1935 BC Snapshots     

Bill AdsheadMarcel ServentiDario Lodigiani

Above Left - Bill Adshead, centre fielder for Vancouver Home Gas.   Centre - Vancouver Athletics' right-hander Marcel Serventi.

Right - Dario Lodigiani, the 1935 batting champion and second sacker for the Vancouver Athletics who signed up for pro ball in 1935 and advanced to the major leagues in 1938. His pro playing career lasted until 1954.

Ralph StongTeloskys four

Above Left - Vancouver Athletics star Ralph Stong. Right - They were called IOCO's four farmer boys. The Telosky brothers - catcher Andy, left fielder Sam, right fielder Pete and shortstop George, up from their farm in Haney to form the nucleus of the IOCO Imperials.. Another brother, Tony, a catcher, had retired after the 1934 season.

Below left - note the reference to "Baseball's latest device" in the newspaper promo for the kickoff of Vancouver's Terminal League. Wow - 10-cents !

Below right - Frank Hall, noted in the Vancouver Province as Coley Hall's little, bigger, brother, played the hero's role in an August encounter at Athletic Park swatting a home run off the right field wall to break up a 13-inning battle between the Athletics and the Uniteds.

Terminal LeagueFrank Hall


Johnny Cameron of the Trail Tadanac Indians

Cameron played in Trail 1934 to 1937, then in
Rossland in 1938 and 1939.