Lawson was a slick fielding shortstop and second baseman for 19 years in the Manitoba Senior Baseball League with the Neepawa Cubs (6) and the Farmers (13). Lawson was a first team all star seven times and a second team all star six times. He hit over .300 fourteen times and was the M.S.B.L. 40 year second team all star at second base. Lawson won a silver medal at the 1976 Canada Games with Team Manitoba in St. John’s, Newfoundland, and a bronze medal at the 1988 Canadian Senior “AAA” tournament in Kentville, N.S. Later he coached the Neepawa Midgets to three Manitoba “AA” titles, Western Canadians Bantam at Leduc, AB in 1999, the 2002 Western Canada Midget’s in St. Albert, AB and the Western Canadians in 2003 in Maple Ridge, B.C.