(1929 – 2006)

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SPORT | Minor Baseball

POSITION | Executive Member, Coach

YEAR OF INDUCTION | 2000

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Maynard, Casey 

Casey, a lifelong resident of Chatham dedicated a great deal of his life to kids in Chatham Minor Baseball and is fondly remembered by those with whom he came in contact. He was never too busy to repair a glove or another piece of equipment for the young players. Casey was born in 1929 and spent over 40 years in baseball.

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Casey, a lifelong resident of Chatham dedicated a great deal of his life to kids in Chatham Minor Baseball and is fondly remembered by those with whom he came in contact. He was never too busy to repair a glove or another piece of equipment for the young players. Casey was born in 1929 and spent over 40 years in baseball.

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CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
Career

Was on the Chatham Minor Baseball Association Executive for over 25 years – at various times, held all positions including president, secretary, and treasurer

Coached in the bantam houseleague for 5 years and was league convenor for 20 years

Coached the bantam travel team for 15 years during which time his teams won 12 Western Counties Baseball Association championships and 5 Ontario Baseball Association championships

Served on most CMBA Committees including Rotary Park Lights Committee, Dance Committee, Banquet Chairman, Registration (every year), Fergie Jenkins Committee


Awards & Recognitions

1966 ‒ recognized by the Chatham Memorial Community Centre Commission for Outstanding Service in the Field of Recreation

1979 ‒ La Sertoma Youth Service Award for “Dedication to the Youth of Chatham”

1979 ‒ Certificate of Appreciation from the International Plowing Match for his support of that project 1982 ‒ Chatham Minor Baseball Association Award for over 30 years service

1984 ‒ Chatham Goodfellows Certificate of Appreciation for his work with that organization

1984 ‒ Certificate of Merit from the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 628 for “Service to its Baseball Program”

1988 ‒ Canada Celebration “88” Certificate of Merit for “Service to his Community”

1989 ‒ CMBA Fergie Jenkins Community Service Award for “Outstanding Service to Chatham Minor Baseball”



Casey died in Chatham in 2006 at age 77.