2009 ASA Men's Major Fast Pitch

August 3, 2009

South Bend, IN

Friends of ASA Fast PitchSoftball,
One of the most exciting Men’sMajor Fast Pitch National Championship Finals has concluded today in SouthBend, Indiana.  Farm Tavern, Madison, Wisconsin - managed and owned by RodPeterson lost their first game Thursday night at 8 p.m. to NY Gremlins, StatenIsland, New York by a 5-2 score.  Rod’s squad, rolled up theirsleeves, tied their shoes a littler tighter, and manned-up through the losers’bracket – winning ten (10) straight games to claim their third Men’sMajor title.  Farm Tavern won the 2003 tournament played in Midland, MI,the 2004 tournament played in South Bend, Indiana, and now the 2009 tournamentplayed in South Bend, Indiana.
Six Farm Tavern players earnedFirst Team All-American honors, while two more players received Second TeamAll-American Honors.
Farm Tavern players also didwell in the individual awards:
1.      Most Home Runs –Donny Hale (1B) , Farm Tavern - hit 5 HR’s
2.      Batting Champion –Shawn Vanduvall, Bandits (Pueblo, Colorado)
3.      Herb Dudley ExcellentPitcher – Frank Cox, Farm Tavern
4.      Most Valuable Player– Donny Hale (1B) , Farm Tavern
While Rod was fighting aninfected tooth, he still enjoyed this mighty comeback by his team.
To view a completed game bracketwith scores, game-by-game summaries, All-American Teams, Post Tournament FactSheet, and the Official Order of Finish – please visit our web site:
Click on the gold menu, “ASASoftball”.  Then choose the “- ASA Softball” tab. Now click on either “NEW!!” or “CLICK HERE”. Now you are on the “Belleville” web page.  Choose the blue “Tournaments”tab.  Then the “2009 ASA MFP Major” pop out tab.  Now youare at the 2009 ASA Men’s Major Fast Pitch page.
Tomorrow we will be postingBatting Statistics, Pitching Statistics, and Photos.
Also please review the web pagefor the 2010 Rose Cup Softball Tournament which is annually held in Portland,Oregon and our 2010 ASA Men’s Major Fast Pitch page.
Remember you can never plan toofar ahead.  Help us keep the fast pitch game alive and well.
Bob Waters
Belleville Softball Staff

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