SAN FRANCISCO TOPS THE REST IN AA SERIES

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SAN JOSE, Calif.-San Francisco holds bragging rights in the world of advertising softball after winning the overall city championship at the Advertising Age Softball World Series held here Oct. 12 to 16.

The 1994 series, the 12th annual international slow-pitch softball tournament for the advertising industry, was the largest ever, with 79 teams from 19 cities (including London and Sydney) and more than 750 players.

The six teams representing San Francisco posted a combined 38-12 win-loss record for a .760 winning percentage, the highest among all cities represented at the series and good for first place in Division I (cities that entered teams in all three series categories: men's, women's and co-ed teams).

First place in Division II (cities that didn't enter teams in all three series categories) was won by Indianapolis (represented by agency Pearson Crahan & Fletcher).

In other tournament action: Star 98.7 of Los Angeles won the USA Softball Magazine Men's Corporate Team Championship; New York won the Men's Health Magazine Men's All-Star Team Championship; Baltimore won the USA Softball Magazine Women's All-Star Team Championship; Petersen Publishing of Los Angeles won the Life Magazine Co-ed Corporate Team Championship, and Orange County, Calif., won the USA Softball Magazine Co-ed All-Star Team Championship.

Lake Tahoe, Nev., was announced as the site for the 1995 Advertising Age Softball World Series, set for next Oct. 11 to 15.

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