It took two years but the class of 2020 was finally inducted into the Manitoba Baseball Hall of Fame.
The 24th Induction Banquet was held this past Saturday night at the Morden Access Event Centre.
Ron Arnst, Les Charles, Blaine Fortin, Andrew Halpenny, John Kroeker, Morris Mott and Kalam Paull were inducted into the Hall of Fame.
The 1994-95 Carman Goldeyes Midget teams and the Goldeyes 1997-2000 Junior teams were also inducted along with the Elmwood Giants Junior teams from 2002-2007. The 1971-75 Cardale Cougars Bantam, Midget & Bisons teams and the 1991 Portage Athletics Midget team.
Jack Callum was posthumously named an Honourary Life Member.
The banquet was delayed for two years because of COVID.
Clayton Dreger asked Dan Giesbrecht, the chair of the Board of Directors of the Manitoba Baseball Hall of Fame & Museum, to comment on the 24th Induction Banquet