Almer McKerlie

McKerliewas an all star catcher for Fort William Legion, who won the Northern and Central Ontario title. Almer later went to St. Louis Cardinals spring training camp at St. Petersburg, Florida in 1949. McKerlie caught five seasons for the great Carman Cardinals teams of the late 40s and early 50s. McKerlie was star catcher for three years and hit .333 one season. McKerlie played and coachedminor and senior baseball at Miami till 1963. McKerlie was an excellent umpire and hockey referee for 20 years and was elected to the M.B.A. honour Society in 1987.

Mel McGorman

Born in 1920, he was an excellent pitcher on Eden’s fine teams in the 40s and 50s. Possessed a great curve, despite having no thumb on his pitching hand. The workhorse of the team, he often pitched two or three games a day.

Ian Lowe

Third baseman for Brandon Greys in late 40s and early 50s. He coached successful boys’ teams in Kenton, and managed the host team at the Canada Senior Baseball championships in 1970 at Brandon.

Dick Limke

Born in 1942, he played 6 years with Souris Cardinals of M.S.B.L. Was league`s top pitcher in 4 seasons, league MVP in 4 seasons. Pitched only playoff no-hitter in M.S.B.L. history.

Lorne Lilley

Born in Winnipeg in 1934, he played in Cardale, Rapid City, Melita, Lyleton, Brandon, Riverside. Coached successful youth teams in Brandon, Neepawa, and Cardale.

Bob Kabel

For 20 years Bob was the catcher and the team leader for the Dauphin Red Birds. Bob is known as a fearless team leader, a good base runner and a feared hitter. He won 1962 M.S.B.L. batting title with a .424 average. Bob handled pitchers well and was a colorful character in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and in M.S.B.L>circuits. Bob also played pro hockey for 15 seasons.

Terry Hind

Born in 1920, a stellar pitcher in Winnipeg in the 30s and 40s, he became more famous as an administrator. For 11 years he was general manager of the Winnipeg Goldeyes of the professional Northern League. The Goldeyes took league titles in 1957, 1959, 1961. A member of the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame.

Jack Hind

A prominent junior and senior baseball player in Winnipeg both before and after he served overseas in World War One. Helped make Wesley Park in Winnipeg one of the first in Canada with lights. After playing for many years, he organized and managed several Winnipeg teams, including the West End Rosedales, 1945-50.

Fred Dunsmore

Born in 1929, he was an exceptional pitcher and third baseman with junior Rosedales (1943-49), and St. Boniface Native Sons (1950-63), who won many Winnipeg Senior Baseball League titles in his 14 years. A terrific all-round athlete, he excelled in hockey, football, lacrosse, as well as baseball. Member of the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame.

Lorne Caldwell

Born in 1917, he played in the 1930s, 40s, and 50s, a good hitter who pitched and played second base despite the fact he could throw only underhand because of a shoulder injury. Managed and coached Hamiota Red Sox, 1961-1971, winning 5 pennants and 3 league titles in the M.S.B.L.