Springwater Sports Heritage

Founding Benefactor: The McGuire Trust

Percy Frankcom


Induction Award:

Percy, for innumerable years tirelessly served the sporting community as a coach, manager, executive, volunteer and sponsor of hockey, baseball and other sports and after retiring in 1959 began devoting his full energy to the Elmvale sports scene. In hockey, he coached the 1955-56 Juveniles to the first ever OMHA Championship for Elmvale. In fastball, he managed the Elmvale Merchants to back-to-back league championships in 1971-72. He also made the dream of lights at the ball park a reality. Percy significantly participated and generously contributed to other countless sporting facilities improvements and service clubs.

Member Details:

Category:  Builder
Induction Year:  2016
Nominator:  Mike Townes
Date/Place of Birth:  November 1, 1909 / Dalston, ON
Date/Place of Resting: February 8, 1976 / Midhurst Union Cemetery

Narrative:

Percy Frankcom brought dreams to reality in the Springwater community  ...more narrative

Quotes:

“No one has contributed more to the sporting community of Elmvale ...more quotes

Media:

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Acknowledgement:

Springwater Sports Heritage would like to express its appreciation for the contributions by Mike Townes

 

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