1957 Western Canada Snapshots     

Moriarty & Moriarty

TWO DIAMOND GENERATIONS
  
George Moriarty, third baseman and manager of the Detroit Tigers and a long-time American League umpire, visited Renfrew Park last night, only to have the scheduled action between Lloydminster and the Eskimos washed out.  Now the head scout of the Tigers, George has a son, Dave, who now plays right field for the Meridians.  Left to right are Meridians' president and general manager Slim Thorpe, George Moriarty and Dave Moriarty.  (1957 photo from the Edmonton Journal.

Sada, Haller

 

Left - Moose Jaw catcher Tom Haller trying to tag Edmonton's Ed Sada.(Edmonton Journal, July 5, 1957)

Below left - Meridians greeting Ed Stefureak after his game-winning homer in  a 6-4 win over Edmonton. Marty Stillman offers congratulations.  (Edmonton Journal, June 25, 1957) 

Below right - Manager Ed Tanner argues a call after Dave Moriarty is thrown out at the plate.  Ump is Johnny Lupul.  At the right is Tom McGhee. (Edmonton Journal, June 23, 1957)  


Lloyd homer Tanner argues

Below left - Regina lefty Louis Fouste.

Below Middle - Regina catcher Jerry Barber 

Right - Regina catcher / first baseman Ike Jackson


Louis Fouste  Jerry Barber  Ike Jackson

1957 All-Stars

The All-Stars - Back row: Mark Bussan, Eddie Tanner, Bennie Griggs, Suge Carter, Tom Haller, Len Tucker. Middle row: Slim Thorpe, Tom McGhee, Jim Hansen, Bob Herron, Ralph Mabee, Jerry White. Front row: John Ducey, Cliff Pemberton, Jim Stevens, Ernie Rodriguez, Larry Miller, Jose (Bobby) Cesar.  (Edmonton Journal, July 4, 1957)

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