Villeneuve Sr. Harvey

Villeneuve Sr. Harvey

Harvey Hermidas Villeneuve Sr. Sport: Softball Year Inducted: 1968 Harvey Hermidas Villeneuve Sr., born 1912, has been interested in softball for the last 35 years. He was President of the North-End Softball League for 15 years. He has been an ardent supporter of the game. Year after year, he accepted the President’s post when no […]

St. Denis Edmond

Edmond (Ed) St. Denis Sport: Baseball Year Inducted: 1968 Edmond St. Denis, born in 1899, was known as “Ed”. He was a strong pitcher in baseball. He often pitched both games in a double-header. This was up his alley. In 1926, when he played with Ives Bedding, he pitched a no hitter, struck out 18 […]

Smith Jim

Jim Smith Sport: Baseball Year Inducted: 1975 With an outstanding playing career spanning 30 years, Jim Smith is certainly a worthy candidate for induction into the Sports Hall of Fame in the category of baseball. Jim was born in Parham Ontario, north of Kingston and, believe it or not, started playing senior ball with that […]

Scott Frederick

Frederick (Fred) Scott Sport: Baseball Year Inducted: 1968 Frederick “Fred” Scott was born in 1906 in Ottawa. He moved to Cornwall in 1923. He played ball with Ives Bedding in city league, and later in an Inter-Provincial league. He played for Cornwall Capitols in the St. Lawrence League. He umpired for several years – both […]

Sauve Rodalphe

Rodalphe (Sparky) Sauve Sport: Softball Year Inducted: 1984 Rodalphe “Sparky” Sauvé is most reluctant to talk about how he became and why he was one of the top stars in Cornwall senior softball over a period of 10 years (1948-1957). But some of his former teammates and others who were opponents – all Hall of […]

Robertson George

George Robertson Sport: Baseball Year Inducted: 1968 George Robertson, born in 1883, moved to Cornwall in 1918. He organized, managed, and played on many Cornwall teams, notably the famous Ives Bedding Company teams of that time. He was also an outstanding umpire. George’s other sports interests were hockey, and soccer. He was secretary for the […]

Roberts Ethel

Ethel O. Roberts Sport: Softball Year Inducted: 1968 Ethel O. Roberts is still a star softball player. She has always been a sensational player and could handle any position on the team, infield or outfield. A great batter and fast runner, she has probably played more seasons of softball than any other woman of her […]

Riviere Jr. Edward

Edward (Ed) Riviere Jr. Sport: Softball Year Inducted: 1977 Edward “Ed” Riviere Jr. was captain, 3rd baseman and lead off batter on probably the most powerful ball team ever assembled in Cornwall, a team that went on to win both the Intermediate and Senior Softball Championships of Eastern Ontario in 1951. He was particularly suited […]

Richard Jacques

Jacques Richard Sport: Baseball Year Inducted: 2000 Jacques Richard was one of Cornwall’s most gifted young athletes when he was tragically killed in a boating accident near Sudbury in the summer of 1959. He was 18. His memory lives on in the Jacques Richard Memorial Trophy which is given annually at the Cornwall Lions Club […]

Quirk Bill

Bill Quirk Sport: Softball Year Inducted: 1994 The North End Fastball league was the premiere league in Cornwall and area from the late 1940’s through to the 60’s. The calibre and competiveness of the league was at its peak in the ten years from the mid 50’s to mid 60’s when a large percentage of […]