Sports Wall of Fame

Downes, Larry

Downes, Larry
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Larry was an outstanding local baseball player, who excelled at all levels from the Greater Niagara Baseball Association as a youth to the Olympics as a young man.
In 1973, Larry was the M.V.P. in the Canadian Baseball Championships.
In 1982, Larry was the all-star catcher on the National Amateur Team playing in Seoul, Korea.
Larry was a seven year member of the Canadian National , Team, playing in the Pan-Am Games from 1983-1987 and in the Olympics at Los Angeles in 1984.
Since 1990, Larry has been writing a sports column for the Globe and Mail entitled "Baseball Intellect". Larry Downes, an outstanding local baseball player. 

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Click to view photograph at Induction Ceremony  Click to view photograph at Induction Ceremony
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Title 1st annual Sports Wall of Fame Induction Ceremony - Larry Downes Baseball era 1971 - 1990
Creator  Simon, Pat
Date  January 14, 1990.
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