1964 Elmvale Fastball Team | Springwater Sports Heritage Hall Of Fame

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1964 Elmvale Fastball Team

Induction Award:

This Team is considered as one of the most talented and successful ball clubs to play in Elmvale. In 1964 they won four major annual Fastball Tournaments, defeated the Richmond Hill Dynes (World Champions in Manilla), won the Barrie and District Fastball League season and playoff trophies including eight All Star positions, and were OASA Southern Ontario Finalists.

Front:(L-R) Stan Ritchie, Dennis Turner, Gary Keeler, Paul (Gummy) Rowat (Coach/Manager), Doug Stone, Lou Turner, Harvey Graham Back: Lou Belcourt, Harry Rowley (Coach), George Sibbald, Homer Barrett, Danny McHugh, Leo Belcourt, Dave Campbell, Elvie Frankcom, Fred Hayward (Palace Hotel), Norm Crane (Secretary-Treasurer) Floor: Danny Rowat (Bat Boy)

Member Details:

Category:  Team
Induction Year:  2016
Nominator:  Dave Campbell
Sport: Fastball
Team Name: Elmvale Palace Hotel


Winner of Vasey Annual Fastball Tournament ...more highlights


The Elmvale Palace Hotel 1964 Fastball team was one of the best ...more narrative


The Elmvale Palace Hotel Team posted a convincing victory ...more anecdotes


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Springwater Sports Heritage would like to express its appreciation for the contributions by Mike Townes, Jennifer Campbell and Dave Campbell


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