Joe Baon was a right-handed pitcher with the effective arsenal of curve, screwball, overhand drop balls. Baron was also an above average hitter and baserunner. joe led Riverdale to four championships between 1946 and 1950 and was named to the Junior League all-star teams in 1950 and 1951. Joe pitched for St. Boniface Native Sons until 1955, and was on three city championship clubs. He was also a prominent player in basketball and hockey. Baron coached community club hockey and baseball and was Chairman of the Board of Winnipeg Harvest.