Curly Hass started with the Columbus Club in the mid 1920s. In 1939 Curly moved to Portland, Oregon, but returned to Winnipeg to coach Columbus Club with Eddie Cass (1946) and to establish the Elmwood Giants. In 1947 Hass was named the manager of the ’47 allstar North Division Jr. Baseball team, in 1948 managed the Elmwood Giants to MJBL championship, and was named the coach for the MJBL allstar coach. Hass was very active with Giants in junior, senior and semi-pro ball. In 1954 Curly became the co-owner of the Winnipeg Giants in the Mandak League. Curly also worked on organizing committees for the 1967 Pan Am Games, became Manitoba Baseball Association Commissioner in 1968 and General Manager of Canada’s team at 1970 world championships in Cali, Columbia. Hass won the Manitoba Sports Federation builder award in 1971.