RON FRAKES

Dekalb, Missouri

Inducted 2017


1981 Men's Missouri State Champion

1983 Men's Runner-Up


State Tournament Performance: (Men's Championship Class)

1968 11th place 3-8 59.7% 1969 6th place 5-6 59.8% 1971 8th place 7-8 57.3% 1976 6th place 4-5 62.1% 1977 9th place 2-7 64.2% 1978 3rd place 9-2 70.5% 1979 3rd place 6-3 71.3% 1980 3rd place 4-3 67.9% 1981 Champion 11-0 70.8% 1982 4th place 6-3 64.6% 1983 2nd place 10-2 72.0% 1984 3rd place 5-2 71.7% 1987 6th place 2-5 63.5% 1988 4th place 8-3 64.2% 1989 3rd place 8-3 67.6% 1990 8th place 7-8 60.0%

Pitched in the Men's Championship Class in four decades

1960's, 1970's, 1980's and 1990's



Pitched in the 1981 World Tournament in Genola, Minnesota. Prior to pitching in the Men's Championship Prelims, Ron accidentally slammed the car door shut on his pitching hand, still went on with a record of 3-8 and averaged nearly 60%.


1983 World Tournament at Statesville, North Carolina Ron averaged 72.6% in Class B Prelims and finished in 2nd place in the Class B Finals averaging 72.0%