SECOND TEAM ALL AMERICANS

P – Chub Tangaroa, Guanella Brothers (3-1, 26 IP, 64 Ks, no hitter)
P – Hayden Smith, Faultless Rubber Company
P – Graeme Robertson, Farm Tavern
C – Lyndon Andrew, Farm Tavern
C – Brad Burrup, Miller Toyota
1B – Mike Thomas, Clearwater Bombers
2B – Steve Kerian, National Health Care Discount
3B – Richie Ennis, Coors Light Sunners
SS – Denny Maag, Jack & Do’s Pizza
OF – Mitch Munthe, Guanella Brothers
OF – Mike Larabee, Seafirst Bank
OF – Danny Knapp, Coors Light Sunners
OF – Steve Roberts, Miller Toyota
DP – Chuck Tidabeck, Jack & Do’s Pizza
UTIL – Denny Rich, Decatur Pride

1992 THIRD TEAM ALL AMERICANS

P – Doug Middleton, National Health Care Discount
P – Steve Price, Heflin Builders
P – Marty Grant, Decatur Pride
C – Tim Wahl, National Health Care Discount
C – Al Thomas, Jack & Do’s Pizza
1B – Jeff Bell, Bloomington Hearts
2B – Kere Johansen, Farm Tavern
3B – Tommy Gray, Miller Toyota
SS – David Boys, National Health Care Discount
OF – ?? Haney, Farm Tavern
OF – Randy Ward, Farm Tavern
OF – Mike Cavender, Midwest GMC
OF – Rodney Gray, Midwest GMC
UTIL – Bruce Franklin, Heflin Builders


FINAL STANDINGS

1. National Health Care Discount, Sioux City, IA (10-1)
2. Miller Toyota, Salt Lake City, UT (10-2)
3. Guanella Brothers, Santa Rosa, CA (5-2)
4. Seafirst Bank, Seattle, WA (7-2)
5t. Farm Tavern, Madison, WI (3-2)
5t. Faultless Rubber Company, Ashland, OH (3-2)
7t. Decatur Pride, Decatur, IL (3-2)
7t. Bloomington Hearts, Bloomington, IL (5-2)
9t. Midwest GMC, St. Louis, MO (3-2)
9t. Heflin Builders, Middletown, NY (3-2)
9t. Jack & Do’s Pizza, Findlay, OH (4-2)
9t. Midland Explorers, Midland, MI (2-2)
13t. Des Moines Metros, Des Moines, IA (3-2)
13t. All Car, Green Bay, WI (2-2)
13t. Gateway 2000, Sioux City, IA (2-2)
13t. Coors Light Sunners, Reading, PA (2-2)
17t. Clearwater Bombers, Clearwater, FL (2-2)
17t. Colonial Bakers, Aurora, IL (2-2)
17t. Kokomo Pride, Kokomo, IN (2-2)
17t. Page Brake, Salt Lake City, UT (2-2)
17t. Stewart Taylor/Rustic Bar, Duluth, MN (2-2)
17t. Arkansas Rangers, Little Rock, AR (1-2)
17t. Dolan & Murphy Shamrocks, Aurora., IL (1-2)
17t. Shelbyville Sting, Shelbyville, IN (1-2)
25t. Beer Nuts, Bloomington, IL (1-2)
25t. Hertz, Topeka, KS (1-2)
25t. Si Senor, Nogales., AR (1-2)
25t. Stroh’s, St. Paul, MN (1-2)
25t. Warack Trucking, Saginaw., MI (1-2)
25t. JSK Engineering, Cedar Rapids, IA (0-2)
25t. New York Warriors, New York, NY (0-2)
25t. Tate Farm Equipment, Stewardson, IL (0-2)
33t. Carbondale Eagles, Carbondale, IL (0-2)
33t. Class Walls, Baltimore, MD (0-2)
33t. Effingham Boss, Effingham, IL (0-2)
33t. Exit, Nashville, TN (0-2)
33t. Fred’s Interior Service, Atlanta., GA (0-2)
33t. New York Tigers, New York City, NY (0-2)
33t. Blues, Taylorville, IL (0-2)
33t. Thompson-Larson A’s, Minot, ND (0-2)

1991 ASA Men’s Major Fast Pitch Nationals

1991 held at Midland, Michigan.


Champion – Guanella Brothers, Santa Rosa, California (56-16)
Runner Up – Penn Corp, Sioux City, Iowa (118-11)


Chubb Tangarora lost his first game in this tournament after winning 5 straight. He struck out 19 batters. He was not to be denied in the final championship game. Exhausted and tired, he found the will to win a (3-2) game and the Championship. Penn Corp’s middle of the batting order was on fire the whole tournament as Marty Kernagham, Mark Sorenson and Bill Boyer all hit over .400.

Defending Champ, Penn Corp lost their very first game and then came back through the losers bracket winning 10 straight game, including the first final to force the “if” game. But, they also had to beat Guanella pitcher Chubb Tangarora one more time. Tangarora had been dominating throughout the tournament, he lost a heart breaker in the first final. Penn Corp won the first final in 15 innings on David Boys bases loaded single to score Tim Wahl. Michael White was the winning pitcher and struck out 15.

Penn Corp’s Pitching Staff – Michael White (3-0), Jimmy Seaman (1-1), Pete Sandman (2-0), and Doug Middleton (3-1) combined to go 9-2.


  • MVP – Chub Tangaroa, Guanella Brothers
  • Batting Leader – Randy Burnside, Penn Corp
  • HR Leader – Randy Burnside, Penn Corp – 4
  • HR Leader – Steve Scott, Midland Explorers – 4
  • Herb Dudley Pitching Award – Chub Tangaroa, Guanella Brothers (6-1) pitched 15 innings only to lose 1-0 to Penn Corp, thus forcing the extra game.  He came back 20 minutes later and defeated Penn Corp (3-2) in the finals. Tangaroa outdueled Penn Corp’s  Michael White (3-0).

1991 FIRST TEAM ALL AMERICANS

P – Jimmy Moore, Seafirst Bank
P – Chub Tangaroa, Guanella Brothers
P – Michael White, Penn Corp
C – Greg Stockton, Bloomington Hearts
C – Tim Wahl, Penn Corp
1B – Mark Sorenson, Penn Corp
2B – Doug Streeter, Guanella Brothers
3B – Mike Parnow, Guanella Brothers
SS – Dave Johnson, Farm Tavern
OF – Rich Lira, Hertz
OF – Bill Boyer, Penn Corp
OF – Randy Burnside, Penn Corp
OF – Steve Scott, Midland Explorers
DP – Tod Stevenson, Bloomington Hearts
UTIL – Brad Underwood, Midland Explorers

1991 SECOND TEAM ALL AMERICANS

P – Al Rebling, Metros
P – Scott Plangger, Bloomington Hearts
P – Jody Hennigar, Farm Tavern
C – Brad Burrup, Miller Toyota
C – Don Trotter, Guanella Brothers
1B – Denny Place, Decatur Pride
2B – Mike Van Lannan, Farm Tavern
3B – Marty Kernaghan, Penn Corp
SS – Terry Wiebe, Decatur Pride
OF – Rob Gray, Miller Toyota
OF – Gary Payne, United Surgical Steel
OF – Rob Nixon, Faultless Rubber Company
DP – Paul Burnett, Penn Corp
UTIL – Doug Middleton, Penn Corp

1991 THIRD TEAM ALL AMERICANS

P – Terry Stapley, Miller Toyota
P – Darin Zack, Midland Explorers
P – Gene Green, Shantytown
C – Doug Filmore, Midland Explorers
C – Tony Simpson, Hertz
1B – Bob Heimeri, Silver Bullets
2B – Darrell Tilley, Midland Explorers
3B – Brian Martie, Bloomington Hearts
SS – Ray Atkinson, Seafirst Bank
OF – Mike Roe, Silver Bullets
OF – John Proctor, Hertz
OF – Keith Peterson, Bloomington Hearts
OF – Stan Graham, United Surgical Steel
DP – Barry Kahler, Decatur Pride
UTIL – Mike Tramel, Bosch-Rausch


FINAL STANDINGS

1. Guanella Brothers, Santa Rosa, CA (6-1)
2. Penn Corp, Sioux City, IA (10-2)
3. Decatur Pride, Decatur., IL (4-2)
4. Midland Explorers, Midland, MI (6-2)
5t. Seafirst Bank, Seattle, WA (3-2)
5t. Metros, Des Moines, IA (3-2)
7t. Bloomington Hearts, Bloomington., IL (4-2)
7t. Farm Tavern, Madison, WI (4-2)
9t. Miller Toyota, Salt Lake City, UT (3-2)
9t. Bosch-Rausch, Cedar Rapids, IA (2-2)
9t. Faultless Rubber Company, Ashland, OH (2-2)
9t. Planggers, Mishawaka., IN (4-2)
13t. Shantytown, Baltimore, MD (3-2)
13t. Silver Bullets, St. Paul, MN (2-2)
13t. United Surgical Steel, Montgomery, AL (3-2)
13t. Hertz, Topeka, KS (2-2)
17t. Shelbyville Sting, Shelbyville, IN (2-2)
17t. Boise Metros, Boise, ID (2-2)
17t. Cole County Marshall Jazz, Marshall, MS (2-2)
17t. Dolan & Murphy Shamrocks, Aurora., IL (1-2)
17t. Sioux City Soos, Sioux City, IA (1-2)
17t. Midwest GMC, St. Louis., MO (1-2)
17t. Plymouth Club, Marion., IN (1-2)
17t. Clearwater Bombers, Clearwater, FL (1-2)
25t. Moose Lodge, Fargo., ND (1-2)
25t. All-American Concrete, Lansing, MI (1-2)
25t. Denmark Dukes, Denmark., WI (1-2)
25t. Four Star Sports, Shelby, NC (0-2)
25t. Coors Light Sunners, Reading., PA (0-2)
25t. Meachem Steel, Schenectady, NY (0-2)
25t. Warack Trucking, Saginaw., MI (0-2)
25t. Jock Shop, Midland, MI (0-2)
33t. Woodstock, Woodstock, IL (0-2)
33t. OTB, Middletown, NY (0-2)
33t. Powergraphics, Atlanta, GA (0-2)
33t. Berwick Bank, Berwick, PA (0-2)
33t. Snitko Hearing Aid, Flint, MI (0-2)
33t. Rebels, Pine Bluff, AR (0-2)

1990 ASA Men’s Major Fast Pitch Nationals

1990 held at Caswell Park in North Mankato, Minnesota on August 15-22.


Champion – Penn Corp, Sioux City, Iowa (96-17)
Runner Up – Guanella Brothers, Santa Rosa, California (73-13)


Paul Magan, Penn Corp, 2-1 record for Penn Corp, lost 16 inning 1-0 game in first final to Guanella’s Chubb Tangaroa. Magan struck 11 and Tangaroa struck out 20. Tangaroa started the final game and surrendered 5 runs, lasting only 2 innings. He was credited with the loss. After their opening loss, Guanella outscored their opponents 67-4 in their 10 game spring to the finals.
Note – Chubb Tangaroa ((4-2), 49 IP, 65 Ks, no-hitter, 3 shutouts), Steve Padilla (3-0, 26 IP, 16 K, no-hitter) and Chuck D’Arcy (3-0, 12 IP, 20 K, no-hitter) all pitched no-hitters for Guanella Brothers. Plus Tangaroa and D’Arcy combined for 2 other no-hitters. This was the first time that different pitchers threw no-hitters for the same team as they totaled 5 no-hitters in their 10 wins, seven of those wins by shutout.


  • MVP – Mark Sorenson, Penn Corp (10-26, .384, 6 RBI)
  • Batting Leader – Nick Genna, Guanella Brothers (7-13) – .538
  • HR Leader – N/A
  • Herb Dudley Pitching Award – Jimmy Seaman, Penn Corp (4-0, 28 IP, 37 K, 3 shutouts, also winning championship game (5-2), striking out 9).

1990 FIRST TEAM ALL AMERICANS

P – Jimmy Seaman, Penn Corp
P – Chub Tangaroa, Guanella Brothers
P – Paul Magan, Penn Corp
C – Brad Burrup, Miller Toyota
C – Steve DeFazio, Guanella Brothers
1B – Mark Sorenson, Penn Corp
2B – Rick Minton, Decatur Pride
3B – Mike Parnow, Guanella Brothers
SS – Barry Drebert, Forrest Express
OF – Dick Riley, Faultless Rubber Company
OF – Peter Turner, Guanella Brothers
OF – Tom Ryder, Ashland ESS
OF – Barry Kahler, Forrest Express
DP – Jody Hennigar, Farm Tavern
UTIL – Pete Duenas, Guanella Brothers

1990 SECOND TEAM ALL AMERICANS

P – Peter Meredith, Miller Toyota
P – Graeme Robertson, Farm Tavern
P – Steve Padilla, Guanella Brothers
C – Randy Burnside, Penn Corp
C – Nick Genna, Guanella Brothers
1B – Jim Clark, Guanella Brothers
2B – Doug Streeter, Decatur Pride
3B – Brian Martie, Decatur Pride
SS – Tod Stevenson, Bloomington Hearts
OF – Kenny Rogers, Guanella Brothers
OF – Trent Rubley, Decatur Pride
OF – Matt McGillen, Guanella Brothers
OF – Danny Setchfield, Rebels
DP – Doug Peyton, Ferrell Homes
UTIL – Jamie Gifford, Guanella Brothers

1990 THIRD TEAM ALL AMERICANS

P – Jimmy Moore, Seafirst Bank
P – Scott Plangger, Bloomington Hearts
P – Darrel Bender, Shelbyville Sting
C – Larry Barnett, New York Tigers
C – Tim Wahl, Seafirst Bank
1B – Kyle Murden, Shelbyville Sting
2B – Scott Summers, Harold’s Supermarket
3B – Pete Spoerl, Hamilton/Fairfield Hawks
SS – Tom Zappone, Faultless Rubber Company
OF – Dan Nessler, Happy Chef
OF – Mitch Munthe, Guanella Brothers
OF – Mike Delaney, Decatur Pride
OF – Boomer Brush, United Surgical Steel
DP – Bill Olson, Stewart Taylor/Rustic Bar
UTIL – Bill Boyer, Penn Corp


FINAL STANDINGS

1. Penn Corp, Sioux City, IA (6-1)
2. Guanella Brothers, Santa Rosa, CA (10-2)
3. Seafirst Bank, Seattle, WA (4-2)
4. Farm Tavern, Madison, WI (5-2)
5. Larry Miller Toyota, Salt Lake City, UT (6-2)
5. Bloomington Hearts, Bloomington, IL (3-2)
7. Decatur Pride, Decatur, IL (4-2)
7. Harold’s Supermarkets, Lexington, MO (3-2)
9. Forest Express, Livingston County, IL (3-2)
9. Faultless/Garber, Ashland, OH (2-2)
9. Ferrell Mobile Homes, Kelso, MO (2-2)
9. T.W. Perry’s/McDermott’s, Baltimore, MD (2-2)
13. Ashland ESS, Ashland, OH (3-2)
13. Shelbyville Sting, Shelbyville, IN (3-2)
13. United Surgical Steel, Montgomery, AL (3-2)
13. Stout Tower Eagles, Lakewood, CA (2-2)
17. Hamilton-Fairfield Hawks, Hamilton, OH (2-2)
17. Lusby’s Rebels, Pine Bluff, AR (2-2)
17. New York Tigers, New York City, NY (2-2)
17. Taylor Printing/Rustic Bar, Bloomington, IL (2-2)
17. Midland Explorers, Midland, MI (1-2)
17. Ol’ Mexico/Coors/Gatsby’s, St. Paul, MN (1-2)
17. OTB, Middletown, NY (1-2)
17. Truckstops of America, Effingham, IL (1-2)
25. Aurora Allsteel, Aurora, IL (1-2)
25. Coors Light Sunners, Reading, PA (1-2)
25. Des Moines Metros, Des Moines, IA (1-2)
25. Happy Chef, Mankato, MN (1-2)
25. Morrell Credit Union, Sioux Falls, SD (1-2)
25. Charlie’s Tradin’ Post, Atlanta, GA (1-2)
25. Plangger’s Furniture, Benton Harbor, MI (1-2)
33. Boise Metros, Boise, ID (0-2)
33. Croix Valley Glass, Stillwater, MN (0-2)
33. Dolan & Murphy Shamrocks, Aurora, IL (0-2)
33. Ellsworth Town, Ellsworth, WI (0-2)
33. Goose Creek Valley, Montvale, VA (0-2)
33. Hertz Rent-A-Car, Topeka, KS (0-2)
33. Magic City Reps, Minot, ND (0-2)
33. Paddock Pools & Spas, Phoenix, AZ (0-2)

1989 ASA Men’s Major Fast Pitch Nationals

1989 held at Decatur, Illinois on August 15-22.


Champion – Penn Corp, Sioux City, Iowa (91-24)
Runner Up – Decatur Pride, Decatur, Illinois (98-24)


Penn Corp sent Decatur Pride to the losers bracket with a 12 inning, 3-2 victory. Paul Magan pitched the victory over Michael White of the Pride. Decatur then defeated Guanella Brothers 2-0 on Brent Stevenson’s shutout over Chubb Tangaroa of Guanella. The Pride won the the first final behind Mike White 1-0 on an unearned run. Jimmy Wana pitched a brilliant game for Penn Corp, but took the loss. Wana started the final championship game, but gave up back to back HRs to Ted Hicks and Brian Rothrock in the first inning to bring on Magan in relief. Mike White started the final game for Decatur and hurled 5 inning before being replaced by Brent Stevenson. Magan pitched from the second inning on to get the win for Penn Corp. Trent Rubley and MVP Bill Boyer also were the hitting stars in the 4-2 final game.

It was a great defense and the deep pitching staff of Penn Corp who played a big part in this title. Paul Magan, Jimmy Wana, Pete Sandman and Steve Schultz all pitched when called upon.  Decatur’s Mike White out-dueled Jimmy Wana 1-0 in the first final to force the “if” game.  Then White came back again in the final game, only to lose (4-2) behind the pitching of Penn Corp’s Paul Magan. Brian Rothrock and Ted Hicks both homered to give Decatur a 2-0 lead, only to have Trent Rubley and MVP Bill Boyer start an improbable (4-2) comeback victory.

Jimmy Wana  (1-1, 17 IP, 20 K) and Steve Schultz (1-0, 7 IP, 11 K) were the other Penn Corp hurlers.


  • MVP – Bill Boyer, Penn Corp (started  the comeback in the championship game to ignite Penn Corp to the title)
  • Batting Leader – John Melchiori, Faultless Rubber Company (6-15) – .400
  • HR Leader – Ted Hicks, Decatur Pride – 2
  • HR Leaders – Bruce Turner, Clearwater – 2
  • Herb Dudley Pitching Award – Paul Magan, Penn Corp (4-0, 36 IP, 41 K)

1989 FIRST TEAM ALL AMERICANS

P – Paul Magan, Penn Corp
P – Scott Plangger, Bloomington Hearts
P – Brent Stevenson, Decatur Pride (3-0, 23 IP, 32 Ks, No Hitter)
C – John Melchiori, Faultless Rubber Company
C – Todd Twachtman, Teleconnect
1B – Denny Place, Decatur Pride
2B – Rick Minton, Decatur Pride
3B – Brian Martie, Decatur Pride
SS – Tod Stevenson, Bloomington Hearts
OF – Bill Boyer, Penn Corp
OF – Peter Turner, Nava Brothers (.563)
OF – Steve King, Bloomington Hearts
OF – Dave Bedford, Motivation Travel
DP – Doug Kirkhofer, Bloomington Hearts
UTIL – Glenn Cain, Clearwater Bombers

1989 SECOND TEAM ALL AMERICANS

P – Chub Tangaroa, Guanella Brothers (4-2, 43 IP, 69 Ks, No Hitter, 3 shutouts)
P – Steve Padilla, Guanella Brothers
P – Michael White, Decatur Pride (3-2, 34 IP, 45 K)
C – Dan Binkley, Decatur Pride
C – Bruce Turner, Clearwater Bombers
1B – Mike Salsedo, Nava Brothers
2B – Randy Bender, Trans-Aire
3B – Mike Parnow, Guanella Brothers
SS – Leo Estes, Guanella Brothers
OF – Carlos Canos, Teleconnect
OF – Ed Poirier, Sheraton Coors
OF – Mike Nichols, Beer Nuts
OF – Scott Peterson, Penn Corp
DP – J.B. Walker, Ann Arbor Kings
UTIL – Paul Rubin, Paddock Pools

1989 THIRD TEAM ALL AMERICANS

P – Peter Meredith, Trans-Aire
P – Greg Newton, Harold’s Supermarket
P – Al Rebling, Teleconnect
C – Rodney Gray, Harold’s Supermarket
C – Dan Frangos, Sheraton Coors
1B – Jim Clark, Guanella Brothers
2B – Keith Peterson, Teleconnect
3B – Joe Nichols, Miller Toyota
SS – David Grimes, Clearwater Bombers
OF – Gary Musgrave, Decatur Pride
OF – Larry Moore, Nava Brothers
OF – Mike Delaney, Teleconnect
OF – David Boys, Decatur Pride
DP – Jody Hennigar, Teleconnect
UTIL – Kyle Matlik, Bloomington Hearts


FINAL STANDINGS

1. Penn Corp, Sioux City, IA (6-1)
2. Decatur Pride, Decatur., IL (6-2)
3. Guanella Brothers, Santa Rosa, CA (8-2)
4. Bloomington Hearts, Bloomington., IL (6-2)
5t. Faultless Rubber Company, Ashland, OH (3-2)
5t. Nava Brothers, Hayward, CA (3-2)
7t. Trans-Aire, Elkhart, IN (3-2)
7t. Miller Toyota, Salt Lake City, UT (3-2)
9t. Harold’s Supermarket, Lexington, MO (3-2)
9t. Beer Nuts, Bloomington, IL (3-2)
9t. Motivation Travel, Midland, MI (2-2)
9t. Teleconnect, Cedar Rapids, IA (2-2)
13t. Potter Enterprises, Nashville, TN (2-2)
13t. Farm Tavern, Madison, WI (2-2)
13t. Clearwater Bombers, Clearwater, FL (2-2)
13t. Paddock Pools, Phoenix, AZ (2-2)
17t. Ann Arbor Kings, Ann Arbor, MI (2-2)
17t. Sheraton Coors, Cambridge, MA (2-2)
17t. Plangger Furniture, Benton Harbor., MI (1-2)
17t. Wellesley Trucking, Wellesley, MA (1-2)
17t. Rebels, Pine Bluff, AR (1-2)
17t. Kent Feeds, Waterloo, IA (1-2)
17t. Shelbyville Sting, Shelbyville, IN (1-2)
17t. Riverside Lasers, Hampton, VA (1-2)
25t. Seafirst Bank, Seattle, WA (1-2)
25t. Abbott Merchants, Ashland., OH (1-2)
25t. Happy Chef, Mankato, MN (1-2)
25t. Escro Transport Indians, Buffalo, NY (0-2)
25t. Findlay SBC, Findlay, OH (0-2)
25t. All-Car, Green Bay., WI (0-2)
25t. Nirico Construction, Minneapolis, MN (0-2)
25t. Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR (0-2)
33t. Midland Explorers, Midland, MI (0-2)
33t. Sunners, Reading, PA (0-2)
33t. OTB, Middletown, NY (0-2)

1988 ASA Men’s Major Fast Pitch Nationals

1988 held at Bloomington, Illinois on August 15-22.


Champion – Trans-Aire Vans, Elkhart, Indiana (59-24)
Runner Up – Farm Tavern, Madison, Wisconsin


Trans-Aire forced the “if” game in a 16 inning 1-0 win over Farm Tavern, Piechnik of the Farm (26 K) and Meredith of Trans-Aire (25 K). Meridith came back and once again defeated Piechnik and the Farm Tavern 2-0 in the final to clinch the championship in the IF game. These two hurlers battled in a 20 inning winners bracket earlier in the tournament. Piechnik and the Farm prevailed 1-0 as Piechnik stuck out 46 batters, Meredith had 29 K in the contest. That game is considered one of the greatest games in ASA Tournament History.

John McEldowney, Bob Barron and Brian Lehrman had 2 hits apiece to lead the Trans-Aire bats in the Championship Game.


  • MVP – Mike Piechnik, Farm Tavern (5-2, 140 K, 71 IP, including 46 K, 20 inning win in winners bracket final, gave up only 3 ER, 5 shutouts, 2 no hitters)
  • MVP  – Peter Meredith, Trans-Aire Vans (8-1, 138 K, 88 IP, including back to back shutouts in the finals 1-0, 2-0, he gave up only 4 ER)
  • Batting Leader – Brian Rothrock, Decatur Pride (11-24) – .458
  • HR Leader – Rick Pauley, Farm Tavern; Mark Sorenson, Penn Corp; John Tucker, Murphy’s; Barry Kahler, Beer Nuts; and Mark Agnew, Hardees – each with 2
  • Herb Dudley Pitching Award – Peter Meredith, Trans-Aire Vans
  • Herb Dudley Pitching Award – Mike Piechnik, Farm Tavern

1988 FIRST TEAM ALL AMERICANS

P – Peter Meredith, Trans-Aire Vans
P – Mike Piechnik, Farm Tavern
P – Bob Ginger, Bloomington Hearts
C – Steve DeFazio, Trans-Aire Vans
C – Brad Burrup, Miller Toyota
1B – Denny Place, Decatur Pride
2B – Doug Streeter, Guanella Brothers
3B – Rick Pauly, Farm Tavern
SS – John McEldowney, Trans-Aire Vans
OF – Brian Rothrock, Decatur Pride
OF – Barry Kahler, Beer Nuts
OF – Marty Stupek, Bloomington Hearts
OF – Ron Jones, Beer Nuts
DP – David Grimes, Clearwater Bombers
UTIL – Dave Donnan, Nava Brothers

1988 SECOND TEAM ALL AMERICANS

P – Michael White, Teleconnect
P – Scott Plangger, Bloomington Hearts
P – Marty Grant, Hardee’s
C – Greg Stockton, Bloomington Hearts
C – Greg Bradley, Bloomington Hearts
1B – Mark Sorenson, Penn Corp
2B – Randy Bender, Trans-Aire Vans
3B – Tod Stevenson, Bloomington Hearts
SS – Steve Kerian, Decatur Pride
OF – Rob Nixon, Faultless Rubber Company
OF – Dennis Johnston, Sunners
OF – Mark Paulsrud, Farm Tavern
OF – Brian Lehrman, Trans-Aire Vans
DP – Jim Soehlein, Farm Tavern
UTIL – Dave Jackson, Decatur Pride

1988 THIRD TEAM ALL AMERICANS

P – Leroy Jolstad, Happy Chef
P – Brent Stevenson, McArdle Pontiac-Cadillac
P – Hayden Smith, Nava Brothers
C – Tim Davis, Trans-Aire Vans
C – Gary Bachus, Farm Tavern
1B – Mike Salsedo, Nava Brothers
2B – Rick Minton, Decatur Pride
3B – Richie Ennis, Sunners
SS – Greg Sepulveda, Southern California Eagles
OF – Boomer Brush, Clearwater Bombers
OF – Mark Burrup, Miller Toyota
OF – Dick Riley, Faultless Rubber Company
OF – Brad Schmidt, Decatur Pride
DP – Ted Hicks, Decatur Pride
UTIL – Dave Jackson, Decatur Pride


FINAL STANDINGS

1. Trans-Aire Vans, Elkhart, IN (8-1)
2. Farm Tavern, Madison, WI (5-2)
3. Nava Brothers, Hayward, CA (4-2)
4. Teleconnect, Cedar Rapids, IA (4-2)
5t. Bloomington Hearts, Bloomington., IL (6-2)
5t. Decatur Pride, Decatur., IL (6-2)
7t. Penn Corp, Sioux City, IA (4-2)
7t. Happy Chef, Mankato, MN (4-2)
9t. Sunners, Reading, PA (3-2)
9t. Hardee’s, Shelbyville, IN (3-2)
9t. Southern California Eagles, Manhattan Beach, CA (2-2)
9t. Miller Toyota, Salt Lake City, UT (2-2)
13t. Clearwater Bombers, Clearwater, FL (2-2)
13t. Beer Nuts, Bloomington, IL (3-2)
13t. Faultless Rubber Company, Ashland, OH (3-2)
13t. Findlay SBC, Findlay, OH (2-2)
17t. Guanella Brothers, Santa Rosa, CA (2-2)
17t. Murphy’s, Odenton, MD (2-2)
17t. Ashland Merchants, Ashland, OH (1-2)
17t. Boise Metros, Boise, ID (1-2)
17t. Ferrell Homes, Kelso, MO (1-2)
17t. Framingham Indians, Framingham, MA (1-2)
17t. OTB, Middletown, NY (1-2)
17t. Sheraton Coors, Cambridge, MA (1-2)
25t. All-Car, Green Bay, WI (1-2)
25t. Midland Explorers, Midland, MI (1-2)
25t. Pay ‘N Pak, Seattle, WA (1-2)
25t. Peckham’s Place, Stillwater, NY (1-2)
25t. Dolan & Murphy, Aurora., IL (0-2)
25t. Effingham’s, Effingham, IL (0-2)
25t. Potter Enterprises, Nashville, TN (0-2)
25t. Stroh’s, St. Paul, MN (0-2)
33t. Allentown Patriots, Allentown, PA (0-2)
33t. Coldwell Texas, Coldwell, TX (0-2)
33t. La Pizza, Des Moines, IA (0-2)
33t. Paddock Pools, Phoenix, AZ (0-2)
33t. Rebels, Pine Bluff, AR (0-2)
33t. Taylorville/Bob Riding Ford, Decatur, IL (0-2)

1987 ASA Men’s Major Fast Pitch Nationals

1987 held at Springfield, Missouri on August 15-22.


Champion – Pay’N Pak, Seattle, Washington (92-21)
Runner Up – Penn Corp, Sioux City, Iowa (89-21)


Pay n Pak lost first game to Tele-Connect 3-1 and then reeled off an incredible run of 11 consecutive victories to come back and win the Championship. This was the greatest comeback in the history of ASA National play on record. They also became only the second team to win three consecutive National titles since the Fort Wayne Zollner Pistons did it in 1945-1947. Penn Corp won the final two title games by the same 2-1 scores. Bruce Beard’s bottom of the 7th walk off homer won the first final 2-1 to force the second game. Then he had a big 2-run double in the final to clinch the title. Graeme Robertson pitched and won the loser’s bracket final and then both the championship games. He finished with an 8-1 record. Doug Gillis pitched the other three victories for Pay n Pay as he finished 3-0 to cap a record 11-1 record for the tournament. Steve Schultz of Penn Corp won 5 games in the winners bracket; hurling 4 no hitters, including a perfect game, before hurting his knee in winners bracket final and he was done for the tournament.

Guanella Brothers Steve Padilla and Chuck D’Arcy combined to go (5-2). Padilla pitched 36 consecutive innings of scoreless ball.


  • MVP – Bruce Beard, Pay ‘n Pak (walk off HR in bottom of 7th to force “if” game, then 2-run double to won championship)
  • Batting Leader – Cleon Young, Midland Explorers (9-17) – .529
  • HR Leader – Brad Dodge, Penn Corp (9-17, .522) – 3
  • Herb Dudley Pitching Award – Graeme Robertson, Pay ‘N Pak (8-1)
  • Herb Dudley Pitching Award – Steve Schultz, Penn Corp (5-0, 4 no hitters including one perfect game)

1987 FIRST TEAM ALL AMERICANS

P – Peter Meredith, Trans-Aire (5-2) He was 48-7 on the season with 857 K in just 400 Innings pitched.
P – Dave Scott, Decatur Pride (5-1)
P – Graeme Robertson, Pay ‘n Pak
C – Steve Zediker, Penn Corp
C – Steve DeFazio, Guanella Brothers
1B – Bruce Beard, Pay ‘n Pak
2B – Rick Minton, Decatur Pride
3B – Jeff Borror, Pay ‘n Pak
SS – Steve Kerian, Decatur Pride
OF – Brian Rothrock, Decatur Pride
OF – Mitch Munthe, Guanella Brothers
OF – Bobby Michaelson, Penn Corp
OF – Brian Lehrman, Trans-Aire
DP – Cleon Young, Midland Explorers
UTIL – Jim Clark, Guanella Brothers

1987 SECOND TEAM ALL AMERICANS

P – Steve Padilla, Guanella Brothers
P – Darrel Bender, Nothdurft Tool
P – Al Rausch, Collins Radio
C – Steve Calvert, Collins Radio
C – Mark Burrup, Miller Toyota
1B – Jeff Bell, Bloomington Hearts
2B – Mickey Brusco, Pay ‘n Pak
3B – Eric Niepagan, Bloomington Hearts
SS – Chad Corcoran, Pay ‘n Pak
OF – Steve King, Bloomington Hearts
OF – Terry Lynch, Midland Explorers
OF – Brad Dodge, Penn Corp
OF – Bill Boyer, Pay ‘n Pak
DP – Dave Jackson, Decatur Pride
UTIL – Rod Towe, PFI

1987 THIRD TEAM ALL AMERICANS

P – Rick Plangger, Plangger’s Furniture
P – Bill Cooper, Teleconnect
P – Lonnie Marshall, PFI
C – Tim Wahl, Pay ‘n Pak
C – Tim Davis, Trans-Aire
1B – Frank Long, Sunners
2B – John McEldowney, Plangger’s Furniture
3B – Dave Bedford, Midland Explorers
SS – Tim Blasi, Osbern-Merit
OF – Boomer Brush, Clearwater Bombers
OF – Mark Rice, PFI
OF – Bob Blakley, Harold’s Supermarket
OF – Mike Glasser, Ashland ESS
DP – Dave Jackson, PFI
UTIL – Mike Hopkins, Osbern-Merit


FINAL STANDINGS

1. Pay ‘N Pak, Seattle, WA (11-1)
2. Penn Corp, Sioux City, IA (6-2)
3. Collins Radio, Cedar Rapids, IA (5-2)
4. Guanella Brothers, Santa Rosa, CA (5-2)
5t. Miller Toyota, Salt Lake City, UT (3-2)
5t. Trans-Aire, Elkhart, IN (5-2)
7t. Decatur Pride, Decatur., IL (5-2)
7t. Bloomington Hearts, Bloomington., IL (4-2)
9t. PFI, Springfield, MO (3-2)
9t. Midland Explorers, Midland, MI (4-2)
9t. Teleconnect, Cedar Rapids, IA (3-2)
9t. Sunners, Reading, PA (2-2)
13t. Plangger’s Furniture, Benton Harbor., MI (3-2)
13t. Ashland Ess, Ashland, OH (2-2)
13t. Nothdurft Tool, Detroit, MI (3-2)
13t. Robertson Homes, Stockton, CA (3-2)
17t. Broken Bow Travelers, Broken Bow, NE (1-2)
17t. Clancy’s, Paterson, NJ (1-2)
17t. Gary’s Auto Stereo, Palmdale, CA (1-2)
17t. Potter Enterprises, Nashville, TN (1-2)
17t. Sheraton Coors, Cambridge, MA (1-2)
17t. Stroh’s, St. Paul, MN (1-2)
17t. Clearwater Bombers, Clearwater, FL (2-2)
17t. Harold’s Supermarket, Lexington, MO (2-2)
25t. Osbern-Merit, Springfield, MO (2-2)
25t. Agri-Pro, Ames, IA (1-2)
25t. Annapolis Radiator, Annapolis, MD (1-2)
25t. Coors Silver Bullets, Aurora, IL (0-2)
25t. Boise Metros, Boise, ID (0-2)
25t. Lubbock, Lubbock, TX (0-2)
25t. Morgan Hill 9, Morgan Hill, CA (0-2)
25t. Piqua Fastballers, Piqua, OH (0-2)
33t. Faultless Rubber Company, Ashland, OH (1-2)
33t. Chick’s Tavern, Pleasant Valley, NY (1-2)
33t. Happy Chef, Mankato, MN (0-2)
33t. Har-Bell/JM Welding, Springfield, MO (0-2)
33t. Holliday Exterminating, Memphis, TN (0-2)
33t. Jefferson City Fastpitch, Jefferson, MO (0-2)
33t. Phoenix NSSI, Phoenix, AZ (0-2)
33t. Seeburg Muffler, Springfield, MO (0-2)
33t. Wellesley Trucking, Wellesley, MA (0-2)

1986 ASA Men’s Major Fast Pitch Nationals

1986 held at Tukwila, Washington on August 15-22.


Champion – Pay’N Pak, Seattle, Washington
Runner Up – Penn Corp, Sioux City, Iowa (96-14)


Jimmy Moore of Pay’N Pak outdueled Penn Corp’s Steve Schultz in the championship game 3-0. Moore pitched a 2-hitter and had 11 Ks. Jimmy Carrithers, once again had the big hit in the inning where Pay’N Pak scored their runs. Pak’s other pitcher, Graeme Robertson was ineligible to play in the National Tournament due to the residency rule of not living in the USA for at least one year. So, Jimmy Moore had to do it alone.  Pay’N Pak became the first team to win the so called fast pitch triple crown of Softball, winning the ASA, ISC and Olympic Festival titles. Jimmy Moore has been named either the Most Valuable Pitcher or Outstanding pitcher over the past 2 years in the ASA, ISC and United States Olympic Festival Tournaments. These records will never be broken and have not been achieved since. In the past 2 years in the 3 big Softball Nationals/Worlds/Festivals, Jimmy Moore has been 31-0. An incredible feat that ranks up there with the all time pitching achievements ever.

Ty Stofflet earned his 45th career ASA National Tournament victory, breaking the record held by John Spring, who had 44. By the way, Stofflet’s 45th win happen to be a no hitter. And his 45th win came at the age of 45 years old.

Chuck Caldera, Dan Kolta and Forney Bassham of Robertson Homes combined to go 5-2.


  • MVP – Jim Carrithers, Pay’N Pak (8-23, .323, with clutch hits to win or tie game the final 3 games)
  • Batting Leader – Allentown Sunners (9-16, 6 RBI) – .563 – He drove in the game’s only run that gave the Sunners a 1-0 win over the Midland Merchants.
  • HR Leader – Jim Findlay, Harold’s Supermarket (8-19, .421) – 4
  • Herb Dudley Pitching Award – Jimmy Moore, Pay’N Pak (6-0), 49 IP, 72 Ks, including 3-0 two-hitter to win final, 11 K). For the Second Straight year, Jimmy Moore was named Fast Pitch Softball News Bulletin’s  Player of the Year. He was the ISC Most Valuable Pitcher (5-0, 3 no hitters, 32 IP, 54 K) and also the Outstanding Pitcher at the Olympic Festival for Pay n Pak (4-0).

1986 FIRST TEAM ALL AMERICANS

P – Jimmy Moore, Pay’N Pak
P – Steve Schultz, Penn Corp (5-2, 49 IP, 74 K)
P – Pete Sandman, Penn Corp (4-0, 35 IP, 39 K)
C – Jeff Findley, Harold’s Supermarket
C – Rich Smith, Penn Corp
1B – Mike Drew, Coors Silver Bullets
2B – Rick Minton, Decatur Pride
3B – Scott Morris, Chameleons
SS – Chuck Prescott, Allentown Sunners
OF – Jim Brackin, Allentown Sunners
OF – Steve Newell, Pay’N Pak
OF – Jim Carrithers, Pay’N Pak
OF – Pete Spoerl, Ashland ESS
DH – Randy Burnside, Pay’N Pak
UTIL – Steve Kerian, Penn Corp

1986 SECOND TEAM ALL AMERICANS

P – Doug Middleton, Harold’s Supermarket (4-1, 38 IP, 41 K)
P – Ty Stofflet, Allentown Sunners (3-2, 38 IP, 45 K, 2 shutouts, no hitter)
P – Dave Scott, Decatur Pride (4-1, 50 IP, 62 K)
C – Mike Singer, Robertson Holmes
C – Steve Zediker, Penn Corp
1B – Randy Beckstead, Miller Toyota
2B – Gordon Eakin, Miller Toyota
3B – Jeff Borror, Pay’N Pak
SS – Chad Corcoran, Pay’N Pak
OF – Dale Clark, Allentown Sunners
OF – Randy Ward, Miller Toyota
OF – Jim Clark, Guanella Brothers
OF – Pete Zoppi, Allentown Sunners
DH – Mike Nevin, Guanella Brothers
UTIL – Denny Place, Decatur Pride

1986 THIRD TEAM ALL AMERICANS

P – Vaughn Alvey, Miller Toyota
P – Darin Zack, Wellesley Trucking
P – Darrel Bender, Delta Vans
C – Greg Van Gaver, Pay’N Pak
C – George Papagelis, Allentown Sunners
1B – Bruce Beard, Pay’N Pak
2B – Steve Kramer, Happy Chef
3B – Mike Parnow, Guanella Brothers
SS – Lance Pratt, Miller Toyota
OF – Dennis Johnston, Allentown Sunners
OF – Bill Boyer, Pay’N Pak
OF – Bob Blakley, Harold’s Supermarket
OF – Scott Christiansen, Happy Chef
DH – Cliff Joseph, Chameleons
UTIL – Scott Fox, Ashland ESS


FINAL STANDINGS

1. Pay’N Pak, Bellevue, WA (7-0)
2. Penn Corp, Sioux City, IA (9-2)
3. Harold’s Supermarket, Lexington, MO (4-2)
4. ADM, Decatur, IL (6-2)
5t. Silver Bullets, Aurora, IL (3-2)
5t. Allentown Sunners, Allentown, PA (4-2)
7t. Robertson Homes, Stockton, CA (5-2)
7t. Chameleons, Lakewood, CA (3-2)
9t. Miller Toyota, Salt Lake City, UT (4-2)
9t. Delta Van Lines, Elkhart, IN (3-2)
9t. Midland Explorers, Midland, MI (3-2)
9t. Guanella Brothers, San Rosa, CA (2-2)
13t. ESS/Merchants, Ashland, OH (3-2)
13t. Happy Chef, Mankato, MN (2-2)
13t. Lucas Film Rebels, San Rafael, CA (2-2)
13t. Trucking, Wellesley, MA (3-2)
17t. Kingsmen, Canton, NC (1-2)
17t. Farm Tavern, Madison, WI (1-2)
17t. Mary Pang Realty, Renton, WA (1-2)
17t. Skagit Marine, Mt. Vernon, NY (1-2)
17t. Warriors, New York City, NY (1-2)
17t. All-Car, Green Bay, WI (1-2)
17t. Kelland’s, Phoenix, AZ (2-2)
17t. Metros, Boise, ID (1-2)
25t. Woodies, Charlottesville, VA (1-2)
25t. Page Break, Salt Lake City, UT (1-2)
25t. All-American Bar, St. Paul, MN (1-2)
25t. Stars, San Bernadino, CA (1-2)
25t. Clearwater Bombers, Clearwater, FL (0-2)
25t. Faultless-Garber, Ashland, OH (0-2)
25t. Fastballers, Piqua, OH (1-2)
25t. Lake Texaco, Lake Oswego, OR (1-2)
33t. R&W Chevy Dukes, Seattle, WA (0-2)
33t. Planggers, Benton Harbor, MI (0-2)
33t. Teleconnect, Cedar Rapids, IA (0-2)
33t. Denton Kings, Denton, TX (0-2)
33t. Ruth Realty Eagles, Renton, WA (0-2)
33t. Louisiana Kings, Baton Rouge, LA (0-2)
33t. Papsi, Yakima, WA (0-2)
33t. Totem Lake Ford, Redmond, WA (0-2)

1985 ASA Men’s Major Fast Pitch Nationals

1985 held at Salt Lake City, Utah on August 15-22.


Champion – Pay’N Pak, Seattle, Washington (105-15)
Runner Up – Decatur ADM, Decatur, Illinois


The story of the tournament was the incredible pitching of Jimmy Moore of Pay n Pak. He pitched and won the final championship game 3-1 over ADM. He pitched every inning but 3 in the tournament (39 of the total 42 innings Pay n Pak played). He hurled 3 shutouts and surrendered only 3 ERs in the tournament. Bruce Beard and Bill Boyer both supplied the power in the final game as their home runs accounted for all 3 runs.  Jimmy Moore one of the greatest seasons in Men’s Fast Pitch history as he was named Player of the Year in just about every Fast Pitch Publication. In addition to his brilliance in the ASA Nationals, he was the Most Valuable Pitcher in the ISC Worlds ((6-0), 5 shutouts, 2 perfect games, 42 IP, 64 Ks). He also was also 4-0 as his team (California Kings) won the Olympic Sports Festival as well. Moore finished that tournament with a record of 51 Ks in 28 innings pitched.  Moore finished the season with a 50-4 record and was the Fast Pitch Softball News Bulletin’s Player of the Year for 1985.


  • MVP – Steve Newell, Pay’N Pak (10-19, .527, 5 doubles – set record), also 1-3 in the championship game.
  • Batting Leader – Curt Peterson, Larry Miller Toyota (16-27, 1 HR, 12 RBI, 10 Runs scored) – .593
  • HR Leader – Jeff Seip, Allentown Sunners (9 RBI) – 4
  • Herb Dudley Pitching Award – Jimmy Moore, Pay ‘n Pak (6-0, 3 shutouts, 39 IP, 31 Ks, 3 ERs) and won championship game 3-1

1985 FIRST TEAM ALL AMERICANS

P – Chuck D’Arcy, Guanella Brothers (4-1)
P – Jimmy Moore, Pay’n Pak
P – Vaughn Alvey, Miller Toyota
C – Greg Van Gaver, Pay ‘n Pak
C – Tom Dallas, Coors Kings (8-17, .471)
1B – Ed Di Francia, Coors Kings
2B – Bobby Dallas, Coors Kings
3B – Jeff Borror, Pay’n Pak (10-20, .500)
SS – Chuck Prescott, Sunners
OF – Steve Newell, Pay’n Pak
OF – Jack Johnson, Guanella Brothers
OF – Curt Peterson, Miller Toyota
OF – Mark Burrup, Miller Toyota
DH – Gary Stahl, Miller Toyota
UTIL – Mike Nevin, Coors Kings

1985 SECOND TEAM ALL AMERICANS

P – Ty Stofflet, Sunners (4-2)
P – Brent Stevenson, Decatur ADM (3-1)
P – Peter Meredith, Farm Tavern (3-2)
C – Brad Burrup, Miller Toyota
C – George Papagelis, Sunners
1B – Bruce Beard, Pay’n Pak
2B – George Davis, San Gabriel Eagles
3B – Ted Hicks, Decatur ADM
SS – Ted Muniz, Guanella Brothers
OF – Pete Zoppi, Sunners
OF – Paul Ednoff, Chameleons
OF – Randy Brown, Charlie’s Trading Post
OF – Mark Paulsrud, Farm Tavern
DH – Jeff Seip, Sunners
UTIL – Hal Martinez, All-American Bar

1985 THIRD TEAM ALL AMERICANS

P – Bob Moore, All-American Bar
P – Dave Scott, Decatur ADM (2-1)
P – Peter Finn, Coors Kings (3-2)
C – Dallas Rountree, Guanella Brothers
C – Clint Beane, McDonalds
1B – Jerry Hoffman, Chameleons
2B – Darrell Goring, All-American Bar
3B – Denny Delorit, Home Savings and Loan
SS – Chad Corcoran, Pay’n Pak
OF – Brian Rothrock, Decatur ADM
OF – Randy Burnside, Pay’n Pak
OF – Randy Ward, Miller Toyota
OF – Larry Nolan, San Gabriel Eagles
DH – Gordy Eastham, Guanella Brothers
UTIL – Denny Place, Decatur ADM


FINAL STANDINGS

1. Pay ‘N Pak, Seattle, WA (6-0)
2. Decatur ADM, Decatur, IL (5-2)
3. Miller Toyota, Salt Lake City, UT (5-2)
4. Sunners, Reading, PA (5-2)
5t. Guanella Brothers, Santa Rosa, CA (5-2)
5t. Coors Kings, Merced, CA (3-2)
7t. Chameleons, Lancaster, CA (4-2)
7t. Farm Tavern, Madison, WI (3-2)
9t. All-American Bar, St. Paul, MN (3-2)
9t. Charlie’s Trading Post, Atlanta, GA (2-2)
9t. San Gabriel Eagles, San Gabriel, CA (3-2)
9t. McDonalds, Midland, MI (2-2)
13t. Home Savings And Loan, Aurora, IL (2-2)
13t. Phoenicans, Phoenix, AZ (1-2)
13t. Page Brake, Salt Lake City, UT (1-2)
13t. Walnut Products, St. Joseph, MO (0-2)
17t. The Advertizers, Salisbury, MD (1-2)
17t. Plangger Furniture, Benton Harbor, MI (1-2)
17t. Lite All-Stars, San Bernardino, CA (0-2)
17t. Suns, Pueblo, CO (1-2)
17t. Kings, Denhan Springs, LA (1-2)
17t. Aztecs, Pueblo, CO (1-2)
17t. Holiday Market, Chico, CA (1-2)
17t. Wellesley Trucking, Wellesley, MA (0-2)
25t. Faultless Rubber Company, Ashland, OH (0-2)
25t. M&M Coors, Salt Lake City, UT (0-2)
25t. Texas A’s, Odessa, TX (0-2)
25t. Clancy’s, Paterson, NJ (0-2)
25t. Clearwater Bombers, Clearwater, FL (0-2)

1984 ASA Men’s Major Fast Pitch Nationals

1984 held at St. Joseph, Missouri on August 15-22.


Champion – Coors Kings, Merced, California (78-19)
Runner Up – Home Savings and Loan, Aurora, Illinois (85-24)


Peter Finn outdueled Chris Nichols 1-0 in an 18 inning classic to lead the Merced California Kings to the Championship over Home Savings & Loan of Aurora, IL. The lone run was scored in the top of the 18th inning when the Kings has runners on 1st and 3rd, Mike Nevin grounded the ball back to the pitcher, Nichols. He threw to first to get the out, but Bob Dallas scored from third as he beat the throw home. The Kings set an all time tournament record as they lost their first game and won 10 straight to capture the title. Steve Padilla won the first final 2-0 over Chris Nichols. Nichols was the losing pitcher in both final games for Aurora. He finished with a (5-2) record and pitched all 66 innings for Aurora.


  • MVP – Chuck Hamilton, California Coors Kings (OF). Had clutch base hits and made many a great defensive play in the 10 game stretch taking the Kings to the title.
  • Batting Leader – Jim Quick, Farm Tavern (12-23, 2 2B, 3B, HR) – .522
  • HR Leader – Larry Moffit, Bloomington, IL
  • Herb Dudley Pitching Award – Peter Finn, California Coors Kings (5-1, won 2-1 in first final and then won 18 inning championship game 1-0)

1984 FIRST TEAM ALL AMERICANS

P – Peter Finn, California Coors Kings (5-1)
P – Steve Padilla, California Coors Kings (5-0, 3 shutouts, allowed only 1 ER)
P – Chris Nichols, Home Savings and Loan (5-2, 66 IP)
C – Tom Dallas, California Coors Kings
1B – Jim Quick, Farm Tavern
2B – Ken Day, Ashland ESS
3B – Denny Delorit, Farm Tavern
SS – Gary Hunley, Home Savings and Loan
OF – Jim Sokolik, Home Savings and Loan
OF – Mike Glasser, Ashland ESS
OF – Bob Barron, Home Savings and Loan
OF – Chuck Hamilton, California Coors Kings
DH – Ray Allena, California Coors Kings
UTIL – Jack Settle, San Gabriel Eagles

1984 SECOND TEAM ALL AMERICANS

P – Peter Meredith, Farm Tavern (5-2)
P – Bob Ginger, Bloomington Hearts (4-1)
P – Alan Wishart, San Gabriel Eagles (4-2)
C – Butch Duerden, San Gabriel Eagles
C – Dino Neptune, Ashland ESS
1B – Ed Di Francia, California Coors Kings
2B – Bobby Dallas, California Coors Kings
3B – Steve Andrew, Home Savings and Loan
SS – Pat Singleton, Bloomington Hearts
OF – Warren Pemberton, San Gabriel Eagles
OF – Glenn Harper, San Gabriel Eagles
OF – Mike Nevin, California Coors Kings
OF – Mitch Munthe, California Coors Kings
DH – Bill Pfeiffer, Home Savings and Loan
UTIL – Don Saull, Ashland ESS

1984 THIRD TEAM ALL AMERICANS

P – Larry Pascal, Memphis Merchants
P – Jim Doyle, Ashland ESS
P – Peter Brown, Guanella Brothers
C – Dan Binkley, Bloomington Hearts
C – Mark Agnew, Home Savings and Loan
1B – Scott Ruddy, Home Savings and Loan
2B – Chad Corcoran, Farm Tavern
3B – Frank Hernandez, Lite All-Stars
SS – Scott Atkins, Oak Hill Caps
OF – Bob Watson, Bloomington Hearts
OF – John Peach, Home Savings and Loan
OF – Jack Johnson, Guanella Brothers
OF – Alan Rohrbach, Lite All-Stars
DH – Richie King, California Coors Kings
UTIL – Gordy Eastham, Guanella Brothers


FINAL STANDINGS

1. Coors Kings, Merced, CA (10-1)
2. Home Savings And Loan, Aurora, IL (5-2)
3. San Gabriel Eagles, San Gabriel, CA (4-2)
4. Farm Tavern, Madison, WI (5-2)
5t. Ashland ESS, Ashland, OH (3-2)
5t. Guanella Brothers, Santa Rosa, CA (3-2)
7t. Bloomington Hearts, Bloomington, IL (4-2)
7t. Lite All-Stars, San Bernardino, CA (2-2)
9t. Oak Hill Caps, Salem, VA (2-2)
9t. Memphis Merchants, Memphis, TN (3-2)
9t. Walnut Products, St. Joseph, MO (2-2)
9t. Pay’N Pak, Seattle, WA (2-2)
13t. Decatur ADM, Decatur, IL (1-2)
13t. Larry Miller Toyota, Salt Lake City, UT (1-2)
13t. All-American Bar, St. Paul, MN (1-2)
13t. Sunners, Reading, PA (1-2)
17t. Faultless Rubber Company, Ashland, OH (1-2)
17t. Plangger’s, Mishawaka, IN (1-2)
17t. Sheraton Coors, Cambridge, MA (1-2)
17t. Clancy’s, Paterson, NJ (0-2)
17t. Clearwater Bombers, Clearwater, FL (0-2)
17t. Franklin Cardinals, Stratford, CT (0-2)
17t. U.S. Air Force, Colorado Springs, CO (0-2)
17t. Allentown Patriots, Allentown., PA (0-2)
25. Odessa Merchants, Odessa, TX (0-2)

1983 ASA Men’s Major Fast Pitch Nationals

1983 held at Decatur, Illinois.


Champion – Franklin Cardinals, West Haven, Connecticut
Runner Up – Decatur ADM, Decatur, Illinois (109-18)


Just one year after the Franklin Cardinals were not allowed to compete in the ASA Nationals because of an ASA eligibility issue concerning star pitcher Owen “The Fog” Walford and whether he lived in the states for the legal amount of time. The Cardinals went to court and lost and decided not to attend without Walford. This year, Walford, being eligible, one can see why they decided not to play without him as he won 5 of the 6 games he pitched and led the Cardinals to the Championship.

Vin Caserto hit a 3-run HR to win the winners bracket final over Aurora Home & Savings (4-2). ADM won the first final 1(6-0) behind Darryl Day’s 4-6 performance, but Walford settled in and the Cardinals won the final Championship game 4-3 on John Anquillare’s Sac Fly.

55 year old Jimmy Doyle, playing in his 14th National for Ashland ESS Merchants, went (3-2), including his 175th career no hitter.


  • MVP – John Anquillare, Franklin Cardinals (7-17, .412, 6 RBI, 3 Runs, game winning hits in 4 of 5 wins)
  • Batting Leader – Jeff Seip, Bank of PA Sunners (9-18, 3 RBI, 5 Runs, 11 Intentional Walks, OBP .741, Slugging .722) – .500
  • Home Run Leader – Brian Rothrock, Decatur ADM (11-35, .314, 12 RBIs, 11 Runs) – 3
  • HR Leaders – Jody Koch, Bank of PA Sunners (6-28, .214) – 3
  • Most Outstanding Pitcher Award  – Dave Scott, ADM (7-1 record, 59 IP, 73 Ks, pitched 8 games in 4 days)

1983 FIRST TEAM ALL AMERICANS

P – Owen “The Fog” Walford, Franklin Cardinals (5-1, 40 IP, 44 K)
P – Dave Scott, Decatur ADM
P – Ty Stofflet, Reading Sunners (5-1, 2 shutouts, 48 IP, 58 K)
C – Mark Agnew, Home Savings and Loan
C – Robert Quinn, Decatur ADM
1B – Jeff Seip, Sunners (9-18, .500, 1 HR, 3 RBI, 5 Runs, 11 Intentional Walks, OBP .741, Slugging .722)
2B – Don Van Deusen, Reading Sunners (12-29, .414, 3 RBI, 6 Runs)
3B – John Anquillare, Franklin Cardinals
SS – Jim Brackin, Reading Sunners (9-27, .333, 6 RBI, 1 Run)
OF – Brian Rothrock, Decatur ADM
OF – Scott Peterson, Butt ‘r Topp
OF – Bill Stewart, Pay’n Pak
OF – Bob Miller, Pay’n Pak
DH – Vinnie Caserto, Franklin Cardinals
UTIL – Ted Hicks, Decatur ADM (12-35, .343, 1 HR, 6 RBI, 7 Runs)

1983 SECOND TEAM ALL AMERICANS

P – Jimmy Moore, Pay’n Pak
P – Terry Stapley, Miller Toyota
P – Al Rausch, Butt’r Topp
C – Fred Tucker, Boise Metros
C – Tom Dallas, Guanella Brothers
1B – Darryl Day, Decatur ADM
2B – Doug Kirkhofer, Home Savings and Loan
3B – Dyke Eck, Reading Sunners (8-23, .348, 6 RBI, 4 Runs)
SS – Gary Stahl, Miller Toyota
OF – John Peach, Home Savings and Loan
OF – Scott Peterson, Page Brake
OF – Bob Barron, Home Savings and Loan
OF – Buster Chumbley, Decatur ADM
DH – Jody Koch, Reading Sunners
UTIL – Kevin Knop, Decatur ADM

1983 THIRD TEAM ALL AMERICANS

P – Vale Cullimore, Page Brake
P – Paul Magan, Ed Smith Welding
P – Larry Bergh, Heineken & Fineran
C – Steve Schmidt, All-American Bar
C – George Papagelis, Raybestos Cardinals
1B – Elston Mitchell, Bloomington Hearts
2B – Ross Caputo, Miller Toyota
3B – Richie King, Ed Smith Welding
SS – Tim Mazza, Ed Smith Welding
OF – Steve Moore, Reading Sunners (6-16, .375, 2 RBI, 1 Run)
OF – Denny Place, Decatur ADM
OF – Rick Popowski, Linden Merchants
OF – Steve Roberts, Kelland’s
UTIL – Denny Delorit, Farm Tavern
UTIL – Randy Burnside, Pay’n Pak


FINAL STANDINGS

1. Franklin Cardinals, West Haven, CT (5-1)
2. Decatur ADM, Decatur, IL (9-2)
3. Home Savings & Loan, Aurora, IL (4-2)
4. Reading Sunners, Reading, PA (6-2)
5t. Pay’N Pak, Bellevue, WA (3-2)
5t. Boise Metros, Boise, ID (2-2)
7t. Miller Toyota, Salt Lake City, UT (3-2)
7t. Bloomington Hearts, Bloomington, IL (4-2)
9t. Butt’r Top, Clear Lake, IA (2-2)
9t. Guanella Brothers, Santa Rosa, CA (2-2)
9t. Linden Merchants, Linden, NJ (1-2)
9t. ESS Merchants, Ashland, OH (1-2)
13t. The Farm, Madison, WI (2-2)
13t. Advertisers Salisbury, MD (2-2)
13t. Page Break, Salt Lake City, UT (2-2)
13t. Frye Plastering, Bakersfield, CA (2-2)
17t. Parker & Mick, Jacksonville, FL (0-2)
17t. Texas A’s, Odessa, TX (0-2)
17t. Faultless Rubber, Ashland, OH (0-2)
17t. Kelland’s Warriors, Yuma, AZ (1-2)
17t. All-American Bar, St. Paul, MN (1-2)
17t. Memphis Merchants, Memphis, TN (0-2)
17t. Tyger Tire, Greenville, SC (0-2)
17t. Chameleons, Lancaster, CA (1-2)
25t. Beer Nuts, Bloomington, IL (0-2)
25t. Ed Novak Trucking, Midland, MI (0-2)
25t. Budweiser, San Bernadino, CA (0-2)