Player: Dale Dixon, Des Moines, Iowa, qualified for the Men’s Championship Class twenty-two times, accumulating 311 wins, and averaged 69.72% ringers. His best finish was 6th place in 1946. Dale won 11 Iowa State Championships. He was elected NHPA President in 1953 and served one term. He also designed and manufactured the Dixon Victory pitching shoe and even designed portable courts. Dale Dixon passed away December 4, 1992, at age 85.