Art Tooth was born on the family farm at Oakville, joined the R.C.A.F., and spent four years in Britain, India, Ceylon, and Burma. From 1946-55 Tooth pitched for Stan Stanley’s C.U.A.C. Blues, Walter Allan’s MacGregor club, Bill Gray’s Belmont team, Dick Filteau’s Steinbach group and Joe Body`s Oakville club. Tooth anchored the C.U.A.C. staff in 1952 as Winnipeg champions, and he pitched a three hitter against Northern League all stars in 1952. Art Tooth was known for having a good fastball, a good curve, and good control.