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Burroughes Junior Baseball OBA Champions 1940

Burroughes Junior Baseball OBA Champions 1940
Burroughes Junior Baseball OBA Champions 1940

In 1940, the Burroughes Junior Baseball team, sponsored by Burroughes Furniture Store and coached by Norman "Zeke" Garrett, won the Ontario Junior Championship. Their march to the provincial championship began with a city championship and included an exciting series of victories over teams from St. Catharines and Hamilton, capped by the championship win over the Toronto Kiwanis. 
 

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Title 4th Sports Wall of Fame Induction Ceremony - Burroughes Junior Baseball
Creator  Simon, Pat
Description  OBA Junior A Champions 1940
Notes  Team mebers included - Freckleton, W Beattie, B Herrington, J Somerville, D Parker, T Flynn, Captain,W Harper, R Cottringer, Cline Stephenson, J McMurtie, N C Garrett Coach, M McBride, Sponsor R LaPrarie, Manager R Fowle, C Bullock, R McBride, J Cahill, J Flynn, Jun Somerville, J Richardson ;
Date  1993.
 
 
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Title Burroughes Junior Baseball OBA Junior A Champions 1940
Creator  James Photography
Notes  Original in the personal collection of Cline Stephenson ; Back Row L-R: J Freckleton, W Beattie B Herrington J Somerville D Parker, T Flynn, Captain,W Harper, R Cottringer ; Middle Row: C Stephenson, J McMurtie, N C Garrett Coach, M McBride, Sponsor R LaPrarie, Manager R Fowle, C Bullock ; Front Row: R McBride, J Cahill, J Flynn, Jun Somerville, J Richardson ;
Date  1940.
 
 
 
 

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Team Member  Beattie, W 
Team Member  Bullock, C 
Team Member  Cahill, J 
Team Member  Cottringer, R 
Team Member  Flynn, J 
Team Member  Fowle, R 
Team Member  Freckleton, J 
Team Member  Garrett, N C 
Team Member  Harper, W 
Team Member  Herrington, B 
Team Member  LaPrarie, R 
Team Member  McBride, M 
Team Member  McBride, R 
Team Member  McMurtie, J 
Team Member  Parker, D 
Team Member  Richardson, J 
Team Member  Somerville, J 
Team Member  Somerville, Jun 
Team Member  Stephenson, C 
 
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