1965 Southern League Snapshots     

1965 Regina rookies

He swings !

Above - Regina Red Sox' mound staff with rookie pitchers Merv Froehlich, Ernie Hicke, Fred Cardwell, Gord Clarke & Danny Fink.

Left - In 1965 action, Jim Paisley of the Regina Red Sox swings and misses a fastball from Moose Jaw Regals' pitcher Wayne LeBere.

Below (left) - Melville Millionaires centre-fielder Bev Hickie who finished among the leaders in the Southern League in batting by compiling a .294 average.  A year later, he would win the batting crown and top nearly every batting category.

Below (right) - pitcher Gary Modrell, from California, began the season as the playing-manager of the Melville Millionaires but was released after the team opened the season with six straight losses.  His brother Doug pitched for Swift Current.


Bev Hickie  Gary Modrell