Doug Freeth was a hard throwing strikeout starting pitcher who dominated the Manitoba Junior Baseball League from 1969-72 with the St. Boniface Legionnaires Junior. Pitching for Manitoba in 1973 at the Canada Summer Games in Burnaby, B.C he threw 15 innings of shutout ball including a nine inning 1-0 victory against New Brunswick and five scoreless innings in the gold medal game against B.C. He pitched professionally in the Rookie League for the Edmonton Trappers in 1974 and for Manitoba senior teams in St.Boniface, Souris and Teulon from 1973-78. A physically imposing and all around athlete at 6’5″ Doug was also on the 1976 CIAU Canadian Champion University of Manitoba basketball team.
These articles were gathered from the University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections, Winnipeg Tribune Collection