Frog Jump Winners

The fictional frog in Mark Twain's story, the Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras

County was Dan'l Webster.  He did not jump.

1928  Louis Fisher Jumped the Pride of San Joaquin 3' 9".

1929  O. Elliott Jumped Hooligan 4'

1930  Louis Fisher Jumped the Pride of San Joaquin 12' 10".

1931   Louis Fisher Jumped Budweiser 11' 15".

1932  Romie Rolleri Jumped Blackbird Junior 11'8".

1933  No Frog Jump Due to the Depression.

1934  Lauren Crespi Jumped General Grant 12' 5".

1935  Eddie Robinson Jumped Zip 12' 3 1/2".

1936 Roy Weimer Jumped Can't Take It  12' 3".

1937  Emmett Dalton Jumped W.G. Daniels  13' 5".

1938  Eddie Robinson Jumped Zip 15' 10".

1939 John Sigurdson Jumped Mr. Cruzo 14' 9".

1940 Louis Fisher Jumped Slippery 14' 11".

1941  June Robinson Jumped Worthless 13' 10".

1942 Beverly Fisher Jumped Sugar 13' 3".

1943 Roy Weimer Jumped Thunderbolt 12' 3".

1944 Merlin Fisher Jumped Maggie 16' 2".

1945 Roy Weimer Jumped Can't Take It 12' 4".

1946 Eddie Robinson Jumped Slowpoke 12' 91/2"

1947 Merlin Fisher Jumped TWA 14' 4".

1948 Bill Follete Jumped Heliotrope 11' 5".

1949 Bret Harte Frog Corp Jumped One Fifteen 13' 6".

1950 Malcom Lennox Jumped X-100 14' 9".

1951 Louis Fisher Jumped Perfect Circle 15' 6".

1952 Ed Gunter Jumped Big Six 14' 6".

1953 Roy Weimer Jumped Can't Take It 16' 10".

1954 Roy Weimer Jumped Lucky 15' 5".

1955 Mike Voitich Jumped Tule Pete 15'5".

1956 Bill Basacker Jumped Junior Buck 15'9".

1957 Carolyn Voitich Jumped Beans 12' 7".

1958 Chuck Bassacker Jumped Tule Jim 15' 51/2".

1959 Mike Voitich Jumped Two Snap 16'  1 1/2 ".

1960 Brian Bassacker Jumped Tule Pete 13' 2 1/4".

1961 Leonard Hall Jumped Lots of Bull 15' 5 1/1/2".

1962 Matt Soures Jumped Native 11' 9 1/2.

1963 Carolyn Hall Jumped Rep 13' 4 1/2".

1964 Bill Proctor and Leonard Hall Jumped Rusty 17' 1 1/2".

1965 Bill Proctor and Leonard Hall Jumped Hops 14' 8".

1966 Bill Proctor and Leonard Hall Jumped Ripple 19' 3 1/8".

1967 Mike Voitich Jumped Sidewinder IV 17' 11".

1968 Bill Proctor and Leonard Hall Jumped Corrosion 18" 1/2".

1969 Bill Proctor and Leonard Hall Jumped Rinso 18' 1 3/4".

1970 Bill Proctor and Leonard Hall Jumped Splash Down 19' 1 3/4".

1971  Bill Moniz Jumped Susie Q 17' 9 3/4".

1972 Denny Matasci Jumped Turlylocs 17' 11 3/4".

1973 Bill Proctor and Leonard Hall Jumped Wet Bet 17' 4 3/4".

1974 Kay Guzules Jumped E Dynamic Denny 18' 4 3/4".

1975 Bill Moniz Jumped Ed Lax 16' 6 3/4".

1976 Denny Matasci Jumped E Dave Croakett 20' 3".

1977 Doug Offenheiser Jumped Green Eyes 19" 8 3/16".

1978 Bruce Hamilton Jumped Last Chance 18' 11".

1979 Frank Fasano Jumped Willie 20' 1 1/4".

1980 Brent Bloom Jumped Oh No 19' 9 1/2".

1981 Henrietta Guidici Jumped Golden Girl 18' 6".

1982 Debbi Hand Jumped Let's Go 19' 3/8".

1983 Bruce Hamilton Jumped Johnny Jumper 20' 3 3/8".

1984 Janet Seiber Jumped Weird Harold 21' 1/12".

1985 Lee Giudici Jumped Mello-Harper 20'81/2".

1986 Lee Giudici Jumped Rosie the Ribeter 21'5 3/4". -Current Record

1987 John Hand Jumped Sugar Daddy 19' 7 1/4".

1988 Gene Fasano Jumped John Hancock Special #3 18' 10 1/2".

1989 Tome Beatty Jumped Heavy Metal 19' 9 3/4".

1990 Gregg Jascheck Jumped Help Mr. Wizzard 19' 3".

1991 Denny Matasci Jumped Fun & Frolic 18' 9 1/2".

1992 Bob Yost Jumped Get Up 19' 11".

1993 Tom Rumzie Jumped You can Croak 19' 6".

1994 Cody Shilts Jumped Free Willy 19' 5".

1995 Denny Matasci Jumped San Francisco Warty Niners 18' 3 1/2".

1996 Brian Cummings Jumped Three Legs are Better than None 20' 11".

1997 Butch Alves Jumped Budweiser 20' 4".

1998 Bob Fasano Jumped Pretty Lady 19' 4".

1999 Maureen Metcalf Jumped Miss Kitty 19' 10".

2000 Mary Hand Jumped O Please 20' 9 1/4"

2001  Lee Giudici Jumped Greenback Packers 19'9".

2002 Vickie Shiltz Jumped Oregonon 19' 7 1/4".

2003 Bud Carle Jumped Burning Brightly 19' 2 3/4".

2004 Bob Fasano Jumped Red Bull 20' 2 1/2".

2005 Joe Kitchell Jumped Roy W. 19' 4".

2006 Mike Nash Jumped Claussen's Cruiser 19' 7 3/4".

2007 Brent Bloom Jumped Lisa Can Do 21' 4 1/4".

2008 Jacob Smith Jumped Skeeter Eater 19' 3 1/2".

2009 Sean Hooley Jumped For the Sign 21'.

2010 Micheal Wright Jumped 4 Peat 19' 1".

2011 Kevin Daily Jumped It's Cheaper to Leap Her 20' 4"

2012 Laura Kitchell Jumped Hill Billy Hopper 19'  5 1/2".

2013 Riley Kitchell Jumped Shhh' Don't Tell Morgan 20' 10".

2014 Casey Nash Jumped Green Cough 19' 8".

2015 Riley Kitchell Jumped I Don't Know 18' 8.5"

2016 Morgan Kitchell Jumped Ribit 20' 8 3/4"

2017 Justin Fasano Jumped Kermit 18' 9".

2018 Laura Kitchell Jumped Reckless 19' 4 1/2 ".

2019 Logan Busch Jumped The Webbed One 18'6".

Who has won the most championships? The Proctor/Hall Team

What family has won more championships than any other? The Proctor/Hall Family (they were brother in-laws)

Who was the youngest person to ever win?  Cody Shiltz

Who was featured in Sports Illustrated? Frank Fasano

In what year did a 3 legged Frog win? 1996

Who holds the most world records? Louis Fisher and Proctor/Hall.

Who is the only woman to break the record - Janet Seiber

How many winners are from Calaveras County - 14

How many times was the winner from out of state - 8

What is the current world record? -21' 5 3/4"

Why was there no Frog Jump in 1933 ?  The Great Depression

In what year did Twins win first and 2nd place? 2019 - Logan and Madison Busch.

Yellow indicates world record holder.

Calaveras County Fair

PO Box 489

Angels Camp CA

95222

Phone: 209-736-2561

Fax: 209-736-2476

info@frogtown.org

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