• BirthplaceAngusville, MB
  • BornJuly 12, 1927
  • Inducted 1999

Johnny Parobec was a Player and builder of baseball. Parobec started playing at age 15 and continued for 45 years. From 1943-63 he played centre field for Angusville Cardinals, he was blessed with good speed and a strong left arm. He coached the Angusville-Foxwarren juveniles to the provincial title in 1964. Angusville Cards won North West League title from 1965-72 and the trophy was given to the team to keep. In 1972 the North West League All-Stars won silver medals at Camrose Alberta (1972). Parobec coached Angusville from 1975-81 in M.S.B.L. with a strong pool of local talent and U.S. college talent. He managed Team Manitoba in nationals in Western Manitoba in 1977, coached Souris Cards in M.S.B.L. from 1982-85, and won league title in 1985. Parobec also won provincial Senior A crown. Parobec`s #44 uniform has been retired. He was considered Angusville`s “Mr. Baseball.”