• BirthplaceVirden, MB
  • BornOctober 25, 1943
  • Inducted 2000

Bob Thompson started senior ball at 17 years old with the St. Lazare Athletics, and after five years he joined the Brandon Cloverleafs. Bob was a member of five M.S.B.L. championship teams and played in five Canadian championship tournaments (Vancouver, Fredericton, Brandon, Kenosee Lake, Edmunston, NB). Thompson was voted MVP in M.S.B.L. in 1968, 1972, 1977. Internationally, he played with Team Canada at the Pan Am Games in 1971 and 1975, at the World Amateur Tournament in 1971 and 1972, and at the 1975 Intercontinental Cup at Moncton, NB and Montreal. Bob served as a M.B.A. clinician in 1960s and 1970s, and scouted for Toronto Blue Jays in the early years of that club.