Elmwood manager Wesley Barrow (left) has an attentive audience from his potential starting staff - Matthew McGowan, Ray Finch, James Bolden, Al Lombard and Junior Williams (left to right). (Winnipeg Free Press, May 12, 1951)
Carman first baseman Bob Johnson takes a solid swing in the game between the Cardinals and the Brandon Greys.
Cards managed to escape with a 6-5 win in 12 innings before more than 3,000 fans at the league opener in Carman, May 21st.
May 7, 1951, the Winnipeg Buffaloes began workouts at Osborne Stadium. Pictured (as fielders) are Leon Day, Joe Taylor, Pee Wee Jenkins, Sherman Watrous, manager Willie Wells, Lefty Jones, Taylor Smith and Pee Wee Butts. Wielding the willows are (left to right) John Kennedy, Charlie White, Frazier Robinson and Butch Davis.
Above - Manager Wesley Barrow of the Elmwood Giants discusses strategy with
four members of his 1951 squad. Left to right - John Britton, Coney Williams,
Barrow, Joe Mitchell and Joe Spencer.
Below - May 7, 1951, the Winnipeg Buffaloes began workouts at Osborne Stadium.
Three members of the 1950 team were in uniform to begin the preparations for the
new season - Butch Davis, Leon Day and Joe Taylor (left to right).