Advanced Search: INDUCTEES

Close Search

R. G. (Bobby) Crowe

R. G. (Bobby) Crowe retired as a ballplayer at age 37 but his enthusiasm, commitment and contribution to sport is reflected in successful achievements as an athlete and coach.

Bobby involved himself in all aspects of the game of softball, and at all competitive levels, over a span of more than 40 years. From 1941 through 1961 he played and coached City League softball, a standout second baseman on eight City League championship teams. He earned the Pat Calladine Memorial Trophy in 1957, and in both 1959 and 1960 was a player-coach of the Ontario Int. A champions.

After retiring in 1961, he spent nine seasons coaching youth and junior teams, then took on the added challenge of coaching Lakefield Kingdon Lumber women’s team to four Ontario titles. Bobby also has earned wide-spread recognition as a top five-pin bowler with two Ontario championships and as a horseshoe player with four Ontario titles to his credit.

A player who led by example, he was popular and respected by his peers and fans alike.

Similar Inductees

Ray Judd

Ray Judd

When Ray Judd came to Peterborough in 1955, he joined the nether-dwelling Lakefield Lumbermen of City League Softball with the reputation of being a reasonably good right-handed pitcher. What an understatement. By the time he left in 1961, Lakefield had won three All-Ontario Int. A Softball Championships and Judd was on his way to becoming […]

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
Howard (Howie) Dalton

Howard (Howie) Dalton

Like many honourees, Howie Dalton excelled in numerous sports — softball, baseball, track and field and soccer. He starred in all of them during a four-year span in the Canadian Army during World War II, much of it overseas. He played soccer on the army runner-up team, was on the 1944 and 1945 baseball championship […]

More Info