• BirthplaceWinnipeg, MB
  • Inducted 2014

Tom began his coaching career with the Isaac Brock Royals. He won Provincial Bantam titles in 1973 and 1974 and Provincial Midget titles in 1975 and 1976. Tom was a founding member of the reformed Manitoba Junior Baseball league in 1977. He became owner, operator and coach of the South End Chiefs for 10 years. Tom coached Team Manitoba at the 1981 Canada Summer Games. He captured the Manitoba Junior Baseball League title and the Western Canada Junior Championship in 1987 in his first year as coach of the Elmwood Giants. In 1990, Tom captured another Manitoba Junior Baseball League title. He served on the Manitoba Baseball Association executive as Competition and Development Chair and served in similar capacities in the Winnipeg Minor Baseball Association.

Tom Thompson Newspaper Article 1975

This article was gathered from the University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections, Winnipeg Tribune Collection