Ontario Blue Jays grad Dasan Brown (Oakville, Ont.) hit a triple in his first pro game for the rookie-class Gulf Coast League Blue Jays. Photo: Eddie Michels.
Umpire Connor McKenna (Mississauga, Ont.) works the bases in a rookie-class Gulf Coast League game between the Blue Jays and Tigers East squads. Photo: Eddie Michels.
The Ottawa-Nepean Canadians Hall of Fame induction class at the 50th anniversary banquet, from left to right: unknown, former manager Don Campbell, RHP Dave MacQuarrie, Dorothy Nielsen (wife of founder Art Nielsen), LHP Mike Kusiewicz, 3B Terry Nielsen (son of founder Art Nielsen), C Cam Pelton, RHP Peter Hoy and original inductee Shawn O'Connor, who also pitched for the 1995 Canadian senior national team.
Former Boston Red Sox and Brockville Bunnies RHP Peter Hoy (Cardinal, Ont.) was also inducted into the Ottawa-Nepean Canadians Hall of Fame at their 50th anniversary banquet. Hoy attended LeMoyne as well.
Former C Cameron Pelton (Nepean, Ont.) was inducted into the Ottawa-Nepean Canadians Hall of Fame. Pelton played four seasons for the LeMoyne Dolphins when they were a Division I club.
LHP Mike Kusiewicz (Nepean, Ont.) pitched 10 years in the minors and won the ERA title in his first pro year at Asheville. He was inducted into the Ottawa-Nepean Canadians Hall of Fame.
Don Campbell (Ottawa, Ont.) started as a GM in 1978, he coached, managed and served on the executive for over 30 years. He was inducted into the Ottawa-Nepean Canadians Hall of Fame and started his speech with a blonde mulett wig.
Atlanta LHP Mike Arundel speaks at the 50th annual Ottawa-Nepean Canadians banquet.
Rob (Lobbie) Clouthier (Nepean, Ont.), Gordon Hamilton's favourite hockey player, is now the president of the Ottawa-Nepean Canadians Sports Club.
OF Jake Cole (Stittsville, Ont.) and C Darryl (Dalton) Fincham (Nepean, Ont.), part of the 1979 Ottawa-Nepean Canadians, which many consider the best team ever fielded.