1957 Western Canada Snapshots     

Moriarty & Moriarty

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 - 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)  



Yer Out !

Below - 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) 

Lloyd homer


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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