Halton Images
Oakville Ladies Softball Team 1934


Description
Media Type:
Image
Text
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
Members of the Lakeshore Road League of the ladies softball team pose for a team picture at Wallace Park on Reynolds Street.

Jean Waller, who permitted the reproduction of this photograph by the Trafalgar Township Historical Society in 2008, was born at Seabird House on Kerr Street. Her family home at 371 Pine Ave is now a designated heritage house. Jean's mother died when Jean was very young; Jean helped raised her brothers Harry, Doug, France, Bill, Hubert and her sister, Mame.

Jean met her husband, Edward - called "Chirp" - while playing baseball at Wallace Park. They married in 1938.

Jean played shortstop from 1936-1941. According to the February 2016 Oakville Beaver article about Jean, her softball team and her death, that most fitting tribute, "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" was played at her funeral.
Inscriptions:
On bottom of photo: Oakville Ladies Softball ; Lakeshore Road League 1934
Date of Original:
1934
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Jean Waller, b.1917, m.Edward Waller in 1938, d.May 12, 2015.
Local identifier:
TTOIMJW0001
Collection:
Trafalgar Township Historical Society
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.4513717806061 Longitude: -79.6701741427613
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Recommended Citation:
Oakville Ladies Softball Team 1934
Contact
Trafalgar Township Historical Society
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Trafalgar Township Historical Society Sponsor: Jeff Knoll, Local & Regional Councillor for Oakville Ward 5 – Town of Oakville/Regional Municipality of Halton
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Oakville Ladies Softball Team 1934


Members of the Lakeshore Road League of the ladies softball team pose for a team picture at Wallace Park on Reynolds Street.

Jean Waller, who permitted the reproduction of this photograph by the Trafalgar Township Historical Society in 2008, was born at Seabird House on Kerr Street. Her family home at 371 Pine Ave is now a designated heritage house. Jean's mother died when Jean was very young; Jean helped raised her brothers Harry, Doug, France, Bill, Hubert and her sister, Mame.

Jean met her husband, Edward - called "Chirp" - while playing baseball at Wallace Park. They married in 1938.

Jean played shortstop from 1936-1941. According to the February 2016 Oakville Beaver article about Jean, her softball team and her death, that most fitting tribute, "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" was played at her funeral.