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2000 Year in Review

 

TPS POWER RATINGS

 1.  Team TPS, Louisville, KY			(79-15)
 2.  Dan Smith/Worth, San Jose, CA		(68-16)
 3.  Long Haul/TPS, Albertville, MN 		(73-25)
 4.  Sunbelt Plastics, Centerville, GA		(55-23)
 5.  Bell Corp/Easton, Tampa, FL		(59-27)
 6.  Hague/Resmondo/TPS, Columbus, OH		(48-32)
 7.  Sunnyvale V&F/Easton, Sunnyvale, CA	(49-30)
 8.  AJA/TPS, Houston, TX	 		(32-20)
 9.  Suncoast/Dudley, Sarasota, FL 		(12-20)
10.  Reds/Fairweather/Worth, Tacoma, WA 	(23-24)
11.  Roosters/Astros/Easton, Reynoldsburg, OH 	(11-10)
12.  Maroadi Transfer/Nike, Pittsburgh, PA 	(59-27)
13.  Hooters/Easton, Kansas City, KS 		(12-10)
14.  Kevitt/J&H/Easton, Minneapolis, MN 	(13-07)
15.  Craig's Hitmen, Wadley, AL 		(09-11)
16.  Southern Tag/Worth, Mountain Home, AR 	(31-32)
17.  Budweiser Softball, College Station, TX 	(22-25)
18.  Watanabe/Perkins/TPS, Cincinnati, OH 	(22-23)
19.  POVs/Walser/TPS, Minneapolis, MN 		(07-09)
20.  Gasoline Heaven/Worth, Commack, NY 	(11-08)

The Old Scout's 2000 All-Star Team

Player of the Year 	Hank Garris, Team TPS
 P -- Paul Drilling, Long Haul Trucking/TPS (43 HRs, .607 OB%)
 C -- Hank Garris, Team TPS (228 HRs, .796 OB%)
EH -- Carl Rose, Dan Smith/Worth (173 HRs, .726 OB%)
1B -- Jeff Wallace, Team TPS (195 HRs, .782 OB%)
2B -- Rusty Bumgardner, Team TPS (203 HRs, .766 OB%)
3B -- Mike Shenk, Team TPS (144 HRs, .739 OB%)
SS -- Dennis Rulli, Long Haul Trucking/TPS (54 HRs, .759 OB%)
OF -- Jason Kendrick, Team TPS (100 HRs, .701 OB%)
OF -- Doug Kissane, Dan Smith/Worth (112 HRs, .683 OB%)
OF -- John McCraw, Sunbelt Softball (145 HRs, .756 OB%)
OF -- Rob Sleede, Bell Corp/Easton (98 HRs, .737 OB%)
Ut -- Jeff Hall, Dan Smith/Worth (148 HRs, .782 OB%)
Ut -- Todd Martin, Team TPS (168 HRs, .749 OB%)
Ut -- Brett Helmer, Bell Corp/Easton (129 HRs, .815 OB%)
Ut -- Dewayne Nevitt, Bell Corp/Easton (184 HRs, .759 OB%)
Ut -- Dennis Mendoza, Sunbelt Softball (131 HRs, .742 OB%)
Ut -- Larry Carter, Sunnyvale Valve/TPS (198 HRs, .747 OB%)
Mgr. - Gary Jost, Long Haul Trucking/TPS (73-25 record; ASA-Major, USSSA-AA
         and ISA-AA Champs;  NSA-AA, NSA-Super and USSSA-Major Runner-ups; 
         ISA-Super 5th place)
Softball Today Player of the Year - Hank Garris, Team TPS

2000 Major Championships

ASA - Sanford, FL  
1. Team TPS, Louisville, KY
2. Bell Corp/Easton, Tampa, FL
MVP - Hank Garris, Team TPS (.900, 16 HRs) 
HR Leader - Hank Garris, Team TPS
Batting Leader - Hank Garris, Team TPS

USSSA - Orlando, FL  
1. Dan Smith/Worth, San Jose, CA  
2. Long Haul/TPS, Albertville, MN  
MVP - Jeff Hall, Dan Smith/Worth (16-19, .842, 5 HRs, 15 RBIs)  
HR Leader - Howie Krause, Hague (14-24, .583, 17 RBIs) - 9 HRs
Batting Leader - Jeff Hall, Dan Smith/Worth

NSA - South Bend, IN
1. Team TPS, Louisville, KY  
2. Long Haul/TPS, Albertville, MN  
MVP - Todd Martin, Team TPS  
HR Leader - Bob Fisher, Long Haul/TPS - 17 HRs
Batting Leader - Rob Schleede, Bell Corp. 

ISA - Winter Haven, FL  
1. Dan Smith/Worth, San Jose, CA  
2. Sunbelt Plastics Softball, Centerville, GA  
MVP - Dal Beggs, Dan Smith/Worth  (.19-22, .864, 3 HRs)  
HR Leader - Hank Garris, Team TPS (17-22, .773) - 11 HRs
Batting Leader - Dal Beggs, Dan Smith/Worth 

Statistical Leaders

SEASON LEADERS BY HOME RUNS	(81 HOME RUNS REQUIRED TO QUALIFY)
     PLAYER NAME          TEAM NAME                           AB   FREQ.    HR
   1 Garris, Hank         Team TPS                           444   1.947   228
   2 Bumgardner, Rusty    Team TPS                           453   2.232   203
   3 Carter, Larry        Sunnyvale V&F/Easton               400   2.020   198
   4 Wallace, Jeff        Team TPS                           433   2.221   195
   5 Nevitt, Dewayne      BellCorp/Easton                    402   2.185   184
   6 Rose, Carl           Dan Smith/Backman/Worth            400   2.312   173
   7 Martin, Todd         Team TPS                           436   2.595   168
   8 Ott, Jeff            Long Haul/TPS                      455   2.809   162
   9 Rickard, Wendell     Dan Smith/Backman/Worth            374   2.323   161
  10 Hall, Jeff           Dan Smith/Backman/Worth            363   2.453   148
  11 Hughes, Rod          Long Haul/TPS                      393   2.673   147
  12 McCraw, Johnnie      Sunbelt Softball Club              340   2.345   145
  13 Shenk, Mike          Team TPS                           397   2.757   144
  14 Kortokrax, Randy     BellCorp/Easton                    350   2.500   140
  15 Boone, Randell       Team TPS                           362   2.586   140
  16 Williams, Derrick    Sunnyvale V&F/Easton               389   2.779   140
  17 Lavorico, Alex       Long Haul/TPS                      412   3.029   136
  18 Brannon, Paul        Hague/Resmondo/TPS                 345   2.556   135
  19 Schuck, Dan          BellCorp/Easton                    350   2.652   132
  20 Craven, Steve        Sunbelt Softball Club              290   2.214   131
  21 Mendoza, Dennis      Sunbelt Softball Club              339   2.588   131
  22 Helmer, Brett        BellCorp/Easton                    364   2.822   129
  23 Fredieu, Larry       Sunbelt Softball Club              310   2.441   127
  24 Fisher, Bob          Long Haul/TPS                      370   2.913   127
  25 Powers, Jimmy        Sunbelt Softball Club              296   2.426   122
  26 Brockman, Keith      BellCorp/Easton                    322   2.683   120
  27 Joerling, Todd       BellCorp/Easton                    380   3.220   118
  28 Devine, Jimmy        Team TPS                           348   3.000   116
  29 Krause, Howie        Hague/Resmondo/TPS                 277   2.451   113
  30 Kissane, Doug        Dan Smith/Backman/Worth            339   3.027   112
  31 King, Scott          BellCorp/Easton                    281   2.555   110
  32 Cocco, Tim           BellCorp/Easton                    351   3.280   107
  33 Oliver, Derek        Sunbelt Softball Club              309   2.943   105
  34 Hightower, Britt     Sunbelt Softball Club              315   3.000   105
  35 White, Tom           Hague/Resmondo/TPS                 258   2.481   104
  36 O'Hara, Kris         Long Haul/TPS                      413   3.971   104
  37 Cowart, Ray          Sunnyvale V&F/Easton               286   2.832   101
  38 Kendrick, Jason      Team TPS                           360   3.600   100
  39 Schleede, Rob        BellCorp/Easton                    320   3.299    97
  40 Volkers, Todd        Long Haul/TPS                      386   4.021    96
  41 Briggs, Kenny        BellCorp/Easton                    296   3.289    90
  42 Hood, David          Dan Smith/Backman/Worth            304   3.455    88
  43 Campbell, Wes        Long Haul/TPS                      313   3.598    87
  44 Powers, Tot          Sunbelt Softball Club              254   2.953    86
  45 Mello, John          Team TPS                           310   3.605    86
  46 Harding, Greg        Dan Smith/Backman/Worth            288   3.429    84
  47 McColman, Mike       Sunnyvale V&F/Easton               294   3.542    83
  48 Byrd, Billy          BellCorp/Easton                    306   3.687    83
  49 Higginbotham, Robin  Team TPS                           316   3.807    83
  50 Carver, Kenny        Sunbelt Softball Club              253   3.123    81
  51 James, Ronnie        Sunnyvale V&F/Easton               294   3.630    81

SEASON LEADERS BY ON BASE PERCENTAGE	(272 PLATE APPEARANCES REQUIRED TO QUALIFY)
     PLAYER NAME          TEAM NAME                           PA    OB     OB%
   1 Helmer, Brett        BellCorp/Easton                    444   362    .815
   2 Garris, Hank         Team TPS                           490   390    .796
   3 Hall, Jeff           Dan Smith/Backman/Worth            417   326    .782
   4 Oliver, Derek        Sunbelt Softball Club              348   272    .782
   5 Wallace, Jeff        Team TPS                           481   376    .782
   6 Bumgardner, Rusty    Team TPS                           501   384    .766
   7 Powers, Jimmy        Sunbelt Softball Club              325   249    .766
   8 Nevitt, Dewayne      BellCorp/Easton                    440   334    .759
   9 Rulli, Dennis        Long Haul/TPS                      507   385    .759
  10 McCraw, Johnnie      Sunbelt Softball Club              360   272    .756
  11 Heller, John         Sunnyvale V&F/Easton               359   271    .755
  12 Brannon, Paul        Hague/Resmondo/TPS                 360   270    .750
  13 DuBose, Shane        BellCorp/Easton                    402   301    .749
  14 Martin, Todd         Team TPS                           467   350    .749
  15 Carter, Larry        Sunnyvale V&F/Easton               434   324    .747
  16 Campbell, Wes        Long Haul/TPS                      351   262    .746
  17 Craven, Steve        Sunbelt Softball Club              305   227    .744
  18 Mendoza, Dennis      Sunbelt Softball Club              376   279    .742
  19 Hightower, Britt     Sunbelt Softball Club              331   245    .740
  20 White, Tom           Hague/Resmondo/TPS                 289   214    .740
  21 Rodriguez, Mike      Hague/Resmondo/TPS                 284   210    .739
  22 Shenk, Mike          Team TPS                           437   323    .739
  23 Schleede, Rob        BellCorp/Easton                    361   266    .737
  24 Harding, Greg        Dan Smith/Backman/Worth            306   225    .735
  25 Fredieu, Larry       Sunbelt Softball Club              331   243    .734
  26 Fisher, Bob          Long Haul/TPS                      402   294    .731
  27 Briggs, Kenny        BellCorp/Easton                    323   235    .728
  28 Joerling, Todd       BellCorp/Easton                    418   304    .727
  29 Rose, Carl           Dan Smith/Backman/Worth            435   316    .726
  30 Cocco, Tim           BellCorp/Easton                    367   266    .725
  31 Hood, David          Dan Smith/Backman/Worth            337   244    .724
  32 Powers, Tot          Sunbelt Softball Club              294   213    .724
  33 Baker, Bryson        Long Haul/TPS                      345   249    .722
  34 Volkers, Todd        Long Haul/TPS                      460   332    .722
  35 Williams, Derrick    Sunnyvale V&F/Easton               421   304    .722
  36 Boone, Randell       Team TPS                           430   310    .721
  37 Hughes, Rod          Long Haul/TPS                      433   312    .721
  38 Brady, Keith         Long Haul/TPS                      342   246    .719
  39 McColman, Mike       Sunnyvale V&F/Easton               333   236    .709
  40 O'Hara, Kris         Long Haul/TPS                      474   336    .709
  41 Brockman, Keith      BellCorp/Easton                    349   246    .705
  42 Stiles, Brad         Team TPS                           392   276    .704
  43 Krause, Howie        Hague/Resmondo/TPS                 310   218    .703
  44 Devine, Jimmy        Team TPS                           381   267    .701
  45 Kendrick, Jason      Team TPS                           402   282    .701
  46 Rickard, Wendell     Dan Smith/Backman/Worth            425   298    .701
  47 Creson, Mark         Dan Smith/Backman/Worth            326   227    .696
  48 Mello, John          Team TPS                           371   257    .693
  49 Schuck, Dan          BellCorp/Easton                    387   267    .690
  50 Kissane, Doug        Dan Smith/Backman/Worth            379   259    .683
  51 Lavorico, Alex       Long Haul/TPS                      450   307    .682
  52 Striebel, Scott      Dan Smith/Backman/Worth            355   242    .682
  53 Ergle, Robbie        Dan Smith/Backman/Worth            332   225    .678
  54 Sauceman, Larry      Hague/Resmondo/TPS                 278   188    .676
  55 Cowart, Ray          Sunnyvale V&F/Easton               315   212    .673
  56 Ott, Jeff            Long Haul/TPS                      502   338    .673
  57 Jackson, Judson      Hague/Resmondo/TPS                 329   221    .672
  58 Kortokrax, Randy     BellCorp/Easton                    384   258    .672
  59 King, Scott          BellCorp/Easton                    295   198    .671
  60 Foley, Joe           Hague/Resmondo/TPS                 279   187    .670
  61 Sensenig, Dale       Hague/Resmondo/TPS                 281   188    .669
  62 James, Ronnie        Sunnyvale V&F/Easton               326   217    .666
  63 Purcell, Andy        Sunnyvale V&F/Easton               351   233    .664
  64 Turner, Dennis       Hague/Resmondo/TPS                 296   195    .659
  65 Beggs, Dal           Dan Smith/Backman/Worth            358   235    .656
  66 DeMars, Chaun        Long Haul/TPS                      323   212    .656
  67 Davis, Albert        Dan Smith/Backman/Worth            354   232    .655
  68 Linson, Tim          Hague/Resmondo/TPS                 343   223    .650
  69 Higginbotham, Robin  Team TPS                           343   222    .647
  70 Bindi, Guido         Sunnyvale V&F/Easton               308   193    .627
  71 King, Bryan          Sunnyvale V&F/Easton               305   190    .623
  72 Drilling, Paul       Long Haul/TPS                      478   290    .607
  73 Byrd, Billy          BellCorp/Easton                    337   196    .582

SEASON LEADERS BY HOME RUN FREQUENCY		(272 PLATE APPEARANCES REQUIRED TO QUALIFY)
     PLAYER NAME          TEAM NAME                        AB   PA   HR  FREQ.
   1 Garris, Hank         Team TPS                        444  490  228  1.947
   2 Carter, Larry        Sunnyvale V&F/Easton            400  434  198  2.020
   3 Nevitt, Dewayne      BellCorp/Easton                 402  440  184  2.185
   4 Craven, Steve        Sunbelt Softball Club           290  305  131  2.214
   5 Wallace, Jeff        Team TPS                        433  481  195  2.221
   6 Bumgardner, Rusty    Team TPS                        453  501  203  2.232
   7 Rose, Carl           Dan Smith/Backman/Worth         400  435  173  2.312
   8 Rickard, Wendell     Dan Smith/Backman/Worth         374  425  161  2.323
   9 McCraw, Johnnie      Sunbelt Softball Club           340  360  145  2.345
  10 Powers, Jimmy        Sunbelt Softball Club           296  325  122  2.426
  11 Fredieu, Larry       Sunbelt Softball Club           310  331  127  2.441
  12 Krause, Howie        Hague/Resmondo/TPS              277  310  113  2.451
  13 Hall, Jeff           Dan Smith/Backman/Worth         363  417  148  2.453
  14 White, Tom           Hague/Resmondo/TPS              258  289  104  2.481
  15 Kortokrax, Randy     BellCorp/Easton                 350  384  140  2.500
  16 King, Scott          BellCorp/Easton                 281  295  110  2.555
  17 Brannon, Paul        Hague/Resmondo/TPS              345  360  135  2.556
  18 Boone, Randell       Team TPS                        362  430  140  2.586
  19 Mendoza, Dennis      Sunbelt Softball Club           339  376  131  2.588
  20 Martin, Todd         Team TPS                        436  467  168  2.595
  21 Schuck, Dan          BellCorp/Easton                 350  387  132  2.652
  22 Hughes, Rod          Long Haul/TPS                   393  433  147  2.673
  23 Brockman, Keith      BellCorp/Easton                 322  349  120  2.683
  24 Shenk, Mike          Team TPS                        397  437  144  2.757
  25 Williams, Derrick    Sunnyvale V&F/Easton            389  421  140  2.779
  26 Ott, Jeff            Long Haul/TPS                   455  502  162  2.809
  27 Helmer, Brett        BellCorp/Easton                 364  444  129  2.822
  28 Cowart, Ray          Sunnyvale V&F/Easton            286  315  101  2.832
  29 Fisher, Bob          Long Haul/TPS                   370  402  127  2.913
  30 Oliver, Derek        Sunbelt Softball Club           309  348  105  2.943
  31 Powers, Tot          Sunbelt Softball Club           254  294   86  2.953
  32 Devine, Jimmy        Team TPS                        348  381  116  3.000
  33 Hightower, Britt     Sunbelt Softball Club           315  331  105  3.000
  34 Kissane, Doug        Dan Smith/Backman/Worth         339  379  112  3.027
  35 Lavorico, Alex       Long Haul/TPS                   412  450  136  3.029
  36 Joerling, Todd       BellCorp/Easton                 380  418  118  3.220
  37 Cocco, Tim           BellCorp/Easton                 351  367  107  3.280
  38 Briggs, Kenny        BellCorp/Easton                 296  323   90  3.289
  39 Schleede, Rob        BellCorp/Easton                 320  361   97  3.299
  40 Harding, Greg        Dan Smith/Backman/Worth         288  306   84  3.429
  41 Hood, David          Dan Smith/Backman/Worth         304  337   88  3.455
  42 McColman, Mike       Sunnyvale V&F/Easton            294  333   83  3.542
  43 Campbell, Wes        Long Haul/TPS                   313  351   87  3.598
  44 Kendrick, Jason      Team TPS                        360  402  100  3.600
  45 Mello, John          Team TPS                        310  371   86  3.605
  46 Rodriguez, Mike      Hague/Resmondo/TPS              268  284   74  3.622
  47 James, Ronnie        Sunnyvale V&F/Easton            294  326   81  3.630
  48 Foley, Joe           Hague/Resmondo/TPS              251  279   69  3.638
  49 Byrd, Billy          BellCorp/Easton                 306  337   83  3.687
  50 Higginbotham, Robin  Team TPS                        316  343   83  3.807
  51 Linson, Tim          Hague/Resmondo/TPS              299  343   78  3.833
  52 Jackson, Judson      Hague/Resmondo/TPS              303  329   77  3.935
  53 O'Hara, Kris         Long Haul/TPS                   413  474  104  3.971
  54 Bindi, Guido         Sunnyvale V&F/Easton            281  308   70  4.014
  55 Volkers, Todd        Long Haul/TPS                   386  460   96  4.021
  56 Purcell, Andy        Sunnyvale V&F/Easton            321  351   77  4.169
  57 DuBose, Shane        BellCorp/Easton                 341  402   80  4.263
  58 Turner, Dennis       Hague/Resmondo/TPS              264  296   60  4.400
  59 Beggs, Dal           Dan Smith/Backman/Worth         314  358   71  4.423
  60 Brady, Keith         Long Haul/TPS                   313  342   70  4.471
  61 Ergle, Robbie        Dan Smith/Backman/Worth         307  332   67  4.582
  62 Baker, Bryson        Long Haul/TPS                   318  345   68  4.676
  63 Heller, John         Sunnyvale V&F/Easton            337  359   71  4.746
  64 Sauceman, Larry      Hague/Resmondo/TPS              239  278   50  4.780
  65 Creson, Mark         Dan Smith/Backman/Worth         289  326   57  5.070
  66 DeMars, Chaun        Long Haul/TPS                   306  323   59  5.186
  67 Davis, Albert        Dan Smith/Backman/Worth         316  354   59  5.356
  68 Striebel, Scott      Dan Smith/Backman/Worth         304  355   56  5.429
  69 Sensenig, Dale       Hague/Resmondo/TPS              258  281   45  5.733
  70 Stiles, Brad         Team TPS                        342  392   40  8.550
  71 Rulli, Dennis        Long Haul/TPS                   468  507   54  8.667
  72 Drilling, Paul       Long Haul/TPS                   434  478   43 10.093
  73 King, Bryan          Sunnyvale V&F/Easton            285  305   26 10.962

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