Winchester Leonard

Winchester Leonard


Leonard (Len) Winchester Sport: Softball Year Inducted: 1972 Leonard “Len” Winchester, born in Verdun, Quebec, February 13, 1917. Len’s reputation as a top softball pitcher in Cornwall, and Eastern Ontario was well known in the late 40’s as acknowledged by those who played against him. During the period of 1947 to 1950, Len led his […]

Whitford Sr. Morris


Morris (Mugie) Whitford Sr. Sport: Softball Year Inducted: 1970 Morris “Mugie” Whitford Sr., born 1917, spent his childhood days at the athletic grounds and he developed himself into a star first base man in fastball and baseball. Mugie was strong at bat. He had a snap throw that many players envied. He could play any […]

Wells Dalton


Dalton (Dalt) Wells Sport: Softball Year Inducted: 1974 A product of the OCOT system, Dalton “Dalt” Wells was an all-around athlete in several sports. He started in 1948 as a Pee Wee, and progressed through Bantam and Midget ranks in both baseball and hockey. A first baseman, this “south paw” was a master with the […]

Webster Douglas


Douglas (Doug) J. Webster Sport: Baseball Year Inducted: 1969 Douglas “Doug” J. Webster, born in 1923, was an outstanding athlete, a clever catcher with a good throwing arm, and a very fast base runner. Doug coached the O.C.O.T. to the City and District Softball Championship in 1945. He carried a lot of drive and team […]

Watson Robert


Robert (Bob) Watson Sport: Basketball Year Inducted: 1980 Robert “Bob” Watson was born August 20, 1938 in Cornwall, Ontario. He started playing basketball at St. Lawrence High School in Cornwall. His team won three titles, including three consecutive Eastern Ontario high school Championships. Bob displayed an all-round athletic ability in high school, playing on the […]

Wilson Alfred


James Alfred (Nit) Wilson Sport: Lacrosse Year Inducted: 1990 The Eastern Ontario Lacrosse League had been a breeding ground for local talent. A history of Cornwall sports legends would be anything but complete without the likes of Zip Jamieson, the Wheeler brothers, George Sinfield, the Roundpoints, Jacobs, Sundays, and Thomas’. However, there has seldom been […]

Whitford Rube


Rube Whitford Sport: Lacrosse Year Inducted: 1969 Rube Whitford, born in 1887, was a powerful lacrosse player who played on several Cornwall teams including the Professional Box Lacrosse Team in 1931. Rube also played hockey, soccer, and softball.

White John


John (Long John) White Sport: Lacrosse Year Inducted: 1968 John White, born 1875, was better known as “Long John”. He was one of the best National Indian lacrosse players of all times. He played for years with Cornwall and with the Irish of Montreal. John lived on Cornwall Island where he passed away. John also […]

Wheeler Anthony


James Anthony (Tony) Wheeler Sport: Lacrosse Year Inducted: 1984 Dynamite, the adage goes, comes in small packages. The Wheeler brothers combined didn’t weigh more than 260 pounds but they packed the explosive scoring punch of TNT. The St. Andrews’ natives, playing for the Cornwall Seniors, dominated the Quebec Senior Lacrosse League from 1947 to 1952. […]

Wheeler Gabriel


Gabriel Joseph (Gabe) Wheeler Sport: Lacrosse Year Inducted: 1984 Dynamite, the adage goes, comes in small packages. The Wheeler brothers combined didn’t weigh more than 260 pounds but they packed the explosive scoring punch of TNT. The St. Andrews’ natives, playing for the Cornwall Seniors, dominated the Quebec Senior Lacrosse League from 1947 to 1952. […]

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