1955 Snapshots     

Murderers Row

Above - Meridians' Murderers Row -- Don Stewart, Collins Jones, Jim Valentine, Dick Barry,
Curly WIlliams 
(Photo courtesy Chuck McGuigan)

Below : Four Amigos -- Bob Bayless, Chuck McGuigan, Dick Barry, Bill Duft 

Four Amigos, Lloydminster

Chuck McGuiganChuck McGuigan, 2B

Above left - Chuck McGuigan modeling the Meridians' homeuniform.  Right : Chuck McGuigan covering the infield.   Photos courtesy Chuck McGuigan

Mabee & MakinoJohn Doucette

Above Left - Managers prepare for the opening game of the Global World Series in Milwaukee.  Ralph
(left) of Canada and Naotaka Makino of Japan.  (Photo from National Baseball Congress, 1956)

Right - Canadian pitcher John Doucette of the Edmonton Eskimos.
Cal Bauer homer







Left  : Cal Bauer, Edmonton centrefielder gets a handshake from teammate Norm Forbes after a solo homer.

(Edmonton Journal, 1955)  

Ryan, Bloom, Garay




Lucky charm - Ever since Smoky, the Eskimos' mascot joined the club in Saskatoon, Roy Carlston's crew has yet to taste defeat.

The Esks have now won five in a row and they've given their Panda bear some credit. Holding Smoky is first baseman Jim Ryan. In the middle is Dale Bloom, who threw a gem - a four-hit shutout against the Lloydminster Meridians. On the right is the club's new catcher, Eddie Garay. (Edmonon Journal, July 13, 1955)Don Stewart injured

Above - : Meridians' Don Stewart is down, hit by a pitch. Roberto Zayas looks on (left) along with Edmonton catcher Ed Garay and umpire John Lupul.   (Edmonton Journal, August 2, 1955) 

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