National Championships

Champions by Year

ASA MEN’S MAJOR 16 INCH NATIONAL CHAMPIONS

Year Champion Runner-up MVP
1964 Bobcats, Chicago, IL Ken Allen, Chicago, IL ?
1965 Miller Insurance / Bobcats, Chicago, IL Ken Allen, Chicago, IL Henry Currie, Jr., Kuppenheimner Clothes
1966 Sobies, Chicago, IL Bobcats, Chicago, IL Ed Surma, Sobies
1967 Sobies, Chicago, IL Miller-Zolna’s, Chicago, IL Lynwood Earl Creech, Ritz Restaurant
1968 Sobies, Chicago, IL Bobcats, Chicago, IL MVP – ?
1969 Dr. Carlucci’s Bobcats, Fox Lake, IL Sobies, Chicago, IL Eddie Zolna, Dr. Carlucci’s Bobcats
1970 Dr. Carlucci’s Bobcats, Fox Lake, IL Dwarf’s, Chicago Jake Jacobi, Dr. Carlucci’s Bobcats
1971 Dr. Carlucci’s Bobcats, Fox Lake, IL Sobies, Chicago, IL Eddie Zolna, Dr. Carlucci’s Bobcats
1972 Dr. Carlucci’s Bobcats, Fox Lake, IL American Rivet, Chicago, IL Frank Centire, Dr. Carlucci’s Bobcats
1973 Bobcats, Chicago, IL Kerr Sporting Goods, Phoenix, AZ Eddie Zolna, Dr. Carlucci’s Bobcats
1974 Strikers, Chicago, IL Danan’s Inn, Pell Lake, WI Len West, Strikers
1975 Josef’s Restaurant, Chicago’s Danan’s Inn, Pell Lake, WI Mike Marchinski, Josef’s Restaurant
1976 Republican Bank Bobcats, Chicago, IL Amalga Monsters, Chicago, IL Willie Simpson, Republican Bank Bobcats
1977 Bobcats, Chicago, IL American Rivet, Chicago, IL Willie Simpson, Bobcats
1978 Bobcats, Chicago, IL Big Banjo Sports Pub, Wheaton, IL Larry Kelly, Bobcats
1979 Bobcats, Chicago, IL Monsters, Chicago, IL Ron Olesiak, Bobcats
1980 Har-Crest Whips, Chicago, IL Monsters, Chicago, IL Mike Glab, Muskets
1981 C&K Old Style Bobcats, Harvey, IL Budweiser Whips, Chicago, IL MVP – ?
1982 Park Avenue Spats, Chicago, IL Motherlode Runts, Des Plaines, IL Jim Fanta, Park Avenue Spats
1983 Budweiser Whips, Chicago, IL Stray Cats, Hanover Park, IL Jack Kelly, Budweiser Whips
1984 Budweiser Whips, Chicago, IL Safari Tigers, Chicago, IL Jack Kelly, Budweiser Whips
1985 Touch, Chicago, IL Safari Tigers, Chicago, IL Randy Lee, Safari Tigers
1986 Ducks, Oak Lawn, IL Coopers Sporting Goods, Meadows, IL Tom Czarnick, Coopers Sporting Goods
1987 Sports Station, Blue Island, IL Whips, Chicago, IL Larry Kelly, Sports Station
1988 Whips, Chicago, IL Auto Mart, Mt. Prospect, IL Mark Wilson, Whips
1989 Whips, Chicago, IL Bud North, Mt. Prospect, IL Wally Filkins, Whips
1990 Pete’s Hidaway Whips, Chicago, IL Splinter’s Sports Club, Mt. Prospect, IL Jack Kelly, Pete’s Hidaway Whips
1991 Splinter’s Sports Club, Mt. Prospect, IL Lettuce Entertain You, Chicago, IL Tom Czarnick, Splinter’s Sports Club
1992 Lettuce, Chicago, IL Moran Manufacturing, Mt. Prospect, IL Matt Biondic, Lettuce
1993 Lettuce, Chicago, IL Moran Manufacturing, Mt. Prospect, IL Frank Mustari, Lettuce
1994 Hollywood Casino, Mt. Prospect, IL Prime Time, Mt. Prospect, IL Dello Bianchini, Hollywood Casino
1995 Carpet Country, Marshalltown, IA Life-Prime Time, Hodgkins, IL Brad Van Meter and Rick Barnes, Carpet Country (Co-MVPs)
1996 Lettuce, Chicago, IL Splinters Sports, Hodgkins, IL Tom Czarnick, Lettuce
1997 Miller Lite-Splinters, Hodgkins, IL Lettuce, Chicago, IL Rich Vila and Keith Filkins, Miller Lite-Splinters (Co-MVP’s)
1998 Lettuce, Chicago, IL Miller 45’s, Mt. Prospect, IL MVP – ?
1999 Puglise Softball, Riverside, IL Lettuce, Chicago, IL David Bischoff and Keith Filkins, Puglise Softball (Co-MVP’s)
2000 Licorice, Mt. Prospect, IL Bucks Softball, Mt. Prospect, IL Randy Russ, Licorice
2001 Miller 45’s, Mt. Prospect, IL Bucks Softball, Mt. Prospect, IL MVP – ?
2002 Licorice, Mt. Prospect, IL Stover Softball, West Des Moines, IA Randy Russ, Licorice
2003 Golden Tee 45’s, Mt. Prospect, IL Stover Softball, West Des Moines, IA Mark Holstein, Golden Tee 45’s
2004 Miller 45’s, Mt. Prospect, IL Flash, Des Plains, IL Jeff Berger, Miller 45’s
2005 Miller 45’s, Mt. Prospect, IL Bucketheads, Mt. Prospect, IL Rick Gancarz and Jim Matlock, Miller 45’s (Co-MVP’s)
2006 Miller 45’s. Mt. Prospect, IL N/A N/A
2007 Miller 45’s. Mt. Prospect, IL Stovers N/A
2008 Flashback Jynx Ralph Lawrence
2009 Flash Flash Randy Russ
2010 Windy City N/A Pat Caputo

 

ASA MEN’S CLASS-A 16″ NATIONAL CHAMPIONS

Year   Champion   Runner-up   MVP
1984 Golden Q, Mishawaka, IN Woodrow Wilson, Whiting, IN MVP – ?
1985 Last Chance, Aberdeen, SD Turtles, Des Plains, IL MVP – ?
1986 Edison Park Inn, Chicago, IL Turtles, Des Plains, IL MVP – ?
1987 Aces, Chicago, IL Touch of Class, Chicago, IL Mike Brady, Aces
1988 Doctors, Chicago, IL Bridgeport Crush, Chicago, IL MVP – ?
1989 Aces, Chicago, IL Saints, Chicago, IL Team MVP-Aces
1990 Chicago Gamblers, IL Bridgeport Crush, Chicago, IL MVP – ?
1991 Stickmen, Chicago, IL Doctors, Chicago, IL MVP – ?
1992 Ice, Cecero, IL Saints, Chicago, IL MVP – ?
1993 Galeswood, Chicago, IL Panthers, Chicago, IL MVP – ?
1994 Rebels, Chicago, IL Gators, Chicago, IL Tom Neputy, Rebels
1995 Jynx, Chicago, IL Scooters, Chicago, IL Mark Munnizzi, Jynx
1996 Trojans, Mt. Prospect, IL Flash, Melrose Park, IL MVP – ?
1997 Splinters, Chicago, IL Crush, Chicago, IL MVP – ?
1998 Men From Uncle, Blue Island, IL Candelight Shooters, Chicago, IL Mike McKenna, Men from Uncle
1999 Lemonheads, Chicago, IL Traffic, Mt. Prospect, IL MVP – ?
2000 Trojans, Mt. Prospect, IL Storm, Whiting, IN MVP – ?
2001 Rebel’s, Chicago, IL Crush, Chicago, IL John Pellegrino, Rebels
2002 Mudville, Cicero, IL Storm, Whiting, IN John Doss, Mudville
2003 Outsiders, Chicago, IL Lobcocks, Chicago, IL Kenny Keselica and Tim Laughlin, Outsiders (Co-MVPs)
2004 Binge, Chicago, IL Lemonheads, Chicago, IL Chuck Wiggington, Binge
2005 Steel Gold, Chicago, IL Lugnuts, Whiting, IN Gary Johns, Steel Gold
2006 Woodpeckers Crush N/A
2007 Thunder N/A N/A

 

ASA MEN’S 45 & OVER “NO GLOVE” 16″ NATIONAL CHAMPIONS

Year   Champion   Runner-up   MVP
2005 Raiders Magic

 

USSSA MEN’S MAJOR 16″ NATIONAL CHAMPIONS

Year   Champion   Runner-up   MVP
1970 Wild Mustangs, Torrance, CA ? MVP – ?
1971 Redondo Beach AC, Redondo Beach, CA ? MVP – ?
1972 Redondo Beach AC, Redondo Beach, CA ? MVP – ?
1973 not held
1974 not held
1975 not held
1976 The Beacon, Racine, WI ? MVP – ?
1977 K-CLUB, Phoenix, AZ Moe Allen, Phoenix, AZ Kurt Nielson, K-CLUB
1978 not held
1979 not held
1980 Hiller & Hamm, McHenry, IL ? MVP – ?
1981 C&K Old Style Bobcats, Chicago, IL ? MVP – ?
1982 Budweiser Whips, Harvey, IL C&K Old Style Bobcats, Chicago, IL Mike Tallo, Budweiser Whips
1983 Budweiser Whips, Harvey, IL Rat Pack Runts-Rollers, Chicago, IL John Kelleher, Budweiser Whips
1984 Budweiser Whips, Harvey, IL ? MVP – ?
1985 ? ? MVP – ?
1986 J-Birds, Mt. Prospect, IL ? MVP – ?
1987 Apple Chevrolet Whips, Harvey, IL ? MVP – ?
1988 Apple Chevrolet Whips, Harvey, IL Meadows, Rolling Meadows, IL Dave Brishoff, Apple Chevrolet Whips
1989 Bud Light Blues, Mt. Prospect, IL Pete’s Hideway Whips, Chicago, IL Gary Mariano, Blues
1990 Miller Taggers, Mt. Prospect, IL Aces, Chicago, IL Ken Butzen, Miller Taggers
1991 Miller Taggers, Mt. Prospect, IL March Manufacturing, Glenview, IL Mike Stout, Miller Taggers
1992 Old Style Rabbits, Chicago, IL Stickmen, Chicago, IL Rich Ladewig, Old Style Rabbits
1993 Ice Softball, Cicero, IL L.A. Peacemakers, Chicago, IL Mike Stout, Ice Softball
1994 Lettuce, Chicago, IL Ice, Mt. Prospect, IL Don Mustari, Lettuce
1995 Thrashers, Mt. Prospect, IL Ice House, Chicago, IL MVP – ?
1996 N/A   

 

USSSA MEN’S CLASS-A 16″ NATIONAL CHAMPIONS

Year   Champion   Runner-up   MVP
1989 Hometown Crush Irving’s Red Hots, Broadview, IL Mickey Balestri, Hometown Crush
1990 Irving’s Red Hots, Broadview, IL ? MVP – ?
1991 Revere Electric Longshots, Chicago, IL Falco’s Pizza Unknowns, Chicago, IL MVP – ?
1992 Luciano’s Gamblers, Cicero, IL California Gold, Cicero, IL MVP – ?
1993 Jokeman, Palos, IL Pandas, Downers Grove, IL MVP – ?
1994 DLD, Dolton, IL Mudcats, Calumet City, IL MVP – ?
1995 Jimbos Crush, Boyce Park, IL Kennedy Park Problems, Chicago, IL MVP – ?
1996 N/A

 

NSA MEN’S 16″ NATIONAL CHAMPIONS

Year   Champion   Runner-up   MVP
2000 Jynx, Chicago, IL Rebels, Hickory Hills, IL Tom Balek, Jynx
2001 McDivots, Palos Heights, IL Fat Sam’s, Chicago, IL Darren Neputy, McDivots
2002 Storm, Whiting, IN Iron Men, Chicago, IL Mickey Balestra, Storm
2003 Out There, Berwyn, IL Smitty’s, Bensenville, IL Wayne Wenke, Out There
2004 Gator Aid, IL Storm, Whiting, IN Ron Risden, Gator Aid
2005 Lugnuts, Whiting, IN Fiasco, Palatine, IL MVP – ?

 

NSA WOMEN’S 16″ NATIONAL CHAMPIONS

Year   Champion   Runner-up
2002 Blaze, Chicago, IL Sloan Value, Broadview, IL
2003 Blaze, Chicago, IL Brat Pack, Normandy Park, IL
2004 ?
2005 ?

 

FORREST PARK “NO GLOVE” NATIONAL CHAMPIONS

Year   Champion   Runner-up   MVP
1969  Maywood Agents ?
1970 Amboy Dukes ?
1971 Chiefs ?
1972 The Cabin ?
1973 Strikers, Chicago, IL ?
1974 Bobcats, Chicago, IL ?
1975 Sobies, Chicago, IL ?
1976 Bobcats, Chicago, IL ?
1977 American Rivet, Chicago, IL ?
1978 Bobcats, Chicago, IL ?
1979 Mr. A Lucky ?
1980 Stompers ?
1981 Ottos ?
1982 ? ?
1983 Budweiser Whips, Chicago, IL ?
1984 Budweiser Whips, Chicago, IL ?
1985 Budweiser Whips, Chicago, IL ?
1986 Bud Chicago, Chicago, IL ?
1987 Bud North, Mt. Prospect, IL ?
1988 Bud North, Mt. Prospect, IL ?
1989 Bud North, Mt. Prospect, IL ?
1990 Pete’s Hideway Whips, Chicago, IL ?
1991 Lettuce, Chicago, IL ?
1992 Splinters Sports, Hodgkins, IL ?
1993 Lettuce, Chicago, IL ?
1994 Lettuce, Chicago, IL ?
1996 Bud 45’s, Mt. Prospect, IL ?
1997 Lettuce, Chicago, IL ?
1998 Rizza Rockers, Hinsdale, IL ?
1999 Puglise Softball, Riverside, IL ?
2000 Bucks Softball, Mt. Prospect, IL ?
2001 Miller 45’s, Mt. Prospect, IL ?
2002 Licorice, Mt. Prospect, IL Miller 45’s, Mt. Prospect, IL Bobby Russ & Randy Russ, Licorice
2003 Miller 45’s, Mt. Prospect, IL March Manufacturing/Flash, Des Plains, IL Jim Matlock, Miller 45’s
2004 Miller 45’s, Mt. Prospect, IL Paragon, Mt. Prospect, IL MVP – ?
2005 Flash, Des Plains, IL Sage, Mt. Prospect, IL John Scimone, Flash
2006 Miller 45ís, Mt. Prospect, IL Mudville, Mt. Prospect, IL Israel Sanchez, Miller 45’s