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1951 Simcoe Bantam Baseball Team
OBA Bantam "B" Champions
Left to right, back row: Larry Ashley, Doug Langford, Robert Norman, Don Earl, Harry Fisher, Wilfred Pond. Middle row: Bob Palmerston,  Gordon Loveday, Bab Sabatine, Arlen "Butch" McGraw, Mervyn King, Bob Rogers, Gerald Riddle.
Front row: Ken Kowalsky, coach George Pond, bat boy Robert Pond, manager Wray White, Don Cross.
Stewart Photo courtesy George Pond. (Larger Version)

From the 29 Oct 1951 Simcoe Reformer:
"Simcoe Bantams win Provincial Title -- Three Links take deciding tilt from Acton by 9-5 count. -- A thrilling climax to a lengthy season of baseball thrills came at Victoria Park in Hamilton when the local youngsters captured the O.B.A. Bantam "B" Championship by whipping Action Boys Club 9-5 in the third and deciding game. Proving themseleves great champions, the "Links" staged a sensational comeback to post a well-earned triumph. Rogers came to the plate in the big Simcoe 5th and slammed out a tremendous home run to give the Links the lead for good."

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