Cliff Cory was a great tournament pitcher in the 1920’s and 30’s with his brother, Clare, as his catcher. Cory pitched against the House of David, Gilbertson’s Giants, Hap Felsch of Chicago Black Sox, and led Brandon Greys in 1929 with 53-5 record. Cory managed Moosomin and Virden, and at age 43 he struck out 11 in seven innings before losing 4-0 to Reo Rods at Osborne Stadium. Cliff was the president of M.S.B.L. (for 2 years), a long time councilor, and mayor of Virden.