• BirthplaceNesbitt, MB
  • Inducted 2011

1940-50 junior and senior ball in Nesbitt. 1951-60 played with Riverside in South Central League. 1961-72 played with Riverside in Manitoba Senior Baseball League. 1968 Riverside won Manitoba and Western Canada Championships, batting average of .329 and on-base percentage of .458 during season. 1965 and 1968 first team MSBL All Star. Coached Riverside Jr., Wawanesa and Glenboro in SC League. Coached South Central League All-Stars in 4 of 6 Western Canadians (1975-80), winning silver medals at Westerns located in Zarr, AB. Played, coached and umpired for 35 years.


Wes Rathwell Newspaper Article

These articles are gathered from University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections, Winnipeg Tribune Collection