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Come celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame

To celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame & Museum, we will be inducting 28 individuals and 15 teams in a special 40th Anniversary Veteran Induction Celebration. 

Where: Club Regent Casino & Event Centre

When: Thursday June 6, 2019

Time: 7 p.m.

Join us for this special evening! You can purchase tickets here. 

The following individuals will be inducted posthumously:

  • Isa Beairsto – Golf 
  • Andy Bieber – Football
  • D. C. Mac Braden – Curling
  • Billy Breen – Hockey  
  • Modere “Mud” Bruneteau – Hockey
  • Bill Carpenter – Baseball 
  • George Druxman – Football    
  • Jimmy Dunn – All Round 
  • Art Foster – Tennis    
  • Vera (Tustin) Gilbert – Swimming 
  • Charles Harvey – Golf 
  • Halldor “Slim” Halldorson – Hockey
  • Frank Hawkins – Lacrosse      
  • Dot (Ferguson) Key – Softball
  • Ed Kotowich – Football 
  • Les Lear – Football     
  • Lou Lucki – Softball 
  • Cornel Piper – Football 
  • Andre Roziere – Archery
  • Jim “Babyface” Saunders – Boxing
  • Art Shaw – All Round 
  • Alex Shibicky – Hockey
  • William “Snake” Siddle – Baseball 
  • Ed Sobie – Ten Pin Bowling
  • Jimmy Thomson – Hockey
  • Nick Wasnie – Hockey

Harry Nightingale (Lacrosse) and Mary (Pitts) Dopson (Athletics) will also be inducted and both will be at the event in-person.

And the following teams will be inducted:

  • 1930 Howard Wood Team – Curling        
  • 1931 Bob Gourlay Team – Curling 
  • 1932 Jim Congalton Team – Curling 
  • 1934 Leo Johnson Team – Curling 
  • 1935 Winnipeg Maroons – Baseball 
  • 1937 Manitoba Canoe Team – Paddling 
  • 1938 Ab Gowanlock Team – Curling 
  • 1939 Winnipeg Maroons – Baseball 
  • 1940 Howard Wood Team – Curling 
  • 1942 Winnipeg Maroons – Baseball 
  • 1947 Jimmy Welsh Team – Curling 
  • 1953 Ab Gowanlock Team – Curling 
  • 1957 Winnipeg Goldeyes – Baseball 
  • 1959 Winnipeg Goldeyes – Baseball 
  • 1960 Winnipeg Goldeyes – Baseball

We've been able to contact some of the relatives of our posthumous inductees but would appreciate the public’s assistance in finding those we have not found to date.

CONTACT
Rick Brownlee
Sport Heritage Manager
204-925-5736
halloffame@sportmanitoba.ca

Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres will follow the induction ceremony. 

Tickets are available here.

 

                             

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