1980 World Invitational Horseshoe Pitching Tournament

Los Angeles County Fair - 26-28 Sept. 1980

Pomona California

Group One - Day One Day One - Sept 26 1980

Group Two - Day One

W. R. Williams Jr. Twelve World Class Pitchers invited from all
Carl Steinfeldt

Ralph Simon across the country are seeded in two six-man
Mark Seibold

Al Zadroga classes for preliminary round robin play.
Henry Knauft

Dave Hughes The top three pitchers from each class advance
Ronnie Simmons

Jesse Gonzales to round two to make up Group One for Day two.
Don Titcomb

Bill Holland The bottom three pitchers from each class will
Jeff Williams


fill out the Group two class for day two.





Group One - Day One
Group Two - Day One

Walter Ray Williams Jr. Points Ringers Shoes Percent
Carl Steinfeldt Points Ringers Shoes Percent

Dave Huges 51 73 86 84.9%
Ronnie Simmons 51 67 82 81.7%

Bill Holland 51 49 56 87.5%
Jeff Williams 51 64 86 74.4%

Al Zadroga 51 76 94 80.9%
Henry Knauft 51 68 86 79.1%

Jesse Gonzales 51 61 70 87.1%
Don Titcomb 51 79 102 77.5%

Ralph Simon 51 111 124 89.5%
Mark Seibold 51 117 140 83.6%

Won 5 Lost 0 255 310 430 86.0%
Won 5 Lost 0 255 395 496 79.6%













Ralph Simon Points Ringers Shoes Percent
Mark Seibold Points Ringers Shoes Percent

Jesse Gonzales 51 76 94 80.9%
Don Titcomb 36 52 84 61.9%

Dave Hughes 51 69 86 80.2%
Ronnie Simmons 51 69 92 75.0%

Bill Holland 51 92 106 86.8%
Jeff Williams 51 69 84 73.4%

Al Zadroga 51 115 142 81.0%
Henry Knauft 51 48 56 85.7%

W. R, Williams Jr. 24 102 124 82.7%
Carl Steinfeldt 48 116 140 82.9%

Won 4 Lost 1 228 454 552 82.2%
Won 3 Lost 3 237 354 466 76.0%













Al Zadroga Points Ringers Shoes Percent
Henry Knauft Points Ringers Shoes Percent

Bill Holland 51 37 42 88.1%
Jeff Williams 51 72 94 76.6%

Jesse Gonzales 51 56 74 75.7%
Don Titcomb 21 46 76 60.5%

W. R, Williams Jr. 33 70 94 74.5%
Carl Steinfeldt 27 60 86 69.8%

Ralph Simon 48 114 142 80.3%
Mark Seibold 18 37 56 66.1%

Dave Hughes 51 55 68 80.9%
Ronnie Simmons 51 79 96 82.3%

Won 3 Lost 2 234 332 420 79.0%
Won 2 Lost 3 168 294 408 72.1%













Dave Hughes Points Ringers Shoes Percent
Ronnie Simmons Points Ringers Shoes Percent

W. R, Williams Jr. 27 65 86 75.6%
Carl Steinfeldt 30 60 82 73.2%

Ralph Simon 15 57 86 66.3%
Mark Seibold 36 64 92 69.6%

Jesse Gonzales 36 61 84 72.6%
Don Titcomb 51 42 48 87.5%

Bill Holland 61 63 86 73.3%
Jeff Williams 51 55 72 76.4%

Al Zadroga 21 45 58 66.2%
Henry Knauft 39 75 96 78.1%

Won 1 Lost 4 150 291 410 71.0%
Won 2 Lost 3 207 296 390 75.9%













Jesse Gonzales Points Ringers Shoes Percent
Don Titcomb Points Ringers Shoes Percent

Ralph Simon 36 70 94 74.5%
Mark Seibold 51 57 84 67.9%

Al Zadroga 30 49 74 66.2%
Henry Knauft 54 57 76 75.0%

Dave Hughes 51 66 84 78.6%
Ronnie Simmons 12 29 48 60.4%

W. R, Williams Jr. 15 49 70 70.0%
Carl Steinfeldt 30 71 102 69.6%

Bill Holland 51 47 64 73.4%
Jeff Williams 51 60 76 78.9%

Won 2 Lost 3 183 281 386 72.8%
Won 3 Lost 2 198 274 386 71.0%













Bill Holland Points Ringers Shoes Percent
Jeff Williams Points Ringers Shoes Percent

Al Zadroga 3 21 42 50.0%
Henry Knauft 39 68 94 72.3%

W. R, Williams Jr. 3 33 56 58.9%
Carl Steinfeldt 30 57 86 66.3%

Ralph Simon 24 83 106 78.3%
Mark Seibold 33 62 94 66.0%

Dave Hughes 42 60 86 69.8%
Ronnie Simmons 21 45 72 62.5%

Jesse Gonzales 15 35 64 54.7%
Don Titcomb 33 54 76 71.4%

Won 0 Lost 5 87 232 354 65.5%
Won 0 Lost 5 156 286 422 67.8%

























Group One - Day Two Day Two - Sept 27 1980

Group Two - Day Two

W. R. Williams Jr. The top class pitches a complete round robin
Ronnie Simmons

Carl Steinfeldt schedule to determine ladder positions for the
Jesse Gonzales

Ralph Simon Championship finals on Day three.
Henry Knauft

Al Zadroga The lower class pitches a completer round robin
Dave Hughes

Mark Seibold schedule to determine tournament places 7 - 12.
Bill Holland

Don Titcomb





Jeff Williams













Group One - Day Two
Group Two - Day Two













Walter Ray Williams Jr. Points Ringers Shoes Percent
Ronnie Simmons Points Ringers Shoes Percent

Al Zadroga 51 110 126 87.3%
Dave Hughes 51 76 100 76.0%

Don Titcomb 51 60 78 76.9%
Bill Holland 51 60 70 85.7%

Ralph Simon 51 143 162 88.3%
Henry Knauft 39 82 106 77.4%

Mark Seibold 45 146 172 84.9%
Jeff Williams 51 43 56 76.8%

Carl Steinfeldt 51 113 130 86.9%
Jesse Gonzales 51 69 86 80.2%

Won 4 Lost 1 249 572 668 85.6%
Won 4 Lost 1 243 330 418 78.9%













Carl Steinfeldt Points Ringers Shoes Percent
Jesse Gonzales Points Ringers Shoes Percent

Mark Seibold 54 76 102 74.5%
Jeff Williams 51 36 52 69.2%

Al Zadroga 51 87 108 80.6%
Dave Hughes 54 81 104 77.9%

Don Titcomb 51 80 100 80.0%
Bill Holland 51 59 74 79.7%

Ralph Simon 42 140 166 84.3%
Henry Knauft 37 71 96 74.0%

W. R, Williams Jr. 42 110 130 84.6%
Ronnie Simmons 36 64 86 74.4%

Won 3 Lost 2 240 493 606 81.4%
Won 3 Lost 2 226 311 472 75.5%













Ralph Simon Points Ringers Shoes Percent
Henry Knauft Points Ringers Shoes Percent

Don Titcomb 54 51 58 87.9%
Bill Holland 54 82 108 75.9%

Mark Seibold 42 122 144 84.7%
Jeff Williams 48 66 92 71.7%

W. R, Williams Jr. 39 139 162 85.8%
Ronnie Simmons 51 86 106 81.1%

Carl Steinfeldt 51 143 166 86.1%
Jesse Gonzales 51 76 96 79.2%

Al Zadroga 51 111 126 88.1%
Dave Hughes 51 60 82 73.2%

Won 3 Lost 2 237 566 656 86.3%
Won 4 Lost 1 255 370 484 76.4%













Al Zadroga Points Ringers Shoes Percent
Dave Hughes Points Ringers Shoes Percent

W. R, Williams Jr. 30 103 126 81.7%
Ronnie Simmons 33 70 100

Carl Steinfeldt 39 83 108 76.9%
Jesse Gonzales 48 79 104 70.0%

Mark Seibold 51 66 86 76.7%
Jeff Williams 51 49 68 76.0%

Don Titcomb 51 86 100 86.0%
Bill Holland 36 55 80 72.1%

Ralph Simon 30 104 126 82.5%
Henry Knauft 33 54 82 68.8%

Won 2 Lost 3 201 442 546 81.0%
Won 1 Lost 4 2001 307 434 65.9%











70.7%
3-10 Mark Seibold Points Ringers Shoes Percent
Jeff Williams Points Ringers Shoes Percent
2-5 Carl Steinfeldt 36 70 102 68.6%
Jesse Gonzales 12 23 52 44.2%

Ralph Simon 51 125 144 86.8%
Henry Knauft 51 67 42 72.8%

Al Zadroga 33 60 86 69.8%
Dave Hughes 21 39 68 57.4%

W. R, Williams Jr. 51 148 172 86.0%
Ronnie Simmons 18 32 56 57.1%

Don Titcomb 51 51 68 75.0%
Bill Holland 33 35 74 47.3%

Won 3 Lost 2 222 454 572 79.4%
Won 1 Lost 4 135 196 342 57.3%













Don Titcomb Points Ringers Shoes Percent
Bill Holland Points Ringers Shoes Percent

Ralph Simon 12 37 58 63.8%
Henry Knauft 36 76 108 70.4%

W. R, Williams Jr. 24 51 78 65.4%
Ronnie Simmons 6 45 70 64.3%

Carl Steinfeldt 39 76 100 76.0%
Jesse Gonzales 18 48 74 64.9%

Al Zadroga 24 77 100 77.0%
Dave Hughes 51 60 80 75.0%

Mark Seibold 36 46 68 67.6%
Jeff Williams 51 41 74 55.4%

Won 0 Lost 5 135 287 404 71.0%
Won 2 Lost 3 162 270 406 66.5%


























Championship Group - Day Three





















Championship Finals Ladder
Day Three - Sept 28 1980




Walter Ray Williams Jr.
Ladder Tournament Championship Finals




Ralph Simon
Number Six plays Number Five, winner plays




Carl Steinfeldt
number four, that winner advances to play number




Mark Seibold
three. The winner from that game takes on




Al Zadroga
number two. The Championship will be decided




Don Titcomb
by the winner of two out of three games.
















Game 1 W/L Points Ringers Shoes Percent




Don Titcomb L 36 60 86 69.8%



Al Zagroda W 51 65 86 75.6%
















Game 2 W/L Points Ringers Shoes Percent




Al Zagroda W 51 82 102 80.4%




Mark Seibold L 33 76 102 74.5%
















Game 3 W/L Points Ringers Shoes Percent




Al Zagroda W 51 24 90 85.6%




Carl Steinfeldt L 24 58 90 75.6%
















Game 4 W/L Points Ringers Shoes Percent




Al Zagroda L 48 119 144 82.6%




Ralph Simon W 51 120 144 83.3%
















Walter Ray Williams Jr

Ralph Simon

Championship Game 1 W/L Points Ringers Shoes Percent




Ralph Simon L 15 48 66
72.7%




Walter Ray Williams W 54 60 66
90.9%




Chmpionship Game 2










Ralph Simon L 33 156 176
88.6%




Walter Ray Williams W 51 162 176
92.0%
















World Invitation Final Results






Championship Class










Walter Ray Williams 11-1 1164 1340 86.9%






Ralph Simon 8-5 1344 1597 84.3%






Al Zagroda 8-6 1117 1388 80.5%






Carl Steinfeldt 8-3 956 1192 80.2%






Mark Seibold 6-5 884 1140 77.5%






Don Titcomb 3-8 621 876 70.9%






























Ronnie Simmons 6-4 626 808 77.5%






Henry Knauft 6-4 664 892 74.4%






Jesse Gonzales 5-5 592 798 74.2%






Bill Holland 2-8 502 760 66.1%






Dave Hughes 2-8 598 844 70.9%






Jeff Williams 1-9 482 764 63.1%


















Tournament Highlights 1980




Longest Game
Williams vs Simon 176 Shoes


Hi Tournament Pct
Williams 86.9


4 Deads in 1 Game
Williams vs Simon 57


Games over 80%
Ralph Simon 12 of 13


Games over 90%
Walter Ray Williams Jr. 2*
CLICK HERE TO SEE SCORE SHEET
*Both against Ralph Simon in Championship Games


Compiled submitted by Pat Simon.