Springwater Sports Heritage

Founding Benefactor: The McGuire Trust

Corby Adams


Induction Award:

Corby won a Juvenile “A” Championship, four OHA titles, four Allan Cups, OHA MVP twice, played international hockey and won an OASA title in fastball. On a hockey scholarship at Clarkson College, NY he was league all-star three times, all-time leading scorer, on the All-American team and inducted into the Clarkson University Athletic Hall of Fame. Corby captained the Senior “A” Barrie Flyers for 8 years and was inducted into Barrie Sports Hall of Fame and Vespra Recreation Hall of Fame. He excelled in fastball winning numerous MVP and batting titles.

Member Details:

Category:  Athlete
Year of Induction: 2014
Sport(s):  Hockey and Fastball
Nominator:  Inductee, Vespra Recreation Hall of Fame
Date/Place of Birth:  1940, Minesing, ON
Raised in Minesing, ON

Highlights:

1957-58
     ♦     Juveniles, OMHA – Juvenile “A” Champions. ...more highlights

Narrative:

Corby is generally regarded as one of the finest athletes ever produced in the Minesing/Barrie area.   He is married to Betty and they have one son and two daughters. ...more narrative

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