Hall of Fame and Museum

Rick Scherr

Name Rick Scherr
Position Male Player
Year 1994
 
Rick "The Crusher" Scherr, a powerful hitter with long, tape measure homeruns his trademark, was inducted into the United States Slo-Pitch Hall of Fame in the Male Player Category. A Wisconsin native, Scherr is the USSSA All Time World Series leader in home runs (101), hits (166), and RBIs (202). He has played in the World Series a record of 14 times. His USSSA career began in 1968 with Heidle's of Jackson, WI., and continued with Slinger Foundry-Slinger, WI., Cooper Hearth-Milwaukee, WI., Taylor Brothers Jewelers-Corpus Christi, TX., Howard's Western Steer- Denver, NC., Superior- Appollo ,Ritches- Superior- Windsor Locks, CT., and A.J.D. of Richmond, VA. With a .685 career batting average and over 1,800 home runs in USSSA Tournament play, Scherr was a tough competitor whether playing first base, third base, the outfield, or catcher. Scherr was named the USSSA All World Team six times; he led three teams to World Championships; and in a recent poll of major managers and sponsors, Rick Scherr was voted the Top Player of the Decade (80's) by his peers.