Bathurst Sports Hall Of Fame
Inductees for year 2000
Harold F. McLean
Harold McLean was inducted into the Bathurst Sports Hall of Fame in the year 2000 in the player category. He began his Involvement in sports in 1950 winning the Junior Broad Jump Championship at the Maritime Command Cadet Camp in Aldershot, Nova Scotia. In 1952, he played hockey and baseball sharing the provincial championships in both sports. As the pitcher for the NB Juvenile Baseball Team, Harold led them to victory being undefeated with ten wins, no losses, and a four-four tie. He played with the Bathurst Papermaker Hockey Team from 1952-54. In 1954 he won the rust District batting championship with a .386 average. He was a member of the South Bathurst C Y.O. when they won the Maritime Intermediate Baseball championship in 1955. He then began playing golf and among other accomplishments in that particular sport, he represented New Brunswick for five years as a member of the Senior Golf Team and was NB Senior Champion in 1994. Still active in the year 2000, Harold enjoys success in every sport he undertakes.
Bathurst High School Lasers 1976-77
The 1976-1977 Bathurst High School Lasers Hockey Team was inducted into the Team category of the Bathurst Sports Hall of Fame in the year 2000. Winning three consecutive championships between 1975 and 1977, the Lasers finished their Triple Crown year, the first in any sport for BHS, with a play-off record of seven wins and two losses, and a season record of twenty-two wins, three losses and two ties. This would ultimately result in the return of the Telegraph Journal Trophy to Bathurst after an absence of thirty-one years.
L’équipe De Balle Molle Jamieson Save- Easy 1976
The 1976 Jamieson Save-Easy Softball Team was inducted into the Bathurst Sports Hall of Fame in the year 2000. With the home run talents of Gerard Couture (47), and the pitching abilities of Paul Hebert (54 wins in one season), the team captured the NB Championship and went on to secure the Maritime Championship. The individual talents of each member resulted in the successes they enjoyed as a team.