1961 Illinois State Little League® Tournament Results

Illinois State Tournament



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1961

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Illinois State Tournament
Host - Brookfield

Participating Teams:
Section 1 Champions
Section 2 Champions
Section 3 Champions
Section 4 Champions
Springfield Dizzy Dean
Downers Grove National
Chicago Clear Ridge
Glenview American

Tournament Results:

Semifinals:
Downers Grove National 5, Springfield Dizzy Dean 1
Chicago Clear Ridge 7, Glenview American 2

Championship Game:
Downers Grove National 8, Chicago Clear Ridge 1 (TITLE)

Consolation result:
Glenview American 7, Springfield Dizzy Dean 3


Summary:

Dick Andrews homered twice and drove in four runs as Downers Grove National opened up an 8-0 lead against Clear Ridge en route to the state title. Pitcher Bob Behn allowed only four hits and a meaningless sixth inning run. In their semifinal victory over Springfield, Andrews fired a two-hitter and posted 13 strikeouts. Andrews, Bob McConaughy and Rob Grayeski provided the offense with home runs.

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