1926 BC Snapshots     

 

Charlie StevensonHec CannJohn Diebolt

Left - Charlie Stevenson, second sacker for Collingwood. Middle - Hec Cann of the Young Liberals. Right - John Diebolt of the new Shell team of the Vancouver Twilight League.  A former hurler with Kerrisdale, the left-hander gained some satisfaction pitching Shell to a 4-2 win over his former team. Diebolt fanned 12.

Rossland Infield

Photo from a postcard featuring the 1926 provincial champion Rossland Miners - Rossland BC's Invincilbe Infield. Left to right - Paul Teters 3B, Herb Rotchford SS, Bill Molisky 2B and Leo Burke 1B.  Teters, Rotchford and Burke had come to the Miners from Gonzaga University in Spokane.

[Photo from the Columbia Basin Institute of Regional History, #2283,0045]

Don MacKenzie

 

 

Left - Donnie MacKenzie, ace hurler for Rossland Miners, was a local product who won a hockey scholarship from the University of Washington at Seattle and became the team captain.

A Business Administration major, MacKenzie was a walk-on with the baseball Huskies during his sophomore term and played two more seasons after that until graduating.