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1934 Colored All Stars Baseball Team
1937-38 SR. Maroons
1949-50 St.Clair Maroons
1953 BR.431 Bantam Baseball All Stars
1956 BR 431 Bantam Baseball All Stars
1958-59 Rotary JUV. Hockey
1959-60 Senior Maroons
1969-71 S. Elliott Perf Racing
1973 Kinsmen Pee Wee Baseball Team
1974-75 JMSS Boys Basketball Team
1977-78 Chatham Royals Inter. "C" Hockey
1979 Huron & Erie Beverages Midgets
1983-84 & 1984-85 Maple City Jr.Ice Crystals
1985 Chatham Juvenile Baseball Team
1985-86 JMSS Girls Basketball Team
1986-87 BR28 Bantams Team
1989-90 CKSS Boys ""AA" Volleyballl Team
1992-93 JMSS Girls Basketball Team
1997 Sun-Out Diamonds Sr. Baseball Team
1998-99 JR.Maroons
Archie Stirling
Arthur Pelkey
Bill Atkinson
Bill Robinson
Bill Stobbs
Bob Weedon
Brian Wiseman
Carrie Carleton (Dillon)
Casey Maynard
Ches Dawson
Courtney Babcock
Leyte Wilson "Copper"
Dale Lahey
Dan Lewis
Dave Allin
Dave Gagner
David Seton
Dennis McCord
Derek Krete
Don Gillett
Don Hinnegan
Doug Allin
Doug Anakin
Doug Melvin
Earl Flat Chase
Ed Myers
Ed Wright
Elaine Hinnegan
Fergie Jenkins
Fran Crummer
Gene Dziadura
George Aitken
George Bruette
Harold Gillies
Harold McFarlane
Herb Wakabayashi
Irma (Grant) Isaac
Jim Maynard
Joe Zimmer
Joe Malo
Joelle Batten-Daigneau
John McKay
Karrie Williams
Keith Crummer
Larry Babcock
Larry Lahey
Lloyd Davidson
Marion (Watson) Stanton
Martin Aarts
Max Lenover
Mel Wakabayashi
Mort Giles
Norman Morris 'Chirp'
Peter Gilbert
Randy Rybansky
Richard Doey
Ron Blommers
Ross Babcock
Ron Coristine
Ross Day
Roy Galloway
Roy Oscar 'Doc' Miller
Sandra Tewksbury
Shae-Lynn Bourne
Shirley Pilson
Smoke, R.S.Reynolds
Tyson Parry
Wilfred  Harding


Birth Date: 1936-2010    
Born: Windsor, Ontario

Category - Builder

Gene was a much loved teacher, coach, official, and friend to all who came in contact with him during and beyond his 35-year teaching career at Chatham Collegiate Institute. He is best known as the scout who helped develop Fergie Jenkins and then signed him to a Philadelphia Phillies contract in 1962. However there is more to Gene Dziadura than that. He was an all round athlete as he grew up in Windsor and played baseball in the Chicago Cubs minor league system until he was sidelined by back problems. He became a teacher and took his love of sports to coaching and officiating.

  • CCI
    • Coached football for 28 years and is credited with resurrecting the sport at the school after it was disbanded in the early '60s because of a fatality - won one SWOSSA championship - coached basketball for 10 years - coached track and field for 3 years - coached tennis for 5 years - organized academic and sports awards program which were adopted by other schools
  • In community
    • For several years refereed high school basketball and high school football - for 3 years coached in Chatham Minor Hockey - for 5 years coached in Chatham Minor Baseball - 1959-1976 - was area scout for Philadelphia Phillies - gave baseball clinics to Western Counties Baseball League Coaches - organized tryout camps for local players, bringing in other scouts to watch and evaluate - in 1990s was a baseball instructor for Louisville Slugger out of Wallaceburg 

Throughout his life, Gene continued to compete and excel at various sports. From 1970 to 1985, he played Slow Pitch at the local and provincial level winning an Ontario Championships with the Sports Mart team. He played old-timer hockey. He won a mixed doubles tennis title at the Wheels Racquet Club and a golf championship at Maple City Country Club. Gene died in November of 2010 after a long battle with cancer at the age of 74.

Inducted into Chatham Sports Hall of Fame 2011