Mathew Walters

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Year Inducted 2007
Category Athlete
Sport Baseball

BIOGRAPHY

Hap Walters played many different sports including Hockey, Lacrosse, Football, Curling and Baseball. However he was well known for baseball. Hap played for the St. Catharines Minor Baseball Midget Jr. & Sr. In the 1950’s he played for the St. Catharines stags and Saints. He was then scouted and invited to the major league camps.

Hap is a member at the St. Catharines Golf and Curling Club and is an award winning 10 pin bowler. In 1968 he helped to bring Junior B Hockey back to St. Catharines!

SPORT AFFILIATIONS

  • St. Catharines Stags and Saints

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS

  • 1983—St. Catharines Sportsman of the Year
  • 1964-1978— Coached St. Catharines Senior Baseball teams to nine league championships.
  • 1972 and 1974—Coached St. Catharines Senior teams to O.B.A. Finals
  • 1974—1983—Scouted for Montreal Expos and New York Yankees