1955 Alberta Snapshots     

The Wesley Ranch

Above  :  The Wesley Ranch Bar 32

Below :  Jack Altman (Vulcan) and Willie Yahiro (Picture Butte) suit up with Granum for an
exhibition match against Seattle Cheney Studs. 

Jack Altman, Willie Yahiro

Below :  Catcher Hans Pung and left-hander Willie Yahiro.

Hans Pung, Willie Yahiro

   Marty Norman                 Dick Bugg

Above left : The menacing figure of Marty Norman (Vulcan).

Above right :  Catcher Dick Bugg at the Lethbridge Tournament.

 Jack Altman, Willie Yahiro       Getting ready for the Lacombe Tournament

Above left :  Willie Yahiro (left) and Jack Altman (right) on easy street as they travel in comfort ! 
After a season in Southern Alberta, the lefty hurlers move on to join the Wasco Dons in semi-pro
action in California. (Click on photo for a larger image)  

Above right : Warmin' up in the "courtyard" of the Empress Hotel, Lacombe. 

Below -  Frank Stone (left) and John Pederson get ready for action at the Lacombe Tournament.

Frank Stone, John Pederson

Renfrew Park

Above - Renfrew Park in Edmonton. 

Below - the ball park in Picture Butte (from two slightly different angles).

Medicine Hat

Medicine Hat

(Photos courtesy Jack Altman)                                                 1955 SNAPSHOTS page two >>