1975 Missouri State Tournament

A new champion was crowned this year. Charles Killgore of Plattsburg won his first State Championship after many years of competition. Killgore came out on top with an 8-1 record. Defending champion Dave Baker was defeated in the round robin competition by Ray Cavin and Bill Kempfe and finished in 3rd place.

Three days of nearly 100 degrees heat put a damper on high percentages and the pitching on Sunday was also hampered by a 20 m.p.h. wind until the final two games.

Sedalia, Missouri - August, 1975

                       Hometown            W     L      R      S      PCT.
 1. Charles Killgore   Plattsburg          8     1                   66.8%
 2. Ray Plute          Warrensburg         7     2                   65.7%
 3. Dave Baker         Wentworth           7     2                   64.8%
 4. Bill Kempfe        Alma                6     3                   57.6%
 5. Lillard Pinion     St. Joseph          5     4                   57.0%
 6. Earl Winston       LaMonte             4     5                   56.3%
 7. Al Ewertz          St. Louis           3     6                   55.4%
 8. Ray Cavin          St. Joseph          3     6                   53.7%
 9. Sam Carter         St. Clair           2     7                   44.1%
10. Lindza Greenlee    Springfield         0     9                   44.4%
Junior Boys
                       Hometown            W     L      R      S      PCT.
 1. Jerry Barb         Warrensburg         6     1                   28.3%
 2. Randy Burnett      Higginsville        6     1                   19.0%
 3. Brian Beck         Higginsville        5     2                   21.4%
 4. Tim Marr           Warrensburg         5     2                   18.3%
 5. Frank Wheeler      Jameson             3     4                    9.7%
 6. John Agenstein     Jameson             2     5                    3.3%
 7. Gary Swigart       Higginsville        1     6                    4.9%

PLAY-OFF SUMMARY:
                     W   L    PCT.
Jerry Barb           1   0    N/A
Randy Burnett        0   1    N/A
Junior Girls
                       Hometown            W     L      R      S      PCT.
 1. Jeanette Brown     Belton              4     2                    2.5%
 2. Sandy Clutter      Belton              4     2                    2.3%
 3. Teresa Beck        Higginsville        4     2                    3.0%
 4. Charleen Brown     Belton              0     6                    3.0%
Seniors
                       Hometown            W     L      R      S      PCT.
 1. Horace Gilmore     Blue Springs        5     0                   53.5%
 2. Neil Snelson       Springfield         4     1                   47.7%
 3. Glen Yeoman        Springfield         3     2                   45.5%
 4. Wayne Winston      LaMonte             2     3                   34.5%
 5. Bill Moritz        Lamar               1     4                   31.8%