1968 Missouri State Tournament

For the third year in a row, Dave Baker of Wentworth won the Missouri State Championship, but this year he had to pitch Lillard Pinion of Stewartsville in a best two out of three play-off match. Baker won the first two games 50-27 and 52-27.

Due to the lack of time, the games in the Junior's Division were shortened to 21 points. In the play-off game for first place, Melvin McNeil Jr. defeated Dean Guier 21-9. In the play-off game for third place it was Steve Killgore over Ron Guier 21-17.

Sedalia, Missouri - August, 1968

                       Hometown            W     L      R      S      PCT.
 1. Dave Baker         Wentworth          10     1                   74.5%
 2. Lillard Pinion     Stewartsville      10     1                   71.8%
 3. Harold Heidel      Rosebud             8     3                   68.3%
 4. Ray Cavin          St. Joseph          7     4                   68.2%
 5. Bob Bales          Kansas City         5     6                   64.0%
 6. Bob Stowe          Warrensburg         5     6                   63.5%
 7. Jim McIntosh       St. Louis           5     6                   59.0%
 8. Oliver Stoenner    Washington          4     7                   60.4%
 9. Paul Lattray       Webster Groves      4     7                   59.4%
10. Harry Strohm       Kansas City         3     8                   63.1%
11. Ron Frakes         Springfield         3     8                   59.7%
12. Rudy Meyer         Hermann             2     9                   53.9%

PLAY-OFF SUMMARY:
                     W   L    PCT.
Dave Baker           2   0    N/A
Lillard Pinion       0   2    N/A
Juniors
                       Hometown            W     L      R      S      PCT.
 1. Melvin McNeil Jr.  Sedalia             2     1                   N/A
 2. Dean Guier         Sweet Springs       2     1                   N/A
 3. Steve Killgore     Plattsburg          1     2                   N/A
 4. Ron Guier          Sweet Springs       1     2                   N/A

PLAY-OFF SUMMARY:
                     W   L    PCT.
Melvin McNeil Jr.    1   0    N/A
Dean Guier           0   1    N/A

PLAY-OFF SUMMARY:
                     W   L    PCT.
Steve Killgore       1   0    N/A
Ron Guier            0   1    N/A