The newspaper clipping says the Nelson Maple Leafs were the West Kootenay champions for the second straight season. This might be the 1953 club, although we have a picture of the 1953 team in their "Tigers" uniforms. We'll leave it in 1953 for now.
Back row (left to right) - Carl Locatelli, Marsh Severyn, Al Larsen, Don McKinnon, Bill Haldane, Lee Hyssop, Dunc Jamieson, Bob McDonald. Front row - Les Hufty, Frank Hufty Jr., Bob McNabb, Frank Hufty Sr., Chum Arcure, Keith Harmston, Don Holmes, Ernie Gare.