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1903 Simcoe Baseball Team
Left to right, back row:  R. D. Switzer, H. Paulin, Monte Smith, W. Green, L. Thompson. 
Seated: treasurer S. Broad, president R. S. McGill, secretary W. Broad. 
Front row: Ashton Winter, Jack Millen, George Mercel, Harry Purcel. Absent: Lodge, Bell, Hill.
Photo courtesy Norfolk Historical Society.

This team entered the Western Ontario League composed of St. Thomas, Ingersoll, Tillsonburg and Simcoe in 1903.

From the June 5, 1904 Simcoe Reformer:
"The local nine and a coach of fans journeyed to Tillsonburg to open the Western Ontario League. The stores were all closed up and after both teams in uniform had paraded the principal streets behind a band that adjourned to the fair ground where an immense crowd assembled. Tillsonburg won the game 8-7."

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