Advanced Search: INDUCTEES

Close Search

Gary (Hobie) Holbrook

Born in Peterborough in 1948, Gary has had a distinguished sporting career. He was an outstanding goaltender playing 5 years for the Don Bye Junior B’s. He was invited to the 1967 TPT Petes training camp serving as back up goalie for 3 years and playing 7 games. He was considered one of the elite players in the City Men’s Softball League during his playing days. He was the runner-up to the City League MVP in 1967 and won the honour in 1970. He was a league All-Star and was the league hitting and home run leader in 1972. In his youth he won Provincial OASA Championships in Bantam and Midget in 1962 and 1964. He played on 7 Men’s City League Softball Championship teams. He played with Purveys, the 1968 Ontario Intermediate Softball Finalists. From 1975 to 1978 he played in the Eastern Ontario Fastball League and was named league All-Star in 1978. He won Provincial Slo-pitch Championships in 1988, 1992, 1995, 1996, 1998 and 2000 and Canadian Slo-Pitch Championships in 1995 and 1996 and 3rd in 1993.

Gary has continued to play a major role in the sporting life of this community by sponsoring and supporting many teams – baseball, basketball, slo-pitch (men’s and women’s) Peewee boys and Intermediate and Midget Women’s Hockey Teams. He continues to provide leadership and support to the Peterborough Baseball Association as an executive member and Association President.

Similar Inductees

Harold F. Dormer

Harold F. Dormer

Harold Dormer was a pioneer promoter of the game of softball, not only in this city but across the province as well. He earned his share of playing honours, but it was as an executive that he left his main mark. He played on City League softball championship clubs in 1930, 1931 and 1935, the […]

More Info
Cory Stillman

Cory Stillman

Cory grew up in Peterborough playing church league softball, competitive baseball and all-star hockey.  He won an Ontario Championship with the Minor Novice Petes.  With the 1989-90 Junior B Roadrunners, he was 5th in MTJHL scoring with 84 points.  He was a 1990 second round (27th overall) draft pick of the Windsor Spitfires of the […]

More Info
Lee-Anne Quinn

Lee-Anne Quinn

Born in Peterborough, Lee-Anne was a gifted athlete known for her dedication and leadership. She was a Lakeshore Ladies Softball League All-Star as a member of Lakefield’s Kingdon Lumber which won a Provincial Intermediate ëAí title in 1978, a bronze Provincial medal in 1979 and a Senior Tier II Provincial Gold medal in 1980. Lee-Anne […]

More Info