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Notable players - Canadian National Youth and Senior Teams./drafted:

Gary Picone, Nationals
Gerry Hollett, Nationals
Keith Vanderkeefe, Nationals
Barry McGillivary, drafted and signed
Barry Parisotto, drafted and signed
Johnston, drafted and signed
Jeff DeRosa, free agent
David Demchuk, Junior Nationals
Danny Demchuk, Junior Nationals
Matt Mason, drafted Junior Nationals
Todd Thompson, drafted Junior Nationals
Brian Hamagami, Nationals
Jason Bay, drafted and signed
David Caron, Junior Nationals
Daryl Craig, drafted
Rick Patterson, drafted and signed
Larry Kissock, drafted and signed
John Herd, drafted and signed

League Presidents:

Ross Saundry Sr.
Ted Lindsay
Bob Canterbury
Jules Lewis
Brian Pipes
Bob Dixon
Bernie McMahon
John Vecchio
Graham Jacklin
Dick Field
Lino Moro
Roy Henderson
Brick Bisaro
Wayne Florko
Gerry Hollett
Jamie Pipes

BC Championships

Prep 14 years 13-15 years 16-18 years
1970
1971
1974
1977
1981
1984
1985
1991
1994
1998
2001 
1998
1999 
1966
1969
1974
1976
1983
1986
1993
1998
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2003 
1970
1971
1973
1975
1990
1994 

 

  • Approximately 40-50 graduates of the West Kootenay Babe Ruth League have gone on to earn athletic scholarships to U. S. schools.
  • The West Kootenay Babe Ruth League has won a total of 31 BC Championships as of 2003. More than any other league in BC.
  • Trail/West Kootenay Babe Ruth League is the oldest Babe Ruth League in Canada. The League will celebrate their 50th birthday in 2007.