1954 British Columbia Snapshots     

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Top left - Right-hander Larry Jordan of the Penticton Athletics.

Top right - Kelowna Orioles' first baseman Hank Tostenson (left) and field manager Rudy Kitsch in discussion.

Left - Rival playing-managers Ritchie Snyder (left) of the Oliver OBC's and Sam Drossos of the Penticton Athletics shake hands following the completion of the 1954 OMBL final series, won by Penticton.

Below - Penticton Athletics following their victory in the 1954 playoff final against Oliver.


1954 Penticton



The playoff champion Penticton Athletics lineup for a victory photograph minutes after handing Oliver a resounding 21-3 defeat  at King's Park. 

Front row (left to right) - Gordie Jones, batboys Billy Allercott and Allan Richards, and Elmer Mori.

Second row - Lloyd Burgart, Larry Jordan, Sam Drossos.

Standing - George Drossos, Aubrey Powell, Bill Raptis, Joe Posnikoff, Johnny Apolzer and Doug Moore. Manager Les Edwards is not shown.