Long Island ASA Men's Softball Champions (1955-94)

1955-60 the Long Island champ went to the Nationals

1961-1965, The Long Island Nassau and Suffolk County Tournament Champs played with the  New York City teams that won their respective Borough Tournaments, along with the Westchester County champ played the NYC-LI Metropolitan Championship Tournament for the berth to the National  -- The winner would be the New York City Metro Champ. In 1962, the Westchester County champ went to the New York State Championship Tournament instead.

1966 - Long Island and New York City split into 2 separate Metro Associations, each holding their own Championship Tournament to see who got the national berth.

From 1967 to the late 1970s-early 1980s, Both the New York City and Long Island teams would play in the Mid-Atlantic Regional Tournament along with teams from Westchester County, Metro Rochester, New York State and New Jersey to get the National berth.

Year

Class

Champion (County Listed, if known)

1955 Open

Oscar's Alleys, Islip Terrace-Suffolk County (went to Open national as Suffolk County rep)
Maltese Drug, Wantagh-Nassau County (went to Open national as Nassau County rep)

1956 Open Maltese Drug, Wantagh (went to Open national as Long Island rep)
1957 Open Viking Insurance, Wantagh (went to Open national as Long Island rep)
1958 Open Viking Insurance A.C., Wantagh - beat Maltese-II, Wantagh
(Viking Insurance went to Open national as Long Island rep)
1959 Open Viking A.C., Wantagh - beat Maltese-II, Wantagh
(Viking AC  went to Open national as Long Island rep)
    * From 1960 to 1965, the teams playing in the NYC-LI Metro are listed below
1960 Open Nassau Merchants, Wantagh, Long Island - beat Waljo Builders, Armonk, Westchester
(Merchants won Open NYC Metro, went to Open Nationals)
Industrial Grumman Aircraft, Bethpage - beat Waljo Builders, Armonk, Westchester
(Merchants won Open NYC Metro, went to Open Nationals) (won Industrial NYC Metro, went to Industrial national)

1961

Open

Grumman Intruders, Bethpage (won L.I. District, but lost in NYC Metro)
Industrial Grumman Aircraft, Bethpage (won NYC Metro, went to Industrial national)

1962

Open

Grumman Intruders, Bethpage (won L.I. District, but lost in NYC Metro)
Industrial Grumman Aircraft, Bethpage (won NYC Metro, went to Industrial national)

1963

Open

Babylon Republican Club, West Babylon #  (won NYC Metro, went to Open national)
Musicaro Foods, Massapequa  (host team for Nationals)

Industrial Grumman Aircraft, Bethpage (won NYC Metro, went to Industrial national)

1964

Open

Musicaro Foods, Massapequa  #  (won NYC Metro, went to Open national)

Industrial Grumman Aircraft, Bethpage (won NYC Metro, went to Industrial national)

1965

Open

Musicaro Foods, Massapequa  #  (won NYC Metro, went to Open national)

Industrial Grumman Aircraft, Bethpage (won NYC Metro, went to Industrial national)

1966

Open

County Sports, Levittown (went to Open national as first Long Island Metro ASA champ)

Industrial Grumman Aircraft, Bethpage (went to Industrial national as first LI Metro ASA champ)

1967

Open

West Babylon A.A., Babylon  
County Sports, Levittown  (won Region-10) (went to national)

Industrial Grumman Aircraft, Bethpage (went to Industrial national)
Long Island Lighting, Hicksville  (host team for National)

1968

Open

Wantagh Hotel, Wantagh
County Sports, Levittown  (defending Region-10 champ, won region and host team for National)

Industrial Long Island Lighting, Hicksville (went to Industrial national)
Grumman Aircraft, Bethpage   (went to Industrial National-defending champs)

1969

Open

Hicksville Astro Motor Inn, Hicksville  (won region-10) (went to national)
County Sports, Levittown   (went to Open National-defending champs)

Industrial Grumman Aircraft, Bethpage (went to Industrial national)

1970

Open

St. James A.C., Smithtown 
County Sports, Levittown  (won Region-10) (went to national)
Hicksville Motor Inn Astros, Hicksville - defending Region-10 champ,
(chose not to defend their title and play in the USSSA Worlds)

Industrial Long Island Lighting, Hicksville  (went to Industrial national)
Nassau County Police Department, Mineola  (host team for National)

1971

Open

County Sports, Levittown  (won Region-10, declared illegal)
South Shore Outdoor (St. James AC), Smithtown  (went to Open national)
(named Region-10 Champ after County Sports declared  ineligible by ASA)

Industrial Nassau County Police Department, Mineola (went to Industrial National)

1972

Open

Empire County Sports, Levittown  (won region-10) (went to national)

A

Vernhardt's Inn, Levittown  (went to "A" national)

Industrial Nassau County Police Department, Mineola (went to Industrial National)

1973

Open

Empire County Astros, Levittown  (won region-10) (went to national)

A

W-B, Levittown  (went to "A" national)
Levittown Legion, Levittown  (went to "A" National-defending champs)

Industrial Nassau County Police Department, Mineola (went to Industrial National)

1974

Open

Empire County Sports, Levittown  (won region-10) (went to national)

A

Hermann's World of Sports, Valley Stream  (went to "A" national)

Levittown Legion, Levittown  (host team for the ASA "A" National)

Industrial Grumman Aircraft, Bethpage (went to Industrial national)
Industrial-A Republic Steel-Fairchild, Farmingdale (went to Industrial "A" national)

1975

Open

Empire County Sports, Levittown  (won region-10) (went to national)

A

Levittown Legion, Levittown  (went to "A" national)

Industrial Nassau County Police Department, Mineola (won region-10) (went to Industrial National)

1976

Major

Pepsico Inc., Levittown  (won region-10) (went to national)

A

Great Eastern Textile, Syosset  (went to national)

Levittown Legion, Levittown  (went to National-defending champs)

Industrial Grumman Aircraft, Bethpage (went to Industrial national)

Nassau County Police Department, Mineola (also went to Industrial National)

Industrial-A New York Telephone, East Meadow (went to Industrial A national, 1st Place)

1977

Major

Marrone Travel, Westbury  (went to national)

Pepsico Inc., Levittown  (won region-2) (also went to national)

A

Sonny's Chair Rentals, Brookhaven

Levittown Legion, Levittown  (won Class-A Region, went to national)

Industrial Grumman Aircraft, Bethpage (went to Industrial national)

Nassau County Police Department, Mineola (also went to Industrial National)

Industrial-A New York Telephone, East Meadow (went to Industrial A national)

1978

Major

County Sports, Levittown  (went to USSSA worlds instead)

A

Guvnor's Pub, West Sayville  (went to national)

Industrial Grumman Aircraft, Bethpage (went to Industrial national)

Nassau County Police Department, Mineola (also went to Industrial National)

Industrial-A New York Telephone, East Meadow (went to Industrial A national)

1979

Major

County Sports, Levittown  (won region-2) (went to national)

A

Z&L, Valley Stream

Industrial Nassau County Police Department, Mineola (went to Industrial national)

Grumman Tomcats, Bethpage (also went to Industrial National)

Industrial-A New York Telephone, East Meadow (went to Industrial A national)

1980

Major

County Sports, Levittown

A

Guvnor's Pub, West Sayville (Tri-Champs)
Cablevision, Long Island (Tri-Champs)
Jackson Bombers, Long Island (Tri-Champs)

B Triple-A Sports, West Islip
Industrial Grumman Tomcats, Bethpage (won region-2) (went to Industrial national)
Industrial-A New York Telephone, East Meadow

1981

Major

Gregory's, Levittown  (won region-2) - did not go to national

A

County Sports, Levittown

B Diramo's Pizza, Huntington 
C PJ Spiffy A's, Long Island
Industrial Grumman Aerospace, Bethpage (won region-2) (went to Industrial national)
Industrial-A New York Telephone, East Meadow
Industrial-B Local #3, Long Island City

1982

Major

County Sports/Howard's, Levittown (went to national)

A

County Sports, Levittown

B Marvin Gardens, Uniondale 
Industrial Grumman Tomcats, Bethpage (went to Industrial national)
Industrial-A New York Telephone, East Meadow

1983

Major

County Sports, Levittown  (went to national)

A

Guvnor's Pub, West Sayville

B The Helm, Freeport
C Charlie's Place, Uniondale
Industrial Grumman Aerospace, Bethpage (went to Industrial national)

New York Telephone, East Meadow (also went to Industrial National)

1984

Major

County Sports, Levittown

A

Wesco Sports, Seaford

B Annie Tiques, Nesconset
C McKeon's I, Hicksville
D Coach House, Port Washington
Industrial Grumman Aerospace Tomcats, Bethpage (went to Industrial national)
Industrial-A New York Telephone, East Meadow

1985

A

Captain Ben's, Patchogue

B Reynold's Yarn, Brookhaven
C Knight's of Columbus, Patchogue
Industrial Grumman Aerospace, Bethpage (went to Industrial national, 1st Place)

1986

A

County Sports-Bombat, Levittown  (went to national)

B F & S Auto Parts, Brookhaven 
C Bissett Nursery, Holtsville
Industrial Grumman Aerospace Tomcats, Bethpage (went to Industrial national)

1987

Major County Sports, Levittown  (went to Class-Major national)

A

County Sports, Levittown

B

Optimal Health Care, Oceanside

C

Tipple's/McKeon & Melissa's

Industrial ?- No info

1988

A

County Sports, Levittown

B

Optimal Health Care, Oceanside

C

Blasters, West Babylon 

Autorama, Smithtown  (also went to Nationals)

Industrial ?- No info

1989

Major

County Sports, Levittown

A

F&S Auto/Thunderdome, Brookhaven

B Delaney Street/Sportsfair, West Babylon 
C Five Towns B.C., Lawrence
Industrial ?- No info

1990

A

County Sports Blue, Levittown  (went to national)

B Sportsfair, West Babylon
C Super Swings, Long Island
Industrial Grumman Aerospace, Bethpage

1991

A

QT Sportsfair, West Babylon  (went to national)
SCB/Gulf Oil, Brookhaven  (also went to national)
Dug Out Cafe, Ronkonkoma   (also went to national)

B Five Towns B.C., Lawrence
C Blasters, West Babylon
D Kleet Lumber, Huntington
Industrial Grumman Aerospace, Bethpage

1992

A

SCB-Seltman, Cobb & Bryant, Brookhaven  (went to national)

B Excelsior Gardens, Seldon
C Video Park, Cedarhurst
Industrial Grumman Aerospace, Bethpage

1993

A

QT Sportsfair, West Babylon  (went to national)
SCB-Seltman, Cobb & Bryant/NPC, Brookhaven  (also went to national)

B Blasters, West Babylon
C Wesco/Cantor, Seaford
D The Americans, Long Island
Industrial Grumman Aerospace, Bethpage (went to Industrial national)
Industrial-A Avis, Long Island

1994

A

SCB-Seltman, Cobb & Bryant, Brookhaven  (went to national)

B Garafolo & Sons/TPS, Smithtown
C Blasters, West Babylon
D Kevin O'Sullivan's, NYC
Industrial-A Avis, Long Island
1995 - Incorporated into ASA of Southern New York (SoNY)

NOTE - ASA of Metro Long Island absorbed ASA of Metro New York City in 1993 and then The ASA of Southern New York was created in 1994 and combined all of the former Metro Long Island and Metro New York City including part of New York State extending into Rockland and Westchester Counties. Click on the link below to go to the New York State ASA Page

1960 NYC-LI Metro teams qualified to play
Nassau Merchants (Nassau County)
Waljo Builders, Armonk (Westchester County)
Stoppers (Staten Island Borough)
Edgeland Eagles Port Chester (Westchester County)
Night Hawks (Queens County)
Babylon Republican Club (Suffolk County)
Massapequa Park Observers (Nassau County)
Staten Island Stape Darts (Staten Island Borough)

 

 

Suffolk County ASA Champs-Runner-ups
1960 Patchogue Bowling Center, Patchogue - Entemann's, Bay Shore
1961 Brookhaven Asphalt, Brookhaven - Babylon Repulican Club, West Babylon
1962 Babylon Repulican Club, West Babylon - Brookhaven Asphalt, Brookhaven
1963 Ron & Joes, Brookhaven - Carlson Homes, North Patchogue
1964 Ron & Joes, Brookhaven - Brancato's, Huntington
1965 West Babylon AA, West Babylon - Ron & Joes, Brookhaven
Long Island granted their own ASA Metro in 1966
1966 Hermann's Astor Lounge, Ridgewood-Queens - Taylor's Restaurant, Brookhaven
1967 West Babylon AA, West Babylon - ?
1968 L&L Camera, Huntington - ?
1969 L&L Camera, Huntington  - ?
1970 St. James A.C., Smithtown -
1971 South Shore Outdoor (St. James AC), Smithtown

Nassau County ASA Champs-Runner-ups
1960 Nassau Merchants (Musicaro), Wantagh - Viking AC, Wantagh
1961 Grumman Intruders, Bethpage  - Musicaro Foods, Masapequa
1961 INDUSTRIAL Grumman, Bethpage - Republic Aviation
1962 Grumman Intruders, Bethpage - Musicaro Foods, Massapequa
1963 Babylon Repulican Club, West Babylon - Grumman Intruders, Bethpage
Musicaro Foods, Massapequa - (host team for National)
1964 Musicaro Foods, Massapequa - County Sports, Levittown
1965 Musicaro Foods, Massapequa - County Sports, Levittown
Long Island granted their own ASA Metro in 1966
1966 Nassau Attic Lounge - Wantagh Hotel, Wantagh
1967 County Sports, Levittown - ?
1968 Wantagh Hotel, Wantagh - ?
County Sports, Levittown - (host team for National)
1969 Hicksville Astro Motor Inn, Hicksville - ?
County Sports, Levittown (defending champs for National)
1970 County Sports, Levittown - Hicksville Astros, Hicksville
1971 County Sports, Levittown -  Hicksville Astros, Hicksville

Long Island District ASA Champs-Runner-ups
1960 Nassau Merchants (Musicaro), Wantagh (Nassau) - Patchogue Bowling Center, Patchogue (Suffolk)
1961 Grumman Intruders, Bethpage (Nassau) - Brookhaven Asphalt, Brookhaven (Suffolk)
1962 Grumman Intruders, Bethpage (Nassau) - Babylon Repulican Club, West Babylon (Suffolk)
1963 Babylon Repulican Club, West Babylon (Nassau) - Ron & Joes, Brookhaven (Suffolk)
Musicaro Foods, Massapequa (Nassau) - (host team for National)
1964 Musicaro Foods, Massapequa (Nassau) - Ted's Place, Brookhaven (Suffolk)
1965 Musicaro Foods, Massapequa (Nassau) - West Babylon AA, West Babylon (Suffolk)
Long Island granted their own ASA Metro in 1966
1966 County Sports, Levittown (Nassau) - Taylor's Restaurant, Brookhaven (Suffolk)
County won 35-1 and hit 14 HRs; Rocky Salice and Cliff White had 4 HRs each
Musicaro Foods, Massapequa (Nassau) - (defending champ)
1967 West Babylon AA, West Babylon (Suffolk) - County Sports, Levittown (Nassau)
1968 Wantagh Hotel, Wantagh (Nassau) - L&L Camera, Huntington
County Sports, Levittown (Nassau) - (host team for National)
1969 Hicksville Astro Motor Inn, Hicksville (Nassau) - L&L Camera, Huntington
County Sports, Levittown (Nassau) - (defending champs for National)
1970 St. James A.C., Smithtown (Suffolk) - County Sports, Levittown (Nassau)
Hicksville Motor Inn Astros, Hicksville (Nassau) - (defending champs for Regional)
1971 County Sports, Levittown (Nassau) - South Shore Outdoor (St. James AC), Smithtown (Suffolk)

New York City Metro (Long Island/New York City 1960-65) ASA Champs-Runner-ups
1960 Nassau Merchants (LI) - ? (NYC)
1961 Plateau AC (NYC) - Grumman Intruders (LI)
1962 Plateau AC (NYC) - Grumman Intruders (LI)
1963 Babylon Repulican Club, West Babylon (LI) - Nite Hawks (NYC)
Musicaro Foods, Massapequa (LI)- (host team for National)
1964 Musicaro Foods (LI) - Murphy's (NYC)
1965 Musicaro Foods (LI) - Titans (NYC)
1966 County Sports, Levittown (LI) - Titans (NYC)
(Both teams went to National)
1967 Both New York City and Long Island Champs went to Regionals

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New York/Long Island USSSA Champs 1970-1999

New York/Long Island Teams at USSSA Worlds
1968
Class-A - Coachmen, New Rochelle, NY
Class-A - Roger's Midway Inn, Rochester, NY

1969
Class-A - Rogers Midway Inn, Rochester, NY

1970
Class-A - Hicksville Astros, Hicksville, LI
Class-A - Al Green's Tavern, Rochester, NY

1971
Class-A - Hicksville Astros, Hicksville, LI
Class-A - Riley's Inn, New Windsor, NY
Class-A - Millbrook Softball, Poughkeepsie, NY
Class-B - Sportarama, Hicksville, LI (1st)

1972
Class-A - Pinter's Nets, Uniondale, LI
Class-A - Earl's Enterprise, Rochester, NY
Class-A - West End Grill, Newburg, NY
Class-A - Bambace Insurance, Port Chester, NY
Class-A - Harding Supply, Rochester, NY
Class-A - Nicky's, Newburg, NY
Class-A - Altech, Rochester, NY

1974
Class-A - Long Island Glass, Glen Cove, LI
Class-A - Pace Electronics, Rochester, NY
Class-A - Proietti's Pizza, Rochester, NY
Class-A - T&D-Anderson, New Rochelle, NY
Class-A - Sid's Cycle Shop, Larchmont, NY
Class-A - Dadey's Tavern, Newburg, NY

1975
Class-A - Suffolk Cablevision, Long Island, LI
Class-A - Mazzola Castle, Rochester, NY
Class-C - Gaze Reality, Brockport, NY
Class-C - Suffolk City Police, Huntington Station, LI

1976
Class-B - Hilbar, Flushing, LI
Class-C - Commack Sports Center, Smithtown, LI

1977
Class-A - Mazzola Castle, Rochester, NY

1978
Class-A - County Sports, Levittown LI
Class-B - Pat & Jim's, Patchogue LI

1979
Class-A - Ken Sanders/County Sports, LI
Class-C - Provenzano Trucking, Brookhaven LI

1980
Class-C - Mortimer's, East Northport, LI

1981
Class-A - County Sports/Ken Sanders, Levittown, LI (1st)
Class-C - Kenwood Hotel, Silver Springs, LI

1982
Class-C - Strawberry's, Huntington, LI

1983
Class-B - Guvnor's Pub, West Sayville, LI
Class-C - ABC-Collision-Lyell, Rochester, NY
Class-C - Mortimer's, Smithtown, LI
Class-D - Pioneer Colonial Glass, Bethpage, LI

1984
Class-B - TNT/County Sports, Brookhaven, LI

1986
Class-B - Old Venice Inn, Baldwin, LI
Class-D - LK McLean Associates, Brookhaven, LI
Class-D - Rogues Harbor Inn, Lansing, NY

1987
Class-B - F&S Auto Parts, Garden City, LI
Class-C - Lorio's 112 Carpet, Brookhaven, LI
Class-C - Chubby's Softball, Fulton, NY

1988
Class-A - County Sports, Levittown, LI
Class-B - Optimal Health, East Meadow, LI

1989
Class-B - Q-T Sports, West Babylon, LI
Class-D - Desparado's II, Smithtown, LI

1990
Class-A - Pace Electronics, Rochester, NY

1991
Class-C - Molson, Hicksville, LI
Class-D - Townline/F&S Paving, Huntington, LI

1993
Class-B - Gulf/deBeer/Gasoline Heaven, Commack, LI

1994
Class-B - Gulf/deBeer/Gasoline Heaven, Commack, LI
Class-C - Mutual Financial, Brookhaven, LI

1995
Class-A - Gulf/deBeer/Gasoline Heaven, Commack, LI
Class-C - Vets International, Brookhaven, LI

1996
Class-A - Gasoline Heaven/Worth, Commack, LI
Class-C - Desperado/Mer/Haupt, Smithtown, LI

1997
Class-A - Pace/TPS, Rochester, NY

1999
Class-C - Gossip/Jolt, Huntington, LI
Class-D - Team Dawg, Ronkonkoma, LI


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