Western Canada 1920 Snapshots     


From the David Eskenazi collection, images of players from the 1920 Western Canada League. Below left - Bill Griffith, catcher/outfield, Moose Jaw Robin Hoods. Right - Tony LaMarra, shortstop, Moose Jaw Rolbin Hoods & Calgary Bronchos,

Bill GriffithTony LaMarra

Below left - Right-handed pitcher Leo Seiffert, Winnipeg Maroons. Right - Elmer Leifer, 3B/OF/P, Moose Jaw Robin Hoods.

Leo SeiffertElmer Leifer

Below left - southpaw hurler George Swartz.  Right - Moose Jaw president M.Thompson (left) and manager Nick Williams.

George SwartzThompson and Williams

And, some regular photos from the newspapers of the day. Below - Calgary's Carl Manda (left), Catcher Pat McNeally of Sceptre (centre) and Hal Nelson (right) of the Saskatoon Quakers.

Carl MandaPat McNeallyHal Nelson

Below left - pitcher Emery Webb of Moose Jaw Robin Hoods and Harvey Christensen (right).of the Calgary Bronchos

Emery WebbHarvey Christensen