1985 Juvenile Baseball Team

Sport: Baseball
Level: Juvenile “B”
Year of Induction: 2012

Front Row: Paul Brown (coach), Gary Roberts, Dean Brown, Jeff Laidlaw, Terry Oulds, Brock Robbins, Randy Poisson Back Row: Bob Vann (coach), Steve Makra, Shawn Johnson, Mike Duggan, George Earle, Ron Day, Peter Osmon, Terry Parker, Fred Osmon (manager)
1985 Juvenile Baseball Team Induction into the Chatham Sports Hall of Fame, 2012
Front Row: Paul Brown (coach), Bob Vann (coach), Fred Osmon (manager) Middle Row: Gary Roberts, Dean Brown, Jeff Laidlaw, Terry Oulds, Brock Robbins, Randy Poisson Back Row: Shawn Johnson, Mike Duggan, George Earl, Ron Day, Pete Osmon, Terry Parker
Team Highlights

The 1985 Juveniles won three championships. They played in the Bluewater League with 3 Michigan teams and 3 from Lambton and Kent. In the Championship Tournament they defeated Port Huron Grain and Feed in the first round, Port Huron Phes in the semi-finals, and Marysville, Michigan 10-0 in the championship game. The juveniles then played Sarnia for the Western Counties championship and beat them two straight games in the best of three series. In the OBA Juvenile “B” Championship in Guelph, Chatham went undefeated, beating London 7-3, Hamilton 5-4, and Tecumseh 10-4. They then beat Hamilton again in the final game, winning 4-3 on a homerun by Gary Roberts in the 10th inning. Chatham wound up with a 39-11 overall record. The team also went on to win the 1986 OBA Juvenile “B” Championship with basically the same group of players

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