1_1811 published with article in St. Thomas Times-Journal on September 30, 1946, page two.
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Photographs of groups of athletes who participated in the Boys' Work Board Track Meet, held at Pinafore Park on September 28, 1946.
Caption from St. Thomas Times-Journal: "Winners of Sports Event: Team from the Clansmen Class of Knox Presbyterian Church which won the tabloid sports meet held at Pinafore Park Saturday afternoon under the auspices of the St. Thomas Boys' Work Board. It obtained 83 of possible 100 points. They are: Standing (left to right), Wally Cunningham, John Shaw, Will Walthers (team captain), Jack Roberts, Cal Partridge, and Clifford Walmsley, class leader and scretary of the Boys' Work Board. Kneeling (left to right), Don Gilbert, Ab Wilson, G. (Skip) Daniels."
1_1819 published with article in St. Thomas Times-Journal on November 18, 1946, page nine.
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Photographs of a rugby game between the St. Thomas Collegiate Bears and Windsor's Patterson Collegiate, held at Athletic Park in St. Thomas on November 16, 1946.
Caption from St. Thomas Times-Journal: "St. Thomas Senior Bears Eliminated: Patterson Collegiate Victoris; Score 14-3: S.T.C.I. Team Knocked Out of Wossa Competition; Fumbles Paved Way for Windsor Touchdowns; Over 1,500 Fans Watch Game, Played in Drizzle of Rain; Border Players Now Meet Beck Collegiate in Purple Bowl Game in London."
1_1819: "Scene at Saturday's Rugby Game: The St. Thomas Collegiate Bears were defeatd by the Windor's Patterson Collegiate in the Senior "A" Wossa semi-final game played at Athletic Park, Saturday afternoon, by the score 14-3. The above photograph was taken early in the fourth quarter as St. Thomas pushed towards Windsor's goal-line. The drive put the ball in position for a field goal. The game was played in a drizzle of rain."
1_2153 was published with article in St. Thomas Times-Journal on July 5, 1946, page one.
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Photographs of the Old Timers baseball game held at Pinafore Park on July 4, 1946.
Caption from St. Thomas Times-Journal: "At Old-Timer's Ball Game at Pinafore: Leanard (Snapper) Binns, catcher and infielder of the old days, is seen here closing his eyes on one of "those" plays which occured in the London-St. Thomas Old-Timers' baseball game in Pinafore Park last night, which London won 12-8, and Manager Leo Doan is giving voice to his feelings. Convener Stan Gilbert is thoroughly enjoying the whole proceedings. (See page 9 for report of contest)."
1_2157 and 1_2158 were published with article in St. Thomas Times-Journal on August 3, 1946, page twelve.
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Photographs of the Legoin Veterans Baseball Team, taken on July 31, 1946. Images include group shots, action shots, and photographs of individual players and coaches.
Caption from St. Thomas Times-Journal for 1_2157: "Have Eyes on O.B.A. Title This Year: St. Thomas Branch, No. 41, Canadian Legion B. E. S. L., baseball team entered in the Intermediate "A" series of the O. B. A. Intercounty Baseball Association, are eyeing a spot in the play-offs. This afternoon at 3:15 o'clock they entertain London with Hspler [sic] coming on Monday afternoon also at 3:15. The team has won nine games and last six to date. Manager Cecil Finnen and Lefty Carton, of the Aylmer Air School, formerly of Trenton and Leamington, are missing from the above photograph. The players are as follows:
Top row (left to right) - Bert Rupple, rf; Wayne Land, rf; Bill Cunningham, p, 3b; Johnny Slota, catch; Luke Doan, p; Earl Campbell, business manager.
Bottom row (left to right) - Bill Knight, cf; Garnet Machan, 1b; Frankie Slota, captain and ss; Jack Knight, 2b; Yank Reichheld, p; Don. Henry, lf. Below is Wayne Campbell, mascot."
Caption from St. Thomas Times-Journal for 1_2158: "Gets Bat for Home Run: Erle Burgess, president of the Provincial Command of the Canadian Legion, B. E. S. L., is seen here preenting a brand new baseball bat to Johnny Slota, catcher of the Intermediates, for hitting the first home-run in Pinafore Park of the 1946 intermediate season recently in a game against Woodstock. Johnny is receiving the willow, donated by Joe Atkinson, ardent St. Thomas sportsman, with which he hopes to belt out a few more circuit clouts in future contests."
1_3975 and 1_3977 were published with article in St. Thomas Times-Journal on November 23, 1948, page nine.
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Photographs of a St. Thomas baseball players at a banquet.
Captions from the St. Thomas Times Journal: “Young St. Thomas Baseball Players Are Honored.”
“Great Future is Seen for Baseball; Service Clubs, Legion Assist.”
1_3977: “Here are a few of the potential Ty Cobbs and Babe Ruths at the Legion-Kiwanis-Lions banquet in the Canadian Legion Hall, on Monday evening, all members of the bantam and midget teams sponsored by the Kiwanians during the past summer. Left to right: J. Collins, 925 Talbot street; Paul Davis, 54 Mitchell street; Bobby Neal, 42 Owaissa street; Doug Vann, 6 Eagle street; Bob Clark, 100 Scott street, and Buster Schram, 44 Owaissa street. With the exception of Bister Schram, who belonged to a midget team, the other lads were in the bantams. There could be no doubt, at the banquet, about their enthusiasm for baseball.”
1_3975: “Three of the officials largely responsible for the arrangements in connection with the baseball banquet at the Legion Hall, Monday evening, with the head of the Inter-County Baseball Association. Left to right: Goldie Whitfield, chairman of the sports committee of Branch No. 41, Canadian Legion, and Inter-County convener for St. Thomas; Al Kington, chairman of the Kiwanis Club sports committee; Earl Cook, chairman of the Lions’ Club sports committee; Otto Manske, Waterloo, Ont., president of the Inter-County Association.”
Many pages in the minute book of the St. Thomas Curling Club have become brittle and its spine is damaged.
Scope and Content
Series consists of files relating to the Anderson family's involvement in the sport of curling and to the history of the St. Thomas Curling Club. Includes the following files:
The Highland Curling Club - Correspondence, 1965. C5 Sh5 B4 F1
International Curling Federation - Rules for International Competitions, 1967. C5 Sh5 B4 F2
St. Thomas Curling Club - By-Laws, 1956. C5 Sh5 B4 F3
St. Thomas Curling Club - Map of Proposed Parkside Drive Extension, 1967. C5 Sh5 B4 F4
St. Thomas Curling Club - Executive Committee Minutes, 1959. C5 Sh5 B4 F5
St. Thomas Curling Club - Report of the Ice Committee, 1957-1958. C5 Sh5 B4 F6
St. Thomas Curling Club - Report of Expansion Committee, 1976. C5 Sh5 B4 F7
St. Thomas Curling Club - Heat and Light, 1958. C5 Sh5 B4 F8
St. Thomas Curling Club - Financial Statements, 1957-1958. C5 Sh5 B4 F9
St. Thomas Curling Club - Calendar, 1972-1973. C5 Sh5 B4 F10
St. Thomas Curling Club - Labatt's Early Bird Bonspiel, 1957. C5 Sh5 B4 F11
St. Thomas Curling Club - 3rd Annual Married Couples' Bonspiel, 1959. C5 Sh5 B4 F12
St. Thomas Curling Club - Membership Application Form, [196-?]. C5 Sh5 B4 F13
St. Thomas Curling Club - Membership List, 1964-1965. C5 Sh5 B4 F14
St. Thomas Curling Club - Rink Sleepers, 1957. C5 Sh5 B4 F15
St. Thomas Curling Club - The Hogline Informer, 1966. C5 Sh5 B4 F16
Burlington Curling Club - Correspondence, 1957. C5 Sh5 B4 F17
The Granite Club - Event Tickets, [196-?]. C5 Sh5 B4 F18
The Granite Club - Men's Curling Schedule, 1973. C5 Sh5 B4 F19
The Granite Club - Men's Bonspiel, 1961. C5 Sh5 B4 F20
The Granite Club - Rules and Regulations, 1974-1975. C5 Sh5 B4 F21
Toronto Cricket and Skating Club - Curling Events Tickets, [196-?]. C5 Sh5 B4 F22
Governor General's Curling Club - Membership List, 1999. C5 Sh5 B4 F23
Dominion Curling Association - Miscellaneous Records, 1965-1967. C5 Sh5 B4 F24
The Ivanhoe Curling Club - Correspondence, 1965. C5 Sh5 B4 F25
Orillia Curling Club - Ontario British Consuls' Playdown, 1967. C5 Sh5 B4 F26
Scarborough Golf and Country Club - Playboy's Bonspiel, [196-?]. C5 Sh5 B4 F27
Woodstock Curling Club - 20th Annual Bonspiel, 1967. C5 Sh5 B4 F28
Tillsonburg and District Curling Club - Colt Bonspiel, 1958. C5 Sh5 B4 F29
Glenbriar Curling Club - 2nd Annual Kitchener-Waterloo Men's Wear Bonspiel, 1965. C5 Sh5 B4 F30
Victoria Curling Club - Canadian Curling Championship Letterhead, 1958. C5 Sh5 B4 F31
Ontario Curling Association - Financial Statements, 1965. C5 Sh5 B4 F32
Ontario Curling Association - Executive Committee Minutes, 1965-1967. C5 Sh5 B4 F33
Ontario Curling Association - Executive Committee Membership Lists, 1965-1969. C5 Sh5 B4 F34
Ontario Curling Association - Management Committee Minutes, 1967. C5 Sh5 B4 F35
Ontario Curling Association - Report of the Nominating Committee, 1965. C5 Sh5 B4 F36
Ontario Curling Association - Competitions Committee Minutes, 1966. C5 Sh5 B4 F37
Ontario Curling Association - Rules Committee Memorandum, 1967. C5 Sh5 B4 F38
Ontario Curling Association - Advisory Committee Minutes, 1965. C5 Sh5 B4 F39
Ontario Curling Association - Constitution, 1967. C5 Sh5 B4 F40
Ontario Curling Association - Correspondence, 1965-1969. C5 Sh5 B4 F41
Ontario Curling Association - Memoranda, 1965. C5 Sh5 B4 F42
Ontario Curling Association - Letterhead, [196-?]. C5 Sh5 B4 F43
Dominion Curling Association - National Seniors Curling Championship Program Book, 1966. C5 Sh5 B4 F44
London Curling Club - 61st City of London Bonspiel, 1971. C5 Sh5 B4 F45
Canadian Curling Championship - Background Notes, 1974. C5 Sh5 B4 F46
Canadian Curling Championship - Official Program, 1962. C5 Sh5 B4 F47
Canadian Curling Championship - Official Clothing, 1973-1974. C5 Sh5 B4 F48
Canadian Curling Championship - Official Clothing Regulations, 1974. C5 Sh5 B4 F49
Canadian Curling Championship - Official Program, 1974. C5 Sh5 B4 F50
Canadian Curling Championship - Signs, 1974. C5 Sh5 B4 F51
Canadian Curling Championship - Souvenir Program, 1957. C5 Sh5 B4 F52
Canadian Curling Championship - Competitors' Dinner Program, 1977. C5 Sh5 B4 F53
World Curling Championship - "Eye Opener" Newsletter, 1978. C5 Sh5 B4 F54
World Curling Championship - Program Magazine, 1978. C5 Sh5 B4 F55
World Curling Championship - Newspaper Clippings, 1978. C5 Sh5 B4 F56
World Curling Championship - Souvenir Edition of the Winnipeg Tribune, 1978. C5 Sh5 B4 F57
World Curling Championship - Souvenir Program, 1981. C5 Sh5 B4 F58
World Curling Championship - Souvenir Program, 1977. C5 Sh5 B4 F59
Ladies' Ontario Curling Association - Visit of the Scottish Lady Curlers to Ontario Souvenir Program, 1958. C5 Sh5 B4 F60
St. Thomas Curling and Skating Club - Minute Book, 1877-1882. C5 Sh5 B5 F1
Seven studio portraits of Alma College teams from the 1939-1940 academic year:
25580a and 25580b: Helen Hayler, left, and Laurine Dodge, members of the Alma College badminton team;
25580c and 25580d: The Alma College badminton team, left to right: Elinor Cooper, Helen Hayler, Ellen Harding, Laurine Dodge, and Gwenyth Thompson;
25580e and f: The Alma College basketball team, left to right: Gwenyth Thompson, Elinor Cooper, Dorothy Sharp, Marianne Routley, Mary Cameron, Helen Hayler, Dora Baillie, Doris Barager, and Miss R. Gregory, faculty member. Photo 25580f was published in "The Almafilian", 1940, page 43;
25580g: The Alma Collegte basketball team, back row, left to right: Dorothy Sharp, Gwenyth Thompson, Miss R. Gregory, faculty member; and Elinor Cooper; front row, left to right: Dora Baillie, Helen hayler, Marianne Routley, Mary Cameron, and Doris Barager.
Paper copies made from digital images from the St. Thomas Times-Journal relating to St. Thomas baseball history, 1922-1925. Compiled by Ron Cabot for inclusion into a future book about St. Thomas baseball history.
St. Thomas Times-Journal, October 23, 2013: "Baseball: Sport was first played in 1870 here: Local historian Lesley Buchanan chronicles roots of baseball in city".