Rick played for 20 years in the M.S.B.L. with the Brandon Cloverleafs. He was a powerful pitcher and hitter and was on a first all star team 11 times, and a second all star team 4 times. Rick was M.S.B.L’s top pitcher in 1983 (8-1) and 1984 (5-1) with a lifetime record of 43-22 and a lifetime batting average of .328 and was the batting champion in 1975 (.418), League MVP in 1983 and play off MVP in 1980. Rick was selected as a pitcher for M.S.B.L. 40 year all star team in 2000. He played on five Manitoba Champions and helped Manitoba win the silver medal at the 1973 Baseball Canada Championship.