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The Peterborough & District Sport Hall of Fame & Museum has over 300 Inductees in our Hall of Fame. To help refine your search, use the selectors below. The filtered results are displayed on the page below.

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Albert White

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Albert was born in Catlin, Illinois in 1904 and came to Peterborough in 1956.  He was an exceptional athlete in track, football and baseball.  During his university career he was…

Robert C. (Bob) Allen

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As a multisport athlete, Bob Allen’s extensive career involved a number of sports including hockey, football, softball, and tug-of-war. Bob played minor hockey in Douro and Warsaw where he captained…

Jim Bell

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Coming up through the church league softball system, Jim Bell established himself as an elite pitcher very early in his career.  He won provincial OASA championships with the IUE Bantams…

John Kasperski

John Kasperski

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As a high school athlete in Toronto, John competed at the OFSAA championships in discus and high jump.  While attending Eastern Michigan University he was a varsity athlete in basketball…

Marianne (Caravaggio) Watkins

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From age 3, Marianne knew she loved to skate.  She was enrolled in the Peterborough Figure Skating Club at age 6. After competing for over 10 years and achieving gold,…

Rose Powers

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Growing up in a Peterborough sporting family, Rose took up many sports:  lacrosse, rugby, slo-pitch, ball hockey and ice hockey.  While she achieved success in other sports, it was hockey…

John Druce

John Druce

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Born in 1966 and raised in Peterborough, John Druce began playing minor hockey with St. Alphonsus Church. He moved on to AAA in Pee Wee and was later drafted by…

Black, Chloe

Chloe Black

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Growing up in Peterborough, Chloe played many sports – hockey, rowing, running and baseball, but nothing caught her attention or her passion like cycling. Chloe was a high performance road…

Graham G. Wilkins

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From 1974 to 1984, Graham was a member of both the Trent University and Peterborough Rowing Clubs. His crews were gold medalists at the Canadian Championships in 1981, 82 and…

Mark Vitarelli

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Growing up in a legendary lacrosse family, Mark has carried on a tradition that spans some 70 years.  He has a remarkable record that is hard to beat.  He played…

Heather Richardson

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Raised in Norwood, Heather was an all round good high school athlete who excelled at every sport she played – volleyball, track, x-country, x-country skiing, basketball (including as a member…

Fred Mortimer

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A talented athlete from childhood, Fred attended King George Public School where he played soccer and hockey. Described as a speedy, slick, stick handling player, Fred was the top scorer…

Tara Sharpe

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From the age of 6, when she picked up her first squash racquet, Tara’s talent in the sport was evident. Playing out of the Peterborough #1 Nautilus Fitness Club, she…

Greg Hamilton

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Greg Hamilton was an outstanding athlete playing baseball from Tyke to Midget in the Triple AAA and All -Star system, and hockey from Triple AAA Atom to Junior B.  He…

Reg Millage

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Reg excelled at many sports – lacrosse, curling, fastball, hockey, racquetball, wheelchair basketball, sledge hockey and golf. He was MVP three times in fastball, and four times in High School…

Edward (Eddie) Redmond

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Eddie Redmond was born in Cobalt, Ontario in 1923. Along with his wife May and sons Mick and Dick, he moved to Peterborough in 1953 to become the playing coach…

Jesse Young

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At 6’10” Jessie Young was destined to play basketball. He honed his skills at PCVS helping the team win COSSA Championships in 1998 and 99 and OFSAA “AA” bronze in…

Isabel (Young) Crary

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Established in 1891, the Peterborough Y.W.C.A. began offering physical culture classes for women and by the early 20th century were actively and successfully promoting women’s fitness. Like so many women…

Pat Devlin

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Pat Devlin first walked into the Peterborough Midtown Boxing Club in 1976 at the age of 15. He went on to a successful career of 105 fights with 86 wins…

Ruth & Ernie Ferguson

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Ruth and Ernie Ferguson became interested in Figure Skating in the early 1940s and with help from Phyllis Denne, the daughter of former Mayor of Peterborough, they traveled on weekends…

Mark Bedlington

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Mark Bedlington is a Bridgenorth native who competed in the sport of rifle shooting in the 50 metre and 10 metre Air Rifle Moving Target event.  He was a member…

Jim Fife

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Jim Fife was a good all round athlete growing up in Norwood. He played hockey, softball, football and basketball, winning a 1962 COSSA Junior B Basketball Championship, scoring a record…

Donald Sherry

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From the moment he arrived in Peterborough in 1959, Don Sherry immersed himself into the sporting community.  Over the span of nearly fifty years Don was involved in many organizations. …

Estella Warren

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Estella Warren’s impressive career in synchronized swimming began with the Kawartha Trent Swim Club in her hometown of Peterborough, Ontario – coached by Jennifer Ruth. Her talent was evident from…

William Ernest (Ernie) Wasson

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Ernie Wasson of Warsaw began his lengthy hockey career in Peterborough in 1895. He would be the goaltender on three provincial championship teams (1895, 1902 and 1906) and starred in…

Milton G. Walker

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Milton Walker, born 1875 in Hope Township, was the proprietor of the Peterborough Bicycle Works and an expert bicycle machinist.  He was the best local cyclist of the 1890s   He…

P.J. Sullivan

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P.J. Sullivan was a pioneer baseball player in Ashburnham.  He played in the first recorded game for the local nine called the “Pine Groves” when they played Cavanville at the…

John Stephenson

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John Stephenson admired the graceful lightweight Indian canoes (while lugging his own heavier canoe) and made them the model for the cedar-ribbed basswood canoe he developed in Peterborough in 1859. …

Lawrence (Lorne) Rose

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Lorne Rose born in Peterborough in 1896, was a local star in baseball and hockey during the 1920’s. He was the pitcher of record for the Peterborough team that won…

Richard Birdsall Rogers

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Recognized as Peterborough’s first “all rounder”, Richard Rogers became McGill University’s top sprinter and hurdler.  He was the captain of the football team that played Harvard in a historic football…

George C. Rogers

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George Rogers was the area’s top miler in track. He played on one of the first Peterborough football teams and started the first local gymnastics club, but his greatest passion…

Walter (Scuddy) Phelan

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Walter Phelan was one of the original seven players on Peterborough’s first official hockey team in 1891. From then until 1898 he was a slick centre in both hockey and…

George F. Orde

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The PAAA (Peterborough Amateur Athletic Association) took charge of area athletic games on May 24th, 1885 which included track and field. At their first fall meet George Orde (a stand-out…

Walter J. (Monty) Montgomery

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Dubbed by the Examiner as the “prince of point men”, Walter J. Montgomery was Peterborough’s first hockey captain (1891), a position he held for seven years. He was a member…

Walter (Gid) Miller

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Walter Miller born 1887 in Peterborough, started his hockey career in 1904 playing for the Charlotte Street Methodist Church Guild Team. From 1906 to1907 he played for the local intermediate…

John James “Jack/Hay” Millar

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Born in Keene in 1883, Jack Millar played in the OHA with Norwood from 1900 to 1915 with two seasons in the professional ranks – Edmonton in 1908 and the…

Dr. Angus William McPherson

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Dr. McPherson was a competitive athlete in football, hockey and lacrosse. After his playing career ended, he continued his involvement in local sports in executive capacities. Angus McPherson captained the…

Bert McLeod

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Born in Collingwood, Bert McLeod was a talented all-round high school athlete. He played on the Collingwood Junior OHA team and was a key defenseman with the Intermediate team winning…

John J. (Jack) McCabe

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Born in Lindsay, Jack came to Peterborough at the age of 4. The family settled in Ashburnham where Jack lived his whole life. In 1894, at the age of 16,…

Daniel McCabe

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In July of 1884, thirteen year old Danny McCabe lost his arm in a saw mill accident. Three years later In 1887, he made his pitching debut with the Ashburnham…

Henry (Harry) LeBrun

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Local George Street clothier Harry LeBrun, was the pioneer lacrosse builder who organized and managed Peterborough field lacrosse teams for two decades from 1870s to the late 1880’s. During this…

Dr. Lionel (Camel) King

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Lionel (Camel) King was the biggest star on the Peterborough junior hockey teams that won OHA titles in 1894 and 1895. He also starred in lacrosse and football and was…

Henry Rowe (Roy) Hocking Kenner

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H.R.H. Kenner was born on March 28, 1867 in Cornwall, England.  His family emigrated to Canada in 1872.  A graduate (1893) of the University of Toronto he became the founding…

Alvin W. (Al) Heckman

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Born January 14, 1898 in Coplay, Pennsylvania, Al Heckman played ball in Pennsylvania and New Jersey before team manager Jake Solomon brought him to the city in 1922 to play…

George Walford Hatton

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George W. Hatton was born in Peterborough on Aug 3, 1856. He received his primary education in the old Grammar School, the Collegiate Institute, Upper Canada College and Osgoode Hall.…

Edgerton (E.J.) Hartley

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Edgerton “Edge” Hartley was born in1860 and grew up in Peterborough playing the sports of the day, including cricket.  He spent all of his winter spare time skating on Little…

William R. (Bill) Greatrix

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Bill Greatrix was the top local cyclist during the 1880s and 90s when cycling was all the rage. After four electric lights were installed on the PAAA Grounds, bicycling became…

Chris Graham

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Noteworthy in the 1897 season, was the first appearance of 125 pound, 17-year-old Chris Graham, who would go on to have a diversified and lengthy athletic career in hockey, baseball,…

Roland (Rollie) Maxwell Glover

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From 1887 to 1906 Rollie Glover would star locally in both hockey and lacrosse. He captained the Peterborough Intermediate team that won the OHA title in 1902. Along with Ernie…

M.J. (Joe) Dwyer

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Joe Dwyer succeeded Ernie Wasson as the area’s premier hockey goalie from 1912 to 1926. He was selected for the OHA Junior All-Star team in 1913 and tended goal for…

William Henry Dayman

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Born in Port Hope in 1859, William Henry Dayman was an outstanding, versatile local athlete through the 1880’s. In 1883 he became the captain and pitcher of the Peterborough Silver…

Frankie Collins

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From 1918 to 1926, Peterborough native Frankie Collins was a star on the local baseball and hockey teams. In 1926 he centred a line with Ace Bailey and Biffer Ranger…

William A. Buchanan

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A Peterborough hockey player from 1890 to 1900, he served as OHA Treasurer from 1901 to 1903 and OHA Secretary from 1902 to 1903. Age was not a factor in…

Frederick Whitcroft

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Born in Ireland December 2, 1882, Fred Whitcroft came to Peterborough from Port Perry in 1891 at the age of 9. He played for the Peterborough junior lacrosse and baseball…

Daniel MacDonald

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Daniel McDonald was perhaps the strongest man in Peterborough’s history. This young Samson lived for a time in Peter Robinson’s borough when it was a lusty young town, and weight-lifting…

Tim McCutcheon

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There isn’t much in the golf world Tim McCutcheon hasn’t done. A Peterborough native, he started playing at the age of 11 at the Peterborough Golf & Country Club. In…

Walter (Murray) Fife

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Born in Asphodel Township, Murray Fife was a gifted hockey player. He joined the Marmora/Stirling Combines Jr. B team for the 1943-44 season and then played Junior B for Hastings…

William Randolph (Randy) Millage

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Randy Millage turned his passion for golf into a long-term commitment to help the development of junior golf programs in the city and across Canada. In the 1980s he started…

Larry Floyd

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Growing up in Peterborough, Larry Floyd was one of the most talented athletes of his generation. A standout in both hockey and lacrosse, he was Rookie of the Year, Top…

Karen (Walker) Kost

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Growing up in Peterborough, Karen was a good all round athlete. At 14, she played in the Peterborough Women’s Basketball League and competed with the Peterborough Juniors at the 1970…