• HometownBrandon, MB
  • Inducted2011

The Brandon Parkland Juniors represented Manitoba in Junior Championships three consecutive years. They were finalists in 1965 and 1966 in the Western Canadian Championships. In 1967, the team won the Canadian Junior Championship in Saskatoon. During the championship, their record, included victories over Saskatchewan (WP-Russ Reid), Alberta (WP- Mark Fisher), Ontario (WP-Grant Everard, and Mel Smith three run HR) and North Battleford (WP- Mark Fisher). Tournament all-stars included outfielders Marv Robinson, Mel Smith, Bill Fariburn, and pitcher & MVP Mark Fisher. Nine players were three year members of the team


Back Row (L-R): Roy McLaughlan - 3rd base, Billy Fairbairn - left field, Mark Fisher - pitcher, Russ Reid - pitcher, Grant Everard - pitcher, Randy Earl - 1st base, Jim McLaughlan - 1st base
Front Row (L-R): Marv Robinson - right field, Dennis Wiebe - 1st base, Mel Smith - centre field, Jack Borotsik - short stop, Dave Bender - 2nd base, Bill Gray - catcher, Gerry Robertson - manager, Jeanne Flay - Parkland Productions

Missing from photo: Bryan Smith 1965, Neil Andrews 1965-1966, Stan Furman 1965-1966, Gary Toews 1966
Coaches: Don Gardiner 1965, Marcel Bouvier 1965, Dave Balance 1966