The team took to the diamond in what proved to be a special season for the Brown and Gold. Led by head coach Emory G. Bauer, Valpo went 17-5 overall and posted a perfect 12-0 mark in the Indiana Collegiate Conference to capture the league crown.
After starting the season with ten straight victories, the team, which had four First Team All-ICC and four Second Team All-ICC selections on it, earned an at-large bid to the NCAA Region Four Tournament. The Crusaders played valiantly in both games, dropping its opening game 6-4 against the University of Minnesota in 11 innings and then fell 1-0 to Ohio University in the second game.
Members of the 1968 baseball team included: Charles Boerger, Tom Bonen, Dale Broekemeier, Ray Coley, Jon Dimitri, Richard Dorsch, Steve Elkow, Phil Farina, Sheldon Ferguson, Bruce Gehrke, Randy Goede, Richard Kretchmar, Bruce Lindner, Eddie Pearson, Joe Platt, Don Roedel, Ron Roedel,John Whetsel, and William Yancey.