1953 Nelson, West Kootenay Champions     

1953 Nelson Maple Leafs

Back row, left to right - Bob MacDonald trainer, Dunc Jamieson, Al Larson, Carl Locatelli, Bill Haldane, Red Wassick, Marsh Severyn, Frank Hufty Sr. President.  Front - Les Hufty, Frank Hufty, Ernie Gare, Joe Posnikoff, Bob McNabb, Herb Lovett, Vern Eckstrom, bat boy, in front.   These were the Nelson Maple Leafs in spite of the "Tigers" on the front of the uniforms (it had been the Tigers in 1952).