OHA Intermediate "B" Group Champions
Left to right, back row: executives Billy Goodhew, Mike Houser, Les
Browne, George Johnston, Jack Horne, Dave Gunton, Elmer Ramey, Ted Blume.
Middle row: sponsor and manager Clarence King, Karl Davidson, Gord
Dickson, Sandy Wood, Jim Robbins, Walt Habermell, coach Russ Oatman. Front
row: Jack Marchand, Red Geddes, Irv Nobes, Herm LaFortune, Herb Hause,
Chuck Esseltine, Eddie O'Donnell.
In front: mascots Dick King and Jim King.
Photo courtesy Mike Bauslaugh. (Larger version.)
the 7 Mar 1940 Simcoe
"China Clippers capture group crown ... defeat Sailors by score of
4-3 in third and final game... local intermediates came from behind in
final three minutes of play to capture group honours ... Esseltine ties
score. Habermell notches winning goal ... both goalies gave stellar