Roland Minor Baseball in the mid 1960’s. 1970-75 Carman Goldeyes Junior team Centre fielder, winning several Provincial Junior Championships. 1976-1989 played centre field for the Goldeyes Senior team. Nicknamed Billy “White Shoes” or “Whitey” and was known for his gracefulness and made all the plays look easy. Perennial All Star out in centre field. Consistently among league leaders in batting average and home runs in the Redboine Senior Baseball League. Voted team MVP of Carman Goldeyes on numerous occasions. Played against touring national teams from Japan, Korea, and Canada’s national team. Played on the Manitoba Intermediate Border League Championship Team that gold in Alberta.
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