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1948 London Majors
Born: 1948
Discipline: Baseball
Years Active: 1948
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In 1948 London Majors, considered one of the best teams in Intercounty history, not only won the Intercounty League championship, but the Ontario Baseball Association championship, the Canadian amateur men’s championship, and the Can-Am North American championship of the National Baseball Congress beating the Fort Wayne, Indiana, General Electrics in a best-of-seven-game series played at Labatt Park, with such London stars as pitcher Tommy White, catcher Jack Fairs, short-stop/ fielder Russell Evon, catcher Gil Robertson, infielder Don Cooper and rookie outfielder Joltin’ Joe Bechard (the three remaining members of the ’48 Majors still alive are Jack Fairs, Gil Robertson, and trainer Norm Aldridge).