Friday, February 26, 2010

Lee Sigman of the New Westminster Frasers

Lee Sigman began playing pro baseball in 1972.  Sigman saw a shot time in 1974 with the New Westminster Frasers.  In 1978 Lee began managing and in 1981 was manager of the AAA Vancouver CanadiansSigman managed in Mexico for a few years.  The last I could learn Lee was scouting in Mexico for the New York Yankees. I have not been able to contact Lee atlthough I asked the Yankees to help.

Thursday, February 25, 2010

The Frasers Shine in Doubleheader

The New Westminster Frasers had an incrediable doubleheader as Brad Rehn the first game pitching a one hitter. But tthen he was out done in the second game by his teammate Sam Basile as he then threw a no-hitter.

Sunday, February 21, 2010

Darryl Woods in his college Hall of Fame

Darryl Woods was an outstanding slugging first baseman with Northwestern State University.  Standing 6ft 7 in Woods was an imtimidating ballplayer.  New Westminster Frasers in need of pitching  used Darryl as a pitcher in one game in which he never got to bat.

Saturday, February 20, 2010

Wojcik,Benson and Brooks well used Frasers

John Wojcik, George Benson and Larry Brooks were used in a team high 23 games each for the New Westminster Frasers Wojcik was 2W 5Lm, Benson 6W 7 L and Brooks 3W and 4L for the Frasers.

Friday, February 19, 2010

New Westminster Frasers team was about average for the Northwest League

The New Westminster Fraser swere last in hitting with a team batting average of .251 verses League average of .258.  The Frasers pitching was 7th with a 4,74 whislt the League's was 4.08.  Fielding the Frasers were 5th with a team average .942 compared to .946.

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Sigman was mister versitle for the New Westminster Frasers

Lee (Sanford) Sigman was used as a utility player by the New Westminster Frasers. Positions that Sigman played were pitcher, shortstop and third baseman for the New Westminster Frasers.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Jim Fradella led the New Westminster Frasers in doubles

Jim Fradella had 11 doubles, 2 triples and  3 home runs to lead the the New Westminster Frasers in doubles, triples and extra bases.  Fradella had 16 of his 66 hits for extra bases.

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Winkelbauer played one game for the New Westminster Frasers

Tom Winkelbauer pitched only one game for the FrasersWinkelbauer was traded to both the Portland Mavericks and the Eugene Emeralds ending the season with a 5W 6L record.

Monday, February 15, 2010

Carlos Hernandez led the New Westminster frasers in hits

Carlos Hernandez had 299 at bats with 82 hits to lead in that department for the New Westminster Frasers.
Playing infiled positions for the Frasers made Hernandez valuable. I am still trying to contact Rocky Hernandez.

Sunday, February 14, 2010

Doug Meyer leading hitter of the Frasers

The New Westminster Frasers were lead with 4 HRs by Doug Meyer who batted .330.  Meyer went to bat 203 times hammering out 67 hits to lead the Frasers.

Friday, February 12, 2010

New Westminster Frasers Dave Stacy

Dave Stacy pitched only one year of pro baseball and it was with the New Westminster Frasers,  Pitching in 178 games with a 3 W 6L record.  I am still trying to contact Stacy to get his story,

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Henry Robbie Robinson played for the New Westminster Frasers

Henry Robbie Robinson played firstbase for the New Westminster Frasers.  I am trying to locate an address or contact information for Robbie Robinson.

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

New Westminster Fraser pitcher Kollmyer

Kenneth Kollmyer pitched four games for the New Westminster Frasers.  I am trying to contact Kollmyer but have had no success so far.

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

John Deutsch pitched with the New Westminster Frasers

I am trying to locate John Deutsch who pitched in 5 games for the New Westminster Frasers.  His listing by the SABR research group shows no hoetown nor what the H stand for as his middle initial.

Monday, February 8, 2010

Thomas Winkelbauer played one game for the Frasers

Thomas Winkelbauer who lives in Pasco, Washington now will not respond to my calls or letters.  Winkelbauer pitched for  Eugene, Portland and New Westminster in 1974.

Saturday, February 6, 2010


John Wojcik a minor league pitcher got his first shot at managing with the New Wetminster Frasers.  I am trying to contact  Wojcik to learn what his recollection was to the 1974 season,

Friday, February 5, 2010

New Westminster Thomas Berry

Thomas Berry played 71 games for the 1973 Portland Mavericks and 72 games for the New Westminster Frasers in 1974.  Baseball research does not have the age or dob of Berry.  Thomas an outfilder was one of the players that I could not contact.  If any one has further information on where Thomas Berry was born, his date of birth, what his middle initial "S" stands for or his present whereabouts it would be much appreciasted if you contact me,

Thursday, February 4, 2010

New Westminstwe Frasers outfielder Beech

Floyd Beech covered the outfield in 80 0f the Frasers 84 games. Beech batted .209 during the New West's 1974 season.  At this time I have not been in contact with Beech although I have written to him with a SASE. I would like to know what the "C" stands for in Beech's middle initial.

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Lewiston's McCatty becomes a Cox team mate

Lewiston's Broncs Steve McCatty would in 1978 become a Vancouver Canadian where he became a teammate of Jeff CoxCox had batted against McCatty in 1974.

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Former New Westminster Frasers have successful other jobs

The former New Westminster Frasers suc as Bill Crissman, Curtis Daniels and Chris Kinder are and were successful teachers and baseball coaches after their retirement from baseball.

Monday, February 1, 2010

Mike Averill's family connection

Mike Averill's grandfather Earl Howard Averill was a Hall of Famer playing 1929-41.  Mike's father Earl Douglas Averill  played from 1956-63.  Mike Averill played the 1974 season with the New Westminster Frasers.