LILLARD PINION

St. Joseph, Missouri

Inducted 2020


2-Time Men's Missouri State Champion

2-Time Men's Runner-Up


State Tournament Performance: (Men's Championship Class)

1962 7th place 5-6 61.7% 1963 4th place 7-4 58.6% 1964 11th place 3-8 60.0% 1965 6th place 5-6 61.5% 1966 9th place 5-6 69.1% 1967 6th place 6-5 67.6% 1968 2nd place 10-1 71.8% 1969 2nd place 9-2 67.1% 1970 Champion 11-0 66.8% 1971 6th place 8-7 66.6% 1975 5th place 5-4 57.0% 1976 4th place 6-3 62.7% 1977 3rd place 6-3 65.3% 1978 6th place 5-6 64.0% 1979 4th place 5-4 69.0% 1980 4th place 4-3 60.4% 1981 4th place 8-3 65.3% 1982 Champion 8-2 67.0% 1984 7th place 1-6 59.3% 1985 5th place 3-4 58.7%

Won Play-Off In '82 defeating 14-Time State Champion Dave Baker pitching 78.1%
to win his second state title twelve years after his first state title and doing so at the age of 64.