Springwater Sports Heritage

Founding Benefactor: The McGuire Trust

Leo Belcourt


Induction Award:

Beginning with Edenvale Juniors to his ascendancy as an elite Ont. fastball pitcher, Leo’s career was earmarked with numerous and prestigious team and individual accomplishments. With Elmvale and Barrie teams he won several Barrie Senior championships. In 1975, he pitched Lakeview Dairy (Barrie) to an O.A.S.A. Int. A. championship against Sault Ste. Marie. While his priority was always team success he nevertheless can claim many individual achievements. Leo won numerous M.V.P. and All Star awards. In addition his resume includes several no hitters as well as numerous games with impressive double digit strikeout totals. Above all he was the consummate team player and teammate.

Member Details:

Category:  Athlete
Induction Year:  2016
Sport:  Fastball
Nominator:  Michael Townes
Date of Birth:  September 1, 1939
Place of Birth:  Barrie, Ontario
Residence:  Minesing, Ontario

Highlights:

1950’s
     ♦  Leo began his fastball career with brother Lou, playing with ...more highlights

Narrative:

Leo was born and raised on the 3rd concession of Flos Township. ...more narrative

Anecdotes:

Early in their careers Lou was the pitcher and Leo was the catcher ...more anecdotes

Quotes:

"Leo has to be one of the top pitchers who has ever pitched in the Barrie Senior League ...more quotes

Media:

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Acknowledgement:

Springwater Sports Heritage would like to express its appreciation for the contributions made by Lou Belcourt

 

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