1952 Snapshots, Manitoba-Saskatchewan     

Steve S & John Carlson, Kamsack             John Carlson, 1952

Left - Kamsack Cyclones Steve Stavrianoudakis and John Carlson. Right - John Carlson  
Photos courtesy Joan Parker/Kazakoff.

Madge Lake, 1952     Roy Taylor, a pair that didn't get away

Left - Kamsack Cyclones, 1952 at Madge Lake. Top row - Jim Lidster, Jim Peterson, John Carlson, Steve Stavrianoudakis.  Bottom - Roy Philpot, Roy Taylor, Len Tucker.  Right - Cyclones' Playing-manager Roy Taylor showing off his catch.  

1952, Madge Lake Ray Philpot, 1952

Left - Top (left to right) - John Zeeben, Roy Philpot, Jim Peterson, TBA.  Bottom - John Carlson, Jim Lidster, Len Tucker, Steve Stavrianoudakis. Right - Roy Philpot

Cyclones, 1952

Left to right - Ray Philpot, Jim Peterson, Len Tucker, John Carlson, Steve Stavrianoudakis.

Kamsack Cyclones, 1952

Left to right - Jim Peterson, Ray Philpot, Roy Taylor, Len Tucker, Steve Stavrianoudakis.

Steve Stavrianoudakis   Steve Stavrianoudakis    Al Seymour

Above left & centre - Pitcher Steve Stavrianoudakis.  Above right - Right-hander Al Seymour of Winnipeg fanned 21 batters in a 1952 junior game at Osborne Stadium. 

Seymour, pitched with Grandview in 1950 and would pitch for Bowsman in 1953 in the Manitoba-Saskatchewan League.  He also suited up with the Moose Jaw Mallards of the Saskatchewan League in 1954 before returning to Manitoba to star in the Winnipeg Senior League. 

His feat was highlighted in the Winnipeg Free Press, March 21, 1953.

Burns slides

Opening day of the 1952 Greater Winnipeg Baseball League, Billy Burns the fleet centre fielder of St. James Legion tries to avoid the long reach of St. Boniface catcher Don Collins in the fourth inning of the contest at Provencher Park Sunday. St. Boniface won 10-5.