Category: ASA

1981 ASA Women’s A Slow Pitch Nationals

1981 held at Hamilton, Ohio.

Champion: Orlando Stars, Orlando, Florida (55-11)
Runner Up: Nashville Express, Nashville, Tennessee

After losing to Nashville Express in the winners bracket 5-4, the Stars came back to beat the Express 8-6 and 10-1 to win the title. This is the second time in the last three years Nashville Express has finished 2nd. They were called Straight Arrow in 1979 when the lost the final to Northside Knights of Columbus, out of Cincinnati.

  • MVP – Winnie Dodgion, Orlando Stars (7-1 pitching)
  • Batting Leader – Hildy Buhrow, Round Table (17-27) – .630
  • Home Run Leader – N/A


P – Winnie Dodgion, Orlando Stars (7-1 Pitching)
P – Mary Jane Garner, THAP
C – Cathy Bauman, Orlando Stars
C – Jill Stenwell, Winn Power
1B – Sara Moore, Nashville Express
2B – Shaman Potter, Houston Stars
3B – Donna Hulton, Orlando Stars (13-26, 500)
SS – Hildy Buhrow, Round Table (17-27, .630)
OF – Josephine Wright, Nashville Express
OF – Beverly Birdsong, Nashville Express
OF – Helen Dent, THAP
OF – Ellie Studer, Winn Power
UTIL – Debbie Glaser, Winn Power
UTIL – Shiela Harris, Tomboys


P – Cheryl Smith, Winn Power
P – Lyla Reibel, IV Carpets
C – Dana Blair, IV Carpets
C – Lauren Ainsworth, Round Table
1B – Kim Gauldin, THAP
2B – Mary Brown, THAP
3B – Jackie Bean, Nashville Express
SS – Linda Jenkins, Nashville Express
OF – Sheree Patrick, Nashville Express
OF – Charlotte Day, Nashville Express
OF – Kelly Sullivan, Houston Stars
OF – Peggy Lewis, Tomboys
UTIL – Michele Scott, Round Table
UTIL – Gwen Phillips, THAP


1. Orlando Stars, Orlando, FL 7-1
2. Nashville Express, Nashville, TN (5-2)
3. THAP, Martinez, GA (5-2)
4. Round Table, El Monte, CA (6-2)
5t. IV Carpets, Vancouver, WA (4-2)
5t. Legeres, Lynn, MA (4-2)
7t. Lexington Tomboys, Lexington, KY (3-2)
7t. Winn Power, Johnson, NE (3-2)
9t. Houston Stars, Houston, TX (3-2)
9t. Tomahawks, Hollywood, FL (2-2)
9t. Stillwater A’s, Stillwater, OK (3-2)
9t. Encore/Miller High Life, Prince George County, MD (3-2)
13t. Miller Time, Salt Lake City, UT (2-2)
13t. Delaware People’s Store, Delaware, OH (2-2)
13t. US Armed Forces, Barstow, CA (2-2)
13t. Tuffies, Bloomington, MN (2-2)
17t. Washington Recycling, Everett, WA (2-2)
17t. Signs, Gary, IN (2-2)
17t. Circle K Roadrunners, Tempe, AZ (2-2)
17t. North Maplewood Lions, St. Paul, MN (1-2)
17t. Aloha Lounge, Alea, HI (1-2)
17t. Misfits, Little Rock, AR (1-2)
17t. Enterprise Printing, Mount Pleasant, MI (1-2)
17t. Charlie’s Lakerettes, Conneaut Lake, PA (1-2)
25t. Vaughn’s Construction, Seattle, WA (1-2)
25t. Norm’s A’s, Seattle, WA (1-2)
25t. Sequioa Bobcats, Ceres, CA (1-2)
25t. Nelson’s Aqualand, Rochester, NH (1-2)
25t. El Dorado, Mankato, MN (0-2)
25t. Fish and Friends, Indianapolis, IN (0-2)
25t. TAD Pistons, Stockton, CA (0-2)
25t. Strang’s Siding, Kenosha, WI (0-2)
33t. Union County Dollarettes, Marysville, OH (0-2)
33t. Pulaskie County, Dublin, VA (0-2)
33t. Bushell Pharmacy, St. Louis, MO (0-2)
33t. Ricardo’s, San Antonio, TX (0-2)
33t. Outcasts, San Antonio, TX (0-2)

1980 ASA Women’s A Slow Pitch Nationals

1980 held at Hamilton, Ohio.

Champion: Encore, Prince George County, Maryland
Runner Up: Larry’s Cabinets, Snohomish, Washington

Encore’s Lynn Krahling’s fifth inning single scored Beth Bussier with the decisive run in the 2-1 final game victory. Encore had beaten Larry’s in the first final 2-1 as well.

  • MVP – Carol Byrd, Encore
  • Batting Leader – Connie Culbreth, Bennett Paving (12-16) – .750
  • Home Run Leader – N/A


P – Alice Deppe, Encore
C – N/A
1B – Donna Linkous, Encore
2B – N/A
3B – N/A
SS – Carol Byrd, Encore
OF – Patty McCormick, Encore
OF – Madlen Charbula, Alcorn Ruffnecks
OF – N/A
OF – N/A




1. Encore, Prince George County, MD 6-1
2. Larry’s Cabinets, Snohomish, WA (6-2)
3. RMI, Struthers, OH (6-2)
4. Alcorn Ruffnecks, Victoria, TX (4-2)
5t. Henson’s, Landrum, AC (3-2)
5t. Teamsters, Madison, OH (6-2)
7t. Houston Stars, Houston, TX (5-2)
7t. Rebels, Jacksonville, FL (3-2)
9t. Rams, Rutland, VA (2-2)
9t. Bennett Paving, Spartansburg, SC (3-2)
9t. Cajun Catfish House, Pineville, LA (3-2)
9t. Thomas Funeral Home, Cincinnati, OH (3-2)
13t. LaPlata’s Raiders, West Bloomfield, MI (3-2)
13t. Avengers, Cincinnati, OH (2-2)
13t. Radio Engineering, Johnson, NE (3-2)
13t. Angels, Jonesboro, AR (2-2)
17t. Good Times, Jackson, MI (1-2)
17t. Fairway, Blair, NE (1-2)
17t. Mama Vitelli’s, St. Paul, MN (2-2)
17t. Gold Diggers, Sacramento, CA (2-2)
17t. Bobcats, Ceres, CA (1-2)
17t. Strigers, Port Huron, MI (1-2)
17t. Tauk Tours, Westport, CT (1-2)
17t. Ford Coal, Sommersville, WV (1-2)
25t. TLH, Orlando, FL (1-2)
25t. McPherson Sonics, Nashville, TN (0-2)
25t. Viking Cocca-Cola, Pillager, MN (1-2)
25t. Ramblers, Oklahoma City, OK (0-2)
25t. Didley’s Dolls, Newburg, NY (1-2)
25t. Armed Forces, Norfolk, VA (0-2)
25t. Chiropractic Associates, Las Cruces, NM (1-2)
25t. Nephrons, Salt Lake City, UT (0-2)
33t. Union Oil, Houston, TX (0-2)
33t. Pederson, Puyallup, WA (0-2)
33t. The Athlete, Oxford, IN (0-2)
33t. Ellsworth Air Force Base, Ellsworth, SD (0-2)
33t. CEAA Cougars, Hamilton, OH (0-2)
33t. Natural Light, Avondale, MD (0-2)
33t. WAC’s Honolulu, HI (0-2)

1979 ASA Women’s A Slow Pitch Nationals

1979 held at Grandview, Texas.

Champion: Northside Knights of Columbus, Cincinnati, Ohio
Runner Up: Straight Arrow, Nashville, Tennessee

Northside Knights defeated Straight Arrow 3-1 in the championship game.

  • MVP – Missy Merrill, Northside Knights of Columbus (18-22, .818)
  • Batting Leader – Missy Merrill, Knights of Columbus – .818
  • Home Run Leader – N/A


P – Jenny Davis, Northside K of C
C – Josephine Wright, Straight Arrow
1B – Sally Strehlaun, LaPlata’s Raiders
2B – Glenda Bolton, Capettes
3B – Nancy Brakers, Northside K of C
SS – Linda Weber, Northside K of C
OF – Nancy Bednar, Kimco Ramblers
OF – Debbie Latozas, LaPlata’s Raiders
OF – Cathy Riley, Darke County Merchants
OF – Gloria Allen, Burrage Music
UTIL – Holly Bruns, Capettes
UTIL – Jill Stenwell, Winn Power
UTIL – Linda Allen, Burrage Music
UTIL – Beverly Birdsong, Straight Arrow




1. Northside Knights of Columbus, Cincinnati, OH 6-0
2. Straight Arrow, Nashville, TN (6-2)
3. Burrage Music Company, Raleigh, NC (4-2)
4. LaPlata’s Raiders, Pontiac, MI (4-2)
5t. Capettes, Indianapolis, IN (5-2)
5t. Kimco Ramblers, Midwest City, OK (4-2)
7t. Greenwich Angels, Greenwich, CT (3-2)
7t. Darke County Merchants, Arcanum, OH (5-2)
9t. Town Square Realty Players, Santa Rosa, CA (3-2)
9t. S&B Construction Raiders, Stockton, CA (3-2)
9t. Armed Forces All Stars, Washington, DC (3-2)
9t. Winn-Power, Winnebago, NE (3-2)
13t. Skeeters, Gainesville, FL (2-2)
13t. Intermountain Employment, Salt Lake City, UT (2-2)
13t. Clarke County Community College, Las Vegas, NV (3-2)
13t. Midland Marvels, Midland, NC (2-2)
17t. Waco Sports, Waco, TX (2-2)
17t. Fran Contracting Coal, Philipsburg, PA (2-2)
17t. Stringer’s Shoes, Port Huron, MI (1-2)
17t. McDonald Construction, Longview, WA (2-2)
17t. Norm’s A’s, Seattle, WA (1-2)
17t. Sports Village, Natchitoches, LA (1-2)
17t. Natural Lite, Prince George County, MD (2-2)
17t. Howard’s Concrete, Orlando, FL (1-2)
25t. Weber’s Bar, Owatenna, MN (0-2)
25t. Day & Night Rebels, Kingsville, TX (0-2)
25t. Austin Hawks, Austin, TX (0-2)
25t. Frazer Sports Indians, Rutland, VT (0-2)
25t. Mama Vitales, St. Paul, MN (0-2)

1978 ASA Women’s A Slow Pitch Nationals

1978 held at Toledo, Ohio.

Champion: Stillwater A’s, Stillwater, Oklahoma
Runner Up: S&B Construction Raiders, Stockton, California

S&B Raiders defeated the A’s in the first Final 4-3, then Stillwater came back to win the final game 8-1.

  • MVP – Sadie Atad, S&B Construction Raiders
  • Batting Leader – Terry Dickey, Darke County Merchants (17-26) – .654
  • Home Run Leader – N/A


P – Sue Custer, Darke County Merchants
P – Sue Calverly, Burrage Music
C – Fresa Redding, Olympians
C – Wanda Mushimski, A-1 Auto
1B – Janice Banks, B&B Construction
2B – Natalie Bryan, Olympians
3B – Mariene Graham, City Radiator
SS – Sadie Atad, S&B Construction
OF – Jan Drummond, Stillwater A’s
OF – Terry Dickey, Dark County Merchants
OF – Linda Dixon, S&B Construction
OF – Denise Corimier, Olympians
UTIL – Jill Stinwall, Winn Power
UTIL – Ruth Keith, Arlington Angels


P – Debbie Livera, S&B Contruction
P – Linda Harper, Stillwater A’s
C – Marilyn Merkle, Willy’s Lounge
C – Cathy Goff, Stillwater A’s
1B – Gwen Mosley, Travelers
2B – Sue Makintubee, Stillwater A’s
3B – Laura McLaughlin, Willy’s Lounge
SS – Kathy Knight, Stillwater A’s
OF – Cindy Sturn, River Hills Company
OF – Lynn Lyle, Pittsburgh Orioles
OF – Cathy Riley, Darke County Merchants
OF – Debbie Bradberry, Arlington Angels
UT – Laura Figkiereda, City Radiator
UT – Regina Gray, S&B Construction


1. Stillwater A’s, Stillwater, OK (6-1)
2. S&B Construction Raiders, Stockton, CA (6-2)
3. Olympians, Jacksonville, FL (5-2)
4. Arlington Angels, Arlington, TX (6-2)
5t. A-1 Auto Parts/Parker paper, Bastrop, LA (3-2)
5t. Burrage Music Company, Raleigh, NC (5-2)
7t. Darke County Merchants, Arcanum, OH (5-2)
7t. McDonald Construction, Longview, WA (3-2)
9t. Parker Oil Blasers, Lawrenceburg, KY (2-2)
9t. Travelers, Virginia Beach, VA (3-2)
9t. Willy’s Lounge, Monroe, MI (3-2)
9t. Pittsburgh Orioles, Pittsburgh, PA (2-2)
13t. NABI, Seattle, WA (3-2)
13t. City Radiator Leakers, Tampa, FL (3-2)
13t. Renzie’s Lounge, Pittsburgh, PA (2-2)
13t. Winn-Power, Winnebago, NE (2-2)
17t. Midnight Mart, Seattle, WA (1-2)
17t. River Hills Company, Apple Valley, MN (1-2)
17t. Ruff-Necks, Houston, TX (1-2)
17t. Perk’s, Jersey City, NJ (1-2)
17t. Anchor Engine Service, Highlands, TX (1-2)
17t. Floyd’s of Rosedale, Davenport, IA (1-2)
17t. Tissano’s Restaurant, Cleveland, OH (1-2)
17t. McDannald’s, Salem, VA (1-2)
25t. Mr. Fang’s, Camden, NJ (0-2)
25t. Mr. A’s Disco, Pueblo, CO (2-2)
25t. Clark County Community College, Las Vegas, NV (0-2)
25t. Blewitt’s, Burleson, TX (0-2)
25t. Oronoka Sundowners, Orono, ME (0-2)
25t. Topaz Gems, Santa Rosa, CA (0-2)
25t. Tennessee Stags, Lebanon, TN (0-2)
25t. Bachmann Electric, Cincinnati, OH (0-2)
33t. Tumbledown Dick’s, Greenwich, CT (1-2)
33t. Harry’s Sport Center, Toledo, OH (0-2)
33t. JD’s Raiders, Pontiac, MI (0-2)
33t. Fred’s Tire, St. Paul, MN (0-2)
33t. Stephenson Roofing, Flint, MI (0-2)

1977 ASA Women’s A Slow Pitch Nationals

1977 held at Hamilton, Ohio.

Champion: Cotter’s Penn Hills, Verona, Pennsylvania (49-14)
Runner Up: Hoffman Products, York, Pennsylvania

Cindy Dauer clinched the MVP award as she had 11 assists from her shortstop position in the final game, a 10-5 victory over cross state rival, Hoffman Products of York. The mother-daughter combination of Hoffman Pitcher Ginny Heath and Catcher Natalie Heath won 4 straight games on the last day, including 2 shutouts before losing the 10-5 final.

  • MVP – Cindy Dauer, Cotter’s Village Lounge of Penn Hills (Hit a 2-run Double and made 11 plays in the final without an error)
  • Batting Leader – Laura Disney, Cincinnati Savings & Loan (12-18) – .667
  • Home Run Leader – Monica Pellman, Wheel Cafe – 3


P – Ginny Heath, Hoffman Products
P – Nancy Graf, Cotter’s Penn Hills
C – Natalie Heath, Hoffman Products
C – Shiela Hays, Dayton Chargers
1B – Fran Hershey, Hoffman Products
2B – Alexis Furtivo, Cotter’s Penn Hills
3B – Kathy Goff, Stillwater A’s
SS – Cindy Dauer, Cotter’s Penn Hills
OF – Janet Scinto, Cotter’s Penn Hills
OF – Sue Alwine, Hoffman Products
OF – Annette Johnson, Coller’s Penn Hills
OF – Laura Disney, Cincinnati Savings
UT – Tonya Wilson, Dayton Chargers
UT – Jo Johnson, Southland Music Company


P – Cindy Bobo, Dayton Chargers
P – Annette Donnell, Stillwater A’s
C – Sue Pinski, Stillwater A’s
C – Donna Taylor, Hill Toppers
1B – Marcia Mason, Decathlon
2B – Cathy Riley, Hoffman Products
3B – Linda Gunderson, Sterling Landscaping
SS – Bonnie Blouse, Hoffman Products
OF – Julie Yahle, Dayton Chargers
OF – Linda Harper, Stillwater A’s
OF – Diane Williams, Cotter’s Penn Hills
OF – Julie Cross, Decathlon
UT – Donna Miller, Wheel Cafe
UT – Monica Pellman, Wheel Cafe


1. Cotter’s Penn Hills, Pittsburgh, PA 6-0
2. Hoffman Products, York, PA (7-2)
3. Dayton Chargers, Dayton, OH (4-2)
4. Stillwater A’s, Stillwater, OK (4-2)
5t. Southlant Music Company, Greensboro, NC (4-2)
5t. Burrage Music Company, Raleigh, NC (4-2)
7t. Hill Toppers, Owensboro, KY (4-2)
7t. Decatholon, Jackson, MS (3-2)
9t. Cincinnati Savings, Cincinnati, OH (3-2)
9t. Wheel Cafe, Cincinnati, OH (3-2)
9t. Pride, Houston, TX (3-2)
9t. Cobra All-Stars, Fort Lauderdale, FL (2-2)
13t. Winn Power, Winnebago, NE (2-2)
13t. Sterling Landscaping, Bellevue, WA (2-2)
13t. River Hill, C.O., Burnsville, MN (2-2)
13t. Spirits, Minneapolis, MN (2-2)
17t. Shore Points Pools, Absecon, NJ (2-2)
17t. Dan Donnelly Heating, Lakewood, OH (2-2)
17t. Hacienda, Kalispell, MT (1-2)
17t. Redwood City Sparks, Redwood City, CA (1-2)
17t. Seattle Sun, Seattle, WA (1-2)
17t. Willy’s Lounge, Monroe, MI (1-2)
17t. Queen City Chili, Cincinnati, OH (1-2)
17t. Travelers, Virginia Beach, VA (1-2)
25t. Charisma, New Bedford, MA (1-2)
25t. Panthers, Clearwater, FL (1-2)
25t. Falcons, Dallas, TX (1-2)
25t. Vinateri Roofing, Fairfield, GA (1-2)
25t. Bloomfield Condors, Bloomfield, NJ (0-2)
25t. Blazers, Waterloo, IA (0-2)
25t. Southside Aces, Tucson, AZ (0-2)
25t. Hawthorn Transfer & Storage, Alexandria, LA (0-2)
33t. Nu-Tec Realty, Cannon Falls, MN (0-2)
33t. Champion Sougars, Hamilton, OH (0-2)
33t. Sunset Sports, Bountiful, UT (0-2)
33t. Brow Oil, Milton, MA (0-2)

1976 ASA Women’s A Slow Pitch Nationals

1976 held at York, Pennsylvania.

Champion: Rustic Bar, Duluth, Minnesota
Runner Up: Armed Forces, Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania

  • MVP – N/A
  • Batting Leader – Fran Hershey, Hoffman Products (11-16, 7 RBIs) – .688
  • Home Run Leader – N/A


P – Mara Rozenburgs, Army
P – Sue Rendulich, Rustic Bar
C – Eunice Boboltz, Army
C – Linda Hamilton, Spoilers
1B – Helen Lindsay, Army
2B – Kris Lyons, Rustic Bar
3B – Rita Sauer, Duckers
SS – Brenda Barton, Army
OF – Karen Smith, Suburban Lounge
OF – Carole Koehler, Army
OF – Sandy Dittoe, Duckers
OF – Debra Mayhew, Rustic Bar
UTIL – Fran Hershey, Hoffman Products
UTIL – Doris Kostinsky, Cullen Sports


P – Nancy Graf, Villa
P – Ruth Yanik, Suburban Lounge
C – Natalie Heath, Hoffman Products
C – Jane Burda, Villa
1B – Lori Reaper, Duckers
2B – Alexis Furtivo, Villa
3B – Debbie Tefft, Cullen Sports
SS – Debbie Goss, Duckers
OF – Chris Woody, Masterettes
OF – Deanna Oberdick, Hoffman Products (16-25, .640)
OF – Sandy Langan, Suburban Lounge
OF – Nanette Mundell, Suburban Lounge
UTIL – Denise Smith, Rustic Bar
UTIL – Karen Dunn, Spoilers


1. Rustic Bar, Duluth, MN (6-1)
2. US Army, Indiantown Gap, PA (7-2)
3. Duckers, Cincinnati, OH (7-2)
4. Cullens Sporting Goods, Ithaca, NY (5-2)
5t. Suburban Lounge, New Castle, PA (5-2)
5t. Spoilers, Sacramento, CA (5-2)
7t. Villa of Penn Hills, Verona, PA (4-2)
7t. LaPlato Raiders, West Bloomfield, MI (4-2)
9t. Jay’s Stereo, Lake Charles, LA (3-2)
9t. Masterettes, Cleveland, TN (3-2)
9t. Lakers, Madison, GA (5-2)
9t. Hoffman Products, York, PA (4-2)
13t. Penalty Shot, Buffalo, NY (3-2)
13t. Fair-ham Rockettes, Fairfield, OH (4-2)
13t. Travelers, Norfolk, VA (3-2)
13t. Chelsea Flower Shop, Ann Arbor, MI (3-2)
17t. Indy’s, Huntington, OH (2-2)
17t. St. Gabe’s, New Castle, DE (2-2)
17t. S&S Motors, Boonville, NC (2-2)
17t. Riverside Pines, Long Island, NY (2-2)
17t. Travelodge, Atlanta, GA (2-2)
17t. Pit Bar-B-Q, Austin, TX (2-2)
17t. Tallahassee Stars, Tallahassee, FL (2-2)
17t. Morehead Merchants, Morehead, KY (1-2)
25t. Jack Winter, Junction City, AR (1-2)
25t. Vinaheri Roofing, Fairfield, CT (1-2)
25t. Super Bee’s, Louisville, KY (1-2)
25t. Colfax Messengers, Colfax, WI (1-2)
25t. Carlton Packing, McMinnville, OR (2-2)
25t. Manchester Bank/LaCina Restaurant, St. Louis, MO (1-2)
25t. Marathon-LeTourneau, Vicksburg, MS (1-2)
25t. Shore Points Swimming Pools, Absecon, NJ (1-2)
33t. Newport, Milwaukee, WI (0-2)
33t. Spirits, Minneapolis, MN (0-2)
33t. Dyna-Vision, Stafford, VA (0-2)
33t. NASA Blazers, Houston, TX (0-2)
33t. Reinhardt’s, Pavillion, NY (0-2)
33t. Bob’s Girls, Lenexo KS (0-2)
33t. H&D Grill, Toledo, OH (0-2)
33t. Spongerettes, Tarpon Springs, FL (0-2)
33t. Downtown Datsun, Seattle, WA (0-2)
33t. Ridl’s Body Shop, Dickinson, ND (0-2)
33t. Service Car Rental, Fort Wayne, IN (0-2)
33t. Rosslyn Tire Radials, Centerville, VA (0-2)
33t. Bananzo, Winnebago, NE (0-2)
33t. Eb-Lens Army & Navy, New Britain, CT (0-2)
33t. New York Aces, New York, NY (0-2)

1973 ASA Women’s A Slow Pitch Nationals

1973 held at Louisville, KY

Champion: Stingers, Detroit, Michigan
Runner Up: Goodnough Plumbettes, Monroe, Michigan

The Stingers, the pride of Metro Detroit, roared out of the loser’s bracket to decision the Goodnough Plumbettes of Monroe Michigan and win the first ever Class A Women’s National Meet held in Louisville over Labor Day weekend.

The Stingers, who had lost and earlier tussle with Goodnough, came back to defeat the Plumbettes 9-3 and 5-2.

Louisville’s Do Diggers finished third and the Caraway Jets of Caraway, Ark., finished fourth.

The tournament chairman was James F. Crosby and the tournament was under the supervision of Mrs. Jean Bocka, Metro Louisville Women’s Commissioner. The tournament was directed by Kenny Braden, Metro Louisville ASA Commissioner.

  • MVP – N/A
  • Batting Leader – N/A
  • Home Run Leader – N/A

No MVP or All-Americans selected.




1. Stingers, Detroit, MI (6-1)
2. Goodnough Plumbettes, Monroe, MI (4-2)
3. Do Diggers, Louisville, KY (5-2)
4. Carway Jets, Caraway, AR (5-2)
5t. Rum Runners Lounge, Cincinnati, OH (3-2)
5t. Long’s Uniform Service, Tupelo, MS (2-2)
7t. Minneapolis Royals, Minneapolis, MN (2-2)
7t. Westinghouse, Pittsburgh, PA (2-2)
9t. Gogres, New Orleans, LA (2-2)
9t. Lexington Misfits, Lexington, KY (2-2)
9t. Tuckahoe, Richmond, VA (1-2)
9t. Flying Ladies, Savannah, GA (1-2)
13t. United Virginia Bankers, Doswell, VA (0-2)
13t. Midnighters, Louisville, KY (0-2)
13t. Goldstein’s, Louisville, KY (0-2)
13t. Greenfield Roadrunners, Greenfield, MA (0-2)
17t. Metro Marketing, St. Louis, MO (0-2)
17t. Young Wheels, Brentwood, TN (0-2)

1975 ASA Women’s A Slow Pitch Nationals

1975 held at Toledo, Ohio.

Champion: Shamrocks, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Runner Up: Seaman’s IGA, Athens, Ohio

  • MVP – N/A
  • Batting Leader – N/A
  • Home Run Leader – Brenda Cough, Shamrocks – 3


P – Becky Williams, Shamrocks
C – Nebra Soltow, Seamans IGA
1B – Jan Moore, Shamrocks
2B – Anne Hayes, B&B Homes
3B – Latty Molina, Raiders
SS – Cindy Dover, Villa
OF – Carol Weavel, Shamrocks
OF – Sue Brock, B&B Homes
OF – Debbie West, Seamans IGA
OF – Judi Williamson, Villa


SS – Rhonda Walters, Shamrocks
P – Nancy Graf, Villa
P – Geneen Sands, Seamans IGA


1. Shamrocks, Winston-Salem, NC (8-1)
2. Seaman’s IGA, Athens, OH (6-2)
3. Villa, Penn Hills, PA (7-2)
4. Charlies Lassies, Charlestown, WV (6-2)
5t. Grand Blanc, Grand Blanc, MI (4-2)
5t. Fairfield, Fairfield, OH (4-2)
7t. Greens Construction, Dayton, TN (4-2)
7t. Patriots, Cincinnati, OH (4-2)
9t. B&B Homes, Sylvester, GA (3-2)
9t. Family Affair, Renton, WA (3-2)
9t. York, York, PA (3-2)
9t. Raiders, Bloomfield, MI (3-2)
13t. Charlie Brown, Virginia Beach, VA (3-2)
13t. Bushelmans, Cincinnati, OH (3-2)
13t. Ehlerding Kawasaki, Fort Wayne, IN (3-2)
13t. Raiders, Stockton, CA (3-2)
17t. Caraway Jets, Caraway, AR (2-2)
17t. Metro Hauling, Seattle, WA (2-2)
17t. Pabst Cool Blue, Lebanon, KY (2-2)
17t. Tucker Roadrunners, Oxon Hill, MD (2-2)
17t. S&S Motors, Boonville, NC (2-2)
17t. Do Diggers, Louisville, KY (1-2)
17t. Bunny’s, St. Louis Park, MN (1-2)
17t. Berward Hall, Fond du Lac, WI (1-2)
25t. Cotton States Insurance, Atlanta, GA (1-2)
25t. Bucks, Oregon, OH (1-2)
25t. Casey’s, Minneapolis, MN (1-2)
25t. Blazers, Indianapolis, IN (1-2)
25t. St. Mary’s, Chelmsford, MA (1-2)
25t. Morrissey’s, Long Island, NY (1-2)
25t. Rag Dolls, Austin, TX (1-2)
25t. Dick’s Bar, Hankinson, ND (1-2)
33t. B&R Spirits, Sacramento, CA (1-2)
33t. Gainesville Girls, Gainesville, FL (1-2)
33t. Misfits, Baton Rouge, LA (1-2)
33t. Bergon Mercy, Omaha, NE (0-2)
33t. Suburban Realty, Pensacola, FL (0-2)
33t. Williams Drugs, Columbus, MS (0-2)
33t. New Birth, Jersey City, NJ (0-2)
33t. Chesterfield Girls, Chesterfield, MO (0-2)
33t. Richmond Stompers, Richmond, VA (0-2)
33t. Johnson & Johnson, Ithaca, NY (0-2)
33t. Caraway Jets, Jacksonville, AR (0-2)
33t. Atlas Automation, Holland, MI (0-2)
33t. Muxworthy’s-Centurion, Rochester, NY (0-2)
33t. St. Lukes, Toledo, OH (0-2)
33t. Barnaby’s, Milwaukee, WI (0-2)

ASA Co-Ed Slow Pitch National Champions

Year (Class) Champion – Runner-up
1981 (Open) Milto’s Pizza, Austin, TX – Holland Construction, Lenexa, KS (Invitational National)
1982 (Open) C.E. Zumstein, Englewood, OH – Gibson Skating Rink, Muncie, IN
1983 (Open) Microlights, Coon Rapids, MN – CP Medical, Columbus, GA
1984 (Open) Video Box Office, Coon Rapids, MN – Tom’s Softball Club, Glen Burnie, MD
1985 (Open) Green Oak Cannons, San Antonio, TX – McDonald’s, Kansas City, MO (ruled ineligible)
1986 (Open) Lab Petroleum, San Antonio, TX – N/A
1987 (Open) San Antonio Cannan’s, San Antonio, TX – Lab Petroleum, San Antonio, TX
1988 (Open) South Florida Softball Club, Hollywood, FL – Lil Stinkers, San Marcos, FL
1989 (Open) Braves, Jacksonville, FL – Cable USA, Kearney, NE
1990 (Open) Steffe’s Sports, Celestine, IN – Jim Proctor Roofing, Pembrooke Pines, FL
1991 (Major) South Florida Softball Club, Hollywood, FL – Steffe’s Sports, Celestine, IN
1991 (A) Chick’s Crew, Ardmore, OK – N/A
1992 (Major) Lewis Drywall, Orlando, FL – N/A
1992 (A) Tharaldson’s, Fargo, ND – Minnehaha Liquor, St. Paul, MN
1993 (Major) Hoody’s/TPS, Portland, OR – Jacksonville Stars, Jacksonville, FL
1993 (A) David Fong’s, Bloomington, MN – Army’s-Budweiser, Bismark, ND
1994 (Major) Action Awards/TPS, Atlanta, GA – Tharaldson’s, Fargo, ND
1994 (A) Performance Plus, Golden, CO – War Ducks, Houston, TX
1995 (Major) Jacksonville Stars, Jacksonville, FL – Action Awards/TPS, Atlanta, GA
1995 (A) Heathley’s/TPS, Villa Hills, KY – N/A
1996 (Major) Spaghetti Station, Spokane, WA – Action Awards/TPS, Atlanta, GA
1996 (A) Evansville Blue Crew, Evansville, IN – McDuffy’s, Owensboro, KY
1997 (Major) Herb’s Softball Club, LaHabra, CA – Action Awards/TPS, Atlanta, GA
1997 (A) Busch Road Warriors, Valley Park, MO – Jerry’s of Milton, Milton, FL
1998 (Major) Dan Smith Plastering, Spokane, WA – Johnny’s Saloon, Rochester, MN
1998 (A) Hooters/TPS/CRO, South St. Paul, MN – Bottom Line, Bedford, TX
1999 (Major) Fresh Pak, Spokane, WA – Johnny’s Saloon, Rochester, MN
1999 A War Ducks, Houston, TX – PNC Mortgage, Villa Mills, KY
2000 (Major) A2 Demarini, Phoenix, AZ – Fresh Pak, Spokane, WA
2000 (A) Advance Door, Cleveland, OH – War Ducks, Houston, TX
2001 (Major) CSC/Hardliners, Euless, TX – Wildcats, Cookeville, TN
2001 (A) 4J Boys, Bowie, MD – Minnehaha Liquors/Worth, West St. Paul, MN
2002 (Major) Johnny’s Saloon, Rochester, MN – Pro Rehab/Red Family, Evansville, IN
2002 (A) Advanced Door, Parma, OH – Athletes Foot, Manchester, NH
2003 (Major) NYPD Hardliners, Arlington, TX – Advanced Door, Cleveland, OH
2003 (A) Yard Sharks/DSS Bats, Roseville, CA – Kev-Cor Construction, Roseville, CA
2004 (Major) Cancelled
2004 (A) McNair, Cadiz, KY – Minnehaha Liquors/Coors/Worth, West St. Paul, MN
2004 (B) Hiyamoto, San Francisco, CA – Sooner Trophies & Awards, Norman, OK
2005 (Major) Advanced Door, Cleveland, OH – Johnny’s Saloon, Rochester, MN
2005 (A) Bath & Kitchen, Wilmington, DE – Iowa Softwater, West Des Moines, IA
2005 (B) Beamers/Easton/, Stamford, CT – Bacardi/Bob Footitt Company, Fargo, ND
2006 (Major) Jades, Tacoma, WA – AZ Rapid/Yurmamarocks, Phoenix, AZ
2006 (A) Bennigans, Sanford, FL – Miken/Charlies Inn, Onalaska, WI
2006 (B) AIM, Orangevale, CA – Unknown/Marketplace Lending, Brooklyn Center, MN
2007 (Major) Team Combat Mixed, Kent, WA – BBS/Fjerstad Printing, Rochester, MN
2007 (A) Lloyds Softball/JT Express, Haubstadt, IN – The Outlaws, Waite Park, MN
2007 (B) Conference Cafe, Euless, TX – Dove Construction, Perkins, OK
2008 (Major) Cancelled
2008 (A) Roundtree Bar & Grill, Ypsilanti, MI – Beamers/Easton/Traitors, Stamford, CT
2008 (B) S&R Metals, Waterloo, IA – Workout Vixens/Paradise Pizza, Milford, CT

ASA changed the format for Coed Major, Class A and Class B were combined into the Open Class. Class C and Class D were created.

2009 (Open) Team Steel-UGS, San Antonio, TX – Flooring Gallery, Des Moines, IA
2009 (C) Bestway Softball, Fayetteville, GA – Bath & Kitchen, Wilmington, DE
2009 (D) Cancelled

ASA changed the format for for Coed, The Open Class remained, while Class-C and Class-D split into 4 corners

2010 (Open) Cancelled
2010 (C East) Cancelled
2010 (C South) Cancelled
2010 (C North) Cancelled
2010 (C West) Cancelled
2010 (D East) Cancelled
2010 (D South) Cancelled
2010 (D North) Cancelled
2010 (D West) Wichita Town Pub, Portland, OR The Replacements, Fairbanks, AK
2011 (Open) Cancelled
2011 (C East) Cancelled
2011 (C South) Cancelled
2011 (C North) Cancelled
2011 (C West) Cancelled
2011 (D East) Cancelled
2011 (D South) Cancelled
2011 (D North) Cancelled
2011 (D West) Crazy 88, Moreno Valley, CA – En Fuego, Mission Viejo, CA
2012 (Open) Cancelled
2012 (C East) Cancelled
2012 (C South) Cancelled
2012 (C North) Dawgs, Ankeny, IA – Extreme Accessories, Rolla, MO
2012 (C West) Cancelled
2012 (D East) Cancelled
2012 (D South) Cancelled
2012 (D North) Mavericks, Farmington, MO – Guys-n-Gals, Springfield, MO
2012 (D West) West Combat Ready, Portland, OR – Free Agents, Sparks, NV

ASA went back to The Open Class and a Class C and Class D National

2013 (Open) Cancelled
2013 (C) Slate Towing & Performance, Columbia, MO – Concierge, Columbia, MO
2013 (D) Piranhas, Indianola, IN – Traitor Softball, Shelton, CT
2014 (Open) Cancelled
2014 (C) Cancelled
2014 (D) John’s Tree Service, Des Moines, IA – Domeyers Heros, Marion, IA
2015 (Open) Cancelled
2015 (C) Cancelled
2015 (D) IHT, Lincoln, NE – Kiss Off, Moberly, MO
2016 (Open) Cancelled
2016 (C) Cancelled
2016 (D) CT Ball Breakers, Milford, CT – Guys & Gals, Battlefield, MO
2017 (Open) Cancelled
2017 (C) Cancelled
2017 (D) All State/Hawthorne/Graham, Battlefield, MO – Smiths Downtown, Buchanan, MI
2018 (Open) Cancelled
2018 (C) Cancelled
2018 (D) Sioux Falls NCS, Harrisburg, SD – Eastern Missouri Industries, Benton, MO
2018 (E) Jenkinsons, Brick, NJ – Nobody Noe/EVO9X, Fords, NJ
2019 (Open) Cancelled
2019 (C) Cancelled
2019 (D) Aksarben Skers, Lincoln, NE – SOB, California, MO
2019 (E) Nobody Noe, Fords, NJ – Yass Girl, Mohawk, NJ

Dot Bailey

Dot Bailey is in the third row, far right.

Dot Bailey, Cincinnati, OH (1957-1967)

  • 1957 Dana Gardens – National Champs (did not pitch)
  • 1958 Dana Gardens – National 3rd Place (did not pitch)
  • 1959 Heidel’s Hall – did not attend Nationals
  • 1960 Heidel’s Hall – National 3rd Place (did not pitch)
  • 1961 Heidel’s Hall – National 5th Place – Consolation Champs (did not pitch)
  • 1962 Dana Gardens – National Champs (45-1 record)
    • Became Dana Garden’s pitcher
    • Outstanding Pitcher Award (5-0, 3 shutouts, gave up 3 runs)
    • All American Pitcher (11-18, .611 Average)
  • 1963 Dana Gardens – National Champs (34-1 record)
    • Outstanding Pitcher Award (4-0, 1 shutout, gave up 7 runs)
    • All American Pitcher
  • 1964 Dana Gardens – National Champs (43-5 record)
    • Outstanding Pitcher Award (5-0, 2 Shutouts, gave up 13 runs)
    • All American Pitcher
  • 1965 Dana Gardens – National 4th Place (41-4 record)
    • All American Pitcher (3-2, 2 Shutouts, gave up 17 runs)
  • 1966 Dana Gardens – National Champs (42-1 record)
    • Outstanding Pitcher Award (7-1, 2 shutouts, gave up 18 runs)
    • All American Pitcher
  • 1967 Dana Gardens – National Runner-up (33-6- record)
    • (3-1, 2 shutouts, gave up 12 runs)

  • 5 time National Champ
  • 5 time ASA All American
  • 4 time Outstanding Pitcher Award
  • 1 time ASA Batting Champ
  • National Championship Pitching Record (27-4, 12 shutouts, gave up 58 runs in 31 games)
  • Led Dana Gardens to a 29-5 National Championship Record from 1962-1967 and a regular season record of 238-16.