Category: USSSA B/C/D/E

1979 USSSA Men’s B Slow Pitch Worlds

1979 held at St. Louis, Missouri

Champion – Looking Glass, Los Angeles, California
Runner Up – Citizen Club, Jeannette, Pennsylvania

  • MVP – Mike Kendall, Looking Glass
  • HR Leader – N/A
  • Batting Leader – N/A


3B – Jim Clete Hoy, Danny’s Drilling (25-36, .694)
OF – Fred Fritz Drumm, Danny’s Drilling¬† (23-36, .639, 5 HR)

FINAL STANDINGS (Standings Incomplete)

1. Looking Glass, Los Angeles, CA (9-1)
2. Citizen Club, Jeannette, PA
3. Knights of Columbus, Cincinnati, OH
4. Danny’s Drilling/Ball Diamond Lounge, Newark (7-2)

Other teams participating include:

Miller Auto Parts, Redford, MI
Lee Supply, Washington, PA
Boward Insulation, Detroit, MI
Marion County Merchants, Belleview, FL
Lufkin Raiders, Lefkin, TX
Ronnies Auto Body, Worcester, MA
Sports Barn, Havelock, NC
Garrett’s Dandy Homes, Oklahoma, City, OK
Wilbur’s Bar-B-Que, Goldsboro, NC
KW of NorCal, Dublin, CA
First State Bank, Red Budd, IL
Auction Properties, Columbia, TN
Houston Wreckers, Houston, TX
Sports Haven, Dearborn, MI
Display Data, Baltimore, MD
Scottland County Merchants, NC
Skinny Dugans, Las Vegas, NV
Tom Benson Imports, TX
D&S Parks, MO
Lonzo’s, Belleville, IL 4-2
President’s Lounge, WI
Pitney County, FL
Cook’s Floral, WV
Ronnie’s Auto Body, MA
Harmony Homes, WI
Horn’s, WI

1978 USSSA Men’s B Slow Pitch Worlds

1978 held at Baldwin, New York.

Champion – Manchester Veneer 59’ers, Manchester, Georgia
Runner Up – Nikki’s Lounge, Detroit, Michigan

  • MVP– Chip Sheffield, Manchester Veneer 59ers’ (6 HR)
  • HR Leader – N/A
  • Batting Leader – N/A


P- Jim Cary, Looking Glass
C – Fred Trice, Manchester Veneer (4 HRs) – 119 HRs on the year
1B – Marcus Walker, Manchester Veneer (18-29, .620, 1 HR)
3B – Skeet Johnson, Manchester Veneer
OF – David Williamson, Manchester Veneer

FINAL STANDINGS (Standings Incomplete)

1. Manchester Veneer 59’ers, Manchester, GA (8-0)
2. Nikki’s Lounge, Detroit, MI
3. Looking Glass, Los Angeles

Other teams participating include:

Skinny Dugan’s Pub, Las Vegas, NV
Heidless, WI
Oakmont, Pittsburgh, PA
Main Street, Indianapolis, IN
Lee Supply, Washington, PA
Trojan Homes, MI
South Boston Bank, VA
CSW Construction, TN
Larry Strothers, NC
M&M Improvement, Detroit, MI
Bigham Tanks, NC
Rocky Mount Merchants, Rocky Mount, NC
Robert’s Importers, Polk County, FL
Horn’s Valley Inn, Batavia, WI
Parkway Liquor, Trenton, NJ

1977 USSSA Men’s B Slow Pitch Worlds

1977 held at Tullahoma, Tennessee.

Champion – Al’s Cafe, Bethel Park, Pennsylvania
Runner Up – Thurmers/Southwest, St. Louis, Missouri

  • MVP – Joe Aversa, Al’s Cafe
  • HR Leader – Mike Frederick, Pasquale’s
  • Batting Leader – N/A


Skeet Jones, Ram Neuse
Jim Burke, Thurmer’s/Southwest
Barry Glaser, Lee Supply
Ed Litty, Thurmer’s/Southwest
Jim Gricar, Al’s Cafe
Jim Picard, Al’s Cafe
Bill Schmidt, Lee Supply
John Paul, Al’s Cafe
John Bonzo, Thurmer’s/Southwest
Dave Snatchko, Al’s Cafe

FINAL STANDINGS (Standings Incomplete)

1. Al’s Cafe, Bethel Park, PA (8-1)
2. Thurmers/Southwest, St. Louis, MO (7-2)
3. Lee Supply, Washington, PA (6-2)
4. Etna Hotel, Arnold, PA (5-2)
5t. Ram Neuse, Kinston, NC (5-2)
5t. Pasquale’s, Detroit, MI (6-2)
7t. Softball City, Detroit, MI (7-2)
7t. Arrow Transfer, TN (6-2)
9t. Alexander’s Inn, Saxonburg, PA (3-2)
9t. Sonny’s, TN (3-2)
9t. Merchants, NV (3-2)
9t. Kynor Construction, McKeesport, PA (6-2)
13t. Hunt Bonner, TN (3-2)
13t. Heidel’s, WI (3-2)
13t. Neuse Sports, NC (4-2)
13t. Next Best Thing, WI (5-2)
17t. Renton Firemen, Renton, PA (3-2)
17t. Wintonaire, Rochester, NY (3-2)
17t. Trojan Homes, MI (2-2)
17t. Bird Cage, WI (2-2)
17t. Latin Lounge, OH (2-2)
17t. Lake to Lake, WI (3-2)
17t. Buzzard’s Roost, KY (3-2)
17t. Local 400, MI (3-2)
25t. Miller Auto, MI (3-2)
25t. Corner House, NJ (4-2)
25t. Stalling Oil, NC (4-2)
25t. Casa Di Pizza, NY (2-2)
25t. Lakeshore House, MI (2-2)
25t. Retzner & Zimmerman, IN (3-2)
25t. Libby’s Lounge, WI (2-2)
25t. Potter Hill, NC (2-2)
33t. Billy D’s, WI (2-2)
33t. Hill’s, TN (1-2)
33t. Bailey’s, SC (1-2)
33t. Watterson City, KY (2-2)
33t. Car Center, Baltimore, MD (2-2)
33t. Shifflett & Horn, MD (2-2)
33t. McDonald’s, MO (1-2)
33t. Nikki’s, Detroit, MI (1-2)
33t. West Side, TN (1-2)
33t. Little Caesars, MI (1-2)
33t. First National Bank, IL (1-2)
33t. Honey’s Pizza, Niagara Falls, NY (1-2)
33t. Honey Bucket, WI (2-2)
33t. Friar Tuck, VA (1-2)
33t. Big Bill’s, Dearborn Heights, MI (1-2)
33t. Dillon’s CA (1-2)
49t. Barbeque Kitchen, GA (2-2)
49t. Steve’s Inn, PA (2-2)
49t. Asches Tap, Milwaukee, WI (1-2)
49t. Ford Realty, KY (1-2)
49t. Fult’s, IL (1-2)
49t. Danbar, MI (1-2)
49t. Buckett’s, MO (1-2)
49t. CFW Construction, TN (1-2)
49t. Bucci Furniture, PA (1-2)
49t. Randy’s Carpet, VA (1-2)
49t. House of Copper, UT (1-2)
49t. Rajun Cajun’s, IN (1-2)
49t. Owen’s Moving, NC (0-2)
49t. Richt Spot, WI (0-2)
49t. Foust Brothers, MO (0-2)
49t. Rudolph-Libbe, Toledo, OH (0-2)
65t. Logger’s, IL (0-2)
65t. Parisi’s, MO (0-2)
65t. Looking Glass, Los Angeles, CA (0-2)
65t. Wolfe Meat, IN (0-2)
65t. Six Pence, MI (0-2)
65t. The Library, WI (0-2)
65t. Bar Launch, MA (0-2)
65t. Audioland, MI (0-2)
65t. New Mill Tap, IL (0-2)
65t. Boone’s, VA (0-2)
65t. Mi Pueblito, MO (0-2)
65t. Lestician Trucking, NJ (0-2)
65t. IMPCO, SC (0-2)
65t. Jack’s Convenient, KY (0-2)

1976 USSSA Men’s B Slow Pitch Worlds

1976 held at Tullahoma, Tennessee.

Champion – Forrest Hills Bowling, Rockford, Illinois
Runner Up – California Eagles, California, Pennsylvania

  • MVP – Clarence Horn, Forrest Hills Bowling
  • HR Leader – Bob Wade, Thurmer’s Bar – 9
  • Batting Leader – N/A


Dave Fortune, Etna Hotel
Sam Rocca, California Eagles
Jeff Lorenzotta, Al’s Cafe
Al Greiver, Horn’s Lounge
Rod Shives, Forrest Hills Bowling
John Paul, Al’s Cafe
Clarence Horn, Forrest Hills Bowling
Jim McManuc, California Eagles
Bob Wade, Thurmer’s Bar
Don Cox, Forrest Hills Bowling


1. Forrest Hills Bowling, Rockford, IL (7-0)
2. California Eagles, California, PA (6-2)
3. Etna Hotal, Arnold, PA (9-2)
4. Al’s Cafe, Library, PA (4-2)
5t. Horn’s Lounge, Baltimore, MD (4-2)
5t. Lake-to-Lake Dairys, Sheboygan, WI (6-2)
7t. Thurmer’s Bar, St. Louis, MO (7-2)
7t. Rainbow Sports, Walled Lake, MI (5-2)
9t. Arrow Transfer, Chattanooga, TN (3-2)
9t. CFW Construction, Fayetteville, TN (3-2)
9t. Marylabd National Bank, Frederick, MD (3-2)
9t. Renton Firemen, Pittsburgh, PA (4-2)
13t. Audioland, Fraser, MI (4-2)
13t. Bruners Diamond Bar, WI (4-2)
13t. Ram Neuse Mobile Homes, Kinston, NC (5-2)
13t. Rule Construction, Maryville, TN (3-2)
17t. Irwin Construction, Farmersville, IL (2-2)
17t. Chamberlain Garage, Hampton, VA (2-2)
17t. Trimaldi Landscaping, Rochester, NY (2-2)
17t. Keller Chrysler-Plymouth, Tullahoma, TN (3-2)
17t. Gaze Realty, Brockport, NY (4-2)
17t. MM&S Stars, Maysville, KY (2-2)
17t. Honney’s Pizza, Niagara Falls, NY (3-2)
17t. Kynor Construction, McKeesport, PA (2-2)
25t. Chilly’s, Monongahela, PA (3-2)
25t. Rock Ridge Rockets, Kenley, NC (2-2)
25t. St. John’s Amoco, Columbia, MD (3-2)
25t. Larimore Lounge, St. Louis, MO (3-2)
25t. Smith Clayton Dodge, Dayton, TN (2-2)
25t. Commack Sports Center, Smithtown, NY (2-2)
25t. Thor’s U-Haul, Racine, WI (2-2)
25t. Anderson Drillers, Maumee, OH (3-2)
33t. Car Center, Baltimore, MD (1-2)
33t. Braun’s, Red Bud, IL (1-2)
33t. Wolverine Aluminum, Lincoln, MI (2-2)
33t. J&K Sales, Detroit, MI (1-2)
33t. Bob’s Bird Cage, Milwaukee, WI (2-2)
33t. Kirby Sweepers, McKeesport, PA (1-2)
33t. Ralph’s Mobile Homes, Gaston, NC (1-2)
33t. Baron’s, Menomee Falls, WI (1-2)
33t. Right Spot, Milwaukee, WI (2-2)
33t. Lake Shore House, Great Point Farms, MI (2-2)
33t. Wintonaire, Rochester, NY (1-2)
33t. Skillets Fine Foods, Chattanooga, TN (2-2)
33t. Marsillio’s Light-Up, Detroit, MI (1-2)
33t. Loggers, Hecker, IL (1-2)
33t. Goins Janitor, Knoxville, TN (1-2)
33t. Clemente’s. Lincoln Park, MI (1-2)
49t. Alexander’s Inn, Cabot, PA (1-2)
49t. Moody’s, Smithfield, VA (1-2)
49t. Decora’s Restaurant, Towson, MD (1-2)
49t. Valley Sports, Syracuse, NY (0-2)
49t. Richie’s on Broadway, Milwaukee, WI (1-2)
49t. Westside Athletics, Chattanooga, TN (0-2)
49t. Smokey’s, Mason, OH (1-2)
49t. Les Langes Campers, St. Louis, MO (0-2)
49t. Dixon Music Company, Dalton, GA (0-2)
49t. Lendy’s, Lynchburg, VA (0-2)
49t. Heidel’s II, Jackson, WI (0-2)
49t. Jim’s Auto Body, Oaklynn, NJ (0-2)
49t. Deleware Chiefs. Muncie, IN (0-2)
49t. American Looking Glass, Los Angeles, CA (0-2)
49t. Stallings Oil, Rocky Mount, NC (0-2)
49t. Pep’s Steak House, Trenton, NJ (0-2)
65t. Smithfield Merchants, Smithfield, VA (0-2)
65t. South Milwaukee Arcade, Milwaukee, WI (0-2)
65t. Adray Appliance, Dearborn. MI (0-2)
65t. Robo Wash, Virginia Beach, VA (0-2)
65t. Factory Furniture, Winchester, TN (0-2)
65t. Velvet Textile, Blackstone, VA (0-2)
65t. Office Lounge, Muncie, IN (0-2)
65t. Insurance Corner, St. Louis, MO (0-2)
65t. Virginia Merchants, Newport, VA (0-2)
65t. Fredonia, Fredonia, TN (0-2)

1975 USSSA Men’s B Slow Pitch Worlds

1975 held at Detroit, Michigan.

Champion – Negrich Brothers, Kittanning, Pennsylvania
Runner Up – Kynor Construction, McKeesport, Pennsylvania

  • MVP – Bill Sepich, Negrich (6-0 Pitching, 11-21, .524)
  • HR Leader – Tom Miller, Negrich Brothers – 3
  • Batting Leader – N/A


Chud Cunningham, Negrich Brothers (14-24, .583)
Bob Haye, Negrich Brothers (8-21, .381)
Bob Isenberg, Negrich Brothers (16-22, .727)
John Sepich, Negrich Brothers (10-22, .455)
Tom Miller, Negrich Brothers (9-21, .429, 3 HR)


1. Negrich Brothers, Kittanning, PA
2. Kynor Construction, McKeesport, PA
3. Alexander’s Inn, Saxonburg, PA
4. Honey’s Pizza, Niagara Falls, NY
5t. Chillies Place, Monongahela, PA


Thurmers Bar, St. Louis, MO
Buena Vista, Independence, VA
Queen City Patterns, Miamitown, OH
Seaway, Trenton, NJ

Negrich Brothers Scores

W 9-1 Thurmer’s Bar, St. Louis, MO
W 6-4 Buena Vista, Indenepnence, VA
W 11-3 Queen City Patterns, Miamitown, OH
W 10-8 Seaway, Trenton, NJ
W 19-14 Honey’s Pizza, Niagara Falls, NY
W 22-13 Kynor Construction, McKeesport, PA

Negrich Brothers Stats

Bob Isenberg 16-22 .727
Gary Smith 13-21 .619
Chud Cunningham 14-24, .583
Ed Lemmon 13-24 .542
Bill Sepich 11-21 .524
John Sepich 10-22 .455
Tom Miller 9-21 .429
Denny Marken 9-22 .409
Bob Haye 8-21 .381
Lee McCullough 6-17 .353
Marty Henry 3-5 .600
Jim Nelson 1-2 .500
Bob Beuth 1-3 .333

1974 USSSA Men’s B Slow Pitch Worlds

1974 held at Kinston, North Carolina.

Champion – Queen City Patterns, Miamitown, Ohio
Runner Up – Roscoe Cairns, Washington, Pennsylvania

  • MVP – Jerry Wilcon, Queen City Patterns (14-26, .538, 5 HR)
  • HR Leader – Bill Carnes, Douglas Auto
  • Batting Leader – N/A


P – Ken Boatright, Queen City (8-20, .400)
C – Jim Duke, Queen City (12-21, .571)
1B – Tom Daskovitch, Etna Hotel
2B – Mike Mahalek, Dooley’s
SS – Cliff Winette, Roscoe Cairns
3B – Bill Schmidt, Roscoe Cairns
OF – Steve Rogers, Queen City (12-26, .462)
OF – Jerry Wilson, Queen City (14-26, .538, 5 HR)
OF – Bucky Bolyard, Roscoe Cairns
OF – Tom Stone, Westside Sports


Jim Kuhn, Queen City (14-24, .583, 3 HR, 14 RBI)
Jerome Youngblood, Queen City (12-27, .444, 5 HR, 21 RBI)


1. Queen City Patterns, Miamitown, OH (6-0)
2. Roscoe Cairns, Washington, PA (9-2)
3. Etna Hotal, Arnold, PA
4. Dooley’s Clothing, Elkhorn, WI
5t. Frazier’s Bombers, Roanoke Rapids, NC
5t. Westside Sports, Plymouth, MI
7t. Car Center, Baltimore, MD


Bill’s Shamrock, Redbud, IL
Indiana Lanes, Wyandott, MI
Greenert’s AC, Kentucky
Planters National Bank, Nashville, TN
Sportsville, Wilson, NC
Douglas Auto, Racine, WI
Car Center, Baltimore, MD
Montgomery Ward, Rocky Mount, NC
Ram Neuse, Kinston, NC
Williams Billiards, Wilson, NC
Bucci Furniture, Vandergrift, PA

1973 USSSA Men’s B Slow Pitch Worlds

1973 held at St. Louis, Missouri.

Champion – Sol Mintz, Washington, Pennsylvania
Runner Up – Etna Hotel, Arnold, Pennsylvania

  • MVP – Gary Smith, Sol Mintz
  • HR Leader – N/A
  • Batting Leader – N/A


Chuck Yesenchak, Sol Mintz (2 HR in 16-10 final)
George Taylor, Sol Mintz
Sam Rocca, Sol Mintz
Denny Brown, Sol Mintz
Tom Miller, Etna Hotel (13 HR)
George Talsma, Douglas Auto
Dan Helfrich, Shamrocks (16-24, .667)


1. Sol Mintz, Washington, PA
2. Etna Hotal, Arnold, PA (10-2)
3. Douglas Auto, Racine, WI
4. Shamrocks, Belleville, IL (6-2)


Belle Vernon, Fayette County, PA
Harding Supply, Rochester, NY
Empire Boat Sales, Rochester, NY
Alexander Inn, Saxonburg, PA
Mayer Zukonik Ecorse, MI
Eagles Aerie 545, East St. Louis
Stags, Caseyville, IL
WJIG, Tullahoma, TN
Campbell Construction, Louisville, KY
Spirit of St. Louis, St. Louis, MO
Avis Rentals, Rocky Mount, NC
300 Pro Shop, Detroit, MI

1972 USSSA Men’s B Slow Pitch Worlds

1972 held at Baltimore, Maryland.

Champion – Sol Mintz, Washington, Pennsylvania
Runner Up – Etna Hotel, Arnold, Pennsylvania

  • MVP – Gary Smith, Sol Mintz
  • HR Leader – George Talsma, Douglas Auto – 7
  • HR Leader – Red Kowalski, Etna Hotel – 7
  • Batting Leader – N/A


P – Ray Wizzer White, Etna Hotel
P – Rick DeLeo, Sportarama
C – Bob Oliver, Sportarama
1B – Tom ‘Lumpy’ Daskovich, Etna Hotel
2B – George Talsma, Douglas Auto (13-25, .520, 7 HR)
3B – Jim Kuhn, Copper Marina
SS – George Taylor, Sol Mintz
IF – Carl Wade, Etna Hotel
OF – Mike Ennis, Smith Towing
OF – Gary Pinnow, Douglas (12-24, .500, 6 HR)
OF – Ed Gaffney, Sportarama
OF – Red Kowalski, Etna Hotel (7 HR)
OF – Chuck Yesenchak, Sol Mintz (2 HR in final)
UTIL – Joe Kern, Sol Mintz
UTIL – Jim Dimusio, Etna Hotel
MGR – Bill Christy, Sol Mintz


1. Sol Mintz, Washington, PA (7-0)
2. Etna Hotal, Arnold, PA (9-2)
3. Douglas Auto Wash, Racine, WI (5-2)
4. Sportarama, Hicksville, NY (6-2)
5t. Coppers Marina (Queen City Pattern), Law, IN (5-2)
5t. Smith’s, Baltimore, MD (5-2)
7t. Reichert’s News, Milwaukee, WI (4-2)
7t. Baden Roadrunners, Rochester, NY (3-2)
9t. Surry Colonials, Surry, VA (5-2)
9t. Bank of Smithfield, Smithfield, VA (5-2)
9t. Tax Savers, Detroit, MI (4-2)
9t. Renzie’s Lounge, Pittsburgh, PA (3-2)
13t. Anderson Home Care, Poughkeepsie, NY (4-2)
13t. Myron Club 29, Rochester, NY (3-2)
13t. Brooklyn Dodgers, Baltimore, MD (3-2)
13t. Camp Tire, Roanoke Rapids, NC (3-2)
17t. Jules Brothers, Miami, FL (3-2)
17t. W.A. Thompson, Williamsburg, VA (3-2)
17t. Westbrook Village, Cincinnati, OH (3-2)
17t. KY Model Shop, Louisville, KY (3-2)
17t. Shamrocks, Belleville, IL (2-2)
17t. Bachelors II, Kenoska, WI (2-2)
17t. Jet Sets, Pittsburgh, PA (2-2)
17t. Bassett Motel, Williamsburg, VA (2-2)
25t. Twin Kegs, Taylor, MI (2-2)
25t. Sgrignias, New Kensington, PA (2-2)
25t. Gus’s Manor Inn, Baltimore, MD (2-2)
25t. Greenview Body Shop, Louisville, KY (2-2)
25t. Mayor trolley, Taylor, MI (2-2)
25t. Knopfel’s Guy, Pittsburgh, PA (2-2)
25t. Peterson, Howell & Heather, Baltimore, MD (2-2)
25t. Tarters, Eloise, MI (1-2)
33t. Mertzmen, Louisville, KY (1-2)
33t. Giannerinis, Baltimore, MD (1-2)
33t. White Allen, Dayton, OH (1-2)
33t. Tim Tam AC, Louisville, KY (1-2)
33t. Buckeye Carry Out, Toledo, OH (1-2)
33t. Universal Underwriters, Louisville, KY (1-2)
33t. Curtis Athletic Club, Dayton, OH (1-2)
33t. Alpha Engineering, Apollo, PA (1-2)
33t. Sonny’s Hollow, Westport, CT (1-2)
33t. Union 76, Covington, KY (1-2)
33t. Tractormen, Louisville, KY (1-2)
33t. Raven’s Nest, Baltimore, MD (1-2)
33t. House of Miller, Baltimore, MD (1-2)
33t. William F. DeCarbo, New Castle, PA (1-2)
33t. Guiseppi’s, NJ (1-2)
33t. Motor Freight, York, PA (1-2)
49t. Up and Down Lounge, Milwaukee, WI (0-2)
49t. Car Center, Baltimore, MD (0-2)
49t. unavailable (0-2)
49t. unavailable (0-2)
49t. unavailable (0-2)
49t. unavailable (0-2)
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1971 USSSA Men’s B Slow Pitch Worlds

1971 held at Petersburg, Virginia.

Champion – Sportarama, Hicksville, New York
Runner Up – Sol Mintz, Washington, Pennsylvania

  • MVP – N/A
  • HR Leader – N/A
  • Batting Leader – N/A


Jack Eneix, Sol Mintz
Stan Majesky, Sol Mintz
Denny Brown, Sol Mintz


1. Sportarama, Hicksville, NY (7-1)
2. Sol Mintz, Washington, PA (9-2)
3. Renzie Lounge, Pittsburgh, PA (5-2)
4. Reichert’s News, Milwaukee, WI (4-2)
5t. Muldowney’s Too, NY (5-2)
5t. Gus’s Manor Inn, MD (4-2)
7t. Etna Hotel, Arnold, PA (5-2)
7t. Roman Carousel, Queens, NY (3-2)
9t. Surry Colonials, Surrey, VA (4-2)
9t. New York Life, Hicksville, NY (4-2)
9t. Tim Tam AC, Louisville, KY (3-2)
9t. Nitecap Rest, Poughkeepsie, NY (3-2)
13t. Blawnox AC, Pittsburgh, PA (3-2)
13t. Union 76, Covington, KY (3-2)
13t. New Rainbow Tavern, Bristol, PA (2-2)
13t. Jerry-Earl’s, Rochester, NY (3-2)
17t. Russell’s Nursery, NY (2-2)
17t. St. Anthony, New Kensington, PA (2-2)
17t. William F. DeCarbo, New Castle, PA (3-2)
17t. Redwood Lounge, Lancaster, PA (2-2)
17t. Ramsey Lounge, Rochester, NY (2-2)
17t. The Crest, WI (2-2)
17t. Brooklyn Dodgers, Baltimore, MD (2-2)
17t. Big L’s All Stars, New Rochelle, NY (2-2)
25t. EJ Gibbons, OH (2-2)
25t. Halls & Hostetters 66, VA (2-2)
25t. First National Bank, FL (2-2)
25t. Creative Investment Services, FL (1-2)
25t. Jockey Club, Westport, CT (1-2)
25t. Timmel’s Tavern, WI (1-2)
25t. The Place, Poughkeepsie, NY (1-2)
25t. Ponderosa, OH (1-2)
33t. Tax Saver, Detroit, MI (1-2)
33t. Lum’s Restaurant, Rochester, NY (1-2)
33t. Ports Sport Shop, Baltimore, MD (1-2)
33t. Apollo Softball, Kittanning, PA (1-2)
33t. Baldwin AC, Baldwin, NY (0-2)
33t. DeGregory’s, Pittsburgh, PA (0-2)
33t. West End Grill, Newburg, NY (0-2)
33t. Buckingham Palace, OH (0-2)
33t. Clingesmith TV, New Castle, PA (0-2)
33t. VA-Car Furniture, Roanoke, NC (0-2)
33t. Local 1058, MI (0-2)
33t. Rappl’s, NY (0-2)
33t. KY Model Shop, Louisville, KY (0-2)
33t. Squires, Petersburg, VA (0-2)
33t. Doyle’s Texaco, Roanoke, NC (0-2)
33t. Kingsmen AC, VA (0-2)
49. Little Messels, NC (0-2)

1970 USSSA Men’s B Slow Pitch Worlds

1970 held at Petersburg, Virginia.

Champion – Reichert’s News, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Runner Up – DiGregory’s, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • MVP – Mike Farrington, Reichert’s
  • HR Leader – N/A
  • Batting Leader – N/A


Gary Smith, Sol Mintz
Denny Brown, Sol Mintz


1. Reickert’s News, Milwaukee, WI
2. DiGregory’s, Pittsburgh, PA
3. Sol Mintz, Washington, PA (5-2)
4. N/A
5. Jim’s Sports Shop, New Kensington, PA
6. Queen City Patterns, Miamitown, OH
7. N/A
8. N/A
9. Boyka Tavern, Finleyville-Washington, PA (4-2)

Other teams participating (Pre-Tournament records)

Reichert’s News, Milwaukee, WI (85-15)
Sol Mintz, Washington, PA (53-3)
Queen City Pattern, Miamitown, OH (49-9)
Boyka Tavern, Finleyville-Washington, PA (20-8)
St. Anthony Club, New Kensington, PA
Ted’s Bakery, Hamilton, OH (33-9)
Dreir Tool and Die, Cincinnati, OH (33-8)
Curtis AC, Dayton, OH (36-15)
Homeplate Lounge, Covington, KY (19-8)
Clingensmith TV, New Castle, PA (45-5), 3-2 record in the tournament
Doyle’s Texaco, Roanoke Rapids, NC (55-15)
Don and Jims, Crescent Springs, KY (46-8)
Dick’s, Hebron, KY (32-2)
Cavalier AC, Petersburg, VA (58-14)
Ulrich AC, Louisville, KY
Blawnox AC, Pittsburgh, PA
Jockey Club, Westport, CT
Cavalier AC II, Petersburg, VA (44-26)
Shematek Oil, Newport News, VA
JT Morris Funeral Home, Petersburg, VA
Hopewell VFW


DeGregorys – Surry 16-2 (John Praski 3 HR)
Hammrick Mills – Knights of St. Johns 5-4
Reichert’s – Universal Insurance 9-5
Tony’s Lounge – Mike’s Bar 7-5
Cavalier AC – Curtis AC 7-0
Boyka Tavern – Homeplate Lounge 3-0
Drier’s Tool and Die – Rockbridge 7-1
Fairdale Clark Electric – Lone Elm 9-0
Doyle’s Texaco – Smithfield 7-2
St Anthony -bye
Clingensmith – South Carolina 7-4
Ponderosa -bye
Don and Jim’s – Avant Garde 5-0
Roy’s Food Center -bye
Hopewell VFW – Ulrich’s 7-4
Jim’s Sports Center -bye
Queen City – K&D Tap 7-0
Earl’s Enterprises – JT Morris 11-8
Action Sports – Corner Grocerr 6-5
Deck’s – Gould’s Funeral Home 15-5
Sol Mintz -Kentucky 8-1
MJ Gibbons – Crossroads 7-0
Dixie Novelty – Stumble Bombs 5-0
Uncle Louie’s – June’s Boys 10-9
Degregory – Hammrick 12-6 (Charles Speck 2 HRs, Sonny DeCarlo 5-7 in 2 games)
Reicherts – Tony’s Lounge 10-2
Cavalier AC – Boyka 7-3
Fairdale Clark – Drier’s Tool 9-8
Doyle’s Texaco – St Anthony 7-6
Clingensmith TV – Ponderosa, Toledo 18-7 (Bill Wise 2 HRs)
Don and Jims – Roy’s Food Center 5-4
Jim’s Sports – Hopewell VFW 10-4
Jockey Club – McFaddens 11-2
Queen City – Earl’s Ent, Rochester 9-8
Sol Mintz – Decks 14-1
Shematcek – Ann’s 7-1
Avant Garde – Cavalier II 9-4
MJ Gibbons – Dixie Novelty 11-7
Clingensmith TV – Don and Jims 11-8
Degregory – Clingensmith TV 10-9
Jockey Club – Queen City
Sol Mintz – Detroit 13-4
Sol Mintz – Jim’s Sporting Goods 12-4
Reicherts – Sol Mintz 10-9

Losers Bracket

Crossroads – Stumble Bombs 7-0
Rockbridge – Lone Elm 13-1
Queen City – Hammrick Mill 10-8
Boyka – Ulrich’s 13-4
Boyka – Blawnox-PA 8-5
Queen City – Clingensmith TV 4-2
Boyka – Don and Jims 9-5
Jockey Club – Boyka 11-4 (Boyka, 4-2, finished 10th) – George Wessell (14-20, .700)
Queen City – Jockey Club 4-2
Jims Sports – Queen City 9-1 (Queen City finished 6th)
Degregory – Sol Mintz 3-2


Reicherts – Degregory 15-2