Category: ISA

1992 ISA Men’s Super Slow Pitch World Series

1992 held at Gainesville, Georgia.


Champion – Ritch’s-Superior/TPS, Windsor Locks, Connecticut
Runner Up – Steeles’s Hit Men/Sunbelt, Brook Park, Ohio


The R-S Express won the first leg of the grand slam softball event. They beat Steele’s Hit Men twice; 30-25 in winners bracket final and then again 31-9 in the Championship to win the ISA World Series. They hit 17 HR in the Championship Game.. Charles Wright earned his MVP award as he blasted home runs in his first three at bats in the final game. R-S scored 147 runs in 5 games, almost 30 runs per game. They were 190-272 for a .699 team average. They hit 70 HR total. Steele’s/Sunbelt hit 85 total HR. Pitcher Paul Drilling held their opponents to less then 10 runs in three of the five games.


  • MVP – Charles Wright, Ritch’s-Superior (17-27, .630, 11 HR)
  • Defensive MVP – Kerry Everett, Steele’s
  • HR Leader –Kenny Carver, Williams/Worth (21-31, .677, 27 RBI) – 16
  • Batting Leader – Kim Seamon, Bell Corp. (20-24, 10 HR, 12 RBI) – .833

ISA ALL WORLD TEAM

  • Charles Wright, Ritch’s-Superior (17-27, .630, 11 HR)
  • Dirk Androff, Ritch’s-Superior (19-27, .704, 12 HR)
  • Jim Fuller, Ritch’s-Superior (15-21, .714, 2 HR)
  • Dave Steffen, Ritch’s-Superior (18-24, .750, 5 HR)
  • Cecil Whitehead, Ritch’s-Superior (16-24, .667, 7 HR)
  • Britt Hightower, Ritch’s-Superior/TPS (16-25, .640, 5 HR)
  • Paul Drilling, Ritch’s-Superior (11-21, .524, 1 HR)
  • Steve Craven, Steeles’s Hit Men/Sunbelt (20-31, .645, 14 HR)
  • Jimmy Powers, Steeles’s Hit Men/Sunbelt (24-31, .774, 12 HR, 22 RBI)
  • Mike Macenko, Steeles’s Hit Men/Sunbelt (23-31, .724, 10 HR, 16 RBI)
  • Kerry Everett, Steeles’s Hit Men/Sunbelt (15-25, .600, 10 HR, 17 RBI)
  • Kenny Carver, Williams/Worth (21-31, .677, 16 HR, 27 RBI)
  • Jeff Arnold, Williams/Worth (24-33, .727, 14 HR, 25 RBI)
  • John Grissom, Williams/Worth (19-29, .655, 6 HR, 8 RBI)
  • Freddie Johnson, Williams/Worth (21-20, .700, 9 HR, 20 RBI)
  • Kim Seaman, Bell Corp. (20-24, .833, 10 HR, 12 RBI)
  • Dan Schuck, Bell Corp. (18-25, .720, 12 HR, 27 RBI)
  • Ricky Roberts, Nanney’s (19-26, .731, 13 HR, 26 RBI)

OTHERS

  • Kenny Pruit, Nanney’s (22-27, .815, 5 RBI)
  • Dewayne Nevitt, Starpath (11-14, .786, 5 HR, 10 RBI)
  • Larry Fredieu, Bell Corp (17-22, .773, 9 HR, 16 RBI)
  • Rich Plante, Starpath (11-15, .733, 6 HR, 14 RBI)
  • Curtis Williams, Vernons (13-17, .765, 2 RBI)
  • Jason Kendrick, Datom-Argus (19-26, .760, 5 HR, 23 RBI)
  • Sylvin Little, Nanney’s (22-29, .759, 7 HR, 20 RBI)
  • Wendell Rickard, Datom-Argus (18-24, .750, 8 HR, 20 RBI)
  • Ricky Huggins, Vernons (14-19, .737, 6 HR, 14 RBI)
  • Bill Blake, Bell Corp (17-24, .708, 9 HR, 14 RBI)
  • Dewayne Frizell, Vernons (12-17, .706, 7 HR, 15 RBI)
  • Mark Martin, Bell Corp (18-28, .692, 7 HR, 15 RBI)
  • Todd Joerling, Bell Corp (18-27, .667, 11 HR, 14 RBI)
  • Mike Bolen, Datom-Argus (16-24, .667, 6 HR, 14 RBI)
  • Shawn Keane, Steele’s/Sunbelt (14-21, .667, 8 HR, 9 RBI)
  • Greg Schults, WIlliams/Worth (19-29, .655, 10 HR, 19 RBI)
  • Carl Rose, Williams/Worth (21-33, .636, 11 HR, 21 RBI)
  • Ron Parnell, Ritch’s-Superior (15-24, .625, 6 HR)
  • Dennis Graser, Ritch’s-Superior (15-24, .625, 5 HR)
  • Doug Roberson, Ritch’s-Superior (15-24, .625, 5 HR)
  • Ron Ford, Vernons (10-17, .588, 1 HR, 2 RBI)
  • Monty Tucker, Steele’s/Sunbelt (12-21, .571, 5 HR, 10 RBI)
  • Darrell Beeler, Ritch’s-Superior (13-24, .542, 11 HR)
  • Tot Powers, Steele’s/Sunbelt (15-29, .517, 6 HR, 11 RBI)
  • Jacques Miller, Steele’s/Sunbelt (13-26, .500, 7 HR, 12 RBI)
  • Bruce Meade, Starpath (6-16, .375, 3 HR, 7 RBI)

FINAL STANDINGS

1. Ritch’s-Superior/TPS, Windsor Locks CT (5-0)
2. Steeles’s Hit Men/Sunbelt, Brook Park OH (4-2)
3. Williams/Worth, Houston, TX (4-2)
4. Bell Corp., Tampa, FL (3-2)
5t. Datom-Argus, Lebanon, TN (3-2)
5t. Nanney’s, Spartanburg, SC (3-2)
7t. Starpath, Monticello, KY (2-2)
7t. Vernon’s, Jacksonville, FL (2-2)
9t. Bunca/Worth, Kalamazoo, MI (1-2)
9t. Johnson Builders, Hilton Head, SC (1-2)
9t. Moulton Furniture, Moulton, AL (1-2)
9t. New Construction, Shelbyville, IN (1-2)
13t. Alford’s/Worth, Stone Mountain, GA (0-2)
13t. Southland Sox, Gainesville, GA (0-2)
13t. Stottler Stagg/Easton, Cocoa, FL (0-2)
13t. Timeout Sports/Worth, Jackson, MS (0-2)

1991 ISA Men’s Super Slow Pitch World Series

1991 Held at Cocoa, Florida.


Champion – Ritch’s/Superior/TPS, Windsor Locks, Connecticut
Runner Up – Sunbelt Plastics/Worth, Centerville, Georgia


Ritch’s/Superior/TPS defeated Sunbelt Plastics/Worth in the Championship game 28-8. Charles Wright, eventual MVP, had 4 hits and 3 RBI in the game. Also coming up big for the R-S Express was Britt Hightower who was 4-5, including 2 HR and 7 RBI (a grand slam home run and a three-run homer). Ron Parnell chipped in with 2 Homers as well. Doug Roberson and Dave Steffen combined for 7 hits. Mike Macenko accounted for 5 of Sunbelts 8 runs with a 3-run HR and a 2-run Double. Ritch’s beat Sunbelt 16-9 in the winner’s bracket final and then waited for the surprise hometown team, Stottler-Stag team to survive a first round loss to battle back to the losers bracket final, where it lost to the powerful Sunbelt squad 18-11. Stottler finished 3rd, while another local team, Power Pit finished 5th.


  • MVP – Charles Wright, Ritch’s/Superior (14-16, .875, 6 HR)
  • Defensive MVP – Kenny Clark, Stottler Stagg
  • HR Leader – Charles Wright, Ritch’s/Superior – 6
  • Batting Leader – Charles Wright, Ritch’s/Superior – .875

1991 ISA ALL WORLD TEAM

  • Charles Wright, Ritch’s/Superior (14-16, .875, 6 HR)
  • Dirk Androff, Ritch’s/Superior (5 HR, 16 RBI)
  • Ron Parnell, Ritch’s/Superior
  • Britt Hightower, Ritch’s/Superior
  • Doug Roberson, Ritch’s/Superior
  • Dave Steffen, Ritch’s/Superior
  • Monty Tucker, Sunbelt/Worth
  • Todd Joerling, Sunbelt/Worth
  • Sylvan Little, Sunbelt/Worth
  • Greg Schulte, Sunbelt/Worth
  • Rob O’Leath, Power Pit
  • Alan Tanner, Power Pit
  • David Franklin, Power Pit (11-13, .846)
  • Ed Starcher, Stottler Stagg
  • Kenny Clark, Stottler Stagg
  • Mike Nye, Vernons

FINAL STANDINGS

1. Ritch’s-Superior, Windsor Locks, CT (4-0)
2. Sunbelt/Worth, Centerville, GA
3. Stottler Stagg, Cocoa, FL (4-2)
4. Skyhawk, Cape Coral, FL
5t. Bell Corp., Tampa, FL
5t. Power Pit, Cocoa, FL (2-2)
7t. Vernon’s, Jacksonville, FL
7t. Datum-Argus, Lebanon, TN
9t. WW Gay, Gainesville, FL
9t. Boys of Summer II, Miami, FL
9t. Back Porch, Fort Walton Beach, FL
9t. Treasure Coast, Fort Pierce, FL

*No info available on the final records

1990 ISA Men’s A Slow Pitch World Series

1990 held at Niceville, Florida.


Champion – Lighthouse, Stone Mountain, Georgia
Runner Up – Stottler Stagg, Cocoa, Florida


  • MVP – Ricky Huggins, Lighthouse (.645, 9 HR, 25 RBI)
  • HR Leader – Carl Rose, Lighthouse (.733) – 10
  • Batting Leader – Kevin Giddens, Lighthouse – .833
  • Defensive MVP – Chub Johnson, Stottler Stagg

ISA A All WORLD TEAM

  • Ricky Huggins, Lighthouse/Sunbelt
  • Carl Rose, Lighthouse/Sunbelt
  • Kevin Tiny Giddens, Lighthouse/Sunbelt
  • Curtis Williams, Lighthouse/Sunbelt
  • Sylvin Little, Lighthouse/Sunbelt
  • Dewayne Frizzell, Lighthouse/Sunbelt
  • Danny Worrell, Lighthouse/Sunbelt
  • Kenny Clark, Stottler Stagg (.726)
  • Jack Waldron, Stottler Stagg
  • Keith Glassgow, Stottler Stagg
  • Jim Griffin, Stottler Stagg
  • Scott Wallesa, Stottler Stagg
  • Jack Sprowles, Timeout Sports
  • Rick Beck, Timeout Sports
  • Cleveland Dortch, Timeout Sports
  • Simmey Cooley, Timeout Sports
  • Jody Neely, Back Porch
  • John Hicks, Back Porch
  • Parrish Barwick, Back Porch
  • Outstanding Manager – Meredith Tatum, Jr, Timeout Sports

FINAL RESULTS

1. Lighthouse/Sunbelt, Stone Mountain, GA (5-1)
2. Stottler Stagg, Cape Canaveral, FL (4-2)
3. Timeout Sports, Jackson, MS (6-2)
4. Back Porch, Niceville, FL (3-2)
5t. Vernon’s, Jacksonville, FL (3-2)
5t. Coils Plus, Longview, TX (2-2)
7t. Chem-Clean, Lebanon, TN (2-2)
7t. Jones Ranchers, Houston, TX (2-2)
9t. BelAir Cleaners, Mobile, AL (3-2)
9t. D&O, Macon, GA (3-2)
9t. Rick Downs. Pensacola, FL (3-2)
9t. Instant Landscape, Loxahatchee, FL (2-2)
13t. AFC/Mack Truck, Andalusiti, AL (2-2)
13t. State Line, Bastrop, LA (1-2)
13t. Stallions, Greenville, SC (1-2)
13t. John Collins, Birmingham, AL (1-2)
17t. Buddy’s A’s, Knoxville, TN (1-2)
17t. Southern Sports, Summerville, GA (0-2)
17t. Kennesaw Transport, Kennesaw, GA (0-2)
17t. Massey’s, Independence, LA (0-2)
17t. Hughes Sports, Columbus, GA (0-2)
17t. Moulton Furniture, Moulton, AL (0-2)
17t. Upsetters, Fairborn, GA (0-2)

1989 ISA Men’s Super Slow Pitch World Series

1989 held at Gastonia, North Carolina.


Champion – Bell Corp, Tampa Florida
Runner Up – Ritch’s Salvage, Harrisburg North Carolina


Bell Corp went 4-0 in this tournament Ritch’s won won their first two games before losing to Steele’s. Ritch’s had to come back through the losers bracket defeating Lighthouse, New Construction and getting revenge on Steele’s by eliminating them also by a 17-15 score. Ritch’s hit more HR than Steele’s did as well. . Ritch’s defeated Bell in the first final 11-7, but then came back to win the title 14-6 as John Beasley hit a 3-Run homer to get them back in the game after Britt Hightower’s homer gave Ritch’s an initial 5-0 lead. Mark Heirlmeier had 3 hits and a HR for Bell in the game. Danny Williams also had 3 hits for Bell.


  • MVP – John Beasley, Bell Corp. (13-17, .765, 2 HR, 12 RBI)
  • Defensive MVP – Greg Whitlock, Ritch’s Salvage
  • HR Leader –Dirk Androff, Steeles (14 RBI) – 6
  • Batting Leader – Dirk Androff, Steeles (14-17) – .823
  • Offensive MVP – Dirk Androff, Steeles (14-17, .823, 6 HR, 14 RBI)

ISA SUPER ALL WORLD TEAM

  • John Beasley, Bell Corp. (13-17, .765, 2 HR, 12 RBI)
  • Danny Williams, Bell Corp. (2 HR)
  • Mike Ambers, Bell Corp. (11-18, .611, 2 HR)
  • Mark Hierlmeier, Bell Corp. (11-19, .579, 5 HR)
  • Mark Martin, Bell Corp. (3 HR)
  • Mike Lewis, Bell Corp. (9-17, .529)
  • Britt Hightower, Ritch’s Salvage (3 HR, 17 RBI)
  • Charles Wright, Ritch’s Salvage (23-33, .697, 4 HR, 15 RBI)
  • Greg Whitlock, Ritch’s Salvage (22-34, .647)
  • Fred Trice, Ritch’s Salvage (3 HR)
  • Mike Nye, Ritch’s Salvage (13-27, .481)
  • Larry Neff, Ritch’s Salvage (20-29, .690)
  • Dirk Androff, Steele’s (14-17, .823, 6 HR, 14 RBI)
  • Mike Macenko, Steele’s
  • Ron Parnell, Steele’s
  • Cecil Whitehead, Steele’s
  • Tom Fehring, New Construction
  • Carl Rose, Lighthouse (12-20, .600. 4 HR, 15 RBI)
  • Myles Schexnaydre, Ken Michaels (8-12, .667)

OTHERS

  • Rodney Woods, Starpath (8-10, .800)
  • George Marshall, Gastonia H&A (11-16, .688)
  • Curtis Williams, Lighthouse (15-22, .682)
  • Kim Smith, Gastonia H&A (10-15, .667)
  • Bruce Meade, Ken Michaels (8-12, .667, 3 HR)
  • Tim White, Gastonia H&A (11-17, .647)
  • Cliff Carpenter, Bell Corp. (11-20, .550)
  • Greg Miller, Ritch’s (4 HR)
  • Kevin Giddens, Lighthouse (4 HR)
  • Britt Hightower, Ritch’s (3 HR, 17 RBI)
  • Fred Trice, Ritch’s (3 HR)

FINAL STANDINGS

1. Bell Corp., Tampa, FL (4-0)
2. Ritch’s Salvage, Harrisburg, NC (5-2)
3. Steele’s Silver Bullets, Grafton, OH (2-2)
4. New Construction, Shelbyville, IN (5-2)
5t. Ken Michaels, Rockville, MD (1-2)
5t. Lighthouse, Stone Mountain, GA (2-2)
7t. Starpath, Lexington, KY (1-2)
7t. Gastonia Heating & Air, Gastonia, NC (1-2)
9t. Maroadi Transfer, Pittsburgh, PA (0-2)
9t. Action Awards, Atlanta, GA (0-2)
9t. Sunbelt Plastics, Centerville, GA (0-2)
9t. Cannan Roofing, San Antonio, TX (0-2)

1988 ISA Men’s A Slow Pitch World Series

1988 held at Marietta, Georgia.


Champion – Lighthouse, Stone Mountain, Georgia
Runner Up – Dickie’s, Ashville, North Carolina


  • MVP – Rick Hollingsworth, Lighthouse (17-21, .810, 4 HR)
  • Batting Leader – Rick Hollingsworth, Lighthouse – .810
  • HR Leader – Silvin Little, Lighthouse – 8
  • Defensive MVP – Chip Sheffield, Lighthouse

ISA A ALL WORLD TEAM

  • Rick Hollingsworth, Lighthouse (17-21, .810, 4 HR)
  • Sylvin Little, Lighthouse (8 HR)
  • Bill Gatti, Lighthouse (7 HR)
  • Danny Holder, Lighthouse (.700, 6 HR)

FINAL STANDINGS – 77 teams total

1. Lighthouse, Stone Mountain, GA (5-0) won final over Dickies 31-15
2. Dickie’s, Ashville, NC
3. Vernons, Jacksonville, FL
4. Glass, Hammond, IN

Other teams entered.

Drew’s/Big T, Macon, GA
Rebels, Kissimmee, FL
Semco, Bartow, FL

1988 ISA Men’s Super Slow Pitch World Series

1988 held at Belmont, North Carolina.


Champion – Howard’s/Western Steer, Denver, North Carolina
Runner Up – Steele’s Silver Bullets, Grafton, Ohio


With the help of some explosive bats, Howard’s went undefeated in this event, going 4-0. They defeated Steele’s in the Championship game 14-7. Rick Wheeler hit 3 HR and Stan Harvey hit 2 for Howards. Cecil Whitehead also hit a HR. Number 1 ranked Steele’s was knocked into the losers bracket by Maroadi Transfer by a 19-15 score. Steele’s came back through the losers bracket and beat Maroadi in the losers bracket final 26-9. They hit 15 Home Runs in the game, including 6 in a row. When Marlton Trucking folded, teams added players from that team to their rosters. Lighthouse picked up Jim Fuller and Bill Gatti, while Howard’s grabbed Cecil Whitehead, Rick Wheeler and Paul Drilling. Howard’s had previously snatched up Britt Hightower when Smyth Sox folded earlier in the year. Steele’s got in on the action as they grabbed Bruce Meade, Doug Brown, Larry Fredieu and Buddy Slater from the Smythe Sox team. They grabbed Charles Wright to play in this tournament, who had been with the now disbanded Marlton Trucking team.


  • MVP – Cecil Whitehead, Howard’s (12-17, .706, 7 HR)
  • Defensive MVP – Charles Wright, Steele’s
  • HR Leader –Mike Macenko, Steele’s Silver Bullets (23-25, .920) – 13
  • Batting Leader – Mike Macenko, Steele’s Silver Bullets (23-25) – .920

1988 ISA All-World Team (incomplete)

  • Cecil Whitehead, Howard’s/Western Steer (12-17, .706, 7 HR)
  • Britt Hightower, Howard’s/Western Steer (14-16, .875, 6 HR)
  • Rick Wheeler, Howard’s/Western Steer (14-17, .824, 8 HR)
  • Rick Scherr, Howard’s/Western Steer (11-17, .647 4 HR)
  • Stan Harvey, Howard’s/Western Steer (10-16, .625, 5 HR)
  • Mike Macenko, Steele’s Sports (23-25, .920, 13 HR)
  • Charles Wright, Steele’s Sports
  • Bill Blake, Steele’s Sports
  • Bruce Meade, Steele’s Sports

*No other info available on the all-tournament team (Maroadi and Kirk’s/Ritch’s players)


FINAL STANDINGS

1. Howard’s/Western Steer, Denver, NC (4-0)
2. Steele’s Silver Bullets, Grafton, OH (4-2)
3. Maroadi Transfer, Pittsburgh, PA (2-2)
4. Kirk’s Glass/Ritch’s Salvage, Richmond, VA (2-2)
5t. Handy Pantry, Gastonia, NC (2-2)
5t. Lighthouse, Stone Mountain, GA (1-2)
7t. John Hanson Fence, Washington DC (1-2)
7t. Glass Wholesalers, Hammond, IN (1-2)
9t. Shelton Carpets/Willis Trucking, Dalton, GA (0-2)
9t. Tip Top Grocery, Greensboro, NC (0-2)

1987 ISA Men’s Super Slow Pitch World Series

 1987 held at Greensboro, North Carolina.


Champion – Steele’s Sports, Grafton, Ohio
Runner Up – Smythe Sox, Houston, Texas


Steele’s, put into the losers bracket by Smythe Sox by a 43-36 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 HR.


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

ISA SUPER ALL WORLD TEAM

  • Mike Macenko, Steele’s Sports (27-37, .730, 15 HR, 24 RBI)
  • Ron Parnell, Steele’s Sports (27-35, .771, 17 HR)
  • Doug Roberson, Steele’s Sports (14 HR)
  • Craig Elliott, Steele’s Sports (16 HR)
  • Jeff Stamps, Steele’s Sports (11 HR)
  • Scott Virkus, Steele’s Sports (12 HR)
  • 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

OTHERS

Monty Tucker, Steele’s Sports (12 HR)
Mike Bolen, Steele’s Sports (11 HR)


FINAL 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)