1936 Canadian Champs Windsor FORD V8's.
1st Row L/R: Gordie Aitchison, Harry Heydon, Pat Keenan (trainer), Don Gray,
Joe Mencel, Ernie Williams.
2nd Row: Julius Goldman, "Toots" Meretsky, Jimmie Stewart, "Red" Wiseman, Ian Allison,
Top: Howard Campbell (Treasurer), "Red" Nantais, Norm Dawson, Gordie Fuller (coach)
W.R. Campbell (Pres.Ford Motor Canada), Percy McCallum (Pres. Club), Tom Pendlebury,
E.F. Millard (of Ford Motor Co. Canada).
Ford V8's started the playoffs with a tough series with Windsor Assumption College squad.
The V8's defeated Assumption and moved on to the Eastern Canada Semi-Final against Ottawa.
The Ottawa team was beaten in a best of three series 2 games to 1.
The Eastern Canada Final was defaulted by the Maritimes and the Ford V8's were
the Eastern Canada Champions.
The winner of the Western Canada section was the Victoria Dominoes.
The two teams met for the Canadian Championship in a best of five series and the Ford V8's
swept the series 3 games to nil. The nucleus of this team formed the Canadian Team that
won a silver medal at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin, Germany.
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