Hunter was a slugging outfielder for 21 years with the Riverside Canucks in the Manitoba Senior League. He won the Rookie of the Year honours in 1978 and was the batting champion twice, in 1984- .515, and in 1992- .455. Dale was named a first team all star eight times, and a second team all star eight times. His power was on display as he was the league homerun leader eight times.Hunter also won the M.S.B.L. MVP trophy in 1990, and was league R.B.I. leader eight times. He won the Manitoba Baseball Association Senior Player of the Year in 1991. Hunter was on the M.S.B.L. League Championship team six times , and his Riverside Canucks won the Manitoba Provincial Championships in 1978, 1981, and 1982. Dale was also a member of Team Manitoba, which won a bronze medal at the Baseball Canada Championship in Kentville, N.S. in 1985. Hunter was selected to the M.S.B.L. 40 year second all star team.Dale Hunter has since given back to the game by serving as an umpire in both youth and teenage baseball.