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Pittsburgh Metro ASA Men's Softball Champions (1953-1987)

Year

Class

Champion

Runner-up

1953

Open

Pittsburgh Merchants  - (went to national - 2nd)

N/A
Industrial Mine Safety Company E.L. Weigands

1954

Open

Pittsburgh National Fruit -  (went to national - 2nd)

DiLeos Tavern
Industrial Continental Can - (went to open national) Pittsburg Brewing

1955

Open

Rhodes Garden Club-McKees Rocks

Metro Club (Dormont Boosters)
Perry Social Club - (host team for national)
Industrial Pittsburgh Firemen Continental Can - (went to open national)

1956

Open

Dormont Boosters

Lotus Club
Industrial Continental Can Pittsburgh Firemen

1957

Open

Lotus Club

DiLeos Tavern (formerly Red's Cafe)
Industrial Continental Can E.L. Weigands

1958

Open

Arlington AC

DiLeos Tavern
Industrial Pittsburgh Firemen
Jim's Sport Shop -  (went to national as at-large team)
E.L. Weigands

1959

Open

Colucci Tile

DiLeos Tavern
B JoJo's Miller's Cafe
Industrial Pittsburgh Firemen Continental Can
Westinghouse Atomic Fuel-Cheswick - (went to national as at-large team)

1960

Open

Hogan AC (DiLeo's)

Stan's Cafe
B Rich's Tavern AC Sharp's Tavern
Industrial Continental Can U.S. Steel

1961

Open

Stan's Cafe

Bill Elliott's
B Segnaries-Corapolis Perkovics
Industrial People's Natural Gas E.L. Weigands

1962

Open

Skip & Hogan AC -  (went to national - 1st)

Jim's Sports Shop
B DeStouts O'Hara
Industrial People's Natural Gas - (host team for national) Manufacturers

1963

Open

Bill Elliott's
Skip & Hogan AC -  (went to national as defending champ - 2nd)

Little Red Door
B St. Joseph-Natrona Miller's Cafe
Industrial E.L. Weigands Company People's Natural Gas

1964

Open

Skip AC -  (went to national - 1st)

Bill Elliott's
B Madonna Church-Sharpsburg PBA
Industrial E.L. Weigands Company People's Natural Gas

1965

Open

BYM Club-Brookline
Skip & Hogan AC -  (went to national as defending champ - 1st)

Bill Elliott's
B Madonna Church-Sharpsburg Miller's Cafe
Industrial E.L. Weigands Company -  (went to national - 1st) Crucible Steel

1966

Open

BYM Club-Brookline
Skip AC -  (went to national as defending champ)

Magno's Restaurant
B Dom's Cafe Main Hotel
Industrial REA Express
E.L. Weigands Company -  (went to national as defending champ)
Crucible Steel

1967

Open

Skip AC - (Jim's Sports Shop took over sponsorship at national)
(won region-12, went to national - 1st)

Main Hotel - (went to region-12 as metro runner-up)
B BYM Club-Brookline 122 Lounge
Industrial E.L. Weigands Company Crucible Steel

1968

Open

BYM Club-Brookline

Redwood Restaurant-Greensburg - (went to region-12 as metro runner-up)
NOTE- Jimís Sport Shop - defending Metro, Regional and National champ was  Suspended by ASA for playing in a USSSA sanctioned tournament.
B Verona Cafe-Penn Hills Stann's Market
Industrial E.L. Weigands Company REA Express

1969

Open

Morningside AC

Verona Cafe-Penn Hills - (went to region-12 as metro runner-up)
BGI-Etna - (host team for region-12)
Industrial REA Express E.L. Weigands Company

1970

Open

BYM Club-Brookline

Huntz Tavern-Etna - (went to region-12 as metro runner-up)
Industrial Westinghouse REA Express

1971

Major

BYM Club-Brookline - (won region-12)

Jim's Sports Shop - (went to region-12 as metro runner-up - 2nd)
Greenfield Organization - (host team for region-12)

A

Jet Sets - (went to national)

N/A - not held
Industrial Pittsburgh Post Office E.L. Weigands Company

1972

Major

Jim's Sports Shop

BYM Club - (won region-12 as metro runner-up, went to national)

A

Huntz Tavern-Etna

Blawnox AC
Industrial E.L. Weigands Company Pittsburgh Post Office

1973

Major

Jim's Hard Hats

Mount Royal Inn-Etna - (went to region-12 as metro runner-up)
Franklin AC-Monroeville - (went to region-12 as metro 3rd  place)
BYM Club -  (won region-12 as defending champ, went to national)

A

Carpi's Etna Hawks

Villa-Penn Hills
Industrial Union National Bank Continental Insurance

1974

Major

Jim's Hard Hats - (won region-12)

Mount Royal Inn-Etna - (did not attend region-12)
BYM Club-Brookline - (went to region-12 as defending champ-  2nd)

A

Etna Hawks

Trafford
Industrial Westinghouse NES ?

1975

Major

Huntz's Tavern-Etna

Nu-88, Lounge, Chartiers Valley -(went to region-12 as metro runner-up)
Jim's Hard Hats -(went to Region-12-defending champ - 2nd, 3-2)
BYM Club-Brookline - (won Region-12 as host team, beat Jim's)
(went to National)

A

Citizen's Club-Jeannette

?
Industrial Bernie's Westinghouse ?

1976

Major

BYM Club-Brookline - (won region-11)

N/A

A

Citizen's Club-Jeannette

?
Industrial-Major Westinghouse Guys ?
Industrial-A Bacharach Instrument - (went to national) N/A - not held

1977

Major

BYM Club-Brookline - (went to regional)

N/A - not held

A

Trafford-Westmoreland

?-Citizen's Club-Jeannette
?-Ram Landmark-Swissvale
(both went to national)
Industrial-Major Westinghouse Guys ?
Industrial-A Bacharach Instrument ?

1978

Major

BYM Club-Brookline - (went to regional)

N/A - not held

A

Trafford-Westmoreland

?
Industrial-Major Independents ?
Industrial-A Riverside Hotels ?

1979

Major

BYM Club-Brookline - (went to regional, went to national as at-large team)

N/A - not held

A

Sandy Creek Inn-Penn Hills

?
Industrial-Major N/A N/A
Industrial-A P&E Raiders-Clairton Teamsters 211

1980

Major

N/A - not held

N/A

A

Oakmont Merchants-Penn Hills

Citizen's Club-Jeannette
B Jerry's Softball - (went to eastern national) ?
Industrial-Major Pittsburgh Eclipse ?
Industrial-A P&E Raiders-Clairton ?
Church St. Mary's of Allison Park ?

1981

Major

N/A - not held

N/A

A

Oakmont Merchants-Penn Hills

?
Industrial-Major Pittsburgh Press Company ?
Industrial-A Pittsburgh Eclipse ?
Church St. Mary's of Allison Park ?

1982

Major

Sandy Creek Inn-Penn Hills

N/A - not held

A

Gregg Security

?
Industrial-Major Pittsburgh National Bank ?
Industrial-A Boiler House ?
Church St. Mary's of Allison Park ?

1983

Major

Sandy Creek Inn-Penn Hills - (went to national)

N/A - not held

A

Gregg Security

?
B Oakdale Inn Jerry's Softball - (went to eastern national)
C Ferrari Construction ?
Industrial-Major Heintz ?
Industrial-A Aloca Ingots ?

1984

Major

Maroadi Transfer

N/A - not held

A

Gregg Security

?
B Seville Club ?
C LaRusse Distributing - (won regional) ?

1985

Major

Maroadi Transfer

N/A - not held

A

Gregg Security

?
B Turkeytown ?
C ? ?

1986

Major

Gregg & Associates Advance Security - (went to national)

N/A - not held

A

N/A

?
B Clancy's Pub-Dravosburg ?
C ? ?
Industrial-A J.G. Drywall ?

Note:
Pittsburgh Metro ASA was bought out and absorbed into ASA of PA in 1987

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Pittsburgh Metro Open ASA Team's National Results
1953 - Pittsburgh Merchants (2nd, 3-2)
1954 - National Fruit-Metro Champ (2nd, 6-2), Continental Can (9th, 1-2)
1955 - Rhodes Garden Club-Metro Champ (3rd, 4-2), Continental Can (4th, 4-2), Perry Social Club-Host Team (5th, 2-2)
1956 - Dormont Boosters (4th, 4-2)
1957 - Lotus Club (3rd, 4-2)
1958 - Arlington A.C. (17th, 1-2)
1959 - Colucci Tile (17th, 1-2)
1960 - Hogan A.C. (5th, 4-2)
1961 - Stan's Cafe (34th, 0-2)
1962 - Skip Hogan A.C. (1st, 6-0),
1963 - Skip Hogan A.C.-Defending National Champ (2nd, 7-2), Bill Elliott's-Metro Champ (9th, 3-2)
1964 - Skip A.C. (1st, 6-0)
1965 - Skip A.C.-Defending National Champ (1st, 7-0), Brookline BYM Club-Metro Champ (25th, 2-2)
1966 - Brookline BYM Club-Metro Champ (9th, 4-2), Skip A.C.-Defending National Champ (16th, 3-2)
1967 - Jim's Sport Shop-Metro Champ - (won Regional-12 title to advance to Nationals), (1st, 6-1)
1968 - Brookline BYM Club-Metro Champ (did not advance out of regional)
1969 - Morningside-Metro Champ (did not advance out of regional)
1970 - Brookline BYM Club-Metro Champ (did not advance out of regional)
1971 - (Major) Brookline BYM Club-Metro Champ - (won regional to advance to Nationals), (13th, 3-2)
(Class-A) Jet Sets (25th, 0-2)
1972 - (Major) Skip A.C.-Metro Champ (did not advance out of regional), Brookline BYM Club - (won regional), (25th, 0-2)
(Class-A) Huntz Tavern-Etna, (20th, 1-2)
1973 - (Major) Jim's Hard Hats-Metro Champ (did not advance out of regional), Brookline BYM Club - (won regional), (10th, 2-2)
(Class-A) Carpi's Etna Hawks (33rd, 1-2)
1974 - (Major) Jim's Sports Shop-Metro Champ - (won regional to advance to Nationals), (31st, 0-2)
(Class-A) Carpi's Etna Hawks (40th, 1-2)
1975 - (Major) Huntz's Tavern-Etna-Metro Champ (did not advance out of regional), Brookline BYM Club - (won regional), (5th, 4-2)
(Class-A) Citizen's Club (32nd, 2-2)
1976 - (Major) Brookline BYM Club - (won regional), (12th, 2-2)
(Class-A) Citizen's Club (32nd, 2-2)
1977 - (Major) Brookline BYM Club-Metro Champ - (did not go to Nationals)
(Class-A) Trafford-Metro champ - (did not go to Nationals), Citizen's Club (24th, 1-2), RAM Landmark, Swissvale (35th, 0-2)
1978 - (Major) Brookline BYM Club-Metro champ - (did not advance out of regional)
(Class-A) Trafford-Metro champ - (did not go to Nationals)
1979 - (Major) Brookline BYM Club - (won regional), (12th, 2-2)
(Class-A) Sandy Creek Inn-Metro champ - (did not go to Nationals)
1980 - (Major) No Metro Champ
(Class-A) Oakmont Merchants (Metro champ-did not go to Nationals)
1981 - (Major) No Metro Champ
(Class-A) Oakmont Merchants-Metro Champ - (did not go to Nationals)
1982 - (Major) Sandy Creek Inn-Metro Champ - (did not go to Nationals)
(Class-A) Gregg Security (3rd, 8-2)
1983 - (Major) Sandy Creek Inn (9th, 3-2)
(Class-A) Gregg Security-Metro Champ - (did not go to Nationals)
1984 - (Major) Maroadi Transfer-Metro Champ - (did not go to Nationals)
(Class-A) Gregg Security-Metro Champ - (did not go to Nationals)
1985 - (Major) Maroadi Transfer-Metro Champ - (did not go to Nationals)
(Class-A) Gregg Security-Metro Champ - (did not go to Nationals)
1986 - (Major) Gregg & Associates (9th, 4-2)
(Class-A) No Metro Champ


 

Pittsburgh Metro ASA Women's Softball Champions (1959-1986)

Year

Class

Champion

1959 Open Rangerettes-Elizabeth - (went to national) N/A
1960 Open N/A - no information
1961 Open N/A - no information

1962

Open

Van Voorhis
Hill Top Bar - (went to national)
Bentleyville-Washington

1963

Open

Arsenal No-Stars Bentleyville-Washington

1964

Open

Buff-Ells Twains Girls

1965

Open

East End Debs Arsenal No-Stars

1966

Open

East End Debs Rangerettes-McKeesport

1967

Open

East End Debs Huntz Tavern-Etna

1968

Open

East End Debs Huntz Tavern-Etna

1969

Open

Huntz Tavern-Etna
East End Debs - (played USSSA)
Pittsburgh Orioles

1970

Open

? (nobody went to National) - (Debs played USSSA)  

1971

Open

East End Debs Pittsburgh Orioles

1972

Open

East End Debs (won regional)
KASA Penn Hills Girls Carnegie Equipment

1973

Open

DeBaldo's-Squirrell Hill
East End Debs (lost region final  to Stan's Auto-PA)

A

Westinghouse

1974

Open

Brookline BYMC Debs

A

Moon Indy's-Caropolis Vinceres

1975

Major

Brookline BYMC Debs - (won regional)

A

Villa of Penn Hills

1976

Major

Pittsburgh J's
Brookline BYMC Debs (won regional)

A

Villa of Penn Hills

1977

Major

Swissvale M&M Lounge Debs

A

Cotters Penn Hills

1978

Major

Swissvale M&M Lounge Debs (won regional)

A

Pittsburgh Orioles Renzie's Lounge (went to national)

1979

Major

Swissvale M&M Lounge Debs

A

Mac's Jets

1980

Major

Swissvale M&M Lounge Debs

A

TJ's

1981

Major

Swissvale M&M Lounge Debs

A

Beeler's-Irwins

1982

Major

Swissvale M&M Debs RMI - (went to national)

A

Beeler's-Irwins

1983

Major

Swissvale M&M Debs N/A - not held

A

N/A N/A
B Pittsburgh Dragons
C McMinn Olds

1984

Major

Swissvale M&M Lounge Debs N/A - not held

A

N/A - not held N/A
B Massey Buick
C Braddock Hills
D Transmissions by Lucille

1985

Major

Swissvale M&M Lounge Debs N/A - not held

A

N/A - not held N/A
B Pittsburgh Dragons
C Lucille & Penn Hills VFW

1986

Major

Lady's Game Debs N/A - not held

A

BAA K.T.M.P. N/A - not held
B Transmissions by Lucille
C BobBet's Lounge ---AND --- Curry Vets Bandits - (Co-Champs)

Note:
Pittsburgh Metro ASA was bought out and absorbed into ASA of PA in 1987

Click here for the Pennsylvania Women's Slow Pitch State ASA Champs

 


 

Pittsburgh Metro ASA Fast Pitch Champions (1932-1986)

Year

Class

Champion

1934 Men's Campbell Shamrocks-East Liberty - went to national, (0-1)
Note - Pitcher - Oskima
Commercial Garage-New Kensington
Women's Scholastic Girls-West Newton Goldenson Vanities
1935 Men's C.J. Papale Construction - went to national, (2-1) Wayne Lumber-New Kensington
Women's Goldenson Vanities N/A- unopposed
1936 Men's Doc Aiello (Papale) - went to national, (1-1) Robinson Valley Tigers-Lawrenceville
Women's Goldenson Vanities Lloyd Liberty-Homestead
1937 Men's Sewickley American Legion - went to national, (0-1) Knepper's-Greensburg
Women's Goldenson Vanities Munhall Girls

1938

Men's R.J. Cozza "Cozy" Club (Papale) - went to national, (0-1) Knepper's-Greensburg
Women's N/A - Not Held N/A
1939 Men's C.J. Papale Construction - went to national, (0-1) Knepper's-Greensburg
Women's Goldenson Vanities Burgettstown Girls
1940 Men's 20th Century Club - went to national, (0-1) Sanguigni Trucking
Women's Cecil Township Girls-Washington Midland
1941 Men's Victory Club (Papale) - went to national, (1-1) Cuccaro
Women's Cecil Township Girls-Washington N/A
1942 Men's Mine Safety Appliance Company  - (2nd-Central Atlantic Region)
Note - Pitcher - Scottie Harkness (1-1)
NOTE- Pittsburgh was part of the Central Atlantic Region in 1942
Victory Club
Women's N/A - Not Held
NOTE-
Cecil Township Girls won the Pennsylvania State title
- went to the Central Atlantic regional tournament, finished 2nd.
N/A
1943 Men's Mine Safety Appliance Company - (went to regional)
Note - Pitcher - Scottie Harkness (0-1)
NOTE- Pittsburgh became part of the East Central Region in 1943
Union Steel
Women's N/A-not held - WW II N/A
1944 Men's Mine Safety Appliance Company - (3rd-East Central Regional)
Note - Pitcher - Scottie Harkness (1-2)
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NOTE-
Pittsburgh Steel Foundry won the Pennsylvania State title
- went to the Central Atlantic regional tournament
Westinghouse Electric-West Pittsburgh
Women's N/A-not held - WW II N/A
1945 Men's Mine Safety Appliance Company - (went to regional)
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Westinghouse Electric-East Pittsburgh
won the Pennsylvania State title
- went to the East Central regional, instead of Central Atlantic, won regional
Union Switch
Women's N/A-not held - WW II N/A

1946

Men's Ralph's Tires
Note - Pitcher - Scottie Harkness
Westinghouse Electric-East Pittsburgh
Women's
1947 Men's Ralph's Tires - (won regional)
Note - Pitcher - Scottie Harkness
Braddock Independents
Women's
1948 Men's Westinghouse Electric-East Pittsburgh
Women's
1949 Men's ?
Women's
1950 Men's Turtle Creek Monzo Club Homewood AOH
Women's
1951 Men's Pittsburgh Merchants Braddock Elks
Women's Elizabeth Girls-Monongahela Plato
1952 Men's-Major Kenn Buick Company Homewood CIO
Women's-Major St. Joseph Girls
1953 Men's-Major AOH Division #2 Midland CIO
Women's-Major Munhall Girls Starlette Girls
1954 Men's-Major Pinky's Tavern-Turtle Creek Gene and Noti
Women's-Major N/A
1955 Men's-Major East End Grill Merchants-McKeesport LeMacks
Women's-Major N/A  (St Francis or Shadyside Nurses?)
1956 Men's-Major Clover Bar-McKeesport
Women's-Major Elizabeth-Monongahela Girls
1957 Men's-Major ?
Women's-Major ?
1958 Men's-Major Leon's Bar-McKeesport
Women's-Major Elizabeth Girls-Monongahela
1959 Men's-Major Dave's Walnut Inn
Women's-Major Elizabeth Girls-Monongahela
1960 Men's-Major Stanko's All Stars-McKeesport
Women's-Major Elizabeth Girls-Monongahela
1961 Men's-Major Dave's Walnut Inn
Women's-Major Elizabeth Rangerettes
1962 Men's-Major ?
Women's-Major Hilltop Bar Ladies
1963 Men's-Major Corry Construction-McKeesport
Women's-Major Manning Company Rangerettes
1964 Men's-Major ?
Women's-Major Manning Company Rangerettes
1965 Men's-Major Corry Construction-McKeesport
Women's-Major
1966 Men's-Major Dave's Walnut Inn
Women's-Major ?
1967 Men's-Major Leon's Bar-McKeesport
Women's-Major ?
1968-76 - No information available
1977 Men's-A Delallo's-Greensburg
Women's-A ?
1978

Men's-A

Benco-Greensburg

Women's-A

Lawrence's Music

1979

Men's-A

Delallo's-Greensburg

Women's-A

Lawrence's Music

1980

Men's-A

Benco-Greensburg

Women's-A

Dante Pollice's Pizza Shop

1981

Men's-A

Benco-Greensburg

Women's-A

Dante Pollice's Pizza Shop

1982

Men's-A

?

Women's-Major

Dante Pollice's Pizza Shop
Women's-A Mathias

1983

Men's-A

N/A

Women's-A

N/A

1984

Men's-A

N/A

Women's-A

Patriots

1985

Men's-A

N/A

Women's-C

Coopers

1986

Men's-A

N/A

Women's-C

N/A

Mine Safety beat Dejur-Amsco in trenton for Eastern States Industrial 1951

Note:
Pittsburgh Metro ASA was bought out and absorbed into ASA of PA in 1987

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