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1971 USSSA Major World Series!

 

In 1971 there was an Eastern and Western USSSA World Series and then Accurate Welding from Wisconsin and Goettl's Metals from Arizona played a best of 7 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Accurate Welding swept the series 4-0

 

MVP – James Mortl, Accurate Welding (12-15, .800, 6 RBIs)

Average Leader – James Mortl, Accurate Welding – .800

 

 

HR Leader – Carl Bruce, Accurate – 3 (8-11, .727, 14 RBIs)

 

 

1971 Eastern USSSA World Championship  (Held in Louisville, KY – Rain Shortened)
1. Accurate Welding, Milwaukee, WI  6-1
2. Ace Movers, Milwaukee, WI  4-1
3. Hicksville Astros, Hicksville, NY 6-1
4. Milwaukee Commandos, Milwaukee, WI 7-1
5. Iron Dukes, New Castle, PA  3-2
6. Feldotts Plateau, Napierville, IL 3-2
7. Sports Center, Covington, KY  5-2
8. Queen City Patterns, Miamitown, OH 4-2
9. Milwaukee Forging, Milwaukee, WI 3-2
10. Sixth Ward Club, Pittsburgh, PA  2-2
11. Fairdale A.C., Fairdale, KY  2-2
12. Sportscenter A.C., Covington, KY 3-2
13. Tirabassi Excavating, Milwaukee, WI 3-2
14. Builders Hardware, Milwaukee, WI 2-2
15. Nationals, Smithfield, VA  2-2
16. Croten Dukes, New Castle, PA  3-2
17. Independents, Buena Vista, VA  2-2
18. Ward Forging, New Albany, IN  2-2
19. Shematick Oil, Newport News, VA  1-2
20. Knights of St. John, Louisville, KY 1-2
21. WAWA Radio, Milwaukee, WI  1-2
22. Harry's Corner, Burlington, KY  1-2
23. Midnighters, Louisville, KY  1-2
24. Ulrich A.C., Sheperdsville, KY  1-2
25. Kendall Lounge, Detroit, MI  1-2
26. Greenfield Org., Pittsburgh, PA  1-2
27. Hopewell VFW, Hopewell, VA  0-2
28. Weber's Market, Harrison, OH  0-2
29. Cavaliers A.C., Petersburg, VA  0-2
30. Barr Industries, Wayne, MI  0-2
31. Kiwanis, Brentwood, MD   0-2
32. Riley's Inn, New Windsor, NY  0-2
33. Wischer's Café, Covington, KY  0-2
34. Guardian Angels Club, Louisville, KY 0-2
35. Enquirer, Cincinnati, OH  0-2
36. Millbrook Softball, Millbrook, NY 0-2
37. Tomatoes, Louisville, KY  0-2
38. Postal Men, St. Louis, MO  0-2

MVP –  John Wegner, Accurate Welding   (4 HRs, 13 RBIs)
HR Leader– Larry Chiapetta, Hicksville Astros
Avg Leader– Darrell Greenmeir, Accurate Welding  (.750)

1971 USSSA Eastern All World Team:
Willie May, Ace Movers (.706)
Darrell Greenmeir, Accurate Welding (.750)
Jim Mortl, Accurate Welding (.455)
John Wegner, Accurate Welding (.556)
Carl Bruce Accurate Welding (.647)
Oscar Steadman, Hicksville Astros
Mike Foley, Hicksville Astros
Mike Fox, Ace Movers
Arlis Jones, Commando's
Jim Sieloff, Ace Movers

1971 Western USSSA World Championship (Held in Azusa, CA)
1. Big Apple, Phoenix, AZ   5-0
2. Berg Ford, Mesa, AZ   5-2
3. Glenwood Motors, Glenwood, CA  4-2
4. Kerr Sporting Goods, AZ   3-2
5 Goettl's Metals, Mesa, AZ  4-2
6. Nevada Test Site Bears, NV  4-2
7. Bit of Italy, Huntington Park,  CA 3-2
8. V.B. Morgan Truckers, CA  2-2
9. Austin & Wolfe Refrigeration, AZ 2-2
10. Honeywell, AZ    1-2
11. Bemco, Industry, CA   1-2
12. Foothill Dairy, Azusa, CA  2-2
13. Shakey's, CA    2-2
14. Motorola Blue, AZ   2-2
15. Bohunks, CA    1-2
16. Carpet Baggers, NV   0-2
17. Garrey Room, CA    0-2
18. Motorola White, AZ   0-2
19. So. Phoenix Merchants, AZ  0-2
20. Sierra Produce, NV   0-2
21. Wonder World, NV   0-2
22. The Pitcher, AZ    0-2

MVP –  Vince Paralta, Big Apple
HR Leader– no info available
Avg Leader– Jack Beavers, Goettl's Metal ( .623)

1971 USSSA Western All World Team:
IF- Ken Novak, Glenwood Motors (.450)
IF- Jack Beavers, Goettl's (.623)
IF- Gordon Loveless, Berge Ford (.341)
IF- Dave Hibbert, Berge Ford (.563)
IF- Vince Peralta, Big Apple (.471)
OF- Joe Contraras, Big Apple (.333)
OF- Dan McMann, Blinky's (.500)
OF- Frank Wilson, Glenwood Motors (.474)
OF- Frank Valunzuela, Big Apple (.385)
C- Elby Bushong, Kerr Sp. Goods (.400)
P- Benny Crittenden, Berge Ford (.529)

 

 

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