Category: USSSA Women’s Major

1970 USSSA Women’s Major Slow Pitch World Series

1970 held at Louisville, Kentucky


Champion – East End Debs, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (24-4)
Runner Up – Pittsburgh Orioles, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


The Debs beat Orioles twice behind the pitching of Mary Jane Magel. The Debs had to defeat the Louisville Saints 3-1, the Louisville Roadrunners 3-2 and then defeat the Orioles in the first final 2-1. In the final Championship game, Magel once again spun her magic and led the Debs to the championship via a 5-1 win.


  • MVP – Sue Stead, Debs
  • Batting Leader – N/A
  • HR Leader – N/A

1970 ALL WORLD TEAM

P – Mary Jane Magel, Debs
C – Becky Stevenson, Orioles
IF – Maureen Nolan, Debs
IF – Bonnie Perella, Debs
IF – Sue Stead, Debs
IF – Debbie Cecerie, Debs
IF – Carliss Bivens, Saints
OF – Shirley Bowens, Muxworthys
OF – Sandy Baird, Roadrunners
OF – Barb Munch, Oregon Girls


FINAL STANDINGS (Incomplete)

1. East End Debs, Pittsburgh, PA (5-0)
2. Pittsburgh Orioles, Pittsburgh, PA (4-2)
3. Saints and Sinners, Louisville, KY
4. Roadrunners, Louisville, KY
5. Muxworthy’s Ski Haus, Rochester, NY
6. Oregon Girls, Toledo, OH
Baierl Chevrolet, Pittsburgh
Hi-Landers, Louisville, KY
FOP Majorettes, Louisville
Penn Hills, Pittsburgh, PA
Toledo Aamcoettes, Toledo, OH
Cabbage Patch, Louisville
Toledo B&H, Toledo, OH
Wisconsin Merchants, Milwaukee, WI
Messmer Girls, Henrietta, NY

1969 USSSA Women’s Major Slow Pitch World Series

1969 held at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.


Champion – Hi-Landers, Louisville, Kentucky
Runner Up – East End Debs, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


The East End Debs forced the final game by edging out the undefeated Hi-Landers by a 3-2 score. The Championship game was a 5-0 shutout victory for the Louisville squad. Both teams defeated such outstanding teams as the Louisville FOP Majorettes, Toledo Misfits and the Pittsburgh Orioles. There was limited information on this tournament


  • MVP – Janet Childress, Hi-Landers
  • Batting Leader – N/A
  • HR Leader – Debbie Lesesne, Orioles

1969 ALL WORLD TEAM

P – Mary Jane Magel, East End Debs
C – Mary Bumgardner, Highlanders
1B – Patty Eubank, FOP Majorettes
2B – Donna Hall, Highlanders
3B – Joan Thomas, Highlanders
SS – Sue Stead, East End Debs
OF – Jerri Reidel, East End Debs
OF – Janet Schmitt, East End Debs
OF – Lynda Penick, Highlanders
OF – Janet Helfich, Georgetown Village


FINAL STANDINGS (Incomplete)

1. Hi-Landers, Louisville, KY
2. East End Debs, Pittsburgh, PA
3. FOP Majorettes, Louisville, KY
4. Georgetown Village, Toledo, OH
5. Pittsburgh Orioles, Pittsburgh, PA
Toledo Misfit Girls, Toledo, OH
Muxworthy’s Ski Haus, Rochester, NY
Huntz Tavern, Pittsburgh, PA
Ducker Girls, Cincinnati, OH
Finkleman Furniture Girls, Cincinnati, OH