Sports Wall of Fame

Falls View Firemen Juveniles Baseball 1961

Falls View Firemen Juveniles Baseball 1961
Full size image of plaque

The Falls View Fireman Juveniles were the best in the province in 1961. During the season, the team was hot and cold in Niagara District play. They ousted Welland to earn the right to represent the Niagara District in the Ontario playoffs.

They defeated St. Catharines, Langton and Sarnia to advance to the Provincial finals against Hamilton. They defeated Hamilton 4-2 and 3-2 to win the Provincial Championship.

The Fireman ran a streak of 9 consecutive playoff victories en route to their Provincial Championship. 
 

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Click to view photograph taken at Induction Ceremony  Click to view photograph taken at Induction Ceremony
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Title 14th annual Sports Wall of Fame Induction Ceremony - Falls View Firemen Juveniles 1961 Ontario Baseball Champions
Creator  Simon, Pat
Description  Members included Jack Saddler, Fred Wills, Dan Bishop, Jim Diodati, Bob Hurl, Wayne Bush, Jim Parks, Vic Michitsch, Ralph Waters Trainer, Harvey Lewis Manager, Joe Littlewood, Lou Rotella, Gary Hart, George Saddler, Bob Sullivan, Terry Mann, John Webb, Bryan Hart Coach, Jim Ross Coach, Jim Barr and Jim Hart BatBoys, Doug Norkum, Jim Carter, Bill Jones, Bob Ungaro ;
Date  January 19, 2003.
 
 
Falls View Firemen Juveniles Baseball 1961 - Scan from book  Falls View Firemen Juveniles Baseball 1961 - Scan from book
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Title Niagara Falls Sports Wall of Fame - Falls View Firemen Juveniles 1951 - 1970
Description  scan from book 14th Annual City of Niagara Falls Sports Wall of Fame Induction Ceremony ; title continued Ontario Baseball Champions 1961 ; date of photograph unknown ;
Notes  This image may not be reproduced ;Front Row L-R: Jack Saddler, Fred Wills, Dan Bishop, Jim Diodati, Bob Hurl, Wayne Bush, Jim Parks, Vic Michitsch ; Back Row: Ralph Waters Trainer, Harvey Lewis Manager, Joe Littlewood, Lou Rotella, Gary Hart, George Saddler, Bob Sullivan, Terry Mann, John Webb, Bryan Hart Coach, Jim Ross Coach, Jim Barr and Jim Hart BatBoys ; Missing Doug Norkum, Jim Carter, Bill Jones, Bob Ungaro ;
 
 
 
 

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Team Member  Barr, Jim 
Team Member  Bishop, Dan 
Team Member  Bush, Wayne 
Team Member  Carter, Jim 
Team Member  Diodati, Jim 
Team Member  Hart, Gary 
Team Member  Hart, Jim 
Team Member  Hurl, Bob 
Team Member  Jones, Bill 
Team Member  Littlewood, Joe 
Team Member  Mann, Terry 
Team Member  Michitsch, Vic 
Team Member  Norkum, Doug 
Team Member  Parks, Jim 
Team Member  Rotella, Lou 
Team Member  Saddler, George 
Team Member  Saddler, Jack 
Team Member  Sullivan, Bob 
Team Member  Ungaro, Bob 
Team Member  Webb, John 
Team Member  Wills, Fred 
Team Coach  Hart, Bryan 
Team Coach  Ross, Jim 
Team Coach  Waters, Ralph 
Team Manager  Lewis, Harvey 
 
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