1966 Baseball Team Entering The Missouri Valley College Hall Of Fame

The 1966 Missouri Valley College Baseball Team will be inducted in the school’s Athletic Hall of Fame this Saturday. J.W. Ballinger of Moberly, Bob Littleton of Chariton County, and Dave Wilkerson of Mexico were on the roster. The team, under the direction of legendary coach Volney Ashford, captured the Missouri Collegiate Athletic Union championship, won the NAIA District regional championship, and made the program’s only appearance at the NAIA World Series. The Vikings went 1-2 at the World Series finishing in fifth place.