Reformer Cubs Baseball Team
Intercounty Junior "B" Champions / OBA Semi-Finalists
Left to right, back row: Howard Showers, Bill Beckett, Bob
Haggarty, Dick Pearce, Doug Calvert, Bob Crofoot, coach Eddie
O'Donnell, sponsor Bruce
Front row: Jim Quinn, Alan Whitehead, Leighton Smith, Doug
King, Danny Husted, Ron McIntosh, Eddie Quinn. Inserts: left: Jim
Hodgson; right: Tom Kirwin.
courtesy Betty Keene (Larger
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the 2 Sep 1948 Simcoe
"Fort Erie downed 8-6 as King strikes out 19 -- Kirwin singled to
left for the first of his four hits ... with two away in the eighth, Dave
Banatti clouted one to deep right centre. Whitehead galloping a mile to
pull it in."
the 9 Sep 1948 Simcoe Reformer:
"Cubs get revenge by winning 4-3 to put out Fort Erie -- McIntosh
scores winning run in ninth ... play errorless ball behind stout hurling
of King who fans 14 ... Brilliant outfield catches were contributed by
Whitehead and Hodgson."
the 16 Sep 1948 Simcoe Reformer:
"Aurora Lions drop game to Reformer Cubs by 5-0 score -- Largest
crowd of season -- King allows but three hits while Haggarty turns in fine
effort at first ,,, Calvert played a bang-up game at the hot corner."
the 20 Sep 1948 Simcoe Reformer:
"Cubs oust Aurora Lions by winning second game 12-7 ... Bill Beckett
was coach Eddie O'Donnell's choice to take the mound ... Bob Crofoot
pulled down six fly balls ... Eddie Quinn added to his runs batted in
total by pounding a triple to centre."
the 23 Sep 1948 Simcoe Reformer:
"Cubs drop opener to Dresden by score of 5-1 ... Locals outhit
visitors, but fail to connect with runners on base."
the 7 Sep 1948 Simcoe Reformer:
"Dresden triumphs over Simcoe Cubs -- locals suffer 12-2 trimming in
second of semi-finals."