London & District Baseball Association Inc.: LDBA Hall of Fame

LDBA Hall of Fame

The following are current members of the LDBA Hall of Fame.  We are attempting to update the information on each member.  If you have information you would like to submit on an LDBA Hall of Fame member, please e-mail the information to Dan Haugh at with LDBA HALL OF FAME as the subject title.



Jim Wimperis

Clark Brock

 Past President 1980-1981


Bob Davis

Past President 1972-1973



Jim Bushby

Reg Huntington

Reg was an EBBA umpire and an important part of the EBBA administration in the early days of youth baseball in London.

Don Swindall

Mary Hohmann

Past President 1989-1997 


Fred Russell

Harve Bailie

Past President 1976-1977

37th OBA President 1981-1982


Doug Stinson

Past President 1978-1979


Frank Colman

First president of the Eager Beaver Baseball Association and former major league player with the New York Yankees.



Jim Cressman

Former International and minor professional umpire.  Cressman was named International Umpire of the Year in 1990 when he served as an umpire in the World Championships in Edmonton.  Jim is still active as an LDBA umpire and course instructor for Baseball Ontario.



Mac Gates

Graeme Nichol

Dan Pulham

Past President 1998-2006


Murray Foubert

Past President 1974-1975



Bob Stark


Bob Bennett

Past President 1982-1983


George "Moonie" Gibson

Pittsburgh Pirates World Series Hero - 1909.

Canada's Baseball Player of the Half Century 1900- 1950


Nick Nicholls

An Eager Beaver Baseball Association past president and coach for over 30 years.  Starting in 1955 and continuing into the mid 80s Nicholls was active in baseball in London.



Bob Humphries

Bob started as a coach in the Eager Beaver Baseball Association, and later served as president of EBBA. In 1988 Bob became a member of the Baseball Ontario Board of Directors as the LDBA representative. He then served many years as an elected Director of Baseball Ontario and as the Chairman of the Risk Management Committee. In 2009 he received the Barry Salt Award which goes each each to the Baseballl Ontario director of the year. Bob Humphries passed away on March 24, 2012.

JoAnn Fredin

Long-time secretary of LDBA

Bill Sevier