USSSA of PA Men’s State Slow Pitch Softball Champions

Note- Keystone Amateur Softball Association (KASA) state championships qualified teams for USSSA Regionals, Nationals or Worlds

Year

Class

Champion, Home Town (and runner-up if known)

1968

A-Regional BYM Club, Pittsburgh Floyd Warren, Irwin
Jim's Sports Shop (Skip AC), Pittsburgh - (at large bid to Worlds)
B-Regional Koeppl's, South Hills BYMC-2, Pittsburgh

1969

A-World

Jim's Sport Shop, Pittsburgh - (Won A Worlds)

Floyd Warren, Irwin - (2nd A Worlds)
BYM Club, Pittsburgh -
(4th A Worlds) 
Crescent Cafe, New Castle -
(6th A Worlds)
Main Hotel, Carnegie -
(10th Worlds)           

B-States

Sol Mintz, Washington

Golf Oasis, Arnold
B-Regional Sol Mintz, Washington Hub's, New Kensington
B-Qualifier (East) Schaefer's, York N/A

1970

A-East-World

Iron Dukes, New Castle - (A East Worlds)

Gaylord Inn, New Castle - (A East Worlds)

B-Regional

Sol Mintz, Washington - (Won B Regional)

William F. DeCarbo, New Castle -  (2nd B Regional)
B-World Digregory's, Pittsburgh  - (2nd B Worlds) Sol Mintz, Washington - (3rd B Worlds)
Boyka Tavern, Monogahelia -
(10th B Worlds)
Blawnox AC, Pittsburgh  -
(? B Worlds)

KASA-A States

Stack's Cafe, Swoyersville ?
B-Qualifier (East) Schaefer's, York N/A

1971

A-East World

Iron Dukes, New Castle - (5th A East Worlds)

Sixth Ward, Pittsburgh - (10th A East Worlds)
Croten Dukes, New Castle -
(16th A East Worlds)
Greenfield Org., Pittsburgh -
(26th A East Worlds)

B-Regional

Sol Mintz, Washington - (Won B Regional)

N/A - (Carolinas, Roanoke Rapids, NC 2nd)
B-World Sol Mintz, Washington - (2nd B Worlds) Renzie Lounge.McKeesport - (3rd B Worlds) 
Edna Hotel, Arnold -
(7th B Worlds) 
Blawnox AC, Pittsburgh 
(13th B Worlds)
New Rainbow Tavern, Bristol
(15th B Worlds)
William F. DeCarbo, New Castle 
(19th B Worlds) 
 - 5 other teams entered - not listed

KASA-A States

Stack's Cafe, Swoyersville Juniata AG, Altoona
B-Qualifier (East) Schaefer's, York ?

1972

A-East World

Iron Dukes, New Castle- (8th A East Worlds)                      

Cam Mele, Pittsburgh -  (13th A East Worlds)
Sixth Ward, Pittsburgh
(23rd A East Worlds)
Lycoming Bar, Philadelphia
(42nd A East Worlds)
Schaefer's, York
(50th A East Worlds)
Coyne's Pub, Indiana
(53rd A East Worlds)

KASA-A States

Lycoming Bar, Philadelphia Ashville VFW, Cambria County

KASA-B States

Sol Mintz, Washington

Edna Hotel, Arnold
B-Qualifier (East) Schaefer's, York ?

1973

A-East World

Croten Dukes, New Castle- (Won A East World)

Iron Dukes, New Castle -(6th A East Worlds)
Krivan Club, Springdale -
(9th A East Worlds)
Sixth Ward, Pittsburgh -
(10th A East Worlds)  
Mount Royal Inn, Pittsburgh -
(17th A East Worlds)
Redwood Rest., Greensburg -
(19th A East Worlds)
B-States Sol Mintz, Washington Edna Hotel, Arnold
KASA-A States Krivan Club Springdale Stacks Cafe, Swoyerville

KASA-B States

Renzi's Lounge, McKeesport

C&J Lounge, Ridgeway
B-Qualifier (East) Thomasville Inn, York Gene's Paint, York

1974

A-World Series Croten Dukes, New Castle - (7th World Series) N/A
A-East World Sol Mintz, Washington - (Won A East World) Mil's Village, Springdale -(25th A East Worlds)  

B-World

Negrich Brothers, Kittaning -(2nd B Worlds)

N/A
Industrial-World Fairmont Supply, Washington -(Won Industrial xWorlds) N/A
States Sol Mintz, Washington ?

1975

A-World Series

Sol Mintz, Washington - (2nd World Series) N/A

B-World

Negrich Brothers, Kittaning- (Won B Worlds)

Kynor Construction, McKeesport- (2nd B Worlds)
Chillies, Monongahela -
(B Worlds)
Mahoning Pizza, New Castle  -
(B Worlds)

C-World

LaRusse Distributors, Arnold- (2nd C Worlds)

Namosa, Addison - (6th C Worlds)  
States Sol Mintz, Washington ?

1976

A-World Series

Joe's Army & Navy, Kittaning-(2nd World Series)

N/A
A-East-World Joe's Army & Navy, Kittaning-(2nd A East Worlds)    N/A

B-World

California Eagles, California- (2nd B Worlds) 

Edna Hotel, Arnold -(3rd B Worlds)
Al's Café, Bethel Park -
(4th B Worlds)  
Renton Fireman, Pittsburgh -
(12th B Worlds)

C-World

N/A

N/A

1977

A-East World

FA Cray's Raiders, New Castle - (3rd in Qualifier)

N/A

B-World

Al's Café, Bethel Park- (Won B Worlds)

Lee Supply, Charleroi - (3rd B Worlds)
Edna Hotel, Arnold -
(4th B Worlds)
Alexander's Inn, Pittsburgh -
(9th B Worlds)
Lee Supply, Charleroi -
(20th B Worlds) 

C-World

Hubby's, New Kensington- (2nd B Worlds)

N/A

1978

A-East World

RAM Landmark, Pittsburgh - (A East World)

BYM Club, Pittsburgh - (A East World)

B-World

Schmidt's, Mc Kees Rocks - (10th B Worlds)

Edna Hotel, Arnold, PA - (19th B Worlds)

C-World

Shelly's Trucking, Smithfield - (6th C Worlds)

Hubby's, New Kensington - (th C Worlds)
Spezzano's, Lower Burrell -
(11th C Worlds)
Town & Country Lounge, Chicora -
(33rd C Worlds)
Mosey Inn, Apollo -
(53rd C Worlds)
Charleroi VFW-167, Belle Vernon -
(70th C Worlds)

1979

A-East World

N/A

N/A

B-World

Citizen's Club, Jeannette- (2nd B Worlds)

Lee Supply, Charleroi - (7th B Worlds)

C-World

Hubby's, New Kensington- (C Regional)

N/A

1980

A-East World

?

N/A

B-World

Citizen's Club, Pittsburgh - (8th B Worlds)

Sandy Creek, Pittsburgh - (26th B Worlds) 
West Mifflin Rams, West Mifflin -
(43rd B Worlds)

C-Regional

Fodi's, Pittsburgh - (7th C Regional)   

Bengi's, Pittsburgh - (8th C Regional)
Cobras, Altoona -
(13th C Regional)
M&M Lounge, Pittsburgh -
(28th C Regional)
 - 5 other teams entered - not listed

1981

Major World Series

York Barbell-Ken Sanders, York - (5th in World Series)

N/A

A

N/A

N/A

B-Regional

Jerry's Softball, Irwin- (Won B Regional) 

Renton Club, Pittsburgh -  (B Regional) 

C

Cobras, Martinsburg - (4th in C Regional)

Gene's Pittsburgh - (21st C Regional)
- 10 other teams entered - not listed

1982

Major World Series

York Barbell-Ken Sanders, York - (3rd in World Series)

N/A

A-Regional

Cummin's Diesel, Harrisburg  - (2nd A Regional)

Cousin's Three, New Castle - (A Regional)
A-World The Saloon, Pittsburgh - (Won A  World) N/A

B-Regional

Rox Stars, McKees Rocks  - (B Regional)

N/A

C-Regional

Cobras, Martinsburg  - (Won C Regional)

Rupert Industries, Apollo - (5th C Regional)
Toby's Pub, Pittsburgh -
(6th C Regional)
Holiday Jacks, Easton  -
(11th C Regional)
- 5 other teams entered - not listed

D-Qualifier

Five Star Pizza, Plains

Little Jeanies, Wilkes-Barre

1983

Major

N/A

N/A

A-World

The Saloon, Pittsburgh - (A  World)

N/A

B-Regional

Cobras, Martinsburg  - (Won B Regional) 

Mammy Morgan Jacks. Easton  - (B Regional)
Donahoo's, Marianna  -
(23rd B Regional) 
By Pass Lounge, Pittsburgh  -
(45th B Regional) 
West Liberty Auto, McKeesport  -
(46th B Regional) 
Rupert Industries, Apollo -
(48th B Regional) 
Danny Paul's Visions, Bristol -
(50th B Regional) 

C-Regional

Polito's, Pittsburgh - (13th C Regional)

Toby's Pub, Pittsburgh - (16th C Regional) 
- 10 other teams entered - not listed

D-Regional

Sam's Associates, Washington  -(Won D Regional) 

Doug Black Insurance, Bobtown - (7th D Regional) 
- 15 other teams entered - not listed

1984

Major

N/A

N/A

A-World

Cobras, Martinsburg  - (A Regional)

?

B-Regional

JR's Lounge, East Pittsburgh  - (7th B Regional)

Farrell Maintenance, Ephrata - (11th B Regional) 
Great Escape, McKeesport-
(34th B Regional) 

C-Regional

?

?

D-Regional

Mullin's Pub, Pittsburgh  - (Won D Regional)

Greenside Inn, Greeensboro - (7th D Regional)
Bob's Place, Pittsburgh -
(20th D Regional)
- 21 other teams entered - not listed

1985

Major

N/A

N/A

A-World

Gregg Security, Pittsburgh  - (Won A World)

N/A

B-Regional

Polito's Pub, Uniontown  - (Won B Regional)

?

C-Regional

?

?

D-Regional

Houston Independents, Strabane - (7th D Regional)

Highland Homes, Uniontown - (8th D Regional) 
Doug Black Insurance, Bobtown -
(13th D Regiona
- 16 other teams entered - not listed  

1986

A-World

Gregg's Security, Pittsburgh  - (A World)

N/A

A-NIT

Gregg's Security, Pittsburgh - (Won A NIT)

?

B-Regional

?

?

C-Regional

Zozo's, Pittsburgh  - (Won C Regional)

Great Eacape, McKeesport  - (3rd C Regional)

D-Regional

?

?

1987

Major World Series

N/A 

N/A 

A-World

?

?

B-Regional

?

?

C-Regional

Swissvale Shop & Save, Pittsburgh  - (Won C Regional)

?

D-Regional

?

?

1988

 

Major World Series

Maroadi Transfer, Jeannette  - (15th  World Series)

N/A

A-World

Stewart's Lounge, Pittsburgh  - (Won A World)

Maroadi Transfer, Jeannette  - (2nd A World)

B-World

? ?

C-World

?

?

D-World

?

?

1989

Major World Series

Stewart's Lounge, Pittsburgh - (5th  World Series)

N/A

AA-World

Caesar's Tavern, Jeanette  - (Won AA World)

N/A

A-World

N/A

N/A

B-Qualifier

Chief Softball, Pittsburgh

WT Nix, Cheswick
C

?

?
D ? ?

1990

Major World Series

Stewart's Lounge, Pittsburgh - (9th  World Series)

?

A-World

N/A

N/A

B

?? Armstrong Auto Mart, Kittananing

?

C

?

?
D ? ?

1991

A-World

N/A

N/A

B

?? Fayette Trophy, Fairchance (rank)

?? Gregg & Associates, Pittsburgh (rank)

C

?? Union Grill, West Mifflin (rank)

?

D

?? Jake's Bar, Butler (rank)

?? Fallowfield, Charleroi (rank)

1992

A-World

N/A

N/A

B

?? Italian Oven, New Kensington  (rank)

?? Chief's Cafe, Pittsburgh (rank)

C

?

?

D

?? Hildes Red Brick Inn, Washington (rank)

?? Orby Pharmacy, Three Springs (rank)

1993

A-World

N/A

N/A

B

?? Finney's Sports Pub, Washington (rank)

?

C

Foster House, Belle Vernon

?? Murph's Study Hall, York (rank)

D

Rob's Ignition, Ellwood City

Orby's Pharmacy, Three Springs

1994

A-World

N/A

N/A

B

?? Hildes Red Brick Inn, Washington  (rank)

?

C

Murph's Study Hall, York

?? Jake's Bar, Butler (rank)

D

Oasis Sports Bar, Ellwood City

?? Mim's Hoagies, Chambersburg (rank)

E

Hanover Conveyer Systems, Hanover

?? Adams Hotel, Greenville (rank)

1995

A

N/A

N/A

B

N/A

N/A

C

Foster House, Belle Vernon

?? Mim's Hoagies, Chambersburg (rank)

D

Tommy's, Hyndman-Bedford

?

E

M & M Medical, Beaverdale

?? Wolf Shearer, Carlisle (rank)

1996

Major

SoJern/Specialty Tank, Levittown (rank)

N/A

A

N/A

N/A

B

?? Eddie Mack, Pittsburgh (rank)

?

C

?

?

D

M & M Medical, Beaverdale

?
E

Pap's Gang, Uniontown

?

1997

Major World Series

?? SoJern/Specialty Tank, Levittown (rank)

N/A

A

?? Eddie Mack/Jets, Pittsburgh (rank)

N/A

B

?? Maroadi Transfer,  Jeannette (rank)

?

C

?

?

D

M & M Medical, Beaverdale

?
E

Strokers

?

1998

A

?? Jets/Tailgators, Cheswick (rank)

N/A

B

?? Frank-N-Stein, Pittsburgh (rank)

?? Eddie Mack/Jets, Pittsburgh (rank)

C

?

?

D

Superior TV, Pittsburgh

?

E

Sweeley's Roofing, Spring Mills

?

1999

A

?? Maroadi's/Easton, Jeannette (rank)

N/A

B

?? Sport's Page, Pittsburgh (rank)

?

C

?

?

D

Eddie's Pizza, Swissvale

?

E

Cracker's Tavern, Quincy

?

2000

A-World

Maroadi' Transfer/Nike, Jeannette - (Won A World)

?? Beloli/Tailgators, Springdale (rank)

B

??Sport's Page, Pittsburgh (rank)

N/A

C

??CB Owls, Reading (rank)

??Flip It, Easton (rank)

D

Pennzoil/Scorchers, Girard

M&M Medical, Beaverdale

E

Louie's Auto/AL Post 791, York

Blondie's Tavern, Chambersburg

Mixed Diehards, Gettysburg Mt. Union, Mt. Union

2001

A-World

??Maroadi's/Frank-N-Stein/TPS, Jeannette

N/A

B

??Beloli/Tailgators, Springdale (rank)

??Sports Page, Pittsburgh (rank)

C

??Casner Equipment/Moore, Reading (rank)

??PTS/Showtime, Easton (rank)

Co-D

Lewisburg Legion, Lewisburg

Golden Rule/TAK Sports, Mills

Co-D

Inn the Ruff, Pittsburgh

Nationals, Reynoldsville

E

Lawes Home Improvement, Shippensburg

Armstrong Builders, St. Thomas

Mixed Smooth, Suitland, MD * Diehards, Gettysburg

2002

A

N/A

N/A

B

??Frank-N-Stein/Maroadi's/Mizuno, Jeannette  (rank)

??Foster House/Square News, Belle Vernon (rank)

C

??Specialty Tank, Langhorne (rank)

Murph's Study Hall, York

Co-D

P&W Sharks, York

Louie's Auto, York

Co-D

Liberty Bail Bonds, Irwin

Best Line Equipment, Tyrone

E

Young Guns, Carlisle

Negley's Well Drilling, Newville

Mixed Willa's Gym, McAlisterville Dilly's, Newburg
2003 A N/A N/A
B ??Team SSS/Maroadi's/Tailgators, Jeannette (rank) N/A
C ??Pennepacker's/Easton, Lewistown (rank) ??PF Environmental, New Castle (rank)
D Lewisburg Legion, Lewisburg Jackdaddy's, Lehigh Valley
D-West Best Line Equipment, Tyrone Stonehouse, Punxsutawney
E Albicocco Pasta Cafe, Clarks Green Shetron Welding, Carlisle
Mixed Wagner Roofing, Greencastle Good Ole Days, Mechanicsburg
2004 A N/A N/A
B ??Hollywood Showbar/Miken, Pittsburgh (rank) N/A
C Steve Heins/Cutting Edge/Mizuno, Elizabethtown Ryan's/Easton, Mercersburg
D Locker Room, Osterburg Running Rhinos, Harrisburg
E Fisher's/Corbi's, Mercersburg VFW # 6241/JWP Environmental, Mercersburg
Mixed Bath & Kitchen, Newark, DE * Sump'n Sump'n, Glen Burnie, MD *
2005 A N/A N/A
B N/A N/A
C Hilltopper's/Clancy's Pub, West Mifflin Craig's Bullshippers, Gettysburg
D Harbaugh Construction, Greencastle Superior Softball, Frederick, MD
E ADW Softball, Mercersburg Sutton Refrigeration, Hazelton
Mixed Hannan Construction, Jersey Shore Desoul, Mill Hall
2006 A N/A N/A
B N/A N/A
C Shorb's York - (rankings) Craig's Bullshippers, Chambersburg - (rankings)
D-East Usner Excavating, Manheim Great American Pub, Norristown
D-Cent Donna's Carlisle Grill, Allentown Barretts/Madmen, Martinsburg, WV *
E Weaver Masonry, Ephrata Northwestern Mutual, Hagerstown, MD *
E-Cent-Fall Legion of Doom, York Bud Light/APC/Razorbacks, York
Mixed N/A N/A
2007 A N/A N/A
B N/A N/A
C Wagner Farms, Bethlehem - (rankings) Craig's Bullshippers, Chambersburg- (rankings)
D-East New Holland Legion, Denver Landis Express/Al's Service Center, Denver
D-Cent Gates Logging, Howard Gateway, Enola
E Spikes Trophies, Bensalem 556 VFW/Prim Barn, York
2008 A N/A N/A
B N/A N/A
C Tailgaters/Worth/Wampum, Pittsburgh- (rankings) Craig's Bullshippers, Manheim- (rankings)
D Apex/Louie’s Auto/Razorbacks, York Gateway, Harrisburg
E Northwestern of PA., Mercersburg Hogs, Hustontown
2009 B N/A N/A
C Wagner Farms/Torco Supply, Easton - (rankings) Craig's Bullshippers, Chambersburg - (rankings)
D JS Garmen Electric, Palmyra - (rankings) New Holland Legion, Zinn's-Denver - (rankings)
E Baird Stone, Pittston Elizabethtown Legion/Don's Diner, Palmyra
2010 B N/A N/A
C Craig's Bullshippers, Chambersburg - (rankings) N/A
D Queen City Softball, Reading Municipal Capital Corporation, Bethlehem
E Pilgrim's Car Care/Bowhunter's Den, York Hochstetler's, Chambersburg
2011 B N/A N/A
C Craig's Bullshippers, Chambersburg - (rankings) McKeesport PNA-352, Pittsburgh - (rankings)
D G Muzik, Reading and Queen City, Reading - (Co-Champs, rain shortened)
E G Muzik, Reading GLS, Carlisle
2012 B N/A N/A
C New Holland Legion, Intercourse - (rankings) CHECK Tailgaters/B&E/Tyler Trucking, Pittsburgh - (rankings)
D G Muzik, Reading APC Savory's/M&S Softball, York
E P/K Builders, Bethlehem Rogele, Mechanicsburg
2013 B N/A N/A
C Tailgaters/B&E/Boys, Pittsburgh - (rankings) Thrashers, Intercourse - (rankings)
D New Holland Legion, Lancaster - (rankings) Fishers Softball, Lancaster - (rankings)
E Wrecking Crew, Waynesboro Big Woody's/Mutiny, Harrisburg
E-Eastern States Morrisville Tavern, Morrisville Mohawk Softball, Parsippany, NJ
2014 B N/A N/A
C Tailgaters/Boys/B&E/Easton, Pittsburgh Bullshippers, Chambersburg
D Tri State Softball, Harrisburg Diamond and Ice, Gainesville, VA
E Baldy Beard Brewing Company, York Shamrock Construction, Scranton
2015 B Bullshippers/B&S, Chambersburg N/A
C All In/PSB/Elite Sports, Pittsburg A&M Contracting, Pittsburgh
D Zeno's/Wrecking Machine, Arcade, NY New Holland Legion, Intercourse
E Londonderry Limousines, Palmyra Hop's Fogelsville Hotel, Fogelsville
2016 Open Baldy Beard, York Major Mayhem/Walk Off Sports, Hellertown
B All In/PSB/Wiggles Sports/Elite, Pittsburgh (rank) N/A
C La Famiglia/Elite/Mr. Wiggles/Worth, Pittsburgh (rank) Mojo, West Chester (rank)
D Greens Lawn Care, Harrisburg New Holland Legion, Intercourse
E The Circle Softball, Newville MVP, Inc., Whitehall
2017 B
C
D
E
2018 B
C
D
E
2019 B
C
D
E
2020 B
C
D
E

 

Note:
Anthony Guitano was the USSSA State Commissioner from 1971-2002, Walter Runk took over in 2003 and Bob Holland of Maryland has served in that capacity since 2005.  Anthony Guitano also was the National Regional Director for many years.  Some years no states were held, either the #1 and #2 ranked team in that class or the highest two finishers in the divisional championships or world series for that class is listed. "KASA" is the Keystone Association State Championship run by the USSSA.

* - Teams from Maryland, Delaware and West Virginia at one time were allowed to play in the USSSA of PA States.

KEYSTONE AMATEUR SOFTBALL ASSOCIATION (Affiliated with USSSA)

State Champ and others would qualifiy for Regionals, etc.

1973 Class-A KASA States
1. Krivan Club, Springdale 5-0
2. Stacks, Swoyersville 4-2
3. Simington Construction, Altoona 4-2
4. Millheim, Centre County 2-2
5. Kooks, Altoona 2-2
5. Park Grill, Williamsport 2-2
7. Asheville VFW, Asheville 1-2
7. Keystone Hotel, Williamsport 0-2
9. Knights of Columbus, Nanticoke 0-2
9. Ferns, Tyrone 0-2
9. Weyandt's Meats, Altoona 0-2
MVP- Dick Simington, Simington Construction (6-7, HR in last 2 games)
MV Pitcher - Jim Fugal, Krivan Club (Pitched all 5 victories)

1973 Class-B KASA States
1. Renzie's Lounge, McKeesport 5-0
2. C&J Lounge, Ridgeway 5-2
3. Jefferson Hotel 4-2
4. Stewart's 4-2
5. Consiglio 3-2
5. Stelh's Hotel 3-2
7. Stafe Pola 3-2
7. Carlton Himes 2-2
9. Mel's Village 2-2
9. West Vaco 1-2
9. Sharpsburg 1-2
9. Jack & George's 1-2
13. Unami 1-2
13. WRBL 1-2
13. PA Shoe 0-2
13. Gorsuch Pharmacy 0-2
17. Cobbers 0-2
17. Port Sport 0-2
17. Sam's Furniture 0-2
17. Charlie's 0-2
MVP - Chris Russ, Renzie's Lounge
MV Pitcher - George Bates, Renzie's Lounge

 


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