1960 Alberta Snapshots     


Edmonton City Police had things well in hand against the Beverly Drakes at Renfrew Park in Big Seven Action. Second baseman Rollie Miles (the Edmonton Eskimo football star(, catcher Stan Kulka (who knocked in three runs) and winning pitcher Dave Kostenuk look on. [Edmonton Journal, June 6, 1960]

MacKay & Waddle




The battery of Colin "Scotty" McKay and Wally Waddle kept the North Edmonton Rockets in the hunt for the Big Seven's playoff crown with a 9-4 victory over the City Police.

MacKay aided his own cause with a pair of RBI and Waddle belted a triple and scored two runs. [Edmonton Journal, September 2, 1960]



Rockets win !League president Ken McAuley is seen presenting the Hiram Walker Trophy, emblematic of the Edmonton playoff crown, to manager Lefty Mack and his North Edmonton Rockets following the Rockets 6-4 victory over City Police to take the best-of-three final two games to one.

Catcher Wally Waddle is seen between Mack and McAuley. [Edmonton Journal, September 3, 1960]

McKay, Horowko, Mack


North Edmonton Rockets came from behind a four-run deficit to overcome Fort Saskatchewan 5-4 in the opener of a Big Seven semi-final.

Celebrating the victory are pitcher Colin McKay, centrefielder Ed Howorko, who had three hits, and manager Lefty Mack. [Edmonton Journal, August 25, 1960]



Tookey no-hitter





Dream game - Southpaw Ron Tookey of the North Edmonton Rockets is hoisted aloft on the shoulders of his teammates after tossing a no-hitter against St. Josaphat's at Renfrew Park Sunday afternoon.

He fanned seven, walked three and hit one in the 7-0 victory.

[Edmonton Journal, July 4, 1960]



Withers, Satriano, Bach











Back "Home" - Three former members of the Edmonton Eskimos - pitcher Jim Withers, shortstop Tom Satriano and catcher Steve Bach, operated out of the visitors' dugout at Renfrew Park playing for the Drain Black Sox who won both ends of a day-night doubleheader against the Big Seven All-Stars.

[Edmonton Journal, August 2, 1960]