Andy Newton was the builder/manager of Redbirds for 35 years in Northern, Manitoba-Saskatchewan and Manitoba Senior Baseball League. The Redbirds beat Hamiota in 1961 to win inaugural M.S.B.L. title. Andy was also involved in the MBA Honour Society in 1983, and was a life member of M.S.B.L. Andy was involved with the Dauphin Curling Club, Dauphin 5 Pin Bowling, B.P.O. Elks #57, Rotary International, and the Manitoba Association of Municipalities. Newton was a great community man, he spent 19 years on town council and 15 as mayor, and was known as Dauphin`s “Mr. Baseball”.