Sports Wall of Fame

Geisenhoff, Floyd (Geisey)

Geisenhoff, Floyd  (Geisey)
Full size image of plaque

Geisey was a baseball import to Niagara Falls in 1918 from Onieda, New York. He was a well rounded athlete with a natural talent for baseball, football, basketball and track and field.
He was a standout member of the Niagara District Baseball Champion Knights of Columbus Team in 1919 and then went on to greater fame with those fine Senior Cataract Teams of the 1920's and early 30's. He became a local hero with his many timely game-winning hits and legendary home runs.
Review Sports Editor, Bill Gaynon, frequently referred to Geisenhoff as one of the best
all-round players he had ever seen. He declared Geisenhoff as the inspirational team leader and clouting demon of his time. He batted in the cleanup position on all these teams and was also named 1st baseman to Bill Gaynon's all-time, all-star Niagara District Team of this era. 
 

Additional Images & Resources

 
Cataracts Senior Baseball Team 1926  Team Picture  Cataracts Senior Baseball Team 1926 Team Picture
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Title Niagara Falls Sports Wall of Fame - Cataracts Senior Baseball Team 1926
Description  Left to right: Steve Whalen, Hank O'Connor, Cy Heximer, Harry Newton, Floyd Geisenhoff, Orval Smith, Murray Cherrie, Phil Bova, Dutch Heximer, Fred Preston, Phil Climenhage, Bob Arscott, Bill Gaynon
Notes  Kiwanis Collection of the Niagara Falls Public Library KP v.8 p. 48 ; Inducted 1993; Courtesy Credit to Mrs. P. Bova ;
Date  1926.
 
 
Cataracts Senior Baseball Team 1926 Sports Wall of Fame Plaque  Cataracts Senior Baseball Team 1926 Sports Wall of Fame Plaque
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Title Niagara Falls Sports Wall of Fame - Cataracts Senior Baseball Team 1926 era 1900 - 1930
Description  Left to right: Steve Whalen, Hank O'Connor, Cy Heximer, Harry Newton, Floyd Geisenhoff, Orval Smith, Murray Cherrie, Phil Bova, Dutch Heximer, Fred Preston, Phil Climenhage, Bob Arscott, Bill Gaynon
Notes  Inducted 1993; Courtesy Credit to Mrs. P. Bova ; Original photgraph in collection of Niagara Falls Public Library ;
Date  1926.
 
 
Knights of Columbus Baseball Team 1919  Team Picture  Knights of Columbus Baseball Team 1919 Team Picture
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Title Knights of Columbus Baseball Team 1919
Notes  Niagara District Winners of the Phemister, Seixas and InterCouncil Trophies ; Front Row L-R: Jimmy Farrell, Fred Preston ; Centre Row: Joe Kelly, Bob Hagen, Floyd Geisenhoff, Phil Bova, Henry O'Connor ; Back Row: Bill Gaynon, Lorne Foster, Harold Dickinson, Harvey heximer, Clarence Drago, Eugene Bracken, Frank Farrell ; names verified "Niagara Falls Canada : a history" ;
Date  1919.
 
 
 
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