Gerry Leblanc (Builder)
Gerry has been involved in; coaching, scouting, teaching, developing, consulting and above all, mentoring baseball communities within our province, country and even internationally while in Japan as a guest coach with the World Children’s Baseball Fair. Gerry has been part of the coaching staff for 7 Canada Games teams (1997-2017), coached in countless Canada Cup championships, and served as a guest coach with the Canadian Junior National team in 2003. He has been a NCCP Master Coach Developer in the sport of Baseball and has led a large amount of NCCP coaching clinics leading to the development of countless coaches in New Brunswick and across Canada over the past 12 years. His contributions to the game are felt throughout the province of New Brunswick and Canada.
George Allan Lewis (Builder)
George Allan Lewis was seen as a visionary that recognized St. Stephen had all the pieces necessary to create a successful baseball program. George was the man behind the scenes of the powerhouse St. Stephen Sabres of the late 1970’s and early 80’s that brought home 4 provincial and Atlantic Championships, along with 3 National Championship medals. George made sure all the off-field duties were taken care of to allow the coaches to coach and players to play. George took part in the 1981 Canada Games as the Manager for Team NB and was able to experience a silver medal performance on the field, which is one of his proudest moments. He was able to experience the success of what he had help build over the past few years with his baseball family.
Derek Wilson (Player)
Derek Wilson competed for 27 years in the New Brunswick Senior league, longer then any other player in the history of the leagues records. Over the course of those 27 years he established a number New Brunswick Senior League records including the following All-Time Records: Innings Pitched (1244.1); K’s (1227); Wins (122); Runs (711); 2B’s (134); Hits (772); Stolen Bases (161); Top average with 1500+ at bats (345); HR’s (124); RBI’s (494). And the following Single-Season Records: Plate Appearances (160); Runs (48); Hits (59); BB’s (31); Derek was apart of 11 Provincial Championship teams and was apart of 6 National Championship performances with 3 Bronze medals, 1 Silver Medal, 2 Gold Medals. Derek pitched in both National Gold medal games in 2001 and 2006.
1978-1982 - St. Stephen Sabres (Team)
The St Stephen Sabres
From 1978 to 1982 the Stephen Sabres established their legacy by winning 4 Provincial Championships, 3 Atlantic Championships, 2 Bronze and 1 Silver at National Championships and a Silver medal at the 1981 Canada Games.
Players: Kevin Estabrooks, Rod Wilson Jr., Mike Sweeney, Allan Lewis, Dale Leavitt, Eddie Thibault, Dwayne Richards, Bill Richards, Dan Libby, Ron Grant, Bill Parks, Peter Boucher, Gerry Acheson, Greg Nordstrom, Richard Purcell, Chris Quinn, Jeff Cloney, Jeff Tapley, Terry Dougherty, Scott Nicholson, Eric Haley, Greg Estabrooks, Jerome Holland, Tim McSorley, Jamie Reid, Robert Marvin, George Jamieson, John Breau, Glenn Hawkins, Allan Saulis, Dale Patterson, Harry Alderman, Steve Kingston, Roy Mills, Mark Healy, Mike Allen, Kevin Harris, Steven Jackson, Kevin Ross
Staff: Rod Wilson, Paul Sweeney, Jim Madsen, George Lewis, Judy Wilson
*Reminder Baseball NB is still excepting nominations for the following awards until September 14th, 2018. Minor Player of the Year, Adult Player of the Year, Coach of the Year and Volunteer of the Year.