• HometownMiami, MB
  • Inducted2013

From 1956–1962 the Miami Senior Team played in the South Central Border League (also known as the South Central League and South Eastern Manitoba League). The team often competed against local teams such as Winkler, Altona, Plum Coulee, Carman, Roland, and Morden. The league expanded to include several teams from the United States, allowing the Miami team to compete against Cavalier, Walhall, and Neche out of North Dakota.

The team consisted of players from neighbouring towns, including Manitou, Graysville, Altamont, and Roland. Many of these players have been previously inducted into the Manitoba Baseball Hall of Fame as individuals and as a part of other successful teams.

The team was extremely successful in this league, winning the League in 1956, 1957, 1958, and 1960. They went on to win the Play-off Championships in each of these years except 1957 when they lost to Carman in the semi-finals.

They were often victorious when they travelled to local tournaments. In the Annual Morden Tournament held on July 1st saw them in the finals each year from 1956-1960. In 1957 and 1960 they took hold the title of tournament champions.


Back Row (left-right): Jack Callum, Charlie McCullough, Walter Mueller, Dale Pearson, Lloyd Orchard, Lorne McKerlie, Don Weir, Pete Thomson.

Front Row (left-right): Sam Phillips, Glennis Scott, Jack Thomson, Barry Oakes, Bob Thomson, Max Weber.

Inserts, Top Row (left-right): Vern Nickel, Blaine Bruce, Clint Lawson, Rick Hefford, Almer McKerlie, Winston Simpson, John Bird, Jim Orchard, Pat Angers.

Inserts, Bottom Row (left-right): Bob Gibb, Barry Bruce, Lyle Thomson, Clarke Pearson, Mel Huston, Bob Storey, Doug Livingston, Weldon Ridley.