Orville Minish

This great southpaw pitched with Minitonas, Bowsman, Valley A11 Stars, Winnipeg Maroons (1939). Fargo Moorhead Twins. was an air force mechanic during W.W.II. between ball games, excelled with Paulson #10 at Dauphin, #7 bombing and gunnary, #8 repair, at Winnipeg, Brandon, Rivers, Neepawa, Yorkton, Calgary, was a workhorse as he pitched 3 games at Carberry allowing 1 run on 8 hits, had a patented pick off move with 2B Williams at Paulson, after W.W.II, started team in Foxwarren and later moved to Giilbert Plains, outstanding trap shooter.

John “Whit” Meredith

Outstanding pitcher from Glenboro, great fastball and curve, plenty of steam, performed with Brandon Greys ( l920-21), shut out Winnipeg All-Stars (8-0) at Wesley Park 1922. struck out 17 batters against Munich, N.D. in 7 innings, brilliant pitching of elongated hurler paced Glenboro against, Minot, Pembina and numerous Manitoba tournaments.

Alexander McKenzie

McKenzie played with Neepawa in 20’s, was president of Neepawa and District League from 1950 – 69, M.B.A. director for 2 years, and umpired 1170 baseball games at all levels while keeping records of each and every game.

Dave McConachy

Excellent catcher, astute judge of baseball, fine coach, hit with power, scouted for Montreal Expos and Seattle Mariners in 70’s played with C.U.A.C. champs (43) Navy (43-46) Rosedales (46), Kitty League with New York Giants (1947) Brandon Grays (1947) might 4 games for Brandon at Indian Head in 1948, playing manager at Neepawa (1950) managed Transcona Atomics, Winnipeg Jr. Buffaloes, and Dauphin Redbirds.

Ed (Spider) Mazur

Great southpaw hurler who excelled with Rosedales juveniles and juniors, St. Boniface Native Sons, Fort Whyte, and in Tribune All Star Games, played with Dauphin Redbirds (1950) in the Northern League (Neepawa, Roblin, Grandview, Gilbert Plains). Member of Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame, and Hockey Hall of Fame.

Gerry MacKay

Tutored by his Dad G.C. “Curly” MacKay, played with Brandon Greys l949 – 51. of Man Dak League, signed with Chicago Cubs in 1952 played ’52 and ’53 with Sioux Falls of Class C Northern League, in ’55 played Class B with El Paso, Texas, in ’56 with AA Birmingham Barons he smacked 3 homers in the season opener, finished season with New Salem in Class B, directed Brandon Cloverleafs to M.S.B.L. titles in ’66 & ’67. Became head coach of Canada’s first national team at Pan Am Games, headed Team Canada at World Championships in Cuba in 1971, the Pan Am Games at Cali Columbia in 71 and the World Championships in Nicaragua in 1972. was a director of C.F.A.B.(1967 – 74) host chairman of Canadian Senior Tournament at Brandon in 1970. was M.B.A. president 1972 -73.

Ken Little

Outstanding athlete excelling in baseball, hockey, football. curling and track. starry outfielder with Rosedales and St. Boniface Native Sons. Offered a pro contract with Connie Mack’s Philadelphia Athletics after a tryout at Shibe Park, speedy outfielder and tremendous base runner. From 1946-48 in HS track Ken set 5 Winnipeg and 6 Manitoba records in the 100 and 200 yard sprints.Won championships while playing for the Rosedale s (Juvenile 1946,and Juniors 1949and1950. Was named as an all-star in 1951 and 1953 while playing for the senior St Boniface Native Sons

George Ledochowski

1946 started with home team Chatfield which included 4 brothers, top league and tournament team in Interlake during 40’s, 50’s, 60’s. 1970 – moved to Teulon and helped develop Green Acres Park, one of the finest facilities in Western Canada, has played, coached, managed and promoted baseball for last 51 years, Teulon won Redboine Senior League in 1997, won Western Canada title in Brandon (1991), captured the Western Canada crown at Watrous (1975), Well known for his famous “hook” ball. Teulon’s “Mr. Baseball” was the staff stopper in the 45 and over twilite championships in ’96 and ’97.

Al Johnson

Al Johnson was a talented left handed pitcher, first baseman, and outfielder, was the starting first sacker for River Heights Cardinals in Tribune Junior All Star and was perennial all star. Al was a valued member of the St. Boniface Native Sons and Fort White teams and performed for excellent Winnipeg Maroons junior team who played out of Osborne Stadium. Al Johnson was a classy first baseman, good hitter, and fierce competitor with a gentlemanly attitude.

Hugh Gustafson

One of the finest athletes to come out of Winnipeg in last 60 years. Excelled in football, hockey. baseball. 1935 – was a pitcher and first baseman with Sherburn juniors, 1936 played professional for Winnipeg Maroons of Northern League, unanimous choice for all star rating, 1939, League’s top hitter (.367) best fielding average (.985), played for Madison (Class B) in 3 Eye League, played for Milwaukee (Class AA) of American Association, playing manager for Brandon Grays in late 40’s, managed for Alex Turk`s Elmwood Giants in Man Dak League.