1959 Illinois State Little League® Tournament Results

Illinois State Tournament

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Illinois State Tournament
Host - Kankakee Jaycees
At Chet Yoakum Field

Participating Teams:
Section 1 Champions
Section 2 Champions
Section 3 Champions
Section 4 Champions
Taylorville Red Bland
Forest Park
Chicago Archer Manor
Elgin National

Tournament Results:

Elgin National 6, Chicago Archer Manor 2
Forest Park 9, Taylorville Red Bland 4

Championship Game:
Elgin National 4, Forest Park 2 (TITLE)


Denny Pierce's slicing double down the right-field line was the big blow in Elgin's three-run third inning in the title game against Forest Park. Pitcher Jon Krueger struck out 11 and scattered six hits. Krueger homered and doubled in Elgin's semifinal win over Archer Manor; Bobby Kelly shut down the Chicagoans in a three-hit, 13 strikeout performance.

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