Category: ISA

1986 ISA Men’s Super Slow Pitch World Series

1986 held at Houston, Texas.


Co-Champion – Howard’s/Western Steer – Denver, North Carolina
Co-Champion – Smythe Sox – Houston, Texas


Declared co-champs due to rain. Howards and Smythe Sox were tied 13-13 in winners bracket finals, when rains came and eventually ended the tournament, thus forcing officials to declare co-champs.


  • No MVP Named. No info available on any statistical leaders or All World Team.

ISA SUPER ALL WORLD TEAM

  • no information available – there may not have been one selected due to tournament ending early

FINAL STANDINGS (INCOMPLETE)

1t. Howard’s/Western Steer, Denver, NC (3-0)
1t. Smythe Sox, Houston, TX (3-0)
?- Ardis Roofing, Greenwood, SC

*No information available on the remaining 9 teams standings or their records

1985 ISA Men’s Super Slow Pitch World Series

1985 held at Wilmington, North Carolina.


Champion – Howard’s/Western Steer, Denver, North Carolina
Runner Up – Elite Coatings, Gordon, Georgia


Elite defeated Steele’s 26-25 in the opening game and then lost to Howard’s in the winners bracket final on the 3-team World Series. Elite then beat Steeles 31-21 in the losers bracket final to earn the right to play Howards for the Championship. Elite captured the first final 34-21, only to see Howard’s come back behind the performance of MVP Don Arndt to win the final championship game 26-15. Elite was the Nations top ranked team entered the tournament with a 96-5 record, including 9 wins in its 11 meetings with Howard’s. Elite now stood at 99-7. Arndt was 9-11 with 8 HR. HR Leader Bruce Meade hit 4 HR each in the losers bracket final and the Championship game to finish with 12 to lead the tournament.


  • MVP – Don Arndt, Howard’s/Western Steer (hit 4 HR in the winners bracket final).- 9-11, .818, 8 HR
  • Co-Defensive MVP – Stan Harvey, Howard’s/Western Steer
  • Co-Defensive MVP – Cliff Carpenter, Steele’s
  • HR Leader – Bruce Meade, Elite Coatings – 12
  • Batting Leader – Bruce Meade, Elite – .783

ISA ALL WORLD TEAM

  • Don Arndt, Howard’s/Western Steer (9-11, .818. 8 HR)
  • Bill Blake, Howard’s/Western Steer (10-13, .769)
  • Mark Hierlmeier, Howard’s/Western Steer (10-14, .714)
  • Richard Wilborn, Howard’s/Western Steer
  • Curtis Williams, Howard’s/Western Steer
  • Clyde Guy, Howard’s/Western Steer
  • Stan Harvey, Howard’s/Western Steer
  • Rick Wheeler, Elite Coatings
  • Bill Gatti, Elite Coatings
  • Bruce Meade, Elite Coatings (.783, 12 HRs)
  • Doug Brown, Elite Coatings
  • Bill Pollack, Elite Coatings
  • Charles Wright, Elite Coatings
  • Mike Macenko, Steele’s Sports
  • Ernie Montgomery, Steele’s Sports
  • Cliff Carpenter, Steele’s Sports

FINAL STANDINGS

1. Howard’s/Western Steer, Denver, NC (2-1)
2. Elite Coatings, Gordon, GA (3-2)
3. Steele’s Sports, Grafton, OH (0-2)


SCORES

Elite 27 Steeles 26
Howards 32 Elite 10
Elite 31 Steeles 21
Elite 34 Howards 21
Howards 26 Elite 15

1984 ISA Men’s A Slow Pitch World Series

1984 held at Birmingham, Alabama.


Champion – Don’s Foliage, Nashville, Tennessee
Runner Up – Huntsville Royals, Huntsville, Alabama


  • MVP – Steve “Cotton” Bullard, Don’s Foliage (.700, 6 HR)
  • Batting Leader – ?
  • HR Leader – ?
  • Defensive MVP – Tony Trumphour, Don’s Foliage

ISA CLASS A ALL WORLD TEAM

  • Cotton Bullard, Don’s Foliage
  • Tony Trumphour, Don’s Foliage
  • Randy Gwinn, Don’s Foliage
  • Skip Holcomb, Don’s Foliage
  • Danny Duncan, Don’s Foliage
  • Kenny Mayfield, Don’s Foliage
  • Bobby Womack, Don’s Foliage
  • Butch Snyder, Don’s Foliage

FINAL STANDINGS

1. Don’s Foliage, Nashville, TN (5-0)
2. Huntsville Royals, Huntsville, AL
3. Solway Hardware, Oak Ridge, TN
4. Action Properties, Columbia, TN

Other teams:

Arrowhead Products, Birmingham, AL
Murfreesboro Softball Club, Murfreesboro, TN

1984 ISA Men’s Super Slow Pitch World Series

1984 held at Birmingham, Alabama.


Champion – Howard’s/Western Steer, Denver North Carolina
Runner Up – Elite Coatings/Hargis Enterprises, Gordon, Georgia


Howard’s/Western Steer won the two finals, 30-8 and 21-14 over Elite Coatings/Hargis Enterprises. Due to the residency rule, Howard’s had 3 players that played for Howard’s/No. 1 Electric. Elite Coatings/Hargis Enterprises had the same thing going on with his Elite team. He was only allowed to use players from Georgia.


  • MVP – Rick Scherr, Howard’s/Western Steer (25-33, .758, 16 HR, 31 RBI)
  • HR Leader – Buck Buchanon, Howard’s/Western Steer (.706) – 17
  • Batting Leader – Rick Scherr, Howard’s/Western Steer – .758

ISA SUPER ALL TOURNAMENT TEAM (incomplete)

  • Rick Scherr, Howard’s/Western Steer (.758, 16 HR)
  • Buck Buchanon, Howard’s/Western Steer (.706, 17 HR)
  • Clyde Guy, Howard’s/Western Steer (.714, 15 HR)
  • Darrell Misenheimer, Howard’s/Western Steer (.750, 15 HR)
  • Charles Wright, Elite Coatings/Hargis Enterprises

No info available on remainder of all-world team (Elite and Blanton players)


FINALS STANDINGS (incomplete)

1. Howard’s/Western Steer, Denver, NC (3-1)
2. Elite Coatings/Hargis Enterprises, Gordon, GA (3-2)
3. Blanton’s, Fayetteville, NC (1-2)
4. K&D, Birmingham, AL (0-2)