1945 Manitoba Snapshots     




Three brothers played a major role in the three straight league titles for the Canadian Ukranian Athletic Club in the Greater Winnipeg Baseball League.

Coach Nick Shaley (left), John Shaley, club president, (centre) and Stan Shaley, playing manager (right).  In Friday's opening game, the Blues played to a 6-6 tie with St. Boniface.



Bouchard Jinx


Below -  "Darky" Bouchard (in the white sweatshirt) remains a jinx to the Arenas. He beat them regularly as a pitcher in the Wesley Park days, and now as manager of the St. Boniface Native Sons, his club won 10-3 in this contest.

Others in the photo (left to right) - Umpire Belanger, Floyd Keller (the Arenas pitcher) and Robinson, manager.