Tutored by his Dad G.C. “Curly” MacKay, played with Brandon Greys l949 – 51. of Man Dak League, signed with Chicago Cubs in 1952 played ’52 and ’53 with Sioux Falls of Class C Northern League, in ’55 played Class B with El Paso, Texas, in ’56 with AA Birmingham Barons he smacked 3 homers in the season opener, finished season with New Salem in Class B, directed Brandon Cloverleafs to M.S.B.L. titles in ’66 & ’67. Became head coach of Canada’s first national team at Pan Am Games, headed Team Canada at World Championships in Cuba in 1971, the Pan Am Games at Cali Columbia in 71 and the World Championships in Nicaragua in 1972. was a director of C.F.A.B.(1967 – 74) host chairman of Canadian Senior Tournament at Brandon in 1970. was M.B.A. president 1972 -73.