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2014 Manitoba Baseball Hall of Fame Induction Banquet - June 7, 2014

Over 400 baseball enthusiasts attended the Manitoba Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum's annual Induction Banquet on June 7. Nine individual inductees, three team inductees and one community inductees were enshrined in Manitoba's Baseball Hall of Fame. 

Congratulations to all 2014 Manitoba Baseball Hall of Fame inductees and thank-you to all those responsible for throwing a great banquet. 

 

2014 Manitoba Baseball Hall of Fame Induction Banquet Raffle Prizes

A few awesome raffle prizes have come through the door for the 2014 Induction Banquet on June 7. Here's a sneak peek at what's up for grabs.

Prize 1: A Team Canada World Baseball Classic jersey and Baseball Canada Long Sleeve Majestic jacket

Prize 2: An official Major League Baseball ball signed by Toronto Blue Jay Brett Lawrie and an Alomar Baseball bat signed by non-other than Roberto Alomar himself.

Prize 3: An evening watching the Winnipeg Goldeyes from the comforts of a Skysuite.

 

2014 Manitoba Baseball Hall of Fame Inductees

The Manitoba Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum is proud to announce the inductees for 2014

The inductees include outstanding players, builders, and teams who have left their legacy both on and off the baseball field.
Individuals:
Brian Coates Roland           Ab Hansford Wpg.
Kris Holmstrom Wpg.         Sam Katz Wpg.
Bob Kutzan Grandview       Gord Riddell Wpg  
Tom Thompson                  Dennis Wiebe
Teams:
Major                     -  Elmwood Giants (1989-1994) 
Small Community    - Clearwater (1984-1989)
                           
Special:
Team                    -  Canadian Polish Athletic Club (1965)
Individual              -  Wilbert Funk Altona

To read and see past interviews by Clayton Dreger, please click the link below.

http://www.pembinavalleyonline.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=19153&Itemid=54

 

We need your help!

We are working on a new display that will showcase uniforms on mannequins from each decade in the 1900's. If you or someone you know owns a uniform used in the 1920s we would greatly appreciate your help in allowing us to display how baseball uniforms have changed throughout the years. Please contact the Museum Office if you have any information regarding this matter.

 

2014 Annual Patron Donor Campaign

 

Since the first Manitoba Baseball Hall of Fame induction banquet was held at Brandon University in 1997, 247individuals, 53 teams and 16 special groups have been recognized.

We have a wonderful museum located in the Morden Access Centre which showcases the inductees and promotes the heritage and history of baseball in Manitoba. Only two other baseball museums exist in the country, one at North Battleford, Saskatchewan and the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame in St. Mary’s, Ontario.

The Manitoba Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum currently has one major source of revenue to finance the organization and the operation of the museum – the induction banquet. Additional sources of revenue are needed to maintain the high quality standards that have been set. We are continuing with our annual patron donor campaign for those who would like to see that these high standards are being maintained.

The suggested donation for this campaign will be $50 for an individual and $100 for a corporation or organization. Please feel free to donate more if you wish. Benefits include an optional income tax receipt, names listed in our newsletter and on the Manitoba Baseball Hall of Fame web site, and the opportunity to support a worthy cause. We need your support to help our museum in its efforts to maintain a top class and flourishing facility.

Many of our current supporters do have a life membership and we invite them to support our patron program so our volunteer driven organization can meet its ongoing responsibilities.

Every person making a patron donation on or before the annual induction ceremony on June 07,2014 will be eligible to win a cash prize

A donation form is available and can be found on the Manitoba Hall of Fame web site at www.mbhof.ca. Cheques or credit card information along with the completed form may be mailed to our secretary-treasurer. David Olsen 552 Jubilee Ave. Winnipeg R3L 1P2

 2014 Donation Form Patron Program

 

MBHOF Inductees