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

Year

Class

Champion

Runner-up

1953

Open

Pittsburgh Merchants  (went to Open national - 2nd)

N/A
Industrial Mine Safety E.L. Weigands

1954

Open

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

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

1955

Open

Rhodes Garden Club-McKees Rocks - (went to Open national)

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

1956

Open

Dormont Boosters  - (went to Open national)

Lotus Club
Industrial Continental Can   - (went to Industrial national) Pittsburgh Firemen

1957

Open

Lotus Club  - (went to Open national)

DiLeos Tavern
Industrial Continental Can - (went to Industrial national) E.L. Weigands

1958

Open

Arlington AC - (went to Open national)

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

1959

Open

Colucci Tile - (went to Open national)

DiLeos Tavern (became Hogan AC)
B JoJo's Miller's Cafe
Industrial Pittsburgh Firemen - (went to Industrial national) Continental Can

1960

Open

Hogan AC/Red's Cafe - (went to Open national)

Stan's Cafe
B Rich's Tavern Calhoun's Service-Breckenridge
Industrial Continental Can (went to Industrial national)

1961

Open

Stan's Cafe - (went to Open national)

Bill Elliott's
B Segnaries-Corapolis Perkovics
Industrial People's Natural Gas  - (went to Industrial national) E.L. Weigands

1962

Open

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

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

1963

Open

Bill Elliott's - (went to Open national)
- Skip &
Hogan AC - (defending ASA National Champ-2nd)

Little Red Door
A (West Penn) Hilltop Tavern, New Kensington
(MVP- Art Falsetti, Hilltop Tavern)
Bill Elliott's, Pittsburgh
B St. Joseph-Natrona Miller's Cafe
Industrial E.L. Weigands Company - (went to Industrial national) People's Natural Gas

1964

Open

Skip AC  - (went to Open national - 1st)

Bill Elliott's
B Madonna-Sharpsburg PBA
Industrial E.L. Weigands Company  - (went to Industrial national) People's Natural Gas

1965

Open

BYM Club-Brookline  - (went to Open national)
- Skip &
Hogan AC - (defending ASA National Champ-2nd)

Bill Elliott's
B ? ?
Industrial E.L. Weigands Company - (went to Industrial national - 1st) Crucible

1966

Open

BYM Club-Brookline - (went to Open national)
- Skip
AC - (went to national-defending Champ)

Magnos
B Dom's Main Hotel
Industrial REA Express  - (went to Industrial national)
E.L. Weigands Company - (defending ASA National Champ)
?

1967

Open

Skip AC/Jim's Sports Shop - (Jim's took over sponsorship after regional)
(won region-12, beat Vigilant of York, went to national - 1st)

Main Hotel
(went to Region-12 as Pittsburgh Metro runner-up, 3rd 1-2)
B BYM Club-Brookline 122 Lounge
Industrial E.L. Weigands Company - (went to Industrial national) ?

1968

Open

BYM Club-Brookline (went to region-12 - 3rd place, 2-2)

Redwood Restaurant-Greensburg
(went to Region-12 as Pittsburgh Metro runner-up -  5th place, 0-2)
NOTE- Jimís Sport Shop - defending Pittsburgh Metro champ, defending Region-12 champ  and defending National Champ Ė Suspended by ASA for playing in a USSSA sanctioned tournament.
B Verona Cafe
Industrial E.L. Weigands Company - (went to Industrial national - 2nd) ?

1969

Open

Morningside AC  - (went to Region-12 - 4th place, 2-2)

Verona Cafe-Penn Hills
(went to Region-12 as Pittsburgh Metro runner-up -  8th place, 0-2)
BGI-Etna - (went to Region-12 as host team  -  3rd place, 3-2)
Industrial REA Express - (went to Industrial national) ?

1970

Open

BYM Club-Brookline - (went to Region-12 - 5th place, 1-2)

Huntz Tavern-Etna
(went to Region-12 as Pittsburgh Metro runner-up -  7th place, 0-2)
Industrial Westinghouse - (went to Industrial national) ?

1971

Major

BYM Club-Brookline - (won region-12, went 4-0, beat Jim's)
(went to National)

Jim's Sports Shop
(went to Region-12 as Pittsburgh Metro runner-up -  2nd place, 5-2)
Greenfield Organization

(went to Region-12 as host team -  5th place, 2-2)

A

Jet Sets - (went to national)

?
Industrial Pittsburgh Post Office - (went to Industrial national) ?

1972

Major

Jim's Sports Shop - (went to Region-12 - 2nd place)

BYM Club - (won Region-12 as defending champ, beat Jim's)
(went to National)

A

Huntz Tavern-Etna (went to National)

Blawnox AC
Industrial E.L. Weigands Company - (went to Industrial national) Pittsburgh Post Office

1973

Major

Jim's Hard Hats - (went to Region-12- 4th place, 2-2)

Mount Royal Inn-Etna
(went to Region-12 as Pittsburgh Metro runner-up -  8th place, 0-2)
Franklin AC-Monroeville

(went to Region-12 as Pittsburgh Metro third place -  10th place, 0-2)
BYM Club - (won Region-12 as defending champ - beat Iron Dukes)
(went to National)

A

Carpi's Etna Hawks (went to National)

Villa-Penn Hills
Industrial Union National Bank Continental Insurance

1974

Major

Jim's Hard Hats - (won Region-12, went 5-1, beat BYM Club)
(went to National)

Mount Royal Inn-Etna (did not go to Regional)
BYM Club-Brookline
(went to Region-12 as defending champ-  2nd place, 3-2)

A

Etna Hawks (went to National)

Trafford
Industrial Westinghouse NES - (went to Industrial national) ?

1975

Major

Huntz's Tavern-Etna  - (went to Region-12)

Nu-88, Lounge, Chartiers Valley
(went to Region-12 as Pittsburgh 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 (went to National)

?
Industrial Bernie's Westinghouse ?

1976

Major

BYM Club-Brookline (won region-11, went to national)

N/A

A

Citizen's Club-Jeannette (went to national)

?
Industrial-Major Westinghouse Guys ?
Industrial-A Bacharach Instrument (went to Industrial A national) ?

1977

Major

BYM Club-Brookline (went to Regional)

N/A

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

A

Trafford-Westmoreland

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

1979

Major

BYM Club-Brookline
(went to Regional, went to National as an at-large team)

?

A

Sandy Creek Inn-Penn Hills

?
Industrial-Major N/A N/A
Industrial-A P&E Raiders-Clairton - (went to Industrial A national) Teamsters 211 - (also went to Industrial A national)

1980

Major

N/A

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

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

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

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

A

Gregg Security

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

1985

Major

Maroadi Transfer

N/A

A

Gregg Security

?
B Turkeytown ?
C ? ?

1986

Major

Gregg & Associates Advance Security (went to national)

N/A

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 (1961-1987)

Year

Class

Champion

1959 Open Elizabeth Rangerettes (went to national)
1960 Open N/A
1961 Open N/A

1962

Open

Van Voorhis (defeated Bentlyville)
Hill Top Bar  (went to national)

1963

Open

Arsenal No-Stars  (defeated Bentlyville)  (went to national)

1964

Open

Buff-Ells  (defeated Twains Girls)

1965

Open

?

1966

Open

?

1967

Open

East End Debs (defeated Huntz Tavern-Etna)

1968

Open

East End Debs (went to national)

1969

Open

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

1970

Open

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

1971

Open

East End Debs (defeated Pittsburgh Orioles)

1972

Open

East End Debs (won regional) (went to national)
KASA Penn Hills Girls (defeated Carnegie Equipment)

1973

Open

DeBaldo's, Squirrell Hill
East End Debs (lost regional to Stan's Auto)

A

Westinghouse (went to national)

1974

Open

BYMC Debs (lost in regional)

A

Moon Indy's-Caropolis (went to national)
Vinceres   (also went to national)

1975

Major

BYMC Debs (won regional) (went to national)

A

Villa of Penn Hills (went to national)

1976

Major

Pittsburgh J's (lost in regional)
BYMC Debs (won regional) (went to national)

A

Villa of Penn Hills (went to national)

1977

Major

M&M Debs (lost in regional)

A

Cotters Penn Hills

1978

Major

M&M Debs (won regional) (went to national)

A

Pittsburgh Orioles
Renzie's Lounge (went to national)

1979

Major

M&M Debs (lost in regional)

A

Mac's Jets

1980

Major

M&M Debs (went to national)

A

TJ's

1981

Major

M&M Debs

A

Beeler's-Irwins

1982

Major

M&M Debs
RMI (went to national)

A

Beeler's-Irwins

1983

Major

M&M Debs (went to national)

A

N/A
B Pittsburgh Dragons
C McMinn Olds

1984

Major

M&M Debs (went to national)

A

N/A
B Massey Buick
C Braddock Hills
D Transmissions by Lucille

1985

Major

M&M Debs (went to national)

A

N/A
B Pittsburgh Dragons
C Lucille & Penn Hills VFW

1986

Major

Lady's Game Debs (went to national)

A

BAA K.T.M.P.
B Transmissions by Lucille
C Bob Bet'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 (1938-1987)

Year

Class

Champion

1934 Men-Major East Liberty Shamrocks - (went to national)  defeated  Commercial Garage-New Kensington
Men-Minor Gabbel Cycles-New Kensington  defeated   New Kensington Merchants
1935 Men-Major C.J. Papale Construction  - (went to national)  defeated   Wayne Lumber-New Kensington
1936 Men-Major Doc Aiello's - (went to national)   defeated   C.J. Papale Construction
Women-Major Goldenson Vanities
1937 Men-Major C.J. Papale Construction  - (went to national)  defeated  Knepper's-Greensburg

1938

Men-Major C.J. Papale Construction  defeated   R.J. Cozza "Cozy" Club - (went to national)
1939 Men-Major C.J. Papale Construction  defeated   Knepper's-Greensburg
1940 Men-Major 20th Century Club/Sanguigini Trucking
Women-Major Cecil Township Girls
1941 Men-Major Victory Club
1942 Men-Major Victory Club  (2nd in Regional)
1943 Men-Major Mine Safety Company
1944 Men-Major Mine Safety Company
1945 Men-Major Mine Safety Company - (Westinghouse Electric won the Pennsylvania State ASA Title)

1946

Men-Major Ralph's Tires  defeated  Westinghouse Electric Company
1947 Men-Major Ralph's Tires (won East Central Regional)
1948 Men-Major Westinghouse Electric Company
1949 Men-Major N/A
1950 Men-Major Monzo's
1951 Men-Major Pittsburgh Merchants
1952 Men-Major Penn Buick Company
Women-Major St. Joseph Girls
1953 Men-Major AOH Division #2
Women-Major Munhall Girls
1954 Men-Major Pinky's Team
Women-Major N/A
1955 Men-Major East End Grill-McKeesport
Women-Major N/A
1956 Men-Major Clover Bar-McKeesport
Women-Major Elizabeth Girls-Monongahela
1957 Men-Major ?
Women-Major ?
1958 Men-Major Leon's Bar
Women-Major Elizabeth Girls-Monongahela
1959 Men-Major Dave's Walnut Inn
Women-Major Elizabeth Girls-Monongahela
1960 Men-Major Stanko's All Stars-McKeesport
Women-Major Elizabeth Girls-Monongahela
1961 Men-Major Dave's Walnut Inn
Women-Major Elizabeth Rangerettes
1962 Men-Major ?
Women-Major Hilltop Bar Ladies
1963 Men-Major Corry Construction-McKeesport
Women-Major Manning Company Rangerettes
1964 Men-Major ?
Women-Major Manning Company Rangerettes
1965 Men-Major Corry Construction-McKeesport
Women-Major ?
1966 Men-Major Dave's Walnut Inn
Women-Major ?
1967 Men-Major Leon's Bar-McKeesport
Women-Major ?
1968-76 - No information available
1977 Men-A Delallo's-Greensburg
1978

Men-A

Benco-Greensburg

Women-A

Lawrence's Music

1979

Men-A

Delallo's-Greensburg

Women-A

Lawrence's Music

1980

Men-A

Benco-Greensburg

Women-A

Dante Pollice's Pizza Shop

1981

Men-A

Benco-Greensburg

Women-A

Dante Pollice's Pizza Shop

1982

Men-A

N/A

Women-Major

Dante Pollice's Pizza Shop
Women-A Mathias

1983

Men-A

N/A

Women-A

N/A

1984

Men-A

N/A

Women-A

Patriots

1985

Men-A

N/A

Women-C

Coopers

1986

Men-A

N/A

Women-C

N/A

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

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